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Coronavirus updates: 32 cases, 1 death linked to Maine wedding

Coronavirus updates: 32 cases, 1 death linked to Maine wedding

The global coronavirus pandemic has now killed more than 795,000 people worldwide, nearly a quarter of those in the U.S. Almost 23 million people worldwide have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. The…
New CDC guidelines say schools shouldn’t close if someone gets COVID-19

New CDC guidelines say schools shouldn’t close if someone gets COVID-19

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new guidelines for schools Friday as children across the country return to the classroom. The new guidelines address how schools can work with public health officials if an infected person has been on campus. Rather than shut everything down immediately for a long period of time,…
Hint of COVID-19 immunity: 3 sailors with antibodies spared in outbreak at sea

Hint of COVID-19 immunity: 3 sailors with antibodies spared in outbreak at sea

Immunity Ahoy? — The study is small and tricky to interpret, but it offers inklings of COVID-19 immunity. Beth Mole - Aug 22, 2020 2:00 pm UTC Enlarge / Fishing vessels in Seattle. Hints of protective immunity against the pandemic coronavirus have surfaced in the wake of a recent COVID-19 outbreak that flooded the crew…
Studies suggest this supplement could reduce hangover symptoms

Studies suggest this supplement could reduce hangover symptoms

During the pandemic, many people are turning to virtual happy hours to stay connected to far-flung friends and family. And while dealing wit a hangover while working from home may be less brutal than doing so in the office, the headaches and nausea can still interfere with your ability to focus.But new research out of Finland points…
Maine CDC reports another coronavirus-related death, 32 new cases

Maine CDC reports another coronavirus-related death, 32 new cases

UPPER 70S. THE LATEST CORONAVIRUS NUMBERS RELEASED FROM THE MAINE CDC EARLIER TODAY... 32 NEW CASES TODAY, FOR A NEW TOTAL OF 4- THOUSAND, 2- HUNDRED AND 85 CASES. SADLY ANOTHER PERSON HAS DIED, THIS TIME IN ANDROSCOGGIN COUNTY, THE DEATH TOLL NOW RISING TO ONE HUNDRED AND 29. ACTIVE CASES NOW AT 4- HUNDRED…
This simple tactic can ‘trick’ your brain into feeling happier, researchers say

This simple tactic can ‘trick’ your brain into feeling happier, researchers say

Fake it 'til you feel it? That's what researchers at University at South Australia say could help when you're feeling down.According to a recent study published in the journal Experimental Psychology, researchers found smiling — even a fake smile — can have positive impact on mood. Essentially, triggering certain facial muscles by smiling can "trick" your brain into…
Flu vaccine required for all students in Massachusetts due to coronavirus pandemic

Flu vaccine required for all students in Massachusetts due to coronavirus pandemic

Watch: Orphaned bobcat kittens get checkup at Lake Metroparks facility WILLOUGHBY, Ohio (WJW)-- Two bobcat kittens at the Lake Metroparks' Kevin P. Clinton Wildlife Center recently got a checkup. The one kitten was found by a couple in the middle of the road in Harrison County. They took the little girl to a veterinarian, where…
Fishing boat outbreak suggests antibodies protect against COVID-19 reinfection

Fishing boat outbreak suggests antibodies protect against COVID-19 reinfection

Home News A stock photo of a commercial fishing boat. (Image: © Shutterstock) An outbreak of COVID-19 on a fishing boat has provided scientists with the first direct evidence that antibodies really do protect people from re-infection.More than 100 of the 122 crew members aboard the vessel were infected; but three sailors who had antibodies…
Teens are having unprotected sex, driving drunk and vaping among other risky behaviors, CDC says

Teens are having unprotected sex, driving drunk and vaping among other risky behaviors, CDC...

Teens are having unprotected sex, driving drunk and vaping among other risky behaviors, CDC says - CNN
Sweden records highest death tally in 150 years in first half of 2020

Sweden records highest death tally in 150 years in first half of 2020

Sweden records highest death tally in 150 years in first half of 2020 - CNN
Pharmacists now allowed to administer childhood vaccines, but pediatricians disapprove

Pharmacists now allowed to administer childhood vaccines, but pediatricians disapprove

(CNN)In a move aimed at making it easier to get children vaccinated, the US Department of Health and Human Services said it would authorize any state-licensed pharmacist to administer childhood vacci…
COVID-19 has the potential to be as deadly as the 1918 flu

COVID-19 has the potential to be as deadly as the 1918 flu

Home News The Walter Reed Hospital flu ward in Washington D.C. treated patients during the 1918 flu pandemic. (Image: © Shutterstock) The COVID-19 pandemic has the potential to become more deadly than the 1918 flu pandemic, a new study suggests.Remembered as the deadliest pandemic in recent history, the 1918 influenza pandemic infected one-third of the…
Why Is Everyone Talking About Pfizer?

Why Is Everyone Talking About Pfizer?

Its coronavirus vaccine effort is grabbing headlines, but this company isn't a one-trick pony. If you follow stock market news, chances are you have come across plenty of stories about Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) over the past three months. Pfizer is one of a number of companies racing to develop a safe and effective vaccine against COVID-19,…
California has its first case of plague in 5 years. How likely are you to catch it?

California has its first case of plague in 5 years. How likely are you...

In the Middle Ages, the plague caused tens of millions of deaths in Europe in a series of outbreaks known as the Black Death. And while it's extremely rare in modern times, the deadly bacterial infection is still around today — but how likely are you to catch it? This week, California reported its first…
Coronavirus outbreak on Seattle fishing boat may offer insight into immunity

Coronavirus outbreak on Seattle fishing boat may offer insight into immunity

A widespread coronavirus outbreak aboard a Seattle-based fishing boat may wield the first direct evidence that antibodies can offer protective immunity from the virus, according to a report on Tuesday.Crewmembers of the vessel were studied before and after its 18-day voyage in May that would eventually see more than 85 percent of the crew infected with the virus in…
Mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus found in E. Washington

Mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus found in E. Washington

Mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus found in E. Washington - KOMO News
DHR Health partnership to bring clinical trials to Starr County

DHR Health partnership to bring clinical trials to Starr County

Starr County’s partnership with DHR Health has only strengthened under the pressures of the COVID-19 pandemic and one of their latest collaborations seeks to bring clinical trials to the county hospital. Starr County Judge Eloy Vera, Sheriff Rene “Orta” Fuentes, Ameida Salinas-Tax Assessor/Collector, Cynthia Garcia Fuentes-Starr County, Ashley Custer -City of Rio Grande City and…
Minnesota COVID-19 hospital deaths declining

Minnesota COVID-19 hospital deaths declining

Death rates for patients hospitalized with COVID-19 have decreased in Minnesota since the start of the pandemic, as doctors have gained new drugs and understanding of how to treat the infectious disease. A COVID-Net report provided this week by the Minnesota Department of Health examined outcomes of 4,356 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 through July and…
South Lake Tahoe hiker tests positive for plague, first California case since 2015

South Lake Tahoe hiker tests positive for plague, first California case since 2015

If you had the Black Death or bubonic plague on your 2020 bingo card, you can tick that space now. A South Lake Tahoe resident has tested positive for the human plague, the first case in California in five years. The person, “an avid walker,” may have been bitten by an infected flea while walking…
Your smartphone may be able to tell you when you’re drunk

Your smartphone may be able to tell you when you’re drunk

Your smartphone may be able to tell you when you're drunk - CNN
Immunity studies offer hope about Covid-19 recovery

Immunity studies offer hope about Covid-19 recovery

A recent batch of studies, many early stage and not yet peer reviewed, show that humans have a "robust" immune response to Covid-19 that may protect them from further infection, even if they had mild…
Pandemic now driven by 20s, 30s, 40s group, many asymptomatic: WHO

Pandemic now driven by 20s, 30s, 40s group, many asymptomatic: WHO

MANILA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization said on Tuesday it was concerned that the novel coronavirus spread was being driven by people in their 20s, 30s and 40s, many of which were unaware they were infected, posing a danger to vulnerable groups. FILE PHOTO: People queue in front of a night club after the…
Coronavirus updates: 242 cases, 2 deaths; Utah high school football game canceled

Coronavirus updates: 242 cases, 2 deaths; Utah high school football game canceled

SALT LAKE CITY — Here's the latest COVID-19 news and updates from Utah and around the world.If you're on a mobile device and can't see the updates below, click here.Universities scramble to deal with virus outbreaksRidgeline searching for replacement after home opener vs. Cyprus canceled due to COVID-19242 more COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths reported in…
Portland Walk to End Alzheimer’s sees some star power from local celebrity

Portland Walk to End Alzheimer’s sees some star power from local celebrity

Portland Walk to End Alzheimer's sees some star power from local celebrity - KATU
Lasting immunity seen after mild COVID-19 infection: report

Lasting immunity seen after mild COVID-19 infection: report

A series of new studies have revealed signs of strong and lasting immunity in people who developed a mild coronavirus infection, according to a report on Sunday.The studies, which have yet to be peer-reviewed, uncovered that antibodies and immune cells capable of recognizing the virus were apparently present months after infections concluded. The findings could help to eliminate the previous concerns…
Former FDA Chief Calls Out Jared Kushner For Comparing COVID-19 To Common Flu

Former FDA Chief Calls Out Jared Kushner For Comparing COVID-19 To Common Flu

The former head of the Food and Drug Administration criticized Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner for casually comparing COVID-19 to the common flu during an interview Sunday. “We need to be careful about making comparisons to flu — and the death and disease we see in flu relative to COVID,” former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb…
COVID-19 cases top 44,000 in San Antonio, Bexar County

COVID-19 cases top 44,000 in San Antonio, Bexar County

Local coronavirus death toll rises to 598 FILE - In this June 15, 2020, file photo, visitors to the River Walk pass a restaurant that has reopened in San Antonio. 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…
Coronavirus update: Infections are rising in children, CDC says

Coronavirus update: Infections are rising in children, CDC says

Please NoteThe Washington Post is providing this important information about the coronavirus for free. For more free coverage of the coronavirus pandemic, sign up for our Coronavirus Updates newsletter where all stories are free to read.New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Monday that the country’s general election, originally scheduled for Sept. 19, would be…
Coronavirus live news: New Zealand active cases rise to 69, Australia ‘close to deal’ on vaccine

Coronavirus live news: New Zealand active cases rise to 69, Australia ‘close to deal’...

4.52am EDT04:52 Meanwhile, in Russia, 4,969 new cases of coronavirus have been confirmed, bringing the nationwide tally to 922,853 – the fourth highest caseload in the world. Russia’s coronavirus crisis response centre said that 68 people had died over the past 24 hours, bringing its official death toll to 15,685. It added that 732,968 people…
Bexar County, San Antonio adds 170 new COVID-19 cases

Bexar County, San Antonio adds 170 new COVID-19 cases

Local coronavirus death toll rises to 591 A man wearing a mask to protect against the spread of COVID-19 passes a sign requiring masks at a restaurant, Tuesday, July 7, 2020, in San Antonio. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has declared masks or face coverings must be worn in public across most of the state as…
Trump breaks with CDC director on potential for ‘worst fall’ amid pandemic, flu season | TheHill

Trump breaks with CDC director on potential for ‘worst fall’ amid pandemic, flu season...

President TrumpDonald John TrumpPresident Trump's brother, Robert Trump, dies at 71 Trump to take part in each day at GOP convention: reports Trump breaks with CDC director on potential for 'worst fall' amid pandemic, flu season MORE on Saturday said he disagreed with an assessment from the head of the Centers for Disease Control and…
Dallas County Reports 8 More COVID-19-Related Deaths as Case Averages Climb Again -Fort Worth

Dallas County Reports 8 More COVID-19-Related Deaths as Case Averages Climb Again -Fort Worth

Officials in Dallas County reported 754 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 Saturday plus eight more coronavirus-related deaths as the county's seven- and 14-day averages climbed for the second straight day. The additional eight deaths being reported today are the following: A man in his 50s who was a resident of the city of Dallas. He…
New CDC guidance says Covid-19 rates in children ‘steadily increasing’

New CDC guidance says Covid-19 rates in children ‘steadily increasing’

New CDC guidance says Covid-19 rates in children 'steadily increasing' - CNN
Study Says Obesity Raises Risk of Death from Covid-19 Among Men

Study Says Obesity Raises Risk of Death from Covid-19 Among Men

Obesity is not an independent risk for women, according to a new study, perhaps because their fat is distributed differently.Medical workers prepared to transport the body of a patient who died of Covid-19 at the United Memorial Medical Center in Houston.Credit...Go Nakamura/Getty ImagesAug. 14, 2020The coronavirus has been an unpredictable foe from the start. It…
Hidalgo County child dies from COVID-19

Hidalgo County child dies from COVID-19

Hidalgo County reported its first child death among the 20 residents who died of COVID-19 on Friday. The child, a girl from Pharr, is listed as being between the ages of 0 and 19 as the county declined to disclose more details citing state and federal privacy laws. “The death of this child reaffirms that…
12 residents at Amador County nursing home die due to COVID-19 within 1 week, CDPH reports

12 residents at Amador County nursing home die due to COVID-19 within 1 week,...

. TE WE ARE NOT KIDDING ABOUT THE NEED. WE HAVE NEVER SEEN ANYTHING LIKE IT. GOOD MORNING. I’M TEO TORRES. TONI: AND I’M TONI VALLIERE. HERE’S OUR TOP CORONAVIRUS HEADLINES THIS MORNING. TEO: 21 STUDENTS, FACULTY, AND STAFF AT SACRAMENTO STATE HAVE TESTED POSITIVE. SCHOOL OFFICIALS SAY IT IS CRITICAL THAT PEOPLE FOLLOW SAFETY…
US considering coronavirus strain for potential human challenge trials –

US considering coronavirus strain for potential human challenge trials –

(CNN)The nation's top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, confirmed to CNN on Friday that scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases are working to have a strai…
Oregon reports 8 COVID-19 deaths, including 8th at Mt. Bachelor Memory Care

Oregon reports 8 COVID-19 deaths, including 8th at Mt. Bachelor Memory Care

OHA reports 294 new cases, including 18 in Central Oregon PORTLAND, Ore. (KTVZ) -- COVID-19 has claimed eight more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 383, including Deschutes County's 11th death -- the eighth among residents of Mt. Bachelor Memory Care in Bend, the Oregon Health Authority reported Thursday. OHA also reported…
Coronavirus vaccine trials set to begin in Portland metro area next week

Coronavirus vaccine trials set to begin in Portland metro area next week

A needle use to vaccinate patients at Research Centers of America in Hollywood, Calif. where COVID-19 vaccine is being tested. (Carline Jean/Sun Sentinel/TNS)TNSKaiser Permanente is recruiting at least 100 Oregonians to participate in one of the state’s first vaccine trials for the coronavirus. Trials could begin as soon as next week for volunteers, who must receive…
Dallas County Reports 13 More Deaths Thursday With 641 New Cases; Daily Averages Climb -Fort Worth

Dallas County Reports 13 More Deaths Thursday With 641 New Cases; Daily Averages Climb...

The Dallas County Health Department is reporting 13 more COVID-19 deaths Thursday along with 641 new cases of the virus along with an increase in the 7-day and 14-day averages. The 14 latest victims of the pandemic include: A woman in her 50s who was a resident of the City of Dallas. She had been…
Texas mom who gave coronavirus to unborn baby waited 20 days to hold her for first time: report

Texas mom who gave coronavirus to unborn baby waited 20 days to hold her...

A Texas mom who tested positive for COVID-19 and gave the virus to her unborn daughter had to wait nearly three weeks before she could hold her, a Thursday report said. Wendy Figueroa was admitted to Parkland Hospital in Dallas on April 30 with symptoms of the coronavirus. She tested positive, and two days later,…
Parents concerned about COVID-19 data from El Paso County military installations

Parents concerned about COVID-19 data from El Paso County military installations

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) -- Dealing with a coronavirus pandemic, El Paso County Public Health made maps available for people to see how close the spread is coming to them -- but are local military installations preventing an accurate mapping of the disease? A KRDO NewsChannel 13 investigation revealed a missing piece of COVID-19 data,…
More than half of Mumbai’s slum residents might have had Covid-19. Here’s why herd immunity could still be a long way off

More than half of Mumbai’s slum residents might have had Covid-19. Here’s why herd...

(CNN)Last month, researchers in one of India's largest cities made a surprising discovery. Of the nearly 7,000 blood samples taken from people in Mumbai's slums, 57% tested positive for coronavirus a…
Coronavirus update: State health officials report 551 new COVID-19 cases

Coronavirus update: State health officials report 551 new COVID-19 cases

Coronavirus update: State health officials report 551 new COVID-19 cases - KOMO News
Might SARS‐CoV‐2 Have Arisen via Serial Passage through an Animal Host or Cell Culture?

Might SARS‐CoV‐2 Have Arisen via Serial Passage through an Animal Host or Cell Culture?

1 Introduction To date, the origins of SARS‐CoV‐2 remain in doubt, and its behavior enigmatic: It has been reported that “the virus acts like no microbe humanity has ever seen.”[1] Although based on sequence analysis many prominent virologists and other eminent scientists have concluded that the novel coronavirus causing the current pandemic was not designed…
Coronavirus update: 2 more deaths, 18 new positive cases in Onondaga County

Coronavirus update: 2 more deaths, 18 new positive cases in Onondaga County

In this file photo, a man is tested for coronavirus on Gifford Street in Syracuse. Dennis Nett | dnett@syracuse.comSyracuse, N.Y. – Two more Onondaga County residents have died of coronavirus, raising the county’s death toll from the pandemic to 203.The county reported the residents were men, one in his 80s and the other in his…
Routine dental visits should be postponed due to COVID-19: WHO

Routine dental visits should be postponed due to COVID-19: WHO

The World Health Organization says non-essential, routine dental work should be put off to help cut transmission of the coronavirus. The World Health Organization is urging the public to avoid routine dental work or aesthetic treatments during the coronavirus pandemic if transmission rates are high in their area. It says the nature of such visits to…
51 new COVID-19 cases identified in Southeast Idaho on Tuesday

51 new COVID-19 cases identified in Southeast Idaho on Tuesday

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 51 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (21 in Bannock County, 22 in Bingham County, 1 in Butte County, 2 in Caribou County, 1 in Franklin County and 4 in Power County) in southeast Idaho.This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 966. Out of the 966 cases, 799 have…
Southwest District Health board member promotes the use of hydroxychloroquine

Southwest District Health board member promotes the use of hydroxychloroquine

Viki Purdy promoted several debunked claims and told KTVB in an email that "Pharma" is to blame for the lack of credible evidence on the malaria drug's use. CALDWELL, Idaho — During Tuesday morning's Southwest District Health meeting, a debate over the use of hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19 patients broke out. It started with the question…
Washington exceeds 64,000 total COVID-19 cases, reports 19 more deaths

Washington exceeds 64,000 total COVID-19 cases, reports 19 more deaths

Washington exceeds 64,000 total COVID-19 cases, reports 19 more deaths - KOMO News
UCSF scientists create molecules for nose spray they say can kill coronavirus

UCSF scientists create molecules for nose spray they say can kill coronavirus

Synthetic antibodies that researchers believe neutralize the coronavirus have been created at UCSF and could be available for use in nose sprays or inhalers within a few months if clinical trials go well. They hope the development will be a game changer in the worldwide effort to halt the pandemic. The tiny, engineered protein molecules,…
Coronavirus may spread much farther than 6 feet in indoor spaces with poor ventilation

Coronavirus may spread much farther than 6 feet in indoor spaces with poor ventilation

Last Updated Aug 11, 2020 7:18 PM EDT As students head back to school, parents and teachers are increasingly concerned about how the coronavirus could spread — especially in buildings with inadequate ventilation. John Lednicky studies viruses at the University of Florida. "There was a lot of controversy about SARS-CoV-2 being transmitted or not being transmitted…
Public Health Officer Gives Tips for Keeping Students Safe, Addresses New Case of COVID-19-Positive Nursing Home Employee

Public Health Officer Gives Tips for Keeping Students Safe, Addresses New Case of COVID-19-Positive...

Humboldt County Health Officer Dr. Teresa Frankovich, sitting outdoors this time, begins her latest media availability video with a dash good news: The county is adjusting its case count down by three because it turns out their initial tests, performed outside the county, returned false positives. “They re-ran the specimens. They were negative and confirmed as…
Dallas County reports 581 new coronavirus cases, 1 death

Dallas County reports 581 new coronavirus cases, 1 death

Dallas County reported 581 new coronavirus cases and one additional death on Monday.The latest victim was a Seagoville woman in her 90s who died in hospice care and had underlying health conditions.County Judge Clay Jenkins said in a written statement that “every life is precious.”He said a trend of lower COVID-19 hospitalizations, ICU admissions and…
Which type of face mask is most effective at blocking coronavirus particles? -TV

Which type of face mask is most effective at blocking coronavirus particles? -TV

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- As public health officials continually reinforce the message that face coverings can help stop the spread of coronavirus, many different types of masks have flooded the marketplace.So which mask is best?A new Duke University study examined a variety of masks to see which are most effective at blocking respiratory droplets to…
Trump: 1918 Spanish Flu ‘probably ended’ WWII, which began in 1939

Trump: 1918 Spanish Flu ‘probably ended’ WWII, which began in 1939

President Donald Trump REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst During an eventful press briefing on Monday, President Donald Trump incorrectly claimed that in 1917, the Spanish Flu "probably ended the second World War."World War II began more than two decades after the pandemic in 1939.The president likely misspoke and meant to reference World War I, the final months of…
Best and worst masks to protect from coronavirus

Best and worst masks to protect from coronavirus

Not all masks are created equal. Researchers at Duke University have tested 14 types of masks and other facial coverings and found that some are wanting when it comes to coronavirus protection, while others are quite good. Using an easy-to-assemble laser and cellphone system, the team shined precise light onto the droplets emitted by someone…
You Could Have COVID for This Many Days and Not Know It, Study Says

You Could Have COVID for This Many Days and Not Know It, Study Says

Previous studies got the virus's incubation period wrong. This study sets the record straight. iStock Part of what makes coronavirus so highly contagious is its sneaky, asymptomatic incubation period. Until recently, the rule of thumb was that most cases became apparent between one and 14 days after exposure, with most cases revealing themselves with symptoms…
‘Zombie Cicadas’ Have Been Spotted in the United States and We’re Officially Creeped Out

‘Zombie Cicadas’ Have Been Spotted in the United States and We’re Officially Creeped Out

Anadolu AgencyGetty Images As if the threat of murder hornets and mosquito-borne illnesses weren't enough, now "zombie cicadas" have arrived in the United States and we've never been more excited to use our canopy chairs with bug guard and hide from this savage insect community.According to CBS News, "zombie cicadas" have been spotted in West…
How much does pandemic resemble the pandemic of 1918? Quite a bit

How much does pandemic resemble the pandemic of 1918? Quite a bit

SALT LAKE CITY — When the new coronavirus began ravaging the world, most people had no idea just how much damage a viral outbreak could do to the world’s health, wealth and social fabric. But a 2004 book by John M. Barry titled “The Great Influenza” chronicles how the 1918-19 influenza outbreak became the deadliest…
Is it possible to get to zero coronavirus cases without a vaccine? A local doctor explains

Is it possible to get to zero coronavirus cases without a vaccine? A local...

Some countries are getting down to zero cases of the coronavirus without a vaccine. Could we see that in the D.C. area? “In Europe, when it went away, it really went away. In countries you saw numbers go way down and we’re seeing much lower numbers, say, in New York City now,” said Dr. Joshua…
All UC staff, students required to take flu shots before November

All UC staff, students required to take flu shots before November

TEO: GOOD MORNING, IT IS SATURDAY, AUGUST 8. CALIFORNIA SAYS IT HAS FIXED A COMPUTER SERVER ISSUE THAT CAUSED A LAG IN COLLECTING CORONAVIRUS TEST INFORMATION, BUT IT COULD TAKE UP TO 48 HOURS TO SEE THE ISSUE. CALIFORNIA DID NOT GET UPDATES FOR FIVE DAYS FROM QUEST DIAGNOSTICS. THE STATE HAS BUILT REDUNDANCIES TO…
New Mexico man in his 20s dies of septicemic plague

New Mexico man in his 20s dies of septicemic plague

U.S. News // 11 hours ago Joe Arpaio loses Republican Maricopa County sheriff primary Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Jerry Sheridan has secured the Republican nomination in the race for Maricopa County sheriff in Arizona, defeating Joe Arpaio in a bid to get his old job back. U.S. News // 13 hours ago Ex-Dallas officer appeals…
Researchers created a test to determine which masks are the least effective

Researchers created a test to determine which masks are the least effective

(CNN)Schools are reopening, amusement parks are welcoming back visitors, and outdoor dining is the new way to eat out. But despite the signs that life is returning back to normal, the coronavirus pan…
Crazed fox encounters NC family’s young female pit bull-terrier. It was no match.

Crazed fox encounters NC family’s young female pit bull-terrier. It was no match.

Crazed fox encounters NC family’s young female pit bull-terrier. It was no match. (Source: Charlotte Observer) By Joe Marusak | August 8, 2020 at 6:48 PM EDT - Updated August 8 at 6:50 PM DALLAS, N.C. (Charlotte Observer) - A North Carolina family’s year-old female pit bull-terrier killed a rabid fox that wandered onto their…
Deadly Rabbit Virus Spreads to Los Angeles County

Deadly Rabbit Virus Spreads to Los Angeles County

A deadly virus targeting domestic and wild rabbits has been detected for the first time in Los Angeles County, public health officials said. Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease (RHDV2) was found in wild rabbits in Littlerock in the Antelope Valley and Juniper Hills in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, the Los Angeles County Department of…
City in China’s Inner Mongolia issues warning after bubonic plague patient dies

City in China’s Inner Mongolia issues warning after bubonic plague patient dies

Authorities in a city in the Chinese region of Inner Mongolia issued a warning after a patient who had bubonic plague died of multiple organ failure, state media reported on Saturday.Cases of plague are not uncommon in China, although outbreaks have become increasingly rare. From 2009 to 2018, China reported 26 cases and 11 deaths.The…
Not All Children Who Get COVID-19 Immediately Recover -Fort Worth

Not All Children Who Get COVID-19 Immediately Recover -Fort Worth

The coronavirus might affect children differently than it does adults but doctors said they're seeing a trend among kids who recover. They're dealing with incredible fatigue that can last months after a child has gotten better. 13-year-old Savannah Pressley of Euless got sick with COVID-19 in March after a trip to Europe. Local The latest…
King County develops program to help restaurants comply with Safe Start reopening

King County develops program to help restaurants comply with Safe Start reopening

King County develops program to help restaurants comply with Safe Start reopening - KOMO News
Inmate, corrections officer at OCCC test positive for COVID-19, state says

Inmate, corrections officer at OCCC test positive for COVID-19, state says

By HNN Staff | August 7, 2020 at 2:56 PM HST - Updated August 7 at 6:18 PM HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - A newly-admitted inmate and an Adult Corrections Officer at the Oahu Community Correctional Center have tested positive for COVID-19, officials said. The state Department of Public Safety says the inmate was brought to…
Hospitals leaked personal details of COVID-19 patients on unencrypted system

Hospitals leaked personal details of COVID-19 patients on unencrypted system

Details from hospital pagers about potential COVID-19 patients leaked over radio waves. Troy Brown For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. When the coronavirus pandemic gripped the US, California was one of the first states to act, issuing a stay-at-home order in March that covered its roughly…
In Canada, obesity will no longer be determined by weight alone

In Canada, obesity will no longer be determined by weight alone

In Canada, obesity will no longer be determined by weight alone - CNN
Man wakes from COVID-19 coma to learn virus killed his mother and her partner

Man wakes from COVID-19 coma to learn virus killed his mother and her partner

August 6, 2020 | 9:23am | Updated August 6, 2020 | 10:52am Enlarge Image Scott Miller, of Edinburgh, woke up from a coronavirus-induced coma to find out his mom, Norma, and her partner had both died from the disease. Family Handout A coronavirus-stricken man in Scotland has emerged from a three-week coma and recovered –…
Texas governor discusses the upcoming flu season, schools reopening and ending his mask mandate

Texas governor discusses the upcoming flu season, schools reopening and ending his mask mandate

Gov. Abbott urges Texans to get flu shot as early as possible this season Gov. Greg Abbott was in Dallas Thursday to discuss preparations for the upcoming flu season, which he said will pose a new challenge for hospitals. DALLAS - Gov. Greg Abbott was in Dallas Thursday to discuss preparations for the upcoming flu season, which he said will pose…
Malaria in Africa: Parasite ‘resistant to artemisinin’

Malaria in Africa: Parasite ‘resistant to artemisinin’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The malaria parasite is spread by the bite of infected mosquitoes A drug-resistant strain of the parasite that causes malaria has been identified by scientists in Rwanda.The study, published in Nature, found the parasites were able to resist treatment by artemisinin - a frontline drug in the fight against…
Car burglary victim injured in west El Paso

Car burglary victim injured in west El Paso

Crime EL PASO, Texas - A car burglary victim was injured on the city's westside early Thursday morning, according to the El Paso Police Department. Police initially said the man suffered life-threatening injuries after being struck by the robber who was trying to get away from the scene. Officials later said the injuries were not…
Georgia surpasses 200,000 coronavirus cases, nears 4,000 deaths

Georgia surpasses 200,000 coronavirus cases, nears 4,000 deaths

Georgia also is likely to eclipse 4,000 cumulative deaths this week, as fatalities from COVID-19 have risen in the wake of a prolonged surge in new infections.Data from the state Department of Public Health show a net increase of 3,765 cases and 63 deaths on Wednesday. Cases of the virus appear to have plateaued at…
Illinois Health Expert Warns: ‘Don’t Overlook Allergy-Like Symptoms’

Illinois Health Expert Warns: ‘Don’t Overlook Allergy-Like Symptoms’

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SA researchers warn of delayed danger in children with COVID-19

SA researchers warn of delayed danger in children with COVID-19

MIS-C can present symptoms weeks after COVID-19 diagnosis, experts saySAN ANTONIO – A new study that UT Health San Antonio researchers are participating in is providing some new details about the inflammatory condition associated with children who get COVID-19.The National Institutes of Health headed up the study to investigate what is happening to a small…
COVID-19 Statistics | Aug. 5, 2020

COVID-19 Statistics | Aug. 5, 2020

Daily COVID Report / Today COVID REPORT: Ten New Cases Confirmed Today, Says Joint Information Center — Highest Single-Day New Case Count Since the Pandemic Began Press release from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center: Ten new cases of COVID-19 were reported today. Humboldt County’s total case count stands at 255.Today marks the first time…
Second Day Of No New COVID-19 Cases In Tuolumne, Regional Report

Second Day Of No New COVID-19 Cases In Tuolumne, Regional Report

Tuolumne County Public Health Sonora, CA – Tuolumne County Public Health reports no new Tuolumne County residents have been identified with coronavirus today. Public Health also states there continues to be a delay in data reporting with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) impacting all counties. The State Public Health Department says laboratories continue…
COVID-19 Statistics | Aug. 4, 2020

COVID-19 Statistics | Aug. 4, 2020

Daily COVID Report / Today COVID REPORT: Nine New Cases Confirmed Today, Says Joint Information Center Press release from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center: The total number of Humboldt County residents confirmed to have contracted COVID-19 now stands at 245, after nine new cases were reported today.Of the 245 cases, 126 people contracted the…
CDC warns parents to be on lookout for acute flaccid myelitis in children

CDC warns parents to be on lookout for acute flaccid myelitis in children

NEW YORK (CNN) — Parents and pediatricians need to be on the lookout in the coming months for a rare, paralyzing condition that affects young children, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday.The polio-like condition, called acute flaccid myelitis or AFM, tends to peak every other year, and the last surge of cases…
Health leader says Washington could move back in phases if COVID numbers don’t decrease

Health leader says Washington could move back in phases if COVID numbers don’t decrease

Health leader says Washington could move back in phases if COVID numbers don't decrease - KOMO News
Coronavirus live news: WHO says there may never be a ‘silver bullet’ vaccine for Covid-19

Coronavirus live news: WHO says there may never be a ‘silver bullet’ vaccine for...

2.37am EDT02:37 And it’s not just Australia. AP is reporting a statement by the United Nations chief that the coronavirus pandemic has led to the largest disruption of education in history, with schools closed in more than 160 countries in mid-July, affecting more than 1 billion students. In addition, secretary general António Guterres said on…
K-12 schools and colleges can reopen, but safety should come first, Fauci says

K-12 schools and colleges can reopen, but safety should come first, Fauci says

K-12 schools and colleges can reopen, but safety should come first, Fauci says - CNN
Yale professor warns students can only come back to campus with frequent testing, ‘vigilant’ distancing

Yale professor warns students can only come back to campus with frequent testing, ‘vigilant’...

College students can safely return to school this fall if they are tested for the coronavirus every two to three days, strictly observe social distancing and "adhere to basic prevention practices," the lead author of a new study told "The Story" Monday."The analysis shows that there is a safe way to reopen college where the key element of the plan is screening all students for…
Regeneron says COVID cocktail prevents, treats virus in animals

Regeneron says COVID cocktail prevents, treats virus in animals

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:REGN) says its COVID-19 antibody drug combination under development both prevented and treated the disease in rhesus macaques and hamsters, sparking hope that it might work for people. The company says its REGN-COV2 cocktail of two monoclonal antibodies was able to "almost completely block establishment of virus infection" in the animal study and…
Colorado sees drop in new COVID-19 cases after 6 weeks of increases

Colorado sees drop in new COVID-19 cases after 6 weeks of increases

The number of new dcoronavirus cases in Colorado dropped 18% last week, marking the first week-over-week decline since confirmed infections began increasing in the state a month-and-a-half ago. The state health department recorded 3,243 new COVID-19 cases between July 27 and Sunday, down from 3,961 cases the prior week. The drop in new cases comes…
Coronavirus killed Mauro Rojas. Only 25, he and his family still had ‘so much planned together’

Coronavirus killed Mauro Rojas. Only 25, he and his family still had ‘so much...

Mauro Rojas had been looking forward to a few family trips he planned to take this year and had been working at chemical plants to save up money for starting an aquarium business to support his young family.Within a month's time, Rojas, just 25, was hospitalized, placed on a ventilator and died from the coronavirus,…
7 Sure Signs You’ve Already Had Coronavirus

7 Sure Signs You’ve Already Had Coronavirus

COVID-19 is infamous for having somewhat strange symptoms (COVID toes, anyone?) or no symptoms at all (up to 40% of people infected with the novel coronavirus may show no signs). But sometimes the virus makes its presence abundantly clear, with telltale symptoms that can be severe and long-lasting. These are seven sure signs you've already…
Britain to roll out millions of 90-minute coronavirus tests

Britain to roll out millions of 90-minute coronavirus tests

People walk past a British government public health campaign advertisement encouraging people to get tested, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in London, Britain, August 2, 2020. REUTERS/Toby MelvilleLONDON (Reuters) - Millions of COVID-19 tests able to detect the virus within 90 minutes will be rolled out to British hospitals, care homes and…
CDC predicts up to 11000 people will die every week this month from coronavirus

CDC predicts up to 11000 people will die every week this month from coronavirus

Live Watch CBSN Live The coronavirus crisis in America is still out of control, and in many places, so are the crowds. The CDC predicts up to 11,000 people will die every week this month. Lilia Luciano reports.
Mexico logs over 9,000 new coronavirus cases for first time

Mexico logs over 9,000 new coronavirus cases for first time

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico racked up a record number of new confirmed coronavirus infections on Saturday, registering more than 9,000 daily cases for the first time and passing the previous peak for the second day running, official data showed.Mexico's health ministry reported 9,556 new cases of coronavirus, surging past the record of 8,458 set…
Humans Might Be So Sickly Because We Evolved to Avoid a Single Devastating Disease

Humans Might Be So Sickly Because We Evolved to Avoid a Single Devastating Disease

Malarial parasites inside a red blood cell. (Dr_Microbe/iStock/Getty Images) Hundreds of thousands of years ago, our ancestors evolved a simple trick that could have helped thwart a major infectious disease. It probably saved our skins, but the change was far from a perfect solution.  New research has uncovered evidence that mutations arising between 600,000 and…
17 new confirmed deaths, 290 cases due to COVID-19 in Massachusetts, state reports Saturday

17 new confirmed deaths, 290 cases due to COVID-19 in Massachusetts, state reports Saturday

The death toll due to the coronavirus grew by 17 Saturday, the state reported, bringing the total confirmed dead in Massachusetts to 8,406. Confirmed cases of the disease also grew by 290, and reached a total of 110,077.A total of 1,193,200 people have been given molecular tests for the virus, including 12,595 new people tested…
Coronavirus deaths rise in L.A., Orange County

Coronavirus deaths rise in L.A., Orange County

Southern California counties continue to report high death tolls from the coronavirus.Orange County reported 31 new deaths Saturday. Los Angeles County tallied 50, which officials contrasted with last week, when an average of 38 people were dying each day.“The number of deaths we are seeing is a sad reminder of the devastation COVID-19 causes,” Barbara…
Crook County: Recent COVID-19 case rise includes 4 St. Charles Prineville caregivers

Crook County: Recent COVID-19 case rise includes 4 St. Charles Prineville caregivers

Case count at 43, nearly doubled in two weeks PRINEVILLE, Ore. (KTVZ) -- Crook County has maintained a low case count of COVID-19 up to this point. In the past two weeks, however, there has been a near-doubling in the number of active cases, including four caregivers at St. Charles Prineville, officials said Saturday. The…
Frontline workers wearing PPE still at more than three times the risk of Covid-19 infection, new study finds

Frontline workers wearing PPE still at more than three times the risk of Covid-19...

Frontline workers wearing PPE still at more than three times the risk of Covid-19 infection, new study finds - CNN
Children May Carry 10 to 100 Times More of Coronavirus Than Adults: Lurie Children’s Study

Children May Carry 10 to 100 Times More of Coronavirus Than Adults: Lurie Children’s...

While some research has shown that children are infected with the coronavirus at a lower rate than adults, a new Chicago-based study raises questions about the role children have in spread the virus. A study from Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital discovered that children younger than 5 years with mild to moderate COVID-19…

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