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Hundreds of people celebrated the July 4 weekend at a Michigan lake. Now some have Covid-19 – CNN

Health officials say those at higher risk of infection include party-goers who were in contact with people not wearing masks.

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(CNN)After revelers celebrated the Fourth of July at a Michigan lake, some started testing positive for Covid-19 — prompting health officials to warn other party-goers that they might have be infected, too.
The Health Department of Northwest Michigan said other health officials in the state reported that several people have tested positive “after attending the festivities at the Torch Lake sandbar over the Fourth of July holiday,” the department said Friday.
Those who tested positive weren’t able to identify everyone they had contact with, “and therefore we want to make the public aware that those who attended could be at risk for exposure, and additional cases could be seen in the coming days,” the health department said.
“If you were at the Torch Lake Sandbar party over 4th of July weekend, you should monitor for signs and symptoms of COVID-19 and seek testing if symptoms should develop or if you were at high risk for exposure due to being in close proximity with others or not wearing a cloth facial covering.”
The disease can be mild to severe, and some infected carriers have no symptoms at all when they infect others.

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NJ woman, 107, has survived coronavirus and Spanish flu in her lifetime: report – Fox News

A 107-year-old New Jersey woman who survived the Spanish Flu, has reportedly defied the odds once again by surviving the coronavirus.

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A 107-year-old New Jersey woman, who survived the Spanish Flu, has reportedly defied the odds once again by surviving the coronavirus.
Anna Del Priore was diagnosed with COVID-19 in May and recovered in June, the Asbury Park Press reported.
Not only has she kicked the virus, but is still on her feet and continuing to stay active by walking and dancing, according to the staff at Brighton Gardens, an assisted living facility in Middletown, N.J.
Anna Del Priore staying active at 107. 
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First new insect repellent approved in 11 years smells like grapefruit – NBC News

Nootkatone has been registered by the EPA as an insect repellent for bug spray to repel mosquitoes and ticks. Nootkatone comes from grapefruit, smells like grapefruit.

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A new type of insect repellent will be making its way to drugstore shelves and it smells like grapefruit.
Monday, the Environmental Protection Agency announced that it had approved a new ingredient, called nootkatone, that repels and kills mosquitoes and ticks. The naturally occurring ingredient which is responsible for the characteristic scent of grapefruit was discovered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and developed into an insecticide. Its also found in Alaska yellow cedar …

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Coronavirus: 15 dead at Sterling Oaks rehab in Katy as part of outbreak – KTRK-TV

Sterling Oaks, a rehabilitation facility in Katy, Texas, has had 15 deaths in the midst of a COVID-19 outbreak, Harris County Public Health said.

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KATY, Texas (KTRK) — Health officials have counted 15 people dead at a rehabilitation facility in Katy that is being investigated for a COVID-19 outbreak.Harris County Public Health released information on the Sterling Oaks Rehabilitation Facility, where, as of Tuesday, six of the deaths were confirmed stemming from the coronavirus. The remaining nine are pending medical record review, the agency added.
According to HCPH, officials began looking into the facility located on Lakecrest Manor Dri…

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