Tag Archives: COVID19

Trust My Doctor and Fear the Office: The Telehealth Opportunity in and Beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic

Doctors maintain their top status as U.S. patients’ most-trusted source of coronavirus information. However, as patients continue to be concerned about exposure to COVID-19, 3 in 5 are concerned about being at-risk to the virus in their doctor’s office, according to research from the Alliance of Community Health Plans (ACHP) and AMCP, the Academy of… Read More »

Lifeblood blood donor centres collecting plasma to help combat COVID-19

In a bid to try and help the fight against COVID-19, Lifeblood has started collecting convalescent plasma from blood donation centres nation-wide. Convalescent plasma is the liquid part of blood that contains antibodies and once someone has recovered from COVID-19, the antibodies against the virus remain in their plasma. As of Monday, Lifeblood donation centres,… Read More »

Listen: A New Hope In The Battle Against COVID-19

Julie Rovner, chief Washington correspondent for Kaiser Health News, participated in the Friday news roundup on “1A,” a program of WAMU and NPR. The program, hosted by Celeste Headlee, explored new study results suggesting that remdesivir may help some COVID patients, expectations for a vaccine, and the economic and health consequences of the coronavirus pandemic.… Read More »

COVID-19 Reveals Urgent Need for Universal Mental Health Care

The coronavirus pandemic has dramatically disrupted every aspect of life for everyday people, ratcheting up stress across all families: The mandate to #StayHome, being physically distanced from work colleagues, beloved family and friends, and our community touchpoints The fear and risk-management of contracting the COVID-19 virus, for ourselves and our families The economic shock or… Read More »

Covid-19 news: US not involved in global WHO plan to tackle pandemic

By Sam Wong , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte attends an EU summit held via video conference to discuss the covid-19 plan.Filippo Attili/DPA/PA Images Latest coronavirus news as of 5 pm on 24 April World leaders launch covid-19 plan without US involvementGlobal leaders are launching an initiative… Read More »