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US hospitals rush to find beds for surge of virus patients  ABC NEWS · 4 days
U.S. hospitals are rushing to find beds for a coming flood of COVID-19 patients, opening older closed hospitals and re-purposing other medical buildings more
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Rural hospitals may not be able to keep their doors open as the coronavirus pandemic saps their cash, their CEOs warn, just as communities... more
COVID-19 lung patterns show few clues for treating pneumonia  ABC NEWS · 7 days
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COVID-19 a reminder of the challenge of emerging infectious diseases  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
The emergence and rapid increase in cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), a respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus, pose complex challenges to the global public health,... more
Not so fast using CPAPs in place of ventilators. They could spread the coronavirus.  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The limited supply of ventilators is one of the chief concerns facing hospitals as they prepare for more COVID-19 cases.... more
In coronavirus relief bill, hospitals poised to get massive infusion of cash  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Congress is on the verge of approving a massive funding bill that would steer an unprecedented amount of cash to the nation's hospitals that... more
The new coronavirus is finally slamming Russia. Is the country ready?  Science Magazine · 3 days
After initial reprieve, COVID-19 cases are rising and filling hospital wards, virologist says more
COVID-19 pushes universities to switch to online classes—but are they ready?  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
In light of rising concerns about the spread of COVID-19 and calls to contain the virus, a growing number of post-secondary institutions have shut down in-person... more
UK to fast track medical students to join COVID-19 fight  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
In a bid to boost the numbers of registered doctors to tackle the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, the United Kingdom is on the way to speed up the final... more
UK local authorities not ready for the number of deaths from Covid-19  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Even if fatality rates are at the lower end of expectations -- one percent of virus victims -- it is highly likely that death... more
COVID-19 and beyond: World 'nowhere near' ready, expert says  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
An epidemiologist who heads a U.N.-backed alliance that helps get vaccines to developing countries says the world is ill-prepared for outbreaks like the new coronavirus more
Ultimaker makes a global network to provide 3D printing support to hospitals during coronavirus outbreak  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
As countries worldwide face the challenge of managing the COVID-19 pandemic, Ultimaker is making its global network of... more
Some hospitals continue with elective surgeries despite COVID-19 crisis  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
In the same week that physicians at the University of California-San Francisco medical center were wiping down and reusing protective equipment like masks and gowns to conserve resources amid a... more
What's Happening: G-7 ready to act, Olympics delay possible  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
G-7 countries say they are ready to take action to cushion the economic impacts of the new coronavirus outbreak, a statement that comes after a few days of wild market swings more
Hospital suppliers take to the skies to combat dire shortages of COVID-19 gear  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Hospitals in the New York City area are turning to a private distributor to airlift millions of protective masks out of China. more
The Latest: China, U.S. leaders talk by phone about virus  ABC NEWS · 2 days
Chinese President Xi Jinping told President Donald Trump that China "understands the United States' current predicament over the COVID-19 outbreak and stands ready to provide support, the official... more
Frontiers launches Coronavirus Funding Monitor for the research community  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Frontiers is dedicating part of its open science platform infrastructure to collect and disseminate information relevant to the research communities battling the COVID-19 pandemic using its Coronavirus Knowledge Hub. more
The Latest: Italians test drug to help virus patients  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Italian doctors in at least two hospitals treating COVID-19 cases have started using a drug normally prescribed for people with chronic inflammatory auto-immune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis more
The Latest: WHO: 70% of sick in China have recovered  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Officials at the World Health Organization said Monday that of about 80,000 people who have been sickened by COVID-19 in China, more than 70% have recovered and been... more
Mask shortage straps pharmacists who need them to keep medicines pure  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Pharmacy staff who prepare IV drugs inside hospitals are the latest health care workers decrying a shortage of masks as they scramble to prepare medications for... more
With medical safety gear scarce, the public is stepping up. Here’s help on ways to help.  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Increasingly desperate pleas from health care workers and public authorities for donations of face masks and... more
Patients at risk of drug-induced sudden cardiac death in COVID-19  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, continues to spread, leading to more than 20,000 deaths worldwide in less than four months. Efforts are progressing to develop a COVID-19... more
Critical guidance to identify COVID-19 patients at risk of drug-induced sudden cardiac death  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, continues to spread, leading to more than 20,000 deaths worldwide in less than four months. Efforts... more
Study: Adults over 70 are the fabric of their communities  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
The findings of a new study released underscores the vibrant and important contribution that the over 70s make to society in Ireland. The findings come at a time... more
MTU engineering experts join open-source ventilator movement to overcome COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
As COVID-19 continues to spread, the research community is looking for solutions. In addition to work on vaccines and medicine, medical technology is needed. In severe cases of... more
What happens when COVID-19 and cardiovascular diseases mix?  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
The world has been brought to a stand-still by the COVID-19 pandemic that has affected 197 countries, areas and territories, infected 467,594, and killed 21,181 individuals as of today. COVID-19 disease is... more
Australia: Coronavirus spreads, drive-through testing, pop up clinics and $2.4 billion  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Australia has seen an increase in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases, and this will continue for weeks despite strict border control measures, experts say. With 116 confirmed... more
As virus toll mounts in NY, more hospitals sought  ABC NEWS · 2 days
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