Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Portable laboratory device can detect SARS-CoV-2

A new study has demonstrated rapid and sensitive on-site detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA from environmental surfaces using a portable laboratory device. The study was published in Microbiology Spectrum.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Recorded COVID deaths top 100,000 in Iran

Recorded deaths from COVID-19 in Iran passed the 100,000 mark on Thursday, the health ministry said, amid tighter restrictions nationwide to contain the spread of the virus.


Dubai restaurants offer discounts for vaccinated diners

Dubai restaurants have begun offering discounts to customers who have been inoculated against coronavirus, amid a vaccination drive as the emirate seeks to fight the pandemic without closing its doors.


For stroke patients, rating scales predict discharge destination

Stroke survivors with higher scores on widely used outcome measures are more likely to be discharged home from the hospital, while those with lower scores are more likely to go to a rehabilitation or nursing care facility, ...

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