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    1. Why Germany Has Fewer COVID Deaths Than Neighbors

      Why Germany Has Fewer COVID Deaths Than Neighbors

      Early, widespread testing could be the reason why Germany has much lower rates of coronavirus deaths than neighboring countries, experts say.

      As of Wednesday, Germany had more than 71,000 confirmed coronavirus cases, and 775 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University data, the Associated Press reported.

      In contrast, Italy has reported almost 106,000 infections and more than 12,400 deaths, Spain has more than 102,000 cases with over 9,000 deaths, France has four times as many deaths as Germany and Britain has twice as many, even though both countries have fewer reported infections.

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    2. How to Make a Telemedicine Appointment and Other FAQs

      How to Make a Telemedicine Appointment and Other FAQs

      Even if you’re feeling sick, right now is not the best time to physically be in a doctor’s office or hospital if you don’t have to be. Luckily, there have been huge advancements in telemedicine over the years, which are coming in handy now. Telemedicine, for those not familiar, is the use of digital and phone communication to help treat patients, diagnose illnesses, prescribe medications, and answer health questions — all from the safety of your home.

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    3. Coronavirus Updates For Mission Viejo: 16 Cases

      Coronavirus Updates For Mission Viejo: 16 Cases

      MISSION VIEJO, CA — On Wednesday, Orange County Healthcare reported seven new cases of coronavirus within Mission Viejo city limits, bringing the total to 16. Residents are either hospitalized or self-quarantining as a result of new coronavirus infections.

      Overnight, an additional 107 coronavirus cases were reported across the county, bringing the total number of those infected by the virus up to 606 up from the number of cases confirmed in Orange County on Tuesday.

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    4. Social distancing may have helped California slow the virus and avoid New York's fate

      Social distancing may have helped California slow the virus and avoid New York's fate

      For California and Washington, the coronavirus triggers came early. They pushed the two Western states to social distancing measures earlier than the rest of the country. In the San Francisco Bay Area, the warning came while the Grand Princess cruise ship, carrying infected crew and passengers, lurked outside the Golden Gate. As the coronavirus cases spread in Silicon Valley, health officers ...

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    5. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Home Page

      Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Home Page

      Stay up to date on the coronavirus and get the facts from the CDC.  This link will take you to the home page of the CDC which has up to date information and helpful information to keep you safe and healthy.

      As the nation’s health protection agency, CDC saves lives and protects people from health, safety, and security threats.

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    6. California Coronavirus Latest: Updates On Cases, Orders, Closures |

      California Coronavirus Latest: Updates On Cases, Orders, Closures |

      CALIFORNIA — Gov. Gavin Newsom has called up the National Guard to assist deliveries at the state's food banks. The governor said the executive order will provide short-term food security to isolated and vulnerable Californians and the short deployment will help to stabilize the immediate need of food banks.

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    7. COVID-19 Likely Worse for Vapers, Smokers

      COVID-19 Likely Worse for Vapers, Smokers

      Smokers and vapers who get COVID-19 can probably expect a more severe infection, health experts warn.

      Many advisories have focused on the risk facing older people, those with chronic conditions such as diabetes, and people with compromised immune systems, such as cancer patients. But doctors also caution that users of electronic cigarettes and tobacco are more in danger from the new coronavirus than the average healthy person.

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    8. Gov. Newsom: California will need an additional 50,000 hospital beds to respond to coronavirus

      Gov. Newsom: California will need an additional 50,000 hospital beds to respond to coronavirus

      California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday said the state will need an additional 50,000 hospital beds to respond to the coronavirus outbreak. 

      “As a consequence of updating our models, we are looking to significantly increase our procurement of assets, specifically beds, throughout our healthcare delivery system,” Newsom said.  

      The state will expand provided for the needed beds through a variety of means, Newsom said. The hospital system alone will provide for an additional 30,000 beds through its surge plan. The state has also acquired three hospitals that will provide an additional 3,000 beds.

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    9. Coronavirus: L.A. imposes more restrictions; death toll rises

      Mayor Eric Garcetti on Sunday said Los Angeles residents need to do a better job of following orders to practice social distancing, announcing the closure of city golf courses, group sports facilities and beach parking lots in Venice.

      The weekend was marked by growing alarm from public officials as many people, rather than staying close to home, packed beaches, parks, and hiking and bike trails.

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    10. WHO Coronavirus disease web page updates

      WHO Coronavirus disease web page updates

      On 31 December 2019, WHO was informed of a cluster of cases of pneumonia of unknown cause detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province of China.

      WHO is closely monitoring this event and is in active communication with counterparts in China. In line with standard protocols for any public health event, an incident management system has been activated across the three levels of WHO and the Organization is prepared to mount a broader response, if needed.

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    11. Medicare Expands Telemedicine During Pandemic

      Medicare Expands Telemedicine During Pandemic

      Medicare is expanding coverage for telemedicine nationwide so that millions of American seniors can get health care at home and avoid the coronavirus, officials said Tuesday.

      Seniors and people with underlying health problems such as lung conditions, diabetes or heart problems have a greater risk of serious illness from the coronavirus, the Associated Press reported.

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    12. Things you can do right now to stop the spread of coronavirus

      Things you can do right now to stop the spread of coronavirus

      There is no coronavirus vaccine and, after seeing what it's done and is still doing in countries like China, Iran and Italy, the virus has sparked widespread fear in the U.S.

      The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention has maintained that the most effective way to prevent transmission is by avoiding any exposure to the virus.

      TRUMP ISSUES GUIDELINES TO SLOW DISEASE SPREAD

      But that directive seems far easier said than done. Most Americans will still have to go to the supermarket to buy groceries, plumbers will have to make house calls and many municipal workers still have to report for duty.

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    13. Dollar General stores, others set specific hours for older shoppers for their protection | Fox News

      Dollar General stores, others set specific hours for older shoppers for their protection | Fox News

      'Dollar General is strongly encouraging that the first hour of operations each day be dedicated solely for the shopping needs of senior customers, who are one of the groups most vulnerable to the COVID-19 coronavirus,' a company statement said. 'General wants to provide these at-risk customers with the ability to purchase the items they need and want at the beginning of each day to avoid busier and more crowded shopping periods.'

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    14. Drive-thru coronavirus swabs start at two Orange County hospitals

      Drive-thru coronavirus swabs start at two Orange County hospitals

      A pair of hospitals in north Orange County are the first two local medical facilities to begin drive-thru swabbing for the novel coronavirus.

      The two sites on Monday, March 16, set up outdoor stations to swab the nose or throat of people seeking to be tested for the infection. Both facilities running the drive-thru testing are part of the Providence health system, but a spokesman for Providence would not confirm the locations.

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    15. Self-Distancing Vital Tactic in Coronavirus Fight

      Self-Distancing Vital Tactic in Coronavirus Fight

      From one recent corporate conference in Boston, where 175 people gathered, for instance, the new coronavirus spread to more than 100 people.

      Although not every gathering will be so contagious, it’s impossible to know ahead of time who is going to be coughing or sneezing, and remember: You don’t have to have symptoms to be infected and contagious.

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    16. Prevention of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) | CDC

      Prevention of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) | CDC

      The best way to prevent SARS-CoV-2 infection is to avoid exposure to this virus and follow these everyday preventative actions.

      The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus.

      The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person.

      • Between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet).
      • Through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes.

      These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs.

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    17. Coronavirus Update: Made in the U.S. or Canada Options Available

      Coronavirus Update: Made in the U.S. or Canada Options Available

      There has been 83,000 cases Covid-19 around the world and 3,000 deaths so far.  Every continent, except Antarctica has confirmed cases. The majority of the cases appeared in China and has caused the decline in manufacturing hubs. 

      As the Chinese manufactures slowly start ramping back up, you might see inventory shortages and product price increases.

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    18. Your best defense against coronavirus

      Your best defense against coronavirus

      Washing your hands is the best way to protect against the novel coronavirus, according to doctors and health officials, as the virus continues to spread around the globe.

      Why it matters: Frequent hand washing can stop germs from spreading in a community, a known preventative for COVID-19 and influenza.

      Pro tip: Scrub wet hands with soap for at least 20 seconds (humming the 'Happy Birthday' song twice), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends.

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    19. Orange County declares emergency over coronavirus outbreak

      Orange County declares emergency over coronavirus outbreak

      Orange County has declared a local health emergency in response to the novel coronavirus, which has killed thousands globally, officials announced Wednesday.

      The move is largely in response to a proposal to move coronavirus patients to a facility in Costa Mesa, which has sparked a bitter court battle, Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Michelle Steel and Vice Chairman Andrew Do said at a news conference. At the center of the dispute is a proposal to use the Fairview Developmental Center as a coronavirus quarantine site, an idea that drew swift and fierce condemnation from city, county, state and federal officials representing the area.

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    20. Coronavirus' Top Targets: Men, Seniors, Smokers

      Coronavirus' Top Targets: Men, Seniors, Smokers

      Viruses can strike one group more severely than another. The 1918 flu, which claimed 50 million lives worldwide, particularly affected young adults. The Zika outbreak that raged through Brazil in 2015-2016 had an especially devastating effect on pregnant women, attacking the brains of the fetuses they carried.

      COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus that originated in China, appears to get more dangerous with age, says Michael Mina, MD, PhD, an assistant professor of epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

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    21. World Health Officials Deliver Ominous Warning About Spread Of Coronavirus

      World Health Officials Deliver Ominous Warning About Spread Of Coronavirus

      With clusters of coronavirus cases showing up around the world outside of China, the World Health Organization has issued an ominous warning about stopping the growing spread of the disease.

      The warning came on Friday while there were also several developments involving the disease in Northern California — an epicenter in the United States for treating victims who have contracted coronavirus.

      The WHO warned that the clusters not directly linked to travel, such as the ones in South Korea, Italy and Iran, suggest that time may be running out to contain the outbreak.

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