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Increased risk of postoperative death in covid-19 patients

Increased risk of postoperative death in covid-19 patients

Patients undergoing surgery after contracting coronavirus are at greatly increased risk of postoperative death, a new global study published in The Lancet reveals. Researchers found that amongst SARS-CoV-2 infected patients who underwent surgery, mortality rates approach those of the sickest patients admitted …Continue reading

Locust attack threatening food security in Pakistan

The news: Pakistan is currently battling a massive locust infestation that is rapidly harming crops and livestock and threatening food security in the country. 37% of Pakistan’s total area is vulnerable to these locust attacks which have also affected crops in other …Continue reading

Heart attacks, heart failure, stroke dangerous cardiovascular complications from covid-19

Covid-19 can cause serious cardiovascular complications including heart failure, heart attacks and blood clots that can lead to strokes, emergency medicine doctors report in a new scientific paper. They also caution that covid-19 treatments can interact with medicines used to manage patients’ …Continue reading