The rally—which is scheduled to take place in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on June 19—will be President Trump's first campaign rally since the new coronavirus swept the nation in early March, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Kentucky, Minnesota, and Oklahoma.
For the second consecutive year, Minnesota ranks first in Medscape's annual list of the best places to practice medicine in the United States, which this year included metrics on "medical preparedness for and responsiveness" to America's new coronavirus epidemic.
A CDC survey of more than 500 people found that more than a third had misused household cleaning products—including drinking a diluted bleach solution and spraying themselves with disinfectant—in a misguided effort to kill the new coronavirus.
Some public health experts say spikes in new coronavirus cases that are occurring in nearly half of the United States stem from states reopening nonessential businesses and Americans relaxing social distancing as the country approaches summer—but other experts aren't so sure.
Doctors at Northwestern Medicine on Thursday announced they have successfully performed the first known double-lung transplant on a former Covid-19 patient in the United States, potentially paving the way for organ transplants to be used more frequently among patients with severe cases of the disease.
Earlier this week, Wall Street observers were cheering an unexpected drop in the U.S. unemployment rate and huge gains in the stock market. That all changed abruptly yesterday, when the S&P 500 suffered its worst plunge in months. Daily Briefing's Ashley Fuoco Antonelli explains what's going on—and what it means for the economy's future amid Covid-19.