Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Healthcare providers perform a real-time test for Coronavirus on patients with appointments outside of the Aspen Volunteer Fire Department’s Aspen Village Location on Thursday, March 12, 2020. The testing location is for patients with appointments scheduled through the Pitkin County Coronavirus Hotline. Kelsey Brunner/The Aspen TimesScreen Shot 2020-03-23 at 9.22.33 PMLocal public health officials issued…
Cheyenne announces fifth confirmed coronavirus case A health official prepares to take samples for a coronavirus test from a journalist in Bucharest, Romania, on Friday. Health officials are investigating an "illness or cluster of illnesses" in Big Horn County. George Calin, AP A fifth case of coronavirus in Laramie County has been confirmed. The Cheyenne Laramie…
Someone who is infected with the coronavirus can spread it with just a simple cough or a sneeze, scientists say.More than 4,500 people with the virus are now confirmed to have died and more than 125,000 have been infected. Here's what we know so far:What is the coronavirus? A coronavirus is a type of virus which…
Published on Mar 27, 2020NBC News medical correspondent Dr. John Torres tells TODAY that despite President Trump’s remarks on Fox News that he doubts the accuracy of the estimated numbers of ventilators needed to battle the coronavirus outbreak, ventilators are “crucial” to save patients’ lives. NBC News contributor Dr. Joseph Fair, a virologist, says that…
CORONAVIRUS The Oregon Health Authority announced eight new cases Monday. Later Monday night, the department of veterans' affairs reported four more positive cases. PORTLAND, Ore. — Four more presumptive positive cases of coronavirus have been found in a Lebanon, Oregon veterans home, the Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs announced late Monday night.That brings Oregon's total…
An inmate at a Massachusetts prison has tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, according to the state's Department of Correction.The prisoner, a man serving a life sentence, is an inmate at the Massachusetts Treatment Center in Bridgewater.The DOC received the inmate's positive test results Friday. The inmate and his roommate,…
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Louisiana grew faster in the first 14 days than anywhere else in the world, data shows.The state’s number of COVID-19 cases grew 67.8% in the first two weeks after the initial diagnosis and the growth rate continues to track paths of Italy and Spain, according to data compiled…
TUCSON, Ariz. — Pima County has announced its first reported death due to the coronavirus known as COVID-19 Monday evening.The patient was a woman in her 50s with underlying health conditions, county health officials say.The death is the third attributed to coronavirus in Arizona. The previous two were in Maricopa County -- one was a…
Seeking a vaccine The search is on for a drug for COVID-19. Researchers say it will take time, and the likelihood of a quick fix is low. The process On March 16, 2020, the first volunteer in the U.S. received a dose of an experimental coronavirus vaccine in Seattle. As many as 40 other companies…
LOS ANGELES — A Southern California nursing home has been hit hard by the coronavirus, with more than 50 residents infected — a troubling development amid cautious optimism that cases in the state may peak more slowly than expected.Cedar Mountain Post Acute Rehabilitation in Yucaipa has been told to assume that all of its patients…