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Covid outbreak forces lockdown at U.S. Embassy in Kabul as cases surge in Afghanistan

A US Marine stands guard in front of the US embassy December 21, 2001 in Kabul, Afghanistan. Paula Bronstein | Getty Images WASHINGTON – The U.S. Embassy in Kabul on Thursday was placed on lockdown as Covid cases surge in Afghanistan, pushing the nation’s fragile health care system to its limits. At the embassy, 114… Read More »

Covid surge threatens wave of mental health issues, warns TV Secret Millionaire

Businessman Jim Breen, who lost his aunt to Covid-19, believes the second wave will have a far more significant impact on mental health than the first. As Ireland experiences a surge in cases, the charity founder said the pandemic had created the need for a sharper focus on mental health and was encouraging companies to… Read More »

Last call: Governors roll back hours instead of reopenings as bars take blame for coronavirus surge

Spencer Platt | Getty Images Desy’s is one of the last bars left standing in Morrisville, North Carolina.  Owner Desislava Nikolova made her American dream come true by opening Desy’s and another bar in nearby Cary after immigrating to America from Bulgaria 11 years ago. While the coronavirus pandemic forced the majority of her counterparts in the local… Read More »

California Hospitals Face Surge With Proven Fixes And Some Hail Marys

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). California’s hospitals thought they were ready for the next big disaster. They’ve retrofitted their buildings to withstand a major earthquake and  whisked patients out of danger during deadly wildfires. They’ve kept patients alive with backup generators amid sweeping power shutoffs and trained their staff… Read More »

As diabetes rates surge globally, obesity is no longer the sole culprit. It can start in the womb

It’s been a tidy explanation for generations: type 2 diabetes is largely driven by too much weight, too many sugary drinks and too little exercise. But new research is challenging the notion that obesity alone can explain away much of a disease some believe is on path to becoming the biggest epidemic in human history.… Read More »