Education

Síntomas de la enfermedad del coronavirus con la Doctora Gallardo

La Doctora Gallardo habla del Coronavirus en la serie educacional de BCBSRI. Esté atento a los síntomas Los síntomas notificados por personas con COVID-19 varían desde aquellos que presentan síntomas leves hasta quienes se enferman gravemente. Los síntomas pueden aparecer 2 a 14 días después de la exposición al ;Las personas con estos síntomas podrían tener COVID-19: Fiebre o escalofríosTosDificultad para respirar (sentir que le falta el aire)FatigaDolores musculares y corporalesDolor de cabezaPérdida reciente del olfato o el gustoDolor de gargantaCongestión o moqueoNáuseas o vómitosDiarrea Esta lista no incluye todos los síntomas posibles. Los CDC seguirán actualizando esta lista a medida que…
Read More »
Featured

White House Takes Issue with Government Document Forecasting Doubling of Coronavirus Cases

VOA News By Ken Bredemeier, Chris Hannas, Steve Herman WASHINGTON - The White House is downplaying a government report projecting a near doubling of COVID-19 daily deaths in the United States by June 1. White House spokesman Judd Deere took issue Monday with a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that also forecasts about 200,000 new coronavirus cases each day by the end of the month, up from 25,000 cases now. The information is based on government modeling pulled together in chart form by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and published Monday by The New York Times. In a statement Monday, Deere…
Read More »
Featured

NY Governor Fires Back at Trump

VOA News By Margaret Besheer NEW YORK - New York’s governor fired back Friday at criticism from President Donald Trump over whether the state had requested too much federal help to fight the ;  During his daily press briefing, a reporter asked ;Andrew Cuomo for his reaction to two tweets the president sent out during the briefing, which Trump appeared to be ;   In one, Trump said the Democratic governor should spend more time “doing” and less time “complaining.”   “We built you thousands of hospital beds that you didn’t need or use,” Trump ;The president also said New York received large numbers of ventilators that he believed the state should have had ; In…
Read More »
Featured

Lawmakers Struggle to Approve Additional Coronavirus Funding

VOA News By Katherine Gypson WASHINGTON - The Senate failed Thursday to pass additional funding to help struggling American workers dealing with the impact of the coronavirus. The attempt came less than two weeks after lawmakers passed the largest economic relief package in the country’s history.   The measure advanced by Senate Republicans would provide an additional $250 billion for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), a $350 billion program that is part of the broader Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, or the CARES ;   That $ trillion rescue package was quickly written and passed by Congress late last…
Read More »
Featured

New York City’s Central Park Getting Coronavirus Field Hospital

By VOA News New York City’s strained health system is about to get some help with the arrival of a Navy hospital ship to care for general patients and a new field hospital to handle those infected with the novel ; The 68-bed field hospital is going up in the city’s iconic Central ; Governor Andrew Cuomo said it is expected to open Tuesday. A 68-bed field hospital is under construction in New York's Central Park to handle those infected with the novel coronavirus. (VOA/Vladimir Badikov) The Christian global relief group Samaritan’s Purse is behind the ; The group says a team…
Read More »
Featured

Pope Backs UN Chief’s Call for Global Cease-Fire to Focus on Coronavirus

VOA News by Reuters VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis on Sunday backed a call by United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres for a global ceasefire so the world can focus on fighting the coronavirus pandemic. Speaking at his weekly blessing, delivered from the official papal library instead of St. Peter's Square because of the lockdown in Italy, Francis specifically mentioned the appeal Guterres made in a virtual news conference on Monday. Saying the disease knows no borders, Francis appealed to everyone to "stop every form of bellicose hostility and to favor the creation of corridors for humanitarian help, diplomatic efforts and…
Read More »
LPR News

One Italian Official Describes How Coronavirus Might Have Spread

Medical Staff of the ICU of Casalpalocco COVID-19 clinic in the outskirts of Rome tend to patients, Wednesday, March 25, 2020 VOA News By Sabina Castelfranco ROME - A provincial official in Italy says a soccer game and a missed opportunity to detect one early coronavirus case might have contributed to the rapid spread of the disease in his hard-hit ; The mayor of Bergamo, Giorgio Gori, says his province, like many others in Italy, were not prepared for the coronavirus outbreak. Bergamo did not go into lockdown initially like 10 other towns in Lombardy and one in Veneto.   A…
Read More »
Featured

First Human Vaccine Trial for Coronavirus Begins in Seattle

By VOA News health officials say the first human trial has begun to test an experimental coronavirus vaccine, as scientists race to find treatments for the ; Scientists at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Research Institute in Seattle gave the first shots Monday to a small group of healthy ; The National Institutes of Health (NIH) said the trial would involve 45 healthy adult volunteers ages 18 to 55 years old who would be given the experimental vaccine over a six-week ;  One of the test subjects, Jennifer Haller, 43, of Seattle, told the Associated Press, "This is an amazing opportunity for me to…
Read More »
Health

Cleveland Clinic Offers Drive-Thru Coronavirus Tests

BY VOA News Cleveland Clinic in Ohio and University Hospitals have added a second location for drive-through COVID-19 testing for patients with a doctor’s ; Patients can stay in their cars while samples are taken with nasal and throat ;  People with symptoms are instructed to start with an online visit to  Cleveland Clinic’s Express Care Online or call their primary care ; The Cleveland Clinic says it has tested more than 600 people on ; The Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals opened their first testing location on Saturday. So far they have tested 800 patients, with 26 testing positive who are then treated at the ;  Brian Rubin, head of the clinic's pathology…
Read More »
12