• HIV and TB laboratory systems used to scale up COVID-19 testing in Africa

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    Many countries in resource-limited settings have high HIV, malaria, tuberculosis, hepatitis, and/or sexually transmitted infection burdens.
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  • No association between hypothyroidism, poor COVID-19 outcomes

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Analysis of more than 3,000 COVID-19-positive adults in New York City showed no association between a history of hypothyroidism and risks for COVID-19 hospitalization, mechanical ventilation or death, according to study data.
    “This study investigates whether pre-existing hypothyroidism worsens outcomes for patients with COVID-19. The study found that hypothyroidism does not increase risk of adverse outcomes from COVID-19 infection,” Maaike van Gerwen, MD, PhD, assistant professor in the department of otolaryngology - head and neck surgery at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount
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  • Study: More than one-third of children with COVID-19 are asymptomatic

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    More than one-third of kids who have COVID-19 are asymptomatic, according to a University of Alberta study that suggests youngsters diagnosed with the disease may represent just a fraction of those infected.
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  • Third Georgia congressman tests positive for COVID-19

    1 month ago - By ABC News

    U.S. Rep. Austin Scott of Georgia has tested positive for COVID-19
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