Coronavirus in Colorado, May 20: A look at the latest updates on COVID-19

On Tuesday, the state released proposed guidelines for restaurant reopenings that included social distancing, mask requirements for workers and even suggest modifying menus. Gov. Jared Polis has said that he will release a decision on reopening next Monday. The proposed guidelines were released yesterday so that stakeholders could provide feedback, a news release said. But as the state moves to […]

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Coronavirus in Colorado, May 17: A look at the latest updates on COVID-19

As the state continues to reopen under “safer at home” guidelines, the last four Colorado counties with no reported COVID-19 cases search for ways to keep their communities safe while some think a lack of testing is the reason they have no reported cases. Colorado’s health department changed the way it publicly reports coronavirus deaths Friday, introducing a second category […]

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Coronavirus in Colorado, May 16: A look at the latest updates on COVID-19 – The Denver Post

Colorado’s health department changed the way it publicly reports coronavirus deaths Friday, introducing a second category of fatalities after its methods came under scrutiny — including by a state representative who’s calling for the agency’s chief to be investigated. Reporters Jessica Seaman and Alex Burness have the details. In Colorado’s latest coronavirus update, the statewide death toll rose to 1,150. […]

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Coronavirus in Colorado, May 12: A look at the latest updates on COVID-19

One Colorado restaurant is making national headlines this week after openly defying the state’s public health order to open for dine-in service on Sunday. The Tri-County Health Department then ordered the Castle Rock restaurant to close on Monday. Gov. Jared Polis said C&C Coffee and Kitchen will have its license suspended for at least 30 days for not complying with […]

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Coronavirus in Colorado, May 6: A look at the latest updates on COVID-19

As of today, Denverites are required to wear masks when entering businesses. As the order goes into effect, businesses are preparing to deal with enforcement. Meanwhile, other Colorado cities and counties have also adopted mask orders. Here’s a full list of where in Colorado masks are required in public. While some Denver businesses are allowed to reopen starting Saturday, restaurants […]

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FDA may approve emergency use of Ebola drug remdesivir TODAY

BREAKING NEWS: FDA may approve emergency use authorization of Ebola drug remdesivir TODAY after Dr Fauci called early results of one study ‘very optimistic’ The FDA may announce its decision allowing emergency use authorization of an antiviral remdesivir for coronavirus patients as early as Wednesday It comes as Gilead Sciences treated 397 severely ill patients and found  more than half of […]

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Parkinson’s disease may start in the gut

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and the University of North Carolina in the USA have mapped out the cell types behind various brain disorders. The findings are published in Nature Genetics and offer a roadmap for the development of new therapies to target neurological and psychiatric disorders. One interesting finding was that cells from the gut’s nervous system are […]

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Slower clearance of coronavirus infection may explain why men fare worse than women

Researchers at Montefiore Health System and Albert Einstein College of Medicine may have solved a mystery surrounding the novel coronavirus pandemic: Why men infected by the virus generally show more severe symptoms and are more likely than women to die from COVID-19. In collaboration with the Kasturba Hospital for Infectious Diseases in Mumbai, India, the scientists showed for the first […]

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Why are young, healthy people dying from COVID-19? Genes may reveal the answer.

—What are coronavirus symptoms? —How deadly is the new coronavirus? —Is there a cure for COVID-19? —How does coronavirus compare with seasonal flu? —How does the coronavirus spread? —Can people spread the coronavirus after they recover? Young, healthy people are dying of COVID-19 infections, even if most serious cases occur in the elderly and those with preexisting conditions. Now, scientists […]

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Experimental medication to prevent heart disease may treat chemo-resistant ovarian cancer

Most ovarian cancer starts in fallopian tubes. Then it sloughs from its site of origin and floats around in fluid until finding new sites of attachment. It’s not easy for cancer cells to survive away from their moorings. Observations by ovarian cancer doctors at University of Colorado Cancer Center and elsewhere hint at how they might do it: These doctors […]

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