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    The number of Americans in hospital hit a grim new high on Monday as 96,039 people were confirmed as receiving professional medical care - an almost 12 per cent increase on the week before.  The total number of coronavirus cases in the United States for November surpassed four million on Saturday - more than double the...
    TRISTA Sutter revealed her husband Ryan Sutter has "been struggling" with a mystery illness. The original Bachelorette star begged fans for prayers during the difficult time. 9Trista revealed that Ryan has been battling a mystery illnessCredit: Getty Images - Getty 9Trista and Ryan met on The BacheloretteCredit: Getty Images - Getty 9She opened up about...
    Los Angeles County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl visited an eatery in Santa Monica, Calif., last week, just hours after she voted to ban outdoor dining at restaurants in the county due to COVID-19 safety concerns, according to a report.  Kuehl was seen dining outside at Il Forno Trattoria, an Italian restaurant near her house, Fox 11 Los Angeles...
    COVID-19 vaccine makers are aiming for swift government approvals in the United States, the United Kingdom and elsewhere, but the pandemic’s finish line remains far away. The vaccine’s distribution and administration on a global scale looms ahead — and that’s where individual donors can make an impact this Giving Tuesday and beyond. To be...
    Dr. Scott Atlas, President Trump’s controversial special adviser on the coronavirus pandemic, resigned on Monday, according to a report. Atlas was serving on the White House coronavirus task force on a 130-day Special Government Employee detail, and his role was set to expire this week. In his resignation letter obtained by Fox News, Atlas...
    Aashiqui actor Rahul Roy is currently hospitalised in Mumbai’s Nanavati hospital and is receiving treatment for his brain stroke. The actor was shooting for his web series in Kargil when he suffered a stroke and was rushed to the army hospital. Post CT Scan and other essential tests, he was airlifted to Nanavati hospital and...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — One of Baltimore’s most popular COVID-19 testing locations has expanded its days and hours of operation as the state sees a surge of virus cases. This week, the Baltimore Convention Center is offering COVID-19 testing all five weekdays. Previously, testing had only been offered at the site on Wednesdays and Fridays. CORONAVIRUS...
    LANCASTER (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Monday extended a Cold Weather Alert for the Antelope Valley through Saturday following a forecast of sub-freezing temperatures and wind-chill. The department also issued a Cold Weather Alert for the Santa Clarita Valley for Friday and Saturday when its temperatures are forecasted to drop...
    STANFORD, Calif. (KGO) -- A new study finds that air pollution from wildfire smoke in California is affecting the long-term health of teenagers.Researchers at Stanford University looked at teens who were exposed to wildfire smoke this year in Fresno, Calif.RELATED: Power shutoffs underway in SoCal neighborhoods on Thanksgiving amid fire dangerThe study found those teens...
    Here he is fighting public health On Wednesday, Pennsylvania state Senator Doug Mastriano “abruptly left a West Wing meeting with President Donald Trump after being informed he had tested positive for the coronavirus.” This, according to a new Associated Press report, uncovers what seems to be another example of the White House and its literal unhealthy interactions with the world...
    A trove of newly-leaked documents detail how China bungled its handling of the pandemic’s early days — including lowballing COVID-19 data and taking weeks to diagnose new cases, according to a report on Monday. The 117 pages of internal docs obtained by CNN outline how health officials in Hubei, where the virus was first...
    A 36-year veteran of the Houston Police Department was honored with a loving celebration Sunday after he died of COVID-19 complications last Friday, according to reports. The body of Senior Police Officer Ernest Leal Jr., 60, who had been fighting a weekslong battle, was given a police escort from the hospital to the funeral home....
    PASADENA (CBSLA) – Residents who were walking and running at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena were issued warnings by city compliance officials after they were seen exercising without a face covering, authorities said. Enforcement teams were out in parks and other public spaces, including the Rose Bowl loop, where they approached more than 70 walkers...
    For several years I’ve had too much saliva, causing drooling. This is embarrassing but my GP says nothing can be done. Name and address supplied. This must be hard for you but please be reassured there are possible treatments available. Excessive production of saliva, also known as hypersalivation (or in medicine, ‘sialorrhea’) typically causes drooling,...
    Dr. Scott Atlas, an adviser to President Donald Trump regarding the pandemic, has resigned from his position, Fox News reported. Atlas assumed the position in August as a Special Government Employee, serving a 130-day detail that was set to expire the first week of December, according to Fox. The resignation letter was dated for Tuesday...
    By ZEKE MILLER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Dr. Scott Atlas, a science adviser to President Donald Trump who was skeptical of measures to control the coronavirus outbreak, is leaving his White House post. A White House official confirmed that the Stanford University neuroradiologist, who had no formal experience in public health or infectious diseases,...
    MIAMI (AP) — The new mayor of Florida's most populous county tested positive for the coronavirus on Monday, officials said. Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava announced the test result on Twitter. She said her husband, Dr. Robert Cava, was exposed to COVID-19 by a patient last Wednesday. He has also tested positive. “Rob and I...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- This holiday, due to the coronavirus pandemic, is unlike any other. So many are in need and we want to remind you to give what you can and give where you live. Share the joy of the holidays by donating to your favorite local charities.GIVE WHERE YOU LIVE: Full list of...
    ECHO PARK (CBSLA) — Los Angeles County’s public health director said Monday that, while she respects the rights of those who gathered outside her Echo Park home to protest newly enacted COVID-19 health restrictions, she would not stop working to control the spread of the virus. On Sunday, about 50 people gathered outside Dr. Barbara...
    SAN ANTONIO – Dr. Junda Woo, the Bexar County health authority, issued a new health directive on Monday, recommending that people not dine in at establishments or gather indoors with people they do not live with to decrease the spread of COVID-19. On Monday, San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff...
    If you’re on TikTok, you’ve probably seen the extremely popular trend of people posting reactions and “lip-syncing” or mouthing the words to scenes from movies and TV shows. As we near the Christmas season, reacting to the Grinch movies is a popular bit. In today’s example, an oncology nurse from Oregon lip-synced to a scene...
    A trove of newly-leaked documents detail how China bungled its handling of the pandemic’s early days — including lowballing COVID-19 data and taking weeks to diagnose new cases, according to a report on Monday. The 117 pages of internal docs obtained by CNN outline how health officials in Hubei, where the virus was first detected,...
    Last week, Justice Wayne Ozzi of the state Supreme Court ­delivered a clear message to the New York City Department of Education: When it comes to health and safety, and not least COVID-19 testing services from the city, New York state law insists that children in public and nonpublic schools be treated equally — period....
    LONDONDERRY, NH (CBS) – A COVID-19 outbreak has been linked to a Londonderry, New Hampshire restaurant. Patrons and staff at Stumble Inn Bar and Grill may have been exposed to the coronavirus between Wednesday, November 11 and Monday, November 23. The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services has identified at least 11 cases...
    Scott Atlas, President Trump's controversial special adviser on coronavirus, has resigned from his post. A White House official confirmed to the Washington Examiner that Atlas, who joined the Trump administration in August, submitted his resignation to the president on Monday, as was first reported by Fox News. Atlas was designated as a special government...
    Scott Atlas has formally resigned from his post as President Trump’s special adviser on COVID-19, multiple news agencies report. Atlas began his 130-day position as a Special Government Employee in August, and his gig was set to expire this week. The Trump adviser has fielded fierce criticism for his efforts to downplay the...
    Healthy checks THREE cheers for the brave Tory rebels fighting tooth and nail to make the Tiers system fairer. They’ve done well to force the PM into adding a sunset clause: such draconian restrictions on our cherished liberties MUST be given regular and robust parliamentary scrutiny — that’s how a healthy democracy works. ⚠️...
    SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – San Francisco’s new Street Crisis Response Team — a team dedicated to responding to 911 and 311 calls regarding people having mental health crises — launched on Monday, Mayor London Breed announced. The launching marks the first phase of the pilot program, which is part of Breed’s ongoing efforts to...
    EXCLUSIVE: Dr. Scott Atlas, President Trump’s special adviser on the coronavirus pandemic, formally resigned from his post on Monday, Fox News has learned.Atlas, who spoke with the president on Monday, joined the administration in August, and was considered a Special Government Employee (SGE), serving a 130-day detail. Atlas’ role is set to expire this week....
    By JOHN O'CONNOR, AP Political Writer SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — New cases of coronavirus illness on Monday fell to 6,190, the lowest single-day total in more than a month, but deaths continued at a rapid clip and state officials fear the dip in infections is calm before a COVID-19 storm. The drop in confirmed cases...
    By PIPER HUDSPETH BLACKBURN, Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky is likely to receive about 38,000 doses of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine by the middle of December, Governor Andy Beshear announced Monday. Long-term care residents and staff, as well as front-line health care workers at hospitals, will be the first to receive doses, he...
    By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California could see a tripling of hospitalizations by Christmas and is considering stay-home orders for areas with the highest case rates as it tries to head off concerns that severe coronavirus cases could overwhelm intensive care beds, officials said Monday. “The red flags are flying in...
    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Nurses in New Rochelle are planning to strike during the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic unless contract negotiations with Montefiore Health System go their way. CBS2’s Jenna DeAngelis reported the decision to strike could be made Monday night. Outside Montefiore New Rochelle, people waited for a COVID test in...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Health officials say Pennsylvania has reached a “concerning milestone” in COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations, as one suburban Philadelphia health system postponed elective surgeries. Hospitals are filling up again and there are staffing issues because so many health care workers are being exposed in the community. That prompted Main Line Health to take...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – New health orders that took effect Monday in Los Angeles County were being met with resistance from several cities facing economic disaster even as COVID-19 case numbers and hospitalizations continue to rise. In a news conference Monday, the mayors of the cities of Commerce, Bell Gardens and Hawaiian Gardens called on...
    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho has reached an alarming milestone, with health officials reporting that more than 100,000 residents have been infected with the coronavirus. That number reached Sunday is likely an undercount, partly because some infected people experience little or no symptoms and may not seek out testing. One out of every 199 Idaho...
    By SARAH RANKIN, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — If federal regulators approve Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, Virginia could begin receiving limited doses as early as mid-December, the state epidemiologist told lawmakers Monday. Manufacturers already have begun stockpiling doses in anticipation of eventual approval, but the first shots in what's expected to be the biggest vaccination...
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi is reporting a record number of coronavirus hospitalizations for a single day. The state Department of Health said Monday that 1,008 people were hospitalized with the virus Sunday, marking the first time the number of coronavirus hospitalizations in the state has topped 1,000. Numbers have risen steadily since Nov. 10,...
    Georgia Democrat Senate candidate Jon Ossoff said Sunday he would support a statewide shutdown to address surging COVID-19 cases if the CDC "and its leadership gave us strong indication that those kinds of stronger mitigation measures are necessary to save lives and contain the spread of the virus." "I think we should follow the expertise...
    By SAM METZ, AP/Report for America CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada health officials reported 1,642 new coronavirus cases and eight additional deaths on Monday, warning that the statewide surge shows few signs of slowing as the deadliest month of the pandemic comes to a close. Nevada has reported 152,169 confirmed cases and 2,144 deaths...
    Sign up here to get our daily updates on coronavirus in Minnesota delivered straight to your inbox each afternoon. And go here to see all of MinnPost’s COVID-19 coverage. MinnPost provides updates on coronavirus in Minnesota Sunday through Friday. The information is published following a press phone call with members of the Walz administration or...
    Loading the player... An Oregon nurse is on administrative leave after she made a questionable TikTok video. Read More: Nurse accuses El Paso doctors of neglecting COVID-19 patients Salem Health announced an oncology nurse identified as Ashley Grames stated in the now-deleted video that she does not wear a mask outside of work, still travels,...
    Share Tweet Share Share E-mail The medical consultation platform We Doctor and the startup specialized in medical communication Digimevo have managed to introduce for the first time in Spain POC (Point of Care) technology for explaining diagnoses to patients through specialized audiovisual content. The system allows medical-health personnel show in real...
    Americans returning home from Thanksgiving break faced strict new coronavirus measures around the country Monday as health officials brace for a disastrous worsening of the out-of-control surge because of holiday gatherings over the long weekend. Los Angeles County imposed a stay-at-home order for its 10 million residents, and Santa Clara County, in the heart of...
    This year’s countdown to Christmas is unlike any other, so give yourself the gift of good health with this special advent calendar. Each day there is a simple but science-backed tweak to your life that could transform your health for the better, writes Libby Galvin. 1) Turn down the heating at home just a little ...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- San Francisco launched its first Street Crisis Response Team Monday that will respond to mental health and addiction-related 911 calls in the city.The new program is one of city's efforts to respond to people experiencing homelessness, suffering from mental health or addiction issues."The goal of this pilot program is to meet...
    BOSTON (CBS) — Health officials reported 1,166 new confirmed COVID cases and 25 additional deaths in Massachusetts on Monday. There were 29,195 total new tests. Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 218,329 while the total number of deaths is 10,512. There are an estimated 43,856 active cases...
    (CNN)While many health care workers have used social media to show Americans the harsh effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, one Oregon nurse is in trouble for doing the opposite.An oncology nurse at Oregon's Salem Health was suspended Saturday after she posted a TikTok video in which she bragged about flouting her state's pandemic restrictions, the...
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - California Governor Gavin Newsom said on Monday he may impose tougher coronavirus restrictions over the next two days, including a possible stay-at-home order, to counter surging COVID-19 hospitalizations that threaten to overwhelm intensive care units. Newsom said projections show ICU admissions are on track to exceed statewide capacity by mid-December unless...