Category Archives: Coronavirus

How Insurers are Covering COVID-19

from Healthcare Dive. Updated April 3, 2020 • By Samantha Liss Insurers are weighing how best to respond to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus as cases swell in the U.S. Here is a tracker to follow the latest policy … Continue reading

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Warning from the Virologists

    This is a very interesting paper!  It is a detailed virological and immunological study of 9 patients with COVID-19, presenting from Jan 23 – 27, 2020, all with mild upper respiratory symptoms (not requiring ICU admission or ventilators) … Continue reading

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The Case for Masks

The headlines and what the reasoning is behind them: Austria makes masks compulsory as protection debate shifts! Four European countries make masks mandatory! From Czech Doctors  & Citizens – The CRUCIAL MISSING Coronavirus Protection Guideline https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hVEVve-3QeM A University of San … Continue reading

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Quaranteam

I love it!  

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Kinsa’s thermometers

This is probably the most exciting thing I have read related to COVID in some time. This from the NYT “Kinsa’s thermometers upload the user’s temperature readings to a centralized database; the data enable the company to track fevers across … Continue reading

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“She didn’t deserve to die this way”

Dated March 30, 2020 Dear Colleagues and Friends: Three days ago I had no Covid-19 patients in the hospital. Two days ago there were two in critical care. One of the two, a patient for more than 20 years, died … Continue reading

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From London: If you are over 65 with COVID-19, good luck

The numbers are normalized per 100,000 population.  Since the US is a far larger country the number of deaths will be far larger. Daily deaths are predicted to peak after around three months if people don’t change their behaviour. Image: … Continue reading

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