As head of the clinical services side of primary care, Kivlahan oversees hundreds of doctors and thousands of patients, of all ages. She was among 100 UCSF leaders to attend the first strategic meeting on dealing with the coming pandemic, on March 6, three days after she had seen patients in the clinic. The meeting took most of a day, and late in the afternoon as she was hearing about the symptoms to recognize in patients, she started feeling them — chills and a fever. She got home just in time for her first cough. … [Read more...] about The curious case of the SF doctor who’s been coronavirus-positive nearly 90 days and counting
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Loe said on Wednesday the volume of coronavirus cases has grown immensely in her hospital, Riverside University Health System Medical Center in Moreno Valley, and that the hospital's ICU is at capacity. But they have not yet expanded into their surge plan, such as canceling elective procedures or transforming other hospital units into ICUs. … [Read more...] about These California doctors flew to New York to fight Covid-19. Here’s what they learned.
Researchers in a study of 31 pregnant women in northern Italy found the virus and antibodies in umbilical cord blood, placenta and milk. Two of the babies tested positive for the virus and both quickly recovered. Although rare, virus transmission from mothers to babies in utero is possible, study author Claudio Fenizia at the University of Milan said. … [Read more...] about Do women practice safety better than men? What we learned from first COVID-19 conference
“Our hearts continue to ache for the loss of Stephon Clark and the circumstances that led to his death. This must be a time for change. We need systemic reforms that reduce inequities, increase community confidence in our criminal justice system, and that reinforce the sanctity of human life. We need to bolster proven community policing programs and expand other programs that help strengthen bonds between law enforcement and the communities they serve. … [Read more...] about District Attorney Will Not Charge Police Officers Who Shot Stephon Clark
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