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Malaysia reported 57 new coronavirus infections on Sunday, taking its tally to 7,819, but with no additional deaths its toll stands at 115, the health ministry said on Twitter.

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Indonesia reported on Sunday 700 new coronavirus infections, taking the tally in the Southeast Asian nation to 26,473, said health ministry official Achmad Yurianto.

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Mexico on Saturday registered 2,885 new cases of coronavirus and 364 more deaths, bringing the total numbers to 87,512 cases and 9,779 fatalities, according to data from health authorities.

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Some people have taken to yelling (online and off) at people exercising without masks. But does it really matter?

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Categories: masks, running, exercise, bicycles and bicycling, coronavirus (2019-ncov), quarantines, centers for disease control and prevention, protective clothing and gear, research


Global coronavirus cases surpassed 6 million on Saturday, according to a Reuters tally, as Latin America reported a grim milestone of 50,000 deaths from the disease.

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Brazil reported a record 33,274 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Saturday, its health ministry said, and the death toll surpassed that of France and now ranks only below the United States, Britain and Italy.

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Experts demanded verification of data and methods used in a study of drugs to treat Covid-19. The study suggested the drugs might have increased deaths.

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Categories: your-feed-science, hydroxychloroquine (drug), chloroquine (drug), coronavirus (2019-ncov), clinical trials, lancet, the (journal), new england journal of medicine, world health organization, trump, donald j, research

America’s decades-long relationship with the organization has been instrumental in improving health around the world.

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Categories: coronavirus (2019-ncov), world health organization, trump, donald j, united states international relations, china, united states politics and government, epidemics, centers for disease control and prevention, your-feed-science



The pathogen is proving a familiar adage: The dose makes the poison.

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Categories: coronavirus (2019-ncov), masks, hygiene and cleanliness, bathrooms and toilets, epidemics, viruses, beth israel deaconess medical center, centers for disease control and prevention, princeton university

Temperature checks, desk shields and no public transit: The guidelines would remake office life. Some may decide it’s easier to keep employees at home.

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Categories: workplace environment, centers for disease control and prevention, protective clothing and gear, masks, coronavirus (2019-ncov), coronavirus reopenings, workplace hazards and violations, united states


In Washington State and Italy, the first confirmed cases were not linked to the outbreaks that followed, the analysis found. The epidemics were seeded later.

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Categories: your-feed-science, coronavirus (2019-ncov), genetics and heredity, epidemics, hutchinson, fred, cancer research center, seattle-tacoma international airport, university of arizona, university of washington, worobey, michael g (1970- ), europe, italy, snohomish county (wash), washington (state)

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The risks of reopening the economy too soon have been outlined by scientists in stark terms. Without taking proper precautions to keep the coronavirus in check, returning to normal life could trigger new outbreaks that swiftly spiral out of control, experts have warned.

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More than 500 schools closed again Friday to students after briefly reopening, as South Korea moves to stamp out a resurgence of the coronavirus in the capital, Seoul, and its surrounding metropolitan area.

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Just hours after America reached the grim milestone of 100,000 people killed in the pandemic, President Donald Trump took a moment to promote a wild theory whose acceptance can only lead to more deaths. The President retweeted a link to an article claiming that wearing face masks has nothing to do with public health, and is instead a path to "social control."

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In public, the activist berated the infectious disease expert for federal inaction on AIDS. But their affection lasted decades and changed the course of the epidemic.

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Categories: acquired immune deficiency syndrome, act up, gay men's health crisis, san francisco examiner, fauci, anthony s, kramer, larry (1935- )

Peter Piot, 71, one of the giants of Ebola and AIDS research, is still battling a coronavirus infection that hit him “like a bus” in March.

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Categories: coronavirus (2019-ncov), piot, peter, ebola virus, oxygen, epidemics, lungs, immune system, acquired immune deficiency syndrome, steroids, international aids society, unaids, your-feed-science, your-feed-health













For men with advanced prostate cancer, a new hormone therapy pill works better than standard injections -- and carries a much lower risk of heart attack or stroke.

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Cancer patients diagnosed with COVID-19 who are otherwise generally healthy can and do survive the coronavirus, but the news isn't as good for those who also had other medical issues.

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The study found that 1 in 5 patients had been placed on a ventilator in intensive care within seven days of entering the hospital; 1 in 10 had died; and 18% had been discharged.

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