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Virus spikes have officials looking to shore up hospitalsHospitals around the United States are starting to buckle from a resurgence of COVID-19 cases, with several states setting records for the number of people hospitalized and leaders scrambling to find extra beds and staff
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Woman on Diverted Flight Dies From COVIDA Texas woman with COVID-19 boarded a Spirit Airlines flight from Las Vegas to Dallas-Fort Worth but didn't make it to her destination alive, authorities say. Officials say the July 24 flight was diverted to Albuquerque after reports of an unresponsive woman. Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins, who disclosed details...
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Next up in hunt for COVID-19 vaccine: Testing shots in kidsThe global hunt for a COVID-19 vaccine for kids is only just beginning — a lagging start that has some U.S. pediatricians worried they may not know if any shots work for young children in time for the next school year
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Swiss fear rise in COVID-19 cases could overburden hospitalsThe Swiss health minister says coronavirus case counts and hospitalizations are doubling every week, warning of the prospect of overburdened hospitals as Switzerland has gone from one of least-affected countries in Europe to one of the worst-hit in just three weeks
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Here's How to Get Through a COVID WinterHealth experts are hoping this winter "won't be horrible," but as social distancing fatigue sets in, colder weather forces more people indoors, and families gather for the holidays, they're also concerned that things could get bad if Americans don't remain vigilant. To help mitigate what could be coming, the New...
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Factors That May Put You at Risk for 'Long COVID'There's COVID and there's "long COVID"—the kind whose symptoms don't go away within four weeks, as they do for most people. The BBC reports researchers with King's College London estimate that 1 in 45 people end up being sick for at least 12 weeks, and they're out with a...
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More Health News Outbreak Spares No Resident at Kansas Nursing HomeCoronavirus has infected every resident of a Kansas nursing home, with deadly results. Ten of the 62 residents of Andbe Home in Norton have died and one is in hospital, reports NBC News . The Norton County Health Department announced the outbreak at the privately owned facility on Monday, saying an...
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