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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…
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…
SLO County reports deaths of two additional COVID-19 patients

SLO County reports deaths of two additional COVID-19 patients

San Luis Obispo County is reporting that two more county residents who tested positive for COVID-19 have died.Health officials say both were in their 80s and had underlying health conditions. Both also lived at Vineyard Hills Health Center in Templeton, a skilled nursing facility which has had an outbreak of the virus among both residents…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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
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…
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…
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…
The millions ‘hanging by a thread’ as coronavirus aid expires

The millions ‘hanging by a thread’ as coronavirus aid expires

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption As the US economy reopens, some lawmakers say it's time to cut back the pandemic relief When Brandon Humberston's weekly unemployment benefits finally kicked in after months of waiting, the $750 (£586) cheque was a "godsend". Suddenly the 19-year-old, who worked as a cook at Mexican restaurant chain Chipotle…
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…
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…
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…

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…
Fauci: Young People “Are Propagating a Pandemic” by “Not Caring” if They Get Infected

Fauci: Young People “Are Propagating a Pandemic” by “Not Caring” if They Get Infected

The Slatest Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing in Washington, DC, on June 30, 2020. AL DRAGO/Getty Images Anthony Fauci, the country’s top infectious disease expert, says the data is clear that it is “young people” who are…
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,…
COVID-19 claims 12 more lives in Bexar County, San Antonio

COVID-19 claims 12 more lives in Bexar County, San Antonio

551 new COVID-19 cases announced TuesdayCOVID-19 antibody testing and diagnostic testing are administered at a converted vehicle inspection station, Tuesday, July 7, 2020, in San Antonio. Local officials across Texas say their hospitals are becoming increasingly stretched and are in danger of becoming overrun as cases of the coronavirus surge. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) (Copyright 2020…
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
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…
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…
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…
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
COVID-19 Statistics | July 29, 2020

COVID-19 Statistics | July 29, 2020

Daily COVID Report / Today COVID REPORT: Seven New Cases Confirmed Today, Says Joint Information Center; Travel and Gatherings Still Strong Drivers of Transmission Press release from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center: Humboldt County’s COVID-19 case count stands at 228, after seven additional cases were reported today.Travel in and out of the county and…
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…
COVID-19 testing at universities threatens to strain nationwide capacity | TheHill

COVID-19 testing at universities threatens to strain nationwide capacity | TheHill

Demand for COVID-19 testing could soar in the fall with the reopening of some universities and schools, threatening to overburden an already strained system. Many schools and universities are planning to regularly test students and staff in an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19 on their campuses.But public health officials and experts worry there is…
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…
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…
Older Children Spread the Coronavirus Just as Much as Adults, New Study Finds

Older Children Spread the Coronavirus Just as Much as Adults, New Study Finds

The study of nearly 65,000 people in South Korea suggests that school reopenings will trigger more outbreaks.Students, parents and teachers of Cheondong Elementary School in Daejeon, South Korea, got tested in early July after two students were found to be infected with the virus.Credit...Yonhap, via EPA, via ShutterstockJuly 18, 2020Updated 3:23 p.m. ETIn the heated…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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
Tarrant County Reports Record 15 Additional COVID-19 Deaths -Fort Worth

Tarrant County Reports Record 15 Additional COVID-19 Deaths -Fort Worth

Tarrant County Public Health reported 15 additional COVID-19 deaths Saturday, the highest single-day increase in reported deaths related to the virus. The cases include a woman in her 80s, three men in their 80s and two women in their 90s — all Grapevine residents; two Arlington women including one in her 60s and one in…
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…
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…
Butte County warned it may be placed on the state’s watch list Wednesday

Butte County warned it may be placed on the state’s watch list Wednesday

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. – Butte County Public Health said it was notified by the state that if the county’s coronavirus data does not improve over the next 48 hours, it will be added to the monitoring list on July 22. Health officials said if the county remains on the monitoring list for 72 hours, Butte…
New coronavirus outbreaks reported at Colorado casino, restaurants, police department

New coronavirus outbreaks reported at Colorado casino, restaurants, police department

There have been 446 COVID-19 outbreaks in Colorado since March, and 183 of them are still considered active. DENVER — The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) has released its weekly updated list of COVID-19 outbreaks across the state. New additions include the Ameristar Casino in Black Hawk, the city of Woodland Park,…
KC metro health leaders: Shutdowns ‘inevitable’ if area does not act quickly

KC metro health leaders: Shutdowns ‘inevitable’ if area does not act quickly

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to spike, health leaders of the “Core 4” municipalities in the Kansas City metro issued a strong warning on Friday, saying that future shutdowns may be necessary if certain precautions are not taken.According to health officials, the Kansas City metro has recently seen a “dramatic…
Beyond antibodies, the immune response to coronavirus is complicated

Beyond antibodies, the immune response to coronavirus is complicated

Not to a T — T-cell-based immunity may offer longer protection, but initial results are confusing. John Timmer - Jul 16, 2020 11:54 pm UTC Enlarge / T-cells attacking a cell recognized as foreign.Ultimately, the only way for societies to return to some semblance of normal in the wake of the current pandemic is to…
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…
Resident of assisted living facility in The Villages dies of COVID-19 -News

Resident of assisted living facility in The Villages dies of COVID-19 -News

Residents of an assisted living facility in The Villages and a Wildwood nursing home and six tri-county residents are the latest local victims of the COVID-19 virus. One of the long-term care residents lived at Serenades in The Villages, located at 2450 Parr Drive, while the other was a resident of Cypress Care Center, located…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
A Florida mother lost a son to Covid-19. Days later, her daughter also died of it

A Florida mother lost a son to Covid-19. Days later, her daughter also died...

A Florida mother lost a son to Covid-19. Days later, her daughter also died of it - CNN
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…
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…
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
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,…
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…
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…
Massachusetts health officials report 356 new COVID-19 cases following reporting error

Massachusetts health officials report 356 new COVID-19 cases following reporting error

Massachusetts health officials report 356 new COVID-19 cases following reporting error The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 356 new confirmed COVID-19 cases Wednesday following a reporting error.State health officials said a technical error by a hospital group caused a delay in its laboratory test results being reported to the DPH. The newly-reported test results…
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…
Covid-19 will end up as a top 10 leading cause of death in 2020, CDC statisticians say

Covid-19 will end up as a top 10 leading cause of death in 2020,...

The Justice Departments internal watchdog found that a federal prison in California, where nearly 1,000 inmates have tested positive for coronavirus, was slow to implement safety measures and lacked …
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…
As virus surges in some US states, emergency rooms swamped

As virus surges in some US states, emergency rooms swamped

As virus surges in some US states, emergency rooms swamped - WZTV
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…
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,…
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…
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…
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…
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.
20 new COVID-19 cases in Southeastern Idaho

20 new COVID-19 cases in Southeastern Idaho

SOUTHEAST IDAHO (KIFI/KIDK) - Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 20 new confirmed cases of COVID-19. There are 11 new cases in Bannock County, one in Bear Lake County, five in Bingham County, two in Caribou County and one in Power County. This brings the total to 371 confirmed cases in southeastern Idaho. Of the 418…
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
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…
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…
Will 2020 see a spike in AFM cases? Social distancing could have an impact, CDC says

Will 2020 see a spike in AFM cases? Social distancing could have an impact,...

(CNN)If acute flaccid myelitis or AFM follows its usual pattern, 2020 should be a year that sees a spike in US cases -- but the country hasn't seen one yet, according to the US Centers for Disease Co…
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…
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…
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…
COVID-19 Statistics | July 30, 2020

COVID-19 Statistics | July 30, 2020

Press release from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center: Three new cases of COVID-19 were reported today. The total number of county residents confirmed to have contracted the virus is 231.Of these three cases, two people contracted the virus through contact with a known case, and the means of transmission for the third case is…

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,...
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 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…
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…
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…
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…
Half of US adults live in households that lost income in pandemic

Half of US adults live in households that lost income in pandemic

Half of US adults live in households that lost income in pandemic - CNN
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,…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…

Time to Make Ayurveda Mainstream

There was a news item recently that the Gujarat government had successfully intervened with Ayurvedic medications. It has ensured that people who were in...
Los Angeles County Coronavirus Update: L.A. Officials Explain Why Deaths Are Spiking, Saying It’s A Reality That “Cannot Be Ignored”

Los Angeles County Coronavirus Update: L.A. Officials Explain Why Deaths Are Spiking, Saying It’s...

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announced 69 more coronavirus-related fatalities on Friday. That’s much higher than the average number of daily COVID-related deaths reported last week, which was about 38. The new deaths increased the countywide death toll related to the pandemic to 4,624.County health officials have been warning about an anticipated…
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…
Covid-19 Patients No Longer Need Tests to End Isolation

Covid-19 Patients No Longer Need Tests to End Isolation

Under new guidelines from the C.D.C., recovering coronavirus patients should be free to resume normal activity after 10 days, if they have no fever or other symptoms.Coronavirus testing delays of up to two weeks persist in parts of the country.Credit...Max Whittaker for The New York TimesJuly 22, 2020, 6:10 p.m. ETMost Americans recovering from Covid-19…
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…
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…

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