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Comparative analysis of SARS-CoV-2 antivirals leads to new potential treatment for COVID-19

A rapid spread of the virus that caused symptoms similar to severe pneumonia was first reported in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. Scientists found that this novel virus belonged to the family Coronaviridae and was later named severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). Worldwide, researchers are developing various vaccines, medicines,…

Asthma Biologic May Reduce Severe Attacks By More Than 50%

Woman with breathing difficulty gettyAsthma impacts over 300 million people worldwide, leading to chronic and acute inflammation of the air passages of both children and adults. It includes a complex array of inflammatory processes of the respiratory tract, leading to symptoms such as coughing, wheezing, chest tightness, and respiratory distress….

North Dakota’s COVID-19 update changes little in last day

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The daily COVID-19 update posted Sunday by North Dakota health officials remained largely unchanged in the last 24 hours, with no new deaths or hospitalizations due to the coronavirus.Officials confirmed 31 new cases since Saturday, increasing the total number of positive tests to 99,809 since the start of the pandemic. One…

South Dakota confirms 134 new positive COVID-19 tests

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota health officials on Sunday confirmed two new deaths due to the coronavirus and 134 new cases of COVID-19.The update increased the number of fatalities to 1,888 and the number of overall cases to 112,427 since the start of the pandemic.There were about 237 new cases per 100,000 people in South Dakota over the…

UK bids adieu to WW2 vet and Covid-19 fundraising hero Captain Tom Moore

Issued on: 27/02/2021 – 15:04 Britain bid farewell on Saturday to Captain Tom Moore with a nationally televised funeral for the 100-year-old war veteran who became a global hero for his extraordinary fundraising efforts during the pandemic. Advertising Read more Soldiers formed a guard of honour at the small ceremony held by Moore’s family at…

Captain Sir Tom Moore’s funeral to get flypast by WWII plane

A second world war-era plane will fly over Captain Sir Tom Moore’s funeral service in honour of the war veteran, who raised almost £39m for NHS charities during the first coronavirus lockdown.The C-47 Dakota, part of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, which operates from RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, will perform the flypast.Moore, who died…

SOFA score ‘inadequate’ for triaging critically ill patients with COVID-19

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US urges Tanzania to embrace COVID-19 vaccines, share data

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The United States praised Tanzania on Friday for finally acknowledging the resurgence of COVID-19 after claiming for months it had defeated the pandemic through prayer. But the U.S. urged the country to share infection data and accept vaccines. “It has become clear that the virus variant has arrived in Tanzania,“ U.S. Ambassador…

New vaccine needed for serious childhood pneumonia

A UNSW Sydney-led medical research team has called for a new vaccine, improved strategies and enhanced monitoring to combat serious complications from childhood pneumonia.The researchers examined the impact of the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (13vPCV) on childhood pneumonia and empyema — complicated pneumonia — after its introduction…

Lymphopenia ‘independent predictor of mortality’ in pneumonia

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New vaccine, enhanced surveillance needed to combat childhood pneumonia

Feb 25 2021A rise in vaccine-resistant bacteria shows the need for a new vaccine to fight childhood empyema after a spike in hospitalizations, a new UNSW study reveals.Professor Adam Jaffe, Head of the School of Women’s and Children’s Health at UNSW Medicine & Health, said the research team’s study was the first and largest of its kind in…

Study suggests that frequent travellers are likely to develop drug-resistant bacteria

If you travel a lot and that too internationally then there are chances you might have picked up a bacterial strain that’s making you resistant to certain drugs.International travellers are particularly vulnerable to virulent strains of drug-resistant bacteria – often picking up several different types during a trip through spending time in the…

Electronic doctors’ notes could help hospitals plan for surges in COVID-19 cases

A new study, published today in Nature Digital Medicine, found that ‘natural language processing’ (NLP) of information routinely recorded by doctors – as part of patients’ electronic health records – reveal vital trends that could help clinical teams forecast and plan for surges in patients.The researchers from King’s College London, King’s College…

Mouse study shows bacteriophage therapy could fight drug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae

Using viruses instead of antibiotics to tame troublesome drug-resistant bacteria is a promising strategy, known as bacteriophage or “phage therapy.” Scientists at the National Institutes of Health have used two different bacteriophage viruses individually and then together to successfully treat research mice infected with multidrug-resistant Klebsiella…

Studies Show That Asthma Does Not Increase Risk Of Severe Covid-19 Illness

Woman using asthma inhaler gettyWhile Covid-19 infections can literally ravage every organ system, the respiratory tract has been its primary target. The acute viral inflammation of the airway and lungs has led to literally millions worldwide requiring aggressive medical management, oftentimes leading to placement on a mechanical ventilator. This intervention…

China’s bid to stop Wuhan COVID-19 spread cut deaths elsewhere from other causes

Shanghai, February 24The number of deaths in China—excluding the coronavirus epicentre of Wuhan—fell slightly during the first three months of 2020, suggesting efforts to control the spread of COVID-19 reduced deaths from other causes, a new study showed.Researchers from the University of Oxford and the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention…

Hyperactive immune system contributes to COVID-19 severity, lung damage

Researchers have pinpointed a helper T cell population in the lungs of patients with severe COVID-19 that may be central to the development of hyperinflammation, lung injury, and subsequent acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) during disease.Their data support the ongoing investigation of anti-cytokine therapies that target this cell subset, called…

International travelers are vulnerable to virulent strains of drug-resistant bacteria

International travelers are particularly vulnerable to virulent strains of drug-resistant bacteria – often picking up several different types during a trip through spending time in the company of other tourists, a new study reveals.The global spread of intestinal multidrug resistant gram-negative (MDR-GN) bacteria poses a serious threat to human health…

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