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CDC: People Are Dying After Drinking Hand Sanitizer

(CNN) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says people are getting sick and even dying from ingesting hand sanitizer. Since the coronavirus pandemic; hand sanitizer is much more prevalent. It's great for keeping hands clean, but…

2019 Drug Overdose Deaths Reached Record High

Colorado Springs, CO (KRDO) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the nation saw a record number of deaths due to drug overdoses last year. Nearly 71,000 overdose deaths were reported in 2019. That's a projected…

Global Cases Top 13 Million

(CNN) - Over 13 million people globally have been infected with the novel coronavirus; with deaths nearing 600,000 according to Johns Hopkins University's tally. As of 5 P.M. Eastern time Monday, the university is reporting over 13 million cases…

Mexico Sees Largest Single-Day Rise In Deaths, Cases

(CNN) - Mexico has recorded its largest single-day rises in both new COVID-19 cases and deaths since the start of the outbreak. Mexican health officials reported 3,455 new cases on Tuesday evening, for a total of 74,560. Authorities also…

Latin America Surpasses 30K Deaths

(CNN) - In Latin America the number of deaths from COVID-19 surpassed 30,000 on Monday says a Johns Hopkins University's tally. Brazil has more deaths from the virus than any other Latin America country.

U.S. Surpasses 90K COVID Deaths

(CNN) - In 102 days, more than 90,000 people in the U.S. have died from coronavirus. That's the latest update Monday from Johns Hopkins University's tally of cases here. The first known U.S. coronavirus-related fatality was February 6th. Since…

Key Model Projects 147K U.S. Deaths By August

(CNN) - A key model is increasing its projected death toll from the coronavirus in the U.S. The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington is now projecting 147,000 deaths by early August. That's 10,000…

NYC Deaths May Be Much Higher

(CNN) - The true number of deaths in New York City directly or indirectly attributable to the coronavirus may be much higher than the official count shows. That's according to a report released by the CDC on Monday. New…

US Marks Record For Most Deaths In 1 Day

(CNN) - The US has another grim marker of the coronavirus pandemic: A new record of deaths for a single day. As of 8 PM Eastern Saturday 1,224 coronavirus deaths have been reported. The record had been nearly 1,100.…

Largest Single Year Drop Of U.S. Cancer Deaths

(CNN) - Fewer Americans are dying from cancer. A new report from the American cancer society says there were nearly three million fewer deaths from 2016 to 2017. That's 26 years in a row that cancer rates have dropped…