He died a frightful death anyway. Septic shock suggested an untreated urinary infection, E. coli in his body from his own feces hinted at poor hygiene, and aspiration pneumonia indicated Wallace, who needed help with meals, had likely choked on his food. "They stopped taking care of him". Governor Reynolds estimated Thursday that 114 nursing homes would report outbreaks later in the day.
Beyond that, interviews with dozens of people across the country reveal swelling numbers of less clear-cut deaths that doctors believe have been fueled not by neglect but by a mental state plunged into despair by prolonged isolation - listed on some death certificates as "failure to thrive".
Comparing mothers with and without Covid-19 diagnosed at any time during pregnancy, the Covid-19 virus did not increase the risk of adverse outcomes, including preterm birth, preeclampsia with severe features, or cesarean delivery for abnormal fetal heart rate. More than one-fourth of them were in nursing homes. And nursing homes once again are prime targets.
The latest study is part of a major ongoing staff testing programme supported by the NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre and Public Health England and covered a 30-week period between April and November this year, with 12,180 healthcare workers employed at OUH.
Extraordinary steps taken to protect nursing home residents have paid off.
The study discovered that staff with antibodies were also likely to test positive for COVID-19 without symptoms, the researchers reported.
This ongoing study involving a large cohort of healthcare workers has shown that being infected with COVID-19 does offer protection against reinfection for most people for at least six months we found no new symptomatic infections in any of the participants who had tested positive for antibodies, while 89 of those who had tested negative did contract the virus, he said.
The danger has not escaped the notice of some governors, who have stepped up action to safeguard long-term care facility residents.
The analysis found that none with antibodies against the virus tested positive over the course of roughly seven months.
Both state and federal officials should view the spike in COVID-19 cases as a serious threat to nursing home residents throughout the United States.
Age's president. "I hope that these tragedies will wake up politicians and the public".