Tag: COVID-19

New Antiviral Medication for Prophylaxis Against Influenza in Household Contacts | HealthSoul

A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine cited that a single-dose Baloxavir marboxil (Baloxavir)  showed significant postexposure prophylactic efficacy in preventing influenza in household contacts of patients who had influenza. In other words, the study found…

COVID 2019—Understanding the potential treatment options | HealthSoul

The coronavirus disease was first identified and flagged down as an outbreak in late 2019 (December 31st, 2019, to be exact). Reported first in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China, the novel coronavirus—now referred to as SAR-CoV-2. The virus—which was declared…

Coronavirus is a type of zoonotic virus and can affect both animals and human beings. In December 2019, the first Coronavirus outbreak was reported in Wuhan, China. On 7th January 2020, Chinese health authorities declared that the outbreak of the…

Coronavirus is a type of zoonotic virus and can affect both animals and human beings. In December 2019, the first Coronavirus outbreak was reported in Wuhan, China. Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease symptoms include fatigue, fever, general malaise, and dry cough. But…

Critically Ill Patients with COVID-19 | HealthSoul

As coronavirus disease 2019 continues to sweep the globe, questions about the disease—and the subsequent virus that causes the disease—continue to build. While many questions have been answered about COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-2, there are several mysteries surrounding the disease that…

Risk Factors Associated with Mortality Among ICU Patients with COVID-19 | HealthSoul

As coronavirus disease 2019 continues to sweep the nation, hundreds of questions still surround the virus that causes this disease. Many of those unanswered questions revolve around the risk of contracting the disease—especially in places where the statistics run rampant…

Study Finds That ColdZyme Mouth Spray Deactivates More Than 98% of COVID-19 Virus | HealthSoul

Recently, a Swedish life science company announced that the results of a preliminary, in vitro study indicated that a mouth spray, called ColdZyme, could potentially deactivate SARS-CoV-2—otherwise known as the virus that’s behind the COVID-19 pandemic that’s been sweeping the…

Acute COVID-19 - The Persistent Symptoms of Previously Infected Patients | HealthSoul

As COVID-19 swept the globe in early 2020, none were more immediately impacted and dramatically affected at the time than Italy. A large portion of patients infected with SARS-CoV-2 in Italy presented with symptoms. In fact, about 71.4 percent of…

Efficacy of Face Shields | HealthSoul

The coronavirus disease 2019—also known as SARS-CoV-2— has been predominantly believed to be spread and transmitted via respiratory droplets when infected persons come into close contact with uninfected persons. While it’s potentially possible that airborne transmission could play a role…

HealthSoul as a resource for COVID-19 updates | HealthSoul

In late 2019, the coronavirus disease was first identified amid an outbreak of respiratory illness cases in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. Though the disease—which was later defined as an illness caused by a novel coronavirus, now referred to as…