U.S. FDA official warns of possibility of coronavirus pandemic
A U.S. Food and Drug Administration official on Wednesday pointed to the spread of the new coronavirus to six of the world's seven continents as he warned of the potential for a global pandemic.
There is an urgent need to share expertise and offer emergency guidance for breast radiation therapy (RT) during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. As per the World Health Organisation (WHO) statement, our aim and obligation should be “to stop, contain, control, delay and reduce the impact of this virus at every opportunity”. In our roles as healthcare professionals and/or breast cancer experts this translates to minimising exposure of our patients to COVID-19 without compromising oncological outcome.
During the coronavirus pandemic, many people are searching for some peace and relaxation any way they can get it -- but so many were searching for it on Sunday that their peace was cut short.
A man born with a rare liver disease was told he may have weeks to live when his uncle was no longer able to donate his liver after the coronavirus pandemic put elective surgeries on hold. CNN's Randi Kaye has more.
Federal judges in Texas, Alabama and Ohio have temporarily blocked efforts to ban abortions during the coronavirus pandemic
The U.N. Security Council unanimously adopted four resolutions on Monday, with its 15 members voting by email for the first time because of the coronavirus pandemic
Medtronic has already ramped upÂ production of its high-performance Puritan Bennett 980 ventilators by more than 40%, and is on track to more than double its capacity to manufacture and supply the ventilators in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. But even at a production volume of 500 machines a week, the Dublin, Ireland-based company recognizes the need for more. The company is now publicly sharing the design specifications for an older model of the technology, the Puritan Bennett 560 (PB 560), which will allow companies across industries to evaluate options for rapid ventilator manufacturing to a...
With campuses closed due to the pandemic, LAUSD is struggling with distance learning. Only two-thirds of high school students are participating daily.
The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus pandemic climbed past 3,000 on Monday, the deadliest day yet in the country's mounting crisis, while New York cheered the arrival of a gleaming 1,000-bed U.S. Navy hospital ship as a sign of hope in the city's desperate fight.
Despite repeated promises from the Trump administration, there are still shortages of vital supplies needed in the fight against the coronavirus. Local officials are pleading for help as the pandemic threatens to overwhelm states from coast to coast. Paula Reid reports.
Three days after passing a $2.2 trillion package aimed at easing the heavy economic blow of the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. Congress was looking on Monday at additional steps it might take as the country's death toll approached 3,000.