Health

12 safety tips to reduce ATV injury

All-terrain vehicles (ATV) offer adventure for riders, but parents need to be aware of the dangers when children are involved.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Prague COVID ward staff do away with protective suits

Doctors treating COVID patients at a Prague hospital have shed their once mandatory protective suits, claiming that bacteria clinging to their sleeves actually increased mortality.

Health

Nursing schools see applications rise, despite COVID burnout

Nurses around the U.S. are getting burned out by the COVID-19 crisis and quitting, yet applications to nursing schools are rising, driven by what educators say are young people who see the global emergency as an opportunity ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 patients moved abroad as Czech hospitals struggle

With record numbers of COVID-19 patients filling up intensive care units in the Czech Republic, the first patient to be moved outside of the country was transported to southern Poland on Tuesday.

Other

China exported more than 220 billion masks in 2020: government

China exported more than 220 billion face masks last year, the commerce ministry said Friday, the equivalent of nearly 40 per person outside China as demand for protective gear skyrocketed during the coronavirus pandemic.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New Year comes to COVID ward, with hope for end to nightmare

While the world said goodbye—or good riddance—to 2020, a year in which the pandemic brought hardship and pain to billions, some of those who have been fighting the virus on the front lines soldiered on even as the clock ...

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