Tag Archives: Coronavirus

Germany’s confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 333 to 181,815: RKI

FILE PHOTO: A passenger rushes past check-in desks prior to the first Lufthansa charter flight for Tianjin, China after the lockdown, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, at the airport in Frankfurt, Germany, May 29, 2020. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach BERLIN (Reuters) – The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 333… Read More »

No evidence of children infecting teachers with coronavirus, study finds

A possible date for UK schools opening is June 1st. There is, however, a general uneasiness among parents, teachers and trade unions. Commentators argue the main stumbling block is not knowing if children infect teachers. In this atmosphere of controversy I thought you might be interested in a study from New South Wales, Australia. The… Read More »

Health standards organizations help codify novel coronavirus info

As part of the global effort to manage and contain the coronavirus response, two global health standards organizations have introduced new content. Regenstrief Institute and SNOMED International, are supporting care teams globally to code and track SARS-CoV-2 testing and COVID-19 cases, and by extension support clinicians and researchers in their efforts to address its containment.… Read More »

Americans soak up sun on beaches as coronavirus death toll nears 100,000

(Reuters) – Americans sunbathed on beaches, fished from boats and strolled on boardwalks this holiday weekend, but the occasional person wearing a mask was a constant reminder that the world is still battling the coronavirus pandemic. The Memorial Day weekend that signals the start of the U.S. summer is normally a time when cemeteries across… Read More »

There are few certainties in coronavirus medicine – research is our best weapon – The Guardian

This pandemic is frightening for many people – especially those at the highest risk – and the need for effective prevention and treatment is pressing. When there is no direct evidence about what is best to do with a new disease, we need to create it. Clearly, that means recognising that some seemingly sensible interventions… Read More »

Coronavirus: Imaging equipment ‘woefully underfunded’

Radiologists say they are “very concerned” patients may not be cured of serious illnesses when demand for services increases, due to a lack of imaging equipment in the UK. The president of the Royal College of Radiologists has warned the service had been “woefully underfunded”. She said cleaning requirements because of coronavirus would reduce capacity.… Read More »