Tag Archives: COVID

Which HCPs Are Most Likely to Get COVID Vaccine?

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: By Marcia Frellick July 31, 2020 — Physicians are the most likely group of healthcare professionals to get a COVID-19 vaccine when one is available, according to a new Medscape poll. More than 7000 healthcare professionals, including clinicians, medical students, and administrators, responded to the poll. US physicians who responded… Read More »

Another death and 275 new Vic COVID cases

A woman in an aged care home has died and another 275 coronavirus cases have been recorded in Victoria. The death of the woman in her 80s takes Victoria’s COVID-19 toll to 39, with 123 lives lost across Australia. There are 147 Victorians in hospital, 31 of whom are in intensive care, Premier Daniel Andrews… Read More »

Scientists Find Source of COVID Clots

THURSDAY, July 2, 2020 — COVID-19 is linked to potentially fatal blood clots. Researchers now believe they’ve found out how they occur, which potentially could lead to better treatment. “While many forms of illness can generate blood clots, the endothelial cells that line the inside of blood vessels play a surprisingly large role in COVID-19… Read More »

Scenes from the COVID battlefield

I wake to a WhatsApp call. It is my aunt, who lives in India. “We are all worried about you,” she says. “All of us here are praying for you. Make sure that you stay safe.” Coincidentally, she is a nun, so I’ll take her prayers whenever I can get them. I promise her that… Read More »

Mental Health an Emerging Crisis of COVID Pandemic

Jonathan Porteus, PhD, licensed clinical psychologist and CEO of WellSpace Health, Sacramento, CA. Lan Nguyen, MA, suicide and crisis services program manager, Santa Clara County Suicide and Crisis Services, California. Heather Aston, LMFT, program manager, San Diego Access and Crisis Line, California. Lauren Ochs, MA, counselor, Provident Behavioral Health Crisis Hotline, St. Louis. Harvard T.H… Read More »