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Patients with hypertension, diabetes and heart disease more likely to die from COVID-19

1 month ago   |   By News Medical

As the coronavirus disease evolves, important information emerges, thanks to studies and analyses undertaken by scientists and health experts. With more data available based on patients in actual healthcare settings, scientists have more information on how the virus affects the body and who are at most risk of the disease.
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Guidelines on Caring for COVID-19 Infected ICU Patients

Guidelines on Caring for COVID-19 Infected ICU Patients

1 month ago   |   By Medindia Health

Experts have come together to issue guidelines for health-care workers treating intensive care unit patients with COVID-19.
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