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State health officials report first human EEE case of 2020 in Massachusetts – WCVB Boston

Mosquitoes carrying the virus have been found in at least four towns in southeastern Massachusetts.

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CARVER, Mass. —The Massachusetts Department of Public Health is reporting the first case of Eastern equine encephalitis in a person of this year.
According to the DPH’s website, the first human EEE case of 2020 is a Plymouth County resident between the ages of 11 and 20. The onset of symptoms began on July 20, but state health officials did not report the case until Monday.
There were 12 human cases of EEE in Massachusetts in 2019.
The risk level for EEE is listed as “critical” for two commun…

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Dallas County Adds 1,181 COVID-19 Cases Friday, 11 Deaths – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

The Dallas County Health Department is reporting 11 more deaths and 1,181 additional cases of COVID-19 Friday. Of the 1,181 cases reported Friday, Dallas County…

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The Dallas County Health Department is reporting 11 more deaths and 1,181 additional cases of COVID-19 Friday.
Of the 1,181 cases reported Friday, Dallas County Health said 967 came from the Texas DSHS backlog with 24 cases coming from April, 139 from May, 399 from June, 301 from July, 21 from August and 83 from earlier this month.
The 11 new deaths reported by the county include:

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Coronavirus pandemic could impact cancer rates and care in the future – CNN

The news about cancer is good for now, but the future doesn’t look as bright, according to a report published this week by the American Association for Cancer Research.

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(CNN)The news about cancer is good for now, but the future doesn’t look as bright, according to a report published this week by the American Association for Cancer Research.
The AACR Cancer Progress Report 2020 found the number of cancer survivors living in the United States has reached a record high, with more than 16.9 million survivors, according to the report.
The US cancer death rate fell by 29% from 1991 to 2017. That’s about 2.9 million lives saved, the report said.
Since August 2019,…

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COVID-19 cases also spike in Salt Lake County homeless centers – KSL.com

This week, Salt Lake County officials reported 93 active positive cases from Salt Lake Valley homeless shelters.

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SALT LAKE CITY After months of keeping COVID-19 mostly at bay, Salt Lake County homeless centers are seeing another spike in cases along with other areas in the state of Utah.
This week, Salt Lake County officials reported 93 active positive cases from Salt Lake Valley homeless shelters, including about 70 cases from the Gail Miller Resource Center, 242 W. Paramount Ave., and about 20 cases from the Rescue Mission, 463 S. 400 West, according to Salt Lake County health officials.
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