Tag Archives: Covid-19

Covid ‘D-Day’: ICU nurse in New York among first in country to receive vaccination

With the prick of a needle, the battle against Covid-19 took what could be a decisive turn Monday as the first federally approved coronavirus vaccine was injected into the arm of an American. Sandra Lindsay, an intensive care unit nurse who has been on the front lines of the battle against a virus that’s killed more than […]

PPE Shortage Crisis Continues at Most Hospitals, Survey Shows

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A majority of hospitals and healthcare facilities surveyed report operating according to “crisis standards of care” as they struggle to provide sufficient personal protective equipment (PPE). For example, in a national survey, 73% of 1083 infection prevention experts said respirator shortages related […]