Renown CEO on COVID-19’s personal toll: ‘Sometimes all you can do is hold someone’s hand’ As of Monday, Renown has 188 patients in the hospital with COVID-19, including 27 who were admitted into the hospital’s alternative care site located in the hospital’s parking garage that […]
Day: November 23, 2020
Multiple Ravens test positive for COVID-19, complicating matters ahead of Thanksgiving night game vs. Steelers
The Baltimore Ravens are on a short week and scheduled to play the undefeated divisional rival Pittsburgh Steelers this Thursday on Thanksgiving, but a recent development has put this holiday matchup in jeopardy. On Monday, the Ravens registered multiple positive tests for COVID-19, and have […]
COLUMBUS – Hospital leaders again pleaded with Ohioans to wear a mask and limit gatherings with others as the state set another record for newly reported COVID-19 cases and currently hospitalized patients. Ohio reported 11,885 new COVID-19 cases added Monday. But that might be “artificially high,” […]
In the lowest risk areas, a maximum of 50% occupancy of a stadium, or 4,000 fans – whichever is smaller – will be allowed to return. In tier two, that drops to 2,000 fans or 50% capacity, whichever is smaller.
Want to see your friends and extended family next year? Stay away from them this Thanksgiving, doctors say
By Holly Yan, Madeline Holcombe and Amir Vera, CNN Updated 5:34 PM ET, Mon November 23, 2020
Algorithm accurately predicts COVID-19 patient outcomes: AI tool could help clinicians provide more effective COVID-19 intervention
In research recently published online in Medical Image Analysis, a team of engineers demonstrated how a new algorithm they developed was able to successfully predict whether or not a COVID-19 patient would need ICU intervention. This artificial intelligence-based approach could be a valuable tool in […]
Leeds has recorded more new coronavirus deaths and cases than anywhere else in Yorkshire in the past 24 hours. Nine patients in the care of Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust lost their lives, while 207 new cases of the killer virus were identified across […]
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Pharmaceutical giant Merck said it plans to acquire privately held OncoImmune for $425 million in cash, gaining rights to an under-the-radar drug that has shown striking results in hospitalized patients with Covid-19. The medicine, CD24Fc, was shown in a late-stage clinical study in September to […]
The sharp uptick in coronavirus cases across the Midwest is increasing health-care workers’ risk of getting infected, jeopardizing staffing levels needed to care for other Covid-19 patients, according to the CEO of a Minnesota hospital system. Dr. Penny Wheeler, who leads Minneapolis-based Allina Health, told […]