Minnesota reported 159 deaths from COVID-19 in July, the lowest full-month tally since the state started seeing losses from the coronavirus pandemic in late March.
Health officials credit better control of the virus in long-term care facilities as well as better treatments for the disease, but say recent jumps in the number of cases could bring increased death counts in coming months.
Health officials last week noted a worrisome sign involving cases among workers in long-term care facilities, …
Hundreds infected with coronavirus at Georgia camp, raising fears about risk for children – Fox News
A coronavirus outbreak at a Georgia sleepaway camp in June saw hundreds infected with the coronavirus, renewing concerns about children contracting the disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
A coronavirus outbreak at a Georgia sleepaway camp in June infected hundreds with the coronavirus, renewing fears about children contracting the disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
YMCA Camp High Harbour at Lake Burton required certain preventative measures– including masks for counselors– but was forced to close just days after reopening due to the outbreak, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. Out of 344 campers and staff tested for the virus, 260 cam…
Recovered COVID-19 patients are being urged to donate their blood plasma – Hawaii News Now
The plasma could potentially help save the lives of severely ill patients.
HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) – With COVID cases and hospitalizations on the rise, the Blood Bank of Hawaii is renewing their call for convalescent plasma donations from people who have beat the virus.
Its a special treatment being used to help severely ill COVID-19 patients in the hospital.
The blood bank says the rich antibodies in the yellow plasma could give a potentially life-saving boost to people who need it most.
Hawaiis supply is running dangerously low as demand continues to cli…
‘It’s the same thing every damn day’ | Dr. Hotez says Houston COVID-19 numbers are still too high – KHOU.com
Dr. Peter Hotez warns about dangers of reopening schools with this level of transmission in community.
HOUSTON As we begin a new work week, Houston is reporting more than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases for the fifth day in a row. The city also reported eight new deaths related to the virus.
“I certainly don’t see progress,” said infectious disease expert Dr. Peter Hotez.
Hotez says rising deaths in Houston are a concern.
“It’s the same thing every damn day,” Hotez said. “It’s Hispanic, Hispanic, Black, Black, Hispanic. I think it’s historic decimation of the Hispanic/Latina community, not only in …
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