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Coronavirus Report: June 8, 2020

Know your coronavirus “hot” zones – Despite a general slowdown in the daily rate of increase in new coronavirus cases, Florida is among 20 states in which the rate of new cases is rising. Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties are the center of this hotspot. […]

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Dr. Fauci says we will have 100 million Vaccines by the end of this year

     “We’re going to start manufacturing doses of the vaccines way before we even know that the vaccine works, so that by the end of the year the prediction of the statistical analysis and the projection of cases indicate that we may know whether its effective, efficacious or not by maybe November, December, which means that by that time we hopefully would have close to a 100 million doses,” Fauci said in early June during a live video interview with the Journal of the American Medical Association. […]

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Black people, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and the Risk of Death from Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Here are some facts: Black people have been found to be more likely to die from COVID-19 infection than white people, both in the United Kingdom and the United States of America. Black people also have a higher rate of PTSD diagnosis than white people. PTSD can result in suppression of the immune system. Immunosuppression is associated with a higher risk of death from COVID-19. It is thus not unreasonable to question whether PTSD-induced immunosuppression is contributing to the elevated risk of dying from COVID-19 amongst Black people […]