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Health issues for blacks, Latinos and Native Americans may cause coronavirus to ravage communities Health issues for blacks, Latinos and Native Americans may cause coronavirus to ravage communities
WASHINGTON — Blacks, Latinos and Native Americans have many underlying health conditions, including asthma and heart disease, that could make them more vulnerable to complications from the coronavirus, leaving advocates, lawmakers and public health experts worried these long marginalized communities won't get equal access to tests and treatment as the outbreak spreads. “The virus is an equal op...
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Florida, home to millions of elderly, doesn't have enough coronavirus tests. Could it be the next epicenter? Florida, home to millions of elderly, doesn't have enough coronavirus tests. Could it be the next epicenter?
MIAMI – In Naples, a city in southwest Florida where the median age is 66, a hospital abruptly stopped a drive-through testing site this week because they ran out of testing kits. Doctors in Winter Haven, a city in Central Florida where a quarter of the population is 65 or older, are waiting up to 10 days to get results on coronavirus tests. And in South Miami, in a neighborhood surrounded b...
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Shortage of palliative care in the US could amplify suffering for coronavirus patients Shortage of palliative care in the US could amplify suffering for coronavirus patients
For Jill Hofstede, whose 90-year-old mother has Alzheimer’s disease, news about the coronavirus becomes more terrifying every day. Although the potential shortages of mechanical ventilators and intensive care beds have made headlines, Hofstede fears a surge of COVID-19 patients could deprive her mother of something far more basic should she contract the disease: relief from pain and suffering. ...
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Risking her own health to deliver food orders, she hopes to save others — and her home too Risking her own health to deliver food orders, she hopes to save others — and her home too
Her fiance lost a trucking position in November for health reasons, and the coronavirus closures this month caused her 16-year-old daughter to lose her job at Panera Bread. The family has one car. So, Hunt works seven days a week, delivering groceries from the Walmart Supercenter in West York, despite an asthma condition that puts her at higher risk for complications if she would contract the c...
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Elective surgeries continue at some US hospitals during coronavirus outbreak despite supply and safety worries Elective surgeries continue at some US hospitals during coronavirus outbreak despite supply and safety worries
U.S. hospitals face a critical shortage of protective equipment and top federal officials have called for a halt to non-emergency surgeries amid the coronavirus pandemic. But some hospitals are ignoring the directive, raising concerns that patients and medical staff are at risk. Hospitals including University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington and Jackson Memori...
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To stay in America, or go home? Coronavirus pandemic brings stress, fear for international students. To stay in America, or go home? Coronavirus pandemic brings stress, fear for international students.
Shortly after the NBA suspended its season and the 2020 NCAA Tournament was canceled, Jasmine Simmons, an Australian international student playing basketball at Oregon State University, realized just how much the coronavirus could impact her life. The virus, which started in China and has since spread around the world, has infected nearly 245,000 people and killed more than 10,000 as of early F...
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Coronavirus ruined their Las Vegas wedding, so this Michigan couple improvised Coronavirus ruined their Las Vegas wedding, so this Michigan couple improvised
DETROIT – With spring just days away, April Moses and Dormon Page stood in the middle of a city park, a stone's throw from the pavilion and swing set, and committed themselves to one another. The couple were wed in an impromptu ceremony Monday at Geary Park in Ferndale, Michigan, before two witnesses and an officiant. Marriage, in a time of uncertainty. Their nuptials, had the coronaviru...
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Mike Pence said 'I'm still shaking hands,' defying his office's coronavirus hygiene advice Mike Pence said 'I'm still shaking hands,' defying his office's coronavirus hygiene advice
Vice President Mike Pence, who is spearheading the White House response to the new coronavirus, said Thursday morning that despite the outbreak, and his own office's recommendations, he plans to continue shaking hands. "I'm still shaking hands here at the White House," Pence told CNN. "I'm also washing my hands very regularly through the day." Pence stressed that washing your hands is "one...
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Coronavirus updates: Donald Trump travel ban spooks US stocks; NBA suspends season; US death toll at 38 Coronavirus updates: Donald Trump travel ban spooks US stocks; NBA suspends season; US death toll at 38
The coronavirus pandemic brought about pandemonium on Wednesday night. That figures to be bad news for U.S. stock markets on Thursday. In the aftermath of a dizzying single hour that included President Donald Trump announcing a European travel ban for 30 days during a nationally televised address from the Oval Office and the NBA suspending its season after a Utah Jazz player tested positive ...
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'When it hits home, it's scary:' Atlanta parents worry after Fulton County Schools teacher tests positive for coronavirus 'When it hits home, it's scary:' Atlanta parents worry after Fulton County Schools teacher tests positive for coronavirus
ATLANTA — Yvonne Walker is terrified to send her 17-year-old daughter back to Fulton County Schools. The 93,500-student school district was closed Tuesday after a teacher who worked in two middle schools tested positive for coronavirus, potentially exposing some 150 students. Walker, whose daughter attends Benjamin Banneker High School in College Park, Georgia, planned to take her daughter ...
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