Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Melbourne's stage 3 lockdowns have prevented thousands of infections

Victoria's COVID-19 control measures have reduced the reproduction ratio of the virus from 1.75 to 1.16 and averted between 9000 and 37 000 infections between 2 and 30 July, according to new research published online today ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New study identifies 21 existing drugs that could treat COVID-19

A Nature study authored by a global team of scientists and led by Sumit Chanda, Ph.D., professor at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, has identified 21 existing drugs that stop the replication of SARS-CoV-2, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

4 more states added to NY, NJ, CT virus quarantine list

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced four more states are on New York, New Jersey and Connecticut's quarantine list on Tuesday as governors there sought to contain the spread of COVID-19 from regions of the country where ...

Medications

Oral corticosteroid bursts carry risk for severe adverse events

(HealthDay)—Prescriptions for oral steroid bursts are associated with a 1.8- to 2.4-fold increased risk for severe adverse events within the first month after initiation of drug therapy, according to a study published online ...

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