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Cameron McGrone is Patriots’ latest gamble on prospect with medical risk – New England Patriots Blog

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — One of the most notable things coach Bill Belichick said at the conclusion of the 2021 NFL draft was the New England Patriots are prepared for fifth-round pick Cameron McGrone to miss his rookie season. McGrone, the linebacker from Michigan who in a best-case scenario could potentially succeed Dont’a Hightower at the […]

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Immunization services begin slow recovery from COVID-19 disruptions, though millions of children remain at risk from deadly diseases – WHO, UNICEF, Gavi

While immunization services have started to recover from disruptions caused by COVID-19, millions of children remain vulnerable to deadly diseases, the World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance warned today during World Immunization Week, highlighting the urgent need for a renewed global commitment to improve vaccination access and uptake. “Vaccines will help […]

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Australia’s Perth at risk of second snap-lockdown with three new Covid-19 infections

SYDNEY: Australia‘s fourth-largest city faces prospects of its second snap lockdown in two weeks, officials said on Sunday, after a hotel quarantine security guard in Perth and two of his housemates tested positive for Covid-19. Western Australia (WA) Premier Mark McGowan said late on Saturday he had yet to decide whether the state’s capital city, […]

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South Asians In UK At Greater Risk In Second Covid Wave: Study

The study accounted for a number of explanatory variables such as household size, social factors. (File) London: Minority ethnic groups in general and South Asians, in particular, had a higher risk of testing positive for SARS-CoV-2 and of COVID-19 related hospitalisations, intensive care (ICU) admissions and deaths during the second wave of the pandemic in […]

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Higher Body Weight Linked With Severe COVID-19 Risk: Lancet Study

The study is based on more than 6.9 million people living in England (Representational) New Delhi: Being overweight is associated with an increased risk of worse outcomes from COVID-19, including higher ICU admissions, according to a study published on Thursday in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology journal. The researchers from the University of Oxford in […]