Drug trials bring hope as COVID-19 keeps spreading
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Drug trials bring hope as COVID-19 keeps spreading

  22m ago Overwhelmed NYC funeral home stored bodies in unrefrigerated trucks, causing “overwhelming” stench Police were called to a Brooklyn neighborhood Wednesday after a funeral home overwhelmed by the number of bodies from the COVID-19 pandemic resorted to storing them on ice in rented trucks, and neighbors complained about the odor, officials said. Dozens […]

Reopening states too early will bring deadlier outcomes, coronavirus projection models show
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Reopening states too early will bring deadlier outcomes, coronavirus projection models show

The models estimate the numbers of cases and deaths on the state and national levels, and one model from the University of Texas at Austin makes metro-area projections. “State-level forecasts vary widely, reflecting differences in early epidemic phases, timing of interventions and model-specific assumptions,” the CDC says. Models that factor in strong contact reduction suggest […]

Dirtier Air May Bring More COVID-19 Deaths | Health News
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Dirtier Air May Bring More COVID-19 Deaths | Health News

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) WEDNESDAY, April 22, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Parts of Europe with consistently high levels of air pollution have higher COVID-19 death rates, a new study finds. The study compared confirmed COVID-19 deaths with air quality data, including satellite readings of nitrogen dioxide air pollution. Nitrogen dioxide damages the respiratory […]

New findings may bring researchers a step closer
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New findings may bring researchers a step closer

A new study from Cornell University has made a discovery about SARS-CoV-2 that may help researchers develop an appropriate treatment. Share on PinterestA new finding of how SARS-CoV-2 spreads may also help researchers understand how to curb the virus’s proliferation. Five researchers from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, set out to learn more about […]

Coronavirus live updates: U.S. surpasses Italy for most confirmed deaths with more than 20,000; Trump vows to ‘bring our country back’
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Coronavirus live updates: U.S. surpasses Italy for most confirmed deaths with more than 20,000; Trump vows to ‘bring our country back’

PARIS — Covid-19 death tolls released in Europe on Sunday showcased the different stages of the pandemic across continent: some countries may finally be seeing a slackening of the virus while others are only just getting started. In Russia, for instance, the government reported Sunday its largest spike in new confirmed cases of covid-19, the […]

Coronavirus Update: 5 New N.H. Cases Identified, State Schools Cancel In-Person Classes For Semester
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Coronavirus Update: 4th Person Dies In N.H.; 48 New Cases Bring State’s Total To 415

NHPR is continuing to cover the developing story around coronavirus in New Hampshire. Bookmark this page for the latest updates. IMPORTANT LINKS: Click here to donate to support NHPR’s reporting on this critical story – your help matters more now than ever before.  More COVID-19 headlines: Live coronavirus blog: Gov. Chris Sununu’s stay-at-home order is […]

Coronavirus live updates: Pence to bring social distancing recommendations to Trump; Japan’s coronavirus cases accelerate
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Coronavirus live updates: Pence to bring social distancing recommendations to Trump; Japan’s coronavirus cases accelerate

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Sunday told people not to go out in public with more than one other person to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, even as the country’s rate of infections showed signs of slowing. In an evening news conference, Morrison also announced that all parks and other public spaces would […]

O’Hare, DFW coronavirus: 'Enhanced screening' bring delays, crowds to U.S. airports
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O’Hare, DFW coronavirus: ‘Enhanced screening’ bring delays, crowds to U.S. airports

The administration announced the “enhanced entry screenings” Friday as part of a suite of travel restrictions and other strategies aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus. Passengers on flights from more than two dozen countries in Europe are being routed through 13 U.S. airports, where workers are checking their medical histories, examining them for […]