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The Latest: After lockdown, cases up in Australian state

MELBOURNE, Australia — The hard-hit Australian state of Victoria has recorded 74 new coronavirus cases after announcing a record 108 new infections on Saturday. The Saturday increase resulted in state Premier Daniel Andrews announcing a lockdown of nine inner-city public housing blocks containing 3,000 people, where 27 cases have been detected. Police are guarding every… Read More »

Georgia’s coronavirus infection rate rose one day after state reopened for business

A sign announces that Maui Beach Tanning Salon is reopened for business on April 24, 2020 in Marietta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) The state of Georgia was among the first states in the country to authorize businesses to reopen. The number of new coronavirus infections in the state, unfortunately, continues to rise… Read More »

Washington state health officials give coronavirus guidance: ‘Don’t panic, get prepared’

Health officials in Washington state gave an update on three local coronavirus cases on Saturday to provide the public with guidance on how to avoid infection and review who is most at risk of contracting the disease. Dr. Jeff Duchin, health officer for Seattle and King County, began by announcing three new positive cases in the state. One of the patients passed… Read More »

Baby born to coronavirus patient tests positive for illness, Chinese state media says

A baby born to a woman with the coronavirus tested positive for the illness 30 hours after birth, raising the possibility that pregnant women may be able to pass the virus onto their unborn children, Chinese doctors said. The baby, who was born Feb. 2, is being treated at Wuhan Children Hospital and is in… Read More »

Weight loss diet developed at Penn State ranked second-best for 2020 – PhillyVoice.com

A weight loss diet created by a nutritionist at Penn State University has been ranked one of the best to follow in 2020 for those looking to shed pounds. U.S. News & World Report released its annual rankings this week, identifying the best diets for a variety of nutritional goals, from healthy eating to weight… Read More »