Zombie health care news

Although I am advancing rapidly into almost complete retirement, there are some days/weeks when I can’t refrain from pointing out some of the troubling health care news I see.  This is one such week. First, the COVID zombie news My local Star Tribune newspaper delivered this front page news: University of Minnesota, Mayo report COVID-fighting success… Read More »

Crowded parties and coronavirus concerns keep high schoolers from returning to the classroom

Their study, published last Thursday in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, found a statistically significant increase in clinic and hospital visits by patients who reported respiratory illnesses as early as the week of December 22. The first known case of Covid-19 in the US was thought to be a patient in Washington who had… Read More »

Hospital bed boost in SA for virus surge

South Australia will create an extra 93 beds across Adelaide’s public hospital network as the state prepares for a jump in COVID-19 cases when border restrictions are eased. SA is planning to wind back some border rules, including the current hard closures with NSW, Victoria and the ACT, when double dose vaccination rates hit 80… Read More »