The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic continues to pose a global threat to the human population. Identifying animal species susceptible to infection with the SARS-CoV-2/HCoV-19 pathogen is essential for controlling […]» Read more
As the country responds to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the role of public health in ensuring the delivery of equitable health care in rural communities has not been fully appreciated. […]» Read more
Assessment of serum ferritin as a biomarker in COVID-19: bystander or participant? Insights by comparison with other infectious and non-infectious diseases.
BACKGROUND: The 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus has an impact on all aspects of patient care. Serum ferritin generally represents a biomarker of choice when iron […]» Read more
Coronavirus disease of 2019 (COVID-19) is a highly contagious respiratory infection that is caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2. Although most people are immunocompetent to the virus, […]» Read more
During the COVID-19 pandemics, balneotherapic establishments were closed in Italy like in the rest of Europe. The Italian Foundation for Research in balneotherapy (FoRST) was asked to prepare a safety […]» Read more
The influence of the COVID-19 pandemic on traumatic brain injuries in Tyrol: experiences from a state under lockdown.
In February 2020, the federal state of Tyrol in Austria has become one of the epicenters of the COVID-19 pandemic. Tyrol is known for numerous skiing areas. Thus, winter sport […]» Read more
Nebulised heparin as a treatment for COVID-19: scientific rationale and a call for randomised evidence.
Nebulised unfractionated heparin (UFH) has a strong scientific and biological rationale and warrants urgent investigation of its therapeutic potential, for COVID-19-induced acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). COVID-19 ARDS displays the […]» Read more
Neurosurgical Procedures and Safety During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Case-Control Multi-Center Study.
Quantitative documentation of the effects of outbreaks, including the COVID-19 pandemic, is limited in the field of neurosurgery. Our study aimed to evaluate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on […]» Read more
The immediate impact of the Coronavirus pandemic and resulting adaptations in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation medical education and practice.
Since the first reported case of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the United States in January 2020, substantial changes to medical education have taken place secondary to the demands, chaos, and […]» Read more
Psychological status of patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis during coronavirus disease-2019 outbreak.
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a global health emergency. The aim was to investigate the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the psychological status of patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis […]» Read more
When a virus (Covid-19) attacks human rights: The situation of asylum seekers in the medico-legal setting.
The Covid-19 pandemic is a global health emergency that requires immediate, effective action by governments to protect the health and basic human rights of everyone’s life. Refugees and migrants are […]» Read more
The long lockdown, the frequent adoption of smart working, the online lessons for both school and university pupils, and the domestic isolation of many people in order to stop the […]» Read more
This study aims to investigate further how the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is affecting orthopaedic surgeon in Malaysia in terms of exposure, general perceptions of risk, and the impact […]» Read more
Luminore CopperTouch™ surface coating effectively inactivates SARS-CoV-2, Ebola and Marburg viruses in vitro.
We investigated the ability of Luminore CopperTouch™ copper and copper-nickel surfaces to inactivate filoviruses and severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). For this purpose, we compared viral titers in […]» Read more
: As Covid-19 restrictions upend the community bonds that have enabled African communities to thrive in the face of numerous challenges, it is vital that the gains made in community-based […]» Read more
Planning for the Post-COVID Syndrome: How Payers Can Mitigate Long-Term Complications of the Pandemic.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold, payers across the USA have stepped up to alleviate patients’ financial burden by waiving cost-sharing for COVID-19 testing and treatment. However, there has […]» Read more
Monoclonal antibodies for the S2 subunit of spike of SARS-CoV-1 cross-react with the newly-emerged SARS-CoV-2.
BackgroundA novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, which emerged at the end of 2019 and causes COVID-19, has resulted in worldwide human infections. While genetically distinct, SARS-CoV-1, the aetiological agent responsible for an […]» Read more
Coronavirus infection is associated to life-threatening respiratory failure. The aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AHR) was recently identified as a host factor for Zika and dengue viruses; AHR antagonists decrease viral titers […]» Read more
During virus infection B cells are critical for the production of antibodies and protective immunity. Establishment of a diverse antibody repertoire occurs by rearrangement of germline DNA at the immunoglobulin […]» Read more
In March 2020, when the Government imposed nation-wide lockdown measures to contrast the COVID-19 outbreak, the life of Italians suddenly changed. In order to evaluate the impact of lockdown on […]» Read more
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Quick implementation of specific protocols and protective measures in a tertiary hospital in Spain allowed for the early diagnosis and optimal management of patients with SARS-CoV-2 infection and proper protection […]» Read more
What Media Helps, What Media Hurts: A Mixed Methods Survey Study of Coping with COVID-19 Using the Media Repertoire Framework and the Appraisal Theory of Stress.
Social and physical distancing in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has made screen-mediated information and communication technologies (media) indispensable. Whether increase in screen usage is a source of or a […]» Read more
The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak simultaneously occurred at a church and a long-term care facility in Daegu. This study aimed to investigate the epidemiological characteristics of COVID-19 and factors […]» Read more
The COVID-19 pandemic is among the deadliest infectious diseases to have emerged in recent history. As with all past pandemics, the specific mechanism of its emergence in humans remains unknown. […]» Read more
Coping, fostering resilience, and driving care innovation for autistic people and their families during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
The new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic is changing how society operates. Environmental changes, disrupted routines, and reduced access to services and social networks will have a unique impact on autistic […]» Read more
We previously presented the protein-protein interaction network – the ‘HoP’ or the host protein interactome – of 332 host proteins that were identified to interact with 27 nCoV19 viral proteins […]» Read more
“Aren’t you one of the dermatology consultants?” – the staff nurse was looking at me with slightly narrowed eyes, and an expression that wavered between curiosity, confusion, amusement… and then […]» Read more