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Nearly 300 fewer people died directly from coronavirus, revamped Colorado reporting shows

Nearly 300 fewer people have died in Colorado directly from the coronavirus than was originally reported, according to revised data from the state. Colorado health officials now report that as of May 9, 878 people died “due to” the coronavirus, and 1,150 people died “among” COVID-19 cases, according to Fox 31 News Denver. Health officials… Read More »

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital: Babies and mums died ‘amid toxic culture’

Babies and mothers died amid a “toxic” culture at a hospital trust stretching back 40 years, a report has said. The catalogue of maternity care failings at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust are contained in a report leaked to The Independent. It reveals that some children were left disabled, staff got the names of… Read More »

8-year-old African child who was flown to the U.S. for surgery by NBA star Dikembe Mutombo has died

(Photo by Marcus Ingram/Getty Images for UNICEF) Former NBA star Dikembe Mutombo is mourning the death of the 8-year-old African boy that he flew to the United States earlier this month for surgery to remove a tumor. The child, Matadi Sela Petit of Kinshasa, Congo, died after suffering a “rare and unpredictable genetic reaction to… Read More »

Man in Texas found dead in alleyway died of tuberculosis, state officials say

An x-ray showing the lungs of a person infected with pulmonary tuberculosis. (iStock) A man in Denton, Texas, who was found dead in an alleyway last week died of pulmonary tuberculosis, Fox News has confirmed. Carol Ann Walker, a public information officer for the Tarrant County medical examiner’s office, which handles cases in Denton County,… Read More »

More than 250 have people died taking selfies in recent years, study finds

Our interest in capturing selfies has introduced a new problem: a rise in selfie deaths, suggest a new study. The study by researchers at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi found 259 people died while attempting to take a selfie between October 2011 and November 2017. Researchers pulled together a list… Read More »