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Heart inflammation found in patients after hospitalisation with Covid-19

ONE IN eight patients hospitalised with Covid-19 between May 2020 and March this year was later diagnosed with myocarditis – heart inflammation – according to major new research into the clinical long-term effects of Covid-19. The CISCO-19 (Cardiac Imaging in SARS Coronavirus disease-19) study, which was funded in May 2020 as part of a Scottish Government Chief Scientist Office Rapid Research Response…
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COVID-19 Pandemic Exacerbated Healthcare Workforce Challenges

The COVID-19 pandemic intensified healthcare workforce challenges, leading to significant staffing shortages, increased healthcare worker burnout, and other hurdles that will likely persist after the pandemic, according to a report from HHS. The report from the HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) combines data from the Census Bureau and the Bureau of…
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How Discrete Event Simulation is used in Health Care (and during COVID-19)

Introduction Over the past 20 years, there has been an increase in simulation modeling applied in the health care industry to improve and optimize the various processes such as medical staff scheduling, resource allocation, patient admission, staff-patient ratio, and requirement of inpatient beds. The Covid-19 pandemic has put signification pressure on medical institutions to provide…
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The effect of unsuppressed HIV on T-cell response to COVID-19

Scientists have developed several pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical interventions to contain the current coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, which is caused by the rapid outbreak of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). For example, the rapid development of COVID-19 vaccines has been instrumental in the prevention of severe illness and deaths worldwide. In Africa,…
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COVID-19 health data to be documented via electronic certificate globally

WHO has developed this guidance and accompanying technical specifications in adopting interoperable standards for recording COVID-19 diagnostic test results. Your COVID-19 health data will soon be digitally documented via an electronic certificate. The World Health Organization (WHO) has proposed to all countries the concept of Digital Documentation of COVID-19 Certificates (DDCC), a mechanism through which…
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