Tag: illness

Although Bob Hawk is free of COVID-19, five weeks later he struggles to take a deep breath. His case of COVID led to double pneumonia, which has compromised his lungs. He now relies on supplemental…

In just five months, COVID-19 has completely upended the lives of the Collins family. Patriarch Roger Collins became infected with the virus after a family trip to Texas for the Fourth of July holiday. He’s…

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump staged a dramatic return to the White House after leaving the military hospital where he was receiving an unprecedented level of care for COVID-19. He immediately ignited a new…

An election year already defined by a cascade of national crises descended further into chaos Friday with President Donald Trump declaring that he’s tested positive for the coronavirus after consistently playing down the threat. Democratic…

AstraZeneca Plc stopped giving shots of its experimental coronavirus vaccine after a person participating in one of the company’s studies got sick, a potential adverse reaction that could delay or derail efforts to speed an…

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo is seeing an upsurge in cases of the plague, as the vast Central African nation also battles outbreaks of COVID-19 and Ebola.  Since June, Congo has recorded at least 65…

PARIS — Obese and overweight people are at high risk of suffering severe cases of COVID-19, according to a French study that sheds light on the pandemic’s burden. The research, presented at a conference this…

SINGAPORE — The first of Yuli Irma’s children to fall ill with a fever was her 6-year-old girl. The next day it was her 13-year-old daughter, followed by her 12-year-old son. Living on the outskirts…

NEW YORK — New York City has detected 38 cases of “pediatric multi-system inflammatory syndrome” — an alarming condition linked with COVID-19, claiming one young life in the Big Apple so far — Mayor  Bill de Blasio said…

Hi, Carolyn: I’ve got some pretty heavy stuff to handle in the coming months. My parents both have dementia. I have power of attorney for them. Meanwhile, my sister is terminally ill. I also have…