Guidance for healthcare professionals on coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in pregnancy, published by the RCOG, Royal College of Midwives, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, Public Health England and Public Health Scotland.
Daily Archives: 8 May 2020
USDA and its Federal partners have programs that can be used to provide immediate and long-term assistance to rural communities affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. These programs can support recovery efforts for rural residents, businesses and communities.
Librarians worldwide are at the forefront of support in the fight against Coronavirus. This page is a collaboration between the Library at Swansea Bay University Health Board, the Highland Health Sciences Library and the general health library community.
The current COVID-19 outbreak in Italy has predominantly affected older people, particularly those over 75-year-old. Older people are unquestionably a frail segment of the population because of several comorbidities, they take more medications than younger people and are more frequently disabled. The Italian Government recommended a strict lockdown to protect them and guaranteed additional social services, like free home delivery of medications and grocery shopping for people over 65 years old. Despite such measures, death rates among older people are dramatic. As of 22 nd April 2020, official data by the Italian Ministry of Health show that 173,730 were COVID-19 + according to laboratory tests; the highest number of deaths and the highest Case Fatality Rate (CFR) were found among those older than 60 years old (95%, CFR 89.5%).
USDA Rural Development has taken a number of immediate actions to help rural residents, businesses, and communities affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. Rural Development will keep our customers, partners, and stakeholders continuously updated as more actions are taken to better serve rural America.
The presentation of COVID?19 overlaps with common influenza symptoms. There is limited data on whether a specific symptom or collection of symptoms may be useful to predict test positivity.
COVID?19 is a new respiratory disease that has become a pandemic, involving whole world. Hospitals are now a hub for this disease and patients are advised to avoid hospitals as far as possible. Many healthcare workers are infected with SARS?CoV?2. This virus can spread from an infected doctor to patients or colleagues and does not respect any boundaries. Moreover, immunocompromized patients are at a greater risk of this potentially life?threatening contagious disease. Recommendations of social distancing and home isolation to limit the spread of coronavirus are major factors limiting patients’ communication with doctors regarding their disease.