Fatal cases of COVID-19 deepen our understanding of the disease’s progression

If we understand the risk factors that lead to mortality among COVID-19 patients, we can prevent deaths caused by the disease. That was the impetus behind the recent paper published in Frontiers in Medicine, in which researchers in Wuhan, China studied how the illness progressed among fatal cases. «A better understanding of the disease progression,…

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Hanifa Used 3D Models to Launch Its Latest Collection on Instagram Live

Hanifa just debuted its latest collection on Instagram Live using 3D models. Designer Anifa Mvuemba planned the digital-only show before the coronavirus pandemic. Fans were particularly delighted to have access to the groundbreaking online fashion show during quarantine. The coronavirus pandemic is changing so many industries worldwide. One such change that is already taking place,…

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Live Coronavirus News Updates: Brazil, Churches, Hong Kong

Here’s what you need to know: ImagePassengers during peak commuting hours in São Paulo, Brazil, this month.Credit…Victor Moriyama for The New York Times The U.S. may bar travel from Brazil today, Trump’s national security adviser says. President Trump’s national security adviser, Robert O’Brien, said the Trump administration is likely later today to ban travel into…

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You’re Getting Used to Masks. Will You Wear a Face Shield?

The debate over whether Americans should wear face masks to control coronavirus transmission has been settled. Governments and businesses now require or at least recommend them in many public settings. But as parts of the country reopen, some doctors want you to consider another layer of personal protective equipment in your daily life: clear plastic…

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Pier 45 San Francisco: Fire Destroys Warehouses at Fisherman’s Wharf

About 150 firefighters battled a four-alarm blaze that destroyed a quarter of the structures on Pier 45 in San Francisco early on Saturday morning, the authorities said. One firefighter had a severe cut to an arm, Lt. Jonathan Baxter, a spokesman for the Fire Department, said at a news conference. He said the firefighter was…

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Black Coronavirus Patients Land in Hospitals More Often, Study Finds

As the coronavirus spread across the United States, sweeping through low-income, densely populated communities, black and Hispanic patients have been dying at higher rates than white patients. Crowded living conditions, poorer overall health and limited access to care have been blamed, among other factors. But a new study suggests that the disparity is particularly acute…

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How to Make an Envelope from Newspaper

You may not be able to embrace your friends and family for a while, but letter writing is a great (and screenless) way of letting them know you care from afar. And why not give your penpals a real treat by dressing up your letter in all the news that’s fit to print? You’ll need…

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