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27 Year Old Passed Due to Diabetes Right Before His Wedding Because He Could Not Afford Buying Insulin

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Diabetes is one of the chronic diseases that can take a toll on your life, if not taken seriously and provided the patient with the right medication. There are plenty of cases reported all around the world wherein people suffering from diabetes witness several lifestyle issues. There is a particular age group or gender to which diabetes affects the most. It can happen to anyone at any age. Recently, a heartbreaking incident was reported in Washington, where a 27 years old guy died because of diabetes. The heartbreaking part was that he died right before his wedding. Josh Wilkerson had […]

More than 8,000 people in hospital with Covid in UK | Coronavirus | The Guardian

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More than 8,000 people in the UK were in hospital with Covid on Wednesday – the highest figure for nearly six months – leading to fears of a resurgence in the virus’ ability to cause serious illness and death among the population. In countries with high rates of vaccination, such as the UK, fewer people are predicted to become ill enough to require hospital treatment, even if infection rates remain high. But the latest figures show the highest number of patients on wards since 10 March. The 8,085 people in hospitals across the UK represents a 6% increase on the […]

Biden’s message to Republicans fighting plans to defeat coronavirus: ‘Have at it’

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Former Obama White House Health Policy Director Dr. Kavita Patel, former Republican Congressman David Jolly, and executive producer of Showtime’s “The Circus” John Heilemann discuss President Biden’s blunt message to members of the Republican Party who have vowed to fight vaccine and testing mandates This content was originally published here.

Covid 19 coronavirus Delta outbreak: Sex during hospital visits ‘a high risk activity, potentially’ – Dr Ashley Bloomfield – NZ Herald

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Ardern said people should not be having sex in hospital, regardless of Covid status. This content was originally published here.

Expert: Documents Show Fauci-Funded Wuhan Lab Created Novel Coronavirus with ‘Enhanced Pathogenicity’ for Humans

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Newly released U.S. government documents show that Dr. Anthony Fauci’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) provided funding for the gain-of-function research conducted at the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) that created novel coronaviruses with the ability to infect humans, and one previously undisclosed SARS-related coronavirus engineered at the Wuhan lab was reportedly demonstrated to be more pathogenic to humans than the virus from which it was originally constructed. The 900 pages of documents – obtained by The Intercept through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit – prove that Fauci’s NIAID provided funding to EcoHealth Alliance, which […]

Six-year-old raises more than $23K in four days for diabetes service dog

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The boy’s quest for the dog quickly spread on the internet. This content was originally published here.

India’s COVID-battered Kerala state now on alert for Nipah virus | Coronavirus pandemic News | Al Jazeera

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The southern Indian state of Kerala is quickly ramping up efforts to stop a potential outbreak of the deadly Nipah virus, even as the state continues to battle the highest number of coronavirus cases in the country. Kerala is on high alert after a 12-year-old boy died of the rare virus on Sunday, spurring health officials to start contact-tracing and isolating hundreds of people who came into contact with the boy, who died at a hospital in the coastal city of Kozhikode. On Tuesday, the state health minister told reporters that the samples of eight primary contacts have come back […]

Bombshell documents suggest Dr. Fauci was ‘untruthful’ about federal funding for risky coronavirus research in China

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The U.S. agency led by White House COVID adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci funded research experiments to infect humanized mice with novel coronaviruses at a laboratory in Wuhan, China, newly released documents reveal. Over 900 pages of documents were obtained by The Intercept as part of a Freedom of Information Act request against the National Institutes of Health. The documents detail how EcoHealth Alliance, a U.S.-based nonprofit group that supports field research on coronaviruses around the world, awarded federal funding to study bat coronaviruses at the Wuhan Institute of Virology. Newly revealed details include two previously unpublished grant proposals that were […]

Novo Nordisk makes insulin free for 90 days to diabetes patients affected by COVID-19 job losses | WRAL TechWire

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CLAYTON – Novo Nordisk, which operates a huge insulin manufacturing facility in Johnston County, is offering diabetes patients free insulin for 90 days if they have lost health insurance coverage due to jobs lost due to the COVID-19 economic crisis. Novo Nordisk is making the offer through its Diabetes Patient Assistance Program. “Through this enhancement, applicants are not required to provide documented proof of income. Participants must provide documentation showing loss of healthcare benefits, such as a job termination notice or job status change, or proof that COBRA benefits are being offered,” the company said. “In addition, if Medicaid benefits […]

Oscar De La Hoya hospitalized after contracting coronavirus

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What you need to know about the COVID-19 mu variant The World Health Organization has identified the COVID-19 mu strain as a “variant of interest.” LOS ANGELES – Oscar De La Hoya announced Friday he contracted coronavirus and was in the hospital receiving treatment, and that he had to pull out of his upcoming fight against Vitor Belfort. De La Hoya, 48, posted a video of himself on Twitter in a hospital bed. He said he contracted the illness despite being fully vaccinated. “Wanted you to hear directly from me that despite being fully vaccinated, I have contracted Covid and […]