Scientists probe individual cells to find better treatments
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Scientists probe individual cells to find better treatments

Newswise — Two top scientists at the University of Virginia School of Medicine are seeking answers to questions about spinal cord injuries that have long frustrated the development of effective treatments. The scientists, Jonathan Kipnis, PhD, and Kodi Ravichandran, PhD, are teaming up to understand why critical nerve cells called neurons continue to die after […]

Health ministry launches probe following woman's death after giving birth | News
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Health ministry launches probe following woman’s death after giving birth | News

Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr Christopher Tufton says an investigation has been launched into the circumstances surrounding the death a woman, who reportedly had flu-like symptoms while in labour, and was denied treatment at more than one hospital. She died shortly after giving birth. In a post on Twitter, Tufton said he was deeply saddened by the woman’s […]

Probe: Breakdown in Protecting Feds During Virus Evacuation | Health News
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Probe: Breakdown in Protecting Feds During Virus Evacuation | Health News

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A management breakdown led to some federal employees being sent to help American evacuees from the coronavirus epidemic in China without proper protective equipment, federal investigators have concluded. Friday’s report from investigators at the Department of Health and Human Services confirmed central allegations from a government whistleblower […]

Coronavirus live updates: First deaths confirmed in U.S., Australia and Thailand; health officials probe possible outbreak at Washington nursing home
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Coronavirus live updates: First deaths confirmed in U.S., Australia and Thailand; health officials probe possible outbreak at Washington nursing home

The family of the Seattle-area high school student who tested positive for coronavirus took all the right precautions in dealing with the teen’s illness, health officials in Washington state said Saturday, seeking to calm backlash from the community. The student from Jackson High School in Snohomish County fell ill with a fever and body aches […]