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UPDATE: 23 COVID-19 cases added in Upper Michigan Saturday – WLUC

Ontonagon’s cases doubled in one day.

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Research explains why flu is dangerous for pregnant women – News-Medical.net

A team of researchers at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) University explains why flu can lead to potentially fatal complications during pregnancy, suggesting that the virus does not only stay in the respiratory tract but spreads throughout …

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In the northern hemisphere, the flu season is just around the corner as winter fast approaches. With the expected surge in influenza illness and coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases, health experts warn high-risk people to take precautions, including pregnant women.
A team of researchers at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) University explains why flu can lead to potentially fatal complications during pregnancy, suggesting that the virus does not only stay in the respiratory tr…

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Coronavirus: Whitty and Vallance faced ‘herd immunity’ backlash, emails show – BBC News

Chris Whitty and Sir Patrick Vallance were alarmed by questions over the controversial concept, emails show.

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Prof Chris Whitty and Sir Patrick Vallance came under fire at the start of the pandemic
As the UK introduces fresh restrictions on social contact to curb the spread of coronavirus, controversy continues to rage about whether the government had initially considered trying a very different approach.
At the start of the pandemic, the government’s chief scientific adviser, Sir Patrick Vallance, spoke about “herd immunity” – the idea that once enough of a populatio…

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Carers undertaking specialised dementia training – Bundaberg Now – Bundaberg Now

Carinity Kepnock Grove aged care community staff are undertaking dementia-focused training to better understand the disease and learn how to best communicate and encourage people affected.

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Carinity Aged Care staff are undertaking specialised dementia training to better support residents living with conditions such as Alzheimers.
Carinity Kepnock Grove aged care community staff are undertaking dementia training to better understand the disease and learn how to best communicate with and encourage people affected.
The announcement comes during Dementia Action Week held from September 21 to 27 in 2020.
Almost half a million Australians live with dementia and that number is projecte…

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