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IL Breaks 2,000 New Coronavirus Cases For First Time Since May

ILLINOIS — For the first time since May 24, Illinois has exceeded 2,000 new cases of the coronavirus. As the pandemic continues a resurgance across the state, health officials on Friday announced 2,084 new cases of the virus and 21 additional deaths from COVID-19, the respiratory illness it causes. The statewide total now stands at 190,508 confirmed infections and 7,613 known deaths. Another 1,300 probable cases and 209 probable deaths are not included in the official totals.

The latest deaths include:

  • Clark County: 1 male 60s

  • Cook County: 1 male 30s, 1 male 40s, 2 males 60s, 1 female 70s,

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IL Sees More Than 1,900 New Virus Cases For Second Time Since May

ILLINOIS — For only the second time since May 24, Illinois has exceeded 1,900 new cases of the coronavirus. As the pandemic continues a resurgance across the state, health officials on Thursday announced 1,953 new cases of the virus and 21 additional deaths from COVID-19, the respiratory illness caused by the virus. The statewide total now stands at 188,424 confirmed infections and 7,594 known deaths. Another 1,281 probable cases and 197 probable deaths are not included in the official totals.

The latest deaths include:

  • Bond County: 1 female 60s

  • Cook County: 1 female 30s, 2 males 70s, 2 males 80s

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The Yorkshire Vet talks tearaway goats, sock-swallowing dogs and all creatures great and small

Photo credit: Gary Longbottom
Photo credit: Gary Longbottom

From Country Living

On a vet’s operating table in a North Yorkshire market town, a Labrador’s life hangs in the balance. Julian Norton’s patient, Bea, seems to have eaten something she shouldn’t. Earlier in the week, the dog’s owners noticed Bea and her litter of puppies playing with a sock that mysteriously disappeared moments later.

Julian’s fears are well grounded. “This is bad,” he says, under his breath. One piece of the fabric is lodged in the intestine, the other in the stomach. It takes a careful, two-stage operation for Julian to remove the now fetid,

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All About the Problems They Can Cause and How to Prevent Them

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Animals thrive during the warm, active, and social summer months. Unfortunately, so do the pests that can affect their health. The good news? There are many preventive options, which means you can customize a safe and effective plan for your animal. “Pest control can involve a combination of approaches based on the pet, lifestyle of the pet and owner, and where the pet lives,” says Melinda Miller, hospital director of Smith Ridge Veterinary Center, in South Salem, New York. She advises owners to use natural solutions whenever possible. “Chemicals were the easy prevention and treatment default

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First dog in the U.S. dies from COVID-19. Here’s what you need to know about pets and coronavirus spread

Buddy, a German shepherd from Staten Island, N.Y. is the first American dog to die after contracting the coronavirus, months after he was first diagnosed.

According to the American Humane Society, the dog contracted the virus after living in a household with family members who tested positive for COVID-19.

Buddy, who was euthanized on July 11, became symptomatic in April with lethargy, weight loss and breathing troubles, according to National Geographic. Owners Robert (who tested positive for COVID-19) and Allison Mahoney took him to different veterinarians who diagnosed the 7-year-old dog with COVID-19 on May 15. “You tell people

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