Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Lisbon drives virus surge as Portugal is chided for failings

The Lisbon region's surge in COVID-19 cases is powering ahead, with new infections pushing Portugal's daily new cases to a four-month high as a report by health experts finds fault with the government's pandemic response.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mean cumulative incidence of tick bite ED visits 49 per 100,000

(HealthDay)—The mean cumulative incidence of emergency department tick bite visits was 49 per 100,000 visits in January 2017 to December 2019, according to research published in the April 30 issue of the U.S. Centers for ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Keep taking the blood pressure medicine during the pandemic

Each day, at least half a million Danes take a small pill to keep their blood pressure down or to protect against heart disease, and they should continue to take the medicine during the pandemic—even if the pill they take ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New York City schools to close again as virus rate rises

New York City is shuttering schools to try to stop the renewed spread of the coronavirus, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday in a painful about-face for one of the first big U.S. school systems to bring students back to ...

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