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Category: COVID-19

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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Need for Blood Donations

Over the past week, blood centers throughout the country are experiencing a significant drop in donations which is limiting the ability for the nation’s blood supply to be adequately replenished.

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CDC: Coping with Stress during the COVID-19 Outbreak

The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping […]

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COVID-19: Advice for Pregnant Women

Q: What is the risk to pregnant women of getting COVID-19? Is it easier for pregnant women to become ill with the disease? If they become infected, will they be […]

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How to Clean and Disinfect Your Surroundings Surfaces

Surfaces Wear disposable gloves when cleaning and disinfecting surfaces. Gloves should be discarded after each cleaning. If reusable gloves are used, those gloves should be dedicated for cleaning and disinfection […]

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Have you created a household plan of action?

Put your household plan into action now. Continue to practice everyday preventive actions If someone in the household is sick, separate them into the prepared room If caring for a household […]

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