86-year-old S'porean woman dies of Covid-19, the 18th death here; 6 new clusters found, Health News & Top Stories
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86-year-old S’porean woman dies of Covid-19, the 18th death here; 6 new clusters found, Health News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE – The Health Ministry (MOH) confirmed 657 new Covid-19 cases as of noon on Sunday (May 3), bringing the total number in Singapore to 18,205. There were also 6 new clusters identified. Work permit holders residing in foreign worker dormitories make up 626 of the new cases. Of the local cases outside dormitories, 10 […]

Woman, 95, who beat coronavirus at Maui Memorial Medical Center tests positive again
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Woman, 95, who beat coronavirus at Maui Memorial Medical Center tests positive again

It appeared that 95-year-old Lillian Seiser, who contracted COVID-19 and developed pneumonia while hospitalized at Maui Memorial Medical Center, had beaten the disease after testing negative on Tuesday. But the next day, she tested positive for a second time. Her daughter, Barbara Carlson, said she was informed by a hospital worker that Seiser was placed […]

Kentucky woman with coronavirus arrested after allegedly disregarding quarantine: report
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Kentucky woman with coronavirus arrested after allegedly disregarding quarantine: report

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. A Kentucky woman who tested positive for the coronavirus was arrested on Monday after allegedly refusing to self-quarantine, police said. Kendra Burnett, 37, allegedly violated a court order by traveling to a Kroger grocery store in Louisville Monday morning. […]

Coronavirus live updates: Flights turned around mid-air
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First known US coronavirus-related fatality was a seemingly healthy Bay Area woman, LA Times reports

Patricia Dowd, who worked as a manager for a semiconductor company, “exercised routinely, watched her diet and took no medication,” the newspaper reported. Rick Cabello, Dowd’s older brother, told CNN she didn’t smoke and was in good health. “She was an athlete in her high school days, she was always active,” Cabello said. Her sudden […]

Family of New York woman blames hydroxychloroquine combo for fatal heart attack
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Family of New York woman blames hydroxychloroquine combo for fatal heart attack

A New York woman with coronavirus symptoms died last week after being prescribed a drug cocktail with known cardiac side effects, and family members say she was not tested for COVID-19 or for heart problems before receiving the medication. The family’s experience suggests that at least some physicians are prescribing hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin — drugs […]