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Colorado reports plague-infected fleas and animals, blames disease for 10-year-old’s death

Colorado health officials are investigating plague activity across a handful of counties, with plague-related causes behind the death of a child. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment noted lab-confirmed reports of plague-infected fleas and animals in areas including La Plata County, where the 10-year-old died. Plague, caused by the bacteria Yersinia pestis, can… Read More »

Death, pain and soaring wait lists: How surgery backlogs have become pandemic’s lingering collateral damage

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health and Wellness Health Canada ‘I have lost a lot of patients on the wait list … Those patients and their families deserve recognition that they are victims of this pandemic, too’ Author of the article: Tom Blackwell Publishing date: May 19, 2021  •  4 hours ago  •  6 minute read  • … Read More »

Death rate ‘back to normal’ in UK

The number of deaths registered in the UK over one week has fallen below the five-year average for the first time since mid-March. More than 80% of local authorities in Great Britain have also seen death rates fall to normal levels. The decrease reflects a decline in coronavirus-related deaths, official data shows. Of 10,681 deaths… Read More »

Americans soak up sun on beaches as coronavirus death toll nears 100,000

(Reuters) – Americans sunbathed on beaches, fished from boats and strolled on boardwalks this holiday weekend, but the occasional person wearing a mask was a constant reminder that the world is still battling the coronavirus pandemic. The Memorial Day weekend that signals the start of the U.S. summer is normally a time when cemeteries across… Read More »

China’s Wuhan raises coronavirus death toll by 50% after city revises figures

This photo taken on February 17, 2020 shows medical staff members working at an exhibition center converted into a hospital in Wuhan in China’s central Hubei province. STR | AFP via Getty Images Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in China, has revised upwards the number of confirmed coronavirus cases and deaths in the… Read More »