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Mexican president urges calm after jump in reported deaths

1 month ago   |   By ABC News

Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has asked the country to remain calm after health officials announced more than 1,000 new COVID-19 deaths, a figure that was more than double the previous toll shared in a single day
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Coronavirus updates LIVE: Global COVID-19 cases surpass 6.5 million as Australian death toll stands at 102

1 month ago   |   By Sydney Morning Herald

The global death toll from coronavirus has passed 387,000 and there are more than 6.5 million cases of infection, according to Johns Hopkins University.
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TN Corona Count is 26K

TN Corona Count is 26K

1 month ago   |   By Medindia Health

Now over 1,000 persons in Tamil Nadu tested positive for coronavirus and the total tally crossed 25,000 in the state.
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Florida adds 1,419 coronavirus cases to pass 60K; death toll at 2,607

1 month ago   |   By Orlando Sentinel

The number of Florida coronavirus cases surpassed 60,000 as the health department logged 1,419 new cases, along with 41 new deaths Thursday. Florida has now had 60,183 people test positive for the virus and 2,607 people die.
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India's COVID-19 Positivity Rate at 6.73%

India's COVID-19 Positivity Rate at 6.73%

As India's COVID-19 tally crosses the seven lakh-mark, the Centre said the national positivity rate of novel coronavirus infected patients is 6.73 percent, while Punjab with... Read more ...

UN Report Provides Recommendations to Prevent Future Pandemics

UN Report Provides Recommendations to Prevent Future Pandemics

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take lives and disrupt economies across the world, a new UN report warns further outbreaks will emerge unless governments take active... Read more ...

NOT A HOAX: Study shows coronavirus pandemic led to 18% rise in overall...

NOT A HOAX: Study shows coronavirus pandemic led to 18% rise in overall deaths in the U.S., from any cause

One of the uninformed comments we hear a lot these days about coronavirus is that people who are dying of COVID-19 would have died of something else sooner rather than later... Read more ...

1,000 Days of probiotics can boost long-term health for parents and...

1,000 Days of probiotics can boost long-term health for parents and newborns: Study

Exposure to probiotics within the first 1,000 days after conception has been linked to profound positive effects on the health of infants. Birgit Michelsen, chief technical... Read more ...

COVID-19 Upended HIV Prevention Efforts at Boston Clinic

COVID-19 Upended HIV Prevention Efforts at Boston Clinic

Lapses in refills for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis skyrocketed during the COVID-19 outbreak, with significant declines in PrEP initiations, as well as testing for sexually... Read more ...

Blood Pressure Meds May Lower Colon Cancer Risk

Blood Pressure Meds May Lower Colon Cancer Risk

A new study suggests that two types of blood pressure drugs might do double-duty, helping blood pressure and keeping colon cancer away, too. Read more ...

Black Patients Fare Worse After Angioplasty

Black Patients Fare Worse After Angioplasty

Even after undergoing the artery-clearing procedure angioplasty, Black patients with heart disease are more likely than whites to suffer a heart attack or die within the next... Read more ...

Brain-Eating Amoeba Case Confirmed in Florida

Brain-Eating Amoeba Case Confirmed in Florida

A case of brain-eating amoeba has been confirmed in the Tampa area, according to the Florida Department of Health. Read more ...

Scientists Urge WHO To Reduce Airborne Spread of COVID-19

Scientists Urge WHO To Reduce Airborne Spread of COVID-19

It is time to recognise and mitigate airborne transmission of COVID-19, says a plea to the World Health Organization issued by 239 scientists from around the world. Read more ...

Sobering Data on Risks of Short-Term Oral Corticosteroids

Sobering Data on Risks of Short-Term Oral Corticosteroids

Corticosteroid bursts as short as 2 weeks or less were still linked to severe adverse events among relatively healthy users, according to a large study from Taiwan. For people... Read more ...