Health Headlines for September 22, 2020

‘Unfathomable’: US death toll from coronavirus hits 200,000

Associated Press

The bleak milestone, by far the highest confirmed death toll from the virus in the world, was reported by Johns Hopkins, based on figures supplied by state health authorities.

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America’s 200,000 COVID-19 deaths: small cities and towns bear a growing share

NPR

Analysis finds that the share of COVID-19 deaths outside places considered large metro areas by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has grown dramatically since the country passed its first 100,000 deaths.

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Five states added to NY, NJ quarantine list

Democrat & Chronicle

Travelers from 35 states and territories will now have to quarantine upon arriving to New York.

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Experts warn of ‘twindemic’ as Covid cases rise and flu seasons looms

NBC News

The upcoming flu season could derail progress made in bringing down the coronavirus infection rate, experts warned.

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Excellus BCBS, Foodlink collaborate on food insecurity program

Rochester Business Journal

The Curbside Market provides affordable and convenient access to healthy foods in underserved communities.

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Promising young doctor from CNY who was fighting for her life against coronavirus dies

Syracuse.com

The 28-year-old was working in OB/GYN in a Houston hospital when she became sick in July.

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