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WHO says 2 million coronavirus deaths is ‘not impossible’ as world approaches 1 million

As the global death toll from the coronavirus approaches 1 million people, the World Health Organization said Friday that it’s “not impossible” that number could double if countries don’t uniformly work to suppress the virus’ spread. “It’s certainly unimaginable, but it’s not impossible, because if we look at losing 1 million people in nine months… Read More »

Research Says These Specific Facial Expressions Mean Someone Is Definitely Interested In You, So…

Today in news-that’s-not-really news: Science officially confirms flirting works. (Science = a study conducted by researchers from the University of Kansas). But actually, there’s more to the okay/duh/obvious results. In addition to confirming that flirting is definitely A Thing and aids in showing romantic interest in someone, that same research, now published in the Journal… Read More »

CDC reverses course again, says asymptomatic people should be tested

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reversed course again Friday, now recommending that people get tested if they come into contact with someone who has coronavirus, even if they are asymptomatic. “Due to the significance of asymptomatic and pre-symptomatic transmission, this guidance further reinforces the need to test asymptomatic persons, including close contacts of a… Read More »

Most Americans probably won’t be able to get a Covid-19 vaccine until mid-2021, CDC director says

“Those who are vaccine hesitant have had their hesitancy enhanced by a variety of things that are happening right now, particularly the unfortunate mix of science and politics,” Collins said at an event hosted by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. A recent poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation found that more than… Read More »

Circle Medical says $14M from WELL Health will enable low-cost telehealth app usage

Circle Medical on Wednesday announced that it had received a majority control investment of $ 14.3 million from the Canadian firm WELL Health Technologies.  The cash, says the company, will allow Circle and WELL to offer 200 million people in the United States support for the use of Circle’s telehealth app either for no cost… Read More »

Northwell says COVID-19 has inflicted $1.2B hit to date

Dive Brief: Northwell Health, one of the largest regional hospital systems in the eastern United States, posted an operating revenue increase of 4.1% for the first half of the year, according to its recently released financial filing, but net patient services revenue was down nearly 9% compared to the first half of 2019. Meanwhile, year-over-year operating… Read More »