Coronavirus deaths jump in New York, but governor says hospitalizations are plateauing and distancing 'is working'

The governor of the state with the largest coronavirus outbreak said Tuesday that hospitalizations may be leveling off and social distancing "is working" -- and people need to keep doing it.
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Sweden death rate now higher than France; Pakistan records largest single day rise in new infections; global deathspass 380,000. This blog is now closedFollow the latest global coronavirus live blog here12.26amBSTWe ’ve launched a new blog at the link below:Related:Coronavirus live news: Germany reveals major stimulus plan as global cases grow by 100,000 a day11.52pmBSTAt least three people were reported dead as coronavirus-hit Mumbai appeared to escape the worst of Cyclone Nisarga Wednesday, the first severe storm to threaten India ’s financial capital in more than 70 years, AFP reports.The city and its surrou...
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ABR On this page Updates ABR Statement on COVID-19 Impact on ACGME Residency Training ABR Statement on COVID-19 Impact on Medical Physics (CAMPEP) Residency Training FAQs The ABR continues to monitor the coronavirus outbreak and will provide regular updates here. These actions are coming after... DR Certifying Exam / RISE (April) - cancelled DR Core Exam - "still scheduled as planned", but "developing plans" in case of disruption MP Oral Exam - postponed Radiation Oncology Oral Exam - postponed
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AbstractThe ongoing spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) poses a significant threat to global health. As the coronavirus outbreak began spreading, hospitals were forced to relocate resources to treat the growing number of COVID-19 patients. As a consequence, doctors across the country canceled tens of thousands of nonurgent surgeries. However, recognizing that the COVID-19 situation may be highly variable and fluid in different communities across the country, elective surgery could be still allowed in some centers for patients included in t...
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At least two U.S. senators have said China hid data from the World Health Organization that could have altered the course of the coronavirus outbreak
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The Dutch government on Wednesday ordered mink culled at nine farms where animals have been infected with the coronavirus, fearing they could form a reservoir of disease infecting humans after the country's current outbreak has passed.
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Surgisphere, whose employees appear to include a sci-fi writer and adult content model, provided database behind Lancet and New England Journal of Medicine hydroxychloroquine studiesThe World Health Organization and a number of national governments have changed their Covid-19 policies and treatments on the basis of flawed data from a little-known US healthcare analytics company, also calling into question the integrity of key studies published in some of the world ’s most prestigious medical journals.A Guardian investigation can reveal the US-based company Surgisphere, whose handful of employees appear to include a s...
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One of Sweden’s top health officials has defended that country’s response to the coronavirus pandemic
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Eunice G. Kamwendo is an Economist and Strategic Advisor with UNDP Africa in New York. Chaltu Daniel Kalbessa is a UNDP Fellow and Strategic Analyst with UNDP Africa in New York.By Eunice G. Kamwendo and Chaltu Daniel KalbessaNEW YORK, Jun 3 2020 (IPS) With very weak health systems and overall capacity constraints to effectively respond to the deadly coronavirus disease, Africa’s fate against the invisible enemy, was going to be nothing short of catastrophic according to early predictions. Although Africa is yet to reach its peak, many countries are not seeing the exponential growth in case numbers, or in mortality r...
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It is hard for the public to trust a government that prioritises political messaging ahead of deliveryThere is no such thing as a total truce in Westminster, and a partial one rarely lasts long. The period when Labour felt obliged by a sense of duty in a national emergency to provide “constructive” opposition to the government is over. Inparliament on Wednesday, Sir Keir Starmer accused Boris Johnson of failing to get to grips with the situation and the prime minister responded with affected resentment at the lack of “cooperation” from his counterpart across the dispatch box.But it was Mr Johnson &r...
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Black Americans are fighting against two distinct yet interlaced enemies this week: institutionalized racism and a pandemic that is disproportionately infecting and killing them. The protests that have rocked cities from coast to coast over the past few days were, in the immediate sense, sparked by the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man. And police brutality has been the central theme of the demonstrations. But the protests are also being fueled by the fact that black communities have been devastated by the deadly pathogen working its way across America. While black people make up only about 1...
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