Coronavirus

Social workers at a New York City hospital battling the coronavirus outbreak say the hospital dragged its feet at taking precautions to protect them from getting infected or from possibly spreading COVID-19 to patients. Among the biggest complaints by social workers at NYU Langone Health in Manhattan was the insistence by management that they continue
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We’re confined to small spaces with our spouses, with little to no reprieve. We’ve got to balance work life and personal life, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Throw young kids (or even teens) into the mix and it can be a recipe for disaster—or, even worse, divorce. CNN spoke with several Licensed
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At a White House briefing last week, Trump said hydroxychloroquine, which is used to treat malaria, lupus, and rheumatoid arthritis, shows “tremendous promise” of working against coronavirus as well. “I think it’s going to be great,” he said. “We’re quickly studying this drug.” But the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases isn’t sponsoring any
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Kyle Matson and Tracy Meng had to postpone their March 28th wedding in Kauai, Hawaii. Source: Evan Chung Tracy Meng and Kyle Matson had planned to get married Saturday, March 28. Instead, they’re hosting a Zoom ceremony. Welcome to the new normal. Meng, 32, a vice president at Checkout.com and Matson, 32, Chief of Staff at Robinhood, had
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It’s time for hospitals to brace for the next phase of precision medicine. At least, that’s what leading investors, researchers and other experts suggest when asked what the next two decades of biotechnology innovation will bring to medicine. Innovations in biotech—generally speaking, practices that exploit biological processes, like DNA sequencing and targeted therapies—have begun a
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U.S. households are being mailed a version of the COVID-19 guidelines released almost two weeks ago by the White House Coronavirus Task Force — and the guidelines are specifically called “President Trump’s,” a designation some argue comes across as political.  The postcard is part of the “Slow the Spread” campaign launched by the White House on
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Health care professionals take a break awaiting patients as they test for COVID-19 at the ProHEALTH testing site in Jericho, New York, March 24, 2020. Steve Pfost | Newsday RM | Getty Images Researchers are warning that the coronavirus pandemic could inflict long-lasting emotional trauma on an unprecedented global scale. They say it could leave
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As the coronavirus rages through New York City, advocates are warning that the city’s homeless population faces an even higher risk of contracting the disease than the rest of the city’s residents. Local groups warn that the homeless don’t have the option to isolate at home, and that they lack access to the supplies and
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Paramedics wearing protective equipment carry a stretcher into Elmhurst Hospital Center in the Queens borough of New York, U.S., on Thursday, March 26, 2020. Angus Mordant | Bloomberg | Getty Images President Donald Trump wants the country to “open up,” but a growing number of health experts want a nationwide lockdown to stop the spread
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