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Here are the states restricting travel from within the US

Here are the states restricting travel from within the US

As cases of and deaths from Covid-19 continue to climb in the United States, officials are implementing travel restrictions to try to stop the coronavirus from spreading. On the national level, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a travel advisory urging residents of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut to refrain immediately from…MORE

NYU Langone tells emergency doctors to consider who gets intubated, WSJ reports

NYU Langone tells emergency doctors to consider who gets intubated, WSJ reports

A March 28 email from the NYU Langone Health Department of Emergency Medicine Chair told physicians to “think more critically about who we intubate,” according to a report from The Wall Street Journal. “In Emergency Medicine, we do not have the luxury of time, data, or committees to help with our critical triage decisions. Senior…MORE

Man awaiting liver transplant gets some hope during coronavirus outbreak

Man awaiting liver transplant gets some hope during coronavirus outbreak

Zach Branson can once again look forward to getting a new lease on life now that his liver transplant has been rescheduled after being put on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic. Branson’s transplant was delayed when his uncle was no longer able to donate his liver after the outbreak forced hospitals to put elective…MORE

Idaho governor signs two bills that limit the rights of transgender people

Idaho governor signs two bills that limit the rights of transgender people

Idaho Gov. Brad Little signed two bills into law Monday that limit the rights of transgender people. One measure bans transgender girls from playing on girls’ and women’s sports teams, while the other prohibits transgender people from changing their gender on Idaho birth certificates. Little’s office did not comment on the laws. House Bill 500,…MORE

California doctors ‘cautiously hopeful’ early shelter at home measures are working

California doctors ‘cautiously hopeful’ early shelter at home measures are working

Two weeks after San Francisco issued the country’s first shelter-in-place order for residents to prevent spread of the novel coronavirus, hospital emergency rooms throughout the region appear to be seeing the early effects. “The surge we have been anticipating has not yet come,” Dr. Jahan Fahimi, an emergency physician and medical director at the University…MORE

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