The county of Los Angeles, the nation’s largest, ICU units are perilously close to zero capacity.
Hospitals across the country have been grappling with how to distribute the first scarce shots that protect against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
The hospitalization projections are scary. We’re already at 80% ICU capacity in Washington. Unless this turns around, our system will be overrun.
The typical workaround for staffing shortages — hiring clinicians from out of town — isn’t the solution anymore
The number of confirmed and suspected COVID-19 patients in Washington state hospitals doubled from 471 on November 1st to 932 on November 23rd.
Patients who had already made antibodies against the virus on admission tended to have lower virus levels and may do better, the findings suggest..
The gene expression and chromatin accessibility atlases will accelerate the study of the genomics of normal and abnormal development.
Huge vacancies in VA medical centers means that veterans are not getting the health care they need.
Hospitals fear adding millions of people to Medicare will cost them billions of dollars in revenue.
Along with new treatments, physicians have learnt simple techniques, such as putting a patient in a prone position to distribute oxygen more evenly in the lungs.
The drug has been touted as effective for prevention of and treatment for COVID-19 by a number of physicians and public figures, including President Trump.
The rapid increase in cases from 2 in early September to more than 160 now shows that COVID-19 spreads readily in the shared housing common on Greek Row.
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;