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Bexar County sees slow increase in pediatric COVID-19 cases since May, health official says

SAN ANTONIO – Editor’s Note: Watch the entire briefing in the video player above. Newsletter recipients can click here to access the video. San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff updated the community about the local response to COVID-19 in their daily briefing Monday night. Here are a few of the […]

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Bangor, Portland, Maine COVID-19 coronavirus daily update

Maine CDC expected to release new numbers at approximately 11 a.m.  Dr. Nirav Shah made clear that when the Maine CDC reports deaths, they are reporting that someone has died who had been confirmed positive with COVID-19, not the cause of death specifically. The cause of death determination is left to the medical examiner.   […]

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Family Shares Story Of Coronavirus Recovery, Aiming To Spread Education About COVID-19 Impact On Pacific Islanders – CBS Los Angeles

LONG BEACH (CBSLA) — Pacific Islanders in Los Angeles County are being hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, officials said. In May, the county’s public health department reported that the estimated coronavirus death rate for Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders is between 53 and 154 people per 100,000 compared to the lowest rate of 13 cases per […]

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Coronavirus In Wisconsin: Health Officials Confirm 830 More COVID-19 Cases – WCCO

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Wisconsin health officials report 830 more confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Sunday. That brings the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the state to 42,315 since the pandemic began. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reports the positive cases make up 10.3% of the 8,089 tests processed since Saturday. Read More: […]

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85 Infants Test Positive For Covid-19 Coronavirus In Texas County

Texas is now dealing with surges in Covid-19 coronavirus cases in many different parts of the state. … [+] Pictured here is Texas Governor Greg Abbott. (Photo by Lynda M. Gonzalez-Pool/Getty Images) Getty Images The Covid-19 coronavirus is not a great way to welcome someone to the world. Nonetheless, as the following CBS DFW news […]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Issues First Emergency Authorization for Sample Pooling in Diagnostic Testing

For Immediate Release: July 18, 2020 Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration reissued an emergency use authorization (EUA) to Quest Diagnostics to authorize its Quest SARS-CoV-2 rRT-PCR test for use with pooled samples containing up to four individual swab specimens collected under observation. The Quest test is the first COVID-19 diagnostic test to be […]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Daily Roundup July 17, 2020

For Immediate Release: July 17, 2020 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced the following actions taken in its ongoing response effort to the COVID-19 pandemic: As part of the FDA’s effort to protect consumers, the agency issued warning letters to operators of two websites (www.hydroxychloroquine-online.com and www.pharmaboosters.com) that market unapproved COVID-19 products. There […]

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Can kids spread COVID-19? Your COVID questions, answered

CLOSE The nation’s top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci on Tuesday said that local officials in COVID hotspots should decide when schools reopen. (July 14) AP Domestic As school districts around the country begin to reveal reopening guidelines for when students return to classrooms in the fall, many parents are concerned about how the coronavirus […]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Daily Roundup July 16, 2020

For Immediate Release: July 16, 2020 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced the following actions taken in its ongoing response effort to the COVID-19 pandemic: At 8:00 p.m. on Friday, July 17, the FDA will close its COVID-19 Industry Hotline. To meet current needs, the FDA is providing support for industry and laboratory […]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Daily Roundup July 15, 2020

For Immediate Release: July 15, 2020 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced the following actions taken in its ongoing response effort to the COVID-19 pandemic: Today, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updated its Frequently Asked Questions on Testing for SARS-CoV-2. The revised FAQs now include a list of laboratories that have been […]

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