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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 … 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 … 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 … Continue reading Hydroxychloroquine is not dead yet
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