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Coronavirus Found In Men’s Semen, Researchers Say

(CNN) — The coronavirus can persist in men’s semen even after they have begun to recover, a finding that raises the possibility the virus could be sexually transmitted, Chinese researchers said Thursday. A team at Shangqiu Municipal Hospital tested 38 male patients treated there at the height of the pandemic in China, in January and February. About 16% of them had evidence of the coronavirus in their semen, the team reported in the journal JAMA Network Open. About a quarter of them were in the a...
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Moderate physical activity reduces frequent hospital admissions in middle and older age

Men and women aged 40-79 are at significantly lower (25-27%) risk of long or frequent hospital admissions if they do some form of physical activity, a new study suggests.
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Laurie Garrett, the author of "The Coming Plague,"...

Laurie Garrett, the author of "The Coming Plague," gives her assessment of the current state of the coronavirus outbreak and shares predictions for the future of the pandemic.
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Filmmaker Spike Lee shares his experience living i...

Filmmaker Spike Lee shares his experience living in New York City during the coronavirus pandemic, saying the city is like a "ghost town."
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Former Vice President Al Gore tells CNN's Anderson...

Former Vice President Al Gore tells CNN's Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta that President Donald Trump and his administration have failed to properly handle the coronavirus pandemic in the US, and that we are seeing the start of a "botched" reopening.
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Antibodies from llamas may hold cure for novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2

As scientists across the globe race to find an effective treatment for the novel coronavirus, a team of scientists believe that a four-year-old llama named Winter may hold the key to fight the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
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New evidence suggests that schools should be kept closed to prevent COVID-19 spread

With most countries at a standstill, the circulating novel coronavirus has changed the way people live. Though some countries are starting to ease lockdown measures, with schools reopening, health experts worry that this may aggravate the situation. Two new studies provide evidence that children spread the coronavirus and transmit it, making them potential carriers of the infection.
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Predicting the dose for repurposing nitazoxanide in COVID-19

A new study published on the preprint server medRxiv in May 2020 reports a model that could help evolve appropriate dosage protocols for future clinical trials of the repurposed drug nitazoxanide in COVID-19 prevention and treatment. The researchers say, “It was possible to achieve plasma and lung tizoxanide concentrations, using proven safe doses of nitazoxanide, that exceed the EC90 for SARS-CoV-2.”
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Dr. Sanjay Gupta demonstrates how to grocery shop ...

Dr. Sanjay Gupta demonstrates how to grocery shop safely as Americans adjust to a new way of life during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Coronavirus found in men's semen

Coronavirus can be found in the semen of men infected with the virus, Chinese researchers reported in a study that raises the question of sexual transmission.
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Maria Van Kerkhove, the technical lead for the Cov...

Maria Van Kerkhove, the technical lead for the Covid-19 response at the World Health Organization, gives her current assessment of the virus to Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta.
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Ian Haydon, a coronavirus vaccine trial participan...

Ian Haydon, a coronavirus vaccine trial participant, shares his experience with CNN's Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta during a CNN global town hall on the pandemic.
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Study predicts the spread of COVID-19 in India

Dr. Shinjini Ghosh and colleagues from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), United States, have come up with a predictive model that analyzes the spread of COVID-19 infection in India. Their study titled, "Predictive Model with Analysis of the Initial Spread of COVID-19 in India," was released prior to peer review on the preprint server Medrxiv.
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Some foods common in diets of adults with inflammatory bowel disease

American researchers from the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University have found that certain foods such as cheese, cookies, French fries, energy drinks, soda, and other types of junk foods are found more frequently in the diets of adults suffering from inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
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Dr. Deborah Birx, White House coronavirus response...

Dr. Deborah Birx, White House coronavirus response coordinator, tells CNN's Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta why the Trump administration is not implementing the CDC guidance for reopening.
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CNN's Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta discuss...

CNN's Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta discuss the latest news about the coronavirus pandemic around the world.
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CNN's Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta speak t...

CNN's Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta speak to Dr. Deborah Birx about the CDC revising their guidelines for reopening states amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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SARS-CoV-2 found in semen of COVID-19 patients

Since the novel coronavirus, now called the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), emerged in December 2019, viral loads have been detected in body fluids, such as urine samples, saliva, stool samples, and in the gastrointestinal tract. Now, a new study reveals the SARS-CoV-2 virus in semen.
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Gotoubun no Hanayome Season 2 Delayed to January 2021 by Coronavirus

Those looking forward to the second season of quintuplet romcom Gotoubun no Hanayome will probably not be aghast to learn that it has been inevitably delayed by the Coronavirus, unfortunately all the way until January 2021 unlike most such postponements. Originally slated to air during October, the anime’s official Twitter account sadly disclosed that the […]
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U.S. needs to boost the number of beds for COVID-19 patients

A new study published in JAMA Network Open sheds light on the increased demand for intensive care and inpatient beds amid the coronavirus outbreak, based on two cities in China to determine the level of hospital capacity needed to respond to outbreaks of severe coronavirus disease 2019 in U.S. cities.
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Australian celebrity chef Pete Evans under fire for sharing views of UK conspiracy theorist David Icke

Labor MP Josh Burns writes to the chef to warn him about Icke’s ‘long history of anti-Semitism’The celebrity chef Pete Evans has come under fresh criticism for promoting the coronavirus views of David Icke, the British conspiracy theorist previously accused of Holocaust denial and barred from entering Australia.On Tuesday, 11 days after the Therapeutic Goods Administration fined him $25,200 for spruiking a $15,000 light machine to fight coronavirus, Evans urged his Instagram followers to watch a...
Tags: Health, UK, Labor, Australia, Australia news, Evans, Labor party, Therapeutic Goods Administration, David Icke, Pete Evans, Icke, Josh Burns, Coronavirus outbreak


Vitamin D could improve outcomes in COVID-19

A new study published on the preprint server medRxiv* in May 2020 shows that vitamin D could have a beneficial effect on the course of illness for COVID-19 patients.
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When this pandemic ends, I hope we will all better appreciate these kitchen table relationships

One of my favorite TV characters is Cliff Clavin, the know-it-all mailman on the TV show Cheers. I really like his quirky sense of humor and affection for interesting but useless facts.  When I was in medical school and transcribed class notes to make extra money, I would put some Cliff Clavin-style worthless bits of […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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A passwordless server run by NSO Group sparks contact-tracing privacy concerns

As countries work to reopen after weeks of lockdown, contact-tracing apps help to understand the spread of the deadly coronavirus strain, COVID-19. While most governments lean toward privacy-focused apps that use Bluetooth signals to create an anonymous profile of a person’s whereabouts, others, like Israel, use location and cell phone data to track the spread of the virus. Israel-based private security firm NSO Group, known for making mobile hacking tools, is leading one of Israel’s contact-...
Tags: Apple, Health, Google, Amazon, Security, Facebook, New York, Privacy, Saudi Arabia, Government, Israel, Tech, Surveillance, Frankfurt, United States, Pegasus


Excluding children from COVID-19 clinical trials may limit their treatment options

A new viewpoint article from Harvard Medical School, published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics, discusses the hesitancy to include children in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) clinical trials, potentially diminishing their therapeutic options in the long run.
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USNS Mercy no longer taking patients at the direction of FEMA

The USNS Mercy, sent to the Port of Los Angeles to take the burden off Los Angeles-area hospitals expected to be overwhelmed treating coronavirus patients, is winding down its mission. The ship released its last patient on Tuesday, May 5. “At the direction of FEMA, Mercy is no longer receiving patients,” Lt. Andrew Bertucci, a spokesman aboard the floating hospital ship, said on Thursday, May 7. Seventy-seven patients received care ranging from essential medical and surgical treatments to critic...
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Coronavirus: Five natural beauties to see on your daily exercise

With the lockdown prompting people to change their habits, many may be taking more notice of nature.
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Thousands of ‘disease detectives’ preparing to trace spread of coronavirus in California 

Thousands of recruits in Gov. Gavin Newsom’s newly minted COVID-19 tracing army are beginning virtual bootcamp to learn how to track and help isolate those possibly infected with the deadly virus. Earlier this week, Newsom announced a landmark partnership with UC San Francisco and UCLA to mobilize 20,000 so-called “disease detectives” over the next two months as the state slowly begins to ease stay-at-home orders. A centerpiece of the partnership includes the $8.7 million state-funded UCSF Pande...
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California was one of the first states to issue a stay-at-home order. Tomorrow, it'll start to reopen

States across the country continued to work toward reopening Thursday as scientists kept up their hunt for a coronavirus vaccine.
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