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Ben Carson: 'Mistake' Sending COVID-19 Patients to Nursing Homes

Ben Carson: 'Mistake' Sending COVID-19 Patients to Nursing Homes

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson said it was a mistake to send COVID-19 patients to nursing homes without taking the necessary precautions [...] Read full article: Ben Carson: 'Mistake' Sending COVID-19 P...→

Ben Carson: 'Mistake' Sending COVID-19 Patients to Nursing Homes

Ben Carson: 'Mistake' Sending COVID-19 Patients to Nursing Homes

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson said it was a mistake to send COVID-19 patients to nursing homes without taking the necessary precautions [...] Read full article: Ben Carson: 'Mistake' Sending COVID-19 P...→

University of Chicago hospital eliminating COVID-19 units as number of patients drops

University of Chicago hospital eliminating COVID-19 units as number of patients drops

The University of Chicago Medical Center is eliminating its units dedicated to COVID-19 patients. Instead, patients with COVID-19 will be cared for in isolatio [...] Read full article: University of Chicago hospital eliminati...→

At least 15 dead in COVID-19 outbreak at Concord nursing facility

At least 15 dead in COVID-19 outbreak at Concord nursing facility

According to the state’s information, 14 patients and at least one healthcare worker at a post-acute nursing facility in Concord, have died after contracting t [...] Read full article: At least 15 dead in COVID-19 outbreak at...→

State Senator: Gov. Whitmer ‘Cold-Blooded Killed’ Nursing Home Patients

State Senator: Gov. Whitmer ‘Cold-Blooded Killed’ Nursing Home Patients

A Michigan state senator believes Gov. Gretchen Whitmer "cold-blooded killed" nursing home patients with her coronavirus policy. | Politics Read full article: State Senator: Gov. Whitmer ‘Cold-Bloode...→

After COVID-19 Pause, Limited Nursing Home Visits Restarting in NJ

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is reminding people to practice social distancing as they return to barbershops, salons, tattoo parlors, spas and other businesses [...] Read full article: After COVID-19 Pause, Limited Nursing Ho...→

U.S. halts test of Trump-touted hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 patients

U.S. halts test of Trump-touted hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 patients

President Donald Trump had promoted the drug as a potential treatment, saying in March it could turn out to be "one of the biggest game changers in the history [...] Read full article: U.S. halts test of Trump-touted hydroxyc...→

ICYMI: Local Officials Discuss Police Reform, Hospitals See Influx of Younger COVID-19 Patients

ICYMI: Local Officials Discuss Police Reform, Hospitals See Influx of Younger COVID-19 Patients

For weeks, protesters around the country have voiced their issues with police brutality. Some have even gone as far as demanding to defund the police.... But w [...] Read full article: ICYMI: Local Officials Discuss Police Re...→

Cases of COVID-19 top 135,000; outdoor visitation at nursing homes allowed with conditions

Cases of COVID-19 top 135,000; outdoor visitation at nursing homes allowed with conditions

Cases of coronavirus rose by 692 Friday pushing the state's totals over 135,000. You can visit loved ones in nursing homes but with conditions. Read full article: Cases of COVID-19 top 135,000; outdoor v...→

Asymptomatic COVID-19 patients have weaker immune response, China study finds

Asymptomatic COVID-19 patients have weaker immune response, China study finds

Asymptomatic coronavirus patients have a weaker immune response to the virus and shed the disease for up to five days longer than symptomatic cases, according [...] Read full article: Asymptomatic COVID-19 patients have weak...→

NorthShore hospital system makes care kits for COVID-19 patients

NorthShore hospital system makes care kits for COVID-19 patients

NorthShore University HealthSystem has developed COVID-19 Care Kits for patients testing positive for the virus who are sent home to recuperate. Read full article: NorthShore hospital system makes care ki...→

Cuomo: Coronavirus patients put in nursing homes ‘probably not contagious’

Cuomo: Coronavirus patients put in nursing homes ‘probably not contagious’

Just who is to blame for the more than 6,000 coronavirus-linked deaths in New York nursing homes remains a touchy subject for Gov. Andrew Cuomo who on Wednesda [...] Read full article: Cuomo: Coronavirus patients put in nursi...→

House Republicans Ask Dem Governors for Info on COVID Nursing Home Orders

House Republicans Ask Dem Governors for Info on COVID Nursing Home Orders

House Republicans have written five Democratic governors asking for information about policies mandating nursing homes and long-term care facilities admit pati [...] Read full article: House Republicans Ask Dem Governors for ...→

Cuomo: Nursing Home Order 'Wasn't a Mistake' - Staffers Brought Infection into Nursing Homes

Cuomo: Nursing Home Order 'Wasn't a Mistake' - Staffers Brought Infection into Nursing Homes

On Tuesday's broadcast of MSNBC's "Morning Joe," New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) defended his order that sent coronavirus patients into nursing homes and | Clip [...] Read full article: Cuomo: Nursing Home Order 'Wasn't a Mist...→

Local Doctors Notice Uptick in Younger Patients Testing Positive for COVID-19

Local Doctors Notice Uptick in Younger Patients Testing Positive for COVID-19

As the number of positive COVID-19 cases increases across the state, experts have seen more and more younger people become ill with the virus. Younger meaning [...] Read full article: Local Doctors Notice Uptick in Younger P...→

Chilean hospital gives COVID-19 patients' families a rare chance to say goodbye

Chilean hospital gives COVID-19 patients' families a rare chance to say goodbye

One of the greatest cruelties of the coronavirus is that thousands of people worldwide have died alone. But medics in the city of Santiago have come up with an [...] Read full article: Chilean hospital gives COVID-19 patients...→

Antibody Levels in Recovered COVID-19 Patients Decline Quickly - Research

Antibody Levels in Recovered COVID-19 Patients Decline Quickly - Research

Levels of an antibody found in recovered COVID-19 patients fell sharply in 2-3 months after infection for both symptomatic and asymptomatic patients, according [...] Read full article: Antibody Levels in Recovered COVID-19 Pa...→

NIH Halts HCQ Study in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

NIH Halts HCQ Study in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

The National Institutes of Health has halted its study into the effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for COVID-19, Politico reports. Read full article: NIH Halts HCQ Study in Hospitalized COVI...→

British Patients Given Inhalers to Treat COVID-19 Patients at Home

British Patients Given Inhalers to Treat COVID-19 Patients at Home

British patients in the early stages of COVID-19 will be supplied with inhalers containing an experimental drug that researchers hope will stop them from a rap [...] Read full article: British Patients Given Inhalers to Treat...→

Health professionals use proning technique to help save COVID-19 patients

Health professionals use proning technique to help save COVID-19 patients

(WXYZ) — We wanted to share a feel good story about the fight to save Covid-19 patients, especially as we wait for a vaccine and hear talk of a possible resurg [...] Read full article: Health professionals use proning techniq...→

Blood types may play role in which COVID patients get sickest

Blood types may play role in which COVID patients get sickest

Study in Europe found patients with Type A were more likely to have severe disease and those with Type O less likely, but more research needed, scientists agre [...] Read full article: Blood types may play role in which COVID...→

Fed's COVID-19 Nursing Home Data Has Glaring Issues

Data from over a third of the 146 Arizona facilities included in the dataset is missing from the first weekly update. Read full article: Fed's COVID-19 Nursing Home Data Has Gla...→

WHO to update COVID-19 treatment guidelines after dexamethasone helps patients survive

WHO to update COVID-19 treatment guidelines after dexamethasone helps patients survive

The World Health Organization is seeking to update its care and treatment guidelines for COVID-19 patients after seeing positive results from a study using dex [...] Read full article: WHO to update COVID-19 treatment guideli...→

COCO Clinic helps Tampa Bay area COVID-19 patients recover

COCO Clinic helps Tampa Bay area COVID-19 patients recover

Some coronavirus patients can face a long road to recovery. Healthcare workers and medical students in the Tampa Bay area want to make that road a little smoot [...] Read full article: COCO Clinic helps Tampa Bay area COVID-1...→

'It's just plain false.' State did not order nursing homes to take COVID-19 patients, Whitmer says

'It's just plain false.' State did not order nursing homes to take COVID-19 patients, Whitmer says

Governor Gretchen Whitmer said she did not order nursing homes to take COVID-19 patients at the height of the outbreak in an interview with 7 Action News. Read full article: 'It's just plain false.' State did not o...→

In Poor Countries, Many Covid-19 Patients Are Desperate for Oxygen

In Poor Countries, Many Covid-19 Patients Are Desperate for Oxygen

Aid agencies are scrambling to get oxygen equipment to low-income countries where the coronavirus is rapidly spreading. Read full article: In Poor Countries, Many Covid-19 Patient...→

Colorado’s COVID-19 patients fared better in May than at pandemic’s start, hospital data shows

Colorado’s COVID-19 patients fared better in May than at pandemic’s start, hospital data shows

Colorado patients who contracted the novel coronavirus in May fared better than those infected in March, and that’s at least partly due to new knowledge their [...] Read full article: Colorado’s COVID-19 patients fared bette...→

COVID-19 Reporting from California's 1,200 Nursing Homes a ‘Tangled Mess’ - Times of San Diego

Throughout the pandemic, California has struggled with the critical task of tracking tens of thousands of seniors who contracted COVID-19 in nursing homes. Read full article: COVID-19 Reporting from California's 1,2...→

Illinois nursing homes list shows 3,649 COVID-19 deaths

Illinois nursing homes list shows 3,649 COVID-19 deaths

The number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Illinois long-term care facilities now stands at more than 21,000 cases. Read full article: Illinois nursing homes list shows 3,649 ...→

US halts hydroxychloroquine testing in COVID-19 patients

US halts hydroxychloroquine testing in COVID-19 patients

Earlier this week, the World Health Organization said testing of hydroxychloroquine in its large multi-country trial of treatments for COVID-19 patients had be [...] Read full article: US halts hydroxychloroquine testing in C...→

Ben Carson reflects on Juneteenth: 'To commemorate the emancipation of slaves is a wonderful thing'

Ben Carson reflects on Juneteenth: 'To commemorate the emancipation of slaves is a wonderful thing'

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson told "Bill Hemmer Reports" Friday that Juneteenth should become a national holiday. Read full article: Ben Carson reflects on Juneteenth: 'To c...→

NJ nursing homes to allow limited visits amid COVID-19 pandemic

NJ nursing homes to allow limited visits amid COVID-19 pandemic

New Jersey families with loved ones in nursing homes can begin seeing one another again amid the COVID-19 outbreak, state health officials said. Read full article: NJ nursing homes to allow limited visits...→

Hospitals Seeing Influx of Younger COVID-19 Patients

Hospitals Seeing Influx of Younger COVID-19 Patients

As new infection counts set records in Florida, hospitals are seeing more patients in emergency and intensive-care units — and they’re younger this time around [...] Read full article: Hospitals Seeing Influx of Younger COVID...→

Ben Carson to Newsmax TV: Police Will Be Sued All the Time Without Qualified Immunity

Ben Carson to Newsmax TV: Police Will Be Sued All the Time Without Qualified Immunity

Taking qualified immunity from police will leave them too afraid to enforce the law, Ben Carson, the Housing and Urban Development secretary, told Newsmax TV.. [...] Read full article: Ben Carson to Newsmax TV: Police Will Be...→

What are

What are "super" antibodies? Doctor explains cells found in less than 5% of COVID-19 patients

"These neutralizing antibodies effectively keep the virus from entering human cells and could essentially knock out the infection," Dr. Neeta Ogden explained. Read full article: What are "super" antibodies? Doctor expl...→

Steve Scalise demands answers from Dem governors over 'heartbreaking' COVID-19 nursing home deaths

Steve Scalise demands answers from Dem governors over 'heartbreaking' COVID-19 nursing home deaths

House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., is demanding answers from Democratic governors in five states who he said went “a dangerous and a deadly direction” b [...] Read full article: Steve Scalise demands answers from Dem g...→

Max Minute: Steroid Dexamethasone Producing Promising Results In Certain COVID-19 Patients

Max Minute: Steroid Dexamethasone Producing Promising Results In Certain COVID-19 Patients

Scientists at the University of Oxford announced Tuesday that a low-cost steroid could significantly reduce deaths for hospitalized patients. Read full article: Max Minute: Steroid Dexamethasone Produc...→

'It's just plain false.' State did not order nursing homes to take COVID-19 patients, Whitmer says

'It's just plain false.' State did not order nursing homes to take COVID-19 patients, Whitmer says

Governor Gretchen Whitmer said she did not order nursing homes to take COVID-19 patients at the height of the outbreak in an interview with 7 Action News. Read full article: 'It's just plain false.' State did not o...→

Cuomo: Nursing Home Order 'Wasn't a Mistake' - Staffers Brought Infection into Nursing Homes

Cuomo: Nursing Home Order 'Wasn't a Mistake' - Staffers Brought Infection into Nursing Homes

On Tuesday's broadcast of MSNBC's "Morning Joe," New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) defended his order that sent coronavirus patients into nursing homes and | Clip [...] Read full article: Cuomo: Nursing Home Order 'Wasn't a Mist...→

At least 15 dead in COVID-19 outbreak at Concord nursing facility

At least 15 dead in COVID-19 outbreak at Concord nursing facility

According to the state’s information, 14 patients and at least one healthcare worker at a post-acute nursing facility in Concord, have died after contracting t [...] Read full article: At least 15 dead in COVID-19 outbreak at...→

Colorado’s COVID-19 patients fared better in May than at pandemic’s start, hospital data shows

Colorado’s COVID-19 patients fared better in May than at pandemic’s start, hospital data shows

Colorado patients who contracted the novel coronavirus in May fared better than those infected in March, and that’s at least partly due to new knowledge their [...] Read full article: Colorado’s COVID-19 patients fared bette...→

Chilean hospital gives COVID-19 patients' families a rare chance to say goodbye

Chilean hospital gives COVID-19 patients' families a rare chance to say goodbye

One of the greatest cruelties of the coronavirus is that thousands of people worldwide have died alone. But medics in the city of Santiago have come up with an [...] Read full article: Chilean hospital gives COVID-19 patients...→

COVID-19 Reporting from California's 1,200 Nursing Homes a ‘Tangled Mess’ - Times of San Diego

Throughout the pandemic, California has struggled with the critical task of tracking tens of thousands of seniors who contracted COVID-19 in nursing homes. Read full article: COVID-19 Reporting from California's 1,2...→

U.S. halts test of Trump-touted hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 patients

U.S. halts test of Trump-touted hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 patients

President Donald Trump had promoted the drug as a potential treatment, saying in March it could turn out to be "one of the biggest game changers in the history [...] Read full article: U.S. halts test of Trump-touted hydroxyc...→

US halts hydroxychloroquine testing in COVID-19 patients

US halts hydroxychloroquine testing in COVID-19 patients

Earlier this week, the World Health Organization said testing of hydroxychloroquine in its large multi-country trial of treatments for COVID-19 patients had be [...] Read full article: US halts hydroxychloroquine testing in C...→

Cases of COVID-19 top 135,000; outdoor visitation at nursing homes allowed with conditions

Cases of COVID-19 top 135,000; outdoor visitation at nursing homes allowed with conditions

Cases of coronavirus rose by 692 Friday pushing the state's totals over 135,000. You can visit loved ones in nursing homes but with conditions. Read full article: Cases of COVID-19 top 135,000; outdoor v...→

NJ nursing homes to allow limited visits amid COVID-19 pandemic

NJ nursing homes to allow limited visits amid COVID-19 pandemic

New Jersey families with loved ones in nursing homes can begin seeing one another again amid the COVID-19 outbreak, state health officials said. Read full article: NJ nursing homes to allow limited visits...→

Health professionals use proning technique to help save COVID-19 patients

Health professionals use proning technique to help save COVID-19 patients

(WXYZ) — We wanted to share a feel good story about the fight to save Covid-19 patients, especially as we wait for a vaccine and hear talk of a possible resurg [...] Read full article: Health professionals use proning techniq...→

Asymptomatic COVID-19 patients have weaker immune response, China study finds

Asymptomatic COVID-19 patients have weaker immune response, China study finds

Asymptomatic coronavirus patients have a weaker immune response to the virus and shed the disease for up to five days longer than symptomatic cases, according [...] Read full article: Asymptomatic COVID-19 patients have weak...→

Ben Carson to Newsmax TV: Police Will Be Sued All the Time Without Qualified Immunity

Ben Carson to Newsmax TV: Police Will Be Sued All the Time Without Qualified Immunity

Taking qualified immunity from police will leave them too afraid to enforce the law, Ben Carson, the Housing and Urban Development secretary, told Newsmax TV.. [...] Read full article: Ben Carson to Newsmax TV: Police Will Be...→

Fed's COVID-19 Nursing Home Data Has Glaring Issues

Data from over a third of the 146 Arizona facilities included in the dataset is missing from the first weekly update. Read full article: Fed's COVID-19 Nursing Home Data Has Gla...→

Cuomo: Coronavirus patients put in nursing homes ‘probably not contagious’

Cuomo: Coronavirus patients put in nursing homes ‘probably not contagious’

Just who is to blame for the more than 6,000 coronavirus-linked deaths in New York nursing homes remains a touchy subject for Gov. Andrew Cuomo who on Wednesda [...] Read full article: Cuomo: Coronavirus patients put in nursi...→

Steve Scalise demands answers from Dem governors over 'heartbreaking' COVID-19 nursing home deaths

Steve Scalise demands answers from Dem governors over 'heartbreaking' COVID-19 nursing home deaths

House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., is demanding answers from Democratic governors in five states who he said went “a dangerous and a deadly direction” b [...] Read full article: Steve Scalise demands answers from Dem g...→

COCO Clinic helps Tampa Bay area COVID-19 patients recover

COCO Clinic helps Tampa Bay area COVID-19 patients recover

Some coronavirus patients can face a long road to recovery. Healthcare workers and medical students in the Tampa Bay area want to make that road a little smoot [...] Read full article: COCO Clinic helps Tampa Bay area COVID-1...→

University of Chicago hospital eliminating COVID-19 units as number of patients drops

University of Chicago hospital eliminating COVID-19 units as number of patients drops

The University of Chicago Medical Center is eliminating its units dedicated to COVID-19 patients. Instead, patients with COVID-19 will be cared for in isolatio [...] Read full article: University of Chicago hospital eliminati...→

In Poor Countries, Many Covid-19 Patients Are Desperate for Oxygen

In Poor Countries, Many Covid-19 Patients Are Desperate for Oxygen

Aid agencies are scrambling to get oxygen equipment to low-income countries where the coronavirus is rapidly spreading. Read full article: In Poor Countries, Many Covid-19 Patient...→

Local Doctors Notice Uptick in Younger Patients Testing Positive for COVID-19

Local Doctors Notice Uptick in Younger Patients Testing Positive for COVID-19

As the number of positive COVID-19 cases increases across the state, experts have seen more and more younger people become ill with the virus. Younger meaning [...] Read full article: Local Doctors Notice Uptick in Younger P...→

State Senator: Gov. Whitmer ‘Cold-Blooded Killed’ Nursing Home Patients

State Senator: Gov. Whitmer ‘Cold-Blooded Killed’ Nursing Home Patients

A Michigan state senator believes Gov. Gretchen Whitmer "cold-blooded killed" nursing home patients with her coronavirus policy. | Politics Read full article: State Senator: Gov. Whitmer ‘Cold-Bloode...→

Antibody Levels in Recovered COVID-19 Patients Decline Quickly - Research

Antibody Levels in Recovered COVID-19 Patients Decline Quickly - Research

Levels of an antibody found in recovered COVID-19 patients fell sharply in 2-3 months after infection for both symptomatic and asymptomatic patients, according [...] Read full article: Antibody Levels in Recovered COVID-19 Pa...→

After COVID-19 Pause, Limited Nursing Home Visits Restarting in NJ

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is reminding people to practice social distancing as they return to barbershops, salons, tattoo parlors, spas and other businesses [...] Read full article: After COVID-19 Pause, Limited Nursing Ho...→

Illinois nursing homes list shows 3,649 COVID-19 deaths

Illinois nursing homes list shows 3,649 COVID-19 deaths

The number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Illinois long-term care facilities now stands at more than 21,000 cases. Read full article: Illinois nursing homes list shows 3,649 ...→

NIH Halts HCQ Study in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

NIH Halts HCQ Study in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

The National Institutes of Health has halted its study into the effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for COVID-19, Politico reports. Read full article: NIH Halts HCQ Study in Hospitalized COVI...→

ICYMI: Local Officials Discuss Police Reform, Hospitals See Influx of Younger COVID-19 Patients

ICYMI: Local Officials Discuss Police Reform, Hospitals See Influx of Younger COVID-19 Patients

For weeks, protesters around the country have voiced their issues with police brutality. Some have even gone as far as demanding to defund the police.... But w [...] Read full article: ICYMI: Local Officials Discuss Police Re...→

Ben Carson reflects on Juneteenth: 'To commemorate the emancipation of slaves is a wonderful thing'

Ben Carson reflects on Juneteenth: 'To commemorate the emancipation of slaves is a wonderful thing'

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson told "Bill Hemmer Reports" Friday that Juneteenth should become a national holiday. Read full article: Ben Carson reflects on Juneteenth: 'To c...→

British Patients Given Inhalers to Treat COVID-19 Patients at Home

British Patients Given Inhalers to Treat COVID-19 Patients at Home

British patients in the early stages of COVID-19 will be supplied with inhalers containing an experimental drug that researchers hope will stop them from a rap [...] Read full article: British Patients Given Inhalers to Treat...→

Hospitals Seeing Influx of Younger COVID-19 Patients

Hospitals Seeing Influx of Younger COVID-19 Patients

As new infection counts set records in Florida, hospitals are seeing more patients in emergency and intensive-care units — and they’re younger this time around [...] Read full article: Hospitals Seeing Influx of Younger COVID...→

Blood types may play role in which COVID patients get sickest

Blood types may play role in which COVID patients get sickest

Study in Europe found patients with Type A were more likely to have severe disease and those with Type O less likely, but more research needed, scientists agre [...] Read full article: Blood types may play role in which COVID...→

NorthShore hospital system makes care kits for COVID-19 patients

NorthShore hospital system makes care kits for COVID-19 patients

NorthShore University HealthSystem has developed COVID-19 Care Kits for patients testing positive for the virus who are sent home to recuperate. Read full article: NorthShore hospital system makes care ki...→

What are

What are "super" antibodies? Doctor explains cells found in less than 5% of COVID-19 patients

"These neutralizing antibodies effectively keep the virus from entering human cells and could essentially knock out the infection," Dr. Neeta Ogden explained. Read full article: What are "super" antibodies? Doctor expl...→

WHO to update COVID-19 treatment guidelines after dexamethasone helps patients survive

WHO to update COVID-19 treatment guidelines after dexamethasone helps patients survive

The World Health Organization is seeking to update its care and treatment guidelines for COVID-19 patients after seeing positive results from a study using dex [...] Read full article: WHO to update COVID-19 treatment guideli...→

House Republicans Ask Dem Governors for Info on COVID Nursing Home Orders

House Republicans Ask Dem Governors for Info on COVID Nursing Home Orders

House Republicans have written five Democratic governors asking for information about policies mandating nursing homes and long-term care facilities admit pati [...] Read full article: House Republicans Ask Dem Governors for ...→

Max Minute: Steroid Dexamethasone Producing Promising Results In Certain COVID-19 Patients

Max Minute: Steroid Dexamethasone Producing Promising Results In Certain COVID-19 Patients

Scientists at the University of Oxford announced Tuesday that a low-cost steroid could significantly reduce deaths for hospitalized patients. Read full article: Max Minute: Steroid Dexamethasone Produc...→

'It's just plain false.' State did not order nursing homes to take COVID-19 patients, Whitmer says

'It's just plain false.' State did not order nursing homes to take COVID-19 patients, Whitmer says

Governor Gretchen Whitmer said she did not order nursing homes to take COVID-19 patients at the height of the outbreak in an interview with 7 Action News. Read full article: 'It's just plain false.' State did not o...→

University of Chicago hospital eliminating COVID-19 units as number of patients drops

University of Chicago hospital eliminating COVID-19 units as number of patients drops

The University of Chicago Medical Center is eliminating its units dedicated to COVID-19 patients. Instead, patients with COVID-19 will be cared for in isolatio [...] Read full article: University of Chicago hospital eliminati...→

Cuomo: Nursing Home Order 'Wasn't a Mistake' - Staffers Brought Infection into Nursing Homes

Cuomo: Nursing Home Order 'Wasn't a Mistake' - Staffers Brought Infection into Nursing Homes

On Tuesday's broadcast of MSNBC's "Morning Joe," New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) defended his order that sent coronavirus patients into nursing homes and | Clip [...] Read full article: Cuomo: Nursing Home Order 'Wasn't a Mist...→

In Poor Countries, Many Covid-19 Patients Are Desperate for Oxygen

In Poor Countries, Many Covid-19 Patients Are Desperate for Oxygen

Aid agencies are scrambling to get oxygen equipment to low-income countries where the coronavirus is rapidly spreading. Read full article: In Poor Countries, Many Covid-19 Patient...→

At least 15 dead in COVID-19 outbreak at Concord nursing facility

At least 15 dead in COVID-19 outbreak at Concord nursing facility

According to the state’s information, 14 patients and at least one healthcare worker at a post-acute nursing facility in Concord, have died after contracting t [...] Read full article: At least 15 dead in COVID-19 outbreak at...→

Local Doctors Notice Uptick in Younger Patients Testing Positive for COVID-19

Local Doctors Notice Uptick in Younger Patients Testing Positive for COVID-19

As the number of positive COVID-19 cases increases across the state, experts have seen more and more younger people become ill with the virus. Younger meaning [...] Read full article: Local Doctors Notice Uptick in Younger P...→

Colorado’s COVID-19 patients fared better in May than at pandemic’s start, hospital data shows

Colorado’s COVID-19 patients fared better in May than at pandemic’s start, hospital data shows

Colorado patients who contracted the novel coronavirus in May fared better than those infected in March, and that’s at least partly due to new knowledge their [...] Read full article: Colorado’s COVID-19 patients fared bette...→

State Senator: Gov. Whitmer ‘Cold-Blooded Killed’ Nursing Home Patients

State Senator: Gov. Whitmer ‘Cold-Blooded Killed’ Nursing Home Patients

A Michigan state senator believes Gov. Gretchen Whitmer "cold-blooded killed" nursing home patients with her coronavirus policy. | Politics Read full article: State Senator: Gov. Whitmer ‘Cold-Bloode...→

Chilean hospital gives COVID-19 patients' families a rare chance to say goodbye

Chilean hospital gives COVID-19 patients' families a rare chance to say goodbye

One of the greatest cruelties of the coronavirus is that thousands of people worldwide have died alone. But medics in the city of Santiago have come up with an [...] Read full article: Chilean hospital gives COVID-19 patients...→

Antibody Levels in Recovered COVID-19 Patients Decline Quickly - Research

Antibody Levels in Recovered COVID-19 Patients Decline Quickly - Research

Levels of an antibody found in recovered COVID-19 patients fell sharply in 2-3 months after infection for both symptomatic and asymptomatic patients, according [...] Read full article: Antibody Levels in Recovered COVID-19 Pa...→

COVID-19 Reporting from California's 1,200 Nursing Homes a ‘Tangled Mess’ - Times of San Diego

Throughout the pandemic, California has struggled with the critical task of tracking tens of thousands of seniors who contracted COVID-19 in nursing homes. Read full article: COVID-19 Reporting from California's 1,2...→

After COVID-19 Pause, Limited Nursing Home Visits Restarting in NJ

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is reminding people to practice social distancing as they return to barbershops, salons, tattoo parlors, spas and other businesses [...] Read full article: After COVID-19 Pause, Limited Nursing Ho...→

Illinois nursing homes list shows 3,649 COVID-19 deaths

Illinois nursing homes list shows 3,649 COVID-19 deaths

The number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Illinois long-term care facilities now stands at more than 21,000 cases. Read full article: Illinois nursing homes list shows 3,649 ...→

U.S. halts test of Trump-touted hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 patients

U.S. halts test of Trump-touted hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 patients

President Donald Trump had promoted the drug as a potential treatment, saying in March it could turn out to be "one of the biggest game changers in the history [...] Read full article: U.S. halts test of Trump-touted hydroxyc...→

NIH Halts HCQ Study in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

NIH Halts HCQ Study in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

The National Institutes of Health has halted its study into the effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for COVID-19, Politico reports. Read full article: NIH Halts HCQ Study in Hospitalized COVI...→

US halts hydroxychloroquine testing in COVID-19 patients

US halts hydroxychloroquine testing in COVID-19 patients

Earlier this week, the World Health Organization said testing of hydroxychloroquine in its large multi-country trial of treatments for COVID-19 patients had be [...] Read full article: US halts hydroxychloroquine testing in C...→

ICYMI: Local Officials Discuss Police Reform, Hospitals See Influx of Younger COVID-19 Patients

ICYMI: Local Officials Discuss Police Reform, Hospitals See Influx of Younger COVID-19 Patients

For weeks, protesters around the country have voiced their issues with police brutality. Some have even gone as far as demanding to defund the police.... But w [...] Read full article: ICYMI: Local Officials Discuss Police Re...→

Ben Carson reflects on Juneteenth: 'To commemorate the emancipation of slaves is a wonderful thing'

Ben Carson reflects on Juneteenth: 'To commemorate the emancipation of slaves is a wonderful thing'

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson told "Bill Hemmer Reports" Friday that Juneteenth should become a national holiday. Read full article: Ben Carson reflects on Juneteenth: 'To c...→

Cases of COVID-19 top 135,000; outdoor visitation at nursing homes allowed with conditions

Cases of COVID-19 top 135,000; outdoor visitation at nursing homes allowed with conditions

Cases of coronavirus rose by 692 Friday pushing the state's totals over 135,000. You can visit loved ones in nursing homes but with conditions. Read full article: Cases of COVID-19 top 135,000; outdoor v...→

British Patients Given Inhalers to Treat COVID-19 Patients at Home

British Patients Given Inhalers to Treat COVID-19 Patients at Home

British patients in the early stages of COVID-19 will be supplied with inhalers containing an experimental drug that researchers hope will stop them from a rap [...] Read full article: British Patients Given Inhalers to Treat...→

NJ nursing homes to allow limited visits amid COVID-19 pandemic

NJ nursing homes to allow limited visits amid COVID-19 pandemic

New Jersey families with loved ones in nursing homes can begin seeing one another again amid the COVID-19 outbreak, state health officials said. Read full article: NJ nursing homes to allow limited visits...→

Health professionals use proning technique to help save COVID-19 patients

Health professionals use proning technique to help save COVID-19 patients

(WXYZ) — We wanted to share a feel good story about the fight to save Covid-19 patients, especially as we wait for a vaccine and hear talk of a possible resurg [...] Read full article: Health professionals use proning techniq...→

Hospitals Seeing Influx of Younger COVID-19 Patients

Hospitals Seeing Influx of Younger COVID-19 Patients

As new infection counts set records in Florida, hospitals are seeing more patients in emergency and intensive-care units — and they’re younger this time around [...] Read full article: Hospitals Seeing Influx of Younger COVID...→

Asymptomatic COVID-19 patients have weaker immune response, China study finds

Asymptomatic COVID-19 patients have weaker immune response, China study finds

Asymptomatic coronavirus patients have a weaker immune response to the virus and shed the disease for up to five days longer than symptomatic cases, according [...] Read full article: Asymptomatic COVID-19 patients have weak...→

Blood types may play role in which COVID patients get sickest

Blood types may play role in which COVID patients get sickest

Study in Europe found patients with Type A were more likely to have severe disease and those with Type O less likely, but more research needed, scientists agre [...] Read full article: Blood types may play role in which COVID...→

Ben Carson to Newsmax TV: Police Will Be Sued All the Time Without Qualified Immunity

Ben Carson to Newsmax TV: Police Will Be Sued All the Time Without Qualified Immunity

Taking qualified immunity from police will leave them too afraid to enforce the law, Ben Carson, the Housing and Urban Development secretary, told Newsmax TV.. [...] Read full article: Ben Carson to Newsmax TV: Police Will Be...→

NorthShore hospital system makes care kits for COVID-19 patients

NorthShore hospital system makes care kits for COVID-19 patients

NorthShore University HealthSystem has developed COVID-19 Care Kits for patients testing positive for the virus who are sent home to recuperate. Read full article: NorthShore hospital system makes care ki...→

Fed's COVID-19 Nursing Home Data Has Glaring Issues

Data from over a third of the 146 Arizona facilities included in the dataset is missing from the first weekly update. Read full article: Fed's COVID-19 Nursing Home Data Has Gla...→

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What are "super" antibodies? Doctor explains cells found in less than 5% of COVID-19 patients

"These neutralizing antibodies effectively keep the virus from entering human cells and could essentially knock out the infection," Dr. Neeta Ogden explained. Read full article: What are "super" antibodies? Doctor expl...→

Cuomo: Coronavirus patients put in nursing homes ‘probably not contagious’

Cuomo: Coronavirus patients put in nursing homes ‘probably not contagious’

Just who is to blame for the more than 6,000 coronavirus-linked deaths in New York nursing homes remains a touchy subject for Gov. Andrew Cuomo who on Wednesda [...] Read full article: Cuomo: Coronavirus patients put in nursi...→

WHO to update COVID-19 treatment guidelines after dexamethasone helps patients survive

WHO to update COVID-19 treatment guidelines after dexamethasone helps patients survive

The World Health Organization is seeking to update its care and treatment guidelines for COVID-19 patients after seeing positive results from a study using dex [...] Read full article: WHO to update COVID-19 treatment guideli...→

Steve Scalise demands answers from Dem governors over 'heartbreaking' COVID-19 nursing home deaths

Steve Scalise demands answers from Dem governors over 'heartbreaking' COVID-19 nursing home deaths

House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., is demanding answers from Democratic governors in five states who he said went “a dangerous and a deadly direction” b [...] Read full article: Steve Scalise demands answers from Dem g...→

House Republicans Ask Dem Governors for Info on COVID Nursing Home Orders

House Republicans Ask Dem Governors for Info on COVID Nursing Home Orders

House Republicans have written five Democratic governors asking for information about policies mandating nursing homes and long-term care facilities admit pati [...] Read full article: House Republicans Ask Dem Governors for ...→

COCO Clinic helps Tampa Bay area COVID-19 patients recover

COCO Clinic helps Tampa Bay area COVID-19 patients recover

Some coronavirus patients can face a long road to recovery. Healthcare workers and medical students in the Tampa Bay area want to make that road a little smoot [...] Read full article: COCO Clinic helps Tampa Bay area COVID-1...→

Max Minute: Steroid Dexamethasone Producing Promising Results In Certain COVID-19 Patients

Max Minute: Steroid Dexamethasone Producing Promising Results In Certain COVID-19 Patients

Scientists at the University of Oxford announced Tuesday that a low-cost steroid could significantly reduce deaths for hospitalized patients. Read full article: Max Minute: Steroid Dexamethasone Produc...→