COVID-19 hospital visitor rules: Families want more access

Families of COVID-19 patients are asking hospitals to rethink visitor policies a year and a half into the pandemic that has killed 700,000 people in the U.S. The relatives say they're being denied the right to be with loved ones at a crucial time
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Conclusions  for PracticeThe current findings suggest  there may be a benefit to COVID-19 public health campaigns targeting families with lower educational attainment and more conservative regions in the United States.
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Allegheny County Health Department Director Dr. Debra Bogen said Wednesday afternoon that she's hopeful that the region will start turning the corner on the latest wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. "Even though it doesn't feel like it sometimes, I believe there is cause for optimism," Bogen said during the regular weekly Allegheny County Covid-19 briefing Wednesday afternoon. She also noted the preparations for the approval of vaccinations for children ages 5-11. The county has been averagi ng between…
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The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday launched an expert group that will examine the origins of new pathogens, including SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. 
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Digital health technologies hold significant promise to advance both functional and normative health and social care integration. The COVID-19 pandemic has created a window of opportunity to rapidly advance the adoption of digital solutions which can improve activities that support integration at clinical, professional, organizational and system levels. Global examples demonstrate how the pandemic has also created opportunities to use technology to address core values of integrated care like person-centredness and coordination. However, rapid and reactive changes could lead to increased fragmentation and exacerbate health ...
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Armed with data from the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers are suggesting that most cases of Guillain-Barr é syndrome are not connected to infectious disease after all.Medscape Medical News
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Open enrollment is here. This is the time for many Texans to decide what health insurance plan is best for themselves and their families. But it ’s also a time to protect your health and that of your family. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is an important reminder that having access to affordable, quality healthcare coverage provides security and peace of mind. Buying health insurance can be a confusing and daunting process even for a healt hcare professional like me, so it’s always best to start…
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The Russia-backed separatist authorities in eastern Ukraine are reporting the largest spike in new coronavirus infections since the start of the pandemic, saying the health care system has been overwhelmed
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Poll of 321 scientists found 15% received death threats after speaking publicly on the pandemicHow my ivermectin research led to Twitter death threatsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageScientists around the world have received threats of death and sexual assault after speaking to the media about Covid-19, a survey has revealed.Of 321 scientists asked by Nature magazine, 15% said they had received death threats and 22% had been threatened with physical or sexual violence as a result of talking publicly about the pandemic.Continue reading...
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During the pandemic, 9-11 dispatchers have reported more calls related to domestic violence disputes. What might drive this increase in domestic violence?
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