Tag Archives: COVID19

U.S. Surpasses 4 Million COVID-19 Cases

July 24, 2020 — The U.S. has now reported more than 4 million confirmed cases of the coronavirus, according to data from Johns Hopkins University, nearly doubling the second-highest count of 2.2 million cases in Brazil. States in the South and West continue to report record-high numbers of cases, particularly around the Gulf Coast. Although… Read More »

Student, staffer at Indiana schools test positive for COVID-19 as schools reopen

Health News (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images) A child and staff member at separate schools in Indiana tested positive for COVID-19 as institutions in the state reopened for the new school year. Greenfield-Central Junior High School in Greenfield, Ind., a city east of Indianapolis, launched its coronavirus response strategy after county officials notified the staff… Read More »

Who should get the Covid-19 vaccine first? It’s way trickier than you might think

U.S. President Donald Trump delivers a speech during a visit to the Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies’ Innovation Center, a pharmaceutical manufacturing plant where components for a potential coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine candidate are being developed, in Morrrisville, North Carolina, U.S., July 27, 2020. Carlos Barria | Reuters The hunt is on for a vaccine for Covid-19,… Read More »

NT woman tests positive for COVID-19

A woman in the Northern Territory has recorded a positive COVID-19 test the day after arriving on a flight from Melbourne. She is the partner of a Darwin man who tested positive on Friday, with the couple now under the care of the local health services. The case takes the total number of COVID-19 infections… Read More »

SA paramedic tests positive for COVID-19

A South Australian paramedic who went to Victoria to help test people for coronavirus has herself tested positive for the infection. The woman in her 20s volunteered to help with testing operations in Melbourne associated with the current surge in cases there. She returned to Adelaide on Wednesday and is now in isolation along with… Read More »