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Posted: Apr 3, 2020

New England Patriots’ airplane ships 1.2 million face masks from China to US

As the U.S. continues to combat the coronavirus outbreak, the New England Patriots’ airplane is being used to help aid the country in its response to the pandemic. The Patriots’ team plane departed early Wednesday morning from Shenzen, China, where the Boeing 767 had picked up 1.2 million N95 face masks to bring them back to the United States, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal.
- PUB DATE: 4/3/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: The Republican - MassLive.com
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Posted: Apr 3, 2020

Indiana: Protective Shield Developed For First Responders Facing COVID-19 Cases

VIDEO: Protecting first responders has never been more important. Now a local business has developed a simple safety solution. CBS 2’s Steven Graves takes a look at how it works. Like most operations around the country, the one at Crown Point, Indiana Fire and Rescue has shifted. “Our thought process is that everybody is a potential patient with COVID-19.
- PUB DATE: 4/3/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WBBM-TV CBS 2 Chicago
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Posted: Apr 3, 2020

EMS crews won’t take flatlining cardiac patients to hospital under New York City's new coronavirus rules

Cardiac patients who flatline will not be taken to area hospitals for further care, according to a new directive handed down as the city battles the rise in coronavirus cases. The new orders from the Regional Emergency Medical Services Council of New York City say that “no adult non-traumatic or blunt traumatic cardiac arrest is to be transported to a hospital with manual or mechanical compressions in progress" unless the person’s heart restarts at the scene.
- PUB DATE: 4/3/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: New York Daily News
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Posted: Apr 3, 2020

With protective gear in short supply, doctors in Washington state turn to UV light treatment

Tucked away in the corner of his office, Dr. Richard Saint Syr has created a little treatment station. On the bottom shelf of his bookcase, hidden behind one of his pictures, is an ultraviolet light the size of his forearm, two N95 masks and some goggles. The light he bought from Amazon a few days back after he was hit with a realization.
- PUB DATE: 4/3/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Kitsap Sun
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Posted: Apr 3, 2020

Can hydroxychloroquine prevent coronavirus? New trial will test 3K healthy first responders in Michigan

Hospitals are seeing early success giving hydroxychloroquine to patients with COVID-19. Now, Henry Ford Health System wants to see if the drug can prevent the virus. The health system and the city of Detroit are launching the first research trial in the nation in which healthy people are given hydroxychloroquine.
- PUB DATE: 4/3/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: MLive.com
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