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California Reimposes Some COVID-19 Restrictions Ahead of Fourth of July Weekend California Reimposes Some COVID-19 Restrictions Ahead of Fourth of July Weekend
- July 02, 2020

Earlier this week Los Angeles County's public health director said that nearly half of restaurants and bars were not following social distancing rules. Avoid crowds. Do not gather with people you do not live with. Ferrer said there were an additional 2,002 cases Wednesday and 35 deaths. California and Santa Clara County, which had prided themselves on having done all the right things since March, this week suddenly found themselves included in the same list as Texas, Florida and ... (more...)
Governor Tom Wolf: Details on Governor's order outlined HERE Governor Tom Wolf: Details on Governor's order outlined HERE
- July 02, 2020

Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases , who said during a June 30 Senate hearing on COVID-19, "Americans who don't wear masks may 'propagate the further spread of infection'". Individuals who can not wear a mask due to a medical condition, children under two, anyone with working conditions that would be unsafe to wear a mask in and individuals such as the hearing-impaired who need to see the mouth for communication are all exempt from the order. (more...)
Coronavirus: Face coverings will have to be worn in Scotland's shops Coronavirus: Face coverings will have to be worn in Scotland's shops
- July 02, 2020

Exceptions already in place to the requirement to wear face coverings on public transport will also apply to shops, including for the under-fives and for those with specific medical conditions. In a statement released today, a spokesperson said: "We made face coverings mandatory on public transport because you are spending significantly amounts of time on closer proximity to people". (more...)
U.S., South Africa report new record coronavirus rises U.S., South Africa report new record coronavirus rises
- July 02, 2020

Despite the fact that the U.S. has the most confirmed coronavirus infections and deaths in the world, President Donald Trump did not appear overly concerned. On the medical front, the World Health Organization says smoking is linked to a higher risk of severe illness and death from the coronavirus in hospitalized patients, although it was unable to specify exactly how much greater those risks might be. (more...)
What is Kawasaki disease, a syndrome among COVID-19 patients What is Kawasaki disease, a syndrome among COVID-19 patients
- July 02, 2020

The first case of Kawasaki disease was observed in a 14 year old who had tested positive for COVID-19 in Mumbai. Children practice social distancing during the reopening of Tokyo Disneyland along with Tokyo DisneySea, which closed for months due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at the entrance gate of Tokyo Disneyland in Urayasu, east of Tokyo, Japan July 1, 2020. (more...)
Aamir Khan 'Relieved' as Mother Tests Negative for COVID-19 Aamir Khan 'Relieved' as Mother Tests Negative for COVID-19
- July 02, 2020

Mumbai: The Bollywood actor Aamir Khan , on Wednesday, took to Twitter and revealed that his mother has tested negative for Covid-19. While the rest of his family tested negative for COVID-19, Aamir Khan awaited the test results of his mother. (more...)
New Virus Strain With 'Pandemic Potential' Identified In China New Virus Strain With 'Pandemic Potential' Identified In China
- July 02, 2020

Among those viruses, researchers found a "G4" strain of H1N1 that has "all the essential hallmarks of a candidate pandemic virus". It has, they say, the potential to cause a deadly human pandemic . "But we must not lose sight of potentially risky new viruses ", he told BBC News. From 2011 to 2018, they collected more than 30,000 nasal swab samples from pigs in slaughterhouses and veterinary teaching hospitals across 10 Chinese provinces. (more...)
COVID-19 diagnosis for returned traveller 2 July COVID-19 diagnosis for returned traveller 2 July
- July 02, 2020

The man had returned to Darwin on Monday on a Qantas flight. The man is now in isolation at Royal Darwin Hospital and authorities are undergoing contact tracing to notify passengers on board the flight. It had been 60 days since the last confirmed case of COVID-19 in the Northern Territory. "I do expect that we will be seeing more like this for up to the next year or so", he said. (more...)
US official tallies likely undercount deaths due to COVID-19: Study #117422 US official tallies likely undercount deaths due to COVID-19: Study #117422
- July 02, 2020

Anthony Fauci, head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told a US Senate committee. Twenty-one percent of those surveyed said they were most concerned about a candidate's plan to create jobs and improve the economy. (more...)
Restaurant Dining Rooms Shut Down as COVID-19 Spikes Restaurant Dining Rooms Shut Down as COVID-19 Spikes
- July 02, 2020

Counties that decline to work with the strike team , or go against the state directives, risk losing a combined $2.5 billion pot of money that is earmarked for local jurisdictions. Ahead of the July 4 holiday, the state is also encouraging counties on the state watch list to cancel all fireworks shows. Statewide, more than 232,600 cases have been reported , in addition to over 6,000 deaths, according to the state Department of Public Health. (more...)
Sixth PGA Tour player tests positive for Covid-19 Sixth PGA Tour player tests positive for Covid-19
- July 02, 2020

The PGA Tour's coronavirus "issues" have escalated with two more pros testing positive before this week's Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit. Nick Watney was the first PGA Tour player to test positive since the restart at the Heritage tournament two weeks ago. (more...)
California Gov. Shuts Down Bars and Indoor Restaurants
- July 02, 2020

Of individuals who wear face masks as mandated by the state, he said, "It's a sign of someone who gives a damn". "It's targeted, it's where there are abuses, where there's a redundancy in complaints", Newsom said . Cases have also been surging in Alameda County, and while case counts have remained relatively steady in Sonoma and Napa counties, both have allowed indoor wineries and restaurants to be open for the last several weeks. (more...)
Two new cases of coronavirus reported in Ellis Co Two new cases of coronavirus reported in Ellis Co
- July 02, 2020

Thurston County confirmed 10 new cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, bringing the weeks total to 29. In the last week of June, the county has averaged 17.42 cases per day, almost double the threshold. Lewis County announces five new cases, two people in their 20s, two in their 30s and one in their 60s. 60 in Northumberland County, eight in Montour County, eight new cases in Union County, and two new cases in Snyder County in the past two weeks. (more...)
New swine flu strain with pandemic potential found in China New swine flu strain with pandemic potential found in China
- July 02, 2020

The paper, published yesterday by the National Academy of Sciences , said the virus was already a growing problem in pig farms and had "all the hallmarks " of being adapted to infect humans. It can grow and replicate in human cells, the experiment showed. The virus has been a dominant strain of influenza among pigs since 2016. But there's no evidence cited that these viruses have spilled out into the general public, suggesting that they're only spreading from animals to humans, not ... (more...)
UC San Diego concerned about potentially risky new flu spreading in China UC San Diego concerned about potentially risky new flu spreading in China
- July 02, 2020

The G4 influenza virus possesses "all the essential hallmarks of being highly adapted to infect humans", according to the scientists at Chinese universities and China's Center for Disease Control and Prevention that published the study. (more...)
65 new cases, 3 deaths in Douglas County 65 new cases, 3 deaths in Douglas County
- July 02, 2020

At a news conference on Wednesday afternoon Eric Merchant, Lewis and Clark's disease control and prevention division administrator, said the Augusta cluster is directly tied to a large gathering. 60 in Northumberland County, eight in Montour County, eight new cases in Union County, and two new cases in Snyder County in the past two weeks. There have now been 38 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the counties served by the Bureau, Putnam and Marshall County Health Department. (more...)
COVID-19: US Government Procures Almost Entire Supply of Remdesivir Drug COVID-19: US Government Procures Almost Entire Supply of Remdesivir Drug
- July 02, 2020

Experts have said Gilead would need to avoid appearing to take advantage of a health crisis for profits. Now some are questioning how affordable the drug really is. The company suggested that it could have charged more based on the value the medicine provides, the typical approach drugmakers use in setting pricing for new and innovative therapies. (more...)
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas: Roe v. Wade ‘should be overruled’ Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas: Roe v. Wade ‘should be overruled’
- July 02, 2020

Chief Justice Roberts' noted the Texas law in his decision. Not because he agreed with them, he wrote , but because he didn't want to undermine the court's antecedent ruling. Kavanaugh and Justice Neil Gorsuch also filed separate dissents. "Our fight to defend the lives of unborn children and protect women from the risky and unregulated abortion industry must continue in our nation's statehouses and courts", Scheidler said in a statement. (more...)
US House passes healthcare expansion measure; Gianforte votes no US House passes healthcare expansion measure; Gianforte votes no
- July 02, 2020

The bill aims to expand the Affordable Care Act by lowering insurance premiums, expanding eligibility for premium tax credits and allowing states to form their own health insurance marketplaces. A new report ( https://www.americanprogress.org/issues/healthcare/news/2020/06/24/486768/health-care-repeal-lawsuit-strip-coverage-23-million-americans/ ) from the Center for American Progress found more than 23 million Americans, including 736,000 Illinoisans, are now at risk of losing needed ... (more...)
America could reach 100,000 daily coronavirus cases, warns Dr Anthony Fauci America could reach 100,000 daily coronavirus cases, warns Dr Anthony Fauci
- July 02, 2020

But with some 10.4 million known infections worldwide, the pandemic is "not even close to being over", the World Health Organization has warned. It is going to be very disturbing . The dire messaging reinforced concerns about the U.S. ability to rein in a pandemic that has claimed some 126,000 American lives. The Tennessee Republican said President Donald Trump had the power to end politicization of mask wearing that suggests that "if you're for Trump, you don't wear a mask". (more...)

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