• Is the U.S. ‘Flattening the Curve?' Check Our Coronavirus Chart for Daily Updates

    7 days ago - By Time

    Every day, the number of Americans confirmed as infected by the virus that causes COVID-19 is higher than the day before. Such is the brutality of exponential growth: Not only does the raw number of COVID-19 cases grow, the rate at which it grows increases as well.
    The following charts show how six nations, including the U.S., have either managed to stem the tide of the novel coronavirus, or are poised for an explosive growth in cases. TIME will update these charts daily.
    As physician and global health and public policy professor Gavin Yamey wrote in TIME last week , “The United States has...
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  • Coronavirus Daily Digest: March 26, 2020

    Coronavirus Daily Digest: March 26, 2020

    7 days ago - By Web MD

    A roundup of the latest news about COVID-19
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  • For Organizer Ady Barkan, COVID-19 Is Yet Another Reason to Pass Medicare for All

    7 days ago - By Time

    It's a cool, clear Wednesday night in mid-March, and Ady Barkan is at home in Santa Barbara, Calif., hosting an emergency call with 3,200 supporters. As COVID-19 sweeps across the country, triggering emergency prohibitions and thousands of hospitalizations, people are looking to Barkan for leadership. But for a few long minutes, the line is quiet. The technology on Barkan's computer that's supposed to help him speak using his eye movements isn't working. He tries once, then again, and after another minute of anxious silence, Barkan's synthetic voice suddenly fills the air. “Out of this...
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  • Q&A: Updates on COVID-19 protocols in primary care

    7 days ago - By Healio

    Health care providers across the world are adjusting to the challenges of caring for patients during the global COVID-19 pandemic.
    Healio previously spoke with Elisa Choi, MD, FACP, FIDSA, ACP Massachusetts Chapter Governor and member of the Infectious Diseases Society of America's public health committee, about interim protocols for COVID-19 testing in primary care offices and how primary care physicians should manage suspected or confirmed cases of COVID-19.
    In this update, Choi shares new information about testing and care, including the use of telemedicine, and offers practical advice
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  • COVID-19 Updates and Resources for the MHAC Network: 3/20-3/26

    7 days ago - By Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative

    MHAC is continuing to collect and share updates on COVID-19 from state government, federal agencies like the Centers for Disease Control, and other key stakeholders.
    These updates are to help and inform a wide range of individuals and partners, including communities working to become more age- and dementia friendly.
    Please see the latest updates below:
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation Gives More Than $3 Million For COVID-19 Relief Efforts
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation announced it will give more than $3 million for COVID-19 relief efforts by supporting community and...
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