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The Latest: France hospitals to open beds for virus patients

PARIS — Hospitals in the Paris and Marseille regions are delaying some scheduled operations to free up space for COVID-19 patients as the French government tries to stem a rising tide of infections, the health minister said Sunday. As restaurants and bars in Marseille prepared Sunday to close for a week as part of... go to Article >

Revealed: Number Of Covid Patients On Ventilators Nearing Pandemic-High At 4 NHS Trusts

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The number of coronavirus patients on ventilators is already nearing the figure recorded at the peak of the pandemic at a handful of NHS trusts in England, new data have revealed.  Figures published by NHS England on Thursday show there are four... read more

Gilead is set to sell billions of dollars of a coronavirus drug that's far from 'amazing' after the US approved remdesivir to treat COVID-19

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Summary List Placement The first approval of a COVID-19 drug in the US wasn't quite a cause for celebration. US regulators approved the virus-fighting drug remdesivir on Thursday, greenlighting its use in hospitalized patients. The US Food and... read more

Sharp rise in COVID-19 patients in ITU - Nurses concerned by worsening situation

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The Malta Union of Midwives and Nurses (MUMN) expressed serious concern on Sunday about a sharp rise in COVID-19 patients in intensive care. "This morning 15 COVID-positive patients are in the... read more

The Latest: Wisconsin sees highest 1-day virus death total

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MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin has recorded its highest one-day total of new COVID-19 deaths and the first patient was admitted to a field hospital near Milwaukee that opened last week to help hospitals coping with the influx of patients.... read more

The doctors and scientists who'll evaluate every coronavirus vaccine are set to meet for the first time. Here are the 7 biggest questions they're...

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Summary List Placement An influential panel of experts convened by the US Food and Drug Administration is set to meet on Thursday to discuss what it would take to approve the first coronavirus vaccine. The group, called an advisory committee,... read more

This Is How Bad The Coronavirus Picture Is In Greater Manchester

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After weeks of disagreement between local leaders and No.10, Greater Manchester will be put into a tier 3 lockdown at 12.01am on Friday.  Boris Johnson and Greater Manchester’s mayor Andy Burnham have been at loggerheads over the level of... read more

Retired NHS Medics Who Returned To Covid Frontlines Issue Stark Warning About Second Wave

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Former NHS staff who came out of retirement to join the frontline to fight coronavirus have warned that hospitals could face an entirely different staffing crisis in the looming second wave.  At the height of the pandemic in Spring, medics... read more

'No Lessons Learnt' As Intensive Care Beds Fill With BAME Covid Patients – Again

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Nearly a third of Covid patients admitted to intensive care since September are from Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds – meaning the second wave of the pandemic is hitting ethnic minorities as badly as the first. Yet it is... read more

I'm An NHS Doctor. What I've Seen In The Second Wave Would Shock You

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It’s difficult to pinpoint precisely where it’s all gone wrong. Recent weeks have seen a rapid spread of Covid-19 cases throughout the UK, with increasing pressure on NHS services. I’m one of a number of frontline NHS doctors currently... read more

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 23 Oct 2020

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Trump and Biden trade corruption charges at live debate The two US presidential candidates, Donald Trump and Joe Biden, each accused the other of corruption in their final live TV debate last night.... read more