Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

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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Virus-linked border moves raise fears on free travel in EU

As European countries struggle to manage spikes in coronavirus cases, concern is mounting about a "second wave" of uncoordinated border restrictions within Europe that threatens the free movement of goods and people—a foundation ...

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How have primary care physicians adapted during the pandemic?

If you look just beyond the surge of patients who rushed to hospitals to be treated for COVID-19 this year, you'll find another group of people—people with broken hips or chronic illnesses—who need medical care before, ...

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Tracking aerosols during eye surgeries

There is growing evidence that the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, could spread through aerosols—tiny droplets that can remain suspended in the air for hours in closed spaces. Aerosols generated during surgeries and outpatient ...

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