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ICUs are nearing capacity in this French city. And it’s only September

That’s how Dr. Olivier Joannes-Boyau, head of the intensive care unit at University Hospital in the southwestern city of Bordeaux, describes the resurgence of Covid-19 in France. After young French people took advantage of the lifting of lockdown and summer months to socialize freely, Covid-19 hospitalizations have risen in large cities like Paris, Bordeaux and… Read More »

New virus fears at inner city pubs

A Sydney coronavirus cluster that started in beachside suburbs has spread into the city centre, sparking fears of contagion at a number of pubs. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian said seven new coronavirus cases were recorded in the 24 hours up to 8pm on Christmas Eve. Four of those were linked to the northern beaches cluster,… Read More »

New York City emergency medical workers prepare for layoffs

Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) lift a patient into an ambulance while wearing protective gear, as the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in New York City, New York, March 24, 2020. Stefan Jeremiah | Reuters The head of New York City’s emergency medical services union said Wednesday the city is preparing to lay off hundreds… Read More »

China’s Wuhan raises coronavirus death toll by 50% after city revises figures

This photo taken on February 17, 2020 shows medical staff members working at an exhibition center converted into a hospital in Wuhan in China’s central Hubei province. STR | AFP via Getty Images Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in China, has revised upwards the number of confirmed coronavirus cases and deaths in the… Read More »

Sioux City pharmacy offering delivery and curbside pick-up – KTIV

SIOUX CITY (KTIV) – A local pharmacy is doing its part to contain the spread of COVID-19 by closing its doors to the public, but still ensuring people get their medical prescriptions. “For a couple weeks now we’ve had the pharmacy locked,” said Bill Drilling, Pharmacist. Bill Drilling, a pharmacist at Drilling Pharmacy in Sioux… Read More »