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Pregnant during COVID-19

It is a known fact that pregnant women can contract a more severe form of the flu, compared women who are not. But what about the coronavirus?

COVID-19 confirmed in West Virginia

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – Republican West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice announced West Virginia’s first confirmed case of COVID-19, Tuesday, March 17, 2020. In a televised statewide address aired by 13 News, Justice said that the case reported out of the eastern panhandle. “We knew it was coming. We’ve prepared for this and we shouldn’t panic. […]

Timberwolves’ Towns says mother hospitalized with COVID-19

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns says his mother is hospitalized and in a medically-induced coma after contracting the coronavirus. Towns talked about the condition of his mother, Jacqueline Cruz, Wednesday on his Instagram page.He urged his followers to take COVID-19 seriously and practice social distancing. Towns said both his parents went to […]

Drugmaker backpedals on specialty status for COVID-19 drug

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing public criticism, the maker of a promising coronavirus drug said Wednesday it will waive a special regulatory designation that could have allowed it to block competition and boost profits for its treatment. Gilead Sciences said it will ask U.S. regulators to revoke the so-called “orphan drug” status it received for its […]

Clinical Pharmacists want to help with COVID-19 testing

We’ve heard a lot about hospital workers and first-responders on the front lines of the coronavirus outbreak doing everything they can to keep citizens safe and healthy. But clinical pharmacists are on the front lines, too. And now, they are asking Governor Ned Lamont to let them conduct coronavirus testing for faster results for patients.

John Prine in critical condition with COVID-19 symptoms

NEW YORK (AP) — The family of John Prine says the singer-songwriter is critically ill and has been placed on a ventilator while being treated for COVID-19-type symptoms. A message posted on Prine’s Twitter page Sunday said the “Angel from Montgomery” singer has been hospitalized since Thursday and his condition worsened on Saturday. “This is […]

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