Tag Archives: Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Survivors ‘at risk of PTSD’

People who were seriously ill in hospital with coronavirus need to be urgently screened for post-traumatic stress disorder, leading doctors say. The Covid Trauma Response Working Group, led by University College London and involving experts from south-east England, said those who had been in intensive care were most at risk. The experts said regular check… Read More »

There are no quick fixes to stop the coronavirus spikes in Florida, Texas, other hot spots, Dr. Scott Gottlieb says

Any policy changes that states like Texas and Florida, which appear to have expanding coronavirus outbreaks, decide to implement now likely won’t affect the spread of the virus for weeks to come, former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC Thrusday. Due to the lag of how long it takes once someone is infected… Read More »

Arizona reports record single-day increase in coronavirus cases ahead of Trump’s visit

US President Donald Trump boards Air Force One prior to departure from Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, June 23, 2020, as he travels to Arizona to view the border wall and speak at a Republican student event. Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images The Arizona Department of Health reported nearly 3,600 additional Covid-19 cases… Read More »

Coronavirus plasma study shows ‘robust evidence’ of transfusion treatment improving survivability, authors say

In a new study of convalescent plasma transfusions in 20,000 coronavirus patients, authors say the data offers “robust evidence” the treatment is safe and associated with improved survival. The idea behind the therapy is that plasma of recently infected recovered coronavirus patients has antiviral antibodies that can be used to treat other patients with the virus. “Convalescent plasma has… Read More »

Coronavirus UK: Health workers and at-risk to get vaccine first

Frontline NHS and social care workers, over-50s and Brits with heart or kidney disease will get Covid-19 vaccine first when it becomes available, Matt Hancock reveals Health Secretary made the announcement in Downing Street press conference Mr Hancock said the advice would allow Britain to ‘protect the most at-risk first’  Imperial College London started human… Read More »