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IN DEFENSE OF OUR PATIENTS: INDIRECT NEGATIVE NEUROLOGICAL CONSEQUENCES OF SARS-COV-2 IN THE NEW…

New York has become the epicenter in the United States for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic with approximately 202,829 infected, 52,697 hospitalized, and 17,055 confirmed deaths as of June 5, 2020.15 The large influx of…

Bilateral posterior infarction in a SARS-Cov-2 infected patient: discussion about an unusual case

In time of SARS-Cov2 pandemic, neurologists need to be vigilant for cerebrovascular complications of Covid-19. We present a case of bilateral occipito-temporal infarction revealed by a sudden cortical blindness with haemorrhagic…

COVID-19 pandemic and burden of non-communicable diseases: An ecological study on data of 185…

Preventive measures against COVID-19 should protect the public from the dual burden of communicable and non-communicable diseases, particularly in the elderly. In addition to active COVID-19 surveillance, policymakers should utilize this…

Universal laboratory testing for SARS-CoV-2 in hyperacute stroke during the COVID-19 pandemic

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic necessitates organizational and structural adjustments to local health care systems to protect medical professionals and patients from infection with severe acute respiratory syndrome…