Global Statistics

All countries
33,297,501
Confirmed
Updated on September 28, 2020 12:16 am
All countries
24,401,288
Recovered
Updated on September 28, 2020 12:16 am
All countries
1,002,137
Deaths
Updated on September 28, 2020 12:16 am

Global Statistics

All countries
33,297,501
Confirmed
Updated on September 28, 2020 12:16 am
All countries
24,401,288
Recovered
Updated on September 28, 2020 12:16 am
All countries
1,002,137
Deaths
Updated on September 28, 2020 12:16 am
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New study says US is nowhere near COVID-19 herd immunity

September 26, 2020 | 11:06am Enlarge Image Mike Ryan, executive director of WHO's emergencies program, speaks at a news conference in February. Denis Balibouse/Reuters About a third of New Yorkers and less than a tenth of American adults were exposed to the coronavirus by the end of July, a new study of dialysis patients found.…

Mink study may be first to show coronavirus can spread from animals to humans

BASEL, Switzerland — A new study provides compelling evidence that coronavirus spreads between humans and animals. Researchers studying 16 mink farms in the Netherlands say that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, was not only transmitted from human to mink, but vice versa. Just about nine months into this pandemic, the scientific community is still unsure…

Large Study Finds Link Between Hair Dye And a Certain Type of Breast Cancer

A salon worker using a curling iron.Photo: Justin Sullivan (Getty Images)A new large population study looks to clarify the theorized connection between hair dye and cancer. The study found no link between ever using hair dye and an increased risk of most types of cancer in women. However, it did find a possible relationship between…

Study finds link between low fungi diversity in lungs and severity of ARDS

Share on PinterestNew research has found a link between a low diversity of fungi in the lungs and the likelihood of developing severe ARDS.Image credit: Samir, 2007.New research has found that the inflammatory cascade associated with ARDS is linked to a low diversity of fungi in a person’s lungs.The findings, which the scientists are due…

Study found plastic in every seafood sample it analyzed

Share on PinterestNew research indicates the prevalence of microplastics in seafood is greater than initially thought.Image credit: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP via Getty ImagesMillions of metric tons of plastic enter the oceans every year. Some of it is highly visible in the Pacific trash vortex, also known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, which lies between North…

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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…