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Name: The Lancet. Global health
Isolation of cases and contact tracing is used to control outbreaks of infectious diseases, and has been used for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Whether this strategy will achieve control depend...
Switzerland is among the countries with the highest number of coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) cases per capita in the world. There are likely many people with undetected SARS-CoV-2 infection becau...
The severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) outbreak in 2003 resulted in more than 8000 cases and 800 deaths. SARS was eventually contained by means of syndromic surveillance, prompt isolation of pat...
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was first reported in Wuhan, China, in December 2019, and has since spread globally, resulting in >95,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide by March 5, 2020 (1). S...
As of 28 February 2020, Italy had 888 cases of SARS-CoV-2 infections, with most cases in Northern Italy in the Lombardia and Veneto regions. Travel-related cases were the main source of COVID-19 cases...
The outbreak of Covid-19 at late 2019 in China and subsequent spread throughout the world now constitutes a global public health emergency. Direct contact between doctors and patients in d...
Since December 2019, there has been an outbreak of novel coronavirus pneumonia in China. As of February 18, 2020, 72,530 cases confirmed with 2019 coronavirus disease(COVID-19) have been r...
COVID-19 has rapidly evolved into a generalized global pandemic. Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) against on COVID-19 was identified as an urgent research priority by the WHO, and lopinavir...
Evaluation of the efficacy and safety of TCM differential treatment of COVID-19 in Jiangsu Province based on a prospective multicenter cohort study.
Multicenter 1:1 randomized study. Two atrial fibrillation ablation strategies are compared: 1) conventional ablation using point-by-point radiofrequency applications with power 40 W guided...
An antiprotozoal agent used to combat coccidial infections of swine, cattle, fowl, and other veterinary animals. Also used in controlling outbreaks of fowl typhoid and fowl cholera and in treatment of infectious enteritis.
Sudden outbreaks of a disease in a country or region not previously recognized in that area, or a rapid increase in the number of new cases of a previous existing endemic disease. Epidemics can also refer to outbreaks of disease in animal or plant populations.
The study of ancient inscriptions and modes of writing. It includes the deciphering of manuscripts and other forms to determine their date, provenance, etc. (Webster's 1st ed)
Treatment using irradiation with light of low power intensity so that the effects are a response to the light and not due to heat. A variety of light sources, especially low-power lasers are used.
The segregation of patients with communicable or other diseases for a specified time. Isolation may be strict, in which movement and social contacts are limited; modified, where an effort to control specified aspects of care is made in order to prevent cross infection; or reverse, where the patient is secluded in a controlled or germ-free environment in order to protect him or her from cross infection.