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19 Jan 2021

Synthetic cornea helped a legally blind man regain his sight

A legally blind 78-year old man has regained his sight after being the inaugural patient to receive a promising new type of corneal implant.

Source: Engadget

19 Jan 2021

More than 60% of all US Covid-19 cases were reported since Election Day. Now experts warn a variant could further fuel spread

The US has just surpassed 24 million Covid-19 cases -- and more than 60% of them have been reported since Election Day.

Source: CNN

19 Jan 2021

Santa Cruz County slows down their vaccination process due to Moderna’s newest COVID-19 vaccine Lot 41L20A

Moderna’s newest COVID-19 vaccine, Lot 41L20A, has caused allergic reactions to less than 10 people in Southern California

Source: KSBW The Central Coast

19 Jan 2021

Treating COVID-19 symptoms at home: SoCal doctor explains what you need to know - KABC

Once you test positive for COVID-19, what should you do next? Doctors say staying on top of any changes in your symptoms and taking the proper precautions is a good start

Source: KABC-TV

19 Jan 2021

A new COVID-19 challenge: Mutations rise along with cases

The race against the virus that causes COVID-19 has taken a new turn: Mutations are rapidly popping up, and the longer it takes to vaccinate people, the more likely it is that a variant that can...

Source: Associated Press

19 Jan 2021

Here's What a UCLA Study Says Mask Mandates Could Do for the U.S. GDP

Implementation of a nationwide mask mandate, combined with complementary public health measures, could reduce the coronavirus’ spread to essentially zero…

Source: NBC Southern California

19 Jan 2021

New Covid-19 cases declined 11% after hitting a peak last week

New Covid-19 cases in the United States have been trending down since hitting a peak last week, but experts say it's too soon to be overly optimistic.

Source: CNN

19 Jan 2021

Johnson County man questions vaccine priority in Kansas

Doug Euston, 65, in line to receive vaccine before his wife, 61-year-old cancer survivor

Source: KMBC Kansas City

19 Jan 2021

CDC predicts new COVID-19 variant to be dominant strain in U.S. by March

Health leaders said the new variant spreading across the country should be a wake-up call to people in our state. Health officials discovered the new variant is officially in the Pacific Northwest with an employee at the University of Portland testing positi…

Source: KOMO News

19 Jan 2021

ASU investigating fraternity after holding massive weekend party amid surging COVID cases

While Arizona continues to be one of the worst COVID-19 hot spots in the world, this party makes it seem like ASU students don't seem to care.

Source: AZFamily

19 Jan 2021

Oregon seniors push to get COVID-19 vaccine sooner

Oregon seniors are calling on the governor to give them earlier access to the COVID-19 vaccine. The governor, however, is doubling down on her decision to get educators vaccinated first. Governor Kate Brown and the Oregon Health Authority on Friday announced…

Source: KATU

19 Jan 2021

7 more coronavirus vaccination hubs added in Dallas-Fort Worth as state distributes more doses

The number of coronavirus vaccination hubs across Texas will nearly triple this week as the state distributes about 70% more doses than it did one week ago. ...

Source: The Dallas Morning News

19 Jan 2021

Some doses of Moderna vaccine Lot 041L20A administered in the Central Valley - KFSN

On Monday, Action News checked in with the health departments across Central California to ask if they have received and administered any doses from the lot in question.

Source: KFSN-TV

19 Jan 2021

Where can you get the COVID-19 vaccine in Maine: CDC announces Maine vaccination sites - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH

Maine residents age 70 and older are now eligible for vaccination against COVID-19 as part of Phase 1b.

Source: NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

19 Jan 2021

California shelves batch of Moderna vaccines over allergy concerns

California health officials are calling on COVID-19 vaccine providers to stop using a batch of Moderna’s shots after a handful of people who were inoculated at the same site all had allergic …

Source: New York Post

19 Jan 2021

Variant virus vs. vaccine: Why the new strain means we must move faster

Every virus mutates.  But the longer it is allowed to multiply, the better the odds it will learn to evade detection.

Source: The Mercury News

19 Jan 2021

Vaccine allocations running short across NY; only 1,500 arriving in Monroe Co. this week - 13WHAM

ROCHESTER, NY (WHAM) - Louise Jarosinksi is among the thousands of frustrated New Yorkers eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, but still trying to get an appointment. “I’ve been trying to get online to schedule an appointment to get the COVID-19 vac…

Source: 13WHAM-TV

18 Jan 2021

A nurse for 50 years refused to retire when the pandemic began. She later died from Covid-19

Betty Grier Gallaher, known around her Alabama hospital as "Miss Betty," died this month from Covid-19. She refused to retire when the pandemic started, choosing instead to treat patients and support her younger coworkers. She was one day shy of 79.

Source: CNN

18 Jan 2021

Household transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and risk factors for susceptibility and infectivity in Wuhan: a retrospective observational study

Within households, children and adolescents were less susceptible to SARS-CoV-2 infection but were more infectious than older individuals. Presymptomatic cases were more infectious and individuals with asymptomatic infection less infectious than symptomatic c…

Source: The Lancet

18 Jan 2021

Even a small portion of fried foods can increase risk of heart disease, study says

Eating fried foods may increase your risk for major heart disease and stroke, according to a new analysis of existing research.

Source: CNN

18 Jan 2021

St. George Regional Hospital to offer additional COVID vaccine clinics this week

ST. GEORGE — St. George Regional Hospital will host a vaccine clinic on Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 8:15 p.m. and Wednesday from noon to 6 p.m., according to a press release the hospital issued Monday. At the clinic COVID-19 vaccines will be offered at no charge …

Source: St George News

18 Jan 2021

California health official urges halt to 300,000 Moderna vaccinations after reports of allergic reactions

State epidemiologist says batch was distributed to 287 providers, and that they should use ‘other available vaccine inventory’

Source: MarketWatch

18 Jan 2021

Virginia revises COVID-19 vaccine plan, moves seniors and high-risk conditions up

Virginia is issuing details for the next phases of COVID-19 vaccine distribution, moving seniors and people with high-risk conditions closer to the front of the line, but not everyone in the current phase can get vaccinated yet. Virginia's COVID-19 vaccine pl…

Source: WCYB

18 Jan 2021

Some vaccination sites shut down due to Moderna investigation

Stanislaus County officials announced Monday the cancellation of two new COVID-19 vaccination sites this week amid reports of possible severe allergic reactions to one of the vaccines.

Source: KRON4

18 Jan 2021

Children's Hospital sees uptick in COVID-19 related MISC cases

A COVID warning when it comes to young people. Children’s Hospital and Medical Center is seeing its largest number of cases of what’s called MISC.

Source: WOWT

18 Jan 2021

California Pauses Some Moderna Vaccines

The state epidemiologist made the recommendation after several people who received the vaccine at one community clinic needed medical attention in the span of 24 hours.

Source: New York Times

18 Jan 2021

Woman dies from COVID-19 weeks after giving birth to 3rd daughter

The 27-year-old mother left behind three young daughters and a husband, who is now in raising them without her.

Source: WMUR Manchester

18 Jan 2021

COVID vaccines should be available ‘immediately’ to people 65 and older, two L.A. supervisors urge

Two Los Angeles County supervisors are urging that people 65 and older immediately be included in the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.

Source: Los Angeles Times

18 Jan 2021

Plastic surgeon died of COVID-19, got it from lip filler patient - Insider

Dr. Payman Simoni was wearing a mask while he gave a patient lip filler injections. He later learned she tested positive for COVID-19.

Source: INSIDER

18 Jan 2021

Louisville hospitals suspend vaccine appointments for those over 70 after flood of calls

Source: Google News

18 Jan 2021

Green Mediterranean diet cuts non-alcoholic fatty liver disease by half

A green Mediterranean (MED) diet reduces intrahepatic fat more than other healthy diets and cuts non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in half, according to a long-term clinical intervention trial led by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researchers and …

Source: Medical Xpress

18 Jan 2021

Coronavirus in Oregon: State reports 666 new cases, 3 new deaths

Vaccinations continued apace in the state with more than 8,400 doses of the vaccine administered on Sunday

Source: OregonLive

18 Jan 2021

Oregon reports 666 new COVID-19 cases, 3 more deaths

The Oregon Health Authority said as of Monday, 216,925 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been given in Oregon.

Source: KGW.com

18 Jan 2021

Oregon reports 666 new COVID-19 cases, 3 more deaths

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – The Oregon Health Authority announced Monday that three more Oregonians have died of COVID-19.

Source: KPTV.com

18 Jan 2021

Homeless Populations Won't Be Counted In Many Areas In 2021

The annual street survey of homeless people is being delayed or put off completely in some parts of the U.S. during the pandemic, even as the country's unsheltered population appears to be growing.

Source: NPR

18 Jan 2021

Thousands of Israelis tested positive for coronavirus after first vaccine shot

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Source: Haaretz

18 Jan 2021

San Diego County says those 75 years of age and older eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

San Diego County officials announced Monday that COVID-19 vaccines will now be available for those age 75 and older.

Source: 10News

18 Jan 2021

Banner's COVID-19 pediatric hospitalizations for January projected nearly 6x higher than October

Data from the state’s largest hospital network shows hospital admissions for COVID-19 pediatric patients is nearly six times higher than in October.

Source: ABC15 Arizona

18 Jan 2021

Tracking COVID-19 in Alaska: 153 new cases reported Monday, no new deaths

Alaska remains in high alert status, despite decreased numbers of infections reported during recent weeks.

Source: Anchorage Daily News

18 Jan 2021

Utah COVID-19 death toll hits 1,500 as mass vaccination site opens

The Utah Department of Health is reporting seven new deaths in the state from COVID-19 since Sunday numbers, bringing Utah’s death toll to 1,500. More than 1.9 million people in Utah have been tested for the disease and 568 remain hospitalized.

Source: Deseret News

18 Jan 2021

San Diego County Expands COVID Vaccinations to Residents Aged 75 and Up

Due to a slowing of appointments at COVID-19 vaccination sites, San Diego County health officials expanded those eligible to residents aged 75 and older.

Source: Times of San Diego

18 Jan 2021

Collier County COVID-19 vaccine appointments quickly booked, again leaving many disappointed

Dozens of people waiting for callbacks about the coronavirus vaccine in Collier County let us know Monday Eventbrite sent them messages that said, “We’re looking for the tickets you requested.” Collier County’s vaccine registration filled up within minutes to…

Source: Wink News

18 Jan 2021

A Nationwide Mask Mandate Could Add $1 Trillion To The US GDP, According To UCLA Analysis

Implementation of a nationwide mask mandate, combined with complementary public health measures, could reduce the coronavirus’ spread to essentially zero and have a potential $1 trillion impact on the U.S. GDP, according to UCLA Fielding School of Public Heal…

Source: Deadline

18 Jan 2021

Yellowstone County to expand vaccine availability

Starting today, Yellowstone County residents who fall in Phase 1B of Montana's COVID-19 vaccine allocation plan can now schedule an appointment to get their first shot.

Source: Billings Gazette

18 Jan 2021

Yellowstone County expands vaccine availability

Starting Monday, Yellowstone County residents who fall in Phase 1B of Montana's COVID-19 vaccine allocation plan can now schedule an appointment to get their first shot, according to the county's

Source: Billings Gazette

18 Jan 2021

Phase 1B Vaccinations Will Begin in Effingham County Later This Week

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Source: Thexradio.com

18 Jan 2021

Map: Find a COVID-19 Vaccine provider near me in Missouri

The site says before contacting a vaccinator on the map to coordinate a vaccination, please understand many vaccinators are still awaiting supplies from the federal government.

Source: KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

18 Jan 2021

The New CDC Director Just Issued This Very Dark COVID Warning

In two days, a new administration will be handling the COVID pandemic in the U.S. And on the eve of becoming the director of the U.S. Centers for Disease...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

18 Jan 2021

Cornell teams with New York State for Public Health Corps initiative for COVID-19 vaccination push

ITHACA, N.Y.—Last week, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that New York State will aim to launch the nation's first state public health corps. The corps' primary goal will be to boost and expand the state's effort to distribute the vaccine to as many of its 19+…

Source: The Ithaca Voice

18 Jan 2021

It’s okay to let kids play Fortnite during a global pandemic

A New York Times article is raising concerns about kids’ screen time use during quarantine — but video games like Fortnite are serving a bigger social function than skeptics realize.

Source: The Verge

18 Jan 2021

Mercy Health readies for COVID-19 shipment, vaccinations to begin in next group

For administrators and staff with Mercy Health, this week has been a long time coming.

Source: WKBN.com

18 Jan 2021

COVID-19 vaccine to become available to those 65 and older in Buncombe County

Buncombe County health officials say it will open scheduling for the COVID-19 vaccine to healthcare workers and those 65 and older starting this week. Previously, Phase 1b of the vaccine distribution included those 75 years and older. "Later this week, Buncom…

Source: WLOS

18 Jan 2021

Where will you get the COVID-19 vaccine? Target, Walmart, Walgreens, stadiums, more

More than 14 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the US. When it's time to get your shot, it's important to know where to go.

Source: CNET

18 Jan 2021

Coronavirus takes three more Warren County residents - Glens Falls Post

Three more Warren County nursing home residents died of coronavirus over the weekend, Warren County Health Services reported.

Source: The Post Star

18 Jan 2021

Immune system ‘remembers’ to fight off coronavirus for at least 6 months: study

Research by UN and Switzerland shows that even though the level of antibodies fade, body maintains sufficient memory B cells, and they manage to stave off reinfection

Source: The Times of Israel

18 Jan 2021

Blind Man Regains Sight After Israeli Company Implants Artificial Cornea

An elderly man who lost his sight ten years ago suddenly regained his vision in Israel after an artificial cornea developed by an Israeli company was implanted in his eye. As reported by Israel HaYom, Israel-based startup CorNeat successfully transplanted an …

Source: The Daily Wire

18 Jan 2021

When can grandparents safely visit their grandkids after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine?

Once vaccinated, senior citizens will want to spend time with their grandkids, but as Dr. Henry Anyimadu advises, it’s a “very complicated decision to make.”

Source: fox8.com

18 Jan 2021

New COVID-19 cases in Allegheny County continue to decline

The Allegheny County Health Department released that in the last 48-hours, 796 new COVID-19 cases were reported.

Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

18 Jan 2021

U.S. Covid-19 death toll nears 400,000

The number of coronavirus deaths in the U.S. neared 400,000 on Monday, according to a NBC News count.

Source: NBC News

18 Jan 2021

Coronavirus in Ohio Monday update: 4,312 new cases, 81 additional deaths - NBC4 WCMH

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — The Ohio Department of Health has released the latest number of COVID-19 cases in the state.  As of Monday, Jan. 18, a total of 831,066 (+4,312) cases have been reported in Ohio since the pandemic began, leading to 10,281 (+81) deaths and 43…

Source: NBC4 WCMH-TV

18 Jan 2021

Delaware moving into 2nd phase of COVID vaccinations with focus on 65+

COVID-19 vaccine will begin being offered to members of Phase 1b in Delaware, with a priority focus on seniors, starting this week, WDEL has learned.

Source: WDEL 1150AM

18 Jan 2021

Many Floridians Overdue for 2nd COVID Vaccine Dose, Worried of Side Effects

Some seniors are "balking at getting the second shot because they've heard that the side effects are worse with the second shot," one health official said.

Source: Newsweek

18 Jan 2021

COVID-19 vaccine administered to ineligible people in this state

Some Delaware residents received the long-awaited COVID-19 vaccine at a mass vaccination event over the weekend — despite not yet being eligible to receive the jab, according to state health officials.

Source: Fox News

18 Jan 2021

New CDC Chief Issues Urgent COVID Warning | Eat This Not That

With nearly 4,000 American deaths a day from coronavirus (sometimes more) and nearly 400,000 American...

Source: Eatthis.com

18 Jan 2021

N.J. expecting only 100K COVID vaccine doses in each of the next 4 weeks, top health official says

"I can’t assure increasing numbers of people will be able to get their first dose," state Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli said Monday.

Source: nj.com

18 Jan 2021

ADHS making more COVID-19 vaccine appointments available Tuesday, adults 65+ eligible to register

Additional coronavirus vaccine appointments will become available Tuesday morning at state vaccination sites, but high demand and available doses remain a concern.

Source: ABC15 Arizona

18 Jan 2021

Airborne particle experts explain how to stay safe from new highly contagious coronavirus strain

The concentration of aerosol particles is usually highest right next to the individual emitting the particles and decreases with distance from the source. However, in indoor environments, aerosol concentration levels can quickly build up, similar to how cigar…

Source: OregonLive

18 Jan 2021

Veterans denied COVID-19 vaccine for making too much money

The West Palm Beach VA Medical Center hosted walk-in vaccinations for veterans 70 and older but says there are eligibility criteria including an income limit.

Source: WPBF West Palm Beach

18 Jan 2021

Coronavirus viral load in children 16 TIMES smaller than in over-80s

Data from public health officials in the Netherlands reveals 'a 16 fold difference in viral load' between the over-80s and children younger than 12 years old.

Source: Daily Mail

18 Jan 2021

Chicago Health Care Providers Can Begin Modified Next Phase of COVID-19 Vaccinations Monday

Health care providers can begin giving coronavirus vaccines to people over age 65 who live or work in Chicago starting Monday in a modified next phase of the…

Source: NBC Chicago

18 Jan 2021

Immune system 'remembers' coronavirus for at least 6 months: study

People may be able to fight off reinfection for at least six months after they recover from COVID-19 thanks to cells that can "remember" the virus, according to research published Monday.

Source: Ctvnews.ca

18 Jan 2021

Massachusetts now tracking COVID testing and case data among commercial sex workers

The occupation is now included in the daily Chapter 93 data report.

Source: MassLive.com

18 Jan 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine: Questions And Answers About Immunity : Shots - Health News

First, can someone who has been vaccinated still spread the disease? Second, will the vaccine remain effective as the virus itself evolves? And third, how long will the vaccine's protection last?

Source: NPR

18 Jan 2021

1,430 new COVID-19 cases in Alabama; hospitalizations dip

COVID-19 hospitalizations have dipped slightly.

Source: AL.com

18 Jan 2021

Kupuna turned away at hospital vaccine clinic | News, Sports, Jobs

WAILUKU — About 20 Maui kupuna showed up Sunday to receive their COVID-19 vaccines only to learn the island’s only open vaccination clinic was forced to close due to lack of supply. “It was hard to break the news to the older people,” said Loida Villanueva, M…

Source: Maui News

18 Jan 2021

Likelihood of severe and long Covid may be established soon after infection

Cambridge researchers studied 207 people who tested positive for Covid-19 over three months and found people with no symptoms or a mild case had a robust immune response.

Source: Daily Mail

18 Jan 2021

Second case of highly contagious COVID-19 variant identified in New Mexico

The woman is in her 30s, experiencing mild symptoms.

Source: KOAT New Mexico

18 Jan 2021

COVID-19 cases fall in New York, but not as quickly as the rest of the nation

Source: Google News

18 Jan 2021

Israeli hospital: 98% of staff who got 2nd shot have high-level COVID antibodies

'The vaccine works wonderfully': Sheba Medical Center says Pfizer inoculation gives more protection than recovery from coronavirus infection

Source: The Times of Israel

18 Jan 2021

‘I have never seen so many nurses cry during shifts’ – the mental health of NHS workers is on the brink

With rising Covid cases, limited resources and staff shortages, healthcare workers are being pushed to their limit – and yet all the warning signs were there

Source: Independent

18 Jan 2021

Personalized brain stimulation alleviates severe depression symptoms

Targeted neuromodulation tailored to individual patients' distinctive symptoms is an increasingly common way of correcting misfiring brain circuits in people with epilepsy or Parkinson's disease. Now, scientists at UC San Francisco's Dolby Family Center for M…

Source: Medical Xpress

18 Jan 2021

Problem gamblers, shopaholics and compulsive eaters could be CURED by zapping brains

Researchers from Boston University say the technique could be effective for people experiencing distress due to actions such as compulsive eating, gambling and shopping.

Source: Daily Mail

18 Jan 2021

Coronavirus Updates: Another New Variant Found In California, Worrying Health Officials

At its current supply, it will take seven months to inoculate 7 million people in New York, Cuomo said.

Source: Gothamist

18 Jan 2021

Second case of B117 COVID-19 variant identified in New Mexico

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – The New Mexico Department of Health has announced the state’s second COVID-19 case with the B117 coronavirus variant. According to NMDOH, the case is a close household contact of the first case that was announced on Wednesday, January …

Source: KRQE News 13

18 Jan 2021

Remembering those we've lost to COVID-19

Here's a look at some of the lives we've lost to COVID-19 and the stories of their battles.

Source: 4029tv

18 Jan 2021

Remembering those we've lost to COVID-19

Here's a look at some of the lives we've lost to COVID-19 and the stories of their battles.

Source: WMUR Manchester

18 Jan 2021

Page urges honesty in vaccine sign-ups as County prepares for second shipment

Page also encouraged people to be honest when registering for the vaccine and consider who you are bumping in line.

Source: KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

18 Jan 2021

What Is A Calorie Deficit - How To Calculate It For Weight Loss

Here's an easy tool to figure it out.

Source: Women's Health

18 Jan 2021

‘Covid Triangle’ Emerges in London’s Poorer Neighborhoods as U.K. Variant Rampages

Densely populated, ethnically diverse boroughs bear the brunt of the city’s Covid-19 surge

Source: The Wall Street Journal

18 Jan 2021

Coronavirus: California calls for pause, investigation after allergic reactions to Moderna vaccine batch

An abnormally high number of people experienced anaphylactic shock, a severe allergic reaction that requires immediate medical attention, after receiving a shot of the Moderna vaccine at one San Di…

Source: The Mercury News

18 Jan 2021

Second COVID-19 vaccination center opens Monday on URMC campus - 13WHAM

Another COVID-19 vaccination clinic opened Monday on the University of Rochester Medical Center campus - one of several planned sites where the vaccine will be distributed. The clinic will be held at the Saunders Building on Crittenden Boulevard and has parki…

Source: 13WHAM-TV

18 Jan 2021

Alarming study reveals effects of long COVID

LONDON: A new study has revealed the devastating toll that COVID-19 takes on those who recover, with patients experiencing a myriad of illnesses including heart problems, diabetes and chronic conditions. The study by researchers at the University of Leicester…

Source: Arab News

18 Jan 2021

The Most Common Coronavirus Vaccine Questions, Answered

Do the COVID-19 shots prevent infection? How long does immunity last? Do they work against mutations? Here's what to know.

Source: HuffPost

18 Jan 2021

TIL “anti-nutrients” aren’t as nefarious as they sound

So-called anti-nutrients naturally occur in both plant and animal foods. Theoretically, anti-nutrients block your body from absorbing nutrients like calcium, iron, potassium, magnesium and zinc. But it’s not quite that simple.

Source: The Takeout

18 Jan 2021

How Iceland's Scientific Response To COVID-19 Has Hugely Paid Off

Iceland has taken on an intensely scientific response to the COVID-19 pandemic, complete with extensive screening and in-depth sequencing. The fight agains

Source: IFLScience

18 Jan 2021

Coronavirus live updates: Vaccinations far behind projected pace; US death toll approaches 400,000

The pace of vaccinations is picking up but remains well below encouraging estimates from public health experts. Latest COVID-19 news.

Source: USA Today

18 Jan 2021

COVID variant outbreaks in Santa Clara County including Kaiser San Jose

The California Department of Public Health is seeing increasing numbers of a new Covid-19 variant throughout the state, including in the Bay Area. It is different than the strain detected in the United Kingdom. The new variant has been tied to several large o…

Source: KTVU San Francisco

18 Jan 2021

WHO says expects global COVID deaths to top 100000 a week

Global deaths from COVID-19 are expected to top 100,000 per week "very soon", from more than 93,000 reported last week, the World Health Organization's top emergency expert Mike Ryan said on Monday.

Source: Reuters

18 Jan 2021

One in eight recovered COVID-19 patients reportedly die within 5 months

Almost a third of recovered COVID-19 patients end up back in the hospital within five months — and up to one in eight die of complications from the illness, according to a report. Researchers…

Source: New York Post

18 Jan 2021

Maine CDC reports 318 new COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths

Deaths from Penobscot County have more than tripled in a month

Source: WABI

18 Jan 2021

Oklahoma Doctors Seeing More Cases Of Dangerous COVID-19 Side Effect In Kids

Doctors at OU Health said they are seeing more and more cases of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children.

Source: news9.com KWTV

18 Jan 2021

Having Certain Traits May Make You More Susceptible To “Hearing” The Dead

Scientists have identified the traits that could make people more inclined to claim they “hear” the dead. A new study suggests that those who describe them

Source: IFLScience

18 Jan 2021

So you've been diagnosed with COVID-19. What next? - Channel3000.com - WISC

Morganne Seiner struggled to decide whether to visit her sister’s family in Marshfield, Wisconsin for Christmas. The 29-year-old Waterloo resident is five-months pregnant with her first child, a girl. She knew that traveling could put herself and the baby at …

Source: Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

18 Jan 2021

How Does It Feel to Get Ketamine Therapy?

Among the recreational drugs currently entering the psychiatric mainstream (MDMA, LSD, etc.), ketamine is something of an outlier. Most people have a rough idea of what “acid” or “molly” are supposed to do, even if they’ve never tried them. Ketamine, meanwhil…

Source: Gizmodo.com

18 Jan 2021

Sure Signs You've Already Had COVID, According to Doctors

Alongside the nearly 400,000 Americans who have died of coronavirus are those who got the virus and lived—but are maimed by it, their lives ruined. They are ...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

18 Jan 2021

UNC Health not expecting long lines at vaccine clinics

Across the Triangle, many have been frustrated with how vaccines have been administered. On Monday, UNC Health is opening up its vaccine clinics, but are not expecting long lines.

Source: WRAL.com

18 Jan 2021

Ski Down and Mask Up — Resorts Try To Stay Safe In Pandemic Skiing Boom

Ski areas are seeing record sales of season passes as people look for outdoor exercise this winter. Most are requiring masks, limiting lodge use, and making people put their boots on at their cars.

Source: NPR

18 Jan 2021

California pauses use of large batch of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine

After several people had apparent allergic reactions at one California clinic, state health officials on Sunday told providers across the state to pause administering doses from one COVID-19 vaccine lot that arrived from Moderna.

Source: KRON4

18 Jan 2021

Coronavirus latest: One in eight people in England have Covid antibodies, ONS estimates

News, analysis and comment from the Financial Times, the worldʼs leading global business publication

Source: Financial Times

18 Jan 2021

Michigan readies for impact of new COVID strain that could dominate the US by March

Health officials are concerned about what the UK variant of COVID means for Michigan case numbers, hospitalizations and deaths.

Source: Detroit Free Press

18 Jan 2021

If You Notice This in Your Mouth, You Could Have COVID, Experts Warn

Your body can tell you a lot about your health—especially when it comes to the coronavirus, which can affect many different parts of your body. COVID can...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

18 Jan 2021

Cannabis extracts may reduce the risk of dying from Covid-19

Researchers at the University of Lethbridge in Canada took extracts from their Cannabis sativa plants and investigated how its chemicals interact with the so-called cytokine storm.

Source: Daily Mail

18 Jan 2021

Hyperthyroidism symptoms in males and females, and treatments

Some hyperthyroidism symptoms can vary depending on natal sex, but many symptoms are common in both males and females. Learn about them here.

Source: Medical News Today

18 Jan 2021

Smoking listed as high-risk condition for COVID, eligible for priority in Massachusetts vaccine timeline

Smokers in Massachusetts may be able to get the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as next month.

Source: MassLive.com

18 Jan 2021

People who have unusual auditory experiences as children are more likely to 'hear the dead'

Researchers from Durham University suggest that people who are prone to immersive mental activities are more likely to claim to be able to communicate with the deceased.

Source: Daily Mail

18 Jan 2021

Evolution of antibody immunity to SARS-CoV-2

Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) has infected 78 million individuals and is responsible for over 1.7 million deaths to date. Infection is associated with development of variable levels of antibodies with neutralizing activity that …

Source: Nature.com

18 Jan 2021

Pandemic Has Worsened US Child Mental Health Crisis : Shots - Health News

When schools closed last spring, children with severe mental illnesses were cut off from the services they'd come to rely on. Many have since spiraled into emergency rooms and even police custody.

Source: NPR

18 Jan 2021

Long Covid fears as one in eight 'recovered' patients die within 140 days, study finds

Research by the University of Leicester and the Office for National Statistics (ONS) found that 29.4 per cent of discharged Covid patients are readmitted within five months, while tragically 12.3 per cent die after suffering complications

Source: Mirror Online

18 Jan 2021

The US has 'screaming level' of Covid-19 transmission, expert says, as country adds nearly 4 million cases this month

Just a little more than halfway into January, the US has added a staggering 3.9 million new Covid-19 cases and more than 51,000 virus-related deaths.

Source: CNN

18 Jan 2021

Harvard physicist makes case on how 'Oumuamu could have been an alien spacecraft

A physicist has weighed in on the mystery surrounding the interstellar object 'Oumumua, which flew past Earth back in 2017 at an unusually high speed.

Source: Fox News

18 Jan 2021

Coronavirus UK update: Major gastrointestinal symptoms and how to treat

CORONAVIRUS UK update: The major gastrointestinal issues indicating you may be infected and how to treat symptoms at home.

Source: Express

18 Jan 2021

California calls for pausing distribution of specific lot of Moderna vaccine after allergic reactions reported - KABC

California health officials are recommending a temporary halt to distribution of a particular lot of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine out of concern over allergic reactions.

Source: KABC-TV

18 Jan 2021

Scientists Are Figuring Out Why Some People Can 'Hear' The Voices of The Dead

Scientists have identified the traits that may make a person more likely to claim they hear the voices of the dead.

Source: ScienceAlert

18 Jan 2021

COVID-19 vaccine supply 'extremely limited' in Riverside County - KABC

Riverside County officials say despite having plans in place to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine, there are currently not enough doses to meet demand.

Source: KABC-TV

18 Jan 2021

Central California COVID-19 vaccines: How Fresno, Kings, Tulare, Mariposa, Madera and Merced counties are distributing coronavirus vaccines - KFSN

With more COVID-19 vaccines becoming available, public health officials are laying out their plans for when they'll be distributing vaccines to local residents. But how do we know when and where we'll be able to get the vaccine?

Source: KFSN-TV

18 Jan 2021

CDPHE: Providers need to let people schedule vaccines regardless of patient status

CDPHE set the deadline for health care providers to set up scheduling systems to Friday, Jan. 22.

Source: 9News.com KUSA

18 Jan 2021

Vaccine Disparities Raise Alarm as Covid Variants Multiply

Source: Bloomberg

18 Jan 2021

State pauses use of COVID-19 vaccine batch after suspected allergic reactions in San Diego

State health leaders are telling vaccine providers to stop using one batch of Moderna COVID-19 vaccines after a few suspected allergic reactions at the Petco Park vaccination site in San Diego.

Source: fox5sandiego.com

18 Jan 2021

California closes in on 3 million coronavirus cases

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California is closing in on 3 million coronavirus cases as the state tries to smooth the rocky rollout of vaccines during a continuing spike in COVID-19 deaths.

Source: msnNOW

18 Jan 2021

Another new coronavirus variant found across California

As the number of coronavirus infections in California approaches 3 million, health officials said Sunday that a new strain — different from a highly contagious variant first identified in the U.K. — is popping up across the state.

Source: Los Angeles Times

18 Jan 2021

Three Texas regions battered by coronavirus are out of intensive care beds

Health officials in Laredo — one of three Texas regions whose intensive care unit beds are full — are pleading with residents to stay home and prevent coronavirus spread as the city’s hospitals overflow with patients. “Hospitals are ov…

Source: KEYE TV CBS Austin

18 Jan 2021

El Pasoans who signed up for UMC vaccine turned away by hospital after hour-long wait

Some El Pasoans who signed up to get vaccinated at University Medical Center this weekend say they were turned away despite having an appointment. And others say they couldn’t even wait in line out of fear for the health of their elderly loved ones. Cap…

Source: KFOX El Paso

18 Jan 2021

New Mexico COVID-19 update: 751 new cases, totaling 163,637 | NMDOH - Coronavirus Updates - NMDOH

Source: Nmhealth.org

18 Jan 2021

These Monkeys Understand Economics and Intentionally Steal High-Ticket Items to Barter for Better Food, Study

Some of you all may be familiar with the crime ring of long-tailed macaque monkeys that reside around the Uluwatu Temple in Bali, Indonesia, who were thrust into infamy a few years ago for stealing from tourists and holding the ransom until they were paid in …

Source: Gizmodo.com

18 Jan 2021

Coronavirus Texas: UTMB Health in Galveston to resume COVID-19 vaccinations this week - KTRK

UTMB Health in Galveston, one of the hubs designated in Texas to help vaccinate a lot of people at once, is set to receive more doses of the COVID-19 vaccine this week.

Source: KTRK-TV

18 Jan 2021

Health systems prepare for new COVID-19 variant as 1st MI case found

Doctors say they believe a new, more contagious strain of COVID-19 may already be in West Michigan.

Source: WOODTV.com

18 Jan 2021

1st Case of UK Coronavirus Variant Confirmed in Mass., Health Officials Say

The first case of a COVID-19 variant initially found in the United Kingdom has been confirmed in Massachusetts, health officials say.

Source: NBC10 Boston

18 Jan 2021

As death rate doubles during COVID-19 pandemic, cremation limits lifted in Los Angeles County - KABC

The death rate during the COVID-19 pandemic is so high in Los Angeles County that an emergency order has been issued lifting environmental limits on the number of cremations that can be performed every month.

Source: KABC-TV

18 Jan 2021

County reports 1,890 COVID-19 cases, 38 deaths

San Diego County public health officials have reported 1,890 new COVID-19 infections and 38 virus-related fatalities.

Source: fox5sandiego.com

18 Jan 2021

California closing in on 3 million coronavirus cases amid rocky rollout of vaccines

California is closing in on 3 million coronavirus cases as the state tries to smooth the rocky rollout of vaccines during a continuing spike in COVID-19 deaths. The state reported 432 deaths on Sunday, a day after recording the second-highest daily count of 6…

Source: KTLA Los Angeles

18 Jan 2021

Study reveals possible SARS-CoV-2 escape mutant that may re-infect immune individuals - News

A recent study by US researchers shows how the 501Y.V2 variant of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), characterized by several mutations, is able to escape neutralization by present first-wave anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies and poten…

Source: News-Medical.Net

18 Jan 2021

Vaccine given to ineligible people at Delaware drive-thru - WPVI

Delaware residents who are not currently eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine nevertheless received it at a mass vaccination event attended by Gov. John Carney, according to state officials.

Source: WPVI-TV

18 Jan 2021

Heres Where Monmouth Co. COVID Vaccine Sites Have Been Announced

The number of COVID-19 vaccination sites has expanded. Here's where you can go to get one now.

Source: Avon, CT Patch

18 Jan 2021

Heres Where Middlesex Co. COVID Vaccine Sites Were Announced

The number of COVID-19 vaccination sites has expanded. Here's where you can go to get one now.

Source: Avon, CT Patch

18 Jan 2021

CCSD educators 'will soon be eligible' to register for COVID-19 vaccine, memo says

In a district-wide memo sent to employees Friday, the Clark County School District is recommending employees to register for the COVID-19 vaccine, as it hints at availability in the near future. The Southern Nevada Health District is expected to add "educato…

Source: News3LV

18 Jan 2021

Heres Where Mercer Co. COVID Vaccine Sites Have Been Announced

The number of COVID-19 vaccination sites has expanded. Here's where you can go to get one now.

Source: Avon, CT Patch

18 Jan 2021

Scientists shed light on how and why some people report

Spiritualist mediums might be more prone to immersive mental activities and unusual auditory experiences early in life, according to new research.

Source: EurekAlert

17 Jan 2021

Bostic: Death possibly related to COVID-19 – NationNews Barbados — nationnews.com

Minister of Health Jeffrey Bostic announced today that health officials are investigating the death of an 84-year-old Barbadian man as possibly related to coronavirus (COVID)-19. He also said there is a young female “non Barbadian” in critical condition at Ha…

Source: Nation News

17 Jan 2021

England expands COVID-19 vaccination program to more groups - ABS

England will launch the next phase of its COVID-19 vaccination program on Monday when it will start offering doses to people aged 70 and above and those who are considered clinically extremely vulnerable to the coronavirus.

Source: Abs-cbn.com

17 Jan 2021

California closes in on 3 million coronavirus cases

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California is closing in on 3 million coronavirus cases as the state tries to smooth the rocky rollout of vaccines during a continuing spike in COVID-19 deaths. The state reported 432 deaths on Sunday, a day after recording the second…

Source: KOMO News

17 Jan 2021

Incoming CDC director expects 500,000 coronavirus deaths by mid-February | TheHill

The incoming Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) dir...

Source: The Hill

17 Jan 2021

Even with hospitalizations on the decline, experts say COVID-19 cases could still peak - NBC4 WCMH

COLUMBUS (WCMH) – Ohio Department of Health data shows roughly 3,700 Ohioans are hospitalized because of COVID-19. The United States Surgeon General took to Twitter Sunday to talk about hospitalizations. The data on the state’s COVID-19 dashboard shows COVID-…

Source: NBC4 WCMH-TV

17 Jan 2021

New Mexico reports 22 new deaths, 751 additional COVID-19 cases

Source: KOB

17 Jan 2021

Coronavirus latest: US states report 200000-plus new cases as hospital admissions 'level off'

Today’s top news: More than half of UK adults think the government is under-reacting to the coronavirus surge, a poll finds. Hong Kong is likely to delay distribution of China’s CoronaVac vaccine because of a lack of trial data. Ireland feels the full force o…

Source: Financial Times

17 Jan 2021

Hundreds of people line up in Indio to get vaccinated

"We're going to be going through between 750 and 800 appointments today." Riverside County Department of Public Health spokesperson Jose Arballo has been at the forefront of the vaccine rollout in Riverside County. He was on site Sunday at the Indio Fairgroun…

Source: KESQ

17 Jan 2021

Orange County reports more coronavirus deaths but fewer cases Sunday

Forty-seven new deaths were reported on Sunday, Jan. 17.

Source: OCRegister

17 Jan 2021

Abilene, Bryan-College Station, Laredo have no ICU beds available

Hospitals in the Abilene, Bryan-College Station and Laredo areas have run out of intensive care unit beds. State health officials are “greatly concerned” about high numbers of hospitalized people throughout Texas.

Source: The Texas Tribune

17 Jan 2021

“Lives are at stake”: Three Texas regions battered by coronavirus are out of intensive care beds

<figcaption> Hospitals in the Abilene, Bryan-College Station and Laredo areas have run out of intensive care unit beds as the number of coronavirus infections continue to soar throughout the state. <cite>Credit: Miguel Gut…

Source: KSAT San Antonio

17 Jan 2021

Indiana couple married 33 years, die 1 day apart of COVID-19

Friends and family described their deep connection and said they had been planning to get the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as possible.

Source: WANE

17 Jan 2021

Covid-19 Vaccines Are Getting Stuck at the Last Step

Across the country, local governments, hospitals and clinics have the doses, but not the resources to organize getting them to the right people.

Source: The Wall Street Journal

17 Jan 2021

First case of COVID-19 variant confirmed in Massachusetts, DPH says

State health officials say a woman in her 20s who recently traveled to the U.K. became ill the day after she returned, and eventually tested positive for the variant.

Source: WCVB Boston

17 Jan 2021

Evacuation order lifted for Columbia River Gorge community after flooding, landslides

Residents of the unincorporated Columbia River Gorge community of Dodson, in east Multnomah County, can return home after authorities lifted evacuation orders on Saturday night. Those orders were issued due to landslides and flooding.

Source: OregonLive

17 Jan 2021

How to stay safe with a new fast-spreading coronavirus variant on the loose

The new variant has been estimated to be 50% more transmissible. It's already been detected in at least 10 US states.

Source: The Conversation Africa

17 Jan 2021

How to stay safe with a fast-spreading new coronavirus variant on the loose

The new variant has been estimated to be 50% more transmissible. It's already been detected in at least 20 US states.

Source: The Conversation Africa

17 Jan 2021

Tracking COVID-19 in Alaska: 271 new cases reported Sunday, no new deaths

Hospitalization are at roughly half the level reported in November and early December when the state saw the highest peak in cases.

Source: Anchorage Daily News

17 Jan 2021

Dallas County adds 1,377 coronavirus cases, 13 deaths; Tarrant reports 19 more deaths

Dallas County reported 1,377 new coronavirus cases Sunday, as well as 13 more deaths from COVID-19. The latest victims include nine Dallas residents: a...

Source: The Dallas Morning News

17 Jan 2021

A Workout for Your Mental Health

Keep stress from the Covid pandemic and other events under control by sticking with these daily practices

Source: The Wall Street Journal

17 Jan 2021

Some Michiganders finesse COVID-19 vaccine priority list, jump ahead of vulnerable

DETROIT — Some Michiganders are jumping to the front of the line for coronavirus vaccines — putting themselves ahead of the state's most vulnerable. "People are scamming the system," said Dr. Arnold Monto, a professor of epidemiology and global public health …

Source: Raw Story

17 Jan 2021

5,247 new COVID-19 cases reported in Ohio Sunday

The Ohio Department of Health reports 5,247 new COVID-19 cases with 141 more hospitalizations and 65 more deaths in the past day. The updated numbers bring the cumulative totals to 826,754 coronavirus cases with 43,189 cumulative hospitalizations and 10,200 t…

Source: ABC6OnYourSide.com

17 Jan 2021

COVID-19 in Florida: 11,093 new cases, 133 more dead - South Florida Sun-Sentinel

The state’s pandemic data report shows a total of 24,515 people have died from COVID-19 in Florida. That number includes 378 non-residents.

Source: Sun Sentinel

17 Jan 2021

NEW: Clark County surpasses 200,000 COVID-19 cases, reports 14 deaths - KLAS

Clark County reports a sobering milestone Sunday as it surpasses 200,000 COVID-19 cases.

Source: KLAS - 8 News Now

17 Jan 2021

Gottlieb: Demand could complicate Biden's 100-day vaccine distribution plan | TheHill

Scott Gottlieb, the former commissioner of the Food and Drug Admi...

Source: The Hill

17 Jan 2021

West Palm VA clinic expands vaccine eligibility this weekend

In addition, veterans of all ages working as essential frontline workers are also eligible to receive the vaccine. The vaccines will be given 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday at the walk-in clinic at 7305 N. Military Trail in West Palm Beach.

Source: Sun Sentinel

17 Jan 2021

University of Portland staffer contracts UK variant of COVID-19

A new variant of the coronavirus first discovered in the United Kingdom has found its way to the Rose City, specifically, the University of Portland. The university put out a release Saturday explaining that the staffer who tested positive had been in quarant…

Source: KATU

17 Jan 2021

Portugal's health system on brink of collapse as COVID-19 cases surge

Portugal's public health system is on the verge of collapsing as hospitals in the areas worst-affected by a worrying surge in coronavirus cases are quickly...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

17 Jan 2021

Gottlieb expects new virus variant to dominate infections in U.S. in 5 weeks

The new variant discovered in the United Kingdom is currently about 0.5% of all infections in the U.S.

Source: CBS News

17 Jan 2021

FDOH will administer COVID-19 vaccines in Collier County

The Florida Department of Health in Collier County and the Healthcare Network will administer COVID-19 vaccines starting on Wednesday, Jan. 20.

Source: NBC2 News

17 Jan 2021

FDOH will administer COVID-19 vaccines in Collier County

DOH-Collier confirmed people can start scheduling their appointments at 9 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 18

Source: NBC2 News

17 Jan 2021

FDOH will administer COVID-19 vaccines in Collier County

As of 9:15 a.m., all appointments had been scheduled.

Source: NBC2 News

17 Jan 2021

4,686 new COVID cases, 26 additional deaths reported in N.J. as transmission rate holds steady

Gov. Phil Murphy reported the new cases on Twitter Sunday morning.

Source: nj.com

17 Jan 2021

Record number of serious COVID cases in Japan

Japan's health authorities reported another 5,759 new cases of coronavirus across the country on Sunday. A record 972 people are in serious condition.

Source: Nhk.or.jp

17 Jan 2021

FDOH-Collier announces COVID vaccine schedule for week of Jan. 18

FDOH-Collier has announced the upcoming week’s schedule for the COVID-19 vaccine. The state is distributing the Moderna vaccine to health care personnel with direct patient contact and people 65 and older. The next scheduled dates are Wednesday, Jan. 20, and …

Source: Wink News

17 Jan 2021

Arizona reports nearly 7,000 new COVID-19 cases, 18 new known deaths Sunday

Source: Google News

17 Jan 2021

COVID-19 vaccinations rescheduled by Wayne County Public Health Division due to supply shortage

The Wayne County Public Health Division must reschedule vaccinations for Tuesday, Jan. 19 and Wednesday, Jan. 20 because of a depleted supply of vaccine received from the State of Michigan, according to county health officials.

Source: WDIV ClickOnDetroit

17 Jan 2021

3 new El Paso virus deaths as pandemic fatality toll reaches 1582

EL PASO, Texas -- Health officials on Sunday morning reported three more coronavirus deaths, raising El Paso County's pandemic's death toll to 1,582. The latest victims were two men in their 60s and a woman in her 80s. That death tally will continue growing a…

Source: KVIA El Paso

17 Jan 2021

Health Department Announces More 1st And Second Dose COVID Vaccinations; For Phases 1a1, 1a2 And Adults 75+ by Appointment Only

Source: The Chattanoogan

17 Jan 2021

What is a coronavirus vaccine card, and do you need to keep it?

You've seen them on social media: healthcare workers posing with a small index-sized card indicating that they have received their COVID-19 vaccine. Their appearance as a kind of status symbol might seem sinister: will society be split into two tiers, one of …

Source: Raw Story

17 Jan 2021

See COVID-19 Vaccination Schedule Of All States, Union Territories

The Health Ministry on Sunday released details of COVID-19 vaccination schedule in all states. It said all big states have been asked to conduct vaccinations on any four days every week, while smaller states like Goa will hold vaccination session on any two d…

Source: NDTV News

17 Jan 2021

Turns Out, West Elm Has a Ton of Seriously Cool Organizers — Shop Our 30 Favorites

We're big fans of West Elm's midcentury modern furniture pieces and its vibrant decor. One thing you might not know is that the site also carries a ton of

Source: POPSUGAR

17 Jan 2021

CDC Issues Urgent Warning Over Coronavirus | Eat This Not That

"Vaccination, physical distancing, use of masks, hand hygiene, isolation and quarantine, will be essential to limiting the spread of COVID,” sayd the CDC.

Source: Eatthis.com

17 Jan 2021

CDC Issues Urgent Warning Over Coronavirus

With new variants of the coronavirus circulating in the United States after originating in the U.K. and South Africa, there is cause for concern: These...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

17 Jan 2021

Severe patients at record high as Japan reports 5,700 new virus cases - ABS

TOKYO - More than 5,700 new coronavirus cases were confirmed across Japan on Sunday, with the number of hospitalized patients with serious symptoms topping 970 to hit a record high, authorities said.

Source: Abs-cbn.com

17 Jan 2021

Coronavirus Updates: 24/7 Brooklyn Vaccination Site Closes Due To Lack Of Doses

The Brooklyn Army Terminal vaccination site has temporarily closed.

Source: Gothamist

17 Jan 2021

Arizona reports 6,981 new COVID-19 cases, 18 more deaths

Arizona health officials reported 6,981 new coronavirus cases and 18 additional deaths from COVID-19 on Sunday, January 17.

Source: KTAR.com

17 Jan 2021

Why wait? If you can get a COVID-19 vaccine, do it now: OPINION

The vaccine the world has been waiting a year for is now available to the general public, but research shows many of those eligible to receive it would...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

17 Jan 2021

Maine was managing COVID-19 spread better than almost all states. Not anymore.

(BDN) -- After maintaining one of the lowest rates of coronavirus transmission in the U. S. since the pandemic hit 10 months ago, Maine&rsquo;s rate of new virus infections exceeded a dozen other states this past week and lowering case levels may only get mor…

Source: WGME

17 Jan 2021

Covid-19 Vaccine: What You Need to Know When You Get the Shot

Doctors answer questions about preparing for the Covid-19 vaccine

Source: The Wall Street Journal

17 Jan 2021

Coronavirus live updates: Here’s what to know in North Carolina on Jan. 17

Source: Google News

17 Jan 2021

UK aims to give 1st COVID-19 shot to all adults by September

LONDON (AP) — The U.K. government plans to offer a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine to every adult by September as the nation’s health care system battles the worst crisis in its...

Source: Associated Press

17 Jan 2021

Maine CDC reports 4 new coronavirus-related deaths, 342 additional cases

The four new COVID-19-related deaths bring the total since the beginning of the pandemic to 511.

Source: WABI

17 Jan 2021

Alabama vaccine distribution worst in the nation

When a deadly pandemic collides with exponential growth, the result is frightening. We have reached that point in Alabama, and we must speed up the distribution of vaccines.

Source: AL.com

17 Jan 2021

Companies Race to Develop Drugs That Stay Ahead of Coronavirus Mutations

Covid-19 medicines currently on the market are cumbersome to use, and doctors worry that virus variants could make them less effective

Source: The Wall Street Journal

17 Jan 2021

How many Alabamians are ahead of you in line for the vaccine?

Alabama is about to begin phase 1b of vaccinating its residents against the coronavirus.

Source: AL.com

17 Jan 2021

These 2 COVID Precautions May Not Be Necessary After All, Study Finds

A recent study found that more restrictive COVID precautions, such as lockdowns and business closures, aren't more effective than less restrictive measures.

Source: Best Life

17 Jan 2021

4 more Mainers die as another 340 coronavirus cases are reported across the state

Sunday's brings the total number of cases reported in Maine to 33,559 and the death toll to 511.

Source: Bangor Daily News

17 Jan 2021

When the CDC changed guidelines to speed up vaccine rollout, it created a new problem. Thousands more are wai

The result has been anger and frustration.

Source: nj.com

17 Jan 2021

COVID test positivity rates decline, but outbreak in Suffolk remains severe

Suffolk County has 119 COVID cases per 100,000, compared to 88 cases per 100,000 in New York State and 69 per 100K nationally. Infection risk remains "extreme."

Source: RiverheadLOCAL

17 Jan 2021

Man shot off Old Wake Forest Road in Raleigh

A man was shot early Sunday morning off Old Wake Forest Road.

Source: WRAL.com

17 Jan 2021

If You've Had COVID, You Could Now Have This in Your Blood

As experts have warned, getting COVID once doesn't mean you can't get it again. Though roughly 75 percent of recovered patients produce an antibody response ...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

17 Jan 2021

Sure Signs You've Already Had COVID, According to Experts | Eat This Not That

Fatigue, shortness of breath, cough, joint pain and chest pain are the most common Long COVID symtpoms, with fatigue the most common of all.

Source: Eatthis.com

17 Jan 2021

UPDATE 1-German minister says COVID curbs should be eased for vaccinated people

People who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 should be allowed to go to restaurants and cinemas earlier than others, a German minister said, contradicting other cabinet members who have so far opposed special freedoms for those inoculated.

Source: Reuters

17 Jan 2021

Sure Signs You've Already Had COVID, According to Experts

Some people get the coronavirus and it kills them; others get it and don't even know it; and then there are the Long Haulers, those with Long COVID, or Post-...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

17 Jan 2021

Jameela Jamil wants influencers to stop promoting the keto diet

"Take it from someone who did every diet under the sun, the weight comes back thick and fast as soon as you reintroduce carbs."

Source: DAWN.com

17 Jan 2021

SARS-CoV-2 in neurons may damage brain tissue

The infection of nerve cells can block blood flow in the brain, indicating that the virus responsible for COVID-19 may have long-term neurological effects.

Source: Medical News Today

17 Jan 2021

This Is the Best News Yet for Moderna's COVID Vaccine

The company avoided a much-dreaded scenario.

Source: Motley Fool

17 Jan 2021

Vitamins C and E Can Protect Against This Dangerous Disease, Study Finds

By this point, you probably already know that you should be eating plenty of foods that are rich in vitamins C and E. Aside from supporting your immune...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

17 Jan 2021

Some Michiganders finesse COVID-19 vaccine priority list, jump ahead of vulnerable

Some Michiganders are jumping to the front of the line for coronavirus vaccines — putting themselves ahead of state's most vulnerable in this pandemic

Source: Detroit Free Press

17 Jan 2021

Why are new coronavirus variants emerging in the U.S.?

Ohio researchers said they had identified two new coronavirus variants in Columbus. Why are new variants emerging in the U.S.? What does it mean?

Source: NBC News

17 Jan 2021

New Jersey residents clamoring for COVID-19 vaccine, but supply can't meet demand

Eligible residents throughout the state are clamoring to get an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccine, but none is available as demand is far outpacing supply.

Source: Press of Atlantic City

17 Jan 2021

Why are new coronavirus variants emerging in the U.S.?

This week, two new variants were detected in Ohio.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

17 Jan 2021

Latest Indiana coronavirus updates for Sunday, January 17, 2021

The latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic from Sunday, Jan. 17.

Source: WTHR

17 Jan 2021

'Covid Tongue': Expert Claims Rise of New Coronavirus Symptom, WHO Yet to Confirm

There is no mention of oral symptoms listed either by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) or the WHO.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

17 Jan 2021

Buncombe sets vaccinations for 65 and older, all health care workers Feb. 1

Buncombe County will start vaccinating those 65-plus and all health care workers Feb. 1, after the state announced a retooling of its vaccine plan.

Source: Citizen Times

17 Jan 2021

How to manage your screen time during the lockdown, according to…

The average daily time spent online by adults increased by nearly an hour during the UK’s spring lockdown when compared to the previous year, according to communications regulator ...

Source: The Next Web

17 Jan 2021

Some states are seeing higher numbers of Covid-19 cases as others ease restrictions

While some states are seeing improving outlooks in their battle against Covid-19, other parts of the nation are hitting tragic records.

Source: CNN

17 Jan 2021

How sleep tracking apps and gadgets can actually ruin your sleep

An estimated one in three people report regular sleep complaints. So it’s hardly surprising people are more concerned than ever about getting enough sleep. This blossoming interest has seen an explosion of sleep trackers which measure how many hours of sleep …

Source: The Next Web

17 Jan 2021

Next phase of vaccine rollout off to a chaotic start, posing hurdles to elderly residents

Pima County residents 65 and older, who make up 80% of COVID-19 related deaths, are struggling to navigate the chaotic rollout of vaccine distribution.

Source: Arizona Daily Star

17 Jan 2021

Couple married 33 years dies from COVID-19 just 1 day apart

The couple had many plans for 2021, including getting the COVID-19 vaccine. Their friends hope their deaths serve as a stark message about the importance of the vaccine.

Source: WWBT NBC12 News

17 Jan 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination In Harford County: How To Preregister

The Harford County Health Department is taking names and information about those who want the coronavirus vaccine to expedite scheduling.

Source: Avon, CT Patch

17 Jan 2021

First Oregonian with more contagious coronavirus strain works for University of Portland

Three close contacts tested negative; nine others have yet to be tested.

Source: OregonLive

17 Jan 2021

State Expands Number of Vaccine ‘Hubs' to 79, Including 15 in North Texas - NBC 5 Dallas

The state of Texas is expanding its number of coronavirus vaccine hubs from 28 to 79, including 15 in North Texas.

Source: NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

17 Jan 2021

Dallas County's initial COVID vaccines went to these affluent northern neighborhoods

Elected officials said equitable access to the vaccine was a goal. Initial data raises questions on whether they’re hitting the mark.

Source: The Dallas Morning News

17 Jan 2021

Arizona counties decry too little COVID-19 vaccine

Health officials in Pima, Cochise and Santa Cruz counties say they have too little vaccine for their residents.

Source: Arizona Daily Star

17 Jan 2021

40% of L.A. Firefighters Decline to Show Up for Coronavirus Vaccine

40% of Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) firefighters have failed to turn up for voluntary vaccination against the coronavirus.

Source: Breitbart News

17 Jan 2021

Dallas County Leaders Concerned Over 1st UK Coronavirus Variant Case: 'Definitely Not The Only Person'

“He is definitely not the only person in our county that has this,” said DCHHS Director Dr. Philip Huang. “We are thinking it’s probably here, and this is just our first official confirmation of that.”

Source: Cbslocal.com

17 Jan 2021

Santa Clara County plans to expand COVID-19 vaccination centers despite uncertainty over supply - KGO

Santa Clara County officials say they plan to expand the number of COVID-19 vaccination centers, despite uncertainty over the supply.

Source: KGO-TV

17 Jan 2021

State announces 79 vaccination hub sites to receive doses this week, including several in Houston suburbs and more in Harris County

<p>State health officials Saturday announced 79 hub providers that are expected to receive allotments of COVID-19 vaccines this coming week, including newly designated hubs in some suburbs of Houston.</p>

Source: Houston Chronicle

17 Jan 2021

Britons lament ‘U.K. variant’ label, as coronavirus strain spreads around the world

The WHO says it’s working on a more neutral naming system.

Source: The Washington Post

17 Jan 2021

Santa Barbara County Reports 612 New COVID-19 Cases, 3 More Related Deaths

Noozhawk.com delivers local breaking news, local sports, schools, nonprofits, obituaries, business, arts and entertainment, calendar, local opinions and more.

Source: Noozhawk

17 Jan 2021

Oregon prisons report deaths of 2 inmates with COVID-19

Two of Oregon's prisons reported in-custody deaths on Saturday, and both tested positive for the coronavirus--Two Rivers Correctional Institution in Umatilla, and Deer Ridge Correctional Institution in Madras. At Two Rivers, the Oregon Department of Correcti…

Source: KATU

17 Jan 2021

COVID vaccine live updates: What you should know in South Florida on Friday, Jan. 15

Source: Google News

17 Jan 2021

UPDATE: One dead, another at United Regional after ATV accident near Kamay Rd. - KFDX

We’re waiting to learn more about a reported accident involving an ATV on Kamay Rd. near Headquarters Rd. at around 5:40 p.m.

Source: KFDX - Texomashomepage.com

17 Jan 2021

Illinois Reports 5,343 New Coronavirus Cases, 130 Additional Deaths Saturday

Illinois health officials on Saturday reported 5,343 new coronavirus cases and 130 additional deaths attributed to the virus.

Source: NBC Chicago

17 Jan 2021

Dallas County adds 2,809 coronavirus cases, 5 COVID-19 deaths; 8 fatalities in Tarrant, 6 in Collin

Updated at 6 p.m. to include Dallas County data. Dallas County on Saturday reported 2,809 more coronavirus cases, all of them new. Five new COVID-19 deaths...

Source: The Dallas Morning News

17 Jan 2021

Governors complain over pace of COVID-19 vaccine shipments

Governors bitterly accused the Trump administration Friday of deceiving the states about the amount of COVID-19 vaccine they can expect to receive as they ramp up vaccinations for senior citizens and others. But the government attributed the anger to confusio…

Source: KSL.com

17 Jan 2021

COVID-19 UK variant spreads across parts of US

At least 17 states have reported cases of the highly contagious variant.

Source: YouTube

17 Jan 2021

VA hosts vaccine clinic for Lexington veterans

Source: LEX18 Lexington KY News

17 Jan 2021

Health officials explain the UK variant strain of COVID-19 after Oregon’s first positive in Multnomah Co.

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - The new variant of COVID-19 from the United Kingdom is now in Oregon. The Oregon Health Authority’s Dr. Tim Menza explained that the strain isn’t more

Source: KPTV.com

17 Jan 2021

County reports 3K new coronavirus cases, 28 deaths

County health leaders reported 3,027 new cases of coronavirus and 28 deaths Saturday, bringing the county’s totals to 209,897 cases and 2,065 fatalities.

Source: fox5sandiego.com

16 Jan 2021

Newly-identified nutrient helps the gut recall prior infections and kill invading bacteria - News

Scientists studying the body's natural defenses against bacterial infection have identified a nutrient--taurine--that helps the gut recall prior infections and kill invading bacteria, such as Klebsiella pneumoniae (Kpn).

Source: News-Medical.Net

16 Jan 2021

Third Deer Ridge inmate dies after testing positive for COVID-19

An inmate at the Deer Ridge Correctional Institution near Madras who tested positive for COVID-19 died Saturday at an area hospital, the Oregon Department of Corrections reported.

Source: KTVZ

16 Jan 2021

Santa Clara inmates start hunger strike in wake of largest COVID outbreak

Inmates in Santa Clara County's main jail went on a hunger strike this week to protest...

Source: SFGate

16 Jan 2021

More than 333,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses will be shipped across Texas this week, health officials say

<a href="https://dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus/immunize/vaccine-hubs.aspx?fbclid=IwAR1EBcwiW_IXnAxRLILlRt7zuZYh7sTumUZdIlJsj3WNJg67nQcrtBVvxz0" target=_blank>Texas health officials announced Saturday </a>that more than 333,000 first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine…

Source: KSAT San Antonio

16 Jan 2021

Orange County reports 43 new coronavirus deaths on Saturday

The county reported 542 people were hospitalized in intensive care units on Saturday.

Source: OCRegister

16 Jan 2021

California Now Reporting 525 Virus Deaths Every Day

More Californians than ever are dying from the coronavirus —  525 every day.

Source: NBC Bay Area

16 Jan 2021

LA becomes first county to reach over 1 million COVID-19 cases | TheHill

Los Angeles County has recorded over 1 million coronavirus infections...

Source: The Hill

16 Jan 2021

CDC vaccine guidelines prioritize smokers, critics respond

Smokers under the age of 65 are considered high-risk for severe COVID-19 symptoms, and federal guidelines recommend that they be eligible for the vaccine in ...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

16 Jan 2021

Lee County VA holds mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic for veterans

On Saturday, the Lee County VA Healthcare Center held a mass vaccination for veterans for the first time.

Source: NBC2 News

16 Jan 2021

COVID-19 vaccine clinic for seniors draws hundreds in Inland Empire - KABC

Before the sun was up, a line of cars snaked down a Lake Elsinore street in front of Diamond Stadium.

Source: KABC-TV

16 Jan 2021

Total coronavirus cases in L.A. County top 1 million

Los Angeles County surpassed 1 million coronavirus cases since recording its first infection nearly a year before.

Source: Los Angeles Times

16 Jan 2021

Stanislaus County opens new COVID vaccine clinics in Modesto, Turlock. How they will work

Source: Google News

16 Jan 2021

California now reporting 525 virus deaths every day | News

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — More Californians than ever are dying from the coronavirus -- a knee-bucking 525 every day — and with the number expected to keep climbing state officials said Friday they are sending more refrigerated trailers...

Source: Jamaica Gleaner

16 Jan 2021

First Case of COVID-19 Variant Confirmed in Dallas County - NBC 5 Dallas

The first case of a COVID-19 variant that is said to be more contagious has been identified in Dallas County, according to county officials.

Source: NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

16 Jan 2021

Massachusetts reports 5,657 new COVID cases, 74 more deaths on Saturday

Saturday’s new cases follow 112,120 new molecular tests and bring the seven-day average of positive tests to 6.15%.

Source: MassLive.com

16 Jan 2021

The chilling proof that even fit and young Covid victims can suffer lifelong lung damage

Chest X-ray scans have revealed that, where the images should be black, indicating healthy air-filled tissue, in many cases there was a white mist described as resembling 'ground glass'.

Source: Daily Mail

16 Jan 2021

Countries are bracing for the impact of more contagious virus variants.

Alongside the variant discovered in Britain, at least three other troubling variants are spreading less widely: one identified in South Africa and two in Brazil.

Source: New York Times

16 Jan 2021

Tracking COVID-19 in Alaska: 195 cases and no new deaths reported Saturday

Hospitalizations have declined to less than half the tallies reported during a peak in November and early December.

Source: Anchorage Daily News

16 Jan 2021

The ‘UK variant’ of COVID-19 is present in Teton County

the state’s first case of the “UK variant,” or B.1.1.7 COVID-19 variant, today, Jan. 16. The variant has been identified in a Teton County adult male.

Source: Buckrail

16 Jan 2021

Explainer: Why NJ's Expansion of Vaccine to Smokers Caused a Stir

New Jersey made millions of people eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine, including smokers, a move that prompted gripes about them skipping to the front of the…

Source: NBC New York

16 Jan 2021

Why RNA Vaccines for COVID-19 Raced to the Front of the Pack

Source: Google News

16 Jan 2021

Onondaga County reports no new senior facility Covid-19 cases

Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon gave an update on the county&rsquo;s Covid-19. There were 373 new COVID cases on Saturday. That&rsquo;s down from 473 last Saturday. McMahon says the big takeaway is no new senior care facility cases today. Sadly 5 neigh…

Source: CNYcentral.com

16 Jan 2021

Washtenaw County woman is Michigan's first known case of coronavirus variant

The woman had recently traveled to the United Kingdom, where the variant originated, and is now the only known case of B.1.1.7 in Michigan.

Source: Detroit Free Press

16 Jan 2021

N.J. reports 5,246 new COVID cases, 96 deaths as Murphy demands answers on vaccine supply

There were 3,677 patients hospitalized in New Jersey with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 cases as of Friday night, according to state data.

Source: nj.com

16 Jan 2021

Third confirmed coronavirus variant is reported in Texas

A third confirmed case of a variant of the coronavirus has been reported in Texas.

Source: KSAT San Antonio

16 Jan 2021

Long lines mark first day of Lexington VA vaccine clinic

The VA said it hoped to improve the wait time moving forward.

Source: WKYT

16 Jan 2021

Health officials: Close to 7,000 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Georgia, over 150 more patients dead

In the past 24 hours, health officials in Georgia have reported over 150 additional deaths and 300-plus new hospitalizations.

Source: WJCL News

16 Jan 2021

Mass vaccination clinics begin in Lane County Saturday

The goal is to administer nearly 1,700 doses this weekend.

Source: KEZI TV

16 Jan 2021

9 Questions About Getting COVID-19 Vaccinations In New Jersey

More than 1.5 million NJ residents have registered to get vaccination appointments. Here's what to expect and how it works.

Source: Avon, CT Patch

16 Jan 2021

Montana reports 425 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths

Montana tallied 425 new cases of COVID-19 Saturday, with the statewide number of active cases currently at 5,048.

Source: Billings Gazette

16 Jan 2021

COVID-19 cases spike at University of Oregon after winter break

The University of Oregon is responding to a rise in coronavirus cases on campus in Eugene. The university reported 21 new cases among their on-campus students on Thursday. In the last four days, there have been 69 new cases among on-campus students, and anot…

Source: KATU

16 Jan 2021

COVID patient dies after breathing tube detaches, staff fails to notice in time

Ichilov hospital investigating, but blames heavy workload amid Israel's third pandemic wave, says it will divert more staff to coronavirus wards

Source: The Times of Israel

16 Jan 2021

Coronavirus latest: 821,507 cases in Ohio; 321,270 in Kentucky; 587,049 in Indiana

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

Source: WLWT Cincinnati

16 Jan 2021

DHEC data error fixed, announces Jan. 8 had record-high 6824 COVID-19 cases

CHARLESTON, SC (WCIV) &mdash; For the past week, the Department of Health and Environmental Control was dealing with an "internal systems error" for its daily COVID-19 reporting system. On Saturday, DHEC reported that their vendor has fixed the problem, but i…

Source: wpde.com

16 Jan 2021

Human breeding of cats has made them look like they are always in pain

What if cute grumpy-faced cats are really a Cronenberg-esque eldritch horror of human genetic manipulation?

Source: Salon

16 Jan 2021

Drive to get COVID-19 vaccine to L.A. firefighters loses steam as 40% fail to show up

Late last year, firefighters were the first city workers given access to the shots. After an initial burst of activity, the number showing up to get the...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

16 Jan 2021

Smokers in some states eligible for COVID-19 vaccine sooner, sparking frustration among others

Federal guidelines recommend that smokers under the age of 65 be eligible for the vaccine in early phases of distribution, frustrating essential workers lower in the priority line.

Source: WMUR Manchester

16 Jan 2021

DHEC: Over 4,500 new COVID-19 cases in SC, reporting error resolved

The state health agency said it resolved an internal system error that made this week's results incomplete.

Source: WMBF

16 Jan 2021

CDC: Fast-Spreading UK Coronavirus Variant Could be Dominant in US by March

A new, highly transmissible variant of the coronavirus first discovered in Britain could become the dominant variant in the United States by March, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned on Friday.

Source: Newsmax

16 Jan 2021

First-known case of COVID-19 variant found in Dallas County

Dallas County health officials confirmed the first-known case of the COVID-19 variant that was first seen in the United Kingdom has been discovered in Dallas County.

Source: FOX 4 News

16 Jan 2021

COVID live updates: 566,000 US deaths by May 1, model predicts; Biden details vaccination plan

President-elect Joe Biden detailed his plans for vaccine distribution. UK variant could become predominant strain in the US by March, CDC warns. Latest news.

Source: USA Today

16 Jan 2021

Minnesota reports 1529 new COVID-19 cases, 37 more deaths

The count for people with at least one vaccine dose now exceeds 174,000.

Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

16 Jan 2021

Why the Mediterranean diet is actually as beneficial as everyone says

Source: ABC News

16 Jan 2021

Federal COVID-19 Vaccine Stockpile Depleted, Frustrating States | TODAY

States around the U.S. are learning that that the federal government never had the stockpile of coronavirus vaccines they were counting on, and that’s puttin...

Source: YouTube

16 Jan 2021

Frustrated Teachers, Cops & Firefighters Shown Back Seat as 2 US States Prioritise Vaccination for Sm...

The United States Centres for Disease Control (CDC) earlier this month listed smoking among the conditions that place individuals at a high risk of contracting "severe COVID-19-associated illness", making persons falling under this category eligible for vacci…

Source: News18

16 Jan 2021

Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Saturday, Jan. 16

The latest figures from MDH.

Source: Bring Me The News

16 Jan 2021

Covid-19 vaccines are given with organ music at UK's historic Salisbury Cathedral

England's historic Salisbury Cathedral was transformed into a Covid-19 vaccination center on Saturday, with patients vaccinated while organ music was played in the picturesque building.

Source: CNN

16 Jan 2021

Arizona ranks highest in US for weekly COVID-19 case rate as state reports 8,715 new cases, 208 deaths

Only 8% of all hospital beds were available on Friday. Hospital leaders worry they may have to prioritize care if the current spread continues.

Source: AZCentral

16 Jan 2021

7 more coronavirus deaths as Albany County learns of previously unreported cases

Albany County reported seven more deaths on Saturday, but all of them didn't occur...

Source: Albany Times Union

16 Jan 2021

UK sees third-highest daily death toll with new cases at three-week low

Britain reported its lowest number of daily new coronavirus infections since the start of the year on Saturday, adding to signs that a national lockdown is slowing the spread of a more infectious variant of the disease.

Source: Reuters

16 Jan 2021

NC counts its 8,000th COVID death as the pandemic continues to spread

Source: Google News