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Los Angeles County could reach herd immunity by end of July, health officials say

A medical assistant administers a COVID-19 vaccine dose to a woman at a clinic in Los Angeles on March 25, 2021. Mario Tama/Getty Images Los Angeles County could reach herd immunity by mid to late July, public health officials said. At the current rate of vaccination, roughly 80% of adult and adolescent county residents could have at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Though there isn't a specific percentage of the county population needed to reach herd immunity, officials have esti...
Tags: Science, White House, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Anthony Fauci, Los Angeles County, Ferrer, LA County, Fauci, Barbara Ferrer, Mario Tama Getty, Herd Immunity, Coronavirus


Los Angeles County reported zero COVID-19 deaths for the second day in a row

A Covid-19 warning sign in Los Angeles, California. Aydin Palabiyikoglu/Getty Images Los Angeles county reported no new COVID-19 deaths for the second day in a row on Monday. The last time the county reported no new deaths twice in a row was in March 2020. COVID-19 cases and deaths in LA county have slowly been decreasing as vaccine efforts ramp up. See more stories on Insider's business page. Los Angeles County reported no new COVID-19 deaths for the second day in a row, county health...
Tags: Science, California, Los Angeles, Trends, New York Times, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Pfizer, Los Angeles County, LA County, Barbara Ferrer, Coronavirus, Lauren Frias, COVID-19, COVID


Los Angeles County reported zero COVID-19 deaths for the 2nd day in a row

A COVID-19 warning sign in Los Angeles. Aydin Palabiyikoglu/Getty Images Los Angeles County reported no new COVID-19 deaths Monday for the second day in a row. It's the county's first time going two days without reporting a coronavirus death since March 2020. COVID-19 cases and deaths in the county have slowly been decreasing as vaccine efforts ramp up. See more stories on Insider's business page. Los Angeles County reported no new COVID-19 deaths for the second day in a row, c...
Tags: Science, California, Los Angeles, Trends, New York Times, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Pfizer, Los Angeles County, Barbara Ferrer, BioNtech, Coronavirus, Lauren Frias, COVID-19, COVID


L.A. Records No New Covid Deaths for First Time in Over a Year as Life Gets More Normal

Los Angeles County recorded no new deaths from covid-19 on Sunday, the first time that’s happened since L.A. County identified its first coronavirus death on March 10, 2020. And while experts warn there’s a possibility of undercounting that typically happens on weekends, it’s still a great sign that Southern…Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Narendra Modi, Medical Research, Vaccination, Vaccine, Biotechnology, Life Sciences, Los Angeles County, Barbara Ferrer, Medical Specialties, Variants Of Sars Cov 2, Health Medical Pharma, Covid 19 Vaccination In Bulgaria, Covid 19 Vaccination In Israel


California reveals data used to lift stay-at-home order

SACRAMENTO — California’s health department on Monday released to the public previously secret projections for future hospital intensive care unit capacity throughout the state, the key metric for lifting the coronavirus stay-at-home order. However, state officials did not explain how regional per capita virus cases and transmission rates that also were released might influence how much ICU space will be available in four weeks. Last week, state health officials told The Associated Press they we...
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LA County orders ambulance crews to 'conserve oxygen' as it deals with a 905% increase in COVID-19 cases

A COVID-19 patient at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in the Mission Hills section of Los Angeles, November 19, 2020. Jae C. Hong/AP Los Angeles County's Emergency Medical Services said that in order to "conserve oxygen" during the COVID-19 crisis, ambulatory services should only administer supplemental oxygen to patients with low oxygen levels. Since November 1, the county recorded a 905% increase in its weekly average of positive cases. Health officials say that number is "likely to...
Tags: Health, Science, News, California, Los Angeles, Trends, EMS, Gavin Newsom, Los Angeles County, Minnesota Department of Health, LA County, US Army Corps of Engineers, Emergency Medical Services, Mission Hills, Barbara Ferrer, David Choi


Los Angeles County orders ambulance crews to 'conserve oxygen' as it deals with a 905% increase in COVID-19 cases

A COVID-19 patient at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in the Mission Hills section of Los Angeles on November 19. Jae C. Hong/AP Los Angeles County's Emergency Medical Services said Monday that to "conserve oxygen" during the COVID-19 crisis, ambulatory services should administer supplemental oxygen only to patients with especially low oxygen levels. Since November 1, the county recorded a 905% increase in its weekly average of positive cases. Health officials say that number is "like...
Tags: Science, News, Los Angeles, Trends, EMS, Gavin Newsom, Los Angeles County, Minnesota Department of Health, US Army Corps of Engineers, Emergency Medical Services, Mission Hills, Barbara Ferrer, David Choi, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Providence Holy Cross Medical Center, Coronavirus


California has surpassed 25,000 COVID-19 related deaths

Michelle Goldson, RN is working with a covid positive patient inside the ICU at Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital on Thursday, Dec. 17, 020 in Los Angeles, CA. Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images California surpassed 25,000 COVID-19 deaths on Thursday.  The state also recorded 3 more cases of the more transmissible coronavirus variant found in the UK.  COVID-19 cases are surging in the state and are only expected to continue to rise.  Visit Business Insider's homepag...
Tags: UK, New York, Texas, Science, California, Los Angeles, Trends, Ap, Healthcare, San Diego, Silicon Valley, San Diego County, Eric Garcetti, Southern California, Los Angeles County, San Joaquin Valley


As COVID-19 cases surge in Los Angeles, hospitals are running out of oxygen

Co-director of the intensive care unit at CommonSpirit's Dignity Health California Hospital Medical Center, Dr. Zafia Anklesaria attends to a COVID-19 patient in the hospital where she works, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Los Angeles, California on May 18, 2020. Lucy Nicholson/Reuters Some Los Angeles hospitals are struggling with shortages of oxygen to treat COVID-19 patients, the Los Angeles Times reported.  COVID patients typically require ten times as much ...
Tags: Science, Los Angeles, Trends, New York Times, Healthcare, The Times, Times, Chambers, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles California, LA Times, LA County, Lucy Nicholson Reuters, Barbara Ferrer, Los Angeles County USC Medical Center


A Los Angeles hospital is so overwhelmed with COVID-19 cases it's been forced to treat some patients in the gift shop

Michelle Goldson, RN is working with a covid positive patient inside the ICU at Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital on Thursday, Dec. 17, 020 in Los Angeles, CA. Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Some patients at one Los Angeles hospital are now being treated in the gift shop and chapel as COVID-19 cases surge and capacity is limited.  COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles County continue to break records and many intensive-care units have reached 0% capacity in the past sev...
Tags: UK, Science, California, Los Angeles, Trends, Cnn, New York Times, Healthcare, The Times, Times, Southern California, Los Angeles County, Brooke Baldwin, South Los Angeles, LA County, South LA


As COVID-19 infections surge out of control in Los Angeles County, officials are now investigating the potential spread of a new, more contagious strain

Michelle Goldson, RN works inside the ICU at Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital on December 17, 2020 in Los Angeles. Francine Orr/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Los Angeles County is now testing for a new and more transmissible strain of the coronavirus, the Los Angeles Times reported.  The county has seen a massive surge in cases in recent weeks.  The new strain was first discovered in the UK. Experts said there hasn't been any indication that the new strain could cause more s...
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Los Angeles County public health director gets visibly upset while giving dire update on the county's COVID-19 trajectory

A couple wearing facemasks to prevent the spread of coronavirus watch the sunset from Elysian Park in Los Angeles, California, on November 14, 2020. APU GOMES/AFP via Getty Images Los Angeles County officials delivered an update on COVID-19 and the region's stay at home order on Wednesday. Dr. Barbara Ferrer, Los Angeles County's Public health director delivered a grim update, announcing 9,243 new cases and 3,299 patients currently hospitalized. While addressing the 75 new deaths, and the ...
Tags: Politics, Science, California, Los Angeles, Trends, Public Health, Cbs, Southern California, Afp, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles California, Ferrer, Barbara Ferrer, Elysian Park, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Los Angeles County - the largest county in the country - reports 35% spike in COVID-19 hospitalizations since November

People arrive at a Covid-19 testing center despite the Stay-At-Home regulation underway in Los Angeles, California on December 8, 2020. - More than 8,000 new Covid-19 cases and another record for hospitalization was reported for Los Angeles County on December 8, 2020. FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images Over 3,100 people are now hospitalized with COVID-19 in Los Angeles County, public health officials said Tuesday. The number of people hospitalized has risen by nearly 1,000 in just over...
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