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US hopes for a more normal fall after 200,000 COVID-19 deaths

The U.S. COVID-19 death toll hit 200,000 Tuesday, but the rate of deaths has slowed, keeping hopes alive for a less disruptive fall. The current coronavirus mortality rate in the United States is nowhere near what it was in April at the pandemic’s peak, when daily deaths would often surpass 2,000. Keeping coronavirus transmission rates… Read More »

Coronavirus deaths hit 24-week low of 73 in final week of August, official data shows

Coronavirus deaths hit 24-week low of 73 in final week of August, official data shows – but fatalities from other causes remain above average for third week Dip marks a 24 per cent fall on last week’s deaths, the first time they sunk back into double digits But deaths in UK remained above the five-year… Read More »

Liquid protein diet deaths

Reports of deaths occurring in patients using variants of the liquid-protein diet LPD have raised some questions about the safety of this procedure for the management of obesity. Case reports involving 44 publicized deaths were reviewed. Data in eight patients are insufficient for analysis or show that the patients were not using a LPD. Of… Read More »

Covid-19 news: Almost 20,000 care home deaths in England and Wales

By Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool A care worker wearing full Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) as she goes about her jobKarwai Tang/Getty Images Latest coronavirus news as of 5 pm on 3 July Almost 20,000 people in care homes died with covid-19 in England and Wales… Read More »