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Regional health departments report 55 new cases of COVID-19

The number of people testing positive for the coronavirus continues to increase by double digits each day, according to the latest figures from county health departments in West-Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri.

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Report: At least 41 children alleged assaults at nonprofit

A review suggests a nonprofit health organization where at least 41 intellectually disabled children have reported sexual assaults over the past quarter-century has been plagued by understaffing and inadequate supervision of staff and patients

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Former health commissioner claims discrimination in firing

Connecticut’s former public health commissioner is alleging that Gov. Ned Lamont fired her for “discriminatory reasons” and administration officials prohibited her from implementing nursing home protocols that would have saved lives amid the coronavirus pandemic

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Six Northeast Missouri counties report 24 new cases of COVID-19

More than 20 Northeast Missouri residents in six counties have tested positive for COVID-19, health officials said Monday.

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Adams County reports sixth COVID-19-related death

Adams County has reported its sixth COVID-19-related death. The Adams County Health Department said Monday that the man in his 90s died after testing positive for the virus.

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Adams County officials report 7th COVID-19 related death

Health departments in both West-Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri reported additional cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, including 13 new cases in Adams County.

Telemedicine shines during pandemic but will glow fade?
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Telemedicine shines during pandemic but will glow fade?

Telemedicine grew explosively after COVID-19 shut down much of the economy earlier this year and forced doctors and patients to connect virtually

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Second COVID-19-related death reported in Lewis County

The second COVID-19-related death has been reported in Lewis County. The Lewis County Health Department said Sunday that a Lewis County resident in their 70s died after testing positive for the virus.

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Adams County nears 500 total COVID-19 cases

Fourteen additional people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Adams County as health department officials warn about public exposure of the virus at a Jimmy John's restaurant.

US kids, parents perform DIY tests for coronavirus science
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US kids, parents perform DIY tests for coronavirus science

Six thousand U.S. parents and kids are doing DIY nasal swabs twice a week to answer some of the most vexing mysteries about the coronavirus