Jersey hospital beds are under ‘record strain’

A lack of caregivers on the island has caused patients to be dismissed from the hospital, delaying operative procedures and has placed “unprecedented demand” on hospital beds, according to authorities. According to the Jersey Government, “as many as 50 patients” were medically fit to be released but were unable to...

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North Jersey gets $108M to research COVID drugs

Executives said Tuesday that major research institutes headed by Hackensack Meridian Health’s Nutley lab are partnering together to create novel COVID-19 medicines with government awards up to $108 million. Virologists and drug makers are partnering to produce oral medications that don’t need hospitalisation. Their objective is to be agile enough...

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