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‘A scary reality’: Students react to colleges’ reopening plans with mix of optimism, fear

CLOSE Online learning, single rooms in hotels as dorms and staggered scheduling are just some of the ideas in motion for 2020's fall semester. USA TODAYArriving on campus kick-starts a year of firsts for college freshmen, and Abbey Shea was excited about all of them. Her first introduction to new roommates who may become lifelong…

‘Actually scary’: professionals fear demonstrations and police run the risk of accelerating Covid-19 spread

Two public health emergencies have collided in the United States: the Covid-19 pandemic, and the epidemic of police violence against people of color, particularly black Americans. As social unrest spurred by the police killing of George Floyd sweeps America, public health officials and government departments are grappling with the fear that demonstrators and police risk…

‘A pretty scary thing’: Kid’s illness tied to coronavirus concerns in New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Amber Dean had recovered from a mild bout of the coronavirus and her family of five had just ended their home quarantine when her oldest son, 9-year-old Bobby, fell ill.“At first it was nothing major, it seemed like a tummy bug, like he ate something that didn’t agree with him,” said…

Covid-19’s Scary Blood Clots Aren’t That Surprising

As if it weren’t enough that the new coronavirus can steal away your ability to breathe and make your immune system turn against you, now we know this fearsome pathogen can also literally curdle your blood. News of the “bizarre, unsettling” complication—one that’s been killing young and middle-aged patients with Covid-19—made headlines last month. “It…

Wise, Hilarious, Frightening

If you only know Irrfan Khan from Slumdog Millionaire, you’re missing out on one of our greatest actors. Irrfan Khan in The Lunchbox. Sikhya Entertainment/DAR Motion Pictures/National Film Development Corporation of India In the aftermath of Irrfan Khan’s death, at 53, the uniquely international scope of the extraordinary Indian actor’s career has led to the…

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Coronavirus 22 de junio, minuto a minuto: México informa más de 1.000 muertes en 24 horas

Según el Ministerio de Salud de México, el domingo por la noche el país reportó 1.044 nuevas muertes adicionales, lo que eleva el total nacional a 21.825.

La “broma” de Trump sobre las pruebas de coronavirus expone su negligencia en medio de un aumento de cifras del virus

En evento de campaña con poca asistencia, Trump afirmó que le dijo a su personal que redujera la velocidad de las pruebas de coronavirus para ocultar el descubrimiento de más casos.

Asesor de la Casa Blanca: La administración Trump se prepara para una posible segunda ola de coronavirus en el otoño

El asesor comercial de la Casa Blanca, Peter Navarro, dijo el domingo que la administración Trump se está preparando para la posibilidad de que una segunda ola de covid-19 pueda golpear a Estados Unidos en el otoño.

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KRASG12C-Mutant NSCLC Likely Smoking-Related, Targetable by Brain Metastasis Therapies

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - KRASG12C-mutant non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) appears to be smoking-related and is likely targetable by inhibitors that can delay or prevent brain metastasis, according to an analysis of real-world outcomes. "Currently, the majority of druggable oncogene-driven NSCLCs occur in non-smokers/light ex-smokers," Dr. Wanyuan Cui of the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in…

Proton Pump Inhibitors Tied to COVID-19 Risk

Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. People who use proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) may be more likely to get COVID-19, researchers say. In light of this finding, physicians should consider which patients truly need these powerful acid-lowering drugs, said Brennan Spiegel, MD, MSHS, professor of medicine and…

Breathed In Dye Enables Intraoperative Visualization of Lung-Tumor Margin

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Inhalational indocyanine green (ICG) can be useful for the intraoperative visualization of lung-tumor margin, researchers from South Korea report. Surgical resection with adequate tumor-free margin provides optimal long-term survival in patients with early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), but defining the tumor margin during surgery can be challenging. Dr. Hyun Koo…