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Mental health disorders related to COVID-19-related deaths

What The Article Says: This devastating pandemic has affected nearly every aspect of daily life. While nations struggle to manage the initial waves of the death and disruption associated with the pandemic, accumulating evidence indicates another “second wave” is building: rising rates of mental health and substance use disorders.

Authors: Charles R. Marmar, M.D., of the NYU Langone Medical Center in New York, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jama.2020.19632)

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Deaths in Colorado rose 20% during first 6 months of pandemic

The number of deaths in Colorado jumped 20% during the first six months of the coronavirus pandemic as at least 3,788 more residents died than would be expected, reflecting the outbreak’s grim toll on human life even beyond those killed directly by the virus.

The increase in fatalities is largely due to the respiratory disease COVID-19, which has become the fourth leading cause of death in the state.

But other causes — including overdoses, cirrhosis, heart disease, diabetes and Alzheimer’s — also saw significant spikes, according to an analysis of state data by The Denver Post.

“The pandemic has affected every aspect of our lives, including every aspect of our health care and our health,” said Dr. Matthew Wynia, director of the Center for Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Colorado.

Overall, an estimated 22,723 Coloradans died between March and August, which is up from the 18,935 deaths the

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U.S. government tried to “intimidate” California county health department to keep poultry plant open after COVID deaths, director says

There have reportedly been tens of thousands of coronavirus cases at meat and poultry plants. More than 44,000 workers nationwide have tested positive for the virus, and more than 200 have died, according to the Food & Environment Reporting Network, an investigative nonprofit.

In late April, President Trump issued an executive order urging plants to stay open. Since then, CBS News has only been able to identify a couple of plants that were temporarily closed by government agencies due to COVID-19 outbreaks. One is the Foster Farms poultry plant in California’s Merced County.

Despite what it says was political pressure, the small county’s health department closed down the plant in Livingston for one week due to a COVID-19 outbreak that claimed some workers’ lives. 

One of those workers was Perla Meza’s 61-year-old father Filiberto, who she says worked unloading trucks at Foster Farms for years until he came down with

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Metro Health Dept. reports 275 deaths, 29,005 cases of COVID-19 in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — There are now 29,005 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Davidson County and an additional person has died as of Wednesday, according to the Metro Public Health Department.

Nashville Mayor John Cooper announced, beginning Oct. 1, bars and restaurants will be allowed to have 100 patrons per floor with an additional 100 patrons at an outside location, including a patio or rooftop, at up to 50% capacity. All bars and restaurants must close at 11 p.m.

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The total number of confirmed and probable cases grew by 94 in the past 24 hours. There have been a total of 275 deaths in Davidson County. One additional confirmed death has been reported in the past 24 hours, a 70-year-old man with underlying health conditions.

A reported 27,604 individuals have recovered from the virus. Of the confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Davidson County, 1,156 are “active.”

The age range of

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As coronavirus deaths pass 1 million, health-care workers around the world share stories from the front lines

  • Health-care workers describe the harrowing experience of fighting Covid-19 on the front lines. 
  • Many have lost patients; some have seen their peers get sick because of insufficient personal protective equipment. 
  • But there have been moments of levity, too, even during the darkest days. 

Frontline healthcare workers around the world recount stories of battling Covid-19: ‘I never felt like a hero’

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The Covid-19 pandemic that swept rapidly around the world over the last nine months didn’t hit all countries or health systems equally. 

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Medical workers — some laboring in challenging conditions and without enough personal protective equipment  — said they’ve done their best to save as many patients as possible. Still, the death toll continues to rise. 

More than 1 million people — likely many more, given inadequate reporting in some regions — have now died from Covid-19. The virus, which first appeared in

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Health workers around the world share stories from the front lines as deaths surpass 1 million

The Covid-19 pandemic that swept rapidly around the world over the last nine months didn’t hit all countries or health systems equally. 

Medical workers — some laboring in challenging conditions and without enough personal protective equipment  — said they’ve done their best to save as many patients as possible. Still, the death toll continues to rise. 

More than 1 million people — likely many more, given inadequate reporting in some regions — have now died from Covid-19. The virus, which first appeared in Wuhan, China, has spread to most countries around the world. Some of the worst outbreaks materialized in both hemispheres, as far afield as Brazil, the U.S., and Italy. 

Even in wealthier countries with advanced health systems, such as the United Kingdom and the United States, health-care workers are nearly 12 times more likely to test positive for the virus than the general population, studies have shown.

Those

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Health officials report 1,437 new coronavirus cases, 22 new deaths in Tennessee

SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. (WMC) – The Tennessee Department of Health is reporting 1,437 new COVID-19 cases statewide with an increase of 22 deaths.



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COVID-19 in Tennessee as of Sept. 26

The department says there are now 190,891 total cases with 183,856 confirmed and 7,035 probable. The death toll has hit 2,374 with 739 hospitalizations in the Volunteer State.

According to TDH, 174,044 Tennesseans have recovered from the virus.

The Shelby County Health Department is reporting more than 100 new COVID-19 cases and 3 more coronavirus-related deaths.

After an increase of 122, there have now been

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Metro Health Dept. reports 268 deaths, 28,415 cases of COVID-19 in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — There are now 28,415 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Davidson County and an additional person has died as of Friday, according to the Metro Public Health Department.

Bars, construction sites, correctional facilities and a manufacturing plant are among the sites linked to approximately 2,600 coronavirus cases in Nashville since the start of the pandemic, according to the Metro Public Health Department.

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The total number of confirmed and probable cases grew by 23 in the past 24 hours. There have been a total of 268 deaths in Davidson County. An additional confirmed death has been reported in the past 24 hours, a 69-year-old man with underlying health conditions.

A reported 27,237 individuals have recovered from the virus. Of the confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Davidson County, 910 are “active.”

The age range of patients is from one month

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Metro Health Dept. reports 267 deaths, 28,392 cases of COVID-19 in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — There are now 28,392 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Davidson County and an additional two people have died as of Thursday, according to the Metro Public Health Department.

Bars, construction sites, correctional facilities and a manufacturing plant are among the sites linked to approximately 2,600 coronavirus cases in Nashville since the start of the pandemic, according to the Metro Public Health Department.

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The total number of confirmed and probable cases grew by 105 in the past 24 hours. There have been a total of 267 deaths in Davidson County. There were two new confirmed deaths reported in the past 24 hours, a 66-year-old man and an 89-year-old woman, both with underlying health conditions..

A reported 27,137 individuals have recovered from the virus. Of the confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Davidson County, 988 are “active.”

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Metro Health Dept. reports 265 deaths, 28,287 cases of COVID-19 in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — There are now 28,287 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Davidson County and an additional two people have died as of Wednesday, according to the Metro Public Health Department.

Bars, construction sites, correctional facilities and a manufacturing plant are among the sites linked to approximately 2,600 coronavirus cases in Nashville since the start of the pandemic, according to the Metro Public Health Department.

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The total number of confirmed and probable cases grew by 64 in the past 24 hours. There have been a total of 265 deaths in Davidson County. There were two new confirmed deaths reported in the past 24 hours, a 56-year-old man and a 73-year-old man, both with underlying health conditions.

A reported 27,007 individuals have recovered from the virus. Of the confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Davidson County, 1,015 are “active.”

The age range

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