Today's Headlines

19,000 more Americans could die from Covid-19 in the next 20 days, CDC composite forecast shows

Aug 03, 2020 , CNN Health
First, the good news: The numbers of new Covid-19 cases each day in about 27 states have generally plateaued this past week compared to the previous week....
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We Should Consider Starting Covid-19 Vaccinations Now

Aug 03, 2020 , Forbes
Development of new Covid-19 vaccines is proceeding at a furious pace, which is good news for the...
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ShareRing Uses Blockchain to Solve Self Sovereign Identity and Proof of Health Simultaneously

Aug 03, 2020 , Forbes
A contact tracing app that can increase tourism and travel in a Covid-19...
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China Grand Pharmaceutical Latest From Country To Sell Stock Amid Price Surge

Aug 03, 2020 , Forbes
Growing global demand for drugs, drug development services, medical devices and medical equipment amid the COVID-19 pandemic is benefiting China...
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Aug 03, 2020 , CNN Health
CNN's John King breaks down the latest trends in US Covid-19 cases, where 12 states are seeing an upward trend, but 11 are now trending down....
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Aug 03, 2020 , CNN Health
Kendall Hanson, a 10-year-old girl in Orange County, Florida, created a video journal to document her experience with Covid-19....
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Dr. Birx warns U.S. in new phase of coronavirus pandemic with 'extraordinarily widespread' cases

Aug 03, 2020 , CNBC Health
The U.S. coronavirus death toll will depend on how southern and western states with the worst outbreaks respond to the virus over the coming weeks, Birx...
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Nation's testing czar: It's 'time to move on' from talk about hydroxychloroquine

Aug 03, 2020 , CNBC Health
Brett Giroir says emphasis should be on "effective" ways to curb the virus despite Trump's continued promotion of...
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Aug 03, 2020 , CNN Health
After being placed on a ventilator for six weeks due to Covid-19, Mayra Ramirez was so sick she needed a double-lung transplant. Ramirez and the surgeon who performed the operation, Dr. Ankit Bharat, share their experience....
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Covid-19 testing delays create a public health nightmare as schools and workplaces try to reopen

Aug 03, 2020 , CNBC Health
Across the country, patients are reporting delays in getting their Covid-19 test results because of major supply...
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Do some people have protection against the coronavirus?

Aug 03, 2020 , CNN Health
Why do some people get very sick and even die from Covid-19, while others show few if any symptoms? We know some of the big factors that put people at higher risk of having a severe course of disease, but could certain people actually have some type of protection?...
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Tie-dye on the rise as a pandemic pastime

Aug 03, 2020 , CNN Health
Tie-dye has become an unofficial craft of this pandemic moment. The allure of color in these challenging times has people trying their hand at creating brilliant patterns on T-shirts and more while social distancing in the confines of home....
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Coronavirus Bar Outbreaks Plague Global Re-Opening Attempts

Aug 03, 2020 , Forbes
Growing evidence is showing that bars are hot spots for coronavirus outbreaks around the world. Do we really need to fully re-open these...
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Some hospitals are tracking Covid-19 by adding sensors to employees' badges

Aug 03, 2020 , CNBC Health
Hospitals have used SwipeSense technology to monitor hygiene and track assets, like wheelchairs. Now, some use it for contact-tracing to slow the spread of...
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Here are five charts illustrating U.S. economic trends amid the coronavirus pandemic

Aug 03, 2020 , CNBC Health
These five charts illustrate trends in important industries that help track reopening progress in the U.S. amid the coronavirus...
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Trump Faces Another Blow In Tuesday’s Missouri Medicaid Expansion Vote

Aug 03, 2020 , Forbes
Missouri voters Tuesday will decide whether to expand Medicaid via ballot initiative in what could be yet another blow to the Trump administration and its anti-Obamacare health...
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Aug 03, 2020 , CNN Health
Dr. Deborah Birx speaks to CNN about what she calls a "new phase" of Covid-19 in America....
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Birx warns US is 'in a new phase' of coronavirus pandemic with more widespread cases

Aug 03, 2020 , CNN Health
Dr. Deborah Birx on Sunday said the US is in a new phase in its fight against the coronavirus pandemic, saying that the deadly virus is more widespread than when it first took hold in the US earlier this year....
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Victoria, Australia, In ‘State Of Disaster,’ Melbourne Lockdown From Covid-19 Coronavirus

Aug 03, 2020 , Forbes
Victoria just had 671 new infections along with seven deaths reported in a single day....
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Gupta: Why do some people get very sick from Covid-19, while others show no symptoms?

Aug 03, 2020 , CNN Health
We're now more than seven months into the coronavirus pandemic that has upended the lives of most of Earth's inhabitants. And while it is true that the scientific community has learned many things about the SARS-CoV-2 virus and the disease it causes, Covid-19, there are also many gaps in our understanding....
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