In September, production of rapid tests really ramped up in the US. But due to low accuracy and massive numbers needed, these tests alone are unlikely to have much of an effect on the pandemic.
yesterday • ~8 min
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Can you visit nursing homes safely as COVID-19 rages on through the holidays? An expert explains what's safe and how you can protect your loved ones.
Nov. 25, 2020 • ~7 min
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Over one-third of America’s COVID-19 deaths have been nursing home residents. Employee policies, particularly for low-paid aides, have sharply raised the risk.
Nov. 23, 2020 • ~8 min
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The COVID-19 pandemic has shined a spotlight on another US medical emergency: a serious shortage of nurses.
Nov. 20, 2020 • ~8 min
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Social distancing can get tougher in the fall and winter. These simple steps can help keep you and yours loved ones healthy.
Oct. 19, 2020 • ~7 min
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Tuned LED lighting that changes color and intensity over the course of a day and night helps older adults in nursing homes get a better night's sleep.
Oct. 7, 2020 • ~7 min
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School nurses were already overwhelmed, with hundreds of students and staff in their charge. Now, COVID-19 screenings and testing have become their priority.
Aug. 25, 2020 • ~4 min
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Six months into the COVID-19 pandemic, nursing homes in the US continue to report severe shortages of staff and personal protective equipment (PPE).
Aug. 24, 2020 • ~6 min
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A new approach is making a big difference in Virginia.
Aug. 14, 2020 • ~6 min
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