Coronavirus

While health systems across the nation struggle to meet patient surges in the wake of the novel coronavirus, many CEOs agree it’s had an unexpected outcome: bringing a wave of innovation. “It’s caused all of us to think about everything differently—and it’s allowed all of our systems to realize just how adaptable we are,” said
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has repeatedly found its suggestions for fighting the coronavirus outbreak taking a backseat to other concerns within the Trump administration. That leaves public health experts outside government fearing the agency’s decades of experience in beating back disease threats are going to waste. “You have the greatest fighting force
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“In my 30 years in global public health, I’ve never seen anything like this,” Frieden, who now serves as president and CEO of Resolve to Save Lives, said. “It’s scary. It’s unprecedented.” Here are the 10 truths, according to Frieden: 1. “It’s really bad” in New York City “Even now with deaths decreasing substantially, there
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After the court’s first day of oral arguments by phone Monday morning, Ginsburg went for outpatient tests at a hospital in Washington. Those tests, according to the statement, “confirmed that she was suffering from a gallstone that had migrated to her cystic duct, blocking it and causing an infection.” Ginsburg is currently “resting comfortably” and
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Researchers in Britain looked at mutations in the virus and found evidence of quick spread, but no evidence the virus is becoming more easily transmitted or more likely to cause serious disease. “The virus is changing, but this in itself does not mean it’s getting worse,” genetics researcher Francois Balloux of the University College London
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“I was having some pain,” she said. “With the pandemic I said, ‘I’ll just have to wait until everything’s over.'” That Sunday, though, the pain became extreme. When she found a dentist who could see her, she learned she needed an emergency root canal. As part of the country’s response to the Covid-19 crisis, the
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