Daily Archives: March 18, 2020

West Indies could step in to host Test series against England | Sport

West Indies are open to staging this summer’s Test series against England in the Caribbean should the coronavirus pandemic prevent it from taking place in the UK. Joe Root’s side are due to play their first Test of the home summer from 4 June when West Indies arrive for a …

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10 Ways to Ease Your Coronavirus Anxiety

10 Ways to Ease Your Coronavirus Anxiety

Uncertainty and second-guessing are part of the human condition. While the anxiety they engender “feels dreadful,” she stresses, “unlike denial and underreacting, you will not die from it.” Identify the source(s) of your anxiety. We are hard-wired for a fight-or-flight response. “The greater the simmering anxiety,” Dr. Lerner explains, “the …

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Who’s Most at Risk From Coronavirus?

No Reason for 45% of Antibiotic Prescriptions

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) — As the coronavirus pandemic continues its relentless spread around the world, the greatest worry has been for older people. But experts stress that age is not the sole determinant of risk for severe illness or death. …

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Another Study Finds COVID-19 Typically Mild for Kids

No Reason for 45% of Antibiotic Prescriptions

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 17, 2020 (HealthDay News) — New research adds to evidence that children infected with COVID-19 have less severe symptoms than adults with the coronavirus. Researchers analyzed the cases of 731 children in China with laboratory test-confirmed cases of the coronavirus and …

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French football ‘could resume in mid-April’, says LFP president | Football

French football 'could resume in mid-April', says LFP president | Football

There will be no games in the top two French leagues until 15 April at the earliest, the Ligue de Football Professionel president, Nathalie Boy de la Tour, has said. Ligue 1 and 2 were suspended indefinitely last week and there had been some suggestions that it might start up …

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At the Front Lines of Coronavirus, Turning to Social Media

At the Front Lines of Coronavirus, Turning to Social Media

But as I continue to open the Facebook group page each time a bell alerts me that a new post has appeared, I realize that doctors have to readily concede that we don’t always know what to do next, that we still need to figure out the best way to …

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To Stop Coronavirus In Its Tracks, Here’s Your Guide To 5 Degrees Of Separation

To Stop Coronavirus In Its Tracks, Here’s Your Guide To 5 Degrees Of Separation

By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News Monday, March 16, 2020 (Kaiser News) — As the number of coronavirus cases grows in the U.S., we’re hearing a lot about how social distancing, self-monitoring and even quarantine play into containment efforts. But what do those terms mean and when do they …

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Sony details PlayStation 5 hardware and features

Sony details PlayStation 5 hardware features and specifications

Sony announced several key details of its upcoming PlayStation 5 console. In a virtual keynote for Game Developers Conference 2020, game developer and Sony’s lead system architect Mark Cerny spoke at length about all the new features coming to the console that is slated for launch during the Holiday season …

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Premier League expected to push for season to be completed | Football

At a conference call scheduled for 10.30am on Thursday representatives of all 20 Premier League clubs are expected to restate a determination to get the current season finished if at all possible, ideally by 30 June. That extended date has been made possible by Uefa’s decision to postpone this summer’s …

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A Nebraska Hospital Aimed to Contain the Coronavirus. But It Had Already Spread.

A Nebraska Hospital Aimed to Contain the Coronavirus. But It Had Already Spread.

OMAHA — Just a month ago — back when hardly anyone in the United States had tested positive for the coronavirus, back when the federal government spoke hopefully about keeping the virus from spreading in American cities, back when the mass cancellation of school and work and basketball seemed unimaginable …

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