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More than 1,700 healthcare workers in Wuhan have gotten the coronavirus. A study found that 29% of infections were in medical staff.

Feature China/Barcroft Media via Getty Images As the new coronavirus, now known a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 14th, 2020

More than 500 healthcare workers in Wuhan have gotten the coronavirus. One study found that 29% of infections were in medical staff.

Feature China/Barcroft Media via Getty Images As the new coronavirus, now known as COVID-19, continues to spread, hundreds of healthcare .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 12th, 2020

More than 3,000 Chinese healthcare workers have gotten the coronavirus, and 8 have died. A study found that 29% of infections were in medical staff.

Feature China/Barcroft Media via Getty Images As the coronavirus outbreak continues to grow, thousands of healthcare workers are getting sick. China's National Health .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 24th, 2020

Chinese researchers just confirmed that patients can transmit the coronavirus without showing symptoms. A woman passed it to 5 relatives.

Stringer/Reuters A 20-year-old woman from Wuhan, China, transmitted the coronavirus to her family members without ever showing any symptoms, a new study found.  The woman tested pos.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 21st, 2020

A nurse in Wuhan walks to work while her husband drives behind her, showing the extreme the lengths that medical workers are willing to go to stop the coronavirus spread

CGTN A Wuhan nurse has quarantined herself away from her family so she doesn't risk exposing them to the new COVID-19 virus, CGTN, a state-linked station in China reported.  The woman's husband dri.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 13th, 2020

2nd Coronavirus Case Confirmed In San Diego As China Sends 2,600 Army "Medical Staff" To Wuhan

2nd Coronavirus Case Confirmed In San Diego As China Sends 2,600 Army "Medical Staff" To Wuhan.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 12th, 2020

A new study reveals early warning signs of the coronavirus. But it"s taking a week for Wuhan patients with symptoms to be admitted to a hospital.

Reuters A study of nearly 140 coronavirus patients found that the infe.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 12th, 2020

Men represent the majority of coronavirus cases so far, according to a new study. Researchers have a few guesses as to why.

STR/AFP via Getty Images Early research suggests that the deadly coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, has infected more men than women.  A recent study of nearly 140 coronavirus patients found that the virus is most likely to affect old.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 10th, 2020

Workers at 6 US hospitals reveal how they respond to potential coronavirus cases — including face shields and negative-pressure isolation chambers

Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters A new coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China has infected a dozen people in the US. Staff at six US hospitals told Business Insider how they are handling potential coronavirus pa.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 7th, 2020

Chinese confirm coronavirus outbreak can spread like wildfire from infected people

The National Health Commission task force also found that some medical workers have tested positive for the virus, the English-language China Daily newspaper said......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 20th, 2020

Chinese confirms coronavirus outbreak can spread like wildfire from infected people

The National Health Commission task force also found that some medical workers have tested positive for the virus, the English-language China Daily newspaper said......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 20th, 2020

Healthcare workers are uncomfortable with tech giants like Google handling patient data, a survey found

Getty A survey of UK healthcare staff found workers are overwhelmingly uncomfortable at the prospect of Silicon Valley firms handling sensitive patient data. YouGov, a major UK market research firm, surveyed 1,000 staff working at the UK's state-funded .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 27th, 2019

A top US health official say the US needs 300 million face masks for healthcare workers. But masks are not necessarily effective against coronavirus.

China Daily/Reuters Health and Human Services Sec. Alex Azar said the US needs at least 300 million face masks for health officials as the country braces the rapid spread of the coronavirus. The HHS secretary said the US already has 30 milli.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider21 hr. 22 min. ago

18 Medical Stocks To Watch Amid The Coronavirus Outbreak

Airlines, hotels, casinos and other stocks continue to fall as fear of the coronavirus grows worldwide and all but halts activity in the virus epicenter of Wuhan, China. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 25th, 2020

Chinese scientists say coronavirus illness symptoms peaked on February 1 — but they warn that the epidemic could "rebound"

A study of more than 72,000 coronavirus patients in China found that the largest number of patients were sh.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 18th, 2020

Coronavirus has US firms in China reporting staff shortages

Public health restrictions have made it harder to workers to return to their jobs.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 17th, 2020

1 In 3 American Workers Runs Out Of Money Before Payday

1 In 3 American Workers Runs Out Of Money Before Payday A new study has found that at least 32% of people .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 16th, 2020

Men represent the majority of coronavirus cases so far. Researchers think smoking could play a role.

Early research has shown that the new coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, has infected more men than women.  A recent study of nearly 140 coronavirus patien.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 14th, 2020

This California goggle maker is helping China fight coronavirus. Here"s how

Paulson Manufacturing is making 10,000 protective goggles and shields a day for Chinese healthcare workers. Paulson Manufacturing is making 10,000 protective goggles and shields a day for Chinese healthcare workers......»»

Category: topSource: latimesFeb 11th, 2020

Coronavirus has killed more people than SARS, but the fatality rate is still far lower — here’s why that could change

A new study published by JAMA, based on 138 patients in a Wuhan hospital, suggests some patients may be highly contagious......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 9th, 2020

Demand for face masks is surging because of the coronavirus — but doctors say wearing one isn"t the safest thing you can do

  The global demand for medical face masks is surging as the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak spreads. But medical face masks aren't as effective at protecting from coronavirus as most people think, doctors and scientists say. That's because face ma.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 8th, 2020