Daily Archives: April 6, 2020

Silence Over Safety? Muzzling Clinicians a Public Health Issue

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 04, 2020 — COVID-19 has caused battle lines to be drawn. But they’re not just between clinicians and the virus. They’re also between the healthcare workers and their employers, causing what the American Medical Association calls a “flashpoint” that could affect …

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Talking Horses: a win for the north as Brian Hughes is champion jockey | Sport

Three weeks after horse racing in Britain was stopped by the coronavirus, the authorities have confirmed that Brian Hughes is champion jockey for the season that was supposed to end at Sandown a fortnight on Saturday. Hughes got the news on Monday while celebrating the first birthday of his daughter, …

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Huge Global Effort for Clinical Trials in COVID-19

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

Canadian researchers drew similar conclusions from the extensive use of oseltamivir during the 2009 H1N1 pandemic. In a commentary in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, Matthew Cheng, MDCM, of McGill University Health Centre in Montreal, Canada, and colleagues wrote, “Even now, because there has been no RCT, it is not definitely known whether oseltamivir is efficacious…” …

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Despite Staggering Death Toll, N.Y. Outbreak Could Be Slowing

Despite Staggering Death Toll, N.Y. Outbreak Could Be Slowing

New York, the epicenter of the global coronavirus outbreak, has begun to show the first signs of controlling the crisis: Its staggering death and hospitalization rates have started to stabilize, according to figures released by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Monday. But striking a note of optimistic caution, Mr. Cuomo …

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The Best Comic Book Apps for Android and iOS

The Best Comic Book Apps for Android and iOS

Every comic book collector knows that it’s a hobby that requires a lot of space. You may start by grabbing a couple of issues from your local comic book store, but a few months or years go by and suddenly you’ve got boxes full of comics slowly piling up until …

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Coronavirus Is Aerosolized Through Talking, Exhalation

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 04, 2020 — An expert committee has concluded that the novel coronavirus is aerosolized through talking or exhalation, but it’s not yet clear if the viral particles are viable and emitted in doses sufficient to cause infection. “While the current …

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U.S. Children With Coronavirus Are Less Hard Hit Than Adults, First Data Shows

U.S. Children With Coronavirus Are Less Hard Hit Than Adults, First Data Shows

Children make up a very small proportion of American coronavirus cases so far and are significantly less likely to become seriously ill than American adults, according to a preliminary report on the first wave of coronavirus cases in the United States. But some have become very sick, and at least …

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More Will Die, First Antibody Test Authorized

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 04, 2020 — Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think you need to know about today:  ID Experts: More Will Die Than Predicted  Anticipate a higher death rate from COVID-19 than originally predicted. That’s …

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Iranian Doctors ‘Dance’ to Defy Coronavirus

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

 What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 03, 2020 — If it weren’t for Dr Mohammad Molaei, a radiologist in Qom, Iran, who insisted that his dying brother be tested for the novel coronavirus, Iranian officials would have remained in denial for many more days. In early February, infectious disease …

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Wolves’ Diogo Jota: ‘I’m coaching Telford United on Football Manager’ | Football

Diogo Jota celebrates a goal against Tottenham earlier this season.

Diogo Jota has not been making headlines recently because, like most people, he has been observing the British government’s lockdown. But in the simpler time before football and society were placed into suspended animation, Jota looked to be building towards something sensational. His devastating bursts from the left side of …

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