Coronavirus can survive on certain clothes for longer than others
Now, research has shown that the virus can survive on certain items of clothing for up to 72 hours and can also be transferred on to other surfaces via the fabric. The study was conducted by De Montfort University (DMU) in Leicester and set out to investigate how the material that healthcare worker uniforms are typically made from respond to the virus.
Track NY Covid-19 vaccinations by county, region and race
The number of Black people receiving a Covid-19 vaccine in Central New York continues to lag behind other groups, according to state data published last this week. Blacks represent about 6% of the region’s population who are currently eligible for the vaccine,
Russia registers its 3rd COVID-19 vaccine
Russia has registered and its Health Ministry approved a third coronavirus vaccine for public use, the country's prime minister announced on Saturday. The vaccine, called CoviVac, was developed by the Chumakov Center for Research and Development of Immunobiological Drugs,
Whitman County confirms 29 new positive COVID-19 cases
Washington State Daily Evergreen
From Feb. 13-19, 29 individuals tested positive for COVID-19, raising Whitman County’s running total to 3,276 cases. There have been a total of 41 COVID-19-related deaths as of Feb. 19. A total of 87 people have been hospitalized in the county,
Is Tucson's COVID-19 curfew still in effect?
The Tucson City Council passed an emergency curfew Friday, Dec. 4, and was supposed to end on Dec. 23. The curfew was later changed to continue until COVID-19 cases fell below 100 per 100,000 residents.
OTC provided COVID-19 vaccine distribution update
Fergus Falls Daily Journal
The Otter Tail County Department of Health provided a update of its COVID-19 distribution data. Public health sponsored vaccine clinics this week were scheduled to administer COVID-19 vaccine doses to school educators and staff,
FedEx rerouting COVID-19 vaccine shipments amid winter weather
FedEx is continuing to work to deliver COVID-19 vaccines during the hazardous winter weather. According to a statement from FedEx, the company is actively working with healthcare customers and the federal government to safely deliver the vaccines “where and when possible.
Big Ten COVID-19 adjustment has potential
The Big Ten has made a COVID-19 adjustment for the upcoming baseball season and I think it has potential down the road. Teams always head south in February for games, but non league games don’t help conference games to get played in decent weather later on.
3i Show makes COVID-19 safety a priority
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the priority is on the health and well-being of exhibitors, attendees, volunteers, show staff, county personnel and expo staff at the 3i Show. Throughout the three-day event,
Omaha researchers track COVID-19 mutations with new technology
New technology is helping researchers in the metro track mutations within the COVID-19 virus. It’s called whole gene sequencing. Positive COVID-19 tests go into this machine. It spells out the genetic makeup of the virus creating a fingerprint allowing scientists to detect new variants of the virus.
State leaders to provide COVID-19 update
Colorado health leaders and members of the vaccine task force will provide an update on COVID-19 Thursday afternoon. A briefing is set to take place at 3:05 p.m. and will include: Dr. Rachel Herlihy,
Massachusetts COVID-19 vaccination data and updates
This weekly report features information on COVID-19 vaccine supply distribution, administration, and other data for Massachusetts. Key metrics include: On September 16, the CDC released its COVID-19 Vaccination Program Interim Playbook and template,