The Queen is reportedly unable to visit Prince Philip in hospital despite the Duke entering his 17th night in hospital. The Duke of Edinburgh was transferred from King Edward VII's Hospital in Marylebone to St Bartholomew's Hospital in the City of London on Monday, where he is receiving ongoing treatment for a pre-existing heart condition. Philip, 99, was said to be "comfortable" after his arrival - but coronavirus restrictions have prevented him and the Queen from seeing one another in over two weeks. Although son and heir Prince Charles visited Philip at the King Edward VII Hospital, visitors are only allowed into clinical areas of St Bartholomew's for very limited reasons, such as seeing a patient who is at the end of their life. Philip and the Queen have spent the last 11 months shielding at Windsor Castle with a support bubble of staff and royal aides. Prince Philip's current hospital admission marks his longest ever, with the Palace saying he is expected to remain at St … [Read more...] about Queen ‘unable to visit Prince Philip’ in new hospital due to Covid restrictions
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The little girl who was saved in a hair-raising fall from a building in Hanoi last month was discharged from the Vietnam National Children’s Hospital on Friday after five days of treatment. Doctor Hoang Hai Duc, head of pediatric orthopedics at the hospital, said the pelvis joint of H., the child patient in question, was fixed and is responding well to treatment, as suggested by X-ray images. A re-examination for the three-year-old toddler is slated for two or three weeks later. On Thursday, Duong Thi Minh Thu, head of the hospital's social work Ddepartment, visited and gave presents to the girl and checked on her family. The management board of the hospital also directed the department to provide support for the family during the girl’s next check-ups. On behalf of the family, H.’s mother expressed gratitude toward the treatment that her daughter had received. Around 5:30 pm on February 28, H. was seen climbing over the balcony on the 12th floor of the apartment building … [Read more...] about Three-year-old who survived fall from 12th floor discharged from Hanoi hospital
More than a year into the pandemic, the health care and science communities have identified a number of risk factors that increase the likelihood of complications from COVID-19. Among them, old age, pre-existing illness and being overweight or obese lead the pack in increasing a person's risk of hospitalization and even death. A recent report from the World Obesity Federation (WOF) unveiled new links between obesity and COVID-19 outcomes. The Claim Shortly after the WOF released its findings, conservative firebrand Jack Posobiec went on a tweeting spree, remarking that "studies have now shown that most of the virus deaths came from people who were overweight." The Facts There is no denying that obesity is a driving force between COVID-19-related mortality and other adverse outcomes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In fact, it may triple a person's risk of hospitalization. The report released by the WOF this week found more troubling news … [Read more...] about Fact Check: Do Overweight People Account For Most COVID-19 Deaths?
Prince Philip has been moved back to King Edward VII's Hospital following a "successful procedure" for a pre-existing heart condition. In a statement, Buckingham Palace said: "Following The Duke of Edinburgh's successful procedure at St Bartholomew's Hospital on Wednesday, His Royal Highness has been transferred to King Edward VII's Hospital this morning. The Duke is expected to remain in hospital for continuing treatment for a number of days." The Duke of Edinburgh was admitted to King Edward VII's hospital 18 days ago for an infection. He was later transferred to St Bartholomew's, which has a specialist cardiac centre, for treatment for a pre-existing heart problem. The exact reason for his initial admission was not disclosed, but it was not related to coronavirus . Advertisement He was visited by his eldest son the Prince of Wales four days after his initial admission. Charles had made a 200-mile round trip and stayed for around 30 … [Read more...] about Prince Philip: Duke of Edinburgh moved back to private hospital following procedure for heart condition
Take a look at the top news highlights for March 5, 2021 The Health Department on Friday stated that Maharashtra reported 10,216 fresh cases. the highest number of single-day cases nearly after five months. The total tally now stands at 21,98,399. With 53 more fatalities, the total death toll rose to 52,393. It can be recalled that this is the first time since October 17, 2020, the state has crossed the 10,000-mark. On October 17, Maharashtra had reported 10,259 cases. Meanwhile, 6,467 patients were discharged from hospitals in the last 24 hours, the recovery count increased to 20,55,951. The recovery rate is 93.52 per cent, while the fatality rate is 2.38 per cent. Here are some of the other COVID-19 and vaccination-related highlights of March 5: 13 private hospitals join the drive, can vaccinate 8,000 people a day at the most The major private hospital now joined the vaccination drive and will be able to vaccinate between 7,000 and 8,000 people in a day. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 Highlights March 5: 13 private hospitals join vaccination drive in Mumbai, Maharashtra’s COVID-19 cases cross 1000-mark