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CDC study finds coronavirus rarely kills children, but minorities at higher risk

Children from ethnic and racial minorities, those with underlying health conditions and those between the ages of 18 and 20 are more likely to die, a CDC-led research team wrote in a study published Tuesday in the agency’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The report also showed just how unusual it is for children and… Read More »

Meningococcal kills Darwin woman

UPDATE: A Darwin woman has died from meningococcal disease within 24 hours of contracting it. The woman, in her 30s, passed away on New Year’s Eve. The Centre for Disease Control (CDC) Darwin director Vicki Krause said she was saddened by the death. “This is a reminder it’s a very uncommon disease, but a very… Read More »