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Congress approves $484 billion coronavirus-relief bill

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a $484 billion bill to expand federal loans to small businesses impacted by the coronavirus outbreak and hospitals overwhelmed by patients suffering from COVID-19......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 23rd, 2020

A New York doctor who recovered from COVID-19 and treated over 800 infected patients warns of overwhelmed hospitals that will feel "like you"re in a war zone"

Jake Deutsch/Instagram Dr. Jake Deutsch, ER physician and clinical director of Cure Urgent Care in New York City, treated more than 800 COVID-19 patients since.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 8th, 2020

The mayors of Houston and Austin say their hospitals will be overwhelmed within 2 weeks if the coronavirus isn"t brought under control

The mayors of Houston and Austin — two of the largest cities in Texas — have issued nearly identical, urgent warnings about the trajectory of the coronavirus outbreak in their state.  If the virus isn'.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 6th, 2020

Coronavirus headlines: Galveston"s mask order; HPD, HFD cases jump; Hospitals taking in more patients

These story excerpts are courtesy of our partners at KHOU 11. Galveston mayor issues emergency mask order for business employees, customers GALVESTON, Texas — Galveston is joining several other Texas cities in requiring businesses to mandate.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 23rd, 2020

"We"re Completely Overwhelmed" - Mexico City Hospitals Turn Away Patients As Serious COVID-19 Cases Surge

'We're Completely Overwhelmed' - Mexico City Hospitals Turn Away Patients As Serious COVID-19 Cases Surge As the coronavirus outbreak gains traction across Latin America, horrifying stories - like the explosi.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 20th, 2020

Tampa General Hospital becomes COVID-19 research site

Due to its testing abilities and academic connection, Tampa General Hospital is now one of the first hospitals in the state to run clinical therapies for coronavirus patients. “This is a testament to the power of academic medicine. Because we’r.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 16th, 2020

Tesla engineers show ventilator prototype on YouTube

Engineers at Tesla Inc showed a prototype for a ventilator on Sunday evening in a video published on the company's YouTube channel, as hospitals around the country overwhelmed by coronavirus patients face device shortages......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 5th, 2020

The co-op board of an Upper West Side building turned away a doctor who came to NYC to treat coronavirus patients, and it highlights yet another challenge the healthcare professionals on the front lines of the pandemic are facing

Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Medical professionals across the country are being asked to vacate apa.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 3rd, 2020

Why Wolf extended stay-at-home order to all of Pennsylvania

Gov. Tom Wolf said Wednesday that his extension of the stay-at-home order to the entire state is critical to stopping the spread of the coronavirus and potentially flooding hospitals and health care systems with critically ill patients. "The virus is.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 1st, 2020

New Jersey implores people to practice social distancing as hospitals brace for surging demand

New Jersey health officials said the state is continuing to take steps to increase hospital bed capacity to deal with the expected surge in coronavirus patients, but said the number of beds needed will diminish if people step up their efforts to adh.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 30th, 2020

"It"s apocalyptic:" Doctors on the front lines of one of NYC"s hardest-hit hospitals describe treating coronavirus patients with limited resources

Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images Doctors at Elmhurst Hospital in Queens, New York, described being overwhelmed by a surge of pati.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 26th, 2020

San Francisco has a "plan in place" if hospitals get overwhelmed and run out of beds for coronavirus patients, Mayor London Breed says

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images San Francisco has drawn up contingency plans to increase the number of hospital beds in the cit.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 19th, 2020

NM hospitals prep for potential influx of coronavirus patients

An increase of confirmed COVID-19 coronavirus cases in New Mexico over the past week have prompted some of the state's largest health systems to prepare for an influx of patients. Albuquerque's Lovelace Medical Center has plans to ask staff to v.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 16th, 2020

"One Step Away From Collapse": Doctors In Northern Italy Overwhelmed With Coronavirus Patients

"One Step Away From Collapse": Doctors In Northern Italy Overwhelmed With Coronavirus Patients Hospitals in northern Italy are on the brink of collapse as doctors struggle with an explosion of coronav.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 11th, 2020

Hospitals in China, Overwhelmed by Coronavirus, Turn Away Patients With Other Pressing Needs

A shortage of non-coronavirus medical care.....»»

Category: topSource: timeFeb 21st, 2020

A 62-year-old Chinese doctor in Wuhan "at the front line" of the coronavirus outbreak has died after treating patients

Chinese state media confirmed that 62-year-old doctor in Wuhan died .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 25th, 2020

‘We were frustrated and afraid’: Some COVID-19 patients suffer lung and heart damage, but there’s encouraging news for these ‘long haulers’

Two papers presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress on Monday examined patients who were suffering health aftereffects of coronavirus......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 8th, 2020

Some COVID-19 patients suffer lung and heart damage, but there’s encouraging news for these ‘long haulers’

Two papers presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress on Monday examined patients who were suffering health aftereffects of coronavirus......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 7th, 2020

Hospitals and blood banks are running out of convalescent plasma for coronavirus patients — here"s how to donate

Demand for convalescent plasma is likely to keep rising now that the FDA has approved the treatment for emergency use. A health worker collects plasma fro.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytAug 25th, 2020

FDA allows expanded use of plasma to treat coronavirus patients

Sunday’s announcement came a day after President Trump repeated his unfounded claim that the FDA was deliberately holding up decision-making until after the election, this time citing a “deep state.”.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 24th, 2020