Swiss report first coronavirus death

first_imgSwiss health authorities said on Wednesday that so far mostly young people had contracted the disease in Switzerland, but were likely to pass it on to older people who are more at risk.The Swiss government has banned events and gatherings of more than 1,000 people and advised people to keep their distance, avoid shaking hands and refrain from the traditional Swiss triple-kiss greeting.Companies like UBS and Nestle have imposed travel bans, while fragrance maker Givaudan on Wednesday opted to shutter a site near Zurich because an employee contracted the disease.Topics : A 74-year-old woman in western Switzerland has died after contracting the new coronavirus, the country’s first death from the rapidly spreading disease outbreak, regional police said on Thursday.The woman had been hospitalized at Lausanne’s University Hospital in the canton of Vaud since Tuesday, police said. She was a high-risk patient suffering from chronic disease, authorities added.In Switzerland, 58 infections have been confirmed so far. The country has frequent exchanges with neighbor Italy, where around 3,100 people have been diagnosed with the disease and 107 died, as well as France and Germany, where coronavirus cases have also been reported.last_img read more

Graduating ACC Registered Nurses Complete Final Task of a Mock Disaster

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisWe warn you some of the images you’re about to see could be disturbing.Alpena, Mich.- Four soon to be Alpena Community College graduates had one last challenge to complete and it would test them in many different levels.He’s alive, she’s dead, and others are hurt. These are the types of scenarios a person could find himself or herself in one day. “You didn’t know what to expect and there was blood everywhere,” Registered Nurse graduate, Carolyn Dubie said.Creating a mock disaster four Alpena Community College Registered Nurse graduates were put to the ultimate test during a nursing lab college shooting. “I thought they did a wonderful job,” Director of Nursing, Melissa Fournier said.During the challenge each student faced critical thinking, crisis knowledge, a gunman, injuries and high and lows. During the mock disaster they had to remember key facts that they’ve learned throughout the semester. “Just taking a breath because if you’re in high anxiety then it’s not going to help anybody,” Registered Nurse graduate, Paige Chmura said.At the end of the stressful day, all four of these Registered Nurses agreed that they would walk away with one important detail, before walking across the stage to get their nursing pins next week.”Call 911.”AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisContinue ReadingPrevious Oscoda Township Meeting Updates Residents on PFAS Clean-upNext Wilson students get celebrity ride experiencelast_img read more