Why Weddings Are the Perfect Superspreader Event

Share on PinterestSafety efforts might not be enough to prevent a reception from turning into a superspreader event. martinedoucet/Getty Images A wedding reception in Maine with 55 people led to 177 COVID-19 cases, including seven deaths. Following COVID-19 prevention guidelines at a wedding goes against our social instincts, making weddings inherently dangerous during the pandemic. Before RSVPing yes to a …

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While Vacationing on an Isolated Island, She Had a Stroke

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 25, 2020 (American Heart Association News) Lawnae Hunter was ecstatic to escape snowy Oregon and her hectic schedule for a 10-day Christmas vacation with her son, daughter-in-law and then-9-year-old granddaughter in the Turks and Caicos Islands. The foursome savored lounging by the pool, combing the beach for seashells and sampling the seafood in the remote Caribbean nation. Over …

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Higher Dose ‘Z-Drugs’ Tied to Serious Risks in Dementia Patients

Fractures, falls, and stroke are all risks for patients with dementia who take higher dose “Z-drugs,” including zopiclone, zaleplon, and zolpidem for sleep disturbances, results of a large observational study show. The risks with higher doses of Z-drugs were similar or greater in magnitude than those for higher dose benzodiazepines. Z-drugs “should be avoided in people with dementia. Guidance indicates …

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Who should be first in line to receive the coronavirus vaccine?

“The 360” shows you diverse perspectives on the day’s top stories and debates. What’s happening A realistic path to ending the coronavirus pandemic came into view with news of promising results from clinical trials of three different vaccines in development. The U.S. public rollout of the first vaccine could begin as early as mid-December, according to the head of the …

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Study Offers New Details on Preterm Birth-Hospitalization Link

Preterm babies had a higher chance of subsequent childhood hospitalization than those born at term, according to a population-based cohort study. Infants born extremely early — less than 28 weeks’ gestation — were nearly five times as likely to be admitted to the hospital through age 7-10 than those born at term (adjusted rate ratio 4.92, 95% CI 4.58-5.30), reported …

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WHO Scraps Low Bar for Exercise, Sets Targets for All Ages

(MedPage Today) — Everyone from children to older adults can benefit from some exercise and a limit on sedentary behavior, according to updated guidelines from the World Health Organization (WHO). Adults should have 150-300 minutes of moderate… Source link : https://www.medpagetoday.com/primarycare/exercisefitness/89911 Author : Publish date : 2020-11-25 17:59:00 Copyright for syndicated content belongs to the linked Source.

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Stopping TKIs In CML Deemed Safe, Feasible

(MedPage Today) — Study Authors: Ehab Atallah, Charles A. Schiffer, et al.; Theodore P. Braun and Brian J. Druker Target Audience and Goal Statement: Oncologists, hematologists The goal was to assess outcomes after stopping tyrosine kinase inhibitors… Source link : https://www.medpagetoday.org/hematologyoncology/leukemia/89903 Author : Publish date : 2020-11-25 17:00:00 Copyright for syndicated content belongs to the linked Source.

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Coronavirus Most Contagious Soon After Infection

TUESDAY, Nov. 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) People infected with the new coronavirus are most contagious in the first week after they develop symptoms, which shows the importance of identifying and isolating infected people early, researchers say. They reviewed 79 studies and clinical trials, including 73 that included hospitalized COVID-19 patients only. SARS-CoV-2 viral load appears to peak in the upper …

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The Astra Zeneca Is Between 62 and 90% Effective: What We Know

Share on PinterestThis is the third experimental COVID-19 vaccine to show promise. Darrian Traynor/Getty Images AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford released preliminary results of its COVID-19 vaccine trial. AstraZeneca/Oxford is the third team to release promising COVID-19 vaccine results this month. AstraZeneca’s average vaccine efficacy is above the 50 percent efficacy bar set by the Food and Drug Administration …

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A Reality Check on COVID-19 Risks From Air Travel

The holidays are approaching just as COVID-19 case rates nationwide are increasing at a record-breaking pace, leading to dire warnings from public health experts. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued cautions and updated guidelines related to family gatherings. Dr. Anthony Fauci, a White House coronavirus adviser and director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said in …

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Physician and Double COVID Survivor Has an Urgent Request

I am a critical care and emergency medicine physician, I have had a COVID-19 infection twice, and I’m tired. My first infection was early on in the pandemic. I had to place a Blakemore tube in a young man who was going to die from his massive bleeding from cirrhosis. I didn’t know then that the patient was positive for …

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Covid: How to keep the virus at bay this Christmas

By David ShukmanBBC science editor image copyrightGetty Images Christmas is coming but how can you celebrate it without giving the unwelcome gift of coronavirus? Cosy rooms packed with people, chatting, laughing, even singing, and sharing food and drink for hours are the norm for the festive season. Unfortunately, almost everything that’s great for lifting our spirits at Christmas is also …

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Covid-19 news: Russia says Sputnik V vaccine is 95 per cent effective

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Sam Wong , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool A nurse prepares Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine for inoculation in a trial in MoscowREUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva Latest coronavirus news as of 5 pm on 24 November Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine candidate is 95 per cent effective, says Russia  …

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Rapid testing could ‘drive the epidemic toward extinction’

WASHINGTON — Cheap coronavirus tests that ordinary Americans can administer at home, without either a prescription or any medical expertise, could significantly drive down infection rates, say researchers from the University of Colorado and Harvard. Their findings counter long-standing concerns that rapid tests are less accurate than those that are sent to laboratories. Those inaccuracies become effectively inconsequential if enough …

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FDA Issues Warning Over These Fake Flu Cures: What to Know

Share on PinterestGetting your flu vaccination is the best way to decrease your risk of getting the seasonal flu. PixelsEffect/Getty Images There are no over-the-counter medications approved by the Food and Drug Administration that can prevent or cure the flu. The best option is getting your annual flu shot. Using fraudulent products to treat the flu could potentially have devastating …

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Intelligence employees vent frustrations over being forced to return to the office

WASHINGTON — Employees at one of the most secretive parts of government have been forced to return to their offices, leading to widespread concerns about their exposure to COVID-19. Tensions inside the National Security Agency — which is responsible for eavesdropping and digital espionage — bubbled over last week, leading to an all-hands meeting at the agency on Wednesday to …

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College Kid Coming Home for Thanksgiving? Here’s How to Keep Your Family Safe

MONDAY, Nov. 23, 2020 (HealthDay News) As college students prepare to leave their campuses for Thanksgiving or study remotely for the rest of the semester, families should consider their risks and work to reduce them, according to an infectious disease expert. Dr. David Cennimo, an assistant professor in pediatric infectious disease at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark, offered …

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Parents’ Age Key to Whether Kids Get Vaccinated Against COVID, Study Finds

MONDAY, Nov. 23, 2020 (HealthDay News) As scientists worked on COVID-19 vaccines, other researchers were addressing a question: Once shots are available, will parents vaccinate their kids against the new coronavirus? The answer: Younger parents are much less likely than older ones to plan to vaccinate their children and themselves against COVID-19. “Parents’ willingness to vaccinate themselves and their children …

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