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Inflammatory disease shows up among young Missouri patients

A rare inflammatory syndrome affecting some children with the coronavirus has appeared in a small number of cases at Missouri hospitals. St. Louis Children’s Hospital has treated “a few” children with COVID-19 — the illness caused by the coronavirus — ...

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Coronavirus cases to 10,000, deaths top 500 in Missouri

Both the number of confirmed cases and deaths from the coronavirus in Missouri reached somber milestones Tuesday: Cases topped 10,000 and the number of deaths exceeded 500. The state health department reported 88 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, the disease ...

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St. Louis County, Kansas City plan restricted reopenings

St. Louis County and Kansas City officials announced last week that they will proceed with the gradual reopening of businesses but with several restrictions in place as efforts continue to slow the spread of the coronavirus. St. Louis County Executive ...

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St. Louis area outpaces Kansas City in virus cases, deaths

Experts aren’t clear why the coronavirus is striking the state’s two largest metropolitan areas so differently, although the geography of the areas might provide a clue. Johns Hopkins University reported 483 deaths and 9,700 cases in Missouri as of Saturday, ...

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Hospitalizations declining in St. Louis; new concerns in KC

Hospitalizations due to the coronavirus have reached their lowest level since mid-April in the St. Louis area, the region of Missouri hit hardest by the pandemic. Meanwhile, an outbreak at a senior living facility and a rise in cases in ...

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Over 50,000 Missourians filed for unemployment last week

More than 50,000 Missourians filed new claims for unemployment benefits the week that ended May 1, marking the third straight week the number has dropped, the state labor department said. The Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations said 52,203 ...

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Man who worked at Missouri pork plant dies from coronavirus

An employee of a Missouri pork plant where hundreds of workers tested positive for the coronavirus has died from the virus. The city of St. Joseph announced the death Wednesday night. The name of the man, a Buchanan County resident ...

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Virus-hit St. Louis city, county to begin reopening May 18

St. Louis and St. Louis County will both begin easing stay-at-home orders starting later this month, but officials caution the process will be slow for the area of Missouri most ravaged by the coronavirus. St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson and ...

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Parson urges Missourians to support state-based businesses

Gov. Mike Parson continued his optimistic message about the state’s reaction to the coronavirus pandemic and urged state residents to return to work if possible and support Missouri-based businesses. A day after Parson’s statewide stay-at-home order expired and some businesses ...

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Like much of Missouri, St. Charles gently begins to reopen

Ray Nash fought in two wars and survived cancer, so he’s not going to let the coronavirus keep him from his favorite bar. Nash was among eight patrons gathered at Tuner’s on Main Street in St. Charles around midday Monday. ...

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Nearly 300 workers test positive at Missouri meat plant

Nearly 300 workers at a northwestern Missouri pork processing plant have tested positive for the coronavirus, state health officials said Friday. The Triumph Foods plat in St. Joseph is the latest of several meat plants around the country to see ...

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