Top Medical News & Ideas This Week

By: MedicalSearch
11 August, 2020

This week: What's the plan if we don't develop a coronavirus vaccine - Psoriasis Awareness Month - Melbourne doctor's TikTok guide to wearing PPE - and more.

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A coronavirus vaccine is what our hopes are pinned to, but what's the plan if we don't get one?

This week's comments from the World Health Organization that we may never have a "silver bullet" for coronavirus were difficult to hear. But many experts say we needed this wake-up call, so we can start imagining our future without a vaccine. -


Young children carry more virus – but seem to transmit less than adults or older children

Children under five have far more SARS-CoV-2 in their nasopharynx, but do not transmit significantly in childcare or schools, according to new studies. -


Pandemic facilities essential in future designs of hospitals and health facilities

The long-term impact of COVID-19 will see architects required to include facilities to deal with pandemics into all future designs of healthcare facilities.


Psoriasis Awareness Month a time to educate, learn

August marks Psoriasis Awareness Month, a time to spread information about the disease and its treatment options, as well as to support those who experience its manifestations. -


Melbourne doctor's TikTok guide to wearing PPE

A doctor at Royal Melbourne hospital has made a handy guide for putting on and taking off protective equipment for health workers. -


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