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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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