Thursday , 9 July 2020

covid 19

Man believes he may be vaccinated against COVID-19

BALTIMORE – A graduate student in Maryland believes that he may be the first person to be successfully vaccinated against the coronavirus. David Rach became the first person to be injected with a trial COVID-19 vaccine, made by Pfizer, at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. [WATCH LIVE: News 6] According to researchers, early indications show the vaccine is …

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Florida reports nearly 10,000 new COVID-19 cases but positivity rate shows first signs of slowing

ORLANDO, Fla. – As cases of COVID-19 continue to climb across the state Wednesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis has extended Florida’s state of emergency order while health officials work to curb the spread of the novel virus. DeSantis signed an executive order extending the state of emergency, which was first declared on March 9, just days after the first confirmed case …

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Tulsa sees Covid-19 surge in the wake of Trump’s June rally

Dr. Bruce Dart, Executive Director of the Tulsa Health Department, said in a press conference on Wednesday there are high numbers being reported this week, with nearly 500 new cases in two days and trends are showing that those numbers will increase. There had been a 20% decline in new Covid-19 cases the week of June 28 through July 4. …

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Spike in numbers; 40 new cases of COVID-19 reported by DHSS

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) – The State of Alaska has announced 40 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Alaska. No new deaths have been reported. To date 17 Alaskans have died with COVID-19 since March. This brings the total number of COVID-19 cases to 1,226. Currently, there are 646 active cases and 563 recovered cases. There are 79 total hospitalizations. In …

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Health officials confirm 38 new cases of COVID-19 in Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) – Lincoln and Lancaster County health officials confirmed 38 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday. That brings the total in Lancaster County to 1,947. The number of recoveries also jumped to 714 from 637. Deaths remain at 13. Overall positivity rate:  Lancaster County – up from 6.5 percent to 6.6 percent State – remains at 10.4 percent …

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More on Clinical Characteristics of Pregnant Women with Covid-19 in Wuhan, China

To the Editor Chen and colleagues (June 18 issue)1 reported data, obtained from the reporting system of the National Health Commission of China, regarding 118 pregnant women with coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) at 50 hospitals in Wuhan, China, from December 8, 2019, through March 20, 2020. Since January 2020, an additional 27 publications have described pregnancy outcomes among women with …

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New Possible COVID-19 Exposure Sites Identified in Traverse City, Bellaire

More possible COVID-19 exposure sites have been identified in northern Michigan. The Health Department of Northwest Michigan says an out of state visitor who tested positive for COVID-19 flew into and out of Cherry Capital Airport on June 30 and July 5. Passengers on United Air Flight 3470 from Chicago, Illinois to Traverse City, Michigan and Flight 3478 from Traverse …

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Cases of COVID-19 likely 5 times higher than reported in Washoe

CLOSE Nevada State Public Health Laboratory director Dr. Mark Pandori talks with the RGJ about antibody testing a more during an interview in his office . Reno Gazette Journal This story has been updated to include comments and adetails from the University of Nevada, Reno and the Washoe County Health District. The number of people in Washoe County with coronavirus is …

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