Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sydney virus lockdown extended by at least two weeks

Sydney's five million residents will be in virus lockdown for at least another two weeks, state premier Gladys Berejiklian announced on Wednesday, rejecting calls to tighten restrictions further.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 hospitalization and mortality: Sex differences

Males with COVID-19 had significantly higher rates of hospitalization and of transfer to the intensive care unit (ICU), according to a new study. A higher percentage of males died of COVID-19 than females, as reported in ...

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Dutch COVID-19 infections soar by 500% in a week

Coronavirus infections in the Netherlands skyrocketed by more than 500% over the last week, the country's public health institute reported Tuesday. The surge follows the scrapping of almost all remaining lockdown restrictions ...

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New virus surge sends younger patients to Spain's hospitals

Julio Miranda had never felt the threat of the coronavirus too close. With an appointment for his first COVID-19 jab scheduled for mid-July, the 48-year-old house painter was, like many in the vaccine-abundant developed world, ...

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Tunisia hospitals struggle with COVID 'tsunami'

Tunisian hospitals are battling to keep operating as the number of people dying of COVID-19 spikes and bodies are left in rooms because mortuaries are running at full capacity.

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