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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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Where Were You Lee Zeldin?

In the March 19 issue of the Western Edition of The Southampton Press, the A section is devoted to articles about the coronavirus pandemic and the impact on Suffolk County and Southampton Town. There are quotes and statements from Governor … Continue reading

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COVID-19 in Suffolk County

Patch.com just published the latest local figures for Suffolk County as of yesterday and they were obtained from the official  county site here: conf. cases deaths population 2017 cases per 1000 people * Islip: 395 333700 1.183697932 Huntington: 358 203276 … Continue reading

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Dire Report from Epicenter Bergamo

Click and watch this disturbing video from a Bergamo hospital A new report published by the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM; arguably the top medical journal in the world) makes the point that hospitals are major sites of corona-virus … Continue reading

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Doctors Feeling Outrage

Coronavirus tragedy: Chinese doctor who postponed wedding to treat patients dies of infection.  Feb 21,2020.   From Norbert Goldfield (Ask Nurses and Doctors LLC, AND) Three updates from AND From Andrew Goldstein. If you read anything today – read this. … Continue reading

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COVID-19: What is the Best Mitigation Strategy?

Interesting and thorough paper on COVID-19 disease modeling in the UK and the USA with an emphasis on analysis of each mitigation strategy (quarantine, closing schools, etc) or combination of strategies.  It is a 20-page paper.  So I am reprinting … Continue reading

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COVID-19 is here!

We now have a confirmed case admitted at Southampton Hospital.  It is time to reassess.   Although there is but a single patient confirmed on the South Fork of Long Island, suspicion is running high. (update 3/11: 6 cases in Suffolk … Continue reading

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