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US coronavirus hospitalizations break 90,000 as new cases spike

US coronavirus hospitalizations break 90,000 as new cases spike

More Americans than ever before are in the hospital with the coronavirus, as admissions with the deadly infection spike to more than 90,000.The United States passed the grim milestone on Friday, with 90,481 patients in a medical facility and more than 6,000 of them on a ventilator, according to the COVID Tracking Project. That number dipped over the weekend.The caseload has put hospitals

United Airlines flying Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

United Airlines flying Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

United Airlines Holdings Inc., reportedly began operating charter flights on Friday to better position Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for distribution once the inoculation is approved by the Food and Drug Administration. United Airlines will fly the cargo from Brussels Airport to Chicago. (iStock)United will fly the chartered planes between Brussels International Airport and Chicago O’Hare International Airport as

Dr. Siegel: COVID-19 vaccine side effects are 'transient' compared to severe virus symptoms

Dr. Siegel: COVID-19 vaccine side effects are ‘transient’ compared to severe virus symptoms

New York University-Langone professor of medicine Dr. Marc Siegel urged the public on Friday to accept the forthcoming coronavirus vaccines, telling “Bill Hemmer Reports” that the rare reported side effects are both quickly dispatched with and less severe than some of the more extreme symptoms of the contagion itself.Host Rick Leventhal noted that the journal “Science”

FMC Lokoja

Kogi Youths Demand Removal Of FMC MD

Following the continued closure of the Federal Medical Center, Lokoja by the Federal Ministry of Health, a group of Kogi Youth on Friday assembled at the Medical institution to protest and demand the removal of the current Medical Director, Dr. Olatunde Alabi. The group through its spokesperson Mr. Saliu Abdulmalick noted that the reason for

Coronavirus symptoms to look for and when they may appear

Coronavirus symptoms to look for and when they may appear

For days, health officials and local politicians urged Americans to reconsider travel plans ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) going so far as to advise against hitting the road to visit family and friends as coronavirus surges to historic levels in some regions.Still, the TSA reported that

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