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The next coronavirus may already be circulating in bats, study suggests – TribLIVE

While the exact origin of the coronavirus remains murky, scientists have been racing to determine how it jumped from animals to humans so they can prevent another pandemic. The next one could just be a matter of time, a new study suggests. The authors said a …

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While the exact origin of the coronavirus remains murky, scientists have been racing to determine how it jumped from animals to humans so they can prevent another pandemic.
The next one could just be a matter of time, a new study suggests.
The authors said a virus with similar ability to infect humans may already be out there, carried by a type of bat known for having horsesh…

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Study Says Obesity Raises Risk of Death from Covid-19 Among Men – The New York Times

Obesity is not an independent risk for women, according to a new study, perhaps because their fat is distributed differently.

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To figure out whether obesity, in and of itself, was associated with a higher death risk, the researchers tried to factor out conditions like high blood pressure and diabetes, which are known to be associated with more severe forms of Covid-19, as well as heart, kidney and chronic lung disease.
The scientists also wanted to know whether demographic factors, like age, sex and race or ethnicity, played a role.
While Black and Latino populations have been disproportionately stricken by the virus,…

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Hidalgo County child dies from COVID-19 – Monitor

Hidalgo County reported its first child death among the 20 residents who died of COVID-19 on Friday. The child, a girl from Pharr, is listed as being between the ages of 0 and 19 as the county declined to disclose more details citing state and federal privacy…

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Hidalgo County reported its first child death among the 20 residents who died of COVID-19 on Friday.
The child, a girl from Pharr, is listed as being between the ages of 0 and 19 as the county declined to disclose more details citing state and federal privacy laws.
The death of this child reaffirms that children and no age group are not immune from the devastating impact of this deadly virus, Hidalgo County Judge Richard F. Cortez stated in a news release. It is imperative for us to all work t…

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12 residents at Amador County nursing home die due to COVID-19 within 1 week, CDPH reports – KCRA Sacramento

Twelve residents at an Amador County nursing home have died due to novel coronavirus complications within the past week, according to skilled nursing home data from the California Department of Public Health.

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JACKSON, Calif. —Twelve residents at an Amador County nursing home have died due to novel coronavirus complications within the past week, according to skilled nursing home data from the California Department of Public Health.
As of Thursday, a total of 48 residents at the Kit Carson Nursing & Rehabilitation Center have tested positive for COVID-19, the CDPH reported.
According to the state, a total of 19 staff members at the nursing home have tested positive for COVID-19, as of Thursday. …

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