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Coronavirus cases surge in U.S. and Brazil as Germany reports more outbreaks, but markets don’t seem worried

People enjoy the beach in Leme, south of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on June 21, 2020 during the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. CARL DE SOUZA A surge in coronavirus cases in the U.S. and Brazil, and further outbreaks in Germany — where the reproduction rate of the disease has risen substantially — are concerning global health experts,… Read More »

U.S. coronavirus deaths top 110,000 as cases approach 2 million: Reuters tally

A medical worker checks the temperature of an arriving guest during the reopening of Bellagio hotel-casino, closed since March 16, 2020 as part of steps to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. June 4, 2020. REUTERS/Steve Marcus (Reuters) – The novel coronavirus has killed more than 110,000 people… Read More »

NYC possible coronavirus-related cases in kids are mostly Black and Hispanic

(Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images) If there weren’t already enough evidence that the coronavirus is disproportionately affecting African Americans and people of color, there is the continuing mystery of children who are suffering from a COVID-19 like illness. READ MORE: 15 children in NYC have possibly COVID-related illness According to N.Y. Daily News, the cases… Read More »

As COVID-19 cases increase, so do privacy concerns about EHR snooping

With hospitals and health systems girding for battle with a surge of COVID-19 cases, they also need to continue their fight to maintain strong cybersecurity and protect patient privacy.  This is especially true given the fact that some healthcare workers may be more apt than usual these days to try to ascertain patients’ coronavirus status… Read More »

As confirmed cases of coronavirus surge, path grows uncertain

The number of confirmed cases of the Wuhan coronavirus surged to nearly 17,400 by Monday, and a Harvard epidemiologist says that it’s likely as many as 100,000 are already infected, so he expects the official tally to continue to climb steeply. “Many epidemiologists and people who are following this outbreak closely are assuming that it’s… Read More »