Early results of antibody testing in North Jersey suggest that age wasn't a factor in contracting the virus that causes COVID-19, hospital workers were infected at about the same rate as everyone else, and a small percentage of people got the disease without showing symptoms, defying some expectations that those numbers would be higher.
The flashbacks began as he sat at his kitchen table, coloring with his three young daughters. He saw the dying man’s hand resting in his own. He heard the agonized voice of the patient’s daughter crying on a video call as she said her final goodbye. Then he witnessed the man’s death all over again.
With each passing week of the coronavirus pandemic, it seems doctors are seeing new conditions and symptoms that may be triggered by the virus. Initially thought to be solely a respiratory illness, the coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, may now be causing some otherwise healthy young and middle-aged people to suffer unexplained strokes.
There’s growing evidence that life is returning to normal in the U.S. even though Covid-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, remains a threat. These charts show that the reopening of the country’s economy has occurred steadily since early April, when social distancing was at its maximum.
The dying patient just needed to hold on a little while longer. Within a few hours, she would receive the new treatment. The placenta cells — a therapy that showed promise in boosting the immune system — were on their way to Holy Name Medical Center from another state.