#Coronavirus: Lockdown’s heavy toll on Italy’s mental health

Italy’s coronavirus death toll is the second highest in the world, and its lockdown is the strictest and longest in Europe. Doctors say both things are creating a mental health emergency. The BBC has been given access to a psychological support centre run by the Red Cross, where staff say they’re overwhelmed by calls from people struggling. Psychologists are warning that Italy is not equipped … Continue reading #Coronavirus: Lockdown’s heavy toll on Italy’s mental health

Multicenter initial guidance on use of antivirals for children with #COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2

Although Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is mild in nearly all children, a small proportion of pediatric patients develops severe or critical illness. Guidance is therefore needed regarding use of agents with potential activity against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 in pediatrics.. ..Given the typically mild course of pediatric COVID-19, supportive care alone is suggested for the overwhelming majority of cases. The panel suggests a … Continue reading Multicenter initial guidance on use of antivirals for children with #COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2