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Coronavirus live updates: Italy locks down a quarter of its population

Two tourists from Argentina wearing respiratory masks walk while holding a tourist map in Piazza Duomo in Milan, on March 5. 2020. PIERO CRUCIATTI This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Global cases: At least 103,168, according to the latest figures from the World Health Organization Global deaths: At least 3,507, according to the latest… Read More »

Tenet posts 3rd consecutive quarter of volume growth

Dive Brief: Shares of hospital chain Tenet Healthcare rose more than 3% Tuesday morning after reporting its third quarter results Monday evening showing broad-based volume growth. Comparing hospital-to-hospital performance, Tenet reported a 3.6% increase in admissions and a slight uptick for inpatient surgeries (1.9%) and outpatient visits (1.6%). The Dallas-based company reported a net loss… Read More »

Up in smoke – cigarette sales here tumble by a quarter in just five years

Drop: Irish people smoked 28 packets per capita in 2018. Stock image Up in smoke – cigarette sales here tumble by a quarter in just five years Independent.ie The number of cigarettes sold in Ireland has dropped by nearly a quarter over the past five years, according to a new report. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/up-in-smoke-cigarette-sales-here-tumble-by-a-quarter-in-just-five-years-38378139.html https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/special-reports/article38377804.ece/d1ad2/AUTOCROP/h342/2018-08-22_iri_43331373_I1.JPG Email The… Read More »