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Jul 02, 2020

Jul 02, 2020

US posts largest single-day jump in new COVID-19 cases

Florida confirms a record number, and Texas has a new order to wear masks.

Jul 01, 2020

Jul 01, 2020
Death in hospital corridor

About 30% of COVID deaths may not be classified as such

In the first 3 months of the pandemic, excess US deaths were 28% higher than reported COVID-19 deaths.

Jun 30, 2020

Jun 30, 2020
Drive-through testing in North Carolina

Fauci: US could see 100,000 COVID-19 cases a day if surge continues

"How the country will respond in the next 7 to 10 days will have an impact," says CIDRAP Director Michael Osterholm. "But there are going to be lots and lots of cases."

Jun 29, 2020

Jun 29, 2020
Boy in hospital bed with heart monitor

Worrisome details noted in kids with COVID inflammatory syndrome

Both studies revealed the same high level of intensive care: 80%.

Jun 29, 2020
Extended family playing board game

Study suggests household exposure may increase C difficile risk

Living with a family member with C difficile increased the risk of contracting the disease 12-fold.

Jun 29, 2020

News Scan for Jun 29, 2020

More DRC Ebola
Cyclospora outbreak grows
Delayed antibiotics for respiratory infections
Dengue in Florida Keys

Jun 25, 2020

Jun 25, 2020
National Guard COVID response in Texas

US sets daily COVID-19 record as Texas halts opening

Though age is still important, younger adults with underlying conditions can get very sick, too, the CDC warns.

Jun 25, 2020

News Scan for Jun 25, 2020

'COVID toes' not tied to virus
Nursing home deaths in pandemic
Salmonella and backyard poultry

Jun 23, 2020

Jun 23, 2020
Tony Fauci, MD, NIAID director

Fauci, Redfield testify to Congress on COVID-19 surge, vaccines

"A couple of days ago, there were 30,000 new infections. That's very troublesome."

Jun 23, 2020

News Scan for Jun 23, 2020

Airborne SARS-CoV-2 efficiency
Undetected COVID-19 cases
Cyclospora outbreak widens
Low-path avian flu in Italy


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