EPA Finds 2 Lysol Products Kill New Coronavirus on Surfaces
on July 8, 2020 at 12:42 am
Two Lysol products have been found to kill the new coronavirus when disinfecting surfaces, the Environmental Protection Agency said. Lysol Disinfectant Spray and Lysol Disinfectant Max Cover Mist were found during laboratory tests to be effective against ...
Florida teen who died of COVID-19 attended large church gathering, was given hydroxychloroquine at home
by Meredith Deliso on July 8, 2020 at 12:14 am
A Florida teenager who died of complications from COVID-19 had attended a church event with a hundred other children two weeks before her death and was given hydroxychloroquine by her parents, health officials said. Carsyn Leigh Davis of Fort Myers ...
Despite fears of EEE-carrying mosquitoes, aerial spraying poses greater danger, environmentalists say
by David Abel on July 8, 2020 at 12:11 am
As the state ramps up its response to what officials fear could be another dangerous summer for eastern equine encephalitis, environmental advocates are warning them to avoid relying on aerial spraying to reduce transmission of the deadly, mosquito-borne ...
Minnesota cities set their own mask rules to fight the novel coronavirus
by Joe Carlson on July 7, 2020 at 11:43 pm
In the absence of any state or federal order, mayors and city councils around Minnesota are passing local requirements to wear masks while indoors to limit the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19. Already this week, the cities of Winona, Rochester, ...
1st Human Case Of West Nile Virus This Year In Southland Reported
by Leslie Anvari on July 7, 2020 at 11:39 pm
LONG BEACH, CA — In a time dominated by the coronavirus, West Nile virus reemerged in the Southland Tuesday, with the city of Long Beach reporting its first human case of the illness this year. The patient is a person in his or her 60s and is currently ...
Few COVID-19 Deaths as Cases Rise
by Jessie Yount on July 7, 2020 at 11:30 pm
As new COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Orange County, most predominately in North County cities, deaths appear to be on the downward trend. Orange County had 0.6 deaths each day on average for the week ending July 7, down from two and five in the ...
'Silent spreaders' may be responsible for half of COVID-19 cases
by Sandee LaMotte on July 7, 2020 at 11:27 pm
Video above: What's the difference between asymptomatic and presymptomatic spread of COVID-19? Remember "Typhoid Mary" Mallon? She was an Irish immigrant who worked as a cook for New York families and contaminated at least 122 people with ...
Pandemic May Have Hurt UK Urgent Cancer Care, Survey Suggests
by Jade Wilson on July 7, 2020 at 11:26 pm
U.K. patients with suspected cancers are being turned down more frequently for urgent appointments to see specialists and confirm their diagnosis since the pandemic started, according to a survey of doctors. About a quarter of GPs surveyed said hospitals ...
Rising infections in southwest Pennsylvania prompt concern
by Dave Scherbenco on July 7, 2020 at 11:24 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Renewed pandemic restrictions appeared possible in southwestern Pennsylvania on Tuesday as virus infections in Pittsburgh and its border counties surged, driven in part by people frequenting bars and restaurants, according to ...
Coronavirus: Welsh care homes 'badly let down'
on July 7, 2020 at 11:20 pm
Care homes have been "badly let down" during the coronavirus pandemic and the Welsh Government has been too slow to respond, a report has said. The Senedd's health committee described Wales' testing policy in care homes at the start of the outbreak ...
Coronavirus Patients Resist Contact Tracing In Riverside County
by Toni McAllister on July 7, 2020 at 11:16 pm
RIVERSIDE COUNTY, CA — Coronavirus hospitalizations continue rising in Riverside County, but an official provided an update on the situation Tuesday. Meanwhile, coronavirus patients are being asked to provide critically needed information when they ...
Rapidly mutating coronavirus creates risk of unreliable testing: U of Manitoba researchers
by Cameron MacLean on July 7, 2020 at 11:09 pm
Researchers at the University of Manitoba warn that unless scientists continually track changes in the rapidly mutating virus that causes COVID-19, testing could produce false negative results and efforts to produce a vaccine could be thwarted. The Manitoba ...
Scientists Warn of Potential Wave of COVID-Linked Brain Damage
on July 7, 2020 at 11:04 pm
LONDON — Scientists warned on Wednesday of a potential wave of coronavirus-related brain damage as new evidence suggested COVID-19 can lead to severe neurological complications, including inflammation, psychosis and delirium. A study by ...
COVID-19 and immunity
on July 7, 2020 at 11:03 pm
The immune system is the defence system of the body. It can be compared to the military of any nation. Each nation's military system is unique. It has its own mechanisms to identify the enemy, remember who its enemy is and fight to protect the nation from any ...
Bubonic plague case confirmed in China's Inner Mongolia
by Rachael Rettner on July 7, 2020 at 11:00 pm
A case of plague has been confirmed in China's Inner Mongolia region, leading authorities to issue an alert about the age-old disease, according to news reports. On Sunday (July 5), a herdsman in Bayannur city, in western Inner Mongolia, was diagnosed ...
I got Covid-19 two months ago. I'm still discovering new areas of damage — Richard Quest
by Richard Quest on July 7, 2020 at 10:59 pm
CNN's Richard Quest describes the persisting Covid-19 side effects he continues to suffer from, despite the fact that he has recovered from the virus after being infected in April. The cough has come back, without warning and seemingly for no reason; so has ...
Do you have Lyme Disease or COVID-19?
by Brittany Karlin on July 7, 2020 at 10:52 pm
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - The threat of ticks is on that rise now that summer is in full swing and more people are spending time outdoors. But experts warn that Lyme disease and COVID-19 symptoms are similar. If you mistake Lyme disease for COVID-19 you ...
1010 New Coronavirus Cases In OC As Young People Fuel Spread
by Nick Garber on July 7, 2020 at 10:47 pm
ORANGE COUNTY, CA — Orange County Health Care Agency officials Tuesday reported 1,010 new coronavirus cases and three new deaths, as officials pointed that younger people have driven much of the county's recent uptick in cases — a trend dating ...
Three more states added to COVID-19 quarantine travel advisory, Gov. Cuomo says
on July 7, 2020 at 10:44 pm
Travelers from Delaware, Kansas and Oklahoma must now self-quarantine for 14 days upon arriving in New York State, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Tuesday, as officials on Long Island warned they are seeing an increase in new coronavirus cases due to ...
Updated organ transplantation guidelines can make a difference for thousands of people. Some experts argue it is not ...
by Christian Gooden on July 7, 2020 at 10:41 pm
Missouri doctors applaud a new federal rule that could bump up the number of life-saving organ transplants performed in the region. The Centers for Disease Control's new guideline aims to reduce the waiting time for a kidney, liver, pancreas, heart or lung by ...