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A Tale Of Four Cities: Wuhan, Seattle, New York, Chicago

A new study from Northwestern University in Chicago, available as an unreviewed pre-print, identifies three distinct strains of SARS-CoV-2 currently circulating in Chicago. The three strains, called clades, can be distinguished from one another by the sequence of viral RNA. The variant the authors call clade 2 was introduced into Chicago in mid-January 2020 by a… Read More »

New York coronavirus fatalities fall to lowest level since March

Governor Cuomo makes an announcement and holds briefing on COVID-19 response at Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. Lev Radin | Pacific Press | Getty Images Coronavirus deaths in New York state have fallen below 100, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday, marking the lowest daily death toll from the virus since March 24.  The governor… Read More »

It Looks Like Health Insurance, but It’s Not. ‘Just Trust God,’ Buyers Are Told. – The New York Times

Eight-year-old Blake Collie was at the swimming pool when he got a frightening headache. His parents rushed him to the emergency room only to learn he had a brain aneurysm. Blake spent nearly two months in the hospital. His family did not have traditional health insurance. “We could not afford it,” said his father, Mark… Read More »

Health Spending Grew Modestly, New Analysis Finds – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The burdensome costs of medical care, prescription drugs and health insurance have become dominant issues in the 2020 presidential campaign. But a new report from the Department of Health and Human Services shows the nation remains in a period of relatively slow growth in health spending. Health spending in the United States rose… Read More »