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Health – The Washington Post

The old vaccines are oddities among the cutting-edge and targeted technologies being developed to combat the novel coronavirus.

Protesters cite racism’s role in George Floyd’s death and the pandemic as justification for marching. Groups criticized for taking to the streets for other causes see a “double standard.”

The recipient, a woman in her 20s, could not have survived without the operation, her doctor said.

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They may be experiencing a continuing infection, slow recovery or post-viral condition.

What began with a handful of mysterious illnesses in a vast central China city has traveled the world, jumping from animals to humans and from obscurity to international headlines. Here is what we know so far about coronavirus.

Since Memorial Day, covid-19 hospitalizations in at least nine states have been on the rise.

The aid from the Trump administration follows criticism that it has been slow to assist the most vulnerable parts of the health-care system.

The World Health Organization moved Tuesday to clarify its position on whether people without symptoms are widely spreading the new coronavirus, saying much remains unknown about asymptomatic transmission.

For the fortunate covid-19 patients like Sosa who survived intensive care and long stretches on ventilators, the road home is often an arduous, lonely journey that runs through places like Burke

CDC official is worried that a substantial flu season on top of another wave of coronavirus could swamp the health-care system this fall.

The past two weeks of anti-police-brutality protests are yet another variable in how the virus is spreading in the United States.

Another study estimated that the shutdowns saved about 3.1 million lives in 11 European countries and dropped infection rates by an average of 82 percent. Both reports were published Monday in the journal Nature.

Overall, researchers found that doctors treating women prescribe cardiovascular disease medications less often than do doctors treating men.

“It’s a big deal,” says Weill Cornell neurologist. The consequences can range from mental fog, and mild memory lapses, to severe neurological problems.

As the first wave of patients subsides, many health-care workers are struggling with the death and devastation they saw close up and — perhaps most difficult — with their own inability to save more people’s lives.

They and others argue that donors are screened for risk and blood donations are checked for HIV, other pathogens.

Twelve days after George Floyd was slain, the marches attracted tens of thousands in some cities as tensions with police ebbed.

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