Vaccination

Preventing COVID-19 outweighs theoretical risk for Guillain-Barré syndrome with vaccine

15 days ago   |   By Healio

Two patients enrolled in a COVID-19 vaccine trial - including one who received the vaccine and one who received placebo - developed Guillain-Barré syndrome 10 days after the injection, according to a case report published in Neurology.
The researchers urged neurologists “to avoid misattributing adverse events to the vaccination program” and to “educate and reassure their patients, the public and policy makers” about the safety of, and need for, COVID-19 vaccines, given that more reports of Guillain-Barré syndrome and other autoimmune diseases “will
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Banks dial back COVID-19 caution as economy improves

Banks dial back COVID-19 caution as economy improves

15 days ago   |   By Sydney Morning Herald

Banks are being less conservative in assessing home loan customers as the economy recovers from recession.
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Canada's Hospitals Deploy Artificial Lungs, Scramble for Staff as COVID-19 Hits Younger Patients

15 days ago   |   By Medscape

Younger Canadians are bearing the brunt of the nation's latest COVID-19 surge, creating growing demand for artificial lungs and a struggle to maintain staffing in critical care units as hospitals make last-ditch efforts to save patients.
Reuters Health Information
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Home oxygen for patients with COVID-19 pneumonia conferred low mortality, readmission

Home oxygen for patients with COVID-19 pneumonia conferred low mortality, readmission

15 days ago   |   By Healio

Patients with COVID-19 pneumonia who were discharged from the hospital on home oxygen had low rates of mortality and readmission within 30 days, according to new data published in JAMA Network Open.
“In preparation for the COVID-19 surges this past year, we sought to develop a formal home oxygen program that would enhance patient safety and improve flow through the hospital, to prevent the hospital from being overwhelmed by COVID patients,” Brad Spellberg, MD, chief medical officer at the Los Angeles County-University of Southern California Medical Center, told Healio. “Being
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