Category : health and medical

“I’m extremely concerned”: Cottage Health infectious disease expert delivers warning to SB County ahead of holiday weekend

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - The Medical Director of Infection Prevention & Control for Cottage Health delivered an urgent message to…

7 hours ago

Patient infected with rare brain-eating amoeba in Florida, health officials say

Naegleria fowleri commonly found in freshwaterHILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. – A patient in Hillsborough County has become infected with a rare…

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Anchorage releases list of bars with COVID-19 exposure, urges monitoring and testing

Anchorage F Street Station in downtown Anchorage, photographed Friday, is one of the establishments where the city health department said…

7 hours ago

‘The curve is no longer flat:’ What are SWFL leaders planning to do to help stop the surge of coronavirus cases?

LEE COUNTY Nearly 900 of you commented on our story Thursday asking why Fort Myers and Lee County have not…

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Oregon records second day of 300-plus coronavirus cases

An illustration of coronavirus by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.New daily coronavirus cases in Oregon topped 300 Friday…

9 hours ago

Uptick in ICU numbers, confirmed COVID-19 cases continues in Minnesota

The number of Minnesotans receiving intensive hospital care for COVID-19 jumped by nine Friday, the largest single-day increase in more…

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Health officials warn of possible COVID-19 exposure at Pocatello bars

POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - Customers of Pub New Harmony, 134 Warren Ave., and Hooligans, 122 N. 3rd Ave., in Pocatello,…

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U.S. Coronavirus Cases Are Rising Sharply, but Deaths Are Still Down

This seemingly counterintuitive trend might not last, experts said. But the nation can still learn from the decline.Individuals waited in…

11 hours ago

COVID-19 deaths in early months of pandemic might have been underestimated by nearly 30%, study says

Experts say coronavirus deaths not easy to trackDETROIT – A new study found the number of coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths in…

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State reports 290 new COVID-19 cases, 17 deaths

State reports 290 new COVID-19 cases, 17 deaths SIGN UP FOR BREAKING NEWS Get local stories sent straight to your…

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