But not all patients exhibit these symptoms. The company says that the machine has now been deployed at Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital where it serves as a telemedicine platform, helping health-care workers triage potential COVID-19 cases without actually being close to them during the assessment.
Flu-like symptoms can be indicative of disease with the novel coronavirus these days. "Most of these patients have no past medical history and were at home with either mild symptoms (or in two cases, no symptoms) of Covid", Oakley continued.
They believe this increase is a result of the blood clotting in unusual ways, which can cause sudden stroke in people who are for the most part in good health. "That includes knowing that they've been exposed to someone who has this virus", TIME quoted Karina Davidson, one of the study's authors and senior vice president for the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research .
Jingtao Guo, a scientist at the Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah. While they couldn't rule out the possibility of COVID-19 being sexually transmitted, scientists believe the chances are remote. We just don't have the answer to that right now. But they have urged them to do so as delaying treatment could lead to long-term damage or even death.
Post mortems in California show that the virus was killing people in early February. The medical examiner-coroner of Santa Clara county , received confirmation on Tuesday that tissue samples obtained during autopsies and sent to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tested positive for the virus, officials said.
Doctors at the Mount Sinai Health System in NY believe there is evidence which suggests COVID-19 can cause patients in the above mentioned age range to experience sudden strokes. All of them tested positive for the novel coronavirus , and two of them delayed calling the ambulance. He disclosed that at least one of the five patients died, while the others are in the stroke unit, rehabilitation facilities, or intensive care.