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Doctors still evasive on Trump’s health as he leaves hospital

Enlarge / A car with US President Trump drives past supporters in a motorcade outside of Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland on October 4, 2020. Getty | Alex Edelman After being hospitalized several days for a coronavirus infection and receiving two experimental treatments, supplemental oxygen, and a steroid drug used only for the …

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Ransomware may have led to the death of a German hospital patient

David Young/picture alliance via Getty Images Ransomware is known to have serious consequences, but one of the latest attacks might have been fatal. BBC News reports (via MIT Technology Review) that prosecutors in Cologne, Germany have launched a negligent homicide investigation after a Düsseldorf University Hospital patient died following a ransomware incident. The attack hampered …

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States are running out of doctors and nurses as COVID-19 surges

Enlarge / Clinicians care for a COVID-19 patient in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at El Centro Regional Medical Center in hard-hit Imperial County on July 21, 2020 in El Centro, California. Getty | Mario Tama It’s not just beds and medical supplies—hospitals in multiple states are running low on doctors and nurses to tend …

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“Zuck off”: Doctors, nurses, scientists rail against Zuckerberg

Enlarge / Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifying before Congress in April 2018. It wasn’t his only appearance in DC this decade. Bloomberg | Getty Images San Francisco city officials are considering condemning the decision to name a local public hospital after Mark Zuckerberg—a move backed by nurses and doctors at the hospital, who have been …

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With morgues brimming, Texas and Arizona turn to refrigerator trucks

Enlarge / NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MAY 25: The Statue of Liberty is seen behind refrigeration trucks that function as temporary morgues at the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal during the coronavirus pandemic. Getty | Noam Galai Officials in Texas and Arizona have requested refrigerated trucks to hold the dead as hospitals and morgues become …

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