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U.S. Workers Without Protective Gear Assisted Coronavirus Evacuees, HHS Whistleblower Says

Officials at the Department of Health and Human Services sent more than a dozen workers to receive the first Americans evacuated from Wuhan, China, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, without proper training for infection control or appropriate protective gear, according to a whistleblower complaint.

Low Number Of US Covid-19 Cases May Reflect Limited Testing Rather Than Lack Of Infections

Problems with a government-created coronavirus test have limited the United States’ capacity to rapidly increase testing, just as the outbreak has entered a worrisome new phase in countries worldwide. Experts are increasingly concerned that the small number of U.S. cases may be a reflection of limited testing, not of the virus’s spread.

‘Uneasy And Frustrated’: California Nurses Worry As Coronavirus Spreads

A third Northern California health care worker tested positive for the new coronavirus Monday, exacerbating concerns among already-worried nurses and staffers that hospitals need to better protect workers on the front lines of the growing public health crisis.

Coronavirus Cases Among Nurses Climb, Underscoring The Chaos On An Outbreak’s Front Lines

Thousands of health care workers, largely in China, have been infected amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, a sign of the immensely difficult working conditions for medical staffers, who should be among those best protected against infection.

As A Registered Nurse, I Do Not Want To Violate My Patients’ Rights Anymore

I am a critical care RN, and I violated my patients’ rights. For decades, every day that I worked in the emergency department or the intensive care unit, I violated my patients’ federally protected rights to participate in their plan of care.

9 Nurses Reflect On Their Most Memorable Days

At that time in 2001, I was in an administrative supervisor role, and my responsibilities took me all over the hospital, interacting with both patients and staff in a number of settings...

Flu Season That's Sickened 26 Million May Be At Its Peak

It's been overshadowed by the new coronavirus outbreak in China, but this year's flu season could be near its peak after surging throughout the United States for months.

Your Blood Type May Influence Your Vulnerability To Norovirus, The Winter Vomiting Virus

In the last few months, schools all over the country have closed because of outbreaks of norovirus. Also known as stomach flu, norovirus infections cause watery diarrhea, low-grade fever and, most alarming of all, projectile vomiting, which is an extremely effective way of spreading the virus.

Hand Rashes From Overwashing, Ulcers From Perpetual Masks: Nurses Describe Life On Coronavirus Front Lines

With U.S. doctors and nurses just starting to gear up for the spread of coronavirus, Chinese medical workers have posted a remarkable account of what life is like there — a warning of sorts about what other countries may experience in coming weeks and months.

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