Families worry that overwhelmed hospitals won’t be able to provide palliative care for loved ones stricken with COVID-19.
A Kaiser Health News analysis shows that counties with ICUs average one ICU bed for every 1,300 older residents, those most at risk for needing hospitalization.
Concerns over Comic Con in Seattle mount as HIMSS and other huge conferences halt their plans.
Los virus tienden a infectar a más personas en eventos bajo techo como Comic Con, en el centro de convenciones de Seattle. Finalmente se canceló hasta el verano.
Health care experts thought the battle was won against heart disease, measles, smoking, STDs and other life-threatening conditions and behaviors. Better think again.
Los científicos tienen más preguntas que respuestas sobre cuestiones importantes relacionadas con el coronavirus, ahora oficialmente llamado COVID-19.
As the numbers of coronavirus fatalities and infections rise, the threat posed by the outbreak in China can seem frightening. But public health officials say the risk in the United States is low. Experts discuss some important issues that can help U.S. residents understand how the epidemic is unfolding.
There is a virus that has already sickened at least 13 million Americans this winter, hospitalizing 120,000 and killing 6,600 people. You may even know of it.
Se trata del virus de la influenza, que causa la gripe, y que representa una amenaza mucho mayor para los estadounidenses que el brote de coronavirus.
As happens when the tech industry gets involved, hype surrounds the claims that artificial intelligence will help patients and even replace some doctors.