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More than 1,700 healthcare workers in Wuhan have gotten the coronavirus. A study found that 29% of infections were in medical staff.

Feature China/Barcroft Media via Getty Images As the new coronavirus, now known a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 14th, 2020

More than 500 healthcare workers in Wuhan have gotten the coronavirus. One study found that 29% of infections were in medical staff.

Feature China/Barcroft Media via Getty Images As the new coronavirus, now known as COVID-19, continues to spread, hundreds of healthcare .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 12th, 2020

A nurse in Wuhan walks to work while her husband drives behind her, showing the extreme the lengths that medical workers are willing to go to stop the coronavirus spread

CGTN A Wuhan nurse has quarantined herself away from her family so she doesn't risk exposing them to the new COVID-19 virus, CGTN, a state-linked station in China reported.  The woman's husband dri.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 13th, 2020

2nd Coronavirus Case Confirmed In San Diego As China Sends 2,600 Army "Medical Staff" To Wuhan

2nd Coronavirus Case Confirmed In San Diego As China Sends 2,600 Army "Medical Staff" To Wuhan.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 12th, 2020

A new study reveals early warning signs of the coronavirus. But it"s taking a week for Wuhan patients with symptoms to be admitted to a hospital.

Reuters A study of nearly 140 coronavirus patients found that the infe.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 12th, 2020

Men represent the majority of coronavirus cases so far, according to a new study. Researchers have a few guesses as to why.

STR/AFP via Getty Images Early research suggests that the deadly coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, has infected more men than women.  A recent study of nearly 140 coronavirus patients found that the virus is most likely to affect old.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 10th, 2020

Workers at 6 US hospitals reveal how they respond to potential coronavirus cases — including face shields and negative-pressure isolation chambers

Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters A new coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China has infected a dozen people in the US. Staff at six US hospitals told Business Insider how they are handling potential coronavirus pa.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 7th, 2020

Chinese confirm coronavirus outbreak can spread like wildfire from infected people

The National Health Commission task force also found that some medical workers have tested positive for the virus, the English-language China Daily newspaper said......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 20th, 2020

Chinese confirms coronavirus outbreak can spread like wildfire from infected people

The National Health Commission task force also found that some medical workers have tested positive for the virus, the English-language China Daily newspaper said......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 20th, 2020

Healthcare workers are uncomfortable with tech giants like Google handling patient data, a survey found

Getty A survey of UK healthcare staff found workers are overwhelmingly uncomfortable at the prospect of Silicon Valley firms handling sensitive patient data. YouGov, a major UK market research firm, surveyed 1,000 staff working at the UK's state-funded .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 27th, 2019

Chinese scientists say coronavirus illness symptoms peaked on February 1 — but they warn that the epidemic could "rebound"

A study of more than 72,000 coronavirus patients in China found that the largest number of patients were sh.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 18th, 2020

Coronavirus has US firms in China reporting staff shortages

Public health restrictions have made it harder to workers to return to their jobs.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 17th, 2020

1 In 3 American Workers Runs Out Of Money Before Payday

1 In 3 American Workers Runs Out Of Money Before Payday A new study has found that at least 32% of people .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 16th, 2020

Men represent the majority of coronavirus cases so far. Researchers think smoking could play a role.

Early research has shown that the new coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, has infected more men than women.  A recent study of nearly 140 coronavirus patien.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 14th, 2020

This California goggle maker is helping China fight coronavirus. Here"s how

Paulson Manufacturing is making 10,000 protective goggles and shields a day for Chinese healthcare workers. Paulson Manufacturing is making 10,000 protective goggles and shields a day for Chinese healthcare workers......»»

Category: topSource: latimesFeb 11th, 2020

Coronavirus has killed more people than SARS, but the fatality rate is still far lower — here’s why that could change

A new study published by JAMA, based on 138 patients in a Wuhan hospital, suggests some patients may be highly contagious......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 9th, 2020

Demand for face masks is surging because of the coronavirus — but doctors say wearing one isn"t the safest thing you can do

  The global demand for medical face masks is surging as the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak spreads. But medical face masks aren't as effective at protecting from coronavirus as most people think, doctors and scientists say. That's because face ma.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 8th, 2020

Hospitals are stockpiling supplies amid fears a coronavirus-related mask shortage could endanger healthcare providers

Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images In the face of the coronavirus outbreak, the US medical community is bracing for a potential shortage in cru.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 8th, 2020

Doctor Warns Up To 30% Of Medical Staff Working In Wuhan Hospital Now Infected With nCoV

Doctor Warns Up To 30% Of Medical Staff Working In Wuhan Hospital Now Infected With nCoV.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 7th, 2020

iPhone maker Foxconn is warning workers in Shenzhen to stay home as it diverts production to face masks amid coronavirus outbreak (AAPL)

Reuters Major Apple manufacturer Foxconn is diverting part of its production line to make medical masks and clothing, rather than the usual iPhone parts, in its Shenzhen fa.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 7th, 2020

Mistrust, low pay, and a tradition of bribery in China"s healthcare system have crippled efforts to contain the Wuhan coronavirus

Feature China/Barcroft Media/Getty Images A new coronavirus has killed more than 630 people and infected more than 31,000 in China. The virus has some similarities to SARS, which killed 774 people and infected more than 8,000 betw.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 7th, 2020