SF to make expend of contact tracing to alert Bay House residents uncovered to the coronavirus
San Francisco unveiled a public health outreach plan Wednesday meant to help the city quickly test and identify people newly infected with the coronavirus, and to track down anyone they may have had contact with who could also become ill. The program is meant to augment the city’s contact tracing efforts, which are a long-standing…
An infection price at Michigan jail exceeds Contemporary York, Chicago penal advanced sizzling spots
Angie Jackson and Kristi Tanner Detroit Free PressPublished 9:39 PM EDT Apr 15, 2020A Michigan prison that's emerged as a hotspot for coronavirus cases has a rate of infection that exceeds jail systems in New York City and Chicago, both of which have garnered national attention as large sources of the outbreak. At Parnall Correctional Facility near…
Unproven tests. Incorrect outcomes. Public health labs danger ‘adverse recordsdata’ could taint US restoration from coronavirus crisis.
Ken Alltucker and Kevin McCoy USA TODAYPublished 9:12 PM EDT Apr 15, 2020Companies are lining up to market an emerging type of blood test to detect whether a person has ever had the novel coronavirus. These antibody tests could be critical to reopening the USA, informing public health and state officials on how and when…
Mourning a ‘supermom’: U.S. health employee casualties mount in virus fight
NEW YORK (Reuters) - “Home soon,” Madhvi Aya texted from her hospital bed. “Love you.” It was the last exchange she had with her only daughter, 18-year-old Minnoli. Three days later, Madhvi Aya died of COVID-19. Aya, 61, was a physician’s assistant who had treated patients with the coronavirus. Then she became a patient herself.…