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How Do We Balance Business Interests With Social Distancing?

7 days ago   |   By Medscape

We want to stop the spread of COVID-19, but social distancing and limitations could put small businesses and restaurants out of commission. How do we stay safe and keep businesses going?
Medscape Business of Medicine
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The COVID Complication You Might Miss

7 days ago   |   By Medscape

An emerging complication of both severe influenza and COVID-19 may not be known to many healthcare providers. It can lead to deadly results.
CDC Expert Commentary
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COVID-19 changes uveitis treatment management

7 days ago   |   By Healio

The pandemic has changed the way ophthalmologists treat and manage patients with uveitis, according to a panel discussion at the virtual American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting.
Some of the challenges COVID-19 introduced are logistic. One solution is taping patients' masks.
“There's been some discussion back and forth, but I have found that taping the patient's mask not only makes me feel more comfortable with any kind of local injections... but also really facilitates your exam at the slit lamp,” Pauline T. Merrill, MD, said. “My super field is no
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Social isolation during COVID-19 pandemic linked with high blood pressure

7 days ago   |   By ScienceDaily

A new study finds that lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic is associated with an increase in high blood pressure among patients admitted to emergency.
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Can the World's Doctors Survive Another Wave of COVID-19?

7 days ago   |   By Time

The weight of the pandemic first caught up with New York City ER physician Jane Kim in April. After spending weeks caring for seriously ill patients, she learned of four deaths among her “work family.” Three died of the virus, another from suicide. Her grief “halted” her, she says: “You can't think. You can't move. You can't breathe.”
Since then, Kim, 39, has leaned on friends, family and therapy to cope. She's also heartened that doctors now better understand how to treat COVID-19 compared with those early, uncertain days. But as cases rise nationwide, she worries that doctors are about...
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Business of cardiology ‘severely disrupted' by COVID-19 pandemic

7 days ago   |   By Healio

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted our current way of life, comparable in magnitude perhaps to transformations that followed the Great Plague of the Middle Ages and the Spanish influenza pandemic of 1918-1920.
The pandemic may well be one of the seminal events of the 21st century, prompting wide-ranging and long-lasting changes in the economy, public health policy and health care delivery.
The business of medicine and cardiology has been severely disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Just as the rest of society adjusts to the economic and human ramifications of this crisis, we cardiologists...
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Coronaviruses Closely Linked to SARS-CoV-2 Found in Lab Freezers

Coronaviruses Closely Linked to SARS-CoV-2 Found in Lab Freezers

Coronaviruses closely related to the COVID-19 pandemic was found in lab freezers in Cambodia and Japan, finds a new study. Read more ...

Coronavirus UK: Chris Whitty cagey on Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

Coronavirus UK: Chris Whitty cagey on Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

Chris Whitty refused to back the injection when asked about the controversy surrounding data from its late-stage trials at a Downing Street press conference. Read more ...

Almost 250,000 women are overdue cervical smear tests this year due to Covid-19

Almost 250,000 women are overdue cervical smear tests this year due to Covid-19

Some 3.2million women in England have been screened for the cancer in the last 12 months, down 240,000 on the 3.43million checked last year. The NHS shut down in March to free... Read more ...

Covaxin Phase-3 Clinical Trials Begin in AIIMS

Covaxin Phase-3 Clinical Trials Begin in AIIMS

COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin's Phase-3 human trials began at All India Institute of Medical Science in New Delhi on Thursday. Read more ...

Trump tells Pennsylvania state committee hearing that Dems 'cheated' in...

Trump tells Pennsylvania state committee hearing that Dems 'cheated' in election and he has evidence to prove it

President Donald Trump told the Pennsylvania State Senate hearing today that was gathered in an unofficial capacity to discuss alleged voter fraud in the presidential election... Read more ...

If police are defunded, who will enforce the left's mask mandates?

If police are defunded, who will enforce the left's mask mandates?

For months, leftists all across America have been demanding that police departments be defunded in order to stop abusive behavior by law enforcement. When it comes to policing... Read more ...

Facebook trying to brownnose Biden by promoting COVID-19 vaccines

Facebook trying to brownnose Biden by promoting COVID-19 vaccines

Apparently hopeful that kissing up to the fictitious Biden administration will ward off a potential antitrust crackdown, Facebook has reportedly decided to start actively... Read more ...

Coronavirus infection rates for all parts of Wales on Thursday, Nov 26

Coronavirus infection rates for all parts of Wales on Thursday, Nov 26

Twenty-eight more people have died in Wales with another 1,251 cases of Covid-19 confirmed Read more ...

Coronavirus vaccination programme to start in Swansea

Coronavirus vaccination programme to start in Swansea

Three vaccination centres are planned and frontline health and social care staff will receive the injections first Read more ...

Coronavirus UK: Exeter Nightingale reopens as local hospitals 'busy'

Coronavirus UK: Exeter Nightingale reopens as local hospitals 'busy'

Bosses at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital insisting their wards were 'very busy'. They had on average 85 out of 647 beds filled with Covid-19 patients in the week ending... Read more ...