The Hill - 26 min 14 sec ago
Medical staffing companies that employ emergency room doctors and nurses are cutting salaries and benefits for employees who are treating coronavirus patients, according to an investigation by ...
Boston Herald - 51 min 4 sec ago
The AdviniaCare nursing home in Wilmington announced Tuesday night that it is temporarily converting into a care center for recovering coronavirus patients, as part of a statewide effort to both expand treatment capacity and free up space at overflowing hospitals.
NBC News - 1 hour 43 min ago
"I don't see the end of this yet," said Juan Jorge Gonz lez-Armengol, a senior emergency room doctor in Madrid. "The results of that is very many dead."...
NPR - 2 hours 1 min ago
NPR's Steve Inskeep talks with Scott Steiner, CEO of Phoebe Putney Health System in Albany, Ga., about how the hospital is handling a surge in coronavirus patients.
New York Times - 3 hours 26 min ago
Maryland, Virginia and Arizona issued statewide stay-at-home orders, and the F.D.A. granted emergency approval for the use of two malaria drugs to treat some coronavirus patients.
ABC News - 4 hours 54 min ago
Medical students nationwide, just months away from becoming resident doctors, are eager to alleviate the pressure on health care professionals.
BBC - 7 hours 50 min ago
The ExCeL centre has become the Nightingale and is due to start taking coronavirus patients this week.
The Raw Story - 12 hours 7 min ago
by Isaac Arnsdorf Emergency room doctors and nurses many of whom are dealing with an onslaught of coronavirus patients and shortages of protective equipment are now finding out that their compensation is getting cut. Most ER providers in the U.S. work for staffing companies that have contracts with hospitals. Those staffing companies are losing […]...
Boston Herald - 14 hours 24 min ago
Labs around the world are seeking blood samples from recovered coronavirus patients in hopes that their antibodies could unlock a path to treatment for current patients struggling with the contagious disease.
BBC - 15 hours 9 min ago
Musicians in South Korea have played a classical music concert for coronavirus patients.
Reuters - 16 hours 7 min ago
Diabetes, heart disease and long-term lung problems are the most common underlying conditions among Americans hospitalized with the illness caused by the new coronavirus, but more than one in five people requiring intensive care had no such health issues, according to a report issued on Tuesday.
The Boy Genius Report - 16 hours 7 min ago
More cases have been reported of coronavirus survivors testing positive after recovery. It's still unclear whether these patients are contagious, as doctors can't explain why tests return a positive diagnosis for COVID-19 a second time. China says these patients are asymptomatic and unlikely to be contagious, but they're still put in isolation following a second positive result. Visit BGR's homepage for more stories . A series of reports a few weeks ago revealed a troubling detail...
NPR - 16 hours 11 min ago
With a lack of tests, epidemiologists say the next best way to monitor the pandemic is by tracking hospitalizations. But hotspots like California and Washington are releasing little information.
New York Times - 16 hours 26 min ago
A ward for coronavirus patients in Brooklyn this week.
NY Post - 16 hours 31 min ago
"We're pretty much bringing patients to the hospital to die." That’s how city paramedic Megan Pfeiffer summed up the increasingly grim local coronavirus situation to The Post, while described her grueling work as a first-line emergency worker treating patients in Queens while responding to 911 calls. "It's been crazy the past few days,” Pfeiffer, 31,...
The Hill - 16 hours 37 min ago
Hospitals can split a single ventilator between two patients infected with the coronavirus, the Trump administration said Tuesday, but cautioned that the practice should only be done if there are no other options....
Fox News - 17 hours 24 min ago
Fox News contributor Dr. Janette Nesheiwat, the medical director of New York City urgent care network CityMD, told "Bill Hemmer Reports" Tuesday that she is seeing an influx of coronavirus patients, but that many of them are displaying only mild to moderate symptoms that do not require hospitalization.
CBS News - 18 hours 19 min ago
This week on 60 Minutes: Doctors on the front lines describe surge in coronavirus patients, Bren Brown tells Bill Whitaker why people shouldn't associate vulnerability with weakness, and Jon Wertheim reports on middlemen luring African basketball players to U.S. with false promises.
Fox News - 18 hours 56 min ago
The Pentagon has modified four existing contracts with defense industry partners to acquire and deliver 8,000 ventilators to various hard-hit locations around the country struggling to treat coronavirus patients.
The Guardian - 19 hours 33 min ago
The state is in a race against time to secure enough breathing machines for coronavirus patients just as the governor's brother has tested positive CNN's Chris Cuomo, Andrew's brother, tests positive for Covid-19 Las Vegas parking lot turned into homeless shelter' Coronavirus live US updates Live global updates See all our coronavirus coverage Andrew Cuomo, the governor of New York, has condemned the US federal government for fueling an "eBay"-style bidding war for ventilators...
Reuters - 19 hours 56 min ago
Thirty-eight critically ill coronavirus patients will be transferred by high-speed train from the Paris area to less overwhelmed regions on Wednesday to ease pressure on the capital's intensive-care capacity, French health officials said.
The Boy Genius Report - 21 hours 11 min ago
A new study looking at the contagiousness of hospitalized coronavirus patients says they may be infectious even after the symptoms disappear. The limited study advises isolation for patients thought to have been cured of COVID-19. The results might be especially useful for milder COVID-19 cases that are treated at home, or for those patients who aren't even tested for the novel coronavirus but suspect an infection. Visit BGR's homepage for more stories . With each day that goes by during...
Newsweek - 21 hours 13 min ago
Dr. Denis Protsenko gave Putin a tour of a new hospital in Moscow set up to treat coronavirus patients.
The New Yorker - 21 hours 20 min ago
Sue Halpern reports on efforts from health-care workers, designers, engineers, and fabricators to produce life-saving equipment to help coronavirus patients and medical workers.