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As More States Clamp Down, 1 in 4 Americans Now Under ‘Shelter in Place’ Orders Due to Coronavirus

SATURDAY, March 21, 2020 — Governors in a total of five states — California, Connecticut, Illinois, New Jersey and New York — have now advised residents to stay at home indefinitely as of Saturday, meaning that about one in every four Americans now lives under such “shelter in place” orders. “I don’t come to this… Read More »

Some coronavirus test kits shipped to states are not working as expected, the CDC says

As a result, the CDC is remaking parts of the test kits after some produced inconclusive test results. The kits were sent to the states to speed up the testing process, the CDC’s Nancy Messonnier told reporters Wednesday. The states found out the flaw during the verification process. For quality control, when states get any… Read More »

Eighth death linked to vaping as illnesses surge around the United States

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services said the man had normal lung function before he started to vape in May. He developed mild respiratory symptoms that worsened, and was hospitalized on August 22. “This is an unfortunate case of a young man with no prior lung illness who started vaping because of chronic… Read More »

Tenet nurses hit the picket line in 3 states

Dive Brief: About 6,500 nurses at 12 Tenet hospitals are walking off the job in three states Friday after failing to come to new contract agreements with the for-profit chain, National Nurses United said. Dallas-based Tenet said it will have replacement nurses tending to patients during the one-day strike. The Florida and California nurses’ contracts… Read More »