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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…

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,...
13-year-old California boy dies after experiencing COVID-19 symptoms

13-year-old California boy dies after experiencing COVID-19 symptoms

July 20, 2020 | 5:53pm A 13-year-old California boy died after experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, despite testing negative for the disease about a week earlier, according to reports. Maxx Cheng — a swimmer with big dreams of going to the Olympics — began to feel sick on the Fourth of July with symptoms including nausea, vomiting…

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...
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…
Well-known Houston restaurant owner Vincent Mandola dies of COVID-19 -TV

Well-known Houston restaurant owner Vincent Mandola dies of COVID-19 -TV

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A well-known Houston restaurant owner who is part of a local family food dynasty died on Sunday.Vincent "Bubba" Mandola is the owner of several popular restaurants in the Montrose and Midtown area, including Nino's, Vincent's and Grappino's on West Dallas.The Mandola family issued the following statement:"It is with profound sadness that…
Women who survived coronavirus angry after persistent symptoms dismissed as ‘anxiety’ by doctors

Women who survived coronavirus angry after persistent symptoms dismissed as ‘anxiety’ by doctors

Women who have been suffering from prolonged coronavirus symptoms have hit back at doctors who they say fail to recognise their suffering and dismiss it as a psychological condition or stress. Speaking to NBC News, Ailsa Court of Portland, Oregon, said that she had initially caught the respiratory disease more than four months ago but…
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
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…
Civil-War-era smallpox vaccines were genetically similar, new study finds

Civil-War-era smallpox vaccines were genetically similar, new study finds

A pox upon it — The work could offer helpful clues in developing an effective vaccine against COVID-19. Jennifer Ouellette - Jul 20, 2020 12:03 am UTC Enlarge / Researchers analyzed the genomes of virus fragments found on smallpox vaccination kits used during the Civil War. The kits are housed at the Mütter Museum of…
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…
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…
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…
Study: Blood test for Alzheimer’s detects signs 20 years before memory, thinking falter

Study: Blood test for Alzheimer’s detects signs 20 years before memory, thinking falter

Ken Alltucker, USA TODAY Published 8:09 p.m. ET July 28, 2020 CLOSEA new blood test detected Alzheimer's disease as accurately as expensive brain scans or spinal taps, raising the possibility for a new, inexpensive option to diagnose the most common form of dementia, researchers said. Researchers at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference on Tuesday presented the results of multiple studies…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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,…
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…
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
CDC Changes This Big Coronavirus Rule for Schools

CDC Changes This Big Coronavirus Rule for Schools

As summer winds down, parents are facing down the start of the school year—and looking to authorities to help determine if it's safe to send students back for in-person learning. On Friday, the Centers of Disease Control revised its guidelines to put an emphasis on the importance of face-to-face instruction. "We owe it to our…
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,…
DR. FRANKOVICH SPEAKS: More on That New State Order, The Prospect of School This Fall and Much More Tackled In Today’s Media Question Time

DR. FRANKOVICH SPEAKS: More on That New State Order, The Prospect of School This...

In today’s media availability, Dr. Teresa Frankovich — Humboldt County’s health officer — talks about that big statewide order handed down yesterday (and the county’s delay in implementing it). She also talks about the prospect of in-person schools opening in the fall, the evolving understanding of how the virus operates (and how to best protect…
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…
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
Do Face Coverings Lead to False Sense of Security From COVID-19? Here’s the Latest Research

Do Face Coverings Lead to False Sense of Security From COVID-19? Here’s the Latest...

Existing limited evidence suggests that wearing face coverings to protect against COVID-19 does not lead to a false sense of security and is unlikely to increase the risk of infection through wearers foregoing other behaviors such as good hand hygiene, say researchers from the University of Cambridge and King’s College London. Writing in BMJ Analysis, the…
Salmonella outbreak cases rise in Michigan. Here’s what to know

Salmonella outbreak cases rise in Michigan. Here’s what to know

Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press Published 5:40 p.m. ET July 24, 2020 CLOSE Amid coronavirus pandemic, Free Press food writer Sue Selasky shows us how to wash fruits and vegetables. WochitThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday said the current salmonella newport outbreak is growing, with increased cases and more states reporting infections.There…
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…
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,…
Coronavirus: How it turned the tables on Ghana’s diaspora

Coronavirus: How it turned the tables on Ghana’s diaspora

Image copyright Getty Images In our series of letters from African writers, journalist and former Ghana government minister Elizabeth Ohene writes about how the prospect of living abroad has lost its attraction in the time of coronavirus.We used to say here in Ghana, half in jest, half in truth, that you can find a Ghanaian…
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
CDC School Guidance Won’t Be Released This Week, NPR Has Learned : Coronavirus Live Updates

CDC School Guidance Won’t Be Released This Week, NPR Has Learned : Coronavirus Live...

A locker sits open in April at Kent Middle School in Kentfield, Calif. Schools and parents are grappling with whether — and how — to reopen in the fall. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Justin Sullivan/Getty Images A locker sits open in April at Kent Middle School in Kentfield, Calif. Schools and parents…
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…
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…
Profile of a killer: Unraveling the deadly new coronavirus

Profile of a killer: Unraveling the deadly new coronavirus

NEW YORK (AP) — What is this enemy?Seven months after the first patients were hospitalized in China battling an infection doctors had never seen before, the world’s scientists and citizens have reached an unsettling crossroads.Countless hours of treatment and research, trial and error now make it possible to take much closer measure of the new…
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…
Alder Bay Deaths Tied to Meth Dealer Who Refused to Isolate, Says a Humboldt County Public Health Nurse; She Also Says Locals Are Increasingly Uncooperative

Alder Bay Deaths Tied to Meth Dealer Who Refused to Isolate, Says a Humboldt...

This article was posted first in the North Coast Journal and written by Thadeus Greenson. Reprinted here with their kind permission. The strain of COVID-19 infection that ultimately killed four residents at Alder Bay Assisted Living reportedly started with a methamphetamine dealer who dismissed public health’s advice and refused to isolate himself, Humboldt County Public Health Nurse Erica Dykehouse…
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…
LAPD officer, whose wife is pregnant with twins, dies after ‘long, courageous battle’ with COVID-19

LAPD officer, whose wife is pregnant with twins, dies after ‘long, courageous battle’ with...

Published 7 hours ago Updated 38 mins ago article LOS ANGELES - A Los Angeles Police Department officer died Friday due to the coronavirus, becoming the agency's first sworn officer to fall victim to COVID-19. The department confirmed that the officer died Friday morning from "complications of COVID-19." In a memo sent out to LAPD personnel…
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…
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…
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…
Alaska reports 1 new death tied to COVID-19 and 78 new cases

Alaska reports 1 new death tied to COVID-19 and 78 new cases

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. Alaska reported one new death and 78 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday as active virus cases continued…
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
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…
WRAPUP 1-Moderna, Pfizer start decisive COVID-19 vaccine trials, eye year-end launches

WRAPUP 1-Moderna, Pfizer start decisive COVID-19 vaccine trials, eye year-end launches

By Carl O'DonnellJuly 27 (Reuters) - Moderna Inc and Pfizer Inc launched two 30,000-subject trials of COVID-19 vaccines that could clear the way for regulatory approval and widespread use by the end of this year, the companies said on Monday.The trials, both announced on Monday, are the first late-stage studies supported by the Trump administration's…
Coronavirus in Oregon: 331 new cases, two new deaths

Coronavirus in Oregon: 331 new cases, two new deaths

In this file photo, a man receives nasal swab testing for the coronavirus. Patti Sapone | NJ Advance Media The Oregon Health Authority reported 331 new cases of COVID-19 Thursday and two new deaths.The new case totals are well below the record of 437 cases announced a week ago, but still high relative to the…
517 new Idaho COVID-19 cases Monday, 6 new deaths

517 new Idaho COVID-19 cases Monday, 6 new deaths

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - Idaho officials reported 517 new COVID-19 cases and six new deaths on Monday. This brings the total confirmed and probable cases reported since March to 18,694. There are a total of 17,565 confirmed cases and 1,129 probable cases in 41 of the 44 Idaho counties, according to numbers released from…
First dog to test positive for Covid-19 in the US, Buddy the German shepherd, has died

First dog to test positive for Covid-19 in the US, Buddy the German shepherd,...

(CNN)Buddy, a 7-year-old German shepherd from Staten Island, New York, was the first dog to test positive for the coronavirus in the United States. He died on July 11 after a three-month illness, acc…
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…
More COVID cases linked to Maine wedding reception, totaling 53 cases so far

More COVID cases linked to Maine wedding reception, totaling 53 cases so far

AP August 23, 2020 | 7:35 AM MAINE (AP) – More cases of COVID-19 have been linked to a Maine wedding reception that violated attendance limits. Maine state health officials said Saturday that so far, 53 cases of the virus have been traced back to the Aug. 7 reception in Millinocket. One person has died, according…
In Shadow of Pandemic, U.S. Drug Overdose Deaths Resurge to Record

In Shadow of Pandemic, U.S. Drug Overdose Deaths Resurge to Record

Drug deaths in America, which fell for the first time in 25 years in 2018, rose to record numbers in 2019 and are continuing to climb, a resurgence that is being complicated and perhaps worsened by the coronavirus pandemic. Nearly 72,000 Americans died from drug overdoses last year, according to preliminary data released Wednesday by…
Los Angeles County Coronavirus Update: COVID Hits USC Students And Faculty Hard As Virus Spreads To Younger Population

Los Angeles County Coronavirus Update: COVID Hits USC Students And Faculty Hard As Virus...

A coronavirus outbreak has hit USC’s fraternity row, where about 40 people tested positive for COVID-19, USC Student Health’s chief health officer Dr. Sarah Van Orman told the Los Angeles Times. “A significant number of the cases were associated with four fraternity houses,” Van Orman said. The outbreak did not stop there, however. In all,…
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…
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…
South Euclid closing playgrounds, dog park and ballfields again as Ohio coronavirus cases hit record highs

South Euclid closing playgrounds, dog park and ballfields again as Ohio coronavirus cases hit...

by: Natasha Anderson Posted: Jul 17, 2020 / 05:30 PM EDT / Updated: Jul 17, 2020 / 06:55 PM EDT SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio (WJW) — The city of South Euclid is closing its park amenities again as coronavirus cases in Ohio hit record highs. City officials announced Friday that city playgrounds, the dog park and…
Investigation underway into death of 2 Mission Foods workers who tested positive for COVID-19 -TV

Investigation underway into death of 2 Mission Foods workers who tested positive for COVID-19...

COMMERCE, Calif. (KABC) -- An investigation is underway following the death of two employees of Mission Foods, one of three food-processing facilities in Los Angeles County ordered to temporarily shut down after outbreaks of COVID-19.Alisha Alvarez had identified one of the workers who died as her 67-year-old father, Jose Alvarez. He was one of more…
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…
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…
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…
Records: Bullock feared backlash over mask mandate

Records: Bullock feared backlash over mask mandate

Records: Bullock feared backlash over mask mandate × Sign Up Today and Support Local Journalism Enjoy more articles from Helena's Most Trusted Information Source. Subscribers can log in for unlimited digital access Gov. Steve Bullock uses the back of Major General Matthew Quinn, Adjutant General for the Montana Army National Guard, to sign a flag…
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,…
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…
Fact check: Are people immune from the coronavirus if they’ve already had it?

Fact check: Are people immune from the coronavirus if they’ve already had it?

Washington (CNN)Months into the coronavirus pandemic, much about the disease remains unknown. As several countries attempt to regain a sense of normalcy despite recent surges in cases, politicians an…
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…
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…
Coronavirus in Oregon: 340 new cases statewide, record for Multnomah County

Coronavirus in Oregon: 340 new cases statewide, record for Multnomah County

Oregon's coronavirus statistics as of July 27, 2020.The Oregon Health Authority reported 340 new coronavirus cases statewide Monday, including a record-breaking 119 confirmed or presumed infections in Multnomah County.“This disease is widespread in Multnomah County,” Dr. Jennifer Vines, the county health officer, said during a news conference hours before the latest numbers were disclosed by…
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…
24-year-old who beat Covid-19 after nearly 80 days in the hospital says she regrets not wearing a mask

24-year-old who beat Covid-19 after nearly 80 days in the hospital says she regrets...

24-year-old who beat Covid-19 after nearly 80 days in the hospital says she regrets not wearing a mask - CNN
Outbreak Linked to Pacific Beach Gym Cited for Defying Public Health Order

Outbreak Linked to Pacific Beach Gym Cited for Defying Public Health Order

A San Diego County official has confirmed there is an outbreak of COVID-19 tied to a popular San Diego gym that was operating in violation of the county's public health order last week. At least three people affiliated with The Gym in Pacific Beach have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, a San Diego County…
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…
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
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…
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…
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…
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…

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)...
COVID-19 Statistics | July 27, 2020

COVID-19 Statistics | July 27, 2020

Press release from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center: Humboldt County’s total COVID-19 case count rose to 217, as 12 additional cases have been reported. While this is the largest single-day increase since the outbreak began, today’s report includes all new cases since Friday’s report.Since last Monday’s update of case distribution by age, 28 cases…
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…
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…
Three simple acts can stop Covid-19 outbreaks, study finds

Three simple acts can stop Covid-19 outbreaks, study finds

by: CNNwire Posted: Jul 21, 2020 / 08:07 PM EDT / Updated: Jul 21, 2020 / 08:07 PM EDT  (CNN) — If people washed their hands regularly, wore masks, and kept their social distance from each other, these three simple behaviors could stop most all of the Covid-19 pandemic, even without a vaccine or additional…
Exclusive: Buddy, first dog to test positive for COVID-19 in the U.S., has died

Exclusive: Buddy, first dog to test positive for COVID-19 in the U.S., has died

Buddy liked dog stuff: running through the sprinklers, going on long car rides, swimming in the lake. He cuddled the Mahoneys—his owners and family—at the end of tough days. He humored them when they dressed him up as a bunny for Halloween. He was a protective big brother to 10-month-old Duke, the family’s other German…
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 –…

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...
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…
Researchers look into cannabis as a potential COVID-19 treatment

Researchers look into cannabis as a potential COVID-19 treatment

As new daily coronavirus infections continue to break records in the U.S., researchers are considering whether the cannabis plant has the potential to be used in the treatment of COVID-19. Experts from the University of Nebraska and the Texas Biomedical Research Institute are recommending that scientists study the anti-inflammatory properties in CDB as a potential…
Homemade face masks likely need multiple layers to prevent spread of coronavirus, study says

Homemade face masks likely need multiple layers to prevent spread of coronavirus, study says

For sale masks are seen displayed on a clothesline in the front yard of a house in Los Angeles on July 20, 2020.Chris Delmas | AFP | Getty ImagesA homemade cloth face mask likely needs two or three layers to be effective in preventing the spread of the coronavirus, according to an observational study published…
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…
30 more people die from COVID-19 in Washington, continuing alarming trend

30 more people die from COVID-19 in Washington, continuing alarming trend

30 more people die from COVID-19 in Washington, continuing alarming trend - KOMO News
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…
Diets higher in protein, particularly plant protein, linked to lower rates of early death: study

Diets higher in protein, particularly plant protein, linked to lower rates of early death:...

The results of a new study may give you a reason to make a three-bean salad or snack on hummus.According to a report published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), diets rich in protein, particularly plant protein, are linked to a lower risk of early death. The study said diets consisting of plant proteins including beans, lentils, and…
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 Is Why Coronavirus Is Killing More Men Than Women, New Study Says

This Is Why Coronavirus Is Killing More Men Than Women, New Study Says

The "X factor" researchers have been looking for was the X chromosome all along. Shutterstock As early as April, a strange pattern began to emerge in the data of coronavirus death rates: in some places, men appeared to be dying from COVID-19 at twice the rate of women. This fact has puzzled doctors and statisticians,…
COVID-19 Statistics | July 24, 2020

COVID-19 Statistics | July 24, 2020

###Press release from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center: Humboldt County’s confirmed COVID-19 case count now stands at 205, after two new cases were reported today.The Humboldt County Alert Level increased to level three due to recent increases in case counts per 100,000 residents as measured over a 14-day period. Although the increase does not…
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,…
Sociopaths Are More Likely to Refuse Wearing a Mask and Other COVID-19 Measures, Study Finds

Sociopaths Are More Likely to Refuse Wearing a Mask and Other COVID-19 Measures, Study...

A new study from Brazil has found that people with sociopathic traits are more likely to not comply with mask-wearing and other measures to limit the spread of coronavirus.The study investigated the relationship between antisocial personality traits and compliance with COVID-19 measures using a sample of 1,578 Brazilian adults aged between 18 and 73.Between May…

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