China Donates 1,000 Ventilators To New York's Governor Cuomo
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China Donates 1,000 Ventilators To New York’s Governor Cuomo

Reading Time: 10 minutes Post Views: 28 China donates 1,000 ventilators to help New York City Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that 1,000 ventilators have been donated to New York by the Joseph and Clara Tsai Foundation. The Joseph and Clara Tsai Foundation and the Jack Ma Foundation have also donated one million surgical masks, one million KN95 masks […]

Trump Administration To Be First In Line For 3M N95 Masks
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Trump Administration To Be First In Line For 3M N95 Masks

Reading Time: 6 minutes Post Views: 28 Trump Administration uses wartime powers to take COVID-19 N95 Masks For Federal Government The Trump administration quietly invoked the Defense Production Act to force medical suppliers in Texas and Colorado to sell to it first — ahead of states, hospitals or foreign countries. It took this action more than a week before […]

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Texas In Dire Need Of Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs)

Reading Time: < 1 minute Post Views: 33 Governor Greg Abbott suspended regulations to increase the amount of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) workers and first responders in Texas during the state’s response to COVID-19. Under the Governor’s direction, local medical directors for licensed EMS providers can permit individuals who are qualified, though not formally certified, to provide critical emergency response […]

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Trump Touted Abbott’s Quick COVID-19 Test. HHS Document Shows Only 5,500 Are On Way For Entire U.S.

Reading Time: 6 minutes Post Views: 58 U.S. President Donald Trump holds a 5-minute test for COVID-19 from Abbott Laboratories. (Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images) A coronavirus test made by Abbott Laboratories and introduced with considerable fanfare by President Donald Trump in a Rose Garden news conference this week is giving state and local health officials very little added […]

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California Hospitals Face Surge With Proven Fixes And Some Hail Marys

Reading Time: 5 minutes Post Views: 37 A new field hospital with 125 beds in Indio, California, will help ease the burden on the local hospital system amid the growing COVID-19 crisis. (Apu Gomes/AFP via Getty Images) California’s hospitals thought they were ready for the next big disaster. They’ve retrofitted their buildings to withstand a major earthquake and  whisked patients out […]

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Not So Fast Using CPAPs In Place Of Ventilators. They Could Spread The Coronavirus

Reading Time: 5 minutes Post Views: 78 U.S. pandemic planning envisioned the possibility of using CPAP machines for milder cases of COVID-19 when ventilators are in short supply. But evidence suggests that the machines, commonly used by people with sleep apnea, can aerosolize and possibly spread the virus. (KHN Illustration; Getty Images) The limited supply of ventilators is one […]

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AutoHHS Removed Images Of Condoms From HIV/AIDS Awareness Fliers Draft

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 27 Condoms were featured on a fact sheet and included in a social media campaign on Facebook intended to inform the public on how to reduce HIV transmission among women and girls. Calling the images “unapproved,” the Department of Health and Human Services stripped the fact sheet from a government website. (Source: HHS […]