Tag Archives: Pandemic

Africa suffers worst surge in Covid cases as delta variant spurs third wave of pandemic

Tunisian municipality employees seen carrying a casket of a COVID-19 victim at the regional hospital during the coronavirus infections. Jdidi Wassim | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images Africa, where less than 2% of the population is vaccinated against Covid-19, experienced its worst surge of cases last week since the pandemic began, the World… Read More »

Suicide attempts among adolescent girls surged by more than 50% during pandemic, CDC says

chameleonseye | iStock | Getty Images Suicide attempts surged among 12- to 17-year-olds, especially adolescent girls, during the Covid-19 pandemic and got worse the longer social distancing orders and government lockdowns persisted, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Emergency department visits at hospitals among adolescents were already increasing in… Read More »

“Heroes Work Here:” Never More True at Angel Medical Center Than During the Pandemic Year

Karen Gorby By Karen S. Gorby, RN, MSN, MBA, CENP, FACHE It’s May, and as we enjoy a beautiful spring — as well as the chance to get out and about more since we have been fortunate to have access to the COVID-19 vaccine — it promises to be quite different than last year’s. Twelve… Read More »