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COVID-19: Pregnant women and babies, what to do? Guide

COVID-19: Pregnant women and babies, what to do? Guide

Noreen Noshi
There is currently little data on COVID-19 and pregnant women and newborns, but here is all you need to know. Are pregnant women, like the elderly, more at risk of suffering from coronavirus?Elderly people, already suffering from a pathology ... If we know what types of people are most at risk of contracting COVID-19 , what about pregnant women?As noted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the United States, there is little information from scientific publications on the risks of pregnant women. For the moment, the recommendation made to them is that of applying barrier gestures. “This recommendation is based on the scarcity of scientific knowledge on the complications linked to this new coronavirus, but also on the precedent of SA
Kevin Durant among the four Nets players declared positive at COVID-19

Kevin Durant among the four Nets players declared positive at COVID-19

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LA - NBA star Kevin Durant is one of four Brooklyn Nets players who tested positive for the new coronavirus and ended up in quarantine, The Athletic website said on Tuesday, citing the player.Durant, the Nets' flagship rookie last summer, but who has not yet been able to play the season due to a break in an Achilles tendon that takes a long time to heal, called on everyone "to be careful".  “Take care of yourself and quarantine yourself. We're going to make it, "said the 31-year-old winger, double NBA champion with the Golden State Warriors (2017, 2018) and quintessential player of the 2014 season, told The Athletic.  Shortly before, the Brooklyn franchise announced that four players on its team had been declared positive for COVID-19, without re
Coronavirus: 200 dead in Italy and almost 6000 cases registered

Coronavirus: 200 dead in Italy and almost 6000 cases registered

Noreen Noshi
Rome: Italy has registered 36 new coronavirus related deaths in 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 233, while the number of cases has risen to 5,883 (+1,247), according to the official balance sheet published on Saturday.The hardest hit country in Europe, Italy has carried out 42,062 tests since the start of the epidemic. Most of the positive cases are concentrated in the north: in Lombardy (region of Milan, 3420 cases), in Emilia-Romagna (region of Bologna, 1010) and in Veneto (region of Venice, 543)."We are having difficulties with the beds available in hospitals in Lombardy," said the head of Civil Protection Angelo Borrelli during his daily press conference accompanying the presentation of the report.“Lombardy is facing a tense situation in its hospitals, we exp
Corona virus: the Fed slashes its key rate

Corona virus: the Fed slashes its key rate

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(Washington) The US Federal Reserve announced a 0.5 percentage point cut in rates on Tuesday, an emergency decision due to the risks posed to the economy by the spread of the new corona virus and under repeated pressure from Donald Trump."In light of these constantly evolving risks," the Fed "today decided to cut rates by half a percentage point," she said in a statement released shortly after a meeting of ministers. Finance and central bankers of the G7, from which no concrete announcement had come out.This decision, taken outside the usual calendar of monetary meetings, was taken unanimously. It is a first since the 2008 financial crisis.President Donald Trump once again lambasted the central bank in a tweet, saying it was not going far enough and urged further cu...