As coronavirus cases in New York City topped 30,000, President Donald Trump said he would issue a travel advisory urging people in the region to avoid traveling out of the area for 14 days. Mayor Bill de Blasio said Sunday he worried the advisory would keep some families apart. Coronavirus is overwhelming
This New York City doctor was infected by the virus as her emergency room saw a surge in COVID-19 patients. She told HuffPost that she doesn't see an end in sight.
Older people remain most at risk of dying as the new coronavirus continues its rampage around the globe, but they’re far from the only ones vulnerable. The majority of people who get COVID-19 have mild or moderate symptoms. In China, 80% of deaths were among people in their 60s or older, and that general
The coronavirus continued its unrelenting spread across the United States with fatalities doubling in two days and authorities saying Saturday that an infant who tested positive had died. It pummeled big cities like New York, Detroit, New Orleans and Chicago, and made its way, too, into rural America
A nurse and a single mother, Becca Rosselli had a choice to make when her daughter's school and care programs closed for the coronavirus outbreak. Rosselli, 28, found a child care program for essential workers but it wasn't open late enough to fit her schedule with 12-hour shifts. “A lot of
As coronavirus continues to spread with nearly 680,000 confirmed cases worldwide as of Saturday morning, telemedicine is seeing an unprecedented demand.
The billions of tax dollars headed for hospitals and states as part of the $2.2 trillion coronavirus response bill won't fix the problem facing doctors and nurses: a critical shortage of protective gowns, gloves and masks. Hospitals, state governments and the Federal Emergency Management Agency
The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Sunday (29 March) announced 42 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore, taking the country’s total to 844.
Local transmission of the new coronavirus in China is basically contained, and the major threat is now cases imported from overseas, according to the country’s health authority.As of Sunday, the number of confirmed cases in the country had fallen below 3,000, and more than 90 per cent of the total 81,439
He completed his own 21km race at home after his girlfriend developed symptoms.
As the coronavirus rages across the United States, mainly in large urban areas, more than a third of U.S. counties have yet to report a single positive test result for COVID-19 infections, an analysis by The Associated Press shows. Data compiled by John Hopkins University shows that 1,297 counties have
Worried about how long coronavirus can stay on grocery-cart handles? Here, medical professionals advise on how to stay safe from infected surfaces.
Today marks the start of British Summer Time - but many people claim it won't make a lot of difference...
Hong Kong was in danger of running out of isolation beds “very soon”, the authority in charge of the city’s public hospitals warned, as another 59 coronavirus cases were confirmed on Sunday, taking the steadily rising tally to 641.The health authorities revealed on Sunday that 40 of those new patients
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge showed off their desks in a new Instagram post to highlight a £5m campaign to boost nation's wellbeing.
Alongside other retailers, the UK government has asked Amazon to help fast-track the testing process for the general population.
The coronavirus that causes Covid-19 might have been quietly spreading among humans for years or even decades before the sudden outbreak that sparked a global health crisis, according to an investigation by some of the world’s top virus hunters.Researchers from the United States, Britain and Australia
As hospitals face an overload of COVID-19 patients struggling to breathe, innovative medical staff are turning to snorkelling masks from sports stores to stop their lungs collapsing. The idea started in Italy, the European country worst-hit by the coronavirus pandemic, with hospitals in other nations
Hong Kong’s health minister has said that new regulations on social distancing may be repealed only after they become a “habit”, as she warned of further restrictions, such as on karaoke bars and mahjong parlours.No prosecution or penalty notice had been made as of Sunday noon, Secretary for Food and
New Delhi, Mar 28: The total number of coronavirus cases in the country increased to to 979, including 86 cured/discharged and the death toll at 25, according to the Union Health Ministry on Sunday, 29 March. Deaths have so far
Jaipur, Mar 29: Coming out with a unique way of engaging' those flouting the lockdown orders amid the COVID-19 outbreak, the district administration in Rajasthan's Jhunjhunu area has decided to send such violators to the quarantine wards to take care of