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Another Utah hospital is filling its intensive care unit, with another 1,168 coronavirus cases reported Monday.

As Utah continues to report new cases of coronavirus at unprecedented levels, a second hospital in Utah has filled its intensive care unit, forcing it to open – and staff – overflow beds. St. George’s Regional Medical Center Dixie filled its beds in intensive care on Sunday when southwestern Utah announced its largest number of hospitalizations in a week. “We …

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Macon County Public Health Identifies COVID-19 Cluster in Local Church

The district church has identified the COVID-19 cluster, according to health officials. The Macon County Department of Public Health posted on Facebook that the cluster was affiliated with God’s Franklin Church. The North Carolina Department of Public Health identifies a cluster of COVID-19 in the workplace, educational and other community settings as: “A minimum of 5 cases of disease or …

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States are finalizing their dissemination plans

CLOSE The pressure to create a coronavirus vaccine is increasing with each passing day, but it will take time for a safe vaccine to enter the market. USA TODAY Public health services say they are ready to take action as soon as a vaccine against COVID-19 is approved, but the attention is so great that it is still unknown that …

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DuPage County Health Dept promotes 100% distance learning

DUPAGE COUNTY, Ill. – As COVID-19 cases increase rapidly in the western suburbs of Chicago and elsewhere, DuPage County Health Department now recommends that schools switch to 100% distance learning. “Although distance learning is recommended, school staff are encouraged to use their judgment and experience to determine which populations of students should receive personal learning whose needs are less likely …

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10 countries reported their highest number of one-day cases last week

© Jeff Chiu / AP Dignity GoHealth worker Brandon Hastings uses Abbott ID Now rapid antigen testing machine for United Airlines passengers who took tests at the SFO COVID-19 rapid test site at San Francisco International Airport on Thursday, October 15, 2020 (AP Photo / Jeff Chiu) Covid-19 cases continue to rise across the country, and a leading infectious disease …

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A 20-year-old Colorado resident with a “mild” coronavirus case later developed a rare disease: officials

A 20-year-old Colorado man battling the new coronavirus later developed a rare but serious condition known as multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS-C), according to local health officials. The Boulder County resident suffered only mild symptoms of COVID-19 and “appears to have fully recovered,” county officials said in a news release. But three weeks later, the resident fell ill once again – …

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Do you have to wear a mask outdoors?

Photo: ParinPix (Shutterstock) Masks protect us from the coronavirus, both indoors and outdoors. But do you really need an outdoor mask? In some cases, you can go naked, but you still need to have a mask in your pocket just in case. Let’s talk about the factors to keep in mind when deciding whether a mask makes sense outdoors. (When …

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The history of the plague shows how a pandemic could take shape

Researchers at McMaster University in Canada analyzed thousands of documents spanning 300 years – including personal wills, wills, parish registers and death accounts in London – to look for patterns of the spread of the plague. Plague, one of the deadliest bacterial infections in human history, caused about 50 million deaths in Europe during the Middle Ages, when it was …

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The effect of COVID-19 on the heart – an in-depth look

Journal of the American College of Cardiology focus seminar examines the history of COVID-19, plus a link to cardiometabolic syndrome, myocardial damage and arrhythmias. Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the effects of the virus on the heart have become more widespread, with clinicians working in real time to effectively help patients with heart disease and those at higher …

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Doctors may have discovered secret new organs in the center of your head

After millennia of careful slicing and slicing of bones, it may seem that scientists have understood human anatomy. Several dozen organs, several hundred bones and connective tissue to connect everything together. But despite centuries of control, the body is still able to surprise scientists. A team of researchers in the Netherlands has discovered what could be a set of hitherto …

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