Nevada man billed $80,000 for lengthy COVID hospital stay

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – James Sweeney has insurance, but after spending more than 100 days in the hospital battling COVID, he now faces a bill of more than $80,000. 21% of children hospitalized with COVID require ICU care, study finds Sweeney, 63, was unconscious and on a ventilator at St. Rose Dominican Hospital, Siena Campus … Read more

At my hospital, over 95% of COVID patients share one thing in common: They’re unvaccinated

The Conversation is running a series of dispatches from clinicians and researchers operating on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. You can find all of the stories here. As an emergency medicine and critical care doctor at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, I’ve lost count of the number of COVID surges since … Read more

Mom battling COVID in Florida ICU has yet to meet her new baby

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – Doctors have reported a recent spike in COVID hospitalizations among unvaccinated pregnant women. Many of these women, including one in Pinellas County, Florida, end up in the intensive care unit.  Jessica Six was eight months pregnant when she contracted COVID-19. After a week at home, she went to the hospital. 1 … Read more