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Oregon surpasses 200,000 COVID-19 cases, records most deaths in nearly 2 months
Oregon inched past 200,000 cumulative COVID-19 cases on Thursday as it added 433 new infections, according to the Oregon Health Authority. The state also reported a sharp increase in deaths
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Final day to receive the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at the convention center
Thursday is the last day to get the first dose of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine at the Oregon Convention Center. After that, only second doses will be available until the site fully shuts down on June 19.
The Forward
To mitigate COVID-19 shortfall, Genesis Philanthropy Group donates $4 million to European Jewish institutions
The fund will be split among institutions like Romania's Gan Eden Kindergarten and the Jewish communities of Greece, Spain, Italy and Austria.
WRAL TechWire
GSK receives double dose of good COVID-19 news for vaccine, antibody treatment
GlaxoSmithKline has received good news on two fronts in the battle against COVID-19, reporting the launch of a Phase 3 clinical trial for a COVID-19 vaccine and also emergency authorization for use of
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Bay County schools tweak COVID-19 quarantine policy after ending mask mandate
The Bay District School Board recently updated its COVID-19 quarantine policy for students after ending mask mandates earlier this month.
IT: 8 killed in San Jose rail yard shooting, and... Should the U.S. probe the origins of COVID-19?
A gunman killed at least eight victims at a San Jose rail yard before taking his own life. Officials are saying public transit employee Samuel Cassidy opened fire on co-workers at the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) before taking his own life.
Chihuahua ramps up COVID-19 vaccinations
The border state of Chihuahua this week ramped up COVID-19 vaccinations, targeting teachers and adults ages 50 to 59.
Arlington’s Coronavirus Case Count Is Going Backwards
Arlington hasn't just seen a drop in new coronavirus cases, it has seen its cumulative number of cases go backwards over the past few days. On Friday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reported a total of 15,
UofL Health will require all employees to get COVID-19 vaccine
Health officials made the announcement Wednesday. They said it's not different than their requirement of the flu shot, and those who don't comply could face disciplinary action.
India: Educators call for worldwide solidarity against the COVID-19 pandemic
The Executive Board, meeting online on 26 May 2021, Sadly notes that:1. COVID 19 infections in India have surged since April 2021 and as of 11th May 2021, the Indian sub-continent accounts for almost 50% of the world’s new COVID cases;
Executive Board Resolution on the surge of COVID-19 in India
The Executive Board, meeting online on 26 May 2021, Sadly notes that:1. COVID 19 infections in India have surged since April 2021 and as of 11th May 2021, the Indian sub-continent accounts for almost 50% of the world’s new COVID cases;
COVID-19 Live Updates: India logs 2.08L Covid cases, 4,157 die in past 24 hrs
The COVID-19 virus is once again claiming ives and many nations are trying to deal with increase in infections. Check out the latest news here..
Woolworths and Coles supermarkets assure no supply issues amid Melbourne COVID-19 cluster
With authorities warning on Wednesday the next 24 hours are ‘critical’ in avoiding another lockdown, shoppers are stocking up. But Coles and Woolworths say there’s plenty to go around.
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Covid-19 update for May 25
Onslow County has received new positive cases of COVID-19 as of May 24. Positive cases now total 17,495 with 147 deaths and 17,192 cleared. Onslow County is at 7.0% positive, while the state is at .7% positive.
Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette
Covid-19 deaths pass 300,000 in India
India crossed another grim milestone Monday with more than 300,000 lives lost to the coronavirus, while a devastating surge of infections appeared to be easing in big cities but was swamping the poorer countryside.
Longmont Times-Call
Longmont area gyms see rebound in membership with loosening COVID-19 restrictions
Longmont fitness gyms report seeing a rebound in membership and attendance as residents return following loosening coronavirus restrictions, and as a result one gym opened its second location in
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Uber Partners with White House to Offer Free COVID-19 Vaccination Rides
Uber (UBER) is teaming up with the White House to address the transportation barrier that might prevent people from obtaining a COVID-19 shot. The
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Foster Farms fined $174,275 after deadly COVID-19 outbreak in Merced County
Nearly 400 workers at the Merced County facilities have tested positive for COVID-19 since last fall, and at least nine have lost their lives.
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Kentucky confirms 263 new cases of COVID-19
Kentucky confirmed 263 new cases of COVID-19 and four more deaths on Monday. The current test positivity rate is 2.61%. So far, 1,989,841 Kentuckians have received at least the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
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Physicians say COVID-19 has lowered their trust in organizational leadership and healthcare at large
A recent poll of physicians and the general public found lower trust across the U.S. health system but steady or increased faith in the individuals who are providing care.
Countries weigh 'mix and match' COVID-19 vaccines
A growing number of countries are looking at switching to different COVID-19 vaccines for second doses amid supply delays and safety concerns that have slowed their vaccination campaigns.
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COVID-19 cases in Pa. trending downward
COVID-19 cases are continuing to go down, not only in Pennsylvania but across the United States. HARRISBURG, Pa. — We're one week away from the "unofficial" start of summer and things are looking up in the Commonwealth.
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Alarming lack of north-south ministerial communication on Covid-19 - David Cullinane TD
Sinn Féin spokesperson on Health David Cullinane TD has said that the lack of north-south communication on Covid-19 at Ministerial level is alarming. He has called for clarity on the direct engagement between the two Ministers for Health.
BBC Focus
Medical detection dogs can sniff out COVID-19 with 94 per cent accuracy
The canines were able to sniff out samples from people who were infected with coronavirus but were asymptomatic.
Bloomberg Law
Covid-19’s Impact on U.S. Patent Filings
Patent application filings have experienced two significant drops since 2000—in 2009 during the recession and in 2020 from the Covid-19 pandemic. Dykema IP attorney Michael Gzybowski, a former patent examiner,
DDB Group’s Agile Intelligence COVID-19 Dashboard marks first year of tracking pandemic
It has been a year since DDB Group Philippines’ data analytics unit Agile Intelligence, Inc. (Agile) launched a comprehensive COVID-19 tracker as a response to the growing need to understand the numbers behind the growing cases of novel coronavirus in the country.
US COVID-19 vaccination rate mirrors 2020 election map
It's not exactly clear what if anything can be done to stop the vaccination campaign trends from looking like the trends that rule the political world.
Brooklyn Daily Eagle
COVID-19 pet boom has veterinarians backlogged, burned out
Veterinary clinics around the country, including Brooklyn, have been overrun by new four-legged patients, adding to stress among veterinarians and their staffs. Vets interviewed by the Associated Press have extended hours,
The Southern Illinoisan
COVID-19 in Southern Illinois: Additional deaths reported in Saline and Williamson Counties on Sunday
A county-by-county look at lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases in Southern Illinois, updated daily. Last updated: 6:55 p.m., Sunday, May 23. Sign up now to get the most recent coronavirus headlines and other important local and national news sent to your email inbox daily.
Pro Wrestling NOAH Star Tests Positive For COVID-19
Pro Wrestling NOAH star Kotaro Suzuki has tested positive for COVID-19, the promotion announced on Facebook. Due to the news, he was left off of today’s how in Niigata. According to PWInsider, Kai Fujimura,
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Members of the Indian community in Fayetteville share the impacts of COVID-19 in India
The second wave of COVID-19 in India took the lives of more than 200,000 people at an alarming rate. Some in Fayetteville are feeling a personal impact.
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Justice system felt covid-19 impact, challenges
No courtroom in the country was immune to the threat posed by the coronavirus pandemic last year, and local prosecutors say the crisis brought changes and questions of the law
Vaccines, testing & PPE: Nonprofits spread awareness of 2-day COVID-19 site in Richmond’s Northside
The parking lot of the 5th Street Baptist Church was turned Saturday into a one-stop-shop vaccination clinic aimed at easing access to the COVID-19 vaccine and other essential tools to battle the pandemic.
OKC-County Health Dept. hosts COVID-19 vaccine clinic geared toward Latino, Hispanic communities
The Oklahoma City-County Health Department hosted a walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinic geared toward the Latino and Hispanic communities.
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Vietnam's Covid-19 domestic tally crosses 1,900
The Health Ministry announced 20 more local Covid-19 cases Saturday morning, raising the infection count of Vietnam's fourth community wave to 1,913.
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Sam Presti addresses COVID-19, why Thunder fans weren't allowed in arena
When the calculations came through at the end of the season, the Oklahoma City Thunder players and staff had taken 14,325 COVID-19 tests. No tests of the players or coaches came back positive, general manager Sam Presti said on Wednesday.
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U.S. weighs changes to COVID-19 travel restrictions
European Union countries agreed on Wednesday to ease COVID-19 travel restrictions on non-EU visitors ahead of the summer tourist season, a move that could
276 new COVID-19 cases, 9 new deaths reported in Mississippi on Thursday
For the six southernmost counties, there were a total of 37 new cases and three new deaths reported as of 3 p.m. on the previous day. The new cases were in Jackson County (14), Harrison County (13), Hancock County (4),
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Westchester County COVID-19 vaccine tracker: 48% of people fully vaccinated
Here's how many Westchester County residents have received the COVID-19 vaccine as of May 18, according to data.
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Prince William Has Received His First Dose of the COVID-19 Vaccine
Prince William just received the coronavirus vaccine, effectively doing his part to protect others. The Duke of Cambridge shared that he had received the first dose on his and his wife Duchess Kate's official social media pages.
Duke-Led Team Identifies New Coronavirus Threat to Humans
Researchers have discovered a new coronavirus, found in a child with pneumonia in Malaysia in 2018, that appears to have jumped from dog to human. If confirmed as a pathogen, the novel canine-like coronavirus could represent the eighth unique coronavirus known to cause disease in humans.
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Eddy County COVID-19 vaccine tracker: 24% of people fully vaccinated
In Eddy County, some 24% of people living in Eddy County are fully vaccinated as of May 17, according to data from the New Mexico Department of Health. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention considers someone fully vaccinated two weeks after they've been given a single-dose shot (Johnson & Johnson) or a second shot (either Pfizer or Moderna).
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Calhoun County COVID-19 vaccine tracker: 32% of people fully vaccinated
Calhoun County has administered more than 88,694 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, as of May 17, according to data from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. That's up 5% from the previous week's tally of 84,
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Randall County COVID-19 vaccine tracker: 29% of people fully vaccinated
Randall County has administered more than 80,920 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, as of May 18, according to data from the Texas Department of State Health Services. That's up 2% from the previous week's tally of 79,
Asia Media
Covid-19 In-Home Management Program Now Underway in Armenia
The COVID-19 in-home management program for the Republic of Armenia is now underway. This program was designed by the COVID-19 Management and Contact Tracing Workgroup. The Promise Armenian Institute at UCLA,
Five new COVID-19 deaths in Grant County emphasize need for vaccine push
One of the five people who died was a man in his 20s. The county has a high COVID-19 death rate but a low vaccination rate.
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Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic
Allen CountyCases ` 11,759 ` +7Deaths ` 233 ` 0Recovered ` 11,259 ` +17Auglaize CountyCases ` 4,956 ` +6Deaths ` 86 ` 0Recovered ` 4,717 ` +12Hardin County
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311 confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in SC, nearly 35% of state vaccinated
There were 311 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the latest data. A record 6,824 new positive cases were reported on January 8. South Carolina had never seen a day above 4,000 before Christmas Day and had never seen more than 3,
Coronavirus Kills 28 More Illinoisans, But Cases, Hospitalizations Continue To Drop
Another 28 Illinoisans were reported dead from coronavirus during the past day. Though COVID-19 continues to kill dozens of people, new cases, positivity rates and hospitalizations have declined in recent weeks as more people get their shots.
Cases of coronavirus variant from India nearly tripled in less than a week in Mesa County
GRAND JUNCTION — Health officials in Colorado have reported the number of infections from the COVID-19 variant from India nearly tripled in less than a week in Mesa County, the only county in the state with reported variant cases.
COVID-19 in Mississippi: 257 new cases reported Wed.
The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 257 new cases and 1 new death Wednesday. MSDH says 406 of today’s cases occurred between August 31, 2020, and May 13, 2021, identified from recent investigations.
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How the COVID-19 pandemic made e-commerce boom
Commentary: Will those countries with the most stringent lockdowns fare best in a post-COVID-19 retail recovery?
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Maine Loosens Covid-19 Safety Protocols For Schools Participating In New "Pooled" Testing Program
Schools that participate in a new "pooled" coronavirus testing program from the state will no longer be required to keep students three feet apart.
COVID-19: 98% of world’s workers not getting the basic support they need
A new global study from the ITUC and UNI Global Union has found that 98% of the world's workers are not getting the sick pay, wage replacement and social benefits they need to address the challenges of COVID-19.
The Daily Northwestern
District 65 administrators present return to school plans, discuss technology and COVID-19 mitigation measures
While Evanston/Skokie School District 65 families students can expect a full in-person reopening in the fall, limited remote learning options will remain for families. Superintendent Devon Horton said the district will also continue to implement technology use and independent learning in preparation for a pivot back to full remote learning at moment’s notice.
Digi Times
Taiwan tech firms tighten precautionary measures against COVID-19
Taiwan-based high-tech companies in various sectors have all strengthened their precautionary measures, such as operating in segregated teams and work from home (WFH) in response to a recent surge in domestic COVID-19 infections,
Bethesda Magazine
About 9,000 in Montgomery County age 12 to 15 have received COVID-19 vaccine
About one-quarter of eligible 12- to 15-year-olds in Montgomery County have received one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. As of Monday morning, about 9,000 of the eligible 40,000 children in the group had received a shot,
Santa Clara Broncos outlast Florida State Seminoles to win women's College Cup
No. 11 seed Santa Clara downed No. 1 Florida State in a penalty kick shootout Monday, giving the Broncos their first women's soccer national title since 2001.
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Utah COVID-19 case counts fall again, down 5% from previous week
Utah reported 2,215 new cases of coronavirus in the week ending Sunday, down 5.3% from the previous week. The state ranked 24th for per-person rates.
COVID-19 can trigger repeating blood clots in arm
A team at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School have found evidence of rare, repeating blood clots in the arms of COVID-19 patients
Covid-19 vaccination: thrombosis can be prevented by prompt treatment
A rare syndrome has been observed in people following vaccination against Covid-19. This involves thrombosis at unusual sites in the body, associated
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Covid-19 pandemic: Over 80% in Japan oppose Olympics, US CDC director defends new mask policy
As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.
Los Angeles County reports 240 new cases of COVID-19
Los Angeles County reported 240 new cases of COVID-19 and seven additional deaths Sunday, though health officials said the number of cases and deaths reported likely reflect reporting delays over the weekend.
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Iowa reports 6 more COVID-19 deaths on Sunday
The Iowa Department of Public Health reported 134 more cases of COVID-19 and 6 additional COVID-19-related deaths on Sunday
West Virginia MetroNews
Active coronavirus cases continue dropping
Active coronavirus cases in West Virginia has fallen below 6,500, according to the state Department of Health and Human Resources. Officials on Sunday reported 6,436 active cases of the more than 158,
COVID-19 update for Saturday, May 15
As of 11:59 p.m., Friday, May 14, there were 25 new deaths identified by the Pennsylvania death registry, reported for a total of 26,749 deaths attributed to COVID-19. More information is available at the Department of Health's COVID-19 Dashboard.
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Nearly 40 Percent of Crawford County Residents Fully Vaccinated; Coronavirus Hospitalizations Statewide Fall Below 1,600
In Pennsylvania, there are 1,573 patients hospitalized with COVID-19, which is a decrease of 32 from Friday. Of that number, 357 (-16) are in the ICU.
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COVID-19 cases appear to be on the decline in Centre County, across Pennsylvania
COVID-19 cases continue to trend downward in Centre County, as the seven-day total fell by almost 60 compared to last week.
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Celebrating superheroes at West Covina Medical Center, a healing step away from COVID-19
Our healthcare workers need our support even more, because now they have time to process the pain, loss, and suffering of this past year.
The Middletown Press
Missouri passes COVID-19 liability shield for businesses
A legislative session that began amid a surge in coronavirus cases ended Friday with Missouri lawmakers passing a legal shield against pandemic-related liability lawsuits as their final action. The House vote,
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Post-Vaccination COVID-19 Cases Aren't Reasons to Blow Off Vaccine, Doc Says
What do talk show host Bill Mahar and some members of the New York Yankees have in common? They all contracted COVID-19 after being fully vaccinated.
Travelers should prepare for a busy travel season as COVID-19 cases fall and travel demand rises
Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is preparing for record crowds this summer, as falling COVID-19 cases and an increase in vaccinations are fueling travel demand.
Publix makes masks optional for people fully vaccinated against COVID-19
On Friday, Publix announced it would no longer require people to wear face masks indoors if they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In a brief press release, the grocery store chain said it made the change in response to new guidance from the CDC.
The Marshall Project
COVID-19 and Vaccine Mistrust Behind Bars
The second episode of The Marshall Project’s new video series, designed for audiences inside and outside of prison, reflects on how the COVID-19 vaccine has been received in lockups.
Singapore-Hong Kong Travel Bubble May Be Undone by New Covid Cases
A travel bubble between Hong Kong and Singapore set to open on May 26 has a "high chance" of being postponed, a Hong Kong official said on Friday, which
Cornell Daily Sun
International Students Navigate Travel Restrictions, COVID-19 Safety Concerns
For many international students, going home this semester means planning out a web of flights, navigating ambiguous travel and vaccination requirements and having to quarantine all over again.
Pasadena Star-News
Pasadena set to offer first COVID-19 vaccination clinic for youth 12-15
Pasadena’s Public Health Department will offer its first COVID-19 vaccination clinic for people 12 and older, starting Friday, May 14. The new clinic is coming as the region rolls out vaccines to 12- to 15-year-olds,
Baseball America
Major League Baseball Reduces Covid-19 Restrictions For Minors
According to multiple minor league operators, going forward minor league teams no longer have to create a buffer zone between players and fans around the dugouts, bullpens and down the foul lines. That will allow teams to once again sell those seats to fans—before,
Rutgers University
Rutgers Reports First Instance of COVID-19 Triggering Recurrent Blood Clots in Arms
Researchers at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School are reporting the first instance of COVID-19 triggering a rare recurrence of potentially serious blood clots in people’s arms. The discovery,
Coronavirus stimulus check to pay internet bill
You can qualify for a coronavirus stimulus check (Emergency Broadband Benefit program) that could help you pay your monthly internet bill.
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New Vaccine Could Stop COVID-19, New Variants, and Future Pandemics
A new vaccine tested on monkeys and mice could be the answer to stopping COVID-19 and its variants, as well as future pandemics.
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COVID-19 update: More than 2,300 new positive cases
The Pennsylvania Department of Health now lists 2,385 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 1,177,072 on Tuesday, May 11. There were 57 new deaths identified by the Pennsylvania death registry,
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State agency took one Polk County nursing home to task for lax COVID-19 procedures
The agency blocked Grace Manor at Lake Morton from taking new residents in June. That was lifted March 23 and the facility was fined $10,500.
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Pep Guardiola Sends Message To India Amid Escalating and Concerning Covid-19 Situation
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has sent out an emotional video message for the crisis-hit country, urging the people of India to adhere to the safety protocols to defeat Covid-19, via the club’s official Instagram page.
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Karl-Anthony Towns shared an emotional Mother’s Day moment with his father in wake of his mother’s COVID-19 passing
It's been a year for many of us, none more-so than Karl-Anthony Towns. Towns not only tested positive for COVID-19 himself in January, he also lost his mother Jacqueline Cruz-Town to the virus last April,
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Will surge of COVID-19 variants be detected in Utah following spring break travel to Florida?
While the Utah Department of Health is sequencing only about 10% of all COVID-19 positive test results, there are inevitably more cases of variant illness than were detected just four months ago when the state reported its first known case of a variant.
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Pink Rewrote Her Will Because She ‘Thought It Was Over’ Amid COVID-19 Symptoms
When Pink tested positive for COVID-19 in April 2020, she wasn’t sure she would survive the illness. She fell ill alongside her three-year-old son, Jameson, and their symptoms w
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Indiana passes 13,000 COVID-19 deaths; Vanderburgh reports one death
Vanderburgh reported 384 new fully vaccinated individuals Sunday. There are now 68,624 immunized residents, or about 38% of the county's population.
Manila Bulletin
42 patients involved in PH’s clinical trial on convalescent plasma therapy for COVID-19
Over 40 Filipinos have undergone the clinical trial on the efficacy and safety of convalescent plasma transfusion as adjunctive therapy to prevent disease progression among hospitalized coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients,
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Amanda Ribas vs. Angela Hill off UFC on ESPN 24 after positive COVID-19 test
The hits keep on coming with UFC on ESPN 24 up until the last minute. Just hours before Saturday's event, an intriguing strawweight bout between and was removed from the lineup after Ribas tested positive for COVID-19.
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Flyers Offering COVID-19 Vaccines at Next Home Game
The Philadelphia Flyers are teaming up with Penn Medicine to offer free Johnson & Johnson shots at the Wells Fargo Center during the team’s final game of the season Monday.
The Quint
Prasidh Krishna 4th KKR Player to Test Positive for COVID-19
Earlier, Varun Chakravarthy, Sandeep Warrier and Tim Seifert from the KKR set-up have tested positive for COVID-19.
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Healthies-West Lafayette marks monumental year, opening amid COVID-19 pandemic
Healthies-West Lafayette opened in May 2020 with COVID-19 protocols in place, including social distancing, mask-wearing and curbside delivery.
UUHC Health Feed
The Benefit of Resuming Use of the J&J COVID-19 Vaccine
The CDC and the FDA recommended restarting use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine on April 23, 2021, after a temporary pause. After carefully reviewing the data, the CDC and FDA determined that the benefits of getting the J&J vaccine far outweigh potential risks.
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Dysart Unified School District changes COVID-19 quarantine protocol
The new protocol gives parents the option for their kid to quarantine when exposed to a positive COVID-19 test or continue going to in-person classes.
COVID-19: Bosses Lie. Workers Suffer and Die.
In Yakima County in Washington state, where a mutant coronavirus is fueling a deadly fourth wave, Superior Court Judge Blaine Gibson has just relaxed COVID-19 protections for farmworkers. Key to Judge Gibson’s April 21 decision is disallowing access to farms by community workers.
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CVS joins Walmart, Walgreens in offering walk-in COVID-19 vaccinations in Nevada
Walk-in options for the COVID-19 vaccine increased yet again, with CVS being the latest pharmacy chain to offer the option starting today. CVS announced on Tuesday that it will start offering walk-in vaccinations without an appointment as well as same-day appointments effective May 5.
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Sussex County COVID-19 vaccine tracker: 42% of people fully vaccinated
Some 42% of people living in Sussex County are fully vaccinated as of May 3, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC considers someone fully vaccinated two weeks after they've been given a single-dose shot (Johnson & Johnson) or a second shot (either Pfizer or Moderna).
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Alabama CVS locations to allow COVID-19 vaccine walk-ins as state urges increased shot uptake
"If we don't use it, we could lose it," Gov. Kay Ivey said in encouraging Alabamians to seek out COVID-19 vaccinations.
New Jersey Teams Up with Craft Breweries to Offer Free Beer for COVID-19 Vaccine Recipients
What better incentive than free beer? But still, it's novel to see an entire state partnering with its craft beer industry to get people to receive the vaccine.
12 Key Principles for an Effective Urban Response during COVID-19
Discover the key areas of focus for an effective urban response for COVID-19 that local and national governments should focus on.
ASEAN discusses COVID-19 impact, Global Value Chains transformation, regional response
JAKARTA, 5 May 2021 - The Accelerated COVID-19 Economic Support (ACES) Workshop entitled “Turning Adversity into Opportunity: ASEAN’s Participation in Glob
'The power of prayer is amazing': Local law enforcement officer heading home after spending 150 days in hospital fighting COVID-19
Local law enforcement officer will be released after spending 150 days in hospital fighting COVID-19 Sergeant Charles Warren fought to hold back tears at the thought of going home, after spending 150 days in the hospital batting COVID-19.
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23andMe’s Huge Covid-19 Study Draws Links Between the Virus and Our Genetics
Last spring, in a race against Covid-19, 23andMe launched an ambitious study to answer a question on everyone’s minds: who’s likely to get sick, or to get very sick? And being 23andMe, they hunted for a genetic factor. We got answers last week.
Early Research Finds Extracts from Sweet Wormwood Plant Can Inhibit the COVID-19 Virus
A team of researchers that includes Worcester Polytechnic Institute Biology Professor Pamela Weathers has found that extracts from the leaves of the Artemisia annua plant, a medicinal herb also known as sweet wormwood,
Why is York County seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases?
COVID-19 cases started climbing again in York County last week. Friday’s total of 149 new cases is the highest in a single day since Feb. 5. The reasons for the spike are unknown, but York County is one of four counties statewide that is listed as a having a high incidence level,
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Most COVID business capacity limits to end in New York region on May 19
"at-above-post addthis_tool" data-url=" Maria Caspani and Gabriella Borter NEW YORK (Reuters) -New York, New Jersey and Connecticut will lift most of their coronavirus capacity restrictions on businesses,
Flushing a Public Toilet Throws a ‘Plume’ of Droplets Into the Air. Can It Spread COVID-19?
For a study published in the journal Physics of Fluids in February, researchers measured the size and number of droplets generated by flushing toilets and urinals in a public bathroom. They discovered that droplets can be thrown up to five feet in the air,
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This COVID-19 vaccine will likely work against the ‘double mutant’ found in India
India is in crisis right now due to the coronavirus pandemic. There are a number of reasons why COVID-19 is spiking there, including a “double mutant” version of the virus that has combined two mutations into one.
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Qatar Airways Cargo Convoy Departs to India Carrying Medical Aid and Equipment to Support COVID-19 Relief Efforts
Doha to India, as part of the freight carrier’s WeQare initiative Doha, Qatar – Three Qatar Airways Cargo Boeing 777 freighters departed to India today, carrying approximately 300 tonnes of medical supplies from around the world to support COVID-19 relief efforts.
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Vaccines, fun? Springfield firefighters giving it a (COVID-19) shot at free clinic Friday
For those on the fence about getting the COVID-19 vaccine, Springfield firefighters are offering to sweeten the deal with a Fire Station Fun Day and Vaccine Clinic later this week for Greene County residents. on
Prince Harry Gave a Powerful Speech About Distributing the COVID-19 Vaccine
Prince Harry called for equitable distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine around the world in a powerful speech delivered at the taping of Global Citizen's VAX Live concert Sunday. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are the campaign chairs of the event,
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Japanese Town Got Covid-19 Money So They Built A Giant Squid Statue
The town of Noto in Ishikawa received millions of yen due to the impact of covid-19. The money was part of a rural revitalization project to help the countryside in the wake of the virus.
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SCHD reports another 149 new COVID-19 cases
Shelby County reported another 149 new COVID-19 cases Sunday and without any additional deaths. It’s the county’s 26th consecutive day with more than 100 new daily cases. Shelby County has had 95,747 cases and 1,
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Navy eases COVID-19 restrictions in Hampton Roads
The move to Health Protection Condition Level Brave means military personnel can leave their homes for non-essential tasks. But military personnel are still expected to follow basic health protection measures.
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Sierra View removes emergency tents, allows visitor amid 'all-time low' COVID-19 cases
Sierra View Medical Center has removed emergency tents and modified its visitor policy amid an "all-time low" number of COVID-19 cases.
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Opinion: Herd immunity for COVID-19 isn't a pipe dream. Vaccination incentives can help.
The demand for COVID-19 vaccines are slipping in San Diego County. The time to combat vaccine skepticism and hesitancy is now.
The Day
Courtney advocates for federal COVID-19 relief funds for Norwich Free Academy
Norwich — U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney is urging the state to provide federal education COVID-19 relief funds to the state’s three
Employee Benefit News
COVID-19 is taking a toll on Gen-Z’s mental health
Adolescents and young adults may be getting sick at lower rates, but they’re still deeply affected by the impact of current events.
Good — And Bad — News As COVID-19 Vaccine Demand Drops In LA
There's some good news — and some bad news — about L.A. County's COVID-19 vaccination progress. On the one hand, more than 7.2 million COVID-19 shots have been given out to date, according to county public health director Barbara Ferrer.
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VA opens COVID-19 vaccine appointments in Fort Collins, Cheyenne
The Cheyenne VA Medical Center said it has doses of the Johnson & Johnson and Moderna vaccines available to veterans, their spouses and caregivers.
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Rite Aid is now administering COVID-19 vaccines at all locations, including 500+ in California
Rite Aid is now administering COVID-19 vaccines at all locations, spanning more than 2,500 stores in 17 states. There are over 500 locations in California.
Post and Courier
SC confirms 570 cases of COVID-19, 3 deaths
With the level of COVID-19 cases in South Carolina in a continuing plateau, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental control reported 570 new cases as of April 30.
Rite Aid makes COVID-19 vaccines available at all locations, walk-ins welcome
THE S Rite Aid is now administering the COVID-19 vaccine at all locations in California and across the country for those ages 16 and older. The pharmacy chain said Friday that it recommends people make reservations for vaccination appointments,
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Google Sued, Lawsuit Claims COVID-19 Contact Tracing Tool Exposes Data
Google is being sued by two individuals who used the California public health COVID-19 contact tracing app, developed by the tech giant. The users claim the app exposed data to third parties.
Prisma Health moves COVID-19 vaccination site from Gamecock Park to Colonial Life Arena
Prisma Health is moving its COVID-19 vaccination site from Gamecock Park to Colonial Life Arena. The move is designed to help accommodate the summer temperatures. The last day for the drive-thru site at Gamecock Park is Saturday,
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Ceremony on West Haven Green to remember COVID-19 victims
First Congregational Church will hold a citywide memorial service to remember those lost to COVID-19, according to a release. Speakers for the event are to include Mayor Nancy R. Rossi, the Rev. E. Carl Howard,
Mayo Clinic Talks COVID-19 Miniseries Episode 69: Post-Acute COVID-19 and Central Sensitization
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Coronavirus updates Friday: Oregon reports 928 new COVID-19 cases, 1 new death
Oregon reported one new COVID-19-related death Thursday, raising the state’s death toll to 2,491. The Oregon Health Authority also reported 928 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19, bringing the state total to 183,
India's Coronavirus Crisis: What Is Happening And How You Can Help
As India's reported Coronavirus deaths exceed 200,000 amid a devastating second wave, celebrities, activists and charitable organisations have begun to ask for global assistance in tackling the virus.
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COVID-19: Vaccine influx speeds Ontario's vaccination plan; province reports 3,871 new cases
Ontario is expecting a significant influx of vaccines that will allow the province to boost the number of shots given to COVID-19 hot spots in the next few days and open up eligibility for appointments to all adults in the province by the week of May 24,
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1 new COVID-19 death and 198 new cases reported in Sarasota-Manatee on Thursday
The two counties have averaged 185 new cases a day over the last week and two new deaths a day over the same period.
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Cleveland Clinic to offer weekly COVID-19 vaccinations at new Ohio City location
The Cleveland Clinic, as one of the state's major health systems, is doing it's part to ensure as many people are vaccinated as possible amid the ongoing pandemic. On Thursday, the hospital system announced that it would be opening a new vaccination site at Lutheran Hospital in Ohio City.
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WATCH LIVE: City officials disucuss latest Covid-19 restrictions
While many other parishes lifted their mask mandates Wednesday, Cantrell stated that she would keep the restrictions in place while city health officials looked at the city’s statistics. Cantrell says the city has a long way to go before it reaches herd immunity.
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Live at 3: Gov. Sununu holds briefing about NH's COVID-19 response
Gov. Chris Sununu plans to give the latest COVID-19 response updates at a briefing Thursday afternoon. The briefing is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. See it airing live on WMUR-TV and streaming above this article.
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Anti-Vaxxer Hijacks QR Codes at COVID-19 Check-In Sites
Quick-response (QR) codes used by a COVID-19 contact tracing program were hijacked by a man who simply slapped up scam QR codes on top to redirect users to an anti-vaccination website, according to local police.
Society guideline links: COVID-19 – Endocrinology and diabetes care
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What Are the Differences Between Tuberculosis and COVID-19? Topic Guide
Tuberculosis (TB) and COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) are both infectious respiratory illnesses. Although tuberculosis and COVID-19 are different diseases with varying symptoms, they share some of the same symptoms such as cough,
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We now know how many North Carolinians have contracted COVID-19 while fully vaccinated
NCDHHS says it's a very small fraction of fully vaccinated people in North Carolina. Since the start of mass COVID-19 vaccinations, we'd been hearing that the vaccines aren't 100% effective at preventing a coronavirus infection.
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Trisha Yearwood Says Garth Brooks Refused to Quarantine Away From Her When She Got COVID-19
Garth Brooks might have just won Husband of the Year for staying by Trisha Yearwood's side when she contracted COVID-19.
Iran enters third trial phase of domestic coronavirus vaccine
Iran is nearing completion of a domestically produced vaccine for the coronavirus, according to state-affiliated media. A nationwide vaccine campaign for the public could still be several weeks away,
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COVID-19 in Louisiana schools: April 28 update shows parishes with most student, adult cases
The Louisiana Department of Health releases weekly updates on reported COVID-19 cases in schools, including adults and students.