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U.S. COVID-19 Death Toll Might Reach 300,000 by December, Researchers Predict

U.S. COVID-19 Death Toll Might Reach 300,000 by December, Researchers Predict

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A team at the University of Washington's Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation now projects the U.S. death toll from COVID-19 will reach nearly 300,000 by December.
Toxic hand sanitizers have blinded and killed adults and children, FDA warns

Toxic hand sanitizers have blinded and killed adults and children, FDA...

Covid-19 Coverage View more stories Adults and children in the United States have been blinded, hospitalized, and, in some cases, even died after drinking hand sanitizers contaminated with the extremely toxic alcohol methanol, the Food and Drug Administration reports. In an updated safety warning, the agency identified five more brands of hand sanitizer that contain…
Disrupting death: Could we really live forever in digital form?

Disrupting death: Could we really live forever in digital form?

In 2016, Jang Ji-sung's young daughter Nayeon passed away from a blood-related disease. But in February, the South Korean mother was reunited with her daughter in virtual reality. Experts constructed a version of her child using motion capture technology for a documentary. Wearing a VR headset and haptic gloves, Jang was able to walk, talk and…
100,000 Americans dead—and counting—as COVID-19 ravages US

100,000 Americans dead—and counting—as COVID-19 ravages US

Enlarge / Transporter Morgan Dean-McMillan prepares the body of a COVID-19 victim at a morgue in Montgomery county, Maryland, on April 17, 2020. Covid-19 Coverage View more stories More than 100,000 people in the United States have died from COVID-19 according to several pandemic-tracking efforts—and the pandemic is far from over. As the country reached the…
The Coronavirus Death Toll Reaches 100,000

The Coronavirus Death Toll Reaches 100,000

The coronavirus has claimed 100,000 lives in the U.S. The grim milestone comes as states started reopening, risking a much higher death toll.
True Coronavirus Death Toll Is Likely To Be Higher Than The Recorded Numbers

True Coronavirus Death Toll Is Likely To Be Higher Than The...

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Maggie Koerth, a senior science writer for FiveThirtyEight, about the true COVID-19 death count in the U.S. Experts say it is undoubtedly higher than the official number.
First Death Of Detainee In An ICE Detention Center From COVID-19

First Death Of Detainee In An ICE Detention Center From COVID-19

An immigration detainee has died of COVID-19 at the Otay Mesa Detention Center in San Diego. Elliot Spagat/AP hide caption toggle caption Elliot Spagat/AP An immigration detainee has died of COVID-19 at the Otay Mesa Detention Center in San Diego. Elliot Spagat/AP A 57-year-old Salvadoran man who was held at the Otay Mesa Detention Center…
U.S. Coronavirus Death Toll Passes 50,000

U.S. Coronavirus Death Toll Passes 50,000

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Emergency room doctors and nurses work on Monday at St. Joseph's Hospital in Yonkers, N.Y. New York has seen the most coronavirus-related deaths of any state. John Minchillo/AP hide caption toggle caption John Minchillo/AP Emergency room doctors and nurses work on Monday at St. Joseph's Hospital in Yonkers, N.Y. New York has seen the most…
Coronavirus Death Rate Is Increasing In The US – These Are The Worst Hit States

Coronavirus Death Rate Is Increasing In The US – These Are...

Coronavirus related death rate in the US. self In the past couple of weeks, we’ve seen the coronavirus related death rate nearly doubled. Here we dig into which states are the hardest hit and why we may be seeing the recent uptick. The figure above shows the death rate (coronavirus related deaths / confirmed coronavirus…
Trump: U.S. Death Rates Likely To Peak In 2 Weeks

Trump: U.S. Death Rates Likely To Peak In 2 Weeks

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President Trump says the nation's death rate is likely to peak in two weeks, and he says he's extending his 15-day "stop the spread" guidelines until April 30. MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: President Trump says he's extending his social distancing guidelines to slow the spread of the coronavirus until April 30. He made this announcement during…

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