A segment of Ontario’s medical professionals feel ‘neglected’ from pandemic pay - Kingston
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A segment of Ontario’s medical professionals feel ‘neglected’ from pandemic pay – Kingston

It’s been nearly two weeks since Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced various front-line workers would receive an extra $4 per hour for their contributions to fighting COVID-19. A few days after the initial announcement on April 25, the province expanded the “pandemic pay” to additional health-care sector workers, including paramedics and public health nurses. READ […]

Researchers, frontline health-care workers and public health officials have debated the science of COVID-19 in full public view on Twitter, giving the public a unique opportunity to watch scientific truth finding unfold in real time.
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Want the latest COVID-19 health advice? On Twitter, ‘we’re seeing scientific and medical research unfold in real time’

On March 22, Dr. Janine McCready, an infectious disease specialist at Michael Garron Hospital, called out the province for maintaining that COVID-19 is coming primarily from foreign travellers. “We need a clear statement openly acknowledging community transmission & letting go of the preoccupation with travel,” she tweeted, saying this information was weeks behind the reality she […]

Early Oxygen Therapy Vital for Pregnant Patients with COVID-19
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Early Oxygen Therapy Vital for Pregnant Patients with COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Pregnant patients with severe COVID-19 need special treatment considerations, particularly with regard to oxygen and fluid levels, according to new recommendations published ahead of print on April 29 in Obstetrics & Gynecology. Oxygen therapy via nasal cannula or facemask is the […]

Coronavirus Pandemic Latest Updates: 'Currently we are very comfortable in terms of managing COVID-19': Health Ministry
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Coronavirus Pandemic Latest Updates: ‘Currently we are very comfortable in terms of managing COVID-19’: Health Ministry

New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: The total number of coronavirus cases in India has increased to 46,836 on Tuesday, while the death toll has surged to 1,568, according to the latest data by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Of the total number of cases, there are 32,138 active cases, while 12,727 people have […]