The race for a cure is on and some doctors and hospitals are implementing a new treatment using an old drug. One America’s Jack Posobiec has the details.
Engineers in Italy are converting snorkeling masks into breathing aids for coronavirus patients. The invention was announced earlier this week by 3D printing company Isinnova.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the health specialist on the coronavirus task force, has said the virus’s mortality rate is closer to that of a bad case of the flu. In a Thursday report published by the New England Journal of Medicine, Fauci conceded COVID-19’s death rate was twice that of the common flu, making it roughly 0.28 percent.
A shrimp vendor at a market in Wuhan, China has been identified as the possible patient zero of COVID-19. Friday reports revealed a 57-year-old woman was the first person on record to be diagnosed with the coronavirus.
Hong Kong has implemented strict measures on group gatherings to stop to the spread of the coronavirus. On Friday, city leader Carrie Lam banned public gatherings of more than four people.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced a new drug trial aimed at combating the coronavirus outbreak. According to the organization’s director general, the “historic” trial has enrolled its first patients in Spain and Norway.
The Dallas Federal Reserve president has said he believes the U.S. economy will take a big hit in the second quarter due to the coronavirus. In an interview Friday, Robert Kaplan confirmed the Dallas Fed has forecasted the U.S. economy will contract around 20 percent in quarter two..
As Americans were ordered to stay home to curb the spread of COVID-19, telemedicine has become key to patients receiving care without threatening the health of others. One America’s Jenn Pellegrino spoke to emergency room physician Jonathan Baugh to learn more.
President Trump’s former health adviser recently outlined the White House’s phased reentry plan. One America’s Jack Posobiec has more.