‘The second wave has begun’: U.S. doctor says medical system may be stressed if people aren’t careful

A second wave of coronavirus has started in the U.S. — and people need to remain careful or risk stressing out the health-care system again, said William Schaffner, a professor at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. “The second wave has begun,” said the professor of medicine told CNBC’s “Street Signs Asia” on Monday. “We’re opening up across the country, but many, many people […]


Medical Journal Pleads With Voters To Pick President Who’ll Put Health Ahead Of Politics

The prestigious Lancet medical journal published a scathing and unusual editorial Friday pleading with American voters to pick a president this election who will “understand that public health should not be guided by partisan politics.” The editorial slams the Trump administration’s “inconsistent and incoherent national response” to the COVID-19 crisis as cases continue to grow. […]

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Crowdsourcing for clinical trials and to enhance medical diagnosis

Crowdsourcing, representing diverse internet users to achieve a defined objective, is a feature of the digital generation. Wikipedia currently hosts more than 48 million articles in 302 languages. Ride-sharing applications enable mobile crowdsourcing of transportation services. These examples — which started as seemingly far-fetched ideas but are now mainstream and used daily by millions of […]