Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The second virus wave: How bad will it be as lockdowns ease?

From the marbled halls of Italy to the wheat fields of Kansas, health authorities are increasingly warning that the question isn't whether a second wave of coronavirus infections and deaths will hit, but when—and how badly.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Responding to COVID-19 in the developing world

The mass social distancing strategy being used to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in the United States and Europe doesn't easily translate to a developing country like Bangladesh, which lacks the capacity to impose restrictions ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hospitalizations for chronic liver disease on the rise

(HealthDay)—Hospitalizations for chronic liver disease (CLD) increased from 2012 to 2016, reaching a total estimated national cost of $81.1 billion, according to a study published online April 2 in JAMA Network Open.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Countries bolster virus defences as Spain cases spike

Governments around the world ramped up the battle against the new coronavirus on Saturday by shutting borders and promising cash injections, as Spain emerged as a global hotspot registering more than 1,500 new infections ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 highly uncertain, global costs could be very high

ANU researchers give the first wide-ranging global economic assessment of the effects of Covid-19 to help policy policymakers prepare a coordinated response to the economic costs of a pandemic and as the virus evolves.

Cardiology

It's taking too long to treat rural Aussies who have a stroke

Addressing inequity between metropolitan and regional acute stroke care requires attention to each component of regional workflow, according to the authors of a Perspective published in the Medical Journal of Australia.

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