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5G-coronavirus conspiracy theory spurs rash of telecom tower arson fires

5G-coronavirus conspiracy theory spurs rash of telecom tower arson fires

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Mysterious Heart Damage, Not Just Lung Troubles, Befalling COVID-19 Patients

Mysterious Heart Damage, Not Just Lung Troubles, Befalling COVID-19 Patients

While the focus of the COVID-19 pandemic has been on respiratory problems and securing enough ventilators, doctors on the front lines are grappling with a new medical mystery. In addition to lung damage, many COVID-19 patients are also developing heart problems — and dying of cardiac arrest. As more data comes in from China and…
The ‘certified recovered’ from Covid-19 could lead the economic recovery

The ‘certified recovered’ from Covid-19 could lead the economic recovery

Re-opening a nightclub in New York seems crazy at this point, as that’s just the kind of setting in which Covid-19 can spread like wildfire. But it wouldn’t be crazy if all of the workers and patrons had previously had Covid-19 and recovered from it. Someday soon there will be millions of people in the…
Healthy 18-year-old on contracting COVID-19: ‘It can happen to anyone’

Healthy 18-year-old on contracting COVID-19: ‘It can happen to anyone’

Healthy 18-year-old on contracting COVID-19: 'It can happen to anyone' - GMA
The mystery of why the coronavirus kills some young people

The mystery of why the coronavirus kills some young people

When 30-year-old Ben Luderer started to feel sick, he wasn’t that surprised. Just a few days earlier, his wife, Brandy, had tested positive for coronavirus, but there wasn’t much to it. All she had was a really low-grade temperature, one that the doctors didn’t even really consider to be a fever, she said. She had…
He recovered from the coronavirus and now his plasma donation could save the lives of others

He recovered from the coronavirus and now his plasma donation could save the lives...

(CNN)A California man who was diagnosed with the coronavirus and recovered has donated his plasma to help others fighting the potentially deadly virus. On March 6, Jason Garcia noticed he had a mild cough and some congestion. The 36-year-old aerospace engi…
Disturbing photos show body bags filling the hallways of Brooklyn hospital before being wheeled out

Disturbing photos show body bags filling the hallways of Brooklyn hospital before being wheeled...

Disturbing photos show body bags lining the hallways of a Brooklyn hospital before being wheeled out to refrigerated trucks as NYC's coronavirus death toll surges past 2,400Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in Bushwick, Brooklyn, suffered its first coronavirus-related death March 14Since then more than 2,400 New Yorkers, most aged 65 and older have died from the disease City…
What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

Federal officials waited to order medical supplies until stocks in the U.S. were running critically low as the new coronavirus spread across the country. A review of federal purchasing contracts by The Associated Press shows federal agencies waited until mid-March to begin placing bulk orders of N95 respirator masks, mechanical ventilators and other equipment urgently…
Staff at NYC hospital where nurse died will finally get coronavirus tests

Staff at NYC hospital where nurse died will finally get coronavirus tests

A New York hospital where some staffers said they could not get coronavirus tests even after a nurse died of the disease has now told workers that starting Tuesday it will provide tests to all employees who have developed symptoms consistent with COVID-19, according to an email obtained by NBC News."Starting on Tuesday, April 7,…
Why coronavirus is running rampant in Michigan prisons

Why coronavirus is running rampant in Michigan prisons

As the often deadly coronavirus spreads through Michigan prisons, no hot spot is hotter than Parnall Correctional Facility near Jackson.As of noon Saturday, 90 prisoners there had tested positive for COVID-19, dozens more were in quarantine because of exposure, and staff and prisoners at the 1,700-bed facility were saying the outbreak is much worse than the numbers show."We…
Coronavirus: Tech firms summoned over ‘crackpot’ 5G conspiracies

Coronavirus: Tech firms summoned over ‘crackpot’ 5G conspiracies

Image copyright Getty Images The culture secretary is to order social media companies to be more aggressive in their response to conspiracy theories linking 5G networks to the coronavirus pandemic.Oliver Dowden plans to hold virtual meetings with representatives from several tech firms next week to discuss the matter. It follows a number of 5G masts…
Comal County issues Stay Home order | Community Alert

Comal County issues Stay Home order | Community Alert

Comal County joined the city of New Braunfels in issuing a mandatory Stay Home/Be Safe order for all county areas, its stiffest measure yet to prevent spread of the COVID-19 virus.The order closes all nonessential businesses, including river outfitters and short-term campgrounds at 12:01 a.m. Friday through 11:59 p.m. Thursday, April 30.“After monitoring compliance with…
State spends $72 million for extra hospital beds, staff around Ga.

State spends $72 million for extra hospital beds, staff around Ga.

Gov. Brian Kemp and the state’s coronavirus task force said Saturday four new mobile medical units and expansions at two hospitals will add nearly 300 hospital beds to Georgia’s inventory as the state prepares for the coming peak in patient demand from COVID-19. Kemp said in a news release that 20-bed mobile medical units will…
Mass isolation and quarantine ordered for COVID-19 patients in Contra Costa County

Mass isolation and quarantine ordered for COVID-19 patients in Contra Costa County

by: Philippe Djegal Posted: Apr 4, 2020 / 10:15 PM PDT / Updated: Apr 4, 2020 / 10:17 PM PDT CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, Calif. (KRON) — At the beginning of March, there were no reported cases of the novel coronavirus in Contra Costa County.​ Now, as of Saturday — 353 people have tested positive.​ More…
A German Exception? Why the Country’s Coronavirus Death Rate Is Low

A German Exception? Why the Country’s Coronavirus Death Rate Is Low

The pandemic has hit Germany hard, with more than 91,000 people infected. But the percentage of fatal cases has been remarkably low compared to those in many neighboring countries.In the heart of Berlin, Potsdamer Platz was nearly empty on Saturday, as people heeded orders to stay at home. Credit...Emile Ducke for The New York TimesApril 4,…
An at-home fingerprick blood test may help detect your exposure to coronavirus

An at-home fingerprick blood test may help detect your exposure to coronavirus

Americans may soon be able to learn if they've ever been infected with COVID-19 with a prick of their finger and a smartphone — and without having to leave their homes.A Los Angeles digital healthcare company called Scanwell Health is seeking U.S. government clearance for a kit that lets users submit a scanned image of…
The geopolitical battle for the COVID-19 narrative | The Listening Post (Full)

The geopolitical battle for the COVID-19 narrative | The Listening Post (Full)

On The Listening Post this week: From China to the US, the COVID-19 battle is as much medical as it is media. Plus, lessons from the coverage of the 1918 Spanish flu.The geopolitical battle for the COVID-19 narrativeAs they have been isolating their populations to keep the coronavirus contained, some powerful governments are simultaneously waging…
A funeral is thought to have sparked a covid-19 outbreak in Albany, Ga. — and led to many more funerals

A funeral is thought to have sparked a covid-19 outbreak in Albany, Ga. —...

Last weekend, the coronavirus took the life of Femi Anderson, a popular restaurateur and artist, one of 30 people in Dougherty County who have died of the disease since early March. Outside the Renaissance Art Cafe, which Anderson opened in 2007 near the banks of the Flint River and Ray Charles Plaza in downtown Albany,…
Coronavirus: Birmingham and Merseyside masts set on fire over false 5G claims

Coronavirus: Birmingham and Merseyside masts set on fire over false 5G claims

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Masts have been targeted in Birmingham and Merseyside Mobile phone masts have been torched amid theories linking coronavirus to 5G, despite ministers saying there is no credible evidence to back them.Masts were set alight in Sparkhill, Birmingham, on Thursday and Melling, Merseyside, on Friday.Trade body Mobile UK said false…
Can I visit my elderly relatives? And other tips for coronavirus and older people

Can I visit my elderly relatives? And other tips for coronavirus and older people

People 60 and older are at far higher risk of getting very sick or dying from the coronavirus. And people 85 and over are even more vulnerable, with a death rate from the virus between 10% and 27%, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Dr Mary Tinetti, chief of geriatrics at…
As coronavirus surges, non-COVID medical emergencies take a back seat, putting patients at risk

As coronavirus surges, non-COVID medical emergencies take a back seat, putting patients at risk

"I would rather die than risk getting coronavirus right now.”That’s what a patient told Dr. Comilla Sasson, an emergency medicine physician in Denver, after she advised the patient during a telemedicine visit that she was showing signs of a heart attack and should go to a hospital.Full coverage of the coronavirus outbreak “I asked if…
Bay Area braces for coronavirus surge: Hospitals get ready to care for patients, protect workers

Bay Area braces for coronavirus surge: Hospitals get ready to care for patients, protect...

Kaiser Permanente in Northern California has pitched tents to fill with COVID-19 patients. San Francisco General Hospital has rented more ventilators and fixed others. Seton Medical Center in Daly City has received enough masks and goggles to protect workers for a month — a day before they would have run out. Bay Area hospitals are…
‘False negatives are harmful’ according to medical professionals

‘False negatives are harmful’ according to medical professionals

activity. (áááSTACEYááá) Just because a COVID-19 test comes back negative doesn't necessarily mean you are in the clear. Doctors say "false negatives" are becoming a growing concern. ? KCCI's Laura Terrell tells us what that means.? The timing of a nose swab and other factors can affect the test results. ? Meaning it can come…
Woman shares her long road to COVID-19 recovery, says there is hope

Woman shares her long road to COVID-19 recovery, says there is hope

(FOX 2) - "It is a very serious virus but, you also have people who recover," said Eugenia Wisdom. Eugenia wisdom is well on the road to recovery. The 34-year-old had a nasty bout with COVID-19 fighting off the bug under the same roof as her fiancée and four children. COVID-19 survivor shares tale of…
New York governor says virus is spreading like ‘slow-moving hurricane’ across US. More than 6000 are dead

New York governor says virus is spreading like ‘slow-moving hurricane’ across US. More than...

(CNN)With more than 6,000 deaths from coronavirus, US health officials and state leaders across the country are urging a stronger response to the outbreak. In New York, where 2,468 people have died from the virus, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the state has about s…
Google Is Publishing Location Data From 131 Countries To Show How Coronavirus Lockdowns Are Working

Google Is Publishing Location Data From 131 Countries To Show How Coronavirus Lockdowns Are...

The journalists at BuzzFeed News are proud to bring you trustworthy and relevant reporting about the coronavirus. To help keep this news free, become a member and sign up for our newsletter, Outbreak Today. Google is using the location data it collects from billions of smartphones to show how people’s movements have changed as governments…
Coronavirus ‘may cause brain damage’ as dangerous swelling found in ‘confused’ patients

Coronavirus ‘may cause brain damage’ as dangerous swelling found in ‘confused’ patients

We will use your email address to send you newsletters. Please see ourPrivacy Noticefor more information on how we use your data and your data protection rights.Invalid EmailCoronavirus could cause brain damage in some patients by triggering inflammation that can lead to bleeds and the killing of cells, doctors have warned. The virus appears to…
Coronavirus: US set to recommend wearing of masks

Coronavirus: US set to recommend wearing of masks

Image copyright EPA Image caption Many New Yorkers are already wearing masks The White House is expected to advise Americans in coronavirus hotspots to wear cloth masks or scarves in public to help stop the virus spread. President Donald Trump said such an advisory would not be mandatory.Residents of New York, the epicentre of the…
National Guard will respond to nursing home accused of negligence during coronavirus outbreak

National Guard will respond to nursing home accused of negligence during coronavirus outbreak

The Massachusetts National Guard will begin testing patients of a Littleton nursing home that has been accused of negligence during the coronavirus outbreak, according to town officials.Starting at 7 a.m. Friday, the National Guard will mobilize and respond to the Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley.Emergency officials said more than five deaths can be connected…
Loss of smell from coronavirus: How to test your sense

Loss of smell from coronavirus: How to test your sense

(CNN)In mild to moderate cases of coronavirus, a loss of smell, and therefore taste, is emerging as one of the most unusual early signs of the disease called Covid-19. "What's called anosmia, which basically means loss of smell, seems to be a symptom that a …
Qutting smoking could help you fight Covid-19

Qutting smoking could help you fight Covid-19

Qutting smoking could help you fight Covid-19 - CNN
Funerals turn small Georgia town into coronavirus hotspot

Funerals turn small Georgia town into coronavirus hotspot

A rural county in southwestern Georgia has emerged as an unlikely coronavirus hotspot. CNN's Dianne Gallagher reports Georgia health officials believe a quarter of the state's 5,400 cases may have started at two funerals in the city of Albany. #CNN#News
Blood Donation Rules Changed—Likely for Good

Blood Donation Rules Changed—Likely for Good

(Newser) – The US government Thursday eased restrictions on blood donations from gay men and other key groups because of a drop in the nation's blood supply triggered by the coronavirus outbreak. The Food and Drug Administration's new policy aims to allow tens of thousands more Americans to give blood, including gay and bisexual men…
First inmate in the Oregon prison system tests positive for coronavirus

First inmate in the Oregon prison system tests positive for coronavirus

D block at Oregon State PenitentiaryAn inmate in the state prison system has tested positive for coronavirus, the Oregon Department of Corrections said Thursday night.The patient is an inmate at Santiam Correctional Institution in Salem and is in stable condition. He is being treated at the facility, but will soon be moved to a different…
To stem coronavirus, Bay Area urges residents to wear face masks

To stem coronavirus, Bay Area urges residents to wear face masks

Bay Area health officials urged residents to wear face coverings when going outside the home for shopping and other trips in another effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus.The move comes as officials in parts of Southern California have offered the same guidance. “The face coverings do not have to be hospital grade but…
Should people wear masks to protect themselves from COVID-19?

Should people wear masks to protect themselves from COVID-19?

Should people wear masks to protect themselves from COVID-19? Hide Transcript Show Transcript PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT FOR MEDICAL STAFF. VICKI: THERE HAS BEEN SOME RECOMMENDATIONS FOR INDIVIDUALS, EVEN IF THEY’RE FEELING HEALTHY, TO WEAR MASKS. WE’VE BEEN GETTING THOSE QUESTIONS INTO OUR NEWSROOM AS WELL. >> THAT IS ACTUALLY A CHANGE FROM WHAT THE CDC WAS…
Message from Berkeley health officer: Cover face to limit COVID-19 spread

Message from Berkeley health officer: Cover face to limit COVID-19 spread

The city of Berkeley’s health officer and other health officers around the region and state recommend that everyone cover their noses and mouths with cloth when leaving home for essential visits to doctor’s offices, supermarkets or pharmacies. A bandana, fabric mask, neck gaiter or other cloth barrier helps prevent those who have mild or no…
Health expert say El Paso COVID-19 cases don’t reflect city’s reality

Health expert say El Paso COVID-19 cases don’t reflect city’s reality

Health expert say El Paso COVID-19 cases don't reflect city's reality - KFOX El Paso
Why is New Orleans’ coronavirus death rate twice New York’s?

Why is New Orleans’ coronavirus death rate twice New York’s?

Why is New Orleans' coronavirus death rate twice New York's? - ForexLive
At San Antonio nursing home, 59 more residents test positive for coronavirus -News

At San Antonio nursing home, 59 more residents test positive for coronavirus -News

About 80 percent of residents at a San Antonio nursing home are infected with the novel coronavirus after 59 more people tested positive, officials said Thursday. At Southeast Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 66 of 84 residents currently are infected, Mayor Ron Nirenberg said. The number, which the mayor called “devastating,” was a steep increase from…
Anyone exposed to coronavirus may be carrier –

Anyone exposed to coronavirus may be carrier –

Scientists offered more evidence this week that the coronavirus is spread by seemingly healthy people who show no clear symptoms, and the federal government issued new guidance warning that anyone exposed to the disease can be considered a carrier.A study by researchers in Singapore became the latest to estimate that somewhere around 10% of new…
Healthy 39-year-old DJ dies of coronavirus after denied test

Healthy 39-year-old DJ dies of coronavirus after denied test

by: CNN Posted: Apr 2, 2020 / 06:36 PM PDT / Updated: Apr 2, 2020 / 06:43 PM PDT (CNN) — Nicole Buchanan wasn’t even allowed to say goodbye to her husband. Three weeks ago, Conrad Buchanan was a healthy, vivacious Florida DJ who loved dancing with his daughter. But on March 14, the 39-year-old…
Experts tell White House coronavirus can spread through talking or even just breathing

Experts tell White House coronavirus can spread through talking or even just breathing

Experts tell White House coronavirus can spread through talking or even just breathing - CNN
Two years before coronavirus, CDC warned of a coming pandemic

Two years before coronavirus, CDC warned of a coming pandemic

WASHINGTON — Two years ago, some of the nation’s top public health officials gathered in an auditorium at Emory University in Atlanta to commemorate the 1918 influenza pandemic — also known as “the Spanish flu” — which had killed as many as 40 million people as it swept the globe. Hosted by the Centers for Disease…
Anti-malaria drug helps speed up recovery of coronavirus patients: study

Anti-malaria drug helps speed up recovery of coronavirus patients: study

April 2, 2020 | 7:19am | Updated April 2, 2020 | 9:07am The antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine has shown promise in treating the coronavirus – helping to speed up the recovery of a small number of patients suffering a mild form of the illness, according to a report. In a study published online this week, Chinese…
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center to discuss potential coronavirus vaccine

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center to discuss potential coronavirus vaccine

by: Talia Naquin Posted: Apr 2, 2020 / 06:01 AM EDT / Updated: Apr 2, 2020 / 06:04 AM EDT PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania (WJW) – There is currently no treatment or vaccine for COVID-19, but we are expecting to learn more about advancements in that area Thursday. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) reports it will…
Why is New Orleans’ coronavirus death rate seven times New York’s? Obesity is a factor

Why is New Orleans’ coronavirus death rate seven times New York’s? Obesity is a...

(Reuters) - The coronavirus has been a far deadlier threat in New Orleans than the rest of the United States, with a per-capita death rate much higher than in New York City. Doctors, public health officials and available data say the Big Easy’s high levels of obesity and related ailments may be part of the…
Australia begins testing 2 potential coronavirus vaccines, including one from US

Australia begins testing 2 potential coronavirus vaccines, including one from US

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.Australian scientists announced Thursday that the country's national science agency has started the first stage of testing for two potential coronavirus vaccines, including one made by a U.S. company.The two trials have been cleared for animal testing by the World Health Organization,…
Coronavirus treatments and vaccine trials in the works

Coronavirus treatments and vaccine trials in the works

A scientist at a laboratory in Brazil works on a potential coronavirus vaccine, as researchers fast-track numerous possible treatments while the Covid-19 pandemic rapidly spreads. Photo: EPA-EFEA number of proposed antiviral treatments and vaccines are already in the experimental phase, just months after the coronavirus was identified Accumulated knowledge from studies into Sars and Mers…
Employee claims eight COVID-19 cases at Visalia nursing home could have been avoided -TV

Employee claims eight COVID-19 cases at Visalia nursing home could have been avoided -TV

VISALIA, Calif. (KFSN) -- Eight people out of a Visalia Healthcare facility are some of the latest to test positive for COVID-19.Redwood Springs Healthcare Center officials along with Public Health workers say six patients and two healthcare professionals within the facility have the coronavirus."They're separated from the rest of the people who do not have…
Coronavirus: Skilled nursing facilities ordered to accept coronavirus patients

Coronavirus: Skilled nursing facilities ordered to accept coronavirus patients

As fears escalate about the toll the coronavirus will take on the sick and elderly in nursing homes — who are among the most vulnerable to the deadly virus — California regulators have told skilled nursing facility operators that they must accept patients even if they have the disease.The order comes amid a fierce debate…
3D-printing facility in California stepping in to help with face shields in fight against coronavirus

3D-printing facility in California stepping in to help with face shields in fight against...

What began as a simple tweet challenging engineers and entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley to help health care workers during coronavirus has now turned into a community-led operation. The goal is to build thousands of 3D-printed face shields for doctors and nurses on the front lines of the fight against the deadly pandemic. Two weeks ago, Michael…
Tips to clean your car to reduce the spread of COVID-19

Tips to clean your car to reduce the spread of COVID-19

By Sonia Ramirez, Chron.com / Houston Chronicle Updated 3:37 pm CDT, Wednesday, April 1, 2020 Follow the lead of these Harris County deputies and keep your car clean to prevent the spread of coronavirus. PHOTOS: Common-sense tips to avoid catching coronavirus while shopping... Follow the lead of these Harris County deputies and keep your car clean…
New York man hid coronavirus symptoms to visit wife in maternity ward

New York man hid coronavirus symptoms to visit wife in maternity ward

A New York man hid his coronavirus symptoms from the hospital so he could visit his wife in a maternity ward.University of Rochester Medical Center officials said on Tuesday that they found about it after the woman displayed symptoms of COVID-19. According to hospital officials, medical staff learned the man was exposed to the novel…
These Charts Show Who’s Most Vulnerable To Coronavirus : Shots

These Charts Show Who’s Most Vulnerable To Coronavirus : Shots

As the coronavirus spreads across the country, millions of Americans already struggling with health and finances — especially those in minority communities — could bear the brunt of it. New data released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that COVID-19 patients with underlying health issues in the United States are more…
Mother of invention: the new gadgets dreamt up to fight coronavirus

Mother of invention: the new gadgets dreamt up to fight coronavirus

LONDON/OAKLAND/BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Driving to work at his factory to the west of London last week, designer Steve Brooks had coronavirus on his mind. What could he make that would let him open a door without touching the handle? Entrepreneurs Matthew Toles and Joseph Toles, co-founders of the company Slightly Robot, show smartbands, the Immutouch,…
Flu shots: Can it protect you against the coronavirus?

Flu shots: Can it protect you against the coronavirus?

Flu shots: Can it protect you against the coronavirus? - KOMO News
OC Braces for New Coronavirus Cases as Hospitals Two-Thirds Full

OC Braces for New Coronavirus Cases as Hospitals Two-Thirds Full

Orange County officials outlined Tuesday what hospitals and health authorities are doing to prepare for an expected surge of coronavirus patients in the coming weeks. "For Orange County, the surge we're anticipating is probably going to be in two or three weeks, probably early May," Orange County Healthcare Director Richard Sanchez, who is poised to…
Some COVID-19 Symptoms Are Turning Out to Be Atypical. Here’s What We Know So Far

Some COVID-19 Symptoms Are Turning Out to Be Atypical. Here’s What We Know So...

As the novel coronavirus continues to sweep the globe, researchers and doctors are identifying more and more symptoms that characterize COVID-19.The most well-known ones are the dry cough, fever, and shortness of breath that signal a viral infection. However, the illness can also cause malaise, confusion, dizziness, headaches, and digestive issues.Here's what to look for and…
California nursing home sees more than 50 coronavirus infections

California nursing home sees more than 50 coronavirus infections

LOS ANGELES — A Southern California nursing home has been hit hard by the coronavirus, with more than 50 residents infected — a troubling development amid cautious optimism that cases in the state may peak more slowly than expected.Cedar Mountain Post Acute Rehabilitation in Yucaipa has been told to assume that all of its patients…
Coronavirus study finds ‘surprising’ link between infection and loss of smell

Coronavirus study finds ‘surprising’ link between infection and loss of smell

Testing for coronavirus in Germany, medical personnel take samples from the nose. Alexander Hassenstein/Getty For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. While the coronavirus pandemic has rapidly spread across the world, keeping most of us squirreled away inside our homes, scientists have been tirelessly working at unravelling…
WHO Director Touts Teaming with Lady Gaga to Fight Coronavirus

WHO Director Touts Teaming with Lady Gaga to Fight Coronavirus

We’re saved! Thanks to Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general for the World Health Organization (WHO), who bragged about a recent phone call he had with pop star Lady Gaga about what she can do to fight the Chinese coronavirus pandemic. “A very good call with Lady Gaga,” said Ghebreyesus over the weekend. “I thanked her for…
Husband hides symptoms to visit wife in maternity ward, Strong Hospital officials say

Husband hides symptoms to visit wife in maternity ward, Strong Hospital officials say

by: WROC Staff Posted: Mar 31, 2020 / 10:55 AM EDT / Updated: Mar 31, 2020 / 10:33 PM EDT ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Strong Memorial Hospital officials say a man who was feeling sick attempted to obscure his symptoms so he could join his expectant wife in the hospital’s maternity ward. Strong officials say…
Dr. Fauci: Research showing coronavirus can travel 27 feet in air is ‘terribly misleading’

Dr. Fauci: Research showing coronavirus can travel 27 feet in air is ‘terribly misleading’

March 31, 2020 | 10:34pm | Updated April 1, 2020 | 7:45am The nation’s top infectious disease expert said recently published research that suggests the coronavirus can travel 27 feet and linger airborne for hours is “terribly misleading.” “I’m sorry, but I was disturbed by that report because that’s misleading,” Dr. Anthony Fauci, a member…
Coronavirus fells neurosurgeon who separated conjoined twins

Coronavirus fells neurosurgeon who separated conjoined twins

Pioneering pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. James Goodrich, renowned for separating conjoined twins whose heads were fused together, died Monday of coronavirus complications, the hospital where he worked announced. He was 73, according to The Journal News. “Dr. Goodrich dedicated his life to saving children with complex neurological conditions,” the Montefiore Albert Einstein College of Medicine said…
Two Redding Veterans Home employees test positive for the coronavirus

Two Redding Veterans Home employees test positive for the coronavirus

Two Redding Veterans Home employees test positive for the coronavirus - KRCRTV.COM
(UPDATED) Humboldt County Sheriff, Public Health Officer Answer Questions on Community Spread, the New Shelter-in-Place Order, Shutting Down the Airport and More

(UPDATED) Humboldt County Sheriff, Public Health Officer Answer Questions on Community Spread, the New...

LoCO Staff / Yesterday @ 6:34 p.m. / COVID-19 and Humboldt (UPDATED) Humboldt County Sheriff, Public Health Officer Answer Questions on Community Spread, the New Shelter-in-Place Order, Shutting Down the Airport and More As they have been recently, local officials have been taking media questions on the COVID-19 pandemic and Humboldt County’s response to it.…
Should you wear mask in public if not sick with coronavirus?

Should you wear mask in public if not sick with coronavirus?

Health Mar 31, 2020 8:47 PM EDT WASHINGTON (AP) — If you’re not sick with the new coronavirus, should you wear a mask in public? Global health authorities say no. Amid a shortage of masks, the U.S. is sticking with that advice but Tuesday, President Donald Trump suggested people who are worried wear a scarf.…
Employee at El Paso Children’s Hospital tests positive for COVID-19

Employee at El Paso Children’s Hospital tests positive for COVID-19

Employee at El Paso Children's Hospital tests positive for COVID-19 - KFOX El Paso
Map shows coronavirus cases in Riverside County cities -Enterprise

Map shows coronavirus cases in Riverside County cities -Enterprise

Riverside County’s health department is releasing how many people have tested positive for the coronavirus in cities and unincorporated communities. Here is the latest from Tuesday, March 31. As of Tuesday, there have been 371 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Riverside County residents since the outbreak began. That’s up 27% from the day before and…
Can’t find cleaner? Make your own disinfectant with bleach and water

Can’t find cleaner? Make your own disinfectant with bleach and water

The Centers for Disease Control recommends you disinfect high-traffic surfaces to reduce the risk of catching COVID-19. But that aisle at the store is barren — not a cleaning supply to be found. The CDC has found your Plan B — a do-it-yourself disinfecting solution for cleaning hard surfaces using inexpensive household bleach and water.…
FDA approves use of Trump-supported drug to fight coronavirus as positive results emerge

FDA approves use of Trump-supported drug to fight coronavirus as positive results emerge

UNITED STATES, March 31, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued emergency authorization for experimental coronavirus treatments using chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, the anti-malaria drugs that have been supported by President Donald Trump. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced on Sunday that it has accepted “30 million…
Three employees at healthcare facility in Harlingen test positive for COVID-19 -TV

Three employees at healthcare facility in Harlingen test positive for COVID-19 -TV

Three employees at healthcare facility in Harlingen test positive for COVID-19 - KGBT-TV
Douglas County Courthouse will stay open despite COVID-19 exposure from prosecutor

Douglas County Courthouse will stay open despite COVID-19 exposure from prosecutor

The chief justice of Nebraska has the final say on if the Douglas County Courthouse remains open to the public. For now, Michael Heavican will keep the building open.But one county commissioner said now is the time to temporarily shut it down."I actually want the whole thing closed. I think we should have way more…
New Data Shows Social Distancing, Stay-At-Home Orders May Be Factor In Slowing Spread Of Virus | NBC

New Data Shows Social Distancing, Stay-At-Home Orders May Be Factor In Slowing Spread Of...

Published on Mar 31, 2020Data from Kinsa Health shows parts of the country that have implemented safety measures, such as social distancing, have seen a decrease in the rates of fever, a key symptom of COVID-19.» Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC» Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNewsConnect with NBC Nightly News online! NBC News App: https://smart.link/5d0cd9df61b80Breaking…
Coronavirus cases in Springfield jump to 103 from 55 in one day

Coronavirus cases in Springfield jump to 103 from 55 in one day

by: Nancy Asiamah Posted: Mar 31, 2020 / 07:59 PM EDT / Updated: Apr 1, 2020 / 12:35 AM EDT SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The number of positive coronavirus cases in Springfield has nearly doubled in one day, according to the city’s mayor’s office.  In a news release to 22News Tuesday evening, Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno and Human Services Commissioner…
New White House model projects 100k

New White House model projects 100k

During the White House coronavirus task force briefing, Dr. Deborah Birx broke down the estimated deaths in the U.S. from COVID-19 if the federal social distancing regulations are followed through April 30. She said 1.5 to 2.2 million Americans could've died without intervention measures, but still says 100,000 to 240,000 could die.March 31, 2020
British boy, 13, dies in London after testing positive for coronavirus

British boy, 13, dies in London after testing positive for coronavirus

The ambulance entrance at King’s College Hospital in London, where the boy was taken after showing Covid-19 symptoms. Photo: EPA-EFEIsmail Mohamed Abdulwahab, believed to be country’s youngest pandemic fatality, had no underlying illnesses Victim had been admitted to King’s College Hospital after showing symptoms and having difficulty breathing Topic |   BritainPublished: 7:11am, 1 Apr, 2020Updated: 7:13am,…
Smoking and vaping leads to increase of getting, sharing COVID-19

Smoking and vaping leads to increase of getting, sharing COVID-19

(WQOW) - Health experts say smokers and vapers not only have a higher risk of suffering the effects of coronavirus but also spreading it to others. Doctor J. Taylor Hays, an internist with Mayo Clinic in Rochester, said coronavirus particles get stuck in the mucus in bronchial tubes. He said the effects of smoking cause…
How birth is changing in the age of coronavirus

How birth is changing in the age of coronavirus

Image copyright Rebecca Campbell The coronavirus crisis is throwing many pregnant women's birth plans up in the air and leading some health trusts to increase home births.The image captured hearts on social media 10 days ago. Faolán, Gaelic for "little wolf", was born in Drogheda in Ireland on Saturday 14 March and a few days…
Kern County now has more than 100 COVID-19 cases

Kern County now has more than 100 COVID-19 cases

by: Joseph Luiz Posted: Mar 31, 2020 / 04:08 PM PDT / Updated: Mar 31, 2020 / 06:21 PM PDT The Kern County Public Health Services Department has announced 15 new local COVID-19 cases this afternoon, one of which is another non-resident. This brings the new total to 101, which includes the death of a…
March 31 evening update: The latest on the coronavirus and Maine

March 31 evening update: The latest on the coronavirus and Maine

Russ Dillingham | AP Russ Dillingham | AP Josh Chessey, of Minot, tries his luck fishing at the North Dam Picnic Area on Lake Auburn off Lake Shore Drive in Auburn on Tuesday morning. The Poland High School student is out of school and not working because of the coronavirus pandemic. By Ali Tobey, BDN…
Colorado reports 18 additional coronavirus deaths as confirmed cases approach 3,000

Colorado reports 18 additional coronavirus deaths as confirmed cases approach 3,000

Colorado’s coronavirus-related deaths jumped by 18 on Tuesday as public health officials announced that the state’s number of confirmed COVID-19 cases is approaching 3,000. There have now been at least 69 deaths in the state related to COVID-19, the highly infectious respiratory illness caused by the virus, and 509 people hospitalized. Health officials also have…
Prudhoe Bay worker tested positive for COVID-19, BP Alaska says

Prudhoe Bay worker tested positive for COVID-19, BP Alaska says

We're making coronavirus coverage available without a subscription as a public service. But we depend on reader support to do this work. Please consider joining others in supporting local journalism in Alaska for just $3.23 a week. A worker at BP Alaska’s Prudhoe Bay oil field has tested positive for the new coronavirus, and the…
Caledonia man in his 20s is county’s first COVID-19-related death; number of confirmed cases rise to 18

Caledonia man in his 20s is county’s first COVID-19-related death; number of confirmed cases...

A Caledonia man in his 20s who died suddenly at his home March 28 tested positive for COVID-19 two days later, the Livingston County Department of Health announced in a statement Tuesday morning. The man is the first COVID-19-related death in the county.“We know this virus is deadly and now that reality has hit home…
EMS on the front lines dealing with ‘madness,’ sleeping in their cars to avoid infecting their families

EMS on the front lines dealing with ‘madness,’ sleeping in their cars to avoid...

Emergency medical service workers in Queens, New York, described living and working in what amounts to a "war zone" as they seek to help residents during the COVID-19 pandemic. "We have thousands of people that are sick. Thousands that are dying," Oren Barzilay, president of FDNY-EMS Local 2507, told ABC News on Tuesday. "It's all…
Virus deaths hit 223 in Wash. as glitches plague statewide reporting system

Virus deaths hit 223 in Wash. as glitches plague statewide reporting system

Virus deaths hit 223 in Wash. as glitches plague statewide reporting system - KOMO News
Coronavirus: 4 dead, 125 infected in San Bernardino County

Coronavirus: 4 dead, 125 infected in San Bernardino County

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (VVNG.com) — A fourth person in San Bernardino County has died from the coronavirus, as the number of confirmed cases grew to 125. According to the county’s COVID-19 dashboard, the number of people tested in San Bernardino County tripled to 1,948 with 6.4% of those people testing positive. County health officials had…
Firefighters in Portland, Gresham, Nehalem test positive for coronavirus

Firefighters in Portland, Gresham, Nehalem test positive for coronavirus

Firefighters in Portland, Gresham, Nehalem test positive for coronavirus - KATU
Here’s how to apply for unemployment insurance benefits amid coronavirus pandemic

Here’s how to apply for unemployment insurance benefits amid coronavirus pandemic

TODAY ADA AND ANDRE. I THINK THIS WILL HELP OUR NEWSROOM, AS YOU KNOW HAS BEEN FLOODED WITH CALLS AND EMAILS OF PEOPLE WHO ARE NOW OUT OF WORK AND ARE NOT ABLE TO FILE CLAIMS AND THE BIG POINT FROM THE LABOR DEPARTMENT IF YOU’RE ELIGIBLE, EVEN IF YOU ARE NOT ABLE T FILE…
COVID-19: Are mosquitoes potential carriers?

COVID-19: Are mosquitoes potential carriers?

By WKYT News Staff&nbsp|&nbsp Posted: Tue 5:32 PM, Mar 31, 2020 &nbsp|&nbsp Updated: Tue 11:49 PM, Mar 31, 2020 LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - The rapid spread of COVID-19 has left many people wondering what are potential ways the virus can spread. (Paul Pyro / YouTube) But, as sister-station WKYT reports, mosquitoes are not a potential…
COVID-19 deaths in Dougherty County at 30 after two additional deaths on Tuesday morning

COVID-19 deaths in Dougherty County at 30 after two additional deaths on Tuesday morning

ALBANY — With the initial shelter-in-place order for Dougherty County set to expire in six days, local officials are looking at improvements for an extension of the order as coronavirus cases continue to grow.With the deaths on Tuesday morning of two additional patients who tested positive for the virus, the total for Dougherty County grew…
Coronavirus death rate study shows risk rises with age

Coronavirus death rate study shows risk rises with age

The fatality rate for people infected with the novel coronavirus is estimated to be less than 1%, according to a new study.Among the those whose infections cause them to become sickened by the disease known as COVID-19, the fatality rate is 1.38%, the study authors estimate.Both fatality rates vary greatly with age, according to the…
Health officials confirm three new coronavirus cases in Ector County, total now at 10

Health officials confirm three new coronavirus cases in Ector County, total now at 10

Posted: Tue 3:23 PM, Mar 31, 2020 &nbsp|&nbsp Updated: Tue 3:55 PM, Mar 31, 2020 ECTOR COUNTY, Tx. (KOSA) -- In a news conference on Tuesday afternoon, the Ector County Health Department announced that there are a total of 10 confirmed coronavirus cases in the county. This is a jump of three cases from Monday.…
Patients and staff at Kent County nursing care facility test positive for COVID-19 -TV

Patients and staff at Kent County nursing care facility test positive for COVID-19 -TV

Patients and staff at Kent County nursing care facility test positive for COVID-19 - WWMT-TV
Ballad identifies cluster of positive COVID-19 cases in Hawkins, including three hospital workers

Ballad identifies cluster of positive COVID-19 cases in Hawkins, including three hospital workers

COVID-19 STAFF REPORT • Yesterday at 4:15 PM JOHNSON CITY — Ballad Health has identified a cluster of positive coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) tests in Hawkins County, including three Hawkins County Memorial Hospital team members. The affected team members work in direct patient care roles; however, since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ballad Health…
Gov. Whitmer reverses course on coronavirus drugs, is now asking feds for hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine

Gov. Whitmer reverses course on coronavirus drugs, is now asking feds for hydroxychloroquine and...

click to enlarge David Shao, Shutterstock Gov. Gretchen Whitmer drew fire from some on the right after the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) sent a letter last week threatening "administrative action" against doctors who prescribed two experimental drugs that could potentially help coronavirus patients. The Whitmer administration has since removed the language…
New social distancing or stay-at-home guidelines could be announced

New social distancing or stay-at-home guidelines could be announced

New social distancing or stay-at-home guidelines could be announced - WJLA
CDC is weighing advising Americans to wear face masks outdoors

CDC is weighing advising Americans to wear face masks outdoors

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is considering whether to update its guidelines on the new coronavirus to advise Americans to wear homemade masks outside of the home — not so much to protect the people wearing the mask but as another tool to limit the spread of COVID-19, The Washington Post reports.…
Signs of progress in Georgia COVID fight carry a caveat: Our actions

Signs of progress in Georgia COVID fight carry a caveat: Our actions

One of Georgia’s top public health experts has offered a glimmer of hope, leavening the grim news in the state’s coronavirus fight. A new statistical model suggests deaths in Georgia from the novel coronavirus should peak April 23, according to Dr. Carlos del Rio of Emory University. That means infections in the state will likely…

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