As colleges reopened, many more young people got covid-19, CDC reports

As colleges reopened, many more young people got covid-19, CDC reports

Covid-19 cases surged nationally among 18- to 22-year-olds between Aug. 2 and Sept. 5, according to a report released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which urged young adults as well as colleges and universities to take precautions to prevent the spread of the virus.Weekly cases among the age group jumped 55…

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Newly Reported Texas Virus Cases Top 5,300; COVID-19 Hospitalizations Also Up -Fort Worth

Newly Reported Texas Virus Cases Top 5,300; COVID-19 Hospitalizations Also Up -Fort Worth

The Texas Department of State Health Services reports 5,335 new coronavirus cases Wednesday and an additional 107 deaths due to COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus. The state health department is also reporting another increase in hospitalizations. That new cases brought the total number of Texas cases since tracking of the pandemic began in…

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The First Person to Be Cured of HIV Has Passed Away From Cancer

The First Person to Be Cured of HIV Has Passed Away From Cancer

Timothy Ray Brown in 2012. (T. J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images via AFP) PATRICK GALEY, AFP 1 OCTOBER 2020 The first person to be cured of HIV, Timothy Ray Brown – known as the “Berlin Patient” – has died from cancer, the International AIDS Society (IAS) announced Wednesday. Brown made medical history and became a symbol of hope…

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Public Health investigates COVID-19 outbreak associated with Salish Lodge & Spa in Snoqualmie

Summary Public Health – Seattle & King County is investigating an outbreak of COVID-19 associated with the Salish Lodge & Spa in Snoqualmie. Public Health is recommending anyone who visited the Salish Lodge & Spa overnight or as a guest during the day get tested for COVID-19 and monitor for symptoms of COVID-19. Salish Lodge…

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2 COVID-19 deaths linked to Watsonville nursing facility outbreak

2 COVID-19 deaths linked to Watsonville nursing facility outbreak

WE BEGIN TONIGHT … WITH AN UPDATE TO THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK AT WATSONVILLE ACUTE CENTER…A SKILLED NURSING FACILITY. TWO PEOPLE HAVE DIED FROM COVID COMPLICATIONS…. FOR MROE ON WHO THESE INDIVUDUALS ARE ….WE GO TO ACTION NEWS 8 REPORTER ALANI LETANG… SHE’S LIVE OUTSIDE THE FACITLITY WITH OUR TOP STORY. UNFORTUANTELY WE ARE TALKING ABOUT…

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Patients left ‘in limbo’ by NHS virus response

Patients left ‘in limbo’ by NHS virus response

Image copyright Getty Images The stress and anxiety caused to patients by “poor communication” from NHS bodies in England during the Covid pandemic has been criticised by MPs.While recognising the huge burden placed on the NHS, their report said cancelled treatments and surgery had left some “in limbo” and others “too scared” to seek medical…

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Colorado Coronavirus Cases Are Leveling Off, And Boulder Health Restrictions Are Showing Early Results

Colorado Coronavirus Cases Are Leveling Off, And Boulder Health Restrictions Are Showing Early Results

Colorado’s latest COVID-19 data show what looked like a possible September spike may be moderating. Meantime, state and county officials are watching the worrisome hotspot of Boulder County, home to the state’s largest university and its largest recent outbreak. Tuesday, that county’s health department reported there was an initial rise in new COVID-19 cases across age…

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Scientists say social distancing is working — for a completely different disease than COVID-19

Scientists say social distancing is working — for a completely different disease than COVID-19

(Getty Images) Early evidence suggests that mask-wearing will save thousands of lives from influenza as well as COVID-19 deaths Matthew Rozsa September 30, 2020 11:18PM (UTC) Even as the novel coronavirus pandemic ravages humanity — the death toll currently stands at more than 1 million deaths worldwide out of nearly 34 million confirmed cases —…

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