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    The personal protective gear that was in dangerously short supply during the early weeks of the coronavirus crisis in the U.S. is running low again as the virus resumes its rapid spread and the number of hospitalized patients climbs. A national nursing union is concerned that gear has to be reused. A doctors association warns that physicians’ offices are closed because they cannot get masks and other supplies. And Democratic members of Congress are pushing the Trump administration to devise...
    The personal protective gear that was in dangerously short supply during the early weeks of the coronavirus crisis in the U.S. is running low again as the virus resumes its rapid spread and the number of hospitalized patients climbs. A national nursing union is concerned that gear has to be reused. A doctors association warns that physicians’ offices are closed because they cannot get masks and other supplies. And Democratic members of Congress are pushing the Trump administration to devise...
    VIDEO0:5800:58Wall Street points toward lower open following Monday rallyMorning Report Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Novavax (NVAX) – Novavax was awarded $1.6 billion in funding from Operation Warp Speed, the government program aimed at speeding the development and delivery of a Covid-19 vaccine. The money will be used to complete late-stage studies, establish large-scale manufacturing, and deliver 100 million doses as early as late 2020. Regeneron (REGN) – The drugmaker was also the...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A new unsealed federal lawsuit is shedding light on some alarming allegations against the Pittsburgh-based health giant UPMC. The federal lawsuit lists serious allegations, such as accusing physicians of not getting patient consent forms for surgeries or filing false medical claims. This civil suit was filed in September 2019, but remained under seal until last month. According to KDKA’s news partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the lead plaintiffs in this lawsuit are the United States Department of...
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Center for Health Policy at Meharry Medical College has received an $8 million grant for its BRIDGE to Success program, according to a Monday news release. The program is a partnership with certain Nashville public schools that includes workshops for children and parents on things like school readiness, financial literacy and access to health care. The grant comes from the Tennessee Department of Human Services 2Gen program. Thats a two-generation approach that aims to address...
    A Manhattan plastic surgeon — who has given “Jersey Shore’s” Snooki lip injections — must face a lawsuit for allegedly botching a nose job to correct a breathing problem and forging documents after, a judge has ruled. Arevik Khurdayan went to doctor Ramtin Kassir, to fix a breathing problem because of a deviated septum. But the office — which does both plastic surgery and procedures for snoring and sinus problems — up-sold her a cosmetic nose job at the same...
    (CNN)The top medical officer for Californias corrections system has been replaced amid a growing coronavirus outbreak among the states inmates.We are in unprecedented times as we deal with the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, California Correctional Health Care Services Receiver J. Clark Kelso said in a statement. In order to meet current response needs while also working toward further delegations of medical care back to state control, it has become evident that a reorganization is necessary for long-term sustainability.The move...
              State Sen. Scott Jensen (R-Chaska), a practicing physician, revealed Sunday that anonymous complaints were filed against him with the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice for his public comments on the coronavirus pandemic. “This is one of the most important videos I’ve made and one of the hardest,” Jensen said in a video posted to Facebook. “Less than a week ago, I was notified by the Board of Medical Practice in Minnesota that I...
    After a crew member of Mere Sai tested positive recently for COVID-19, shooting for the show in Naigaon was halted for almost 4 days. And now, the pandemic has befallen another TV show set- that of AndTV’s Ek Mahanayak Dr BR Ambedkar. The show’s actor Jagannat Nivangune, who plays the role of Bheemrao’s father, has tested positive for COVID-19 along with a few other crew members. The show’s shooting has obviously stopped and as per reports, a medical team has...
    Photos of Breonna Taylor were displayed during a vigil for her outside the Judicial Center in downtown Louisville, Kentucky, on March 19, 2020. Sam Upshaw Jr./Courier Journal/Reuters Breonna Taylor did not receive medical attention for up to six minutes after being shot 8 times when narcotics police executed a so-called no-knock warrant on her home, her family alleged in a new court filing seen by The New York Times.  According to The Times, the Sunday filing describes the...
    Without end grateful. Emilia Clarke shared her gratitude for the healthcare professionals that labored to avoid wasting her life after her mind aneurysm scare. In a brand new ebook edited by Adam Kay referred to as Pricey NHS: 100 Tales to Say Thank You, the 33-year-old Sport of Thrones alum penned a letter to the medical workforce who helped her by the attempting time. “The recollections I’ll maintain dearest, although, are ones that fill me with awe: of the nurses...
    FORT CARSON, Colo. (CBS4)– Coronavirus cases appear to be at a crisis level in Texas. The Department of Defense is deploying 50 medical personnel from Fort Carson to San Antonio to help. The troops will embed themselves in medical facilities to provide help.
    MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — A central Indiana woman pleaded guilty Monday in the death of her 3-month-old daughter who had broken bones and burns and didnt get medical care. Sarah Styhl of Muncie faces a prison sentence between 20 and 40 years if a Delaware County judge accepts the plea at a July 27 hearing. Shae Styhl died a year ago. Sarah Styhl pleaded guilty to neglect of a dependent resulting in death, prosecutor Eric Hoffman said. “Styhl testified that...
    A United States citizen who spent more than one year in an Egyptian prison was released on Monday and returned to New Jersey. Mohamed Amashah, a 24-year-old medical student, was released after 486 days of arbitrary detention and returned home to Jersey City, New Jersey to be with his loved ones, according to an announcement from the Freedom Initiative, a human rights organization that lobbied for his release while he was detained in Egypt. Mohamed Soltan, the president...
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – There’s an old adage that says, just because you can, doesn’t mean you should. A group of Texas doctors have created a guide to help people measure the risk of COVID-19 from nearly 40 daily activities. The Texas Medical Association put together a guide to help people navigate the pandemic with a 1-9 scale that measures the risk from low to high. A trip to the gym, 8. Shopping at a mall, 5. Pumping gas, 2. “I’m...
    By Richard Winton and Kim Christensen | Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — As COVID-19 infections rapidly spread through California’s prisons, authorities on Monday announced the replacement of the state correction system’s top medical officer. The move came as Gov. Gavin Newsom criticized a previous decision to transfer hundreds of inmates from a Chino facility that had been battling an outbreak. The leadership shakeup occurred as corrections officials reported three more deaths over the July 4 weekend among inmates...
    (CNN)The US military announced Monday it is sending approximately 50 medical and support personnel to the San Antonio area at the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, a sign of potential concern that civilian medical personnel could be overwhelmed by the rise in coronavirus cases in Texas.The personnel, from the 627th Hospital Center in Carson, Colorado, will provide medical assistance by embedding in medical care facilities in the San Antonio, Texas area, according to a statement from the US...
    Washington (AFP) – The number of foreign medical graduates from Muslim-majority countries coming to the US to become doctors has declined by 15 percent under the Trump administration, exacerbating shortages in America’s physician workforce, a study said Monday. International medical graduates represent about a quarter of practicing doctors in the United States, with countries like Pakistan, Egypt and Iran historically providing the bulk from Islamic nations. Overall, citizens from Muslim-majority nations made up 4.5 percent of the US physician workforce...
    OAKLAND — Fire Department officials were still expressing concern Monday about a Lake Merritt crowd Saturday night that delayed the response of an engine company to a medical emergency call. “Anytime an emergency response is impeded it’s very dangerous,” Fire Department spokesman Michael Hunt said. The troubling incident happened about 11:30 p.m. Saturday as a fire crew was attempting to respond to a report of a woman unconscious from apparent alcohol intoxication in a vehicle in the 2100 block of...
    As COVID-19 infections rapidly spread through California’s prisons, authorities on Monday announced the replacement of the state correction system’s top medical officer. The move came as Gov. Gavin Newsom criticized a previous decision to transfer hundreds of inmates from a Chino facility that had been battling an outbreak. The leadership shakeup occurred as corrections officials reported three more deaths over the July 4 weekend among inmates at San Quentin State Prison, where more than one-third of inmates have tested positive....
    SAN RAFAEL (CBS SF) — Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday getting a handle on the out-of-control COVID-19 outbreak at San Quentin state prison remains a ‘top priority for our admininstration’ and several remedies were being considered including the early parole of qualified inmates. As of Monday, six San Quentin inmates have died during the COVID-19 outbreak. There were another 1,387 inmates listed as having an active COVID-19 infections and 13 infected inmates have been release. Several dozen inmates have been...
    SAN RAFAEL (CBS SF) — Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday getting a handle on the out-of-control COVID-19 outbreak at San Quentin state prison remains a ‘top priority for our admininstration’ and several remedies were being considered including the early parole of qualified inmates. As of Monday, six San Quentin inmates have died during the COVID-19 outbreak. There were another 1,387 inmates listed as having an active COVID-19 infections and 13 infected inmates have been release. Several dozen inmates have been...
    SAN ANTONIO – A Bexar County detention officer who found an inmate unresponsive early Sunday was delayed in reporting the medical emergency because his handheld radio was not charged, a facility incident report obtained by the KSAT 12 Defenders confirms. The inmate, 41-year-old Eric McCuiston, was pronounced dead around 1:45 a.m. Sunday. The report indicates that two inmates serving meals discovered that something was wrong with McCuiston around 1:15 a.m. “Hey boss, I think we have a dead body,” one...
    Malaika Pedzayi-Fergusons kidney stones put her in the emergency room twice. She said a doctor laughed, shrugged and said its a mystery, before sending her home with Tylenol.  Jadas IUD fell out of its place, causing her severe pain and risked puncturing her uterus. She said doctors in two different emergency rooms refused to remove it, gave her ibuprofen and told her to see her primary physician. Because Jada was on vacation, that wasnt possible, she said — so she...
    Coronavirus — SRE Forum The Foreign Relations Secretariat reported that it received flight number 23 of the Mexico-China airlift, with a total of 88 fans He federal government this Monday received flight number 23 of the Mexico-China airlift with 88 fans that will be destined to the Institute of Security and Social Services of State Workers (ISSSTE) for the care of critically ill patients for COVID-19. The medical team arrived at Mexico City International Airport (AICM). These are 58...