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US coronavirus deaths surpass 190,000

Fox News Flash top headlines for September 10 The number of coronavirus-related deaths in the United States hit another somber milestone on Thursday, with some 190,000 lives lost, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University. The number of deaths in the United States associated with COVID-19 infections is 191,168, according to Johns Hopkins CSSE data. That number

Latin America reaches 300,000 coronavirus cases

Latin America saw its coronavirus cases pass 300,000 on Thursday as the region’s death toll topped 16,000, according to an AFP count. Brazil, the region’s largest country, is also by far the worst affected with more than 8,500 deaths—over half the total—and 125,000 cases. Neighboring Peru is next with almost 55,000 cases and 1,500 deaths.

Spain’s virus death toll tops 18,000

Spain’s death toll from the novel coronavirus topped 18,000 on Tuesday, as the rise in new infections dropped to its lowest level since the country imposed a nationwide lockdown last month. The 567 new deaths reported by the health ministry were slightly up from Monday’s death toll and they take the total number of fatalities

Switzerland virus cases top 10,000

Switzerland on Thursday joined the small group of countries to declare more than 10,000 officially-recorded cases of COVID-19, as it launched plans to start tracking crowd build-ups through mobile phone data. The health ministry said 10,661 people in the Alpine country have tested positive for the new coronavirus—nearly 1,000 more than a day earlier—while 161

David Spade Accidentally Bought Adam Sandler a $9,000 Dinner

While appearing on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon, David Spade admitted to taking a recent practical joke a little too far. Of course, it all worked out pretty well in Adam Sandler’s favor. David *somewhat* accidentally picked up the Murder Mystery star’s $9,000 dinner tab. …I don’t even have that much in my bank

Ebola epidemic in DR Congo now exceeds 1,000 cases

Ebola virus particles (red) on a larger cell. Credit: NIAID The number of cases in a nearly eight-month-old epidemic of Ebola in eastern DR Congo now exceeds 1,000, almost two-thirds of whom have died, the health ministry said late Sunday. “The accumulated number of cases is 1,009,” of which 629 cases were fatal, it said.

£19,000-a-year MS drug is ‘too expensive for the NHS’

Thousands will be denied £19,000-a-year drug for multiple sclerosis Thousands will be denied £19,000-a-year drug for multiple sclerosis which could keep them out of a wheelchair because it’s too expensive for the NHS Ocrelizumab is the first-ever drug to effectively treat primary progressive MS But NHS rationing watchdog NICE said £9,600 price rag did not

Clot-busting drugs prevent 4,000 strokes each year

An increased use of clot-busting medicines prevented 4,000 strokes in England between 2015 and 2016, according to new research. The drugs were given to patients who were suffering from an irregular heartbeat called atrial fibrillation (AF) which can result in a five-fold increased risk of a stroke, compared to people who do not have the

200,000 bottles of supermarket own-brand cough syrups are recalled

Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury’s and Morrisons are forced to recall 200,000 bottles of supermarket own-brand child cough syrups over fears they contain MOULD Parents were urged to return any affected own-brand bottles by the MHRA Syrups sold at Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Morrisons are among those affected The MHRA warned a colouring agent in the syrups may