The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has affected nearly every aspect of daily life. Businesses have shut their doors and the unemployment rate has jumped higher than it was during the Great Depression. Grocery store shelves reflect weaknesses in the food supply chain that have forced dairy farmers to dump milk while grocers limit sales. In a public […]
While the global lockdowns for the COVID-19 pandemic have had far-reaching ramifications, not all side effects have been bad. Two interesting changes noted by doctors around the world are a dramatic reduction in premature births1,2,3,4,5 and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). As explained by the Decan Herald:6 “About 1 in 10 US babies is born […]
Depending on whether people heed the advice to prevent COVID-19 — wearing a mask, hand washing and social distancing — the U.S. could either see a record drop in flu cases this season or a dangerous viral storm, doctors say.
Tom Hanks’ coronavirus recovery may help lift peoples’ spirits; his message to take care of each other is important too.
An older woman returning from Wuhan during the pandemic presented with signs and symptoms that suggested Guillain-Barre´ syndrome. She was subsequently found to have COVID-19.
A bioethicist provides a framework for achieving the most medical good with limited resources, for both COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 patients.
It can cause symptoms that may be confused with a cold or the flu. It can cause pinkeye, a runny nose, loss of taste and smell, muscle aches, fatigue, diarrhea, loss of appetite, nausea and vomiting, whole-body rashes, and areas of swelling and redness in just a few spots.