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25 Oct 2020

If You Have These 2 COVID Symptoms, You Could End Up in the Hospital

Could you spot a dangerous case of coronavirus? These two serious COVID symptoms are early predictors for whether or not you'll end up in the hospital.

Source: Best Life

25 Oct 2020

California passes 900,000 coronavirus cases; L.A. County nears 300,000

Across the state’s 58 counties, Los Angeles County remains by far the hardest hit, with nearly 300,000 cases and 6,989 deaths.

Source: Los Angeles Times

25 Oct 2020

San Diego County COVID-19 Update – 10-24-2020

Here is today’s COVID-19 update from the County Health and Human Services Agency with data through Oct. 23.

Source: countynewscenter.com

25 Oct 2020

Health officials warn of possible COVID-19 exposure at Pittsford restaurant - 13WHAM

Pittsford N. Y. (WHAM) - Health officials are investigating a potential coronavirus exposure at BluHorn Tequilaria in Pittsford. A patron tested positive after visiting the restaurant Friday night. The person reportedly did not wear a mask when in close cont…

Source: 13WHAM-TV

25 Oct 2020

Coronavirus update San Antonio, Oct. 24: Officials report 215 new COVID-19 cases, no new virus-related deaths

The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District reported 64,476 total COVID-19 cases and 1,232 total deaths in Bexar County, as of Saturday, an increase of 215 new cases.

Source: KSAT San Antonio

25 Oct 2020

Customer at Pittsford bar tests positive for COVID-19; patrons asked to quarantine, get tested

Anyone who visited BluHorn Tequilaria between 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 16 should contact the Monroe County Department of Health.

Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

25 Oct 2020

Record high 353 coronavirus cases recorded; 27 in Fairbanks borough - Fairbanks Daily News

Friday’s jump in cases was the second large one in two days. On Thursday, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services announced 242 new people were diagnosed with COVID-19.

Source: Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

24 Oct 2020

18-year-old University of Dayton student from La Grange dies of COVID-19 - Chicago Sun

Michael Lang graduated from Lyons Township High School and was a freshman at the University of Dayton.

Source: Suntimes.com

24 Oct 2020

Illinois sets a new daily high for coronavirus cases Saturday, piling onto nation's record surge

Illinois has doubled its pace of new infections this month, while Missouri's rate has doubled since August.

Source: STLtoday.com

24 Oct 2020

COVID-19: Far Rockaway Healthcare Facility Cited By Feds For Violations

A healthcare facility in Far Rockaway is among 112 that have been cited for violations during the COVID-19 pandemic.Since the start of the pandemic in March through Thursday, Oct. 15, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety an...

Source: Rutherford Daily Voice

24 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: 316 new cases and 4 deaths reported in Orange County on Oct. 24

And estimated 52,088 people have recovered from the virus in Orange County.

Source: OCRegister

24 Oct 2020

5 dead, at least 30 infected with COVID-19 in Chelmsford nursing home outbreak

State health officials have been reportedly monitoring the facility as far back as Oct. 9.

Source: WCVB Boston

24 Oct 2020

COVID-19: 24 new cases in Oneida County

Oneida County reported 24 new coronavirus cases and one possible public exposure in the county.

Source: Utica Observer Dispatch

24 Oct 2020

Drop in flu deaths may indicate that most at risk died from COVID-19

New federal estimates show no flu deaths for the week ending Oct. 17.

Source: New York Post

24 Oct 2020

Tracking COVID-19 in Alaska: State reports 355 new cases Saturday — a daily record — and no new deaths

That’s by far the highest number of new cases reported in a single day since the pandemic began here in March.

Source: Anchorage Daily News

24 Oct 2020

After record high, health department reports 1608 new coronavirus cases Saturday

The Utah Department of Health Saturday is reporting 1,608 new test-confirmed cases of COVID-19, down from a record high set Friday.

Source: KSL.com

24 Oct 2020

Europe's clocks are going back. Here's how to stay positive as the nights draw in

The clocks are turning back one hour across Europe at 2am on Sunday October 25, giving everyone across the continent an extra hour in bed, and signaling the start of winter.

Source: CNN

24 Oct 2020

UW study: Hydroxychloroquine does not prevent people from developing COVID-19

SEATTLE – Findings from a study released by the University of Washington on Saturday show that the antiviral medication hydroxychloroquine offers no benefit in preventing people from developing COVID-19. Researchers at the University’s School of M…

Source: KOMO News

24 Oct 2020

This common drug you already have at home might save your life from COVID-19

A new study has pinpointed a possible coronavirus treatment that could save people from severe COVID-19 complications and even death. Researchers from the University of Maryland School of Medicine have found that a common household drug, aspirin, when used in…

Source: BGR

24 Oct 2020

Shasta county allowed to stay in the red tier

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif - Shasta county has received the green light to stay in the red tier of California's blueprint for a safer economy plan. Shasta County health officials have convinced the state health department to keep the county in the red (“subs…

Source: KRCRTV.COM

24 Oct 2020

Miami nurse sues doctor colleague, says he ‘deliberately’ infected her with COVID-19

Source: Google News

24 Oct 2020

Mississippi health official links rise in white virus cases over Black cases to mask views

At the outset of the pandemic, more African Americans in Mississippi were being infected and killed by coronavirus than white people, a disparity that...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

24 Oct 2020

COVID-19 continues spread in Pa. with 2,043 new cases, 29 more deaths reported Saturday

More than 1,000 people in the state are hospitalized with the coronavirus, the department of health reports.

Source: PennLive

24 Oct 2020

Allegheny County reports 131 new coronavirus cases | TribLIVE.com

Allegheny County on Saturday recorded 131 new coronavirus cases. No new deaths were reported, leaving the total at 421. The county now has accumulated 14,818 cases of covid-19, according to data from the Allegheny County Health Department. Of the new cases, 9…

Source: TribLIVE

24 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: Should you wipe down your groceries because of COVID-19?

Coronavirus transmission experts recently told The Washington Post that people need to focus on bigger risks.

Source: Deseret News

24 Oct 2020

Superbug may be spreading in hospitals overrun with COVID-19

Source: Live Science

24 Oct 2020

Deli meats suspected for causing 3-state Listeria outbreak: 1 Death

Public health officials in the United States have confirmed that ten people, all requiring hospitalization, are infected with an outbreak strain of

Source: Food Safety News

24 Oct 2020

U.S. sets coronavirus infection record; deaths near 224,000

U.S. surge mirrors a similarly widespread spike in Europe, where Rome, Paris and other major cities are reining in nightlife

Source: MarketWatch

24 Oct 2020

CDC warns of Listeria linked to deli meats sold in Florida, Massachusetts and New York

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a warning Friday about a Listeria outbreak impacting residents in three states.

Source: MassLive.com

24 Oct 2020

44 new coronavirus cases have been reported in Maine

Saturday’s report brings the total number of coronavirus cases in Maine to 6,137.

Source: Bangor Daily News

24 Oct 2020

Who will get a COVID-19 vaccine first in Arizona? The state has a plan

Arizona's COVID-19 vaccine plan doesn't say for certain who gets priority if supplies are limited, but it does give some details about distribution.

Source: AZCentral

24 Oct 2020

Is it safe to eat at indoor restaurants during COVID-19? What you need to know

A recent CDC report found people who got sick with COVID-19 were twice as likely to have dined out beforehand.

Source: CNET

24 Oct 2020

Health Care Workers In Midwestern Hotspots Say Mask Is 'Most Important Tool' Against Covid-19

Source: Google News

24 Oct 2020

CVS ramps up hiring ahead of expected flu and COVID-19 spike

Source: Google News

24 Oct 2020

Medicare Advantage Plans to Offer More Supplemental Benefits in 2021

Signing up for an Advantage plan next year could give you access to expanded coverage and more robust health benefits.

Source: Motley Fool

24 Oct 2020

Holiday travel forecast: Expect more traffic on the road and in the sky, despite COVID-19

Even though fewer people are traveling, the holidays will still be the biggest travel period since the COVID-19 pandemic began. See what to expect.

Source: USA Today

24 Oct 2020

Fast, cheap, accurate: Researchers pin hopes on Nobel Prize-winning CRISPR-technology tests to detect coronavirus

UC Berkeley's Nobel Prize winner and MIT researchers employ gene-editing technology to develop rapid COVID-19 virus tests.

Source: USA Today

24 Oct 2020

Save Dives, Save Lives: Paying Bars To Close Could Slow The Spread Of COVID-19

There's a bipartisan proposal to bail out the restaurant industry, though its prospects are uncertain.

Source: HuffPost

24 Oct 2020

'Holiday bubble checklist' offers tips to lower Covid-19 risk this winter

A holiday bubble checklist may be the safest way to gather with family and friends during the holidays while the pandemic is ongoing.

Source: NBC News

24 Oct 2020

Thanksgiving In The Time Of COVID-19, Is It Safe To Celebrate With Family? : Shots - Health News

COVID-19 cases are surging across the country and with thanksgiving right around the corner, is it safe to travel to spend the holiday with friends and family. We have tips from the experts

Source: NPR

24 Oct 2020

With COVID, she's pregnant and can't breathe

Monica Ramirez was 30 weeks pregnant when she drove herself to Corona Regional Medical Center because she was feeling short of breath.

Source: Los Angeles Times

24 Oct 2020

South Korean authorities stick to flu vaccine plan after deaths rise to 48

The number of South Koreans who have died after getting flu shots has risen to 48, the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) said on Saturday, adding that the vaccines would continue to reduce the chance of having simultaneous epidemics.

Source: Reuters

24 Oct 2020

South Korean authorities stick to flu vaccine plan after deaths rise to 48

The number of South Koreans who have died after getting flu shots has risen to 48, the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) said on Saturday...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

24 Oct 2020

These Foods Drive the Most Weight Loss for Women, Says New Study

According to a meta-analysis of weight-loss studies conducted by the journal Nutrients, these are the fruits and vegetables associated with weight loss.

Source: Eatthis.com

24 Oct 2020

These Foods Drive the Most Weight Loss for Women, Says New Study

According to a meta-analysis of weight-loss studies conducted by the journal Nutrients, these are the fruits and vegetables associated with weight loss.

Source: Eatthis.com

24 Oct 2020

UnitedHealth Ships Flu Kits to Medicare Recipients

Under MedAdvantage plans, the major insurer is sending packages including Tamiflu and coronavirus tests to those considered especially vulnerable to Covid and the flu.

Source: New York Times

24 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: Fake COVID marshals are trying to force their way into people's homes

In one incident, two "quite intimidating" men warned a victim that he could be fined if he failed to comply.

Source: Sky.com

24 Oct 2020

Investigators Explore Role of Sickle Cell in Risk of Acute Kidney Injuries

In data presented during Kidney Week, researchers find the risk of developed an acute kidney injury increased in both sickle cell trail and sickle cell disease patients.

Source: Hcplive.com

24 Oct 2020

Amid new surge, US reports most COVID-19 cases in a single day since the pandemic began

More than 85,000 new cases of the virus were reported across the country on Friday, shattering an earlier single-day record and stirring new fears about the months ahead.

Source: New York Times

24 Oct 2020

'You're important and you're needed': Ogden breast cancer survivor urges women to go in for regular screening

Due to the pandemic, many organized group walks for Breast Cancer Awareness month have been canceled this year, but that hasn't stopped those who are passionate about the cause from showing support. One Ogden couple is still finding ways to make strides again…

Source: KSL.com

24 Oct 2020

State seeks temporary restraining orders on 4 Flathead businesses

NBC Montana first told you Thursday when Gov. Steve Bullock announced the state Department of Public Health and Human Services will ask a judge for temporary restraining orders on a handful of Flathead businesses he says have egregiously violated the state&rs…

Source: NBC Montana

24 Oct 2020

Cause of Alzheimer's disease traced to mutation in common enzyme

Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have discovered a new mechanism by which clumps of tau protein are created in the brain, killing brain cells and causing Alzheimer's disease. A specific mutation to an enzyme called MARK4 changed the properties o…

Source: EurekAlert

24 Oct 2020

Cause of Alzheimer's disease traced to mutation in common enzyme

Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have discovered a new mechanism by which clumps of tau protein are created in the brain, killing brain cells and causing Alzheimer's disease. A specific mutation to an enzyme called MARK4 changed the properties o…

Source: EurekAlert

24 Oct 2020

Pharmacies are reminding customers there is no COVID-19 vaccine

Currently, there is no COVID-19 vaccine available, but some pharmacy customers continue asking for one

Source: WISN Milwaukee

24 Oct 2020

New Hampshire health officials warn of possible COVID-19 exposure at 5 restaurants

New Hampshire health officials are alerting patrons of five Granite State restaurants that they might have been exposed to COVID-19.

Source: WMUR Manchester

24 Oct 2020

South Korean officials find 'no direct link' between flu vaccine and recent deaths

South Korean health officials have found "no direct link" between flu vaccinations and a spate of deaths of people who had been recently inoculated, they said late Friday.

Source: CNN

24 Oct 2020

Health experts learn new details about how coronavirus is spread

There are new developments in just how the coronavirus is passed from person-to-person.

Source: WWBT NBC12 News

24 Oct 2020

Halloween destinations across the metro prepare to celebrate amid COVID-19

Volunteers with Anoka Halloween are still working their magic ensure it won't be a complete ghost town on Halloween.

Source: KARE11.com

24 Oct 2020

US sets single-day record for Covid-19 cases during new surge

US News: The United States had already approached the bar of 80,000 daily cases in July, largely due to new infections in southern states such as Texas and Flo

Source: The Times of India

24 Oct 2020

Fauci says if people won't wear masks, maybe it should be mandated

"We're not uniformly doing [measures that work] and that's one of the reasons we're seeing surges."

Source: Axios

24 Oct 2020

Light box therapy: How to combat seasonal depression with the power of light - Insider

Light therapy uses a very bright device to help regulate serotonin and melatonin levels in the body to combat symptoms of seasonal affective disorder.

Source: INSIDER

24 Oct 2020

Illinois hits another sad COVID-19 milestone — 5000 deaths in long-term care — as cases rise

Illinois long-term care facilities are experiencing their biggest jump in COVID-19 cases in months, as the state passed a tragic milestone: 5,000 deaths among residents.

Source: Chicago Tribune

24 Oct 2020

New study makes it clear: Mask wearing can save lots of lives

Inexpensive measure could save well over 100,000 lives — and perhaps more than half a million — through the end of February, a newly published study says.

Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

24 Oct 2020

93% of Black residents in LA County don't intend to take COVID-19 vaccine when available, social media poll shows - KABC

A majority of Black residents in Los Angeles County don't intend to take a COVID-19 vaccine if it were to become available this year, according to a new social media poll.

Source: KABC-TV

24 Oct 2020

These Richmond restaurants' permits suspended over COVID-19 violations

Health department officials confirmed Friday that four bars have temporarily lost their permits after violating COVID-19 safety guidelines.

Source: wtvr.com

24 Oct 2020

Wisconsin breaks Covid-19 records as hospitals brace for flu season

A Covid-19 unit at UW Health in Madison, Wisconsin, gears up for more patients as the state breaks records for coronavirus positivity.

Source: NBC News

24 Oct 2020

Trump administration quietly closed a vaccine safety office before virus hit

Experts say they do not know who is now in charge of vaccine safety

Source: Independent

24 Oct 2020

New Larimer County COVID-19 health order limits gatherings, rec sports, liquor sales - Loveland Reporter

After a week in which 364 new cases of COVID-19 were added to Larimer County’s ongoing count, and with 4.7% of tests coming back positive over the past two weeks, Larimer County issued an emergency…

Source: Loveland Reporter-Herald

24 Oct 2020

China coronavirus vaccine: people travel to Zhejiang in hopes of getting experimental shot

When Anny Ku heard that there were coronavirus vaccines on offer in Yiwu, a city in China's eastern Zhejiang province, she traveled more than 600 miles (965 kilometers) for a chance to get the shot.

Source: CNN

24 Oct 2020

Stress from the coronavirus pandemic can lead to long term health consequences; liver cancer is a top concern - KABC

Doctors fear many of the things people are doing to cope with the stress of the pandemic could lead to long-term health consequences. And liver cancer is a top concern.

Source: KABC-TV

24 Oct 2020

Yakima County confirms 38 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death

YAKIMA COUNTY-- The Yakima Health District reported 38 new cases of COVID-19 and one death Friday evening. That brings the county's total case count to 12,790 confirmed cases, 244 COVID-19 related deaths. Out of the total deaths, health officials say 226 peo…

Source: KIMA CBS 29

24 Oct 2020

18 COVID-19 Related Death In Calaveras County Linked To Nursing Home Outbreak

Public health also reported three new coronavirus cases and warn residents to be aware of a coronavirus scam.

Source: MyMotherLode.com

24 Oct 2020

Larimer County limits gatherings in emergency COVID-19 health order

The order limits attendance at recreational sports events and sets 11 p.m. as last call for alcohol in restaurants and bars.

Source: Coloradoan

23 Oct 2020

Five residents dead, several infected in COVID cluster at Chelmsford nursing home

Five residents have died and several have been infected in a COVID-19 cluster at Sunny Acres Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Chelmsford, according to state health data.

Source: Lowell Sun

23 Oct 2020

COVID-19 cases surge with more than 82000 in single day

Source: Google News

23 Oct 2020

California Coronavirus Updates: Nevada's Lyon County Allows Brothels To Provide Escort Services

While brothels in Nevada remain closed under state restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic, rural Lyon County is allowing brothels to offer non-sexual escort services, according to the Associated Press.

Source: Capital Public Radio News

23 Oct 2020

Coronavirus update San Antonio, Oct. 23: Officials report 247 new COVID-19 cases, no new virus-related deaths

San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff updated the community about the local response to COVID-19 in their daily briefing Friday night.

Source: KSAT San Antonio

23 Oct 2020

'Wear your masks, watch your distance, wash your hands': Dr. Ali Mokdad on combatting Covid-19

Dr. Ali Mokdad, professor of Health Metrics Sciences at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington, joins Shep Smith to ...

Source: YouTube

23 Oct 2020

'Wear your masks, watch your distance, wash your hands': Dr. Ali Mokdad on combatting Covid-19

Source: Google News

23 Oct 2020

6 New COVID-19 Cases In Tuolumne County, Friday Report

Tuolumne County Public Health reports six new residents have been identified with COVID-19.

Source: MyMotherLode.com

23 Oct 2020

Covid blood plasma donation: What is blood plasma?

The NHS wants us to donate blood plasma to help fight Covid-19. But why?

Source: BBC News

23 Oct 2020

Covid: The NHS workers 'still recovering' as second wave looms

As the second wave of the pandemic takes deep root across parts of the UK, thousands of NHS workers are struggling to recover from what they have already been through.

Source: BBC News

23 Oct 2020

Another milestone: 10,000 COVID-19 cases in NH over course of pandemic

There have now been more than 10,000 cases of COVID-19 in New Hampshire since the beginning of the pandemic, health officials confirmed Friday.

Source: WMUR Manchester

23 Oct 2020

The Americas are at risk of polio outbreak due to disruptions by the pandemic, experts say

Health experts fear an outbreak of the polio virus in the Americas during the Covid-19 pandemic due to a delay in vaccinations and surveillance.

Source: CNN

23 Oct 2020

North Dakota officials look to shift $16M in federal coronavirus stimulus funds to fracking grants

Source: Grand Forks Herald

23 Oct 2020

Burgum says North Dakota can weather pandemic as state continues to have worst outbreak in US

North Dakota has the most cases per capita with 708 cases per 100,000 people in the last seven days, according to The New York Times.

Source: Grand Forks Herald

23 Oct 2020

Voting in a Covid Pandemic: Wear a Mask and Bring Your Own Pens

A new C.D.C. report cites lessons learned from Delaware’s primary and suggests that voters could use some instruction in the right way to wear a mask.

Source: New York Times

23 Oct 2020

After dealing with COVID-19's effects for 7 months, Ketchum woman is considered a new type of long hauler

The mother of a four-year-old and a young baby said, "No matter how I was feeling, that the thought of them getting it, it just terrified me."

Source: KTVB.com

23 Oct 2020

Riverside County coronavirus testing surges - Press

The county processed 58,513 coronavirus tests this week, the second-highest total since the pandemic began.

Source: Press-Enterprise

23 Oct 2020

Daily Inter Lake

The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services has lodged complaints against four Flathead County businesses alleging the entities violated COVID-19 directives by failing to ensure employees and patrons wore masks and that the establishments displ…

Source: Dailyinterlake.com

23 Oct 2020

What will happen when the COVID pandemic ends? UCLA researchers publish predictions in report - KABC

The coronavirus pandemic and the U.S. response to it will likely affect families, work lives, relationships and gender roles for years, according to a report released today which included work by UCLA researchers.

Source: KABC-TV

23 Oct 2020

Four COVID Cases on UW Residence Hall Floor Prompt Action | News

Source: Uwyo.edu

23 Oct 2020

New Mexico reports 7 new deaths, 797 additional COVID-19 cases

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) reported 7 additional COVID-19-related deaths on Friday.

Source: KOB

23 Oct 2020

Surgeon general issues guidance amid Wisconsin's COVID-19 surge

While several factors are at play, the surgeon general said one of Wisconsinites' best qualities -- valuing togetherness -- is also hurting residents when it comes to the coronavirus.

Source: fox6now.com

23 Oct 2020

Drinking This Much Coffee or Tea Daily Was Linked to a 63% Lower Mortality Risk in People with Type 2 Diabetes

This new study is just one more reason to brew up a mug for an afternoon pick-me-up.

Source: Eatingwell.com

23 Oct 2020

People in Colorado should expect a message on their phone this Sunday from the state about COVID-19 contact tracing

Colorado health officials are utilizing new technology to help with COVID-19 contact tracing, and many people in Colorado can expect a message about the tech on their phone this Sunday.

Source: KKTV 11 News

23 Oct 2020

COVID-19 Numbers as of 3 pm Oct. 23 – Sheridan Media

Source: Sheridan Media

23 Oct 2020

3 more COVID-19 clusters identified in Sedgwick County adult care homes

Sedgwick County has partnered with Medicalodges Goddard, Regent Park Assisted Living, and Rolling Hills Health and Rehab to jointly provide an update on newly identified clusters.

Source: KWCH

23 Oct 2020

Customers of 5 New Hampshire restaurants warned about potential COVID-19 exposure

Customers who visited these restaurants on the affected dates are being urged to go get tested for COVID-19.

Source: WCVB Boston

23 Oct 2020

VERIFY: Study shows mouthwash may inactivate coronavirus, but not a cure

The study found that mouthwash may help make dental visits a little safer but ultimately does not replace the need for masks and social distancing.

Source: KING5.com

23 Oct 2020

They survived breast cancer. Now they're baring their scars — and their souls

As part of Stella McCartney’s annual campaign for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, acclaimed photojournalist Lynsey Addario took powerful, inspiring portraits of 12 breast cancer survivors.

Source: CNN

23 Oct 2020

Wyoming announces 426 new COVID-19 cases, breaking previous single-day record by over 100 - Casper Star

Wyoming has recorded more than 2,000 new confirmed cases in a 10-day span for the first time since the pandemic began.

Source: Casper Star-Tribune Online

23 Oct 2020

Oregon sets new COVID daily case record, MultCo returns to Watch List

Health officials reported 550 new cases of COVID-19 in Oregon on Friday — the state’s highest daily case count since the start of the pandemic.

Source: KOIN.com

23 Oct 2020

COVID-19 causes some patients' immune systems to attack their own bodies, which may contribute to severe illness

Are antibodies that attack a patient's own organs contributing to severe forms of COVID-19? A new study suggests specific antibody tests that may reveal the answer.

Source: The Conversation Africa

23 Oct 2020

Dr. Fauci says even with a vaccine, masks and social distancing will continue until 2022

Will it ever end?

Source: TheBlaze

23 Oct 2020

Health officials warn of possible coronavirus exposure at 5 New Hampshire restaurants

CONCORD, N.H. (WHDH) - Health officials in New Hampshire are warning the public of at least 13 positive coronavirus cases that have been linked to...

Source: Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

23 Oct 2020

People with Down syndrome have 10 times the risk of death from Covid-19 as those without, study finds

People with Down syndrome have 10 times the risk of dying from Covid-19 and four times the risk of hospitalization compared to those without the disability, researchers reported Thursday.

Source: CNN

23 Oct 2020

COVID-19 fatigue could mar the holidays, but staying vigilant could make for a better 2021

A spike in COVID-19 cases could continue into the holidays as Illinois residents battle pandemic fatigue, experts say.

Source: Chicago Tribune

23 Oct 2020

Searching for Clues to COVID-19 Immunity

Getting more specific answers about how the immune system responds to the virus that causes COVID-19, including whether recovery is likely permanent, is crucial not only to those who have recovered. These answers can help inform vaccine makers to make the mos…

Source: WebMD

23 Oct 2020

Trump quietly closed the U.S.'s vaccine safety office last year. Researchers are scrambling to replace it.

Developers will start rolling out their COVID-19 vaccines in the coming months, leaving U.S. health officials to test their long-term safety. But that won...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

23 Oct 2020

Ballad Health identifies cluster of positive COVID cases at Johnson City Medical Center

Ballad Health reports officials have identified a cluster of COVID-19 cases at Johnson City Medical Center. Officials say 22 team members and six patients have tested positive as of Friday. Positive team members are in isolation at their homes, and the affect…

Source: WCYB

23 Oct 2020

Delaware's COVID-19 deaths climb 16 in the past week, new cases and hospitalizations 'remain elevated'

Since the last weekly update provided by Delaware public health officials, 16 more people have died from the novel coronavirus COVID-19.

Source: WDEL 1150AM

23 Oct 2020

Another high COVID count as Massachusetts reports 968 new cases, 19 deaths on Friday

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health released the latest coronavirus totals Friday.

Source: MassLive.com

23 Oct 2020

L.A. County’s top social settings for possible coronavirus exposure: Events, places of worship

While most people didn’t know how they got infected, a large percentage of Los Angeles County residents with COVID-19 who did identify a social setting as an exposure site listed events or places of worship as places where they could have contracted the virus…

Source: KTLA Los Angeles

23 Oct 2020

U.S. COVID-19 deaths could hit half million by February as surge continues

The U.S. death toll from COVID-19 could surpass 500,000 by February unless nearly all Americans wear face masks, researchers said on Friday, as 14 states set new records for one-day increases in infections.

Source: Reuters

23 Oct 2020

Mahoning, Trumbull counties report more COVID-19 cases this week than any other week during pandemic

The Valley’s coronavirus cases continue to climb, with Mahoning and Trumbull counties reporting more positive cases this week than any other week during the pandemic.

Source: WKBN.com

23 Oct 2020

CDC calls for stronger coronavirus-mitigation measures at the polls

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday called for stronger coronavirus mitigation measures at the polls.

Source: Fox News

23 Oct 2020

28 Minnesota children diagnosed with rare condition linked to COVID-19

Minnesota has had 28 confirmed cases of MIS-C, the rare condition associated with COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

Source: FOX 9

23 Oct 2020

Greater St. Louis County experiencing 'dramatic' surge in COVID-19 cases

Coronavirus hospitalizations in St. Louis County are at an all-time high with 23 people hospitalized as of Friday.

Source: Duluth News Tribune

23 Oct 2020

Why Michigan COVID-19 hospitalizations, deaths aren't climbing like case numbers — yet

New coronavirus case numbers in the state have spiked to levels higher than they were in March and April.

Source: Detroit Free Press

23 Oct 2020

COVID-19 outbreak at Chelmsford nursing facility leaves 5 dead; state rapid-response team in place since Oct. 9

Five residents of a Chelmsford nursing home have died since Oct. 15, a facility administrator confirmed Friday.

Source: The Boston Globe

23 Oct 2020

The Trump Administration Shut a Vaccine Safety Office Last Year. What’s the Plan Now?

The office was dedicated to the long-term safety of vaccines. Experts say plans to track coronavirus vaccines are fragmented and “behind the eight ball.”

Source: New York Times

23 Oct 2020

Florida official: No birthday parties to keep virus away

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The top health official in one of Florida’s most populous counties is discouraging parents from hosting birthday parties for their children,...

Source: WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

23 Oct 2020

State Health Department Files for Restraining Orders Against Four Flathead County Businesses

The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services has sought court approval to force four Flathead County businesses to come into compliance with a statewide mask directive intended to... more

Source: Flatheadbeacon.com

23 Oct 2020

Ballad Health identifies cluster of positive COVID-19 cases at Johnson City Medical Center - WJHL

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) –  Ballad Health identified a cluster of positive COVID-19 cases at Johnson City Medical Center, officials reported Friday. In a press release, the hospital system reported that 22 team members and six patients have tested positive …

Source: WJHL-TV News Channel 11

23 Oct 2020

Woman, 58, first COVID-19 death in Coos County, Oregon

COOS BAY, Ore. - A 58-year-old woman who tested positive for COVID-19 October 18 died 4 days later at home, the first COVID-19 death in Coos County. "We would like to extend our deepest sympathy to the family, friends and others who have been impacted by this…

Source: KCBY.com 11

23 Oct 2020

More than 1,800 more coronavirus cases, 18 more deaths in MI

Michigan has confirmed more than 1,800 more cases of coronavirus as the state on Wednesday tested nearly 58,000 samples for the virus.

Source: WOODTV.com

23 Oct 2020

Westport moving forward with in-person learning plans following Red designation on COVID-19 map

Several grades are already attending full in-person classes in the town and more are scheduled to begin next week.

Source: WCVB Boston

23 Oct 2020

Wisconsin sees near record new coronavirus cases, deaths

MADISON (WLUK) -- Wisconsin reported its second-most new coronavirus cases and deaths on Friday as the pandemic continued. The state Department of Health Services said 4,378 people tested positive, or 24. 6% of the 17,804 total tests. Forty-two people died. T…

Source: Fox11online.com

23 Oct 2020

New imaging method reveals HIV's sugary shield in unprecedented detail

Scientists from Scripps Research and Los Alamos National Laboratory have devised a method for mapping in unprecedented detail the thickets of slippery sugar molecules that help shield HIV from the immune system.

Source: Phys.Org

23 Oct 2020

Waldo County school safety rating changed to yellow, other counties remain green

County dealing with COVID-19 outbreak linked to Brooks Pentecostal Church

Source: WMTW Portland

23 Oct 2020

US suicide rate fell last year after decade of steady rise

The U.S. suicide rate fell slightly last year, the first annual decline in more than a decade.

Source: Fox News

23 Oct 2020

Post-coronavirus birth rates to 'fall' as people stay single longer

Experts from the US reviewed 90 studies to help them predict how COVID-19 could shift social behaviours and gender norms - even among those not infected.

Source: Daily Mail

23 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: Test results backlog swells L.A. County case count

Of the 3,600 new coronavirus infections reported in L.A. County on Thursday, officials said roughly 2,000 were from a backlog of tests.

Source: Los Angeles Times

23 Oct 2020

Five residents dead, several infected in COVID cluster at Chelmsford nursing home

Five residents have died and several have been infected in a COVID-19 cluster at Sunny Acres Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Chelmsford, according to state health data.

Source: Boston Herald

23 Oct 2020

Health officials investigating COVID-19 outbreak linked to Cambridge wedding

A wedding held in Cambridge earlier this month has been linked to seven cases of COVID-19 among Vermont residents, state health officials say.

Source: WPTZ

23 Oct 2020

In Mississippi, more White people now have gotten Covid-19 than African Americans. Attitudes about masks might help explain why, official says

For the longest time in this pandemic, coronavirus had infected and killed more African Americans in Mississippi than White people, which experts explained in part by pointing to racial health disparities in one of the most impoverished states.

Source: CNN

23 Oct 2020

15 cases of rare coronavirus-linked syndrome in kids reported in Washington state: officials

More than a dozen cases of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C), a condition that health experts say is linked to the new coronavirus, have been reported in pediatric patients in Washington state.

Source: Fox News

23 Oct 2020

Study finds no COVID-19 benefit for convalescent plasma

The therapy provided no benefit over usual care in 464 COVID-19 adult patients.

Source: Umn.edu

23 Oct 2020

OSHA fines Green Bay meat packing plant after coronavirus outbreak

(WLUK) – JBS was issued a $13,494 fine by OSHA as part of the agency's COVID-19 response. The JBS plant on Green Bay's east side was one of the outbreak hotspots identified by the Brown County Health Dept. The plant was closed for several days in spring…

Source: Fox11online.com

23 Oct 2020

UC Health doctor: Region at 'most critical point' since pandemic started

As of Friday, more than 250 people in region 6 — Butler, Hamilton, Clermont, Warren, Clinton, Highland, Brown and Adams counties — were in the hospital with COVID-19.

Source: WCPO

23 Oct 2020

Pennsylvania reports record 2219 new covid-19 cases for a single day

Pennsylvania on Friday reported a record-high 2,219 coronavirus cases in a single day. It is the second consecutive day with new reported cases above 2,000. The state’s 7-day average has risen to a high of 1,642 cases with a 7-day total of 11,493. With 18,008…

Source: TribLIVE

23 Oct 2020

COVID Outbreak At North Carolina Church Kills 3, Infects Nearly 100 People

At least 1,000 people attended events held by the church earlier this month, according to county officials.

Source: Newsweek

23 Oct 2020

Greater Cincinnati sees highest number of hospitalizations since pandemic start, officials say

Hamilton County is going in the direction when two weeks from now, there will be 450 new cases a day, one official said.

Source: FOX19

23 Oct 2020

2,219 new COVID cases reported, 192 in our central region on Oct. 23 - WTAJ

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WTAJ) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed 2,219 new cases of COVID-19 since yesterday, bringing state totals to 190,579. Currently, 2,200,868 people have tested negative. According to the DOH, 33 additional COVID-19 related …

Source: WTAJ - www.wearecentralpa.com

23 Oct 2020

Researchers might’ve just solved a huge coronavirus mystery

Researchers may have discovered a previously unknown step involved in the mechanism that allows the novel coronavirus to infect cells. Scientists have discovered that SARS-CoV-2 binds to a receptor called neuropilin-1, which is found in various places inside …

Source: BGR

23 Oct 2020

Coos County has first death from COVID-19 | Local News | theworldlink.com

COOS COUNTY — A 58-year old woman died Thursday, just four days after testing positive for COVID-19. She was the first person in Coos County to die with the virus,

Source: Theworldlink.com

23 Oct 2020

Facial Masking for Covid-19 | NEJM

Correspondence from The New England Journal of Medicine — Facial Masking for Covid-19

Source: nejm.org

23 Oct 2020

This Common Medication Could Save You From Deadly COVID Complications

With the pandemic continuing to progress, many people are focused on how they can protect themselves from a serious case of coronavirus. After all, the more ...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

23 Oct 2020

Where are Pennsylvania’s 190,579 coronavirus cases? Oct. 23 map, county-by-county breakdown

As of 12 p.m. Oct. 23, 2020, the Pa. Department of Health reports that there are 190,579 confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Pennsylvania. There are at least 8,625 reported deaths from the virus.

Source: PennLive

23 Oct 2020

WHO's Tedros says countries on "dangerous track" ...

HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/WHO (URGENT, TV):WHO's Tedros says countries on "dangerous track" in pandemic

Source: Trust.org

23 Oct 2020

Pa. reports 2,219 new virus cases, 33 more deaths | Pennsylvania News - 69News WFMZ

Pennsylvania health officials say the daily increases are now comparable to what they saw back in April.

Source: WFMZ Allentown

23 Oct 2020

‘Stay Baby Faced For Baby Reece’: Pepperell Police To Fundraise For Officer’s Son With Rare Genetic Condition

Pepperell Police will be raising money and remaining clean-shaven to support a new member of their extended family.

Source: Cbslocal.com

23 Oct 2020

Researchers develop new way to detect strokes with iPhone

The iPhone 12 is available for sale today, and a group of researchers have created a new way to use Apple's iconic device to diagnose strokes.

Source: Fox Business

23 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: Huge backlog of cases in Los Angeles County explains spike in California

In total, the 6,359 new cases of COVID-19 were, far and away, the most reported in California a single day since Aug. 31, but more than half of those came in Los Angeles County, where there was an …

Source: The Mercury News

23 Oct 2020

COVID-19 deaths in Iowa surpass 1,600 Friday, new high in hospitalizations reported

The state surpassed 1,600 COVID-19 related deaths on Friday, and reached another record high in virus hospitalizations.

Source: KCRG

23 Oct 2020

Daily aspirin use could lower coronavirus death risk, University of Maryland medical school study finds

Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have found that patients who take low-dose aspirin when who hospitalized for complications associated with the coronavirus might have a lower risk of dying from it.

Source: Baltimore Sun

23 Oct 2020

Can we bypass the coronavirus for social gatherings? | COVID-19 Special

Weddings bring us together in celebration of love, family and community. COVID-19 is changing our rituals from cancelling flights to trimming the guest list ...

Source: YouTube

23 Oct 2020

Allegheny County reports 158 new covid-19 cases, 2nd highest this month

Allegheny County on Friday reported the second highest daily number of coronavirus cases in October. The 158 new cases were the most reported in a single day since 204 cases were reported Oct. 4. Of these, 109 are confirmed cases from 1,549 PCR tests. The oth…

Source: TribLIVE

23 Oct 2020

US faces half a million COVID-19 deaths by end-February, study finds

Source: Reuters

23 Oct 2020

U.S. faces half a million COVID-19 deaths by end-February, study finds

More than a half million people in the United States could die from COVID-19 by the end of February, but around 130,000 of those lives could be saved if everybody were to wear masks, according to estimates from a modelling study on Friday.

Source: Reuters

23 Oct 2020

Hospitalizations for COVID-19 at 536; Iowa reports another 23 COVID-19 deaths, 1,581 confirmed cases

Hospitalizations at 536 for COVID-19 across the state. The state's first death was reported March 24.

Source: Des Moines Register

23 Oct 2020

Oct. 23: 1,581 new cases as hospitalizations hit new record

In Iowa, there's been 6,703 new tests given and a total of 924,781 people that have been tested for COVID-19.

Source: kwwl.com

23 Oct 2020

Study: Universal mask use could save 130,000 lives by February

“Expanding mask use is one of the easy wins for the United States," said the lead author of the new study.

Source: STAT

23 Oct 2020

Deaths rattle South Korea's seasonal flu vaccination, but authority presses ahead with free scheme

South Korea is preparing to fight two infectious diseases this winter: the novel coronavirus and the flu. But reports of deaths after flu shot vaccination may jeopardize the second effort. Despite 36 deaths linked to at least seven companies, including Sanofi…

Source: FiercePharma

23 Oct 2020

Half a million deaths by the end of February? Current COVID-19 strategies have the US headed in that direction, experts say

Researchers from the University of Washington also found that wearing masks in public to prevent COVID-19 spread could save nearly 130,000 lives.

Source: USA Today

23 Oct 2020

Half a million Americans could die of Covid by end of February, study forecasts

Scientists at University of Washington say situation could worsen if states ease measures designed to slow spread of virus

Source: Theguardian.comworld

23 Oct 2020

Half a million Americans could die of Covid by end of February, study forecasts

Trump says US entering ‘final turn’ as scientists say situation could worsen if states ease measures designed to slow spread of virus

Source: The Guardian

23 Oct 2020

Iowa surpasses 1,600 COVID-19 deaths, sets another hospitalization record

Iowa has surpassed 1,600 coronavirus deaths as the state reported yet another record for hospitalizations.

Source: KCCI Des Moines

23 Oct 2020

University of Maryland study: Aspirin reduces risk of death from COVID-19

WASHINGTON (WJLA) - Something you likely already have in your home medicine cabinet helps prevent death from COVID-19 in hospitalized patients, according to a new study from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. "Hospitalized COVID-19 patients who we…

Source: WJLA

23 Oct 2020

Maine CDC reports increase of 31 coronavirus cases, 38 new recoveries

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported an increase of 31 coronavirus cases on Friday and no new deaths.

Source: WMTW Portland

23 Oct 2020

Effect of Finerenone on Chronic Kidney Disease Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes

Original Article from The New England Journal of Medicine — Effect of Finerenone on Chronic Kidney Disease Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes

Source: nejm.org

23 Oct 2020

Effect of Finerenone on Chronic Kidney Disease Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes

Original Article from The New England Journal of Medicine — Effect of Finerenone on Chronic Kidney Disease Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes

Source: nejm.org

23 Oct 2020

10-year-old boy survives MIS-C, disease associated with COVID-19

A condition known as multisystem inflammatory syndrome, which has afflicted thousands of children in the U.S., is believed to be a rare but severe complication following a COVID-19 infection that shares some similarities to Kawasaki disease and toxic shock sy…

Source: Chicago Tribune

23 Oct 2020

Healthy adults 'don't need to go to the dentist every six months'

UK researchers claim routine six-monthly check-up appointments do not necessarily improve oral health and could be a drain on national resources during the coronavirus pandemic.

Source: Daily Mail

23 Oct 2020

6 Nevada counties, including Washoe, flagged for coronavirus

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — With Humboldt County back in the danger zone, there are now six Nevada counties flagged for potential elevated danger from the coronavirus. Clark, Elko, Lincoln, Lyon and Washoe each fail two of the tests. Humboldt failed all three as …

Source: Nevadaappeal.com

23 Oct 2020

How Trump success in ending Obamacare would kill Fauci plan to conquer HIV

Conservatives see Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation as key in bringing down the Affordable Care Act. Doctors and scientists warn it will destroy a major effort to help vulnerable and poor Americans

Source: Theguardian.comsociety

23 Oct 2020

US reports over 71,000 new coronavirus cases, highest single-day increase since July

California, Florida, Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana were among states that saw the highest increase in cases.

Source: Fox News

23 Oct 2020

Coronavirus updates: US exceeds 71K daily cases, first time since July; Chicago curfew begins Friday; Pfizer adds teens to vaccine trial

Chicago imposes 10 p.m. curfew for two weeks. Wyoming reports 10,000th case. Southwest Airlines to start filling middle seats. Latest COVID news.

Source: USA Today

23 Oct 2020

Coronavirus daily news updates, October 23: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the world

Source: Google News

23 Oct 2020

43 new coronavirus cases have been reported in Maine

No new deaths were reported Friday, leaving the statewide death toll at 146.

Source: Bangor Daily News

23 Oct 2020

IBM AI model predicts onset of Alzheimer’s disease by analyzing descriptions of a cookie theft

A new AI model can predict the onset of Alzheimer’s disease more accurately than standard clinical techniques by analyzing how people describe a picture of a cookie theft, according to a new study. Researchers from IBM and Pfizer trained the model to detect s…

Source: The Next Web

23 Oct 2020

In hard-hit Peru, worry mounts over both COVID-19 and dengue

PUCALLPA, Peru (AP) — Two of Lidia Choque’s close family members had already gotten sick with the new coronavirus when the mosquitos arrived. The 53-year-old woman lives in a wooden house...

Source: Associated Press

23 Oct 2020

10 Signs a COVID Outbreak Is Heading to Your Area, Research Shows

A new study says that a spike in web searches for 10 different keywords could be signs that a COVID outbreak is headed to your area.

Source: Best Life

23 Oct 2020

Fauci: Slo-Mo Video Of Someone Speaking Proves 'Beautifully' The Need For Masks

Dr. Anthony Fauci hailed The Slow Mo Guys' new video as a “graphically beautiful demonstration" of why face masks curb COVID-19.

Source: HuffPost

23 Oct 2020

South Korea presses on with flu vaccination programme amid concerns about deaths

The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) said on Friday it would press on with a wide flu vaccination programme aimed at heading off complications from the coronavirus, after reviewing more than two dozen cases of deaths that have raised public …

Source: Reuters

23 Oct 2020

The Most Toxic Restaurant Dish That Vanished Off Menus

There are some meals that are unforgettable. And one chain restaurant dish that is no longer available left its' mark—for all the wrong reasons!

Source: Eatthis.com

23 Oct 2020

Where are the COVID hotspots now? Basically everywhere

The United States is seeing a ‘distressing trend’ in COVID-19 cases over the last few weeks, and it may continue.

Source: Deseret News

23 Oct 2020

Many Californians would skip COVID-19 vaccine today: Survey

Most of those surveyed would definitely or probably get a COVID-19 vaccine. But that was true of only 29% of Black respondents

Source: Los Angeles Times

23 Oct 2020

An Anti-Aging Skincare Routine For Acne-Prone Skin

These drugstore moisturizers are key.

Source: Women's Health

23 Oct 2020

Dr. Fauci Says What's 'So Disturbing Right Now' About COVID

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious-disease expert, sat down with basketball star Steph Curry for an interview about coronavirus released Tuesday....

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

23 Oct 2020

Women face struggles as patients with Covid-19 — and beyond

The Covid-19 pandemic highlights the obstacles women face in getting adequate care. In "Doing Harm," Maya Dusenbery outlines the medical system's lack of knowledge about women's health conditions and its tendency to dismiss unexplained symptoms.

Source: CNN

23 Oct 2020

Drug-resistant superbug thriving in hospitals already hit hard by COVID-19

Doctors worry that a dangerous yeast, which can colonize a person’s skin without generating symptoms, is rising due to medical centers being overrun.

Source: National Geographic

23 Oct 2020

Lanai resident who contracted COVID-19 urges others to get tested

The county is calling in the National Guard to help with testing and sanitizing.

Source: Hawaii News Now

23 Oct 2020

US coronavirus: Task force warns several US regions show signs of 'deterioration' amid Covid-19 surges

Thursday was the first day with more than 70,000 new US Covid-19 cases in three months, and the hospitalization rate is soaring, new data reveal.

Source: CNN

23 Oct 2020

‘At Capacity’: Covid-19 Patients Push U.S. Hospitals to Brink

Utah officials issued urgent pleas and said they were planning to open a field hospital, which Wisconsin has already done. At least 14 states have a record number of coronavirus hospitalizations.

Source: New York Times

23 Oct 2020

77 Communities Now At High Risk For Coronavirus In Massachusetts

Seventy-seven communities in Massachusetts are now considered high risk for coronavirus infections.

Source: Cbslocal.com

23 Oct 2020

Will the Covid-19 vaccine be mandatory?

The US president can't make mandate vaccines—but they can find ways to incentivize states to do so.

Source: Quartz India

23 Oct 2020

US Election 2020: Trump and Biden clash over coronavirus in debate

The second presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden kicked off in Nashville Thursday with the topic of the coronavirus pandemic.

Source: Daily Mail

23 Oct 2020

COVID-19: Six Southwest Ohio nursing homes facing current outbreaks

COVID-19 cases are rising across Ohio, including at nursing homes and assisted living centers, state data released Wednesday shows.

Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer

23 Oct 2020

How to Sleep 8 Hours in 4 Hours: Get Less Sleep but Still Feel Rested

If you have to limit your sleep for a few days, you can potentially increase your energy through these methods. Find out whether you can go on less sleep permanently.

Source: Healthline

23 Oct 2020

‘That’s not a plan, dude’: Biden ripped for saying best way to battle Covid-19 is to ‘wear a mask all the time’

While criticizing President Donald Trump’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic, Joe Biden recommended people wearing masks “all the time,” setting off critics on social media.

Source: RT

23 Oct 2020

'I knew it was my time to step up': Idaho lawmaker urges communities to take coronavirus seriously

Amid a surge in cases in the Magic Valley, Rep. Laura Lickley (R-Jerome) took to Twitter to remind Idahoans that the coronavirus should be taken seriously.

Source: KTVB.com

23 Oct 2020

NC coronavirus update October 22: Durham Public Schools to talk restarting athletics for students - WTVD

North Carolina health officials say a third person has died as the result of a COVID-19 outbreak linked to a weeklong church event.

Source: WTVD-TV

23 Oct 2020

15 cases of rare COVID-19 related syndrome in kids confirmed in Washington

The Washington State Department of Health has released new data on the number of cases of Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) statewide. MIS-C is a condition that causes inflammation in the heart, lungs, kidneys, brain, skin, eyes, or gastr…

Source: KOMO News

23 Oct 2020

Let’s talk about when the pandemic will finally end

In a coronavirus update shared with reporters this week, a World Health Organization official shared a depressing assessment of when life will finally go back to normal and the COVID-19 pandemic will end. Dr. Soumya Swaminathan of the WHO predicts that it wil…

Source: BGR

23 Oct 2020

15th COVID-related death confirmed at the Watsonville skilled nursing facility

Another death has been reported at the Watsonville Post Acute Center and a management change has also been announced by the facility.

Source: KSBW The Central Coast

23 Oct 2020

Nevada's positive cases trending upward according to task force update

K-12 students and staff responsible for most cases among groups

Source: KOLO

23 Oct 2020

100,525 COVID-19 cases: Washington state passes ‘sobering’ pandemic milestone as country faces ‘fall surge’

Source: Google News

23 Oct 2020

Lane County reacts to impact of new COVID-19 close contact definition

Here's how CDC's redefinition of close contact will impact contact tracing here in Lane County.

Source: KEZI TV

23 Oct 2020

VIDEO: Gov. David Ige announces draft COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan for Hawaii - Honolulu Star

Gov. David Ige, Lt. Gov. Josh Green and state Department of Health Immunization Branch Chief Ron Balajadia today announced the state’s tentative plan to distribute the coronavirus vaccine once it becomes available.

Source: Honolulu Star-Advertiser

23 Oct 2020

Humboldt's Deputy Health Officer Talks About Why COVID Deaths Nationwide are Likely Undercounted

Today, Dr. Josh Ennis, Humboldt County's deputy health officer, took questions from the media on the recent death of a local 38-year-old person who tested positive for SARS-COV-2, surveillance testing, what counts as a death attributable to COVID and much mor…

Source: Lost Coast Outpost

23 Oct 2020

Four New COVID-19 Cases In Tuolumne County

Tuolumne County Public Health reports four new residents have been identified with COVID-19.

Source: MyMotherLode.com

23 Oct 2020

Pfizer has expanded its COVID-19 vaccine trial to include teens. Some say it's risky. Others argue it's necessary.

After months of testing its COVID-19 candidate vaccine in adults, Pfizer recently lowered the age of participation to 16.

Source: USA Today

22 Oct 2020

Coronavirus Update For Riverside County: Numbers, News

Cases, hospitalizations and deaths continue trending upward.

Source: Avon, CT Patch

22 Oct 2020

950 new Idaho COVID-19 cases, 7 new deaths - Local News 8

Idaho officials reported 950 new COVID-19 cases and 7 new deaths on Thursday.

Source: LocalNews8.com

22 Oct 2020

Coronavirus update San Antonio, Oct. 22: Officials report 207 new COVID-19 cases, no new virus-related deaths

Assistant City Manager and interim Metro Health Director Dr. Colleen Bridger and Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff updated the community about the local response to COVID-19 in their daily briefing Thursday night.

Source: KSAT San Antonio

22 Oct 2020

Officials outline how Hawaii would distribute a COVID-19 vaccine

The state submitted its draft vaccine distribution plan to the CDC last week.

Source: Hawaii News Now

22 Oct 2020

COVID-19 Statistics | Oct. 22, 2020

COVID-19 Daily Report for Humboldt County, Oct. 22, 2020

Source: Lost Coast Outpost

22 Oct 2020

Nearly 50 people contracted coronavirus after fellowship event at a small church in Maine

Three people have been hospitalized with Covid-19 and 46 others have contracted the coronavirus after a fellowship event at a church in a small town in Maine, according to the state's top health official.

Source: CNN

22 Oct 2020

Blood plasma showed no benefit in Covid-19 patients in trial

The findings, published in BMJ, could re-energize the debate over whether blood plasma is an effective treatment for the disease.

Source: STAT

22 Oct 2020

Orange County Could See Second Coronavirus Wave by Winter

As a potential second wave looms, some Supervisors continue pushing back against state virus guidelines.

Source: VoiceofOC

22 Oct 2020

Worcester sees biggest jump in weekly cases since May as officials remind of the deadly consequences of COVID

City officials emphasized the consequences of not following coronavirus safety guidelines.

Source: MassLive.com

22 Oct 2020

Rock Island County health official: COVID-19 outbreaks linked to 2 Quad-City weddings, outings to brunch, the bars

Debbie Freiburg has been a nurse her entire adult life and is a member of the Rock Island County Board of Health.

Source: Quad City Times

22 Oct 2020

The AI that spots Alzheimer's from cookie drawing

The machine learning system analysed speech patterns to predict who would develop the disease

Source: BBC News

22 Oct 2020

Five COVID Cases on UW Residence Hall Floor Prompt Action | News

Source: Uwyo.edu

22 Oct 2020

North Dakota's rural areas are being hit hardest by COVID-19, according to the state

Source: Grand Forks Herald

22 Oct 2020

Vermont wedding barn linked to COVID outbreak

It’s a call no business owner wants to get. A week after a wedding at a Cambridge farm, the Vermont Health Department told the owners of the venue that at least seven Vermonters in the party have tested positive for the coronavirus.

Source: WCAX

22 Oct 2020

The CDC Just Updated Its Definition of a “Close Contact” of Someone With COVID-19

Repeated short-term interactions may be just as risky as long-term exposure.

Source: Prevention.com

22 Oct 2020

Mourning 'Tuxedo Man’: After a homeless man’s death, his life story comes to light

“He always had great pride in his appearance and his demeanor, so he never saw himself as a homeless person.”

Source: Hawaii News Now

22 Oct 2020

COVID-19 exposure alerts available on Colorado smart phones beginning Sunday

On Sunday the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) launches smart phone technology that anonymously alerts users if they have been near someone with COVID-19.

Source: FOX 31 Denver

22 Oct 2020

Alzheimer's disease: IBM study cites language use as an early sign of disease

A study performed by IBM and funded by Pfizer found a computerized model analyzing language patterns accurately Alzheimer's disease later in life.

Source: USA Today

22 Oct 2020

For Covid-19 vaccine recipients, CDC to roll out cell phone-based monitoring system

Once a Covid-19 vaccine becomes available in the United States, the CDC plans to monitor vaccine recipients for any health problems through text messages and online surveys, as part of a new program called V-SAFE.

Source: CNN

22 Oct 2020

7 western Massachusetts communities at high-risk for COVID-19, DPH map shows

Over half a dozen western Massachusetts communities are listed as high risk for coronavirus, according to the latest COVID-19 map released late Thursday afternoon by the state Department of Public Health.

Source: WWLP.com

22 Oct 2020

Federal 'strike team' sent to Williamsville nursing home as 61 residents test positive for Covid-19

A Williamsville nursing home experienced one of the country’s biggest Covid-19 outbreaks to hit a nursing home in recent weeks, prompting federal officials to send a “strike team” to the

Source: Buffalo News

22 Oct 2020

At Least 13 Dead After Getting Flu Vaccines in South Korea | NowThis

At least 13 people died after receiving flu vaccines in South Korea — health officials say they have found no direct link between the deaths and the vaccinat...

Source: YouTube

22 Oct 2020

Massachusetts reports 986 new COVID cases, 30 deaths on Thursday as 77 communities now listed in high risk ca

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health released the latest coronavirus totals on Thursday.

Source: MassLive.com

22 Oct 2020

Daily Covid-19 deaths surpass 1,000 for the first time in a month

COVID-19 deaths across the country have been averaging about 700 per day for the past month before rising to 1,124 on Wednesday. It's the highest daily toll since September 16.

Source: Daily Mail

22 Oct 2020

Anyone who attended a recent concert at a Henrico restaurant should quarantine, says Health Dept.

The Henrico County Health District reported Thursday that it's investigating a COVID-19 outbreak associated with an Oct. 9 live music event at JJ's Grille, a restaurant on Staples Mill Road

Source: Richmond.com

22 Oct 2020

77 Mass. communities now considered high-risk for coronavirus

(WHDH) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health released an updated list Thursday detailing the number of coronavirus cases in cities and towns across the...

Source: Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

22 Oct 2020

Who's At Risk For 'Long COVID?'

About 5% of those with COVID-19 will have symptoms for eight weeks or more, according to the preprint analysis of data, CNN reported Wednesday.

Source: WebMD

22 Oct 2020

Tracking COVID-19 in Alaska: 210 cases reported Thursday, no new deaths

As cases surge in the Yukon-Kuskokwim region, the state reported more cases in the Yukon Delta village of Chevak (population of a little more than 1,000) on Thursday than in Anchorage.

Source: Anchorage Daily News

22 Oct 2020

986 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Massachusetts, 30 additional deaths

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

Source: WCVB Boston

22 Oct 2020

Flu season has begun in Minnesota

It's unclear how precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 will impact flu season this year.

Source: Bring Me The News

22 Oct 2020

Aspirin use reduces risk of death in hospitalized patients, new study says

Hospitalized COVID-19 patients who were taking a daily low-dose aspirin to protect against cardiovascular disease had a significantly lower risk of complications and death compared to those who were not taking aspirin, according to a new study led by research…

Source: Medical Xpress

22 Oct 2020

TDH: 74 new COVID-19 cases reported in Sullivan County - WJHL

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL)- The Tennessee Department of Health reported 225,658 confirmed cases and 12,249 probable cases of COVID-19 in the state on Thursday. The health department also announced 2,872 confirmed deaths and 1,300 current hospitalizations due to …

Source: WJHL-TV News Channel 11

22 Oct 2020

Can mouthwash protect against coronavirus? Experts discuss results of viral study

Before you stockpile Listerine, take the findings of a recent study with a grain of salt — at least until the results are replicated in a human clinical trial, several experts told Fox News.

Source: Fox News

22 Oct 2020

Coronavirus in Oregon: 373 new cases reported, with 11 deaths

The Oregon Health Authority announced 373 new confirmed or presumptive cases of COVID-19 Thursday, as the daily case count remained elevated during Oregon’s second peak of the virus.

Source: OregonLive

22 Oct 2020

Reynolds says hospitals have enough resources to handle COVID-19 spike

Gov. Kim Reynolds on Thursday said hospitals are telling her they have enough resources to handle the influx of patients as the state reported a new record this week.

Source: KCCI Des Moines

22 Oct 2020

Coronavirus outbreak worsens at Yolo County nursing home

A coronavirus outbreak at a Yolo County nursing home has worsened as more than 70 cases have been confirmed and four people have died, according to county officials.

Source: KCRA Sacramento

22 Oct 2020

So, You’ve Been Exposed to Someone With COVID-19. When Should You Get Tested?

There’s no official guidance from the CDC—and doctors have mixed opinions.

Source: Prevention.com

22 Oct 2020

A doctor in India dances to cheer up his COVID-19 patients, in full PPE

A video Dr. Arup Senapati dancing for his patients to the party track “Ghungroo” has gone viral, winning praise even from Bollywood.

Source: PRI

22 Oct 2020

Coronavirus deaths 5 times higher than flu in hospitalized patients, CDC says

Hospitalized coronavirus patients were five times more likely to die than those hospitalized with the flu, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Source: Fox News

22 Oct 2020

Study reveals factors that could lead to long-term COVID-19 issues

COVID-19 patients who experience at least five symptoms early on are more likely to suffer from lingering issues from the virus, researchers said. Researchers at King’s College London publish…

Source: New York Post

22 Oct 2020

Wash. state tops 100,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Washington state reached a grim milestone in its battle against the coronavirus Thursday as the number of confirmed cases in the state topped 100,000. Gov. Jay Inslee announced the news in a Thursday morning tweet that said, "Washington passe…

Source: KOMO News

22 Oct 2020

10 Ways To Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk

Currently, the rates are approximately the same between Black and white women, but breast cancer still proves to be significantly more fatal for Black women. While there is no one way to completely prevent the occurrence of breast cancer, there are measures t…

Source: MadameNoire

22 Oct 2020

South Carolina Announces Latest COVID-19 Update (October 22, 2020)

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control released the latest coronavirus cases, deaths.

Source: WYFF4 Greenville

22 Oct 2020

Everyone Needs to Take Steps to Curb COVID-19 – WBIW

Source: WBIW.com

22 Oct 2020

COVID-19 can affect the heart

The family of seven known human coronaviruses are known for their impact on the respiratory tract, not the heart. However, the most recent coronavirus, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), has marked tropism for the heart and can lead…

Source: Science Magazine

22 Oct 2020

Rheumatoid arthritis drug tocilizumab advances as a COVID-19 treatment, as other regimens fall back, studies show

The list of drugs effective at treating COVID-19 got longer Tuesday, even as another well-used drug lost some of its luster.

Source: USA Today

22 Oct 2020

American Heart Association announces updated CPR guidelines that emphasize recovery

The American Heart Association on Wednesday announced its new guidelines for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), with the recovery period following cardiac arrest ‒ when the heart abruptly stops beating ‒ now considered an important element of survival.

Source: Fox News

22 Oct 2020

New York City’s Covid-19 Death Rate Has Dropped in Recent Months

Doctors haven’t fully determined the reason for the decrease

Source: The Wall Street Journal

22 Oct 2020

‘Enormous impact’ of coronavirus translates to 2.5 million years of potential life lost: study

A new study suggests the societal impact of COVID-19 extends far beyond estimated death counts. Years of active, productive life were forfeited to COVID-19, one researcher said, finding the death toll translates to over 2.5 million years of potential life los…

Source: Fox News

22 Oct 2020

Coronavirus impact in North Carolina: Latest information and helpful resources - WXII12 Winston

Here you can get the latest information on the coronavirus, or COVID-19, in North Carolina, and resources to be prepared and keep your family safe.

Source: WXII12 Winston-Salem

22 Oct 2020

Hospital Bills For Uninsured COVID-19 Patients Are Covered, But No One Tells Them

The CARES Act provides funds to pay medical bills for uninsured COVID-19 patients. But a young man's death in Nashville, Tenn., shows people often don't know about the program until it's too late.

Source: NPR

22 Oct 2020

Diners urged to self-quarantine after COVID-19 clusters linked to Henrico restaurant

'Cluster of COVID-19 infections associated with live music event'

Source: wtvr.com

22 Oct 2020

A Brain-Destroying Prion Disease Is Becoming More Common, Study Finds

New research from Japan suggests that a rare brain-destroying disease caused by rogue prion proteins may be becoming more common—likely due to an aging population.

Source: Gizmodo.com

22 Oct 2020

A New Study Counts 2.5 Million Years of Lost Life in the US Over COVID

Cases are surging again in the US, but the death rate isn't

Source: Newser

22 Oct 2020

North Dakota's rural areas are being hit hardest by COVID-19, according to the state

Source: INFORUM

22 Oct 2020

Montana adds 932 COVID-19 cases; active cases at 9036

Montana added another 932 COVID-19 cases in an update provided Thursday morning on the state's case mapping and information website.

Source: Billings Gazette

22 Oct 2020

Alabama adds 2,536 COVID cases in 2 days

The daily update on coronavirus cases in Alabama.

Source: AL.com

22 Oct 2020

21 Utah counties now considered 'high transmission areas' of COVID-19

Twenty-one Utah counties have been designated as high transmission areas as the state recorded its highest daily COVID-19 case count on Thursday. Last week, only six counties were considered high transmission areas. Rich Saunders, interim executive director,…

Source: KUTV 2News

22 Oct 2020

COVID-19 in South Dakota: 973 total new cases; Death toll rises to 347; Active cases at 9,273

PIERRE, S.D. (KELO) — Active cases of COVID-19 in South Dakota surpassed 9,000 on Thursday, as 14 new deaths due to the virus were announced by the state department of health. The death toll is now at 347 in South Dakota. There have been 124 deaths in October…

Source: KELOLAND.com

22 Oct 2020

Gov. Herbert warns Utah hospitals starting to fill up and 'should cause us all alarm;' 1543 new cases Thursday

Gov. Gary Herbert warned that <a href="https://www.sltrib.com/news/2020/10/21/utah-coronavirus-cases-up/" target=_blank>as the state experiences record-high coronavirus hospitalizations</a> and case counts continue to climb, the health care system is at or ne…

Source: Salt Lake Tribune

22 Oct 2020

Lanai outbreak tops 20 | News, Sports, Jobs

State health officials are investigating a sudden “rapid spread” of COVID-19 on Lanai that could temporarily shut down the island after at least 20 residents tested positive for the virus. The island’s first-ever four confirmed cases amid the pandemic were re…

Source: Maui News

22 Oct 2020

Here are the 78 active workplace outbreaks in Oregon

Three of the four largest active workplace outbreaks in Oregon are at prisons.

Source: KGW.com

22 Oct 2020

CDC updates its guidelines for close COVID-19 contact after prison guard gets infected

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated its definition of a close contact with a COVID-19 patient to include multiple, brief exposures, after a Vermont prison worker appears to have been infected that way, CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfi…

Source: KSL.com

22 Oct 2020

Poll: Fewer Americans Willing to Take Vaccine Immediately as Democrats Cast Doubts on Effectiveness

Fewer Americans say they are likely to get the first generation of a potential coronavirus vaccine as soon as it is available, a poll found.

Source: Breitbart News

22 Oct 2020

Can Vitamin D Help Fight COVID-19?

There is evidence the supplement can help fight COVID-19.

Source: Spectrum News

22 Oct 2020

State reports 15 more COVID-19 deaths and 1,401 additional cases in Iowa Thursday

The Iowa Department of Public Health reported 15 more COVID-19 related deaths and an additional 1,401 COVID-19 cases over the last 24 hours.

Source: KCRG

22 Oct 2020

Sweden Extends Its Temporary Entry Ban Until December 22

Authorities in Sweden have decided to extend the temporary ban on entry to the European Union via Sweden until December 22, in a bid to mitigate the effects of the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic, the country’s government has announced. The entry ban was i…

Source: SchengenVisaInfo.com

22 Oct 2020

Oct. 22: Iowa reports 1,401 new COVID-19 cases and 15 more deaths

Thursday's COVID-19 update

Source: kwwl.com

22 Oct 2020

Allegheny County posts 133 new coronavirus cases, 1 death

The Allegheny County Health Department on Thursday reported 133 new coronavirus cases with one new death. Out of Thursday’s cases, the department said 109 were confirmed and 24 were probable (16 of the probables are positive antigen tests) from 2,071 PCR test…

Source: TribLIVE

22 Oct 2020

Possible new organ discovered in the human throat by Dutch scientists

"We thought it wasn't possible to discover this in 2020," the study author said.

Source: The Jerusalem Post

22 Oct 2020

A tiny new organ has been discovered in the human body. Here’s why it matters

After all these years, there's still much to be discovered about our own bodies.

Source: syracuse.com

22 Oct 2020

Watch briefing: Maine reports 42 new cases of COVID-19

An outbreak connected to a Waldo County church continues to grow, and has been linked to 46 cases.

Source: Press Herald

22 Oct 2020

Cost of hosting another Olympics in Utah rising as coronavirus adds to risks

The price tag for hosting another Olympics in Utah is going to be higher than the $1.35 billion estimate released two years ago.

Source: KSL.com

22 Oct 2020

COVID-19 in Illinois updates: Here’s what’s happening Thursday

Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois.

Source: Chicago Tribune

22 Oct 2020

Moderna president: Vaccine could be on market by early December

Moderna, the first company to start US clinical trials of a Covid-19 vaccine, on Thursday finished enrolling all 30,000 of its participants.

Source: CNN

22 Oct 2020

Common mouthwashes may have the potential to reduce Covid-19 viral load in the mouth

While experts say masks are currently the most effective tool in the fight against Covid-19, researchers found that some common, over-the-counter products may be useful in reducing the "viral load" of SARS-CoV-2.

Source: CNBC

22 Oct 2020

Coronavirus daily news updates, October 22: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the world

Source: Google News

22 Oct 2020

After stopping chemo due to COVID-19, mom of 4 dies of brain cancer

The toll of COVID-19 goes beyond the virus itself. A 31-year-old mom of four has died after she was forced to stop chemotherapy for brain cancer while battling the coronavirus. Emma Jenkinson passe…

Source: New York Post

22 Oct 2020

Maine CDC reports increase of 37 coronavirus cases, 25 new recoveries

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported an increase of 37 coronavirus cases on Thursday and no new deaths.

Source: WMTW Portland

22 Oct 2020

Next up in hunt for COVID-19 vaccine: Testing shots in kids

Older adults may be most vulnerable to the coronavirus, but ending the pandemic will require vaccinating children, too.

Source: AOL

22 Oct 2020

Israel Confronts Revolt as Ultraorthodox Defy Covid Public-Health Rules

Distrust of government and the desire to preserve a way of life is fueling a broad backlash

Source: The Wall Street Journal

22 Oct 2020

Watch: Maine CDC coronavirus press conference

No new deaths were reported Thursday, leaving the statewide death toll at 146.

Source: Bangor Daily News

22 Oct 2020

UK To Record Ethnicity As Indian-Origin Covid Patients Face Higher Death Risk

The UK government has laid out a series of measures as part of a review into the higher COVID-19 death rate among people of Indian-origin and other ethnic minorities, including a mandate for ethnicity to be recorded as part of the death certification process.

Source: NDTV News

22 Oct 2020

What are the symptoms of COVID-19? The full list, according to the CDC

The number of official symptoms is 11, including muscle pain and a sore throat.

Source: CNET

22 Oct 2020

The Latest: More than 20% of virus tests come back positive in Kansas

The latest on the coronavirus pandemic from around the U.S. and the world.

Source: Press Herald

22 Oct 2020

Very critical: Dr. Rai says hospitals running short on beds, ventilators

Dr. Rai joined us on Action 2 News This Morning Thursday to discuss the critical situation for our hospitals, expanded COVID-19 testing in Brown County, and how we’re far from flattening the curve.

Source: WBAY