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The new guidelines are being issued as the nation mourns more than 14,000 deaths from the virus and grapples with a devastated economy and medical crises from coast to coast.
The recommendations, still being finalized Thursday, would apply to those who live in areas hard-hit by community transmission of the virus that causes COVID-19.
While the diagnosis gap is narrowing, it's not clear that minority kids are getting the same access to services and treatment, said Michael Yudell, a Drexel University public health professor.
In this time of coronavirus and "social distancing," simple questions have suddenly become complex.
The lack of comprehensive figures means U.S. health providers could quickly be overwhelmed by undetected cases.
Who can get tested for the worrisome new coronavirus? It's a complicated question that's left doctors, patients and some health experts frustrated and concerned…
A half-century ago, about 1 in 100 American adults were severely obese. Now it's 10 times more common.
California officials said the person is a resident of Solano County, northeast of San Francisco, and is getting medical care in Sacramento County.
For kids, the flu vaccine has been more than 50% effective in preventing flu illness severe enough to send someone to the doctor's office. Experts say that's considered pretty good for a flu vaccine.
Health officials Friday said 92 flu-related deaths have already been reported in children.
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