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BREAKING: Quad-Cities’ Genesis Health System Administering New COVID-19 Treatment

November 24th, 2020

BREAKING NEWS: Genesis Health System Hospital has begun administering the recently approved monoclonal antibody treatment known as Bamlanivimab for targeted, high-risk COVID-19-positive patients in Scott County and the surrounding areas. “With the surge taking place in Iowa right now and being a national hotspot for COVID, the timing is good and this gives us a little more ammunition in our fight against the virus in our community,” said Kurt Andersen, M.D., Senior Vice President of Physician Operations and Chief Medical Officer. “This could reduce the need for hospital stays and trips to... Read More

Quad-Cities One Of The Top 15 Hot Spots In The Country For Covid Spikes Over The Past Week

November 10th, 2020

The Quad-Cities is one of the top 15 places where covid cases are increasing the fastest in the United States, according to new statistics released today. Among metro areas with at least 50,000 people, the Iowa/Illinois Quad-Cities ranks number 13 among the fastest risers, almost doubling its number of cases within the past week, from 1,476 to 2,922. According to a report in the New York Times today, the daily average of new COVID-19 cases in the country this past week has gone up 64 percent in two weeks, hitting 116,448 today. Helping to spike the numbers were a one-day record of 131,420 cases... Read More