Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Killer fungus spread rampantly at US hospital COVID ward: study

Dozens of people being treated for COVID-19 at a Florida hospital last summer became additionally infected with a mysterious, often deadly fungus called Candida auris, a US government study said Friday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Germany to store medical supplies for future crises

Chancellor Angela Merkel's government agreed Monday to create 19 storage sites for medical equipment across Germany to avoid the shortages of masks and other protective gear seen at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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COVID-19 at forefront of IDWeek discussions

(HealthDay)—Emerging COVID-19 science, including epidemiology, treatments, vaccines, and post-COVID-19 syndrome took center stage at this year's IDWeek, the annual meeting of infectious disease experts worldwide, held virtually ...

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GM, Ford finish making 80,000 ventilators

(HealthDay)—General Motors and Ford have completed U.S. government contracts to make 80,000 medical breathing machines for the U.S. government to help treat COVID-19 patients.

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