Friday, July 3, 2020
Higher percentages of women and younger people showed up to the first day of free drive-thru testing for the novel coronavirus at an Acres Homes medical site, raising concerns from organizers. Men and senior citizens have shown higher rates of complications of COVID-19 in other cases to date, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee said Friday. “It…
SACRAMENTO -- California's first coronavirus fatality - an elderly patient who apparently contracted the illness on a cruise - prompted the governor Wednesday to declare a statewide emergency as six new cases, including a medical screener at Los Angeles International Airport, were confirmed.The measure made California the third U.S. state to declare a state of…
Posted: Fri 8:46 PM, Mar 27, 2020 &nbsp|&nbsp Updated: Fri 11:14 PM, Mar 27, 2020 JACKSONVILLE, NC (WITN) - There is a warning from health professionals to avoid taking certain medications to treat or prevent the coronavirus. An Arizona man trying to prevent COVID-19 died earlier this week after ingesting a chemical similar to one…
“I said, of course, this is much better,” says Azhar, who immediately turned around and went home. “Who wants to go to a doctor’s office right now, at this time of coronavirus?”The reality is health-care workers are among the most at-risk for getting covid-19 — and doctors’ waiting rooms are magnets for people who might…
The Maine Center Disease Control and Prevention announced Tuesday that there are 15 new cases of coronavirus in the state.Maine CDC Director Nirav Shah said there are 23 confirmed cases and nine presumptive positive cases.One of the new cases is a child under the age of 10 in Androscoggin County who does not attend a…
Getty Premium Image – WFLA Use Only (WFLA) – The US Environmental Protection Agency has released a list of EPA-registered disinfectant products that have qualified to be used against coronavirus. Through the EPA’s Emerging Viral Pathogen program, product manufacturers are able to show which of their products are effective against harder-to-kill viruses. According to the…
by: Talia Naquin Posted: Mar 18, 2020 / 06:01 AM EDT / Updated: Mar 18, 2020 / 10:53 AM EDT CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) - Amid the coronavirus outbreak, many people want to know if they have the virus. Currently, you can't go anywhere and get a test to find out. Previously, if you had a…
/ Europe Issued on: 18/03/2020 - 11:18Modified: 18/03/2020 - 11:18 A pharmacy in Paris, March 16, 2020. © Joël Saget, AFP The World Health Organization recommended Tuesday that people suffering COVID-19 symptoms avoid taking ibuprofen, after French officials warned that anti-inflammatory drugs could worsen effects of the virus. The warning by France Health Minister Olivier…
This story recaps the biggest developments related to the COVID-19 outbreak from the past several days. For detailed case-by-case information on all of Arizona's 152 coronavirus cases, read our running list.On Sunday morning, the Arizona Department of Health Services announced that a second person had died from COVID-19. The man was a Maricopa County resident…
On The Listening Post this week: Infection rates, death rates - the news is full of statistics about the virus, but how accurate are they? Plus, Italian journalists reflect on reporting COVID-19.Do numbers lie? Data and statistics in the age of the coronavirus.COVID-19 is a news story driven by the numbers. The data helps journalists…