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China’s new virus outbreak underscores continued threat

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China’s new virus outbreak underscores continued threat China’s new virus outbreak underscores continued threat People wearing protective face masks to help curb the spread of the new coronavirus gather outside a hospital to seek information about getting the nucleic acid test in Beijing, Monday, June 15, 2020. Beijing has reinstated …

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    Dangerous blood clots pose a perplexing coronavirus threat

    Dangerous blood clots pose a perplexing coronavirus threat

    Dangerous blood clots pose a perplexing coronavirus threat Dangerous blood clots pose a perplexing coronavirus threat This undated photo provided by Warnell Vega, 33, in May 2020 shows him with his daughter, Aaryelis in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Vega collapsed at home April 19, 2020 from a large …

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      Migrant sexual violence survivors face global COVID-19 threat

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      Migrant sexual violence survivors face global COVID-19 threat Migrant sexual violence survivors face global COVID-19 threat Credit: CC0 Public Domain Forced migrant survivors of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) face increasingly serious problems—some life-threatening—as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and associated restrictions, a new study reveals. Researchers found COVID-19’s …

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        Threat of COVID-19 to global poor

        Threat of COVID-19 to global poor 1

        Credit: Shutterstock Three and a half billion people in the developing world live with a deprivation that could leave them vulnerable when exposed to SARS-CoV2—the virus that causes COVID-19. Nearly a half-billion of the world’s poorest people, who live with three such deprivations, are at “high risk,” according to a …

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          Liberia to lock down capital over virus threat

          Liberia to lock down capital over virus threat 3

          Liberian President George Weah declared a state of emergency in the West African country on Wednesday, with the capital Monrovia set to go into lockdown in a bid to curb coronavirus. In a televised statement, the president said that all movement between Liberia’s 15 counties would be banned from 11:59 …

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            With coronavirus a threat, stop wearing contact lenses

            With coronavirus a threat, stop wearing contact lenses 4

            (HealthDay)—Even if you’re already wearing a face mask to cover your mouth and nose, taking steps to protect your eyes might also help guard against coronavirus infection, eye health experts say. Here are some tips from the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO): Don’t wear contact lenses—switch to glasses. People who …

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              Another coronavirus health threat: Too few asthma inhalers

              Another coronavirus health threat: Too few asthma inhalers 5

              As hospitals give more and more COVID-19 patients albuterol to help them breathe, people with asthma may have a hard time getting an inhaler. The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) said some areas of the United States are experiencing shortages of albuterol inhalers, and the shortage may …

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