Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New study underscores the role of race and poverty in COVID-19

A new analysis by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) offers a novel perspective on the disproportionate impact that COVID-19 has had on people of color, low-income populations, and other structurally disadvantaged ...

Medical research

How does the location of a hospital room affect quality of care?

Years ago, Lesley Meng, now an assistant professor of operations at Yale SOM, was talking to the medical staff of an emergency department at a large hospital. Among other things, the conversation revealed that every nurse's ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Lebanon to lock down nearly 170 districts in virus fight

Almost 170 Lebanese villages and towns will go into lockdown for the next week, the government said on Sunday, as it grapples with record numbers of novel coronavirus cases.

Medical economics

National health spending expected to increase through 2028

(HealthDay)—National health expenditures are projected to increase at an average annual rate of 5.4 percent for 2019 to 2028, representing almost 20 percent of U.S. gross domestic product by 2028, according to a study published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Egypt announces 2-week, night-time curfew to slow virus

Egypt will impose a two-week, nightly curfew in the Arab world's most-populous country in an effort to stop the spread of the new coronavirus, its prime minister announced Tuesday as the International Monetary Fund warned ...

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