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Pharmacist vaccination starting in the autumn against influenza

Since March 2020, the model projects for the flu vaccination in pharmacies are permitted. Since then, negotiations in different regions. In North Rhine, it became the fastest-agree: just in Time for the start of the flu season in the autumn of of pharmacists can vaccinate, in North Rhine patients against the flu. The pharmacists Association […]

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Water fluoridation saves poorest children from hospitalisation

Research from the University of Canterbury (UC) GeoHealth Laboratory shows that children in our most deprived areas benefit from better dental health if water is fluoridated. UC researcher Dr. Matt Hobbs, of the GeoHealth Laboratory in UC’s College of Science, and his fellow researchers have examined the association between community water fluoridation and dental ambulatory […]

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Russia reports 101 medic deaths from virus

Russia said Tuesday that at least 101 medics have died from coronavirus in the first such official announcement, while an online tally compiled by doctors gives a far higher figure. “Last Friday 101 people were on the confirmed list,” senior health ministry official Lyudmila Letnikova told lawmakers, Interfax news agency reported. The head of the […]

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Struggles in India, Brazil, US show virus fight far from won

Even as countries moved forward Wednesday with easing their coronavirus restrictions and restarting their economies, a large cluster of infections linked to a market in India and the first lockdown of a major Brazilian city highlighted that the battle against the pandemic was far from won. In the United States, President Donald Trump emphasized his […]

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Global death toll from coronavirus passes 15,000

This scanning electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2 (yellow)—also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus that causes COVID-19—isolated from a patient, emerging from the surface of cells (blue/pink) cultured in the lab. Credit: NIAID-RML Deaths from the coronavirus pandemic have topped 15,000 across the globe, according to an AFP tally compiled at 1100 GMT on Monday from […]

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Global death toll from coronavirus tops 9,000

The coronavirus pandemic has killed more than 9,000 people across the globe, according to an AFP tally Thursday based on official sources. A total of 9,020 deaths were recorded as of 1100 GMT, with 4,134 in Europe and and 3,416 in Asia, where the outbreak first emerged in China in December. Source: Read Full Article

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Firearm violence solutions from a public health perspective

While firearm violence is a major public health challenge in the United States, it has often been considered a law enforcement issue with only law enforcement solutions. An article by two University of Pennsylvania researchers advises that treating firearm violence as a disease and taking a public health approach to prevention and treatment can help […]

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson Gets Parenting Advice From 'Modern Family' Alums

All of Jesse Tyler Ferguson’s former Modern Family costars have been preparing him for fatherhood in different ways. “It all contradicts itself,” the actor, 44, told Us Weekly exclusively of their advice at the Broadway opening night of Girl From the North Country on Thursday, March 5. “Julie [Bowen] has advice that contradicts Sofia [Vergara’s] […]

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Bereaved individuals may face higher risk of dying from melanoma

Individuals who experience the loss of a partner are less likely to be diagnosed with melanoma but face an increased risk of dying from the disease, according to research published in the British Journal of Dermatology. The researchers, led by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Aarhus University Hospital, investigated whether bereaved […]