Thursday 29 October 2020
Books – Sayed Metwally
After the new Corona virus has become a threat threatening the whole world about 10 months since its appearance, all of us are looking forward to knowing what happens every minute, in light of the tremendous development that Covid-19 has brought in our lives.
Within this framework, “Masrawy” provides a daily service that includes displaying everything you want to know about the latest developments in the emerging corona virus, from the emergence of new symptoms or the occurrence of a different mutation, as well as the development of vaccines and drugs, in brief.
Reduced mortality among hospital patients by half
A British study, published in the Journal of Critical Care Medicine, showed that the Covid-19 mortality rate among hospital patients fell by half between March and June.
Experts said the decrease could be due to an increase in experience with the virus in hospitals, according to the British newspaper, the Daily Mail.
By the end of June, the risk of coronavirus patients dying of serious symptoms had decreased to only seven percent and 21 percent, respectively.
A doctor was injured for the third time
A Bangladeshi doctor allegedly contracted the coronavirus three times, according to local reports that would be the first of their kind in the world.
According to Britain’s Daily Mail, the paramedic – who is referred to as Dr. Das – is said to have fallen ill the first time in April.
And the media in Bangladesh claimed that after overcoming the disease and returning to work, he then contracted a fever, loss of appetite and pain in July, was isolated at home for seven days and was allowed to return to work after a negative test that proved that he cured his illness, then symptoms of the coronavirus appeared to the doctor once. Another, in the second week of October, a positive test confirmed it was a viral disease.
Some scientific advisers speculated that the virus had lurked in his body for several months, causing three repeated infections.
Corona and stroke relationship
In a new study at the University of Cambridge, Britain, a team of researchers discovered what they think may be a relationship between Corona virus and stroke.
The study found that 14 out of every 1,000 patients with “Covid-19” admitted to the hospital suffer from a stroke, as the team of researchers analyzed 61 published studies that covered more than 100,000 patients who were hospitalized due to the Corona virus, according to Russia Today.
According to what was published in the “International Journal of Stroke”, the rate of “Covid-19” patients who suffer from stroke is higher among the elderly.
The difference in infection with Corona between girls and boys
A Russian medical expert touched on the issue of children being infected with the coronavirus, and between the statistical differences in infection between boys and girls, and determined the most likely place for children to become ill.
Alexander Gorilov, a member of the Russian Academy of Sciences and deputy director of research at the Central Research Institute of Epidemiology, confirmed that there is no statistical difference in coronavirus infection between boys and girls, and children usually contract the disease at home, according to Russia Today.
During a meeting on Corona of the Scientific Council of the Russian Academy of Sciences via the Internet, Gorilov said: “(Covid-19) infection has been recorded in children of all age groups. But there is a certain trend, as the largest number of cases is observed in children over the age of eight, and the main share Of the adolescents, who currently represent two thirds of all recorded cases. Fortunately, there is no fundamental difference in the registration of the disease in boys and girls. “