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18 Sep 2021

Scientists Find a Blood-to-Brain Pathway in Mice That Could Be Behind Alzheimer's

Researchers have found intriguing evidence in mice that a blood-to-brain pathway could be responsible for introducing the toxic particles that contribute to Alzheimer's disease into our grey matter.

Source: ScienceAlert

18 Sep 2021

COVID-19 outbreak at Monterey jail quadruples in size

The number of inmates now testing is at 130, up from just 29 a few days ago.

Source: KSBW The Central Coast

18 Sep 2021

Study: COVID-19 is evolving, ‘getting better’ at becoming an airborne virus

(StudyFinds.org) – Recent COVID-19 variants are much more adept at airborne transmission than the original version of the coronavirus, according to a new study. University of Maryland researchers analyzed the Alpha variant first identified in the United Kingd…

Source: fox8.com

18 Sep 2021

5 people hospitalized in Oregon after taking ivermectin to treat COVID-19

PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV) – Five people have been hospitalized after taking ivermectin to treat or prevent COVID-19, according to the Oregon Poison Center at Oregon Health and Science University.

Source: KPTV.com

18 Sep 2021

Coronavirus in Oregon: 2,099 new cases, 22 deaths, cases and hospitalizations projected to fall

Cases have plateaued for more than a week, but hospitalizations have been declining for more than two weeks.

Source: OregonLive

18 Sep 2021

States warn of COVID-19 antibody drug shortage

Officials in several states are voicing concern over shortages of monoclonal antibody drugs used to treat COVID-19 patients.

Source: Fox News

18 Sep 2021

JBER leaders declare public health emergency, urge personnel to avoid places without masking or distancing

“Unfortunately, the lack of mitigation measures off-base has resulted in alarmingly high infection rates, hospitalizations and deaths in our community,” wrote a senior military commander.

Source: Anchorage Daily News

17 Sep 2021

7-year-old Fort Worth girl's surgery postponed after Cook Children's halts elective surgeries due to COVID surge

“When we say there are life and death consequences now, it’s not an exaggeration for a family like ours anymore,” said Katie

Source: WFAA.com

17 Sep 2021

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp keeps mentioning failed AIDS vaccine mandates. But there is no AIDS vaccine

Kemp, a Republican, has repeatedly referenced an AIDS vaccine over the last year. Unfortunately, it doesn't exist

Source: Salon

17 Sep 2021

1 in 4 COVID hospitalizations are not due to COVID

The data is tricky to gather, but the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment estimates about one in four people hospitalized with COVID are not there due to COVID.

Source: FOX 31 Denver

17 Sep 2021

COVID-19 Statistics | Sept. 17, 2021

COVID-19 Daily Report for Humboldt County, Sept. 17, 2021

Source: Lost Coast Outpost

17 Sep 2021

An appeal for an objective, open, and transparent scientific debate about the origin of SARS-CoV-2

On July 5, 2021, a Correspondence was published in The Lancet called “Science, not speculation, is essential to determine how SARS-CoV-2 reached humans”.1 The letter recapitulates the arguments of an earlier letter (published in February, 2020) by the same au…

Source: The Lancet

17 Sep 2021

People with Down's syndrome are most at risk of death after having two Covid vaccines, study finds

UK researchers found that those with certain conditions are up to 12-times more likely to be hospitalised or die from Covid after being vaccinated, compared to healthy people.

Source: Daily Mail

17 Sep 2021

LLCHD reports two additional deaths from COVID-19

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department reported two additional deaths from COVID-19 on Friday.

Source: 1011now

17 Sep 2021

Oregon Poison Center: Don't use ivermectin for COVID-19

Dozens of people in Oregon have contacted the state’s poison center after self-medicating against COVID-19 with a drug used to treat parasites, with five becoming hospitalized and two of them winding up in intensive care units, authorities said Friday.

Source: KTVZ

17 Sep 2021

Mecklenburg revises latest totals for employee suspensions over COVID testing rules

Source: Google News

17 Sep 2021

How to Lower Blood Sugar Quickly, According to Endocrinologists

Use these endocrinologist-approved strategies to recover from a blood sugar spike.

Source: Prevention.com

17 Sep 2021

UPMC Children’s Hospital puts up tent to help treat influx of patients

UPMC Children’s Hospital put up a tent outside their Lawrenceville facility to help treat an influx of patients.

Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

17 Sep 2021

Butte County out of ICU beds, 12 in ICU with coronavirus at Enloe

Butte County Public Health said the county is currently out of ICU beds.

Source: Action News Now

17 Sep 2021

Cedar Falls, Waterloo schools issue week-long mask mandate for some students

School leaders said they decided to implement the new mitigation strategy because of increased "high-risk and low-risk symptoms" in Cedar Falls. Federal health officials have not approved the COVID-19 vaccine for school-aged children, 5 to 11 years old, yet.

Source: kwwl.com

17 Sep 2021

(WATCH) Health officials struggle with burnout as COVID deaths spike in Natrona County

CASPER, Wyo. — The recent explosion of COVID-19 infections and deaths in Wyoming and in Natrona County is straining medical resources, closing businesses,

Source: Oil City News

17 Sep 2021

Metro Minnesota hospitals detail COVID-19 patients by vaccination status

Even with more breakthrough hospitalizations, data suggests COVID-19 vaccine is protecting against severe illness, doctors say.

Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

17 Sep 2021

Mass graves with remains of 25 Crusaders slaughtered during a 13th century war are found in Lebanon

A pair of mass grave with remains of 25 Crusaders who died in the 13th century was found in Lebanon. The remains suggest the men were beheaded and their bodies burned.

Source: Daily Mail

17 Sep 2021

Man exonerated of murder dies of COVID-19 complications | TheHill

A man who was wrongfully convicted of murder died of COVID-19 complications nine years after he w...

Source: The Hill

17 Sep 2021

Teen gets USB cable stuck in penis in backfired attempt to measure length

A U.K. teen had to undergo emergency surgery after a bananas attempt to measure his manhood resulted in him getting a USB cable lodged in his urethra.

Source: Www.https

17 Sep 2021

One Major Side Effect Red Meat Has on Your Joints, Studies Suggest | Eat This Not That

New research suggests that eating heavily processed foods, including red meat and sugary snacks, may increase your arthritis risk.

Source: Eatthis.com

17 Sep 2021

Dr. Fauci on boosters, breakthrough cases and CDC data

Source: Google News

17 Sep 2021

Children’s BMI 'doubled' during pandemic, shocking study says

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has warned that the rate of increase in kids’ BMI “approximately doubled” during the pandemic.

Source: New York Post

17 Sep 2021

Eight-year-old girl left paralyzed after COVID triggered rare auto-immune disease encephalomyelitis

Avella Braun tested positive in March, and suffered only low fevers for the most part until her mom Lani discovered her unconscious one day before rushing the girl to a nearby hospital.

Source: Daily Mail

17 Sep 2021

FDA panel recommends Pfizer boosters for people over 65 or high risk, votes 'no' for general population

Source: ABC News

17 Sep 2021

Five Oregonians hospitalized for misusing ivermectin for COVID-19, OHSU says

Five Oregonians were recently hospitalized aftermisusing ivermectin for COVID-19, according toOregon Health & Science University. Between August 1 and September 14, the Oregon Poison Center at OHSU saw a total of 25 cases of "Oregonians intentionally misusing…

Source: KATU

17 Sep 2021

Utah reports 1,749 new COVID-19 cases and eight deaths, including a female aged 15-24

Utah Department of Health reported an increase of 1,749 news cases since yesterday, with eight additional deaths, including a woman between 15-24 years old who was not hospitalized at the time of her death.

Source: fox13now.com

17 Sep 2021

Doctor who told patients that face masks cause carbon dioxide poisoning loses his license

An Oregon doctor who continuously defied COVID-19 guidelines and spread false information about face masks has had his license revoked, Newsweek reports. Steven Arthur LaTulippe was issued an order from the Oregon Medical Board earlier this month for "dishono…

Source: Raw Story

17 Sep 2021

Biden adds measles to list of diseases that could require quarantine

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -President Joe Biden on Friday signed an executive order adding measles to a list of communicable diseases that could require quarantine...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

17 Sep 2021

Five Oregonians hospitalized with ivermectin poisoning

The drug is not approved to treat COVID-19.

Source: OregonLive

17 Sep 2021

Vaccinated woman’s family blames her death on the unvaccinated in her obituary

An Illinois woman's family has blamed her death on the nation's unvaccinated in her obituary.

Source: KPRC Click2Houston

17 Sep 2021

Five West Nile virus cases identified in New Mexico

The New Mexico Department of Health on Friday reported five West Nile virus infection cases were identified.

Source: KOB

17 Sep 2021

Here’s why a vaccine mandate for international travel could be on the way

The White House’s top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, made waves after saying he would support a vaccine mandate for domestic air travel.

Source: The Points Guy

17 Sep 2021

UW Medicine looking for volunteers for COVID-19 booster trial

SEATTLE – The University of Washington School of Medicine is looking for volunteers for a COVID-19 booster trial. Volunteers will participate in the second stage of a phase 1 trial which is designed to test the safety, tolerability, and immune response …

Source: KOMO News

17 Sep 2021

Ticks carrying potentially-fatal bacteria found in 2 Louisville zip codes

Ticks carrying the bacteria that causes Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever have been found in south and east Louisville.

Source: WDRB

17 Sep 2021

Mississippi says Covid-19 deaths in pregnant women are rising -- and it's pleading with them to get vaccinated

At least eight pregnant Mississippi women have died of Covid-19 since late July -- none of them fully vaccinated -- officials said, more than doubling the state's pandemic total in just two months and spurring medical leaders to give this message:

Source: CNN

17 Sep 2021

An 8-Year-Old Is Now Paralyzed With a Rare Disorder After COVID Diagnosis—What Experts Say About the Possible Link

It's called acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM), and here's what you should know about it.

Source: Health.com

17 Sep 2021

Sign of hope: Recent study finds possible cause for COVID-19 long-haul symptoms

COVID-19 long haulers are one step closer to finding relief. Caption: Sign of hope: Recent study finds possible cause for COVID-19 long-haul symptoms. Long haulers are people whose symptoms last long after they get their virus. Health officials said…

Source: WLOS

17 Sep 2021

Worcester to mandate masks in supermarkets, restaurants and other common spaces

The surge caused by the delta variant of the virus has once again brought Worcester to a scary point, officials said.

Source: Worcester Telegram

17 Sep 2021

COVID-19 in MN: Active cases highest since late April

While the latest numbers are unsettling, the rate of tests coming back positive remains relatively stable — higher than the 5 percent officials find concerning but not leaping as it has in other COVID waves.

Source: Minnesota Public Radio News

17 Sep 2021

Mass grave of slaughtered Crusaders discovered in Lebanon

While there are many historical records of the Crusades, physical evidence like this is rare.

Source: Live Science

17 Sep 2021

Someone in Wyoming Caught the Plague From Their Cats

Plague is rare in the U.S., but wild animals and free-roaming pets—and their fleas—can still carry the bacteria and infect us.

Source: Gizmodo.com

17 Sep 2021

Vermont reports 219 Covid cases, rising case average

Source: Google News

17 Sep 2021

Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Friday, September 17

The latest update.

Source: Bring Me The News

17 Sep 2021

Hurricanes blew tiny deer-killing bugs into Hudson Valley, expert suspects

Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease, traditionally found in the deep south, has infected deer...

Source: Albany Times Union

17 Sep 2021

Vaccine nasal sprays aim to 'shut door' on virus

Could delivering Covid-19 immunity directly to the nose -- the area of the body via which it is most likely to be transmitted -- help conquer the pandemic?

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

17 Sep 2021

8-Year-Old Girl Is Left Paralyzed After COVID Likely Triggered Rare Disease

Source: Google News

17 Sep 2021

Is a variant worse than Delta on the way? Viral evolution offers clues.

Experts are exploring trends in the ways viruses mutate to understand why highly contagious variants like Delta emerge—and what might come next.

Source: National Geographic

17 Sep 2021

Clueless GOP governor cites nonexistent “AIDS vaccine” to bash Joe Biden

Gov. Brian Kemp said Joe Biden's COVID-19 vaccine mandate will fail, just like how "people wouldn't take [the AIDS vaccine] early on because it was mandated."

Source: LGBTQ Nation

17 Sep 2021

Springfield, Illinois family takes aim at unvaccinated in obituary after vaccinated grandmother dies from COVID-19 - KABC

Springfield, Illinois grandmother Candace Ayers died from COVID even after being vaccinated, and her obituary takes aim at the unvaccinated.

Source: KABC-TV

17 Sep 2021

As Pregnant Women Lag on Vaccinations, Alarm in Texas About Surge of Infections

Lauren Lewis originally mistook the dry cough for allergies. In early November 2020, she attended an outdoor concert with her mother and younger daughter in ...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

17 Sep 2021

Covid killing more cops than any other cause

Encouraged by their unions to resist vaccination requirements, more cops are being killed by Covid than by any other cause, according to the Officer Down Memorial Page. Another organization tallied…

Source: Boing Boing

17 Sep 2021

The Long History of Vaccine Mandates in America

The Covid-19 pandemic has revived a debate over public health and individual liberty that goes back to colonial times.

Source: The Wall Street Journal

17 Sep 2021

Doctor Who Said Masks Cause Carbon Dioxide Poisoning Has License Revoked

Steven Arthur LaTulippe, a doctor in Oregon, was also filmed boasting about flouting mask guidelines during a speech to a "Stop the Steal" rally.

Source: Newsweek

17 Sep 2021

COVID-19 in South Dakota: 544 total new cases; Death toll rises to 2,100; Active cases at 7,794

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — More than 500 new COVID-19 cases were announced in Friday’s update from the South Dakota Department of Health.

Source: KELOLAND.com

17 Sep 2021

How Much Water Should I Drink?

Here’s how to know when you truly need to hydrate.

Source: New York Times

17 Sep 2021

‘I want to spend time with my family:’ Austin-Travis County health leaders issue passionate pandemic plea

Last week, leaders said we could be moving rapidly towards Stage 4 risk-based guidelines. Though case numbers in schools and Labor Day weekend spread could reverse that progress. Today, we could learn whether we’re still on the course to fewer restrictions.

Source: KXAN.com

17 Sep 2021

Horse tranquilizer crops up in overdose deaths around US

A horse tranquilizer drug often found mixed with opioids is increasingly involved in overdose deaths in some U.S. states.

Source: Live Science

17 Sep 2021

Flu shots: When should I get one? What about the COVID booster? Everything to know.

The CDC recommends everyone 6 months and older get a flu shot. Public health experts say vaccination is vital during COVID to avoid a co-pandemic.

Source: USA Today

17 Sep 2021

COVID-19 is evolving, ‘getting better’ at becoming an airborne virus

On a positive note, study authors say certain face coverings usually cut the amount of exhaled viral particles in half.

Source: Study Finds

17 Sep 2021

Board revokes license of doctor who bucked COVID guidelines

DALLAS, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Medical Board has revoked the license of a doctor in the small city of Dallas west of Salem for refusing to follow COVID-19 guidelines in his office, spreading mask misinformation and over-prescribing opioids to his patien…

Source: KOMO News

17 Sep 2021

Alabama councilman, 19, hospitalized with covid after opposing mask mandate: 'Terrible not to be able to breathe'

A teenage city council member in Decatur, Ala., who voted in April to end his city's mask mandate landed in the hospital with the coronavirus Wednesday night...

Source: The Washington Post

17 Sep 2021

COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy: Does the data support concerns about side effects?

Headache, fever and body aches are common side effects of the COVID-19 vaccine. But worries about more serious side effects keep many from getting vaccinated.

Source: KSL.com

17 Sep 2021

Watch live: FDA committee meets to debate and vote on Covid booster shots for the general public

A key FDA vaccine advisory committee is meeting Friday to debate and vote on Pfizer and BioNTech's application to offer booster shots to the general public.

Source: CNBC

17 Sep 2021

Best Supplements for Diabetes, According to Dietitians | Eat This Not That

We consulted with dietitians to get their expertise regarding which supplements on the market today are best suited for diabetics.

Source: Eatthis.com

17 Sep 2021

New King County vaccine requirement a ‘sensible step,’ say health officials

King County health officials and businesses explain how soon-to-be-enacted vaccine requirements could save lives as we enter the fall and winter months.

Source: MyNorthwest.com

17 Sep 2021

King County moves toward repealing bicycle helmet law

The discussion follows reporting from Crosscut and others showing enforcement inequitably targeted people experiencing homelessness.

Source: Crosscut

17 Sep 2021

Research on Covid Booster Shots is Conflicting

New research indicated the booster shots were not now necessary for everyone, a view that prevailed at the agency’s advisory committee meeting.

Source: New York Times

17 Sep 2021

Why is ivermectin used to treat COVID-19? Fringe doctors leading the charge

Dr. Paul Marik and Dr. Pierre Kory are two of the most well-known ivermectin promoters around. They've formed a group of doctors called the FLCCC.

Source: Business Insider

17 Sep 2021

A Major Side Effect of Tea Made With Tap Water

In a study that looked at consumer brands of tea like Lipton and Twinings, scientists identified a chemical interaction with tap water.

Source: Eatthis.com

17 Sep 2021

Family blames unvaccinated people in woman's obituary :: WRAL.com

The family of a woman who died recently of COVID-19 wrote in her obituary that they blame the unvaccinated.

Source: WRAL.com

17 Sep 2021

A QUARTER of NHS beds taken up by 'Covid patients' are being primarily treated for other reasons

NHS statistics show there were 6,146 beds in England taken up by people who were Covid positive on September 14, the latest date with data - but a quarter may have been 'incidental' cases.

Source: Daily Mail

17 Sep 2021

EU Travel: Situation Improves in France, Portugal & Iceland, EU Health Agency Reveals - SchengenVisaInfo.com

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has revealed that the COVID-19 situation has improved in France, Portugal, and Iceland, though some areas within the EU still continue to be highly affected. Based on the figures published by ECDC …

Source: SchengenVisaInfo.com

17 Sep 2021

How COVID-19 hybrid immunity could be a potential pandemic game-changer

Source: ABC News

17 Sep 2021

How COVID-19 hybrid immunity could be a potential pandemic game-changer

Source: Google News

17 Sep 2021

How COVID-19 hybrid immunity could be a potential pandemic game-changer

"The best thing we can hope for is that three vaccine doses will emulate the super immune response, found among those previously infected with the virus...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

17 Sep 2021

These vaccine mandates are already in place to attend school in the US

Source: ABC News

17 Sep 2021

Unvaccinated teenage councilman who opposed mask mandates is left battling Covid-related pneumonia

Alabama Councilman Hunter Pepper, 19, (pictured) says he has is hospitalized with COVID-19 pneumonia. The politician who routinely condemned mandatory mask mandates.

Source: Daily Mail

17 Sep 2021

Boy, 15, gets USB cable stuck in his penis during sexual experiment gone wrong

A 15-year-old boy who inserted a knotted USB cable into his penis in a sexual experiment gone wrong has had it surgically removed in London after repeated attempts to pull it out failed.

Source: Daily Mail

17 Sep 2021

Can you grow COVID-19 vaccine-lettuce? UC Riverside scientists think so

Prof. Giraldo “We are testing this approach with spinach and lettuce and have long-term goals of people growing it in their own gardens. Farmers could grow entire fields.”

Source: The Jerusalem Post

17 Sep 2021

Illinois family blames unvaccinated in obituary after vaccinated woman dies from COVID-19

The Illinois family of a vaccinated woman who died of COVID-19 says her death could have been avoided if more people were vaccinated.

Source: FOX 32 Chicago

17 Sep 2021

Clark County sees stark rise in coronavirus hospitalizations, deaths

Clark County in Southwest Washington is seeing some alarming new numbers as it copes with the coronavirus pandemic. Health officials have reported 24 new virus-related deaths in the past week. That's the highest number of deaths in a seven-day period since t…

Source: KATU

17 Sep 2021

Bryan Health at full capacity, advising new treatment for high risk COVID-19 cases

From transferring patients to advising you to get your COVID-19 and Flu shots, Bryan Health officials says they are at full capacity.

Source: KLKN

17 Sep 2021

COVID infection triggered disease to paralyze 8-year-old girl

Avella Braun has been in the hospital since March 2021.

Source: New York Daily News

17 Sep 2021

Declining COVID-19 cases indicate safe L.A. school openings

The low rates will allow school districts to adopt relaxed quarantine policies so students can stay in class.

Source: Los Angeles Times

17 Sep 2021

In her obituary, a family says a mother's COVID-19 death could have been prevented if more people were vaccinated

(CNN) — The day Candace and Terry Ayers got their […]

Source: WISHTV.com

17 Sep 2021

Covid-19: How effective is a third vaccine dose?

From squandering global vaccine supplies to the possibility of undermining immunity from the first two doses, booster programmes are a surprisingly complicated business.

Source: BBC News

17 Sep 2021

CDC study finds childhood obesity increased at ‘substantial and alarming’ levels during COVID pandemic

Child obesity levels in the U.S. increased significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly among children who were already obese from the outset, according to the findings of a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Source: Fox News

17 Sep 2021

Seized counterfeit COVID vaccine cards have two tell-tale signs, CBP says

Customs and Border Protection said it has seized thousands of phony COVID-19 vaccine cards at ports of entry, and spotting them is pretty easy.

Source: KING5.com

17 Sep 2021

Pfizer releases side effects experienced after booster shots

Data submitted to FDA by Pfizer broke down side effects experienced after the boosters. Pfizer asked its trial participants to submits their symptoms using an electronic diary.

Source: WPRI.com

17 Sep 2021

Obituary: Mother's COVID-19 death could have been prevented if more people were vaccinated

"She was vaccinated but was infected by others who chose not to be. The cost was her life," the obituary says.

Source: WVTM13

17 Sep 2021

Obituary: Mother's COVID-19 death could have been prevented if more people were vaccinated

"She was vaccinated but was infected by others who chose not to be. The cost was her life," the obituary says.

Source: WLWT Cincinnati

17 Sep 2021

Mississippi health officials warn some pregnant women have been denied COVID vaccine despite ongoing surge

Source: ABC News

17 Sep 2021

One Mozart Song Calms The Brains of People With Epilepsy, And We May Finally Know Why

A Mozart sonata that can calm epileptic brain activity may get its therapeutic power thanks to melodies that create a sense of surprise, according to a study published Thursday.

Source: ScienceAlert

17 Sep 2021

Fauci: ‘Unlikely’ to eradicate COVID, but hopes for strong control of virus

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, spoke with WTOP to answer some rising and lingering questions and shared an update on the guidance for booster shots.

Source: WTOP

17 Sep 2021

Vaccine-skittish bride-to-be dies of coronavirus

Samantha Wendell, 29, became skittish about being vaccinated for COVID when she listened to co-workers who mistakenly informed her that the shots can lead to infertility. She spent her wedding day on a ventilator, and her funeral will be at the church she was…

Source: New York Daily News

17 Sep 2021

Bride Too Scared To Get Vaccinated Dies Of COVID After Missing Her Wedding In Hospital

Misinformation kills. Yet another person who was afraid of getting the COVID vaccine has died of COVID-19. According to NBC News, bride-to-be Samantha Wendell (above) passed away last week after missing her wedding while hospitalized with the virus. She had s…

Source: PerezHilton.com

17 Sep 2021

Do Americans need boosters yet? Here are the questions the FDA will be asking

Vaccine advisers to the FDA start meeting early Friday to discuss whether Americans need booster shots yet.

Source: CNN

17 Sep 2021

Healthcare providers 'can't answer demand' for COVID-19 antibody treatment, doctor says

Health providers in the mountains say there is a huge demand for monoclonal antibodies, a popular and effective COVID-19 treatment. ”We cannot really answer the demand of the community at all,” said Dr. Stephanie Call, chair of internal medicine a…

Source: WLOS

17 Sep 2021

In first report of new school year, state shows 1,230 coronavirus cases among students, 190 among staff

State education leaders on Thursday evening reported 1,230 coronavirus cases among 920,000 students, or 0.13 percent, and 190 reported cases among 140,000 school staff statewide, or 0.14 percent, in their first school tally since June.

Source: The Boston Globe

17 Sep 2021

COVID-19 hospitalizations are reaching numbers similar to January in El Paso County; may impact scheduled surgeries

El Paso County Public Health is reporting regional hospital capacity is strained as they experience a surge of COVID-19 patients.

Source: KKTV 11 News

17 Sep 2021

Raleigh woman went to CVS for COVID-19 vaccine but says she was given Meningitis shot - WTVD

Cintia Huddleston went to her neighborhood CVS Pharmacy to get the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. But what she actually received was the meningitis shot.

Source: WTVD-TV

16 Sep 2021

Bryan Health says COVID-19 cases are stabilizing but hospital capacity is near “breaking point”

Hospitalizations are high and have the hospital close to its breaking point.

Source: 1011now

16 Sep 2021

LA County vaccine rule creates uneven field between bars, restaurants, business owners say - KABC

LA County's new vaccine mandate for customers puts different requirements on bars and restaurants, raising questions from some business owners.

Source: KABC-TV

16 Sep 2021

L.A. County announces modified quarantine option for unvaccinated students

Los Angeles County public health officials announced Thursday that they’re offering school districts the option to allow unvaccinated students who have come into contact with a positive COVID-19 case to continue attending in-person classes under strict guidel…

Source: KTLA Los Angeles

16 Sep 2021

39 New COVID-19 Cases In Tuolumne And 31 New Cases In Calaveras

The Tuolumne and Calaveras COVID-19 reports are in.

Source: MyMotherLode.com

16 Sep 2021

Family of Vaccinated Mom Says She Died of COVID Because Others 'Chose Not to Be'

"She was vaccinated but was infected by others who chose not to be. The cost was her life," Candace Cay Ayers' family wrote in her obituary

Source: PEOPLE

16 Sep 2021

Some COVID-19 survivors are refusing vaccines — and even suing over mandates

In Oregon, six workers are suing because they say — having already had COVID-19 — they should not need a vaccine

Source: Salon

16 Sep 2021

Brazil official wants halt to teen COVID-19 shots after death; health agency says no evidence for move

Brazil's federal government wants to halt COVID-19 vaccinations for most adolescents, citing a death under investigation and adverse events after some 3.5 million teens have already been immunized, but several state governments vowed to press on.

Source: Reuters

16 Sep 2021

Marietta Memorial Hospital “in a crisis” due to COVID numbers - WTAP

Hospital workers are stressed as coronavirus cases overwhelm area healthcare facilities.

Source: WTAP-TV

16 Sep 2021

Hospitals dispute firefighters' claims that EMTs see more with vaccine reactions than COVID-19

While speaking out about Orange County's vaccine mandate for workers, some Orange County firefighters claimed they were taking more patients to the hospital with vaccine side effects than they were people with coronavirus.

Source: WESH Orlando

16 Sep 2021

At least 30 Oregon hospitals are treating high-risk COVID patients with monoclonal antibodies

Salem Health said 70% of the 400 high-risk patients treated with the monoclonal antibodies did not need to be hospitalized. OHA wants more providers to offer it.

Source: KGW.com

16 Sep 2021

1 Death, 2 New Hospitalizations and 37 New Cases Reported Today – Redheaded Blackbelt

"Two new hospitalizations were also reported, including a person in their 60s and another in their 70s... ."

Source: Redheaded Blackbelt

16 Sep 2021

COVID-19 Statistics | Sept. 16, 2021

COVID-19 Daily Report for Humboldt County, Sept. 16, 2021

Source: Lost Coast Outpost

16 Sep 2021

FDA Discusses Boosters; U.K. Travel Update Is Due: Virus Update

Source: Bloomberg

16 Sep 2021

FDA Discusses Boosters; U.K. Travel Update Is Due: Virus Update

Source: Bloomberg

16 Sep 2021

Mississippi now has America’s highest COVID death rate

Roughly 1 of every 320 Mississippians has succumbed to the coronavirus.

Source: AL.com

16 Sep 2021

Lane County requests mobile morgue amid recent surge in deaths

The surge in deaths was partly driven by COVID-19, but also by traffic fatalities and overdose deaths, according to Lane County Public Health.

Source: KEZI TV

16 Sep 2021

California is seeing covid-19 cases drop. Has the state turned the tide on the delta variant?

Experts say the state’s embrace of vaccines, masks and other public health measures has helped it contain the highly transmissible delta.

Source: The Washington Post

16 Sep 2021

New Mexico COVID-19 update: 882 new cases, 243962 totaling — 13 additional deaths | NMDOH - Coronavirus Updates - NMDOH

Source: Nmhealth.org

16 Sep 2021

L.A. County to require theme park guests to show COVID vaccination proof or virus test results

Large Los Angeles County theme parks like Universal Studios Hollywood and Six Flags Magic Mountain will have to ask guests for proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative coronavirus test starting next month under a planned health officer order, officials sai…

Source: KTLA Los Angeles

16 Sep 2021

Raleigh woman says CVS gave her meningitis shot instead of coronavirus vaccination

A Raleigh woman who thought she had gotten her first dose of coronavirus vaccine said Thursday that she was was given a different vaccination instead.

Source: WRAL.com

16 Sep 2021

This Shot Helps Prevent Cancer. Why Do So Few Men Get It?

Source: Google News

16 Sep 2021

This Shot Helps Prevent Cancer. Why Do So Few Men Get It?

Here’s what to know about fighting a group of cancers men are increasingly vulnerable to.

Source: menshealth.com

16 Sep 2021

Answers to COVID-19 vaccine misconceptions and misinformation

SIOUX FALLS, SD (KELO) — As the national push toward COVID-19 vaccination continues, the rate those getting the shot has slowed. While this can be attributed in part to large portions of the population already being vaccinated, another factor is lingering vac…

Source: KELOLAND.com

16 Sep 2021

Utah confirms 1885 new COVID cases, 15 deaths Thursday

Utah health officials reported 1,885 new COVID-19 cases and 15 additional deaths on Thursday.

Source: KSL.com

16 Sep 2021

New Health Order Will Require Proof Of Vaccination Or Negative Test At Bars, Clubs, Outdoor Mega Events Of 10,000 People Or More

The order, which is expected to be issued later this week, will not only apply to large scale events, but will also require proof of vaccination for all customers and employees of indoor portions of bars, wineries, breweries, nightclubs and lounges.

Source: Cbslocal.com

16 Sep 2021

Illinois family blames the unvaccinated following death of loved one from COVID-19

Candace Cay Ayers died on Friday, Sept. 3, from COVID-19.

Source: WGN TV Chicago

16 Sep 2021

Brazil official wants halt to teen COVID-19 shots after death; health agency says no evidence for move

BRASILIA (Reuters) -Brazil's federal government wants to halt COVID-19 vaccinations for most adolescents, citing a death under investigation and adverse...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

16 Sep 2021

15 more Utahns have died of COVID-19, bringing the total to 300 since Aug. 1

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

Source: Salt Lake Tribune

16 Sep 2021

New Mexico reports 13 new deaths, 882 additional COVID-19 cases

The NMDOH reported 13 additional COVID-19-related deaths in Thursday's report.

Source: KOB

16 Sep 2021

SARS-CoV-2 is evolving to get better at becoming airborne, new study shows

Results of a new study led by the University of Maryland School of Public Health show that people infected with the virus that causes COVID-19 exhale infectious virus in their breath—and those infected with the Alpha variant (the dominant strain circulating a…

Source: Medical Xpress

16 Sep 2021

Ongoing Clinical Trials Will Decide Whether (or Not) Ivermectin Is Safe, Effective for COVID-19

Studies on whether ivermectin is beneficial in treating COVID-19 patients haven't been conclusive, and health officials have warned people not to self-medicate. But multiple large trials are continuing to assess the antiparasitic drug. Yet, Sen. Rand Paul rep…

Source: FactCheck.org

16 Sep 2021

9 in 10 Wisconsin hospital beds full, highest yet recorded during COVID-19 - WMTV

Hospital bed capacity has hit a level so high in Wisconsin that it has never been reported higher on the state’s COVID-19 dashboard.

Source: WMTV

16 Sep 2021

Why smartwatch-measured blood pressure still isn’t ‘ready for primetime’

Cardiologists want people to take more blood pressure measurements, and smartwatch developers would like to be the solution. Companies like Samsung, Apple, and Fitbit are working on ways to add blood pressure monitoring to their devices, but the tech still ne…

Source: The Verge

16 Sep 2021

– COVID-19 inpatient counts up in southern and central Maine; Bangor hospital has record number

Source: Press Herald

16 Sep 2021

Man arrested after two pounds of fentanyl seized in Shelby County drug bust

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Tennessee authorities reportedly seized two pounds of fentanyl in a drug bust in Shelby County. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says its agents and the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at a home in…

Source: WREG NewsChannel 3

16 Sep 2021

Study: Childhood obesity in US accelerated during pandemic

NEW YORK (AP) — A new study ties the COVID-19 pandemic to an “alarming” increase in obesity in U.S. children and teenagers. Childhood obesity has been increasing for decades, but the new work suggests an acceleration last year — especially in those who alrea…

Source: Associated Press

16 Sep 2021

Dayton Live to require COVID-19 vaccine or negative test for shows beginning this fall

Dayton Live announced it will require proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test for entry into Dayton Live venues, which includes the Schuster Center, beginning Oct. 1.

Source: WHIO

16 Sep 2021

Covid likely led to a rare disorder that left 8-year-old girl paralyzed

Mother of child paralyzed with rare disorder, ADEM that causes brain and spinal cord swelling, advocates vaccines and masks

Source: NBC News

16 Sep 2021

Higher Number Of People Under 50 Dying From COVID-19 In Hamilton County

Source: The Chattanoogan

16 Sep 2021

Missoula breaks COVID records, health department preparing for FDA meeting

In a news release on Thursday morning, the city-county health department said there are 46 people currently hospitalized due to COVID. The previous record was 42.

Source: The Missoulian

16 Sep 2021

Third COVID shot boosts immunity tenfold - Israeli peer-reviewed study

The rate of confirmed infections and of severe cases of COVID-19 was more than 10 times lower among people who received the booster compared to people who did not.

Source: The Jerusalem Post

16 Sep 2021

Dad Urges Vaccinations After Son's Appendix Bursts While Waiting to Get into Crowded Florida ER

With Florida hospitals overflowing with COVID-19 patients, 12-year-old Seth Osborn was unable to get medical care before his appendix burst

Source: PEOPLE

16 Sep 2021

UH researchers developing nasal COVID-19 vaccine candidate

"One of the blind spots for systemic vaccines is the upper areas of the nostrils," says UH professor Dr. Navin Varadarajan.

Source: KHOU.com

16 Sep 2021

You're vaccinated. You've got the sniffles. Is it a cold, allergies or a breakthrough case?

As flu season approaches, many are having trouble differentiating between symptoms. Here's what experts say

Source: Salon

16 Sep 2021

Lincoln hospitals are 'at the breaking point,' Bryan Health says

The surge is not only occurring in Lincoln. The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services on Wednesday reported 415 active COVID-19 hospitalizations statewide, nearly double the number from a

Source: Lincoln Journal Star

16 Sep 2021

Maui Restaurants Make Difficult Decisions as “Safer Outside” Rules Go Into Effect

Da Shrimp Hale at the Maui Mall and Da Shrimp Hale West at Lahaina Gateway, are offering takeout only for the interim. A note to patrons stated, “This was a hard decision for us to make. This new mandate will be a negative impact to us entirely. Not just a…

Source: Maui Now

16 Sep 2021

Lane County announces vaccination requirement for employees

County government employees have until Nov. 30 to get fully vaccinated or face a provisional layoff. Certain exemptions will be allowed.

Source: KEZI TV

16 Sep 2021

Brutal flu season ahead as COVID-19 spread continues, experts say. Here are 8 things to know about getting your flu shot.

Here are eight things to know about the upcoming flu season and getting your annual flu shot during the pandemic.

Source: Chicago Tribune

16 Sep 2021

Alabama Pickers, couple known for reselling and vaccine opposition, both dead of COVID

“I’ve got my own passport. It’s called the ‘Bill of Rights,’” Dusty Graham said a video. “This will be all behind us in a couple of years.”

Source: AL.com

16 Sep 2021

Clark County records 24 deaths from COVID-19, the most on record, as hospitalizations rise

Clark County recorded 24 deaths from COVID-19 in the past seven days as new hospital admissions rose by 31 percent over last week's levels.

Source: The Columbian

16 Sep 2021

100 dead as fever grips 5 states, MP worst-affected

The first cases were reported in Uttar Pradesh’s Firozabad district in the second week of August and was described by local officials as “mystery fever” before the Uttar Pradesh government said it was dengue. | Latest News India

Source: Hindustan Times

16 Sep 2021

Family blames unvaccinated in obituary after mother dies from COVID-19

Candace Ayers got her coronavirus vaccination in early March. Less than six months later, the family says she died of COVID-19.

Source: 10TV

16 Sep 2021

Virus Blamed In Deer Deaths Spreading In Hudson Valley

Once deer are infected with the virus that causes the disease, they usually die within 36 hours.

Source: Avon, CT Patch

16 Sep 2021

Berkshire House of Corrections Recovering From COVID-19 Outbreak

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The Berkshire County House of Corrections had a number of inmates and staff test positive for COVID-19 at the beginning of the month but have been able to contain the...

Source: Iberkshires.com

16 Sep 2021

OHA: Oregon COVID cases, hospitalizations stabilizing, will see slow decline

The number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are starting to slowly decline in Oregon from the record-shattering numbers set amid the delta variant over the summer, but health officials say the majority of hospitalizations are still of unvaccinated Orego…

Source: KOIN.com

16 Sep 2021

What we know about kids and the delta variant, according to experts

Doctors say they are noting more instances of children falling severely ill as the pandemic has progressed and the delta variant has become predominant.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

16 Sep 2021

Your body’s backup immune system remembers COVID virus, research shows

We talk a great deal about antibodies when it comes to COVID. But there is another critical immune response that plays a role in protection.

Source: WANE

16 Sep 2021

Fauci flip-flop on vaccine mandate hammered in new RNC ad

Fox News exclusively obtained the two-minute video ad blasting Fauci, which features roll of clips highlighting the NIAID director’s previous statements on...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

16 Sep 2021

COVID-19 Nasal Vaccine Candidate Shows Promise of Development

Investigators said that NanoSTING, can be shipped and stored without the need for freezing for up to 11 months.

Source: Pharmacytimes.com

16 Sep 2021

Frequently asked questions about COVID-19 and kids

When can kids get vaccinated? Are Delta variant symptoms worse?

Source: CBS News

16 Sep 2021

COVID-19 kills Moses Lake couple, orphans their 8-year-old after visit to the fair

Source: Google News

16 Sep 2021

1 in 3 COVID patients suffer from long COVID: CDC study

These long COVID patients reported at least one symptom of COVID-19 two months after first testing positive for the coronavirus, the CDC study says.

Source: Los Angeles Times

16 Sep 2021

Can kids be harmed wearing masks to protect against COVID? - Honolulu Star

Can kids be harmed wearing masks to protect against COVID?

Source: Honolulu Star-Advertiser

16 Sep 2021

Fully-vaccinated NC mom recalls battling breakthrough COVID case for almost 2 weeks

Jennifer Rowell got COVID-19 about five months after getting vaccinated. She was sick for 10 to 12 days.

Source: WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

16 Sep 2021

Can vitamins protect you against the Delta variant? Experts weigh in.

Despite how vitamins can boost immunity, they are not a good measure of protection against the Delta variant, experts say

Source: nj.com

16 Sep 2021

L.A.'s indoor COVID vaccine mandate: What to know

The L.A. County mandate will require patrons and employees to have at least one vaccine dose by Oct. 7 and be fully vaccinated by Nov. 4.

Source: Los Angeles Times

16 Sep 2021

Ebola Can Hide in Humans for Years Before Killing Again, New Research Finds

A new Ebola outbreak this February was traced back to the epidemic that ended five years ago.

Source: Gizmodo.com

16 Sep 2021

Florida county-by-county COVID-19 death data shows new numbers in Tampa Bay

A federal judge ruled against blocking Gov. Ron DeSantis’s executive order over mask mandates in schools after parents suing the state failed to attempt other versions of relief in their disability-focused case.

Source: WFLA

16 Sep 2021

Inside Savannah hospital, staff manages deluge of COVID patients

Inside a Savannah, Georgia hospital, staff struggles to contain a growing number of COVID-19 cases. Memorial Health University Medical Center cared for a record-high 178 COVID-19 patients at the end of August, according to the hospital.

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

16 Sep 2021

No, kids can’t be harmed wearing masks to protect against COVID

Can kids be harmed wearing masks to protect against COVID? No.

Source: Reading Eagle

16 Sep 2021

COVID-19 threatens to cause irreversible harm to education and well-being of kids | COVID-19 Special

Source: Google News

16 Sep 2021

If You Feel This, Get Tested for COVID, Says CDC | Eat This Not That

According to Dr. Inci Yildirim, headache, sore throat, runny nose, and fever are now the hallmark symptoms of COVID-19 infection.

Source: Eatthis.com

16 Sep 2021

Gut Microbiome Could Make Weight Loss Easier for Some

Researchers reveal differences in gut bacteria between people who did and did not lose weight 6 months to 1 year after a lifestyle modification program.

Source: Medscape

16 Sep 2021

1683 Fake COVID-19 Vaccination Cards & 2034 Fake Pfizer Seals Seized by Cincinnati CBP

CINCINNATI–As the country continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Port of Cincinnati remain focused on protecting American lives.

Source: Cbp.gov

16 Sep 2021

City of Springfield: COVID-19 cases are “alarming and scary”

The number of COVID-19 cases in Springfield have risen significantly, health officials urge residents to get vaccinated.

Source: WWLP.com

16 Sep 2021

Kentucky bride-to-be who was concerned about COVID vaccine dies of virus at age 29 - Fort Worth Star

Source: Google News

16 Sep 2021

Monoclonal Antibodies, Vaccines Both Help Save Lives—One Costs 52 Times More

The Biden administration purchased another 1.4 million doses of Regeneron's monoclonal antibody treatment at a cost of nearly $3 billion.

Source: Newsweek

16 Sep 2021

8-year-old Moses Lake girl loses both parents to COVID-19

MOSES LAKE - An 8-year-old girl is now without both her parents after the two died from COVID-19.

Source: iFIBER One News

16 Sep 2021

New study revives a Mozart sonata as a potential epilepsy therapy - STAT

The research is reviving the possibility that music can be the calm that prevents the brain’s electrical storm.

Source: STAT

16 Sep 2021

Obituary blames unvaccinated for the death of Illinois woman

The family of fully vaccinated Springfield, Illinois woman Candace Ayers, 66, blamed the millions of unvaccinated Americans in her obituary after she died from COVID-19

Source: Daily Mail

16 Sep 2021

Obesity treatment can save thousands — if Medicare decides to fund it | TheHill

As a result of the current restrictions on obesity medications and intensive behavioral therapy, less than 1 percent of seniors on Medicare have access to obesity care.

Source: The Hill

16 Sep 2021

Kentucky bride-to-be who was concerned about COVID vaccine dies of virus at age 29

Source: Google News

16 Sep 2021

CDC hindered pandemic response, Gottlieb says

Former FDA Commissioner Sc...

Source: The Hill

16 Sep 2021

Menstrual Changes After COVID-19 Vaccination Should Be Actively Investigated: Reproductive Immunologist

The possible link between CCP virus vaccinations and menstrual changes should be investigated to clear up the doubts, ...

Source: Theepochtimes.com

16 Sep 2021

Likely cause of Alzheimer's disease discovered in fat-carrying particles

Toxic protein deposits that form in people with Alzheimer’s likely leak into the brain from fat carrying particles called lipoproteins.

Source: Study Finds

16 Sep 2021

Fla. vaccine advocate loses 6 unvaccinated family members to COVID-19 within 3 weeks

After months of knocking on doors in the neighborhoods of Palm Beach County, Florida, trying to convince members of the community to get vaccinated, Lisa Wilson said she lost six members of her family to Covid-19 in a three-week span.

Source: WRAL.com

16 Sep 2021

Can kids be harmed wearing masks to protect against covid?

Can kids be harmed wearing masks to protect against covid? No, there is no scientific evidence showing masks cause harm to kids’ health despite baseless claims suggesting otherwise. The claims are circulating on social media and elsewhere just as virus …

Source: TribLIVE

16 Sep 2021

Periods affected by Covid jabs normally resort back to normal after one irregular cycle, say experts

Dr Jackie Maybin, a consultant gynaecologist at Edinburgh University, said other jabs were known to disrupt periods and that they have had no noticeable impact on fertility.

Source: Daily Mail

16 Sep 2021

1 in 500 U.S. Residents Has Now Died From Coronavirus

Source: Google News

16 Sep 2021

Coronavirus daily news updates, September 16: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the world

Source: Google News

16 Sep 2021

Overfilled Florida ICUs leave non-COVID patients 'suffering unnecessarily'

Nathaniel Osborn spent more than six hours in a Florida hospital’s emergency room with his 12-year-old son Seth this past July. The two waited together as Seth’s appendix ruptured, and there were no beds available. Despite Seth being in excruciating pain, doc…

Source: Wink News

16 Sep 2021

– Another 652 COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths reported in Maine

Source: Press Herald

16 Sep 2021

Obituary: The Unvaccinated Cost Grandma Her Life

Candace Ayers, who died of COVID-19, was frustrated by vaccine hesitancy

Source: Newser

16 Sep 2021

U.S. researchers to study long-term COVID-19 symptoms in thousands of survivors

Some COVID-19 "long-haulers" report struggling with debilitating symptoms for months after their initial infection.

Source: CBS News

16 Sep 2021

Did the coronavirus jump from animals to people twice?

A preliminary analysis of viral genomes suggests the COVID-19 pandemic might have multiple animal origins – but the findings still have to be peer reviewed.

Source: Nature.com

16 Sep 2021

Evidence of 'superhuman' immunity to COVID-19

Source: Google News

16 Sep 2021

Evidence of 'superhuman' immunity to COVID-19

New research has found that some people who catch COVID-19 and are later vaccinated develop incredibly strong immunity to the virus #News #Reuters #Covid #Im...

Source: YouTube

16 Sep 2021

Texas doctors, seeing unprecedented numbers of pregnant patients with COVID-19, urge pregnant people to get vaccinated

Pregnant women are getting vaccinated at lower rates than the general population. “This variant is much more aggressive, [and] pregnant women are getting sicker much faster,” one doctor says.

Source: The Texas Tribune

16 Sep 2021

Michigan COVID: Here’s what to know Sept. 16, 2021

Here is the latest news on the coronavirus in Michigan.

Source: WDIV ClickOnDetroit

16 Sep 2021

Unvaccinated Irish mother and daughter die next to each other in hospital with Covid-19

A NORTHERN IRISH mother and daughter have died in hospital just two beds apart from one another a...

Source: Irish Post

16 Sep 2021

Gottlieb: CDC hampered U.S. response to COVID

The U.S. response to the COVID pandemic was hamstrung by the CDC, according to former FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb's new book.

Source: Axios

16 Sep 2021

Pandemic frustrations zero in on unvaccinated Americans

The growing frustration with the ongoing pandemic is boiling over...

Source: The Hill

16 Sep 2021

Cuba Becomes First Country to Vaccinate Young Kids Against Covid-19

At least 12 infants have died in Cuba from covid-19 in 2021.

Source: Gizmodo.com

16 Sep 2021

Flu Season 2021: What To Expect As COVID Continues

How bad will it be? How can you tell influenza apart from COVID? When should you get the vaccine? Here's what to know.

Source: HuffPost

16 Sep 2021

Samantha Bee Spots Real Reason For GOP Fearmongering On COVID-19 Vaccines, Mandates

Republicans aren't really scared of them, said the "Full Frontal" host.

Source: HuffPost

16 Sep 2021

How many steps should you take a day? Hitting 7,000 may reduce risk of early death, study says

A new study published in JAMA Network Open revealed a lower risk of early mortality for middle-aged adults who logged at least 7,000 steps.

Source: USA Today

16 Sep 2021

Workplace cafes can play a role in your weight loss, study finds

Employers can play a role in promoting healthier food choices at work, a new study has found.

Source: CNN

16 Sep 2021

Los Angeles County to require vaccination proof at bars, large events

Los Angeles County will require customers and workers in indoor bars, nightclubs and wineries to be vaccinated against Covid-19, officials said Wednesday.

Source: NBC News

16 Sep 2021

Australia COVID-19 cases rise but vaccination surge gives hope

Australia's Victoria state reported its biggest one-day rise in COVID-19 cases of the year on Thursday as a surge in vaccinations nationwide raised hope for easing restrictions with almost 70% of the adult population having had a first dose.

Source: Reuters

16 Sep 2021

Oregon woman helps friend's 8-year-old daughter orphaned by COVID

Jennifer DeSantis said these last few weeks have been like living in a nightmare and she just wants to wake up. "I don’t think anyone truly understands it, until it hits them like this," she said. The Forest Grove mother just lost her childhood best fri…

Source: KATU

16 Sep 2021

1 in every 500 US residents have died of Covid-19

The United States has reached another grim milestone in its fight against the devastating Covid-19 pandemic: 1 in 500 Americans have died from coronavirus since the nation's first reported infection.

Source: CNN

16 Sep 2021

Pfizer Vaccine Still Effective, FDA Says Days Before Review Of Booster Proposal

The Biden administration has planned to launch a booster shot campaign for the general public as early as next week.

Source: HuffPost

16 Sep 2021

Unvaccinated people are calling call themselves 'purebloods' on TikTok

The term "pureblood" comes from the "Harry Potter" series and is used to describe wizard families who never intermarried with non-wizards.

Source: INSIDER

16 Sep 2021

32 infected, 1 dead in COVID outbreak at long term care facility

Jason Davis with Lane County Public Health said 88% of the South Hills residents are fully vaccinated, while 64% of the staff are fully vaccinated.

Source: KEZI TV

16 Sep 2021

Record COVID levels found among negative flu tests in Hawaii

The summer and fall spike of COVID-19 cases in Hawaii showed up in more than just the daily test numbers. A program that tracks the flu detected the biggest jump yet in samples that turned out to be COVID instead.

Source: KHON2

16 Sep 2021

Texas Man Who Got COVID Twice Now Has PTSD Over Fears of Catching It Again

"I was in the ICU for two weeks," Shaun Santiago said. "The doctors and nurses are fully in PPE, so you don't see what they really look like. There's no human contact at all."

Source: Newsweek

16 Sep 2021

CDC: CA has lowest COVID transmission rate in US

The latest CDC map shows California has the lowest transmission rate in the country.

Source: 10News

16 Sep 2021

Body’s back up immune system remembers Covid virus, research shows

We talk a great deal about antibodies when it comes to post Covid infection and vaccinations. But there is another critical immune response that plays a role in Covid protection and it lasts long after antibodies wane, potentially extending vaccine power. Sin…

Source: WGN TV Chicago

16 Sep 2021

Illinois coronavirus: Springfield grandmother's obituary takes aim at unvaccinated - WLS

Springfield grandmother Candace Ayers died from COVID even after being vaccinated, and her obituary takes aim at the unvaccinated.

Source: WLS-TV

16 Sep 2021

Wyoming reports rare case of human pneumonic plague

Source: KTVQ Billings News

16 Sep 2021

After west Kentucky bride-to-be dies of COVID-19, family shares story with NBC News in hopes of saving lives

GRAND RIVERS, KY — A bride-to-be from Grand Rivers, Kentucky, died last week of COVID-19. Her loved ones told NBC News she had decided to hold off on getting vaccinated,

Source: WPSD Local 6

16 Sep 2021

Wyoming Detects Rare Human Case of Pneumonic Plague - Wyoming

The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) announced today the detection of a rare but serious case of pneumonic plague in a northern Fremont County resident. Plague is a bacterial infection that can be deadly to humans and other mammals, including pets, if not t…

Source: Wyo.gov

16 Sep 2021

West Contra Costa Unified could vote to become Bay Area’s first district to mandate COVID vaccine for everyone 12 and older

Students, faculty and staff would need to be fully dosed by Oct. 31 if the resolution is approved.

Source: The Mercury News

16 Sep 2021

COVID-19 cases appear to be flattening — at dangerous level

SEATTLE (AP) — The record levels of COVID-19 infection and hospitalization in Washington state that started in early to mid-July appears to be flattening — but at a dangerous level. The state is still seeing its highest rates yet of COVID-19 cases and hospit…

Source: Associated Press

16 Sep 2021

More younger people are dying from COVID in Oregon

More people age 29 and younger died in the last six weeks in Oregon than the entire rest of the pandemic.

Source: KGW.com

16 Sep 2021

Pittsburgh CBP officers seize fake COVID vaccine cards shipped from China

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Pittsburgh have seized two shipments of phony COVID-19 vaccination cards shipped from China.

Source: Fox News

16 Sep 2021

Doctor argues for more research into effects of Covid-19 vaccines on menstruation

Clinical trials for coronavirus vaccines should include examination of any possible effects on women's menstrual cycles -- if only because so many women are worried about possible problems, a British expert argued Wednesday.

Source: CNN

16 Sep 2021

High Number of COVID-19 Deaths Continues to Be Reported

Fifty-seven COVID-19 deaths were reported in the past week (Sept. 8-14), the highest weekly total during this current surge of the pandemic.

Source: countynewscenter.com

16 Sep 2021

33 New COVID-19 Cases In Tuolumne And 52 New Cases In Calaveras

The Tuolumne and Calaveras County COVID-19 Health Reports are in.

Source: MyMotherLode.com

16 Sep 2021

What are monoclonal antibodies? And who in Idaho provides the treatment?

The state opened the first of three centers in North Idaho slated for monoclonal antibody treatment.

Source: KTVB.com

16 Sep 2021

96% of ICU beds occupied in southeast Indiana making it highest ICU occupancy in state

A public health district in southeast Indiana has almost out of space in its area intensive care units.

Source: WLWT Cincinnati

16 Sep 2021

Menstrual changes after covid-19 vaccination

A link is plausible and should be investigated Common side effects of covid-19 vaccination listed by the UK’s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) include a sore arm, fever, fatigue, and myalgia.1 Changes to periods and unexpected vagin…

Source: The BMJ

16 Sep 2021

‘Long COVID’ affects 1 in 10 kids, Israel survey finds

Approximately 1 in 10 Israeli children experienced lasting COVID-19 symptoms after recovering from their illnesses, according to the country’s Health Ministry.

Source: New York Post

16 Sep 2021

New mandate: Immigrants seeking permanent residency must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination, not illegal migrants

No vaccine mandates if you wade cross the Rio Grande River

Source: Hot Air

15 Sep 2021

Denver hospitals are seeing ICU beds fill up

9NEWS checked in with some of Denver's biggest hospitals to see how they were doing.

Source: 9News.com KUSA

15 Sep 2021

Oregon reports 46 more COVID-19 related deaths; weekly report shows surge may be easing

There are 46 new COVID-19 related deaths in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 3,536, the Oregon Health Authority reported Wednesday.

Source: KTVZ

15 Sep 2021

Kentucky surgical technician, 29, who held off on vaccine over infertility fears dead before wedding

29-year-old Samantha Wendell, a surgical technician set to be married this summer, died after not taking the COVID-19 vaccination over infertility fears, her family said.

Source: Daily Mail

15 Sep 2021

'I don’t want to catch it a third time' | Houston man has PTSD after catching COVID two times

Doctors are finding out that PTSD is very common in people who have been hospitalized with COVID-19.

Source: KHOU.com

15 Sep 2021

Nearly all COVID-19 hospitalizations, deaths in Philly were unvaccinated people, city says; four city schools forced to close

“The vaccine is continuing to do its job even against more recent variants including the delta variant,” Pennsylvania's acting Health Secretary Alison Beam said.

Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer

15 Sep 2021

Hawaii records 11 new coronavirus-related deaths, 493 additional infections - Honolulu Star

Hawaii Department of Health officials today reported 11 new coronavirus-related deaths and 493 new confirmed and probable infections statewide, bringing the state’s totals since the start of the pandemic to 671 fatalities and 73,268 cases.

Source: Honolulu Star-Advertiser

15 Sep 2021

COVID-19: A closer look at pediatric cases in Washoe County

People under the age of 18 now make up more than 22 percent of the COVID cases in Washoe County

Source: KOLO

15 Sep 2021

Local COVID-19 hospitalizations flatten, cases hit new record

COVID-19 hospitalizations have been largely flat this week after more than a month of steep rise. “We truly are nowhere close to being out of the woods yet,” Ballad Health chief infection prevention officer Jamie Swift said. “Our team member…

Source: WCYB

15 Sep 2021

Nationwide shortage of monoclonal antibody treatment could be dire for Kentucky

A nationwide shortage of monoclonal antibodies will limit how many patients battling COVID-19 will get the treatment, including here in the Louisville region.

Source: WLKY Louisville

15 Sep 2021

Rabid bats found in Portland and Beaverton

Officials say rabid bats were discovered in Portland and Beaverton

Source: OPB News

15 Sep 2021

Oregon’s COVID-19 death toll climbs to 3,536

The Oregon Health Authority reported 46 new COVID-19-related deaths in the state on Wednesday, raising Oregon’s death toll to 3,536.

Source: KOIN.com

15 Sep 2021

COVID-19 Statistics | Sept. 15, 2021

COVID-19 Daily Report for Humboldt County, Sept. 15, 2021

Source: Lost Coast Outpost

15 Sep 2021

SIXTEEN US states have adult obesity rates of at least 35%, CDC report finds

Sixteen states including Alabama, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, and West Virginia had adult obesity rates of at least 35% in 2020, according to new CDC maps.

Source: Daily Mail

15 Sep 2021

Nicki Minaj's COVID-19 vaccine 'swollen testicles' claim is false, says Trinidad health minister

Trinidad and Tobago Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh on Wednesday criticized as "false" the claim by American rapper Nicki Minaj that a person on the Caribbean island suffered swollen testicles after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine.

Source: Reuters

15 Sep 2021

Children's hospitals seeing early increase in seasonal respiratory illness

Children’s National Hospital enacted a surge plan to deal with the number of patients, while Inova Children’s Hospital says it is near capacity.

Source: The Washington Post

15 Sep 2021

A Michigan doctor goes to Facebook over dying, unvaccinated COVID patients

A Beaumont doctor takes to social media after repeated encounters with patients who were in COVID denial or demanded unproven medications, while refusing vaccines. Compassion fatigue can take a toll.

Source: Bridge Michigan

15 Sep 2021

Why Experts Say Getting a Flu Shot This Year Is Important

Source: Google News

15 Sep 2021

Pitkin County returns to mandatory indoor mask public health order starting Thursday

Facemasks will be required in all indoor public settings in Pitkin County for everyone 2 years old and older regardless of vaccination status beginning Thursday, county public health authorities said Wednesday.Businesses or facilities that choose to implement…

Source: Aspen Times

15 Sep 2021

Virus causing encephalitis found in Stanislaus County mosquito. Are humans at risk?

Source: Google News

15 Sep 2021

Woman's obituary blames the unvaccinated for her death

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS) — A Springfield, Ill. woman's obituary took aim at those who refuse to get the COVID-19 vaccine. According to her obituary, 66-year-old Candace "Candy" Ayers passed away Sept. 3. It goes on to say: She was preceded in death by m…

Source: KUTV 2News

15 Sep 2021

Minnesota debuts app for online immunization record, COVID-19 vaccination proof

Online access to immunization record comes as more employers require COVID-19 vaccination proof from workers.

Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

15 Sep 2021

Majority of Americans believe worst COVID-19 outbreak is yet to come: report | TheHill

New data shows 54 percent of Americans think the pandemic stands to worsen.

Source: The Hill

15 Sep 2021

Chicago hospitals seeing early rise in RSV cases among young kids

Chicago hospitals seeing early rise in RSV cases among young children.

Source: Chicago Tribune

15 Sep 2021

Two rabid bats found in Portland metro area

PORTLAND, Ore. – Authorities reported finding two rabid bats in the Portland metro area since last Friday. Public health officials Multnomah and Washington counties both state there was no record of human exposure to the bats. On September 10, a Beavert…

Source: KATU

15 Sep 2021

This COVID Essential Is Disappearing From Shelves, Doctors Warn

As kids head back to school, the demand for many of the most effective children's masks is higher than ever and there's a major shortage now.

Source: Best Life

15 Sep 2021

Number of US states with high obesity rate rises to 16

The number of US states where at least 35 percent of residents are obese rose to 16 last year, with notable ethnic and racial disparities, new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) showed Wednesday. The states are mainly in the countr…

Source: msnNOW

15 Sep 2021

Cuba to Offer COVID-19 Vaccines to Children as Young as 2 This Week

The vaccines—Soberna 2 and Soberna Plus, which were developed in Cuba—make it the first country to offer immunization to kids so young.

Source: Parents.com

15 Sep 2021

AdventHealth to transition to 'green' status

Officials say COVID-19 inpatient volumes continue to steadily decline.

Source: WESH Orlando

15 Sep 2021

234 South Dakota K-12 schools reporting COVID-19 cases

SIOUX FALLS, SD (KELO) — In the latest update from the South Dakota Department of Health (DOH), the state has reported a total of 1,192 cases of COVID-19 in K-12 schools between August 8 and September 11. Of the 1,192 total cases, 963 have been among students…

Source: KELOLAND.com

15 Sep 2021

US launches study of long Covid in tens of thousands of patients

The US National Institutes of Health said Wednesday it's starting a $470 million study to try to understand what's become known as long Covid—the long-term, sometimes serious effects of Covid-19.

Source: CNN

15 Sep 2021

6 states report death, paralysis from mosquito-borne West Nile virus

At least 29 states have seen confirmed or probable human cases with symptoms, and a number of states have reported deaths from West Nile virus.

Source: INSIDER

15 Sep 2021

Vaccine-Induced Thrombocytopenia with Severe Headache

Correspondence from The New England Journal of Medicine — Vaccine-Induced Thrombocytopenia with Severe Headache

Source: nejm.org

15 Sep 2021

1 in 500 Americans has died of COVID-19

The grim milestone highlights the continued affects of the Delta variant and the ongoing struggle to get Americans vaccinated.

Source: Axios

15 Sep 2021

People who received Moderna's vaccine early are TWICE as likely to get a breakthrough infection

Moderna Inc says people who received its COVID-19 vaccine last year are nearly twice as likely to get a breakthrough infection compared to those recently vaccinated.

Source: Daily Mail

15 Sep 2021

Rabid bats found in NE Portland, Beaverton

A dog that was playing with the bat is in quarantine.

Source: KOIN.com

15 Sep 2021

Los Angeles County to require vaccines in indoor bars

Public health officials in Los Angeles County will begin requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination for patrons and workers at indoor bars, wineries, breweries,...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

15 Sep 2021

States with high obesity rates nearly doubled in two years. Here's why.

More states have rising obesity rates, an alarming trend because obesity is linked to type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke and many types of cancer.

Source: USA Today

15 Sep 2021

COVID-19 case counts continue climb in Iowa, over five dozen additional deaths

The rate of daily new cases of the coronavirus in Iowa showed a notable jump after a period of slower growth, based on the latest state data.

Source: KCRG

15 Sep 2021

Fake COVID-19 vaccination cards seized in Pittsburgh

U.S. customs officials said the parcels contained dozens of fake vaccination cards that were destined for an address in western Pennsylvania.

Source: WTAE Pittsburgh

15 Sep 2021

Springfield woman's obituary blames unvaccinated for her death

A Springfield woman's obituary took aim at those who refuse to get the COVID-19 vaccine. According to her obituary, 66-year-old Candace Ayers passed away on September 3, 2021. It goes on to say: She was preceded in death by more than 4,531,799 others infected…

Source: newschannel20.com

15 Sep 2021

Belle Glade mayor, wife lose 6 family members to COVID-19

'It's been really hard to comprehend and try to figure this all out,' Lisa Wilson says

Source: WPTV.com

15 Sep 2021

Unvaccinated Make Up Nearly 100% of Philly COVID Deaths in 2021

Nearly all the COVID-19-related deaths in Philadelphia this year have been among people who were not vaccinated against the virus, the city’s top doctor said…

Source: NBC 10 Philadelphia

15 Sep 2021

Jacksonville doctor: Do not use Betadine for treatment or prevention of COVID-19

There’s another trend that medical experts are warning people not to use to treat COVID-19.

Source: WJXT News4JAX

15 Sep 2021

States sound alarm over Covid-19 outbreaks among school kids

As school districts across the country reopen, some state officials are voicing concern about the vulnerability of children as the highly contagious coronavirus Delta variant takes aim at the unvaccinated.

Source: CNN

15 Sep 2021

Moderna Says Analysis Shows Covid Vaccine Immunity May Wane

Source: Bloomberg

15 Sep 2021

Moderna Says Analysis Shows Covid Vaccine Immunity May Wane

Source: Bloomberg

15 Sep 2021

California only state to advance out of high transmission category for COVID

California is currently experiencing the lowest case rate of COVID infections in the nation. It's the only state with the lower transmission classification from the CDC.

Source: KTVU San Francisco

15 Sep 2021

DHS reports two Wisconsin counties at critically high COVID activity levels - Channel3000.com - WISC

Forest County and Buffalo County have rates greater than 1,000 COVID cases per person for the first time since January.

Source: Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

15 Sep 2021

East Tennessee hospital leaders warn of 'frightening' surge

Stretched staffing and limited resources to treat rising numbers of patients are challenging hospitals across the region.

Source: WBIR.com

15 Sep 2021

What is the proper treatment for long COVID? New clinics seek answers

To help COVID-19 survivors who suffer from long-term symptoms, multidisciplinary clinics have opened to connect patients with experts.

Source: USA Today

15 Sep 2021

As adult obesity rates increase nationally, how does Austin-Travis County fare?

Texas is one of the latest states to be classified as having a high prevalence of obesity among adults, according to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Source: KXAN.com

15 Sep 2021

COVID may never fully disappear. Here's how we live with it.

The pandemic will eventually end, but reaching a "new normal" will mean deciding how to manage the lingering threat of the coronavirus for years to come.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

15 Sep 2021

‘Misinformation killed her’: Bride who bought into vaccine infertility myth dies of COVID

Another woman is dead after buying into myths about the COVID-19 vaccine. NBC News reported on Samantha Wendell, who was going to have her dream wedding on Aug. 21, instead, she ended up in the hospital, dying from the deadly virus. Her fiancé, Austin Eskew, …

Source: Raw Story

15 Sep 2021

Recent Ebola outbreak emerged from someone infected 5 years earlier

We knew the virus could go dormant but not that it could do so for five years.

Source: Ars Technica

15 Sep 2021

Anti-vaccine radio host from NJ dies of COVID-19

The North Jersey native, Bob Enyart, was the latest of several high-profile deaths from COVID, among those who railed against public efforts to stem the deadly virus.

Source: New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

15 Sep 2021

COVID-19 nasal vaccine candidate effective at preventing disease transmission

Breathe in, breathe out. That's how easy it is for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, to enter your nose. And though remarkable progress has been made in developing intramuscular vaccines against SARS-CoV- 2, such as the readily available Pfizer, Mod…

Source: Medical Xpress

15 Sep 2021

Michigan reports 6,604 new COVID cases, 62 deaths -- average of 3,302 cases per day

Michigan reported 6,604 new cases of COVID-19 and 62 virus-related deaths Wednesday -- an average of 3,302 cases over the past two days.

Source: WDIV ClickOnDetroit

15 Sep 2021

Worthington enacts indoor mask mandate - NBC4 WCMH

WORTHINGTON, Ohio (WCMH) — The City of Worthington has joined Columbus, Bexley, and other central Ohio municipalities in mandating facemasks at indoor places to fight the surge in COVID-19 cases in Ohio and across the country. The mandate starts Thursday, Sep…

Source: NBC4 WCMH-TV

15 Sep 2021

Pandemic's Toll Is Now 1 in 500 Americans

But there are huge disparities between races, regions

Source: Newser