(CNN) — There’s a lot about Iceland that other countries could envy: Its spectacular natural surroundings, its place among the world’s happiest countries, and, now, its large-scale testing for the novel coronavirus, which could influence how the world understands the outbreak. Experts have said comprehensive testing is key to controlling coronavirus, and creating a more accurate picture…
In the US, 73% of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 have had at least one underlying condition, according to a new CDC report.People with preexisting health conditions "appear to be at a higher risk for severe disease from COVID-19" than those without, the report said.Diabetes, chronic lung disease, and heart disease were the most commonly reported…
Riverside County public health officials are asking residents to cover their face or wear masks while in public to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. The masks don’t have to be “hospital grade” and can be bandannas, fabric masks, or neck gaiters, a  Tuesday, March 31, news release states. But they should cover the…
by: Keely Sugden Posted: Mar 31, 2020 / 04:15 PM MDT / Updated: Mar 31, 2020 / 04:15 PM MDT No smoking sign. (Photo: JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images) DENVER (KDVR) — Coronavirus patients who are also smokers could expect a more severe infection, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The American Lung Association…
March 31, 2020 1:40 PM CNN Posted: March 31, 2020 1:40 PM Updated: March 31, 2020 1:43 PM What are the telling signs that you may have the novel coronavirus which causes Covid-19? The main list of acute symptoms at this time is actually quite short and can appear anywhere from two to 14 days…
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Los Angeles County’s coronavirus cases topped 3,000 with 54 deaths, officials said.Los Angeles County officials Tuesday confirmed 10 new coronavirus-linked deaths and reported the first such fatality of a healthcare worker. The number of confirmed cases has tripled over the last week, Public Health Department Director Barbara Ferrer said.The healthcare worker who died was older…
By Staff&nbsp|&nbsp Posted: Wed 12:26 PM, Apr 01, 2020 &nbsp|&nbsp Updated: Wed 1:52 PM, Apr 01, 2020 MEXIA, Texas (KWTX) A Mexia woman in her late 50s to early 60s with underlying health conditions has died after being diagnosed with COVID-19, Limestone County Emergency Management officials said Wednesday. “It’s suspected underlying health issues may have…
Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.At least five residents of a Maryland nursing home died recently due to the novel coronavirus, officials said, with the state’s governor suggesting that a staff member who did not have symptoms may have unknowingly exposed the facility to COVID-19. A…
April 1, 2020 | 12:09pm | Updated April 1, 2020 | 4:07pm A new city map showing confirmed coronavirus cases based on patient address by ZIP code suggests the poorest New Yorkers are being hardest hit by the pandemic. Wealthier parts of the city, including much of Manhattan, waterfront sections of Queens and brownstone Brooklyn,…
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