Current and future burdens of heat-related hyponatremia – a nationwide register-based study

ContextA seasonal variation in hyponatremia, with higher incidence rates during hot summer days has been demonstrated. Whether this applies to cool temperate regions is currently unknown. ObjectiveThe aim of this study was to investigate the influence of ambient temperature on hyponatremia in the Swedish population under current and future climate scenarios. Design, setting and patientsNationwide …

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Triple Vaccinated put the most pressure on the NHS by far over the past 4 weeks according to UKHSA with 74% of Covid-19 hospitalisations recorded among the Vaccinated

The latest data available from the UK Health Security Agency confirms that the triple vaccinated population accounted for the majority of all Covid-19 hospitalisations between 20th Dec 21 and 16th Jan 22, with the double vaccinated population not far behind. The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) publish a weekly Covid-19 Vaccine Surveillance Report containing data …

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Transmission of community- and hospital-acquired #SARS-CoV-2 in hospital settings in the UK: A cohort study

Nosocomial spread of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has been widely reported, but the transmission pathways among patients and healthcare workers (HCWs) are unclear. Identifying the risk factors and drivers for these nosocomial transmissions is critical for infection prevention and control interventions. The main aim of our study was to quantify the relative …

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BNT162b2 vaccine breakthrough: clinical characteristics of 152 fully #vaccinated hospitalized #COVID-19 patients in Israel

The mRNA coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines have shown high effectiveness in the prevention of symptomatic COVID-19, hospitalization, severe disease and death. Nevertheless, a minority of vaccinated individuals might become infected and experience significant morbidity. Characteristics of vaccine breakthrough infections have not been studied. We sought to portray the population of Israeli patients, who were …

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