Stories tagged: "public health"


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POLL: Black Americans Are 3 Times as Likely as Whites to Know Someone Who Died from COVID-19

As the U.S. death toll approaches 100,000 and confirmed cases of COVID-19 top 1.5 million in the country, there has been no national moment of mourning.

FILE - This Tuesday, April 7, 2020 file photo shows a bottle of hydroxychloroquine tablets in Texas City, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Hydroxychloroquine Dramatically Increases Risk of Death in COVID-19 Patients, Study Finds

“Our large-scale, international, real-world analysis supports the absence of a clinical benefit of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine and points to potential harm in hospitalised patients with COVID-19,” the study reads.

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White House Focused on Politics, Not Saving Lives, Say CDC Officials

"We've been muzzled," one CDC official said.

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Here’s What Will Happen If the Trump Administration Doesn’t Provide Aid to States

Unless the Trump administration steps in, every single American may soon find their local governments forced to cut essential services such as education, housing, and health programs.

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Breaking Down Trump’s Latest Hydroxychloroquine Comments Line by Line

Hydroxychloroquine has not been shown to be effective in treating COVID-19 and can cause serious side effects.

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Lupus Patients Who Rely on Hydroxychloroquine Worry About Trump’s Comments

Hydroxychloroquine can prevent lupus flares and increase long-term survival of patients with the disease. Without it, however, lupus patients stand to endure more pain and suffering.

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This CDC Guide on How to Reopen the Country Safely Was Supposed to ‘Never See the Light of Day’

The 17-page report was researched and written to help state and local officials, business owners, educators, and faith leaders.