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Are Vital Home Health Workers Now A Safety Threat?

12 days ago   |   By Web MD

Hundreds of thousands of health care workers go into homes to provide important services for seniors and disabled people. But with the rising concerns about the danger of the coronavirus pandemic, especially for older people, these health workers could be endangering their patients and themselves.
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Seminole officials to talk today about Orange County's ‘stay-at-home' order

Seminole officials to talk today about Orange County's ‘stay-at-home' order

12 days ago   |   By Orlando Sentinel

Seminole County officials plan to meet this afternoon to discuss how to slow the spread of novel coronavirus cases, including whether to put in place a “stay-at-home” order similar to what Orange County announced on Tuesday and what Osceola County plans to announce later today. Seminole commission...
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SARS-CoV-2 Persists in Stool After Respiratory Samples Test Negative

12 days ago   |   By Medscape

SARS-CoV-2 viral RNA can persist in stool samples long after respiratory samples have tested negative for the virus that causes COVID-19, researchers report.
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Orange health officials randomly testing for coronavirus in assisted living, long-term care facilities

12 days ago   |   By Orlando Sentinel

Fifty people were randomly tested for the novel coronavirus at five assisted living or long-term care facilities in Orange County this week and health officials expect the results any day now. Raul Pino, local officer for the state health department, said the decision was made to conduct the “sentinel”...
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Prepper goals during a coronavirus lockdown: Replenish your supplies and set...

Prepper goals during a coronavirus lockdown: Replenish your supplies and set a budget

More states in America are considering some form of lockdown to fight the spread of coronavirus. This means more people will be forced to spend most of their day indoors unless... Read more ...

This Is What Social Distancing Means and Why It's Imperative During the...

This Is What Social Distancing Means and Why It's Imperative During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Social distancing and quarantining have been used interchangeably as people discuss the coronavirus pandemic, but in fact, they don't mean the same thing. The latter is advised... Read more ...

Patient's COVID-19 Battle Changed Test Protocols

Patient's COVID-19 Battle Changed Test Protocols

The first community-acquired case of COVID-19 in the United States posed many questions for doctors, but the answers they found led to key changes in federal guidelines for... Read more ...

What happens to a coronavirus patient when they go into intensive care

What happens to a coronavirus patient when they go into intensive care

Intensive care provides specialist care for certain patients Read more ...

Mysterious Heart Damage Hitting COVID-19 Patients

Mysterious Heart Damage Hitting COVID-19 Patients

Most of the attention in the COVID-19 pandemic has been on how the virus affects the lungs. But evidence shows that up to 1 in 5 infected patients have signs of heart damage... Read more ...

Coronavirus fears spur growing interest in rural areas and survival retreats

Coronavirus fears spur growing interest in rural areas and survival retreats

As densely populated cities like New York City and Madrid suffer significant losses from coronavirus, people are increasingly heading for more remote areas to help reduce their... Read more ...

3 in 4 U.S. Hospitals Treating COVID-19 Patients

3 in 4 U.S. Hospitals Treating COVID-19 Patients

Three-quarters of the hospitals said they already had patients with confirmed or suspected COVID-19, the Associated Press reported. Read more ...

WalMart, Target Limit Customers in Stores

WalMart, Target Limit Customers in Stores

People should stay at least six feet apart from each other in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advises. Read more ...

Blood Testing And Why It's Important To Help Diagnose Deficiencies

Blood Testing And Why It's Important To Help Diagnose Deficiencies

Notice: Undefined index: sbrssfeedcfg description extend content size in /var/www/ feed-plus.php on line 303 The number of illnesses reported in individuals today is increasing... Read more ...

Preventing coronavirus: How to properly decontaminate groceries before...

Preventing coronavirus: How to properly decontaminate groceries before entering your house

These are troubled times and citizens are practicing social distancing to prevent the further spread of coronavirus. But once your supplies dwindle down, you need to leave the... Read more ...