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Italy seeks to calm fears in Europe as cases, deaths rise

Italy sought Wednesday to calm fears and rally international support for its efforts to contain the coronavirus even as its caseload rose to 374 and more European travelers linked to Italy got infected. Greece registered its first positive case, in a woman who had recently traveled to Italy’s afflicted north, after Austria, Croatia and Switzerland […]

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Flu cases have jumped by 25% in a WEEK

Flu cases jump by 25% in a WEEK amid another rise in the number of intensive care admissions as officials warn just one in SIX schoolchildren have been vaccinated GPs in England held more than 7,300 appointments for flu-like illness last week  Some 346 patients needed intensive care because of the fast-spreading virus Children’s vaccinations […]

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Alabama investigates 5 cases of lung disease tied to vaping

The Alabama Department of Public Health says it’s investigating five reports of potentially severe lung disease associated with electronic cigarettes or vaping. The department told news outlets that it’s evaluating the reports and will release information as it becomes available. A department statement says the group is joining other state health departments in requesting information […]

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Mozambique races to contain 1,000 cases of cholera

Mozambican and international health workers raced on Monday to contain the outbreak of cholera in the cyclone-hit city of Beira and surrounding areas, where cases of the disease has jumped to more than 1,000. There has been one death from cholera and of the reported cases 97 remain in treatment centers, with others released, Mozambique’s […]