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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Swab tests are used to look for the presence of the virus The number of people infected with coronavirus in homes in England has fallen to 5,600 a day, from 8,000 last week, statisticians suggest. The estimate is based on swab tests of 19,000 people in 9,000 households by
June 4, 2020 — Despite being obese, President Donald Trump is in good health, White House physician Sean Conley said Wednesday, Bloomberg News reported. “Based on my history, examination and consultations, the data indicates the president remains healthy,” Conley said in a memo released to reporters. According to Conley, Trump weighs 244 pounds.
The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed healthcare delivery across the world. Headlines about shortages of lifesaving resources and personal protective equipment have dominated our attention. But patients and doctors are also facing quieter challenges. Social distancing measures and concerns about transmission of the virus have significantly reduced the number of patients coming into hospitals and doctors’
Image copyright Getty Images A survey suggests more than half the UK population has struggled with sleep during the lockdown. Sleep problems were more common in people facing financial hardship, while two in five reported having more vivid dreams than usual. And some people, particularly the young, slept for longer than usual, but without feeling
For most Americans, 2020 has already been a rough year — and it’s not even half over. A pandemic, natural disasters, economic decline, and, for many, the loss of a job have taken a toll on their mental health. “Stress is particularly acute when you’re experiencing a situation that is outside of your control,” says