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Ventilators are key to preventing coronavirus deaths-but does the world have enough of them?

Ventilators are key to preventing coronavirus deaths-but does the world have enough of them?

11 days ago   |   Fortune

For some critically-ill COVID-19 patients, mechanical ventilation can be the difference between recovery and death. Ventilators assist or replace respiratory functions, pumping...
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The UK government is coming under growing criticism for its 'surprising and concerning' approach to the coronavirus

The UK government is coming under growing criticism for its 'surprising and concerning' approach to the coronavirus

15 days ago   |   Business Insider

The UK government has come under growing criticism from some experts, commentators and politicians for its response to the coronavirus. The UK has not introduced strict...
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A look at how one Chicago hospital is preparing for COVID-19 patients

17 days ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - The fear with COVID-19 is not necessarily the severity, as most people will recover. A recent Lancet Medical Journal study found people older than 69 are most at risk...
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Older adults, those with organ failure at most risk for COVID-19: study

19 days ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - A new study analyzing COVID-19 revealed who is most at risk of contracting the disease. Researchers looked at those infected in Wuhan, China in order to advise other...
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Lancet withdraws Chinese nurses' letter after they say it was not first-hand

1 month ago   |   National Post

BEIJING - British medical journal the Lancet on Thursday retracted a letter from two Chinese nurses purporting to be on the front line of the coronavirus fight, saying the...
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Pseudoscience doesn't get much more pretentious than this

Pseudoscience doesn't get much more pretentious than this

1 month ago   |   New York Post

Did you know that Latvia and Montenegro are better places to raise your kids than the United States? Also Bosnia and Saudi Arabia. It must be true. It's what the experts say. A...
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Health officials brace for coronavirus spread to Africa as modelling study reveals most vulnerable countries

1 month ago   |   National Post

Scientists warn of potential calamity from novel coronavirus in African countries with strong links to Chinese investment and travel while ill-prepared to detect cases and...
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Queens student suspended for pricking classmates with needle

Queens student suspended for pricking classmates with needle

1 month ago   |   New York Post

A Queens middle school student was suspended after pricking her classmates with a needle, officials said Tuesday. The 12-year-old reportedly grabbed a lancet used to check the...
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‘Doctors for Assange' worry he may die in UK prison having ‘effectively been tortured to death'

‘Doctors for Assange' worry he may die in UK prison having ‘effectively been tortured to death'

1 month ago   |   RT

Over 100 doctors are urging the UK government to stop the "psychological torture" of Julian Assange, and send him to a hospital. It's their fourth such letter since the...
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Steroids could do more harm than good in treating coronavirus

1 month ago   |   Science Daily

Steroids should be avoided in the treatment of the current novel coronavirus, experts have advised. A commentary article published in The Lancet concludes that, based on...
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Cuomo on possible New York quarantine: 'I don't think it's legal,' would be...

Cuomo on possible New York quarantine: 'I don't think it's legal,' would be a 'federal declaration of war'

"It would be chaos and mayhem," Cuomo said. Read more ...

President considering short-term quarantine for New York, nearby areas

President considering short-term quarantine for New York, nearby areas

The president said he was considering some type of enforceable quarantine to prevent people in New York and parts of New Jersey and Connecticut from traveling. Read more ...

What's essential? In France: pastry, wine. In US: golf, guns

What's essential? In France: pastry, wine. In US: golf, guns

What, really, is essential? It's a question countries across the world are asking, and their answers are telling. Read more ...

Trump: I Might Just Quarantine 3 States

Trump: I Might Just Quarantine 3 States

President Trump said he was considering a quarantine as early as Saturday for coronavirus hotspots in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut, though it wasn't clear whether he... Read more ...

Mystery diner leaves $10,000 tip at Florida restaurant

Mystery diner leaves $10,000 tip at Florida restaurant

The man's generosity meant 20 staffers at the restaurant each got an extra $500 just before they were laid off. Read more ...

Tornado watch issued for much of northern and central Illinois

Tornado watch issued for much of northern and central Illinois

A Tornado watch has been issued for most of central Illinois and Will, Kankakee, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, LaSalle and Dekalb counties until 2 a.m. Yellow shaded area shows... Read more ...

Residents of New York, New Jersey & Connecticut urged to avoid all...

Residents of New York, New Jersey & Connecticut urged to avoid all ‘non-essential' travel for 14 days - advisory

Citing “extensive community transmission” of the coronavirus in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, a newly-issued domestic travel advisory has called on the residents to... Read more ...

LJ Figueroa to enter 2020 NBA Draft but may return to St. John's

LJ Figueroa to enter 2020 NBA Draft but may return to St. John's

St. John's hasn't lost any key contributors to the transfer wire, but there is a possibility the professional ranks could take away an important component. LJ Figueroa, the Red... Read more ...

Illinois infant with coronavirus dies, cause of death unknown

Illinois infant with coronavirus dies, cause of death unknown

An Illinois infant with COVID-19 has died, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Saturday. The cause of death is unknown and an investigation is underway. Read more ...

US coronavirus death toll leaps to over 2,000 as number of fatalities...

US coronavirus death toll leaps to over 2,000 as number of fatalities DOUBLES in 2 days

Over 2,000 people succumbed to the deadly Covid-19 disease in the US, as the country has grown into the global epicenter of the pandemic with over 120,000 confirmed cases... Read more ...