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Missouri poll worker dead after receiving coronavirus diagnosis, working on Election Day

A poll worker in Missouri tested positive for the coronavirus in late October, worked days later on Election Day, then died sometime afterward, St. Charles County officials said Thursday.  It was unclear if the virus was the worker’s cause of death or exactly when the individual died.  CORONAVIRUS CLUSTER TIED TO EARLY VOTING SITE IN NY, OFFICIAL SAYS St. Charles… Read More »

Coronavirus has infected 1.7 million New Yorkers, study estimates

An estimated 1.7 million New Yorkers have had COVID-19 — six times the official count, a study released Tuesday suggests. Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai also found the coronavirus was circulating through the five boroughs “long before” the first recorded case, the study published in Nature states. An estimated 1.7 million New Yorkers have had… Read More »

Coronavirus: Europe experiencing ‘pandemic fatigue’

Covid is taking an emotional toll across Europe with rising levels of apathy among some populations, the World Health Organization is warning. Survey data reveals the scale of this “pandemic fatigue”, estimated to have reached over 60% in some cases. Many people are feeling less motivated about following protective behaviours after living with disruption and… Read More »

Pentagon says no state of alert change after Trump tests positive for coronavirus

(L-R) Secretary of Defense Mark Esper and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Mark Milley hold an end of year press conference at the Pentagon on December 20, 2019 in Arlington, Virginia. Drew Angerer | Getty Images WASHINGTON — The Pentagon said Friday there were no changes to the Defense Department’s state… Read More »

Pelosi believes coronavirus stimulus deal still possible as Democrats prepare new package

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks during a press conference on Capitol Hill on Sept. 10, 2020. Ting Shen/Xinhua via Getty Images House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday said another coronavirus stimulus plan is possible as House Democrats try to forge ahead on a smaller aid package costing about $ 2.4 trillion, roughly $ 1 trillion less than… Read More »

Crowded parties and coronavirus concerns keep high schoolers from returning to the classroom

Their study, published last Thursday in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, found a statistically significant increase in clinic and hospital visits by patients who reported respiratory illnesses as early as the week of December 22. The first known case of Covid-19 in the US was thought to be a patient in Washington who had… Read More »

NIH ‘Very Concerned’ About Serious Side Effect in Coronavirus Vaccine Trial

The Food and Drug Administration is weighing whether to follow British regulators in resuming a coronavirus vaccine trial that was halted when a participant suffered spinal cord damage, even as the National Institutes of Health has launched an investigation of the case. “The highest levels of NIH are very concerned,” said Dr. Avindra Nath, intramural… Read More »