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|Why does the coronavirus affect people differently? Yahoo News Explains
Coronavirus patients are showing a wide range of symptoms and the exact reason why is still a mystery — but we do have some clues as to what factors can influence the severity of the disease.
POSTED APRIL 05, 2020 3:10 PM
|Does Iran's coronavirus crisis raise the risk of war?
Iran is experiencing on of the worst outbreaks of coronavirus in the world. Will the instability cause the country's leaders to lash out against America?
POSTED APRIL 04, 2020 9:14 AM
|Face masks: How the Trump administration went from 'no need' to 'put one on' to fight coronavirus
Just a little over a month after saying there was no need for the community at large to wear masks in public, the CDC has changed its mind, recommending that all Americans should wear some sort of face covering when venturing outside.
POSTED APRIL 04, 2020 2:58 PM
|Virus raises specter of gravest attacks in modern US times
America’s surgeon general raised the specter of the gravest attacks against the nation in modern times to steel an anxious country Sunday for the impending and immeasurable sorrow he said would touch untold numbers of families in the age of the coronavirus. The blunt assessments show just how much has changed in the weeks since President Donald Trump’s predictions that the virus would soon pass, and his suggestions that much of the economy could be up and running by Easter, April 12. The nation's top doctor, Surgeon General Jerome Adams, said Americans should brace for levels of tragedy reminiscent of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and the bombing of Pearl Harbor.
POSTED APRIL 05, 2020 10:29 AM
|Italy, Spain, and France reported declines in daily coronavirus death tolls. Their governments don't plan to lift national lockdowns and social distancing rules anytime soon.
"We are suffering very much. It's a devastating pain," Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Sunday.
POSTED APRIL 05, 2020 4:43 PM
|Black mistrust of medicine looms amid coronavirus pandemic
Roughly 40 million black Americans are deciding whether to put their faith in government and the medical community during the coronavirus pandemic. Historic failures in government responses to disasters and emergencies, medical abuse, neglect and exploitation have jaded generations of black people into a distrust of some public institutions.
POSTED APRIL 05, 2020 11:32 AM
|Scots' medical chief resigns after flouting own coronavirus rules
Scotland's Chief Medical Officer Catherine Calderwood resigned on Sunday after she broke her own advice to stay at home to help slow the spread of the coronavirus by visiting her second home this weekend and last. Calderwood said that during discussions with Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on Sunday evening they agreed her actions risked distracting from the "hugely important job that government and the medical profession has to do in getting the country through this coronavirus pandemic". Police had earlier issued a warning to Calderwood about her behaviour and Sturgeon had removed her as the public face of the campaign to tackle the coronavirus.
POSTED APRIL 05, 2020 12:40 PM
|North Korea's official coronavirus count: Zero. Why that claim is hard to believe
Experts are skeptical of the no-coronavirus claim from the tightly controlled country so desperate to maintain the status of its border with China.
POSTED APRIL 04, 2020 1:20 PM
|Woman needed stitches after anti-Asian hate crime attack on city bus, NYPD says
An unidentified woman and three teens allegedly attacked a 51-year-old Asian woman, hitting her on the head with an umbrella after making anti-Asian remarks..
POSTED APRIL 05, 2020 11:57 AM
|We all want to know how the coronavirus pandemic ends. How do we cope with uncertainty?
Uncertainty during the pandemic is unsettling because people need predictability to feel safe, experts say. So how do we cope when we don't have it?
POSTED APRIL 04, 2020 2:09 PM