The city council in Montgomery, Ala., voted down a mask enforcement ordinance Tuesday night, while letters were sent to the governors of Arizona and Texas.
The NP swabs are not your typical Q-tip. All these requirements make manufacturing NP swabs complicated. Origin, a California-based 3D printing company, was one of the four manufacturers whose swab prototype was clinically validated by Arnaout’s team.
Outpatient dialysis facilities have also reported challenges, including separating COVID-19 positive and negative patients and protecting their own workers.
Sara Cherry, a microbiologist at the University of Pennsylvania, feels safer at work than almost anywhere else. That’s because she works inside a biosafety level 3 laboratory on the Penn campus in Philadelphia, where she is the scientific director of the High-Throughput Screening Core.
Emergency physician Arabia Mollette works 12-hour shifts in the East New York-Brownsville section of Brooklyn, N.Y., attending to COVID-19 patients. Her story is similar in many ways to hundreds of doctors all over the city, but her motivation is especially personal.
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to push medical supply chains to their breaking point, a decentralized community of engineers, designers and DIY hobbyists — commonly known as “makers” — has stepped in to find creative ways to fill the gaps.
Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, emergency room workers are encountering a harsh new reality, often going from caregiver to patient when they contract the virus themselves.
Gina Rejas, an immigrant from Peru, works as a housekeeper at White Plains Hospital in Westchester County, N.Y., one of the places hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic. Her unit is a “red zone” dedicated solely to patients infected with COVID-19.
Coronavirus patients are showing a wide range of symptoms and the exact reason why is still a mystery — but we do have some clues as to what factors can influence the severity of the disease.
As cases of COVID-19 in New York City continue to climb, makeshift emergency field hospitals are popping up and transforming some of the city’s most iconic sites.
Pregnant women across the United States are wondering how COVID-19 could affect them and their babies. They also want to know how health professionals are making sure they stay safe and healthy. To get some answers, Yahoo News spoke to Dr. Lance Bruck, chairman of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health at Jersey City Medical Center, in New Jersey.