Thursday July 9-th, 2020

The curious case of the second California coronavirus case The curious case of the second California coronavirus case

According to the CDC, the facemasks should only be used by people who show symptoms of Covid-19 to help prevent the spread of the disease to others. Officials have established the third of three testing components in the kits was responsible for p...

Looks Like Coronavirus Community Spread Is Here Looks Like Coronavirus Community Spread Is Here

The two counties lie 145km apart and officials on Friday said that the latest patient had not recently traveled between them. When the patient was admitted to the hospital, the UC Davis team asked public health officials if the case could be c...

Someone has died of coronavirus in Washington state. More cases identified Someone has died of coronavirus in Washington state. More cases identified

Seattle and King County Public Health officials issued a vague media advisory announcing the first COVID-19 death in the USA, adding that there was an undisclosed number of new cases as well. Spitters said he was quarantined at home "and doing well"....

US confirms 2nd COVID-19 case of unknown origin US confirms 2nd COVID-19 case of unknown origin

Later Friday health officials in OR reported diagnosing a case of Covid-19 - the disease the virus causes - in a person from Washington County who had neither a history of travel to a country where the virus was circulating nor close contact with a c...

World Health Organization raises global risk from coronavirus to "very high"

Among patients who died, it took from two to eight weeks from the time their symptoms emerged. Nigeria yesterday reported the first COVID-19 case in sub-Saharan Africa and a major global auto show was canceled in a bid to stop contagion, as the dea...

CDC Disputes UC Davis Med Center Claim Of Delayed Coronavirus Testing

The governor also mentioned that the CDC has already sent more than 1,000 coronavirus testing kits for use in the state, which he said is useful since there were 200 or so kits that could not be used, though it's unclear why. On Friday, February ...

USA reports 3rd case of novel coronavirus of unknown origin USA reports 3rd case of novel coronavirus of unknown origin

The total number of cases in the country is now 2,931. Oregon's announcement came hours after California health officials identified a second COVID-19 case of unknown origin in that state. Both patients weren't seriously ill. Latest figures fro...

Apple : J&J Opens Enrollment for 'Heartline' Study in Collaboration With Apple Apple : J&J Opens Enrollment for 'Heartline' Study in Collaboration With Apple

Heartline is a study that has the potential to fundamentally change our understanding of how digital health tools, such as the application of ECG and the irregular rhythm notification function on Apple Watch, could lead to earlier detection of A...

Mass. Public Health Lab Can Now Test For New Coronavirus, Speeding Results Mass. Public Health Lab Can Now Test For New Coronavirus, Speeding Results

This case also has an unknown origin, making it the second case that could possibly be from community spread in California . The woman, from Solano, has been considered to be the first known case in the USA of someone who contracted the virus he...

Agency: 2nd U.S. case of person who got virus from community Agency: 2nd U.S. case of person who got virus from community

Of those cases, 78,630 are in China , where 2,747 people have died from the illness. South Korea's total is expected to rise further with screening of more than 210,000 members of the Shincheonji Church of Jesus, a secretive entity often accused...

Jacinda Ardern Absolutely Roasts Scott Morrison During Live Press Conference Jacinda Ardern Absolutely Roasts Scott Morrison During Live Press Conference

Around 2,000 New Zealanders have been deported under the policy. That is their home. Standing alongside Prime Minister Scott Morrison at Sydney's Kirribilli House on Friday, Ms Ardern criticised the Coalition's policy, under which about 2000 cr...

Lebanon Bans Flights from Countries with a Coronavirus Outbreak

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus at a daily briefing. The resolution included "approval to control air and travel traffic with countries experiencing outbreaks of the disease ( coronavirus ), and limiting flights to and from them according to the urgent ...

California reports second coronavirus case of unknown origin

The Santa Clara County resident was treated at a local hospital and is not known to have traveled to Solano County, where public health officials have identified dozens of people - but less than 100 - who had close contact with the case announced ...

CDC Facial Hair Chart Goes Viral Due to Coronavirus, Twitter Reacts CDC Facial Hair Chart Goes Viral Due to Coronavirus, Twitter Reacts

Of particular concern, according to the CDC , are facial hair styles that can potentially interfere with the respirator's exhalation valve. Side whiskers, soul patches, pencils, toothbrushes, painter's brushes, zorros, zappas, walruses, chevrons and...

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown Convenes Coronavirus Response Team

The virus, which has spread to 50 countries including the USA, can cause pneumonia. A sample from them was collected and sent to a laboratory in Hillsboro, which used a test kit provided by the U.S. Public health officials will investigate potential ...

Secretary Padilla Urges Californians to Consider Voting Early Secretary Padilla Urges Californians to Consider Voting Early

The State of Florida requires counties to offer early voting from March 7-14. "You can avoid the lines on Election Day by voting this weekend". Voters in Orange County who have received their vote-by-mail ballots can either return them to the Regis...

Coronavirus: Latest UK patient was infected in England Coronavirus: Latest UK patient was infected in England

Meanwhile, the Department of Health confirmed two further cases of coronavirus in England. Public health officials looking into the GP's case have not yet established how he might have caught the virus but he has not recently visited any of the pla...

Health Officials To Contact Passengers On Dublin Flight Affected By Coronavirus Health Officials To Contact Passengers On Dublin Flight Affected By Coronavirus

The Minister for Health, Simon Harris, said: "Given the evolving situation this first case of Covid-19 disease was not unexpected". He said public health staff were "working rapidly" to identify any contacts the patient had had. Close contact invol...

Pence tries to project calm as virus response coordinator Pence tries to project calm as virus response coordinator

Updated at 12:45 p.m. Pence, who has no medical experience, will lead the response - though on Thursday, he said that Debbie Birx, a globally recognized expert on HIV and AIDS, would report to him as the White House coronavirus coordinator.

First case of coronavirus is confirmed in Wales First case of coronavirus is confirmed in Wales

Airline Jet2 has said it will not fly back any people who have been staying at the hotel until they have tested negative for the illness, or until the incubation period has passed. The Business Department and PHE recommended that the best way to redu...

World Health Organization upgrades global coronavirus risk to World Health Organization upgrades global coronavirus risk to "very high"

Over the last day, the total number of countries reporting cases of novel coronavirus disease has risen to almost 60, bringing the total number of global cases to more than 83,000. Thus far, the other seven who have been tested have been negati...

Facebook Bans Deceptive Coronavirus Ads Facebook Bans Deceptive Coronavirus Ads

Bergstrom and West questioned whether social media giants optimised for virality could stem the tide of disinformation and deceit. "We will also block or restrict hashtags used to spread misinformation on Instagram , and are conducting proactive s...

Coronavirus: NI School Pupils Sent Home Coronavirus: NI School Pupils Sent Home

The main signs of the coronavirus infection are fever and a cough as well as shortness of breath and breathing difficulties. Nearly 90 pupils and staff from Banbridge Academy travelled to Italy earlier this month for a ski-trip, staying in the ...

Dairy milk can be a major cause of breast cancer Dairy milk can be a major cause of breast cancer

The exact reason for the development of breast cancer is still unclear but it mostly depends on the lifestyle and genetic makeup of the individual. He added, "Evidence from this study suggests that people should view that recommendation with caut...

First British coronavirus death confirmed First British coronavirus death confirmed

A man who had been a passenger on the Diamond Princess cruise ship has died, the first British national to die from the coronavirus. "They are now being treated in Japan and the latest reports indicate that they are now asymptomatic". The C-17 Gl...

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