Impact of COVID-19 on US hospitals worse than predicted

Impact of COVID-19 on US hospitals worse than predicted

Early predictions underestimated how long patients with COVID-19 would need to stay in hospitals and how many would require intensive care, according to a study looking at California and Washington state. Share on PinterestEarly predictions about COVID-19 and hospital treatment in the U.S. may have been wrong. A principal goal of physical distancing and lockdown […]
New study warns of COVID-19 impact on cardiovascular health

New study warns of COVID-19 impact on cardiovascular health

A recent study shows that a significant number of people who develop coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) may experience serious cardiovascular complications. Moreover, some possible treatments of the respiratory disease could end up harming cardiovascular health. Share...
What is the global impact of the new coronavirus pandemic?

What is the global impact of the new coronavirus pandemic?

Many countries have declared restrictive measures, such as lockdown, shelter in place, or stay at home orders, to contain the pandemic at a local level. However, the wildly differing responses and response timelines have left people wondering if authorities failed to...
Could COVID-19 impact great apes?

Could COVID-19 impact great apes?

A recent commentary, penned by a group of conservation and primate experts, asks the international community to take action to protect the great apes from potential SARS-CoV-2 infection. The COVID-19 pandemic has touched almost every corner of the globe. Authorities...
Why understanding the impact on children is crucial

Why understanding the impact on children is crucial

In a new commentary, two doctors warn that understanding how the new coronavirus affects children is critical for accurately assessing the impact of the COVID-19 global pandemic, as well as for figuring out ways to treat or prevent the disease. Share on PinterestNew...