Global Statistics

All countries
33,304,666
Confirmed
Updated on September 28, 2020 3:16 am
All countries
24,414,416
Recovered
Updated on September 28, 2020 3:16 am
All countries
1,002,389
Deaths
Updated on September 28, 2020 3:16 am

Global Statistics

All countries
33,304,666
Confirmed
Updated on September 28, 2020 3:16 am
All countries
24,414,416
Recovered
Updated on September 28, 2020 3:16 am
All countries
1,002,389
Deaths
Updated on September 28, 2020 3:16 am
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Children’s allergic reactions to nuts spike at Halloween and Easter

By Layal Liverpool Individually wrapped sweets may contribute to increased nut allergies seen at Easter and HalloweenImage by cuppyuppycake/Getty Images On Easter and Halloween each year, severe allergic reactions to nuts spike in children, according to an analysis of data from emergency rooms across Canada. “I’m not so surprised,” says Moshe Ben-Shoshan at McGill University…

Children spread coronavirus to family members following exposure at child care facilities, CDC says

Children transmit coronavirus to their family members following exposure at child care facilities, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report released Friday.The study looked at data collected from contact tracing during outbreaks of COVID-19 infections in three Salt Lake City, Utah, child care facilities between April and July.“Twelve children acquired COVID-19 in child care facilities," the…

Some autistic children may prefer cats as they don’t hold eye contact

By Christa Lesté-Lasserre A young boy who has mild autism at home with his mother and their family catPaul Doyle / Alamy The fleeting way cats make eye contact may explain why some autistic children develop stronger relationships with pet cats than pet dogs. The “less intrusive glance” of cats, compared to the “long gazes”…

More than 500,000 children in the U.S. have tested positive for coronavirus since pandemic started, report says

New data out this week shows that more than 500,000 children in the U.S. have tested positive for the coronavirus since the pandemic began, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The group said children represented 9.8% of all COVID-19 cases in the U.S., where more than 6.3 million total cases have been reported, per…

Coronavirus: How to keep children and staff safe when schools reopen

Health 2 September 2020 By Jessica Hamzelou Pupils returning to school wear face masks and stay distanced in BangkokLauren DeCicca/Getty Images SCHOOLS across England and the US are about to reopen their doors to students who have been at home for months thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. What is the best way to keep children,…

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Hawaii health officials report 1 new COVID-19 death on Oahu and 98 new cases statewide -Advertiser

Hawaii Department of Health officials today reported one new coronavirus-related death on Oahu and 98 new infections statewide, bringing the totals since the start of the pandemic to 132 fatalities and 12,116 cases. No further details were immediately available about the latest death. The Hawaii Department of Health has yet to officially count about a…

Three talking points from the Premier League as handball rules causes frustration

Eric Dier and Andy Carroll (Getty Images) Leicester stormed back to the top of the Premier League table by scoring five against a Pep Guardiola team for the first time in the Catalan's coaching career as Manchester City's title challenge hit an early stumbling block in a 5-2 defeat.City conceded three penalties, but none of…

Sufficient Levels of Vitamin D Significantly Reduces Complications, Death Among COVID-19 Patients

Hospitalized COVID-19 patients who were vitamin D sufficient, with a blood level of 25-hydroxyvitamin D of at least 30 ng/mL (a measure of vitamin D status), had a significant decreased risk for adverse clinical outcomes including becoming unconscious, hypoxia (body starved for oxygen) and death. In addition, they had lower blood levels of an inflammatory…