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Overburdened funeral directors look to comfort mourners

[ad_1] Orthodox Jewish men move a wooden casket from a hearse at a funeral home in Brooklyn, New York, on April 5, 2020. Spencer Platt | Getty Images The funeral industry is grappling with new challenges as the mortality rate increases across the nation from the coronavirus crisis. Funeral directors’ …

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NYC sees largest 24-hour jump yet in coronavirus cases, deaths

[ad_1] By Friday night, the bruised Big Apple had its biggest spike in coronavirus cases and deaths in a single, 24-hour period since the outbreak hit New York last month. A staggering 6,582 additional people tested positive for the deadly bug since Thursday evening, bringing the city’s total confirmed cases …

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California woman dies day after coronavirus diagnosis

[ad_1] A 32-year-old California woman died just a day after she was diagnosed with the coronavirus, her family said in a new report. Jessica Beatriz Cortéz, of Huntington Beach, southeast of Los Angeles, started to feel sick late last week, her family told the local Telemundo station. “She began by …

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Beijing’s coronavirus lies have badly deepened global suffering

[ad_1] Bloomberg News reports that the US intelligence community has concluded that China is “intentionally” hiding the true numbers of its coronavirus cases and fatalities — a fact that should surprise no one, and is yet another way Beijing has made the pandemic a bigger problem for the rest of …

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COVID-19 death rate lower than previously reported: study

[ad_1] The coronavirus may not be as deadly as previously suggested, according to a new study that accounts for cases that were not diagnosed. The study published Monday in the medical journal The Lancet Infectious Diseases estimated that the death rate will be 0.66%, which is much lower than figures …

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13-year-old boy dies alone in coronavirus isolation in UK hospital

[ad_1] A “healthy” 13-year-old boy has become the UK’s youngest coronavirus victim — dying alone because of strict isolation procedures, according to reports. Ismail Mohamed Abdulwahab died on Monday after being rushed to King’s College Hospital close to his home in south London four days earlier after suffering breathing difficulties, …

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NYC hospital resumes use of forklift to move bodies amid coronavirus

[ad_1] A Brooklyn hospital on Tuesday resumed its use of a forklift to move the dead bodies of coronavirus victims, just hours after the shocking practice was exposed on the front page of The Post. The red forklift was pressed back into service shortly before 11 a.m., and by 1:30 …

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Coronavirus death toll surpasses 9/11, at 3,170 lives lost

[ad_1] The coronavirus death toll in the US rocketed to more than 3,000 Tuesday morning, surpassing the number of people who died in the 9/11 terror attacks. COVID-19 has killed at least 3,170 Americans, surpassing the 2,977 victims who were killed in the World Trade Center, Pentagon, and four hijacked …

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Coronavirus kills worker at NYC hospital short of gear, masks

[ad_1] The shortage of safety gear at one Manhattan hospital is so dire that desperate nurses have resorted to wearing trash bags — and some blame the situation for the coronavirus death of a beloved colleague. A stunning photo shared on social media shows three nurses at Mount Sinai West …

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Jazz artist Manu Dibango dies from coronavirus at age 86

[ad_1] Jazz great Manu Dibango, best known for his 1972 hit “Soul Makoosa,” has died from complications of the coronavirus, according to a statement on his official Facebook page. “It is with deep sadness that we announce the loss of Manu Dibango, our Papy Groove, who passed away on 24th …

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