Wednesday November 25th, 2020 8:08PM

AP Health - Senior Health

The Latest: Surge affecting Minnesota nursing home staffing
A surge in COVID-19 cases throughout Minnesota is affecting staffing levels at many nursing homes and assisted-living facilities
9:29AM ( 10 hours ago )
27 COVID deaths at Illinois vets nursing home prompts probe
State officials have launched investigations into a coronavirus outbreak at a veterans nursing home in Illinois that has infected nearly 200 residents and staff members, and killed 27 veterans
5:15AM ( 14 hours ago )
Belgium approves more money for care homes hit by pandemic
Belgium’s northern region of Flanders approved $680 million Tuesday to support staff at nursing home and welfare facilities that has come under intense pressure during the coronavirus crisis
10:51AM ( 1 day ago )
The Latest: Spain hopes to vaccinate those in nursing homes
Spain officials say health workers and residents in elder care homes will be the first group vaccinated when potential doses arrive
10:50AM ( 1 day ago )
The Latest: Colorado health order allows patient transfers
As Colorado experiences its highest hospitalization rate of COVID-19 patients, Gov. Jared Polis issued an executive order authorizing the state health department to order hospitals and emergency departments to transfer and cease admitting new patients in order to deal with the influx of coronavirus cases
4:54PM ( 2 days ago )
The Latest: WHO official urges China visit on virus origin
The head of emergencies at the World Health Organization says it’s “extremely important” for its international team to visit China to look into the origins of the coronavirus
2:17PM ( 2 days ago )
The Latest: Chicago-area nursing home workers walk off job
Nearly 700 nursing home workers walked off the job Monday at 11 mostly Chicago-area Infinity Healthcare Management facilities, saying they won’t return until the company offers them higher wages and safer working conditions amid the coronavirus pandemic that’s hit nursing homes hard
1:01PM ( 2 days ago )
Virus deaths of senior Serb religious leaders triggers alarm
After the two top Serbian Orthodox Church leaders died within a month after testing positive with the coronavirus, health experts and even hardcore believers are starting to worry
10:23AM ( 2 days ago )
Ex-teammate: Hall of Famer Floyd Little enters hospice care
A former teammate at Syracuse says running back great Floyd Little has entered hospice care
3:01PM ( 3 days ago )
1st drug for rare rapid-aging disease extends kids' lives
The first treatment has been approved for a rare disease that causes rapid aging in children
7:06PM ( 5 days ago )