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Obesity tied to more severe coronavirus illness, doctors say
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 20:31:15 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Obesity can lend itself to a greater severity of illness from COVID-19, due to comorbidities like diabetes, high blood pressure and a weaker immune system, doctors say.A


CDC says 87 percent of coronavirus-infected meatpacking workers were minorities
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 16:07:39 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Of the many domesticA meat and poultry processing facilitiesA that have reported COVID-19A outbreaks,A 87 percent of infections occurred in minorities, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.


aEmerging evidencea of coronavirus airborne transmission indicated by WHO
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 13:00:12 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
After 239 experts around the world urged WHO to greater acknowledge the risk of airborne transmission to COVID19, the agency is saying there is "emerging evidence."


Texas doctors rank activities posing greatest risks for contracting coronavirus
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 02:13:28 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
With the coronavirus spiking in a number of states, a group of Texas doctors has released a ranked list on how risky certain activities are when it comes to contracting COVID-19.


Care regulator investigated safety at up to 50 nursing homes during England's Covid-19 crisis
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 19:25:51 GMT
From https:
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) responded to hundreds of complaints from staff and families of care home residents and one Government official said the homes 'are no angels'.


Coronavirus UK: 126 new fatalities in preliminary death toll
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 17:25:09 GMT
From https:
Government figures show the rolling average of deaths now stands at 87 - 26 per cent lower than the figure of 118 registered last Wednesday, which was higher than the same day the week before.


Coronavirus could be detected before symptoms by smartwatch
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 16:57:59 GMT
From https:
Stanford University, California, analysed smartwatch data from Covid-19 cases. Changes in heart rate, number of steps and sleep was evident in 80% of those diagnosed.


Government's SAGE group's role in coronavirus will be 'downgraded'
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 16:45:17 GMT
From https:
Scientists said they were concerned that the JBC would end up being even less transparent than SAGE is, giving the public no insight into the science behind the Government's decisions.


Coronavirus: Heartburn and indigestion drugs may increase risk
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 16:37:41 GMT
From https:
A new study found from Cedar-Sinai in Los Angeles found those who took PPIs once daily had a 2.15 times greater risk of contracting COVID-19 compared to those not taking the medication.


Fury over 'utterly disgusting' decision to stop free hospital parking for NHS workers
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 15:43:34 GMT
From https:
In a blazing row in the House of Commons, the Prime Minister told Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer to 'take his latest bandwagon and park it free somewhere else'.


Where to buy face masks in the UK: Best re-usable and surgical face coverings online
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 14:58:52 GMT
From https:
Wondering where to buy a face mask or face covering in the UK? Wearing face coverings in shops will also be mandatory from July 10 in Scotland.


NHS hospital in Boris Johnson's constituency closes A&E due to Covid-19 outbreak
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 14:36:09 GMT
From https:
The Hillingdon Hospital in Uxbridge began to divert ambulances last night, sending patients to other NHS hospitals in London. But walk in casualty patients are still being treated, it was reported.


Warning from UN over rise in diseases jumping from animals to humans like Covid-19
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 13:02:39 GMT
From https:
Environmental experts said the emergence of SARS-Cov-2 in China in December 2019, a virus thought to have originated in wild bats, wasn't a surprise to them given the way people treat animals.


Matt Hancock apologises to thousands of women harmed by vaginal mesh, primodos and sodium valproate
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 12:36:13 GMT
From https:
The Health Secretary issued an apology 'on behalf of the NHS and the entire health service' after a damning report into the three avoidable health scandals was published.


Health expert claims Americans will be wearing masks for several years
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 08:44:21 GMT
From https:
Eric Toner, a senior scholar at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, said in an interview on Monday that he believes Americans will be wearing masks for 'several years'.


Top medical expert warns that thousands of Americans who survived COVID-19 are a ticking time bomb
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 07:13:24 GMT
From https:
Dr. Sassan Rafi says that COVID-19 patients diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis after weeks on a ventilator face a shocking morbidity rate.


'Silent spreaders' may account for HALF of all coronavirus cases in the US, study suggests
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 00:10:53 GMT
From https:
In a new study from Yale School of Public Health, researchers found that least one-third of all asymptomatic cases have to be identified and isolated for the outbreak to be brought under control.


Wearing a face mask decreases your risk of being infected with coronavirus risk by 65%
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 22:18:56 GMT
From https:
Masks prevent both forms of coronavirus transmission, either through respiratory droplets or aerosol particles, and decrease the risk of being infected by 65%, researchers say.


Why are US coronavirus deaths NOT rising after alarming case spikes across the nation?
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 19:59:15 GMT
From https:
DailyMail.com spoke to experts who explained how a reopenings, the rise in young people getting coronavirus and changes in testing criteria in the US may be delaying a death spike, and why it may be yet to come.


Coronavirus: Putting hamsters on plane could test transmission
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 19:49:55 GMT
From https:
David Heymann, a top expert on infectious diseases, said in London today that more research is needed to test if the virus can stay alive in a plane's air circulation system.


Coronavirus: New York doctor still has symptoms 100 DAYS on
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 18:44:28 GMT
From https:
DrA Yochai Re'em, a third-year psychiatry resident at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, has been experiencing coronavirus symptoms such abdominal pain, nausea and leg discomfort since March.


Nearly two-thirds of people in the UK have been sleeping badly since lockdown
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 12:51:35 GMT
From https:
New research published this month by King's College London, found that nearly two-thirds of people in the UK have been sleeping badly since lockdown began.


Ferocious US surge adds 1 million new coronavirus cases in 28 days to hit 3 million
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 21:14:36 GMT
From rss.cnn
Six months ago, no one thought Covid-19 existed in the US.


Tracking Covid-19 cases in the US
Date: 0
From rss.cnn


The US reaches 3 million coronavirus cases. Here's what happened in the days leading up to it
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 16:35:23 GMT
From rss.cnn
The coronavirus pandemic is ravaging parts of the country and affecting numerous aspects of American life.


Coronavirus pandemic could cause wave of brain damage, scientists warn
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 17:11:20 GMT
From rss.cnn
The novel coronavirus pandemic could lead to a wave of brain damage in infected patients, warned British researchers in a new study released Wednesday.


Light pollution ruins teen sleep and may contribute to mental disorders, study says
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 16:17:38 GMT
From rss.cnn
Hey sleepyheads -- have you been turning off or covering up all your smartphone and computer lights in your bedroom at night?


Can the AC filter in your home, office or local mall protect you from Covid-19?
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 13:38:58 GMT
From rss.cnn
When New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced last week that malls in New York could not reopen until they installed high-efficiency particulate air filters capable of trapping the virus that causes Covid-19, Harvard environmental health researcher Joseph Gardner Allen was thrilled.


Twin girls, joined at the skull, successfully separated in 18-hour operation in Vatican hospital
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 15:59:40 GMT
From rss.cnn
A pair of conjoined twin girls with an extremely rare condition have been successfully separated at a hospital in the Vatican City.


WHO confirms there's 'emerging evidence' of airborne transmission of coronavirus
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 10:03:27 GMT
From rss.cnn
The World Health Organization confirmed there is "emerging evidence" of airborne transmission of the coronavirus following the publication of a letter Monday signed by 239 scientists that urged the agency to be more forthcoming about the likelihood that people can catch the virus from droplets floating in the air.


This doctor and his family got the coronavirus when they relaxed rules along with Florida's reopening
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 17:30:10 GMT
From rss.cnn
Dr. Andrew Pastewski, the ICU medical director at Florida's Jackson South Medical Center, has been treating coronavirus patients at his hospital since the pandemic began. But when Florida started to loosen its stay-at-home orders and reopen, he did what a lot of Floridians did.


The upcoming school year has everyone worried. Here's what experts say
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 06:42:05 GMT
From rss.cnn
As Covid-19 spread across the United States this spring, teachers, parents and students scrambled to move classes to online platforms such as Zoom and FaceTime.


Coronavirus positivity rate: What the term means
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 03:26:50 GMT
From rss.cnn
From social distancing and self-quarantine to a new take on sheltering in place, our coronavirus vocabulary expands almost daily.


NYC schools plan to reopen with students in class just 2 or 3 days a week
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 20:08:44 GMT
From rss.cnn
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said city schools plan to reopen in the fall with a "blended learning" approach in which most students spend just two or three days in school per week.


You asked, we're answering: Your top coronavirus questions
Date: 0
From rss.cnn


Essure birth control device tied to higher rates of pain and bleeding, FDA says
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Even though it's no longer on the market, new data has emerged around potential side effects of the permanent birth control device Essure.


Louisiana governor says progress against coronavirus has been wiped out in past three weeks
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
The gains the people of Louisiana made against Covid-19 in June have been wiped out over the past three weeks, Gov. John Bel Edwards said Wednesday.


Coronavirus could cause a wave of brain damage, scientists warn
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
The novel coronavirus pandemic could lead to a wave of brain damage in infected patients, warned British researchers in a new study released Wednesday.


Light pollution ruins teen sleep and may contribute to mental disorders, study says
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
A new study finds a connection between the amount of artificial outdoor light in a teen's sleep environment and disrupted sleep, which appears to be linked to an increase in risk for certain mental disorders.


Twin girls, joined at the skull, successfully separated in Vatican hospital
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
A pair of conjoined twin girls with an extremely rare condition have been successfully separated at a hospital in the Vatican City.


Can the AC filter in your home, office or local mall protect you from Covid-19?
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Filtering the air in homes, offices, stores and malls may be one way to protect the public from the novel coronavirus, some experts say.


WHO confirms there's 'emerging evidence' of airborne transmission of coronavirus
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
The World Health Organization confirmed there is "emerging evidence" of airborne transmission of the coronavirus following the publication of a letter Monday signed by 239 scientists that urged the agency to be more forthcoming about the likelihood that people can catch the virus from droplets floating in the air.


The upcoming school year has everyone worried. Here's what experts say
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
As Covid-19 spread across the United States this spring, teachers, parents and students scrambled to move classes to online platforms such as Zoom and FaceTime.


Lives ruined as damage viewed as 'women's problems'
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 11:16:07 GMT
From https:
A review finds patients were disbelieved when raising vaginal mesh and other treatment concerns.

Coronavirus: Hillingdon Hospital shuts to emergencies after outbreak
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 13:02:59 GMT
From https:
Seventy members of staff from Hillingdon Hospital in west London are self-isolating.

New government unit to take over Covid response
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 00:37:03 GMT
From https:
There are questions over whether the Joint Biosecurity Centre has the expertise needed for the job.

Coronavirus: WHO rethinking how Covid-19 spreads in air
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 06:33:53 GMT
From https:
The WHO has acknowledged there is evidence that Covid-19 can be spread by airborne particles.

Coronavirus vaccine: When will we have one?
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 16:03:19 GMT
From https:
We answer some of the big questions about vaccines and how long one for coronavirus could take.

Coronavirus UK map: How many confirmed cases are there in your area?
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 16:18:30 GMT
From https:
Key graphics explaining how coronavirus has spread in the UK and the government's response.

Jacksonville prepares for Republican convention amid COVID-19 spikes
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 18:12:02 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
This week, President Trump, taking note of coronavirus spikes in Florida, said Republicans are "very flexible" about Jacksonville.


Most expensive medical procedures in the U.S., ranked
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 17:51:38 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
These pricey surgeries are the most expensive in the country.


Dr. Agus on whether schools will be able to safely reopen in the fall
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 17:35:42 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
CBS News medical contributor Dr. David Agus joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the Trump administration's push to reopen schools in the fall. Plus, the government's latest $2 billion investment in possible drugs to treat or prevent COVID-19.


Equipment makers hinder repairs of ventilators, critics say
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 16:47:16 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
Nearly half of hospital biomedical techs denied access to service information including manuals to fix ventilators.


Toxic hand sanitizers recalled for methanol
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 16:42:33 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
Recalls on All Clean Hand Sanitizer and Mystic Shield Protection are due to the presence of methanol, or wood alcohol.


Coronavirus "has the upper hand" in U.S., ex-CDC director warns
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 16:40:06 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
Dr. Tom Frieden said the nation "is shockingly lacking" a common basis of understanding of the virus.


NYC schools will reopen in fall with "blended learning" model, mayor says
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 16:07:30 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
Families who aren't comfortable having their children return to school can choose to stay remote.


Police in several Texas counties refuse to enforce governor's mask mandate
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 15:46:02 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
In Texas, where coronavirus cases are skyrocketing, a growing number of sheriff's departments are refusing to enforce the governor's mandatory mask order. Janet Shamlian reports.


Website helps connect people looking for a friend during the pandemic
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 15:42:36 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
While the pandemic is forcing many of us to stay apart, two college students started a website called Quarantine Buddy to bring people together. Errol Barnett spoke to 21-year-old Sheldon Brown and 77-year-old Pam Silverstein, who got more from the website than they ever could have imagined.


Texas struggles with COVID-19 testing demands
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 15:40:43 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
Texas is struggling to meet COVID-19 testing demands as thousands of potential patients line up daily. But, with reports of tests running out before noon, some of the potentially infected are being turned away. Omar Villafranca reports.


U.S. hits 3 million virus cases as some states see surge of infections
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 14:31:45 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
The virus has killed more than 131,000 people in the United States.


U.S. reports a record 60,000 new coronavirus cases in one day
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 14:25:17 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
That brings the total number of cases the U.S. has seen to nearly 3 million, including more than 131,000 people who have died.


Florida man fired after mask meltdown at Costco
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 12:21:00 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
Man's videotaped tirade after being asked to follow public health requirement at store ultimately costs him his job.


World Health Organization chief says virus outbreak is "accelerating"
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 09:24:11 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said "we have clearly not reached the peak of the pandemic."


Companies will focus on social distancing as they begin bringing employees back to the office
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 09:16:11 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
The coronavirus pandemic has made open floor plans in offices a health risk. As offices reopen, business managers are reconfiguring work spaces with an eye toward social distancing and employee safety. Jamie Yuccas reports.


Texas shatters daily record with over 10,000 new virus cases
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 08:48:06 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
New York and Florida are the only other states to surpass 10,000 new cases in a single day.


11th case of dengue fever confirmed in Florida Keys
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 08:38:58 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
The disease is transmitted through the bite of the female Aedes aegypti mosquito, an invasive species that also spreads diseases like yellow fever, Zika and chikungunya.


Spikes in coronavirus cases are starting to stress hospitals, state resources
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 08:30:49 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
Coronavirus hospitalizations are rising in at least 22 states, and this week, 28 states are seeing average positive test rates above the 5% recommended to safely reopen. David Begnaud reports from Florida, where ICUs at more than 50 hospitals are now at capacity.


Eye Opener: 200,000 Americans could die of COVID-19 by November
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 07:42:30 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
Dire new projections show the coronavirus could kill 200,000 Americans by November 1. Also, the White House is denying allegations in a forthcoming book by President Trump's niece Mary Trump. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds.