Tag Archives: COVID19

Drive-through medicine reduces COVID-19 fears for Minnesota patients – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Katie Schugel isn’t so worried about COVID-19 that she’s afraid to walk into her obstetrician’s office. Even so, Schugel appreciated the chance Friday to avoid a medical office building — where patients from a variety of clinics walk the halls and push elevator buttons — in favor of a simple prenatal visit while sitting in… Read More »

Further evidence does not support hydroxychloroquine for patients with COVID-19

The anti-inflammatory drug hydroxychloroquine does not significantly reduce admission to intensive care or death in patients hospitalised with pneumonia due to covid-19, finds a study from France published by The BMJ today. A randomised clinical trial from China also published today shows that hospitalised patients with mild to moderate persistent covid-19 who received hydroxychloroquine did… Read More »

Over 57 percent of Colorado COVID-19 deaths linked to long-term care facilities, analysis says

More than 57 percent of COVID-19 fatalities in Colorado are concentrated in long-term care facilities, according to an analysis by a Texas-based think tank. The Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity analysis found that 57.5 percent of COVID-19 deaths in Colorado have occurred in long-term care facilities, such as nursing homes or assisted living facilities.… Read More »