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How Three Countries Have Kept COVID-19 In Check

FRIDAY, March 27, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Vietnam. South Korea. Taiwan. All three countries are placed uncomfortably close to China, the initial epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic that’s now swept across the world. But they also have one other thing in common: They’ve each managed to contain …

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Respirator Masks – In Short Supply

By E.J. Mundell HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, March 27, 2020 (HealthDay News) — As the coronavirus pandemic stresses the U.S. health care system, personal protective equipment — including high-tech masks — are in desperately short supply. But a new study suggests an innovative solution: Reusable respirators typically …

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Shortages Looming for Respirators, Masks, Gowns

They’re also planning to use hydrogen peroxide mist to disinfect respirators, Steed said. These shortages also include many sanitizers and cleaning products upon which facilities rely to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Hand sanitizer is in short supply at more than one in four facilities. About 3% …

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Centenarian Survives, High-Risk Blood Types

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 20, 2020 — This week the internet was inundated with coronavirus stories. Among many others, headlines cheered for a centenarian who survived the disease, and warned that COVID-19 might be a bigger problem for those with blood type A. Here’s …

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