Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Twenty-six infected with Covid-19 at Mexican hospital, doctor dead

The Mexican government is sanitizing a public hospital in a northern steel town that has become the center of a Covid-19 outbreak that has sickened at least 26 members of its medical staff and killed one of its doctors.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Veterinarians donate vital supplies to coronavirus fight

Veterinary hospitals are donating breathing machines, masks, gowns and other vital equipment and supplies purchased with Fido in mind, but now being redeployed to help doctors fight the spread of COVID-19 among humans.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Houston pleads for more tests, gear as cars pack hospital

Cars lined up for more than a mile outside a Houston hospital Thursday as the nation's fourth-largest city began drive-thru testing for the coronavirus, but officials warned they don't have enough kits or protective gear ...

Surgery

Spine surgery is safe in patients of advanced age

Spine surgeons from seven institutions in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan, conducted a multicenter, prospective study of spine surgeries performed in patients 80 years of age and older. Although the overall perioperative complication ...

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