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Live Coronavirus News: Updates and Video

Live Coronavirus News: Updates and Video

As domestic abuse reports rose during lockdowns, Britain left victims in peril. Are N.Y.C. children going back to school this fall? Yes, says the mayor. We’ll see, says the governor.Right NowThe U.S. has now set single-day case records on six of the last nine days.ImageVehicles lined up at a testing site in Austin, Texas, on…
NY county subpoenas people who won’t talk to contact tracers

NY county subpoenas people who won’t talk to contact tracers

Officials in New York are threatening fines and said subpoenas are being issued to a group of partygoers to compel them to speak with health officials about a gathering that could be responsible for a cluster of coronavirus infections.The party occurred in mid-June, according to media reports, in Clarkstown, N.Y., just north of New York…
BREAKING: Georgia dog tests positive for virus that causes COVID-19

BREAKING: Georgia dog tests positive for virus that causes COVID-19

A Georgia dog is believed to be the second in the country to positive for the virus that causes COVID-19, the state Department of Public Health said Wednesday.  The owners of the 6-year-old mixed breed dog tested positive for the coronavirus, the DPH said. But the dog did not have any evidence of respiratory disease.…
138 coronavirus (COVID-19) cases now linked to outbreak at East Lansing bar

138 coronavirus (COVID-19) cases now linked to outbreak at East Lansing bar

119 of 138 infected people were customers at Harper's Restaurant and Brew PubHarper's Restaurant and Brew Pub in East Lansing EAST LANSING, Mich. – Health officials have now linked 138 cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) to an outbreak at a bar in East Lansing.On June 23, officials said more than a dozen people who visited…
Cases spike in Sunbelt, other states back off on reopening

Cases spike in Sunbelt, other states back off on reopening

By JAKE COYLE and JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated PressPHOENIX — California closed bars, theaters and indoor restaurant dining all over again across most of the state Wednesday, and Arizona's outbreak grew more severe by nearly every measure as the surging coronavirus crisis across the South and West sent a shudder through the country. The run-up…
New testing can detect COVID-19 in 45 minutes using saliva, blood or urine, Michigan hospital says

New testing can detect COVID-19 in 45 minutes using saliva, blood or urine, Michigan...

An adapted testing method could eliminate the need for uncomfortable nasal passage swabs, reduce costs and increase mobility of testing used to detect the coronavirus, says Metro Detroit’s Beaumont Health, whose researchers developed the testing methods. Beaumont Health researchers Dr. Laura Lamb and Dr. Michael Chancellor developed a testing technique to detect COVID-19 in under…
The main way people without COVID-19 symptoms spread the virus

The main way people without COVID-19 symptoms spread the virus

Video shows what a difference wearing a mask makes By Mike Moffitt, SFGATE Published 2:18 pm PDT, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, lowers his face mask as he prepares to testify before a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on Capitol Hill…
Dallas County Posts Worst Day Yet With 601 New COVID-19 Cases, 20 Deaths -Fort Worth

Dallas County Posts Worst Day Yet With 601 New COVID-19 Cases, 20 Deaths -Fort...

Dallas County is reporting a record 601 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday along with 20 deaths and more hospitalizations, according to Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins. The number of new cases marks the first time the county has topped 600 cases in a day and is the fifth straight day the county has set a new…
Pennsylvania Department of Health launches COVID-19 early warning monitoring dashboard

Pennsylvania Department of Health launches COVID-19 early warning monitoring dashboard

WGAL News 8 coronavirus coverage Pennsylvania Department of Health launches COVID-19 early warning monitoring dashboard WGAL News 8 coronavirus coverage Hide Transcript Show Transcript JORGENSEN, WGAL NEWS 8. BRIAN: -- DANIELLE: THE STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT LAUNCHED WHAT IT CALLS AN EARLY WARNING MONITORING DASHBOARD, WHERE YOU CAN TRACK INCREASES IN COVID-19 CASES COUNTY-BY-COUNTY. THE ONLINE…
Latest coronavirus case numbers and deaths in South Carolina

Latest coronavirus case numbers and deaths in South Carolina

HE IS OUT OF JAIL. >> BREAKING NEWS HERE ARE YOUR , TOP COVID-19 HEADLINES AT THIS HOUR. SOUTH CAROLINA HEALTH OFFICIALS ANNOUNCED 17 MORE DEATHS ASSOCIATED WITH COVID-19 IN THE STATE. INCLUDING FIVE ELDERLY PEOPLE FROM THE UPSTATE. THAT BRINGS THE TOTAL TO 735 PEOPLE. WE ARE TOLD THERE ARE 36,297 POSITIVE CASES ACROSS…
44 cases of COVID-19 reported in SLO Co. Tuesday

44 cases of COVID-19 reported in SLO Co. Tuesday

San Luis Obispo County reported 44 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the county's total to 611 confirmed cases as of June 30.It's the county's largest single-day increase in cases since the pandemic began.Fourteen people are hospitalized, including six patients who are in the ICU.Another 140 people are recovering at home and 456 people…
Coronavirus map, graphs display number of cases, deaths in California

Coronavirus map, graphs display number of cases, deaths in California

FIRST. THIS IS KCRA 3 NEWS AT 6:00. TONI: I AND TONI VALLIERE. TY: I AM TY STEELE. WE WILL CHECK IN WITH DEIRDRE AND TEO LATER. TONI: WE EXPECT TO HEAR FROM SA SACRAMENTO COUNTY OF OFFICIALS ASKING THE COUNTY TO SHUTDOWN THE BARS. TY: WE WILL HEAR FROM THE GOVERNOR FOR THE FIRST…
Brown County urges mask wearing as COVID-19 cases, deaths increase

Brown County urges mask wearing as COVID-19 cases, deaths increase

BROWN COUNTY, Wis. (WBAY) - Three female COVID-19 patients died over the weekend in Brown County as trends show a higher percentage of positive cases.The patients were identified as follows:Female, age 29, from 54301 Zip CodeFemale, age 63, from 54304 Zip CodeFemale, age 87, from 54304 Zip CodeIn total, 42 coronavirus patients have died in…
Coronavirus cases soar in north Alabama, 16-year-old on ventilator in Huntsville

Coronavirus cases soar in north Alabama, 16-year-old on ventilator in Huntsville

New photos of Huntsville Hospital. (Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com). Joe Songer | jsonger@al.comA 16-year-old patient is on a ventilator at Huntsville Hospital due to the novel coronavirus as the pandemic begins to hammer north Alabama.Hospitalizations in the Huntsville Hospital Healthcare System across north Alabama are soaring, CEO David Spillers said Monday, including 38 patients at…
CDC says U.S. has ‘way too much virus’ to control pandemic as cases surge across country

CDC says U.S. has ‘way too much virus’ to control pandemic as cases surge...

Anne Schuchat, director of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), speaks during a U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions hearing at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, March 3, 2020.Stefani Reynolds | Bloomberg via Getty ImagesThe coronavirus is spreading too rapidly and too broadly for the U.S. to bring it…
19 additional COVID-19 deaths reported in Massachusetts, 224 new cases

19 additional COVID-19 deaths reported in Massachusetts, 224 new cases

19 additional COVID-19 deaths reported in Massachusetts, 224 new cases SIGN UP FOR BREAKING NEWS Get local stories sent straight to your inbox as news breaks. Privacy Notice 19 additional COVID-19 deaths reported in Massachusetts, 224 new cases The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 19 new COVID-19-related deaths across the state Sunday, bringing the…
Museum of the City of New York: Reduced but Reopening

Museum of the City of New York: Reduced but Reopening

After layoffs, furloughs and salary cuts, the museum prepares to reopen with a reduced budget and will present an exhibition about the pandemic.Hurt by revenue losses caused by the pandemic, the Museum of the City of New York prepares to reopen next month with a budget trimmed by roughly 20 percent. Credit...Chang W. Lee/The New York…
Leicester may face new lockdown as top scientist warns UK “is on a knife edge”

Leicester may face new lockdown as top scientist warns UK “is on a knife...

Leicester may face a new local lockdown after a surge of coronavirus cases in the city. It comes as a leading scientist advising the government has warned that the UK is "on a knife edge" with a rise…
Oregon reports 247 new coronavirus cases, third day in a row state’s daily total tops 200

Oregon reports 247 new coronavirus cases, third day in a row state’s daily total...

This is the fifth day during the pandemic that the number of daily coronavirus cases in Oregon has passed 200. PORTLAND, Ore — Health officials on Sunday announced 247 new and presumptive cases of COVID-19 in Oregon. This is the third day in a row and the fifth day during the pandemic that the state’s…
Percentage of newly confirmed coronavirus cases jumps to more than 7%

Percentage of newly confirmed coronavirus cases jumps to more than 7%

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - Health officials say another 457 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in Wisconsin.On Sunday, the Department of Health Services report showed out of 6,481 new test results, 7.1% came back positive. This is after two straight days of percentages above 5%.Sunday’s test results are the lowest amount of test…
Actual Coronavirus Infections Vastly Undercounted, C.D.C. Data Shows

Actual Coronavirus Infections Vastly Undercounted, C.D.C. Data Shows

The prevalence of infections is more than 10 times higher than the counted number of cases in six regions of the United States.Barbara Davis, a nurse, drawing blood last week for an antibody test for the coronavirus in the District of Columbia. Credit...Win Mcnamee/Getty ImagesJune 27, 2020Updated 4:43 p.m. ETThe number of coronavirus infections in many…
76 coronavirus cases have been linked to one Michigan bar

76 coronavirus cases have been linked to one Michigan bar

The continued wave of coronavirus People who went to a bar in Michigan at any point during a recent 9-day period have been asked to self-quarantine after dozens who visited the establishment contracted the coronavirus. So far, 76 COVID-19 cases have been linked to the bar, Harper's Restaurant & Brewpub in East Lansing, the Ingham County Health…
How coronavirus spread from East Lansing bar to the Grosse Pointes

How coronavirus spread from East Lansing bar to the Grosse Pointes

All it took was one packed bar. An infected patron. And a wild party afterward.This is the toxic combination that has led to a new wave of COVID-19 cases in the Grosse Pointe community, where at least 30 new cases in recent days have been tied to an outbreak at a popular East Lansing bar almost 100…
Pictured: How Covid-19 hijacks human cells and causes them to sprout TENTACLES

Pictured: How Covid-19 hijacks human cells and causes them to sprout TENTACLES

The coronavirus zombifies human cells and causes them to sprout tentacles in order to spread around the body, scientists have discovered.A study led by the University of California saw researchers take microscopic images of this process, which they have described as 'so sinister'.Images show infected cells growing tentacle-like spikes, known as filopodia, which appear to…
Minnesota deaths up 6, to 1417, in COVID-19 pandemic

Minnesota deaths up 6, to 1417, in COVID-19 pandemic

Six more people have died of COVID-19 in Minnesota, health officials reported Saturday, as new test results pushed the number of confirmed cases statewide to more than 35,000. The number of hospitalized patients declined significantly, dropping from 335 on Friday to 300 patients at Saturday’s data release from the Minnesota Department of Health. While weekly…
Wallets Are Already On Lockdown: People Pare Spending As Sunbelt Cases Surge

Wallets Are Already On Lockdown: People Pare Spending As Sunbelt Cases Surge

Bar owner Petros J Markantonis changes the marquee outside his bar to "Closed Again" at the West Alabama Ice House in Houston. Mark Felix/AFP /AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Mark Felix/AFP /AFP via Getty Images Bar owner Petros J Markantonis changes the marquee outside his bar to "Closed Again" at the West…
Study Suggests Coronavirus Emerged In Spain Much Earlier Than Thought

Study Suggests Coronavirus Emerged In Spain Much Earlier Than Thought

Scientists not involved in the study seriously doubt the findings, which challenge the current consensus on where and when the virus originated.A coronavirus patient in Barcelona, Spain, was taken outside after spending some weeks in the I.C.U. at the Hospital del Mar earlier this month.Credit...David Ramos/Getty ImagesJune 26, 2020Updated 4:13 p.m. ETIn a study not…
How Long Could Covid-19 Immunity Last? It’s Not Just About Antibodies

How Long Could Covid-19 Immunity Last? It’s Not Just About Antibodies

A health care worker in Iraq holding up a blood sample taken from a recovered covid-19 patient. Photo: Asaad Niazi / AFP (Getty Images)A recent study making the rounds everywhere is certainly unnerving: It found that previously infected people can lose almost all of a type of antibody to the coronavirus within three months. But…
Some Good News: Ebola Outbreak Is Defeated | Coronavirus News for June 26, 2020

Some Good News: Ebola Outbreak Is Defeated | Coronavirus News for June 26, 2020

Some Good News: Ebola Outbreak Is Defeated | Coronavirus News for June 26, 2020 - Inside Edition
Sacramento County added to coronavirus state watch list

Sacramento County added to coronavirus state watch list

6:00. DEIRDRE: IT IS FRIDAY AT 6:00 A.M. TY: LET’S LOOK AT THE CORONAVIRUS HEADLINES. WITH CASES DOUBLING IN THE STATE OF UTAH, THE GOVERNOR SAID HE WILL WAIT AT LEAST TWO MORE WEEKS BEFORE LOOSENING ANY MORE RESTRICTIONS IMAGES OF PACKED BEACHES AND STREET PARTIES THIS WEEK SHOWED PEOPLE ARE NOT AT ALL FOLLOWING…
18 members of North Texas family reportedly test positive for coronavirus after birthday party

18 members of North Texas family reportedly test positive for coronavirus after birthday party

By Catherine Marfin2:13 PM on Jun 25, 2020 CDTEighteen members of a North Texas family tested positive for COVID-19 after a surprise birthday party in late May, WFAA-TV (Channel 8) reports.One of the people attended the party without knowing they had the virus, which resulted in seven relatives getting infected. Those seven then became ill…
List of closed Orange County restaurants, bars following a resurgence of COVID-19 cases

List of closed Orange County restaurants, bars following a resurgence of COVID-19 cases

Check back for updates on closuresThe alcohol license has been suspended at a UCF-area bar after patrons and employees tested positive for the coronavirus. (WKMG)ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – After reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic Orange County restaurants and bars have had to close up shop once again because of coronavirus concerns.Florida is now in Phase…
Thursday coronavirus case update for South Carolina DHEC released

Thursday coronavirus case update for South Carolina DHEC released

Thursday coronavirus case update for South Carolina DHEC released Total number of people confirmed cases to 28,962 The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced 1,106 new confirmed cases and 3 new probable cases of COVID-19, and 8 additional confirmed deaths and 2 probable deaths. There are currently 881 hospital beds occupied…
Dutch Minks Contract COVID-19 — And Appear To Infect Humans

Dutch Minks Contract COVID-19 — And Appear To Infect Humans

Minks at a mink farm. Yuri Tutov /AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Yuri Tutov /AFP via Getty Images Minks at a mink farm. Yuri Tutov /AFP via Getty Images Minks on two fur farms in the Netherlands began getting sick in late April. Some were coughing, with runny noses; others had signs…
The coronavirus pandemic has moved into younger populations in US, CDC says

The coronavirus pandemic has moved into younger populations in US, CDC says

(CNN)The coronavirus pandemic has moved into younger populations across much of the US, a change that could mean less serious illness and lower rates of death, the US Centers for Disease Control and …
Coronavirus live updates: California, Florida report record cases as NY orders quarantine for some travelers

Coronavirus live updates: California, Florida report record cases as NY orders quarantine for some...

The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped more than 700 points in its worst day since June 11 as the coronavirus continues to surge in states around the country, mostly in the South and West.Florida and California, two of the largest economies in the U.S, reported a record number of new cases. There's growing concern that…
A spring break trip to a Mexican beach resort led to 64 coronavirus cases in Texas

A spring break trip to a Mexican beach resort led to 64 coronavirus cases...

(CNN)A spring break trip to a Mexican beach resort last March led to 64 cases of coronavirus, but proper contact tracing, quarantine and isolation got the outbreak under control. No one got seriousl…
Wednesday coronavirus case update for South Carolina

Wednesday coronavirus case update for South Carolina

Wednesday coronavirus case update for South Carolina 1,291 new confirmed cases The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) Wednesday announced 1,291 new confirmed cases and 12 new probable cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, and 10 additional confirmed deaths. There are currently 832 hospital beds occupied by patients who have either tested…
COVID-19 cases surge to highest levels in Greater Cincinnati; leaders urge everyone to wear masks

COVID-19 cases surge to highest levels in Greater Cincinnati; leaders urge everyone to wear...

CLOSE Hamilton County officials announced the county's biggest spike in cases since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Cincinnati EnquirerThe number of coronavirus cases is surging faster than it ever has in Hamilton County and Cincinnati, prompting leaders to urge the public to wear masks and not gather in large groups. "We suspect people have gotten relaxed," said Hamilton County Board…
REFILE-COVID SCIENCE-Type of ultraviolet light kills airborne coronavirus; effect on platelets helps explain blood clot issues

REFILE-COVID SCIENCE-Type of ultraviolet light kills airborne coronavirus; effect on platelets helps explain blood...

(Fixes name of publication first item)By Nancy LapidJune 24 (Reuters) - The following is a brief roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus.Safe form of ultraviolet light kills airborne coronavirus
18 COVID-19 cases linked to outbreak at Harper’s Restaurant in East Lansing

18 COVID-19 cases linked to outbreak at Harper’s Restaurant in East Lansing

CLOSEAt least 18 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in connection with an outbreak at Harper's Restaurant in East Lansing, the Ingham County Health Department said Tuesday.The health department advised anyone who was at Harper's between June 12 and June 20 to monitor themselves for symptoms of the disease. All those who tested positive are between the ages…
More than 6,000 coronavirus cases new California daily record

More than 6,000 coronavirus cases new California daily record

California shattered a daily record for new coronavirus cases with more than 6,000 infections reported Monday — the largest single-day count in the state since the pandemic hit the U.S.In Los Angeles County, officials on Tuesday reported more than 2,000 new cases for the fourth time in the last week, bringing the total number of…
State releases plan for schools to reopen this fall

State releases plan for schools to reopen this fall

Updated 6/23/2020 4:43 PM Children across Illinois are expected to return to school this fall -- a welcome development for many after months of remote learning but one bringing challenges and changes in the COVID-19 era. State officials released guidelines for school districts to follow Tuesday. The plan affects kindergarten through grade 12, plus universities…
Tuesday update on coronavirus cases in South Carolina

Tuesday update on coronavirus cases in South Carolina

>> LIVE, LOCAL, BREAKING NEWS. THIS IS WYFF NEWS 4 TODAT NOO GEOFF: A SPIKE IN THE SOUTH AND THE WEST. COVID-19 CASES SURGE ACROSS THE COUNTRY. PLUS- NASCAR PUSHES FORWARD. A MASSIVE SHOW OF SUPPORT, FOR BUBBA WALLACE. HAPPENING NOW, A NEW GREENVILLE CITY ORDINANCE TAKES EFFECT. IT REQUIRES EVERYONE TO WEAR A FACE…
COVID-19 map of Florida: Coronavirus cases by county

COVID-19 map of Florida: Coronavirus cases by county

RISING NUMBER OF YOUNG PEOPLE >> THE GOVERNOR IS EMPHASIZING MOST OF THOSE ARE ASYMPTOMATIC AND DIDN'T HAVE TO B HOSPITALIZED. 25 TO 34-YEAR-OLDS MAKE UP THE HIGHEST NUMBER OF REPORTED POSITIVE CASES. THEY TEND TO HAVE A LOWER RISK OF SEVERE SYMPTOMS BUT ALSO IT BROUGHT THE FIRST DEATH OF A CHILD A 17-YEAR-OLD.…
COVID-19 positivity rate, daily hospitalization remain relatively steady in L.A. County even as cases rise

COVID-19 positivity rate, daily hospitalization remain relatively steady in L.A. County even as cases...

by: Los Angeles Times Posted: Jun 22, 2020 / 08:42 AM PDT / Updated: Jun 22, 2020 / 02:12 PM PDT Bartenders over the weekend began mixing drinks, gyms turned on elliptical machines and nail salons began polishing away as Los Angeles County reopened more of its economy even as coronavirus cases continued to rise. The county,…
17 additional COVID-19 deaths reported in Massachusetts, 149 new cases

17 additional COVID-19 deaths reported in Massachusetts, 149 new cases

17 additional COVID-19 deaths reported in Massachusetts, 149 new cases SIGN UP FOR BREAKING NEWS Get local stories sent straight to your inbox as news breaks. Privacy Notice 17 additional COVID-19 deaths reported in Massachusetts, 149 new cases The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 17 new COVID-19-related deaths across the state Monday, bringing the…
This Man Sees Numbers as Squiggles

This Man Sees Numbers as Squiggles

Since 2011, the patient known as RFS has only been able to see wavy lines when looking at the digits 2 through 9. Photo: Johns Hopkins UniversityA man’s baffling inability to see certain numerical digits might provide insight into how our brains work. According to the scientists who have studied him, the nature of his…
Coronavirus cases spike in Alabama — ‘We are extremely concerned about these numbers’

Coronavirus cases spike in Alabama — ‘We are extremely concerned about these numbers’

Will Boyd kneels at the grave of a family member who died after contracting the coronavirus, Saturday, June 20, 2020, in Montgomery, Ala.Kim Chandler | APWill Boyd was at the funeral Saturday morning for a relative who had died after contracting the new coronavirus when he got the call with the news. His brother had also passed…
California’s new coronavirus cases continue to rise; new deaths remain stable

California’s new coronavirus cases continue to rise; new deaths remain stable

California continued on a path of steadily increasing new COVID-19 cases, recording on Saturday the second-most new patients in a day. Local health departments around the state reported 4,075 new positive tests, bringing the total to 174,802 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus across the state. The 7-day average of daily cases reached another new…
Coronavirus: 158 2 Sisters Anglesey factory workers test positive

Coronavirus: 158 2 Sisters Anglesey factory workers test positive

Image copyright Google Image caption 2 Sisters produces a third of all poultry products consumed in the UK The number of workers testing positive for coronavirus at an Anglesey chicken factory has risen to 158.All staff at the 2 Sisters meat processing plant in Llangefni are self-isolating after a number of workers were confirmed to…
Contact Tracing Has ‘Very Bad’ Start in NYC

Contact Tracing Has ‘Very Bad’ Start in NYC

(Newser) – As society reopens, health experts say, contact tracing will be key to controlling the spread of the coronavirus. "Without population-level social distancing measures," said one, "then we don't have really another tool to control the threat." Dr. Crystal Watson of Johns Hopkins wants Congress to approve $3.6 billion for contact tracing and related…
Different technologies for developing a vaccine against COVID-19

Different technologies for developing a vaccine against COVID-19

Cells from African green monkeys. Killed viruses. Spike proteins. People turned into factories.It takes a lot to teach the human body to fight off disease.Making a vaccine against the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 involves a variety of technologies and approaches. There are now more than 150 vaccine development efforts worldwide. Eleven already are being tested in…
COVID-19 outbreak at Cruisin’ Chubbys strip club in Wisconsin Dells

COVID-19 outbreak at Cruisin’ Chubbys strip club in Wisconsin Dells

By Jackson Danbeck&nbsp|&nbsp Posted: Sat 12:02 PM, Jun 20, 2020 &nbsp|&nbsp Updated: Sat 4:35 PM, Jun 20, 2020 WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis. (WMTV) -- A COVID-19 outbreak has been confirmed at a strip club in Wisconsin Dells, according to the Juneau County Health Department. The health department reports two or more COVID-19 cases have been confirmed…
CDC data: Covid-19 hit Hispanics, Blacks and those with underlying conditions harder

CDC data: Covid-19 hit Hispanics, Blacks and those with underlying conditions harder

CDC data: Covid-19 hit Hispanics, Blacks and those with underlying conditions harder - CNN
What it means to come into close contact with a coronavirus case and your risk of infection

What it means to come into close contact with a coronavirus case and your...

A worker administers a test to a passenger at a drive-through site to collect samples for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic testing in Leesburg, Virginia, May 20, 2020.Kevin Lamarque | ReutersOne of the components of contact tracing programs public health experts deem critical to controlling the Covid-19 outbreak includes finding and testing close contacts of known…
US researchers posit MMR vaccine could mitigate worst effects of COVID-19

US researchers posit MMR vaccine could mitigate worst effects of COVID-19

A pair of US researchers are calling for a clinical trial to test their proposal that the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine may help mitigate some of the most serious effects of COVID-19. In an article published Friday by the journal mBio, Paul Fidel and Mairi Noverr, of Louisiana State University and Tulane University…
For the fifth day in a row, hospitalizations reach a record high in NC

For the fifth day in a row, hospitalizations reach a record high in NC

By CNN & WRAL NewsFor the fifth day in a row, North Carolina is reporting record COVID-19 hospitalizations. It comes as the state reports 1,549 new cases of coronavirus on Saturday. In total, 51,614 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in the state. An additional 12 more people were hospitalized with the virus and…
Record 1,081 new virus cases reported in South Carolina

Record 1,081 new virus cases reported in South Carolina

The agency is asking young people to take the virus seriously after seeing an increase in cases of people under 30. COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina's health agency is reporting over a new daily record of over 1,000 new virus cases, the first time the daily total has crossed that threshold. And they're warning young…
Healthy teenager who took precautions died suddenly of Covid-19

Healthy teenager who took precautions died suddenly of Covid-19

Indianapolis (Kaiser Health News)It started as a normal day. Dawn Guest, 54, got up and headed out to her job as a nurse around 5 a.m. She heard her 16-year-old son, Andre, stirring in his room, but …
10,000 more cancer deaths predicted because of COVID-19 pandemic

10,000 more cancer deaths predicted because of COVID-19 pandemic

One of the nation's leading voices on cancer predicts the number of people who will die from breast or colorectal cancer in the U.S. will increase by nearly 10,000 over the next decade because of COVID-19's impact on oncology care."There can be no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic is causing delayed diagnosis and suboptimal care…
U.S. hospitals in hard hit regions step up use of steroids on sickest COVID-19 patients

U.S. hospitals in hard hit regions step up use of steroids on sickest COVID-19...

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Several U.S. hospitals in states with fresh surges of COVID-19 cases have started treating their sickest patients with dexamethasone rather than await confirmation of preliminary results of a study by British researchers, who said the inexpensive steroid saves lives. FILE PHOTO: An ampoule of Dexamethasone is seen during the coronavirus disease…
More Greenville restaurants close, while downtown eatery reopens after positive COVID-19 tests

More Greenville restaurants close, while downtown eatery reopens after positive COVID-19 tests

GABRIELLE: SEE YOU SOON, THANK YOU. A LOOK NOW AT OUR LATEST CORONAVIRUS HEADLINES, TONIGHT, JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY, SAYS MORE THAN 117,000 PEOPLE HAVE DIED FROM THE CORONAVIRUS IN THE U. IN THEIR LATEST REPORT, THE UNIVERSITY, SAYS THE DEATH TOLL IN THE U.S. IS AT LEAST 117,000 -- 117,129. THE REPORT ALSO SAYS THERE…
Officials warn of possible exposure of COVID-19 at Silver Dollar City, Top of the Rock -Leader

Officials warn of possible exposure of COVID-19 at Silver Dollar City, Top of the...

Sara Karnes, Springfield News-Leader Published 10:47 a.m. CT June 18, 2020 | Updated 2:27 p.m. CT June 18, 2020CLOSEAutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideStone and Taney County Health Department officials notified the public Thursday morning of an individual visiting the area while symptomatic before returning to their home county and testing positive for COVID-19.The unidentified person…
Brown County has 54 workplaces under COVID-19 investigation, the most in Wisconsin, records show

Brown County has 54 workplaces under COVID-19 investigation, the most in Wisconsin, records show

CLOSENote: This story has been updated to provide more information about the county's decision to withhold business identities.GREEN BAY - Health officials are investigating dozens of Brown County workplaces and long-term care facilities where multiple employees have tested positive for COVID-19 infections, and in some cases where people have died.Investigations are under way at 54 workplaces, 20…
Decline in new US virus deaths may be temporary reprieve

Decline in new US virus deaths may be temporary reprieve

The number of deaths per day from the coronavirus in the U.S. has fallen in recent weeks to the lowest level since late March, even as states increasingly reopen for business. But scientists are deeply afraid the trend may be about to reverse itself.“For now, it’s too soon to be reassured that deaths are going…
Highest spike in % of positive COVID-19 cases reported in WI in over 2 weeks

Highest spike in % of positive COVID-19 cases reported in WI in over 2...

By Jackson Danbeck&nbsp|&nbsp Posted: Thu 2:16 PM, Jun 18, 2020 &nbsp|&nbsp Updated: Thu 3:02 PM, Jun 18, 2020 MADISON, Wis. (WMTV)-- Wisconsin has experienced the highest jump in the percent of positive new COVID-19 cases and the highest number of new confirmed cases in over two weeks, the state DHS reported Thursday. The Wisconsin Department…
Hundreds of healthcare workers have died of coronavirus. These are some of their stories.

Hundreds of healthcare workers have died of coronavirus. These are some of their stories.

A group of nurses take their spots on a sidewalk in late April a little before sunset. They’re holding candles. When 136 people from around the world have joined the vigil by video conference, they light their flames for Celia and touch them to a wick. Two days earlier, Celia Yap-Banago died alone in her…
‘It’s very alarming!’ You’ll never leave the toilet lid up again after reading this

‘It’s very alarming!’ You’ll never leave the toilet lid up again after reading this

In One Chart Published: June 17, 2020 at 2:05 p.m. ET Flushing a toilet can generate a mist of aerosol droplets that wafts three feet in the air and lingers long enough to be inhaled by the next visitor Eww! MarketWatch photo illustration/iStockphoto Wash your hands, don’t touch your face, maintain social-distancing, wear a mask…
Iowa DPH confirms cases of West Nile, Heartland viruses

Iowa DPH confirms cases of West Nile, Heartland viruses

Iowa DPH confirms cases of West Nile, Heartland viruses The Iowa Department of Public Health on Wednesday confirmed the state’s first case of West Nile Virus in 2020.According to a news release, the patient is an adult between 18 and 40 years old from Polk County.Additionally, the Iowa DPH confirmed its first ever case of…
As State Widens Reopening, New Bay Area Virus Outbreaks Surface

As State Widens Reopening, New Bay Area Virus Outbreaks Surface

As California entered Phase 2B of its coronavirus reopening plan, new concerns surfaced over outbreaks linked to some wineries in Sonoma County and a construction site in Santa Clara County. The Phase 2B modifications allow outdoor dining and some indoor shopping, including at large malls. But the Press Democrat reported Monday that a second coronavirus…
Nirenberg told ABC, CNN San Antonio’s spike in younger COVID-19 hospitalizations is ‘alarming’

Nirenberg told ABC, CNN San Antonio’s spike in younger COVID-19 hospitalizations is ‘alarming’

By Madalyn Mendoza Published 11:49 am CDT, Tuesday, June 16, 2020 Mayor Ron Nirenberg joined Amy Robach on ABC's "GMA3" early Monday and then Don Lemon on "CNN Tonight" in the evening. In each of the conversations, he discussed the "spike" in infections, which he attributed to more activities being introduced as Texas reopens. less Mayor…
Flush carefully. Study suggests coronavirus could spread in spray from toilet

Flush carefully. Study suggests coronavirus could spread in spray from toilet

(CNN)Here's a good reason to put the lid down before you flush: a new computer modeling study shows how a flushing toilet can send a cloud of little particles containing fecal matter into the air -- …
Second case of MIS-C, illness in kids connected to COVID-19, reported in Douglas County

Second case of MIS-C, illness in kids connected to COVID-19, reported in Douglas County

COVID-19. THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT SAYS THAT THE TEENAGER WAS HOSPITALIZED IN MAY WITH A FEVER AND SORE THROAT, AND FATIGUE. THE BOY LIVES WITH ONE FAMILY MEMBER WHO HAS TESTED POSITIVE FOR THE VIRUS. THEY ARE NOT DISCLOSING WHERE THE BOY HAS TRAVELED OR EXACTLY WHERE HE LIVES. THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT SAYS THIS IS THE…
Dr. Fauci Made the Coronavirus Pandemic Worse by Lying About Masks

Dr. Fauci Made the Coronavirus Pandemic Worse by Lying About Masks

Photo: Getty ImagesDr. Anthony Fauci has been hailed as a hero during the coronavirus pandemic, delivering thoughtful health advice while most members of the Trump regime have spread misinformation about covid-19. But there’s one area where Fauci let America down, hindering the public health response and giving the U.S. both the highest coronavirus case count…
San Jose ski club member recovering after coronavirus battle took friends

San Jose ski club member recovering after coronavirus battle took friends

It’s been more than three months since Donnie Bruce landed in the emergency room at Kaiser Santa Teresa in San Jose with the coronavirus, but ski buddies continue to check in with texts and Facebook messages. “They still call me, ‘Man, you alright? You OK?'” the 69-year-old Hollister retiree said. “I tell them, ‘I’m fine,…
Yes, America needs to brace itself for a second wave of coronavirus

Yes, America needs to brace itself for a second wave of coronavirus

Americans should brace themselves for another round of coronavirus in the fall, health professionals and economists say. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development released its twice-a-year economic outlook on Wednesday, and presented two scenarios — one where the coronavirus continues to recede, and another where a second wave of rapid contagion erupts later in…
Texas Calls In A Strike Force To Try To Slow Coronavirus Spread In Nursing Homes

Texas Calls In A Strike Force To Try To Slow Coronavirus Spread In Nursing...

Paramedics from the San Antonio Fire Department set up swabbing stations in a suburban nursing home's parking lot as part of the massive state intervention to stop the spread of infections in Texas nursing homes. John Burnett/NPR hide caption toggle caption John Burnett/NPR Paramedics from the San Antonio Fire Department set up swabbing stations in…
Early test results show only a few Minnesota protesters got coronavirus

Early test results show only a few Minnesota protesters got coronavirus

June 15, 2020 | 12:09pm | Updated June 15, 2020 | 1:20pm Enlarge Image Protesters march from the governor's mansion to the state Capitol on June 1, 2020, in St. Paul, Minnesota. Stephen Maturen/Getty Images Only 1.4 percent of George Floyd protesters in Minnesota have tested positive for coronavirus since participating in the demonstrations, according…
Any form of healthy eating can lower risk of heart disease, study says

Any form of healthy eating can lower risk of heart disease, study says

Any form of healthy eating over several decades can lower the risk of heart disease by up to a fifth, according to a new study. Using data gathered over the course of more than 30 years, US researchers found it is not necessary to conform to a single diet to achieve healthy eating.Study participants who had…
For first time, Alabama added 1,000-plus coronavirus cases in a day

For first time, Alabama added 1,000-plus coronavirus cases in a day

In this Friday, June 12, 2020 file photo, a nurse uses a swab to perform a coronavirus test.AP Photo/Rick BowmerFor the first time since tracking began, the number of coronavirus cases in Alabama grew by more than 1,000 in a day.The Alabama Department of Public Health’s June 14 10 a.m. numbers show 25,235 cases in…
How accurate are the coronavirus tests used in the U.S.?

How accurate are the coronavirus tests used in the U.S.?

Months into the coronavirus outbreak, no one really knows how well many of the screening tests work, and experts at top medical centers say it is time to do the studies to find out.When the new virus began spreading, the Food and Drug Administration used its emergency powers to OK scores of quickly devised tests,…
7 new COVID-19 cases in central region for second day in a row, state totals nearing 79K

7 new COVID-19 cases in central region for second day in a row, state...

by: Devin Jackson Posted: Jun 14, 2020 / 12:02 PM EDT / Updated: Jun 14, 2020 / 12:06 PM EDT HARRISBURG, Pa. (WTAJ) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed 300 new cases of COVID-19 in the state bringing totals barely under 80,000. As of Sunday, there are 336 new cases from yesterday, bringing…
Why conspiracy theorists think 5G is bad for your health and why experts say not to worry

Why conspiracy theorists think 5G is bad for your health and why experts say...

New York (CNN Business)For all its promise, the rollout of 5G has also been fraught with rumors and conspiracy theories most recently, a narrative spread on social media that the wireless network tec…
Coronavirus Cases Spike Across Sun Belt as Economy Lurches into Motion

Coronavirus Cases Spike Across Sun Belt as Economy Lurches into Motion

Arizona, Texas and Florida are reporting their highest case numbers yet. As of Saturday, coronavirus cases were climbing in 22 states amid reopenings.A medical assistant provided paperwork to people at a walk-up coronavirus test site in Dallas on Thursday.Credit...Tony Gutierrez/Associated PressJune 14, 2020Updated 10:31 a.m. ETCHICAGO — The warning has echoed ominously for weeks from…
Spate of new research supports wearing masks to control coronavirus spread

Spate of new research supports wearing masks to control coronavirus spread

But as partisan interests sew symbolism and controversy into masks, scientists are trying to provide answers about how effectively those masks prevent transmission of the coronavirus, and what role they should play in efforts to limit the pathogen’s spread.Several new studies published this month support wearing masks to curb the transmission of the novel coronavirus.…
The CDC has new guidelines for reducing Covid-19 risk at restaurants, events, and other daily life activities

The CDC has new guidelines for reducing Covid-19 risk at restaurants, events, and other...

At long last, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued new Covid-19 pandemic guidance documents to help the public minimize risk while venturing out into public spaces. The CDC released two new guidance documents Friday. One is for individuals thinking about leaving the house to engage in activities like going to restaurants,…
Coronavirus in Pa.: 78,462 cases, 6,211 deaths as of Saturday morning

Coronavirus in Pa.: 78,462 cases, 6,211 deaths as of Saturday morning

The Pennsylvania Department of Health on Saturday announced 463 new cases of the coronavirus in the state, bringing the statewide total to 78,462 in about three months.The department also listed 49 more deaths, bringing the total number of COVID-19-related fatalities to 6,211.Most of the deaths were people in nursing and personal care homes.About 74% percent…
Young Americans having less sex than ever, study finds

Young Americans having less sex than ever, study finds

About one in three men aged 18 to 24 reported no sexual activity in past year between 2000 and 2018, Jama report said A chief reason for the decline, one study author said, is that adolescents are taking longer to grow into adulthood. Photograph: Andor Bujdoso/Alamy Stock Photo/Alamy Stock Photo In 1975, David Bowie famously…
Old polio vaccine could offer some protection from coronavirus, University of Maryland experts expect

Old polio vaccine could offer some protection from coronavirus, University of Maryland experts expect

Scientists including a prominent University of Maryland virologist plan to test an old polio vaccine that they believe could provide temporary protection from COVID-19 as labs around the world work on specific coronavirus vaccines. The effort to find a coronavirus vaccine has moved at an unprecedented pace. But no vaccine is expected until some time…
Mayo Clinic announces coronavirus antibody test that may help determine immunity

Mayo Clinic announces coronavirus antibody test that may help determine immunity

The Mayo Clinic this week announced it has developed a new coronavirus antibody test that could help researchers better understand the degree of immunity those who recover from a COVID-19 infection may have.The clinic’s new SARS-CoV-2 neutralizing antibody test “measures the level of neutralizing antibodies against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19,” officials with the…
An existing polio vaccine could help protect against coronavirus, top experts say

An existing polio vaccine could help protect against coronavirus, top experts say

An existing polio vaccine could help protect against coronavirus, top experts say - CNN
Go read this Wall Street Journal article about New York’s missteps combatting the coronavirus

Go read this Wall Street Journal article about New York’s missteps combatting the coronavirus

The state of New York has the most confirmed cases and deaths of COVID-19, and a new report by The Wall Street Journal details how the state’s policies and missed warning signs made residents more vulnerable to the virus, leading to more deaths and a higher risk of contraction. The Wall Street Journal spoke to…
Arizona reports single-day record 1,654 new coronavirus cases

Arizona reports single-day record 1,654 new coronavirus cases

(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) This is a regularly updated story with the latest information, news and updates about the coronavirus and its impact in Arizona and beyond for the week starting June 8. (Previous daily updates: June 1-7) PHOENIX — The Arizona health department reported a record high of 1,654 new coronavirus cases plus…
Natural History of Asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 Infection | NEJM

Natural History of Asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 Infection | NEJM

To the Editor: Information on the natural history of asymptomatic infection with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) remains scarce.1-3 The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) on the cruise ship Diamond Princess led to 712 persons being infected with SARS-CoV-2 among the 3711 passengers and crew members, and 410 (58%) of these infected…

The COVID-19 Shuffle: How Businesses Embraced Digital Marketing to Survive the Pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses are using digital technology and marketing to survive these "interesting times." Here's how. ADVERTISEMENT On my first day at the...

Know your Ayurvedic body type

The word Ayurveda is derived from the Sanskrit language and it means life and longevity. The Ayurvedic philosophy is native to India but has...

Unethical, unreasonable to ignore Ayurveda for Covid treatment & prevention, say researchers

New Delhi: A group of researchers associated with Ministry of AYUSH, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the University Grants Commission (UGC)...

NDA government is trying to align Ayurveda with modern knowledge

Ayurveda should have become the forerunner of India’s great medical heritage, but we started despising our culture, heritage, and scientific traditions. As a result,...

Time to Make Ayurveda Mainstream

There was a news item recently that the Gujarat government had successfully intervened with Ayurvedic medications. It has ensured that people who were in...

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