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June 17, 2020 - 10:56 am
By DR. NANCY A. ANORUO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Treatment of COVID-19 has been a medical puzzle for front-line doctors largely learning about the disease in real-time without proven protocols. During the first crush of COVID-19, physicians in the U.S. relied heavily on mechanical ventilation to...
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June 17, 2020 - 9:06 am
By BENJAMIN SIEGEL, WILL STEAKIN and KATHERINE FAULDERS, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- As President Donald Trump pushes ahead with an upcoming rally in Oklahoma, multiple health experts told ABC News they fear the event with a packed, yelling crowd in an indoor arena could supercharge the spread of the...
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June 17, 2020 - 7:33 am
By DARA ELASFAR, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- During the coronavirus pandemic, people around the globe report feeling anxious, fearful, stressed and socially isolated. Those emotions can lead many to turn to food as an escape. Emotional or stressful eating is when you consume more food than you regularly...
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June 16, 2020 - 8:02 pm
By DR. AYODOLA ADIGUN, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) -- As the world awaits a COVID-19 vaccine, researchers studying possible treatments have found a commonly used steroid called dexamethasone that might help save one-third of patients who end up on ventilators. While another drug, remdesivir, has been shown...
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June 16, 2020 - 8:02 pm
By DR. AYODOLA ADIGUN, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) -- As the world awaits a COVID-19 vaccine, researchers studying possible treatments have found a commonly used steroid called dexamethasone that might help save one-third of patients who end up on ventilators. While another drug, remdesivir, has been shown...
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June 16, 2020 - 8:45 am
By ALLISON PECORIN, HALLEY FREGER, LAURA ROMERO andd MATTHEW MOSK, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Federal officials are trying to correct errors that resulted in shipments of outdated or impractical equipment to America’s hard-hit nursing homes in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, according to an...
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June 16, 2020 - 7:41 am
By STEPHANIE EBBS, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The Food and Drug Administration said Monday it has revoked emergency authorization for hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine -- the anti-malarial drugs touted and self-administered by President Donald Trump -- to treat COVID-19, saying the evidence shows...
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June 16, 2020 - 6:41 am
By JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The coronavirus pandemic has led to many mandated lockdowns on non-essential businesses and, as a result, nail salons nationwide have been closed for the last few months. This has taken a serious toll on many small business owners and their staff...
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June 15, 2020 - 7:58 pm
By: KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- After serious concerns about meat shortages amid the coronavirus outbreak, consumers should check their fridges and freezers for any stockpiled ground beef that could be contaminated, according to the USDA. Lakeside Refrigerated Services, a New Jersey-...
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June 15, 2020 - 8:45 am
By ANGELINE JANE BERNABE and SARAH LANG, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- With many families stuck together at home due to the coronavirus, it’s given many the opportunity to bond with each other, specifically fathers and their kids. “Our relationships have gotten so much stronger,” Hashim Lafond, a father...
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