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Doctors Without Borders Team Sent to Navajo Nation to Fight COVID-19

Doctors Without Borders has sent a nine-person team to the Navajo Nation in the Southwestern United States as it struggles with a COVID-19 crisis.

PPE With More Coverage Ups Protection, but Harder to Don, Doff

Covering more of the body leads to better protection for health care workers against contamination, but greater coverage is usually associated with increased difficulty in putting on and removing personal protective equipment, according to a review published online April 15 in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.

Recommendations Made for PPE Use by HCPs in COVID-19 Care

In guidelines from the Infectious Diseases Society of America, recommendations are presented for personal protective equipment use by health care providers in caring for suspected or known COVID-19 patients.

White House Announces Payment Plan for Uninsured COVID-19 Patients

A plan to begin paying hospitals and doctors who treat uninsured COVID-19 patients was announced by U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on Wednesday.