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  1. Denmark becomes first EU country to lift all Covid-19 restrictions
  2. This essay has turned out to be one of the most difficult ones I’ve ever written and, hopefully, will ever have to write. It has been difficult not only because it requires ruminating on the devastation that is the Coronavirus Disease 2019, but also...
  3. tnbutterfly - Mary

    Coronavirus (COVID-19): We Want to Hear from You

    The Coronavirus/COVID-19 has been all over the news since its appearance in Wuhan, China in December. Eleven cities in China have been locked down and travel restrictions imposed on tens of millions of people in an attempt to contain the spread of t...
  4. Several months ago, an article was published by J. Bart Classen, MD The link to the article is here: COVID-19 RNA Based Vaccines and the Risk of Prion Disease A year ago, we were learning more about the virus itself (for example, why was ...
  5. 2BS Nurse

    Novel coronavirus

    Are your facilities discussing the novel coronavirus yet? Are you getting any guidelines now that we know it's transmitted person to person?
  6. NY Times graph on US spread of COVID19

    Watch How the Coronavirus Spread Across the United States
  7. Family member being tested?

    I live with my boyfriend. Yesterday he developed a cough which I assumed was just allergies. Told him to take some Claritin didn't think too much of it since he hasn't been out of the house much or anything like that. Overnight he developed a fever a...
  8. J.Adderton

    Coping With Fear and Uncertainty

    As COVID-19 unfolds, we are faced with “unknowns” that seem to come from every direction. Will I get sick? Will I be furloughed? How will I make it financially? What will I do for childcare? How long will this outbreak last? These are scary times and...
  9. List: The 50 State Hotlines for Covid-19

    Coronavirus Hotlines - USA
  10. Just read this on Politico and had to share with you folks! https://www.politico.com/news/2020/04/15/dialysis-kidney-coronavirus-188840 Coincidentally, I used to be both a medical ICU RN and then an acute hemodialysis RN! I literally laughed when I r...
  11. I'm curious, with the national PPE shortage, how other hospitals are coping with this? I work in a suburban ED that is part of a larger health system in the Twin Cities MN. Currently we wear surgical masks for all patient care other than COVID pt's, ...
  12. My hospital has one. Obviously he’s on airborne and contact precautions. I was wondering what your hospitals protocol on ruling it out is? I haven’t extensively read my facility’s policy yet but I know that they haven’t actually even tested for the ...
  13. Washington States Life Care Center has developed into the epicenter of that states Coronavirus outbreak. Elderly admitted to a Skilled Care Facility (SNF) usually have multiple chronic health conditions making them more susceptible to catching this...
  14. January 30 - 5:27 am EST - India declares first case of Wuhan Coronavirus January 30 - 7:00 am EST - To date, the Wuhan Coronavirus has taken the lives of 171 people in China and infected at least 8,248 since it’s emergence on December 31, 2019. Jan...
  15. My family had a rough Winter after moving to Wisconsin last year; adenovirus, common cold, stomach flu, influenza A & B strains, and now this. About 7 days ago the entire family came down with flu-like symptoms Mixed with cold symptoms. Very weir...
  16. DELCO TImes 7/12/20 Widener launches free virtual course on coronavirus https://www.delcotimes.com/lifestyle/widener-launches-free-virtual-course-on-coronavirus/article_858ef28c-c2d6-11ea-971a-dff9892a6d55.html? Widener signup: https://lifelonglea...
  17. So there goes the herd immunity theory......
  18. Read in its entirety: Viral Shedding Continues Up to 6 Weeks After Coronavirus Symptom Onset
  19. Covid treatment at my area hospitals... Philadelphia Inquirer 10/03/2020 Hospital coronavirus treatment has changed. Here’s what it looks like now in Philadelphia.
  20. News hasn't picked up allnurses reports that nurses being furloughed, new grads unable to find work due to decreased surgery's/hospital income, decreased orientation staff??? ABC News 11/02/2020 Hospitals competing for nurses as US corona...
  21. 5 Winners - Each will receive a $200 MasterCard or Visa CardAlthough the deadly virus most likely made its way to the U.S. in December, the first U.S. case was confirmed on January 30, 2020. Since then, COVID-19 has spread like a massive wildfire th...
  22. hppygr8ful

    This just got very real for me!

    So as I mentioned I initially treated the news coming of china and some people's reactions as "Chicken Little" nonsense. I still paid attention as the virus began to pop up in the US. When the recommendation to wear masks came about I dug out an N95 ...
  23. New grad nurse advice needed

    I recently graduated and passed my NCLEX. I’ve been at home for about 2 months now because of the coronavirus. I’ve gotten used to living this way (sleeping in, having no homework or tests to study for, being with my parents and sisters 24/7, not a l...
  24. Coronavirus mask shortage

    My hospital has resorted to handing out face masks one at a time and you're expected to use the mask for your entire shift unless soiled. If you take it off, you're to put it in a bag and label it with your name to use later. Seems masks are in short...
  25. Check this out: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8235127/Defiant-healthcare-workers-clash-anti-lockdown-protesters-Colorado.html I'm actually broadly sympathetic to the protesters. When you have 22 million Americans unemployed, massive lines ...