Home / Health (page 5)

Health

So you stay safe at parades and house parties

CONCLUDE Typically, a day of fireworks, parades and other community events celebrating July 4th will look different this year as the coronavirus pandemic continues. Public festivities in the city of Milwaukee have been canceled across the board, and many suburbs have followed suit, but some local events – including fireworks, parades, and “reverse parades” – continue. However, coronavirus activity in …

Read More »

The SF health director asks residents to stay at home on the 4th weekend in July

LATEST July 2nd, 10:15 a.m. The San Francisco Health Director, Dr. Grant Colfax asked residents to stay home at a press conference Thursday morning at the weekend of July 4th. “Celebrate at home with people in your household,” said Colfax. “Socialize yourself virtually, socially distant, wear a face covering. Keep yourself and your family, as well as the neighborhood and …

Read More »

Harvard scientist: California has to do double tests to curb the rise in coronavirus

According to new estimates released this week by the Harvard Global Health Institute, California must more than double its current daily tests to control the deteriorating spread of the coronavirus. The adjusted goals come from the fact that cases are swelling across the country and some states have seen positive cases that far exceed their test ability. California has kept …

Read More »

US coronavirus cases reached another bleak milestone days before July 4th

“We know people are fed up with being penned at home … but the cases have increased after Memorial Day,” said Oregon State health official Dean Sidelinger. “We don’t want the same thing to happen during Independence Day holidays.” The weekend of July 4th could be the “perfect storm” for an increase in coronavirus cases, said Dr. Joshua Barocas, an …

Read More »

Coronavirus survivors: This is what recovery looks like

Many patients experience muscle weakness after lying in a hospital bed for so long, Dr. Dale Needham, an intensive care doctor at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and a leader in intensive care. As a result, they may have problems walking, climbing stairs, or lifting objects. Nerve damage or weakness can also affect muscle strength, said Dr. Needham. Neurological …

Read More »

What You Need to Know if You Are Diagnosed With Diabetes

    Among the top 10 causes of death in recent years, diabetes is a chronic disease that should not be underestimated. Whilst many factors determine the seriousness of a diabetes diagnosis, it can have lethal consequences, so it is really important to understand the disease. Many people who are newly diagnosed will fall into a state of shock and …

Read More »

Coronavirus in Florida: tracing the COVID-19 curve

Tracking the COVID-19 curve of Florida cases and deaths Updated: 2:26 p.m. EDT June 30, 2020 We are tracing the curve of coronavirus cases and coronavirus-related deaths that have occurred in Florida. The data show the total number of COVID-19 cases and the number of COVID-19 cases per day. It also includes the total number of deaths related to COVID-19 …

Read More »

US Coronavirus: Some states are returning to previous restrictions in hopes of slowing the growth of coronavirus cases

Shortly before July 4, officials try not to repeat the scenes of Memorial Day when thousands flocked to beaches, bars, and parties across the country, while experts pointed out that the crowd could spike in street cases. At least 12 countries have paused their reopening plans to curb the spread. The announcements come after a devastating week for the country, …

Read More »

19 additional COVID-19 deaths in mass, 224 new cases

19 further COVID-19 deaths were reported in Massachusetts, 224 new cases Updated: 5:36 PM EDT June 28, 2020 The Massachusetts Department of Health reported 19 new COVID-19 deaths across the state on Sunday, bringing the state’s total to 8,060. In addition, state health officials reported 224 new confirmed and likely COVID-19 cases, for a total of 108,667. DPH has recently …

Read More »