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These scenarios show what a second wave of COVID-19 might look like

As the new coronavirus was rapidly spreading in February and March 2020, many governments have introduced severe blocking measures. Through a huge public effort, these countries have been successful in slowing down the pandemic. By combining various public health approaches, countries like Slovenia and New Zealand have eradicated the virus within their borders. Other countries, including the United Kingdom, have …

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COVID-19 Statistics | June 1, 2020 | Lost Coast outpost

Humboldt County Joint Information Center Press Release: The total COVID-19 case count in Humboldt County has risen to 102 as a further positive has been confirmed today. The transmission medium for this new case is under investigation. Today’s lab results from the Humboldt County Public Health Lab are available on humboldtgov.org/COVIDTestResults. The OptumServe public test site in Eureka is closed …

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Masks and work of social estrangement, new analyzes find news

Masks and social distancing may help control coronavirus, but hand washing and other measures are still needed, according to a new study. The researchers concluded that single-layer fabric masks are less effective than surgical masks, while tight-fitting N95 masks offer the best protection, according to the study published in the medical journal The Lancet. More: A distance of one meter …

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Is coronavirus weakening? Experts say it remains lethal and largely unchanged.

Alberto Zangrillo, head of the San Raffaele hospital in Milan, broke into the world public health community on Sunday when he told RAI, the national television station, that “the virus no longer exists clinically in Italy”, with patients showing small amounts of viruses in the nose swabs. Zangrillo theorized in a post-Washington Post interview that something different could happen “in …

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Dallas County reports over 200 COVID-19 cases for the 5th day in a row – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Officials reported 228 additional COVID-19 cases in Dallas County on Monday – the fifth consecutive day of over 200 new coronavirus cases in the county. The peak in cases comes after a stretch where Dallas County health and human services reported 197 cases or less for five consecutive days. The 228 new cases bring the county-level total to 10,462. Dallas …

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Five cases of coronaviruses of the county of Natrona linked to the Casper | Casper

“These types of far-reaching community exposures seem different in terms of contact traceability. When a positive case is identified, CNCHD works to initiate contact tracing. This track record of contacts begins with an interview with the confirmed case that identifies family contacts and other contacts with whom they had contact during the identified contagious period. When unfamiliar contacts are identified, …

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COVID and protests: in today’s media availability, Humboldt County Public Health Officer answers questions about the potential impact of recent demonstrations on the spread of the virus | Lost Coast outpost

This afternoon, Dr Teresa Frankovich, Humboldt County Public Health Officer, again asked the media questions about the COVID-19 pandemic. Today there were many questions about the possible impact of this weekend’s demonstrations on the spread of COVID in the community and others on the impact of systemic racism not only on the pandemic, but on the different health outcomes in …

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Six months of coronavirus: here are some of the things we have learned

The United States knows how to fight wars. But, as the past few months have shown, the American response to pathogens can easily become chaos – even if pathogens kill more Americans than many wars have had. We don’t have a viral Pentagon. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are more than a F.B.I. for investigations into the outbreaks …

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Modesto CA Nursing Home affected by the COVID-19 epidemic

The Vintage Faire Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Dale Road in Modesto in March shipped seven long-term residents to two sister nursing homes in San Joaquin County, according to state records. Vintage Faire was unable to report transfers to most families and friends. At least four of the residents, all women, were diagnosed severely impaired. Andy Alfaro aalfaro@modbee.com The Vintage …

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