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Study says COVID-19 patients were more likely to die when given chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine

Study says COVID-19 patients were more likely to die when given chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine

A new study published Friday says COVID-19 patients who were treated using chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine — a drug touted by President Donald Trump as a "mi [...] Read full article: Study says COVID-19 patients were more l...→

Study says COVID-19 patients were more likely to die when given chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine

Study says COVID-19 patients were more likely to die when given chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine

A new study published Friday says COVID-19 patients who were treated using chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine — a drug touted by President Donald Trump as a "mi [...] Read full article: Study says COVID-19 patients were more l...→

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...→

Brazil Allows Doctors to Treat Coronavirus Patients With Hydroxychloroquine: Live Coverage

Brazil Allows Doctors to Treat Coronavirus Patients With Hydroxychloroquine: Live Coverage

The move by Brazil came amid debate over the drug’s efficacy and side effects. Around the globe, the hallmarks of an unsettling new normal emerged: flight atte [...] Read full article: Brazil Allows Doctors to Treat Coronavir...→

Stafford’s wastewater part of study on COVID-19 spread | WTOP

Stafford County, Virginia, is participating in a cutting edge pilot program designed to use technology to analyze biological data from wastewater to help ident [...] Read full article: Stafford’s wastewater part of study on C...→

Australian Study: COVID-19 'Exquisitely Adapted' for Human Cells

Australian Study: COVID-19 'Exquisitely Adapted' for Human Cells

A major new Australian study of COVID-19 has found that it seems specially adapted to infect human cells, casting some doubt on whether it emerged in bats or p [...] Read full article: Australian Study: COVID-19 'Exquisitely ...→

6 More Dallas Residents Die From COVID-19, 235 More County Cases

6 More Dallas Residents Die From COVID-19, 235 More County Cases

Dallas County health officials have reported 235 more cases of COVID-19, along with the deaths of six more city of Dallas residents. Read full article: 6 More Dallas Residents Die From COVID-1...→

One in four YouTube videos about COVID-19 are misleading or inaccurate, study suggests | MinnPost

The misinformation includes not only false statements about the disease itself — such as how it spreads and what people can do to avoid becoming infected — but [...] Read full article: One in four YouTube videos about COVID-1...→

Study: Spread of COVID-19 could cause thousands of children to die from preventable diseases

Study: Spread of COVID-19 could cause thousands of children to die from preventable diseases

The dire figure is based on the worst of three scenarios, and specifically looks at health systems in the poorest 118 countries worldwide. Read full article: Study: Spread of COVID-19 could cause th...→

WHO: Smokers more likely to develop, die from COVID-19

WHO: Smokers more likely to develop, die from COVID-19

The World Health Organization is warning that smokers are more likely to develop severe COVID-19 and die from the respiratory illness compared to nonsmokers, c [...] Read full article: WHO: Smokers more likely to develop, die...→

Coronavirus Update: Santa Clara Hospitals Launch Study Using 'Convalescent Plasma' To Treat COVID-19 Patients

Coronavirus Update: Santa Clara Hospitals Launch Study Using 'Convalescent Plasma' To Treat COVID-19 Patients

Health officials announced Tuesday that three Santa Clara County hospitals have begun a study in conjunction with Mayo Clinic to measure the impact of using co [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Santa Clara Hospital...→

Japan Sees 20% Fall in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients in 9 Days

Japan Sees 20% Fall in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients in 9 Days

Japan saw a 20% fall in the number of hospitalised COVID-19 patients in nine days to May 7, the health ministry said on Tuesday. Japan had 4,449 COVID-19... Read full article: Japan Sees 20% Fall in Hospitalized ...→

5 coronavirus patients on ventilators die in Russian hospital fire, 150 evacuated: report

5 coronavirus patients on ventilators die in Russian hospital fire, 150 evacuated: report

At least five coronavirus patients at an intensive care unit have been killed following a fire at a hospital in Russia on Tuesday, according to a report. Read full article: 5 coronavirus patients on ventilators di...→

Nurse taps into international roots to help COVID-19 patients communicate

Nurse taps into international roots to help COVID-19 patients communicate

A nurse in New Hampshire makes signs to help patients and co-workers communicate amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Nurse taps into international roots to h...→

How plasma transfusions may heal COVID-19 patients

How plasma transfusions may heal COVID-19 patients

Convalescent plasma – using a transfusion of blood with antibodies donated by recovered patients – has already shown promising results as a treatment for coron [...] Read full article: How plasma transfusions may heal COVID-1...→

Roseland Community Hospital Celebrates Release Of Two Patients Recovered From COVID-19

Roseland Community Hospital Celebrates Release Of Two Patients Recovered From COVID-19

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin stopped by the hospital's drive-through testing site Friday morning, saying he wants everyone to know how important testing is to the nat [...] Read full article: Roseland Community Hospital Celebrates R...→

Hydroxychloroquine, chloroquine linked to increased risk of death in hospitalized coronavirus patients, study finds

Hydroxychloroquine, chloroquine linked to increased risk of death in hospitalized coronavirus patients, study finds

While the drugs are deemed generally safe for use in patients with malaria or an autoimmune disease, little is known about the potential effects they may have [...] Read full article: Hydroxychloroquine, chloroquine linked t...→

Re-infected coronavirus patients weren’t contagious, study finds

Re-infected coronavirus patients weren’t contagious, study finds

Nearly 300 recovered coronavirus patients who tested positive a second time hadn’t infected others, South Korean health officials have found. Read full article: Re-infected coronavirus patients weren’t...→

Trump says he's taking hydroxychloroquine, unproven drug he's touted for COVID-19

Trump says he's taking hydroxychloroquine, unproven drug he's touted for COVID-19

President Trump on Monday told reporters he's been taking hydroxychloroquine, the unproven drug he touted for COVID-19. Read full article: Trump says he's taking hydroxychloroquin...→

Study: COVID-19 10 to 40 times deadlier than seasonal flu

Study: COVID-19 10 to 40 times deadlier than seasonal flu

The authors looked at the one-week peak of the flu versus the one-week peak of the coronavirus. Read full article: Study: COVID-19 10 to 40 times deadlier ...→

NIH begins clinical trial of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin to treat COVID-19

NIH begins clinical trial of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin to treat COVID-19

A clinical trial has begun to evaluate whether the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine, given together with the antibiotic azithromycin, can prevent hospitalizatio [...] Read full article: NIH begins clinical trial of hydroxychlo...→

Coronavirus Update:  Stanford Doctors Begin Clinical Trial Of New Treatment For COVID-19 Patients

Coronavirus Update: Stanford Doctors Begin Clinical Trial Of New Treatment For COVID-19 Patients

Hoping it may be a 'magic bullet' in the battle against COVID-19, Stanford doctors have begun the clinical trial of a drug used to treat hepatitis patients on [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Stanford Doctors Be...→

Blue Angels Salute Chicago's Frontline Workers, COVID-19 Patients

Blue Angels Salute Chicago's Frontline Workers, COVID-19 Patients

Eyes across the Chicago area turned to the sky midday on Tuesday, as seven Blue Angels jets roared overhead in a patriotic salute to healthcare workers, first [...] Read full article: Blue Angels Salute Chicago's Frontline W...→

Fire tears through Russian hospital's ICU, killing 5 COVID patients

Fire tears through Russian hospital's ICU, killing 5 COVID patients

2 deadly fires at Russian hospitals in just 4 days have left 6 coronavirus patients dead, and both have reportedly been caused by ventilators. Read full article: Fire tears through Russian hospital's IC...→

Metro Detroit mother, father die of COVID-19 less than a month apart; 3 children left behind

Metro Detroit mother, father die of COVID-19 less than a month apart; 3 children left behind

Metro Detroit parents have lost their battle with COVID-19, dying nearly a month apart and leaving behind three children. Read full article: Metro Detroit mother, father die of COVI...→

Die-hard Mets fans have season and wedding postponed due to COVID-19

Die-hard Mets fans have season and wedding postponed due to COVID-19

For so many couples right now, planning their future can feel like striking out over and over again, but for a pair of Mets fans from Brooklyn, they've turned [...] Read full article: Die-hard Mets fans have season and weddi...→

Georgia reports lowest number of COVID patients in a month

Georgia reports lowest number of COVID patients in a month

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp announced on Saturday that the state had the lowest number of hospitalized coronavirus patients it's had in over a month.  Read full article: Georgia reports lowest number of COVID p...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: COVID-19 Treatment Update: Blood Plasma, Hydroxychloroquine and Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug

Ask Dr. Nandi: COVID-19 Treatment Update: Blood Plasma, Hydroxychloroquine and Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug

There’s more bad news concerning Hydroxychloroquine, the drug once touted to be “one of the biggest game-changers” for COVID-19. The largest study to date foun [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: COVID-19 Treatment Update...→

Big study: hydroxychloroquine tied to greater risk of death

Big study: hydroxychloroquine tied to greater risk of death

“Not only is there no benefit, but we saw a very consistent signal of harm,” said one study leader, Dr. Mandeep Mehra, a heart specialist at Brigham and Women’ [...] Read full article: Big study: hydroxychloroquine tied to gr...→

NIH begins trial to determine how effective hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin are in treating COVID-19

NIH begins trial to determine how effective hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin are in treating COVID-19

The National Institutes of Health have launched a placebo-controlled trial testing the safety and efficacy of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin as a treatmen [...] Read full article: NIH begins trial to determine how effect...→

Guns N' Roses Rips Trump with 'Live N' Let Die with COVID 45' T-Shirts

Guns N' Roses Rips Trump with 'Live N' Let Die with COVID 45' T-Shirts

Guns N' Roses released a "Live N' Let Die with COVID 45" coronavirus T-shirt to raise funds for musicians, in what appears to be the rock band's latest dig at [...] Read full article: Guns N' Roses Rips Trump with 'Live N' L...→

Nurse Sails from Virginia, Lives on Boat in East River While Helping NYC COVID-19 Patients

The nurse and her husband sailed about 260 nautical miles from their home in Lynchburg all the way to Brooklyn, completing the trip in about two and a half day [...] Read full article: Nurse Sails from Virginia, Lives on Boat...→

144 more die in Illinois from COVID-19 as fatalities top 3,600 and state hits record for new cases

144 more die in Illinois from COVID-19 as fatalities top 3,600 and state hits record for new cases

Tuesday marked a record-high number of new cases — 4,014 — although Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s office said that positive count came from 29,266 tests results. That’s [...] Read full article: 144 more die in Illinois from COVID-19 a...→

Hydroxychloroquine had no benefits for 'seriously ill' coronavirus patients, study says

Hydroxychloroquine had no benefits for 'seriously ill' coronavirus patients, study says

A large study of more than 1,400 COVID-19 patients has revealed the controversial coronavirus treatment hydroxychloroquine yielded no benefits for patients. Read full article: Hydroxychloroquine had no benefits for '...→

Hydroxychloroquine shows no benefit against coronavirus in New York study

Hydroxychloroquine shows no benefit against coronavirus in New York study

There was also no noticeable advantage for patients that took the drug paired with azithromycin, according to hotly anticipated research. Read full article: Hydroxychloroquine shows no benefit agai...→

Miriam Margolyes, Harry Potter actress, says she initially had 'difficulty not wanting Boris Johnson to die' of COVID-19

Miriam Margolyes, Harry Potter actress, says she initially had 'difficulty not wanting Boris Johnson to die' of COVID-19

Harry Potter actress Miriam Margoyles said Friday that she wanted United Kingdom (UK) Prime Minister Boris Johnson, to die of COVID-19 while he was being hospi [...] Read full article: Miriam Margolyes, Harry Potter actress, ...→

Most people who recover from COVID-19 develop antibodies, study says

Most people who recover from COVID-19 develop antibodies, study says

A new study from the Icahn Medical School at Mount Sinai suggests that nearly all people who have had COVID-19 will develop antibodies to the coronavirus. Anti [...] Read full article: Most people who recover from COVID-19 de...→

FDA approves drug for heart failure that may keep patients out of the hospital during COVID-19 pandemic

FDA approves drug for heart failure that may keep patients out of the hospital during COVID-19 pandemic

AstraZeneca's diabetes drug, Farxiga, has become the first in its class to receive FDA approval as a treatment for heart failure -- and it may also help treat [...] Read full article: FDA approves drug for heart failure that...→

Program that collects devices for COVID-19 patients expands

A program started by a Rhode Island man to provide communications devices to people isolated from their families while battling COVID-19 in the hospital has be [...] Read full article: Program that collects devices for COVID-...→

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...→

Big study: hydroxychloroquine tied to greater risk of death

Big study: hydroxychloroquine tied to greater risk of death

“Not only is there no benefit, but we saw a very consistent signal of harm,” said one study leader, Dr. Mandeep Mehra, a heart specialist at Brigham and Women’ [...] Read full article: Big study: hydroxychloroquine tied to gr...→

Re-infected coronavirus patients weren’t contagious, study finds

Re-infected coronavirus patients weren’t contagious, study finds

Nearly 300 recovered coronavirus patients who tested positive a second time hadn’t infected others, South Korean health officials have found. Read full article: Re-infected coronavirus patients weren’t...→

Stafford’s wastewater part of study on COVID-19 spread | WTOP

Stafford County, Virginia, is participating in a cutting edge pilot program designed to use technology to analyze biological data from wastewater to help ident [...] Read full article: Stafford’s wastewater part of study on C...→

Study: COVID-19 10 to 40 times deadlier than seasonal flu

Study: COVID-19 10 to 40 times deadlier than seasonal flu

The authors looked at the one-week peak of the flu versus the one-week peak of the coronavirus. Read full article: Study: COVID-19 10 to 40 times deadlier ...→

6 More Dallas Residents Die From COVID-19, 235 More County Cases

6 More Dallas Residents Die From COVID-19, 235 More County Cases

Dallas County health officials have reported 235 more cases of COVID-19, along with the deaths of six more city of Dallas residents. Read full article: 6 More Dallas Residents Die From COVID-1...→

Guns N' Roses Rips Trump with 'Live N' Let Die with COVID 45' T-Shirts

Guns N' Roses Rips Trump with 'Live N' Let Die with COVID 45' T-Shirts

Guns N' Roses released a "Live N' Let Die with COVID 45" coronavirus T-shirt to raise funds for musicians, in what appears to be the rock band's latest dig at [...] Read full article: Guns N' Roses Rips Trump with 'Live N' L...→

Coronavirus Update:  Stanford Doctors Begin Clinical Trial Of New Treatment For COVID-19 Patients

Coronavirus Update: Stanford Doctors Begin Clinical Trial Of New Treatment For COVID-19 Patients

Hoping it may be a 'magic bullet' in the battle against COVID-19, Stanford doctors have begun the clinical trial of a drug used to treat hepatitis patients on [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Stanford Doctors Be...→

Study: Spread of COVID-19 could cause thousands of children to die from preventable diseases

Study: Spread of COVID-19 could cause thousands of children to die from preventable diseases

The dire figure is based on the worst of three scenarios, and specifically looks at health systems in the poorest 118 countries worldwide. Read full article: Study: Spread of COVID-19 could cause th...→

Nurse Sails from Virginia, Lives on Boat in East River While Helping NYC COVID-19 Patients

The nurse and her husband sailed about 260 nautical miles from their home in Lynchburg all the way to Brooklyn, completing the trip in about two and a half day [...] Read full article: Nurse Sails from Virginia, Lives on Boat...→

Coronavirus Update: Santa Clara Hospitals Launch Study Using 'Convalescent Plasma' To Treat COVID-19 Patients

Coronavirus Update: Santa Clara Hospitals Launch Study Using 'Convalescent Plasma' To Treat COVID-19 Patients

Health officials announced Tuesday that three Santa Clara County hospitals have begun a study in conjunction with Mayo Clinic to measure the impact of using co [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Santa Clara Hospital...→

Hydroxychloroquine had no benefits for 'seriously ill' coronavirus patients, study says

Hydroxychloroquine had no benefits for 'seriously ill' coronavirus patients, study says

A large study of more than 1,400 COVID-19 patients has revealed the controversial coronavirus treatment hydroxychloroquine yielded no benefits for patients. Read full article: Hydroxychloroquine had no benefits for '...→

Fire tears through Russian hospital's ICU, killing 5 COVID patients

Fire tears through Russian hospital's ICU, killing 5 COVID patients

2 deadly fires at Russian hospitals in just 4 days have left 6 coronavirus patients dead, and both have reportedly been caused by ventilators. Read full article: Fire tears through Russian hospital's IC...→

5 coronavirus patients on ventilators die in Russian hospital fire, 150 evacuated: report

5 coronavirus patients on ventilators die in Russian hospital fire, 150 evacuated: report

At least five coronavirus patients at an intensive care unit have been killed following a fire at a hospital in Russia on Tuesday, according to a report. Read full article: 5 coronavirus patients on ventilators di...→

Hydroxychloroquine shows no benefit against coronavirus in New York study

Hydroxychloroquine shows no benefit against coronavirus in New York study

There was also no noticeable advantage for patients that took the drug paired with azithromycin, according to hotly anticipated research. Read full article: Hydroxychloroquine shows no benefit agai...→

Die-hard Mets fans have season and wedding postponed due to COVID-19

Die-hard Mets fans have season and wedding postponed due to COVID-19

For so many couples right now, planning their future can feel like striking out over and over again, but for a pair of Mets fans from Brooklyn, they've turned [...] Read full article: Die-hard Mets fans have season and weddi...→

How plasma transfusions may heal COVID-19 patients

How plasma transfusions may heal COVID-19 patients

Convalescent plasma – using a transfusion of blood with antibodies donated by recovered patients – has already shown promising results as a treatment for coron [...] Read full article: How plasma transfusions may heal COVID-1...→

Miriam Margolyes, Harry Potter actress, says she initially had 'difficulty not wanting Boris Johnson to die' of COVID-19

Miriam Margolyes, Harry Potter actress, says she initially had 'difficulty not wanting Boris Johnson to die' of COVID-19

Harry Potter actress Miriam Margoyles said Friday that she wanted United Kingdom (UK) Prime Minister Boris Johnson, to die of COVID-19 while he was being hospi [...] Read full article: Miriam Margolyes, Harry Potter actress, ...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: COVID-19 Treatment Update: Blood Plasma, Hydroxychloroquine and Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug

Ask Dr. Nandi: COVID-19 Treatment Update: Blood Plasma, Hydroxychloroquine and Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug

There’s more bad news concerning Hydroxychloroquine, the drug once touted to be “one of the biggest game-changers” for COVID-19. The largest study to date foun [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: COVID-19 Treatment Update...→

FDA approves drug for heart failure that may keep patients out of the hospital during COVID-19 pandemic

FDA approves drug for heart failure that may keep patients out of the hospital during COVID-19 pandemic

AstraZeneca's diabetes drug, Farxiga, has become the first in its class to receive FDA approval as a treatment for heart failure -- and it may also help treat [...] Read full article: FDA approves drug for heart failure that...→

Hydroxychloroquine, chloroquine linked to increased risk of death in hospitalized coronavirus patients, study finds

Hydroxychloroquine, chloroquine linked to increased risk of death in hospitalized coronavirus patients, study finds

While the drugs are deemed generally safe for use in patients with malaria or an autoimmune disease, little is known about the potential effects they may have [...] Read full article: Hydroxychloroquine, chloroquine linked t...→

Brazil Allows Doctors to Treat Coronavirus Patients With Hydroxychloroquine: Live Coverage

Brazil Allows Doctors to Treat Coronavirus Patients With Hydroxychloroquine: Live Coverage

The move by Brazil came amid debate over the drug’s efficacy and side effects. Around the globe, the hallmarks of an unsettling new normal emerged: flight atte [...] Read full article: Brazil Allows Doctors to Treat Coronavir...→

Trump says he's taking hydroxychloroquine, unproven drug he's touted for COVID-19

Trump says he's taking hydroxychloroquine, unproven drug he's touted for COVID-19

President Trump on Monday told reporters he's been taking hydroxychloroquine, the unproven drug he touted for COVID-19. Read full article: Trump says he's taking hydroxychloroquin...→

Australian Study: COVID-19 'Exquisitely Adapted' for Human Cells

Australian Study: COVID-19 'Exquisitely Adapted' for Human Cells

A major new Australian study of COVID-19 has found that it seems specially adapted to infect human cells, casting some doubt on whether it emerged in bats or p [...] Read full article: Australian Study: COVID-19 'Exquisitely ...→

NIH begins trial to determine how effective hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin are in treating COVID-19

NIH begins trial to determine how effective hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin are in treating COVID-19

The National Institutes of Health have launched a placebo-controlled trial testing the safety and efficacy of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin as a treatmen [...] Read full article: NIH begins trial to determine how effect...→

NIH begins clinical trial of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin to treat COVID-19

NIH begins clinical trial of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin to treat COVID-19

A clinical trial has begun to evaluate whether the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine, given together with the antibiotic azithromycin, can prevent hospitalizatio [...] Read full article: NIH begins clinical trial of hydroxychlo...→

One in four YouTube videos about COVID-19 are misleading or inaccurate, study suggests | MinnPost

The misinformation includes not only false statements about the disease itself — such as how it spreads and what people can do to avoid becoming infected — but [...] Read full article: One in four YouTube videos about COVID-1...→

WHO: Smokers more likely to develop, die from COVID-19

WHO: Smokers more likely to develop, die from COVID-19

The World Health Organization is warning that smokers are more likely to develop severe COVID-19 and die from the respiratory illness compared to nonsmokers, c [...] Read full article: WHO: Smokers more likely to develop, die...→

144 more die in Illinois from COVID-19 as fatalities top 3,600 and state hits record for new cases

144 more die in Illinois from COVID-19 as fatalities top 3,600 and state hits record for new cases

Tuesday marked a record-high number of new cases — 4,014 — although Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s office said that positive count came from 29,266 tests results. That’s [...] Read full article: 144 more die in Illinois from COVID-19 a...→

Blue Angels Salute Chicago's Frontline Workers, COVID-19 Patients

Blue Angels Salute Chicago's Frontline Workers, COVID-19 Patients

Eyes across the Chicago area turned to the sky midday on Tuesday, as seven Blue Angels jets roared overhead in a patriotic salute to healthcare workers, first [...] Read full article: Blue Angels Salute Chicago's Frontline W...→

Japan Sees 20% Fall in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients in 9 Days

Japan Sees 20% Fall in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients in 9 Days

Japan saw a 20% fall in the number of hospitalised COVID-19 patients in nine days to May 7, the health ministry said on Tuesday. Japan had 4,449 COVID-19... Read full article: Japan Sees 20% Fall in Hospitalized ...→

Metro Detroit mother, father die of COVID-19 less than a month apart; 3 children left behind

Metro Detroit mother, father die of COVID-19 less than a month apart; 3 children left behind

Metro Detroit parents have lost their battle with COVID-19, dying nearly a month apart and leaving behind three children. Read full article: Metro Detroit mother, father die of COVI...→

Nurse taps into international roots to help COVID-19 patients communicate

Nurse taps into international roots to help COVID-19 patients communicate

A nurse in New Hampshire makes signs to help patients and co-workers communicate amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Nurse taps into international roots to h...→

Georgia reports lowest number of COVID patients in a month

Georgia reports lowest number of COVID patients in a month

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp announced on Saturday that the state had the lowest number of hospitalized coronavirus patients it's had in over a month.  Read full article: Georgia reports lowest number of COVID p...→

Most people who recover from COVID-19 develop antibodies, study says

Most people who recover from COVID-19 develop antibodies, study says

A new study from the Icahn Medical School at Mount Sinai suggests that nearly all people who have had COVID-19 will develop antibodies to the coronavirus. Anti [...] Read full article: Most people who recover from COVID-19 de...→

Roseland Community Hospital Celebrates Release Of Two Patients Recovered From COVID-19

Roseland Community Hospital Celebrates Release Of Two Patients Recovered From COVID-19

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin stopped by the hospital's drive-through testing site Friday morning, saying he wants everyone to know how important testing is to the nat [...] Read full article: Roseland Community Hospital Celebrates R...→

Program that collects devices for COVID-19 patients expands

A program started by a Rhode Island man to provide communications devices to people isolated from their families while battling COVID-19 in the hospital has be [...] Read full article: Program that collects devices for COVID-...→

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...→

Hydroxychloroquine, chloroquine linked to increased risk of death in hospitalized coronavirus patients, study finds

Hydroxychloroquine, chloroquine linked to increased risk of death in hospitalized coronavirus patients, study finds

While the drugs are deemed generally safe for use in patients with malaria or an autoimmune disease, little is known about the potential effects they may have [...] Read full article: Hydroxychloroquine, chloroquine linked t...→

Big study: hydroxychloroquine tied to greater risk of death

Big study: hydroxychloroquine tied to greater risk of death

“Not only is there no benefit, but we saw a very consistent signal of harm,” said one study leader, Dr. Mandeep Mehra, a heart specialist at Brigham and Women’ [...] Read full article: Big study: hydroxychloroquine tied to gr...→

Brazil Allows Doctors to Treat Coronavirus Patients With Hydroxychloroquine: Live Coverage

Brazil Allows Doctors to Treat Coronavirus Patients With Hydroxychloroquine: Live Coverage

The move by Brazil came amid debate over the drug’s efficacy and side effects. Around the globe, the hallmarks of an unsettling new normal emerged: flight atte [...] Read full article: Brazil Allows Doctors to Treat Coronavir...→

Re-infected coronavirus patients weren’t contagious, study finds

Re-infected coronavirus patients weren’t contagious, study finds

Nearly 300 recovered coronavirus patients who tested positive a second time hadn’t infected others, South Korean health officials have found. Read full article: Re-infected coronavirus patients weren’t...→

Stafford’s wastewater part of study on COVID-19 spread | WTOP

Stafford County, Virginia, is participating in a cutting edge pilot program designed to use technology to analyze biological data from wastewater to help ident [...] Read full article: Stafford’s wastewater part of study on C...→

Trump says he's taking hydroxychloroquine, unproven drug he's touted for COVID-19

Trump says he's taking hydroxychloroquine, unproven drug he's touted for COVID-19

President Trump on Monday told reporters he's been taking hydroxychloroquine, the unproven drug he touted for COVID-19. Read full article: Trump says he's taking hydroxychloroquin...→

Australian Study: COVID-19 'Exquisitely Adapted' for Human Cells

Australian Study: COVID-19 'Exquisitely Adapted' for Human Cells

A major new Australian study of COVID-19 has found that it seems specially adapted to infect human cells, casting some doubt on whether it emerged in bats or p [...] Read full article: Australian Study: COVID-19 'Exquisitely ...→

Study: COVID-19 10 to 40 times deadlier than seasonal flu

Study: COVID-19 10 to 40 times deadlier than seasonal flu

The authors looked at the one-week peak of the flu versus the one-week peak of the coronavirus. Read full article: Study: COVID-19 10 to 40 times deadlier ...→

NIH begins trial to determine how effective hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin are in treating COVID-19

NIH begins trial to determine how effective hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin are in treating COVID-19

The National Institutes of Health have launched a placebo-controlled trial testing the safety and efficacy of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin as a treatmen [...] Read full article: NIH begins trial to determine how effect...→

6 More Dallas Residents Die From COVID-19, 235 More County Cases

6 More Dallas Residents Die From COVID-19, 235 More County Cases

Dallas County health officials have reported 235 more cases of COVID-19, along with the deaths of six more city of Dallas residents. Read full article: 6 More Dallas Residents Die From COVID-1...→

NIH begins clinical trial of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin to treat COVID-19

NIH begins clinical trial of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin to treat COVID-19

A clinical trial has begun to evaluate whether the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine, given together with the antibiotic azithromycin, can prevent hospitalizatio [...] Read full article: NIH begins clinical trial of hydroxychlo...→

Guns N' Roses Rips Trump with 'Live N' Let Die with COVID 45' T-Shirts

Guns N' Roses Rips Trump with 'Live N' Let Die with COVID 45' T-Shirts

Guns N' Roses released a "Live N' Let Die with COVID 45" coronavirus T-shirt to raise funds for musicians, in what appears to be the rock band's latest dig at [...] Read full article: Guns N' Roses Rips Trump with 'Live N' L...→

One in four YouTube videos about COVID-19 are misleading or inaccurate, study suggests | MinnPost

The misinformation includes not only false statements about the disease itself — such as how it spreads and what people can do to avoid becoming infected — but [...] Read full article: One in four YouTube videos about COVID-1...→

Coronavirus Update:  Stanford Doctors Begin Clinical Trial Of New Treatment For COVID-19 Patients

Coronavirus Update: Stanford Doctors Begin Clinical Trial Of New Treatment For COVID-19 Patients

Hoping it may be a 'magic bullet' in the battle against COVID-19, Stanford doctors have begun the clinical trial of a drug used to treat hepatitis patients on [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Stanford Doctors Be...→

Study: Spread of COVID-19 could cause thousands of children to die from preventable diseases

Study: Spread of COVID-19 could cause thousands of children to die from preventable diseases

The dire figure is based on the worst of three scenarios, and specifically looks at health systems in the poorest 118 countries worldwide. Read full article: Study: Spread of COVID-19 could cause th...→

Nurse Sails from Virginia, Lives on Boat in East River While Helping NYC COVID-19 Patients

The nurse and her husband sailed about 260 nautical miles from their home in Lynchburg all the way to Brooklyn, completing the trip in about two and a half day [...] Read full article: Nurse Sails from Virginia, Lives on Boat...→

WHO: Smokers more likely to develop, die from COVID-19

WHO: Smokers more likely to develop, die from COVID-19

The World Health Organization is warning that smokers are more likely to develop severe COVID-19 and die from the respiratory illness compared to nonsmokers, c [...] Read full article: WHO: Smokers more likely to develop, die...→

144 more die in Illinois from COVID-19 as fatalities top 3,600 and state hits record for new cases

144 more die in Illinois from COVID-19 as fatalities top 3,600 and state hits record for new cases

Tuesday marked a record-high number of new cases — 4,014 — although Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s office said that positive count came from 29,266 tests results. That’s [...] Read full article: 144 more die in Illinois from COVID-19 a...→

Coronavirus Update: Santa Clara Hospitals Launch Study Using 'Convalescent Plasma' To Treat COVID-19 Patients

Coronavirus Update: Santa Clara Hospitals Launch Study Using 'Convalescent Plasma' To Treat COVID-19 Patients

Health officials announced Tuesday that three Santa Clara County hospitals have begun a study in conjunction with Mayo Clinic to measure the impact of using co [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Santa Clara Hospital...→

Blue Angels Salute Chicago's Frontline Workers, COVID-19 Patients

Blue Angels Salute Chicago's Frontline Workers, COVID-19 Patients

Eyes across the Chicago area turned to the sky midday on Tuesday, as seven Blue Angels jets roared overhead in a patriotic salute to healthcare workers, first [...] Read full article: Blue Angels Salute Chicago's Frontline W...→

Hydroxychloroquine had no benefits for 'seriously ill' coronavirus patients, study says

Hydroxychloroquine had no benefits for 'seriously ill' coronavirus patients, study says

A large study of more than 1,400 COVID-19 patients has revealed the controversial coronavirus treatment hydroxychloroquine yielded no benefits for patients. Read full article: Hydroxychloroquine had no benefits for '...→

Japan Sees 20% Fall in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients in 9 Days

Japan Sees 20% Fall in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients in 9 Days

Japan saw a 20% fall in the number of hospitalised COVID-19 patients in nine days to May 7, the health ministry said on Tuesday. Japan had 4,449 COVID-19... Read full article: Japan Sees 20% Fall in Hospitalized ...→

Fire tears through Russian hospital's ICU, killing 5 COVID patients

Fire tears through Russian hospital's ICU, killing 5 COVID patients

2 deadly fires at Russian hospitals in just 4 days have left 6 coronavirus patients dead, and both have reportedly been caused by ventilators. Read full article: Fire tears through Russian hospital's IC...→

5 coronavirus patients on ventilators die in Russian hospital fire, 150 evacuated: report

5 coronavirus patients on ventilators die in Russian hospital fire, 150 evacuated: report

At least five coronavirus patients at an intensive care unit have been killed following a fire at a hospital in Russia on Tuesday, according to a report. Read full article: 5 coronavirus patients on ventilators di...→

Metro Detroit mother, father die of COVID-19 less than a month apart; 3 children left behind

Metro Detroit mother, father die of COVID-19 less than a month apart; 3 children left behind

Metro Detroit parents have lost their battle with COVID-19, dying nearly a month apart and leaving behind three children. Read full article: Metro Detroit mother, father die of COVI...→

Hydroxychloroquine shows no benefit against coronavirus in New York study

Hydroxychloroquine shows no benefit against coronavirus in New York study

There was also no noticeable advantage for patients that took the drug paired with azithromycin, according to hotly anticipated research. Read full article: Hydroxychloroquine shows no benefit agai...→

Nurse taps into international roots to help COVID-19 patients communicate

Nurse taps into international roots to help COVID-19 patients communicate

A nurse in New Hampshire makes signs to help patients and co-workers communicate amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Nurse taps into international roots to h...→

Die-hard Mets fans have season and wedding postponed due to COVID-19

Die-hard Mets fans have season and wedding postponed due to COVID-19

For so many couples right now, planning their future can feel like striking out over and over again, but for a pair of Mets fans from Brooklyn, they've turned [...] Read full article: Die-hard Mets fans have season and weddi...→

How plasma transfusions may heal COVID-19 patients

How plasma transfusions may heal COVID-19 patients

Convalescent plasma – using a transfusion of blood with antibodies donated by recovered patients – has already shown promising results as a treatment for coron [...] Read full article: How plasma transfusions may heal COVID-1...→

Georgia reports lowest number of COVID patients in a month

Georgia reports lowest number of COVID patients in a month

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp announced on Saturday that the state had the lowest number of hospitalized coronavirus patients it's had in over a month.  Read full article: Georgia reports lowest number of COVID p...→

Miriam Margolyes, Harry Potter actress, says she initially had 'difficulty not wanting Boris Johnson to die' of COVID-19

Miriam Margolyes, Harry Potter actress, says she initially had 'difficulty not wanting Boris Johnson to die' of COVID-19

Harry Potter actress Miriam Margoyles said Friday that she wanted United Kingdom (UK) Prime Minister Boris Johnson, to die of COVID-19 while he was being hospi [...] Read full article: Miriam Margolyes, Harry Potter actress, ...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: COVID-19 Treatment Update: Blood Plasma, Hydroxychloroquine and Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug

Ask Dr. Nandi: COVID-19 Treatment Update: Blood Plasma, Hydroxychloroquine and Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug

There’s more bad news concerning Hydroxychloroquine, the drug once touted to be “one of the biggest game-changers” for COVID-19. The largest study to date foun [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: COVID-19 Treatment Update...→

Most people who recover from COVID-19 develop antibodies, study says

Most people who recover from COVID-19 develop antibodies, study says

A new study from the Icahn Medical School at Mount Sinai suggests that nearly all people who have had COVID-19 will develop antibodies to the coronavirus. Anti [...] Read full article: Most people who recover from COVID-19 de...→

FDA approves drug for heart failure that may keep patients out of the hospital during COVID-19 pandemic

FDA approves drug for heart failure that may keep patients out of the hospital during COVID-19 pandemic

AstraZeneca's diabetes drug, Farxiga, has become the first in its class to receive FDA approval as a treatment for heart failure -- and it may also help treat [...] Read full article: FDA approves drug for heart failure that...→

Roseland Community Hospital Celebrates Release Of Two Patients Recovered From COVID-19

Roseland Community Hospital Celebrates Release Of Two Patients Recovered From COVID-19

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin stopped by the hospital's drive-through testing site Friday morning, saying he wants everyone to know how important testing is to the nat [...] Read full article: Roseland Community Hospital Celebrates R...→

Program that collects devices for COVID-19 patients expands

A program started by a Rhode Island man to provide communications devices to people isolated from their families while battling COVID-19 in the hospital has be [...] Read full article: Program that collects devices for COVID-...→