Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Estimated 2 million have long COVID in UK: official data

An estimated two million people in the UK, which represents around three percent of the population, have reported experiencing so-called long COVID, official statistics showed Wednesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hospital mortality from non-SARS-CoV-2 causes up among seniors

(HealthDay)—Among Medicare beneficiaries, there was an increase in mortality rates in the 30 days after hospital admission for non-severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (non-SARS-CoV-2) causes during the COVID-19 ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Big differences in how emergency doctors assess patient care needs

When researchers divided out-of-hours general practitioners (GPs) into four groups based on how often they admit their patients to the hospital, they found that if you are seen by a doctor who belongs to the 25 per cent ...

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UK official warns of hard months ahead amid high COVID rates

England's deputy chief medical officer said Wednesday that too many people believe the pandemic is over, warning that the U.K.'s very high coronavirus rates and rising deaths mean that there are "hard months to come in the ...

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The effects of COVID-19 on emergency visits, hospitalizations

As COVID-19 swept into the U.S., hospitals across the country have reported that their emergency departments are emptying out. In a new study published Monday, Aug. 3, in JAMA Internal Medicine, a team of researchers from ...

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