• Swabbed PPE worn during COVID-19 patient care test negative for virus

    2 monthes ago - By Healio

    Personal protective equipment, including goggles, N95 respirators and shoes, worn by health care workers caring for patients with SARS-CoV-2 tested negative for the illness, according to a recent study.
    “As the pandemic spreads globally, increased utilization and shortages of personal protective equipment are expected. While extended PPE use would mitigate utilization rate, its safety is unknown,” Sean Wei Xiang Ong, MBBS, of the National Centre for Infectious Diseases in Singapore and the Department of Infectious Diseases at Tan Tock Seng Hospital, also in
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  • Flatter or fight? Governors seeking help must navigate Trump

    2 monthes ago - By ABC News

    Amid an unprecedented public health crisis, the nation's governors are trying to get what they need from the federal government, and get it fast
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  • Senate passes $2.2T coronavirus aid plan, House votes Friday

    2 monthes ago - By ABC News

    The Senate has passed a massive $2.2 trillion economic rescue package steering aid to businesses, workers and health care systems engulfed by the coronavirus pandemic
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  • PCPs ‘integral part' of oral health care

    2 monthes ago - By Healio

    Tooth decay, also known as dental caries, affects 2.4 billion individuals worldwide, according to WHO. In the United States, HHS's Human Services Oral Health Coordinating Committee reported that has shown that more than 9 in 10 adults have dental caries.
    Poor oral health has been linked to a wide range of medical conditions, including stroke, atherosclerosis and infections, as well as poor personal outcomes like absences from school and work, lower school grades and decreased work productivity, Jeff Hummel, MD, MPH, medical director for health care informatics at Comagine Health, told
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  • Sister: NY nurse treating coronavirus patients dies of virus

    2 monthes ago - By ABC News

    A health care worker at one of the New York City hospitals under siege by the coronavirus has died
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  • Health Care Workers Get Guidelines From National Health Mission Guidelines

    Health Care Workers Get Guidelines From National Health Mission Guidelines

    2 monthes ago - By Medindia Health

    The National Health Mission has advised health workers, who are part of the primary health care team, to ensure safety for themselves and their families, while performing duties at the forefront.
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