If someone gets tested and contracts the virus before coming into contact with their friend or family member, they may still spread the virus. To reduce the likelihood of that happening, experts advise getting tested as close as possible to the day you plan to come into contact with someone. And consider avoiding situations where you might be exposed during the window in between getting tested and seeing them. After Lee-Satomi got tested, for instance, she canceled a planned cherry-picking excursion with her son because it was scheduled the day before they drove to see her parents. … [Read more...] about Should I get a coronavirus test before seeing friends and family?
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Over the weekend, they were given even more fresh hope after Scotland Yard investigators, reviewing the work of the Portuguese police under a multimillion-dollar shadow investigation called Operation Grange, said they had pinpointed more than 20 “persons of interest” who may have vital information about Madeleine’s disappearance. The list includes many previously known characters, including a troupe of British freelance cleaners whose white van was spotted in the area when she disappeared. But there are also plenty of new names on the list, including a middle-aged mystery couple who supposedly rented a flat near the McCanns during the same period in 2007. The couple, whose names have not been released, told Pamela Fenn, who lived above the McCann rental apartment, that they had opened the unlocked door to the McCanns’ apartment the night before Madeleine disappeared to comfort the young child, whose cries were allegedly audible from their own apartment. … [Read more...] about Madeleine McCann’s Parents Get Fresh Hope as Operation Grange IDs 20
“I think the public health officials in Contra Costa County are being sort of careful in not wanting Contra Costa County to go the wrong way. Of course you know Contra Costa was on the watchlist for awhile, then it got off, and now they’re kind of looking at things more seriously once again,” said UCSF infectious disease specialist Dr. Peter Chin-Hong. … [Read more...] about Contra Costa County Gets Tough On Facemask Restrictions As New COVID-19 Cases Surge
International students typically pay the highest rates of tuition at universities, and others work as teaching assistants who help faculty and often teach their own courses, according to N.C. State’s Nance. He said losing those students would cause a problem financially and logistically as universities are trying to be very careful about the student to faculty ratio and the need for social distancing. … [Read more...] about Foreign students in NC fear online classes mean deportation
In India, which reported a new daily high of 27,114 cases on Saturday, nearly a dozen states have imposed partial lockdowns in high-risk areas. Cases jumped from 600,000 to more than 800,000 in nine days. People are packing India's public hospitals as many are unable to afford private ones that generally uphold higher standards of care. … [Read more...] about Virus Cases Up Sharply in South Africa, India as Inequality Stings