• Baseball Stadiums, Theme Parks, Cathedrals: See the World's Makeshift COVID-19 Vaccination Hubs

    2 days ago - By Time

    Earlier in the COVID-19 pandemic, as arriving patients quickly overwhelmed hospitals from China to Italy to New York, officials converted all manner of public spaces into makeshift treatment hubs in a wartime-like effort to save as many people as possible. Now, as cases fall in many countries, public spaces are being changed once again-this time into mass vaccination hubs, where hundreds or even thousands of people can be inoculated against COVID-19 in a given day.
    Below, see some of the world's most impressive makeshift COVID-19 vaccination hubs, from New York's Citi Field to Moscow's...
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  • HSE researchers discover genetic predisposition to COVID-19 severity

    HSE researchers discover genetic predisposition to COVID-19 severity

    2 days ago - By News Medical

    HSE University researchers have become the first in the world to discover genetic predisposition to severe COVID-19. The results of the study were published in the journal Frontiers in Immunology.
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  • Researchers investigate how CF patients respond to COVID-19

    2 days ago - By News Medical

    So far, based on clinical data, patients with cystic fibrosis don't appear to be especially susceptible to COVID-19, and when they do get infected, they don't seem to get sicker. But Ruobing Wang, MD, a physician-scientist in the Division of Pulmonary Medicine at Boston Children's Hospital, cares for patients with CF and thinks there is more to the story.
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  • Study: COVID-19 infection in pregnancy does not increase risk of stillbirth or neonatal death

    2 days ago - By News Medical

    COVID-19 infection in pregnancy is not associated with stillbirth or early neonatal death, according to a new study.
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  • Protective COVID-19 antibodies can transfer from mothers to babies in the womb

    2 days ago - By News Medical

    Antibodies that guard against COVID-19 can transfer from mothers to babies while in the womb, according to a new study from Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian researchers published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
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  • Study examines the adoption of telemedicine program in a senior living community

    2 days ago - By News Medical

    With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, telemedicine has become a new norm for many routines and non-emergency medical needs.
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  • New study highlights 10 crucial lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic

    2 days ago - By News Medical

    A mixture of smaller countries led by New Zealand, Vietnam, Taiwan, Thailand, Cyprus, Rwanda and Iceland led the world 's Top 10 countries to manage their COVID-19 response well, according to a new study.
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  • Universal strain of bacteria derived from healthy human skin can treat eczema

    2 days ago - By News Medical

    In a new study out of University of California San Diego School of Medicine, researchers have identified a universal strain of bacteria derived from healthy human skin that can treat the most common type of eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis.
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  • Same-day bilateral cataract surgery may be best choice during COVID era and beyond

    2 days ago - By Healio

    In the new normal of the COVID-19 era, the introduction of routine immediate sequential bilateral cataract surgery has the potential to improve efficiency, minimizing nonessential exposure, according to one surgeon.
    “Patients are open but need more information and education on the option of ISBCS,” David O'Brart, MD, said at the virtual European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons winter meeting.
    Cataract surgery is the most commonly performed surgical procedure, the demand is constantly growing, and patient expectations are increasingly high. In addition, COVID is
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  • Study explores the effects of COVID-19 on Black and Latino individuals living with HIV

    2 days ago - By News Medical

    With the COVID-19 pandemic taking a disproportionate toll on low-income people of color, a research team headed by Marya Gwadz of the Silver School of Social Work at New York University set out to understand the ways the pandemic may put individuals at risk for adverse outcomes, and the ways they successfully adapted to and coped with the emerging pandemic, focused on those from low-socioeconomic status backgrounds who have lived with HIV for a decade or longer.
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  • Seropositive individuals show similar antibody levels to a second mRNA vaccine dose

    2 days ago - By News Medical

    Seropositive individuals -people who received antibodies after COVID-19 infection - may be able to safely delay their second mRNA vaccine dose after all, according to the results of a new study.
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  • WVU researchers set to identify SARS-CoV-2 variants, mitigate strain outbreaks

    2 days ago - By News Medical

    West Virginia University scientists knew it was coming. When health officials confirmed the first three cases of a COVID-19 variant in West Virginia late Friday , they were not surprised.
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  • Research team identifies potential drug to treat SARS-CoV-2

    3 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    A federally approved heart medication shows significant effectiveness in interfering with SARS-CoV-2 entry into the human cell host, according to a new study.
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  • Study finds increased COVID-19 mortality among adults with Down syndrome

    3 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    A new study found that adults with Down syndrome are more likely to die from COVID-19 than the general population, supporting the need to prioritize vaccinating people with the genetic disorder.
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  • Research identifies failures with Australia and New Zealand's hotel-based COVID-19 quarantine

    3 days ago - By News Medical

    The researchers found a notable risk of failure with hotel quarantine in Australia and New Zealand. The two countries have collectively had 16 COVID-19 identified failures from hotel-based quarantine up to January 31, 2021. The two countries also have higher proportions of infected travelers, threatening both nations' status in eliminating the illness.
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