Spain virus death toll tops 70,000: health ministry

Spain’s coronavirus death toll surged past the 70,000-mark on Wednesday, health ministry figures showed, after the country in February suffered its second-worst month for virus deaths since the start of the pandemic. However, the number of daily infections continued its downwards trend as the country appears to have turned the corner of the third wave of infections. Another 446 people […]

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US tops 500,000 coronavirus deaths, matching the toll of 3 wars

The COVID-19 death toll in the U.S. topped 500,000 Monday, all but matching the number of Americans killed in World War II, Korea and Vietnam combined. The lives lost, as recorded by Johns Hopkins University, are about equal to the population of Kansas City, Missouri, and greater than that of Miami; Raleigh, North Carolina; or Omaha, Nebraska. And despite the […]

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UK vaccination drive expands as virus toll nears 100,000

Britain is expanding a coronavirus vaccination program that has seen more than 6 million people get the first of two doses—even as the country’s death toll in the pandemic approaches 100,000. Health Secretary Matt Hancock said Sunday that three-quarters of the U.K.’s over-80s have received a vaccine shot. He said three-quarters of nursing home residents have also had their first […]

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Brazil’s pandemic deaths top 200,000 amid a return to fun

The night before New Year’s Eve in Rio de Janeiro, thousands of revelers clad in their bathing suits crowded onto the iconic Ipanema beach to have some seaside drinks. It was one of many open-air parties occurring along Brazil’s vast coastline since the summer heat set in, and as the COVID-19 death toll climbed higher. “It was so packed, you […]

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Spain virus deaths top 45,000 in March-May: statistics institute

More than 45,000 people died of COVID-19 in Spain between March and May, the National Statistics Institute (INE) said Thursday, giving a figure that exceeds the official toll by 18,000. According to the INE, a total of 45,684 people died within that period, of which 32,652 were certified as having the virus, while another 13,032 died “of suspected (COVID), showing […]

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Live Updates: US sets single day record with more than 3,000 new coronavirus deaths

Pfizer coronavirus vaccine is ‘very, very safe’ despite UK allergy warning: Dr. Marc Siegel Dr. Marc Siegel discusses coronavirus vaccine safety and distribution on ‘America’s Newsroom.’ The U.S. recorded more than 3,000 new coronavirus related deaths Wednesday, a single-day record, according to reports.  New cases per day have increased to more than 200,000 on average. The number of patients hospitalized […]

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61.6 Cases of Diabetic Ketoacidosis Per 10,000 Admissions Reported in 2017

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 28, 2020 — The incidence of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) was 61.6 cases per 10,000 admissions in 2017 and is higher in men than women, according to a research letter published online Oct. 13 in Diabetes Care. Kamleshun Ramphul, M.D., from the Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, and Jyotsnav Joynauth, from the Zhejiang University School of Medicine […]

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Colorado reports 1,000 COVID-19 cases in a day as positivity rate surpasses key 5% threshold

Colorado recorded 1,000 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday and again Monday, raising concerns about hospital capacity over the coming weeks, Gov. Jared Polis said Tuesday. Increased testing doesn’t explain the rise, because the percentage of tests coming back positive also has grown. Colorado’s three-day average positivity rate on Tuesday was 5.4%, Polis said. The World Health Organization recommends keeping […]

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