At the end of 2019, a novel coronavirus (a specific virus that causes human and animal disease) was identified as the cause of pneumonia cases in Wuhan, a city in the Hubei Province of China. It rapidly spread thereafter, resulting in an epidemic throughout China, with quick spread globally, affecting now nearly every continent. Understanding of this novel coronavirus is still evolving.
Although Africa has not been hit as hard by COVID-19 as many feared it would, the impact of the virus has been overwhelming for many communities.
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People living with or at risk of type 2 diabetes in Nepal, like in many other developing countries, have been greatly impacted by COVID-19.
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By Paige Lindbloom When Governor Polis announced those with two or more high-risk conditions (including type 1 diabetes) would be in the next COVID-19 vaccination phase, I did not expect it to affect me. To my knowledge, I only have type 1 diabetes and I have been lucky enough to avoid other chronic diseases. So...
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The CDC has determined that COVID-19 is a serious public health threat—and older adults and people with serious chronic medical conditions, including diabetes, are at a higher risk of experiencing complications and getting very sick from it.