Sunday, October 11, 2020
Washington, DC - More coronavirus cases are expected in the United States amid efforts to ramp up testing for the disease, officials say, after weeks of delays and faulty test kits led the virus to circulate undetected. Experts said as more people are tested for the COVID-19 virus in the coming weeks, more cases will be confirmed. "As…
Low-paid health workers in Britain who could be at risk of contracting the coronavirus say they will show up to work even if they fall ill.Britain had 51 confirmed coronavirus cases as of Tuesday.Credit...Andy Rain/EPA, via ShutterstockLONDON — Every workday, Al-Hakim arrives at one of London’s largest public hospitals for a shift as a cleaner,…
The Trump administration is weighing how it might use a natural disaster program to reimburse hospitals and physicians for treating uninsured coronavirus patients. Dr. Robert Kadlec, assistant secretary for preparedness and response at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), said during a congressional hearing Tuesday, according to the Wall Street Journal, that discussions…
Alternative and holistic healthcare seekers in the Los Angeles area have a new service they can turn to in WellSet, the listing platform that launched on Tuesday.  Through the service, customers coming off the company’s existing waitlist can access its marketplace for finding acupuncturists, massage therapists, functional medicine practitioners, craniosacral therapists, nutritionists, life coaches and…
Washington state confirmed Sunday that a second person has died from a novel form of coronavirus behind a major outbreak worldwide.Seattle officials said Sunday evening that a man in his 70s died at a Kirkland, Wash., hospital — the same location where the first death from the disease reported in the U.S. occurred a day earlier, according…
Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an order on Sunday directing a public health emergency in Florida after the state recorded its first two positive cases of the new coronavirus (COVID-19).The infected individuals are residents of Hillsborough and Manatee County, both near the Tampa Bay area. Officials say the Hillsborough County resident has a history of traveling to Italy, while the patient from…