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WRVA News
April 21, 2020 - 2:54 pm
VCU Medical Center has been approved to administer plasma treatment for COVID-19 patients. Read more to see how soon they hope to try this out.
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In this Saturday, March 28, 2020 file photo, medical and physician assistant students wear personal protective equipment as they prepare to screen for possible coronavirus cases at a makeshift camp for the homeless in Las Vegas.(AP Photo/John Locher)
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April 14, 2020 - 4:55 pm
Health care workers are starting to be affected by the coronaviurs. Read more about how many are getting sick.
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Medical personnel wearing personal protective equipment remove bodies from the Wyckoff Heights Medical Center Thursday, April 2, 2020 in the Brooklyn borough of New York.
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AP News
April 02, 2020 - 3:21 pm
Five more deaths at Canterbury Rehabilitation in Henrico
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Jeff Katz
March 13, 2020 - 2:00 pm
Marco Rubio warns that Chinese dominance over pharmaceutical and other medical manufacturing is endangering the U.S. healthcare system and economy. Read more below!
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September 03, 2019 - 3:47 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Federal immigration authorities have at least partly reversed course on a controversial decision to stop considering requests for foreign nationals to remain in the country for medical treatment or other special circumstances. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services says letters...
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Nina Martinez of Atlanta is wheeled into a Baltimore operating room to become who is thought to be the world’s first kidney transplant living donor with HIV. (Johns Hopkins Medicine via AP)
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March 28, 2019 - 3:21 pm
By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Surgeons in Baltimore have performed what's thought to be the world's first kidney transplant from a living donor with HIV, a milestone for people with the AIDS virus — and one that could free up space on the transplant waiting list for...
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June 12, 2018 - 3:56 pm
By LINDSEY TANNER , AP Medical Writer CHICAGO (AP) — With frustration mounting over lawmakers' inaction on gun control, the American Medical Association on Tuesday pressed for a ban on assault weapons and came out against arming teachers as a way to fight what it calls a public health crisis. At...
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June 08, 2018 - 5:25 pm
By MIKE STOBBE , AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The past flu season was the deadliest for U.S. children in nearly a decade, health officials said Friday. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials said they had received reports of 172 pediatric flu deaths since October. That surpasses...
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April 28, 2018 - 1:59 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The U.S. House has approved a measure requiring medical checks for commercial hot air balloon pilots in an effort to avoid a reoccurrence of a 2016 crash that killed 16 people in Texas. The House voted Friday on a wide-ranging Federal Aviation Administration bill that includes...
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