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11 Apr 2021

Am I a Jerk for Not Wanting the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine?

I might ask, rhetorically, what kind of lame vaccine can’t even be stored in a normal refrigerator?

Source: Willamette Week

10 Apr 2021

New mass vaccination clinics open in Philadelphia, Delaware County - WPVI

A combined 16,000 people will be vaccinated this weekend at two new mass clinics in Philadelphia and Delaware County.

Source: WPVI-TV

10 Apr 2021

Nearly 40% of Marines decline COVID vaccine, prompting some Democrats to urge Biden to set mandate for military

Nearly 40% of U.S. Marines offered the COVID-19 vaccine have refused receiving it.

Source: USA Today

10 Apr 2021

Oregon reports no new COVID-19 related deaths; 761 new cases, most in 2 months

There are no new COVID-19 related deaths in Oregon, and the state’s death toll remains at 2,440, the Oregon Health Authority reported Saturday.

Source: KTVZ

10 Apr 2021

What are vaccine 'passports' and why are they controversial?

Scannable digital certificates to prove vaccination status could help the fully vaccinated gain entry into events or businesses

Source: GMA

10 Apr 2021

Triangle providers ease J&J vaccine back into the mix after brief pause

On Saturday, the demand for the J&J vaccine was still high at a clinic at UNC Family Medicine on Blue Ridge Road in Raleigh.

Source: WRAL.com

10 Apr 2021

South African variant can 'break through' Pfizer vaccine, Israeli study says

The coronavirus variant discovered in South Africa can "break through" Pfizer/BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine to some extent, a real-world data study in Israel found, though its prevalence in the country is low and the research has not been peer reviewed.

Source: Reuters

10 Apr 2021

Orange County to test digital COVID vaccine passports

Orange County will launch a pilot program to test out digital COVID-19 vaccine passports, health officials announced this week. “The Digital Passport enables individuals to participate safety and with peace of mind in activities that involve interactions with…

Source: KTLA Los Angeles

10 Apr 2021

So you're fully vaccinated. Now what?

More than 1.9 million Minnesotans have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccinations as the state continues its efforts to ramp up distribution...

Source: Kstp.com

10 Apr 2021

Nevada reports 752 new coronavirus cases, 9 deaths - Las Vegas Review

<p>Nevada on Saturday reported 752 new coronavirus cases and nine additional deaths, according to data from the Department of Health and Human Services.</p>

Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal

10 Apr 2021

Could face masks prevent more than just COVID-19?

As Israel’s allergy season hits, researchers show mask-wearing could offer some relief from allergy symptoms.

Source: The Jerusalem Post

10 Apr 2021

COVID-19 may increase chances of mental health and neuro conditions

People who were diagnosed with COVID-19 had a 34% increased chance to be diagnosed with a neurological or mental health disorder within six months after contracting the virus.

Source: The Jerusalem Post

10 Apr 2021

French coronavirus intensive care cases and deaths keep rising

France reported a further increase in the number of COVID-19 patients in intensive care on Saturday and the country’s death toll from the epidemic also kept rising.

Source: Reuters

10 Apr 2021

Biden administration won't surge vaccines to virus hotspots; Alabama, Utah lift mask mandates. Latest COVID-19 updates

Alabama and Utah end statewide mask mandates. CDC reports 3,400 new variant cases. Global deaths top 2.9 million. Latest COVID-19 updates.

Source: USA Today

10 Apr 2021

407 more COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths, over 32K vaccinations reported Saturday in Utah

The state's number of COVID-19 cases increased by 407, with two more deaths and over 32,000 vaccinations reported Saturday, according to the Utah Department of Health.

Source: KSL.com

10 Apr 2021

Vaccine efficacy: Are some COVID-19 vaccines more effective than others? What's know about Pfizer, Modera, Johnson & Johnson studies - WTVD

Are some COVID-19 vaccines more effective than others? It's hard to tell since they weren't directly compared in studies. But experts say the vaccines are alike on what matters most: preventing hospitalizations and deaths.

Source: WTVD-TV

10 Apr 2021

CDPHE investigation halts COVID vaccinations at El Paso County clinic

Vaccination shots for COVID-19 were halted Friday at an El Paso County health clinic because of “irregularities” in vaccine storage and handling, according to state health officials.

Source: The Denver Post

10 Apr 2021

COVID: Nearly half of California adults have received a vaccine shot

The state has administered 22 million doses and is averaging 371,510 daily shots

Source: The Mercury News

10 Apr 2021

April 10: Iowa reports 616 new COVID-19 cases and 6 additional deaths

As of Saturday morning, hospitalizations are at 218, with 52 of those individuals in the ICU, and 19 are on ventilators.

Source: kwwl.com

10 Apr 2021

Shot for shot: New Orleans bar offers coronavirus vaccines along with free shot of alcohol

Hundreds queued up at The Dragon’s Den bar in New Orleans to get their Covid-19 vaccination shot, followed by a watermelon lemondrop shot

Source: Independent

10 Apr 2021

If You Have a Headache, It Could Be a Sign of Eye Strain

Your eyes could be suffering from a prolonged use of digital screens. If you have a headache, eye strain might be to blame.

Source: Best Life

10 Apr 2021

COVID-19 case count in Maine exceeds 300 for fourth straight day

Though 37% of Mainers have now received a first vaccine dose, the unvaccinated population is disproportionately young.

Source: Press Herald

10 Apr 2021

Maine CDC reports 311 new cases of COVID-19, no new deaths

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting 311 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday and no new deaths.

Source: WMTW Portland

10 Apr 2021

Cancer-killing therapy using common cold virus may save patients with inoperable tumors

Study authors say this is one of the first experiments to prove oncolytic viruses can safely boost existing cancer therapies.

Source: Study Finds

10 Apr 2021

Taking this step after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine makes a difference, CDC says - WGN

(KTVX) — Millions of vaccine shots have been given across the U.S., and as that number grows, there is the potential for researchers to learn more about how the vaccine affects people’s health. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is currently track…

Source: WGN TV Chicago

10 Apr 2021

Dear Doctor: Should my wife and I avoid morning sex due to increased stroke risk?

Heart attacks and strokes are indeed more likely in the morning.

Source: OregonLive

10 Apr 2021

Women, those under 40 more likely to have side effects to COVID vaccine, expert says

Women and people under 40 years old are more likely to experience side effects from COVID-19 vaccines.

Source: Www.https

10 Apr 2021

Oncolytic HSV-1 G207 Immunovirotherapy for Pediatric High-Grade Gliomas

Original Article from The New England Journal of Medicine — Oncolytic HSV-1 G207 Immunovirotherapy for Pediatric High-Grade Gliomas

Source: nejm.org

10 Apr 2021

6 Ways Bananas Melt Belly Fat, Say Dietitians | Eat This Not That

Read on to learn how bananas can help melt stubborn belly fat you've been wanting to get rid of, according to dietitians and other experts.

Source: Eatthis.com

10 Apr 2021

Covid-19 vaccines could unlock treatments for 5 other deadly diseases

The same vaccine technique used to make Covid-19 vaccines could help treat five other deadly diseases, including cancers.

Source: Inverse

10 Apr 2021

COVID-19 statistics in Colorado

There are currently 417 people hospitalized with COVID-19, and the state's seven-day moving average positivity rate decreased to 5.64%.

Source: 9News.com KUSA

10 Apr 2021

COVID Vaccine Updates: New York warning residents about sites charging for coronavirus doses - WABC

New York Attorney General Letitia James issued a consumer alert about illegal COVID-19 vaccine charges, reminding New Yorkers that all coronavirus vaccines are free.

Source: WABC-TV

10 Apr 2021

How To Keep Your Heart Healthy, Even During The Pandemic : Shots - Health News

The pandemic has made it harder to exercise and easier to gain weight and delay routine checkups, bad habits that can prime your body for heart disease. These tips can help you get back on track.

Source: NPR

10 Apr 2021

Novel version to blame for 15 on Big Island

Nearly 350 cases of COVID-19 in Hawaii have been caused by a variant strain of the novel coronavirus, according to data provided Friday by the state Department of Health.

Source: West Hawaii Today

10 Apr 2021

‘Trouble filling our schedules;’ Rural clinics, pharmacies seek to fill open vaccine slots as hesitancy looms

The number of counties with unfilled vaccine appointments at chain retailers Walmart, CVS and Rite Aid grew about 60% this week over last week.

Source: USA Today

10 Apr 2021

One Shot Keto Reviews – Alarming Weight Loss Truth Revealed!

One Shot Keto is the most popular ketogenic diet weight loss pill on the planet in 2021, but are the ingredients effective at burning fat naturally via......

Source: GlobeNewswire

10 Apr 2021

Your guide to avoiding Covid-19 at church and other religious services

If church or other religious services are essential for you, you may be wondering whether attending will be safe again once you're vaccinated against coronavirus. Here's what you should consider.

Source: CNN

10 Apr 2021

Colorado health department pauses COVID-19 vaccinations at Colorado Springs site

CDPHE said it halted a vaccination effort after an inspection revealed the clinic had failed to comply with storage protocols.

Source: 9News.com KUSA

10 Apr 2021

With watermelon lemon drops, Johnson & Johnson COVID shots, New Orleans gets vaccinated

Bars gives free drink to those who get vaccinated beforehand

Source: NOLA.com

10 Apr 2021

Incarcerated and Infected: How the Virus Tore Through the U.S. Prison System

Since March 2020, New York Times reporters have tracked every known coronavirus case in every correctional setting in the nation. More than 2,700 inmates have died.

Source: New York Times

10 Apr 2021

Thousands of COVID-19 vaccinations halted at Colorado Springs medical clinic as health officials investigate storage compliance

Thousands of COVID-19 vaccination appointments at a Colorado Springs medical clinic will be rescheduled elsewhere as potential issues with storage compliance are investigated, state health officials announced late Friday.

Source: Colorado Springs Gazette

10 Apr 2021

When Will UK Hit Herd Immunity? It Could Be Soon for Britain Fighting Covid

The U.K.’s increased Covid-19 immunity raises prospects of moving on from the worst of the pandemic, with some scientists saying the country could cross a key threshold as soon as Monday.

Source: Bloomberg

10 Apr 2021

COVID-19 long-haulers: Dealing with long-term effects after getting the virus

Utah Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson, others, still dealing with debilitating and difficult to treat long-term symptom from COVID-19 as most Utahns look forward to the virus no longer dominating their daily lives,

Source: Deseret News

10 Apr 2021

Mom of three among latest COVID-19 deaths in Houston

Source: Google News

10 Apr 2021

Winston-Salem vaccine clinic accepting walk-ins Saturday - WXII12 Winston

The COVID-19 vaccine clinic at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds will be accepting walk-ins on Saturday between 2 to 5 p.m.

Source: WXII12 Winston-Salem

10 Apr 2021

Health officials say double-mutant coronavirus variant likely to arrive in Hawaii - Honolulu Star

Public health officials in Hawaii are on alert for a new COVID-19 variant that has emerged in California and are urgently advising eligible residents to get vaccinated as soon as possible to avoid serious illness or hospitalization.

Source: Honolulu Star-Advertiser

10 Apr 2021

San Francisco opens up vaccines to those 16 and older in select ZIP codes

Citing equity reasons, San Francisco health officials opened up vaccine appointments to...

Source: San Francisco Chronicle

10 Apr 2021

COVID numbers among younger people a cause for concern in Johnson County

The Iowa City School district is reporting nearly 1,000 students in quarantine as of April 9th.

Source: KCRG

10 Apr 2021

Fake COVID vaccination cards are spreading like a virus online

A black market in fake vaccination record cards is reaching epidemic proportions online. Fraudsters have been hawking knock-offs of the three-by-four-inch cards on retail sites including eBay, Etsy…

Source: New York Post

10 Apr 2021

Tennessee man spends 175 days in the hospital after testing positive for COVID-19

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) – A Tennessee man needed a double lung transplant while battling COVID-19. Zach Lloyd was only 37 years old and didn’t have any pre-existing health conditions.

Source: WSMV Nashville

10 Apr 2021

COVID-19 vaccine clinic next week just for teens

As people under the age of 19 see high COVID-19 case rates, SpartanNash is hosting a vaccine clinic specifically for teens age 16 and 17.

Source: WOODTV.com

10 Apr 2021

Fairfield County Child Contracts Measles: DPH

The CT Department of Public Health announced Friday that a case of measles has been reported in a child in Fairfield County. The child was not yet vaccinated…

Source: NBC Connecticut

10 Apr 2021

Six Warren County residents catch coronavirus due to unsafe work practices - Glens Falls Post

Six more Warren County residents have caught coronavirus due to unsafe practices at work, Warren County Health Services said. That brings the two-day total of people who got sick at

Source: The Post Star

10 Apr 2021

Covid infections caused by variants growing in Wisconsin, more children getting sick - Channel3000.com - WISC

Wisconsin's seven-day average of new COVID cases is rising and more cases are being linked to virus variants.

Source: Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

10 Apr 2021

Santa Barbara County Could Reach Orange Tier in 10 Days

By edhat staff Santa Barbara County Public Health officials state if the recent decline in COVID-19 case numbers continues, the county could reach the orange tier in 10 days. To be eligible for the orange tier, the county must average fewer than 28 new cases …

Source: Santa Barbara Edhat

10 Apr 2021

Walz in 'hold pattern' on restrictions as Minnesota heads toward third COVID-19 surge

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz says he is not planning to impose new restrictions as the state heads into a third surge of COVID-19 infections.

Source: FOX 9

9 Apr 2021

Brazil coronavirus variant found in Nevada - Las Vegas Review

<p>At least one of the three confirmed cases of the Brazilian variant — thought to spread more easily — occurred in Clark County, the state’s lab director said.</p>

Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal

9 Apr 2021

Workers weary, patients angry, as COVID fills Michigan hospitals — again

Health care workers say the fear of an unknown virus and the frantic scramble for equipment of last spring are both gone. But gone, too, are heaps of support. In some instances, staff camaraderie forged in last year’s chaos has started to fracture.

Source: Bridge Michigan

9 Apr 2021

Southwest Airlines Poised to Become Dominant Carrier at Santa Barbara Airport

Celebration is planned as the no-frills airline's first flights — from Las Vegas, Oakland and Denver — are scheduled to touch down on Monday

Source: Noozhawk

9 Apr 2021

CNY school districts considering changes after CDC eases cleaning guidelines

The CDC is easing up on its COVID-19 cleaning protocols, saying the virus rarely spreads through surfaces, and that disinfection is only recommended if there has been a confirmed case of COVID. Schools and businesses have spent a lot of money on PPE and clean…

Source: CNYcentral.com

9 Apr 2021

Some Milwaukee neighborhoods among county's least vaccinated ZIP codes

Vaccination numbers are low across many parts of Milwaukee, but particularly in certain neighborhoods, such as Washington Park.

Source: WISN Milwaukee

9 Apr 2021

Hepatits A Exposure at Roma's in Washington Mills and Utica

The Oneida County Health Department sent out an alert on Friday stating an employee at Roma's tested positive for Hepatitis A. The Health Department said the employee worked while they were infectious.

Source: WKTV

9 Apr 2021

SARS-CoV-2 infection rates of antibody-positive compared with antibody-negative health-care workers in England: a large, multicentre, prospective cohort study (SIREN)

A previous history of SARS-CoV-2 infection was associated with an 84% lower risk of infection, with median protective effect observed 7 months following primary infection. This time period is the minimum probable effect because seroconversions were not includ…

Source: The Lancet

9 Apr 2021

Dallas County reports 18 coronavirus deaths, 294 cases — with an increase in more-contagious strains

Dallas County reported 18 more COVID-19 deaths and 294 new coronavirus cases Friday, including more than 30 cases of more-contagious strains of the virus....

Source: The Dallas Morning News

9 Apr 2021

Councilman Roy Christensen says he suffered small stroke this week after getting vaccine

Doctors have been unable to positively connect the Pfizer vaccine he received Wednesday to the small stroke or rule out a connection, according to his statement.

Source: Lincoln Journal Star

9 Apr 2021

Oregon reports 1 more COVID-19 related death, 560 new cases

There is one new COVID-19 related death in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 2,440, the Oregon Health Authority reported Friday.

Source: KTVZ

9 Apr 2021

Oregon reports 560 new coronavirus cases as death toll reaches 2,440

The Oregon Health Authority reported one new coronavirus-related death Friday, raising the state's death toll to2,440. According to health officials, the fatality was a 62-year-old man from Clatsop County who first tested positive for the virus on March 25 a…

Source: KATU

9 Apr 2021

Chinese COVID-19 vaccine maintains protection in variant-plagued Brazil

First real-world data estimate Chinese vaccine is 50% effective in city where P.1 variant is widespread

Source: Science Magazine

9 Apr 2021

Pilates Was Created During the Last Pandemic; It's Back on the UWS as We Fight the Latest Pandemic

Source: westsiderag.com

9 Apr 2021

Lincoln city councilmember reveals he suffered stroke after receiving COVID-19 vaccine

Christensen said he got the Pfizer vaccine on Wednesday and the same day, began to experience strange symptoms.

Source: KETV Omaha

9 Apr 2021

One-Third of COVID-19 Survivors Develop a Brain Disorder

As many as 1 in 3 COVID-19 survivors experience a mental health or neurological disorder within six months of infection according to new research.

Source: Aarp.org

9 Apr 2021

COVID-19 Statistics | April 9, 2021

COVID-19 Daily Report for Humboldt County, April 9, 2021

Source: Lost Coast Outpost

9 Apr 2021

Study IDs Most Common Lingering Symptoms 8 Months After Mild COVID

What are the most common and persistent symptoms for those still ailing after mild COVID-19 -- and what's notably absent?

Source: Medscape

9 Apr 2021

FDA Authorizes Marketing of First Device that Uses Artificial Intelligence to Help Detect Potential Signs of Colon Cancer

FDA authorized marketing of the first device that uses artificial intelligence to detect lesions in the colon during a colonoscopy.

Source: FDA.gov

9 Apr 2021

Lincoln city councilor has 'small stroke' after vaccine, recovering at hospital

Lincoln City Council member Roy Christensen suffered a small stroke and is recovering at the hospital, he said in a statement on Friday.

Source: 1011now

9 Apr 2021

U.S. administers 178.8 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines: CDC

Those figures are up from the 174,879,716 vaccine doses the CDC said had gone into arms by April 8 out of 229,398,685 doses delivered. The CDC tally...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

9 Apr 2021

Posted Apr 09, 2021 SRHC modifying visitor guidelines for COVID-19 effective Monday

Photo courtesy Salina Regional Health Center Salina Regional Health Ce

Source: Salina Post

9 Apr 2021

DPHHS confirms first Hantavirus case of 2021 in Montana

The man was hospitalized but is now in the process of recovering at home.

Source: KRTV Great Falls News

9 Apr 2021

Wisconsin DHS: COVID-19 cases up 1,092; deaths up 5

For the first time in more than two months, the DHS reported back-to-back days with at least 1,000 new COVID-19 cases.

Source: fox6now.com

9 Apr 2021

Watch now: McLean County foodborne illness outbreak being investigated

The issue was brought to the agency's attention by Illinois State University personnel after people reported symptoms consistent with food poisoning, the department said.

Source: Bloomington Pantagraph

9 Apr 2021

Mid-Michigan becomes country's leading COVID-19 hotspot as cases increase

Midland County recorded 67 new COVID-19 cases and one new death on Friday, as...

Source: Midland Daily News

9 Apr 2021

'Happiest Baby in the Whole Entire World' Goes Home After 694 Days in Hospital

Valentina Garnetti was released from University of Michigan's CS Mott Children's Hospital after being diagnosed with a congenital heart condition

Source: PEOPLE

9 Apr 2021

Thousands of COVID-19 vaccine appointments available in central Pa.

Mass clinics in the region have slots open for shots. Some providers encourage you to register even if you're not eligible yet.

Source: PennLive

9 Apr 2021

CG Public Health says COVID is on the rise, pleads for people to get tested

Says they are seeing a disturbing upward trend in virus cases.

Source: KIMT 3

9 Apr 2021

Milwaukee anticipates reducing capacity limits next week due to COVID-19 surge - WTMJ

Milwaukee's health department says it anticipates reducing capacity limits for businesses next week, as it reports a spike in COVID-19 cases in the city since last month.

Source: WTMJ-TV

9 Apr 2021

More Contagious Virus Variant Detected on Martha's Vineyard - The Vineyard Gazette

A more virulent strain of the Covid-19 virus has been identified on Martha’s Vineyard, hospital officials confirmed Friday, after positive test samples were sent to a state lab for variant testing due to a recent case surge on the Island.

Source: The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News

9 Apr 2021

Can you contract COVID-19 from takeout food?

Source: Google News

9 Apr 2021

Vaccine Now Open to Everyone! All Humboldt County Residents 16 and Up Can Sign Up for an Appointment on MyTurn

Source: Lost Coast Outpost

9 Apr 2021

Janssen weekly vaccine allocation to drop by 88% next week for South Carolina

The week of April 5, South Carolina was allocated 73,500 doses, while on the 12th it will receive 8,700.

Source: WIS10

9 Apr 2021

Vaccines And Variants: What We Know So Far : Goats and Soda

One of the hottest areas of research right now: studies to determine how well current vaccines work against emerging coronavirus "variants of concern."

Source: NPR

9 Apr 2021

Sleepovers, birthdays blamed for 14 cases and 222 quarantined in Charlotte schools

Following the district's spring break, Barry-Eaton District Health Department reported 14 new COVID-19 cases among students, with 222 in quarantine.

Source: Lansing State Journal

9 Apr 2021

Get the facts: How online info is providing misleading accounts about COVID-19 vaccine safety

Health reports are being used improperly on social media and websites regarding COVID-19 vaccines. Here's what to know.

Source: WCVB Boston

9 Apr 2021

Get the facts: How online info is providing misleading accounts about COVID-19 vaccine safety

Health reports are being used improperly on social media and websites regarding COVID-19 vaccines. Here's what to know.

Source: WLKY Louisville

9 Apr 2021

COVID-19 patient receives lung transplant from still-living husband, son - Honolulu Star

TOKYO >> Doctors in Japan announced Thursday they have successfully performed the world’s first transplant of lung tissue from living donors to a patient with severe lung damage from COVID-19.

Source: Honolulu Star-Advertiser

9 Apr 2021

UK variant detected on-Island

Three cases of the B.117 COVID-19 variant, known as the UK variant, have been detected on the Island, according to Martha’s Vineyard Hospital chief nurse and chief operating officer Claire Seguin. Speaking to reporters Friday afternoon, Seguin said the hospit…

Source: Martha's Vineyard Times

9 Apr 2021

Clark County reports three new COVID-19 deaths

Clark County Public Health reported 47 new COVID-19 cases and three new deaths Friday afternoon.

Source: The Columbian

9 Apr 2021

RCAHD Director responds to J&J vaccine concerns

Dr. Cynthia Morrow, is not yet ready to sound the alarm.

Source: WDBJ7

9 Apr 2021

Grim picture: Local third graders vaping nicotine, a middle schooler inhaling equivalent of six packs a day

Local public health officials and a school resource officer share harrowing stories of early nicotine addiction in children and are launching campaigns to combat it.

Source: INFORUM

9 Apr 2021

‘Impending doom’? Oregon likely to see spike in COVID deaths

Cases are on the rise in Oregon – and deaths will soon follow.

Source: KOIN.com

9 Apr 2021

Kanawha County indicts three men in separate, high-profile murder cases - WCHS

A Kanawha County grand jury has indicted three men in separate, high-profile murder cases, including the shooting death of a Charleston police officer. In the first case, Joshua Marcellus Phillips, 38, was indicted on a murder charge in connection with theDec…

Source: WCHS-TV8

9 Apr 2021

Nearly 67K newly vaccinated against COVID as health officials confirm more than 1K new cases for 2nd straight day - Channel3000.com - WISC

Wisconsin has reported over 1,000 new cases of COVID-19 for the second day in a row, according to the state Department of Health Services.

Source: Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

9 Apr 2021

Utah administers almost 47,000 COVID-19 vaccines in a single day

Utah's latest coronavirus data released from the state Department of Health.

Source: Salt Lake Tribune

9 Apr 2021

Chronic Sinus Inflammation Linked to Changed Brain Activity, Study Finds

Your always-congested sinuses might be a harbinger of more trouble down the road, new research out Friday suggests. The small study found evidence of a link between chronic sinus inflammation and altered, possibly harmful brain activity.

Source: Gizmodo.com

9 Apr 2021

Maryland officials report 1,840 new COVID cases, the most since January, as hospitalizations tick up

While Maryland health officials reported a new vaccination milestone with more than 80,000 immunizations, the state also added 1,840 coronavirus cases Friday, the most since late January.

Source: Baltimore Sun

9 Apr 2021

The rate of US suicides dropped sharply during the pandemic — the largest decline in 4 years

Experts believe the early days of COVID-19 brought out a sense of solidarity akin to what we see during war or hurricanes, impacting the suicide rate.

Source: INSIDER

9 Apr 2021

Utah reports 444 COVID-19 cases, 1.65 million vaccine doses administered

The Utah Department of Health's COVID-19 report for Friday shows an increase of 444 confirmed cases—bringing the state's total to 389,353—and nine additional deaths.

Source: fox13now.com

9 Apr 2021

444 more COVID-19 cases, 9 deaths, nearly 47K vaccinations reported Friday in Utah

Utah's number of COVID-19 cases has increased by 444 on Friday, with nine more deaths and 46,995 vaccinations reported, according to the Utah Department of Health.

Source: KSL.com

9 Apr 2021

April 9 data: Utah counts 9 more deaths from COVID-19 on eve of mask mandate ending

With a statewide mask mandate set to expire Saturday, nine more deaths in Utah were attributed to the coronavirus. So far, the state has lost 2,157 lives to COVID-19, though it is in a period of improving data and increasing vaccinations that are vastly outpa…

Source: KUTV 2News

9 Apr 2021

Wisconsin has most new coronavirus cases and hospitalizations in two months

Wisconsin set new records in COVID-19 vaccine doses given and completed vaccinations.

Source: WSAW

9 Apr 2021

Texas, Florida Governors Issue Ban on Vaccine Passports

While these states have taken steps to limit vaccine passports, New York has introduced its own.

Source: Travel+Leisure

9 Apr 2021

Will you need a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot? - TODAY

How long will immunity from the COVID-19 vaccine last? Doctors explain everything you need to know about a COVID-19 booster shot and COVID-19 variants.

Source: TODAY

9 Apr 2021

A year after COVID-19 superspreader, Washington family finds closure

SEDRO-WOOLLEY, Wash. (AP) &mdash; With dish soap, brushes and plastic water jugs in hand, Carole Rae Woodmansee's four children cleaned the gravestone their mother shares with their father, Jim. Each scrub shined engraved letters spelling out their mother's n…

Source: KOMO News

9 Apr 2021

Pfizer asks FDA to clear its COVID-19 vaccine for use in kids ages 12 to 15

The request to expand emergency use comes just days after Pfizer released data demonstrating its vaccine was 100% effective and well tolerated by the younger group.

Source: CNET

9 Apr 2021

COVID-19 vaccination stimulates immune response in seniors, but fails in many blood cancer patients, Pitt stud

Almost half of the 67 patients with blood cancers did not produce any antibodies. The response rate was even worse in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer

9 Apr 2021

Health officer for Birmingham area says schools did not spread COVID

Jefferson County Health Officer Dr. Mark Wilson provided a recap of the battle against COVID-19 and said no major outbreaks happened in local schools.

Source: AL.com

9 Apr 2021

Montana adds 229 COVID-19 cases, 27 more deaths | State & Regional | billingsgazette.com

Montana reported 229 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, and a review of death records over the past several months added 27 more deaths in the state due to the

Source: Billings Gazette

9 Apr 2021

St. Louis County ends midnight curfew for restaurants and bars, as Missouri expands vaccine eligibility - St. Louis Post

The county also Friday allowed outdoor youth and adult sports officiants to remove their face coverings.

Source: STLtoday.com

9 Apr 2021

Dr. Pimple Popper Just Squeezed Buttons From A Double Dilated Pore Of Winer In New Instagram Video

"Two for the price of one, woohoo!"

Source: Women's Health

9 Apr 2021

Late-night snacking actually makes you less productive at work the next day—but only if you feel guilty about it

The stomach ache doesn't help, but that's not the only way late-night junk food affects productivity, says a new study in the Journal of Applied Psychology

Source: CNBC

9 Apr 2021

U.S. suicides dropped last year, defying pandemic expectations

The number of U.S. suicides fell nearly 6% last year amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Source: CBS News

9 Apr 2021

Pfizer asks FDA to expand COVID vaccine authorization to adolescents

A trial found that the Pfizer vaccine was 100% effective for adolescents ages 12 to 15.

Source: Axios

9 Apr 2021

4,004 COVID-19 cases, most since Jan. 29; record 164,462 vaccine doses

New cases of COVID-19 shot up to 4,004 Friday, the highest since Jan. 29, with 21 more deaths. Illinois hit another record for COVID-19 vaccinations after 164,462 shots were administered. An expert says the state must push out more shots when eligibility open…

Source: Chicago Daily Herald

9 Apr 2021

Allegheny County Health Department Shuts Down Penn Hills Business

The Allegheny County Health Department has ordered a business in Penn Hills to shut down.

Source: Cbslocal.com

9 Apr 2021

Illinois COVID Update Today: IL reports 4,004 new coronavirus cases, 21 deaths, record-high vaccine doses - WLS

IL Department of Public Health officials reported 4,004 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 21 deaths on Friday.

Source: WLS-TV

9 Apr 2021

'#ShotForShot': New Orleans Bar Giving Out On-the-Spot Vaccine Jabs in Exchange for Free Drinks

Move over, Krispy Kreme. We've got a new leader in the race for the most attention-grabbing vaccine promotion.

Source: Mediaite

9 Apr 2021

Montana COVID-19 Report (Friday, April 9)

There were 225 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Montana on Thursday, and the statewide death toll since the pandemic began is 1,522, according to data compiled by MTN News.

Source: KTVQ Billings News

9 Apr 2021

Illinois health officials report 4,004 cases of COVID-19, 21 deaths

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Department of Public Health Friday reported 4,004 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, including 21 additional deaths. Friday marks the first day Illinois has reported more than 4,000 new cases of COVID-19…

Source: WGN TV Chicago

9 Apr 2021

What you should know about snagging Arizona COVID vaccine spot Friday

Next week’s batch of appointments for COVID-19 vaccines at Arizona's state-run sites will be made available at 11 a.m. Friday. Here's what you need to know.

Source: KTAR.com

9 Apr 2021

UPMC: Covid vaccine may not be as effective for immune-compromised

UPMC experts on Friday shared new data related to the effectiveness of the covid-19 vaccines on patients with compromised immune systems &#8211; suggesting that, for some people, the vaccines are less effective at preventing infection. Researchers searched fo…

Source: TribLIVE

9 Apr 2021

13% of adults say they will 'definitely not' get the COVID-19 vaccine. Here are their reasons.

Though the COVID vaccine availability continues to increase, not everyone plans to get the shot. The reasons vary.

Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

9 Apr 2021

COVID-19 cases soar in Allegheny County despite increased vaccination efforts

Allegheny County saw nearly 600 new COVID-19 cases Friday and 10 additional deaths as vaccination efforts ramp up across the area.

Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

9 Apr 2021

Adverse Reactions Halts Coronavirus Vaccination At Cumming Site

After several people had adverse reactions, including one sent to the hospital, health officials paused vaccinations at one Cumming site.

Source: Avon, CT Patch

9 Apr 2021

COVID-19 in South Dakota: 270 total new cases; Seven new deaths; Active cases at 2,465

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — 270 new total COVID-19 cases and seven deaths were announced by the State Department of Health on Friday.

Source: KELOLAND.com

9 Apr 2021

Symptoms of bladder infection based on age and sex

A bladder infection can cause various symptoms, including a frequent and urgent need to urinate. Learn more about the symptoms and how they vary according to age and sex.

Source: Medical News Today

9 Apr 2021

Why Covid Long Haulers Could Face A Lifetime Of Money Problems

Source: Google News

9 Apr 2021

Coronavirus latest: 1,033,606 cases in Ohio; 431,487 in Kentucky; 696,175 in Indiana

The COVID-19 outbreak is continuing to change everyday life for millions of Americans. Leaders across the county, including the Tri-State area, are implementing measures to stop the spread by shutting down schools and restaurants and canceling events.

Source: WLWT Cincinnati

9 Apr 2021

What should I do if I lose my COVID vaccine card?

Your COVID vaccination record card could be important in the months and years to come.

Source: nj.com

9 Apr 2021

The 2 Places Dr. Fauci Still Won't Go After Vaccination Best Life

Anthony Fauci, MD, said he still won't go to crowded indoor places where people aren't wearing masks or on a vacation, even after vaccination.

Source: Best Life

9 Apr 2021

Do you need all those disinfectant wipes? CDC issues new coronavirus cleaning guidelines.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now says cleaning alone is usually enough and that disinfecting is likely only needed in some circumstances.

Source: Anchorage Daily News

9 Apr 2021

Transplant From Husband, Son Saves Life of COVID Patient

Infection destroyed Japanese woman's lung function

Source: Newser

9 Apr 2021

How tech companies are ignoring the pandemic’s mental health crisis

Looking at 39 major networks and services, new Stanford research shows many big platforms have no policies for content related to self-harm. Platformer’s Casey Newton explores what that means.

Source: The Verge

9 Apr 2021

700,000 people now fully vaccinated in Iowa

Iowa’s COVID-19 positivity rates have dropped again but hospitalizations continue to rise.

Source: KCCI Des Moines

9 Apr 2021

COVID-19: Study finds link with brain, mental health conditions

The largest study of its kind to date finds that 1 in 3 COVID-19 survivors received a neurological or mental health diagnosis within 6 months of the infection.

Source: Medical News Today

9 Apr 2021

CDC just released guidelines for airlines to verify a traveler’s negative COVID-19 results

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday publicly released guidelines for airlines to verify negative COVID-19 test results and

Source: The Points Guy

9 Apr 2021

A year after COVID-19 superspreader, family finds closure

SEDRO-WOOLLEY, Wash. (AP) — With dish soap, brushes and plastic water jugs in hand, Carole Rae Woodmansee’s four children cleaned the gravestone their mother shares with their father, Jim. Each...

Source: Associated Press

9 Apr 2021

One side effect of the COVID-19 vaccine could be a heavier period

A research team launched a survey to monitor menstrual cycle changes in people who receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Some people are having heavier than normal periods.

Source: The Verge

9 Apr 2021

Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia after ChAdOx1 nCov-19 Vaccination

Original Article from The New England Journal of Medicine — Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia after ChAdOx1 nCov-19 Vaccination

Source: nejm.org

9 Apr 2021

‘Work to do’: Area won’t get to Stage 2 in April, transmission may be increasing in Travis County

Austin Public Health officials will meet with media members to give an update and answer questions on the continued COVID-19 response at 10 a.m. Friday.

Source: KXAN.com

9 Apr 2021

Confused about all the coronavirus variants? Here's the breakdown.

With coronavirus variants increasing in importance in Utah and the U.S., here's what you need to know about the variants: if they're more contagious, more dangerous, and if the vaccines work against them.

Source: Salt Lake Tribune

9 Apr 2021

Washingtonians seeking open appointments make long treks to COVID vaccine sites, but health officials discourage it

Source: Google News

9 Apr 2021

Daily Covid-19 Minute: UK Variant

There has been warnings for momths about the spread of Covid-19 variants here in the U.S. and now one of them has become the dominant strain of the. Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the CDC, confirmed the UK strain of Covid-19 is now the most common version…

Source: Cbslocal.com

9 Apr 2021

Missouri set to expand vaccine eligibility on Friday

The county also, as of Friday, allows outdoor youth and adult sports officiants to remove their face coverings.

Source: STLtoday.com

9 Apr 2021

GE is working to put COVID-19 virus-detecting sensors in phones

Scientists at GE Research have been awarded a grant to develop tiny sensors that can be embedded inside phones to identify COVID-19 particles on surfaces.

Source: Engadget

9 Apr 2021

What is mRNA? The messenger molecule that's been in every living cell for billions of years is the key ingredient in some COVID-19 vaccines

Recently in the spotlight for its role in the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, mRNA is not a new invention. It's a crucial messenger molecule at work every day in every cell in your body.

Source: The Conversation Africa

9 Apr 2021

A year after COVID-19 superspreader, family finds closure

Carole Rae Woodmansee died a year ago from complications of COVID-19 after contracting it during a choir practice that sickened 53 people and killed two — a superspreader event that would become one of the most pivotal transmission episodes in understanding t…

Source: Fox News

9 Apr 2021

Rhode Island to offer 20,000 additional vaccination appointments Friday evening

More coronavirus vaccine appointments will be made available to Rhode Islanders Friday by 5 p. m. It will be the largest release to date, with 20,000 appointments. Health leaders across the state said Rhode Island is on track to make the April 19 deadline to …

Source: Turn to 10

9 Apr 2021

The Pandemic’s Terrible Toll on Kids

A year of school shutdowns and family trauma leads to social isolation, stress and mental-health issues

Source: The Wall Street Journal

9 Apr 2021

CDC data shows rise in Brazil variant detected in US | TheHill

Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) s...

Source: The Hill

9 Apr 2021

COVID vaccine live updates: Here’s what to know in North Carolina on April 9

Source: Google News

9 Apr 2021

Signs You Could Get “Deadly” Diabetes, Say Experts | Eat This Not That

These lifestyle choices increase your chances of developing type 2 diabetes: poor diet, avoiding exercises, smoking, insomnia and stress.

Source: Eatthis.com

9 Apr 2021

Texas researchers develop method to retrieve, weaken traumatic memories in major breakthrough

Researchers from Texas A&M University believe they have developed a method to safely retrieve traumatic memories and potentially disrupt them, thereby reducing their power to evoke fear responses in PTSD patients.

Source: RT

9 Apr 2021

Hundreds of Americans Infected With the Coronavirus Variant That Has Devastated Brazil

The P1 variant that was first identified in Brazil is now the second most prevalent in the United States, with at least 434 people having been infected.

Source: Daily Beast

9 Apr 2021

5 Books About Food That Everyone Should Read

Food nourishes our bodies, but it also plays a role in our social lives, our emotional health, and our overall happiness. Nutrition books explore these things and help us better understand how food affects us, without giving one-size-fits-all advice.

Source: Outside

9 Apr 2021

COVID-19 statistics in Colorado

There are currently 404 people hospitalized with COVID-19, and the state's seven-day moving average positivity rate increased to 5.65%.

Source: 9News.com KUSA

9 Apr 2021

'It Just Stays With You': The Corrosive Health Effects Of Decades Of Anti-Asian Violence

All her life, Lisa Wong could pick up and move on from racist acts, both experienced and observed. But after a year of anti-Asian attacks across America, she thinks, “We’re not OK.” Racial violence inflicts a burden far beyond the direct victims of an inciden…

Source: WBUR

9 Apr 2021

NC coronavirus update April 9: Remote classes will be available next school year in Wake County; WCPSS to release plans today - WTVD

"We believe that the J&J vaccine is safe. Very few people (less than 1%) who have received this vaccine at our clinics have reported lightheadedness or fainting."

Source: WTVD-TV

9 Apr 2021

Coronavirus updates, April 9: State reports 7,834 daily cases, 26 deaths

Here are the COVID-19 updates for Friday, April 9.

Source: WZZM13.com

9 Apr 2021

Number Of Mass. Communities At High Risk For COVID Increases To 77

The number of communities in Massachusetts considered high risk for coronavirus infections has increased for the fourth week in a row.

Source: Cbslocal.com

9 Apr 2021

KFF COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor- Rural America | KFF

This report examines in depth the vaccine-related views and experiences of rural residents and shows more than half of rural adults say they have already gotten at least one dose of a COVID-19 vacc…

Source: Kaiser Family Foundation

9 Apr 2021

More than half of rural residents have received a Covid-19 vaccine or plan to, but hesitancy remains high, analysis finds

More than half of rural residents in the US have received a Covid-19 vaccine or plan to, but one in five still say they will definitely not get vaccinated, according to an analysis released Friday by the Kaiser Family Foundation.

Source: CNN

9 Apr 2021

Ancient cave painters deprived themselves of oxygen to get high, new study suggests

Artists of yore deliberately chose to paint in caves' darkest, narrowest recesses. Now researchers think they know the reason.

Source: CNET

9 Apr 2021

You're vaccinated, but your kids are not. What can you do?

"We are just at a very precarious spot right now. I think kind of doing normal things would be for normal times and we're not back to normal yet."

Source: KARE11.com

9 Apr 2021

Indiana coronavirus updates: Pfizer seeks FDA approval to give COVID-19 vaccine to kids ages 12 to 15

The latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic from Friday, April 9, 2021.

Source: WTHR

9 Apr 2021

‘It was like the lights went out:’ Family dealing with COVID complications months after diagnoses

Source: Dayton Daily News

9 Apr 2021

Chronic Pain Could Have a Unique Genetic Basis in Women

A sweeping meta-analysis of data from the United Kingdom Biobank has found a different genetic basis for chronic pain in women compared to men.

Source: ScienceAlert

9 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: Allergy, vaccine side-effects or COVID symptoms? How to tell the difference

The vague similarity and manner in which symptoms come up can be confusing and delay diagnosis. Here's how you can tell the difference

Source: The Times of India

9 Apr 2021

New Texas COVID-19 cases, deaths below state average

State health officials reported below-average new COVID-19 case and death totals for Texas on Thursday.

Source: msnNOW

9 Apr 2021

A year after COVID-19 superspreader, family finds closure

SEDRO-WOOLLEY, Wash. (AP) — With dish soap, brushes and plastic water jugs in hand, Carole Rae Woodmansee’s four children cleaned the gravestone their mother...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

9 Apr 2021

A year after COVID-19 superspreader, family finds closure

SEDRO-WOOLLEY, Wash. (AP) — With dish soap, brushes and plastic water jugs in hand, Carole Rae Woodmansee’s four children cleaned the gravestone their mother shares with their father, Jim. Each...

Source: Associated Press

9 Apr 2021

The World's Wealthiest Countries Are Getting Vaccinated 25 Times Faster

Source: Bloomberg

9 Apr 2021

Children in Stanislaus County vaccinated at higher rate than the state

A higher percentage of children in Stanislaus County have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine than the percentage of children across the state. This comes after the county expanded eligibility last week to people ages 16 and older.

Source: KCRA Sacramento

9 Apr 2021

Doctors report surge in COVID-19 in children, urge parents to continue to mask and social distance

"If you're a parent, you're vaccinated, low risk of passing on to your child,” Dr. Vivekanandan said.

Source: KETV Omaha

9 Apr 2021

As Phase 2 approaches, here’s how to prevent your teen from getting turned away from a vaccine

Health officials say parents planning to get their 16 or 17 year old child vaccinated soon should pay close attention when they’re scheduling a vaccine appointment.

Source: 8News

9 Apr 2021

US suicide rate dropped 6 percent in past year, even amid pandemic: AP | TheHill

The suicide rate in the U.S. fell by nearly 6 percent l...

Source: The Hill

9 Apr 2021

Oregon has 4th-lowest number of COVID cases per 100K people in the country

Oregon has reported 3,962 cases for every 100,000 residents.

Source: KGW.com

9 Apr 2021

University of Washington starts 2nd generation Covid-19 vaccine trial

SEATTLE&mdash;Even as vaccinations are ramping up&mdash;stubborn variants are fueling the alarming rise in cases and hospitalizations around the country. The CDC now says the highly contagious United Kingdom variant is the most dominant coronavirus strain in …

Source: KOMO News

9 Apr 2021

Wisconsin reports most daily COVID-19 cases in nearly two months

At least half of recent cases sequenced are of the more contagious variants, officials say.

Source: Madison.com

9 Apr 2021

77 Mass. communities have the highest risk for COVID-19 infection

Here's a look at each of the communities in the red zone this week.

Source: Boston.com

9 Apr 2021

US suicides dropped last year amid coronavirus pandemic: CDC

Suicides in the US fell by nearly 6% last year, according to preliminary data, despite concerns that the coronavirus pandemic could lead to an increase in the types of death. The percentage decline…

Source: New York Post

9 Apr 2021

Miami Beach doctor died of natural causes after getting vaccine, medical examiner says

Source: Google News

9 Apr 2021

77 Massachusetts cities and towns at high risk for coronavirus transmission, continuing to rise

The number of cities and towns at high risk for COVID-19 transmission rose for the fourth consecutive week, with 77 communities landing in the “red” zone as local officials keep close t…

Source: Boston Herald

9 Apr 2021

Don't Linger at a Restaurant, Even If You're Vaccinated

Experts warn you still shouldn't linger at your table in a restaurant for too long, even if you're vaccinated.

Source: Best Life

8 Apr 2021

How To Make Decisions If You’re Vaccinated But Your Kids Aren’t

Experts give advice for assessing risk as families navigate this next stretch of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Source: HuffPost

8 Apr 2021

One more local COVID-19 fatality as Florida tops 2.1 million cases of deadly virus - Villages

One more local resident has succumbed to COVID-19 as Florida surpassed 2.1 million cumulative cases of the virus and reported an increase Thursday of more than 7,900 new positive test results.

Source: Villages-News

8 Apr 2021

Don't Do This at a Restaurant, Even If You're Vaccinated, Doctors Warn

Experts warn you still shouldn't linger at your table in a restaurant for too long, even if you're vaccinated.

Source: Best Life

8 Apr 2021

Woman finds out she has two vaginas while giving birth

“Oh honey, you have two vaginas, two cervixes and two uteruses,” she was informed while giving birth to her first child.

Source: New York Post

8 Apr 2021

Scrap use of BMI in decisions on eating disorder support – MPs

Women and equalities committee also calls for restriction or ban on edited images in advertising

Source: The Guardian

8 Apr 2021

Monroe County carjackings: Seasoned criminals or bored teens?

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — There are all kinds of thoughts right now on what might be happening with 14 (likely connected) carjackings. Police are wondering if it’s a tight-knit group of seasoned crooks, or if they are random acts across Monroe County. It was s…

Source: RochesterFirst

8 Apr 2021

Sunlight Linked With Lower COVID-19 Deaths – And NOT Because of Vitamin D

Sunnier areas are associated with fewer deaths from Covid-19, an observational study suggests. Increased exposure to the sun's rays — specifically UVA — could act as a simple public health intervention if further research establishes it causes a reduction in …

Source: SciTechDaily

8 Apr 2021

Oregon Health Authority reports five new deaths related to COVID-19, 678 new cases

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – The Oregon Health Authority reported five new deaths related to COVID-19 in the state on Thursday. The death toll is now 2,439. OHA also announced 678

Source: KPTV.com

8 Apr 2021

San Diego County COVID-19 Update – 4-8-2021

Here is today’s COVID-19 update from the County Health and Human Services Agency with data through April 7.

Source: countynewscenter.com

8 Apr 2021

Oregon reports 5 more COVID-19 related deaths, 678 new cases

There are five new COVID-19 related deaths in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 2,439, the Oregon Health Authority reported Thursday.

Source: KTVZ

8 Apr 2021

Variants grow in Oregon, breakthrough case numbers released

“Variants” and “breakthroughs” are new terms in the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Both demand attention.

Source: KOIN.com

8 Apr 2021

CDC: You Can Stop With the 'Deep Cleaning' and Hygiene Theater

The Centers for Disease Control confirmed today what epidemiologists have been saying for at least eight months, which is you don't need to keep disinfecting surfaces and decontaminating your groceries because the coronavirus doesn't spread by surface contact.

Source: SFist

8 Apr 2021

Santa Barbara sushi restaurant closed after early morning fire | NewsChannel 3-12

Sushi Tyme in Santa Barbara's Paseo Nuevo was closed Thursday after an early morning structure fire.

Source: KEYT

8 Apr 2021

Bipartisan lawmakers urge Biden to send more vaccines to Michigan amid spike | TheHill

A bipartisan pair of lawmakers representing Michigan wrote to Pre...

Source: The Hill

8 Apr 2021

Michigan’s latest COVID surge has Metro Detroit hospitals nearing capacity

The spread of coronavirus is not slowing down in Michigan.

Source: WDIV ClickOnDetroit

8 Apr 2021

Natural causes now blamed for doctor who died two weeks after Pfizer vaccine

A Miami Beach doctor who died 16 days after getting a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in January appears to have expired from natural causes, officials say. An autopsy on Dr. Gregory Michael, 56, has concl…

Source: New York Post

8 Apr 2021

OHA reports 168 post-vaccine COVID-19 'breakthrough' cases, 3 deaths

The Oregon Health Authority said Thursday it has identified 168 COVID-19 vaccine breakthrough cases — when vaccinated individuals test positive for the virus — through April 2, including three deaths.

Source: KTVZ

8 Apr 2021

Cal State LA Briefly Opens Up COVID Vaccines To Anyone Over 18, Then Pulls Back

There were long lines outside the federally-run COVID-19 vaccine supersite at California State University, Los Angeles, Thursday morning, one day after officials announced that they had such an excess of COVID-19 vaccine doses that they would allow anyone age…

Source: Cbslocal.com

8 Apr 2021

168 Oregonians vaccinated for COVID-19 have contracted virus; 3 died

EUGENE, Ore. - The Oregon Health Authority has identified 168 cases where vaccinated individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 - including 3 deaths. Of the 168 cases, 27 were in the region that includes Lane, Douglas, Coos and Curry counties. The state wo…

Source: KVAL

8 Apr 2021

Kati Kariko Helped Shield the World From the Coronavirus

Collaborating with devoted colleagues, Dr. Kariko laid the groundwork for the mRNA vaccines turning the tide of the pandemic.

Source: New York Times

8 Apr 2021

People who got Moderna COVID vaccine report more side effects than Pfizer recipients

More people taking Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine reported side-effects than those who got the Pfizer shot, according to a recent study. Researchers analyzed reports from more than 3 million v…

Source: New York Post

8 Apr 2021

The number of Massachusetts communities at high risk for COVID spread now at 77; Check to see if cases are ri

The number of cities and towns at high risk last week was 55 after three weeks of increases.

Source: MassLive.com

8 Apr 2021

This Woman Managed to Conceive a Baby When She Was Already Pregnant With Another One

In the realm of freaky pregnancies, it’s hard to top a scenario that could have come straight out of an episode of I Didn’t Know I Was Pregnant. But this one deserves an honorable mention: a woman who conceived a baby while she was already pregnant, only to g…

Source: Jezebel

8 Apr 2021

People are taking an animal deworming drug for COVID-19, and it's a really bad idea

Veterinary forms of the drug, called ivermectin, can be dangerous for people.

Source: Live Science

8 Apr 2021

Coronavirus latest: 1,033,606 cases in Ohio; 431,487 in Kentucky; 694,836 in Indiana

The COVID-19 outbreak is continuing to change everyday life for millions of Americans. Leaders across the county, including the Tri-State area, are implementing measures to stop the spread by shutting down schools and restaurants and canceling events.

Source: WLWT Cincinnati

8 Apr 2021

Greenville extends mask ordinance

On Thursday, Greenville City Council unanimously approved extending the emergency ordinance requiring employees and customers to wear face coverings inside all retail establishments within the city limits.

Source: WYFF4 Greenville

8 Apr 2021

1,938 new COVID-19 cases, 8 additional deaths reported in Mass.

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has released the latest COVID-19 case numbers for the state.

Source: WCVB Boston

8 Apr 2021

Fauci: new Covid-19 cases are at a disturbing level, U.S. is primed for a surge

Dr. Payal Patel, Infectious Diseases Physician, joined Yahoo Finance to discuss the latest on covid-19.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

8 Apr 2021

Ted Nugent Wants to Know Where the Shutdowns Were for COVID-1 Through COVID-18 — No, Really

The COVID-19 pandemic did a pretty good job showing which musicians, celebrities, friends, and family members believe in science and which prefer conspiracy ...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

8 Apr 2021

Dayton Children’s warns parents of signs of MIS-C, a serious complication of COVID-19 in children

Dayton Children’s Hospital is reminding parents that multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) is still a serious, albeit uncommon, threat to kids in the Miami Valley.

Source: WDTN.com

8 Apr 2021

Tracking COVID-19 in Alaska: 227 infections and no deaths reported Thursday

Source: Anchorage Daily News

8 Apr 2021

San Luis Obispo is now the city with the most local COVID cases since start of pandemic

Source: Google News

8 Apr 2021

Vaccine Passport Debate Goes Back To 1897 Plague Vaccine : Goats and Soda

That's when a vaccine for plague was invented — and authorities began to consider requiring proof of vaccination before visiting pilgrimage sites in India. The debate has raged ever since.

Source: NPR

8 Apr 2021

How to Treat Anxiety in Bipolar Disorder

Some mood episodes are more anxiety-provoking than others, and at the top of the list are mixed states.

Source: Psychiatric Times

8 Apr 2021

Three Arrests in Eastside Double Homicide

Update by the Santa Barbara Police Department Three suspects have been arrested in connection with the January 3, 2021 homicide of victims Angel Castillo and Omar Montiel-Hernandez. On April 8, 2021, at about 8:30am, members of the Santa Barbara Police Depart…

Source: Santa Barbara Edhat

8 Apr 2021

Are we entering another COVID surge? Mendoza says yes, blames more contagious variants

Rising COVID-19 cases numbers among young people in Monroe County is being blamed on more contagious variants of the virus.

Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

8 Apr 2021

Dr. Anthony Fauci says we're "racing" to stop another COVID-19 surge

In an interview, President Joe Biden's chief medical adviser warns of an impending surge in cases

Source: Salon

8 Apr 2021

Cal State LA vaccine site no longer accepting walk-ups after eligible people fill up available appointments - KABC

COVID-19 vaccination appointments -- often a hot commodity in Los Angeles County -- appeared widely available at the Cal State Los Angeles site Thursday, but officials later said walk-ups for all adults were no longer being accepted.

Source: KABC-TV

8 Apr 2021

Wisconsin records highest number of virus cases in 2 months

The seven-day average of new cases was twice as high Thursday as a month ago.

Source: WKOW

8 Apr 2021

Can you drink alcohol after getting the COVID-19 vaccine?

You may be ready to pop the champagne or crack open a beer and celebrate, but hold on for a moment.

Source: WANE

8 Apr 2021

Wisconsin DHS: COVID-19 cases up 1,046; deaths up 14

The Wisconsin DHS has reported more than 582,000 COVID-19 cases and 6,600 deaths to date.

Source: fox6now.com

8 Apr 2021

COVID-19: New Studies Shed Light On Moderna Vaccine's Effectiveness Against Variants

Researchers have found that the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine has proven effective in fighting off more contagious variants of the virus.A pair of new studies found that the Moderna vaccine, which is one of three approved by the FDA for adminis…

Source: Rutherford Daily Voice

8 Apr 2021

One Major Side Effect of Late-Night Snacking, Says a New Study | Eat This Not That

A new study reveals that late-night snacking could hinder your performance at work the next day. Here's what researchers discovered.

Source: Eatthis.com

8 Apr 2021

Vaccinated mothers share breast milk to help spread COVID-19 antibodies to babies: report | TheHill

Some U.S. mothers vaccinated against the coronavirus are sharing ...

Source: The Hill

8 Apr 2021

South African, Brazilian coronavirus variants land in L.A.

While California's COVID-19 case rate has dropped, Dr. Anthony Fauci says the nationwide count has 'plateaued at a disturbingly high level.'

Source: Los Angeles Times

8 Apr 2021

Post-COVID brain: Neuropsychiatric side effects common

One-third of COVID-19 survivors were diagnosed with a psychiatric or neurological condition within six months of being infected with the coronavirus.

Source: Los Angeles Times

8 Apr 2021

Maine CDC reports 1 new COVID-19 death, 319 additional cases 1 HR

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting one new COVID-19 death on Thursday and 319 additional cases.

Source: WMTW Portland

8 Apr 2021

Fauci reveals activities he will, won't do after COVID-19 vaccination

Anthony Fauci told Insider that he hosts small indoor gatherings but still won't visit crowded indoor places like bars, theaters, or restaurants.

Source: Business Insider

8 Apr 2021

Your Risk of These "Deadly" Cancers Just Increased, Says New Study

According to the JAMA Network Open, the most common cancers in 2040 will be breast followed by melanoma, lung, and then colorectal.

Source: Eatthis.com

8 Apr 2021

Online Scammers Have a New Offer For You: Vaccine Cards

SAN FRANCISCO — On Etsy, eBay, Facebook and Twitter, little rectangular slips of paper started showing up for sale in late January. Printed on card stock...

Source: New York Times

8 Apr 2021

Monroe Co. leaders warn of new 'surge' in COVID cases among young people - 13WHAM

Monroe County leaders are urging citizens - especially young people - to be cautious amid recent increases in COVID-19 cases locally. &ldquo;Unfortunately we are entering another surge of the pandemic here in Monroe County," said Health Commissioner Dr. Mich…

Source: 13WHAM-TV

8 Apr 2021

Parts of California open up COVID vaccines to all adults

Excess supplies and unused appointments have led officials in some parts of the state to make doses available to all adults, even those not eligible under current rules.

Source: Los Angeles Times

8 Apr 2021

Health workers report 'long COVID' after just mild illness

"Young and healthy individuals, as well as other groups ... should have great respect for the virus."

Source: Umn.edu

8 Apr 2021

Nevada’s coronavirus positivity rate continues to creep higher - Las Vegas Review

<p>Nevada on Thursday reported 386 new coronavirus cases and five additional deaths, according to data from the Department of Health and Human Services.</p>

Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal

8 Apr 2021

Franklin County on level 4 watch list in latest coronavirus advisory map - NBC4 WCMH

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced Franklin County has moved to the watch list of turning purple (level 4) in the state’s latest coronavirus advisory map.   The map released by the Ohio Department of Health, shows 36 counties remain below r…

Source: NBC4 WCMH-TV

8 Apr 2021

"Today" show: Why do states with more restrictions have more cases right now than ones with fewer restrictions do?

We&#8217;ve been wrestling with this question on this very site for a few weeks now. NBC offers three theories in the clips below, none of them very persuasive....

Source: Hot Air

8 Apr 2021

NYC Launches Care Program For 'Long Haul' COVID Patients

The program will open a new clinic for long-haulers in Bushwick, complementing others in Queens and the Bronx.

Source: Gothamist

8 Apr 2021

NIH experts call for accelerated research to address concurrent HIV and COVID-19 pandemics

The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting people with or at risk for HIV indirectly and direct.

Source: National Institutes of Health

8 Apr 2021

2 middle-aged people in Beaufort County died from COVID-19, DHEC reports Thursday

Source: Google News

8 Apr 2021

Targeting the nucleotide salvage factor DNPH1 sensitizes BRCA-deficient cells to PARP inhibitors

BRCA1 and BRCA2 are tumor-suppressor genes, and patients with mutations in these genes are predisposed to breast, ovarian, and other cancers. Because BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations affect pathways involved in DNA break repair, these patients' tumors are usually vu…

Source: Science Magazine

8 Apr 2021

Bello, Dr. Mendoza: ‘We’re entering another surge of the pandemic here in Monroe County’

Beginning Thursday, four neighborhood vaccination clinics in the City of Rochester will pop-up for the next three weeks, starting later this week.

Source: RochesterFirst

8 Apr 2021

University of Michigan postpones surgical procedures because of COVID-19 surge

Michigan Medicine is postponing some surgical procedures because of the crush of COVID-19 patients filling emergency departments and hospital beds.

Source: Detroit Free Press

8 Apr 2021

Montana COVID-19 Report (Thursday, April 8)

Source: KTVQ Billings News

8 Apr 2021

Pierce County COVID-19 rate means Phase 3 is slipping away

Source: KIRO Seattle

8 Apr 2021

Woman goes viral on TikTok after revealing how a Botox alternative mishap left her with a 'botched' smile

"Losing my smile has affected my personality more than I ever could have imagined."

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

8 Apr 2021

Are some COVID-19 vaccines more effective than others? - Honolulu Star

Are some COVID-19 vaccines more effective than others?

Source: Honolulu Star-Advertiser

8 Apr 2021

New COVID spike: Dr. Fauci tries to calm down fears of coronavirus surge

Dr. Anthony Fauci recently tempered worries about the COVD-19 pandemic amid a new surge of coronavirus cases.

Source: Deseret News

8 Apr 2021

Coroner: Florida doctor who died after receiving COVID-19 vaccine died of natural cause

A Florida doctor who died about two weeks after he got Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine died in a manner that has been categorized as natural.

Source: WESH Orlando

8 Apr 2021

UN report warns of 1.M undiscovered viruses in nature, half of which could infect humans

In their report, an international team of 22 experts said that unless steps are taken, pandemics will emerge more often, spread faster, kill more people and do more economic damage.

Source: Daily Mail

8 Apr 2021

Black women 3 times more likely to die from COVID-19 than White men

New medical findings challenge conventional wisdom that biological differences between the sexes drive death rates.

Source: CBS News

8 Apr 2021

Woman reveals TMJ injections totally botched her smile

Montanna Morris, 24, from Florida, opened up about her condition this week in a now-viral TikTok video that she filmed two months after her Dysport injections.

Source: Daily Mail

8 Apr 2021

Moderna says its booster shot against COVID-19 variants is on the way | TheHill

Moderna’s Chief Medical Officer Tal Zaks on Wednesday said the company should be able to supply booster shots by the end of 2021.

Source: The Hill

8 Apr 2021

Vaccination error means some patients may not have gotten full COVID-19 dose at Shrine

Some Yellowstone County residents may not have received their full second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at the Shrine Auditorium vaccination clinic early Wednesday morning, according to RiverStone Health Thursday.

Source: Billings Gazette

8 Apr 2021

COVID-19 patient receives lung transplant from living donors

TOKYO (AP) — Doctors in Japan announced Thursday they have successfully performed the world’s first transplant of lung tissue from living donors to a patient with severe lung damage from COVID-19....

Source: Associated Press

8 Apr 2021

COVID-19 in South Dakota: 222 total new cases; One new death; Active cases at 2,484

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — Active cases of COVID-19 are down in South Dakota, as 222 new total cases were announced by the State Department of Health on Thursday.

Source: KELOLAND.com

8 Apr 2021

Pennsylvania sees rise in covid cases, hospitalizations

Coronavirus cases in Pennsylvania continue to rise overall, while cases in Allegheny and Westmoreland counties remain cautiously steady according to the latest data available from the state. Hospitalizations also continue to be a concern as the numbers rise. …

Source: TribLIVE

8 Apr 2021

Vaccines effective against California coronavirus variant, scientists say

As the California coronavirus variant continues to spread across the Golden State and beyond, new research suggests that several vaccines should continue to provide an effective defense against it. The findings, published Wednesday in the New England Journal …

Source: KTLA Los Angeles

8 Apr 2021

Vaccinated Mothers Are Trying to Give Babies Antibodies via Breast Milk

Multiple studies show that there are antibodies in a vaccinated mother’s milk. This has led some women to try to restart breastfeeding and others to share milk with friends’ children.

Source: New York Times

8 Apr 2021

Michigan Medicine canceling surgeries to accommodate rapidly rising COVID-19 admissions

The University of Michigan is postponing some surgeries to accommodate rapidly accelerating COVID-19 admissions.

Source: WXYZ

8 Apr 2021

Covid US: Army starts clinical testing trial for its OWN vaccine

In early tests, the shot appears to prompt high levels of antibodies that should block the older 'wild-type' coronavirus, three major variants and even the related pathogen that caused SARS.

Source: Daily Mail

8 Apr 2021

Researchers identify five new cases of 'double mutant' Covid variant in California

The double-mutant strain contains two key mutations, E484Q and L452R, that have been found separately in other variants but not together in a single strain.

Source: CNBC

8 Apr 2021

"This is so scary": COVID-19 link to neurological and mental disorders alarms experts

Among patients treated in the ICU, 7% suffered a stroke and nearly 2% were diagnosed with dementia. Researchers also found 17% of patients developed anxiety and 14% experienced mood disorders.

Source: CBS News

8 Apr 2021

Allergy season 2021: How to tell if your symptoms are coronavirus or allergies

Pollen counts will continue to soar through April and May and into June, when grass pollen peaks.

Source: nj.com

8 Apr 2021

Iowa reports 695 new positive COVID-19 tests, 1 additional death

The Iowa Department of Public Health on Thursday reported 695 new positive COVID-19 tests and one additional death.

Source: KCCI Des Moines

8 Apr 2021

Fauci says Covid cases 'are at a disturbing level' and are set to surge

Dr Anthony Fauci said on CNN on Wednesday said that U.S. coronavirus cases have plateaued at a 'disturbingly high level' and that there is a risk of a fourth surge.

Source: Daily Mail

8 Apr 2021

As Covid vaccine slots lie unused in CNY, ‘the hard work’ begins to bring shots to people

It's time to take the vaccine directly to neighborhoods, experts say.

Source: syracuse.com

8 Apr 2021

What's Behind Allegheny County's “Fourth Wave” of COVID Infections?

Recent daily case counts have set records for 2021.

Source: Pittsburghmagazine.com

8 Apr 2021

Highly infectious coronavirus variant found in South Africa now in Stanislaus County

Source: Google News

8 Apr 2021

You're vaccinated now, so can you go to a restaurant? What you should know

Is eating at restaurants safe once you're fully vaccinated? Here's what experts have said about the risks and what precautions to take.

Source: CNN

8 Apr 2021

Rise of coronavirus variants will define the next phase of the pandemic in the U.S.

Vaccines are effective against the three major new strains of the virus, but some places say they need more to fight highly transmissible types.

Source: The Washington Post

8 Apr 2021

112-year-old woman and her 92-year-old son get COVID-19 vaccine in Waverly

The UnityPoint Clinic in Waverly welcomed two special patients.

Source: kwwl.com

8 Apr 2021

India dealing with record surge of COVID-19 cases

Source: Google News

8 Apr 2021

Online Scammers Have a New Offer For You: Vaccine Cards

Hundreds of sellers are offering false and stolen vaccine cards, as businesses and states weigh proof of vaccinations for getting people back to work and play.

Source: New York Times

8 Apr 2021

1 in 10 coronavirus survivors deal with lingering symptoms months after mild illness, study finds

A study focused on health care workers over the last year found that up to 1 in 10 who experienced a mild case of coronavirus was still dealing with a lingering symptom that negatively impacts their life eight months after their illness resolved.

Source: Fox News

8 Apr 2021

UK infections drop about 60% amid vaccinations, lockdown

LONDON (AP) — The U.K.'s COVID-19 vaccination program is beginning to break the link between infection and serious illness or death, according to the latest results from an ongoing study of the...

Source: Associated Press

8 Apr 2021

UK infections drop about 60% amid vaccinations, lockdown

LONDON (AP) — The U.K.'s COVID-19 vaccination program is beginning to break the link between infection and serious illness or death, according to the latest results from an ongoing study of the pandemic in England. Researchers at Imperial College London found…

Source: Associated Press

8 Apr 2021

Blood Test Developed to Detect Depression and Bipolar Disorder

Worldwide, 1 in 4 people will suffer from a depressive episode in their lifetime. While current diagnosis and treatment approaches are largely trial and error, a breakthrough study by Indiana University School of Medicine researchers sheds new light on the bi…

Source: SciTechDaily

8 Apr 2021

Fauci: Almost a race between vaccinations and the surge

Dr. Anthony Fauci is cautioning Americans from declaring victory over Covid-19 because there there are signs that a surge could be coming. He talks with CNN's Anderson Cooper about the state of the fight against the coronavirus.

Source: CNN

8 Apr 2021

Texas reports new COVID-19 cases, deaths are above-average

State health officials reported above-average new COVID-19 case and death totals Wednesday.

Source: KSAT San Antonio

8 Apr 2021

Coronavirus in Michigan: Here’s what to know April 8, 2021

Here is the latest news on the coronavirus in Michigan.

Source: WDIV ClickOnDetroit

8 Apr 2021

A new ‘double mutant’ COVID strain has emerged. Could it be ready to break loose?

The new variant has been found in the U.S.

Source: nj.com

8 Apr 2021

How worried should you be about coronavirus variants? A virologist explains his concerns

As the US vaccinates millions more people each day, the novel coronavirus works to survive. It does this by mutating. So far, several variants are worrisome. A virologist explains what they are.

Source: The Conversation Africa

8 Apr 2021

Colorado’s COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to increase as outbreaks tick upward, too

COVID-related hospitalizations in Colorado rose again Wednesday, reaching a level last seen in mid-February, while increasing coronavirus outbreaks also pointed to wider spread of the virus.

Source: The Denver Post

8 Apr 2021

Supporters tout anti-parasite drug as covid-19 treatment, but skeptics call it the ‘new hydroxychloroquine’

An NIH trial may settle debate over ivermectin; officials warn people not to take animal formulation of drug.

Source: The Washington Post

8 Apr 2021

Pierce County COVID-19 rate means Phase 3 is slipping away

Source: Google News

8 Apr 2021

COVID vaccine live updates: Here’s what to know in North Carolina on April 8

Source: Google News

8 Apr 2021

Dr. Fauci Just Issued This COVID Warning For All | Eat This Not That

The coronavirus pandemic is not over. Even if you've been vaccinated, others haven't—and they are...

Source: Eatthis.com

8 Apr 2021

A COVID-19 expert shares his simple sports analogy to explain why vaccines work against variants

"If Serena Williams all of a sudden was 10% less effective than usual, or 50% less effective, she would still kick everyone's ass," he said.

Source: Business Insider