Posts Tagged 'coronavirus'

Studies Show Enhanced Coronavirus Risks Among Teen Vapers

study indicates enhanced coronavirus risks among teen vapersNew studies out of Stanford University and the University of San Francisco appear to indicate a link between a young person’s use of nicotine vapes like Juul and the likelihood and severity of COVID-19 infection. The University of San Francisco’s study called smoking – which included vaping – the “most prevalent factor” for a young adult’s vulnerability to the illness.

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Coronavirus Dead Found in Makeshift Morgue in New Jersey Nursing Home

Families of patients and residents of Andover Subacute and Rehabilitation Center in Sussex County, New Jersey have filed a class-action lawsuit after news broke that the facility was keeping the bodies of those that died from COVID-19 in an onsite makeshift morgue. The “morgue” was a small room in the facility that, when discovered, contained 17 bodies piled up within it.

As stated in the lawsuit, “it has been widely reported that, at or around that time, ...

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FDA Provides Hand Sanitizer Lab Test

contaminated hand sanitizer list now has over 170 brands to avoidIn response to the growing number of hand sanitizer products found to contain either inadequate levels of the right ingredients or toxic levels of contaminants, the Food and Drug Administration will begin making a lab test available to ensure the quality of these products. The agency’s website alludes to the fact that such testing of hand sanitizer products will be mandatory in ...

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Hand Sanitizer Warnings Expand Amid Fatalities

hand sanitizer warnings expand to over 150 brandsWhat began as a small group of just under 10 brands of hand sanitizer to avoid has ballooned into a list of well over 100, and the products have now taken their first lives.

The concern began when various brands of hand sanitizer were shown to contain methanol rather than ethanol. While ethanol is an alcohol-based key component of an effective sanitizer, methanol is toxic if ...

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Cruise Ship Crew Members Launching Class-Action Against Celebrity Cruises

celebrity cruise lines sued by crew members over coronavirus treatmentAs news breaks of dozens of passenger lawsuits stacking up against cruise lines like Norwegian and Princess over their handling of the coronavirus outbreak, one cruise line’s employees would like their day in court as well. In a class-action estimated to be more than 10,000 members strong, crew members sailing aboard Celebrity Cruises’ ships have sued the corporation alleging a wide variety of ...

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Princess Cruises Facing Additional Lawsuits Over Passenger Coronavirus Deaths

princess cruise line facing multiple coronavirus lawsuitsA trip that was scheduled as a birthday gift to her 64-year-old husband ended in tragedy when Eva and Ronald Wong boarded the Grand Princess in San Francisco this past February. Unbeknownst to them, but most likely known to Princess Cruises and its parent company Carnival, the novel coronavirus had begun wreaking havoc on cruise ships around the world, and the Wongs were about to find ...

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