Biden’s COVID-19 plan 
a test of American resolve

Deal with COVID-19 first

President Joe Biden’s heartfelt plea for national unity will be immediately tested by the American people in how they respond to his plan for ending the COVID-19 pandemic. As expected, the president in his inaugural address put fighting the pandemic

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COVID-19 Severity Is Tripled in the Diabetes Community: A Prospective Analysis of the Pandemic’s Impact in Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

Day-to-Day Variations in Fasting Plasma Glucose Do Not Influence Gastric Emptying in Subjects With Type 1 Diabetes

AbstractOBJECTIVE To quantify and contextualize the risk for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)–related hospitalization and illness severity in type 1 diabetes.RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS We conducted a prospective cohort study to identify case subjects with COVID-19 across a regional health care

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Over 150 National Guard at Biden’s inauguration in Washington test positive for COVID-19 – National

Over 150 National Guard at Biden’s inauguration in Washington test positive for COVID-19 - National

Between 150 and 200 National Guard deployed to Washington, D.C., to provide security for President Joe Biden‘s inauguration have tested positive for the coronavirus, a U.S. official said on Friday.The U.S. government imposed unprecedented security measures in the city following the deadly Jan. 6 attack on

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Covid-19 news: UK variant may be 30 per cent more deadly

Covid-19 news: UK variant may be 30 per cent more deadly

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Sam Wong , Graham Lawton , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool A man reads a newspaper as he waits to enter Lord’s Cricket Ground in London

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U.K. variant confirmed in COVID-19 outbreak at Barrie long-term care home

U.K. variant confirmed in COVID-19 outbreak at Barrie long-term care home

Health officials say the U.K. coronavirus variant — believed to be more contagious — has been confirmed in an outbreak at a Barrie long-term care home that has seen nearly all residents infected.The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit said

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Incremental Risk of Developing Severe COVID-19 Among Mexican Patients With Diabetes Attributed to Social and Health Care Access Disadvantages

Day-to-Day Variations in Fasting Plasma Glucose Do Not Influence Gastric Emptying in Subjects With Type 1 Diabetes

AbstractOBJECTIVE Diabetes is an important risk factor for severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), but little is known about the marginal effect of additional risk factors for severe COVID-19 among individuals with diabetes. We tested the hypothesis that sociodemographic, access to

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Covid-19 outbreak in Manaus suggests herd immunity may not be possible

Covid-19 outbreak in Manaus suggests herd immunity may not be possible

By Luke Taylor Oxygen supplies have run out in hospitals in Manaus, Brazil, so people are buying cylinders from private companies to use at homeREUTERS/Bruno Kelly Hospitals in the Brazilian Amazon are collapsing once again under the strain of treating

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COVID-19 pushes healthcare providers to travel nurses

COVID-19 pushes healthcare providers to travel nurses

Staffing firms, like the healthcare providers they serve, have struggled to maintain workers, too. At the beginning of the pandemic, IntelyCare, which employs a network of 15,000 registered nurses and CNAs, lost 35% of its CNAs and 10% of its

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Canada adds 206 new COVID-19 deaths while officials consider mandatory hotel quarantine – National

Canada’s cases of COVID-19 have surpassed 700K - National

Another 5,957 cases of COVID-19 were reported by Canada on Friday as government officials considered a mandatory hotel quarantine for all incoming travelers.The announcement comes amid news of at least one passenger aboard one of the 153 flights that

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Nursing home residents hope to set an example on COVID-19 vaccination

Nursing home residents hope to set an example on COVID-19 vaccination

Frank Hoerrle, a 92-year-old Coast Guard veteran, has had plenty of shots. The COVID-19 vaccine was no different. “To me, it was another shot. In my life, I’ve had plenty of them,” Hoerrle said. The former retired pipefitter was born

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