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 2020-04-02 15:35 

Reuters

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Exclusive: UK worst case is 50,000 coronavirus death toll but not on course for that - source...

The British government's worst case scenario envisages a coronavirus death toll of 50,000 people if self isolating is not adhered to but the United Kingdom is not right now on course for a toll of that scale, a source familiar with the government'...

 2020-04-02 15:31 

Reuters

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Why is New Orleans' coronavirus death rate nearly three times New York's? Obesity is a factor...

The coronavirus has been a far deadlier threat in New Orleans than the rest of the United States, with a per-capita death rate almost three times that of New York City. Doctors, public health officials and available data say the Big Easy's high levels...

 2020-04-02 15:31 

Reuters

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Canada coronavirus cases rise above 10,000, death toll jumps by 21%...

Canada now has more than 10,000 coronavirus cases and the death toll jumped 21% to 127 from Wednesday, according to data posted by the country's public health agency on Thursday....

 2020-04-02 15:18 

Reuters

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Factbox: Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world...

The death toll from the coronavirus pandemic continued to rise on Thursday, after the World Health Organization said the global case count would reach 1 million and the death toll 50,000 in the next few days and economic pain deepened with another record ...

 2020-04-02 15:16 

CBC

More evidence emerges that coronavirus infections can spread by people with no clear symptoms...

A study by researchers in Singapore became the latest to estimate that somewhere around 10 per cent of new infections may be sparked by people who carry the virus but have not yet suffered its flu-like symptoms....

 2020-04-02 15:07 

Reuters

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Potential COVID-19 vaccine shows promise in mouse study...

Initial tests in mice of a potential COVID-19 vaccine delivered via a fingertip-sized patch have shown it can induce an immune response against the new coronavirus at levels that might prevent infection, U.S. scientists said on Thursday....

 2020-04-02 15:05 

USA Today

Antiviral oral spray Halo to undergo testing for prevention of coronavirus infection...

An antiviral oral spray that had been available over the counter will undergo a clinical trial to see if it prevents novel coronavirus infection....

 2020-04-02 15:01 

Men's Health News

My Husband and I Got Coronavirus on a Cruise. Here's What I Want You to Know....

Adam Denison is only 34, but he experienced coronavirus symptoms after a cruise with his husband. Now he's worried his parents wouldn't survive it....

 2020-04-02 14:43 

Medical Daily

Survey Finds Bad Habits Like Not Washing Hands Get In The Way Of Staying Healthy During COVID-19...

Unhealthiest Habits survey finds that 7 in 10 Americans are worried about their physical condition, but admitted to habits that could have dire consequences on their healthiness....

 2020-04-02 14:38 

ABC News (US)

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Virus masks, apps: The race is on to avoid hidden carriers...

Around the world, the race is on to protect people against becoming infected by unwitting coronavirus carriers...

 2020-04-02 14:38 

AP

The Latest: Cheyenne River Sioux restrict visitors...

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak in South Dakota (all times local):9:30 a.m.The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe said it is setting up checkpoints on roads......

 2020-04-02 14:32 

AP

Unemployment claims reach new record high in Maine...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Unemployment claims in Maine have reached a new record high, surpassing a previous high mark attributed to the outbreak of coronavirus.There were about 23,800 initial......

 2020-04-02 14:17 

ABC News (US)

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Virus spreads through South Dakota family's close ties...

Infectious disease experts say that while the coronavirus spreads fast in cities, rural communities are also vulnerable because of strong family ties...

 2020-04-02 14:07 

Men's Health News

A Simple Workout Plan and Calorie Tracking Helped This Guy Lose 40 Pounds...

The simple steps of tracking calories and getting a nudge to go back to the gym helped Andrew Brown drop 40 pounds and build muscle....

 2020-04-02 14:06 

Men's Health News

Watch the Bench Press World Record Holder Smash His Home Workout...

Julius Maddox, the world record powerlifter who bench pressed 770 pounds, posting videos of his home workout routine while he's training in quarantine,....

 2020-04-02 14:03 

ABC News (US)

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President Vladimir Putin orders most Russians to stay off work until the end of April due to the coronavirus...

President Vladimir Putin orders most Russians to stay off work until the end of April due to the coronavirus...

 2020-04-02 14:00 

Men's Health News

Here's How to Tell if You're Actually in Love...

Am I in love? It can be tough to know. Relationship therapists provide signs to help you figure out if you are in love, lust, infatuation, or something else....

 2020-04-02 13:59 

AP

Patriots plane ferries critical masks from China to US...

BOSTON (AP) — The New England Patriots private team plane is expected to return to Boston from China on Thursday carrying more than one million masks critical to health care providers fighting to......

 2020-04-02 13:54 

Men's Health News

Fountains of Wayne's Adam Schlesinger Dies From COVID-19 Complications...

Adam Schlesinger, an award-winning songwriter who was the co-founder of the band Fountains of Wayne, died from complications of coronavirus. He was only 52....

 2020-04-02 13:40 

Men's Health News

'Plant-Based' and Vegan Are Two Totally Different Terms. Don't Confuse Them....

These two terms are totally different. One has a strict definition the other is, well, fuzzy. Here's how to tell the difference between plant-based and vegan....

 2020-04-02 13:39 

AP

New company takes over prison healthcare in Delaware...

Wilmington, Del. (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic hasn't stopped a new company from taking over prison healthcare in the state of Delaware.The News Journal of Wilmington reported Wednesday......

 2020-04-02 13:26 

ABC News (US)

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Billions in virus aid aim to shelter, test the homeless...

The Trump administration says it's distributing about $3 billion in the first round of coronavirus aid to help the homeless find emergency shelter and communities expand testing and treatment...

 2020-04-02 13:20 

ABC News (US)

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Rabbi who spied on women taking ritual baths released...

A former rabbi who secretly videotaped nude women at a Jewish ritual bath in Washington has been released early from prison amid the coronavirus pandemic...

 2020-04-02 13:16 

ABC News (US)

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Ill-fated cruise ships awaiting approval to dock in Florida...

Two ill-fated cruise ships were awaiting word about when the vessels would be allowed to dock at Fort Lauderdale's Port Everglades after a conditional agreement was reached between officials in South Florida and Carnival Cruise Line...

 2020-04-02 13:16 

ABC News (US)

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With US border work on track, rural towns fear an outbreak...

Major construction projects are moving forward along both U.S. borders and raising fears that the influx of workers could spread the coronavirus...

 2020-04-02 13:00 

USA Today

Thousands of US medical workers furloughed, laid off as routine patient visits drop during coronavirus pandemic...

Coronavirus has led to overwhelming demand at some health care facilities. For others, it has brought business to a screeching halt....

 2020-04-02 12:56 

ABC News (US)

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What you need to know today about the virus outbreak...

More than 6.6 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, far exceeding a record high set just last week...

 2020-04-02 12:56 

ABC News (US)

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What you need to know today about the virus outbreak...

More than 6.6 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, far exceeding a record high set just last week...

 2020-04-02 12:19 

ABC News (US)

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Thailand imposes 6-hour nightly curfew to combat virus...

Thailand is imposing a nationwide 10 p.m.-to-4 a...

 2020-04-02 12:11 

Reuters

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Coronavirus deaths in Netherlands increase to 1,339: authorities...

The number of deaths caused by an infection with the new coronavirus in the Netherlands has increased by 166 to 1,339, health authorities said on Thursday....

 2020-04-02 12:10 

AP

UK vows to 'massively' increase virus testing amid criticism...

LONDON (AP) — Political opponents, scientists and even usually supportive newspapers lambasted British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday over his government's broken promises on wider......

 2020-04-02 11:41 

Reuters

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Indonesia needs 'massive, rapid' testing for coronavirus...

Indonesia needs to perform "massive" testing to reveal the full spread of the coronavirus and ensure that people who travel home during the approaching Muslim holiday isolate themselves, the governor of the archipelago's most populous province...

 2020-04-02 11:36 

ABC News (US)

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UN: 95% of Europe's virus dead over 60 but young not immune...

More than 95% of those who have died of coronavirus in Europe have been over 60 but young people should not be complacent...

 2020-04-02 11:36 

ABC News (US)

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Poorer NYC neighborhoods hit hardest by virus...

New data shows that the coronavirus pandemic is hitting especially hard in New York City neighborhoods that tend to be poorer and might be more likely to have many people living under one roof...

 2020-04-02 11:26 

Reuters

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Swiss coronavirus cases top 18,000, death toll rises to 432...

The Swiss death toll from the coronavirus epidemic has risen to 432, the country's public health agency said https://www.bag.admin.ch/bag/en/home/krankheiten/ausbrueche-epidemien-pandemien/aktuelle-ausbrueche-epidemien/novel-cov/situation-schweiz-und-...

 2020-04-02 11:23 

Reuters

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Zambia records first coronavirus death...

Zambia has recorded its first death from coronavirus, and the number of confirmed cases has risen by three to 39, Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya said on Thursday....

 2020-04-02 11:23 

ABC News (US)

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Europe's hospitals running out of ICU meds for COVID-19...

Nine leading European university hospitals are warning they will run out of essential medicines needed for COVID-19 patients in intensive care in less than two weeks as they are increasingly crushed by the pandemic...

 2020-04-02 11:22 

AP

Europe's hospitals running out of ICU meds for COVID-19...

LONDON (AP) — Nine leading European university hospitals are warning they will run out of essential medicines needed for COVID-19 patients in intensive care in less than two weeks as they are......

 2020-04-02 11:07 

Reuters

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EU will avoid medicine shortage, industry chief says...

European Union countries will have access to the medicines they need to care for coronavirus sufferers, the bloc's industry chief Thierry Breton said on Thursday, adding pharmaceutical companies were doubling production to address shortages....

 2020-04-02 10:52 

Medical Daily

How Video Games Can Boost Your Mental And Physical Health...

Here are some surprising benefits that you get from playing video games....

 2020-04-02 10:38 

Medical Daily

COVID-19 Can Cause Loss Of Sense Of Smell, Experts May Have Just Discovered Why...

Last month, a study revealed that on top of the common symptoms that one can get from contracting the coronavirus, infected people may also experience loss of sense of taste and the sense of smell....

 2020-04-02 10:35 

ABC News (US)

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World Health Organization: More than 95% of people who have died of coronavirus in Europe have been over 60...

World Health Organization: More than 95% of people who have died of coronavirus in Europe have been over 60...

 2020-04-02 10:35 

ABC News (US)

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Virus masks, apps: The race is on to avoid hidden carriers...

Around the world, the race is on to protect people against becoming infected by unwitting coronavirus carriers...

 2020-04-02 10:19 

Medical Daily

Scientists Reveal The Oceans Can Be Restored By 2050...

New research proves that our oceans are proving to be remarkably resilient and can be restored to their healthiest forms in as early as 2050....

 2020-04-02 10:17 

AP

World Health Organization: More than 95% of people who have died of coronavirus in Europe have been over 60...

GENEVA (AP) — World Health Organization: More than 95% of people who have died of coronavirus in Europe have been over 60....

 2020-04-02 10:16 

Reuters

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Spain's coronavirus death toll tops 10,000 after another record daily toll...

Spain's death toll from coronavirus surpassed the 10,000 threshold after a record 950 people died overnight, the country's Health Ministry said on Thursday....

 2020-04-02 10:11 

Reuters

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Thailand hit by African Horse Sickness, killing over 100 horses...

More than 100 horses have died from African Horse Sickness (AHS) in Thailand, government data showed, in the Southeast Asian country's first instance of the illness that only affects animals....

 2020-04-02 10:05 

Medical Daily

Zookeepers Struggle To Entertain Animal Inhabitants Amid Lockdown...

While us humans are turning to things like Netflix and video games to beat cabin fever since we're all stuck at home, a new report reveals that animals at the zoo have also been struggling with...

 2020-04-02 10:00 

USA Today

Labs are testing 100,000 people each day for the coronavirus. That's still not enough....

Public and private labs now complete more than 100,000 COVID-19 tests each day. Still, many are denied tests and labs struggle with a growing backlog....

 2020-04-02 09:53 

Medical Daily

Research Finds The U.S. Leads In Coronavirus Cases, But Lags Behind In Pandemic Response...

According to a new study, America is currently leading the coronavirus pandemic....

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