Colorado’s COVID-19 cases move in the right direction, but will hospitalizations follow?

Most of Colorado’s COVID-19 numbers are moving in the right direction, but hospitalizations haven’t followed — for reasons that still aren’t clear. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment reported 12,450 new cases in the week ending Sunday. It was the lowest weekly total since late October, and a welcome sight after two weeks of small increases following Christmas. […]

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Even mild cases of COVID can leave "long-haul" illness, study shows

(HealthDay)—Even people with mild cases of COVID-19 may commonly feel run down and unwell months later, a new study suggests. The study, of patients at one Irish medical center, found that 62% said they had not returned to “full health” when they had a follow-up appointment a few months after their COVID-19 diagnosis. Nearly half complained of ongoing fatigue. Surprisingly, […]

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Africa exceeds 3 million COVID-19 cases, 30% in South Africa

Africa passed the milestone of 3 million confirmed cases COVID-19 on Sunday, including more than 72,000 deaths, according to the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. South Africa, with more than 1.2 million reported cases, including 32,824 deaths, accounts for more than 30% of the total for the continent of 54 countries and 1.3 billion people. The high proportion […]

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Colorado confirms 2 more cases of new COVID-19 strain, 1 probable case

Two more people in Colorado have confirmed cases of the new, more contagious variant of coronavirus, including a staff member at a skilled nursing facility in Aurora. Colorado public health officials first confirmed the presence of the new variant — known as B.1.1.7 — last week. The new cases brings the state’s total to three. The new variant is believed […]

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Those with mild coronavirus experience loss of taste, smell in 86% of cases: study

New coronavirus strain is about 70% more transmissible: expert University of Washington Chief Strategy Officer of Population Health Dr. Ali Mokdad reacts to the new strain of coronavirus reaching the United States. A loss of taste and smell has become a telltale sign of a coronavirus infection for many, experts have said, with a new study published this week finding just […]

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Coronavirus symptoms: Myaglia is a reported warning sign – what is it?

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Coronavirus was dealt a decisive blow this week after early data from a final stage-trial of a vaccine suggested a 90 percent effectiveness. The news could not come at a more propitious time – much of the […]

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U.S. Sets Another Daily Record for COVID Cases as Virus Spreads on College Campuses

FRIDAY, Nov. 6, 2020 — As the daily U.S. coronavirus case count shattered yet another record on Thursday with 121,000 infections reported, a new survey shows that nearly a quarter of a million COVID-19 cases have now been identified at colleges and universities nationwide. More than 38,000 of those campus cases have been reported in the past two weeks, The […]

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Coronavirus can cause impaired chemesthesis – a sign that shows up when eating spicy food

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Coronavirus daily cases and deaths declined yesterday by 854 and 23, respectively. While this trajectory is encouraging, it comes after the Government’s scientists said the UK’s reproduction number remained above 1. The R number is a key […]

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COVID-19 cases surge four-fold in nursing homes in states where pandemic is worsening

WASHINGTON — Despite Trump administration efforts to erect a protective shield around nursing homes, coronavirus cases are surging within facilities in states hard hit by the latest onslaught of COVID-19. An analysis of federal data from 20 states for The Associated Press finds that new weekly cases among residents rose nearly four-fold from the end of May to late October, […]

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