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Louisiana governor says progress against coronavirus has been wiped out in past three weeks

“We have a statewide pandemic. It’s no longer one or two regions,” Edwards told reporters in Baton Rouge. Edwards’ announcement comes as the United States passed 3 million coronavirus cases. Louisiana’s health department reported 1,891 new cases Wednesday, 95% of which are from community spread, according to Edwards. Data from Johns Hopkins University shows the… Read More »

Health of people with dementia dealt a severe blow by coronavirus lockdown

People with dementia have suffered an alarming deterioration in their health and wellbeing during the Covid-19 pandemic, a stark new report warns today. EOPLE with dementia have suffered an alarming deterioration in their health and wellbeing during the Covid-19 pandemic, a stark new report warns today. Lockdown and the closure of vital day services and… Read More »

Coronavirus could cause 35,000 extra UK cancer deaths, experts warn

Delays to cancer diagnosis and treatment due to coronavirus could cause thousands of excess deaths in the UK within a year, research suggests. Scientists suggest there could be at least 7,000 additional deaths – but in a worst case scenario that number could be as high as 35,000. There are concerns routine screenings, urgent referrals… Read More »