Tag: Coronavirus

Air Conditioning May Be Spreading COVID

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. As COVID-19 cases rise rapidly throughout the South, some scientists believe...

Donald Trump wears mask in public for first time during pandemic

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump wore a mask during a visit to a military hospital on Saturday, the first time the president has been seen in...

Covid-19: India made right choices, is realistically well placed, says Jaishankar | India News

NEW DELHI: India made the right choices in its response to the Covid-19 pandemic and is as realistically well placed as any country could be...

Possible In Utero SARS-CoV-2 Transmission

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The cases of two women with COVID-19 who delivered babies who...

Work from home: Safe house: Professionals who can work from home are ditching the uncongenial cities

When the novel coronavirus pandemic began making its presence felt in India and the first lockdown was announced in March, Vinitha (surname withheld on request)...

India, China have agreed to disengagement, de-escalation process, it is work in progress: Jaishankar | India News

NEW DELHI: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday said that India and China have agreed to disengagement along the LAC in Eastern Ladakh and...

Intubation Boxes, Patients Refusing Masks

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

Meerut-born surgeon scripts medical history | India News

MEERUT: A Meerut-born surgeon in the US who created history after his team successfully performed a double lung transplant on a Covid-19 patient for the...

S&P 500 earnings set to plunge as the coronavirus batters all sectors — with Wall Street counting on a bounce that may not come

The one certainty about the outlook for companies in a COVID-19 world is that second-quarter earnings will be very bad — the worst, in fact,...

Few Claims Made by Physicians for Uninsured COVID Care: HHS

A senior official at the US Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) said the agency has received far fewer claims than expected from clinicians...

Children Rarely Transmit SARS-CoV-2 Within Households

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Children appear less likely than adults to be the first cases...

Delirium Can Strike Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

Inflammation, lack of oxygen may play a part For one, Goldstein pointed out that all 10 of the patients who experienced delirium...

Legal challenges, workarounds as White House digs in on foreign student squeeze

WASHINGTON: Scores of US lawmakers, academics, and students are pressing the Trump administration to reverse what is widely seen as a cruel and mean-spirited order...

Intubation Boxes May Do More Harm Than Good in COVID-19 Risk

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Clear aerosol boxes designed to keep COVID-19 patients’ airborne droplets from...

COVID-19 Protective Gear Shortages Arise Again

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. As the U.S. logs record-high numbers of new COVID-19 cases, doctors...

Medical Societies Advise on Vitamin D in Midst of COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Six medical societies from across the globe are emphasizing the importance...

Chirag Paswan says holding Bihar polls during Covid pandemic will put people at risk; JD(U) differs | India News

NEW DELHI/PATNA: BJP ally LJP on Friday joined the opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal in expressing concern over holding the Bihar assembly polls amid a spread...

US sanctions Chinese officials over repression of minorities in Xinjiang; Beijing vows to retaliate

WASHINGTON/BEIJING: The US has imposed sanctions and visa restrictions on three senior Chinese officials, including the regional boss of the ruling communist party, for alleged...

A new world order for the coronavirus era is emerging

By Alan Crawford In July 1945, at the close of World War II, the leaders of the U.S., Great Britain and the Soviet Union gathered...

Possible PPI Risk, Co-Infection in Hospital

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

‘Broken Heart Syndrome’ Has Risen During Pandemic:

The symptoms do mimic a heart attack, said Dr. James Januzzi, a trustee with the American College of Cardiology and a cardiologist at Massachusetts...

Sterilize N95 Masks With a Microwave

July 9, 2020 — As one of the best lines of defense against coronavirus, N95 masks are vital for health care workers treating infected...

Record Numbers as U.S. Tops 3 Million COVID Cases

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...

Hospitals Hesitate to Cancel Nonemergency Surgeries

Three months ago, the nation watched as COVID-19 patients overwhelmed New York City’s intensive care units, forcing some of its hospitals to convert cafeterias into...

GST intelligence officers arrest SOM Distilleries promoters in alleged tax evasion case

BHOPAL: GST intelligence officers have arrested promoters of Bhopal-based SOM Distilleries after the agency detected alleged tax evasion of nearly Rs eight crore in the...