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Case 37-2020: A 35-Year-Old Man with Lymphadenopathy and Petechiae

2020-11-26T15:00:00+00:00

Presentation of Case. Dr. Anna C. O’Kelly (Medicine): A 35-year-old man was admitted to this hospital because of lymphadenopathy and thrombocytopenia. The patient had been well until 4 months before this admission, when painless swelling developed in the groin area bilaterally; there were no other… ...

Case 37-2020: A 35-Year-Old Man with Lymphadenopathy and Petechiae2020-11-26T15:00:00+00:00

A child infected with HIV every 100 seconds, new UN report reveals

2020-11-25T13:37:04+00:00

Approximately once every minute and 40 seconds, a child or young person under the age of 20 was infected with HIV last year, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has reported, calling on governments to “protect, sustain and accelerate” efforts to combat childhood HIV.  ...

A child infected with HIV every 100 seconds, new UN report reveals2020-11-25T13:37:04+00:00

Risk Factors for SARS-CoV-2 in a Statewide Correctional System

2020-11-24T15:00:00+00:00

To the Editor: More than 2 million persons are incarcerated in the United States, and many of them are vulnerable to infection because of chronic medical conditions. Correctional settings are considered to be high-risk environments for transmission of the severe acute respiratory syndrome… ...

Risk Factors for SARS-CoV-2 in a Statewide Correctional System2020-11-24T15:00:00+00:00

‘Real hope’ surrounding COVID vaccines ‘cannot be overstated’ – WHO chief

2020-11-23T21:54:39+00:00

Along with other tried and tested public health measures, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) told journalists on Monday that “there is now real hope” that vaccines will play an essential part in helping end the COVID pandemic.  ...

‘Real hope’ surrounding COVID vaccines ‘cannot be overstated’ – WHO chief2020-11-23T21:54:39+00:00

UNICEF planning ‘mammoth operation’ to deliver COVID-19 vaccines

2020-11-23T06:49:31+00:00

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is working with more than 350 partners, including major airlines, shipping lines and logistics associations from around the world, to deliver COVID-19 vaccines to over 92 countries, as soon as doses become available, the agency said on Monday.  ...

UNICEF planning ‘mammoth operation’ to deliver COVID-19 vaccines2020-11-23T06:49:31+00:00

COVID cases surge amid growing threat from antimicrobial resistance – WHO chief 

2020-11-20T21:06:23+00:00

More cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the past four weeks than in the first six months of the pandemic, the UN health agency chief told journalists on Friday as he launched a new report on the threat posed by antimicrobial resistance. ...

COVID cases surge amid growing threat from antimicrobial resistance – WHO chief 2020-11-20T21:06:23+00:00

Covid-19–Associated Myopathy Caused by Type I Interferonopathy

2020-11-20T14:00:00+00:00

To the Editor: The syndrome of Covid-19 infection includes myalgias and elevated creatine kinase levels in at least a third of patients. Whether the elevation in creatine kinase level is caused by viral infection of muscle, toxic effects of cytokines, or another mechanism is unclear. There are few… ...

Covid-19–Associated Myopathy Caused by Type I Interferonopathy2020-11-20T14:00:00+00:00

Remdesivir no COVID-19 silver bullet, says UN health agency

2020-11-20T00:20:44+00:00

An advisory body of the UN health agency is not recommending the use of the high-profile antiviral drug Remdesivir for hospitalized COVID-19 patients, saying on Thursday there is insufficient evidence that it improves survival outcomes or cuts down on the need for patients to be put onto ventilators.  ...

Remdesivir no COVID-19 silver bullet, says UN health agency2020-11-20T00:20:44+00:00

In the face of ridicule: one woman’s fight to bring sanitation to a Nepalese village

2020-11-19T14:50:47+00:00

4.2 billion people are living without access to safely managed sanitation, putting them at increased risk of catching a host of infectious diseases, such as COVID-19, cholera, and typhoid. On this year’s World Toilet Day, which is marked on 19 November, we look at how Ratna Khawas has fought ridicule and...

In the face of ridicule: one woman’s fight to bring sanitation to a Nepalese village2020-11-19T14:50:47+00:00