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WHO Coronavirus Resources
https://www.who.int/health-topics/coronavirus
World Health Organization; WHO

Mar 10th, 2020 - Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). A novel coronavirus (nCoV) is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans.

Maps, masks and media - Traveller and practitioner resources for 2019 novel c...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7129271
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease; Chiodini J

Feb 11th, 2020 - Maps, masks and media - Traveller and practitioner resources for 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) acute respiratory virus.|2020|Chiodini J,|epidemiology,prevention & control,transmission,epidemiology,prevention & control,transmission,

Global epidemiology of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): disease incidence, d...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7156123
International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents; Lai CC, Wang CY et. al.

Mar 22nd, 2020 - It has been 2 months since the first case of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was reported in Wuhan, China. So far, COVID-19 has affected 85 403 patients in 57 countries/territories and has caused 2924 deaths in 9 countries. However, epidemiological data differ between countries. Although China had higher morbidity and mortality than other sites, the number of new daily cases in China...

The COVID-19 challenge to cardiac electrophysiologists: optimizing resources at ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7232930
Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology : an International Journal of Arrhythmias and Pacing; Mazzone P, Peretto G et. al.

May 19th, 2020 - To describe how a referral center for cardiac electrophysiology (EP) rapidly changed to comply with the ongoing COVID-19 healthcare emergency. We present retrospective data about the modification of daily activities at our EP unit, following the pandemic outbreak of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection in Italy. In particular, in the context of a pre...

Technologies to optimize the care of severe COVID-19 patients for healthcare providers ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7258840
Anesthesia and Analgesia; Rubulotta F, Soliman-Aboumarie H et. al.

May 20th, 2020 - Healthcare systems are belligerently responding to the new Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS co-V2) is a specific condition, whose distinctive features are severe hypoxemia associated with (>50% of cases) normal respiratory system compliance. When a patient requires intubation and invasive ventilation the outcome is poor and the length of st...

Statement from the North American Society for Cardiovascular Imaging on imaging strateg...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7261212
The International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging; Kicska G, Litmanovich DE et. al.

May 31st, 2020 - Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), is an evolving global pandemic that is predicted to strain healthcare resources at multiple locations throughout North America and the World. As of April 6, 2020, the apex of infection rates is predicted to occur within 1 to 5 weeks at various locations. Widespread r...

Novel 2019 coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19): an overview for emergency clinicians.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32286766
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice; Giwa AL, Desai A et. al.

Apr 14th, 2020 - The novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, and its infection, COVID-19, has quickly become a worldwide threat to health, travel, and commerce. It is essential for emergency clinicians to learn as much as possible about this pandemic to manage the unprecedented burdens on healthcare providers and hospital systems. This review analyzes information from worldwide research and experience on the epid...

Olfactory and Gustatory Dysfunction in Coronavirus Disease 19 (COVID-19).
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7197599
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America; Luers JC, Rokohl AC et. al.

May 1st, 2020 - Coronavirus-disease-2019 (COVID-19) caused by the severe-acute-respiratory-syndrome-coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) shows a rapid spread over-the-world. Given scarce resources, non-laboratory diagnostics is crucial. In this cross-sectional study, two-thirds of European patients with polymerase chain reaction confirmed COVID-19 reported olfactory and gustatory dysfunction, indica...

Samoa faces coronavirus threat after recovering from deadly measles outbreak
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-samoa/samoa-faces-coronavirus-threat-after-recovering-from-deadly-measles-outbreak-idUSKBN2130NO

Mar 16th, 2020 - APIA, Samoa (Reuters) - Just a few months ago, the Pacific island nation of Samoa was in the grip of a deadly measles epidemic. Now, medical staff are being redeployed, and facilities refitted, to combat the threat of coronavirus on an already stressed population. While the isolated nation, located more than 1000 kilometers (621 miles) north-east of Fiji, has not recorded any COVID-19 ca...

Alternative Multidisciplinary Management Options for Locally Advanced NSCLC During the ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtho.2020.04.016
Journal of Thoracic Oncology : Official Publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer; Kumar S, Chmura S et. al.

May 3rd, 2020 - The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is currently accelerating. Patients with locally advanced NSCLC (LA-NSCLC) may require treatment in locations where resources are limited, and the prevalence of infection is high. Patients with LA-NSCLC frequently present with comorbidities that increase the risk of severe morbidity and mortality from COVID-19. These risks may be fu...

Advanced Preparation Makes Research in Emergencies and Isolation Care Possible: The Cas...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7204595
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; Brett-Major DM, Schnaubelt ER et. al.

Apr 1st, 2020 - The optimal time to initiate research on emergencies is before they occur. However, timely initiation of high-quality research may launch during an emergency under the right conditions. These include an appropriate context, clarity in scientific aims, preexisting resources, strong operational and research structures that are facile, and good governance. Here, Nebraskan rapid research eff...

Preliminary Results of Initial Testing for Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Emergen...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7234708
The Western Journal of Emergency Medicine; Tolia VM, Chan TC et. al.

Mar 31st, 2020 - On March 10, 2020, the World Health Organization declared a global pandemic due to widespread infection of the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). We report the preliminary results of a targeted program of COVID-19 infection testing in the ED in the first 10 days of its initiation at our institution. We conducted a review of prospectively collected data on all ED patients who had targeted...

Cytologic and histologic samples from patients infected by the novel coronavirus...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7262363
Cancer Cytopathology; Rossi ED, Fadda G et. al.

Apr 7th, 2020 - The 2019 coronavirus pandemic, which started in Wuhan, China, spread around the globe with dramatic and lethal effects. From the initial Chinese epicenter, the European diaspora taxed the resources of several countries and especially those of Italy, which was forced into a complete social and economic shutdown. Infection by droplets contaminating hands and surfaces represents the ...

Where do urologists stand in the era of novel coronavirus-2019 disease.
https://doi.org/10.1097/MOU.0000000000000786
Current Opinion in Urology; Hughes T, Ho HC et. al.

May 19th, 2020 - The novel coronavirus-2019 disease (COVID-19) pandemic has had devastating consequences on healthcare systems globally. The effect this has on urologists and the patients they care for is not fully understood and presents the challenge of prioritizing the most urgent cases. We aim to review the impact on urology services and evaluate strategies to minimize disruption. Various healthcare ...

Prospective Evaluation of Rapid Antigen Tests for Diagnosis of Respiratory Viral Pathog...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7111891
Transplantation Proceedings; Li K, Bai Z et. al.

Aug 21st, 2015 - Acute respiratory infection is a frequently transmitted illness of concern to doctors and patients. Considering its airborne transmission, early diagnosis of such disease is particularly important. This study explored respiratory viral infections with influenza virus, parainfluenza virus, respiratory syncytial virus, human metapneumovirus, human bocavirus, coronavirus, and other early di...

Korean Society for Laboratory Medicine Practice Guidelines for the Molecular Diagnosis ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4773259
Annals of Laboratory Medicine; Ki CS, Lee H et. al.

Feb 26th, 2016 - For two months between May and July 2015, a nationwide outbreak of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) occurred in Korea. On June 3, 2015, the Korean Society for Laboratory Medicine (KSLM) launched a MERS-CoV Laboratory Response Task Force (LR-TF) to facilitate clinical laboratories to set up the diagnosis of MERS-CoV infection. Based on the WHO interim recommendation...

Lest we forget.
https://doi.org/10.1111/ajt.15888
American Journal of Transplantation : Official Journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons; Halazun KJ, Rosenblatt R

Mar 30th, 2020 - The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-COV-2) pandemic has caused shockwaves throughout the US healthcare system. Nowhere has coronavirus 19 (COVID-19) caused more infections than in New York, where there have been over 26,500 infections. Resources have been appropriately allocated towards combating this outbreak, but where does this leave patients with s...

'Overwhelming' Number of COVID-19 Cases Expected in US 
https://emedicine.medscape.com/viewarticle/926923

Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's  Coronavirus Resource Center. As COVID-19 spreads across the United States, it is important to understand the extent of the nation's ICU resources, according to the Society of Critical Care Medicine. The SCCM has updated its statistics on the resources available to care for what could become "an overwhe...

President Declares National Emergency for COVID-19, Ramps Up Testing Capability
https://emedicine.medscape.com/viewarticle/926825

Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency to allow for additional resources to combat the COVID-19 pandemic and announced increased testing capacity in partnership with private industry. During a March 13 press conference, the president said the declaration would "op...

Mar 20, 2020 This Week in Cardiology Podcast
https://emedicine.medscape.com/viewarticle/927066

Please note that the text below is not a full transcript and has not been copyedited. For more insight and commentaryon these stories, subscribe to the This Week in Cardiology podcast. In This Week’s Podcast For the week ending March 20, 2020 John Mandrola, MD comments on the following cardiology news [and features] stories. COVID-19 Resources Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) COVID-19...