Possible cardiac complications

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the Heart—Is Heart Failure the Next Chapter? (JAMA, 27 July) https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamacardiology/fullarticle/2768915 https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamacardiology/fullarticle/2763845 Increased risk for morbid and mortal complications in COVID Pre existing cardiovascular diseases Hypertension Coronary artery disease Heart…

Sunday Global Update

Global Cases, 17, 859, 763 Deaths, 685, 179 WHO https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019 US Cases, 4, 628, 400 Average new cases per day over past week = 62, 579 Down 5% from 2 weeks ago Deaths, + 1,054…

Increasing cases and prevention in the UK

Global Cases, 17, 621, 140 Deaths, 679, 966 Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies https://www.telegraph.co.uk/global-health/science-and-disease/coronavirus-news-self-isolation-second-wave-uk-deaths-cases/ Singing may be as risky as coughing Especially gatherings of large groups for a prolonged duration Evidence, more aerosols than normal…

Cultural versus scientific explanation

Do leave a comment, thank you, stay safe and well everyone. ONS https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/deaths/articles/coronaviruscovid19relateddeathsbyethnicgroupenglandandwales/2march2020to15may2020 • Males of Bangladeshi, Pakistani and Indian ethnic background also had a significantly higher risk of death involving COVID-19 (1.5 and 1.6…

Sepsis

Sepsis Global Sepsis Alliance, Can COVID-19 cause sepsis https://www.global-sepsis-alliance.org/news/2020/4/7/update-can-covid-19-cause-sepsis-explaining-the-relationship-between-the-coronavirus-disease-and-sepsis-cvd-novel-coronavirus COVID-19 does indeed cause sepsis Sepsis is “a life-threatening organ dysfunction caused by a dysregulated host response to infection.” Other organs as well as the lungs…

Update, UK, US and Global

Global numbers Cases, 17, 084,446 Deaths, 668,250 Self-isolation Quarantine https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-how-to-self-isolate-when-you-travel-to-the-uk/coronavirus-covid-19-how-to-self-isolate-when-you-travel-to-the-uk 14 days After symptoms begin https://www.telegraph.co.uk/global-health/science-and-disease/coronavirus-news-leicester-second-wave-lockdown-cases/ Self-isolate for 10 days, up from 7 days (England's deputy chief medical officer Professor Jonathan Van-Tam) Low but real…

Vitamin D, Science

Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/scientific-advisory-committee-on-nutrition SACN vitamin D and health report https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/sacn-vitamin-d-and-health-report A reference nutrient intake (RNI) of 10 micrograms (400 units) of vitamin D per day, throughout the year, for everyone in…