COVID-19 LATEST: UK trial could show results in as little as five weeks, chief medical officers say | News blog
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COVID-19 LATEST: UK trial could show results in as little as five weeks, chief medical officers say | News blog

Wednesday 6 May 12.35 If recruitment for the Randomised Evaluation of COVID-19 Therapy (RECOVERY) trial is kept above 1,000 patients per week, results on some of the treatments being tested could be available within 5-7 weeks, the UK’s chief medical officers (CMO) have revealed in a letter to NHS staff. The letter, which was signed by […]

Latest evidence on obesity and COVID-19
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Latest evidence on obesity and COVID-19

A summary of the evidence so far suggests that obesity is associated with a higher risk of developing severe symptoms and complications of coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19), independent of other illnesses, such as cardiovascular disease. Share on PinterestNew research reviews the current evidence of a link between obesity and COVID-19 severity. Early data seems to […]

County Health Department Reporting Probable COVID-19 Cases
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County Health Department Reporting Probable COVID-19 Cases

May 6, 2020 By Jessica Mathews/News@whmi.com Probable cases of COVID-19 are now being reported in Livingston County, and soon to be statewide. The Livingston County Health Department began reporting probable cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is expected to start reporting probable cases in the near future. […]

Researchers, frontline health-care workers and public health officials have debated the science of COVID-19 in full public view on Twitter, giving the public a unique opportunity to watch scientific truth finding unfold in real time.
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Want the latest COVID-19 health advice? On Twitter, ‘we’re seeing scientific and medical research unfold in real time’

On March 22, Dr. Janine McCready, an infectious disease specialist at Michael Garron Hospital, called out the province for maintaining that COVID-19 is coming primarily from foreign travellers. “We need a clear statement openly acknowledging community transmission & letting go of the preoccupation with travel,” she tweeted, saying this information was weeks behind the reality she […]

The patients who just can't shake off Covid-19
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The patients who just can’t shake off Covid-19

Image caption David interacts with his family through a window David Harris’s world has shrunk to the size of his front room. Seven weeks ago he developed Covid-19 symptoms that he describes as being like a bad flu. That was when the freelance architect, 42, first began to isolate himself at the home in Bristol […]