At issue is the degree to which the virus is spread in tiny aerosol particles lingering in the air ― or by larger droplets from, say, a sneeze or cough.
Dozens of nursing homes and hospitals ignored official guidelines to separate COVID patients, as a result staff became infected and some died.
Our bodies appear to mount a vigorous immune response to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, but that response is weaker in men and people over 60;
Children, adults sixty-five and older, pregnant people and people with lung or heart conditions are particularly vulnerable to smoke from wildfires.
Everyone should take precautions, especially infants, children, and people over 65, or those that are pregnant, have heart or lung diseases, diabetes, stroke survivors, and those suffering from COVID-19.
Instead of treating COVID-19 patients with plasma, hospitals want to conduct a gold-standard clinical trial to determine whether the treatment actually works.
The safety net providers that take all patients regardless of ability to pay have sustained enormous financial losses during the COVID-19 crisis.
As COVID-19 spreads, a growing number of rural communities find themselves without their hospital or on the brink of losing already cash-strapped facilities.
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“Why can’t we figure out what’s contributing to the recent spread? It is very simple,” says UW epidemiologist Ali Mokdad. “No access to data.”
Hospital fundraising provides critical resources, but a new study looks to ensure it’s done effectively and ethically.
Doctors treating coronavirus patients were supposed to be allowed into the U.S. But hundreds of young doctors have their visas put on hold indefinitely.
Only 3% of healthcare workers with direct exposure to COVID-19 patients were found to have antibodies against the virus, less than the general population
On Thursday, 3,812 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 in the region, including more than 1,000 in intensive care units, a record since the pandemic began.