Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

India cautiously opens up even as coronavirus cases rise

More states opened up and crowds of commuters trickled onto the roads in many of India's cities on Monday as a three-phase plan to lift the nationwide coronavirus lockdown began despite an upward trend in new infections.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How the first modern pandemic hit key workers first

The 1889 outbreak of influenza was first reported in the Russian city of Petropavlovsk in September of that year. Within a few weeks it had spread throughout Russia, and by early November it had appeared in most European ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New Zealand near eradication, but virus has grim global hold

New Zealand on Friday had all but eradicated the coronavirus from its shores with just one person in the nation of 5 million known to be still infected, but developments elsewhere were generally grim, with India reporting ...

Cardiology

Heart surgery stalled as COVID-19 spread

As the novel coronavirus spread across the globe in early 2020, hospitals worldwide scaled back medical procedures, including life-saving heart surgery, to deal with the emerging threat of COVID-19. Now, as the SARS-CoV-2 ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tests expand on whether wearables could predict coronavirus

Research is expanding into whether wearable devices such as an Apple Watch or Fitbit could track a person with coronavirus or the flu, or perhaps detect and even predict the onset of disease in a wearer.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus takes toll on mental health of Europe's medics

Steve, a paramedic in northeast England, contracted the coronavirus two months ago. Then his wife fell ill. Both recovered but throughout they were concerned about passing it on to their two young sons.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

India backs hydroxychloroquine for virus prevention

India's top biomedical research body on Tuesday backed the use of the anti-malarial hydroxychloroquine as a preventive against coronavirus, after the WHO suspended clinical trials of the drug over safety concerns.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Even mild coronavirus illness may confer some immunity: study

Even people with minor illness from the coronavirus can develop antibodies that could leave them immunised for several weeks or more, according to an early French study that tested hospital staff with mild infections.

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