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The U.S. COVID-19 Death Toll’s True Extent. Read: What young, healthy people have to fear from COVID-19 Elledge’s analysis covers COVID-19 deaths through early October; by then, Americans had collectively lost about 2.5 million years of life.

The U.S. COVID-19 Death Toll’s True Extent

Three months later, he estimates, the total is probably about 4.5 million. Patrick Heuveline, a demographer at UCLA, estimates that by the end of 2020 there were enough deaths in the U.S. to lower life expectancy at birth to 77.7 years. Data reveal deadliness of COVID-19, even in young adults. Even though all-cause mortality due to COVID-19 may not be known for a while, two new studies highlight that 173,300 (79.5%) of excess deaths from March through August were COVID related, with 4,535 deaths occurring from March through July in younger adults ages 25 to 44, or 38% of all excess deaths in that group.

Data reveal deadliness of COVID-19, even in young adults

Data from the latter study helped inspire a New York Times editorial yesterday by the likely next director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and her colleagues, who tried to dispel the myth that the disease is not deadly in younger adults. The first study, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, found that almost 220,000 excess deaths occurred between March and August, even after adjusting for a growing and aging US population. Grief Films For Children. There’s no way to sugarcoat it: The pandemic has plunged the world into a crisis of grief.

Grief Films For Children

It has caused the deaths of more than 290,000 people in the United States, many of them grandparents and parents. In New York State alone, 4,200 children lost a parent or caregiver to Covid-19 between March and July, according to a study from the United Hospital Fund. US sets coronavirus infection record; deaths near 224,000. BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. coronavirus caseload has reached record heights with more than 83,000 infections reported in a single day, the latest ominous sign of the disease’s grip on the nation, as states from Connecticut to the Rocky Mountain West reel under the surge.

US sets coronavirus infection record; deaths near 224,000

The U.S. death toll, meanwhile, has grown to 223,995, according to the COVID-19 Dashboard published by Johns Hopkins University. The total U.S. caseload reported on the site Friday was 83,757, topping the 77,362 cases reported on July 16. A Viral Theory Cited by Health Officials Draws Fire From Scientists. As the coronavirus pandemic erupted this spring, two Stanford University professors — Dr.

A Viral Theory Cited by Health Officials Draws Fire From Scientists

Jay Bhattacharya and Dr. Scott W. Atlas — bonded over a shared concern that lockdowns were creating economic and societal devastation. Now Dr. Atlas is President Trump’s pandemic adviser, a powerful voice inside the White House. While Dr.

Reality will bite Liar in chief

When Symptoms of Covid-19 Don’t Go Away. The range of reported symptoms is vast.

When Symptoms of Covid-19 Don’t Go Away

They include unusual fatigue from physical or mental activity, brain fog, temperature irregularities, rashes, memory problems and insomnia. Trump tests positive for the coronavirus: Photos show he came into contact with a lot of people this week. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, he announced Friday morning.

Trump tests positive for the coronavirus: Photos show he came into contact with a lot of people this week

With any case of Covid-19 — including the president’s — one of the first questions that ought to be asked: Who else has the infected person been in contact with? This question is critical: The virus tends to spread through clusters of people, through close personal contact, and, in some poorly ventilated indoor environments, through the air. The president could be part of a large chain of transmission both in and outside the White House. Plan to send americans masks scrapped. There was a plan in place to provide national testing.

Plan to send americans masks scrapped

Trump had already announced the basics of that plan and the details were circulating around the White House. There was a plan in place, proposed by the Department of Health and Human Services, to distribute masks for every American through the mail. However, “the White House nixed the plan.” Mask wearing could reduce severity of covid. COVID-19 US Schools - Jon. NEA School and Campus COVID-19 Reporting Site. Higher Ed reporting coming soon!

NEA School and Campus COVID-19 Reporting Site

(For results of a recent survey about COVID-19 cases at higher education institutions, please visit the New York Times.) NEA is using this site to provide educators and community members with a way to share information about COVID-19 cases and health & safety concerns in education institutions. Information published on this site about COVID-19 cases is verified through media accounts, district websites/press releases, or other public sources. We do not publicly report the information we receive about health and safety issues - that information is shared with NEA's Office of the General Counsel for follow up.

This site grew from the efforts of a high school teacher and NEA member in Kansas, Alisha Morris. If you have any questions about this site, please email CovidReporting@nea.org. ‘I can already hear the whining’: Florida Sheriff bans deputies and visitors from wearing face masks. The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism.

‘I can already hear the whining’: Florida Sheriff bans deputies and visitors from wearing face masks

To support us, please consider a contribution. A sheriff in Florida has banned deputies and visitors from wearing face masks amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Marion County Sheriff Billy Woods outlined the new regulations in an email to staff that he had considered both sides of the argument but there was no room for negotiation on the decision. : Seven year old dies of coronavirus in Georgia, a day after Trump said children are ‘almost immune’ Hundreds of Georgia campers infected with coronavirus at YMCA camp in just days, CDC report finds. Who are the doctors in the viral hydroxychloroquine video?

Despite social media platforms’ efforts to remove it, millions of people have seen a viral video of doctors making false and misleading claims about the coronavirus pandemic. Breitbart, a conservative news outlet, published the 40-plus-minute-long video on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube on July 27. It’s a live stream of a Washington, D.C., press conference organized by the Tea Party Patriots, a conservative group backed by Republican donors. Rep.

Ralph Norman. R-S.C., attended the event. The video went viral after it was widely shared in Facebook groups for anti-vaxxers and people against face masks. Blood test detects positive COVID-19 result in 20 minutes. World-first research by Monash University in Australia has been able to detect positive COVID-19 cases using blood samples in about 20 minutes, and identify whether someone has contracted the virus. In a discovery that could advance the worldwide effort to limit the community spread of COVID-19 through robust contact tracing, researchers were able to identify recent COVID-19 cases using 25 microlitres of plasma from blood samples. The research team, led by BioPRIA and Monash University's Chemical Engineering Department, including researchers from the ARC Center of Excellence in Convergent BioNano Science and Technology (CBNS), developed a simple agglutination assay—an analysis to determine the presence and amount of a substance in blood—to detect the presence of antibodies raised in response to the SARS-CoV-2 infection.

Positive COVID-19 cases caused an agglutination or a clustering of red blood cells, which was easily identifiable to the naked eye. Dr. Follow the Money: Covid-19 Data and Trump Campaign Edition – BillMoyers.com. As the coronavirus continues to ravage the country, the way the government will collect data about Covid-19 cases changed today. On March 29, Vice President Mike Pence asked hospital administrators to report data about coronavirus through three different systems: the network provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (the CDC), HHS Protect, and TeleTracking.

Last Friday, the Department of Health and Human Services announced that, beginning today, hospitals should report daily information about coronavirus cases not through the CDC system, which has been in place for 15 years, but rather through the other two. This move has met with widespread condemnation as observers worry that Trump is trying to take control of information about the coronavirus in order to conceal it. But there is another angle to this change that seems to me likely to be at least as attractive to the president as control over data information. That primary issue is money.

In a Nation Succumbing to COVID-19, Where Does Oregon Stand? These 9 Charts Will Show You. Oregon is a state choked by COVID-19. Since July 1, the state has seen 3,800 new cases of the virus, more infections than in the entire month of May. According to a variety of experts, the gradual resumption of economic and social routines in this state is responsible for the virus's swift resurgence, from Portland to Pendleton. "Economics is driving some of the risk we are exposing people to," says Carlos Crespo, vice provost at Portland State University and a professor of public health.

SC reports more than 1,900 new coronavirus cases, 10 deaths. A day after a record amount of coronavirus cases, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 1,952 new cases on Sunday. Health officials also reported 10 new deaths, bringing the total in South Carolina to 950. DHEC announces first COVID-19 pediatric death, over 2,000 new cases reported in SC. 'I thought this was a hoax': Patient in their 30s dies after attending 'COVID party' SAN ANTONIO, Texas (WOAI/KABB) – A patient in their 30s died from the coronavirus after attending what's being called a "COVID party," according to a San Antonio health official.

Chief Medical Officer of Methodist Healthcare Dr. How the new coronavirus surges compare to New York City’s peak. Warning of serious brain disorders in people with mild coronavirus symptoms. Doctors may be missing signs of serious and potentially fatal brain disorders triggered by coronavirus, as they emerge in mildly affected or recovering patients, scientists have warned. Neurologists are on Wednesday publishing details of more than 40 UK Covid-19 patients whose complications ranged from brain inflammation and delirium to nerve damage and stroke.

In some cases, the neurological problem was the patient’s first and main symptom. Joe Biden correct that Trump administration delayed, scaled back CDC reopening guidelines. Gilead Is Profiteering Off a COVID Drug We Already Paid For – BillMoyers.com. Revealed: Covid-19 outbreaks at meat-processing plants in US being kept quiet. A chicken processing facility in western North Carolina reportedly underwent widespread testing for Covid-19 in early June. Workers at the plant were scared. Official U.S. coronavirus death toll is 'substantial undercount': Yale study. Dr. Anthony Fauci says new virus in China has traits of 2009 H1N1 and 1918 pandemic flu. White House coronavirus advisor Dr. How Texas Swaggered Into a Coronavirus Disaster.

Coronavirus: Immunity may be more widespread than tests suggest. : Alpaca ‘nanobodies’ may hold key to immunity against Covid-19, researchers say. Trump was 'near-sadistic' in phone calls with female world leaders, according to CNN report on classified calls. Misleading Graphics About Dangers Of Long-term Mask Use Viral. ‘They Just Dumped Him Like Trash’: Nursing Homes Evict Vulnerable Residents.

Can Asia end its uncontrolled consumption of wildlife? Here's how North America did it a century ago. Good News and Bad News about COVID-19 Misinformation. There’s A Glaring, Misleading Error In The May Jobs Report: U.S. May Be At 20% Unemployment. COVID Underdogs: Mongolia - Indi Samarajiva - Medium. New coronavirus test 'highly specific and 100 per cent accurate' South Dakota’s governor resisted ordering people to stay home. Now it has one of the nation’s largest coronavirus hot spots. The 'Plandemic' video: full of inaccurate conspiracy theories - clareluxor - Gmail. Why It’s Important To Push Back On ‘Plandemic’—And How To Do It. Broke and broken: the cost of unemployment during the COVID-19 crisis. Covid-19: what the world has learned during lockdown. Covid-19: how it will change the world.

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