Tag Archives: health care

Daily Wyoming coronavirus update: 98 new cases, 24 new recoveries | Wyoming News

[ad_1] COVID-19 Surge Team member Evan Scott sorts coronavirus specimen collection kits brought in by a courier Sept. 4 at the Wyoming Public Health Laboratory in Cheyenne. The Surge Team members were brought on to help process the massive numbers of tests brought in to the lab from statewide health …

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Texas education officials attended indoor gathering before COVID-19 diagnoses

[ad_1] When members of the Texas State Board of Education finished their business for the day Nov. 19, they headed several blocks away to an Austin hotel for an informal reception. Current and incoming board members, education lobbyists, and others in the Texas Capitol crowd gathered in the spacious DoubleTree …

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Texas’ ICU capacity is the lowest since the coronavirus pandemic started

[ad_1] Need to stay updated on coronavirus news in Texas? Our evening roundup will help you stay on top of the day’s latest updates. Sign up here. Heading into another holiday season, Texas has the fewest number of available intensive care beds to care for its sickest patients since the …

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These are the loopholes America’s 1% can use to get early access to the COVID-19 vaccine

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[ad_1] Economists hold that a good is most efficiently allocated when it goes to the people who value it the most and hence are willing to pay the most for it.  It’s for that very reason that bioethicists and infectious disease doctors worry that initial doses of a coronavirus vaccine, …

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Coronavirus response | Ask the Admin: OSF hospitalizations | Coronavirus

[ad_1] Q: Why doesn’t OSF HealthCare Heart of Mary Medical Center in Urbana issue daily stats about hospitalizations and numbers in the ICU, as Carle Foundation Hospital does? A: That is a choice of each hospital. They do have to report daily to the Illinois Department of Public Health. This …

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Texas health care workers say latest coronavirus spike is crushing them

[ad_1] When Amy Jones burst through the doors of the intensive care unit, she found a line of health care workers in the hallway, she said. Jones was sobbing. Shaking. She let out a scream. A doctor named Juan Fitz was dying. Fitz, 67, was Jones’ longtime romantic partner and …

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Coronavirus response | 2 restaurants that lost food permits refusing to close | Coronavirus

[ad_1] URBANA — A standoff continued Thursday between local authorities and two local restaurants that were stripped of their food permits for continuing to serve indoors in defiance of state COVID-19 restrictions. On Wednesday, the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District suspended the food permits of both Apple Dumplin’, 2014 N. High …

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UT-Austin football game canceled because of large COVID-19 outbreak

[ad_1] Need to stay updated on coronavirus news in Texas? Our evening roundup will help you stay on top of the day’s latest updates. Sign up here. The University of Texas at Austin’s final football game of the regular season, against the University of Kansas, has been canceled because of …

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U.S. sets record one-day death toll from coronavirus as FDA committee meets to review Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine

[ad_1] • U.S. death toll tops 3,000 in a single day for first time • FDA advisory committee meets to discuss Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine and make a recommendation on whether it should be given an emergency use authorization • FDA head Dr. Stephen Hahn says vaccine appears to meet criteria, but …

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More Americans died from coronavirus Wednesday than died on 9/11

[ad_1] The U.S. set another grim record Wednesday, as the coronavirus death toll surpassed 3,000 in a single day for the first time. At least 3,011 Americans died Wednesday, according to the New York Times, the most yet in any single day of the pandemic. Over the past seven days, …

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