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Nearly 90 percent of coronavirus patients saw improved taste, smell after 4 weeks, study says

Those infected with coronavirus may lose their sense of smell or taste, but a new study reports that nearly 90 percent of patients who had sudden onset of symptoms saw an improvement or complete resolution of impairment after four weeks. According to the study, loss of smell or taste is among the most common symptoms of mildly… Read More »

Authors retract Lancet article that found hydroxychloroquine increases risk of death in COVID-19 patients

NEW YORK — An influential medical journal article that found hydroxychloroquine increased the risk of death in COVID-19 patients was retracted on Thursday, adding to the controversy around a drug championed by U.S. President Donald Trump. Three of the authors of the article retracted it, citing concerns about the quality and veracity of data in… Read More »

More money is needed for hospitals to care for COVID-19 patients, AHA and ANA tell Congress

Hospitals need additional financial support to financially survive while treating patients with COVID-19, the American Hospital Association and American Nurses Association told House and Senate leaders in a letter released today. The AHA and ANA are asking Congress to provide additional funding to the original $ 100 billion the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security… Read More »