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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

More than 3,000 Chinese healthcare workers have gotten the coronavirus, and 8 have died. A study found that 29% of infections were in medical staff.

Feature China/Barcroft Media via Getty Images As the coronavirus outbreak continues to grow, thousands of healthcare workers are getting sick. China's National Health .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 24th, 2020

Expired and gently used N95 masks can block coronavirus particles just as well as new ones, new research shows

Romeo Ranoco/Reuters US healthcare workers have faced a shortages of N95 masks since March, when the coronavirus began spreading rapidly. A study of 29 types of masks used in healthcare settings found that expired and used N95s block coronavir.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 12th, 2020

AstraZeneca"s stock falls 3% as results from early-stage study on coronavirus vaccine are published

Shares of AstraZeneca were down 3.4% in trading on Monday after a medical journal published a study that found the company's COVID-19 vaccine candidate produced antibody and T-cell responses in participants in a Phase 1/2 cl.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 20th, 2020

AstraZeneca"s stock fall 3% as results from early-stage study on coronavirus vaccine are published

Shares of AstraZeneca were down 3.4% in trading on Monday after a medical journal published a study that found the company's COVID-19 vaccine candidate produced antibody and T-cell responses in participants in a Phase 1/2 cl.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 20th, 2020

Arizona"s healthcare workers say they"re working 90-hour weeks and are worried they don"t have enough well-trained staff to treat severe coronavirus cases

AP Photo/Matt York) Arizona doctors on the frontline of the coronavirus pandemic told Insider they are burnt out and exhausted. While there .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 6th, 2020

Wuhan ordered all its 11 million residents to be tested for the coronavirus after 6 new cases were found, ending the city"s 35-day streak of no new infections

REUTERS/Aly Song The Chinese city of Wuhan on Monday ordered all its 11 million residents be tested for the coronavirus. Six new cases were found .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 12th, 2020

Sony to make, donate face shields to Japan hospitals

Sony Corp said on Friday it will manufacture and donate medical face shields to hospitals in Japan, amid worries about the availability of protective equipment for healthcare workers dealing with the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 8th, 2020

A nurse in Madrid says lack of supplies is leaving Spanish healthcare workers to make difficult choices about who to save and who to let die

Business Insider España Gonzalo Merino, an ER nurse in one of Madrid's largest hospitals, is among the frontline medical staff st.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytApr 15th, 2020

From wax jackets to medical gowns: Barbour joins coronavirus battle

British fashion brand Barbour has turned over its production line to making protective gowns for frontline healthcare workers battling the coronavirus outbreak, reviving memories of its patriotic efforts in both world wars......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 15th, 2020

Trump Encourages Imports For Coronavirus Relief While Stopping U.S. Exports

U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday touted the success of a government airlift that is bringing urgently needed medical supplies from around the world to healthcare workers combating the coronavirus.  read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 6th, 2020

Hilton and American Express will offer hotel rooms free of charge to 1 million healthcare professionals working on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic

Scott Olson/Getty Today, Hilton and American Express announced that they will offer hotel rooms free of charge for up to 1 million workers represented by 10 medical associations across the United States. Hilton and Americ.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 6th, 2020

Here are the exact steps hotel owners can take to open their vacant hotel rooms to medical workers and patients during the coronavirus outbreak

ARMEND NIMANI/AFP via Getty Images As the coronavirus continues to spread around the globe, hotels are seeing unprecedented declines in occupancy, and healthcare age.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 1st, 2020

Medical workers treating coronavirus patients don"t have enough protective gear and don"t know when they"ll get more

Lauren A. Little/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images Doctors, nurses, and other medical staff are experiencing extreme shortages of protective gear and equipment. State and local politicians have demanded that.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 23rd, 2020

A top New York surgeon warns that the coronavirus has "breached" hospital walls and infections could peak in 22 to 32 days

Sgt. Amouris Coss/U.S. Army National Guard via Reuters A top New York City surgeon has issued two ominous memos, warning that the healthcare system could soon be overwhelmed and that healthcare workers are at risk. In .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 21st, 2020

Some children develop severe infections from coronavirus, and the youngest ones have the highest risk, study says

AP A peer-reviewed study on 2,000 children who contracted COVID-19 in China found 4% showed no symptoms, and half had mild symptoms, and therefore play a role in coronavirus spread. The res.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 18th, 2020

Medical students around the US are offering to babysit for hospital workers on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic

Mic Smith/AP Photo Many healthcare workers are facing the strain of fighting the coronavirus at work while scrambling to figure out childcare f.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 18th, 2020

Medical workers in Wuhan reveal smiles behind their masks after the city closes its last temporary hospital that was panic-built to accommodate overflow coronavirus patients

Twitter/Business Insider Medical workers in Wuhan, China, revealed smiles behind their masks to celebrate the closing of the last temporary hospital that was pani.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 14th, 2020

Several young doctors in China have died of the coronavirus. Medical workers are far more vulnerable to infection than the general population.

LI WENLIANG/GAN EN FUND via REUTERS More than 3,300 of the 78,800 coronavirus cases in mainland China are among healthcare workers. At least eight medical.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 29th, 2020

Chinese researchers just confirmed that patients can transmit the coronavirus without showing symptoms. A woman passed it to 5 relatives.

Stringer/Reuters A 20-year-old woman from Wuhan, China, transmitted the coronavirus to her family members without ever showing any symptoms, a new study found.  The woman tested pos.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 21st, 2020