Tag Archives: COVID19

Why COVID-19 is a threat to hospital medicine

As hospitals everywhere have been using every health care provider available to them in response to COVID-19, the specialty of hospital medicine has shown itself to be uniquely suited for coordinating the effort, to be the front of the frontline responders. I suspect that many people don’t understand what “hospital medicine” is, even though it’s… Read More »

Herman Cain hospitalized with COVID-19 after attending Trump rally

Herman Cain (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Herman Cain has been hospitalized with COVID-19 at an Atlanta-area hospital, where he is reportedly “alert” and doing well.  The 2012 Republican presidential candidate tested positive for the virus on Monday, less than two weeks after attending President Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Tulsa, Daily Mail reports.  He tweeted a… Read More »

Public Health Ontario suffered exodus of senior leaders and budget cuts before the COVID-19 pandemic struck

Article content continued These staff changes have not impacted PHO’s ability to respond to the pandemic Nicholas Paul, who as recently as January of this year, was PHO’s laboratory operations director, was removed from the agency’s online leadership chart sometime before March. He couldn’t be reached for comment. John McLaughlin, Crowcroft’s predecessor as chief scientist,… Read More »

Report Suggests Some “Mildly Symptomatic” Covid-19 Patients Endure Serious Long-Term Effects

Woman with coronavirus, sick at home Getty The existence of Covid-19 and the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes the disease has been known for less than half a year. And so it stands to reason that the precise pathogenesis hasn’t been fully characterized. What’s also unclear at this point are reasons for the differential impact the… Read More »