Houston Methodist Hospital Climbing ‘Mountain’ of Covid Cases: CEO

Jul.17 — Dr. Marc Boom, president and chief executive officer of Houston Methodist Hospital, says the hospital is struggling to deal with the recent Covid-19 spike in the community and says there are many more young people being hospitalized. He speaks with Bloomberg’s David Westin on “Balance of Power.”

In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

Latest News about Covid-19

Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

5 Recent Items: COVID-19

  • CommBank stood ‘right by the side’ of the St John Ambulance amid lockdown hardship
  • Anxiety in Australia as conflict ravages Tigray region of Ethiopia | The World
  • Is the world reaching ‘peak meat’? | FT Food Revolution
  • CommBank CEO speaks with Sky News about aiding communities amid pandemic
  • Mexico’s women turn federal building into shelter for gender violence victims
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