Statins improve 28-day mortality in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), people with comorbidities are at a higher risk of developing severe disease. In the fight against COVID-19, scientists are racing to determine effective treatments to reduce mortality among infected individuals. Now, researchers at Harvard Medical […]

A review of the resilience of Chinese hospitals to the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a tremendous impact on the world’s healthcare systems. The rapid spread of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-COV-2) has caused an overwhelming increase in the occupancy of the hospitals’ ICU (intensive care unit) beds and an exponential enhancement on the workload of the hospital […]