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Trump: Young people ‘almost immune’ to coronavirus. WHO chief: No. – Raw Story

The contrasting statements about the risk of Covid-19 to children came as the U.S. president continued to push for a full reopening of schools. President Donald Trump claimed Thursday that “young people are almost immune” to Covid-19—a statement that came the…

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Erie County Sets Record, Single-Day Increase of 42 New Coronavirus Cases Tuesday – erienewsnow.com

Crawford and Warren counties each reported one new case Tuesday.

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Erie County is reporting 42 new positive cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) and two new deaths, according to county officials. This is a record, single-day increase in cases.
Half of the new cases are related to a long-term care facility testing. Eighteen of the new cases are connected to known positives.
Since Monday in Erie County, 17 more nursing/long-term care home residents have tested positive for the virus, while five more cases were reported in employees at the facilities. Two additional …

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Macomb County considered COVID-19 hotspot, should be under stay-home order, map shows – Detroit Free Press

Macomb, Tuscola and Gladwin counties are marked as spreading the coronavirus at an ‘accelerated speed.’

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While one county in the Upper Peninsula remains at a “tipping point” for coronavirus risk level, some lower Michigan counties are increasing in risk level as well.
Macomb, Tuscola and Gladwin counties have all been marked as orange, which means that the coronavirus risk level is occurring at an “accelerated speed,” according to the COVID Risk Levels Dashboard by the Harvard Global Health Institute.
The website recommends a stay-at-home order and more testing and tracing in counties marked in o…

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Flu Shots 2020: When And Where To Get One Amid The Pandemic : Shots – Health News – NPR

With the flu season looming, public health officials urge nearly all Americans over 6 months old to get immunized starting next month. Strategize now to avoid getting the flu while COVID-19 is raging.

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Vaccine-makers are readying 190 million doses of the flu vaccine for deployment across the U.S. this fall 20 million more doses than in a typical year. A nasal spray version will be available, as well as shots.
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Get set for 2020’s mega-campaign against the flu amid the COVID-19 pandemic:immunization drives in the parking lots of churches and supermarkets, curbside inoculations outside doctors’ offices, socially distanced vaccine appointments held indoors, with break…

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