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Hey Trump: Mexico Says, ‘No More COVID-19 Spreading Americans’

Townspeople block road to beach resort popular with US tourists as cases surge in states including Arizona

Florida Is Running Out of ICU Beds

Florida, which has more than 213,700 confirmed cases so far, is struggling with the third-worst outbreak in the country after New York and California.

Fauci: Do Not Misread Falling COVID-19 Death Rates

President Trump dismissed the severity of the outbreak over the weekend, falsely claiming that “99 percent” of cases were “totally harmless,” leading health officials remain concerned. On Tuesda

Half of Nevada’s Businesses Do Not Follow Mask Rules

The casinos are cracking down internally.

Fauci: We Are Only Knee-Deep in the First Wave of Coronavirus

People are either naive to the influence of their actions, or they're simply resigned to ignore it."

Will Schools Open in the Fall?

Districts are worried about being able to afford added supplies — including masks and more buses.

Trump Continues to Campaign as Americans Sicken and Die

The number of infections now regularly tops 50,000 per day, higher than in April when the US was in the first grip of infections.

Large Droplets vs Aerosolized Droplets: It Makes No Difference, Both Contain...

“We’ve known since 1946 that coughing and talking generate aerosols,” said Linsey Marr, an expert in airborne transmission of viruses at Virginia Tech.

Trump’s Attorney General Embraces Large Gatherings During Pandemic

The surgeon general's refusal to advise people not to attend large gatherings is at odds with the CDC's current recommendation, which states that large, in-person events are high risk.

WHO: Mideast at ‘Critical Threshold’ in Coronavirus Numbers

Iran, which has been struggling to contain the Middle East's deadliest outbreak, on Monday recorded its highest single-day COVID death toll of 162.

NIH: Finding Antibodies that Neutralize SARS-CoV-2

The good news is that when researchers looked at individuals who mounted a strong immune response, they were able to identify three antibodies (depicted above) that were extremely effective at neutralizing SARS-CoV-2.

FDA To Release Guidelines for COVID-19 Vaccine Approval

More than 100 vaccines are being tested worldwide

Mutation of Coronavirus: Allows Virus to More Easily Enter Cells

About 70 percent carry the mutation, officially designated D614G but known more familiarly to scientists as “G.”

Wuhan Reflects on Coronavirus Pandemic

The authorities have detained people they suspect of criticizing or challenging their version and timeline of the coronavirus response.

Time to Book a Cruise? The Flying Dutchman Comes to Mind

Cruises also have the very things that help the coronavirus spread: large gatherings, confined spaces and workers who live in tight shared quarters.

Swimming with High-Tech Sharks to Improve COVID-19 Testing

We have almost 60 projects that have entered or emerged from this shark-tank stage.

YMCA Child Care Centers: Experience No Coronavirus Clusters or Outbreaks

Throughout the pandemic, many child care centers have stayed open for the children of front-line workers

U.S. Prison Coronavirus Cases Skyrocket

Prison officials have been reluctant to do widespread virus testing even as infection rates are escalating.

Beijing Returns to Lockdown After Cluster of Coronavirus Cases at Major...

Municipal authorities shut down sporting events and tourism sites in the capital on Saturday.

Lilly COVID-19 Treatment Could Be Approved In September

Coronavirus vaccines being developed and tested at unprecedented speed are not likely to be ready before the end of the year at the earliest.

Coronavirus = 40 Million American Jobless Claims

The U.S. unemployment rate is at the highest since the Great Depression

The Uncounted Dead From COVID-19

The way deaths are counted, like so much else in the U.S., differs among (and even within) states.

WHO: Record Number of Coronavirus Cases in One Day

People should avoid using the malaria medicine hydroxychloroquine to treat or prevent coronavirus infection, except as part of a clinical trial to study it.

Sweden’s COVID-19 Fail: The Price of Defying the Gods

Sweden has 6.08 deaths per million inhabitants, higher than the UK, USA and Italy

Coroners Can Shed Light on Pandemic’s True Spread

Medical examiners and coroners are the last stop for investigating unexpected deaths, including those who may have died of COVID-19

Oregon Coronavirus Restrictions Kept in Place

"The science behind these executive orders hasn't changed one bit.

USS Roosevelt Sailors Test Positive for COVID-19, Again

The Navy said the sailors were removed from the ship and placed in isolation, and are receiving medical care.

Not the Accurate Picture: HHS Secretary Says ‘Unhealthy Comorbidities’ Led to...

The U.S. has the highest number of COVID-19-related deaths, based on the Johns Hopkins database.

FDA Authorizes First Standalone At-Home Sample Collection Kit

Everlywell’s kit is authorized to be used by individuals at home who have been screened using an online questionnaire that is reviewed by a health care provider.

Moderna Announces Positive Interim Phase 1 Data for Its mRNA Vaccine...

Moderna Announces Positive Interim Phase 1 Data for its mRNA Vaccine (mRNA-1273) Against Novel Coronavirus Moderna Press Release: CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 18, 2020-- Moderna, Inc., (Nasdaq: MRNA)...

NIH: Defeating COVID-19 Requires Unprecedented Action and Collaboration

There has never has a public-private biomedical research effort of this scope and scale come together with such speed and determination.

New Zealand Survives Coronavirus with Just 21 Deaths

On Feb. 13, a full two weeks before New Zealand’s first confirmed coronavirus case, Ardern and her finance minister, Grant Robertson, were hungry for statistics.

FDA: Federal Judge Enters Temporary Injunction Against Sale of Colloidal Silver...

The FDA, jointly with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), previously issued a warning letter to Xephyr about its colloidal silver products. 

Oklahoma Veterinary Lab is Tops in Coronavirus Testing

A handful of other veterinary labs across the country are running human tests, adding diagnostic capacity to a patchwork national testing effort beset by several woes.

COVID-19 Brings Health Disparities Research to the Forefront

We’ve seen a growing list of disturbing statistics about how blacks, Hispanics, tribal communities, and some other racial, ethnic, and disadvantaged socioeconomic groups are bearing the brunt of COVID-19.

LabCorp Offers At-Home Sample Collection Kit for COVID-19 Test

In addition to its COVID-19 lab test launched early in March, LabCorp offers an antibody blood test that can confirm whether the person has ever been infected with the virus.

Hospitals Seek Liability Protections Before Starting Elective Surgeries

Some hospitals say the legal uncertainty is making them wary of resuming long-stalled elective procedures.

As States Reopen: Coronavirus Deaths to Increase

A new model projects that 147,000 Americans could die from the coronavirus by August – a sharp increase over a total predicted as recently as Sunday.

NIH: ‘No Single COVID-19 Vaccine Is Likely to Meet Global Need’

The authors emphasize that developing COVID-19 vaccines will require unprecedented cooperation from governments, academic institutions, industry, and global philanthropic partners

3 Top Health Officials Self-Isolate After Coronavirus Cases Inside White House

The head of the Food and Drug Administration will also self-quarantine; all three are on the coronavirus task force.

Beware: Anti-Vaxx Leaders Use Pandemic to Push for Resistance to Vaccines

Health Editor's Note: Nothing like taking fear of the unknown and using that to add to your harebrained and disturbingly harmful anti-vaxx rhetoric.....Carol Anti-vaccination leaders...

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