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Author: News Media
May 29, 2020
A new bill pushes Congress to do more to combat coronavirus racial disparities

It would allocate $1.5 billion to organizations focused on this work, but it faces an uphill battle for passage. By Li Zhouli@vox.com  May 29, 2020, 12:10pm EDT Article mentions Salerno Medical Associates as a service model to emulate. Across the country, the … Continue reading A new bill pushes Congress to do more to combat coronavirus racial disparities

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May 27, 2020
What Summer Activities Are Safe? Doctor Discusses Do’s And Don’ts for Your Social Life

by NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – 6/1/2020    With the start of summer just a few weeks away, people are itching to get back to some kind of a social life, and many are wondering what’s safe to do and what’s … Continue reading What Summer Activities Are Safe? Doctor Discusses Do’s And Don’ts for Your Social Life

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May 20, 2020
NJ DOCTOR TURNS VAN INTO MOBILE COVID TESTING CLINIC – MetroFocus PBS

Jack Ford, Metro Focus PBS 5/20/2020 View video in picture link below: View Post POP-UP CLINIC SEES BETWEEN 100-150 PEOPLE PER DAY IN LOW-INCOME COMMUNITIES PATIENTS CAN BE TESTED FOR VIRUS AND ANTIBODIES DATA PROVIDED TO LOCAL HEALTH OFFICIALS TO … Continue reading NJ DOCTOR TURNS VAN INTO MOBILE COVID TESTING CLINIC – MetroFocus PBS

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May 8, 2020
How One New Jersey Doctor Tests the Underserved for Coronovirus

by Leslie Brody – Wall Street Journal – 5/8/2020 Alexander Salerno, a primary-care doctor who has served New Jersey’s urban poor for decades, was so dismayed by the dearth of coronavirus testing that he took matters into his own hands. … Continue reading How One New Jersey Doctor Tests the Underserved for Coronovirus

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May 5, 2020
Salerno Medical, CHOP, UHIP Serving the Community

John Chandler, News4 New York. 5/15/2020 We checked back in with Dr. Alexander Salerno, the East Orange, NJ doctor whose willingness to blow the whistle on a black market for PPE led to FBI busts. The mayor here calls him … Continue reading Salerno Medical, CHOP, UHIP Serving the Community

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May 5, 2020
WHAT WE DON’T KNOW ABOUT CORONAVIRUS

The New Yorker/by Clifford Marks and Trevor Pour   April 29, 2020 We think of covid-19 as a disease of the respiratory tract. When future generations look back on this pandemic, its iconic symbol will probably be the ventilator. But, although respiratory problems … Continue reading WHAT WE DON’T KNOW ABOUT CORONAVIRUS

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April 27, 2020
Black NJ Residents Dying at Higher Rates from COVID-19

by: David Matthau nj101.5 Black residents of the Garden State who test positive for COVID-19 have a much higher chance of dying from it than white residents. Health Department data shows about 21% of COVID-19 deaths in New Jersey are … Continue reading Black NJ Residents Dying at Higher Rates from COVID-19

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April 24, 2020
As a doctor in the US I shouldn’t have to buy masks and gloves on the black market

The United States must shift the medical supply chain back home and increase domestic production to fix our supplies shortage. I urge our leaders to reprioritize our production capability and stop relying on other nations to protect America’s health.

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April 15, 2020
Coronavirus, diabetes, obesity and other underlying conditions: Which patients are most at risk

According to a CDC report, nearly 90% of patients hospitalized with coronavirus (COVID-19) had one or more underlying health conditions. The most common were hypertension, obesity, chronic lung disease, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.

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April 9, 2020
The right way to use and clean your mask during the COVID-19 pandemic

by Cory Stieg @CNBCMakeIt – Read full article: http://ow.ly/TXoB50zyKni People should be wearing cloth face coverings to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control said Friday. These homemade masks should cover the nose and mouth and be worn whenever you’re in a … Continue reading The right way to use and clean your mask during the COVID-19 pandemic

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