Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Rapid virus spread through Indonesia taxes health workers

Irman Pahlepi is back at work in Jakarta's Dr. Suyoto public hospital, immediately resuming his duties treating COVID-19 patients after recovering from an infection himself—for the second time.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Florida hospitals taking steps to battle record COVID surge

Florida's largest hospital systems are expanding their coronavirus units, limiting visitors and fearing staffing shortages as they deal with the statewide surge that is breaking records set last year for both cases and hospitalizations.

Health

Black adult patients have worse patient safety in hospitals

(HealthDay)—Black adult patients experience significantly worse patient safety relative to White patients at the same hospital for six of 11 patient safety indicators, according to a report published online July 20 by the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Surges in hospital caseload tied to higher COVID-19 mortality

(HealthDay)—Hospitalized COVID-19 patients cared for in hospitals with the greatest surges in caseload have twofold greater mortality risk than patients in hospitals not experiencing surges, according to a study published ...

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