Life support

Woman wakes up from COVID-19 coma hours before life support cut

An unvaccinated woman woke up from a long coma she entered after contracting COVID-19 on the same day her family had to end her life support. Bettina Lerman, 69, had been on a ventilator at Maine Medical Center in Portland for more than a month when her son Andrew Lerman and other loved ones made […]

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Detroit pastors fly to Georgia, elderly woman assaulted on life support, business suffers from roadworks

Black pastors from Detroit, US fly to support Ahmaud Arbery’s family in their son’s trial Hundreds of black pastors, including eight from Detroit, plan to leave Michigan on Thursday and fly to Georgia, where they will meet the family of Ahmaud Arbery. Arbery was shot and killed while working in February 2020. Now, three white […]

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Giorgia Lupi recounts her life using hand-stitched data

The project, titled Book Of Life, was created for the Moleskine Foundation and consists of three notebooks that Lupi took apart and then sewn up into an accordion book. She then started adding a single white stitch for each day of her life since birth, adding second colored thread stitches to mark the milestones. A […]

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Doctors are shocked that many ICU patients require advanced ECMO life support

Melbourne: Doctors and health experts recently expressed shock on social media over the number of ICU patients on ECMO treatment, especially in Victoria. ECMO, which stands for Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation, is the last resort life support for patients with severe heart and lung failure. ADVERTISING KEEP READING BELOW At any one time, a busy ECMO […]

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Ky. Mother urges for vaccine as son removed from resuscitation system after COVID-19 battle

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – Despite a plateau in cases, we still see the tragic impact of the pandemic. On Tuesday evening, a 30-year-old man will be removed from the resuscitation system after a two-month long battle with COVID-19. Her mother is now hoping her story will reach anyone who is struggling to decide whether to […]

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Ky. Mother urges for vaccine as son removed from resuscitation system after COVID-19 battle

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – Despite a plateau in cases, we still see the tragic impact of the pandemic. On Tuesday evening, a 30-year-old man will be removed from the resuscitation system after a two-month long battle with COVID-19. Her mother is now hoping her story will reach those who are struggling to decide whether to […]

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Ky. Mother urges for vaccine as son removed from resuscitation system after COVID-19 battle

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – Despite a plateau in cases, we still see the tragic impact of the pandemic. On Tuesday evening, a 30-year-old man will be removed from the resuscitation system after a two-month long battle with COVID-19. Her mother is now hoping her story will reach those who are struggling to decide whether to […]

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Pregnant woman was put on life support shortly after emergency Caesarean section due to complications from COVID-19

WHITEVILLE, NC (WECT / Gray News) – A pregnant woman with COVID-19 was airlifted to hospital within a week of her diagnosis and underwent an emergency cesarean section. According to WECTBrian and Kathryn Ayres both contracted the virus in late July, but Kathryn Ayres’ symptoms were much worse than her husband’s. “I felt like I […]

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Pregnant woman was put on life support shortly after emergency Caesarean section due to complications from COVID-19

WHITEVILLE, NC (WECT / Gray News) – A pregnant woman with COVID-19 was airlifted to hospital within a week of her diagnosis and underwent an emergency cesarean. According to WECTBrian and Kathryn Ayres both contracted the virus in late July, but Kathryn Ayres’ symptoms were much worse than her husband’s. “I felt like I had […]