Tag Archives: Death

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— An influential medical journal article that found hydroxychloroquine increased the risk of death in COVID-19 patients was retracted on Thursday, adding to the controversy around a drug championed by U.S. President Donald Trump.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 »

Coronavirus: Black Britons face ‘twice the risk’ of death, says ONS

Black men and women are nearly twice as likely to die with coronavirus as white people in England and Wales, according to the Office for National Statistics. The analysis shows the inequality persists after taking into account age, where people live and some measures of deprivation and prior health. People from Indian, Bangladeshi and Pakistani… Read More »

CDC reports 1,678 coronavirus cases, death tally of 41

A Servpro cleaning crew member dons his first layer of gloves before entering Life Care Center of Kirkland, a long-term care facility linked to several confirmed coronavirus cases, in Kirkland, Washington, U.S. March 13, 2020. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday reported 1,678 cases of the… Read More »

Coronavirus death toll rises above 900 as of Monday

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases has risen above 40,000 with the number of deaths rising above 900 as of Monday morning. A staff member measures temperature of people entering Ping’an International Financial Center in Shenzhen, south China’s Guangdong Province. It has been reported by Chinese Authorities that on Sunday, 3,281 patients who were infected… Read More »