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Fauci requests security for daughters as family gets death threats

Getty Dr. Anthony Fauci says he and his family continue to receive death threats over his public statements about combating the COVID-19 pandemic.   Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said Wednesday that he had to hire beefed-up security to protect his family. The White House health advisor and his wife,… 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 »

Hancock calls for urgent review into coronavirus death data in England

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has called for an urgent review into how coronavirus deaths have been recorded in England. It follows confirmation from Public Health England that reported deaths may have included people who tested positive months before they died. Other UK nations only include those who die within 28 days of a positive test.… Read More »

Study links abnormally high blood sugar with higher risk of death in COVID-19 patients not previously diagnosed with diabetes

New research from Wuhan, China shows that, in patients with COVID-19 but without a previous diagnosis of diabetes, abnormally high blood sugar is associated with more than double the risk of death and also an increased risk of severe complications. The study is by Dr Yang Jin, Union Hospital and Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University… Read More »

France’s coronavirus death toll up but hospitalizations down

FILE PHOTO: A disinfection squad sprays disinfectant to clean the beach on the Croisette in Cannes after France reopened its beaches following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in France May 29, 2020. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard/File Photo PARIS (Reuters) – France’s coronavirus death toll rose by more than a 100 for the first time in… Read More »