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As COVID surges in Europe, officials warn of ‘twindemic’ with flu

By | 2020-09-24T14:12:13+00:00 September 24th, 2020|Health|

Seasonal flu viruses cause between 4 and 50 million infections each year across the European region - depending on whether the region experiences a severe or relatively mild flu season

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Trump under fire for saying virus ‘affects virtually nobody’ as U.S. passes 200,000 deaths

By | 2020-09-23T12:14:04+00:00 September 23rd, 2020|Health|

On Monday, U.S. President Donald Trump said he had done a phenomenal job on the pandemic that has infected nearly 6.9 million Americans

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COVID ‘firepower’: Britain imposes 6-month curbs against second wave

By | 2020-09-22T09:35:51+00:00 September 22nd, 2020|Health|

The news comes a day after the British government’s top scientific and medical advisers said coronavirus infections were doubling every seven days and could rise to 49,000 a day

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With coronavirus wards at capacity, two Israeli hospitals turn away patients

By | 2020-09-21T17:20:55+00:00 September 21st, 2020|Health|

As new infections continue to rise, Defense Ministry decides to set up a field hospital of 200 beds

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U.S. faces a smoldering COVID-19 pandemic nationwide as flu season starts

By | 2020-09-21T09:50:01+00:00 September 21st, 2020|Health|

With some 200,000 deaths from the coronavirus already in the U.S., cases are trending upwards in about 20 out of 50 states

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Whole of Iran on coronavirus red alert due to rise in deaths, health official says

By | 2020-09-18T13:01:05+00:00 September 18th, 2020|Health|

Iran, one of the Middle Eastern countries hardest hit by the pandemic, has been divided up into white, orange/yellow and red regions based on the number of infections and deaths

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She was only two years old. She died all alone in the hospital

By | 2020-09-17T22:58:45+00:00 September 17th, 2020|Health|

For decades, no one would tell me anything about the final days of my sister Ofra, who fell ill with polio in 1950 and was forcibly sent into isolation. The story of one of hundreds of victims of the epidemic that was hushed up in Israel – at a time wh...

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In first, researchers show weather systems can predict the next virus outbreak

By | 2020-09-17T14:52:48+00:00 September 17th, 2020|Health|

The study, conducted by researchers from Israel, Jordan, the Palestinian Authority and Germany, showed that climate data can help predict when the virus will erupt

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