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WHO says the coronavirus is killing about 50,000 people a week: ‘That is not where we want to be’ – CNBC

“The energy has not gone out of this pandemic,” Dr. Mike Ryan, executive director of the WHO’s emergencies program, warned Friday.

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The World Health Organization warned Friday that the coronavirus is “not going away,” noting that it’s still killing about 50,000 people a week. 
“That is not where we want to be,” Dr. Mike Ryan, executive director of the WHO’s health emergencies program, said of Covid-19 deaths during a news conference at the agency’s Geneva headquarters. “It’s not where the Northern Hemisphere wants to be going into the winter season. It’s not where developing countries want to be with their health services u…

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Every resident of Kansas nursing home infected with Covid-19 – NBC News

All 62 residents of a Norton, Kansas, nursing home tested positive for Covid-19, health officials said. Ten residents have died.

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All 62 residents of a Kansas nursing home have tested positive for the coronavirus, and 10 have died, health officials said. One resident is in the hospital, and the rest are being quarantined.
The Norton County Health Department announced the outbreak at the Andbe Home in Norton on Monday.
Fifty-one patients are being kept in their rooms at the center in northwestern Kansas, and an unspecified number of staff members have also tested positive. All staff members are being tested, county health officials…

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‘It Has Hit Us With a Vengeance’: Coronavirus Surges Again Across the United States – The New York Times

Unlike earlier outbreaks concentrated in the Northeast and South, the virus is simmering at a worrisome level in most regions.

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We were hoping we had escaped the Covid-19, Mayor Tim Mahoney of Fargo, a practicing surgeon, said in an interview. Now were just like everybody else in the country. It has hit us with a vengeance.
We kind of thought wed outsmart it, and you cant outsmart this virus.
In other parts of the country, officials are also returning to another tried-and-true method of containing the virus: stay-at-home orders. On Tuesday, local health officials ordered students at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor…

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‘COVID fatigue’ blamed for second surge in coronavirus cases; Chicago health experts warn people not to let their guard down – WLS-TV

Covid fatigue and people letting their guard down has led to a second surge in coronavirus cases, according to Chicago health officials.

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CHICAGO (WLS) — Seven months into the pandemic and Illinois residents say they’re suffering from a bad case of COVID-19 fatigue.”My coworkers and I were having the conversation about the fact that we have been letting our guard down,” said Chicago resident Denise McLaurin.
People letting their guard down has led to the second surge of cases, according to Chicago health officials. And the coldest and hardest months are still ahead.RELATED: Chicago could return to Phase 3 rules with sharp rise in…

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