Tag Archives: covid19

Why You Don’t Want to Take Aspirin or Motrin for COVID-19

If you’ve been following the news about the novel coronavirus COVID-19 (sometimes also referred to as SARS-CoV-2, due to its similarities to SARS), you’ve probably seen articles offering conflicting information about the use of ibuprofen.1 Some say taking ibuprofen may aggravate COVID-19 infection while others say there’s no such risk. For example, March 18, 2020,… Read More »

How does COVID-19 spread? This is what scientists know about it (so far)

There is not yet an ironclad scientific consensus on exactly how the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is spreading, but experts are getting a pretty good sense of it. That understanding needs to be central to our strategy of combatting the virus with minimal collateral damage. This isn’t about over-reaction or under-reaction, but mis-reaction. For example,… Read More »

COVID-19 Patients Can Be Infectious After Symptomatic Recovery

Researchers have revealed that half the 16 patients (average age of 35.5 years) receiving treatment for mild COVID-19 infection had coronavirus for as long as 8 days after their symptoms had disappeared. Throat swab samples were collected and analyzed which had been taken from the patients on alternate days. They were discharged after recovering from… Read More »

Covid-19 & Digital Health in Italy: “10 Years of Evolution in 10 Days” | WTF Health

COVID-19 Mar 27, 2020• By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH “It’s fair to say that, in Italy, we are doing 10 years of digital health evolution in 10 days.” Our “man-on-the-street” in Italy (well, man-sheltered-in-place in Italy) Roberto Ascione, CEO of Healthware, reports in on the Covid-19 outbreak and what’s happening with digital health startups, health… Read More »