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Making Gyms Safer: Why the Virus Is Less Likely to Spread There Than in a Bar

This story is part of a partnership that includes NPR and Kaiser Health News. This story can be republished for free (details). After shutting down in the spring, America’s empty gyms are beckoning a cautious public back for a workout. To reassure wary customers, owners have put in place — and now advertise — a… Read More »

Segregated parks contribute to coronavirus spread in Black, Latino communities: report

Health News People sit on The Great Lawn in Central Park on Memorial Day during the coronavirus pandemic on May 25, 2020 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images) The disproportionate rate that Black Americans and Latino Americans have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic has been well documented. Turns out, segregated parks… Read More »

HCA Healthcare faces lawsuit for ‘recklessly’ facilitating COVID-19 spread

HCA Healthcare and its Riverside Community Hospital are being sued by the Service Employees International Union-United Healthcare Workers West for allegedly “recklessly” facilitating the spread of COVID-19 among its workers and the Riverside, California community. “Defendants, through knowing and reckless acts and omissions, have failed to take reasonable and necessary precautions to protect their employees,… Read More »

How is diabetes spread

The amount is growing. How do you optimize your lifestyle when you have type 2 diabetes? Can you eat sugar? This website uses cookie or similar technologies, the glucose keeps on building up in the blood, obesity is believed as the most common cause of diabetes. Spread Alerts: Coronavirus. Share on LinkedIn Share. Since diabetes… Read More »

WHO walks back statement that asymptomatic coronavirus spread is ‘very rare’

The World Health Organization walked back a surprise statement that people without symptoms cannot easily spread the novel coronavirus, adding on Tuesday that too much about the virus remains unknown. “I was responding to a question at the press conference. I wasn’t stating a policy of WHO or anything like that. I was trying to… Read More »

In the U.S., the Spread of Infectious Disease Now Seen As Bigger Threat Than Terrorism – Pew

The spread of infectious disease is the new terrorism in the eyes of Americans. The most significant major threat to the U.S. is infectious disease, four in five Americans said in March 2020, closely followed by terrorism (in general), the spread of nuclear weapons, and cyberattacks from other countries. For the study, the Pew Research… Read More »