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Illinois top health official breaks down by announcing death from COVID-19

Illinois’ top health official broke up when he announced the death toll from the coronavirus in Prairie state. Dr. Ngozi Ezike, director of public health for Illinois, began sniffing loudly on Friday as she announced 31 more deaths, bringing the statewide total to 9,418 people who had succumbed to the pandemic. “These are people who started with us in 2020 …

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Impatience: why we don’t want to wait and what we can do about it

As photos of Americans from across the country show, wherever you vote this year, there’s a good chance you’ll have to be ready to wait. Waiting at the polls, in the supermarket and in traffic, Americans are tired of waiting in today’s maddening times. However, even before the coronavirus pandemic hit, we’ve spent about two years of our entire life …

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Listeria epidemic linked to cured meats accused of one death, illness in New York

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a cured meat-related listeria epidemic has left 10 people ill and is being charged with one death. All 10 patients were hospitalized, including two people in New York and seven in Massachusetts. Death occurred in Florida. Sick people have reported eating Italian-style meats, such as salami, mortadella and ham, the …

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These 2 COVID symptoms are more likely to send you to the hospital

While there may not be a “good” COVID symptom, some are far worse than others. As scientists have discovered more about this mysterious virus, it has become increasingly clear that certain symptoms cause problems for the trajectory of one’s disease. A recent study, which has not yet been peer reviewed, found that two severe COVID symptoms in particular may indicate …

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El Paso surpasses 11,000 cases of active viruses as hospitals struggle with a 300% increase in patients

EL PASO, Texas – The number of active coronavirus cases in El Paso County surpassed 11,000 on Sunday morning for yet another all-time high, with hospitalizations also setting a new record following a recent 300% increase in Covid -19 patients. There were three more deaths reported on Sunday to raise the death toll from the pandemic to 575. The latest …

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This fruit can help lower blood sugar, says the doctor

November is National Diabetes Month, and with the end of October it is time to pay attention to the risks associated with diabetes and what we can do to address them. According to the CDC, 30 million adults live with diabetes in the United States and another 88 million are considered pre-diabetic. Prediabetics have higher than normal blood sugar levels …

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The Illinois medical director bursts into tears as he reports the grim death toll from the novel coronavirus

Illinois’ top health official burst into tears when he announced the latest numbers of the state’s coronavirus and begged residents to remain vigilant in their efforts to slow the pandemic. “ I want to say good Friday, but I understand the mental, social and emotional toll this pandemic continues to have on people, ” Illinois Department of Public Health Director …

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An 18-year-old student from Dayton University at La Grange dies of COVID-19

A University of Dayton student in La Grange’s western suburbs died Thursday from complications from COVID-19, according to the university. Michael Lang, 18, was a first-year student at the College of Arts and Sciences and a graduate of Lyons Township High School. He left the Dayton, Ohio campus on Sept. 13 to return home for distance learning, the university said …

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