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COVID-19 cases have increased within past week locally | Coronavirus

[ad_1] MURRAY — The number of new COVID-19 cases being reported in Calloway County has increased since last weekend. In a news release Friday, the Calloway County Health Department said it had confirmed 13 new cases of the coronavirus since last Saturday, July 3. This comes after most days in …

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Those Vaccinated Who Get COVID Carry Less Virus

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[ad_1] July 2, 2021 — People who have received a COVID-19 vaccine and later become infected with the coronavirus tend to have a lower viral load according to a new study published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine. That means they are likely to be less …

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The Danger of Delta Holds to 3 Simple Rules

[ad_1] Fifteen months after the novel coronavirus shut down much of the world, the pandemic is still raging. Few experts guessed that by this point, the world would have not one vaccine but many, with 3 billion doses already delivered. At the same time, the coronavirus has evolved into super-transmissible …

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Two COVID-19 virus variants now present in Walla Walla County | Coronavirus

[ad_1] Washington state health authorities say the presence of two variants of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Walla Walla County. On Wednesday, June 30, the Walla Walla County Department of Health said in a news release the state has been using genome sequencing to identify COVID-19 variants around the state …

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Covid-19 news: High-grade masks cut infections in healthcare workers

[ad_1] By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Sam Wong , Graham Lawton , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool A female doctor wears an FFP3 respirator mask central fixed place in the outpatient corona test facility. dpa picture alliance/Alamy Latest coronavirus news as …

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COVID-19 case numbers in Walla Walla County climbing in unvaccinated residents | Coronavirus

[ad_1] As Washington Gov. Jay Inslee prepares to celebrate reopening the state from COVID-19 restrictions in a flag-raising ceremony on Thursday, July 1, Walla Walla County’s case rates have continued to climb from last week. Inslee is set to go on a “mini tour’ this week, which will include hoisting …

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Benefits of a Continuously Active Disinfectant Against Coronavirus 229E

[ad_1] One of the largest potential sources of virus transmission in a healthcare setting stems from contaminated hospital room environment surfaces and noncritical medical devices. During a pandemic, like that of the currently ongoing COVID-19 one, these sources of transmission require continuous disinfecting. There are now technologies which are able …

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Active COVID-19 cases in North Dakota drop below 150; hospitalizations remain low | Health

[ad_1] Bismarck Tribune staff Active cases of COVID-19 in North Dakota have declined for six straight days, and the total dropped below 150 over the weekend. The state’s coronavirus dashboard on Monday showed 144 active cases statewide and just 39 in Burleigh-Morton counties. A month ago, they totaled nearly 500 …

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Parma City School District lifts mask mandate, updates COVID-19 protocols for upcoming school year

[ad_1] PARMA, Ohio — The Parma City School District has lifted the mask mandate for the 2021-22 school year, the district announced on its website. The district said the policies implemented for the upcoming school year are projections at this point and are subject to change as mandates or virus …

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Why a Variant’s Deadliness Is So Hard to Define

[ad_1] The coronavirus is on a serious self-improvement kick. Since infiltrating the human population, SARS-CoV-2 has splintered into hundreds of lineages, with some seeding new, fast-spreading variants. A more infectious version first overtook the OG coronavirus last spring, before giving way to the ultra-transmissible Alpha (B.1.1.7) variant. Now Delta (B.1.617.2), …

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