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“We never thought we would be in such a position”: Coronavirus outbreak hits hospital in Maryland

Mount Airy, Maryland – More than 60 residents in a Maryland hospital have tested positive for coronavirus and pushed the state’s total number of confirmed infections beyond 1,200 this weekend. A man in the 1990s with underlying health problems died Saturday night at the nursing home, health officials say. Sixty-six patients at Pleasant View Nursing Home in Mount Airy, Maryland …

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Waukesha County employee dies of coronavirus

Loss of loved ones. TONIGHT, WISCONSIN SITS AT LEAST 1161 CONFIRMED CASE AND AT LEAST 18 DEATH. – 19 DEATHS. ONE OF THE LATEST DEATH IS COMING FROM WAUKESHA COUNTRY. COUNTRY PRESIDENT PAUL LONG AS THE PERSON KILLED TODAY – AND WAS A COUNTRY COVER WHO DOESN’T WORK WITH THE PUBLIC MEMBERS. We also learned about the death of a …

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The rehearsal becomes lethal. Airborne coronavirus is strongly suspected

With the coronavirus spreading rapidly in the state of Washington in early March, Skagit Valley Chorale leaders debated whether to continue with weekly exercises. The virus was already killing people in the Seattle area, about an hour’s drive south. But Skagit County had not reported any cases, schools and businesses remained open, and bans on large gatherings had not yet …

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Coronavirus drugs: Vaccines, chloroquine and drugs for the treatment of COVID-19

Everything you need to know about COVID-19 vaccines. Tetra / Getty Visit the WHO website for the latest coronavirus pandemic updates and information. COVID-19, the potentially deadly respiratory disease first discovered in December 2019, has spread throughout the world with invisible speed and ferocity. Its forced cancellation of major events, deferred sports seasons, and sent the world to self-isolation in …

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What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

President Donald Trump on Sunday extended the country’s voluntary national shutdown by a month, significantly changed his tone on the coronavirus pandemic just days after pondering the country’s reopening in a few weeks. He followed public health experts who told him that the virus could require over 100,000 lives in the United States, perhaps more, if not done enough to …

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109 cases, four deaths, show Sunday’s update

CLOSE An epidemiologist answers the biggest questions she gets about coronavirus. Wochit Editor’s Note: The Star makes this story free to readers because of public health problems related to coronavirus. Think of a digital subscription to The Star so we can continue to do this important work. More than 100 residents of Ventura County have now tested positive for the …

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The FDA issues emergency permits for anti-malaria drugs for coronavirus care

However, a growing number of lupus and arthritis patients have complained that they have not been able to fill their prescriptions with ongoing shortcomings, and reports have shown that some doctors keep the drug for themselves. Federal officials have also privately complained that Trump’s focus on anti-malaria drugs has distracted from efforts to investigate more promising therapies. Trump has been …

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Denton County reports 17 new cases of Coronavirus, including 5 on DSSLC – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Denton County health officials reported 17 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, including five additional cases in residents at the Denton State Supported Living Center. The 17 cases lead the total county to 165, while the number of DSSLC residents who have tested positive for coronavirus is 45, according to Denton County Public Health. Last week, the county began to …

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How local officials climbed to protect themselves against coronavirus

As a mysterious respiratory illness ripped through China and other countries in mid-January, Kyle Coleman, an emergency management coordinator in Texas, took stock of his team’s personal protective equipment at a Bexar County warehouse. Hazmat suits and gloves were in good condition. Some of the breathing masks had gone out. Three pallets with hand cleansers seemed to be enough as …

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