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Lung recruitability can be assessed at bedside in mechanically ventilated patients with coronavirus disease 2019-induced acute respiratory distress syndrome

Lung Recruitability Can Be Assessed at Bedside in COVID-19

Increased lung recruitability seen with alternating body position between supine and prone positioning
Determining where to allocate stockpiled ventilators during a pandemic should be based on consideration of ethical principles

Article Addresses Allocation of Ventilators During Pandemic

Determining allocation should include ethical considerations, ability of facilities to incorporate ventilators
Insulin and other biologic drugs

FDA: Insulin Among Drugs Transitioned to Biological Products

New regulatory pathway for biologic drugs allows for approval of biosimilars, interchangeable versions
The incidence of subclinical computed tomography (CT) changes in coronavirus 2019 cases is high

Incidence of Subclinical CT Changes High in COVID-19 Cases

Milder severity seen on CT for asymptomatic versus symptomatic Diamond Princess cruise ship cases
There may not be enough ventilators in the United States to cope with the number of novel coronavirus patients who will require them due to pneumonia and other serious respiratory problems

U.S. May Not Have Enough Ventilators for COVID-19 Patients

About 960,000 COVID-19 patients may need to be put on ventilators at some point
In the latest on the coronavirus crisis

Amid Increased COVID-19 Fears, U.S. Extends Ban on Foreign Travel

Meanwhile, President Trump's coronavirus test comes back negative
Four infants born to pregnant women who tested positive for coronavirus 2019 were healthy at birth and had no serious clinical symptoms

Case Series Indicates COVID-19 Not Transmitted In Utero

Four infants born to pregnant women who tested positive for COVID-19 in Wuhan were healthy at birth
Many people are changing their behaviors in light of the COVID-19 outbreak

Americans Detail Behavior Changes Amid COVID-19 Threat

Changes include improving hygiene, social distancing, stockpiling food
Former health care workers in New York State and Colorado are being asked to return to the workforce to help health systems under pressure due to the coronavirus pandemic.

N.Y. and Colorado Ask Former Health Care Workers to Return to Workforce

Includes those working in another occupation, retired with medical license that is still active, can be reactivated
President Donald Trump on Friday took a step many political and health care experts have long been urging him to do

President Trump Declares Coronavirus a National Emergency

Announcement immediately frees up over $50 billion in funds to help control the spread of COVID-19