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Rising alcohol consumption during COVID-19 pandemic projected to cause more liver disease, deaths

Increased alcohol consumption during the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to cause 100 additional deaths and 2,800 additional cases of liver failure by 2023, according to a team of researchers led by investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH).   “The COVID-19 pandemic has had...

US reports highest number of rabies deaths in a decade

Five Americans died of rabies last year — the largest number in a decade — and health officials said Thursday that some of the people didn’t realize they had been infected or refused life-saving...

Amazon warehouse deaths, injuries confirmed in Illinois after collapse during severe storm: reports

An unknown number of Amazon workers in Illinois were killed and others injured Friday night when a warehouse collapsed during a severe storm that moved through the St. Louis area, according to reports.  Apparent tornadoes and...

Region could suffer another 700,000 Covid deaths by spring

A patient suffering from COVID-19 receives treatment at the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the “Klinikum Darmstadt” clinic in Darmstadt, Germany, May 20, 2021. Kai Pfaffenbach | Reuters Europe and Central...

US COVID-19 deaths in 2021 surpass 2020’s toll

COVID-19 deaths in 2021 surpassed the total from 2020 this week, with U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) data showing cases rising around the country ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. There have...

World Cup 2022: Qatar inadequately investigating workplace deaths, says ILO

The report said that Qatar is inadequately investigating and reporting worker deaths and called for “better quality and more accurate data collection, with more efforts to investigate injuries and fatalities that may be work-related...

Drug overdose deaths, fueled by fentanyl, hit record high in US

The U.S. recorded its highest number of drug-overdose deaths in a 12-month period, eclipsing 100,000 for the first time, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There were an estimated 100,306 drug...

Germany Covid cases hit 50,000 a day prompting 100,000 deaths warning

Medical staff take care of a Covid-19 patient in the Covid-19 intensive care unit of the community hospital (Klinikum Magdeburg) in Magdeburg, eastern Germany, on April 28, 2021. RONNY HARTMANN | AFP | Getty...