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South Carolina Announces Latest COVID-19 Update (October 18, 2020)

South Carolina Announces Latest COVID-19 Update (October 18, 2020) This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 157,394 and confirmed deaths to 3,439. Updated: 11:59 AM EDT Oct 18, 2020 The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced 722 new confirmed cases and 20 new probable cases of COVID-19, 12 additional confirmed deaths and 1 new …

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Iowa reports 915 new coronavirus cases, two further deaths

>> I’M VERY EXCITED TO GO BACK TO CLASS. REPORTER: AND TO SEE SOME OF HIS FIRST GRADUATES. ALYSSA LOUISON IS ONE OF THE TEACHERS AT THE HUBBELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL WHO MOVES TO TEACHING IN THE HYBRID LEARNING MODEL. >> HAVE 12 STUDENTS ON MONDAY, TUESDAY AND ANY OTHER WEDNESDAY. AND I HAVE 10 STUDENTS ON TUESDAY, THURSDAY AND ANY …

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Coronavirus outbreak detected in Waldo County church

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention found a coronavirus outbreak at a Waldo County church, possibly linked to a “brotherhood rally” the congregation held between October 2 and 4. Brooks Pentecostal Church, in Brooks, Maine, has at least 17 cases of COVID-19 among its faithful, the health agency said Saturday night. Contact tracing is ongoing, and the Maine …

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Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine rolls off the production line, a new video shows

Pfizer has released footage of a potential Pfizer coronavirus vaccine rolling off the production line, as the drug giant aims to have 100 million doses ready by the end of the year. The Manhattan-based company told The Mail on Sunday that it had already taken “several hundred thousand doses” of the drug as it prepares to seek emergency use in …

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The influencer dies of Covid-19 after defending that the disease “has not …

A digital influencer and fitness instructor “who thought Covid-19 didn’t exist” died after contracting the coronavirus on a trip to Turkey, according to the Mirror newspaper. At just 33, Dmitriy Stuzhuk was discharged from hospital in his hometown of Ukraine, but was recovered a few hours later and could not resist after his condition deteriorated. His ex-wife confirmed his death …

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Some signs of recovery from severe Covid

Even some patients originally considered candidates for a lung transplant have managed to recover and go home without needing it, said Dr. Tiago Noguchi Machuca, a lung transplant surgeon at the University of Florida. He had treated patients with ventilators and ECMO machines – devices that infuse oxygen into the bloodstream and remove carbon dioxide – who managed to get …

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Massachusetts releases COVID-19 vaccination plan

BOSTON (WWLP) – Health officials are already planning how to deal with a vaccination within the Commonwealth. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) asked states to submit their vaccine distribution plans by November 1. Massachusetts unveiled on Saturday a draft of how they plan to distribute the vaccine. According to the draft, the state plans to receive between …

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Study: COVID survives on the skin for 9 hours, 5 times longer than the flu

TOKYO, Japan – The coronavirus remains active on human skin for nine hours, Japanese researchers found that in a discovery they showed the need to wash hands often to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The pathogen that causes the flu survives on human skin for about 1.8 hours by comparison, says the study published this month in the journal Clinical Infectious …

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The Maine CDC reports another coronavirus-related death, 48 new cases

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported one new coronavirus-related death and 48 additional cases on Saturday. The number of COVID-19 Mainers who have died is now 146. The recently reported death was a 70-year-old man from York County The 48 additional cases bring the total in Maine since the outbreak began to 5,913 According to the Maine …

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