CNN's Shimon Prokupecz goes inside the 1,000-bed makeshift field hospital erected to treat coronavirus patients at the Javits Convention Center in New York City.
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This report describes how universal, serial reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction testing of residents in a long-term care skilled nursing facility in Los Angeles, California, helped to interrupt transmission of coronavirus disease 2019 in the facility.
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The company has expanded to include more virtual care options after the coronavirus pandemic.  
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Unapproved and Misbranded Products Related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
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Despite the overwhelming nature of COVID-19, people have been stepping up to support their friends and their communities. Here are some heartwarming UNISON members’ experiences of kindness during the coronavirus pandemic. Alison Hann says: “Our branch welfare officer, Aly Thornton, sent small gifts to each member of her work team. “It really lifted spirits and she did it anonymously, so the gift kept giving as people tried to guess who the mystery gift giver was. “So kind, so thoughtful.” Craig Stevens from Telford explains that “the school I work in has been giving us free lun...
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Conclusion: The outbreak of COVID-19 affected our daily practice as OPD and ER visits reduced but did not affect the number of surgeries. We believe that this report will be informative to spinal specialists worldwide fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. PMID: 32455517 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Digital tools can help stream data from tools ranging from ventilators to monitors, says Kevin Phillips, VP of product management at Capsule.
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Driving from his suburban home to work in Seattle on the dark mornings of late winter, Jeremiah Ferguson heard reports of the spread of the novel coronavirus on NPR. Behind the wheel of his Kia, the 36-year-old physical therapist knew the practice he had co-founded just over three years prior would be affected. “As it spread to the Seattle area, I felt that we needed to act quickly,” he said. The morning of March 23, glove-wearing staff members frequent ly sanitized surfaces in the spacious…
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The Boston City Council heard testimony on Wednesday from health care workers who argue employers should presume that if they get sick with coronavirus, employers should presume they got it while on the job.
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On May 14, 2020, Pluristem Therapeutics Inc. published follow-up data on patients treated under their compassionate use program. These patients were all being treated for with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) associated with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, and in intensive care units requiring mechanical ventilation. As of the publication date, 18 patients have been treated with PLX cells, allogeneic mesenchymal-like cells derived from human placentas after the delivery of full-term healthy babies. The patients treated include one patient in the United States. This patient received the treatment as part of the FDA Single P...
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[New Zimbabwe] Government says 18 returning Zimbabweans have escaped from Gweru's Mkoba Teachers College where they were being accommodated for compulsory quarantine against coronavirus.
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