Health officials in Grand Island, Nebraska, wanted the JBS meatpacking plant closed. But Gov. Pete Ricketts said no. Since then, cases have skyrocketed.
We spoke with disease detectives about what reaching the peak level of cases means and under what conditions people can go back to work and school without fear.
There are three main symptoms: Fever (100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher), a newly developed dry cough, and shortness of breath.
While many governors hesitated to impose measures to limit the spread of COVID-19, mayors have gone ahead and acted.
The closure is in response to Gov. Inslee’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order issued yesterday.
It’s knocking out what should be perfectly fit, healthy people: all of a sudden, they go into complete respiratory arrest, shut down and can’t breathe at all.”
With COVID-19, the Chinese internet and social media offer a cornucopia of examples of how communities have been brought together by heart, humor and creativity.
The ban will not apply to grocery stores and pharmacies.
Dr. Jeff Duchin, Health Officer for Public Health – Seattle & King County, How would a coronavirus pandemic potentially play out and what can we do to protect ourselves and get through it?
But more than a third of those who had requested comfort measures or limited interventions received some intensive care that they had asked not to receive.
Starting this year, surprise medical billing in most situations is no longer allowed in Washington State.
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This year, Medicare penalized seven of the 21 hospitals on the U.S. News Best Hospitals Honor Roll, often used as a proxy for identifying top facilities.
About one-third of young males and 1 in 10 females in rural communities have carried a handgun. Many started carrying as early as the sixth grade.
The outbreak bears similarity to the 2002-03 epidemic of SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome), which hit 37 countries, sickened 8,098 and killed 774.