Described as a "severe, often lethal, form of pneumonia," Legionnaires' can lead to treatment in an intensive care unit, according to Legionella.org. Some symptoms may be long-term: One study showed that three quarters of survivors continued to feel tired, 66% had neurologic symptoms and 63% had neuromuscular symptoms months after their diagnosis. … [Read more...] about One person has died of Legionnaires’ disease after staying at an Atlanta hotel
000 more people could die in next 3 weeks
The producer of the all-woman lingerie event, Sean Donnelly, assured The Daily Beast that the participants had been offered a chance to opt out of the rally. He added that they would be staying at a hotel 30 miles away in Rapid City and would be bused in two hours before the bouts, returning directly to the hotel afterwards. They would have custom-designed masks. … [Read more...] about ‘Screw COVID’: 250,000 Bikers to Defy Common Sense for Nine Days at Sturgis Rally
6:05 p.m. Twitter blocked new tweets from ‘Team Trump’ account: Twitter officials said Wednesday they banned Trump’s campaign account, “Team Trump,” until it removed a post containing misinformation on the coronavirus, according to the Washington Post. The account tweeted a video from a clip of an interview Trump conducted with Fox News on Wednesday morning. Trump said, without evidence, that, “If you look at children, children are almost — and I would almost say, definitely, but almost —immune from this disease.” Twitter spokeswoman Liz Kelley told the Post that the tweet violated the company’s “Twitter Rules on COVID-19 misinformation. The account owner will be required to remove the Tweet before they can Tweet again.” The post was removed and the account was active Wednesday night. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus live updates: Recovery slows as California records 10,000 COVID-19 deaths
As of Thursday, New Jersey’s case rate per 100,000 people was 30 over the past seven days, according to The New York Times. The state had a positivity rate of 1.77 percent on its tests over the past week, according to the Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center. For the past month, that number was 1.52 percent. The state was testing 2.3 people per 1,000, a rate that was trending downward according to Johns Hopkins. … [Read more...] about How Is New York Having Crazy Parties With No COVID Surge?
Dr. Richard Besser, who was an acting CDC chief during the H1N1 swine flu pandemic in 2009, said return to school has been complicated by the mixed messages. "If you have politicians saying that CDC guidance is a barrier to getting children back into school, instead of the roadmap for doing it safely, then whole system breaks down," Besser said. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus infections among younger populations are skyrocketing, WHO says