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Putin speaks, officials shrug and doctors are caught in the middle

MOSCOW – President Vladimir V. Putin, who was attacked by critics as an absent leader at the beginning of the Coronavirus crisis in Russia, reappeared with a shot on state television last month to show that he cared for him and the command took over. He promised up to $ 1,100 a month in cash premiums for every doctor, nurse …

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Bolsonaro calls the corona virus a “little flu”. In Brazil’s hospitals, doctors know the terrible reality

Anger swirls around doctors in the huge intensive care unit of the Emilio Ribas Institute for Infectious Diseases in São Paulo when asked about their president’s comments. “Rebellious,” says one. Another explains “irrelevant”. Dr. Jacques Sztajnbok is more reserved. “It’s not flu. It’s the worst thing we’ve ever had in our professional lives.” His eyes are slow and narrow when …

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After the UCSF doctor’s tweets went viral, United Airlines warned passengers against full flights

By Chris McGinnis, SFGATE and Tim Jue Released 7:58 am PDT, Tuesday May 12, 2020 UCSF cardiologist Ethan Weiss took a selfie to show an almost complete United Airlines flight to San Francisco. UCSF cardiologist Ethan Weiss took a selfie to show an almost complete United Airlines flight to San Francisco. Photo: Ethan Weiss UCSF cardiologist Ethan Weiss took a …

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Coronavirus case France reached in December, doctors find: Live updates

France reports a coronavirus case in December, weeks before its outbreak surfaced. One of the first cases of coronavirus in France may have been in December, about a month before the official outbreak in Europe, French doctors reported this week after retesting a patient’s samples. The case shifts the period of onset of the disease in France by more than …

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Three Russian doctors fall out of the hospital windows and raise questions in the midst of a coronavirus pandemic

Two of these healthcare workers are dead and one remains in the hospital. All three incidents investigated by Russian law enforcement agencies have led to intense discussions in the Russian press and on social media. Alexander Shulepov, an ambulance doctor in Voronezh, a city about 320 miles south of Moscow, is in serious condition after falling out of a hospital …

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Time to care for non-COVID patients as the pandemic worsens: Doctors in New York

A government group representing New York doctors is asking people to go to the doctor’s office for essential medical care during the pandemic – while a major healthcare provider also emailed its patients with the same message. “Please don’t risk your health by delaying care,” NYU Langone Hospital wrote in a recent email to its patients, stressing that its doctors …

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Boris Johnson, fiance, son after grandfathers, doctors who saved Boris’ life

Receive the latest news about coronavirus and more in your inbox every day. Login here. Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his fiance Carrie Symonds named their newborn son in honor of their grandfathers and two doctors who looked after the politician when he was hospitalized with the coronavirus last month. Wilfred Lawrie Nicholas Johnson was born on Wednesday, just two …

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British doctors warn that some Chinese ventilators could kill if used in hospitals

LONDON – Senior British doctors have warned that 250 ventilators the UK bought from China could cause “significant patient harm, including death,” when used in hospitals, according to a letter from NBC News. Doctors said the machines had a problematic oxygen supply, could not be properly cleaned, had an unusual design and confusing operating instructions, and were built for use …

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Trump was rebuked by doctors after asking if disinfectants could be injected to kill the coronavirus in humans

The question, which Trump asked without prompting, prompted the doctors to respond in disbelief and with warnings about injecting or otherwise taking highly toxic disinfectants. “I’m worried that people will die. People will think this is a good idea, ”said Craig Spencer, director of global health in emergency medicine at the New York Presbyterian / Columbia University Medical Center. the …

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