Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Birthday party leaves 18 in Texas family with coronavirus

A surprise birthday party that resulted in 18 people testing positive for the coronavirus has left a North Texas man horrified as his father continues to fight for his life in a hospital intensive care unit.

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Asymptomatic COVID-19 patients also contaminate the environment

Both symptomatic and asymptomatic COVID-19 patients have the capability of contaminating their surroundings, according to a new study published in mSphere, an open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology. ...

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Rise in coronavirus cases brings new concerns in Alabama

William Boyd was at the funeral Saturday morning for a relative who had died after contracting the new coronavirus when he got the call with the news. His brother had also passed away from COVID-19.

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Stigma of broken family relationships compounded by lockdown

Lockdown restrictions have not brought estranged family members closer together, and recent focus on the importance of family support has made dealing with the pandemic even more difficult for those with challenging family ...

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When the fight against COVID-19 is at home

(HealthDay)—If a loved one is dealing with COVID-19 at home, there are several steps you can take to aid in their recovery.

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Data show spike in family violence after stay-at-home orders

Researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas have found that incidents of domestic violence in Dallas increased in the three weeks after local stay-at-home orders went into effect in response to the coronavirus pandemic, ...

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