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COVID-19 numbers in Oneida County remain flat, new death

On Sunday, Oneida County announced a new death for COVID-19, and again came from a local nursing home. 28.8 percent of current positive cases and over 70 percent of COVID deaths in the county come from nursing homes. The county also announced 14 new positive cases bringing the total of new cases this weekend to 33. 52 county residents are …

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Negative thinking related to dementia in later life, study finds

A new study found that repetitive negative thinking in later life was linked to cognitive decline and major deposits of two harmful proteins responsible for Alzheimer’s disease. “We propose that repetitive negative thinking may be a new risk factor for dementia,” said lead author Dr. Natalie Marchant, a psychiatrist and senior researcher at the mental health department of University College …

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This vitamin could help fight Covid-19, says the doctor

As you strengthen yourself against the coronavirus – by wearing a mask, socially distancing and keeping your immune system strong – there may be a vitamin you’re forgetting that could be the key to protecting yourself from COVID-19: Vitamin K. © Provided by Eat This, Not That! Bottled vitamin supplements on wooden table. New findings could show “a link between …

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A dozen cases of Pa coronaviruses date back to Jersey Shore’s “domestic gatherings”

A dozen new confirmed coronavirus cases in Pennsylvania have been traced to Jersey Shore’s recent “beach house gatherings” announced by the Bucks County Health Department this weekend. The county Department of Health reported 33 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, including 11 that can be traced back to a New Jersey resident “who has attended multiple rallies of houses on the …

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Marin epidemiologist: viral crisis just started

World-renowned epidemiologist Dr. Larry Brilliant of Mill Valley is warning that now is not the time to indulge in the battle against coronavirus. “Marin is not out of the woods at all,” said Brilliant during a conference conference briefing on Marin County’s aging committee on Thursday. Brilliant is the chairman of the non-profit Ending Pandemics advisory board, a spin-off of …

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Myrtle Beach, Horry County coronavirus updates, cases June 7

Total Horry County coronavirus cases continued to rise on Sunday, with the largest number of new cases in one day for the third consecutive day, according to the latest numbers from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. The Myrtle Beach area had 47 additional confirmed cases as of Sunday, bringing the county total to 617. Horry County’s …

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The study says the blood type can determine the severity of coronavirus – BGR cases

Coronavirus symptoms will be somewhat minor for most people, but some patients will experience a more severe version of COVID-19 which can lead to respiratory complications and potentially death. The researchers studied sections of the human genome of COVID-19 patients and compared it to healthy people. Scientists have identified two points that contain genes that can influence COVID-19, concluding that …

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