Delirium Can Strike Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

Tweet An Inoperable Tumor In Your Lung By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, July 10, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Intense breathing problems may be the most widely reported feature of COVID-19, but new research warns that coronavirus can also take aim at the brain. Infection can trigger serious nerve damage, stroke, inflammation and even wild bouts of delirium. In fact,...
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As Cases Surge, No Clear Answers on School Reopening

Tweet The New York Times: “Coronavirus in the U.S.: Latest Map and Case Count” Ritu Malhotra, Queens, NY. American Academy of Pediatrics: “COVID-19 Planning Considerations: Guidance for School Re-entry.” NPR: “Top Pediatrician Says States Shouldn’t Force Schools To Reopen If Virus Is Surging.” Dan Cooper, MD, professor of pediatrics, University of California, Irvine. ...
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Wait Times Increase for COVID-19 Test Results

Tweet Cara Christ, MD, director, Arizona Department of Health Services. Carole Jean Smith, retired pharmacist, Davie, FL. Kelly Smith Aceituno, spokesperson, LabCorp. Kimberly Gorode, spokesperson, Quest Diagnostics. Healthvana website: FAQs. Amesh A. Adalja, MD, senior scholar, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, Baltimore. News release, Sonora Quest Laboratories: ”Sonora Quest Collaborates...
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Record Numbers as U.S. Tops 3 Million COVID Cases

Tweet July 9, 2020 — The U.S. reported 60,000 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, marking yet another single-day record, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. The total tally of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. is just under 3 million, including more than 131,000 deaths. Several states contributed to the high daily total. Texas reported more than 10,000 new cases on Tuesday, which broke...
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Record Numbers as U.S. Tops 3 Million COVID Cases

Tweet July 9, 2020 — The U.S. reported 60,000 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, marking yet another single-day record, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. The total tally of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. is just under 3 million, including more than 131,000 deaths. Several states contributed to the high daily total. Texas reported more than 10,000 new cases on Tuesday, which broke...
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‘Broken Heart Syndrome’ Has Risen During Pandemic

Tweet An Inoperable Tumor In Your Lung By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 9, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Doctors at one Ohio hospital system have discovered yet another possible consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic: More cases of “broken heart syndrome.” The condition — which doctors call stress cardiomyopathy — appears similar to a heart...
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‘Broken Heart Syndrome’ Has Risen During Pandemic

Tweet An Inoperable Tumor In Your Lung By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 9, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Doctors at one Ohio hospital system have discovered yet another possible consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic: More cases of “broken heart syndrome.” The condition — which doctors call stress cardiomyopathy — appears similar to a heart...
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Study: Sterilize N95 Masks With a Microwave

Tweet July 9, 2020 — As one of the best lines of defense against coronavirus, N95 masks are vital for health care workers treating infected patients. Though the masks are supposed to be used one time, the rising need and ongoing shortages have led hospitals to try mask sterilization techniques such as hydrogen peroxide vaporization, UV light, and heat incubation. A recent study from the American...
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Study: Sterilize N95 Masks With a Microwave

Tweet July 9, 2020 — As one of the best lines of defense against coronavirus, N95 masks are vital for health care workers treating infected patients. Though the masks are supposed to be used one time, the rising need and ongoing shortages have led hospitals to try mask sterilization techniques such as hydrogen peroxide vaporization, UV light, and heat incubation. A recent study from the American...
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Air Conditioning May Be Spreading COVID

Tweet Edward Nardell, MD, professor of environmental health and immunology, and infectious diseases at  T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. Shelly Miller, PhD, a professor of mechanical engineering, The University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg, PhD, a professor in the energy studies building laboratory at Oregon State University in...
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