Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus prevention measures turn violent in parts of Africa

Police fired tear gas at a crowd of Kenyan ferry commuters as the country's first day of a coronavirus curfew slid into chaos. Elsewhere, officers were captured in mobile phone footage whacking people with batons.

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Virtual volunteers offer help to strangers amid virus stress

Sitting cross-legged in her living room, Donna Borak rested her palm on her heart as she guided a small group of virtual participants in meditation and deep breathing. Notice where you might be holding tension, she instructed.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus: who is most at risk of dying?

As the number of confirmed coronavirus cases across 61 countries hit 86,000 Saturday with nearly 3,000 deaths to date, the profile of those most at risk of dying is coming into focus, experts told AFP.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus strikes men, older people the hardest

(HealthDay)—The coronavirus is on the cusp of becoming a global pandemic and experts say that if it does, older people and men could be most at risk for serious illness and death.

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