Health Care Workers Plead With Americans To Take Pandemic More Seriously

Health workers and hospitals already strained by the pandemic are increasingly making direct appeals to the public with open letters, asking people to mask up and stay at home this holiday season.

Physicians have spoken. The Biden administration should listen.

Life as we know it has been upended by the COVID-19 pandemic. Every aspect of our health care system is affected; in particular, our nation’s frontline workers are being stretched like never before. From managing the pandemic long term to physician wel…

Elon Musk’s Starlink May Potentially Revolutionize Healthcare

Starlink’s mission is to “deliver high speed broadband internet to locations where access has been unreliable, expensive, or completely unavailable.”

I am a critical care physician. These are the patients in the ICU.

I am a critical care physician. I am at the frontlines of this pandemic, in a state of “war” against an unseen enemy that has brought unimaginable destruction in its path. I arrive at work at 7 a.m. for my shift. I am in a state of hypervig…

How Effective Will Covid-19 Coronavirus Vaccines Be? 8 Reasons It’s Too Early To Tell

Since November 9, three vaccine manufacturers, Pfizer, followed by Moderna and then AstraZeneca, have offered some preliminary results from their Phase 3 clinical trials.

Denmark Wants To Exhume ‘Zombie Mink’ Rising From Mass Graves While Scientists Warn Of Permanent Covid-19 Pandemic Risk

The government ordered the culling of 17 million mink after the animals spread a mutant Covid-19 strain to humans that threatened the effectiveness of vaccines in development.

COVID-19 hospitalizations climb; vaccine distribution could begin next week: 5 updates

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What this doctor learned from cartooning other peoples’ stories

After three months as a newly minted doctor, I knew that any plan that I made for my first vacation week would be futile in the context of COVID-19, so I attempted an escape into the headspace of others. During my first day on vacation, I asked my Twit…

UVM Health Network computer outage disrupted care, left cancer patients in limbo

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Just In Time For The Holidays: The Innovation Of Hope

It’s rather uncommon to understand “hope” as an innovative concept, yet it might be precisely what the health system so desperately needs. A new platform is aiming to provide new tools to patients and doctors

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