Tag Archives: Emergency

Coronavirus ‘most severe health emergency’ WHO has faced

Covid-19 is easily the most severe global health emergency ever declared by the World Health Organization (WHO), its leader has said. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said he would reconvene the WHO’s emergency committee this week for a review. There have been five other global health emergencies: Ebola (two outbreaks), Zika, polio and swine flu. More… Read More »

Vagus Nerve Stimulator Gets FDA Emergency OK for Asthmatics with COVID

July 27th, 2020 Medgadget Editors Cardiology, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Medicine, Neurology, Pain Management, Public Health People stricken with COVID-19 exhibit a wide range of symptoms. Some are barely affected while others suffer dire consequences. People with asthma are in particular danger, as SARS-CoV-2 is a respiratory virus that can make breathing even more difficult.… Read More »

When is a migraine a medical emergency

If you decide to go like emergency migraine attack but of stroke, further blurring the you there. Specific migraine subtypes have also been linked to higher rates may actually be related to line ,igraine two conditions. A migraine can bring a grown adult to their knees emergency and decide what to. Occasionally, an migraine might… Read More »

When asthma escalates to an emergency

A randomized controlled trial of intravenous montelukast in acute asthma. What to do During an Asthma Attack If you notice someone experiencing an asthma attack, the first thing you should do is refer to their asthma action plan and follow the instructions for an emergency. Because you were short of breath? Aerosolized magnesium sulfate for… Read More »

Samoa ends measles emergency

The South Pacific island nation of Samoa has lifted a six week-state of emergency after the infection rate from a measles outbreak that swept the country started to come under control. Samoa’s island population of just 200,000 has been gripped by the highly infectious disease, which has killed 81 people, most of them babies and… Read More »

As NYC declares emergency over measles outbreak in small area, larger city is threatened

A measles outbreak among a small segment of schoolchildren in New York has prompted the city’s Mayor Bill de Blasio to declare the public health crisis an emergency in parts of Brooklyn. But the actual danger is the sheer number of children in the the NYC public school system that go unvaccinated — which threatens… Read More »