WHO warns Coronavirus rising in eastern Mediterranean region

Coronavirus infections have been on the rise in the 22 countries of the eastern Mediterranean region after two months of steady decline because of increased international travel, low protection and limited vaccination, World Health Organization officials said Wednesday. The region, which includes the Gulf, North African and Asian countries, has registered over 11 million infections and over 220,000 deaths since […]

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FDA warns on unapproved CBD products marketed for pain relief

Fox News Flash top headlines for March 23 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. The Food and Drug Administration issued a warning to two companies selling over-the-counter products labeled as containing cannabidiol (CBD) without receiving the agency’s approval to do so. The agency has accused the companies, identified as Honest Globe Inc. and […]

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Gov. Jared Polis warns Colorado could see similar increase in coronavirus cases as other states

Gov. Jared Polis on Thursday cautioned that Colorado could see the number of new coronavirus cases — which so far remain relatively low — increase significantly as is happening in neighboring states. Polis’ remarks, which were made during one of his regular briefings on the outbreak, come as COVID-19 cases in Boulder County have surged in the past week, with […]

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States race to stop virus, as official warns of worse ahead

Governors and other leaders scrambling to slow the spread of the coronavirus stepped up bans on large public gatherings and a rapidly expanding list of universities moved classes online, as the U.S. government’s top infectious-disease expert Wednesday warned that the worst is yet to come. With cases in the U.S. topping 1,000 and the number of deaths climbing to 31, […]

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China warns virus could mutate and spread as death toll rises

A new virus that has killed nine people, infected hundreds and reached the United States could mutate and spread, China warned Wednesday, as authorities urged people to steer clear of the city at the heart of the outbreak. The coronavirus has caused alarm because of its similarity to SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), which killed nearly 650 people across mainland […]

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High cholesterol could TRIPLE old people’s dementia risk, study warns

High cholesterol could TRIPLE risk of dementia in the over-60s as doctors urge the elderly to cut down on cheese and butter to protect their brains Researchers in Indonesia said a history of high cholesterol was a ‘major risk’ Small study found people with high cholesterol had a 50/50 chance of dementia Cholesterol is raised by foods with a lot […]

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UK mom bitten by Lyme disease-carrying tick develops 'bullseye rash,' warns others about common signs of illness

Lawmakers demand probe into ‘tick weaponization’ Stanford School of Medicine science writer Kris Newby weighs in on whether some disease carrying ticks are product of Cold War experiments. A mom from Leicester, England, is warning others to be on the lookout for a common sign of Lyme disease this summer after she contracted the tick-borne illness. Kate Allen told SWNS […]

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‘Stop ignoring the dangers of vaping’, expert warns health officials

‘Stop ignoring the dangers of vaping’, scientist warns Public Health England as he accuses the government body of turning a blind eye to e-cigarettes’ health risks and appeal to children Martin McKee, of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, spoke out He accused PHE of ‘doing everything it can to promote e-cigarettes’ But research has shown vaping can […]

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