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Picky eating linked to demanding parents who limit foods, study says Want to raise a non-picky eater? Stop demanding your child eat and stop restricting the foods they do eat, a new study says.
WHO warns of 'second peak' in areas where COVID-19 declining Countries where coronavirus infections are declining could still face an "immediate second peak" if they let up too soon on measures to halt the outbreak, the World Health Organization said on Monday.
Syria eases coronavirus curbs, new cases jump after expats return Syria said on Monday it would lift an overnight curfew starting Tuesday and allow movement between governorates, easing coronavirus lockdown measures even as the health ministry reported the largest single-day increase in cases. Can the world's oldest profession survive the age of social distancing? Don't kiss. Tell clients to wash their hands before they touch you. Wear a mask. Avoid face-to-face positions. And even: Put on a nurse costume and pull out a thermometer -- if his temperature is normal, make it part of the game. If he has a fever, end the session.
Doctors face pay cuts, furloughs and supply shortages as coronavirus pushes primary care to the brink Shrinking and disappearing doctors' offices could trigger public health crises as sick patients go untreated and children do not receive important vaccines. Coronavirus updates: Japan seeks to end state of emergency for Tokyo; Trump suspends travel from Brazil Covid-19 has infected more than 5.4 million people worldwide and killed more than 345,059.
Spain revises coronavirus death toll down by nearly 2,000 Spain's health ministry revised the country's coronavirus death toll down by nearly 2,000 to 26,834 on Monday after checking data provided by regions. China reports seven new mainland COVID-19 cases vs 11 a day earlier China reported 7 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the mainland as of end-May 25, up from 11 a day earlier, the National Health Commission reported.
Coronavirus live updates: U.S. cases top 1.6 million, Singapore slashes growth forecast again Covid-19 has infected more than 5.4 million people worldwide and killed more than 344,000 people Diabetes Fast Facts Read CNN's Fast Facts on diabetes and learn more about the symptoms, complications and treatment for this disease.
Fujifilm research into COVID-19 drug spills into June, dashing hope of May approval Research into Fujifilm Holdings Corp's Avigan will continue into June, Japan's government said on Tuesday, effectively dashing hopes by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that the drug would be approved as a COVID-19 treatment this month. Warmer weather means it's time to be tick aware As warm weather sends people outdoors, some are encountering tenacious pests with no respect for social distance.
Americans make low-key Memorial Day tributes, coronavirus overshadowing events Americans paid a low-key tribute to those who died serving in the U.S. Armed Forces on Monday, with many Memorial Day events canceled because of the coronavirus epidemic that has killed nearly 100,000 people in the United States alone. Coronavirus Outbreak Timeline Fast Facts Read CNN's Fast Facts about the coronavirus outbreak, declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization.
This is what health experts want you to know as America reopens Brazil surpasses U.S. in daily coronavirus death toll Brazil daily coronavirus deaths were higher than fatalities in the United States for the first time over the last 24 hours, according to the country's Health Ministry.
COVID-Like Cough Sent Him To ER — Where He Got A $3,278 Bill A dad in Denver tried to do everything right when COVID symptoms surfaced. Still, he ended up with a huge bill from an insurer that had said it waived cost sharing for coronavirus treatment. What gives? Masks too dangerous for children under two, Japan medical group says Children under the age of two shouldn't wear masks because they can make breathing difficult and increase the risk of choking, a Japan medical group said, launching an urgent appeal to parents as the country reopens from the coronavirus crisis.
Germany's confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 432 to 179,002: RKI The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 432 to 179,002, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on Tuesday. Distress in seniors surges amid coronavirus pandemic As states relax coronavirus restrictions, older adults are advised, in most cases, to keep sheltering in place. But for some, the burden of isolation and uncertainty is becoming hard to bear.
WHO pauses trial of hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 patients due to safety concerns The World Health Organization has suspended testing the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 patients due to safety concerns, WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday. Red Cross urges halt to cyberattacks on healthcare sector amid COVID-19 The Red Cross called for an end to cyberattacks on healthcare and medical research facilities during the coronavirus pandemic, in a letter published Tuesday and signed by a group of political and business figures.
U.S. CDC reports 1,637,456 coronavirus cases, 97,669 deaths The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday reported 1,637,456 cases of the new coronavirus, an increase of 15,342 cases from its previous count, and said that the number of deaths had risen by 620 to 97,669. As death toll nears 100,000, some Americans break from social distancing during holiday weekend The number of deaths caused by the novel coronavirus neared 100,000 on Monday, as Americans -- some who decided to forgo social distancing -- wrapped up their Memorial Day weekends.
WHO temporarily pauses hydroxychloroquine study due to safety concerns The World Health Organization has temporarily halted studying hydroxychloroquine as a potential Covid-19 treatment due to safety concerns, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said during a media briefing in Geneva on Monday. The pandemic is causing an exponential rise in the online exploitation of children, experts say At first glance, Shelley Allwang's cubicle looks just like any other office space.
WHO pauses trial of hydroxychloroquine as coronavirus treatment amid safety concerns Hydroxychloroquine, which Trump has repeatedly touted as a potential game changer in fighting the coronavirus, is an anti-malarial drug that's also used by doctors to treat rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. Thailand reports three new coronavirus cases, no new deaths Thailand on Tuesday reported three new coronavirus cases and no new deaths, bringing its total to 3,045 confirmed cases and 57 fatalities.
UK coronavirus death toll rises by 121 to 36,914 The United Kingdom's death toll from confirmed coronavirus cases has risen to 36,914, up 121 from a day earlier, official figures showed on Monday. Coronavirus is killing more men. But the lockdown is disastrous for women and their rights The novel coronavirus seems to be more deadly for men. But in many other ways, women are bearing the brunt of this pandemic.
Thirty six inmates test positive for coronavirus in Salvadoran prisons Three dozen inmates in Salvadoran prisons have tested positive for coronavirus, health authorities said Monday, adding that strict health and isolation protocols would be implemented to halt the virus's spread in the facilities. France again ranks No. 4 in COVID-19 deaths as Spain revises tally France again ranked fourth in coronavirus deaths after the United States, Britain and Italy, as Spain revised its tally down by nearly 2,000 on Monday.
Novavax starts Phase 1 clinical trial of coronavirus vaccine candidate Novavax Inc said on Monday it has started the Phase 1 clinical trial of a novel coronavirus vaccine candidate and has enrolled the trial's first participants, with preliminary results slated for July. CNN's Miguel Marquez speaks to tourists and business owners about the reopening of popular destinations in northern Michigan, despite concerns over Covid-19.
Study shows 8,000 additional deaths in Mexican capital as coronavirus rages Mexico's capital registered 8,072 more deaths in the first five months this year than the average from the same period over the past four years, an analysis by independent researchers showed on Monday, suggesting a possible surge due to the coronavirus. Glaucoma Overview Glaucoma
Director of Vaccine Education Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Dr. Paul Offit tells CNN's John King what concerns him about achieving a vaccine for coronavirus. Indonesia reports 21 new coronavirus deaths, 526 new cases Indonesia confirmed on Sunday 526 new coronavirus infections, taking the total in the Southeast Asian country to 22,271 cases, said health ministry official Achmad Yurianto.
Chile's hospitals under strain as coronavirus cases near 70,000, president says Chile's healthcare system is under strain and "very close to the limit," President Sebastian Pinera said on Sunday, as the number of confirmed novel coronavirus infections approaches 70,000 after a rapid increase in recent days. Germany's confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 289 to 178,570: RKI The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 289 to 178,570, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on Monday.
China reports 11 new mainland COVID-19 cases vs three a day earlier China reported 11 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the mainland as of end-May 24, up from three a day earlier, the National Health Commission reported. Americans pass pandemic holiday on beaches, in parks as death toll nears 100,000 Americans sunbathed on beaches, fished from boats and strolled on boardwalks this holiday weekend, but the occasional person wearing a mask was a constant reminder that the world is still battling the coronavirus pandemic.
Covid-19 cases surge in some states as Americans celebrate Memorial Day weekend Just because you can go to the beach or bars doesn't mean it's time to let your guard down. In fact, some states are seeing new spikes in coronavirus cases. Philippines' coronavirus cases surpass 14,000, death toll rises to 868 The Philippines' tally of coronavirus cases surpassed 14,000 on Sunday and the number of fatalities rose to 868, the health ministry said.
Coronavirus updates: China ridicules efforts to make it pay coronavirus compensation, NY deaths fall to lowest level since March Covid-19 has infected more than 5.3 million people worldwide and killed at least 340,875. Flying during the pandemic? Here's what you need to know Air travel is way down from last year but starting to pick up as the summer travel season rolls around. Flying in a pandemic brings a new set of challenges.
U.S. CDC reports total of 1.6 million coronavirus cases and 97,049 deaths The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Sunday reported 1,622,114 cases of the new coronavirus, an increase of 26,229 cases from its previous count, and said the number of deaths had risen by 1,047 to 97,049. France has lowest daily rise in new coronavirus cases and deaths since lockdown French authorities reported the smallest daily rise in new coronavirus cases and deaths on Sunday since before a lockdown began on March 17, raising hopes that the worst of the epidemic is over in France.
Ohio's Republican governor calls for public to wear masks: 'This is not about whether you're left or right' Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine addressed the controversial debate on wearing masks on Sunday by joining North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum in dismissing the politicization of wearing face coverings to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Thailand reports 2 new coronavirus cases, 1 more death Thailand confirmed two new coronavirus cases and one additional death on Monday, a health ministry spokesman said.
Brazil, world No. 2 coronavirus hotspot, suffers 653 new deaths Brazil, the world's No. 2 coronavirus hotspot behind the United States, registered 653 new coronavirus deaths on Sunday, taking the total number of fatalities to 22,666, the Health Ministry said. Coronavirus live updates: Japan seeks to end state of emergency for Tokyo; Trump suspends travel from Brazil Covid-19 has infected more than 5.4 million people worldwide and killed at least 345,059.
Singapore's health ministry confirms 548 more coronavirus cases Singapore's health ministry said on Sunday it had confirmed 548 more coronavirus cases, taking its tally of infections to 31,616. Mexico's coronavirus toll rises to 68,620 cases, 7,394 deaths Mexican health officials on Sunday reported 2,764 new cases of the novel coronavirus and 215 deaths, bringing the totals to 68,620 and 7,394, respectively.
Russia reports 153 coronavirus deaths, highest daily toll yet Russia on Sunday reported 153 coronavirus deaths over the previous 24 hours, the epidemic's highest daily toll, raising total fatalities to 3,541, the country's coronavirus crisis response centre said Singapore's health ministry confirms 642 more coronavirus cases Singapore's health ministry said on Saturday it had confirmed 642 more coronavirus cases, taking its tally of infections to 31,068.
WHO says 80 million babies are missing out on routine childhood vaccines As many as 80 million babies worldwide are missing out on routine childhood vaccines because of the coronavirus pandemic, the World Health Organization said Friday. French COVID-19 cases slow and patient tallies continue to fall Coronavirus infection rates in France have slowed further and the number of COVID-19 patients in hospital and intensive care continued to fall, health ministry figures showed, a sign that social distancing is keeping contagion in check for now.
Digital health stocks are surging because 'suddenly now we're in the future' Livongo, Teladoc and One Medical are some of the digital health stocks on a tear as the coronavirus forces patients to seek medical care from home. Mexico reports 65,856 coronavirus cases, 7,179 deaths Mexican health authorities registered 3,329 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the country and 190 new deaths, a health official said on Saturday, bringing the total number to 65,856 cases and 7,179 deaths.
Brazil registers 965 new coronavirus deaths, confirmed cases hit 347,398 Brazil registered 965 new coronavirus deaths on Saturday, taking the total number of fatalities to 22,013, the Health Ministry said. Chinese Coronavirus Vaccine Promising in Early Trial in People Title: Chinese Coronavirus Vaccine Promising in Early Trial in PeopleCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/22/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/23/2020 12:00:00 AM
Texas and Florida gyms reopen with more sanitizer, fewer customers and warnings of new outbreaks In Texas, where Gov. Greg Abbott allowed gyms to reopen Monday at 25% capacity with modifications, gym owners say they've stocked up on cleaning supplies in anticipation of returning crowds. Malaysia reports 48 new coronavirus cases, no new deaths Malaysia reported on Saturday 48 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 7,185.
Why scientists are changing their minds and disagreeing during the coronavirus pandemic In our culture, we often hold politicians, corporate executives and other leaders accountable for the consistency of their positions. But in the scientific world, thinking is expected to evolve based on new evidence — and that's happened during Covid-19. U.S. CDC reports total of 1,595,885 coronavirus cases, 96,002 deaths The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Saturday reported 1,595,885 cases of the new coronavirus, an increase of 24,268 cases from its previous count, and said the number of deaths had risen by 1,852 to 96,002.
Exclusive: U.S. plans massive coronavirus vaccine testing effort to meet year-end deadline The United States plans a massive testing effort involving more than 100,000 volunteers and a half dozen or so of the most promising vaccine candidates in an effort to deliver a safe and effective one by the end of 2020, scientists leading the program told Reuters. Disruption to global immunization system could delay COVID-19 vaccinations Massive disruptions to global immunisation programmes from the COVID-19 pandemic have health experts fearful that much of the developing world will not be able to get a vaccine for the new coronavirus, even once one is ready.
Summer is not completely canceled. Here are 100 things we can do with or without kids. This is not the summer we had hoped or planned for. What Are Early Symptoms of Ankylosing Spondylitis What Are the Early Symptoms of Ankylosing Spondylitis?
Coronavirus live updates: National parks may be next vacation spots, NY deaths fall to lowest level since March Covid-19 has infected more than 5.3 million people worldwide and killed at least 340,875. White House Coronavirus Task Force Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx presents data about which US areas still have a high rate of positive tests for the coronavirus.
Philippines reports six coronavirus deaths, 180 more cases The Philippines on Saturday recorded six additional coronavirus deaths and 180 more infections, the health ministry said. Project leader: Oxford's COVID-19 vaccine trial has 50% chance of success - Telegraph The University of Oxford's COVID-19 vaccine trial has only a 50% chance of success as the coronavirus seems to be fading rapidly in Britain, the professor co-leading the development of the vaccine told the Telegraph newspaper
Life Expectancy of a Person with Sarcoidosis What Is the Life Expectancy of a Person with Sarcoidosis? China reports three new coronavirus cases after first day with none China recorded three new confirmed COVID-19 cases on the mainland for May 23, following the first day with no new cases since the outbreak began, the National Health Commission (NHC) said in a statement on Sunday.
Thailand begins coronavirus vaccine trials on monkeys Thailand on Saturday began testing a vaccine against the coronavirus on monkeys after positive trials in mice, an official said. Russia reports 9,434 new coronavirus infections Russia said on Saturday that 9,434 new cases of the novel coronavirus had been reported in the last 24 hours, pushing its nationwide tally to 335,882.
Are Swimming Pools a COVID-19 Risk? Title: Are Swimming Pools a COVID-19 Risk?Category: Health NewsCreated: 5/23/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/23/2020 12:00:00 AM Germany's confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 431 to 178,281: RKI The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 431 to 178,281, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on Sunday.
Russia's total coronavirus cases surpass 335,000, Patrick Ewing hospitalized Covid-19 has infected more than 5.2 million people worldwide and killed at least 338,121. Covid-19 appears to attack placenta during pregnancy, study says A small study of 16 pregnant women who tested positive for Covid-19 found evidence of injury to the placenta, the organ that acts as the gut, kidneys, liver and lungs for a fetus during pregnancy.
New York coronavirus fatalities fall to lowest level since March Coronavirus deaths in New York State have fallen below 100, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday, marking the lowest daily death toll from the virus since March 24. South America a new COVID epicenter, Africa reaches 100,000 cases South America has become a new epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic with Brazil hardest-hit, while cases are rising in some African countries that so far have a relatively low death toll, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.
Memorial Day weekend: Americans visit beaches and attractions with pandemic warnings in mind The country has started a most unusual kind of Memorial Day weekend. Beach days, cookouts and park visits are underway, but with health officials pleading in the background: How to stay cool without air conditioning this summer Here are more than 12 methods for cooling your body and buffering your house from the outside heat.
Thailand reports no new coronavirus cases for fourth time this month Thailand on Sunday reported no new coronavirus cases and no new deaths, maintaining the total to 3,040 confirmed cases and 56 fatalities since the outbreak began in January. How to help children with ADHD thrive in a virtual schoolhouse When schools shut down because of the coronavirus, some parents of children with ADHD found themselves in a stressful predicament.
Coronavirus Daily Digest: May 22, 2020 A roundup of the latest news about COVID-19 AHA News: After Diabetes, Stroke and Heart Attack, She's Learning to 'Fight Smart' Title: AHA News: After Diabetes, Stroke and Heart Attack, She's Learning to 'Fight Smart'Category: Health NewsCreated: 5/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/22/2020 12:00:00 AM
Donated plasma benefits COVID-19 patients in small U.S. study Patients with severe COVID-19 given plasma from someone who recovered from the disease were more likely to stabilize or need less oxygen support than other similar hospital patients, according to results of a small U.S. study released on Friday. Sheltered, But Infected: How Can You Catch COVID-19 Staying Home?
U.S. veterans agency has given hydroxychloroquine to 1,300 coronavirus patients The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has treated 1,300 coronavirus patients with the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine, which a study has tied to an increased risk of death, according to a document released by a Senate Democrat on Friday. South America is a 'new epicenter' of the coronavirus pandemic, WHO says "In a sense, South America has become a new epicenter for the disease," Mike Ryan, executive director of the WHO's emergencies program, said.
What Causes Myasthenia Gravis What Causes Myasthenia Gravis? Drug touted by Trump to treat COVID-19 linked to higher death risk: study The anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine, which U.S. President Donald Trump says he has been taking and has urged others to use, was tied to an increased risk of death in hospitalized COVID-19 patients, a large study published on Friday showed.
5 things to know before the stock market opens Friday U.S. stock futures rose after Dr. Anthony Fauci told NPR that Moderna's vaccine data looked "promising." Face Masks Can Help Prevent Viral Spread Face coverings may reduce the risk of transmitting COVID-19, a new study suggests.
Think twice before you take a salsa class South Korea's aggressive testing and contact tracing program has given the country remarkable control of Covid-19, with the ability to respond quickly to new outbreaks. Thailand reports three new coronavirus cases, no new deaths Thailand on Saturday reported three new coronavirus cases and no new deaths, bringing the country's total to 3,040 confirmed cases and 56 fatalities since the outbreak started in January.
More Opioids Doesn't Mean Less Chronic Pain: Study Title: More Opioids Doesn't Mean Less Chronic Pain: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/22/2020 12:00:00 AM El Congreso dijo que los tests de COVID-19 debían ser gratuitos, pero ¿quién paga? A fines de marzo, el Congreso aprobó dos leyes, que esencialmente establecieron no solo que las pruebas para COVID tenían que estar cubiertas, sino que los pacientes no debían pagar un centavo.
Dr. Scott Gottlieb says U.S. could have 'some semblance of normalcy' this summer if careful "Now we can't be complacent coming off the summer, heading into the fall, when the risk is going to be very different," former FDA chief Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC Many Americans Concerned That Reopening Country Will Cause Second Wave of Coronavirus Infections Title: Many Americans Concerned That Reopening Country Will Cause Second Wave of Coronavirus InfectionsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/22/2020 12:00:00 AM
Cuba credits two drugs with slashing coronavirus death toll Communist-run Cuba said this week that use of two drugs produced by its biotech industry that reduce hyper-inflammation in seriously ill COVID-19 patients has sharply curbed its coronavirus-related death toll. Mexico reports another single-day record for coronavirus deaths Mexico on Friday registered a record for coronavirus deaths on a single day, posting 479 more deaths along with 2,960 new infections, according to data from the health ministry.
NIH trial: Gilead's drug works best in COVID patients on oxygen The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) on Friday said that data from its trial of Gilead Sciences Inc's remdesivir show that the drug offers the most benefit for COVID-19 patients who need extra oxygen but do not require mechanical ventilation. Large study finds drug Trump touted for Covid-19 is linked to greater risk of death and heart arrhythmia Seriously ill Covid-19 patients who were treated with hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine were more likely to die or develop dangerous irregular heart rhythms, according to a large observational study published Friday in the medical journal The Lancet.
What you need to know about coronavirus today In the entire city of Montgomery, Alabama, there's just one intensive care bed left. Anyone in need will likely be sent more than an hour away to Birmingham, as hospitals across the state near capacity. What Causes Hidradenitis Suppurativa What Causes Hidradenitis Suppurativa?
China reports no new coronavirus cases for first time since pandemic began China recorded no new confirmed COVID-19 cases on the mainland for May 22, the first time it had seen no daily rise in the number of cases since the pandemic began in the central city of Wuhan late last year. Culture change, natural disasters and other challenges to expect when piloting telehealth in underserved regions Two recent programs deploying telemedicine in Zimbabwe and Ghana highlight common hurdles programs that deliver these technologies to underserved areas will likely encounter.
El coronavirus pone a prueba el valor de la inteligencia artificial en la atención médica Algunos sistemas de salud están utilizando programas de inteligencia artificial para ayudar a los médicos a decidir sobre el curso de tratamiento en pacientes con COVID-19. It's vegan comfort food. Really. Have you ever felt a powerful feeling of relaxation wash over you as you took a bite of a fresh-baked cookie or your mother's biscuits and gravy?
Lockdown Got You Feeling Low? Yoga May Help Title: Lockdown Got You Feeling Low? Yoga May HelpCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/22/2020 12:00:00 AM Blood Vessels in Lungs Split in Response to COVID-19 A new autopsy study that investigated lung changes in response to COVID-19 down to the genetic and molecular levels has revealed startling new details about damage from the infection.
Coronavirus vaccine safe in early trial, hydroxychloroquine may increase death risk The following is a brief roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus. If Prescribed Opioids for Pain, Ask Lots of Questions: FDA Title: If Prescribed Opioids for Pain, Ask Lots of Questions: FDACategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/22/2020 12:00:00 AM
Turning to Wine During Lockdown? Here's How to Protect Your Teeth Title: Turning to Wine During Lockdown? Here's How to Protect Your TeethCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/22/2020 12:00:00 AM How To Do Memorial Day Safely During Pandemic Public health experts say plans should depend on a variety of factors — regional risk, personal risk and common sense.
Stop kissing or snuggling your poultry, the CDC says. There's a salmonella outbreak in 28 states linked to chicks and ducks Springtime brings the birth of new life, including pet poultry like chicks and ducklings. But those young birds may bring with them pesky Salmonella bacteria. Coronavirus live updates: Brazil has the second-highest number of cases in the world, overtaking Russia Covid-19 has infected more than 5.2 million people worldwide and killed at least 338,121.
Argentina hits 10,000 coronavirus cases, outpaced by LatAm neighbors Argentina surpassed 10,000 confirmed cases of the coronavirus on Friday, after recording the highest single-day increase since the start of the pandemic. Your Sleep Habits May Worsen Your Asthma Title: Your Sleep Habits May Worsen Your AsthmaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/22/2020 12:00:00 AM
Dr. Gupta's Special Message to the Class of 2020 Congress Said COVID-19 Tests Should Be Free — But Who’s Paying? Some large employers interpreted themselves as exempt from new federal laws that say tests for the coronavirus should be free to patients. Large academic medical centers are holding back from sending bills to these patients to avoid a backlash over surprise billing.
Coronavirus Tests The Value Of Artificial Intelligence In Medicine The pandemic offers an opportunity to use artificial intelligence programs to help doctors in COVID-19 diagnosis. But some leading hospital systems have shelved their AI technology because it wasn’t ready to roll. Pregnant women with COVID-19 show placenta injury in small study The placentas of 16 pregnant women found to have COVID-19 during routine testing at a Chicago hospital all showed evidence of injury, indicating that women infected with coronavirus may need close monitoring during pregnancy, researchers said on Friday.
More Evidence Hydroxychloroquine Won't Help, May Harm COVID-19 Patients Title: More Evidence Hydroxychloroquine Won't Help, May Harm COVID-19 PatientsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/22/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/22/2020 12:00:00 AM Extra Pounds Could Bring More Painful Joints Title: Extra Pounds Could Bring More Painful JointsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/22/2020 12:00:00 AM
CDC and 11 states acknowledge mixing results of viral and antibody tests The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention acknowledged on Friday it had mixed together results from viral and antibody coronavirus tests on its website. Sales of drug touted by Trump have been soaring Retail sales of the anti-malarial drug President Donald Trump has promoted as a potential coronavirus cure — and claims to be taking himself — have been soaring.
New daily coronavirus cases in New York are now lower than at the beginning of the outbreak, Gov. Cuomo says The state reported 225 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday, based on a three-day rolling average, which is at a "level now that is lower than we first began," Gov. Andrew Cuomo said at his daily press briefing. COVID Can Complicate Pregnancy, Especially If Mom Is Obese Title: COVID Can Complicate Pregnancy, Especially If Mom Is ObeseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/22/2020 12:00:00 AM
Científica genera imágenes del coronavirus para que todos vean al “enemigo invisible” Algunas de las imágenes más impresionantes del coronavirus, que es 10,000 veces más pequeño que el ancho de un cabello humano, provienen del microscopio de Elizabeth Fischer. Hospitals are rescheduling elective surgeries but worry about demand after the backlog is cleared Hospitals have restarted elective surgery and diagnostic procedures this month and are seeing strong demand from patients rescheduling cases, but executives worry about the pipeline for new procedures, once they've worked the through the backlog.
How Can You Catch COVID-19 Staying Home? Sheltered, But Infected: How Can You Catch COVID-19 Staying Home? U.S. CDC reports 1,571,617 coronavirus cases, 94,150 deaths The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday reported 1,571,617 cases of the new coronavirus, an increase of 20,522 cases from its previous count, and said that the number of deaths had risen by 1,089 to 94,150.
Why you shouldn't worry about eating the bugs that live on your strawberries Bugs crawling on your strawberries? That's normal, according to some experts, despite a recent TikTok trend that suggests otherwise. Experts skeptical after researchers report positive vaccine results China's first coronavirus vaccine trial leaves some experts skeptical.
COVID-19 Damages Lungs Differently Than Flu: Study Title: COVID-19 Damages Lungs Differently Than Flu: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/22/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/22/2020 12:00:00 AM South America a new COVID epicenter, Africa reaches 100,000 cases, WHO says South America has become a new epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic with Brazil hardest-hit, while cases are rising in some African countries that so far have a relatively low death toll, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.
Blood Test Might Predict Worsening MS Title: Blood Test Might Predict Worsening MSCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/22/2020 12:00:00 AM Strokes Are Deadlier When They Hit COVID Patients COVID-19 hasn't increased the risk for stroke, but when a stroke occurs it's more likely to be fatal, a new study finds.
Keeping Kids Slim, Fit During Lockdown Isn't Easy: Here Are Some Tips Title: Keeping Kids Slim, Fit During Lockdown Isn't Easy: Here Are Some TipsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/22/2020 12:00:00 AM Coronavirus patients treated with Trump-touted hydroxychloroquine at higher risk of death, study says Patients who took the drug or chloroquine were also more likely to develop irregular heart rhythms, researchers said.
Must-Reads Of The Week KHN executive editor Damon Darlin wades through mounds of health care policy stories — so you don’t have to. Pandemic Has Overburdened Parents Stressed Out If there's such a thing as a "new normal" during the coronavirus pandemic, it's a constant state of stress.
Thousands of patients who tested positive for coronavirus in New York were sent to nursing homes to recover after being discharged from hospitals under the order of Governor Andrew Cuomo, according to the Associated Press. CNN's Jason Carroll reports. Fitbit launches COVID-19 wearables study for early detection algorithm The in-app study collects wearable data and asks participants about their recent symptom history.
AHA News: As COVID-19 Stalls Vacation, Achieve Travel's Health Benefits at Home Title: AHA News: As COVID-19 Stalls Vacation, Achieve Travel's Health Benefits at HomeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/22/2020 12:00:00 AM This 5-minute yoga routine will boost your energy and start the day right The countless hours that many of us have spent sitting at a makeshift desk in quarantine can be detrimental not only physically but also mentally. Hunched over a computer day in and day out, you're not just wreaking havoc on your posture, but you're likely feeling out of sorts and drained, too.
Coronavirus vaccine in China produces neutralizing antibodies in early-stage trial A potential coronavirus vaccine developed in China appeared to provoke neutralizing antibodies in dozens of patients in an early-stage clinical trial, an important step in developing a vaccine that might provide immunity to Covid-19. Can You Scratch Off Seborrheic Dermatitis Can You Scratch Off Seborrheic Dermatitis?
Portuguese resort to test all residents ahead of summer season A popular beach town near Lisbon plans to be the first in Portugal to test all of its 200,000 residents for coronavirus antibodies to try and help them enjoy as normal a summer season as possible despite the crisis. Beyond politics, gold-standard COVID-19 trials test malaria drug taken by Trump In the fight against COVID-19, the decades-old anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine has become a political football, with U.S. President Donald Trump personally taking it and hailing it as a "game changer," to the derision of critics.
Coronavirus 'immunity passports' are a terrible idea that could backfire, experts warn Some governments are considering using a blood test to determine whether people can return to work, school and other public activities during the coronavirus pandemic. Face Masks Can Help Prevent Viral Spread, but They Aren't Perfect: Study Title: Face Masks Can Help Prevent Viral Spread, but They Aren't Perfect: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/22/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/22/2020 12:00:00 AM
Roundup: COVID-19 antibody tests, virtual visits, care support and more news The pandemic has highlighted the need for innovation and changes needed in the way care is delivered. The 30-Somethings Who Fled Big Cities To Shelter With Mom And Dad Seeking comfort in the COVID outbreak is a major disruption for everyone that sometimes proves “lovely.”
ABBA star says it's too soon to decide whether Sweden's coronavirus response was correct ABBA superstar Björn Ulvaeus told CNBC that the Swedish capital of Stockholm seems to be back to normal. Brazil jumps to world No. 2 in coronavirus cases, behind the U.S. Brazil became the world No. 2 hotspot for coronavirus cases on Friday, second only to the United States, after it confirmed that 330,890 people had been infected by the virus, overtaking Russia, the Health Ministry said.
Mindstrong scores $100M to monitor wellness via smartphone behaviors The latest round brings the company's funding total to $160 million. Canada to ramp up COVID-19 testing and tracing, recommend digital app Canada will ramp up COVID-19 testing and contact tracing as it gradually lifts restrictions and is working closely with Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google on a mobile phone app to help, the prime minister said on Friday.
Mexico says it has avoided coronavirus 'deluge' even as cases mount Mexico's government said on Friday it had the coronavirus outbreak under control even as the country becomes one of the global hotspots for the pandemic. Brazil set to become world's number two coronavirus hotspot as pressure mounts on Bolsonaro The speed and scale of new coronavirus cases in Brazil mean it is likely to overtake Russia when it updates its figures later in the day.
Doctor testing Moderna vaccine says it's 'simply mind-boggling' that injection may be ready in 2020 "We are developing at a pace that has never been done before," Emory medicine professor Dr. Carlos del Rio said on CNBC's "Power Lunch." Fauci says it's still possible that a coronavirus vaccine will be available in the U.S. by December Dr. Anthony Fauci also said any timeline for a vaccine is "never a promise."
At least 80 million infants could be at risk of various diseases as coronavirus outbreak disrupts routine vaccination Slightly more than half of the 129 countries reporting data to the World Health Organization, UNICEF, Gavi and the Sabin Vaccine Institute indicated that routine childhood immunization services were moderately to severely disrupted, or were totally suspended, from March to April. Remdesivir alone is not enough, researchers conclude in first major Covid-19 trial of the drug Researchers have finally published the data that led the federal government to recommend the use of the antiviral drug remdesivir in very ill coronavirus patients, and they say the drug alone will not be enough to help patients.
Early-stage trials for coronavirus vaccine developed in Singapore could start next month, says professor Scientists in Singapore are developing a vaccine for the coronavirus, with hopes that early-stage clinical trials could come as soon as next month, according to a professor at Duke-NUS Medical School. Want to eat less meat? Take a page from these cultures that already do As the pandemic pokes holes in America's meat supply chain, many people are thinking about eating less meat or even going vegetarian.
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University of Alabama to push contact tracing app, require online health checks The University of Alabama will require students and staff returning to its three campuses in the coming months to submit online health checks regularly and encourage them to download its contact tracing app, officials told Reuters on Thursday. AstraZeneca CEO says $1 billion vaccine bet is 'absolutely worth it' AstraZeneca's CEO says the US government's $1 billion investment in its coronavirus vaccine is a gamble -- but worth the risk.
Grammy award-winner Ryan Tedder is 'ravenously bullish' on live music's future despite virus downturn The acclaimed star said he had "grieved" after the crisis forced his band to cancel a world tour. Earlier Lockdowns Would Have Saved Thousands of American Lives, Model Shows Title: Earlier Lockdowns Would Have Saved Thousands of American Lives, Model ShowsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/21/2020 12:00:00 AM
Good News for Menopausal Women Who Take Hops Title: Good News for Menopausal Women Who Take HopsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/20/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/21/2020 12:00:00 AM A two-day-old baby has died of Covid-19 in South Africa A two-day-old baby has died of coronavirus-related condition in South Africa, the government said Thursday.
U.S.-China tensions will likely get worse ahead of November election, experts say The world's two largest economies have been embroiled in a long-drawn trade war and are now in a tussle over issues surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. 'A whole generation is being wiped out.' Families want answers Plot 87 occupies a barren corner of Milan's austere main cemetery. Here, the soil has been freshly turned to make new graves, 120 in all, the morning we visited. Another body was to be buried that afternoon.
CNN's Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta talk to American Academy of Pediatrics spokesperson Dr. Tanya Altmann about how schools will be able to keep students safe upon reopening. New York Gov. Cuomo says schools should plan as if they are reopening in September, but it's too early to decide The number of countries reporting MIS-C has nearly doubled in one week to 13 and the number of states now stands at 25 and D.C., NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.
Women Less Likely to Get Standard Heart Medications Title: Women Less Likely to Get Standard Heart MedicationsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/20/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/21/2020 12:00:00 AM Thailand reports no new coronavirus cases, no new deaths Thailand on Friday reported no new coronavirus infections or deaths, maintaining the total of 3,037 confirmed cases and 56 fatalities since the outbreak started in January.
Lasting Spikes in Blood Pressure While Exercising Could Be Unhealthy Sign Title: Lasting Spikes in Blood Pressure While Exercising Could Be Unhealthy SignCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/20/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/21/2020 12:00:00 AM We all could use a little therapy right now Editor's Note: A version of this story appeared in CNN's Work Transformed newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. Kathryn is taking some well-deserved time off. For today's newsletter, CNN Business' Jeanne Sahadi is our guest writer.
Brazil's Bolsonaro accepts no proof chloroquine works, but may work in some cases Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro, a long-running advocate of malaria drug chloroquine to treat COVID-19, said on Thursday he knew there was no proof it works, but said there are cases in which it appears to have been successful. Watch live: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo holds a press conference on the coronavirus outbreak New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is holding his daily press conference on the Covid-19 outbreak, which has infected more than 354,300 people across the state as of Thursday.
Officials in the largest county in Ohio say racism is a public health crisis Racism has officially been declared a public health crisis in Ohio's largest county. Coronavirus Daily Digest: May 21, 2020 A roundup of the latest news about COVID-19
WHO Predicts COVID Will Take Heavy Toll in Africa Without quick action, the new coronavirus could sicken up to a quarter-billion people in Africa during the pandemic's first year and claim 190,000 lives, a new modeling forecast suggests. New York City has made 'remarkable progress' to begin reopening in June, mayor de Blasio says "I want to signal as clear as a bell, all roads are leading to the first half of June. The city indicators, the state indicators, we're seeing very clear progress," de Blasio said.
Why Florida can't get its story straight on Covid numbers The Florida version of the Covid-19 pandemic continues to puzzle. Many had anticipated that the death rate there would be extremely high, given the state's late and initially disorganized outbreak response and its elderly population. More than 4 million Floridians are 65 or older, a vulnerable age group. CDC's coronavirus dashboard includes data that could inflate states' test numbers "Without a clear apples-to-apples comparison of the number of tests per capita, it is hard to compare disease rates across states," said Robert Bednarczyk, assistant professor of epidemiology at Emory University.
Hold onto your boarding pass. How TSA screening procedures are changing because of coronavirus The TSA is tweaking some passenger screening procedures because of the coronavirus that would require less contact with travelers. Nursing home workers warned government about safety violations before Covid-19 outbreaks and deaths A flu shot will protect you from coronavirus, a worker reported being told by supervisors at a Rhode Island nursing home, where at least 60 residents were diagnosed with Covid-19 and at least one died.
Cats, Dogs and Snakebite: One Pet Has an Advantage Title: Cats, Dogs and Snakebite: One Pet Has an AdvantageCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/20/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/21/2020 12:00:00 AM In Asia, children are going back to school. But it's not without difficulties For the first time in three months, South Korean high school students are back in the classroom.