Sameer P. Sethi

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COVID-19 and its effects on Global Health Services

COVID-19 Effects: More than 90% of countries have seen ordinary health services disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, with significant gains in medical care attained over decades vulnerable to being wiped out in a short period, a World Health Organization survey showed. The Geneva-based body has frequently warned about other life-saving programs being affected by the …

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Common cold viruses are being used in vaccines from Russia, China

Common Cold Viruses :(REUTERS) – The modified common cold viruses behind high-profile COVID-19 vaccine candidates from China’s CanSino Biologics and Russia’s Gamaleya Institute have been studied for decades, but are still not widely utilized. The altered adenovirus type 5 (Ad5) viruses used in these vaccines were first created by Canadian researcher Dr. Frank Graham at …

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Vaccines from China and Russia based on Common Cold

(REUTERS) High-profile COVID-19 vaccines developed in Russia and China share a possible shortcoming: They are based on a common cold virus that a lot of individuals are exposed to, possibly limiting their effectiveness, some experts say. A vaccine developed by Moscow’s Gamaleya Institute, approved in Russia earlier this month despite limited testing, is based on …

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NICU Ventilation Training with Lung Simulators

NICU Ventilation Training: In treating preterm and term-born infants, invasive and non-invasive mechanical ventilation is one of the cornerstones. Though respiratory support contributes to the survival and long-term wellbeing of the infants it is also associated with many complications including pulmonary hemorrhage, air leak syndrome, chronic lung disease, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, etc. Consequently, training in mechanical …

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Asthma and COVID-19

Asthma and COVID-19: A new research letter published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society assesses whether asthma is an important risk factor for developing COVID-19 that’s severe enough to warrant hospitalization and intubation. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, people with asthma are at greater risk for hospitalization and …

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COVID-19 and How It Has Affected the Financial Market and Technology Industry

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt the daily routine of civilians, the markets themselves have been hit especially in the beginning. However, we are now seeing an uptick in marketability for the companies within the tech industry.  Our own Rob Morgan went on CNBC to discuss the market’s response and investor strategy in the …

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Almost 3.3 million US coronavirus cases and over 130,000 deaths

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday reported 3,296,599 cases of the coronavirus, an increase of 60,469 cases from its previous count, and said that the number of deaths had risen by 312 to 134,884. The CDC reported its tally of cases of the respiratory illness known as COVID-19, caused by …

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Coronavirus Deaths in Mexico Rise Past 30,000

Mexico reached 30,000 COVID-19 deaths overtaking France as the country since the Coronavirus outbreak started. Officials reported 523 more confirmed deaths bringing the total of the nation. The total of Mexico confirmed infections rose with Spain. Saturday, about 200 street sellers blocked big avenues to demand they be permitted to the market amid the pandemic. …

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