Intubation initiated in one in five who died of COVID-19 in china

(HealthDay)—Many patients who died from COVID-19 in China may have had delayed intubation, according to a research letter published online April 10 in JAMA Network Open. Jianfeng Xie, M.D., Ph.D., from the Zhongda Hospital at Southeast University in Nanjing, China, and colleagues analyzed data from 168 patients with COVID-19-induced pneumonia…

Paralympian Marieke Vervoort Has Died By Euthanasia At Age 40

Belgian athlete Marieke Vervoort has died by euthanasia. She suffered from progressive tetraplegia, an incurable spinal disease, and decided to end her life on her own terms on Tuesday. Marieke competed as a wheelchair sprinter in the London and Rio de Janeiro Paralympics. Belgian Paralympic gold medalist Marieke Vervoort has…