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Journalists Document True Toll of Covid on Health Care’s Front-Line Force

Senior KHN correspondent Christina Jewett spoke on Thursday with NPR’s “Morning Edition” and the PBS NewsHour about the yearlong project, “Lost on the Frontline,” in which KHN and The Guardian counted and profiled health care workers who have died of covid-19. Midwest correspondent Lauren Weber joined WAMU’s “1A” to discuss vaccination rates on April 2.… Read More »

Researchers identify five new cases of ‘double mutant’ Covid variant in California

A medical worker wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) inserts a Covid-19 test tube into a box at a drive-thru testing site at the Alemany Farmers Market in San Francisco, California, Nov. 19, 2020. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Stanford University researchers have identified five new cases of a “double mutant” Covid-19 strain… Read More »

Europe looks to contain spiraling Covid crisis, but it’s ‘Happy Monday’ in the UK

Medical workers monitor Covid-19 patients through CCTV camera in an additional intensive care unit (ICU) set up to cope with the pandemic at the Ambroise Pare Clinic in Paris, France, on Tuesday, March 16, 2021. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Europe’s Covid crisis looks to be diverging further this week as the public health… Read More »

Thermo Fisher plots $600M manufacturing boost to meet COVID demand—and its work won’t stop there

With COVID-19 top of mind for many contract developers and manufacturers right now, Thermo Fisher Scientific has blueprinted a manufacturing boost to tackle pandemic work in the short-term—and vastly expand capacity in the years to come.  Thermo Fisher will upgrade its bioprocessing operations with more than $ 600 million in capital investments, plus at least 1,500 new hires, the company said… Read More »

Many ‘Long Covid’ Patients Had No Symptoms From Their Initial Infection

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveLatest Updates Maps and Cases Risk Near You Vaccine Rollout New Variants Tracker Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Many ‘Long Covid’ Patients Had No Symptoms From Their Initial Infection An analysis of electronic medical records in California found that 32 percent started with asymptomatic… Read More »

Dear Me, it won’t last forever: Study suggests writing letters to future self can lessen stress of COVID pandemic

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health and Wellness Health Canada ‘It activates that sense that “This too shall pass, that this may be a really difficult time right now but I can get through difficult times” ‘ Author of the article: Tom Blackwell Publishing date: Feb 19, 2021  •  5 days ago  •  4 minute read  • … Read More »