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Is an ‘immunity certificate’ the way to get out of coronavirus lockdown?

Is an ‘immunity certificate’ the way to get out of coronavirus lockdown?

Perhaps half the world’s population is living under some form of restriction to help curb the spread of coronavirus. Many are starting to wonder when and how these tough limits on everyday activities will end. Most experts agree that the only way out of a lockdown is testing. Reliable tests would allow people to know…MORE

Nurse struggled to get tested and worked while infected with coronavirus

Nurse struggled to get tested and worked while infected with coronavirus

A nurse who practices in two New York City hospitals says she worked for about a week while infected with coronavirus and had to pull a trick to finally get herself tested. Now she fears she may have infected her colleagues and her family. The nurse, who is 44 and has no underlying health conditions,…MORE

Loss of smell from coronavirus: How to test your sense

Loss of smell from coronavirus: How to test your sense

In mild to moderate cases of coronavirus, a loss of smell, and therefore taste, is emerging as one of the most unusual early signs of the disease called Covid-19. “What’s called anosmia, which basically means loss of smell, seems to be a symptom that a number of patients developed,” CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay…MORE

Washington nursing home where dozens died faces federal fine of $600,000

Washington nursing home where dozens died faces federal fine of $600,000

The Life Care Center of Kirkland, Washington, which was an epicenter of Covid-19 cases in the early days of the pandemic, faces a fine of more than $611,000 if it does not correct problems found by federal inspectors. Inspectors for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) found three “immediate jeopardy” deficiencies as well…MORE

In just one day, Louisiana reports 2,700 new cases and 37 new deaths from coronavirus

In just one day, Louisiana reports 2,700 new cases and 37 new deaths from coronavirus

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said he will extend the state’s stay-at-home order until April 30 as the numbers of coronavirus cases and deaths surge. The stay-at-home order, which allows certain exceptions such as grocery shopping and solitary exercise, was originally set to expire April 13. The announcement Thursday came the same day Louisiana reported…MORE

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