World’s First Covid-19 Immunity Cards Are Coming to Chile

World’s First Covid-19 Immunity Cards Are Coming to Chile

Chile plans to issue the world’s first immunity cards for people that have recovered from coronavirus to signal they are no longer contagious and can return to work and their normal lives. The government will start issuing the “Covid-19 cards” next week, Health...
Strengthening the health system response to COVID-19

Strengthening the health system response to COVID-19

The early experience in countries with large-scale community transmission (China, Iran, Italy and Spain) shows that COVID-19 requires unprecedented mobilization of health systems. By acting urgently, countries that have not yet entered community transmission may have...
Coronavirus: Has the NHS got enough PPE

Coronavirus: Has the NHS got enough PPE

Personal protective equipment (PPE) – masks, gloves and other clothing to stop the spread of coronavirus – saves lives.  NHS staff treating patients in hospitals and in the community need it to be able to do their jobs safely. The government says...
Costly CT Scans Filling Virus Testing Void for U.S. Physicians

Costly CT Scans Filling Virus Testing Void for U.S. Physicians

Some doctors are using expensive CT scans to check for Covid-19 infections, a sign of how a dearth of quick and reliable testing options has strained the U.S. health-care system and raised potential new risks to patients and care providers, according to an article...