In a letter last week, the American Medical Association told the Federal Emergency Management Agency that doctor's offices outside big systems - including those providing primary care, chemotherapy and minor surgeries - have struggled to reopen because they are unable to secure PPE. The association, which pleaded for transparency and a coordinated national strategy, said it is unclear "whether the central problem is in the availability of raw material, production backlogs, gaps in the distribution systems, or some combination of all three." … [Read more...] about America is running short on masks, gowns and gloves. Again.
Paralysed doctor still performing surgeries
Dr. Humar said one small piece could help change someone’s world and “even as much as 50 or 60 percent, for example. Within a few weeks, that liver will grow back to full size in the person who gives and the person who receives the liver.” … [Read more...] about Westmoreland Co. Man Was Given 6 Months To Live. He Is Now In Month 7, Still Waiting For A Liver Transplant
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said the city’s lawyers exercised provisions in the contract that the Texas GOP signed to rent the downtown convention center for a three-day event that was to start July 16, with committee meetings earlier in the week. Turner, a Democrat, previously resisted calls to cancel the convention and insisted Wednesday that his decision wasn’t driven by politics. … [Read more...] about Texas Republican’s in-person Houston convention canceled over coronavirus
“The current situation is worsening every day, we have never witnessed such brutal attacks by the regime and Russia before, whether airstrikes or ground missiles. They have been bombing main roads, killing civilians and we are all very afraid,” Dr. Mohamed, a 28-year-old surgeon at the Kafranbel Surgical hospital in northern Syria, which came under fire with four airstrikes on Sunday. “We have already been bombed 15 times by the regime, this time we were destroyed. Patients were so scared; some ran into the streets still in their robes with IV drips attached.” … [Read more...] about Syrian hospitals bombed by Assad, Russian troops after coordinates were shared with the UN
FILE - In this 2016 file photo, music teacher John Zeretzke, right, applauds his students after they performed a piece with flutes they built in his class in Lake Forest, Calif. Zeretzke, the founder of an international music program who was accused of giving semen-tainted flutes to California elementary school students, was sentenced to 18 years in state prison, the state attorney's office said Wednesday, July 8, 2020. (Nick Koon/The Orange County Register via AP, File) less … [Read more...] about Music teacher gets 18 years for lewd acts with schoolgirls