【7月30日】看軍聞學英語

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原文:

Admissions to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers for emergency health conditions dropped 42% in the first five weeks of the pandemic compared to the month before, according to research published Friday by scientists at New York University and Mount Sinai medical schools in New York.

The steepest declines were in appendicitis-related issues, which dropped off by nearly 57%, and stroke, which declined by nearly 52%. VA facilities also saw decreases in admission rates for heart attacks, heart failure and other emergency health requirements.

Physicians have observed declines in the number of patients seeking medical care during the pandemic, and the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention reported last week that emergency room visits fell by 42% in the first several weeks of the pandemic compared with the number of visits the previous year.

中譯:

據紐約大學及紐約西奈山醫學院科學家於週五發表的研究顯示,疫情大流行的前5週,美國退伍軍人事務部醫療中心收治的緊急醫療狀況,比疫情爆發前1個月減少42%。

降幅最大的為闌尾炎相關問題,約下降57%,而中風則下降約52%。退伍軍人事務相關機構發現,心臟病、心衰竭及其他緊急醫療需求,住院率亦有減少情況。

就醫師觀察,在疫情大流行期間,尋求醫療照護的病患人數減少;疾病控制和預防中心上週的報告亦指出,疫情大流行前幾週的急診室就診人數,比前1年減少了42%。

-關鍵軍語-

※VA:

Veterans Affairs.

※veteran:

A person who has served and is no longer serving in a military.

例句:

The ceremony was attended by many of the surviving veterans of the WWII.

許多仍健在的第二次世界大戰退伍軍人,都參加了這個典禮。