Tag Archives: Death

Death toll from wildfires reaches 33 on the West Coast

Health News Loading the player… SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Nearly all of the dozens of people reported missing after a devastating blaze in southern Oregon have been accounted for, authorities said, as crews continued to battle wildfires that have killed at least 33 victims from California to Washington state. The flames have destroyed neighborhoods, leaving… Read More »

Coronavirus UK: 15 fatalities in preliminary daily death toll

Britain’s daily Covid-19 cases shrink AGAIN: Health chiefs record 812 more infections — meaning rolling average has dropped for the fourth day in a row as officials announce 16 deaths Department of Health statistics show 1,043 Britons are now testing positive for Covid-19 each day The rolling seven-day average has dropped every day since —… Read More »

‘The death toll would be enormous,’ Fauci says of herd immunity to coronavirus in the U.S.

Dr Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testifies during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. Kevin Dietsch | Reuters If the U.S. allowed the coronavirus to spread unchecked in an attempt to try to achieve so-called herd immunity, the… Read More »

Health department says England counting anyone who died after testing positive for coronavirus as related death

England is counting anyone who has died there and had a coronavirus test come back positive at any point as a coronavirus death, Public Health England announced Friday. This comes after the British government ordered a review of how daily coronavirus death figures in England are tallied after some claimed that the figures were inflated.… Read More »

Authors retract Lancet article that found hydroxychloroquine increases risk of death in COVID-19 patients

NEW YORK — An influential medical journal article that found hydroxychloroquine increased the risk of death in COVID-19 patients was retracted on Thursday, adding to the controversy around a drug championed by U.S. President Donald Trump. Three of the authors of the article retracted it, citing concerns about the quality and veracity of data in… Read More »