Tag: hospital

Midtown hospital looks to ID patient who’s been there for 5 months

April 23, 2021
The man, who is believed to be in his late 50s or early 60s, arrived at the emergency department Nov. 20 after Atlanta police found him wandering around the downtown area, Emory spokeswoman Janet Christenbury said. Hospital staff and law enforcement haven’t been able to identify the patient, who can’t provide information about who he

Newborns not likely to contract COVID-19 in the hospital, study says

November 11, 2020
Newborns are very unlikely to contract the coronavirus while hospitalized, according to a new study. Researchers in the United Kingdom found just 66 cases of COVID-19 in newborns among 10,000 births at hospitals from March 1 through April 30, according to the study published in The Lancet medical journal. “Neonatal SARS-CoV-2 infection is uncommon in