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A plant-based diet might help your heart and longevity, study suggests

Sticking to an overall plant-based diet or a diet that includes more plant foods than animal foods could be associated with a 16% lower risk of cardiovascular disease and up to 25% lower risk of early death, according to the study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association this week.The new study adds to "the substantial body of literature" suggesting that...

Our cities may never look the same again after the pandemic

For advocates of walkable, unpolluted and vehicle-free cities, the past few weeks have offered an unprecedented opportunity to test the ideas they have long lobbied for. With Covid-19 lockdowns vastly reducing the use of roads and public transit systems, city authorities -- from Liverpool to Lima -- are taking advantage by closing streets to cars, opening others to bicycles and widening sidewalks to...

Photo shows Katie Miller speaking to press day before testing positive – CNN Video

President Trump divulged that Katie Miller, the vice president's press secretary and wife of Trump adviser Stephen Miller, has tested positive for the coronavirus. Source link

Communities, Schools, Workplaces, & Events

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Measles – Burundi

Burundi has been experiencing an increase in the number of confirmed cases of measles since November 2019. This outbreak initially started in a refugee transit camp (Centre de transit de Cishemere, Cibitoke Health district), whose inhabitants had arrived from measles-affected provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Refugees...
All countries
45,035,056
Total confirmed cases
Updated on October 29, 2020 4:50 pm
Italy
616,595
Total confirmed cases
Updated on October 29, 2020 4:50 pm
Spain
1,194,681
Total confirmed cases
Updated on October 29, 2020 4:50 pm
Iran
596,941
Total confirmed cases
Updated on October 29, 2020 4:50 pm
Germany
490,898
Total confirmed cases
Updated on October 29, 2020 4:50 pm

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Qantas announces ‘flight to somewhere’

(CNN) — After its hugely successful "flight to nowhere" campaign, Australian national airline Qantas has rolled out an even bigger treat -- flights...

A Michigan teacher was giving a virtual lesson when she heard a student’s grandma slur her words. What she did next saved a life

Julia Koch was teaching her virtual learning class at Edgewood Elementary School on September 22 when she received a call from a grandparent...

France, Germany announce new COVID-19 lockdowns

As the global COVID-19 total passed 44 million today, partly driven by Europe's quickly growing second surge, France and Germany today announced national...

The ‘Caspian Sea Monster’ rises from the grave

(CNN) — Beached on the western shores of the Caspian Sea, it looks like a colossal aquatic beast -- a bizarre creation more...

US at ‘critical point’ as COVID-19 cases up nationwide

The COVID-19 pandemic in the United States is setting new records as infections continue to spike in the Midwest and other parts of...