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Survey results released this week by Premier indicate what extreme supply demands look like: Covid surges lead to a 17-fold burn rate for N95s a more than eight-fold in face shields six-fold for swabs five-fold for surgical gowns and more than three-fold for surgical masks Average survey respondents had about three weeks' worth of N95s on hand But those with active covid patients had Survey results released this week by Premier indicate what extreme supply demands look like: Covid surges lead to a 17-fold burn rate for N95s a more than eight-fold in face shields six-fold for swabs five-fold for surgical gowns and more than three-fold for surgical masks Average survey respondents had about three weeks' worth of N95s on hand But those with active covid patients had

Hospitals prepare for the worst on coronavirus and it's

14 03 2020Experts warn that the U S needs to prepare for a worst-case scenario similar to the experience of Italy where the health system is running out of hospital beds for patients sick with COVID-19 While most coronavirus infections are mild and do not require hospitalization severely affected patients may require weeks on a ventilator in an intensive care unit

Surgical masks should be used when N95s "are so limited that routinely practiced standards of care are no longer possible " said Martha Sharan an agency spokesperson "N95 respirators beyond their manufacture-designated shelf life when available are preferable to use of facemasks "

WIDELY USED SURGICAL MASKS ARE PUTTING HEALTH CARE WORKERS AT SERIOUS RISK Missouri nurse dies of coronavirus after sounding alarm about lack of PPE UTSW Nurses Question Mask Cleaning Recycling When Hospital Is Not Overwhelmed San Diego Health Care Providers Are Bleeding Money Nurses Playing a Key Role During COVID-19 Pandemic

It's been almost a month since my last COVID Consolidated Brief and I hope you are all doing ok I've personally been settling into the new normal On the other hand I've witnessed first hand some of the risks that might be coming with COVID I had to take shelter in a tornado warning for the first time in my life While the tornado and the destruction were luckily quite minimal there

UPS donates 10 000 N95 surgical masks to LBPD LBFD 11:23 AM Thursday April 16 | Shipping giant UPS donated 10 000 N95 surgical masks to the ranks of Long Beach fire and police Wednesday with the chiefs of both departments on hand to accept the donations

Tighten up law on keeping dangerous snakes as pets

Tighten up law on keeping dangerous snakes as pets demand animal welfare experts Readily available in pet shops but too difficult to manage at home or treat in veterinary practices The law on keeping dangerous snakes as pets should be tightened up animal welfare experts demand in this week's issue of the Vet Record

Experts have been split on whether face coverings have a major impact but SAGE concluded recently that they can be useful to stop people spreading the disease There have been concerns that the public could start rushing to buy clinical standard masks and leave the health service short of supplies Transport Secretary Grant Shapps unveiled the news at the Downing Street briefing this evening

It's been almost a month since my last COVID Consolidated Brief and I hope you are all doing ok I've personally been settling into the new normal On the other hand I've witnessed first hand some of the risks that might be coming with COVID I had to take shelter in a tornado warning for the first time in my life While the tornado and the destruction were luckily quite minimal there

But experts warn that the breakthroughs may not all make the health system work better or make it less expensive That said here are three trends that seem likely to continue Telehealth for all Telehealth is not new medical professionals have used it to reach patients in rural or remote settings since the late 1980s But even while technology has made video visits easier it has failed to

Widely Used Surgical Masks Are Putting Health Care Workers At Serious Risk Because high-end N95 masks are scarce medical centers are using surgical masks that have been linked to considerably higher infection rates Because high-end N95 masks are scarce medical centers are using surgical masks that have been linked to considerably higher infection rates Doctors for America April 27 at

02 05 2020Gloves masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) critical for those in the frontline fighting against the pandemic and also widely used by others in the community are not always disposed of according to the health guidelines Environmentalists and conservationists across the world fear negative consequences for the environment including marine life as well as the crusade against

08 03 2020COVID-19 Coronavirus Containment Efforts Thread starter BWV Start date Jan 29 2020 Tags between surgical and non-fit tested P2 masks " "Highly efficacious" in this study was 80% effective This year's flu vaccine is only 45% effective Last edited: Mar 8 2020 Mar 8 2020 #685 Jarvis323 193 113 PeterDonis said: That rate has tapered off a lot in the last few weeks (The

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U S incompetence on display during coronavirus

01 03 2020"Experts say coronavirus could be transferred through mail delivery by sick employees Postal workers say USPS isn't doing much to keep them or their customers safe " Trump invoked the Defense Production Act today March 18 2020 but has not actually used its power to make any orders or boost supply production yet

Experts warn that widely used surgical masks are putting health care workers at serious risk With medical supplies in high demand federal authorities say health workers can wear surgical masks for protection while treating COVID-19 patients — but growing evidence suggests the

Fully referenced facts about Covid-19 provided by experts in the field to help our readers make a realistic risk assessment (Regular updates below) "The only means to fight the plague is honesty " (Albert Camus 1947) Overview According to the latest immunological and serological studies the overall lethality of Covid-19 (IFR) is about 0 1% and thus in the range of a strong seasonal

What you need to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) COVID-19 is a respiratory illness caused by a new virus Symptoms include fever coughing a sore throat and shortness of breath The virus can spread from person to person Currently there is no treatment for COVID-19 Find out who is at risk and what you should do if you think you have COVID-19

A wave of demonstrations and civil unrest in Turkey began on 28 May 2013 initially to contest the urban development plan for Istanbul's Taksim Gezi Park The protests were sparked by outrage at the violent eviction of a sit-in at the park protesting the plan Subsequently supporting protests and strikes took place across Turkey protesting a wide range of concerns at the core of which were

28 05 2020Note that to the extent "authorities" and "experts" tell us to wear masks they are entitled to no deference whatsoever The same "authorities" have been wrong on every important aspect of the Plague from it not being a problem at all to hospitals being overrun (we were assured they would be nationwide even with the lockdowns) to the infection fatality rate (currently

Police across the U S have used tear gas to disperse crowds assembling to protest the death of George Floyd and to decry police brutality and infectious disease experts are urging them to stop The chemical riot agent they warn could cause coronavirus to spread more quickly Tear gas has been banned during warfare by almost every country

Wildlife didn't have an easy go of it in 2018 We lost the last male northern white rhino the vaquita porpoise continued its slide toward extinction poachers kept targeting pangolins and other rare creatures and through it all the Trump administration kept trying to whittle away at