Nearly half of new cases belong to Marylanders in their 20s and 30s, and the positivity rate for Marylanders under 35 is over 85% higher than Marylanders 35 and older. We are urging younger Marylanders to take these statistics seriously: this pandemic is by no means behind us. … [Read more...] about Trump Calls Recent Coronavirus Spikes ‘Burning Embers’ As US Tops 140,000 Deaths
John hopkins apl
But the costs are too great to allow for irrational fear of vaccines to outweigh the real consequences of catching a disease such as Covid-19, which is claiming lives, and causing unprecedented changes in society. Tragically, the anti-vaccine movement has expanded from one making phony claims linking vaccines to autism, to one tied to extremist groups who see social distancing as a form of conspiracy or government plots. … [Read more...] about Will a Covid-19 vaccine signal an end to the anti-vaccine movement?
“This herbal tea gives results in seven days,” President Andry Rajoelina said at an April 20 news conference, claiming it had cured two people. The event took place at the country’s Malagasy Institute of Applied Research, which developed the tonic branded as Covid-Organics, or CVO. … [Read more...] about Madagascar’s COVID-19 ‘Cure’ Raises Pride, Health Concerns and Political Risks
“It’s surely a relevant statistic to say if the U.S. has X population and X percentage of death of that population vs. South Korea,” Swan said, citing reporting from Seoul showing 300 deaths out of the country's population of 51 million. … [Read more...] about Trump on coronavirus death toll: ‘It is what it is’
The President and Pence, razor focused on the election in exactly three months, spoke in a way that implicitly disregarded and may well have been intended to counter the warning of Birx, the coronavirus task force coordinator who said on CNN Sunday the virus was in a "new phase" as it bears down on rural areas where health care is often rudimentary. … [Read more...] about Trump spinning virus failure as a win again by celebrating ‘encouraging’ progress