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Lupus patient on hydroxychloroquine contracts coronavirus, report says

A Wisconsin woman who for 19 years has been taking hydroxychloroquine — the same drug President Trump announced he has been taking in order to preventatively ward off the novel coronavirus – claims she has contracted COVID-19. The woman, whose last name was not revealed by WISN.com, said she was prescribed the anti-malarial drug for… Read More »

NHS and care home staff will get access to coronavirus antibody tests from next week

NHS and care workers will FINALLY get free coronavirus antibody tests after Number 10 agrees deal with pharmaceutical giant Roche Hundreds of thousands of frontline NHS and care workers to be offered the tests Tests scour the blood for antibodies, produced by body in response to COVID-19 Presumed that presence of antibodies provides degree of… Read More »

Brazil coronavirus outbreak worsens, cases could soon be second highest in world

FILE PHOTO: Gravediggers carry the coffin of Avelino Fernandes Filho, 74, who passed away from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), during his funeral in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil’s coronavirus outbreak worsened on Wednesday and the South American nation could soon have the second-highest number of… Read More »

Coronavirus live updates: India surpasses China as cases spike; Italy eases travel restrictions

This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. Global cases: More than 4.5 million Global deaths: At least 307,159 Most cases reported: United States (More than 1.4 million), Russia (262,843), United Kingdom (238,004), Spain (230,183), Italy (223,885). The data above was… Read More »

US coronavirus death toll passes 80,000 as states move to phased reopening

America marked that grim death toll Monday as almost every state has made plans to partially reopen some businesses, something critics fear might contribute to an increase in the daily reports of fatalities. In New York, where there have been more than 26,000 deaths, coronavirus infection and hospitalization rates are down to where they were… Read More »