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Why Medical Tourism Is Drawing Patients, Even in a Pandemic

Why Medical Tourism Is Drawing Patients, Even in a Pandemic

Why Medical Tourism Is Drawing Patients, Even in a Pandemic Why Medical Tourism Is Drawing Patients, Even in a Pandemic “Our market has always been what I call the ‘working poor’ and they just keep getting poorer,” said Josef Woodman, the chief executive of Patients Without Borders. “The pandemic has gutted low-income and middle-class people around the world and for …

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Egypt Denied an Oxygen Failure Killed Covid Patients. We Found That It Did.

Egypt Denied an Oxygen Failure Killed Covid Patients. We Found That It Did.

Egypt Denied an Oxygen Failure Killed Covid Patients. We Found That It Did. Egypt Denied an Oxygen Failure Killed Covid Patients. We Found That It Did. EL HUSSEINEYA, Egypt — A cry pierced the night from the balcony of an Egyptian hospital. A nurse was screaming that the patients in the Covid intensive care unit were gasping for air. Ahmed …

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Were Covid Patients in Egypt Killed by Oxygen Outage? Government Says No

Did Oxygen Outage Kill Covid Patients in Egypt? Government Says No

Were Covid Patients in Egypt Killed by Oxygen Outage? Government Says No Were Covid Patients in Egypt Killed by Oxygen Outage? Government Says No The statement added that there were at least a dozen other patients in the hospital, including newborns in incubators, who were linked to the same oxygen network and that none were affected, “confirming the lack of …

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Did Oxygen Outage Kill Covid Patients in Egypt? Government Says No

Did Oxygen Outage Kill Covid Patients in Egypt? Government Says No

Did Oxygen Outage Kill Covid Patients in Egypt? Government Says No Did Oxygen Outage Kill Covid Patients in Egypt? Government Says No The statement added that there were at least a dozen other patients in the hospital, including newborns in incubators, who were linked to the same oxygen network and that none were affected, “confirming the lack of a connection …

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Small Number of Covid Patients Develop Severe Psychotic Symptoms

Small Number of Covid Patients Develop Severe Psychotic Symptoms

Small Number of Covid Patients Develop Severe Psychotic Symptoms Small Number of Covid Patients Develop Severe Psychotic Symptoms Brain scans, spinal fluid analyses and other tests didn’t find any brain infection, said Dr. Gabbay, whose hospital has treated two patients with post-Covid psychosis: a 49-year-old man who heard voices and believed he was the devil and a 34-year-old woman who …

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Trial of High-Dose Blood Thinners in I.C.U. Patients Is Halted

Trial of High-Dose Blood Thinners in I.C.U. Patients Is Halted

Trial of High-Dose Blood Thinners in I.C.U. Patients Is Halted Trial of High-Dose Blood Thinners in I.C.U. Patients Is Halted A major trial of high-dose blood thinners in critically ill hospitalized Covid-19 patients is being temporarily halted because there appears to be no benefit to the treatment and there may be some harm, the trial’s leaders announced Tuesday. The independent …

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Pulse Oximeters and Coronavirus: Devices Have Higher Error Rate in Black Patients

Pulse Oximeters and Coronavirus: Devices Have Higher Error Rate in Black Patients

Pulse Oximeters and Coronavirus: Devices Have Higher Error Rate in Black Patients Pulse Oximeters and Coronavirus: Devices Have Higher Error Rate in Black Patients The analysis, of 10,789 paired test results from 1,333 white patients and 276 Black patients hospitalized at the University of Michigan earlier this year, found that pulse oximetry overestimated oxygen levels 3.6 percent of the time …

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C.D.C. Panel Recommends Pfizer Vaccine for Patients as Young as 16

C.D.C. Panel Recommends Pfizer Vaccine for Patients as Young as 16

C.D.C. Panel Recommends Pfizer Vaccine for Patients as Young as 16 C.D.C. Panel Recommends Pfizer Vaccine for Patients as Young as 16 An independent committee of experts advising the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Saturday afternoon voted to recommend the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine for people 16 and older. That endorsement, which now awaits only final approval by Dr. …

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Children’s hospitals are pitching in to help with the flood of adult Covid-19 patients.

Children’s hospitals are pitching in to help with the flood of adult Covid-19 patients.

Children’s hospitals are pitching in to help with the flood of adult Covid-19 patients. Children’s hospitals are pitching in to help with the flood of adult Covid-19 patients. With a rising tide of Covid-19 patients threatening to overwhelm hospitals, public health officials across the United States are reaching for a safety valve that the Northeast used in the spring: borrowing …

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Patients of a Vermont Hospital Are Left ‘in the Dark’ After Cyberattack

Patients of a Vermont Hospital Are Left ‘in the Dark’ After Cyberattack

Patients of a Vermont Hospital Are Left ‘in the Dark’ After Cyberattack Patients of a Vermont Hospital Are Left ‘in the Dark’ After Cyberattack Others reported ransom demands “in eight figures, which is just not something that regional health care systems can do,” said Allan Liska, an analyst with Recorded Future, a cybersecurity firm. These unusual demands, combined with the …

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