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US coronavirus deaths pass 14,000, but new cases are trending down and future projections are better than expected


Created: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 03:55:45 GMT

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Even as the total number of deaths reported each day remains at its highest levels, the number of new novel coronavirus cases in the United States is trending down, according to a major university that tracks figures worldwide.

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Tracking Covid-19 cases in the US


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'Miracle cures' and other coronavirus scams to avoid


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Charlotte Figi, the girl who inspired a CBD movement, has died at age 13


Created: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 00:13:59 GMT

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Charlotte Figi, a child with a catastrophic type of epilepsy who went on to inspire a CBD movement, passed away Tuesday at age 13.

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We want to hear about those you've lost


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You asked, we're answering: Your top coronavirus questions


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Revised coronavirus model predicts fewer deaths, but tens of thousands in US still expected to die by August


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 22:37:27 GMT

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An influential model tracking the coronavirus pandemic in the United States now predicts that fewer people will die and fewer hospital beds will be needed compared to its estimates from last week.

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Coping with disease and disability in the time of coronavirus


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 15:33:05 GMT

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Sassy Outwater-Wright has fought off cancer three times in the last 33 years, losing most of her eyesight to a rare form of the disease at the age of three.

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Publisher of hydroxychloroquine study touted by Trump says the research didn't meet its standards


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 21:10:59 GMT

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President Trump has been a cheerleader for the drug hydroxychloroquine, pointing in a tweet and in person to a French study as evidence that one particular drug combination might be "one of the biggest game changers in the history of medicine."

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CDC removes guidance on drugs touted by Trump to treat coronavirus


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 15:55:04 GMT

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The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has removed from its website guidelines for doctors on how to prescribe two antimalarial drugs that President Donald Trump has touted as potential treatments for the novel coronavirus.

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US suicide rate climbs 35% since 1999, new report finds


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 20:41:29 GMT

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The suicide rate in the United States continues to rise, increasing 35% for almost two decades from 1999 through 2018, according to a new data brief released by the National Center for Health Statistics on Wednesday. The report included mortality data from the center's National Vital Statistics System.

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New US model predicts much higher Covid-19 death toll in UK. But British scientists are skeptical


Created: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 08:30:02 GMT

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British scientists have pushed back against an influential new coronavirus model that predicts the UK will be the worst-hit European country, with a death toll from Covid-19 possibly much higher than previously thought.

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Here's how you can help service workers during this pandemic


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A grocery clerk with cerebral palsy died of coronavirus. She had kept working to help seniors


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 18:39:15 GMT

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As the coronavirus pandemic intensified, Leilani Jordan insisted on going to her job as a clerk at a Maryland grocery so she could help seniors, her mother said.

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How to make your own face mask (whether or not you know how to sew)


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Amid a national shortage of Covid-19 tests, California's wealthy can still get tested


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 17:07:46 GMT

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At a time when there are not enough coronavirus tests to meet demand in hospitals across the United States, those who can afford it and have the right connections can still get tested.

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Keep your cat indoors if you're self-isolating to limit spread of coronavirus, vets advise owners


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 15:33:53 GMT

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Cat owners who are self-isolating or have Covid-19 symptoms should consider keeping their pets indoors to stop them carrying the virus on their fur, a veterinary body has advised.

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Covid-19 is removing crucial voices from patients' bedsides


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 10:05:52 GMT

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When you are sick in the hospital, no one advocates or cares for you more than your own family. And research suggests that having families at the bedside actually improves outcomes for patients. For us health care workers, families are key players in our ability to make medical decisions. Yes, we use medical expertise and data to provide excellent medical care, but guidance from families is critical in helping us to make the right decisions for each patient.

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This librarian is using 3D printing to help protect health care workers in NYC


Created: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 21:59:41 GMT

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A doctor in New York asked for help to alleviate the shortage of personal protective equipment for health care workers on the front lines of the coronavirus fight.

Read more: This librarian is using 3D printing to help protect health care workers in NYC


Scientists say coronavirus won't end with warmer weather while US plans for life under a new normal


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With health experts warning that warmer months won't bring an end to coronavirus, officials are developing a framework for what America's new normal could look like.

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Prestigious scientific panel tells White House coronavirus won't go away with warmer weather


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A prestigious scientific panel told the White House Tuesday that it doesn't look like coronavirus will go away once the weather warms up. President Trump has claimed that "when it gets a little warmer [the virus] miraculously goes away."

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Abortion access thrown into jeopardy by coronavirus pandemic


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As the coronavirus pandemic sweeps the globe, women's access to abortion has become one of many healthcare provisions thrown into jeopardy. One abortion provider operating in 37 countries has warned of far-reaching impacts worldwide.

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New York's coronavirus outbreak came from Europe and other parts of the United States, study shows


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A Mount Sinai study shows the first cases of coronavirus in New York City most likely originated in Europe and other parts of the United States, the health system said.

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New US model predicts much higher Covid-19 death toll in UK. But British scientists are skeptical


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British scientists have pushed back against an influential new coronavirus model that predicts the UK will be the worst-hit European country, with a death toll from Covid-19 possibly much higher than previously thought.

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Baking during a pandemic can reduce stress and provide comfort


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People have turned to baking as a hobby and source of comfort. Not only is baking pleasing to your senses, but it's good for your mental and emotional health, too.

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Allergies and coronavirus: What you need to do now to protect your lungs


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It's allergy season in the age of coronavirus. Experts say there are things to do now to keep your lungs healthy in case you are exposed to Covid-19.

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Long-term social distancing may be traumatic. Here is what to expect and what to do


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Passover is here, and Easter and Ramadan are approaching. Occasions that typically bring families together to pray, reflect and celebrate -- fellowship needed, perhaps, now more than ever -- will look different this year as the coronavirus pandemic continues.

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CNN's Drew Griffin reports on a claim that Dr. Deborah Birx made during the White House task-force press briefing that all health care workers in the US could have been tested for coronavirus if machines were running at capacity.

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US coronavirus deaths pass 14,000, but future projections are better than expected


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Even though Wednesday was another day that brought a record number of deaths reported from coronavirus in the United States, there was a glimmer of hope as models now have less dire forecasts for the total number of fatalities the country will see by the time the pandemic subsides.

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The prospect of using hydroxychloroquine to treat Covid-19 amid the novel coronavirus pandemic has sparked rancor and disagreement among politicians and scientists. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells Chris Cuomo the dangers of recommending treatments without having a strong read of the data.

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