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Coronavirus single-day case tally in US tops 50,000 for first time, reports say

The U.S. reported a record 52,788 new coronavirus infections Wednesday, the first time the single-day number has exceeded 50,000, according to reports. Wednesday’s total topped the previous record, set last Sunday, by 8,600 cases, according to the Financial Times. It also came one day after Dr. Anthony Fauci of the White House coronavirus task force predicted… Read More »

Number of people dying in England and Wales drops BELOW average for the first time since March

UK announces 155 more Covid-19 victims as daily death rate drops 10% in a week and top scientist says the first wave is OVER with data showing number of fatalities has fallen BELOW average for the first time since the outbreak began Government data shows number of daily fatalities has dropped 10% in a week… Read More »

First Edition: April 7, 2020

Today’s early morning highlights from the major news organizations. Kaiser Health News: Nursing Homes Have Thousands Of Ventilators That Hospitals Desperately Need As the number of COVID-19 patients climbs and health officials hunt for ventilators to treat them, nursing homes across the United States have a cache ― about 8,200 of the lifesaving machines, according… 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 »

Coronavirus symptoms: Woman reveals the first sign of deadly COVID-19 to look out for

Coronavirus has now been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation and the virus will spread more rapidly in the coming weeks. With many people being told to prepare for major disruptions to daily life in order to prevent a further spread, knowing  the exactly what are the symptoms of the deadly disease is cruical. A woman has revealed her first sign… Read More »

House panel to hold hearing on VA delay of first EHR go-live

The chair of the House subcommittee charged with legislative oversight of the VA’s Cerner electronic health record implementation is concerned about the agency’s decision to delay the EHR’s initial go-live. “I’m concerned that as we’ve moved closer to the go-live date, we have been told repeatedly that there were no showstoppers in the implementation, that… Read More »