A surge in infections linked to Thanksgiving has led to many hospitals running out of room to treat the severest COVID-19 cases, and medical facilities are facing a serious staffing shortage on top of everything else.
As COVID-19 hospitalizations in the U.S. top 100,000, there’s an urgent need for medical staff.
The Trump administration has issued regulations that could lower prescription drug prices. It’s unclear whether the rules will withstand expected legal challenges or what the Biden administration will do with them.
Government officials say key details of Trump’s giveaway still have to be worked out, from the exact timing to who will get them and how Medicare would cover the cost — which could approach $7 billion.
For the nurses across the globe, home is fraught with uncertainty. Are they exposing their partners and children? Should they quit their jobs to keep their families safe?
During an event on Tuesday, registered nurses gathered at the Capitol to honor the lives of their colleagues by reading off 164 names.
The new shortages come as the virus resumes its rapid spread and the number of hospitalized patients climbs.
The rising cases in states like Arizona, Florida, Texas and California has been blamed in part on many not wearing masks or obeying other social-distancing rules.
Hospital del Mar in Barcelona said the beach trips are part of a program to humanize intensive care units.
Cancer deaths have dropped more in states that expanded Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act than in states that did not, new research reveals.
A D.C. school nurse has tested positive for coronavirus and she believes she got it during training sessions at D.C’s department of health earlier this month.
Pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk announced that it will offer a free supply of insulin for 90 days to people with diabetes who have lost health insurance due to a change in job status because of the COVID-19 crisis.
Concerns are mounting in a Northwest Washington neighborhood near MedStar Georgetown University Hospital.
Rossie Bratten, a 21-year-old Virginia resident, is calling on nursing homes to be more transparent about COVID-19, claiming an Arlington facility caring for his mother never informed the family of positive cases at the site. Bratten claims they only called to be told their mother had tested positive.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the first national data on how the pandemic is hitting doctors, nurses and other health care professionals.
Among the many important announcements made on Friday, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan said a personal protection equipment (PPE) decontamination site would soon be coming to BWI – Thurgood Marshall Airport.
A source tells FOX 5 that memos have gone out at MedStar Georgetown Hospital telling employees not to speak publicly or post on social media amid the COVID-19 pandemic and a nurse at another MedStar hospital tells FOX 5 employees have also felt pressure not to speak out about supplies and safety.
While millions of Americans are being asked to stay at home amid the coronavirus outbreak, doctors, nurses, respiratory technicians and other healthcare staff across the DMV are going into work every day, and many hospitals are dealing with a shortage of protective gear.
The ability to confer with one's physician via digital means can be immensely beneficial to those who are not willing or able to leave their homes.
Professor Peter Piot, a world-leading virologist and the director of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, answered 100 questions about the coronavirus during an interview with TEDMED Foundation Director Jay Walker.