• Florida COVID-19 cases continue to climb: Over 53,000 new cases reported in the past week

    4 days ago - By Orlando Sentinel

    From Sunday to Sunday, Florida saw 53,213 new cases and 473 newly reported deaths in state health department data. To date, 938,414 people have tested positive for COVID-19 statewide, and 17,991 residents have died.
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  • Study characterizes early chains and patterns of COVID-19 transmission in France

    4 days ago - By News Medical

    By using data from epidemiological investigations and contact-tracing efforts during the initial phase of the coronavirus disease epidemic in France, researchers were able to appraise secondary clinical attack rates and factors associated with the risk of a contact becoming a case. Their findings are currently available in a medRxiv preprint paper.
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  • Correspondence: early identification of COVID-19 positive outpatient children, is it useful?

    4 days ago - By Journal of Pediatric and Neonatal Individualized Medicine

    The differential diagnosis between COVID-19 and the common cold, or allergic cough, or mild respiratory symptoms with or without fever is not easy for Primary Care Pediatricians .
    According to the official Italian report “ Rapporto ISS COVID-19 n. 58/2020 ” of August 21 st , 2020, all children with COVID-19 common symptoms and/or a corporal temperature higher than 37.5°C, are considered as suspected cases and have to be tested with a nasopharyngeal swab.
    We have identified risk factors that could be useful in PCPs' clinical practice to define priorities in addressing children to the proper...
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