“You take care of physically very vulnerable people and you need to protect them. I’m always surprised that there’s a contingent in health care that don’t want to get vaccinated.”
Hospital-level care at home — some of it provided over the internet — is poised to grow after more than a decade as a niche offering.
The cost of parking while in cancer treatment is drawing scrutiny from oncology researchers and even some hospital administrators.
Findings may explain why people can produce high levels of the coronavirus and spread infection before symptoms appear.
Project is looking for puppies, big and giant dogs, rural dogs, certain breeds, and working dogs.
More than 85% of observed King County residents masked up in public, UW researchers find in partnership with King County and the Washington State Department of Health
Her cost for each round of injections has been roughly $30. Then it jumped to $354.68.
A key reason lifesaving ECMO is being rationed in the U.S. is a lack of regional coordination.
The paws of assistance dogs are cleaner than the shoe soles of their users.
The short answer is no. You can still get infected after you’ve been vaccinated. But your chances of getting seriously ill are almost zero.
Fatigue, a loss of smell and taste, and other problems can continue for several months after the acute infection.
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