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CDC Now Says COVID-19 Isn’t Airborne Threat. Scientists Say That’s Wrong. – HuffPost

Scientists are firing back at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention after the federal agency on Monday reversed its identification of the coronavirus as an airborne virus, a conclusion that many experts say scientific evidence has supported for months now. The CDC’s brief recognition of the virus as being airborne on Friday was celebrated as long…

Kentucky doctor who urged mask-wearing early on dies after 4-month battle with Covid-19 – CNN

(CNN)A Kentucky doctor who urged people to wear masks early on in the coronavirus pandemic died after battling the disease for four months. Dr. Rebecca Shadowen was 62 years old when she died on September 11 at the Medical Center at Bowling Green in Kentucky where she was on staff. She was a specialist in…

Michigan coronavirus (COVID-19) cases up to 117,910; Death toll now at 6,680 – WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Sign up for our NewslettersRelated StoriesLatest NewsMore than 90,000 recoveries confirmedCoronavirus testing (AP)The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Michigan has risen to 117,910 as of Tuesday, including 6,680 deaths, state officials report.Tuesday’s update represents 504 new cases and 15 additional deaths, including three from a Vital Records review. On Monday, the…

Maine CDC announces new COVID-19 outbreaks in York County – WMTW Portland

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention announced it is investigating several new outbreaks in York County.Maine CDC Director Dr. Nirav Shah said there are 12 cases of the virus at Sanford High School. The high school has switched to remote learning due to the outbreak.It is the first outbreak involving a public school…

Hell Yes, It’s Time to Get Your Flu Shot – Gizmodo

A bottle of influenza virus vaccine is seen at the CVS pharmacy’s MinuteClinic on December 4, 2012 in Miami, Florida. Photo: Joe Raedle (Getty Images)Friends: The time has come. It’s the first day of fall, and you can partially fill the coronavirus-vaccine-shaped hole in your heart by getting a flu shot.I got my flu shot…

Scientists develop model to determine which US states are in a second wave of coronavirus – Daily Mail

Scientists have developed a mathematical model to determine whether or not US states are in a 'second surge period' of coronavirus infections.Researchers from the University of Sydney, in Australia, looked at data and determined any state with a 'second spike' that is less than one-fifth of the first is not a true second wave because…

Montana reports 3 additional deaths, 275 new COVID-19 cases (Tuesday, Sept. 22) – KTVQ Billings News

Montana state health officials reported three additional deaths and 275 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, according to the Montana Response COVID-19 tracking map.The number of new cases reported Tuesday is the second highest single day reported. The highest single day number of new cases was reached on Sept. 18 when 293 cases were reported.The state…

28-year-old Houston doctor dies after battle with coronavirus, family says – CNN

(CNN)Adeline Fagan, a second year OBGYN resident living in Houston, died early Saturday after a couple months-long battle with Covid-19, her family announced in a post on a GoFundMe page established on her behalf. Fagan had just started her second year of residency in Houston when she got sick, the GoFundMe page said.While she mostly…

Airborne transmission: CDC abruptly removes guidance, says update ‘was posted in error’ – msnNOW

(CNN)The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday abruptly reverted to its previous guidance about how coronavirus is transmitted, removing language about airborne transmission it had posted just days earlier."A draft version of proposed changes to these recommendations was posted in error to the agency's official website. CDC is currently updating its recommendations…

Coronavirus live updates: CDC flips on airborne virus spread; millions in danger of missing stimulus checks – CNBC

Ex-Goldman economist Jim O’Neill says China’s economy ‘well on the way’ to recover British economist Jim O'Neill told CNBC that China is "well on the way" to recover from the economic fallout of the pandemic.  He pointed to the latest Chinese consumer spending numbers as a sign of accelerating recovery in the world's second-largest economy.…

As the U.S. hits 200,000 COVID-19 deaths, Trump tells an Ohio rally the coronavirus ‘affects virtually nobody’ – Yahoo! Voices

The U.S. passed yet another "grim milestone" in its COVID-19 pandemic Monday night, Reuters notes, with at least 200,000 Americans dead from the new coronavirus and an average of nearly 1,000 more dying each day. As "the country blew past estimate after estimate" of COVID-19 deaths, Politico's pandemic newsletter said Monday night, "the term 'grim…

Dengue exposure may provide some COVID-19 immunity, researchers say | TheHill – The Hill

Exposure to the mosquito-borne illness dengue fever may provide some immunity against COVID-19, Reuters reported Monday, citing a new study. The not-yet-published study analyzed the coronavirus outbreak in Brazil and found a link between the spread of the virus and past outbreaks of dengue fever, according to the newswire. The study led by Miquel Nicolelis, a professor…
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Dele Alli (left) signed for Tottenham from MK Dons for £5mJose Mourinho said he was "tired" of questions about Dele Alli and expects the midfielder to stay at Tottenham beyond this transfer window.The Spurs boss did suggest the 24-year-old, limited to just 45 minutes' play this season, needed to improve.Alli has been included in the…

Sweden’s high coronavirus death toll could be linked to a mild flu season, chief scientist says – CNBC

People walk on Stranvagen in Stockholm on September 19, 2020.JONATHAN NACKSTRAND | AFP | Getty ImagesSweden's chief epidemiologist has partly blamed the country's high coronavirus death toll on mild flu outbreaks in recent winters."When many people die of the flu in the winter, fewer die in heat waves the following summer. In this case, it…

Trump’s ‘Herd Mentality’ Is Going to Kill Us – The Daily Beast

As Donald Trump found himself under such harsh criticism for having no plan for handling the coronavirus pandemic as the death poll approached 200,000, he concluded that revealing he has one, however appalling, is better than having none at all.Washington only does one thing at a time and Trump is thrilled to change the subject…

When will a coronavirus vaccine really be ready? – msnNOW

As much of America enters its seventh month of quarantine measures, more than 200,000 people have died from the coronavirus, and the mental and financial health of the country is wearing thin. Hopes of returning to normalcy are now pinned on one thing: finding a vaccine.  Developing, testing and distributing a vaccine is normally a…