November 20, 2020

As a New Covid-19 Treatment Arrives, Hospitals Scramble to Solve Logistical and Ethical Challenges

(STAT News) – When the federal government started handing out a newly authorized Covid-19 treatment last week, some hospitals weren’t sure they should accept their share. On the surface, it sounded crazy. Decline a medication that might keep patients from … Read More

November 20, 2020

‘People Are Going to Die’: Hospitals in Half the States Are Facing a Massive Staffing Shortage as Covid-19 Surges

(STAT News) – Hospitals in at least 25 states are critically short of nurses, doctors, and other staff as coronavirus cases surge across the United States, according to the industry’s trade association and a tally conducted by STAT. The situation … Read More

November 16, 2020

Long-Term Care Workers, Grieving and Under Siege, Brace for COVID’s Next Round

(Kaiser Health News) – Many of these workers struggle with grief over the suffering they’ve witnessed, both at work and in their communities. Some, like Silvestri, have been infected with the coronavirus and recovered physically — but not emotionally. Since … Read More