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Coronavirus: NHS trust bosses not consulted over new face mask rules

NHS trusts were not consulted before the government announced changes to the use of face coverings and visitor policy in English hospitals, the chief executive of NHS Providers has said. Chris Hopson said trust leaders felt “completely in the dark” about the “significant and complex” changes. From 15 June, hospital visitors and outpatients must wear… Read More »

Yes, You Should Wear a Face Mask to Cut Coronavirus Transmission

Everyone should routinely wear cloth face masks when they are in contact with the public to reduce transmission of the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19, according to new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). “It is critical to emphasize that maintaining six-feet social distancing remains important to slowing the spread of… Read More »

Obamacare’s health care protections face first true test in coronavirus crisis – NBCNews.com

The Affordable Care Act turned 10 last month and is credited with helping 20 million more Americans get health insurance than before the law was enacted. But the coronavirus pandemic could be the first true test of how well “Obamacare” works at preventing significant coverage loss, experts say. For people stricken with COVID-19, the disease… Read More »

So should we be wearing face masks? Health Secretary Matt Hancock says advice hasn’t changed

Health chiefs insist there is NO NEED for ‘well people’ to wear face masks –just hours before Donald Trump tells Americans they should wear them Mr Hancock said UK was still advising health people not to wear the face masks Comes despite US dramatically switching its stance on mask wearing overnight  It now advises all… Read More »

California Hospitals Face Surge With Proven Fixes And Some Hail Marys

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). 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 of danger during deadly wildfires. They’ve kept patients alive with backup generators amid sweeping power shutoffs and trained their staff… Read More »

UK calls in army and warns people to stay home or face lockdown

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson ordered Britons to stay at home to halt the spread of coronavirus, imposing curbs on everyday life without precedent in peacetime. A woman watches British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s press conference as the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues in Ouston, Britain March 23, 2020. REUTERS/Lee Smith All… Read More »