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Nurses, doctors first to get coronavirus vaccine at Lancaster hospital

Benton held the small vile, which contains five doses, up to the light, inserted the needle and drew the concoction. Coats, who wore blue scrubs and heart-covered socks, held up her sleeve and looked away. Benton leaned down, swiped alcohol over her arm and injected the vaccine into Coats’ left …

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‘In it for the long haul:’ Coronavirus survivors battling unexpected symptoms for months after positive diagnosis

ORLANDO, Fla. – Ocala neonatal intensive care unit nurse Sheryl Cyr has found it increasingly difficult to be there for her little patients, after contracting coronavirus earlier this year. “The fatigue is incredible,” Cyr told News 6 investigator Merris Badcock. “My hands constantly shake now. We put IVs into 450-gram …

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Coronavirus aid hopes evaporate as Trump ends talks with U.S. Democrats

By Doina Chiacu, Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Prospects for more aid for Americans struggling through the COVID-19 pandemic and U.S. airlines seeking to avert a wave of layoffs crumbled on Tuesday when President Donald Trump ended negotiations with Congress over a large coronavirus bill. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald …

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Covid-19, Virus Symptoms: Google Search Results Reveals Coronavirus Hot Spots

We’re tracking the latest on the coronavirus outbreak and the global response. Sign up here for our daily newsletter on what you need to know. Internet searches on gastrointestinal symptoms predicted a rise in Covid-19 cases weeks later, researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital found, demonstrating a novel early warning system …

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Coronavirus May Help Best Buy Become A Key Healthcare Player

Coronavirus has led to Best Buy’s U.S. online sales to more than triple in the second quarter. … [+] (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images) Getty Images Best Buy BBY on Tuesday reported a better-than-expected second-quarter profit as the coronavirus pandemic led stay-at-home consumers to buy appliances, computers and fitness gear …

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Germany’s New Coronavirus Infections Close to Four-Month High

Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg Germany’s new coronavirus cases increased at a pace close to Saturday’s four-month high, while the infection rate fell below a key benchmark of 1.0. There were 1,628 new infections in the 24 hours through Tuesday morning, taking the total to 236,122. The daily gain …

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The connection between coronavirus, strokes, and young patients

The novel coronavirus usually attacks the lungs, causing symptoms such as coughing and difficulty breathing, but doctors are now starting to worry about another organ — the brain. Even with mind symptoms, many people as young as 30 with COVID-19 are experiencing strokes. Miguel Lopez-Gonzalez, MD, a neurosurgeon at Loma …

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Mexican president volunteers to try Russian coronavirus vaccine

FILE PHOTO: Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador waves as he arrives to hold a news conference at the presidential hangar, with the presidential plane in the background, at Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico City, Mexico July 27, 2020. REUTERS/Henry Romero/File Photo MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican President Andres …

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Infectious disease physician breaks down coronavirus mask myths

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends people wear cloth face masks in public places to reduce the spread of COVID-19. According to the national public health institute, those who are pre-symptomatic can spread the virus before showing symptoms, making a mask — paired with physical distancing and frequent …

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Physician Practices Are In Critical Condition Due To Coronavirus

Traditionally, physicians and healthcare professionals generally have multiple options when seeking employment and determining how they can practice medicine. A few of these options, though not a comprehensive list, include: starting their own private practice, becoming an employee of an already established practice, or joining a larger group or healthcare/hospital system. Often, …

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