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A systematic review and meta-analysis of 3 human coronaviruses, published in The Lancet Microbe, suggests that people infected with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) are most likely to be highly infectious in the first week after symptom onset, highlighting the need to...
By Denise Baez NEW YORK -- November 20, 2020 -- A whole genome study in children with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), published in Open Forum Infectious Diseases, has found a greater than expected genetic diversity across the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) genome...
When it comes to children, it is becoming clear that coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) impacts them more than was initially thought, and a study published in Open Forum Infectious Diseases has, for the first time, found a possible link between specific viral mutations and severity of the disease...
A study published in JAMA Network Open supports evidence that older persons admitted to emergency departments (ED), and subsequently test positive for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), often present with delirium when they show no other typical coronavirus disease 2019 (...
The US Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorisation (EUA) for baricitinib, in combination with remdesivir, for the treatment of suspected or laboratory confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in hospitalised adults and paediatric patients aged 2 years and older requiring...

Conference Reports

By Eric Ramos

CHICAGO -- November 19, 2020 -- Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) was frequently diagnosed in patients hospitalised with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) who underwent imaging due to elevated D-Dimer levels; however, there was considerable overlap of peak D-Dimer values
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By Ed Susman

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla -- November 19, 2020 -- When patients who are experiencing asthma exacerbation present at the emergency department, they frequently do not receive guideline-directed treatment, education, or medication, according to a study presented at the Virtual 2020...

By Eric Ramos

CHICAGO -- November 10, 2020 -- Treatment with immune checkpoint inhibitors does not appear to be a risk factor for contracting coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), according to a study presented at the Virtual 35th Annual Meeting of the Society of Immunotherapy of Cancer (...

By Louise Gagnon

OTTAWA, Ontario -- November 3, 2020 -- The adjunctive use of dantrolene sodium suspension to treat exertional heat stroke, in addition to body cooling, improved recovery of loss of consciousness, according to research presented at the 2020 Virtual Meeting of the American...

By Louise Gagnon

OTTAWA, Ontario -- November 3, 2020 -- Use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) does not appear to significantly increase the risk of critical coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) illness, according to a study presented at the 2020 Virtual Meeting of the...

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