Tag Archives: Coronavirus Pandemic

A day inside a Louisiana hospital

[ad_1] JEFFERSON, La. (AP) — Before the latest surge of the coronavirus, Louisiana neurologist Robin Davis focused on her specialty: treating patients with epilepsy. These days, as virus patients flood her hospital in record numbers, she has taken on the additional duties of nurse, janitor and orderly. “I was giving …

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Coronavirus cases close North Carolina courthouse

[ad_1] CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina courthouse will remain closed for the rest of the week after a group of people tested positive for the coronavirus and dozens of others quarantine. Five employees working onsite at the Mecklenburg County Courthouse tested positive for COVID-19 over the weekend and …

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A day inside a Louisiana hospital

[ad_1] JEFFERSON, La. (AP) — Before the latest surge of the coronavirus, Louisiana neurologist Robin Davis focused on her specialty: treating patients with epilepsy. These days, as virus patients flood her hospital in record numbers, she has taken on the additional duties of nurse, janitor and orderly. “I was giving …

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California to require COVID-19 vaccine or test for teachers

[ad_1] SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California will become the first state in the nation to require all teachers and school staff to get vaccinated or undergo weekly COVID-19 testing, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday. The statewide vaccine mandate for K-12 educators comes as schools return from summer break amid growing …

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Iranians gather in packed Muharram ceremonies amid fifth wave | Coronavirus pandemic News

[ad_1] Tehran, Iran – Ceremonies to mark the holy Islamic month of Muharram have begun across Iran, even as officials warn that the COVID-19 pandemic is currently claiming a victim every two minutes. The health ministry on Wednesday said 536 more Iranians died over the past 24 hours as it …

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CDC urges COVID vaccines during pregnancy as delta surges

[ad_1] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urged all pregnant women Wednesday to get the COVID-19 vaccine as hospitals in hot spots around the U.S. see disturbing numbers of unvaccinated mothers-to-be seriously ill with the virus. Expectant women run a higher risk of severe illness and pregnancy complications from …

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CDC urges vaccines for women during pregnancy

[ad_1] NEW YORK — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging all pregnant women to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The advice comes as hospitals in hot spots around the U.S. see disturbing numbers of unvaccinated mothers-to-be seriously ill with the virus. The CDC recommendation echoes recent guidance from …

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Florida kids head back to school amid COVID-19 surge

[ad_1] FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Doctors in Florida say they’re seeing many more coronavirus infections among children just as students begin to return to classrooms. There has been “an enormous increase” in COVID-19 cases among children in July and August at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital in Hollywood, Chief Medical …

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As new COVID variants emerge, is herd immunity impossible? | Coronavirus pandemic

[ad_1] Herd immunity is a term that has been bandied around since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. It occurs when a large proportion of a population becomes protected against or immune to infection, significantly reducing the spread of that infection even in the unprotected group. It can be achieved …

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Stevie Nicks cancels all 2021 performances over coronavirus

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stevie Nicks has canceled five forthcoming performances at music festivals, citing coronavirus concerns, she said in a statement Tuesday. Nicks had been scheduled to headline one day each of BottleRock Napa Valley in California and the Jazz Aspen Festival in Colorado in September. In October, …

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