10 nursing home residents, workers in Johnson County take a look at certain for COVID-19
Tony Cook, Emily Hopkins and Tim Evans Indianapolis StarPublished 6:42 PM EDT Mar 26, 2020Residents at two nursing homes in Johnson County have tested positive for coronavirus, and one of the homes is experiencing a potentially devastating outbreak.Otterbein Franklin SeniorLife confirmed Thursday that 10 people have tested positive so far. They include eight elderly residents, a nurse…
White Home health advertising consultant Anthony Fauci: These are the very most life like misconceptions about coronavirus
White House health advisor Anthony Fauci said the biggest misconceptions about the COVID-19 pandemic are the extremes — on the one hand there are people who think "the world is going to end" and on the other, people "who don't even believe it [is real]."Neither is true, said Fauci, who is director of the National Institute of…
Coronavirus investigators one step closer to solving mystery of ‘patient zero’
Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.Investigators looking into the COVID-19 mystery could be one step closer to unmasking "patient zero."A seafood merchant in Wuhan, China, is believed to be the first person diagnosed as having the coronavirus, which can be linked back to a wet market…
Blood Plasma From Survivors Will Be Given to Coronavirus Sufferers
In people who have recovered, plasma is teeming with antibodies that may fight the virus. But the treatment beginning in New York is experimental.Zheng Yongheng, a recovered coronavirus patient, donated plasma at a mobile hospital in Wuhan earlier this month.Credit...Xinhua/Xiong Qi, via Getty ImagesMarch 26, 2020, 4:38 p.m. ETCan blood from coronavirus survivors help other…
About One-Fourth at Hayward Center Check Definite For COVID-19
About one-fourth of the 207 people who were tested on the first day of operation for the city of Hayward's new COVID-19 Testing Center on Monday had positive results for the novel coronavirus, city officials said Thursday. The samples taken at the testing center at Hayward Fire Station No. 7 and analyzed at Avellino Labs…