Search Tag: MERS

ICU Management

COVID-19: Neurological Associations

2020 20 Jul

The most common manifestation of COVID-19 has been respiratory illness with a growing recognition of neurological sequelae. In this recent review, researchers take into consideration the neurological features of COVID-19 and summarise the evidence available to suggest an investigation framework to guide future studies. Before COVID-19, there were... Read more

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COVID-19 and the History of Pandemics

2020 19 May

How are we dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic and the lessons we can learn from similar diseases over the last few centuries. The face of human history has always been pockmarked by disease, in more ways than one. In our current privileged world of technology, gene sequencing and micro RNA, the possibility of a new disease that kept us inside... Read more

IMAGING Management

Imaging Manifestations of COVID-19 vs. MERS/SARS

2020 18 May

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has now affected millions of people and caused over 250,000 deaths globally. Since the first outbreak in China in November 2019, anecdotal reports have persisted that this airborne infection affects the airways and compromises breathing. In almost every patient infected with coronavirus, lung symptoms of varying intensity... Read more

ICU Management

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) Infection

2015 31 Dec

The ICU Response Infection with the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) , a recently identified virus, has led to several hundred cases of severe acute respiratory illness requiring admission to the ICU (Saad et al. 2014; Arabi et al. 2014). As of 4 December 2015, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported 1,621 laboratory-confirmed... Read more

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First-Ever Possible Treatments for MERS

2015 03 Jul

As the South Korean epidemic of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) continues unabated, University of Maryland School of Medicine scientists have announced the discovery of two therapeutics that show potential in preventing and treating the disease. The treatments are the first to succeed in protecting and treating animal models of the MERS virus;... Read more