Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Two Swiss care homes hit by virus outbreaks

Ninety people have tested positive for COVID-19 and eight have died in two care homes in central Switzerland in two of the largest outbreaks seen in retirement facilities, local authorities said.

Health

Very rural elders receive fewest services

Older adults living in very rural settings are less likely than those living closer to urban centers to receive available services in health, nutrition and transportation, according to a new study by a Washington State University ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

1 in 5 nursing homes short on PPE and staff in virus rebound

One in five U.S. nursing homes faced severe shortages of protective gear like N95 masks this summer even as the Trump administration pledged to help, according to a study released Thursday that finds facilities in areas hard-hit ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID in care homes: Many are asymptomatic or have 'atypical' symptoms

Many care home residents who have COVID-19 infection are either asymptomatic or experience "atypical" symptoms—according to a new study from the University of East Anglia (UEA) and North Norfolk Primary Care, supported ...

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