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WILLIAMSON, W.Va. (WCHS/WVAH) — A nurse practitioner at the Williamson Health and Wellness Center has tested positive for COVID and four other support staff he interacted with also have tested positive, the center announced. In a letter posted on its Facebook page Saturday, the center said the nurse practitioner tested positive for the virus and is quarantined and recovering at his residence. The four other staff … Continue reading Nurse practitioner, four other staffers at Williamson health center have COVID-19
The U.S. health care system is famously resistant to government-imposed change. It took decades to create Medicare and Medicaid, mostly due to opposition from the medical-industrial complex. Then it was nearly another half-century before the passage of the Affordable Care Act. But the COVID-19 pandemic has done what no president or social movement or venture capitalist could have dreamed of: It forced sudden major changes … Continue reading Rapid Changes To Health System Spurred By COVID Might Be Here To Stay
Hydroxychloroquine, the anti-malarial drug touted and previously taken by President Donald Trump to fight coronavirus, has fallen out of favor and public view as studies — like one halted Friday — have suggested it does little to treat infection while exposing users to dangerous side effects. Not all researchers have given up on the drug, however, and recent developments show it is not yet dead as a … Continue reading Hydroxychloroquine is not dead yet
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