Tag: HCoV-OC43

Neurologic Symptoms and COVID-19: What’s Known, What Isn’t

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed the...

AHA COVID-19 CVD Registry to Collect Data on CV Outcomes

The American Heart Association (AHA) has developed a COVID-19 cardiovascular disease (CVD) patient registry to collect cardiovascular-focused data and provide insights into care and adverse...

Doctor With COVID-19 Recovering After Treatment, “Lot of Luck”

Dr Alberto Bassi, a 62-year-old Italian dermatologist, was still hospitalized in the town of Castel San Giovanni in Piacenza, Italy, and on oxygen when he...

Coronavirus Is Aerosolized Through Talking, Exhalation

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. An expert committee has concluded that the novel coronavirus is aerosolized...

Silence Over Safety? Muzzling Clinicians a Public Health Issue

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. COVID-19 has caused battle lines to be drawn. But they’re not...

Huge Global Effort for Clinical Trials in COVID-19

Scientists and clinicians across the globe have responded to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic with a huge, high-quality global research effort to find a treatment for...

Hard Truths From Infectious Disease Specialists

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. We should expect more deaths from COVID-19 than previously predicted, leaders...

Empty Hospitals in Pandemic Cities, but Reopening Is Difficult

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. As city leaders across the country scramble to find space for...

The Week That Wasn’t in COVID-19: Elon Musk, ‘Pandemic’ Scientist

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. This week in the coronavirus stories that inundated the internet, Elon Musk...

Encephalitis Case Report, Silent Spreaders

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...

Harsh Spring Allergy Season Spurs Hay Fever Fears

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A consistent increase in the intensity and length of allergy season...

Closing In on the New Coronavirus

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. It is new, but not entirely. The coronavirus upending the world...

Possible COVID Drug Can Be Toxic to Retinas

As we await evidence from multiple ongoing trials of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) for the treatment of COVID-19, clinicians have had to make do with conflicting reports regarding its potential efficacy....

Mistrustful of State, Brazil Slum Hires Own Doctors to Fight Virus

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Emerson Barata draws a circular map of Sao Paulo’s largest slum, Paraisopolis, and begins to mark confirmed coronavirus cases in blue...

Sanofi Can Produce Millions of Doses of Potential Coronavirus Drug

PARIS (Reuters) – Sanofi SA will be able to provide millions of doses of hydroxychloroquine for patients with the illness caused by the novel coronavirus...

COMMENTARY: NYU Med Student Joins COVID Fight: ‘Time to Step Up’

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 02, 2020 — On the evening of March 24, I got the email. When the bolded...

Diabetes Patients Struggle to Find Rubbing Alcohol Amid COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. While the masses hunt for toilet paper, Caroline Gregory and other...

U.S. Doctors on Coronavirus Front Line Seek Protection From Malpractice Suits

(Reuters) – U.S. medical professionals on the front line of the coronavirus pandemic are lobbying policymakers for protection from potential malpractice lawsuits as hospitals triage...

Patients on Steroids With COVID-19 Might Need Rescue Steroids

Endocrinologists have underlined the importance that physicians consider “a stress dose” of glucocorticoids in the event of severe COVID-19 infection in endocrine, and other, patients on...

First Case of Encephalitis Linked to COVID-19 Reported

Clinicians from Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Michigan, have reported the first presumptive case of acute necrotizing hemorrhagic encephalopathy associated with COVID-19. “As the...

N95 Mask Theft Draws Sympathy, Outrage

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. No one likes a thief, misinformation, or unwanted email. Today on...

How COVID-19 Silent Spreaders May Be Infecting Others

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. We’ve been told to avoid people who are obviously sick, coughing,...

US Lifts Visa Halt to Boost COVID-19 Physician Workforce

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 31, 2020 — New information from the US State Department indicates that it is lifting the suspension...

Why Is New Orleans’ Coronavirus Death Rate Twice New York’s? Obesity Is a Factor

The coronavirus has been a far deadlier threat in New Orleans than the rest of the United States, with a per-capita death rate much higher...

Financial Toxicity Is Common With Gynecologic Cancers

More than one-fifth of patients being treated for gynecologic malignancies experience financial toxicity, results of a single-center study suggest. Among 5,188 patients treated for gynecologic...