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  • ‘Healthy, Strong’ Baseball Coach, 30, Dies Of COVID-19 After Leaving Hospital
    “Even the invincible aren’t invincible,” Ben Luderer’s former high school baseball coach said of his death. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-04-01
  • Lizzo Treats Hospital Workers To Lunch Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
    The three-time Grammy winner thanked medical professionals for "being the heroes in this story." ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-04-01
  • Rural Americans Fear Virus Spread After Losing Hospitals At An Alarming Rate
    Over the past 15 years, nearly 200 hospitals in rural communities have shut down. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-04-01
  • K-Pop Star’s Coronavirus April Fools’ Day Stunt Backfires
    Kim Jaejoong claimed he'd been hospitalized with COVID-19. He later said it was a stunt to raise awareness. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-04-01
  • Trump’s Task Force Still Won’t Call For A National Stay-At-Home Order
    Even as White House health officials predicted the U.S. death toll could climb to 240,000, President Trump and Vice President Pence resisted a national order. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-03-31
  • The Trump Administration Doesn’t Care If You’re Uninsured And Have COVID-19
    The federal government could have let uninsured Americans in 38 states sign up for health insurance. It won't. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-03-31
  • Coronavirus Hospital In Central Park Sparks Backlash Over Anti-LGBTQ Ties
    The facility is operating in partnership with Samaritan’s Purse, a disaster relief organization founded by evangelist Franklin Graham. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-03-31
  • Las Vegas Making Homeless Sleep In Socially Distanced Parking Lot
    City officials say they can't house the homeless in unoccupied hotel rooms because those are being saved as potential hospital overflow space. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-03-31
  • How Air Pollution Makes The Coronavirus So Much More Dangerous
    Breathing dirty air damages our health and can create underlying conditions that dramatically elevate the risk of complications and death from COVID-19. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-03-31
  • GOP Governors’ Lag In Social Distancing Policies Threatens Public Health: Study
    If they don't catch up, the cumulative damage could be "vast," warns new research by the University of Washington. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-03-31
  • Trump Again Accuses Health Care Workers Of Squandering Masks
    The president told a reporter to investigate hospitals over the shortage, even though experts warned of supply problems amid the coronavirus pandemic. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-03-30
  • Attorneys General Urge FDA To Lift Restrictions On Medication Abortion
    Some women seeking abortions are being forced to drive hundreds of miles to access a drug that could easily be prescribed online. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-03-30
  • Warehouse Workers’ New Health Hazard: Frivolous Online Orders
    Retailers see e-commerce as a way to survive the coronavirus pandemic. Their warehouse workers wonder if they'll survive it, too. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-03-30
  • Watch How Your Local ICU Would Be Overwhelmed As The Coronavirus Infection Rate Rises
    Even in the "moderate" scenario, 80% of Americans could see critical care in their area stretched beyond its limits. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-03-30
  • It Shouldn’t Take A Pandemic For Us To Care About Working People And The Poor
    We’ve become so accustomed to having these people work to make our lives easier that we rarely talk about them. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-03-30
  • Under pressure, British PM vows ‘massive’ increase in coronavirus tests
    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised to ramp up coronavirus testing after his government faced criticism for being slower than some European peers to roll out mass checks for front-line health workers and the population. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-04-02
  • Spain’s coronavirus deaths rise above 10,000, yet there’s “glimpse of hope”
    Spain's death toll from the coronavirus rose above 10,000 on Thursday after a record 950 people died overnight, but health officials saw a glimmer of hope with the epidemic slowing in terms of proportional daily increases in infections and deaths. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-04-02
  • Coronavirus deaths in Netherlands increase to 1,339: authorities
    The number of deaths caused by an infection with the new coronavirus in the Netherlands has increased by 166 to 1,339, health authorities said on Thursday. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-04-02
  • Elections, ties with China shaped Iran’s coronavirus response
    Iranian authorities ignored warnings by doctors in late December and January of an increasing number of patients with high fevers and lung infections in the historic city of Qom, which turned out to be the epicentre of Iran’s coronavirus outbreak, said two health ministry officials, a former ministry official and three ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-04-02
  • Factbox: Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world
    The World Health Organization (WHO) voiced deep concern on Wednesday about the rapid escalation and global spread of the coronavirus. "In the next few days, we will reach 1 million confirmed cases and 50,000 deaths worldwide," WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-04-02
  • Under pressure, British PM vows ‘massive’ coronavirus tests increase
    Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised to ramp up testing for coronavirus after his government faced criticism for being slower than some European peers to roll out mass checks for front-line health workers and the population. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-04-02
  • Williams F1 former engineering arm to help produce 5,000 ventilators for UK
    The former engineering unit of the Williams F1 team said it will help produce an initial batch of 5,000 ventilators for Britain's National Health Service as part of an engineering consortium which is scrambling to deliver 10,000 units. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-04-02
  • African governments team up with tech giants to fight coronavirus lies
    Governments across Africa are teaming up with technology giants including Facebook and WhatsApp to fight misinformation about coronavirus on social media platforms that could propel the pandemic on a continent with shaky healthcare systems. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-04-02
  • Spain’s coronavirus death toll tops 10,000 after another record daily toll
    Spain's death toll from coronavirus surpassed the 10,000 threshold after a record 950 people died overnight, the country's Health Ministry said on Thursday. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-04-02
  • ‘Everybody is frustrated’ over UK testing, top health official says
    One of Britain's top health officials said on Thursday that everybody was frustrated that the United Kingdom was not testing enough people yet. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-04-02
  • Iran’s death toll from coronavirus rises to 3,160: health official
    Iran's death toll from the coronavirus has reached 3,136, with 124 deaths in the past 24 hours, Health Ministry spokesman Kianush Jahanpur told state TV on Thursday, adding that the country had 50,468 cases of infection. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-04-02
  • WHO expects Malaysia’s coronavirus cases to peak in mid-April
    The number of coronavirus cases in Malaysia is expected to peak in mid-April, the World Health Organisation said on Thursday, adding that there are signs of a flattening of the infection curve. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-04-02
  • Guatemalan migrant in U.S. custody positive for coronavirus: foreign ministry
    A Guatemalan migrant in U.S. custody has been hospitalized with coronavirus in the United States, the Guatemalan foreign ministry said on Wednesday. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-04-02
  • Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world
    The World Health Organization (WHO) voiced deep concern on Wednesday about the rapid escalation and global spread of the coronavirus. "In the next few days, we will reach 1 million confirmed cases and 50,000 deaths worldwide," WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-04-02
  • Australia gives free childcare as coronavirus case curve flattens
    Australia on Thursday announced free childcare for six months as part of a bid to keep businesses operating through the coronavirus pandemic, as data on new infections supported early signs of "flattening the curve." ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-04-02
  • US weekly jobless claims double to 6.6 million
    First-time claims for unemployment insurance were expected to total 3.1 million, according to economists surveyed by Dow Jones. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-04-02
  • Coronavirus epicenter could ‘possibly’ shift back to Asia, says public health expert
    The epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak is at risk of shifting constantly and "could possibly even shift back to East Asia," a public health expert said. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-04-02
  • A Swiss hotel is selling a luxury quarantine with a $500 coronavirus test
    Le Bijou, a luxury Swiss hotel brand, has set up "quarantine apartments" which include in-room health services, such as coronavirus testing. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-04-02
  • White House advisor Fauci says coronavirus vaccine trial is on target and will be ‘ultimate game changer’
    U.S. health officials have been fast-tracking work with biotech company Moderna to develop a vaccine to prevent COVID-19. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-04-01
  • Coronavirus live updates: China reports 36 new cases, 7 deaths
    Starting Wednesday, China's National Health Commission will report data on asymptomatic cases under medical observation. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-04-01
  • Infectious disease expert who has coronavirus says public health can not be overlooked again
    "One of the things we need to learn from this is we have to invest in our public health infrastructure, invest in our science ... so things like this never happen again," Dr. Ian Lipkin told CNBC. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-03-31
  • Aircraft carrier captain pleads for help after more than 100 crew are infected with coronavirus
    "We are not at war. Sailors do not need to die. If we do not act now, we are failing to properly take care of our most trusted asset — our Sailors," wrote Capt. Brett Crozier of the USS Theodore Roosevelt. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-03-31
  • Coronavirus live updates: Spain’s daily death toll hits highest level yet; China to test asymptomatic cases
    An official from China's National Health Commission has said that the country is to start testing asymptomatic cases; Spain's numbers of deaths in 24 hours reaches highest level yet. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-03-31
  • ‘People are very scared’: Southern Italians brace themselves as the coronavirus spreads across the country
    Southern Italians are bracing themselves for the coronavirus outbreak that has crippled northern Italy, with many people scared, angry and desperate for more government help. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-03-31
  • Coronavirus live updates: France sees worst daily death toll, Cuomo issues call for healthcare workers
    The total number of coronavirus infection cases globally reached 755,500, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-03-30
  • UK’s Prince Charles, 71, out of self-isolation and in good health
    British heir-to-the-throne Prince Charles, 71, who had tested positive for coronavirus, is out of self-isolation and is in good health. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-03-30
  • Coronavirus pandemic will thrust most economies into ‘deep freeze’ for up to 6 months, analyst says
    An intensifying health crisis has meant countries around the globe have effectively had to shut down. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-03-30
  • Sanofi, Regeneron expand testing of potential coronavirus treatment
    Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals have expanded a clinical trial of their rheumatoid arthritis drug Kevzara as a coronavirus treatment to patients outside the United States. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-03-30
  • Japanese comedian Ken Shimura dies from coronavirus
    One of Japan's best-known comedians, Ken Shimura, has become the first Japanese celebrity to die of the coronavirus. Shimura, 70, had been hospitalized since March 19 after developing a fever and respiratory problems, media said. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-03-30
  • Coronavirus live updates: Field hospital set up inside Central Park, Moscow tightens coronavirus rules
    As of Sunday, more than 691,867 cases of coronavirus have been reported globally, resulting in at least 32,988 deaths. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-03-29
  • WHO is struggling against COVID-19 and a divided world testing its authority
    The rise of nationalism and geopolitics is hampering the World Health Organization at a time when global leadership in public health is critical. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-04-01
  • Megachurch pastors defy coronavirus pandemic, insisting on right to worship
    The theology and politics of some churches pushes them to keep holding services — in some cases, risking public health and arrest. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-03-31
  • He never missed a visit despite her memory loss. Then the coronavirus scare ended visits forever
    Isabel Costales of Spain, who had tested positive for the coronavirus, died March 20 at age 86. Her husband wished for one more kiss. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-03-31
  • Photos: How the world is mobilizing to make pop-up hospitals
    With the number of coronavirus patients around the world growing at a rapid clip, construction of hospitals and hospital beds has also ramped up around the world. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-03-31
  • Social distancing is slowing the coronavirus in Seattle. But it’s not enough, study says
    Health officials warned that Seattle's progress was insufficient, and urged citizens to redouble their commitment to hand-washing, working from home and staying away from anyone but close family members. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-03-30
  • Mexican president flouts coronavirus protocol to shake hands with ‘El Chapo’s’ mother
    Mexican President Andres Lopez Obrador angered many when he shook hands with the mother of notorious drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-03-30
  • Doctors in India are being infected, trolled and evicted as they battle COVID-19
    Indian medical workers are treating coronavirus patients without adequate equipment. One doctor warns of 'mass desertion' in the healthcare system. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-03-30
  • Choir practice turns fatal. Airborne coronavirus strongly suspected
    The deadly outbreak among members of a choir has stunned health officials, who have concluded that the virus was almost certainly transmitted through the air from one or more people without symptoms. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-03-29
  • No running water. No electricity. On Navajo Nation, coronavirus creates worry and confusion as cases surge
    Coronavirus anxiety is running high on Navajo Nation -- a sprawling reservation of 175,000 residents, scarce supplies and resources, and only four inpatient hospitals. Cases are soaring, and at least two already have died. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-03-29
  • New York blocks hospital policy that would have forced pregnant women to give birth alone
    Gov. Andrew Cuomo will issue an executive order to ensure that pregnant women in New York do not labor alone. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-03-28
  • Doctors and experts warn against the risks of using malaria drugs off-label to treat COVID-19
    The prospect that malaria drugs will become go-to medications in the treatment of COVID-19 before they've been rigorously tested is prompting safety warnings. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-03-28
  • Isolation is hazardous to your health. The term ‘social distancing’ doesn’t help
    Is the phrase "social distancing" sending the wrong message to millions of Americans struggling to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic? Some experts think so. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-03-28
  • British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus
    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces he has tested positive for the coronavirus. Health Secretary Matt Hancock says he has it too. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-03-27
  • Women in New York giving birth alone may be facing their ‘worst nightmare’
    Two of the city's leading hospital systems announced stringent new policies barring visitors of any kind to its labor and postpartum units. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-03-26
  • Myanmar claimed to be coronavirus-free. Now cases are showing up
    The country of 54 million has recorded three COVID-19 infections. But its weak health system and long border with China suggest a bigger outbreak. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-03-26