How COVID-19 Long Haulers Could Change the U.S. Disability Benefits System
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When COVID-19 began spreading in the U.S. in March 2020, McKale Santin was working at a nursing home in Burlington, Vermont. She and her coworkers didn't yet know how deadly the virus would become, but she remembers feeling nervous as the first patients got sick and she was asked to examine them with only a surgical mask, not the more protective N95 mask that she wore to test for conditions like tuberculosis.
One day, a patient pulled down her own mask to sneeze while Santin was conducting a respiratory assessment. Soon after, the woman became one of Vermont's first people to die from...
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COVID-19 Caused U.S. Life Expectancy to Drop 1.5 Years
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Life expectancy in the United States dropped the most in more than seven decades last year as Covid-19 sent hundreds of thousands of Americans to early deaths.
The pandemic's disproportionate toll on communities of color also widened existing gaps in life expectancy between White and Black Americans, according to estimates released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The tally represents an extraordinarily grim accounting of an ongoing catastrophe. The first year of the pandemic delivered a bigger blow to American life expectancy than any year of the Vietnam War, the AIDS...
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COVID-19 Vaccines For Children Will Launch By September
As many vaccine companies are completing their COVID-19 trial in children, India expects to start vaccination in children by September.
Global Prevalence of Migraine: New Insights
Recent Global Data report reveals that more migraine cases are prevalent in seven major countries at a rate of 0.13% emphasizes the importance of early diagnosis and prevention...
Chase Kalisz Wins Gold! Swimmer Nabs First Medal for Team USA of the 2021...
Chase Kalisz won the first gold medal for Team USA at the 2021 Olympics in Tokyo. The swimmer, 27, came in first in the men's 400-meter individual medley on Saturday. Kalisz...
Santos gets nod for advisers despite queries over their independence
The Berejiklian government has defended its decision to approve the choice of advisers by Santos for its $3 billion Narrabri coal seam gas, rejecting critics who say their...
We must improve remote learning to reduce school closure harm
If we fail to act, children will emerge from this pandemic bearing the consequences of starkly different remote schooling experiences.
Val Kilmer on a life in illusion and the new doc ‘Val'
For years, hours of tapes documenting his life in film had just sat in boxes. Now Val Kilmer is “blessed and grateful” to share his story with the world.
‘We are so, so happy': Australia claim first gold medal at Tokyo Games
Australia's women have smashed the world record in the 4x100m freestyle relay.
The TikTok music festival that became Australia's live music lifeline
Some people think they're too cool for TikTok, says Isol-Aid founder Emily Ulman. But this online music festival is tapping the site's huge potential.
Sydney man found to have infected Queensland flight attendant
Queensland's regional areas are now off the hook, but the southeast is under a cloud after it was revealed the pair had been out and about since July 14.
Europe's summer tourism outlook dimmed by variants, rules
Chaos and confusion over travel rules and measures to contain fresh virus outbreaks are contributing to another cruel summer for Europe's battered tourism industry