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New York City hospitals struggle with life or death decisions with patients with coronavirus

The shift is part of a number of changes that made-up coated hospitals on an almost daily basis, from interrupting all except the most urgent operations to the previous isolation room and requiring infected healthcare professionals to show up to work before the end of the previously recommended 14-day self-isolation period if they no longer have a fever. Last week, …

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Do you need a mask? Science has not changed, but general guidance may be

As coronavirus cases continue to increase, a growing number of Americans choose to cover their noses and mouths with makeshift masks, including bandits, scarves or other covers, when they venture out in public. Although the science behind whether masks can prevent a person from catching coronavirus has not changed (a mask does not help a healthy person to avoid infection), …

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44 new cases of COVID-19 in Jacksonville as Florida top 6,700

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Duval County’s coronavirus cases jumped a total of nearly three dozen cases overnight, surpassing 200 on Monday. However, no new deaths were reported in Northeast Florida. Fourteen more COVID-19-related deaths were reported across the state Tuesday, bringing Florida’s total to 85. Jacksonville has seen four deaths linked to the new coronavirus, and Clay County has reported five. …

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Here is the corona virus in Orange County

Orange County now has 502 confirmed coronavirus infections as the disease continues to spread throughout the region. Along with the latest case numbers, civil service officials also announced three new deaths on Tuesday, bringing the death toll to seven. Among the dead was a person between the ages of 25 and 34. As of Tuesday, 94 COVID-19 patients were hospitalized …

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3 new coronavirus deaths in Orange County, case 500

Orange County announced three new coronavirus-related deaths Tuesday as the number of confirmed infections increased to 502. Seven people have died as a result of COVID-19 since the pandemic began, according to the Orange County Health Care Agency. Four of these patients were at least 65 years old, and the other three were between 25 and 34; 35 and 44; …

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31 residents, 5 employees of the nurse in Michigan have coronavirus

Thirty thousand residents and five employees at a western Michigan nursing home have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the parent company. There have been no deaths from the Metron of Cedar Springs virus, said Mark Winter, president of Identity, a public relations firm at Bingham Farms, on Tuesday, speaking on behalf of the company. Kent County Health Department spokesman …

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Should you wear a face mask? CDC is considering its guidance: shot

Even without symptoms, you can have the virus and be able to spread it when it’s public, say researchers who are now considering the use of surgical masks. Elijah Nouvelage / Bloomberg via Getty Images hide the caption switch the caption Elijah Nouvelage / Bloomberg via Getty Images Even without symptoms, you can have the virus and be able to …

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CHI Health, Methodist Health System for implementing “no visitors” policy at all hospitals, clinics

CHI Health, Methodist Health System for implementing “no visitors” policy at all hospitals, clinics Updated: 15:57 CDT Mar 31, 2020 As of Wednesday, the CHI Health and Methodist Health System is implementing a no visitors policy at all its hospitals and clinics. The decision was made in an attempt to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19. According to a …

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US coronavirus: Early “glimmers” show that social distancing could slow the spread of coronaviruses, officials say

“We’re starting to see glimmers that (social distancing) actually have a certain dampening effect” on the spread of coronavirus, Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, CNN on Tuesday morning. “We hope … we can start to see a turnaround, but we haven’t seen it yet,” he said. However, there are indications that the …

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Coronavirus updates: Kerr County reports first case and school closures extended through May

Click through to see a full timeline for coronavirus in San Antonio. Click through to see a full timeline for coronavirus in San Antonio. Photo: William Luther Click through to see a full timeline for coronavirus in San Antonio. Click through to see a full timeline for coronavirus in San Antonio. Photo: William Luther Coronavirus updates: Kerr County reports first …

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