Medications

Side effects seen with use of chloroquine against COVID-19

(HealthDay)—The use of the antimalarial drug chloroquine to treat COVID-19 patients has been halted at several Swedish hospitals due to reported side effects such as cramps and loss of peripheral vision. Sahlgrenska University ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

When corporate acquisitions mean fewer ventilators

Research by Yale SOM's Florian Ederer and Song Ma has shown that companies often purchase competitors, not to acquire their ideas and products, but to shut them down—a phenomenon that they have dubbed "killer acquisitions." ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Germany to put all arrivals in 14-day quarantine

Germany will put all arriving travellers in quarantine for 14 days, the interior ministry said Monday, as Berlin ramps up entry curbs to fight the coronavirus pandemic.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

NY's death count nears 4,200, but there's a glimmer of hope

A slight dip in new coronavirus deaths in New York over the last 24 hours may be a glimmer of hope that the spread is slowing, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday as overall fatalities in the state climbed to nearly 4,200.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US 'wasted' months before preparing for coronavirus pandemic

After the first alarms sounded in early January that an outbreak of a novel coronavirus in China might ignite a global pandemic, the Trump administration squandered nearly two months that could have been used to bolster the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus-hit US girds for 'Pearl Harbor moment' as death toll spikes

US governors on Sunday appealed to the White House for a national strategy against the fast-spreading coronavirus, as deaths surged and health authorities warned the coming week could resemble a "Pearl Harbor moment."

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Americans brace for 'hardest, saddest' week of their lives

Americans braced for what the nation's top doctor warned Sunday would be "the hardest and saddest week" of their lives while Britain assumed the unwelcome mantle of deadliest coronavirus hotspot in Europe after a record 24-hour ...

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Federal government

A federal government is the common government of a federation.

The structure of federal governments vary from institution to institution based on a broad definition of a basic federal political system, there are two or more levels of government that exist within an established territory and govern through common institutions with overlapping or shared powers as prescribed by a constitution.

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