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Colorado lawmaker who also works as ER nurse gets coronavirus vaccine, hopes to show others it’s safe – The Colorado Sun

State Rep. Kyle Mullica, a Northglenn Democrat, recieves a dose of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020. Mullica is also an emergency room nurse who has cared for COVID-19 patients for months. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun) Kyle Mullica, a state representative who also works as an emergency …

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‘I Do Wish People Would Believe This Is Real’ – CBS Sacramento

SACRAMENTO COUNTY (CBS13) — A frontline worker is offering a stark warning to the public as COVID-19 cases surge and hospitalizations increase across Northern California. Erin O’Rourke, a trauma nurse practitioner, has seen coronavirus up close. She wasn’t comfortable disclosing which hospital she works for but says she does have …

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“I Do Wish People Would Believe This Is Real” – CBS Sacramento

SACRAMENTO COUNTY (CBS13) — A frontline worker is offering a stark warning to the public as COVID-19 cases surge and hospitalizations increase across Northern California. Erin O’Rourke, a trauma nurse practitioner, has seen coronavirus up close. She wasn’t comfortable disclosing which hospital she works for but says she does have …

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COVID-19 Hospitalizations Are Now at an All-Time High

Editor’s Note: The Atlantic is making vital coverage of the coronavirus available to all readers. Find the collection here. The United States is experiencing an unprecedented surge of hospitalizations across the country. Today, states reported that 61,964 people were hospitalized with COVID-19, more than at any other time in the …

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Kentucky releases COVID-19 vaccine plan | Coronavirus News

FRANKFORT, KY — Kentucky officials expect the first shipment of the COVID-19 vaccine to be delivered from the U.S. Department of Health and the Department of Defense to the commonwealth late this year or early next year. However, Kentucky Public Health Commissioner Dr. Steven Stack says supplies will be limited …

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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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So Many Coronavirus Patients Don’t Get to Say Goodbye

Read: The pandemic broke end-of-life care Sometimes, a nurse or doctor managed to connect the patient with their loved ones before the tube went in. But dyspnea is a medical emergency, after all, so in many cases there was simply no time for that last call, or anyone available to …

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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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