TOPEKA - Family physician Doug Iliff says Kansas’ strategy of flattening the COVID-19 infection curve in anticipation of developing a vaccine ignored opportunity for an alternative that might have avoided economic mayhem and a historic spike in unemployment.
The looming expiration date on Kansas’ statewide stay-at-home order worries Mary and Gary House of southeast Kansas.
LAWRENCE - Herington Municipal Hospital got fed up with long waits for lab results that would tell its patients with respiratory symptoms whether they have the novel coronavirus.
Life has changed in different ways for everyone during the coronavirus pandemic, and for some, that’s meant staying home, working less - if at all - and being way less active than usual, with no gyms or group sports or nights out or tiring commutes to the office.
Blood tests for the coronavirus could play a key role in deciding whether millions of Americans can safely return to work and school. But public health officials warn that the current “wild west” of unregulated tests is creating confusion that could ultimately slow the path to recovery.