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5 healthcare workers sent home to ensure they didn’t contract coronavirus from patient – Los Angeles Times

Five employees at Good Samaritan Hospital in Silicon Valley were sent home for about two weeks after coming into contact with a patient with coronavirus. The patient, who had just traveled to Wuhan, China, where the outbreak started, wore a mask the entire time he was at the hospital, and was directed by health officials… Read More »

Infections from coronavirus exceed 20K as China vows new measures to prevent spread

The number of reported people infected with coronavirus surpassed 20,000 on Tuesday, prompting President Xi Jinping to announce a “people’s war of prevention of the epidemic” while addressing China’s elite Politburo. Xi said on Monday that China must race against time to limit the spread of the virus and said those who neglect their duties will be punished, according to state broadcaster… Read More »

Veterans benefit from pain treatment without drugs

A new study finds a lower risk of adverse post-treatment outcomes among returning military service personnel with chronic pain who received nondrug therapy. Share on PinterestNew research shows that some nondrug therapies, including exercise therapy, can help relieve pain in veterans. Many people returning from military deployment experience physical and mental health issues. These can… Read More »

China’s Vast Ambition in Medicine Gets Reality Check From Coronavirus – The Wall Street Journal

By Betsy McKay, Betsy McKay The Wall Street Journal Biography @betswrites Betsy.McKay@wsj.com James T. Areddy and James T. Areddy The Wall Street Journal Biography @jamestareddy jamestareddy James.Areddy@wsj.com Chao Deng Chao Deng The Wall Street Journal Biography @chao_deng chao.deng@wsj.com Updated Jan. 24, 2020 11:28 pm ET Medical staff in Wuhan transfer patients to a hospital on… Read More »