Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Many failures combined to unleash death on Italy's Lombardy

As Italy prepares to emerge from the West's first and most extensive coronavirus lockdown, it is increasingly clear that something went terribly wrong in Lombardy, the hardest-hit region in Europe's hardest-hit country.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus fuels dread and angst even as China sees signs of hope

The number of new virus cases in China dropped to its lowest level in six weeks Monday and hundreds of patients at the outbreak's epicenter were being released, while a grimmer reality set in elsewhere, with swelling infection ...

Health

U.S. spends more on health care, but has worse life expectancy

(HealthDay)—The United States spends substantially more than any other wealthy nation on health care, yet it has a lower life expectancy and a higher suicide rate than other wealthy nations, according to a January data ...

Health

UK health service 'lagging behind' other high income countries

The UK National Health Service (NHS) shows pockets of good performance, but spending, patient safety, and population health are all below average to average relative to ten other high income countries, according to a study ...

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