Tag Archives: PATIENTS

First pictures show Chinese doctors in hazmat suits treating patients with deadly coronavirus

Inside the epicentre of the deadly Chinese coronavirus outbreak: First footage shows Wuhan doctors in hazmat suits treating patients who are struck down with the life-threatening infection Four images were released by a hospital in Wuhan where the virus originated Medics in full-body suits are seen treating sufferers at the intensive care units ‘Salute to… Read More »

State Highlights: Hundreds Of Hospital Patients In Indiana At Risk Of Exposure To HIV, Other Viruses; Mass Shootings Nudge Some Texas Lawmakers Toward Gun Laws For First Time

Media outlets report on news from Indiana, Texas, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Arkansas, California, Kansas, Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia, Ohio, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Florida, Minnesota, and Missouri. CNN: More Than 1,000 Patients May Have Been Exposed To HIV And Other Viruses After Error In Sanitizing Procedure More than a thousand surgical patients at Goshen Hospital in Indiana… Read More »

Implant Approved for Patients With Phototoxic Reactions From Rare Disorder

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 9, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Scenesse (afamelanotide), a melanocortin-1 receptor agonist, for adult patients with a history of phototoxic reactions from erythropoietic protoporphyria, the agency announced yesterday. Scenesse is a subcutaneous implant designed to increase pain-free light exposure in this rare patient population. The implant increases the… Read More »

State Highlights: DOJ Outlines Efforts To Address Rural Safety Crisis In Alaska; Activists File Lawsuit Over New Hampshire’s Treatment Of Mental Health Patients In ERs

Media outlets report on news fro Alaska, New Hampshire, California, North Carolina, Massachusetts, Virginia, Minnesota, Florida, Connecticut, Wisconsin, Georgia, Ohio, Missouri, and Maryland. ProPublica: Justice Department Will Fund More Prosecutors, Jails And Cops In Rural Alaska The U.S. Department of Justice is adding federal prosecutors to pursue cases in remote Alaska towns and villages where… Read More »