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Alaska’s largest hospital implements crisis care standards

Fitness & Health: ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Overwhelmed by a surge in COVID-19 patients, Alaska’s largest hospital on Tuesday implemented crisis…

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Indonesia short on oxygen, seeks help as virus cases soar

Fitness & Health: JAKARTA, Indonesia — Just two months ago, Indonesia was coming to a gasping India’s aid with thousands…

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Suicidal crises, mental fatigue: Kids grapple with reentry

Fitness & Health: After two suicidal crises during pandemic isolation, 16-year-old Zach Sampson feels stronger but worries his social skills…

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In ambulances, an unseen, unwelcome passenger: COVID-19

Fitness & Health: LOS ANGELES — It’s crowded in the back of the ambulance. Two emergency medical technicians, the patient,…

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2 in 5 Americans live where COVID-19 strains hospital ICUs

Fitness & Health: Straining under record numbers of COVID-19 patients, hundreds of the nation’s intensive care units are running out…

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California bypasses tough nurse care rules amid COVID surge

Fitness & Health: SAN FRANCISCO — Nerissa Black was already having a hard time tending to four COVID-19 patients who…

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Greek nurse erects ICU at home to treat relatives with virus

Fitness & Health: A veteran critical care nurse in northern Greece didn’t feel good about the treatment options available when…

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California health system buckling under COVID-19 pandemic

Fitness & Health: California’s health care system is buckling under the strain of the nation’s largest coronavirus outbreak and authorities…

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Man shows symptoms after aiding flight passenger with virus

Fitness & Health: An emergency medical technician says he has COVID-19 symptoms after performing CPR on a man infected with…

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California desperately searches for more nurses and doctors

Today News || SAN FRANCISCO — Since the coronavirus pandemic took hold in the U.S., Sara Houze has been on…

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