Donald Trump Jr. says covid-19 deaths are at ‘almost nothing’ on a day when more than 1,000 Americans died

Rose Blan

“I went through the CDC data, because I kept hearing about new infections, but I was like, ‘Why aren’t they talking about deaths?’ ” Trump Jr. said. “Oh, because the number is almost nothing. Because we’ve gotten control of this thing, we understand how it works. They have the therapeutics to be able to deal with this.”

Trump Jr. appears to have conflated two figures: the number of new deaths

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Marines may waive combat fitness tests for service members at risk for coronavirus – Pacific

Rose Blan

Marines may waive combat fitness tests for service members at risk for coronavirus


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Marine Corps commanders may issue waivers for Marines, or even whole units, for semi-annual combat fitness tests if the testing sites

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Low dose of the medicine intravenous immunoglobulin decreases the effect of dangerous toxins during severe infections

Rose Blan

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During necrotizing soft tissue infections ordinary bacteria infect our body, spread rapidly and cause tissue death. Treatment with antibiotics is not sufficient and infected tissue needs to be removed through surgery. 22% of people who suffer from this disease need to amputate a limb and 18% do not survive.

A common cause of these infections is group A streptococcus. These bacteria form toxins that lead to

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Opinion | How Ransomware Puts Your Hospital at Risk

Rose Blan

In March, several cybercrime groups rushed to reassure people that they wouldn’t target hospitals and other health care facilities during the Covid-19 pandemic. The operators of several prominent strains of ransomware all announced they would not target hospitals, and some of them even promised to decrypt the data of health care organizations for free if one was accidentally infected by their malware. But any cybersecurity strategy that relies on the

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