Coronavirus update: China's Hubei province lowers emergency response level, pandemic causes economic havoc
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Coronavirus update: China’s Hubei province lowers emergency response level, pandemic causes economic havoc

China’s Hubei province — the initial epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak — will lower its response level from tomorrow, armed men have protested against lockdown restrictions at the Michigan State Capitol and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the UK is “past the peak” of its outbreak. In Australia, National Cabinet is bringing forward discussions […]

DroneUp, UPS testing coronavirus medical supply delivery
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DroneUp, UPS testing coronavirus medical supply delivery

DroneUp founder and CEO Tom Walker discusses teaming up with UPS to test out the delivery of essential medical supplies during coronavirus. Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Drone solutions company DroneUp is getting together with UPS to test out delivering coronavirus medical supplies. DroneUp […]

Safe and Healthy Takeout or Delivery
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Safe and Healthy Takeout or Delivery

Presently, we’re living in a crazy time, but crazy times don’t mean crazy actions. As a NYC resident, I’m already quite used to takeout and ordering in meals since there have always been endless possibilities through various apps, such as Seamless, Postmates and UberEats. But I understand, for many of you, takeout and delivery options […]

As deaths mount, delivery workers say they're kept in the dark over who's sick
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As deaths mount, delivery workers say they’re kept in the dark over who’s sick

Rumors about the manager with the virus started to spread around Worldport, UPS’ sprawling air hub in Louisville, Kentucky, earlier this month. Employees texted one another to ask whether they’d heard about Roml Ellis, the well-liked 55-year-old who worked the night shift. They’d heard he was sick, that he’d been hospitalized and then that he’d […]

Patch Pump Device Could Offer Cheaper Insulin Delivery | Health News
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Patch Pump Device Could Offer Cheaper Insulin Delivery | Health News

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) WEDNESDAY, April 1, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Rising prices have grabbed headlines as people struggle to afford their lifesaving insulin, but new research may have found an alternative for people with type 2 diabetes. The study found that combining a wearable, patch-like insulin delivery device (called the V-Go) and an […]

Doctors Describe First Drone Delivery of Diabetes Meds to Patient | Health News
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Doctors Describe First Drone Delivery of Diabetes Meds to Patient | Health News

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) MONDAY, March 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Imagine needing insulin to live but a natural disaster suddenly cuts off access to your medication. New drone technology may one day come to the rescue by making urgent deliveries to remote locations, researchers say. The world’s first documented drone delivery of […]

A Houston health expert on non-essentaial medical and dental care, food delivery and the impact of the weather
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A Houston health expert on non-essentaial medical and dental care, food delivery and the impact of the weather

We’ve received questions from Houstonians on concerns with COVID-19 and shared them with Vivian Nriagu, MD, Partner/Owner Memorial Village Emergency Room who is also a longtime physician with experience working in Houston trauma centers and emergency rooms. She took the time to answer some of your questions: Can the flu vaccine be helpful for one’s […]