Russian Airstrikes Kill Dozens of Turkish-Backed Rebels in Syria

Analysts say the assault, which violated a seven-month truce, could be seen as a warning to Ankara.

#civilian-casualties, #deaths-fatalities, #defense-and-military-forces, #faylaq-al-sham, #idlib-syria, #international-relations, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #russia, #syria, #turkey

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We’re Living in a World of Walls. Here Is a Window to Escape.

On ancient stones and new barriers, computer screens and emergency exits.

#border-barriers, #cairo-egypt, #deaths-fatalities, #israel, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #sarajevo-bosnia-and-herzegovina, #windows

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Navy Plane Crashes in Alabama, Killing Crew

The plane crashed into a residential area. No civilians on the ground were injured, the authorities said.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #aviation-accidents-safety-and-disasters, #deaths-fatalities, #defense-department, #fires-and-firefighters, #foley-ala, #united-states-navy

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Covid-19 Deaths: The Price for Not Wearing Masks is Perhaps 130,000 Lives

The pandemic death toll could be lowered by next spring if more Americans wear masks, a new analysis finds.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #disease-rates, #institute-for-health-metrics-and-evaluation, #nature-medicine-journal, #united-states, #your-feed-science

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She Was in Labor. Floodwaters Were Rising. Then the Boat Tipped Over.

A pregnant woman who drowned in Vietnam was one of at least 114 people killed in record-breaking floods that have pummeled the country’s central coast.

#deaths-fatalities, #floods, #rain, #vietnam

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Schoolchildren Seem Unlikely to Fuel Coronavirus Surges, Scientists Say

Researchers once feared that school reopenings might spread the virus through communities. But so far there is little evidence that it’s happening.

#centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #deaths-fatalities, #disease-rates, #education-k-12, #jenkins-helen-e, #parenting, #your-feed-science

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South Korea Tries to Quell Anxiety Over Flu Shots After 13 Unexplained Deaths

Health officials say there is no link between the deaths and the flu vaccines. But the deaths, after two recent vaccine recalls, have raised safety fears among the public at a critical time.

#anaphylactic-shock, #centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #csl-ltd, #deaths-fatalities, #influenza, #recalls-and-bans-of-products, #seoul-national-university, #south-korea, #vaccination-and-immunization

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The Coronavirus Has Claimed 2.5 Million Years of Potential Life in the U.S., Study Finds

A Harvard researcher added up the number of years that Americans who died from Covid-19 might have lived had they reached a typical life expectancy.

#age-chronological, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #race-and-ethnicity, #rumors-and-misinformation, #united-states, #your-feed-health, #your-feed-science

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Afghanistan Stampede Leaves at Least 12 Dead

At least 12 people died as thousands crowded a soccer stadium. Many were seeking medical care in Pakistan, which recently eased its pandemic border restrictions.

#afghanistan, #afghanistan-war-2001, #deaths-fatalities, #immigration-and-emigration, #pakistan, #stampedes, #visas

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Lack of Night Patrol Delayed Detection of Deadly Boat Fire, U.S. Says

The fire aboard the Conception scuba dive boat killed 34 people last year.

#boats-and-boating, #california, #deaths-fatalities, #fires-and-firefighters, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #national-transportation-safety-board, #santa-barbara-calif, #truth-aquatics

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The Pandemic’s Real Toll? 300,000 Deaths, and It’s Not Just From the Coronavirus

A C.D.C. analysis finds that overall death rates have risen, particularly among young adults and people of color.

#alzheimers-disease, #black-people, #centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #diabetes, #heart, #jama-journal-of-american-medical-assn, #millennial-generation, #minorities, #native-americans, #statistics, #united-states, #your-feed-science

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Life (and Death) Without God

The philosopher Todd May is an atheist who rejects the supernatural, but not the people who believe in it.

#atheism, #deaths-fatalities, #ethics-personal, #philosophy, #religion-and-belief

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Where Have All the Hospital Patients Gone?

Except in areas where Covid is surging, there are still no lines of patients in the hospital halls.

#anxiety-and-stress, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #emergency-medical-treatment, #heart, #hospitals, #hygiene-and-cleanliness, #medicine-and-health, #stroke

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Michigan Woman Found Alive at Funeral Home Dies 8 Weeks Later

Timesha Beauchamp, 20, was declared dead in August, only to be found alive hours later at a funeral home near Detroit. She died on Sunday.

#beauchamp-timesha, #deaths-fatalities, #southfield-mich, #suits-and-litigation-civil

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A Viral Theory Cited by Health Officials Draws Fire From Scientists

A manifesto urging reliance on “herd immunity” without lockdowns was warmly received by administration officials. But the strategy cannot stem the pandemic, many experts say.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #deaths-fatalities, #disease-rates, #elderly, #epidemics, #fauci-anthony-s, #medicine-and-health, #nabarro-david, #nursing-homes, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #shutdowns-institutional, #snow-john-w, #united-states-economy, #united-states-politics-and-government, #your-feed-science

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Remdesivir Fails to Prevent Covid-19 Deaths in Huge Trial

Critics said the study, sponsored by the W.H.O., was too poorly conducted to be definitive.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #drugs-pharmaceuticals, #gilead-sciences-inc, #remdesivir-drug, #united-states, #world-health-organization, #your-feed-science

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Landslide in Vietnam Kills at Least 20 Military Personnel

Search-and-rescue efforts were underway after a landslide in the central province of Quang Tri, resulting in what may be the country’s greatest military loss in peacetime.

#deaths-fatalities, #disasters-and-emergencies, #floods, #landslides-and-mudslides, #rain, #vietnam

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N.Y. Shuts Down Hasidic Wedding That Could Have Had 10,000 Guests

The ultra-Orthodox synagogue in Brooklyn accused state officials of “unwarranted attacks” on the wedding.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cuomo-andrew-m, #deaths-fatalities, #jews-and-judaism, #new-york-city, #synagogues, #weddings-and-engagements, #zucker-howard-a

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Megan Thee Stallion: Why I Speak Up for Black Women

I’m not afraid of criticism, and ‘Protect Black women’ should not be controversial.

#black-people, #cameron-daniel-j-1985, #deaths-fatalities, #discrimination, #race-and-ethnicity, #rap-and-hip-hop, #united-states, #women-and-girls

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A Dose of Optimism, as the Pandemic Rages On

The months ahead will be difficult. But the medical cavalry is coming, and the rest of us know what we need to do.

#clinical-trials, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #dexamethasone-drug, #disease-rates, #drugs-pharmaceuticals, #vaccination-and-immunization

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In a First, New England Journal of Medicine Joins Never-Trumpers

Editors at the world’s leading medical journal said the Trump administration “took a crisis and turned it into a tragedy.”

#academic-and-scientific-journals, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #endorsements, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #massachusetts, #new-england-journal-of-medicine, #politics-and-government, #rumors-and-misinformation, #scientific-american, #trump-donald-j, #united-states, #your-feed-science

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After Meat Workers Die of Covid-19, Families Fight for Compensation

Employees of a JBS meat-processing plant in Greeley, Colo., got sick or died, but their families have so far been denied compensation.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #greeley-colo, #jbs-sa, #meatpacking-plants-and-slaughterhouses, #united-food-and-commercial-workers-union, #workerscompensation-insurance, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

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Fast-Moving Fire Kills 2 Girls in New Jersey

The blaze in downtown Elizabeth also left two adults, including a woman believed to be the girls’ mother, in critical condition.

#bollwage-chris, #deaths-fatalities, #elizabeth-nj, #fires-and-firefighters

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Stairwell Collapse in Houston Leaves 3 Workers Dead and 1 Injured

The 15-story building had been inspected hours before the accident.

#accidents-and-safety, #building-construction, #buildings-structures, #deaths-fatalities, #houston-tex, #marathon-oil-corporation, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

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A Student Dies, and a Campus Gets Serious About Coronavirus

Cases are spiking at Appalachian State in North Carolina, causing many students and faculty members to call for stronger safety measures.

#appalachian-state-university, #boone-nc, #colleges-and-universities, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #deaths-fatalities, #dorrill-chad-d-2020, #university-of-north-carolina

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Interpol Issues ‘Red Notice’ for Fugitive Red Bull Heir in Thai Hit and Run

The police in Thailand, widely criticized for dropping charges against the wealthy playboy in July, are now seeking the global agency’s help in finding him.

#deaths-fatalities, #fugitives, #hit-and-run-drivers, #interpol-international-criminal-police-organization, #red-bull, #thailand, #yoovidhaya-vorayuth

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Against the Coronavirus, Imperfect Measures Do the Most Good

Speed and scale may matter more than absolute effectiveness when it comes to tests, masks, treatments and vaccines.

#clinical-trials, #content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #deaths-fatalities, #dexamethasone-drug, #disease-rates, #drugs-pharmaceuticals, #food-and-drug-administration, #masks, #protective-clothing-and-gear, #remdesivir-drug, #tests-medical, #united-states, #vaccination-and-immunization

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One Million Lives Lost to Coronavirus

Remembering the people who died from the coronavirus — through those who loved them.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #deaths-obituaries, #funerals-and-memorials

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Americans Should Learn From Trump’s Infection

Forget the snark. Just wear a mask.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #disease-rates, #epidemics, #masks, #protective-clothing-and-gear, #quarantines, #tests-medical, #trump-donald-j, #united-states

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India’s Covid-19 Death Toll Passes 100,000

Only the United States and Brazil have reported more deaths from the coronavirus. Despite its climbing numbers, India plans to lift more restrictions.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #deaths-fatalities, #disease-rates, #india

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Where You Carry Body Fat May Affect How Long You Live

Extra weight in some places may lower your risk of dying prematurely.

#deaths-fatalities, #weight

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Chrissy Teigen and John Legend Lose Baby After Pregnancy Complications

“Driving home from the hospital with no baby,” Ms. Teigen wrote on Twitter. “How can this be real.” She said she and her husband had decided to call the infant Jack.

#babies-and-infants, #deaths-fatalities, #legend-john, #models-professional, #music, #social-media, #teigen-chrissy

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Huge Study of Coronavirus Cases in India Offers Some Surprises to Scientists

The rate of death went down in patients over 65. Researchers also found that children of all ages became infected and spread the virus to others.

#andhra-pradesh-india, #contact-tracing-public-health, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #disease-rates, #india, #lewnard-joseph, #research, #science-journal, #tamil-nadu-india, #third-world-and-developing-countries, #university-of-california-berkeley, #your-feed-science

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Teacher in China Is Sentenced to Death for Poisoning 25 Students

The teacher put nitrite in the kindergarten students’ breakfast porridge, poisoning 25 and killing one.

#china, #deaths-fatalities, #education, #henan-province-china, #poisoning-and-poisons

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‘Super Healthy’ College Student Dies of Rare Covid-19 Complications

Chad Dorrill, a 19-year-old at Appalachian State, recovered from flulike symptoms but then developed neurological problems.

#appalachian-state-university, #boone-nc, #colleges-and-universities, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #dorrill-chad, #guillain-barre-syndrome

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Vilified Early Over Lax Virus Strategy, Sweden Seems to Have Scourge Controlled

After having weathered high death rates when it resisted a lockdown in the spring, Sweden now has one of Europe’s lowest rates of daily new cases. Whether that is an aberration remains to be seen.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #disease-rates, #great-britain, #netherlands, #spain, #stockholm-sweden, #world-health-organization

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Multiple People Killed After Oregon Police Respond to Call About Hostages

Marion County deputies responded to a call about a “possible hostage situation” on Monday afternoon, the sheriff’s office said. It was not immediately clear who fired the shots, or how many people died.

#deaths-fatalities, #salem-ore

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Pandemic Highlights Deep-Rooted Problems in Indian Health Service

Few hospital beds, lack of equipment, a shipment of body bags in response to a request for coronavirus tests: The agency providing health care to tribal communities struggled to meet the challenge.

#arizona, #centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #disease-rates, #indian-health-service, #medicine-and-health, #native-americans, #navajo-indians, #new-mexico, #nez-jonathan, #poverty, #protective-clothing-and-gear, #shortages, #tests-medical, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Why America Ignored Its Coronavirus Response Plan

The U.S. spent 15 years preparing for the coronavirus. Why did we handle it so badly?

#bush-george-w, #centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #deaths-fatalities, #obama-barack, #trump-donald-j, #united-states

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Coronavirus Deaths Pass One Million Worldwide

Over the past 10 months, the virus has taken more lives than H.I.V., malaria, influenza and cholera. And as it sows destruction in daily life around the globe, it is still growing quickly.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #epidemics

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Mine Disaster in China Kills at Least 16

A fire led to excessively high levels of carbon monoxide, officials said. The site had previously been fined for safety violations.

#accidents-and-safety, #carbon-monoxide, #china, #deaths-fatalities, #mines-and-mining

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A Man Died After Eating a Bag of Black Licorice Every Day

Doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital said the unusual case highlighted the risk of consuming too much glycyrrhizic acid, which is found in black licorice.

#acids, #black-licorice, #candy, #deaths-fatalities, #heart, #new-england-journal-of-medicine

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Holyoke Soldiers’ Home: Two Charged Over Covid-19 Deaths

The former leaders of the state-run Holyoke Soldiers’ Home in Massachusetts were indicted by a state grand jury on abuse and neglect charges related to their work there.

#clinton-david-1949, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #elder-abuse, #elder-care, #healey-maura-1971, #holyoke-mass, #holyoke-soldiershome-holyoke-mass, #massachusetts, #walsh-bennett

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Virus Cases Surged in Young Adults. The Elderly Were Hit Next.

Infections among young adults eventually may have spread to older, more vulnerable people, the C.D.C. reported.

#age-chronological, #centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #colleges-and-universities, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #disease-rates, #elderly, #millennial-generation, #united-states, #your-feed-science, #youth

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It Hurts to Keep Hoping for Justice

No police officer will have to answer for Breonna Taylor’s death. This never gets easier.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #cameron-daniel-j-1985, #deaths-fatalities, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #discrimination, #louisville-ky, #lynching, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #race-and-ethnicity, #southern-states-us

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A Manila Barbershop’s Mirrors Reflect the Pain of the Pandemic

Seven months since the Philippines enacted its first lockdown, Jolog’s Barbershop exemplifies the toll the coronavirus has exacted on the country in lost lives, income and sense of community.

#barbers-and-barbering, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #duterte-rodrigo, #manila-philippines, #philippines, #recession-and-depression

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How Can We Bear This Much Loss?

In William Blake’s engravings for the Book of Job I found a powerful lesson about grief and attachment.

#blake-william, #books-and-literature, #deaths-fatalities, #grief-emotion, #poetry-and-poets

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In the Epicenter of Mexico’s Coronavirus Epicenter, Feeling Like a ‘Trapped Animal’

For the vast majority of people in one teeming neighborhood of Mexico City, risking illness or death has simply become the price of survival.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #income-inequality, #mexico, #mexico-city-mexico, #politics-and-government, #poverty

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Pakistan Factory Fire: Two Sentenced to Hang for Arson

The country’s worst industrial fire killed more than 260 people in 2012. Victims’ relatives said the real culprits had escaped justice.

#arson, #bribery-and-kickbacks, #deaths-fatalities, #factories-and-manufacturing, #fires-and-firefighters, #karachi-pakistan, #muttahida-qaumi-movement, #pakistan-tehreek-e-insaf

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‘He Never Quit’: Nick Cordero’s Widow on Grief, God and Perseverance

Amanda Kloots kept the world informed while her husband, a Broadway actor, lost a battle with Covid. After many grueling months, she’s trying to look ahead.

#actors-and-actresses, #cordero-nick, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #kloots-amanda, #theater

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