6:20 p.m. S.F. General Hospital has “slighty elevated” usage of key paralytic drugs: San Francisco General Hospital is using two paralytic drugs for COVID-19 patients “at slightly elevated rates,” a spokesman said Saturday, but the hospital’s need is “not acute at the moment.” NBC Bay Area reported the hospital is running short on the paralytics cisatracurium and rocuronium. “There’s a nationwide shortage of those two drugs,” said S.F. General spokesman Brent Andrew. “We don’t have an unusually high number of patients on ventilators right now. So we’re going through it at slightly elevated rates but not numbers that are out of scale.” Andrew said San Francisco General has 26 patients on ventilators, which is “not out of scale with typical.” Of those, 11 are COVID-19 patients. Oveall, the hospital has 23 COVID-19 patients, including 13 in intensive care. Paralytic drugs are sometimes used to … [Read more...] about Coronavirus live updates: Newsom helps out health care and essential workers with child care options
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SINCE coronavirus hit, I’ve been isolating in my flat. I have only one lung and this virus would surely kill me. So all my shopping has been done by my nephew MATTHEW FORRESTER, who has been dropping off food while also working hard at Morrisons in Willenhall, West Mids. The food also helps me feed my elderly neighbour, who is isolating too. Matthew’s also helping his neighbours and was among the first to volunteer to help the NHS. He’s calling hospitals to see if they need porters. Thank you for doing your bit In this scary time. Aunt Sue … [Read more...] about Sun readers share moving messages of thanks and love for Britain’s virus crisis stars
Andrew Norfolk, the reporter who helped uncover the Rotherham abuse in the first place, wrote: "Sarah Champion has fallen victim to the same liberal squeamishness that for years allowed street-grooming sex crimes against young white girls to flourish unchecked." … [Read more...] about What was the Rotherham sex abuse scandal, who were the child grooming gang and are the law changes proposed?
French President Emmanuel Macron is seen on a screen in Paris as he announces new coronavirus containment measures on March 16. France has been put on lockdown, and all nonessential outings are outlawed and can draw a fine of up to €135 ($148). Macron also promised to support French businesses by guaranteeing €300 billion worth of loans and suspending rent and utility bills owed by small companies. … [Read more...] about It’s not easy to get a coronavirus test in the UK, so Britons are turning to mail-order kits