Étiquette : infections virales

COVID-19 and people who use drugs, EMCDDA, 2020

COVID-19 and people who use drugs Context Risks for people who use drugs Considerations for service providers References More information Acknowledgements Download as PDF The implications of COVID-19 for people who use drugs (PWUD) and drug service providers The situation regarding responses to the COVID-19 outbreak is rapidly evolving. Up-to-date information can be found in the guidelines prepared by national public health sources and the regular updates from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). This document is also available as a PDF.   Last updated: 25 March 2020 Context – the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) in the EU People [...]

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Cannabis is Not a Suitable Human Coronavirus Treatment, Marc Moulin, Rxleaf.com, 2020

Cannabis is Not a Suitable Human Coronavirus Treatment Marc Moulin March 20, 2020 https://www.rxleaf.com/cannabis-not-good-human-coronavirus-treatment/ Using cannabis as a human coronavirus treatment may make symptoms worse.  Cannabis is great for a lot of things. For example, many physical conditions see symptom abatement with cannabinoid treatment. Additionally, there is adequate, and in some cases, strong, scientific evidence to support consuming cannabis for therapeutic relief. Unfortunately, fighting off influenza-like viruses is not one of them. It’s important to note that there is absolutely no evidence to suggest that cannabis is an effective human coronavirus treatment. On the contrary, researchers from Michigan State University provide recent evidence to demonstrate potentially harmful [...]

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