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What you need to know about coronavirus today


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 11:27:09 GMT

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The world's lack of solidarity and leadership, not the coronavirus, is the biggest threat humanity faces.

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Tracking Covid-19 cases in the US


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Covid-19 symptoms: What we know now and what to do


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 10:05:06 GMT

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It may feel like years, but the world has only been battling the deadly novel coronavirus for months. As scientists feverishly work around the clock to unravel the mysteries of this deadly invader, they have gained interesting insights into the virus and the disease it causes: Covid-19.

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I teach public school. I love my students. I don't want to die


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 15:50:11 GMT

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'Very unlikely' world can eradicate or eliminate coronavirus in current situation, WHO says


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Trump and Fauci not speaking as coronavirus pandemic worsens


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 18:13:20 GMT

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For months, amid the worst pandemic in a century, President Donald Trump insisted all was well between him and the nation's top infectious disease specialist.

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Pathologist found blood clots in 'almost every organ' during autopsies on Covid-19 patients


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 11:03:16 GMT

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Autopsies on people who died of the coronavirus are helping doctors understand how the disease affects the body -- and one of the most remarkable findings concerned blood clotting, a pathologist says.

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Dr. Anthony Fauci says states like Florida have reopened too quickly


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 01:11:02 GMT

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Some states have reopened too quickly, allowing the coronavirus pandemic to come roaring back, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Thursday.

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Americans made 'tremendous sacrifices.' The great reopening of the pandemic summer still got derailed


Created: Thu, 09 Jul 2020 23:08:33 GMT

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The sprawling Camp Ozark in Mount Ida, Arkansas, was shuttered after an undisclosed number of campers and a counselor contracted the coronavirus.

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Medics are down to their last defense with coronavirus swamping their town


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 01:09:09 GMT

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Coronavirus is winning the battle in El Centro, California. It's in almost every patient in the hospital. Tents are being put up to handle even more cases. It's on the streets, forcing rescuers to put on protective suits and cumbersome masks before they approach people needing help. And it's not stopping. Even as nearby and faraway facilities take patients to try to ease the load, more and more sick people keep coming. And so do the deaths. The workers are exhausted. The virus is not.

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New WHO report says airborne coronavirus transmission 'cannot be ruled out' in outbreaks in some indoor settings


Created: Thu, 09 Jul 2020 21:55:21 GMT

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The World Health Organization on Thursday released a new scientific report detailing how the coronavirus can pass from one person to the next -- including through the air during certain medical procedures, and possibly through the air in crowded indoor spaces.

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'Broken heart syndrome' has increased during the pandemic, study suggests


Created: Thu, 09 Jul 2020 15:05:15 GMT

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A study published Thursday found a significant increase in "broken heart syndrome" at two Ohio hospitals among some patients who don't have coronavirus, suggesting that the physical, social and economic stressors from the pandemic are taking a physical toll.

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You asked, we're answering: Your top coronavirus questions


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Here's how to volunteer for a Covid-19 vaccine trial


Created: Thu, 09 Jul 2020 22:47:03 GMT

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If you want to be one of the first to receive an experimental vaccine for Covid-19, now's your chance.

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Nurses are struggling with trauma. But they were suffering long before Covid-19 hit


Created: Thu, 09 Jul 2020 07:11:50 GMT

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Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, nurses have been given unprecedented media attention for their daily, selfless sacrifices. Make no mistake: Covid-19 patients recover largely because of the nursing services they receive. Yet, hidden within the layers of care rendered by nurses are the psychological traumas they endure.

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FDA warns against using two dozen hand sanitizers that could contain toxic wood alcohol


Created: Thu, 09 Jul 2020 13:50:10 GMT

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The Food and Drug Administration has added more hand sanitizers to its growing list of products that contain wood alcohol, which is toxic if absorbed through the skin.

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Coronavirus deaths and infection rates higher in US prisons than general population, analysis finds


Created: Thu, 09 Jul 2020 03:50:39 GMT

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The coronavirus pandemic is having a significant impact on the nation's prison system, causing higher rates of infection and death compared to the general population.

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The US reaches 3 million coronavirus cases. Here's what happened in the days leading up to it


Created: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 16:35:23 GMT

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The coronavirus pandemic is ravaging parts of the country and affecting numerous aspects of American life.

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Coronavirus pandemic could cause wave of brain damage, scientists warn


Created: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 17:11:20 GMT

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The novel coronavirus pandemic could lead to a wave of brain damage in infected patients, warned British researchers in a new study released Wednesday.

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Fact check: No, more testing isn't the reason US coronavirus case numbers are getting worse


Created: Thu, 09 Jul 2020 22:26:57 GMT

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No matter how high the daily number of new coronavirus cases has gotten, President Donald Trump has responded with the argument he repeated on Thursday: the big number is just more evidence of the country's success with testing.

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Instagram bans all content promoting conversion therapy


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 16:16:43 GMT

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Instagram will ban any content that promotes conversion therapy, the social media platform told CNN on Friday, after activists called on it to block providers from advertising their services online.

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As fewer kids played football, hospitals saw a big drop in ER visits


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 01:19:34 GMT

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The rate of kids sports and recreation-related emergency room visits for traumatic brain injuries declined 32% from 2012 to 2018, after more than a decade of increasing rates, a new study finds.

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Light pollution ruins teen sleep and may contribute to mental disorders, study says


Created: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 16:17:38 GMT

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Hey sleepyheads -- have you been turning off or covering up all your smartphone and computer lights in your bedroom at night?

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Essure birth control device tied to higher rates of pain and bleeding, FDA says


Created: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 22:57:22 GMT

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Even though it's no longer on the market, new data has emerged around potential side effects of the permanent birth control device Essure.

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Add fruit, veggies and grains to diet to reduce type 2 diabetes risk by 25%, studies say


Created: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 22:39:16 GMT

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Adding about a third of a cup of fruit or vegetables to your daily diet could cut your risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 25%, while higher consumptions of whole grains such as brown bread and oatmeal could cut the risk by 29%, according to two new studies published Wednesday in the journal BMJ.

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A third of Covid-19 tests are positive in one Florida county as the US breaks another case record


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Another record-setting day of Covid-19 cases across the US again put a blistering spotlight on Florida, already suffering with particularly high instances of new cases and hospitalizations.

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Dartmouth biology professor Erin Bromage tells CNN's John Berman what teachers will need to protect themselves from coronavirus when schools reopen this fall.

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CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta expresses disbelief after CDC Director Robert Redfield told him the US still needs a testing program.

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Dean for the National School of Tropical Medicine Dr. Peter Hotez speaks with CNN's John Berman and Alisyn Camerota about the current state of the coronavirus in our nation, and what he perceives as a misinformation campaign by the Whtte House.

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Pathologist found blood clots in 'almost every organ' during autopsies on Covid-19 patients


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Autopsies on people who died of the coronavirus are helping doctors understand how the disease affects the body -- and one of the most remarkable findings concerned blood clotting, a pathologist says.

Read more: Pathologist found blood clots in 'almost every organ' during autopsies on Covid-19 patients

 
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