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Coronavirus deaths in Texas: 1,000 people die in just 10 days

After the first COVID-19 death in Texas — a 97-year-old man in Matagorda County who died on March 15 — it took 53 days before the state reached 1,000 deaths. On Monday, Texas reached 4,020 deaths only 10 days after crossing the 3,000 threshold. New coronavirus cases and hospitalizations have been rising fast across Texas […]

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Coronavirus Kills 6 More People In Illinois – Block Club Chicago

CHICAGO — Coronavirus killed six people in the last day in Illinois, officials said Monday. Among the victims were two people in Cook County. Illinois’ has now seen at least 7,301 people die from coronavirus, according to state data. The state also saw 1,173 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 over the last day. In all, […]

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Do some people have preexisting immunity to the coronavirus?

Mayo Clinic plasma cell researcher believes data shows we may be closer to herd immunity than many experts think ROCHESTER, Minn — On Meet the Press on Sunday, after saying just 7 or 8% of Americans have had COVID-19, Dr. Michael Osterholm delivered this ominous message: “This virus won’t slow down even, let alone stop […]

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Brazil Health Workers May Have Spread Coronavirus to Indigenous People

RIO DE JANEIRO — The telltale symptoms began in late May, about a week after government medical workers made a routine visit to the Kanamari Indigenous community in a remote part of the Amazon: Elderly members of the group were struggling to breathe. For months, as the coronavirus tore through Brazil, the Kanamari had sought […]

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Coronavirus Kills 25 More People In Illinois As New Cases Keep Rising – Block Club Chicago

CHICAGO — Coronavirus has killed 25 people in Illinois during the last day, officials said Thursday. That brings the state’s death toll up to 7,251 people. Cook County experienced the most losses, with seven people dying here, including a man in his 30s. New cases rose slightly from Wednesday, with another 1,257 people testing positive […]

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Another 883 People Test Positive For Coronavirus In Illinois – Block Club Chicago

CHICAGO — Another 883 people tested positive for coronavirus in Illinois during the last day. That means 154,799 people have now had confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Illinois. Illinois has seen a slight rise in the number of people testing positive in recent weeks; last week, there were three days in a row when more […]

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People Are Waiting Longer For Coronavirus Test Results Due To Increased Demand – CBS Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – With increased demand for testing, the wait times for results are increasing, too. After getting tested because of an exposure at work, Wayne Jackson was told it would take three to five days. “We’ve had such an increase in the influx of people wanting to get tested,” says Rick Rickman, CRNP, of […]

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Veteran with coronavirus pleads with people to wear masks

(KMPH) — A local Iraqi War veteran is now taking on a second battle: Coronavirus. "Greetings from the Fresno ICU," said Norberto "Norbie" Lara, on a … Source link

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People Are Volunteering To Be Exposed To Coronavirus For Vaccine Research – CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Atwater Village cinematographer Antonio Cisneros lost a friend to coronavirus and has decided to be more proactive in solutions to help find a vaccine. His solution involves a controversial method: volunteering to be infected. It’s part of the “COVID-19 Human Challenge Trials” initiative from researchers and scientists through a platform called […]

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Google Maps Launches New Features To Help People Navigate Coronavirus Hotspots – CBS Pittsburgh

(CNN) — Google Maps has launched new features to help users safely get around during the coronavirus pandemic. More than 11 million people worldwide have contracted the virus, according to Johns Hopkins University, and 500,000 have died. Countries and regions have implemented varying restrictions, depending on the severity of their outbreaks, and that has complicated […]

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