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WESSINGTON SPRINGS, South Dakota – Rural Jerauld County in South Dakota didn’t see a single case of the coronavirus for more than two months stretching from June to August. But over the past two weeks, its rate of new cases per person soared to one of the highest in the nation.
WASHINGTON – The White House doctor said Saturday night that President Donald Trump was no longer at risk of transmitting the coronavirus but did not say explicitly whether Trump had tested negative for it.
Two hospital nurses have filed a complaint with the Washington State Department of Health arguing that staffing and sanitation practices are putting patients and staff at risk during the pandemic.
Two rehabilitated sea turtles, rescued at different times and locations by the U.S. Coast Guard, have been released off the Florida Keys.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was being treated for a possible infection and was expected to stay in the hospital for a few days following a medical procedure, the Supreme Court said in a statement Tuesday.
SEATTLE – Bacteria found in the water at Washington state’s largest psychiatric hospital means no one can take showers or wash hands – at a time when COVID-19 is on the rise.
South Africa's reported coronavirus cases more than quadrupled in June, rising from 34,000 at the start of June to more than 168,000 on Friday
From modest beginnings, Spokane Valley General Hospital (now MultiCare Valley Hospital) has continued to grow since it opened in a snowy February in 1969.
Rural counties in the Inland Northwest avoided COVID-19 outbreaks this spring, and now, rural hospitals are finally reopening, bringing back furloughed employees and ready to welcome back patients.
Militants stormed a maternity hospital in the western part of Kabul on Tuesday, setting off an hours-long shootout with the police and killing 16 people, including two newborn babies, their mothers and an unspecified number of nurses, Afghan officials said.
The Supreme Court seems concerned about the sweep of Trump administration rules that would allow more employers who cite a religious or moral objection to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women.
New York City is shutting down its subway system each day from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. to increase cleaning of trains and stations during the coronavirus crisis, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday.
Workers who had been exposed to the coronavirus at Washington state’s largest psychiatric hospital were herded into a small building to be tested. Inside, few wore masks. They were given test kits by people without gloves and told to swirl a swab inside their noses. The method was designed only for people showing symptoms, but the staffers said none of them did. Many told the Associated Press that the flawed testing process this month likely produced inaccurate results and exposed them to the virus again.
Esequiel “Zeke” Cisneros, who worked at the psychiatric facility in Medical Lake for more than 30 years, became critically ill after contracting the novel coronavirus and was treated in a local intensive care unit, his family said in an obituary published Sunday.
While many people are spending more time at home with their pets, veterinarian Cindy Purvis is spending more time at work keeping them healthy.
A military field hospital set up in recent weeks at the CenturyLink exhibition center will be sent elsewhere because Washington apparently won’t need it.
PRH announced Thursday it would cut all hourly and salary employees’ pay by 25% over the next 60 days in an effort to maintain the necessary cash to keep the doors open. With elective surgeries and outpatient procedures all but canceled, the health care center must rely on donations and dwindling options for state and federal assistance to keep the lights on.
A second Eastern State Hospital employee has tested positive for COVID-19 following an outbreak at Western State Hospital, fueling concerns among health care workers and prompting disability-rights advocates to call for the release or transfer of many psychiatric patients.
Prince Charles remotely opened a vast temporary hospital for COVID-19 patients at London’s main exhibition center Friday, as the number of coronavirus-related deaths reported in the U.K. surpassed China’s official total.