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Here's a leader who truly underestimated the virus.

Resurfacing footage of New York City Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot discussing the threat of Chinese coronavirus in early February all but establishes that city authorities gravely underestimated the threat of the virus.

In the footage, Barbot describes the risk to the public from the coronavirus as “low.” She tells New Yorkers that there’s no reason to avoid the subways, public buses, and that they should attend upcoming parades in the city.
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FLASHBACK: NYC Health Commissioner Said Coronavirus Risk Was
Health • by stephen19 • 35 views •  7 comments • 11 hours ago

The sum of known coronavirus U.S. cases soared well past 100,000, with more than 1,600 dead, as weary doctors and nurses protested at shortages of scarce medical supplies that some have to keep under lock and key or even buy on the black market.
Health • by FemaleLotRfan83 • 1 views •  0 comments • 15 hours ago

Millions of Americans pop a low-dose aspirin each day to help ward off heart issues, but a new study finds that protection may not extend to dementia.

Although the anti-inflammatory effects of aspirin have been touted as protection against thinking and memory (or "cognitive") problems from Alzheimer's and other dementias, a large, randomized trial suggests aspirin won't slow mental decline.
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Health • by stephen19 • 4 views •  1 comments • 20 hours ago

Whether coronavirus came in like a lamb this March may be debatable  -- but it is undoubtably going out like a lion.
💥How coronavirus spread across US: Maps show quick rise in cases
Health • by 1FRAC1 • 14 views •  0 comments • 22 hours ago

Abbott Laboratories which has developed a coronavirus test which the company says can provide results quickly -- in as little as five minutes for positive results and negative results in under 15 minutes -- was approved Friday by Food and Drug Administration.

Given the green light under the agency's “emergency use authorization,” the approval comes less than 24 hours after Vice President Mike Pence announced its potential availability.
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‘Rapid’ coronavirus test from Abbott Labs approved by the FDA | Fox Business
Health • by stephen19 • 16 views •  0 comments • 23 hours ago

A huge protest march sweeps out of China’s Hubei province with thousands of angry residents pouring across a bridge into neighboring Jiangxi.

Canada’s Globe and Mail quoted a Chinese Communist Party (CCP) official yelling at the crowd through a loudspeaker and telling them it was “dangerous” to gather on the bridge due to “the risk of virus infection,” but the warning did not appear to be widely heeded.
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Massive Protest Breaks Out in China’s Hubei Province
Health • by Spitfire000 • 12 views •  0 comments • 1 day ago

A Chinese-backed property firm shipped millions of Australia’s Coronavirus supplies, including sanitizer and masks, to China earlier this year.

The Greenland Group, a Chinese-owned property firm that deals in high-end real estate in Melbourne and Sydney, switched to draining Australia of millions of supplies that the country would need to deal with the coronavirus, and sent them off to China instead.
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Health • by Middleman • 7 views •  0 comments • 1 day ago

A teen in Lancaster, California died last week from what appeared to be coronavirus-related complications. Gizmodo reported that the 17-year-old boy is thought to have been the first person under 18 to die from the disease in the U.S. As if the…
An uninsured 17-year-old died after being denied care for coronavirus symptoms
Health • by chaz1014 • 63 views •  3 comments • 1 day ago

Joanne Turner, 35, coughed at an officer after she was approached in Norwich, Norfolk. She had been seen kicking a car parked at the city's train station.
Woman jailed for for coughing at police officer
Health • by Middleman • 18 views •  1 comments • 1 day ago

A New York hospital system has begun treating two patients instead of one on some ventilators, a desperate measure that could help alleviate a shortage of the critical breathing machines and help hospitals around the country respond to the surge of coronavirus patients expected in the coming weeks.
Health • by FemaleLotRfan83 • 8 views •  0 comments • 1 day ago

Spain's Ministry of Health, Consumer Affairs and Social Welfare said in a statement that test kits supplied by Shenzhen Bioeasy were defective and had failed to correctly diagnose people.
Spain returning
Health • by Middleman • 29 views •  2 comments • 1 day ago

As Tayla Porter, 22, left for Basingstoke and North Hampshire hospital on Thursday, she was greeted with the whole of her street in Basingstoke, Hampshire, standing to clap her to her car.
Coronavirus UK: Whole Street Applauded Hampshire Paramedic
Health • by Middleman • 2 views •  0 comments • 1 day ago

A Navy hospital ship will deploy to New York City this weekend to alleviate the onslaught of coronavirus patients filling the area's hospitals, President Trump told reporters Thursday.
Trump to travel to see naval hospital ship deploy to NYC | TheHill
Health • by FemaleLotRfan83 • 3 views •  0 comments • 1 day ago

The British prime minister, and his health secretary, confirmed their diagnoses on Friday morning.
Health • by raven13 • 14 views •  1 comments • 1 day ago

Health secretary Matt Hancock has also tested positive and chief medical officer Chris Whitty is self-isolating after experiencing symptoms.
Boris Johnson Has Tested Positive For Coronavirus
Health • by Dr.Evil • 25 views •  0 comments • 1 day ago

CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN - Imperial’s Neil Ferguson, Director of J-IDEA, has told MPs that the current UK lockdown could keep the coronavirus outbreak at manageable levels.

Professor Ferguson was speaking to the Science and Technology Committee about the latest COVID-19 outbreak predictions.
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J-IDEA’s Neil Ferguson tells MPs lockdown can help NHS manage coronavirus
Health • by just_box • 42 views •  4 comments • 1 day ago

Here’s a little ditty about Jack & Diane, getting past quarantine as best they can. Now this isn’t Patient Zero, but a story from one of the first 100 cases […]
Health • by Br.White • 7 views •  0 comments • 1 day ago


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