Alameda County health officials reported a growing outbreak of coronavirus infections among staff and residents at two senior care facilities in Hayward and Castro Valley, leading to six deaths as of..
If you want to find out if you are possibly immune to the coronavirus, an antibody test may give you an answer. Health officials say it could be a game-changer in the fight against the virus, and it's..
The new coronavirus is killing African-Americans at a higher rate than the U.S. population at large, according to preliminary numbers from Louisiana, Michigan and Illinois that officials say point to..
Colorado has successfully pushed back its expected peak in coronavirus cases until at least next month, an important shift to give health officials and hospitals more time to prepare for a potential.. Denver Post - Published
CODY, Wyo. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park likely won't reopen until May or later, delaying the start of its traditional summer season for millions of tourists because of the coronavirus outbreak, a.. SeattlePI.com - Published
The mayor of Washington DC is unveiling new food safety guidelines to help residents and workers remain safe as health officials predict the nation's capital could become one of the next U.S. hotspots.. USATODAY.com - Published
You've heard the message from health officials: if you think you might have the new coronavirus, stay home unless you're seriously ill and need emergency care. So what should you do if you or somebody.. Denver Post - Published
NEW YORK (AP) — A staggering 16.8 million Americans have been thrown onto the unemployment rolls in just three weeks, underscoring the terrifying speed with which the coronavirus outbreak has brought.. SeattlePI.com - Published
The total confirmed cases of coronavirus in Ireland rose by 500 to 6,574 on Thursday, the highest daily total so far, although health officials said a stabilisation in the numbers admitted to intensive.. Reuters - Published Also reported by •Reuters India
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The Smithfield pork processing plant in South Dakota will close will temporarily close for cleaning after over 80 employees were confirmed to have the coronavirus, the.. SeattlePI.com - Published
Many of us have been cooped up in our homes for a while now, filling our time with Netflix streams and jigsaw puzzles when we’re not working from home. In the middle of all of that, we obviously also.. engadget - Published
Senior health officials of BRICS countries are all set to meet in next 15 days to discuss the COVID-19 crisis. The meet will happen via video conference and it is a Russia-led initiative given the fact.. DNA - Published
The province is now recommending that those who have been newly admitted or re-admitted to long-term care or retirement homes should be tested for COVID-19 even if they are not showing symptoms of the.. CP24 - Published
The U.S. suicide rate has jumped 35% in the past two decades, health officials reported Wednesday. From 1999 to 2018, the suicide rate rose from 10.5 to 14 per 100,000, according to the CDC. Newsmax - Published
The U.S. economy could be headed "fairly quickly" toward recovery if people stay home, government gets aid to businesses and households, and public health officials create a national plan to restart.. Reuters India - Published Also reported by •Reuters
· The White House is reportedly seeking to reopen as much of the US economy it can get open by April 30, the deadline for the end of strict social distancing measures.
· Trump earlier suggested.. Business Insider - Published
Canada's coronavirus death toll is set to soar from the current 435 to as high as 22,000 by the end of the pandemic, health officials said on Thursday, while the economy lost a record 1 million jobs.. Reuters - Published
With a startling 6.6 million people seeking jobless benefits last week, the United States has reached a grim landmark: Roughly one in 10 workers have lost their jobs in just the past three.. SeattlePI.com - Published
NEW YORK (AP) — New York state health officials now say they support people wearing cloth face coverings when they go out in public, especially in areas of “significant community transmission.”.. Seattle Times - Published
The Canadian death toll from the coronavirus outbreak is likely to be between 11,000 and 22,000 by the end of the pandemic, health officials said on Thursday, outlining the two most likely scenarios. Reuters - Published
One of the efforts that’s been proposed to contain the spread of COVID-19 is a contact trace and track program, that would allow health officials to keep better tabs on individuals who have been.. TechCrunch - Published
California is beginning to see guarded progress in its fight against the coronavirus, with a slower spread in infections and the number of deaths — while rising rapidly — lagging significantly.. Seattle Times - Published
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As of Friday, I’ll have been self-isolating at home for 30 days. Thanks to quick action on the part of city officials to lock the city.. The Verge - Published
World leaders and health officials are warning that hard-won gains in the fight against coronavirus must not be jeopardised by relaxing social distancing over the Easter holidays. Belfast Telegraph - Published
NEW YORK (AP) — Coronavirus infections are spiking in Japan and creating hot spots in India's congested cities just as the U.S. and some of the hardest-hit European countries are considering when to.. SeattlePI.com - Published
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — International health officials are warning that the Nicaraguan government’s perplexing weekslong refusal to take measures to control the spread of the new coronavirus is.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
Four patients, including one hailing from Delhi, who were admitted to Villupuram Government General Hospital and tested positive for Covid-19 infection, were declared negative by mistake by the.. IndiaTimes - Published
Twenty-seven people living among 12 King County homeless shelters have tested positive for COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus, as of Tuesday, according to Public Health – Seattle &.. Seattle Times - Published
· The top US health officials leading the response to the coronavirus pandemic shot down the numerous conspiracy theories about how the mortality rates were being misrepresented.
· In recent days,.. Business Insider - Published
Federal health officials are looking at new guidelines to make it easier for people who have been exposed to coronavirus to return to work if they are asymptomatic. Weijia Jiang reports. CBS News - Published