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A new study clarifies: wearing the mask can save many lives

If Americans stopped complaining about face masks and wore them when they leave their homes, they could save well over 100,000 lives – and possibly more than half a million – by the end of February, according to a study published Friday in Nature Medicine. The researchers considered five scenarios for how the pandemic could develop with different levels of …

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State seeks temporary restraining orders on 4 Flathead companies – NBC Montana

State seeks temporary restraining orders on 4 Flathead NBC Montana companies Montana sues companies that fail to comply with the Helena Independent Record mask mandate The State Department of Health issues restraining orders against four Flathead County Flathead Beacon companies Flathead Co. reports 3 additional deaths related to COVID-19 KPAX-TV Three new COVID-19 deaths confirmed in Flathead County Flathead Beacon …

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Multnomah County Returns to Coronavirus “Checklist”; wants a different approach – KATU

Multnomah County Returns to Coronavirus “Checklist”; wants a different approach KATU Multnomah Co. has added KPTV.com back to the COVID-19 checklist Multnomah County Returns to KGW.com COVID-19 Watch List Multnomah County put back on COVID-19’s “Watch List”; Benton and Clatsop removed KTVZ Clatsop County removed from virus list | Coronavirus Daily Astorian View full coverage on Google News Source link

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Fauci says that if people don’t wear masks, maybe it should be mandatory

NIAID director Anthony Fauci told CNN on Friday night that if “people don’t wear masks, then maybe we should impose it.” Because matter: Fauci released the comments on the same day the United States hit its highest daily number of COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic. What is he saying: The infectious disease expert said in September that …

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CDC: 7 out of 10 cases of listeria outbreak related to cured meats come from Mass. – Boston 25 News

CDC: 7 out of 10 cases of listeria outbreak related to cured meats come from Massachusetts Boston 25 News CDC warns of CNN’s charcuterie-related multi-state Listeria epidemic Salami-related listeria epidemic killed one person and sickened at least 9 more in 3 states msnNOW Most cases linked to the listeria outbreak involving cured meat come from Massachusetts WPRI.com Listeria epidemic kills …

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South Korean officials find no direct link between the flu shot and recent deaths

The country’s government has launched a flu vaccine campaign, worried about the potential simultaneous spread of coronavirus and flu. At least 36 people have died after taking flu shots since last Friday, including a 17-year-old. The average age of those who died was 74, according to the South Korean Agency for Disease Control and Prevention (KDCA). As of Friday, more …

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Larimer County’s New COVID-19 Health Order Limits Meetings, Sports Recs, Liquor Sales – Loveland Reporter-Herald

After a week in which 364 new cases of COVID-19 were added to Larimer County’s ongoing tally and with 4.7% of tests coming back positive in the past two weeks, Larimer County issued an emergency health order public which will take effect at 11pm. Friday. The order places new limits on recreational and league sports and personal encounters indoors and …

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Larimer County restricts meetings in the COVID-19 emergency health order

CLOSE Buy photos Students line up to be tested for COVID-19 as part of the relocation process during the start of Relocation Week at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado on Monday, August 17, 2020. (Photo: Bethany Baker / The Coloradoan) Rising COVID-19 case rates in Larimer County prompted officials to issue a public health emergency order on Friday …

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CDC warns of multi-state Listeria outbreak from cured meats

The CDC issued an outbreak warning on Friday, which sent ten people from Florida, Massachusetts, and New York to the hospital and resulted in the death of one person in Florida. Meat from cured meats was the likely source of the outbreak, the agency said. Nine victims reported eating Italian-style meat, such as salami, though the CDC has yet to …

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