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Unvaccinated Covid patients overwhelm Ohio hospitals as delta surges across state

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A healthcare professional suits up with PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) to enter a Covid-19 patient’s room in the ICU at Van Wert County Hospital in Van Wert, Ohio on November 20, 2020. Megan Jelinger | AFP | Getty Images COLUMBUS......

Covid-Overwhelmed Hospitals Postpone Cancer Care and Other Treatment

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It’s a bad time to get sick in Oregon. That’s the message from some doctors, as hospitals fill up with covid-19 patients and other medical conditions go untreated. Charlie Callagan looked perfectly healthy sitting outside recently on his deck in the smoky summer air in the small Rogue Valley town......

Henry Ford hospitals trim beds due to staffing shortage

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Detroit-based Henry Ford Health System has trimmed 120 beds from its five hospitals because there aren’t enough nurses or other workers to staff them, health system officials said Monday.  Michigan has been grappling with a shortage of hospital employees after......

Louisiana hospitals evacuate patients after devastating hurricane

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Louisiana hospitals evacuate patients after devastating hurricane – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Thousands of patients have been evacuated from hospitals and medical facilities in Louisiana after they lost power during Hurricane Ida. Janet Shamlian has the latest. Be......

Medics mount emergency response from devastated Louisiana hospital’s parking lot

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HOUMA, La., Sept 1 (Reuters) – Outside a hospital abandoned after Hurricane Ida tore its roof off and flooded the interior, emergency medical workers were ready for action. The Terrebonne General Health System building was desolate, its patients evacuated just before the storm came ashore at full strength about 50......

Arizona governor allots $60M in federal funds for hospitals that use coronavirus antibody treatments

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Caroline Vakil Arizona Gov. Doug DuceyDoug DuceyArizona governor allots M in federal funds for hospitals that use coronavirus antibody treatments Arizona hits 1 million recorded coronavirus cases At least 90,000 students have had to quarantine because of COVID-19 so......

Hurricane Ida causes major flooding, power outages

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Hurricane Ida causes major flooding, power outages – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Hurricane Ida slammed into the Gulf Coast as one of the strongest storms ever to hit the U.S. mainland. It came ashore with wind gusts up......

Ida batters hospitals in southeast Louisiana already struggling with COVID spikes

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Ida batters hospitals in southeast Louisiana already struggling with COVID spikes – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Hurricane Ida battered hospitals in southeast Louisiana. The state’s largest hospital system, Ochsner Health, reported roof damage and water leaks at several......

More than 1,000 Americans are dying from COVID per day

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here More than 1,000 Americans are dying from COVID per day – CBS News Watch CBSN Live The U.S. is averaging 156,000 new COVID cases daily. Meanwhile, the South is battling the worst of the Delta surge, with ICU beds......

Delta variant doubles risk of hospitalization for unvaccinated, study finds

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Delta variant doubles risk of hospitalization for unvaccinated, study finds – CBS News Watch CBSN Live An alarming study reports that the Delta variant can double the risk of hospitalizations for those who are unvaccinated. This comes as the......

Hawaii governor tells potential tourists not to visit as hospitals and ICUs are

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Hawaii Governor David Ige encouraged potential tourists not to visit the islands amid a surge of coronavirus cases, saying it is “a risky time to be traveling right now.” “I encourage everyone to restrict and curtail travel to Hawaii,” Ige......

Sydney hospitals battle coronavirus as daily infections hit record

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Australia daily cases just below 1,000, new pandemic high Federal gov’t urges states to stick to reopening plans One-third in NSW fully vaccinated SYDNEY, Aug 25 (Reuters) – Sydney’s COVID-19 infections hit a daily record on Wednesday, putting parts of the health system under pressure, officials said, calling for vaccinations......

Mission and Money Clash in Nonprofit Hospitals’ Venture Capital Ambitions

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Cone Health, a small not-for-profit health care network in North Carolina, spent several years developing a smartphone-based system called Wellsmith to help people manage their diabetes. But after investing $12 million, the network disclosed last year it was shutting down the company even though initial results were promising, with users......

Chaotic Evacuation From Kabul, Biden’s Afghan Assurances, COVID Overwhelms Hospitals : Up First

NPR
NPR President Biden says the evacuation of Americans and Afghan allies from Kabul is accelerating, but he’s conceding that the evacuation of thousands from Kabul will be “hard and painful.” At the airport there, the situation has grown more chaotic, with thousands waiting to get through Taliban checkpoints, and a......

Hospitals in Southern states are pushed to the brink

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Hospitals in Southern states are pushed to the brink – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Florida has once again broken its record for COVID hospitalizations. The state could face shortages of health care workers as cases surge. Manuel Bojorquez......

Protests in Afghanistan, Texas Dems Return, Alabama Hospitals at COVID Breaking Point : Up First

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NPR Protesters take to the streets in parts of Afghanistan, opposed to Taliban rule, as the fighters block some Afghans from reaching the airport to leave the country. Now, the Biden administration is warning that terror groups may try to take advantage of the chaos. Also, Democratic lawmakers have returned......

Georgia governor allows businesses to forego COVID mandates as hospitals run out of ICU beds

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Local governments in Georgia will not be allowed to impose vaccine or face mask mandates for businesses under a new executive order signed Thursday by Governor Brian Kemp. His order comes as the highly transmissible Delta variant is sending......

Florida and Texas open Covid antibody treatment centers as delta surge overwhelms hospitals

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Florida Governor, Ron DeSantis holds a press conference to announce the opening of a monoclonal antibody treatment site to help COVID-19 patients recover at Camping World Stadium in Orlando. Paul Hennessy | LightRocket | Getty Images Florida and Texas are......

Surge in COVID cases push Louisiana hospitals to the brink

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Surge in COVID cases push Louisiana hospitals to the brink – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Louisiana is drowning in its fourth COVID wave. With overflowing ICUs, doctors have pivoted from their normal roles to help fill in for......

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