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‘I’m very concerned’: Doctor on Idaho’s coronavirus task force worried about continued surge in cases

A recent White House report lists Idaho as one of 18 “red zone” states for COVID-19. Hear what a doctor on the state coronavirus task force had to say about it. BOISE, Idaho — Idaho has made its way into a White House report, but it’s not for a good reason. A report was compiled […]

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As Illinois Reports 25 More Coronavirus Deaths, Chicago’s Top Doctor Warns City ‘Not Immune’ To Surge – Block Club Chicago

CHICAGO — Another 25 people died from coronavirus during the last day in Illinois, including 12 in Cook County. That’s a sharp jump from Monday, when officials said just six people were reported to have died. In all, 7,218 people have died from the virus in Illinois. The last 24 hours also saw 707 more […]

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Yes, We’re Seeing A Rise In Coronavirus Cases In Illinois — But Don’t Panic, City’s Top Doctor Says – Block Club Chicago

CHICAGO — Illinois has seen an increase in coronavirus cases, the city’s top doctor said Friday, but Chicago is still doing well in its fight against the pandemic. The state has recently seen an uptick in the average number of new cases per day — the rise coming at the same time as other states […]

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Doctor at Eisenhower Health describes coronavirus ‘hell show’

“Hell show,” that’s how one doctor at Eisenhower Health in Rancho Mirage describes what’s happening there right now with coronavirus. Dr. Rick Loftus wrote that he wakes up with nightmares every morning, that the situation with coronavirus is getting worse every day, and that people not taking the virus seriously is costing lives. His lengthy […]

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UPMC Doctor Says Pittsburgh Medical Community Can Handle Surge In Coronavirus Cases – CBS Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Wearing masks is the message dominating the coronavirus conversation across the country as this week begins with rising case numbers. For seven consecutive days, new cases have been reported in Allegheny County in increasing numbers. Contact tracing has put the onus on young people getting out and going to bars. “It is […]

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Does Your Local Doctor Have a Coronavirus Test for You?

“We don’t have the luxury of space to do separate sick areas or swabbing areas,” said Dr. Hai Cao, a pediatrician at South Slope Pediatrics in Brooklyn. “It would be nice if we did. But in our limited space, I don’t see that as being a prudent move.” To complicate matters further, not all Americans […]

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As coronavirus spreads, doctor says SC doesn’t need to panic

CLOSE Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide Health officials reported an additional 116 cases of COVID-19 in Greenville County on Monday to mark the 11th consecutive day that the Upstate “hot spot” has led South Carolina in new cases. The state Department of Health and Environmental Control tallied a total of 542 new cases of […]

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‘Sacrificed’: anger in China over death of Wuhan doctor from coronavirus | World news

The death of a doctor at Wuhan’s “whistleblower hospital” has prompted a wave of anger at hospital authorities for not protecting frontline health workers in the face of the coronavirus outbreak. Hu Weifeng, 42, a urologist at Wuhan Central hospital where the whistleblower ophthalmologist Li Wenliang worked, died of the virus on Tuesday after a four-month battle. […]

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Harvard Doctor Warns Of Coronavirus Risk When Protesting – CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) – Hundreds of protesters are expected to turn out to Roxbury’s Nubian Square Sunday evening calling for justice for George Floyd. The Black Lives Matter protest is being organized by several organizations. The protest will begin at 6:30 p.m. and stretch to the Massachusetts Statehouse. This comes after a protest in Boston’s South […]

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Coronavirus Breakthrough? Possible Antibody Cocktail May Lead To COVID-19 Cure, Doctor Says – CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – There could be a huge breakthrough on finding a possible treatment to help fight the coronavirus. Dr. Max Gomez reports on an antibody cocktail that’s being created. This potential treatment breakthrough is based on antibodies, Gomez reported. Doctors have known that most COVID-19 patients develop antibodies against the coronavirus that causes […]

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