Dr. Rashid A. Chotani: Medical treatment for non-coronavirus patients must resume – Here’s how to do it safely
FOX NEWS – To meet COVID-19 head-on, the American medical community has had no choice but to make the pandemic our primary focus, but we are beginning to see that turning our attention away from other illnesses and conditions comes at a serious cost.
TIME – Back in 2001, few Americans had heard of bat-borne coronaviruses, least of all Sid Baccam, the Baltimore-based epidemiologist whose ideas for handling an anthrax attack would later be applied by a team of South Korean doctors racing to find a way to control a COVID-19 outbreak that was rapidly spiraling out of control.
In the pandemic, the threat of natural disasters still looms. The thought of facing both at once worries some who’d be in charge
CNN – It sounds like something out of a thriller script: As the country fights to contain a deadly virus, a hurricane rakes the East Coast, knocking out power, disrupting already tenuous supply chains, displacing residents and further threatening millions of lives.
THE INDEPENDENT – What could be worse than a pandemic overwhelming health care systems and causing global economic collapse? Florida knows the answer: a pandemic that rages into hurricane season.
BRADENTON – There were two additional COVID-19-related deaths confirmed in Manatee County on Monday as the state death toll reached 499 people, according to the Florida Department of Health.
KCBS RADIO – San Mateo County is looking ahead to recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and preparing for how to respond 30, 60 and 90 days from now.
BRADENTON – Local and state governments must deal with complications the coronavirus brings to disaster response for governments, individuals, and aid organizations already stretched thin by weeks of fighting the pandemic.
BRADENTON – A consultant for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for 15 years, IEM decided that it could help local government better plan their COVID-19 responses and began sharing their 7-day model projections with every state across the country.
TAMPA BAY TIMES – Forecasters are predicting an above-average season. The pandemic could pose unprecedented challenges to the way Florida responds to storms.
GOVERNMENT TECHNOLOGY – From hurricanes to wildfires, emergency events are getting more destructive and more deadly. States, counties and cities are finding ways to reach a mobile population where they are with the vital information they need.