Oregon's Supreme Court has stayed a ruling by Baker County Circuit Judge Matthew Shirtcliff that would have blocked more than 10 executive orders Gov. Kate Brown has issued since March 8 to stem the spread of the new coronavirus, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Oregon, Pennsylvania, and Texas.
HHS on Wednesday announced that the federal government has granted a $345 million contract to the U.S. drugmaker Phlow to produce more than a dozen generic drugs and their ingredients in an effort to avert shortages of medications that providers frequently use to treat patients with Covid-19.
Public health experts initially advised people that the three most common symptoms of Covid-19 were fever, dry cough, and shortness of breath, but researchers and providers are finding that Covid-19 can cause many different symptoms. Here's a breakdown of reported symptoms so far.
CMS on Monday issued new guidance intended to help states form plans to ease restrictions aimed at curbing the new coronavirus' spread in nursing homes—and urged governors to use "extreme caution" in doing so.
A new study published in Health Affairs found that social distancing policies have significantly reduced the spread of the new coronavirus in America—and sheds light on which social distancing measures were most effective.