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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…
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…
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,…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
5 La Crosse locations added to COVID-19 high-risk list

5 La Crosse locations added to COVID-19 high-risk list

July 29, 2020 4:53 PM Mike Tighe Posted: July 29, 2020 4:53 PM LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) — The La Crosse County COVID-19 Outbreaks and Investigations page  added five establishments to the high-risk category and one to the low-risk group Wednesday. New high-risk locations, and times when people might have been exposed, include: • Iron…
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…
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…
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
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…
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…
World Health Org. Official Says COVID-19 Isn’t Seasonal: ‘It’s One Big Wave’

World Health Org. Official Says COVID-19 Isn’t Seasonal: ‘It’s One Big Wave’

Jul 28, 2020 7:35 PM2,330 views  •  comments According to the World Health Organization, the COVID-19 virus is far from normal seasonal influenza. WHO described the virus as "one big wave" and warned against countries in the Northern Hemisphere (specifically the United States) approaching the pandemic as they would the flu. WHO official Dr. Margaret…
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…
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: 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…
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…
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…
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 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 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…
Obesity: Unhealthy ‘buy one get one free’ deals targeted

Obesity: Unhealthy ‘buy one get one free’ deals targeted

Image copyright Getty Images "Buy one get one free" deals on unhealthy food will be banned as part of the government's bid to tackle obesity in England. The plan will also include restrictions on where foods high in fat and sugar can be promoted in store and new rules for displaying calories on menus.A ban…
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…
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…
Michigan reports spike in coronavirus deaths after records review finds missed cases

Michigan reports spike in coronavirus deaths after records review finds missed cases

The state is reporting 437 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Saturday, July 25, a decrease of more than 100 cases compared to Friday’s daily count of 594 cases.Michigan now has seen 76,978 total COVID-19 cases compared to 76,541 on Friday, according to the Department of Health and Human Services.Recent data quality review operations…
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…
They have been married 46 years and just overcame Covid-19, cancer and chemo together

They have been married 46 years and just overcame Covid-19, cancer and chemo together

They have been married 46 years and just overcame Covid-19, cancer and chemo together - CNN
L.A. County Reports 53 New Deaths and 3,628 More COVID-19 Cases

L.A. County Reports 53 New Deaths and 3,628 More COVID-19 Cases

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health said Saturday that 53 more people died from coronavirus overnight, with 3,628 new cases reported. Across all areas of L.A. County, it brings the total to 172,325 cases and 4,351 deaths since the outbreak began. The L.A. Department of Public Health stated that part of the high…
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…
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…
Washington adds 815 new COVID-19 cases, 13 more people die from virus

Washington adds 815 new COVID-19 cases, 13 more people die from virus

Washington adds 815 new COVID-19 cases, 13 more people die from virus - KOMO News
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…
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…
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…
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 …
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…
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…
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…
The latest on the coronavirus pandemic: Live updates

The latest on the coronavirus pandemic: Live updates

Spain recorded 730 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, the highest number since May 8, data from the country's health ministry showed on Wednesday. The total number of cases in Spain has now …
Tarrant County Reports Record High Number of COVID-19 Cases in One Day and 6 Deaths -Fort Worth

Tarrant County Reports Record High Number of COVID-19 Cases in One Day and 6...

Tarrant County public health reported 871 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, a record-high for the county in one day. The previous record-high number of new cases set in one day was set back on July 15 with 857 cases. Six additional deaths related to COVID-19 were reported Wednesday. That brings the total number of deaths…
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…
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,…
Multiple vaccine doses could be necessary to protect from coronavirus, Bill Gates says

Multiple vaccine doses could be necessary to protect from coronavirus, Bill Gates says

Bill Gates on "serious mistakes" in COVID response Bill Gates on "serious mistakes" in COVID res... 28:30 Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said Wednesday that people could need multiple doses of a potential coronavirus vaccine to immunize themselves from the coronavirus. If necessary, the multiple doses could require more than 7 billion vaccinations to be administered…
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…
Oregon reports 7 new coronavirus deaths, tying the state’s record

Oregon reports 7 new coronavirus deaths, tying the state’s record

People flocked to Cannon Beach on May 28, 2020, a particularly warm spring day, after the beach reopened. (Jamie Hale / The Oregonian / FIle photo)Jamie Hale/The OregonianThe Oregon Health Authority announced on Tuesday seven new deaths from the novel coronavirus, tying the state’s record for the most deaths reported in a single day. The…
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…
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…
COVID-19 Statistics | July 21, 2020

COVID-19 Statistics | July 21, 2020

Press release from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center: Humboldt County’s count of confirmed COVID-19 cases rose to 195, after six additional cases were reported today.Today’s alert level stands at a two and has remained unchanged since the tool was launched Thursday. This is due, in part, to a high demand for testing and testing…
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…
Hidalgo County Judge issues shelter-at-home order for county residents and visitors

Hidalgo County Judge issues shelter-at-home order for county residents and visitors

Hidalgo County Judge Richard F. Cortez signed on Monday a new county order for all residents and visitors in Hidalgo County. The new emergency orders include a shelter at home order, curfew, essential travel limitations and a requirement to use facial coverings while outdoors, according to a news release from the county. “Our rise in…
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…
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…
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
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…
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…
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…
State reports 119 new cases of COVID-19, the highest daily number yet in Alaska

State reports 119 new cases of COVID-19, the highest daily number yet in Alaska

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. The state of Alaska reported 119 new cases of COVID-19 Sunday, the most statewide cases in a single…
Israeli doctor reinfected with coronavirus 3 months after recovering

Israeli doctor reinfected with coronavirus 3 months after recovering

This is the second case at Sheba Medical Center in which a patient recovered from the virus and was subsequently reinfected. MAGEN DAVID ADOM workers, wearing protective clothing, bring a patient to the coronavirus unit at Sheba Medical Center in Ramat Gan this week. (photo credit: FLASH90) A doctor at Sheba Medical Center in Tel…
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…
Doctor who survived COVID-19 bewildered by public disregard

Doctor who survived COVID-19 bewildered by public disregard

“I’m just thinking, `Oh, my goodness. We’re going to be in trouble very soon.'"Virginia reports 75,433 coronavirus cases BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Dr. Michael Saag spends much of his time treating patients fighting for their lives and working with colleagues who are overwhelmed and exhausted by the relentless battle against the COVID-19 pandemic.But he enters…
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…
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…
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
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…
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
How a Christian Summer Camp Ended Up With 82 Cases of COVID

How a Christian Summer Camp Ended Up With 82 Cases of COVID

Faith-based Getty Images Plus The Missouri Christian summer camp Kanakuk, which is now in its 94th year of operation, likes to declare every year its “Best Summer Ever.” This year, that title will be tough to claim. Camp sessions opened on May 30 with an impressive roster of new safety measures in place, including new…
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…
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…
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…
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
Clark County, Nevada set COVID-19 case records; state in ‘red zone’ -Journal

Clark County, Nevada set COVID-19 case records; state in ‘red zone’ -Journal

Both Clark County and the state of Nevada set new records for reported COVID-19 cases in a 24-hour period on Thursday with the former announcing 1,315 new cases and the state adding 1,447 cases. The new highs came as it was reported that Nevada was listed as being in a coronavirus “red zone” in an…
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…
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…
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…
San Joaquin County ICUs at 121% capacity, COVID-19 federal team deployed

San Joaquin County ICUs at 121% capacity, COVID-19 federal team deployed

San Joaquin County health officials said a federal medical assistance team was deployed Wednesday after a surge in COVID-19-related hospitalizations in the area.Officials with the San Joaquin Office of Emergency Services said Wednesday that intensive care units in the county were operating at 121% capacity, with a total hospital capacity of 71%.The county adds 28%…
Coronavirus: slight link between blood type O, lower infection risk

Coronavirus: slight link between blood type O, lower infection risk

Early research has revealed a possible link between individuals' blood type and their coronavirus risk.Several preliminary studies found that people with type O blood have a lower risk of getting the coronavirus, or are less likely to develop a less severe infection if they do get it.But that link is tenuous and shouldn't be used…
282 new COVID-19 cases, 4 more deaths reported in Oregon

282 new COVID-19 cases, 4 more deaths reported in Oregon

Health officials said 22 people died from COVID-19 last week, doubling the number of people who died from the coronavirus the week before. PORTLAND, Ore. — Health officials on Wednesday reported 282 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the state’s known case total to over 13,000. The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) also announced four more people have…
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…

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

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Time to Make Ayurveda Mainstream

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