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Coronavirus deaths could more than double to two million without collective action against the pandemic, the World Health Organization has warned, as Australia’s prime minister urged any nation that develops a vaccine to share it with the world.

The number of cases worldwide has soared past 32 million, with deaths approaching one million, the devastated, and major cultural and disrupted.

But despite the pandemic showing no signs of slowing, Japan’s new Yoshihide Suga struck a defiant note Friday, saying his country was determined to hold the postponed

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The deadly new coronavirus is spreading faster in America’s jails and prisons than it did on the Princess Diamond cruise ship or at the pandemic’s outbreak in Wuhan, China, according to a new study co-authored by Stanford Engineering researchers.

The research, detailed on Sept. 9 in the journal Annals of Epidemiology, is based on day-by-day data from a large urban and highlights the health risk that correctional institutions pose during the current crisis—not just to inmates and staff but also to surrounding communities.

We spoke to two of the Stanford co-authors about the broader

Administering neuropsychology evaluations to children online in the comfort of their own homes is feasible and delivers results comparable to tests traditionally performed in a clinic, a new study led by UT Southwestern researchers and Children’s Health indicates. The finding, published online this month in the Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, could help expand access to specialists and reduce barriers to care, particularly as the popularity of telemedicine grows during the COVID-19 pandemic. Credit: UT Southwestern Medical Center

Administering neuropsychology evaluations to children online in the comfort of their own homes is feasible and delivers results comparable to tests traditionally performed

Sniffer dogs named K’ssi, left and Miina react with trainer Susanna Paavilainen at the Helsinki airport in Vantaa, Finland, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020. Four corona sniffer dogs are trained to detect the Covid-19 virus from the arriving passengers samples at the airport. (Antti Aimo-Koivisto/Lehtikuva via AP)

Finland has deployed coronavirus-sniffing dogs at the Nordic country’s main international airport in a four-month trial of an alternative testing method that could become a cost-friendly and quick way to identify infected travelers.

Four dogs of different breeds trained by Finland’s Smell Detection Association started working Wednesday at the Helsinki Airport as part of

CrossFit, HIIT training, spin class, swimming, strength training – what exactly is the best way to get fit? For National Fitness Day Healthista Editor Olivia Hartland-Robbins discusses why strength training is the best way to ‘get fit’

What is the best way to get fit? It’s a question I have asked and been asked countless times.

Annoyingly, the answer to this question seems to change every other month or whenever there’s a new fitness trend in town – which isn’t exactly helpful.

What I have come to learn is, if you talk to ten people, you’ll get ten different opinions

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Iran on Tuesday announced the highest number of cases of the novel coronavirus in a single day, with 3,712 people infected in 24 hours.

“We are seeing an increase in confirmed cases, and daily hospitalisations in most of our provinces,” ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said in televised remarks.

“The rate of compliance with health protocols and wearing masks is declining,” she warned.

The highest case number recorded before was on June 4, when 3,574 cases were detected, according to official figures.

Iran has been battling the Middle East’s deadliest outbreak of COVID-19, with the