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NBA poaches AFL official for COVID safety role

5 days ago   |   By Sydney Morning Herald

The official who ran the AFL's COVID-19 testing and protocols this year has been poached by America's NBA.
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Maryland officials renew Hogan criticism on 500K virus tests

5 days ago   |   By ABC News

Maryland lawmakers are renewing criticism of Gov. Larry Hogan's procurement of a half million COVID-19 tests from South Korea after The Washington Post reported the first batch was flawed and never used
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Daily COVID-19 deaths in US reach highest level since May - averaging more than 1,300 per day

5 days ago   |   By Orlando Sentinel

The overall death toll has reached about 253,000, by far the highest in the world.
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US Nursing Homes Lack Access to Prompt COVID-19 Diagnoses

5 days ago   |   By Medscape

Most U.S. nursing homes still cannot get prompt results of COVID-19 tests of staff and residents, new data suggest.
Reuters Health Information
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Most Children Caught COVID-19 Outside School: German Data

5 days ago   |   By Medscape

Children in the German city of Hamburg were four times more likely to catch coronavirus during private gatherings than at school, an analysis of infection cases between August and October showed.
Reuters Health Information
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IMedicalApps: Online COVID-19 Risk Tools for Disposition Planning

IMedicalApps: Online COVID-19 Risk Tools for Disposition Planning

5 days ago   |   By MedPageToday

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise across the United States, those of us in the emergency room managing many of these patients are faced with a difficult decision every shift: "Is this patient okay for discharge?"
We know that...
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Fauci Has Officially Had It With COVID-19 Conspiracy Theories Like The Rest Of Us

5 days ago   |   By Scary Mommy

Fauci has no time left for people that compare COVID-19 to the flu
Even as the U.S. has almost 12 million confirmed COVID-19 cases and over a quarter of a million deaths as of today, there are still conspiracy theories floating around about the virus not being real. The nation's leading infectious diseases expert, Anthony Fauci , is tired of it and made that known this week for anyone who cared to listen.
“Get rid of these ridiculous conspiracy theories ,” Fauci said during an editorial board meeting with USA Today on Wednesday. He also did not mince words when it comes to people who...
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Nursing Homes Fined for COVID Infection Control Lapses

Nursing Homes Fined for COVID Infection Control Lapses

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has fined 218 nursing homes more than $17.6 million for the most serious infection control... Read more ...

Coronavirus is 'burning much brighter in one part of Wales'

Coronavirus is 'burning much brighter in one part of Wales'

Wales Health Minister Vaughan Gething blamed the higher rate there on young adults Read more ...

Buy Buy Baby's Epic Black Friday Sale Means It's Time To Stock Up On All The...

Buy Buy Baby's Epic Black Friday Sale Means It's Time To Stock Up On All The Essentials

Buy Buy Baby's Black Friday sale 2020 is one you don't want to miss. If you're a parent, you're aware that babies need things and things happen to be expensive. Maybe you're in... Read more ...

Coming Soon: Track the Vax

Coming Soon: Track the Vax

Transcript: In the race to return to normal, is a COVID-19 vaccine going to be the answer? A possible answer, but one that comes with so many questions. As vaccine trials move... Read more ...

AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine will "never be licensed in the US," says analyst

AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine will "never be licensed in the US," says analyst

Because its trial designs do not meet even the basic minimum criteria set forth by the Food and Drug Administration for new vaccines, AstraZeneca's adenovirus-vector vaccine... Read more ...

Britain's daily Covid cases drop again week-on-week to 18,213

Britain's daily Covid cases drop again week-on-week to 18,213

Department of Health statistics show UK infections have dropped 7 per cent week-on-week, with 19,609 positive tests confirmed last Wednesday as the outbreak continues to tail off. Read more ...

Football Legend Diego Maradona Dies at Age of 60

Football Legend Diego Maradona Dies at Age of 60

Football icon Diego Maradona has died from a heart attack at home in Buenos Aires, Argentina at the age of 60. Read more ...

FDA authorizes test that measures the exact number of coronavirus antibody...

FDA authorizes test that measures the exact number of coronavirus antibody somebody has

The FDA has authorized one of the first tests that measure the level of coronavirus neutralizing antibodies, which prevent the pathogen from entering and infecting our cells. Read more ...

Cooking With Biomass Fuels Like Wood may Cause Lung Damage

Cooking With Biomass Fuels Like Wood may Cause Lung Damage

People who cook with wood are at an increased risk of suffering considerable damage to their lungs, stated a new study. Read more ...

AI Helps Parkinson's Patients During Coronavirus Pandemic

AI Helps Parkinson's Patients During Coronavirus Pandemic

New artificial intelligence technology helps patients with Parkinson's disease during COVID-19 pandemic, stated a new study. Read more ...