Idaho allows COVID-slammed hospitals to ration care for 1st time ever

Boise, Idaho — Idaho public health leaders announced Tuesday that they activated “crisis standards of care” allowing health care rationing for the state’s northern hospitals because there are more coronavirus patients than the institutions can handle. The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare quietly enacted the move Monday More...

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By admin On Wednesday, September 8th, 2021
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COVID-slammed hospitals in northern Idaho allowed to ration care for 1st time ever

Boise, Idaho — Idaho public health leaders announced Tuesday that they activated “crisis standards of care” allowing health care rationing for the state’s northern hospitals because there More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 7th, 2021
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Mystery fever in India identified as 2 separate pathogens as death toll tops 100

New Delhi — India’s health authorities have solved the mystery of an illness that has infected thousands and left more than 100 people dead in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh. The fever that confounded More...

By admin On Monday, September 6th, 2021
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Sleep apnea sufferers frustrated over CPAP machine recall

A voluntary recall of millions of CPAP breathing machines, used mainly to treat sleep apnea, has many users wondering if they’ve been inhaling cancer-causing toxins in their sleep. At least 25 million More...

By admin On Monday, September 6th, 2021
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Sleep apena sufferers frustrated over CPAP machine recall

A voluntary recall of millions of CPAP breathing machines, used mainly to treat sleep apnea, has many users wondering if they’ve been inhaling cancer-causing toxins in their sleep. At least 25 million More...

By admin On Monday, September 6th, 2021
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Authorities race to contain deadly Nipah virus outbreak in India

New Delhi — Authorities in India’s southern Kerala state are racing to contain an outbreak of the hit Kerala in 2018. The virus, which is not related to the coronavirus behind the current global pandemic More...

By admin On Saturday, September 4th, 2021
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“They said they were vitamins”: Inmates in Arkansas jail say they were unknowingly given ivermectin to treat COVID-19

An Arkansas doctor under investigation for prescribing an anti-parasite drug called ivermectin to jail detainees with COVID-19, even though federal health officials specifically warn against it, has said that More...

By admin On Friday, September 3rd, 2021
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“I GOT COVID”: Joe Rogan says he’s using ivermectin, an unproven anti-parasite drug, for treatment

Joe Rogan has tested positive for the coronavirus, he announced in an Instagram video Wednesday. And he said that he “immediately threw the kitchen sink at it,” taking several medications including More...

By admin On Thursday, September 2nd, 2021
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Prince Harry urges COVID vaccine equity: “Where you’re born should not affect your ability to survive”

Prince Harry made an impassioned plea on Wednesday night for global leaders to “keep doing our part” and deliver COVID vaccine science and support to developing countries. He delivered his remarks More...

By admin On Monday, August 30th, 2021
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Japan’s Paralympics joy marred by COVID anxiety as surging cases fill hospital beds

Tokyo — The 13-day Tokyo Paralympics was in full swing Monday, featuring a record number of disabled athletes — more than 4,400 this year — competing in over 500 events. The U.S. was ranking third in More...