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Dallas County Reports 13 More Deaths Thursday With 641 New Cases; Daily Averages Climb – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

The Dallas County Health Department is reporting 13 more COVID-19 deaths Thursday along with 641 new cases of the virus along with an increase in the 7-day and 14-day averages. The 14 latest victims of the pandemic include: A woman in her 50s who was a resident of the City of Dallas. She had been…

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Southwest District Health board member promotes the use of hydroxychloroquine – KTVB.com

Viki Purdy promoted several debunked claims and told KTVB in an email that "Pharma" is to blame for the lack of credible evidence on the malaria drug's use. CALDWELL, Idaho — During Tuesday morning's Southwest District Health meeting, a debate over the use of hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19 patients broke out. It started with the question…

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10-year-old creates video journal while fighting coronavirus

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Is it possible to get to zero coronavirus cases without a vaccine? A local doctor explains – WTOP

Some countries are getting down to zero cases of the coronavirus without a vaccine. Could we see that in the D.C. area? “In Europe, when it went away, it really went away. In countries you saw numbers go way down and we’re seeing much lower numbers, say, in New York City now,” said Dr. Joshua…

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Regeneron says COVID cocktail prevents, treats virus in animals – Seeking Alpha

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:REGN) says its COVID-19 antibody drug combination under development both prevented and treated the disease in rhesus macaques and hamsters, sparking hope that it might work for people. The company says its REGN-COV2 cocktail of two monoclonal antibodies was able to "almost completely block establishment of virus infection" in the animal study and…

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Arizona doctors weigh in on new study that identifies six different “types” of COVID-19 – AZFamily

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COVID-19 vaccine candidates show promising early results, but finish line still far ahead – ABC News

A flurry of research, newly released by multiple manufacturers of COVID-19 vaccine candidates, provides reassuring glimmers of hope that scientists are on track to develop an effective and safe vaccine at record speed. On Monday, three research groups separately released early positive results demonstrating that their respective COVID-19 experimental vaccines induced a multipronged immune response…

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48 residents, 33 staff members test positive for COVID-19 at Round Rock nursing home – FOX 7 Austin

Round Rock care facility latest COVID-19 cluster A Round Rock care center has confirmed 48 residents and 33 staff have tested positive for COVID19. AUSTIN, Texas - A Round Rock care center has confirmed 48 residents and 33 staff members have tested positive for COVID-19. The Williamson County Rapid Response Viral Strike team says it…

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San Joaquin County ICUs at 121% capacity, COVID-19 federal team deployed – KCRA Sacramento

San Joaquin County ICUs at 121% capacity, COVID-19 federal team deployed – KCRA Sacramento  San Joaquin County ICUs at 121% capacity, COVID-19 federal team deployed – KCRA Sacramento san joaquin county icus at 121 capacity covid 19 federal team deployed kcra sacramento

San Joaquin County health officials said a federal medical assistance team was deployed Wednesday after a surge in COVID-19-related hospitalizations in the area.Officials with the San Joaquin Office of Emergency Services said Wednesday that intensive care units in the county were operating at 121% capacity, with a total hospital capacity of 71%.The county adds 28%…

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Coronavirus: Surf photographer on ‘stark’ lifestyle change

Image copyright Si Crowther Image caption Si Crowther usually works as a photographer around the world taking images like this one in Hawaii A surf photographer who would normally spend his time travelling the world has spoken of feeling "claustrophobic" at being stuck in a flat during lockdown.Si Crowther's work capturing windsurfing and surfing images…

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