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New information on US ‘Gives Me Hope’

(Newser) – Hundreds of millions of Americans stay at home under severe restrictions aimed at curbing the coronavirus pandemic. It seems to work according to Kinsa Health, a company that makes “smart thermometers” and has used data to create a “Health Weather” map of the United States. The company, which has sold or donated its products to more than 1 …

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The study shows COVID-19 mortality risk in middle age

Paris (AFP) – Middle-aged people, and not just the elderly, have a dramatically higher risk of dying or developing serious disease from COVID-19, new research from the United Kingdom showed on Tuesday. The results came in a new comprehensive analysis of virus cases in China. Researchers from the UK analyzed more than 3,600 confirmed cases of COVID-19 as well as …

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The CDC weighs and advises Americans to wear face masks outdoors

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is considering updating its guidelines for the new coronavirus to advise Americans to wear home-made masks outside the home – not so much to protect the people wearing the mask but as another tool to limit the spread of COVID -19, The Washington Post reports. The new virus can spread through saliva …

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Detroit for testing on-site coronavirus

CLOSE After a few days of serious reports to Detroit residents about coronavirus, Mayor Mike Duggan finally offered some optimism. From more, and faster, virus testing to the healthy prognosis of many of the city’s first responders, the mayor seemed more optimistic than he had been and announced what seemed to be the best news. [ Michigan coronavirus cases on …

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Live news from Coronavirus: Spain reports death for one day; The World Bank warns of “outstanding global shock” | World News

The United Arab Emirates has extended a daily curfew for nationwide disinfection to April 5, but Dubai announced late on Monday that a 24-hour curfew would be imposed on Al Ras district for two weeks starting Tuesday. “I am glad they are doing this because it is for our protection,” said a rice trader who works in Al Ras but …

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Emory launches a new online tool for COVID-19 screening

Is it COVID-19, a common cold or seasonal allergy? And if it’s probably COVID-19, do you need to go to the ER? Emory doctors have helped create a new online tool – C19check.com – that allows people to screen for coronavirus symptoms and get recommendations on what to do next. The site is a way of self-triage and is designed …

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Colorado Springs Bridge Center connected to several COVID-19 fatalities

It’s been almost a month since the arrival of coronavirus in El Paso County, and the county’s first death – as well as four of the 11 deaths from the virus so far – are linked to a bridge tournament in Colorado Springs. Since then, the county health department has released some information – apparently less than what Gov. Jared …

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New blood test can detect 50 types of cancer | Science

A new blood test that can detect more than 50 types of cancer has been revealed by researchers in the latest study to offer hope for early detection. The test is based on DNA released from tumors and found circulating in the blood. More specifically, it focuses on chemical alterations of this DNA, known as methylation pattern. Researchers say the …

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