As the number of COVID-19 patients rises in hospitals nationwide, front-line health care workers are finding themselves taxed both emotionally…
Rising patient counts for COVID-19 create need for more beds.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan expanded a coronavirus state of emergency to seven more prefectures Wednesday, affecting more than half the population amid a surge in infections across the country.
As of Wednesday, there were 40 patients in Danville and 32 in Martinsville.
LONDON (AP) — Britain's coronavirus vaccine program will operate around the clock seven days a week “as soon as we can,” Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged Wednesday as the U.K. accelerates efforts to inoculate millions of its most vulnerable people against coronavirus.
Prohibitive out-of-pocket costs have made it difficult for diabetes patients to stick to a treatment plan.
Most patients who had been hospitalized with Covid-19 still suffered a variety of symptoms -- including fatigue and sleep difficulties -- six months after infection, a Chinese study has found.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California is closing in on 30,000 deaths from the coronavirus pandemic as hospitals scramble to find beds for severely ill patients during a continuing spike in COVID-19 case numbers.
ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. topped 4,000 coronavirus deaths in a single day for the first time, breaking a record set just one day earlier, as governors tried to ramp up the pace of vaccinations and open the line to elderly people and others.
Virginia has begun vaccinating employees and geriatric patients at state mental hospitals against COVID-19, which has forced four facilities to close admissions because of ongoing outbreaks of the virus.
Danville and Pittsyvalnia County record 178 COVID-19 cases Wednesday.
LONDON (AP) — U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged that his government would use “every available second” to shield the elderly and the vulnerable from the virus rampaging across Britain as he told Parliament on Wednesday why the country needed to return to a COVID-19 lockdown.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The crush of patients with coronavirus is so severe in Los Angeles that on Tuesday they exceeded the normal capacity at Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital, which serves many Blacks and Latinos in America's largest county.
LONDON (AP) — Despite growing vaccine access, January is looking grim around the globe as the coronavirus resurges and reshapes itself from Britain to Japan to California, filling hospitals and threatening livelihoods anew as governments lock down businesses and race to find solutions.
Ten Fredericksburg-area hospital staff members have offered a glimpse into the life, and work, of those who have been closest to the sickest during the pandemic.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The pandemic is getting worse in Los Angeles as the coronavirus spreads rapidly within households and Californians let their guard down, according to Mayor Eric Garcetti, who said Sunday that the nation's most populous county is recording a new COVID-19 case every six seconds.
UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A man’s heart stops and a woman’s measured voice comes over the hospital intercom:
The US topped 20 million total infections and inched closer to 350,000 Covid-19 deaths on the first day of 2021 -- proof of a grim reality continuing into the new year.
Friday's surge sent the local district over the 5,000-caseload mark.
The race to vaccinate millions of Americans is off to a slower, messier start than public health officials and leaders of Operation Warp Speed had expected. Here's the latest virus news.
More people traveled through US airports on Sunday than any other day this pandemic, setting the stage for waves of new infections across the country.
Across the country, a wave of greeting cards were collected independently by hospitals this December for patients cut off from the support of visitors.
Here's what's happening Thursday with the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S.:
This comes after Wednesday's report of five COVID-19 deaths in Pittsyvalnia County.
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