Fitness

Hospitals are rescheduling elective surgeries but worry about demand after the backlog is cleared

Steve Debenport | E+ | Getty Images For Ochsner Health System, getting hospital staff back online to resume elective surgical and diagnostic procedures has been the easy part of reopening for non-Covid care. The challenge for the Louisiana hospital system has been getting patients to feel comfortable about coming back. “We knew several weeks ago […]

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Investment Advisors Worry U.S. Response To Coronavirus Is Too Little Too Late

NEW YORK, Feb 27 (Reuters) – Investment-advisors are increasingly worried that U.S. authorities are not doing enough to prevent a widespread outbreak of coronavirus in the country, potentially adding further downside to already-battered markets. Their criticisms include the number of people so far tested by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which […]

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How Much Should You Actually Worry About This New Coronavirus?

In a January 31 press conference, Nancy Messionnier, M.D., the director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, said that “At this time, CDC does not have direct evidence that asymptomatic individuals are transmitting this virus.” Transmission during the incubation period didn’t seem to contribute to the spread of other serious human coronavirus […]