Diabetes, CVD linked to the worst prognosis for COVID-19 infection

The indications so far are that people with diabetes and other chronic medical conditions, such as cardiovascular disease (CVD), will have a worse prognosis if they become infected with COVID-19, the new coronavirus that has emerged from China. There is also evidence that diabetes can increase the risk of COVID-19 infection two to three times, […]

The latest spread of COVID-19 is ‘worrying’

Indications that COVID-19 could pass from person to person without symptoms were described as “worrying” by experts on Monday. Italy has experienced a surge in cases of the new coronavirus. Several Venetian and Lombard communities were in “blockade” as the authorities tried to limit the spread of the virus. The Venice carnival was interrupted. Elsewhere, […]