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Cue Health gets $481M to expand production of rapid coronavirus test

Cue Health received an emergency use authorization for its rapid molecular coronavirus test. The company is developing a portable testing platform that sends results to users’ smartphones. Photo credit: Cue Health A San Diego-based startup won a $481 million contract from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and …

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Coronavirus Has Accelerated Health Care Worker Burnout And It’s A ‘Reckoning We All Have To Face’

If you are in crisis, or are looking for mental health services for you or someone you know, call the Colorado Crisis Services hotline. Call 1-844-493-8255 or text “TALK” to 38255 to speak with a trained counselor or professional. Counselors are also available at walk-in locations or online to chat …

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Trump Makes Surprise Visit Outside Walter Reed Even With Covid-19 Coronavirus

President Donald Trump gave his supporters outside of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center a … [+] “suprise visit” despite having a Covid-19 coronavirus infection. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images) Getty Images If you do have a Covid-19 coronavirus infection, stay isolated from everyone else for at least 10 days …

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Nine Days in Wuhan, the Ground Zero of the Coronavirus Pandemic

“McDonald’s,” Mulizwa said. “Not me,” Sow said. “I want to get some steak. Maybe some chicken. Something grilled.” I said something to the effect that the worst was behind them, and Sow grinned. “We’re still living,” he said. Wuhan memories remained fresh, and the materials of documentation were also close …

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Doctors are overwhelmed by coronavirus. So why did Colorado officials just end a 30-year contract with a peer health program? – The Colorado Sun

For more than 30 years, one agency has monitored Colorado physicians struggling with depression, alcohol or drug abuse, physical conditions and behavior problems — doctors seeking help so they can continue to see patients.  The Colorado Physician Health Program, which formed in 1986, has evaluated more than 5,600 doctors for …

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Independent family doctors struggle to survive amid coronavirus

The wedding band is gone. So are his class ring, his wristwatch, the neckties he has worn for decades — even the white coat with his name embroidered in blue. Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, James W. McNabb has switched to wearing just surgical scrubs. It’s a departure …

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America’s Coronavirus Endurance Test | The New Yorker

Donald Ainslie Henderson, known as D.A. to his colleagues, was the Babe Ruth of public health. As a young epidemiologist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, he cut his teeth during the 1957 H2N2 flu pandemic, which originated in Guizhou, China, and killed more than a million people …

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Fighting the Coronavirus, from New York to Utah

In late March, Scott Aberegg, a critical-care doctor at the University of Utah, was eating lunch in his hospital cafeteria. On his phone, he noticed an e-mail that was circulating among the trainees in his department. It was from the American Thoracic Society, a professional organization of physicians who treat …

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Coronavirus: Key element of strong antibody response to Covid-19 decoded – health

Fake blood is seen in test tubes labelled with the coronavirus (COVID-19) in this illustration taken March 17, 2020.

Scientists have discovered a common feature found in many of the human antibodies that neutralise the novel coronavirus, a finding which they say can aid successful vaccine development against COVID-19. While multiple vaccine candidates have entered clinical trials, the researchers, including those from the Scripps Research Institute in the US, …

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Covid-19: Novel air filter to “catch and kill” coronavirus developed – health

Coronavirus (representational image)

Scientists have designed a “catch and kill” air filter which they say can trap the novel coronavirus and neutralise it instantly, an invention that may reduce the spread of COVID-19 in closed spaces such as schools, hospitals and health care facilities, as well as public transit environments like airplanes. According …

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