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Coronavirus hospitalizations grow in the Midwest amid climbing cases — ‘It’s clearly a forest fire’

Growing coronavirus outbreaks across the American West and Midwest have started to take an alarming turn as some states report growing Covid-19 hospitalizations and a shrinking supply of beds for patients.  Six states reached record high Covid-19 hospitalizations, based on a weekly average to smooth out the reporting, as of Friday, according to a CNBC… Read More »

U.S. Won’t Join Global Coronavirus Vaccine Effort Because It’s Led By The WHO

TOPLINE The U.S. announced Tuesday that it would not join an international coalition to find and distribute a Covid-19 vaccine worldwide due to the group’s association with the World Health Organization, the latest sign of the Trump administration withdrawing the country from the international health community’s response to the pandemic over political concerns. Researching vaccine… Read More »

‘My daughter’s chicken pox turned to sepsis and it’s still haunting me’

Award-winning novelist Caitriona Lally has revealed how her daughter’s chicken pox infection turned into the potentially fatal illness sepsis. n an emotional piece in today’s Living section, the author describes how the family’s nightmare unfolded. She said she and her husband “spent three chicken­pocked nights trying to dodge her hurtlings, trying to comfort and contain… Read More »

Dr Miriam Stoppard: Vaccine hopes up and it’s vital we’re ready to roll it out

People keep asking me when I think a vaccine against ­coronavirus will be available. It’s the one breakthrough we’re waiting for to get life back to normal. It’s the magic word that puts us in control of the spread of Covid-19, giving us immunity and ensuring the R value would always be under 1. Then… Read More »

Coronavirus symptoms: How to tell if it’s NOT cold or flu – The KEY signs YOU have virus

The coronavirus outbreak has been declared a public health emergency by the World Health Organization (WHO). Since its emergence, the virus has killed more than 300 people and infected more than 17,000 in China. But what are the key signs of coronavirus? The death toll for coronavirus surpassed that of the Sars virus as dozens… Read More »