What MNT's experts want you to know now
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What MNT’s experts want you to know now

At the end of March, we asked our medical experts what they wished the public knew about SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19. The answers were insightful. Now, as we move into May and the pandemic evolves, we ask them again. Pandemics, by their nature, do not sit still. Since our first “ask the experts” article, the global […]

Relaxed restrictions in US will have a dire impact on death toll, experts warn
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Relaxed restrictions in US will have a dire impact on death toll, experts warn

The latest:There have been more than 1.1 million coronavirus cases in the United States, according to the Johns Hopkins University tally.The U.S. death toll has surpassed 68,000 people, according to Hopkins.The Food and Drug Administration will now require antibody test makers to promptly seek FDA authorization.Tyson warned Monday that it expects more meat plant closures […]

Coronavirus is causing a historic rise in mental health problems, experts warn
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Coronavirus is causing a historic rise in mental health problems, experts warn

Just as the initial coronavirus outbreak caught hospitals unprepared, the country’s mental health system — vastly underfunded, fragmented and difficult to access before the pandemic — is even less prepared to handle this coming surge. “That’s what is keeping me up at night,” said Susan Borja, who leads the traumatic stress research program at the […]

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Babies Should Not Wear Face Masks, Experts Say

MAY 03, 2020 — Here’s what’s happening on social media so far this week that’s related to the coronavirus pandemic. Baby Masks Are Dangerous Twitter sounded the alarm on masks for very young children over the weekend. In response to an Amazon ad for Jonigo breathable gauze masks for children 0–3 years old, pediatric physician […]

Stroke Experts Offer Guidelines for Treatment During Pandemic – Global Health News Wire
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Stroke Experts Offer Guidelines for Treatment During Pandemic – Global Health News Wire

Image: Science Photo Library Stroke researchers at the University of Cincinnati have released a new report recommending the proper protocol for delivering lifesaving treatment to stroke patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. The report, published in Stroke, is timely as more data emerges that patients with COVID-19, even young, otherwise healthy patients, are experiencing strokes. The authors […]

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Babies Shouldn’t Wear Masks, Experts Warn

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here’s what’s happening on social media so far this week that’s related to the coronavirus pandemic. Baby Masks Are Dangerous Twitter sounded the alarm on masks for very young children over the weekend. In response to an Amazon ad for Jonigo […]

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Fact check: Trump says the U.S. ready to contain COVID-19 with contact tracing. Experts disagree.

President Donald Trump and members of his administration, who are eager to have parts of the economy restarted, have insisted that a robust contact tracing program to contain future outbreaks of the coronavirus is in place — even as public health experts warn the system is flawed and states are still largely unprepared. “Our blueprint […]