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Medtronic pulls HeartWare HVAD pump from market amid recalls, patient deaths

Dive Brief: Medtronic abruptly pulled its HeartWare HVAD pump system from the market Thursday after a slew of Class I recalls and numerous reports of patient injuries and deaths associated with the device. The medtech cited ongoing device failures and “a growing body of observational clinical comparisons indicating a higher frequency of neurological adverse events,… Read More »

The NHS hospitals that have suffered the most Covid-19 deaths since the pandemic began

Revealed: The NHS hospitals that have suffered the most Covid-19 deaths since the pandemic began University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust had highest death toll, recording 2,578 fatalities It was followed by Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust (2,353), according to NHS England data The trusts, which are two of the largest in England,… Read More »

CDC study finds easing mask and restaurant rules led to more Covid cases and deaths, as some states move to lift restrictions

Patrons Sari and Peter Melendez enjoy lunch at Katz’s Delicatessen, the famous deli founded in 1888, on the first day of the return to indoor dining for New York City, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in New York, February 12, 2021. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Easing mask mandates and reopening restaurants have led to… Read More »