Quotidiani e periodici

Can an Old Vaccine Stop the New Coronavirus?

New York Times - Dom, 05/04/2020 - 06:24
A tuberculosis vaccine invented a century ago is cheap and safe, and seems to bolster the body’s immune system.

Coronavirus Live Updates: Trump Warns of ‘a Lot of Death’ While Also Revisiting Easter Sunday Services

New York Times - Dom, 05/04/2020 - 06:17
President Trump warns of what could be “the toughest week,” while also saying he would like to consider relaxing social distancing rules for Easter services.

Trump Urges Coronavirus Patients to Take Unproven Drug

New York Times - Dom, 05/04/2020 - 02:28
He said the government was putting millions of doses of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine into an emergency stockpile even though it has not been approved for Covid-19 treatment.

Coronavirus and Paid Sick Leave: A Quarantined Uber Driver's Quest

New York Times - Sab, 04/04/2020 - 21:46
Zachary Frenette spent about two weeks fighting to get help under a new Uber policy. It worked, but only after he got the news media involved.

A German Exception? Why the Country’s Coronavirus Death Rate Is Low

New York Times - Sab, 04/04/2020 - 21:34
The pandemic has hit Germany hard, with more than 92,000 people infected. But the percentage of fatal cases has been remarkably low compared to those in many neighboring countries.

In Italy, Going Back to Work May Depend on Having the Right Antibodies

New York Times - Sab, 04/04/2020 - 20:21
Weighing an idea that might once have been relegated to science fiction, Italy once again finds itself in the unfortunate vanguard of Western democracies grappling with the coronavirus.

Telemedicine Arrives in the U.K.: ‘10 Years of Change in One Week’

New York Times - Sab, 04/04/2020 - 19:38
With the coronavirus pandemic turning doctors’ offices into no-go zones, family physicians are now doing much of their consultations online or by telephone.

The Rise of Virtual Races

New York Times - Sab, 04/04/2020 - 14:00
Runners may be running alone, but they can still feel as if they’re part of a larger group.

Coronavirus Live Updates: C.D.C. Recommends Wearing Masks

New York Times - Sab, 04/04/2020 - 06:06
Alabama became the 41st state to issue a stay-at-home order, and the attorney general expanded the pool of prisoners eligible for early release from federal prisons.

China Pushes for Quiet Burials as Coronavirus Death Toll Is Questioned

New York Times - Sab, 04/04/2020 - 04:50
Officials are ​trying to curb expressions of grief and control the narrative​ amid doubts about the official number of deaths in China.

Coronavirus in N.Y.: Toll Soars to Nearly 3,000 as State Pleads for Aid

New York Times - Sab, 04/04/2020 - 02:44
“It is hard to put fully into words what we are all grappling with as we navigate our way through this pandemic,” a hospital official said.

With Virus Surge, Dermatologists and Orthopedists Are Drafted for the E.R.

New York Times - Sab, 04/04/2020 - 02:16
Specialists who haven’t worked an intensive care shift in years are being pressed into duty as coronavirus cases overwhelm New York’s hospitals.

Dr. James T. Goodrich, Who Operated on Conjoined Twins, Dies at 73

New York Times - Sab, 04/04/2020 - 01:15
Dr. Goodrich led teams that did a series of celebrated surgeries. He was a victim of the coronavirus.

William Frankland, Pioneering Allergist, Dies at 108

New York Times - Sab, 04/04/2020 - 00:58
One of the top allergists of the 20th century, he helped legions of hay fever sneezers by publicizing pollen counts. Among his patients was Saddam Hussein.

Should I Start Wearing a Mask?

New York Times - Sab, 04/04/2020 - 00:43
The C.D.C. now recommends we cover our faces in public. Here is our guidance on how to best protect yourself, whether you have a mask or not.

Do I Have COVID-19? Doctors’ Free Tools May Tell

WebMD Health - Ven, 03/04/2020 - 23:50

The goal of the tools is is to help people “self-triage,” find out if their symptoms may by consistent with COVID-19.

F.D.A. to Allow Use of KN95 Masks Approved by China

New York Times - Ven, 03/04/2020 - 23:49
The masks are almost identical in performance to the N95 masks that hospitals and other institutions are struggling to find.

‘Never Thought I Would Need It’: Americans Put Pride Aside to Seek Aid

New York Times - Ven, 03/04/2020 - 23:39
With coronavirus-related job losses, many workers are reluctantly seeking charity and unemployment benefits for the first time in their lives.

Acute Stroke Care During COVID-19: AHA's Emergency Strategy

WebMD Health - Ven, 03/04/2020 - 23:34

Suspending the usual review and evidence requirements for official statements, the AHA/ASA issues emergency guidance on treatment of acute stroke during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Why Talking About Our Problems Helps So Much (and How to Do It)

New York Times - Ven, 03/04/2020 - 23:30
There’s more to the age-old advice to just “talk it out” than there seems. Here’s some of the evidence that explains why it is so helpful.