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joebiden aug14 Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden called on the Trump administration to make mandatory for everyone in the country to wear masks in public for the next three months. It would save more than 40,000 lives over the next three months, according to him. "Every governor should mandate mandatory mask-wearing. The estimates by the experts are it will save over 40,000 lives." "Every

uscoronavirus aug13 The United States recorded 1,490 cornavirus-related casualties in the last 24 hours, the highest daily number in nearly three months. The total death toll in the country rose to 166027 as per Johns Hopkins University's latest data Thursday. 56,169 additional infections were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the national total to 5197377. Wednesday, Texas witnessed the state's biggest one-d

schoolcoronavirus 12 After a week of opening for regular classes, more than 900 students and staff members in the Cherokee County School District in northern Georgia have been forced to go on quarantine because of possible exposure to coronavirus, raising more questions about the feasibility and risks involved in the move. Cherokee County Schools reopened on August 3 for in-person learning. When in-person and virtual

coronavirus feb18 12aug20 Moderna said Tuesday that it has reached an agreement with the U.S. to initially supply 100 million doses of its experimental vaccine for COVID-19, mRNA-1273. The U.S. government has awarded up to $1.525 billion for the vaccine.

vaccine aug11 On the day the world reached a grim mark of 20 million people infected with Covid-19, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that researchers in his country have developed the world's first vaccine for coronavirus. Announcing this on Russian state TV on Tuesday, Putin said that the vaccine against coronavirus, developed by the Moscow-based Gamaleya Institute, had gone through all the necessar

uscoronavirus aug10 The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the United States crossed 5 million Sunday. One fifth of these cases, or a million, were reported in just more than two weeks. However, a sharp drop in new cases and deaths were reported at the weekend. An additional 46,935 coronavirus infections were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases in the country to 5044864, as p

hand sanitizer 080720 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that swallowing hand sanitizers that contain methanol can cause permanent blindness or death, if not treated. The federal health agency called on people to immediately discontinue use of hand sanitizers recalled by U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Some of the hand sanitizers that FDA banned from consumption in the country include the following:

uscoronavirus aug07 The United States recorded 1848 cornavirus-related casualties in the last 24 hours, the highest daily number since May 14. The U.S. also crossed the 160,000 mark for deaths on Thursday. With this, the total death toll in the country rose to 160104 as per Johns Hopkins University's latest data Friday. 59765 additional infections were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the national total to 48

uscoronavirus 0806 The United States recorded 1,426 cornavirus-related casualties in the last 24 hours, the second highest daily number in more than two months. The total death toll in the country rose to 158256 as per Johns Hopkins University's latest data Thursday. 52,373 additional infections were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the national total to 4823892. After a brief lull, the daily COVID deaths a

cdc aug05 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued an alert saying that it expects an outbreak of a rare, serious paralyzing condition that mostly affects young children this year. Since 2014, outbreaks of Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) have occurred in the United States every 2 years. CDC said it anticipates that 2020 will be another peak year for AFM cases. The next outbreak could oc

uscoronavirus aug05 After a brief lull, the daily COVID deaths and infections began to show an uptick in the United States. After the number of new coronavirus cases in the country remaining under 50000 for four consecutive days, 53,803 additional infections were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the national total to 4771519. Still, this is a better situation when compared to last week, when there were an aver

Eurofins U.S. Clinical Diagnostics, affiliated to Eurofins Scientific (ERFSF.PK, EUFI.PA), announced Wednesday the launch of lower cost highly accurate COVID-19 PCR test. The test will be offered through its network of U.S. laboratories, including Viracor Eurofins beginning mid-August. The company...

uscoronavirus aug04 For the second consecutive day, the number of new coronavirus cases in the United States remained under 50000, and casualty rate continued to fall below 1000. This is a better situation when compared to last week, when more than 60,000 new infections were being reported daily, and more than 1000 people were dying from the viral disease every day in the U.S. With 49,380 new cases reporting in t

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