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Health & Fit White House Experts Warn COVID Isn't Over Yet

11:06  22 october  2020
11:06  22 october  2020 Source:   eatthis.com

The One COVID Symptom Everyone Gets Most

  The One COVID Symptom Everyone Gets Most A new study joins earlier research in suggesting that one symptom of coronavirus (COVID-19) is most common: Fever.In a study published Nov. 9 in The Journal of Emergency Medicine, scientists looked at nearly 12,000 people who were tested for COVID-19 at emergency rooms around New York City. In that group, the most common symptoms that accompanied a positive COVID test were: fever (74%), shortness of breath (68%), and cough (65%). Read on, and to ensure your health and the health of others, don't miss these Sure Signs You've Already Had Coronavirus.

The White House suggests avoiding grocery stores and public places over the next few weeks, as the COVID -19 battle escalates If there is one thing we have learned from the COVID -19 pandemic currently ravaging planet earth, is that the rules are constantly changing.

White House experts warn rural residents to stay vigilant in fight against COVID -19.

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Today in healthcare news: A doctor shares her experience taking part in a COVID-19 trial, an inside look at Oscar Health's financials, and the role poor leadership plays in America's coronavirus death toll.

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I'm a doctor who volunteered to get one of the first coronavirus shots. Here's why I got involved, and what the side effects have been like.

  • Lisa Fitzpatrick, MD, MPH, is an infectious diseases doctor and medical epidemiologist living in the Congress Heights area of Washington, DC.
  • She's participating in the Phase 3 Moderna mRNA-1273 vaccine trial, which she signed up for to demonstrate her confidence in vaccine science during a time when "fear and distrust are flourishing."
  • It's been an easy process so far, though she did experience mild side effects like soreness in her arm and fatigue.

Read the full personal essay by Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick here>>

The One Sure Sign Someone Has Caught COVID

  The One Sure Sign Someone Has Caught COVID The loss of smell or taste is both common and relatively unique to the coronavirus—a fairly sure sign that you've caught COVID-19.However, one symptom is both common and relatively unique to the coronavirus—a fairly sure sign that you've caught COVID: The loss of smell or taste. It's usually the one sure sign someone has COVID. Read on to find out how to spot it, and to ensure your health and the health of others, don't miss these Sure Signs You've Already Had Coronavirus.

President Trump has touted the benefits of two drugs studied to treat COVID -19. World-renowned malaria expert Christopher Plowe, PhD, says According to experts , people over 60 and those who are immunocompromised continue to be the most at risk. If you have questions, please reference the

NEW YORK: America's top medical experts on the White House coronavirus task force Dr. Deborah Birx and Dr. Anthony Fauci pointed to encouraging signs that the US infection curve is levelling off but warned against relaxing social distancing guidelines and declaring victory too early.

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Here's a comprehensive look at the growth of Oscar Health since the hot health-insurance startup began signing up customers

  • Founded in 2012, Oscar got its start on the individual exchanges implemented by the Affordable Care Act.
  • It's grown to 420,000 members as of the start of 2020.
  • Here's a look at Oscar's enrollment and financial performance from 2014 to 2020.

Read the full story here>>

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A new study finds poor leadership is the reason for America's unrivaled coronavirus death toll

  • In the spring, many countries had high death rates, as the coronavirus circulated around the world unchecked.
  • But in the months since then, most countries took simple steps to prevent disease transmission, and death rates fell dramatically.
  • Except the US: the country has been a consistent outlier in coronavirus deaths.
  • A new study shows just how bad the US lagged behind other rich countries over the summer, in disease control and prevention.

Read the full story from Hilary Brueck here>>

Dr. Fauci Sends COVID Skeptics This Fiery Message

  Dr. Fauci Sends COVID Skeptics This Fiery Message "Get rid of these ridiculous conspiracy theories and realize this is a public health crisis," Dr. Fauci said. “The data speak for themselves.”Dr. Fauci was asked by the Board about the state-by-state restrictions being implemented. Some are instituting curfews; other stay-at-home advisories. The national government is not tying them together. Earlier this week, Fauci argued for a more "unified approach.

The White House , the CDC, the Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection and In late April and early May, the White House reportedly clashed with the CDC over a proposal to In the end, no national plan for domestic COVID -19 screenings at airports was ever announced.

In recent days the UK has seen a sudden sharp increase in Covid -19 infection numbers, leading to fears that What are experts worried about? Conventional wisdom among scientists suggests second waves of There’s no loosening of measures we can do that won’ t bring the R back over 1. There

More stories we're reading:

  • Moderna's CEO is aiming for an emergency authorization of its vaccine by December should it work (The Wall Street Journal)
  • AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine trial in the US could resume as soon as this week (Reuters)
  • The DOJ just slammed Google with a landmark antitrust case, kicking off the largest legal challenge in the tech giant's history (Business Insider)
  • 10 residents at a Kansas nursing home died after all 62 living there tested positive for COVID-19 (Insider)

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Dr. Fauci Warns of "Stunning Number of Deaths" .
Dr. Fauci says, “it is conceivable that the 200,000 cases—the deaths that are now between 1,000 and 2,000 a day—if they go up.”In an interview with Alexander Nazaryan of Yahoo! News yesterday, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease doctor, warned these hospitalizations can lead to more deaths. "If you look at where we are right now—at over a quarter of a million deaths over a relatively brief period of time in which you've had an early spring surge and early summer surge—now we're entering into a very vulnerable period," he warned.

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