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Death rates soar in Southeast Asia as virus wave spreads

[ad_1] KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Indonesia has converted nearly its entire oxygen production to medical use just to meet the demand from COVID-19 patients struggling to breathe. Overflowing hospitals in Malaysia had to resort to treating patients on the floor. And in Myanmar’s largest city, graveyard workers have been …

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COVID-19 and excess mortality in the United States: A county-level analysis

[ad_1] Abstract Background Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) excess deaths refer to increases in mortality over what would normally have been expected in the absence of the COVID-19 pandemic. Several prior studies have calculated excess deaths in the United States but were limited to the national or state level, precluding an …

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South Africa says 12 million ‘probably’ had coronavirus

[ad_1] CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — About 12 million people in South Africa have “probably” been infected with the coronavirus, but that startlingly high number has not caused a similarly high death rate and might indicate a widespread “level of immunity,” the country’s health minister says. More than 20% …

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Does Vitamin D Help Fight COVID-19?

[ad_1] Read: So, what can we do now? Even so, other interesting connections have begun to bear out the vitamin-D hypothesis. In April, a small study from the Philippines showed a correlation between vitamin-D levels and better outcomes for patients with the disease. In May, a study led by Vadim …

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More Indiana Businesses Reopen During Coronavirus Pandemic – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] More businesses in portions of Indiana continued to progress through the state’s reopening plan that Gov. Eric Holcomb says is aimed at getting Hoosiers “back on track by July 4.” Holcomb unveiled the region-by-region reopening plan on May 1, with most areas entering stage 2 of the plan on …

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