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Belgium reports record high number of outbreaks

Belgium reports record high number of outbreaks

33 minutes ago   |   Food Safety

Belgium has recorded the highest number of foodborne outbreaks in a year since recordkeeping began. This past year, 571 outbreaks were reported to the National Reference...
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Shandong University offers high-tech support to fight against coronavirus epidemic

52 minutes ago   |   News Medical   |   4 articles

Since the COVID-19 outbreak, the SDU-NTU Joint Centre for Artificial Intelligence Research has developed two types of robots, which were sent to hospitals in Wuhan and...
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Digital platform can help reduce healthcare-related infections in surgical environments

1 hour ago   |   News Medical

One in ten people in hospital care develops a healthcare-related infection. Together with Getinge, Semcon is developing a new digital platform to make it easier to identify...
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Novel Antiviral, Antibacterial Surface Slow Spread of Infections

Novel Antiviral, Antibacterial Surface Slow Spread of Infections

1 hour ago   |   Medindia Health

Imparting antiviral and antibacterial properties to an aluminum alloy used in hospitals help reduce spread of infections.
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COVID-19 data 'shed light' on racial, socioeconomic disparities in rheumatic disease care

2 hours ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

In light of data suggesting that COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted already disadvantaged patient populations, rheumatologists must partner with health care providers...
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Brigham and Women's Hospital Joins the Nation's Top Medical Centers in FitForTheFrontLine Challenge to Support Front Line Health Care Workers

2 hours ago   |   BWH

Fitness challenge honors, supports health care heroes at the Brigham and across the country; Goldman Sachs & Co., Peloton, Discovery, NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations...
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Are Stay-at-Home Orders Decimating Vitamin D Levels?

3 hours ago   |   Mercola   |   4 articles

Recent scientific papers have highlighted the role vitamin D may be playing in the COVID-19 pandemic, especially in severe cases. Considering researchers have also shown that...
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Two dead after crash in Sydney's south

3 hours ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

Two people in the same vehicle have been killed after a head-on collision in Menai, while the driver of the other car has been taken to hospital.
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Age-Friendly Funding Alert: Coronavirus Relief Fund, Brigham and Women's Hospital

4 hours ago   |   Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative

FY20 Coronavirus Relief Funds for Mass. Municipalities The deadline for communities to submit applications for FY20 Coronavirus Relief Funds is Friday, June 5th. Submissions...
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Plasma from recovered coronavirus patients DOES help those suffering from the infection heal faster

Plasma from recovered coronavirus patients DOES help those suffering from the infection heal faster

4 hours ago   |   Daily Mail   |   2 articles

In a new study from Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, 18% of 39 coronavirus patients who received plasma infusions saw their conditions worsen compared to 24% of 156...
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Two Anti-inflammatory Drugs Inhibit the Replication of Coronavirus

Two Anti-inflammatory Drugs Inhibit the Replication of Coronavirus

An anti-inflammatory drug for humans and another for animals inhibit a key enzyme in the replication and transcription of the COVID-19 virus The results of the work have been... Read more ...

UK's test, trace and isolate scheme will only cut infections by 5%...

UK's test, trace and isolate scheme will only cut infections by 5%, scientists warn

World-leading experts from the Royal Society warned the Test, Trace and Isolate programme was 'not a silver bullet' and will only have a 'modest' effect on the UK's crisis. Read more ...

Coronavirus antibody tests are wrong up to half of the time, the CDC warns

Coronavirus antibody tests are wrong up to half of the time, the CDC warns

The Centers for Disease Control has updated its guidance on its website, warning that antibody tests for COVID-19 may be wrong up to half of the time in delivering a false... Read more ...

‘Cheaper By The Dozen' Cast Recreates Scenes From The Movie 17 Years Later

‘Cheaper By The Dozen' Cast Recreates Scenes From The Movie 17 Years Later

The Cheaper by the Dozen cast came together to recreate scenes from the movie for charity The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect our daily lives and the “ new normal ” - as... Read more ...

Not every recovered coronavirus patients develops enough 'neutralizing'...

Not every recovered coronavirus patients develops enough 'neutralizing' antibodies

In a new study from Rockefeller University, 79% of 149 recovered coronavirus patients who donated plasma had low levels of antibodies in their blood but 1% of 'elite donors'... Read more ...

Coronavirus UK: Confusion as firms asked to STOP home tests

Coronavirus UK: Confusion as firms asked to STOP home tests

Britain's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency has 'asked' companies to stop providing at-home antibody tests after spotting them online. Read more ...

Coronavirus: Infected can see others after 10 symptom-free days

Coronavirus: Infected can see others after 10 symptom-free days

According to the CDC's new guidelines, people who were infected with the novel coronavirus can safely see other people if it's been 10 days since they first noticed symptoms. Read more ...

Coronavirus: 3D Printed Nasal Swabs Designed

Coronavirus: 3D Printed Nasal Swabs Designed

COVID-19: Local 3D printed nasal swabs designed by researchers were found to solve supply chain problems. Read more ...

Are U.S. states covering up coronavirus death data?

Are U.S. states covering up coronavirus death data?

As states across the U.S. ramp up their reopenings, some are coming under fire for publishing misleading statistics or concealing information related to the Wuhan coronavirus... Read more ...

Novel Device can Simulate Filtering and Ion Transport Functions of Human Kidney

Novel Device can Simulate Filtering and Ion Transport Functions of Human Kidney

New device developed can simulate the human kidney's blood filtering and ion transport functions, which could transform treatment options for people in the final stage of renal... Read more ...