The Guardian - 57 min 23 sec ago
If the public is no longer reassured by the government's social distancing measures, I fear a second wave of coronavirus Richard Coker is emeritus professor of public health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine See all our coronavirus coverage Coronavirus latest updates Thirty-five years ago, when I was working as a newly qualified doctor, I extracted a sausage from a woman's windpipe. She was, in the eyes of the ambulance crew who brought her in, probably beyond saving...
Quartz - 57 min 34 sec ago
Curbing Covid-19 is a shared responsibility.
The Guardian - 1 hour 31 min ago
Latest figures from public health authorities on the spread of Covid-19 in the United Kingdom. Find out how many confirmed cases have been reported in each of England's local authorities Coronavirus - live news updates Coronavirus world map Find all our coronavirus coverage here Please note: these are government figures on numbers of confirmed cases some people who report symptoms are not being tested, and are not included in these counts. Continue reading...
Chicago Tribune - 9 hours 4 min ago
Mayor Lori Lightfoot today announced Chicago's newest effort to ramp up coronavirus contact tracing efforts a key factor in the city's and state's phased reopening plans. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today vetoed a controversial resolution commissioners approved last week that would have had public health officials sharing the addresses of coronavirus patients with paramedics and other first responders. Preckwinkle called the plan "extraordinarily bad." And, while...
Daily News - 10 hours 23 min ago
"The damage done by McDonald's decisions is not confined to the walls of its restaurants, but instead has broader public health consequences for the Chicago community, the State of Illinois, and the entire country."...
Time - 12 hours 50 min ago
Video footage from crowded pool parties show hundreds of people standing close to each other, not wearing face masks...
Reuters - 12 hours 57 min ago
Barbershops and hair salons may open with modifications in parts of California where public health officials can show it is safe, Governor Gavin Newsom said on Tuesday, as the most populous U.S. state continued to ease its coronavirus-related restrictions.
The Nation - 18 hours 8 min ago
Katrina vanden Heuvel The public health and economic crises have given real-world urgency to policies once considered idealistic. The post Three Lessons From Nebraska That Show How Progressive Candidates Can Win appeared first on The Nation .
Billboard - 18 hours 40 min ago
If approved by counties' respective public health departments, California retail stores can reopen for business state-wide with special safety measures in place to protect against the spread of coronavirus.
NY Post - 19 hours 7 min ago
Health officials in Missouri have called on partiers who descended on Lake of the Ozarks’ crowded Memorial Day weekend celebrations to self-quarantine out of concern they may bring the virus back with them. St. Louis County Public Health Department slammed the packed poolside bars in videos that emerged from the lake spot as “reckless.” “This...
Forbes - 20 hours 57 min ago
Amid the COVID-19 crisis, Colorado lawmakers have shelved their plan to overhaul the state's healthcare system and implement a public health insurance option. But their reprieve may prove temporary. If Biden gets his way, no American will be safe from the destructive effects of a public option.
Newser - 21 hours 13 min ago
Anyone who failed to keep distance at a crowded pool party in Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks over Memorial Day weekend is being asked to self-quarantine for 14 days. Public health officials in St. Louis County issued an advisory on Monday, noting "recent news reports indicate that many people, including...
Forbes - 21 hours 49 min ago
After a 7000% increase in the use of hydroxychloroquine to treat Covid-19 symptoms in France and a recent Lancet study claiming the drug doesn't work, the French High Council for Public Health (HCSP) has recommended that it not be prescribed except in clinical trials.
CBS News - 22 hours 26 min ago
The St. Louis County Public Health Department urged anyone who did not socially distance at the Lake of the Ozarks to self-quarantine.
The Guardian - 23 hours 29 min ago
Low supply of test kits worries public health experts as lockdowns in Africa ease Coronavirus latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage As coronavirus lockdowns adopted in Africa ease and urban populations become more mobile, the low supply of test kits to measure outbreaks of Covid-19 is of increasingly urgent concern, public health experts have warned. Countries on the continent have adopted a range of testing strategies, but fierce international competition for test kits and a lack of global...