Yes, we're in a deadly coronavirus pandemic. You still have to pick up your dog's poop

This isn't 'The Walking Dead.' No one will descend on you to eat your flesh should you bend over for a moment to pick up some poo.
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[Premium Times] Amidst unrelenting criticism of alleged poor political leadership at the highest level in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria, the presidency has listed "some of the reactions by the agencies and trained experts, under the leadership of President Buhari' in the fight against the virus.
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Researchers at University of Arizona College of Medicine have invented a new device that provides oxygen and support for people that need respiratory assistance for the COVID-19 outbreak. The device is a small-scale, low-pressure rebreathing system that removes carbon dioxide and introduces a mixture of helium and oxygen to the respiratory airways. The device could help a coronavirus patient earlier in the process and might reduce the need for ventilators. Phoenix-based startup S aiOx licensed…
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For our latest Q&A with health care professionals who are coping with the coronavirus pandemic, we spoke with Lewis J. Kaplan, M.D., a general, trauma, and critical care surgeon at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine, about how we can better prepare for surges in COVID-19 cases.        
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Is anyone else kinda stressed about this whole coronavirus outbreak and how it's interfering with being able to complete observation hours and taking the GRE. I wonder if some schools would be more lenient towards these things due to the pandemic
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Navy captain says COVID-19 is spreading through his aircraft carrier so rapidly that most of the crew needs to get off The Navy "cannot allow a single sailor to perish as a result of this pandemic unnecessarily," Capt. Brett E. Crozier wrote in a letter Gotta give the CO credit. To make this public means he made the request in private and was rejected and he’s decided to put his crew ahead of his career. Exclusive: Captain of aircraft carrier with gro...
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Dr. Anthony Fauci has become one of the most recognizable names in the fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to Fauci about his personal life, career and navigating his current position.
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The U.S. Coast Guard has directed cruise ships to prepare to treat any sick passengers and crew on board while being sequestered “indefinitely" offshore during the coronavirus pandemic
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SMOKING amid the coronavirus pandemic could introduce renewed health risks, as lung damage may impact people's response to the virus. How dangerous is smoking amid the coronavirus outbreak?
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Any medical procedure that can be deffered until after the coronavirus pandemic is over will be. That means lower procedure volumes for hospitals and medical practices, which translates into lower revenue for medical device companies. One sector of the industry that stands to be heavily impacted by this is orthopedics. Canaccord Genuity analyst Kyle Rose surveyed orthopedic/spine surgeons to assess the impact on treatment patterns and practice viability. As expected, most of the 50 respondents (60%) said their organizations were defering or postponing all procedures, and about a third of respondents...
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This blog is now closedFollow the latest coronavirus live blog hereSee all our coronavirus coverage12.52amBSTWe ’re closing this blog now. Follow me to the link below, where we’ll be bringing you rolling coverage of the pandemic, as confirmed cases worldwide near the one million mark:Related:Coronavirus live news: Global cases near million mark as US federal stockpiles of medical gear dwindle12.43amBSTAnother iconic New York City landmark is being converted into a temporary hospital to help fight the coronavirus pandemic, joining Central Park.The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, home to the US Open...
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