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Coronavirus outbreak at German slaughterhouse infects more than 1,000 employees

FRANKFURT – More than 1,000 employees at German meat processing firm Toennies have tested positive for coronavirus, prompting local health authorities to order all 6,500 employees and their families to go into quarantine. The localized lockdown is a setback for Germany’s reopening strategy. Chancellor Angela Merkel had favored maintaining lockdown discipline for longer but eased… Read More »

Coronavirus has infected more than 9,000 US health care workers, CDC says

NEW YORK – Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Between 10 percent and 20 percent of U.S. coronavirus cases are health care workers, though they tended to be hospitalized at lower rates than other patients, officials reported Tuesday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported… Read More »

Look for novel coronavirus treatments first, experts say, and vaccines are farther off than you think

What’s the outlook for really fending off the novel coronavirus? Small molecule drugs and other therapeutics will obviously beat vaccines to market, and Gilead’s remdesivir, if effective, could scale up fast, experts said. Vaccines are likely farther off than quoted timelines suggest. It’s “overly optimistic” to expect them in 12 to 18 months, two opinion leaders… Read More »

What is acne? What to know about the skin condition that affects more than just teens – Fox News

What is acne? What to know about the skin condition that affects more than just teens. It can appear on your face and forehead, but you may also spot it on your chest, upper back and shoulders. It’s a condition that doesn’t just affect teens: It’s acne, which impacts some 50 million Americans each year. But what… Read More »

Coronavirus WARNING: New figures show COVID-19 has 23 times higher death rate than the flu

Coronavirus is a contagious infection that has spread across 50 countries and all continents except Antarctica so far. Fifteen cases have been confirmed in the UK, with health officials expecting more in the coming weeks. In some places coronavirus has proven deadly, but is the virus more deadly than the flu? The WHO’s latest figures… Read More »