Coronavirus Update: Navy Hospital Ship USNS Comfort Sails Into New York Harbor

As the Army Corps of Engineers completes its transformation of the Jacob Javits Center, another field hospital to treat non-COVID-19 patients, Army Chief of Staff Gen. James MCConville said, “Behind me is a 1,000-bed hospital that our soldiers, New York National Guard, local and state officials, and FEMA put together in a matter of days.”

Thane: Six high-risk staff members, including doctor of Vartak Nagar’s Vedant Hospital quarantined

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has asked private doctors to carry out the chest X-rays and hemogram of coronavirus suspects so that it can arrest identify the ailment in the initial stages itself. Thane Municipal Corporation and the local IMA Chapter have jointly prepared a panel of doctors to provide assistance to citizens during this […]

Coronavirus scare | Hospitals in Kolkata turn away other patients in need of care

Pradeep Ghosh, secretary of the Bengal Chemists and Druggists Association in North 24 Paraganas district said that doctors from Kolkata were not reaching the districts. “Local MBBS doctors are managing the situation for now as senior doctors and experts are not coming,” said Mr. Ghosh, who resides in Barrackpore, about 50 km from Kolkata.

Care homes refusing to take in patients ready to leave NHS hospitals

“I’d be mad to let anyone into my home without a test showing they’re free of the virus,” Steedman said. “It’s my responsibility to keep safe the hugely vulnerable residents who are in my care already. It would be dangerous foolishness on my part to accept any hospital discharges who might bring the virus into […]

Coronavirus: Brits stuck on Japan ship ‘to fly home’ as UK confirms rescue flight plans

An FCO spokeswoman said: “Our staff are providing consular assistance to British nationals in Cambodia who have travelled on the Westerdam cruise ship and are working with the operator to establish contact with those who have recently disembarked.”

Opera Singer Plácido Domingo at Home After Hospitalization for Coronavirus

The first cases of a mysterious respiratory illness — what is now known as COVID-2019, a form of coronavirus — began in Wuhan, China in late December. Since then, the virus has spread worldwide, leading the World Health Organization to declare a public health emergency, the first since the zika epidemic in 2016.

Makeshift hospitals point the way

Feng, once a patient at Wuchang Fangcang Hospital, said that in the first few days after being admitted the beds were always occupied in the section where he stayed. Empty beds started to become available a week later, when patients recovered and left and the number of new patients decreased, he said.

Coronavirus: ‘Supergran’, 94, discharged from hospital

A SIMPLE GUIDE: How do I protect myself? AVOIDING CONTACT: The rules on self-isolation and exercise LOOK-UP TOOL: Check cases in your area IS THE NHS READY? How hospitals are preparing DO FACE MASKS WORK? Comparing different types STRESS: How to look after your mental health Mr Basil, from Leiston in Suffolk, said Joy was […]

Retired officer works as nurse at New Jersey hospital, says he’s ‘terrified’ of infecting family

“Normally, my floor that I work on doesn’t have infectious diseases on it. It’s an observation unit. They shut us down in one night and we had to restructure the whole unit. And now, what we do is COVID-19 cases,” he explained. “So, it’s pretty much the opposite of what we were doing before.”

State’s Covid-19 count rises to 220; toll is 10

In Jaslok Hospital, a nurse has been identified with Covid-19, while treating a patient with another illness who had no international travel history. Later, he was found asymptomatic of Covid-19. Currently, the nurse is undergoing treatment in the isolation ward of the hospital. “After a few days, he was noticed having symptoms and was immediately […]