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Nearly 300K excess US deaths since January, most from virus: CDC
Washington (AFP) - The United States has seen around 300,000 more deaths than usual since late January, with two-thirds attributable to Covid-19 and the rest due to other causes, a government study said Tuesday.The report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that overall, an estimated 299,028 excess deaths occurred from late January through October 3, 2020, with 198,081 of them (66 percent) caused by Covid-19.Excess deaths are defined as the number of people who have died from all causes, in excess of the expected number of deaths for a given place and time.Deaths from circul...
CDC and California's tips for celebrating a COVID safe Halloween
SAN DIEGO, October 20, 2020 — Trick-or-treating on Halloween can be supernaturally fun, but for Californians, trick or treaters and party revelers will find themselves putting their broomsticks away or flying in an entirely new direction to accommodate COVID guidelines on the spookiest night of the year.Thanks to Paige Cody @paige_cody for making this photo available freely on Unsplash 🎁https://unsplash.com/photos/hiuBsBPPquEThe California Department of Health lists tips for staying safe this 2020-style Halloween“Guidance for Safer Halloween and Día de los Muertos celebrations during COVID:Mak...
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Live coronavirus found on packaging
By Yang Wanli | CHINA DAILY | Updated: 2020-10-19 07:04The Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention announced it had detected live novel coronavirus on the outer packaging of imported frozen cod in the eastern coastal city of Qingdao, Shandong province, but confirmed that the public was at low risk of infection from touching or eating cold-chain food.The CDC announced the finding on its website on Saturday.It is the first time in the world that live novel coronavirus has been isolated from the outer packaging of cold-chain food, the CDC said."It has proved that contact with packaging ...
Chris Christie Admits He Was Wrong To Not Wear A Mask At The White House
Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) said in an interview with Good Morning America Thursday that he was wrong to not wear a mask at both his debate preparation sessions with President Donald Trump and the September 26 Rose Garden event announcing Amy Coney Barrett as the president’s nomination to the Supreme Court. The superspreader event in which several attendees tested positive was not a “safe zone,” as Christie wrongly believed it to be. “I was led to believe that, you know, all the people that I was interacting with at the White House had been tested and it gave you a false sense of...
CDC Director Doubles Down on Endangering Asylum Seekers
https://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/media_2020/10/202010us_cdc_redfield.jpgThe Director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Robert Redfield, renewed an order this week that gives border agents the authority to summarily expel migrants, including asylum seekers, at US land borders. Although the order purports to be a response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the CDC’s own doctors reportedly found the original decision to halt asylum processes to have no basis in public health.So far more than 204,000 people have been expelled under the order, typically without being given a...
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COVID Takes Challenge of Tracking Infectious College Students to New Level
As the return of college students to campuses has fueled as many as 3,000 COVID-19 cases a day, keeping track of them is a logistical nightmare for local health departments and colleges.Some students are putting down their home addresses instead of their college ones on their COVID testing forms — slowing the transfer of case data and hampering contact tracing across state and county lines.The address issue has real consequences, as any delay in getting the case to the appropriate authorities allows the coronavirus to continue to spread unchecked. Making matters worse, college-age people alrea...
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