• Lung transplant ‘may be an acceptable treatment' for some with COVID-19 respiratory failure

    3 monthes ago - By Healio

    Of more than 3,000 lung transplants performed in the U.S. from August 2020 to Sept. 30, 2021, 7% were performed to treat severe, irreversible lung damage caused by COVID-19, researchers reported in The New England Journal of Medicine.
    Further, more than half of these patients required ventilation or extracorporeal membrane oxygenation before lung transplant.
    “Because the 3-month survival among these patients approached that among patients who underwent lung transplantation for reasons other than COVID-19, we believe that lung transplantation may be an acceptable treatment for selected
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  • New version of omicron variant is becoming more common, but there's no need to panic

    New version of omicron variant is becoming more common, but there's no need to panic

    3 monthes ago - By Orlando Sentinel

    The omicron sub-variant of COVID-19 has been detected already in the U.S., but is believed to be rare.
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  • Fauci warns it is too early to believe that the U.S. has its COVID-19 situation under control

    Fauci warns it is too early to believe that the U.S. has its COVID-19 situation under control

    3 monthes ago - By Daily Mail

    Dr Anthony Fauci warned on Wednesday that it still too early to believe the pandemic is under control, and that it will take use of vaccines and therapeutics in order to bring down cases and deaths.
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