• Workers' compensation typically does not cover common infectious diseases like COVID-19. (rand.org)
  • 2 The State Key Laboratory of Molecular Vaccinology and Molecular Diagnostics, National Institute of Diagnostics and Vaccine Development in Infectious Diseases, Collaborative Innovation Center of Biologic Products, School of Public Health & School of Life Science, Xiamen University, Xiamen, Fujian, China. (nih.gov)
  • The development of vaccines and their remarkable success in preventing several infectious diseases such as Ebola virus disease and the swine flu (H1N1) infection has given mankind hope that infectious diseases could be controlled or even eliminated. (springer.com)
  • Vaccines typically prevent the occurrence of infectious diseases in the uninfected population thus creating the opportunity to flatten the infection curve. (springer.com)
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (cdc.gov)
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cannot attest to the accuracy of a non-federal website. (cdc.gov)
  • Please know that our actions ultimately will be guided by the advice and recommendations of the federal Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and state public health officials concerning the coronavirus. (mtsu.edu)
  • USG institutions are tentatively planning to return to normal on-campus operations for the fall semester should guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Georgia Department of Public Health allow it. (usg.edu)
  • Over the weekend, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that the novel coronavirus COVID-19 can be airborne. (onenewspage.com)
  • Saving Lives, Protecting People Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (cdc.gov)
  • The conclusions, findings, and opinions expressed by authors contributing to this journal do not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Public Health Service, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or the authors' affiliated institutions. (cdc.gov)
  • The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated their guidance for discontinuation of isolation for persons with COVID-19 not in healthcare settings . (nhms.org)
  • We have taken additional measures to sanitize our warehouse and offices, and continue to implement best practices for disease prevention, as outlined on the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) website to help keep our employees safe. (boundtree.com)
  • Our Crisis Management Team will confer daily and continues to work closely with local and state public health officials as we review all guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Tennessee Department of Health. (mtsu.edu)
  • A . Personnel who are at elevated risk of getting COVID-19 due to possible contact with an individual confirmed to have COVID-19, and/or individuals with symptoms and possible travel history to an area of elevated risk, are being screened for the disease. (af.mil)
  • A: Quarantine means separating a person or group of people who have been exposed to a contagious disease but have not developed illness (symptoms) from others who have not been exposed, in order to prevent the possible spread of that disease. (eparent.com)
  • COVID-19 puts people with kidney diseases at a two to sixteen-fold increased risk of severe symptoms. (newswise.com)
  • Preliminary studies indicate that people with kidney diseases demonstrate an increased risk (two- to sixteen-fold) for developing severe COVID-19 symptoms. (newswise.com)
  • For more information and updates on the developing COVID-19 situation, visit GT's Health Emergency Preparedness Task Force: Coronavirus Disease 2019 . (gtlaw.com)
  • The virus causing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), is not the same as the coronaviruses that commonly circulate among humans and cause mild illness, like the common cold. (cdc.gov)
  • COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) is an illness caused by a virus. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Ongoing surveillance of illness, risk factors, and epidemiologic linkage is needed to characterize the disease transmission in the United States, to inform intervention and mitigation strategies, and to monitor and assess their impacts. (cdc.gov)
  • Some cause illness in people, and others, such as canine and feline coronaviruses, only infect animals. (eparent.com)
  • Although usually a mild to moderate illness, the virus can progress to pneumonia and serious disease. (cuny.edu)
  • 1.0 × 10 9 /L) was noted in 98% during their course of disease, and temporary leukopenia was detected in 64% of patients in the first week of illness [ 9 ]. (springer.com)
  • Individuals with myocardial involvement in association with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be at increased risk of developing severe illness. (cureus.com)
  • The Officers of Holy Cross College have met regularly and consulted with public health officials, research scientists, contagious disease specialists and our tri-campus partners the University of Notre Dame and Saint Mary's College in light of the continuing specter of the COVID-19 virus. (hcc-nd.edu)
  • Both institutions have consulted with public health officials, research scientists, and contagious disease specialists in light of the continuing specter of the COVID-19 virus. (hcc-nd.edu)
  • We continue to closely monitor developments and updates from federal and state public health officials regarding the rapidly evolving novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. (mtsu.edu)
  • In most pandemics, the media, public, research institutions, pharmaceutical companies, and other stakeholders focus largely on the design of vaccines rather than therapies to treat patients with the active disease. (springer.com)
  • All investigators should include people with kidney diseases when developing vaccines, preventative therapies or treatments related to COVID-19. (newswise.com)
  • As the largest consortia in the kidney community and a public-private partnership between the American Society of Nephrology and the FDA, KHI urges all investigators to include people with kidney diseases when developing vaccines, preventative therapies or treatments related to COVID-19. (newswise.com)
  • Outbreaks of new viral diseases are like the steel balls in a pinball machine: You can slap your flippers at them, rock the machine on its legs and bonk the balls to the jittery rings, but where they end up dropping depends on 11 levels of chance as well as on anything you do. (wikiquote.org)
  • Both the Center for Disease Control and the Louisiana Department of Health have advised people to take precautions in light of the COVID-19 virus (coronavirus) outbreak, and Governor John Bel Edwards has declared a public health emergency," said Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson. (lasc.org)
  • What precautions should be taken by healthcare providers regarding coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients? (qxmd.com)
  • Also, our coronavirus information website will be frequently updated and will be the best source for information on the University's precautions. (mtsu.edu)
  • Since 1966, ASN has been leading the fight to prevent, treat, and cure kidney diseases throughout the world by educating health professionals and scientists, advancing research and innovation, communicating new knowledge, and advocating for the highest quality care for patients. (newswise.com)
  • This memorandum provides interim guidance to Compliance Safety and Health Officers (CSHOs) for enforcing the requirements of 29 CFR Part 1904 with respect to the recording of occupational illnesses, specifically cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). (osha.gov)
  • The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), in collaboration with Canadian public health experts has developed this guidance for federal/provincial/territorial (F/P/T) public health authorities (PHA) to support the management of cases and contacts of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) within their jurisdictions. (canada.ca)
  • Sonja Marjanovic, director of Healthcare Innovation, Industry and Policy at RAND Europe, describes the critical success criteria for innovation in infectious disease, antimicrobial, and vaccine research and development. (rand.org)
  • Those at highest risk for severe disease and death include people aged over 60 years (especially those 85 years and older) and those with underlying conditions such as obesity, hypertension, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, chronic respiratory or kidney disease, immunosuppression from solid organ transplant, and sickle cell disease. (cdc.gov)
  • Absolute counts of major lymphocyte subsets, particularly CD4+ and CD8+ T-cell counts, are significantly decreased in patients with severe disease. (bmj.com)
  • Severe disease (eg, with dyspnea, hypoxia, or >50 percent lung involvement on imaging within 24 to 48 hours) was reported in 14 percent. (r-bloggers.com)
  • Although immunosuppressed individuals are thought to be at an increased risk of severe disease, little is known about their clinical presentation, disease course, or outcomes. (asnjournals.org)
  • A recent guidance from the FDA titled "COVID-19: Developing Drugs and Biological Products for Treatment or Prevention" explicitly encouraged sponsors to include people with kidney diseases in their COVID-19 trials. (newswise.com)