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Florida hospital system CEO says ICUs are stocked, fully prepared, and not overwhelmed

The CEO of one of Florida’s largest healthcare providers says it has the intensive care unit capabilities to handle the recent uptick in coronavirus-positive tests. “We have adequate personal protective equipment,” AdventHealth CEO Terry Shaw said. “We have a stockpile of ventilators, and we have an amazing clinical team that have taken best practices from… Read More »

Dr. Anthony Fauci says the average age of U.S. coronavirus patients has dropped by 15 years as Sun Belt states gets hit

The average age of new coronavirus patients has dropped by roughly 15 years compared with only a few months ago as the virus reignites in America’s Sun Belt, White House health advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci said Monday. Fauci, director of the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said during a Q&A discussion with Dr. Francis… Read More »

Track and trace is useless if we fail to pick up phone, says Dr Miriam Stoppard

The Government announced with fanfare and flourish that we’d have a world-beating test-track-trace programme up and running by June 1. Well, that date came and went, yet again a deadline missed through over-promising. The problem is no ­politician, and especially those who present themselves at the daily press briefings, has any idea how their strategies… Read More »

Dr. Anthony Fauci says whether schools reopen in the fall is ‘complicated,’ will depend on the region

The question of whether to reopen schools in the fall has a “complicated answer” and the decision will depend on the coronavirus’ transmission in certain regions of the U.S., White House health advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci said on Friday.  “It has to be a bit of a — and I don’t mean lengthwise — a bit of… Read More »

World Health Organization says global coronavirus cases ‘still on the way up’

Tedros Adhanom, Director General of the World Health Organization, in Beijing, China. (Photo by Naohiko Hatta – Pool/Getty Images) If you thought Memorial Day weekend marked the end of the coronavirus’ first wave of victims, the World Health Organization wants you to pump your breaks on the premature celebrations. According to Newsweek, Monday, representatives from… Read More »