Rate of deaths, illness among black residents alarms cities

The city’s public health commissioner also ordered all healthcare providers in the city to collect data on COVID-19 patients’ race and ethnicity, seeking to address existing gaps. The department’s leader, Dr. Allison Arwady, said one-quarter of testing results sent to her agency so far have not included that critical information.

Coronavirus Australia: COVID-19 restrictions that could soon be relaxed

As such, we could go back to stage two very soon. Outside activities could be the first to be loosened including exercising allowed with more people, going to the beach – suitably distant from one another – and being able to have a lazy afternoon in the park. You could meet up with more than […]

Coronavirus: WHO refuses to name doctors who blocked early health emergency

“We appreciate the seriousness with which China is taking this outbreak, especially the commitment from top leadership, and the transparency they have demonstrated, including sharing data and genetic sequence of the virus,” Dr Tedros said at the time.

Illinois’ death toll from coronavirus tops 300

For most people, the coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia, and death.

Coronavirus data due within weeks to reveal Australia’s path out of health crisis

“We don’t know what the level of immunity [in the community] is likely to be, because we don’t know what level of immunity is conferred by having the infection and how long that immunity will last,” she said.

5 things to know for April 8: Coronavirus, White House, health, Navy, stimulus bill

After 76 days of isolation, China has lifted lockdown restrictions in Wuhan, the city where the novel coronavirus was first detected. Trains and flights are now operating, and healthy residents and visitors will be allowed to leave. However, Chinese officials warn there is still work to be done to prevent another outbreak. In the UK, London […]

Alabama numbers show race disparity in COVID-19 deaths

Of 39 verified deaths in the state, 17 or 43% were in African American patients and 17 were white. The remaining five were Asian or unknown. The state is investigating additional deaths reported in COVID 19 patients but have not confirmed those fatalities yet.

How to prepare your family for a coronavirus outbreak

“Wear gloves to turn a doorknob – or wash your hands after touching it. If anybody in your home takes sick, wash your doorknobs regularly. Similarly, be cautious with stairway banisters, desktops, cell phones, toys, laptops – any objects that are handheld.

U.S. Coronavirus Blog: Trump Targets WHO As Deaths Pass 12K

British Open Canceled Until ’21 As Golf Schedule Reworked The British Open will not be played this year — skipping a year for the first time since 1945 — with the Royal and Ancient Golf Club (R&A) choosing to play golf’s oldest championship next year at Royal St. George’s and move the 150th Open at […]

This South Florida City Is a Looming Coronavirus Hot Spot You Haven’t Heard About

In Hialeah, Florida’s most Hispanic city and the sixth-most populous municipality in the state, residents and elected leaders are bracing themselves for what seems inevitable: In the coming weeks, Hialeah could be a COVID-19 hot zone. That suspicion is based both on the growing number of confirmed cases and the city’s large senior citizen population—a […]