Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Governor Tom Wolf today confirmed the first two presumptive positive cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Pennsylvania and reminded residents that the commonwealth is prepared to respond to community spread of this virus. “We anticipated this very scenario and have been preparing for Pennsylvanians to become impacted by this virus,” Governor Wolf said. “This…
Sheyanne N Romero, Visalia Times-Delta Published 1:50 p.m. PT April 11, 2020 | Updated 9:19 p.m. PT April 11, 2020CLOSEThe number of positive COVID-19 cases in Tulare County continues to climb and surpassed 200 cases. Tulare County Public Health Branch, on Saturday, announced 227 people in the county tested positive for the new coronavirus — a 24…
Due to the national shortage of face masks, ProMedica is welcoming fabric masks made by members of our community. Orders for standard disposable masks are on long back orders, due to both demand and supply chain issues. Other hospitals...
A man walks in front of the Russian Central Bank headquarters in downtown Moscow on Feb. 19. Kirill Kudryavtsev/Getty Images “REMINDER, BIDEN AND BLOOMBERG VOTERS, #SUPERTUESDAY PRIMARIES HAVE BEEN DELAYED TO WEDNESDAY DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS. PLEASE RETWEET TO SPREAD THE WORD. #TEAMBIDEN #TEAMBLOOMBERG” read one of the misleading (and since deleted) tweets screenshotted and…
Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan, flanked by Deputy County Executive Marc Rider (left) and HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley Chief Medical Officer Dr. Michael Doyle (right), speaks in Kingston on Sunday, March 8. (Photo provided) Ulster County is ramping up efforts to combat the coronavirus after the first case of COVID-19 was reported on Sunday,…
Washington (CNN)The Department of Veterans Affairs has confirmed its first coronavirus-related death and reported an increase in the number of confirmed or presumed positive cases from 16 to 30.The patient died two days ago at a facility in Portland, Oregon, according to a VA spokesperson."A Veteran patient in their 70s died March 14 at VA…
Keyword combinations about COVID-19 have been censored on China's most popular chat app since the beginning of the outbreak last December, analysis has revealed.Terms critical of China's government, information tied to the spread of the disease and references to the official handling of the situation have all been included in a keyword blacklist imposed on…
The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic poses a unique challenge for healthcare providers. There are no approved treatments for this disease, nor are there any approved vaccines.  That’s put big drug companies, universities and biotech startups on the hot seat. Since the 2003 outbreak of SARS, another variety of deadly coronavirus, they’ve been researching ways to handle…
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Hundreds of people who may have been exposed to coronavirus in New York have been told to self quarantine. The warning comes after a Westchester County man tested positive for the disease. The man is 50 and lives in New Rochelle but works as an attorney at Lewis and Garbuz,…
Nobody’s risk is zero when it comes to the Covid-19 coronavirus. Anybody can get sick in this pandemic. But different people have different risks of getting severe symptoms that require hospitalization or intensive care — and the chances of dying from Covid-19 vary widely across age groups. The conventional wisdom says kids and young people…