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Dr. Oz: Only 20-50 Percent of COVID-19 Patients on Ventilators Survive

Dr. Oz: Only 20-50 Percent of COVID-19 Patients on Ventilators Survive

The coronavirus survival rate on ventilators is disturbingly low, perhaps as low as 20%, signaling it might not be the best way to serve patients, according to [...] Read full article: Dr. Oz: Only 20-50 Percent of COVID-19 P...→

Dr. Oz: Only 20-50 Percent of COVID-19 Patients on Ventilators Survive

Dr. Oz: Only 20-50 Percent of COVID-19 Patients on Ventilators Survive

The coronavirus survival rate on ventilators is disturbingly low, perhaps as low as 20%, signaling it might not be the best way to serve patients, according to [...] Read full article: Dr. Oz: Only 20-50 Percent of 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...→

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...→

True Crime: Today, Dr. Oz interviews two women who survived serial killer Ted Bundy’s last and most infamous attacks at a sorority house of Florida State University.

True Crime: Today, Dr. Oz interviews two women who survived serial killer Ted Bundy’s last and most infamous attacks at a sorority house of Florida State University.

True Crime: Today, Dr. Oz interviews two women who survived serial killer Ted Bundy’s last and most infamous attacks at a sorority house of Florida State Unive [...] Read full article: True Crime: Today, Dr. Oz interviews two...→

Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health officials to testify at House hearing on COVID-19 response as infections spike in half of US states

Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health officials to testify at House hearing on COVID-19 response as infections spike in half of US states

With coronavirus cases rising in about half the states, Dr. Anthony Fauci returns to Capitol Hill on Tuesday at a fraught moment in the nation's pandemic respo [...] Read full article: Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health official...→

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...→

Cheat sheet: Dr. Ngozi Ezike’s personal COVID-19 do’s and don’ts

Cheat sheet: Dr. Ngozi Ezike’s personal COVID-19 do’s and don’ts

The chief of the Illinois Department of Public Health shared her personal recommendations on when she will feel safe partaking in a variety of activities. Here [...] Read full article: Cheat sheet: Dr. Ngozi Ezike’s personal ...→

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...→

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...→

Cheap drug turns out to save COVID patients’ lives in U.K. study

Dexamethasone treatment reduced deaths by a third among patients on ventilators and by a fifth among those receiving oxygen only, the study showed.... U.K. Hea [...] Read full article: Cheap drug turns out to save COVID patie...→

Steroid Dexamethasone Reduces Deaths in Patients With Severe COVID-19

Steroid Dexamethasone Reduces Deaths in Patients With Severe COVID-19

Giving low doses of the generic steroid drug dexamethasone to patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19 reduced death rates by around a third among those wit [...] Read full article: Steroid Dexamethasone Reduces Deaths in ...→

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...→

Dr. Fauci hopeful for a COVID-19 vaccine by late 2020, early 2021

Dr. Fauci hopeful for a COVID-19 vaccine by late 2020, early 2021

Dr. Fauci warned that the next few weeks will be critical to tamping down coronavirus hot spots around the country. Read full article: Dr. Fauci hopeful for a COVID-19 vaccine...→

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...→

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...→

Max Minute: Dr. Daniel Varga From Hackensack Meridien Health Provides Tips To Minimize COVID-19 Risk

Max Minute: Dr. Daniel Varga From Hackensack Meridien Health Provides Tips To Minimize COVID-19 Risk

Dr. Daniel Varga, Chief Physician Executive at Hackensack Meridien Health, provides tips for dealing with COVID-19 during summer activities. Read full article: Max Minute: Dr. Daniel Varga From Hacken...→

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...→

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...→

Common drug offers hope for very ill COVID-19 patients

Common drug offers hope for very ill COVID-19 patients

Hula Hut, a large Tex-Mex restaurant in Austin, Texas, that was closed for weeks this spring, reopened earlier this month but had to shut down again for six da [...] Read full article: Common drug offers hope for very ill COV...→

Dr. Oz worried about uptick in coronavirus cases: We have to 'get serious' about contact tracing

Dr. Oz worried about uptick in coronavirus cases: We have to 'get serious' about contact tracing

Dr. Mehmet Oz said on Tuesday that he was worried about the states that have shown a "significant" increase in coronavirus-related hospitalizations.  Read full article: Dr. Oz worried about uptick in coronavir...→

COVID-19 is 12 times deadlier for patients with underlying health conditions: CDC

COVID-19 is 12 times deadlier for patients with underlying health conditions: CDC

COVID-19 is 12 times more deadly for patients with underlying health conditions than those without them, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Con [...] Read full article: COVID-19 is 12 times deadlier for patien...→

'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...→

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...→

Dr. Fauci testifies before House at a fraught time for US COVID-19 pandemic response: WATCH LIVE

Dr. Fauci testifies before House at a fraught time for US COVID-19 pandemic response: WATCH LIVE

Fauci has recently warned that the U.S. is still in the first wave of the pandemic and has continued to urge the American public to practice social distancing. Read full article: Dr. Fauci testifies before House at a fr...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: 'No-swab' COVID-19 saliva test begins trials in Britain

Ask Dr. Nandi: 'No-swab' COVID-19 saliva test begins trials in Britain

A study trial of a new “no-swab” test for COVID-19 is kicking off in Britain. Health officials there say participants are able to collect their saliva sample f [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: 'No-swab' COVID-19 saliva...→

Reopening: Fine Dining Restaurants Finds New Ways In COVID-19 Era To Survive

Reopening: Fine Dining Restaurants Finds New Ways In COVID-19 Era To Survive

Renowned San Francisco chef Dominique Crenn was huddled with staff one day in mid-March when she learned that coronavirus restrictions would close the dining r [...] Read full article: Reopening: Fine Dining Restaurants Finds...→

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...→

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...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: U.K. researchers say they have found first drug that improves COVID-19 survival

Ask Dr. Nandi: U.K. researchers say they have found first drug that improves COVID-19 survival

There’s new hope for critically ill hospitalized patients with COVID-19. A commonly used drug has shown to improve survival rates by one third. That’s accordin [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: U.K. researchers say they...→

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...→

Common steroid found to reduce deaths in sickest COVID-19 patients, researchers say

Common steroid found to reduce deaths in sickest COVID-19 patients, researchers say

Outside experts called the results important and promising, but called for the full release of the data. Read full article: Common steroid found to reduce deaths in...→

'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...→

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...→

Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health officials to testify at House hearing on COVID-19 response as infections spike in half of US states

Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health officials to testify at House hearing on COVID-19 response as infections spike in half of US states

With coronavirus cases rising in about half the states, Dr. Anthony Fauci returns to Capitol Hill on Tuesday at a fraught moment in the nation's pandemic respo [...] Read full article: Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health official...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: 'No-swab' COVID-19 saliva test begins trials in Britain

Ask Dr. Nandi: 'No-swab' COVID-19 saliva test begins trials in Britain

A study trial of a new “no-swab” test for COVID-19 is kicking off in Britain. Health officials there say participants are able to collect their saliva sample f [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: 'No-swab' COVID-19 saliva...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: U.K. researchers say they have found first drug that improves COVID-19 survival

Ask Dr. Nandi: U.K. researchers say they have found first drug that improves COVID-19 survival

There’s new hope for critically ill hospitalized patients with COVID-19. A commonly used drug has shown to improve survival rates by one third. That’s accordin [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: U.K. researchers say they...→

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...→

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...→

Common drug offers hope for very ill COVID-19 patients

Common drug offers hope for very ill COVID-19 patients

Hula Hut, a large Tex-Mex restaurant in Austin, Texas, that was closed for weeks this spring, reopened earlier this month but had to shut down again for six da [...] Read full article: Common drug offers hope for very ill COV...→

Cheap drug turns out to save COVID patients’ lives in U.K. study

Dexamethasone treatment reduced deaths by a third among patients on ventilators and by a fifth among those receiving oxygen only, the study showed.... U.K. Hea [...] Read full article: Cheap drug turns out to save COVID patie...→

Common steroid found to reduce deaths in sickest COVID-19 patients, researchers say

Common steroid found to reduce deaths in sickest COVID-19 patients, researchers say

Outside experts called the results important and promising, but called for the full release of the data. Read full article: Common steroid found to reduce deaths in...→

COVID-19 is 12 times deadlier for patients with underlying health conditions: CDC

COVID-19 is 12 times deadlier for patients with underlying health conditions: CDC

COVID-19 is 12 times more deadly for patients with underlying health conditions than those without them, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Con [...] Read full article: COVID-19 is 12 times deadlier for patien...→

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...→

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...→

Dr. Fauci hopeful for a COVID-19 vaccine by late 2020, early 2021

Dr. Fauci hopeful for a COVID-19 vaccine by late 2020, early 2021

Dr. Fauci warned that the next few weeks will be critical to tamping down coronavirus hot spots around the country. Read full article: Dr. Fauci hopeful for a COVID-19 vaccine...→

True Crime: Today, Dr. Oz interviews two women who survived serial killer Ted Bundy’s last and most infamous attacks at a sorority house of Florida State University.

True Crime: Today, Dr. Oz interviews two women who survived serial killer Ted Bundy’s last and most infamous attacks at a sorority house of Florida State University.

True Crime: Today, Dr. Oz interviews two women who survived serial killer Ted Bundy’s last and most infamous attacks at a sorority house of Florida State Unive [...] Read full article: True Crime: Today, Dr. Oz interviews two...→

Dr. Fauci testifies before House at a fraught time for US COVID-19 pandemic response: WATCH LIVE

Dr. Fauci testifies before House at a fraught time for US COVID-19 pandemic response: WATCH LIVE

Fauci has recently warned that the U.S. is still in the first wave of the pandemic and has continued to urge the American public to practice social distancing. Read full article: Dr. Fauci testifies before House at a fr...→

Reopening: Fine Dining Restaurants Finds New Ways In COVID-19 Era To Survive

Reopening: Fine Dining Restaurants Finds New Ways In COVID-19 Era To Survive

Renowned San Francisco chef Dominique Crenn was huddled with staff one day in mid-March when she learned that coronavirus restrictions would close the dining r [...] Read full article: Reopening: Fine Dining Restaurants Finds...→

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...→

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...→

Cheat sheet: Dr. Ngozi Ezike’s personal COVID-19 do’s and don’ts

Cheat sheet: Dr. Ngozi Ezike’s personal COVID-19 do’s and don’ts

The chief of the Illinois Department of Public Health shared her personal recommendations on when she will feel safe partaking in a variety of activities. Here [...] Read full article: Cheat sheet: Dr. Ngozi Ezike’s personal ...→

Max Minute: Dr. Daniel Varga From Hackensack Meridien Health Provides Tips To Minimize COVID-19 Risk

Max Minute: Dr. Daniel Varga From Hackensack Meridien Health Provides Tips To Minimize COVID-19 Risk

Dr. Daniel Varga, Chief Physician Executive at Hackensack Meridien Health, provides tips for dealing with COVID-19 during summer activities. Read full article: Max Minute: Dr. Daniel Varga From Hacken...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

Dr. Oz worried about uptick in coronavirus cases: We have to 'get serious' about contact tracing

Dr. Oz worried about uptick in coronavirus cases: We have to 'get serious' about contact tracing

Dr. Mehmet Oz said on Tuesday that he was worried about the states that have shown a "significant" increase in coronavirus-related hospitalizations.  Read full article: Dr. Oz worried about uptick in coronavir...→

Steroid Dexamethasone Reduces Deaths in Patients With Severe COVID-19

Steroid Dexamethasone Reduces Deaths in Patients With Severe COVID-19

Giving low doses of the generic steroid drug dexamethasone to patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19 reduced death rates by around a third among those wit [...] Read full article: Steroid Dexamethasone Reduces Deaths in ...→

'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...→

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...→

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...→

Dr. Fauci hopeful for a COVID-19 vaccine by late 2020, early 2021

Dr. Fauci hopeful for a COVID-19 vaccine by late 2020, early 2021

Dr. Fauci warned that the next few weeks will be critical to tamping down coronavirus hot spots around the country. Read full article: Dr. Fauci hopeful for a COVID-19 vaccine...→

True Crime: Today, Dr. Oz interviews two women who survived serial killer Ted Bundy’s last and most infamous attacks at a sorority house of Florida State University.

True Crime: Today, Dr. Oz interviews two women who survived serial killer Ted Bundy’s last and most infamous attacks at a sorority house of Florida State University.

True Crime: Today, Dr. Oz interviews two women who survived serial killer Ted Bundy’s last and most infamous attacks at a sorority house of Florida State Unive [...] Read full article: True Crime: Today, Dr. Oz interviews two...→

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...→

Dr. Fauci testifies before House at a fraught time for US COVID-19 pandemic response: WATCH LIVE

Dr. Fauci testifies before House at a fraught time for US COVID-19 pandemic response: WATCH LIVE

Fauci has recently warned that the U.S. is still in the first wave of the pandemic and has continued to urge the American public to practice social distancing. Read full article: Dr. Fauci testifies before House at a fr...→

Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health officials to testify at House hearing on COVID-19 response as infections spike in half of US states

Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health officials to testify at House hearing on COVID-19 response as infections spike in half of US states

With coronavirus cases rising in about half the states, Dr. Anthony Fauci returns to Capitol Hill on Tuesday at a fraught moment in the nation's pandemic respo [...] Read full article: Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health official...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: 'No-swab' COVID-19 saliva test begins trials in Britain

Ask Dr. Nandi: 'No-swab' COVID-19 saliva test begins trials in Britain

A study trial of a new “no-swab” test for COVID-19 is kicking off in Britain. Health officials there say participants are able to collect their saliva sample f [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: 'No-swab' COVID-19 saliva...→

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...→

Reopening: Fine Dining Restaurants Finds New Ways In COVID-19 Era To Survive

Reopening: Fine Dining Restaurants Finds New Ways In COVID-19 Era To Survive

Renowned San Francisco chef Dominique Crenn was huddled with staff one day in mid-March when she learned that coronavirus restrictions would close the dining r [...] Read full article: Reopening: Fine Dining Restaurants Finds...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

Cheat sheet: Dr. Ngozi Ezike’s personal COVID-19 do’s and don’ts

Cheat sheet: Dr. Ngozi Ezike’s personal COVID-19 do’s and don’ts

The chief of the Illinois Department of Public Health shared her personal recommendations on when she will feel safe partaking in a variety of activities. Here [...] Read full article: Cheat sheet: Dr. Ngozi Ezike’s personal ...→

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...→

Max Minute: Dr. Daniel Varga From Hackensack Meridien Health Provides Tips To Minimize COVID-19 Risk

Max Minute: Dr. Daniel Varga From Hackensack Meridien Health Provides Tips To Minimize COVID-19 Risk

Dr. Daniel Varga, Chief Physician Executive at Hackensack Meridien Health, provides tips for dealing with COVID-19 during summer activities. Read full article: Max Minute: Dr. Daniel Varga From Hacken...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: U.K. researchers say they have found first drug that improves COVID-19 survival

Ask Dr. Nandi: U.K. researchers say they have found first drug that improves COVID-19 survival

There’s new hope for critically ill hospitalized patients with COVID-19. A commonly used drug has shown to improve survival rates by one third. That’s accordin [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: U.K. researchers say they...→

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...→

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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...→

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...→

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...→

Common drug offers hope for very ill COVID-19 patients

Common drug offers hope for very ill COVID-19 patients

Hula Hut, a large Tex-Mex restaurant in Austin, Texas, that was closed for weeks this spring, reopened earlier this month but had to shut down again for six da [...] Read full article: Common drug offers hope for very ill COV...→

Cheap drug turns out to save COVID patients’ lives in U.K. study

Dexamethasone treatment reduced deaths by a third among patients on ventilators and by a fifth among those receiving oxygen only, the study showed.... U.K. Hea [...] Read full article: Cheap drug turns out to save COVID patie...→

Dr. Oz worried about uptick in coronavirus cases: We have to 'get serious' about contact tracing

Dr. Oz worried about uptick in coronavirus cases: We have to 'get serious' about contact tracing

Dr. Mehmet Oz said on Tuesday that he was worried about the states that have shown a "significant" increase in coronavirus-related hospitalizations.  Read full article: Dr. Oz worried about uptick in coronavir...→

Common steroid found to reduce deaths in sickest COVID-19 patients, researchers say

Common steroid found to reduce deaths in sickest COVID-19 patients, researchers say

Outside experts called the results important and promising, but called for the full release of the data. Read full article: Common steroid found to reduce deaths in...→

Steroid Dexamethasone Reduces Deaths in Patients With Severe COVID-19

Steroid Dexamethasone Reduces Deaths in Patients With Severe COVID-19

Giving low doses of the generic steroid drug dexamethasone to patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19 reduced death rates by around a third among those wit [...] Read full article: Steroid Dexamethasone Reduces Deaths in ...→

COVID-19 is 12 times deadlier for patients with underlying health conditions: CDC

COVID-19 is 12 times deadlier for patients with underlying health conditions: CDC

COVID-19 is 12 times more deadly for patients with underlying health conditions than those without them, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Con [...] Read full article: COVID-19 is 12 times deadlier for patien...→