As Colorado’s new COVID-19 cases remain elevated, state sees uptick in hospitalizations – The Denver Post

Coronavirus infections remained elevated in Colorado for a third consecutive week as the state’s COVID-19 hospitalizations have begun to creep upward for the first time in months. Colorado is still not experiencing the same type of surges as states such as Arizona, Texas, Florida and California. But the state’s rate of positive coronavirus test results has jumped since the first […]

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Parents twice as likely to be concerned about ticks than of mosquitoes

Not all bloodsuckers are created equal in parents’ eyes. When it comes to bug bites, parents are twice as likely to be concerned about ticks as they are about mosquitoes transmitting disease, a new national poll finds. But as children spend more time outside, families may not always know the best way to protect them from both of these pesky […]

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Massachusetts deaths top 5,000 as governor weighs reopening

With states across the country beginning to reopen businesses, Massachusetts’ governor is facing mounting pressure to follow suit even as coronavirus deaths reached another grim milestone. The state reported 129 new deaths Monday, bringing the total to 5,108. Republican Gov. Charlie Baker recently allowed golf courses to open after an outcry and gun shops began selling again after owners sued. […]

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As coronavirus upends funerals, there’s hope the pandemic will spur openness about grief

She walked to the front of the columbarium at the Denver cemetery, clasping her hands in front of her body. Behind her, the other mourners kept their distance from one another. Their expressions, including hers, were concealed by the masks partially covering their faces. Susie Mannis Sigman was at Fort Logan National Cemetery on a Friday earlier this month to […]

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As ventilators become crucial in coronavirus fight, repair roadblocks remain

By Markian Hawryluk, Kaiser Health News DENVER — For years, manufacturers of ventilators and other medical equipment have kept a tight grip on the ability of hospitals to service and repair those products, prompting lawsuits and under-the-table sharing of repair manuals and software passwords. Now, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the need for product information to keep ventilators […]

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Dr NICK SUMMERTON reveals crisis has tested our GPs as never before

Diary of a GP on the front line: Coronavirus victims coughing all over the surgery, patients demanding sick notes, and the trials of diagnosing care home residents by iPad… Dr NICK SUMMERTON reveals the crisis has tested our GPs as never before Learn more about how to help people impacted by COVID How is the pandemic affecting general practice, the […]

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As the going gets tough, America returns to experts for help amid coronavirus outbreak – The Denver Post

An invisible enemy is killing thousands and forcing people worldwide to cower behind closed doors. Unfounded conspiracy theories and miracle “cures” abound on social media. Politicians and pundits send mixed messages about how to protect yourself. Who you gonna call? As the coronavirus rampages, the public increasingly is turning to experts in academia and government — the educated, experienced “elites” […]

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