Tag Archives: health

Black and Asian people in England more likely to die from COVID-19, says public health report

FILE PHOTO: Names of people who have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are seen on a memorial in Clapton, London, Britain, June 2, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Black and Asian people in England are up to 50% more likely to die after being infected with COVID-19, an official study said on… Read More »

Scott administration plans $300M relief package for health care organizations – vtdigger.org

A negative pressure room inside the emergency department at Central Vermont Medical Center may be used to isolate incoming patients showing symptoms of Covid-19. Photo by Mike Dougherty/VTDigger The Scott administration plans to put forward up to $ 300 million to bail out Vermont’s health care system, which has been crippled by the Covid-19 pandemic.… Read More »

Mount Sinai Health System co-chair worries about coronavirus coinciding with flu and cold season

Richard Friedman, co-chair of Mount Sinai Health System in New York, told CNBC on Tuesday that the prospect of the coronavirus in the fall will create a distinct set of challenges for hospitals and employers alike.  Mount Sinai will be prepared for a resurgence of Covid-19 with its staffing plans and personal protective equipment supply, Friedman… Read More »

Tourists, Beware: Foreign Visitors’ Travel Health Insurance Might Exclude Pandemics

It was evident that the fever, nausea and loss of appetite Vlastimil Gajdoš felt on his wedding day was not a mere case of cold feet. Gajdoš, 65, fell ill in Honolulu in March after arriving with his bride-to-be from the Czech Republic. He and Sylva Di Sandro, 58, intended to marry and honeymoon on… Read More »

Avoiding Summer Health Pitfalls

Summertime and the livin’ is easy. Or maybe not. While many of us are thrilled that we’ve reached the end of the cold weather and are looking forward to the chance to spend more time outdoors, there are certain pitfalls that can definitely put a damper on our summer enjoyment. We want to help you… Read More »