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  • Trump’s Thanksgiving Message Urges People To ‘Gather,’ Despite Raging Pandemic
    A doctor on the front lines of the health crisis called what normally is a routine presidential proclamation a "slap in the face." ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-11-26
  • Top Trump Health Official Issues Stark COVID-19 Warning For Thanksgiving
    Brett Giroir urged Americans to continue following coronavirus safety advice because the U.S. is at “a critical and very dangerous part of this pandemic." ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-11-26
  • COVID-19 Positivity Rates: What Parents Need To Know
    Close schools at 3%? Pull kids from daycare at 10%? Here's what the percent-positive rate actually means (and doesn't) this winter. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-11-24
  • ‘We’re Drowning’: COVID Cases Flood Hospitals In America’s Heartland
    After pounding big U.S. cities in the spring, COVID-19 now has engulfed rural and small-town America. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-11-24
  • Is It Possible To Get COVID-19 And The Flu At The Same Time?
    Here's what to know about a duel influenza and coronavirus infection, how it can affect your health and who's most at risk. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-11-24
  • States Impose New Rules, Plead With Public To Stop Spread
    Around 83,000 people in the U.S. are hospitalized with COVID-19, according to the COVID Tracking Project. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-11-23
  • Native Americans Are Afraid, Hard-Hit As Coronavirus Spikes In The Great Plains
    As COVID-19 skyrockets in the Dakotas, tribes are in a scary situation, with Native Americans five times as likely as whites to be hospitalized with the virus. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-11-19
  • Over 900 Midwest Mayo Clinic Staff Diagnosed With Coronavirus In Last 2 Weeks
    “We need everyone in the communities we serve to do their part to limit the spread of COVID-19,” a spokesperson for the health care system said. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-11-19
  • AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Data Shows Promise In Elderly
    Researchers said they expect to release their late-stage trial results by Christmas. This would follow rival drugmakers releasing theirs earlier this month. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-11-19
  • Frontline Workers, Hospitals Overwhelmed With Virus Cases
    The number of people in the hospital with COVID-19 in the U.S. has doubled in the past month and set new records every day this week. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-11-19
  • Top Trump Health Official: I Lose Sleep Over Where We Are In Pandemic Right Now
    “This is crunch time. This is not crying wolf," warned Adm. Brett Giroir, the Trump administration's coronavirus testing czar. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-11-19
  • Spike Lee’s New Viagra Movie Musical Is Arousing A Lot Of Attention
    The as-yet-untitled film will be about the discovery and launch of the erectile dysfunction drug. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-11-18
  • Pfizer Says COVID-19 Trial Ends With 95% Efficacy, Will Seek Authorization
    The drugmaker said the efficacy of the vaccine developed with German partner BioNTech was consistent across age and ethnicity demographics. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-11-18
  • FDA Allows 1st Rapid Coronavirus Test That Gives Results At Home
    The test kit from Lucira Health can deliver results in 30 minutes but will require a prescription. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-11-18
  • New Research Says ‘Flow’ Is Crucial During The COVID-19 Pandemic
    As the virus surges and we face pandemic fatigue, finding activities that put us in a state of mental "flow" may be essential for our mental health. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – HuffPo Health 1Published on 2020-11-17
  • Canada hits 100,000 coronavirus cases, major challenges remain
    Canada officially racked up 100,000 cases of the novel coronavirus on Thursday and although the outbreak is slowing, health experts said major challenges remain. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-06-18
  • Iran’s death toll from coronavirus outbreak approaches 10,000
    Iran is approaching 10,000 deaths from the coronavirus outbreak in the country, according to official figures from the Ministry of Health. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-06-18
  • Mexico enlists F1 racetrack, military barracks to fight coronavirus
    Mexico has repurposed a Formula One racetrack, converted a huge convention center and put hundreds of beds into military barracks to create new hospital space to ease the strain on its health system in the mounting coronavirus pandemic. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-06-18
  • Lloyd’s of London to pay for ‘shameful’ Atlantic slave trade role
    The Lloyd's of London insurance market has apologised for its "shameful" role in the 18th and 19th Century Atlantic slave trade and pledged to fund opportunities for black and ethnic minority groups. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-06-18
  • Russian war veterans quarantined before watching parade with Putin, says Kremlin
    Russian war veterans due to join President Vladimir Putin to review a June 24 military parade on Red Square are being quarantined at health resorts beforehand to protect their own health and that of others, the Kremlin said on Thursday. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-06-18
  • Health officials praise Laos after coronavirus-free declaration
    International health organizations on Thursday praised Laos' early response and countrywide networks for containing the novel coronavirus after the Southeast Asian nation declared itself free of the virus earlier this month. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-06-18
  • As Mexico focuses on coronavirus, drug gang violence rises
    The coronavirus is threatening to hamstring Mexico's fight against some of its most vicious drug gangs, as police and officials fall sick, security forces are diverted to guard medical centers and military barracks are converted to COVID-19 clinics. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-06-18
  • Factbox: Major incidents in Mexico’s drug gang conflict
    Mexico has been blighted by rising violence during its so-called 'War on Drugs' that began in 2006 during the administration of former President Felipe Calderon, who sent in armed forces to tackle the increasingly powerful drug cartels. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-06-18
  • Factbox: Major incidents in Mexico’s drug gang conflict
    Mexico has been blighted by rising violence during its so-called 'War on Drugs' that began in 2006 during the administration of former President Felipe Calderon, who sent in armed forces to tackle the increasingly powerful drug cartels. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-06-18
  • Hong Kong’s Disneyland reopens after five-month coronavirus break
    Hong Kong's loss-making Disneyland theme park reopened on Thursday to a limited number of local visitors and with enhanced health measures after the coronavirus outbreak forced it to close in late January. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-06-18
  • Lloyd’s of London to pay for its ‘shameful’ sins in Atlantic slave trade
    The Lloyd's of London insurance market has apologised for its "shameful" role in the 18th and 19th Century Atlantic slave trade and has agreed to fund charities and organisations promoting opportunities for black and ethnic minority groups. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-06-18
  • Kazakhstan to tighten COVID-19 restrictions as outbreak worsens
    Kazakhstan will close shopping malls, markets and parks in major cities on June 20-21 and make additional hospital beds available for COVID-19 patients, the Central Asian nation's government said on Thursday. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-06-18
  • Lloyd’s of London apologises for ‘shameful’ role in Atlantic slave trade
    The Lloyd's of London insurance market has apologised for its role in the 18th and 19th Century Atlantic slave trade and has agreed to fund charities and organisations promoting opportunities for black and ethnic minority groups. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-06-18
  • China reports 28 new coronavirus cases in mainland
    China reported 28 new coronavirus cases in the mainland as of end-June 17, 21 of which were in the capital of Beijing, the country's health commission said on Thursday. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-06-17
  • Beijing reports 21 new COVID-19 cases in city as of June 17
    Beijing confirmed 21 new COVID-19 cases as of June 17, China's health authority said on Thursday, down from 31 a day earlier. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – Reuters 2Published on 2020-06-17
  • Jason Momoa was ‘completely’ in debt after ‘Game of Thrones’: ‘We were starving’
    Jason Momoa's career has been a slow burn. After his character was killed off "Game of Thrones" in season one, the actor was "completely in debt." ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-11-27
  • Covid mutations do not appear to be helping the virus spread more rapidly, study says
    It comes as drugmakers and research centers scramble to deliver a safe and effective vaccine to help bring an end to the coronavirus pandemic. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-11-26
  • With more childcare and domestic work, the pandemic poses a ‘real danger’ to women’s progress, UN finds
    Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, women have been bearing the brunt of extra childcare duties and unpaid domestic work, a study by the UN has found.  ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-11-26
  • Asia-Pacific stocks mixed; JD Health aims to raise more than $3 billion in Hong Kong listing
    Investor reaction to minutes from the Fed's meeting earlier this month was watched. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-11-25
  • The CDC is expected to shorten Covid quarantine time, something most everyone seems to agree on
    "I mean, frankly we probably should have done this sooner," Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the former U.S. Food and Drug Administration commissioner, told CNBC. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-11-25
  • With Yellen in line to lead Treasury, here are other economic posts Biden transition team could name next week
    With Janet Yellen in line for Treasury secretary, Biden must now round out a team tasked with nursing the U.S. economy back to health. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-11-25
  • Covid cases are exploding across U.S. and Thanksgiving could be an ‘accelerator event’
    "I'm not scared for the day itself, but for what's going to happen, two, three, and four weeks later," Dr. Megan Ranney, an emergency physician in Rhode Island, said. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-11-25
  • Health care is going digital and that could make it ‘almost free,’ says tech investor Tim Draper
    In future, artificial intelligence will help to diagnose patients and develop the medicine required at "very low costs," says venture capitalist Tim Draper. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-11-25
  • Peter Thiel backs Berlin start-up making psychedelics in $125 million round
    Tech investor Peter Thiel has led a $125 million funding round into a start-up aiming to make psychedelic drugs to treat mental health disorders. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-11-23
  • Merck acquires OncoImmune to ramp supply of promising Covid drug
    The medicine, CD24Fc, was shown to reduce the risk of respiratory failure or death by more than 50% in patients hospitalized with Covid and requiring oxygen ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-11-23
  • U.S. reports nearly 200,000 new coronavirus cases as more than 1,500 people die daily
    Public health specialists and epidemiologists are sounding the alarm that Thanksgiving could worsen an already severe outbreaks nationwide. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-11-21
  • California gives Tesla ‘essential workforce’ exemption from new Covid-19 health orders
    The California Department of Public Health says Limited Stay at Home Order does not apply to Tesla employees who are now deemed essential workers. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-11-20
  • Oxford trial chief says its Covid vaccine could still be ready at a similar time to others
    Drugmakers are scrambling to deliver a vaccine to help bring an end to the coronavirus pandemic that has claimed over 1.3 million lives. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-11-19
  • WHO warns vaccine won’t help countries fend off current wave of infections
    "We are not there with vaccines yet. We will get there, but we're not there," Dr. Mike Ryan, executive director of the WHO's health emergencies program, said. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-11-18
  • Amazon jumps into the pharmacy business with online prescription fulfillment, free delivery for Prime members
    Amazon has been quietly building out its pharmacy offering for several years after ramping up internal discussions in 2017 and acquiring PillPack in 2018. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – CNBC 3Published on 2020-11-17
  • Diego Maradona, Argentine soccer legend, dies at 60
    Diego Maradona, who led Argentina to victory in the 1986 World Cup but was tormented by drug abuse and illness in his later years, has died at 60. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-11-25
  • Why we still care about Princess Diana’s 1995 interview with Martin Bashir
    The BBC has launched a probe into Martin Bashir's 1995 interview with Princess Diana in which she dropped bombshell revelations about the royal family. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-11-20
  • Mexico’s president called the military a ‘mafia.’ Now he’s given them new powers and protections
    The U.S. decision to drop drug trafficking charges against Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda shines a light on Mexico's increasingly powerful military. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-11-20
  • COVID-19 update: Vaccine progress, health officials’ biggest worries and which countries are hit hardest
    The United States, India and Brazil have the most infections and the most deaths. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-11-19
  • Former Mexican defense chief will return home a free man after U.S. drops drug charges
    Mexican authorities pressed the United States to drop the drug-trafficking case against retired Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda, and on Wednesday they got their wish. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-11-19
  • Singapore’s Red Ants are here to remind (and occasionally shame) you about mask-wearing
    Safe distancing ambassadors help ensure Singaporeans are observing health guidelines to maintain the country's success in curbing cases of COVID-19. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-11-19
  • T-shirt? Towel? Some experts say it’s time to get beyond states’ anything-goes approach to masks
    Cloth mask, surgical mask, N95, bandanna: Rules on face coverings vary widely, and public health experts say standardization is needed to fight COVID-19. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-11-18
  • California coronavirus cases outpaced by Texas, but state warns not to let guard down
    California has escaped the glaring spikes seen in many parts of the U.S., but health officials warn residents and businesses to keep up the vigilance. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-11-02
  • Trump and Biden make final battleground sprint as turnout soars
    As Joe Biden campaigned in Michigan with former President Obama, Trump planned mass rallies across Pennsylvania, disregarding public health warnings. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-10-31
  • From weddings to dinner out, how wholesome gatherings could bring next COVID-19 wave
    L.A. County's public health director explains how family celebrations and other gatherings could turn into potentially deadly coronavirus outbreaks. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-10-30
  • Column: Trump’s closing argument is a loser
    In his closing argument, Trump not only pretends that COVID-19 is ending when hospitalizations are getting worse, but he touts his help for Wall Street, although almost half of Americans don't own stocks. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-10-28
  • Among healthcare workers, the toll of COVID-19 falls hardest on nurses
    Health workers of all stripes have put themselves at risk during the COVID-19 pandemic. But nurses face the highest risk of being hospitalized with the disease. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-10-27
  • Healthcare for millions of Californians is on the line in the election
    The choice between Trump and Biden on healthcare raises high stakes for California. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-10-20
  • The concerted campaign that got public health experts to declare racist policing a crisis
    It took years for the American Public Health Assn. to say that police violence threatens the health of not just victims and their families, but entire communities. ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-10-20
  • Mexico stunned by ex-defense chief’s arrest in Los Angeles
    Mexico's president says the arrest in Los Angeles of the country's ex-army chief on drug-trafficking and money-laundering charges is 'regrettable.' ... read more
    Source: Healthcare – LA Times 4Published on 2020-10-16