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The Oregon ZIP codes with the most COVID cases, and other stats – KOIN.com

The Oregon Health Authority’s weekly report reveals the ZIP codes where coronavirus spread fastest in early October, which age groups were most affected, and ot…

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PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The Oregon Health Authority’s weekly report reveals the ZIP codes where coronavirus spread fastest in early October, which age groups were most affected, and other demographic information.
The map below shows which cities and neighborhoods had the most cases per 100,000 residents. Boardman had the highest density of cases, followed by Warm Springs, then Ontario. Ontario is home to Snake River Correctional Institution, which has the largest active workplace outbreak in th…

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South Korea urges people to get flu vaccinations despite death tolls – Reuters

South Korea urged citizens to get vaccinated against influenza and reduce the chances of an outbreak that coincides with the battle on the coronavirus, as it kicked…

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SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea urged citizens to get vaccinated against influenza and reduce the chances of an outbreak that coincides with the battle on the coronavirus, as it kicked off free inoculations for the last eligible group.
FILE PHOTO: A man gets an influenza vaccine at a branch of the Korea Association of Health Promotion in Seoul, South Korea, October 23, 2020. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/File Photo
Public anxiety over the safety of flu vaccines has surged after at least 48 people died this…

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Aspirin Use Significantly Reduces Risk of Death in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients – SciTechDaily

Hospitalized patients who were taking daily aspirin had lower risk of ICU admission, ventilation, and dying from SARS-CoV-2 virus. Hospitalized COVID-19 patients…

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Hospitalized patients who were taking daily aspirin had lower risk of ICU admission, ventilation, and dying from SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Hospitalized COVID-19 patients who were taking a daily low-dose aspirin to protect against cardiovascular disease had a significantly lower risk of complications and death compared to those who were not taking aspirin, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM).
Aspirin takers were less likely to be placed in…

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Alaska’s second wave of COVID-19 is bringing surging daily case counts, more hospitalizations and a new foe: fatalism. – Anchorage Daily News

The ongoing surge in coronavirus cases is raising concerns that hospitals could reach a tipping point.

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Alaska is in the midst of a second wave of coronavirus thats setting new records and shows no sign of slowing.
Case numbers are surging in Anchorage and Fairbanks but also in isolated, medically underserved rural communities including the Yukon River delta village of Chevak where nearly 18% of the population tested positive in the space of just a few days.
Statewide, there are so many people testing positive that public health workers cant keep up with the contact tracing thats a central part…

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