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The COVID-19 Death Toll Has Now Surpassed 500,000

On Sunday, the United States officially surpassed 500,000 COVID-19 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic. The grim milestone arrives just weeks before March 11th. That date marks one year since the outbreak was declared a pandemic. When the virus was first discovered in China towards the end of 2019, …

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Gangrene and Swollen Tongues Added To List of COVID-19 Symptoms

The list of COVID-19 symptoms continues to grow and now includes gangrene and swollen tongues, which is seen in the most severe cases. In Italy, doctors were forced to amputate three fingers of an 86-year-old woman back in April, after they’d turned completely black from developing gangrene. COVID-19 caused severe …

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WHO Confirms That Coronavirus “Most Likely” Stemmed From Animals

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The World Health Organization says it is unlikely that the coronavirus originated inside a Chinese laboratory. The announcement came on Tuesday following the WHO investigation into where the virus initially came from. Scientists have been working the past four weeks in the county where the first case was found, Wuhan, …

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Oklahoma Wants To Return $2 Million Worth Of Hydroxychloroquine

Oklahoma is looking to return a $2 million supply of anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine purchased as a treatment for COVID-19. The large quantity of the drug was purchased after former President Donald Trump promoted it as a reliable remedy to combat COVID-19, despite clinical trials showing that the pill was nearly …

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The U.S. Has Reached 400,000 COVID-19 Deaths

The United States has reached 400,000 deaths due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and bypassed 24 million cases. The grim number was announced on Tuesday, as Donald Trump prepared to make his exit from the White House after a tumultuous presidency that drew wide criticism in most areas, including how …

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Florida Governor Will Not Prioritize Teachers For COVID-19 Vaccine

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On Monday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced that teachers and other school staff members would not be prioritized for the COVID-19 vaccination. “Not at this time,” DeSantis confirmed during his press conference at an Orlando Health hospital in Seminole County when asked if educators would be amongst some of the …

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Kamala Harris Receives First Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine On National TV

On Tuesday, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris received the COVID-19 vaccine on live television in Washington, DC. Harris was administered the first dose of the Moderna vaccine by clinical nurse manager Patricia Cummings at United Medical Center. She confirmed that her husband, Doug Emhoff, would also be receiving the vaccine on …

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