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U.S. Coronavirus Cases Rise by Nearly 40,000

[ad_1] The U.S. reported nearly 40,000 new coronavirus cases, a day after passing 200,000 deaths, with new infections trending upward for the past week. The 39,334 new cases reported Tuesday, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University, bring the U.S. total to nearly 6.9 million. So far, more than …

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Coronavirus “long haulers” in Colorado suffer symptoms weeks, months later – The Colorado Sun

[ad_1] By Claire Cleveland, Colorado Public Radio In the early hours of an April morning, at her home in Erie, Malea Anderson woke up with what felt like an explosion of ice water up her spine and into her head. She had a massive headache and tried to get out …

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Texas college towns emerge as coronavirus hot spots

[ad_1] Need to stay updated on coronavirus news in Texas? Our evening roundup will help you stay on top of the day’s latest updates. Sign up here. In Texas — as around the country — college towns are emerging as new hot spots for the coronavirus, with cases surging among …

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Ricketts encourages Nebraskans to get coronavirus vaccination | Health and Fitness

[ad_1] Lancaster County, LPS report increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations, cases On Monday, Ricketts administration officials announced new plans to provide free hotel housing accommodations for educators who may have been exposed to the virus in order to protect families that may include somebody with an underlying health condition.  Also, Tim …

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Coronavirus cases linked to long airline flights early in pandemic, studies show

[ad_1] Two small studies conducted in the early stages of the pandemic found a direct link between traveling on a long flight where masks weren’t required and testing positive for COVID-19. But one significant caveat is that the studies didn’t measure the effects of wearing masks on planes, because they …

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CDC Removes Guidelines Saying Coronavirus Can Spread From Tiny Air Particles

[ad_1] The U.S. Centers for Disease Control pulled new guidelines acknowledging the new coronavirus could be transmitted by tiny particles that linger in the air, saying a draft version of proposed changes was posted in error on the agency’s website. For months, the CDC said the new coronavirus is primarily …

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Medicare Wouldn’t Cover Costs of Administering Coronavirus Vaccine Approved Under Emergency-Use Authorization

[ad_1] Medicare wouldn’t cover the cost of administering any coronavirus vaccine approved for emergency use, leaving Trump administration officials exploring options to quickly fix the government’s plan to make the vaccine free for all Americans. Lawmakers in March passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, or Cares Act, …

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Colorado Questions About Flu Season And Coronavirus, Answered

[ad_1] This year, the possibility of a flu and COVID-19 outbreak in the fall worries health care professionals because of the stress it could place on hospitals. “If you get sick and you’re the one that needs an ICU bed, we want to make sure that you’ve got one,” said …

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Ross Ramsey: COVID-19’s almost incomprehensible toll in Texas

[ad_1] Editor’s note: If you’d like an email notice whenever we publish Ross Ramsey’s column, click here. If you would like to listen to the column, just click on the play button below. As of Thursday, COVID-19 had killed 14,590 Texans. That’s the official number. Experts tell us the actual …

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New York Lawmakers Seek Independent Probe of Nursing-Home Coronavirus Deaths

[ad_1] With lingering questions about how the novel coronavirus killed thousands of New Yorkers who lived in nursing homes, a group of state lawmakers is pushing to create an independent commission to get answers from the state Department of Health. State Sen. Jim Tedisco, a Republican from the Schenectady suburbs, …

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