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On front lines of COVID battle, mental anguish

On front lines of COVID battle, mental anguish

In a recent statement, Tonko noted that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in June revealed more than 40% of adults in the U.S. reported struggling with their mental health. The numbers show a “widespread, quiet suffering” within American households that will have lasting consequences, he said.

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Nation’s medical experts plan for a vaccine by 2021

The heads of the National Institutes for Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority appeared before the Senate Appropriations Committee health subcommittee to explain their efforts to produce and distribute a COVID-19 vaccine, which they are calling Operation Warp Speed.

Pandemic may lead more to become nurses

While the heroism of nurses who have been treating COVID-19 patients could lead more people to pursue a career in that profession, some nursing students say the dangeres may mean a leveling off of nursing school applications.

South Korean Coronavirus outbreak linked to religious group

South Korea has more cases of coronavirus than any country outside China – 1,261 – and that now includes the first U.S. serviceman stationed in the country, according to the United States Forced Korea. Twelve people have died from the coronavirus in South Korea, while approximately 1,300 people are infected.

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