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State reports 1,146 new COVID-19 cases, 5 deaths

For the first time since Aug. 14, the daily reported tally of new coronavirus cases topped more than 1,000 throughout Nevada on Saturday, according to the Department of Health and Human Services.

FDA approves remdesivir to treat COVID-19

U.S. regulators on Thursday approved the first drug to treat COVID-19: remdesivir, an antiviral medicine given to hospitalized patients through an IV.

New mother part of local clinical trial

Kristen Louis was nine weeks pregnant at the time her breast cancer was diagnosed. After three lumpectomies that led eventually to a mastectomy, chemotherapy and radiation, she is part of the NATALEE phase III clinical trial.

Surgery reduces risk of cancer for young mother

Because of her family history of cancer, Daisy Valencia took a genetic test. When it came back BRCA positive, Valencia knew her options. She had a double mastectomy, and after reconstructive breast surgery in December, she will have a hysterectomy.

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