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The deadliest month yet of the coronavirus outbreak in the US drew to a close with certain signs of progress: COVID-19 cases and hospitalisations are plummeting, while vaccinations are picking up speed. The question is whether the nation can stay ahead of the fast-spreading mutations of the virus. The US death toll has climbed past …

Hawaii health officials today reported 120 new coronavirus infections statewide, bringing the total since the start of the pandemic to 20,769 cases. The state’s official coronavirus-related death toll remains at 285 with no new deaths reported today. The official state Department of Health coronavirus-related death toll includes 221 fatalities on Oahu, 44 on Hawaii island, …

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has warned that the United States is still missing nearly eight coronavirus infections for every one counted.  Daily US deaths from COVID-19 on Wednesday hit 2,284, the highest since May 7, according to data from The Covid Tracking Project. It is the second day running that more than 2,000 people …

Katie Church, an RN at Bartlett Regional Hospital, demonstrates putting on personal protective equipment to handle a patient infected with COVID-19 on Monday, April 7, 2020 in Juneau, Alaska. (Photo by Rashah McChesney/KTOO) State health officials reported 745 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday in Alaska residents and non-resident visitors to the state. This is a …

Live updates: CDC offers stronger endorsement of mask wearing as U.S. sets another record for infections  The Washington Post CDC now says masks protect both the wearers and those around them from Covid-19  CNN Masks don’t just protect you from spreading Covid. They protect you from getting it, too, CDC says  Yahoo News ‘Two-way street’: CDC report says …

The final report into Victoria’s hotel quarantine inquiry has been delayed by over seven weeks, just eight days out from its scheduled release date. The full document will now be released on December 21, with an interim report to be delivered on November 6. The interim report will contain recommendations for a proposed quarantine program, …

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Connecticut health officials are warning of a rise in infections stemming from the exposure to bacteria in Long Island Sound. Four patients in August and one in July were diagnosed with relatively rare Vibrio vulnificus infections, according the state Department of Public Health. Those infections an lead to serious illness that …

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut health officials are warning of a rise in infections stemming from the exposure to bacteria in Long Island Sound. Four patients in August and one in July were diagnosed with relatively rare Vibrio vulnificus infections, according the state Department of Public Health. Those infections can lead to serious illness that …

The governor of South Dakota on Wednesday disputed economists who say the motorcycle rally in Sturgis last month may have caused as many as 250,000 coronavirus infections, saying they just “made up some numbers and published them.” Gov. Kristi Noem, a Republican, questioned the math, even though her state has reported a 126 percent increase …

Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 5 (PTI) As health workers grapple with the COVID-19 scourge, scientistsat the Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST) here has developedcanister bags lined with super absorbent material containing an effective disinfectantfor the safe management of infected respiratory secretions. The SCTIMST, anInstitute of national importance under the Department of Science …