Posts Tagged ‘Health’

April 6th, 2020 - 1:49 pm § in Misc.

British Prime Minister in ICU

Boris Johnson, Britain’s prime minister, was moved to an intensive care unit Monday after his coronavirus symptoms worsened. He was admitted to hospital Sunday evening. At last report (Tuesday), he was awake and alert, and although receiving “standard oxygen treatment” did not have[...]

April 6th, 2020 - 9:23 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

Navy boss quits after Trump appears to support Navy captain who stuck up for his crew

Top administration officials including the acting Navy secretary, the secretary of defense, and Trump himself escalated their attacks over the weekend on a Navy aircraft carrier captain who expressed concern about protecting his crew from the coronavirus; but by Tuesday, the administration appeared [...]

April 5th, 2020 - 3:50 pm § in Misc.

Zoo tiger gets covid-19 from keeper

Four tigers and three lions at the Bronx zoo are suffering from dry coughs, and one of the tigers has tested positive for coronavirus, NBC News reported Sunday. The cats apparently were exposed to the virus by a zookeeper who later developed symptoms. They are expected to recover. Read story here. P[...]

April 2nd, 2020 - 10:57 am § in Donald Trump

Trump calls overwhelmed hospitals “complainers”

“The complainers should have been stocked up and ready long before this crisis hit,” tweeted the president … President Trump unleashed his vitriol today on states and hospitals who have requested medical supplies to cope with the Covid-19 pandemic, calling them “complainers” who should[...]

March 31st, 2020 - 11:03 am § in America

Stay home, stay safe!

From a CNN article published on March 31, 2020 (read it here): ” … [S]ocial distancing may be slowing the rate at which coronavirus cases otherwise would have increased in the United States. … In Washington state’s King County, two new reports from an institute that special[...]

March 20th, 2020 - 6:02 pm § in Misc.

What coronavirus symptoms are, and when to seek help

A CNN article (read it here) seeks to provide reliable advice about how to identify a coronavirus infection and what to do in that case. Doctors believe symptoms typically begin to appear from 2 to 14 days after exposure. “‘We’re emphasizing fever plus a notable lower respiratory t[...]

March 17th, 2020 - 5:13 pm § in Politics

It’s spring break!

The beaches in Clearwater, Florida, on March 17, 2020. The GOP governor refused to close them. Enjoy this virtual sun from wherever you’re sheltering in place. But don’t wish you were there. Wish these people weren’t there. (NBC News photo; read story here.)[...]

January 17th, 2018 - 9:47 pm § in Misc.

Trump’s doc spins the facts, Trump HAS coronary artery disease

At the end of the news conference about Trump’s health, Sanjay Gupta, a neurosurgeon and reporter for CNN, asked a question about an exam of Trump’s coronary arteries. READMORE in the NYT The Navy physician, Admiral  Ronny Jackson,  tried to spin the answer but the data shows that Trum[...]

October 15th, 2017 - 8:04 am § in Hypocrisy

Castro on Tobacco

Fidel Castro: My Life: A Spoken Autobiography  “Well, everyone knows that historically we’ve been a tobacco producer for over 500 years; it was a product native to this island, cultivated and consumed here when Columbus arrived and ‘discovered’ us, and our tobacco. We can’t give it up[...]

February 23rd, 2016 - 2:57 pm § in Misc.

Cure for all that ails you: YUK GAE JANG