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Plasma From Recovered Patients Shows Little Benefit in Those Hospitalized With COVID-19: Study

2 monthes ago   |   By Medscape

Using blood plasma from COVID-19 survivors to treat patients with severe pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus showed little benefit, according to data released on Tuesday from a clinical trial in Argentina.
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Patient Health Suffers Amid Pandemic Healthcare Shortages

2 monthes ago   |   By Medscape

Delayed healthcare brought on by the pandemic is taking its toll on patients, according to a recent survey of primary care doctors.
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Study Casts Doubt on Plasma as COVID Treatment

Study Casts Doubt on Plasma as COVID Treatment

2 monthes ago   |   By Web MD

Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, anecdotal reports suggested that infusing very sick patients with the blood plasma of people who'd survived the disease might help boost outcomes. But new study findings, along with disappointing results from prior trials, suggest that those initial hopes may have been unfounded.
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Covid-19 RCT: Honey and black cumin seed help speed up recovery in Covid-19 patients

Covid-19 RCT: Honey and black cumin seed help speed up recovery in Covid-19 patients

2 monthes ago   |   By NutraIngredients-USA

A randomised-controlled trial that is awaiting peer review suggests that Covid-19 patients who received a combination of honey and Nigella sativa recovered more quickly than those given a placebo.
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Nursing Homes Fined for COVID Infection Control Lapses

Nursing Homes Fined for COVID Infection Control Lapses

2 monthes ago   |   By MedPageToday

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has fined 218 nursing homes more than $17.6 million for the most serious infection control violations that put residents in "immediate jeopardy...
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Urban nature may reduce mental health burden of COVID-19 pandemic

2 monthes ago   |   By Healio

Urban nature, such as roadside trees and public greenspace, may mitigate mental health risk factors during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to study results published in Ecological Applications.
“Globally, the prevalence of mental health problems is increasing at an alarming rate, and unfortunately, this situation is likely exacerbated by the COVID‐19 pandemic,” Masashi Soga, PhD, of the Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences at The University of Tokyo in Japan, told Healio Psychiatry. “We wanted to understand how nearby nature contributes
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Psychological burden high among health care providers during COVID-19 pandemic

2 monthes ago   |   By Healio

A survey of health care providers in ICUs across France highlighted a significant burden of mental health symptoms, including anxiety, depression and peritraumatic dissociation during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The cross-sectional survey included responses from 1,058 health care providers (median age, 33 years; 71% women; 68% nursing staff) from 21 ICUs across France from April 20 to May 21. Researchers used the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale and the Peritraumatic Dissociative Experiences Questionnaire to assess factors independently associated with reported symptoms of mental health
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Survey suggests patient health is declining amid COVID-19 pandemic

2 monthes ago   |   By Healio

More than half of primary care clinicians have indicated that their patients' health is worsening during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, according to a survey conducted by the Larry A. Green Center and the Primary Care Collaborative.
“As COVID-19 cases again rise, the health of our primary care patients is worse than at the start of the first wave,” Ann Greiner, president and CEO of the Primary Care Collaborative, told Healio Primary Care. “Specifically, more than half of survey respondents - 56% - report that patient health is worse from delayed/inaccessible
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Worse COVID Illness, Stronger Immunity After?

Worse COVID Illness, Stronger Immunity After?

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United Airlines CEO wants to force his employees to get the coronavirus vaccine

United Airlines CEO wants to force his employees to get the coronavirus vaccine

The CEO of United Airlines strongly considers making it mandatory for all of his 60,000 employees to get the Wuhan coronavirus vaccine. United Airlines CEO Scott Kirby made... Read more ...

Moderna Covid-19 Vax Works Against New Variants

Moderna Covid-19 Vax Works Against New Variants

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Miscommunication Hampers Covid-19 Vax in Southern U.S States

Miscommunication Hampers Covid-19 Vax in Southern U.S States

Texans need to have a better understanding of the time it will take for everyone to be vaccinated in order to reduce lines, confusion and frustration. Read more ...

Moderna confirms it is in talks to supply U.S. with an additional 100...

Moderna confirms it is in talks to supply U.S. with an additional 100 million doses of its vaccine 

With the 200 million coronavirus vaccine doses already purchased last year, this would bring the federal's government's confirmed order with Moderna to 300 million doses Read more ...

Wales' top doctor on bringing back local lockdowns as cases fall

Wales' top doctor on bringing back local lockdowns as cases fall

Wales' chief medical officer Dr Frank Atherton said he had 'learnt a lot' from local lockdowns which were first introduced last September Read more ...

Low COVID Risk in K-12; Fauci as 'Skunk at the Picnic'; A Less Pleasant Test?

Low COVID Risk in K-12; Fauci as 'Skunk at the Picnic'; A Less Pleasant Test?

Note that some links may require registration or subscription. Risk of SARS-CoV-2 transmission among students attending in-person K-12 school was relatively low with masking... Read more ...

Covid-19 Warnings First Posted on Twitter Even Before Outbreak

Covid-19 Warnings First Posted on Twitter Even Before Outbreak

Covid-19 researchers identified tracks of increasing concern about pneumonia cases on posts published on Twitter in seven countries, between the end of 2019 and the beginning... Read more ...