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Today β€” July 12th 2020Health

Texas doctor says 30-year-old patient died after attending 'COVID party'

By Alyssa Newcomb

Dr. Jane Appleby said a nurse shared the patient's heartbreaking final words as a cautionary tale.

  • July 12th 2020 at 00:47
Yesterday β€” July 11th 2020Health

Spinal surgeon: How the coronavirus pandemic affects posture

By Kayla Rivas

As offices shuttered near the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, many grew accustomed to working from home. However these altered routines and workspace arrangements resulted in different postures for many, one spinal surgeon recently noted.

WHO says coronavirus airborne transmission is possible indoors

By Kayla Rivas

Aerosols containing the COVID-19 virus suspended in the air can infect others upon inhalation in crowded, indoor spaces with poor ventilation, the World Health Organization wrote in an update published late Thursday.

Maryland man may be first person successfully vaccinated against COVID-19

By Isabelle Friedberg

A Maryland man believes he may be one of the first people to be successfully vaccinated against the coronavirus after participating in a trial that has reported promising early results in producing antibodies, according to reports.

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. and World News

Louisiana’s governor ordered bars to close and said almost all residents must wear a mask. Disney World reopened, despite a surge in Florida. Thousands of Israelis protested the government’s handling of the economy.

Wife takes job as dishwasher to see husband in nursing home during COVID-19 pandemic

By Ronnie Koenig

Mary Daniel also started a Facebook group to raise awareness about the hardships facing caregivers and their loved ones.

  • July 11th 2020 at 17:21

How to Reopen Schools: What Science and Other Countries Teach Us

By Pam Belluck, Apoorva Mandavilli and Benedict Carey

The pressure to bring American students back to classrooms is intense, but the calculus is tricky with infections still out of control in many communities.

Teachers want to know: How exactly are we supposed to return to school?

By Megan Braden-Perry

The prospect of in-person education in the fall prompts hundreds of questions from school staff across the country.

  • July 11th 2020 at 02:01

Her father died from coronavirus. She turned his obituary into a powerful message.

By Kerry Breen

Kristin Urquiza said that after her father's death from COVID-19, she wanted to turn towards advocacy to help other families avoid her heartbreak.

  • July 11th 2020 at 02:01

Study of Coronavirus in Pregnant Women Finds Striking Racial Differences

By Katherine J. Wu

About 10 percent of Black and Latino participants in a Philadelphia study of pregnant women had been exposed to the coronavirus, compared with 2 percent of white participants.

Camping is the hottest new vacation trend – here’s how to do it safely

By Nicole Spector

When it comes to camping, planning and preparation are paramount — especially in a pandemic.

  • July 10th 2020 at 23:22

Internal document reveals shortfall in coronavirus supplies β€” including body bags β€” in U.S. stockpile

Internal document reveals shortfall in coronavirus supplies — including body bags — in U.S. stockpileMore than three months after President Trump promised that “America will be fully prepared for any of the future outbreaks,” the federal government still has shortfalls of personal protective equipment for health care workers, according to a document obtained by Yahoo News.

  • July 10th 2020 at 23:36
Before yesterdayHealth

Dr. Anthony Fauci is still talking. But is the president listening?

Dr. Anthony Fauci is still talking. But is the president listening?Improbably, Donald Trump and Dr. Anthony Fauci have managed to get along for months, brought together to fight the coronavirus.

  • July 10th 2020 at 21:59

Experts Worry About Arizona Health Care System As State's Hospitals Near Capacity

By Will Stone

Arizona hospitals are now reaching capacity — some have to send patients to other states. Many experts are concerned the health care system could soon crumble under pressure.

  • July 10th 2020 at 21:45

Why We Still Don’t Know Enough About Covid-19 and Pregnancy

By Christina Caron

More than six months into the pandemic there’s still a lot we don’t know about how the coronavirus affects pregnant women and babies.