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Category: COVID-19

Concerned About Taking Ibuprofen For Coronavirus Symptoms? Here’s What Experts Say

Over the past few days, social media has lit up with reports, picked up by some media outlets, that taking drugs like ibuprofen to ease COVID-19 symptoms could actually worsen […]

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Cape Cod schools work to feed students in need during shutdown

Schools are now responsible for nourishing the bodies in addition to the minds of their young charges, and most school districts on the Cape have been busy since the weekend […]

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As Cape Cod shuts down, residents reach out to help neighbors

As services and programs shut down over fears of the new coronavirus, some Cape residents are reaching out to cut through the isolation and offer help to their neighbors.

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Volunteering in a Time of Contagion

We are in uncharted territory with the coronavirus pandemic. The problems and stresses of “social distancing” and possible quarantine are intimidating. Many of our friends and loved ones are especially […]

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NIH clinical trial of investigational vaccine for COVID-19 begins

A Phase 1 clinical trial evaluating an investigational vaccine designed to protect against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has begun at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute (KPWHRI) in Seattle. The […]

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New coronavirus stable for hours on surfaces

The virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is stable for several hours to days in aerosols and on surfaces, according to a new study from National Institutes of Health, […]

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COVID-19 Coronavirus Epidemic has a Natural Origin

An analysis of public genome sequence data from SARS-CoV-2 and related viruses found no evidence that the virus was made in a laboratory or otherwise engineered.

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New analysis breaks down age-group risk for coronavirus — and shows millennials are not invincible

New data show that up to one-fifth of infected people ages 20-44 have been hospitalized, including 2%-4% who required treatment in an intensive care unit.

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Cape Cod Healthcare Announces Physician Policy Update for COVID-19 Testing

(Hyannis, MA – March 20, 2020) Due to an overwhelming demand for COVID-19 testing since the roll out of drive-through testing this week, Cape Cod Healthcare has revised its policy […]

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