Heart attack victims missing vital treatment because of coronavirus fears

PORTSMOUTH, ENGLAND – MAY 05: An ambulance crew from the South Central Ambulance Service wear protective clothing as they complete the digital paperwork after responding to a false alarm call for a heart attack on May 05, 2020 in Portsmouth, England. Due to the risk of contamination to the air ambulance helicopters, patients have been transferred to the mainland using the hovercraft service since the beginning of May. As the list of recognised Covid-19 symptoms grows, paramedic crews like those with the South Central Ambulance Service are forced to treat every patient as being a potential case, often requiring specialised
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As Industry Focuses On Pandemic, Will Vital Procedures Make A Comeback?

After a few years hanging out quietly on the sidelines, the Health Care sector roared back to prominence this year as COVID-19 ravaged the globe. Suddenly, vaccines and antibodies catapulted into the headlines, drawing attention to biotech and pharma amid a race to treat or prevent the virus.

While Health Care doesn’t lead the sector scoreboard this year, it’s holding its own. On one particular week in late June, four of the top-performing S&P 500 stocks were pharmaceutical or biotech companies.

The pandemic also upended the sector in other ways, with possible long-term impacts on everything from future merger and

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