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Chris Christie suggested that Trump conduct a 'thank you' tour of hospitals and small businesses to pick up in the polls and counter Biden during 2020 race: book

President Donald Trump shakes hands with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie during an opioid and drug abuse listening session at the White House on July 17, 2017. AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File Christie advised Trump to adjust his 2020 campaign message and focus on the future, per a new book. The former New Jersey governor encouraged Trump to conduct a 'thank you' tour of small businesses. Trump did not heed Christie's advice and was unable to shift the narrative regarding his managemen...
Tags: Politics, Chris Christie, Washington Post, White House, China, US, Trends, Small Businesses, Joe Biden, Hospitals, New Jersey, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Christie, Donald J Trump


Khosla Ventures leads Even’s $5M seed to give India the kind of healthcare their insurance doesn’t

The global pandemic highlighted inefficiencies and inconsistencies in healthcare systems around the world. Even co-founders Mayank Banerjee, Matilde Giglio and Alessandro Ialongo say nowhere is this more evident than in India, especially after the COVID death toll reached 4 million this week. The Bangalore-based company received a fresh cash infusion of $5 million in seed funding in a round led by Khosla Ventures, with participation from Founders Fund, Lachy Groom and a group of individuals incl...
Tags: Health, Startups, TC, Kaiser Permanente, India, Funding, Tech, Hospitals, United States, Venture Capital, Health Insurance, DST Global, Nikesh Arora, Khosla Ventures, Palo Alto Networks, Founders Fund


How to reduce gun violence without taking people’s guns

Approximately 41,000 people are killed each year due to gun violence. That's more lives lost to guns than to car accidents. So why do we devote more attention (and money) to car safety than we do gun safety?As Northwell Health CEO Michael Dowling points out, the deaths are not the whole story. The physical, emotional, and psychological trauma reverberates through communities and the public at-large. "This is just not about guns," says Dowling," this is a serious public health issue and we've got...
Tags: Guns, Hospitals, Public Health, Innovation, Gun Violence, Northwell Health, Dowling, Michael Dowling


A man hospitalized with COVID-19 told CBS he'd still rather be sick than get a shot - and it shows how hard it'll be to convince everyone to get vaccinated

Scott Roe. CBS News A Louisiana man hospitalized with COVID-19 told CBS he still wouldn't get vaccinated. Scott Roe said he didn't regret not getting the vaccine, saying he'd rather be hospitalized than get the jab. The sentiment shows the challenge to get more people vaccinated and prevent the spread of COVID-19. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Louisiana man who contracted COVID-19 and wound up hospitalized said he would rather be ill than get vaccinated aga...
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Rates of double-jabbed people in hospital will grow – but that does not mean Covid vaccines are failing

Several factors, including the portion of those at highest risk among the double-vaccinated and antibody levels, account for the dataCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe next wave of Covid will be different. When cases soared in spring and winter last year lockdowns rapidly brought them back under control. This time it will be vaccines that do the hard work. But Covid jabs are not a perfect shield. They slow the spread of the virus, help prevent disease, and reduce the...
Tags: Health, Science, Society, UK News, Hospitals, Infectious Diseases, Vaccines and immunisation, Coronavirus


Life lessons: what a doctor learned from death and dying in Covid wards

Emma Goldberg followed doctors when Covid first hit New York. Now, as the Delta variant surges across the US, she retells the story of an ICU physician during the horror of the first waveWe’re playing a song for you,” Dr Luis Seija said softly, gazing at his patient. His voice, muffled by two masks and a face shield, fought to be heard above the noise of the hospital room. There were monitors beeping, alarms ringing, the hum of the negative-pressure machines.“We’re playing this for you,” Dr Seij...
Tags: New York, US, Life and style, Society, US news, Hospitals, Emma Goldberg, Coronavirus, COVID, Luis Seija, Seija


Long Covid has more than 200 symptoms, study finds

Calls for national screening programme as symptoms revealed range from brain fog to tinnitusCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe largest ever international study of people with long Covid has identified more than 200 symptoms and prompted researchers to call for a national screening programme.The study found the myriad symptoms of long Covid – from brain fog and hallucinations to tremors and tinnitus – spanned 10 of the body’s organ systems, and a third of the symptoms...
Tags: Health, Science, UK News, World news, Hospitals, Heart Disease, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Doctors, Health policy, Gps, Coronavirus, COVID, Long Covid


A rare look inside a Sydney Covid-19 ICU ward as one man fights for his life – video

Cameras have been allowed in a Sydney hospital's Covid-19 intensive care unit, showing the struggle of one patient on a ventilator. The 53-year-old Covid patient from NSW is only able to take shallow breaths of air through the ventilator. His medical teams, dressed in full PPE, adjusts his ventilator tubes and monitor his oxygen levels. The patient has given his consent for his images to be publishedAustralia Covid live updateNSW Covid update: Sydney lockdown extended for at least two weeks as s...
Tags: Australia news, Hospitals, New South Wales, Sydney, Coronavirus, COVID


Violence severely impedes Covid-19 vaccine rollout in KwaZulu-Natal, Gauteng

Twenty pharmacies in KZN have been looted and damaged, while one was burned down and several others closed their doors as a precaution The post Violence severely impedes Covid-19 vaccine rollout in KwaZulu-Natal, Gauteng appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Medicine, Police, Hospitals, South Africa, Healthcare, Protests, Vaccination, National, Department Of Health, Rioting, Top Six, Pharmacies, Looting, Coronavirus, Vaccination Sites, ZumaUnrest


USC nurses to stage 2-day strike starting Tuesday, July 13

Registered nurses at Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital plan to stage a two-day strike this week to protest alleged understaffing they claim has impacted patient care and left nurses worn out. The action, scheduled for Tuesday, July 13 and Wednesday, July 14, comes on the heels of a June strike authorization vote in which nearly all nurses voted to authorize a walkout. They are represented by the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United. RNs will picket outside the f...
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First year of pandemic claimed lives of 25 youngsters in England

Analysis, showing 4% of 5,830 children hospitalised in 12 months to February entered ICU wards, could inform vaccine policyDuring the first year of the pandemic 25 children and teenagers died as a direct result of Covid-19 in England and about 6,000 were admitted to hospital, according to the most complete analysis of national data on the age group to date.Children seen to be at greatest risk of severe illness and death from the coronavirus were in ethnic minority groups, or had other medical co...
Tags: Politics, England, Children, Hospitals, Medical Research, Health policy, Vaccines and immunisation, Infant and child mortality, Sars, Coronavirus, Long Covid


First year of pandemic claimed lives of 25 young people in England

Analysis, showing 4% of 5,830 children hospitalised in 12 months to February entered ICU wards, could inform vaccine policyDuring the first year of the pandemic 25 children and teenagers died as a direct result of Covid-19 in England and about 6,000 were admitted to hospital, according to the most complete analysis of national data on the age group to date.Children seen to be at greatest risk of severe illness and death from the coronavirus were in ethnic minority groups, or had other medical co...
Tags: Politics, England, Children, Hospitals, Medical Research, Health policy, Vaccines and immunisation, Infant and child mortality, Sars, Coronavirus, Long Covid


NHS hospitals forced to cancel operations again by unfolding third wave

Health service under pressure from influx of Covid patients across England as more staff self-isolateCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageHospitals are again having to cancel operations, including cancer surgery, because they are treating growing numbers of patients with Covid and losing staff who are having to isolate.Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS trust has had to call off some planned non-urgent operations this week to help it cope with an influx of patients who have been...
Tags: Health, England, UK News, Hospitals, NHS, Coronavirus, COVID, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS


Age, sex, vaccine dose, chronic illness – insight into risk factors for severe Covid is growing

A look at the demographics as 18.5 million people in the UK fall into the heightened risk categoryAbout 18.5 million individuals, or 24.4% of the UK population, are at increased risk of developing severe Covid because of underlying health conditions. It is well known that older people are at high risk, but the understanding of all the risk factors is incomplete. Experts say that this knowledge needs to develop at speed to support policy and planning given that social restrictions will end in Eng...
Tags: Health, UK, England, Children, Obesity, Society, UK News, Hospitals, Heart Disease, Infectious Diseases, Health policy, Dementia, Older people, Vaccines and immunisation, Immunology, Sars


NHS Scotland facing huge pressure in Covid surge, BMA warns

Self-isolation of vaccinated medical staff could be one area to review, doctor suggestsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Scottish government has days to act to relieve “very high pressure” on healthcare, according to the chair of BMA Scotland, after a second health board flagged acute workforce pressures as a result of rising Covid cases and large numbers of staff having to self-isolate.Lewis Morrison said the decision by Raigmore hospital – the biggest in the Highl...
Tags: Health, Politics, Scotland, Hospitals, NHS, Nicola Sturgeon, Health policy, Scottish politics, Highlands, Bma, Lewis Morrison, BMA Scotland, Coronavirus, COVID


‘A cascade of catastrophic failings’: the UK’s baby death scandals

The failures in maternity care that have been unearthed at hospital trusts around the country over past few yearsMPs say 1,000 babies die preventable deaths in England each yearAn investigation into baby deaths at Furness general hospital in Barrow between 2004 and 2013 found a “lethal mix” of failings at almost every level. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, UK, England, UK News, Hospitals, NHS, Nottingham, Kent, Barrow, Telford


MPs say 1,000 babies die preventable deaths in England each year

Commons health committee says NHS has reduced baby deaths significantly but could do more to improve safetyA cascade of catastrophic failings’: the UK’s baby death scandalsA thousand babies die preventable deaths every year in England because a culture of shifting blame and keeping tight-lipped means lessons are not learned after mistakes happen on NHS maternity wards, a report by MPs has said.Almost two in five childbirth units still provide care that is unsafe to some extent, despite maternity...
Tags: Health, UK, England, Pregnancy, Society, UK News, Hospitals, NHS


Public protector’s probes highlight crumbling Eastern Cape hospitals

Seventeen investigative reports, undertaken by Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s office, detail gross negligence and maladministration in government structures The post Public protector’s probes highlight crumbling Eastern Cape hospitals appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, Housing, Government, Hospitals, South Africa, Healthcare, National, Home Affairs, Municipalities, Whistleblowers, Eastern Cape, Top Six, Personal Protective Equipment, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, PPE, Public Protector


Cambridge hospital’s mask upgrade appears to eliminate Covid-19 risk to staff

Use of FFP3 respirators on coronavirus units at Addenbrooke’s ‘may have cut ward-based infection to zero’Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAn NHS hospital that upgraded the type of face masks used by staff on Covid-19 wards recorded a dramatic fall of up to 100% in hospital-acquired coronavirus infections among those workers, research has indicated.Addenbrooke’s hospital in Cambridge upgraded the masks from fluid resistant surgical masks (FRSMs) to filtering face piece...
Tags: Health, Science, Biology, Society, UK News, Hospitals, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Microbiology, Cambridge, Addenbrooke, Coronavirus


Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana adds new street light as Friese Family Patient Tower takes shape

City and hospital officials turned on a new street light last week on Burbank Boulevard in Tarzana at an entrance to Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center, in an effort to ease traffic and improve pedestrian safety. The hospital administration said they closely worked with transportation officials to add a crosswalk and turn lane to help visitors safely enter the campus. “We’re so thankful for it because there were a lot of accidents there and this light is going to make it easier for e...
Tags: Business, News, Sport, Development, Hospitals, Soccer, Healthcare, Community, Usc, Donald, Burbank, Tarzana, Tenet, San Fernando Valley, Friese, Bob Blumenfield


US private hospitals eye overseas expansion in search of vast profits

Foreign forays prompt questions about why US non-profit health systems are indulging in such nakedly commercial venturesAcross the street from the Buckingham Palace Garden and an ocean away from its Ohio headquarters, Cleveland Clinic is making a nearly $1bn bet that Europeans will embrace a hospital run by one of America’s marquee health systems.Cleveland Clinic London, scheduled to open for outpatient visits later this year and for overnight stays in 2022, will primarily offer elective surgeri...
Tags: London, US, America, UK News, World news, US news, Hospitals, US healthcare, Ohio, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland Clinic London, Buckingham Palace Garden


Family seek ‘guardian angel’ who saved father from stroke in London

Passerby who recognised signs of stroke thought to be a blond-haired health worker from OceaniaA woman whose husband collapsed outside a central London coffee shop after suffering a stroke is now hoping to find the “guardian angel” who saved his life.Mathew O’Toole, 47, was working in London when he collapsed outside Ole & Steen on Wigmore Street at about 8.30am on 10 June. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, London, UK News, Hospitals, Stroke, A&e, Wigmore Street, Mathew O'Toole, Ole Steen


Workers to picket Tenet hospitals over alleged understaffing, health insurance concerns

Workers plan to picket three Tenet Healthcare hospitals Wednesday, June 16, alleging the facilities are understaffed and have left some employees without health insurance while the company has received billions in federal COVID-19 relief funds and spent $1.1 billion to buy 45 surgery centers. The employees, including respiratory therapists, housekeepers, nursing assistants and medical technicians, are represented by the National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW). They will gather outside Founta...
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Blood brother: the Kashmiri man who is India’s biggest donor

The ‘blood man’ of conflict-racked Kashmir has donated 174 pints of blood since 1980 but feels ‘crushed’ by his poverty Shabir Hussain Khan was taking an afternoon nap when he heard a commotion outside his house. A friend had been injured in a football match and had lost a lot of blood. Khan, who did not have any transport, rushed to the hospital by foot to donate some. It was 4 July 1980. Yesterday the man known locally as the “blood man of Kashmir” donated his 174th pint of his blood to strang...
Tags: Health, India, Society, World news, Hospitals, South and Central Asia, Global development, Khan, Kashmir, Srinagar, Kashmiri, Global Health, Shabir Hussain Khan


Vaccines and oxygen run out as third wave of Covid hits Uganda

Vaccine thefts reported and hospitals unable to admit patients as cases leap 2,800% in a month Uganda has all but run out of Covid-19 vaccines and oxygen as the country grapples with another wave of the pandemic.Both private and public medical facilities in the capital, Kampala and in towns across the country – including regional hubs in Entebbe, Jinja, Soroti, Gulu and Masaka – have reported running out or having acute shortages of AstraZeneca vaccines and oxygen. Hospitals report they are no l...
Tags: Health, Science, Africa, Society, World news, Uganda, Hospitals, Infectious Diseases, Global development, World Health Organization, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Kampala, Masaka, Global Health, Coronavirus


Southern California hospitals don’t require vaccines as condition of employment

By Fred Shuster, City News Service LOS ANGELES >> While some hospitals in other parts of the country face pushback from employees over mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policies, hospitals in Los Angeles and Orange counties have largely avoided the issue, with hospital representatives telling City News Service they aren’t requiring workers to get the vaccine. The uproar from some hospital employees gained national attention this week, when the Houston Methodist hospital system in Texas suspended 17...
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Link between Covid cases and deaths has been broken, says senior NHS boss

NHS Providers chief executive Chris Hopson says hospitals are reporting much lower mortality ratesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe UK’s vaccination programme has broken the link between infections, hospital admissions and deaths, and hospitals were reporting fewer and younger patients, according to a senior boss in the NHS.The NHS Providers chief executive, Chris Hopson, told Times Radio: “What [hospital] chief executives are consistently telling us is that it is a...
Tags: Health, UK, England, UK News, Hospitals, NHS, Vaccines and immunisation, NHS Providers, Robert Jenrick, Coronavirus, Times Radio, Chris Hopson


Dutch to investigate business trio’s €100m facemask deal

Scrutiny of government procedures after ‘not-for-profit’ PPE contract led to ‘€20m enrichment’Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Dutch government has promised an independent investigation into a supposedly not-for-profit €100m deal to buy facemasks from China last year that ended up making three young entrepreneurs about €20m richer.The investigative website Follow the Money (FTM) revealed that Sywert van Lienden, 30, a former civil servant turned TV pundit and activ...
Tags: Europe, Business, Small Business, China, Entrepreneurs, Hospitals, Infectious Diseases, Netherlands, FTM, Coronavirus, Sywert van Lienden, Christian Democrat CDA


Infected blood scandal: government knew of contaminated plasma ‘long before it admitted it’

Exclusive: Files at national archives suggest different version of events A minister privately expressed concerns that Aids was being transmitted by contaminated blood products while the government publicly insisted there was no “conclusive evidence”, newly uncovered documents from 1983 show.Among the victims of the contaminated blood scandal, which is the subject of a public inquiry, were 1,240 British haemophilia patients most of whom have since died. They were infected with HIV in the 1980s, ...
Tags: Politics, Society, UK News, Hospitals, Aids and HIV, Kenneth Clarke, Contaminated blood scandal


Investigation after woman dies weeks after being ‘dropped’ during surgery

Husband of Jeanette Shields, 70, says she died after routine hip operation at the Cumberland Infirmary in CarlisleAn investigation is under way at a hospital in Cumbria after a woman died weeks after being “dropped” from an operating table.Jeanette Shields, 70, was dropped on the floor after a routine operation at the Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle, according to her husband, John Shields. Continue reading...
Tags: UK News, Hospitals, NHS, Cumbria, John Shields, Cumberland Infirmary, Jeanette Shields, CarlisleAn, Cumberland Infirmary Carlisle