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None of these athletes showed serious and worsening damage to their heart muscle.Teen athletes with even mild COVID-19 can develop heart problems|Partho Sengupta|November 18, 2020|Science News For Students
Alternatively, a difficult or moderately difficult child will worsen under the “tough love” parent.Why one child can be more ‘difficult’ than another|Meghan Leahy|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
The NFL also knows, however, that things will only get tougher from here as winter nears and coronavirus conditions worsen nationally.Steelers stay unbeaten, Chargers drop another heartbreaker in NFL Week 9|Cindy Boren, Mark Maske, Des Bieler|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
It is also important to settle during the pandemic, which is worsening the drug crisis and devastating local budgets.Johnson & Johnson, three other companies close in on $26 billion deal on opioid litigation|Joel Achenbach, Christopher Rowland, Katie Zezima, Aaron Davis|November 6, 2020|Washington Post
Even without new restrictions, Americans are likely to stay away from air travel, hotels, gyms, bars, restaurants and other consumer-facing businesses, worsening already lackluster demand.
It is a horrific and inconvenient truth, but paying ransoms to free hostages invariably worsens the problem in the long-term.To Kill the ISIS Monster You Gotta Do More Than Cut Off Its Money|Charlie Winter|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But while the risk to Americans remains incredibly low, the risk to international security worsens by the day.
However, as the conflict worsens, Syrians now experience media fatigue and loss of hope for any international support.After 3 Years of Brutal War Syria is Still Burning, but the World’s Attention Seems to Have Moved On.|Abdulhamid Qabbani|March 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But as turmoil worsens in the region, the plight of Christians becomes more precarious.
The U.S. government is on high alert as the Sudanese crisis worsens by the hour.
Every act of selfish pleasure-seeking, untouched by nobler aims, weakens and worsens the soul's life.The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Galatians|G. G. Findlay
Which worsens the state of poor old Father Hirsch; threatening now really to die, of heart-break and other causes.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XVI. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle