In Philadelphia, New Orleans, and Los Angeles, where hospitalizations from COVID-19 increase each day, shuttered hospitals that once served the city’s poor and uninsured sit empty. But reopening closed hospitals, even in a public health emergency, is difficult.Read More »
Trump Promoted Abbott’s Speedy COVID-19 Test. But Document Says Only 5,500 Are On Way For Entire U.S.
State officials are scrambling to obtain Abbott’s highly touted COVID-19 test after it said they could detect the novel coronavirus in as little as five minutes, or give a negative test result in about 13 minutes.Read More »
A high-ranking federal official in late February warned that the United States needed to plan for not having enough personal protective equipment for medical workers as they began to battle the novel coronavirusRead More »
The mechanisms of action by hydroxychloroquine could possibly hinder the virus from moving from the upper to lower respiratory tract - in turn making mechanical ventilation less likely to be a necessity.Read More »
The American College of Physicians (ACP) announces support for the right of physicians to bring their own personal protection equipment (PPE) to protect themselves and ...Read More »