Day: September 24, 2020

How New Mexico Controlled the Spread of COVID-19

There is a joke in New Mexico that the rest of the country does not know the state is part of the U.S. This summer, as cases of COVID-19 surged in many parts of the nation, New Mexico really did seem to stand apart. While Arizona and Texas, its neighbors to the west and east, loosened activity and business restrictions and then experienced alarming increases in COVID-19 numbers, New Mexico kept a tighter grip on the spread of the contagion. To date, Arizona has had more than twice as many cases and nearly twice as many deaths as New Mexico has per 100,000 people. The latter state also has far fewer cases and deaths per 100,000 than Texas.

New Mexico’s governor Michelle Lujan Grisham has taken an aggressive approach toward the pandemic. She declared a statewide emergency on March 11, the same day the state had its first positive case.

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How To Safely Go To The Doctor, Dentist, & OB-GYN During COVID-19

You’ve got your mask, your hand sanitizer, and your six-foot queuing protocol down pat, but you’ve had a migraine for three straight months, and think it’s time to get your GP involved. But is it safe to go to the doctor, dentist, or gynecologist right now? Coronavirus isn’t the only health issue in the world right now, and you still need to keep up with your health checks and any other medical issues that may have come up in quarantine.

“As states start to ease restrictions during the COVID-19 crisis, we’ve seen more and more healthcare offices opening for non-urgent visits,” Dr. Robert Quigley M.D., regional medical director for medical security firm International SOS, tells Bustle. “Despite the reopening of facilities, there are still preventive measures that should be implemented prior to and during a medical appointment during the pandemic.”

If your area is relatively OK in terms of case

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Navalny condition improved enough for him to be released: German hospital

BERLIN — The German hospital treating Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny for poisoning said Wednesday that his condition improved enough for him to be released, and suggested a “complete recovery” from the nerve agent was possible.

Navalny, 44, spent 32 days in treatment in Berlin’s Charite hospital, 24 of which were in intensive care, before doctors deemed his “condition had improved sufficiently for him to be discharged from acute inpatient care.”

The hospital said that based on Navalny’s progress, treating physicians believe that “complete recovery is possible,” but added that it ”remains too early to gauge the potential long-term effects of his severe poisoning.”

RUSSIAN OPPOSITION LEADER ALEXEI NAVALNY SHARES PICTURE FROM HOSPITAL BED AFTER SUSPECTED POISONING

Navalny, the most visible opponent of Russian President Vladimir Putin, was flown to Germany two days after falling ill on Aug. 20 on a domestic flight in Russia.

German chemical weapons experts have

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