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The 10 biggest coronavirus outbreaks on college campuses across the US since the fall semester began

Incoming students began moving in on the Ohio State University campus on August 13, 2020 in Columbus, Ohio. Matthew Hatcher/Getty Images Colleges across the US are seeing thousands of new coronavirus cases as students and faculty return to campus for the fall semester. The University of Georgia, University of Alabama, and Ohio State University have some of the largest campus outbreaks to date. Business Insider took a closer look at 10 colleges with significant coronavirus outbreaks. Visit ...
Tags: Science, News, College, US, Trends, University, New York Times, Illinois, Anthony Fauci, South, Osu, Campus, University Of Alabama, Midwest, University Of Illinois, Urbana Champaign


Fauci tells colleges: Don't send students home during campus outbreaks

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at National Institutes of Health, looks on before the start of a House Oversight And Reform Committee hearing concerning government preparedness and response to the COVID-19, coronavirus outbreak, in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill March 11, 2020 in Washington, DC. ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images The worst thing colleges can do during coronavirus outbreaks is send students ho...
Tags: Science, News, Nbc, College, Washington, White House, US, Trends, University, Abc News, Anthony Fauci, University Of Alabama, Chapel Hill, University Of North Carolina, Don, UNC


The US colleges and universities with the most coronavirus cases since the pandemic began

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Tags: Science, News, California, College, US, West Virginia, Trends, New York Times, Salt Lake City, Columbus, San Antonio, Uab, Campus, San Marcos, University Of Alabama, Boone


Train to Busan: Peninsula's First Trailer Is the Kind of Stress You Don't Need Right Now

Yeon Sang-ho’s Train to Busan expertly captured the sheer overwhelming sense of devastation that would be created by a zombie outbreak that quickly spread its way through a densely-packed, unsuspecting nation. Given the current state of the world, the first trailer for Train to Busan: Peninsula—a sequel to the…Read more...
Tags: Science, Zombies, Busan, Peninsula, Outbreaks, Yeon Sang ho, Train to Busan, Train To Busan Peninsula, Gang Dong Won


Ice-Locked Arctic Science Expedition Faces Challenges After Team Member Tests Positive for COVID-19

An individual involved with an international expedition to study the effects of climate change in the Arctic has tested positive for the coronavirus, in a development that could interrupt this important science mission.Read more...
Tags: Science, Climate Change, Global Warming, Arctic, Pandemics, Earth Sciences, Communicable Diseases, Outbreaks, Arctic Expeditions, Covid 19, Mosaic Mission


Did China's Travel Bans Help Delay the Outbreak? It's Complicated

New research looking into China’s early containment efforts of the deadly new coronavirus suggests the government’s strict travel restrictions may have bought the world some time, if not China itself. But it also seems that other travel restrictions to affected areas won’t really help prevent the outbreak from…Read more...
Tags: Travel, Science, China, Outbreaks, Pandemic, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2


Your Coronavirus FAQs, Answered: Wearing Masks, Canceling Air Travel, and More

The ongoing outbreak of a newly discovered, sometimes fatal coronavirus has many people wondering how much they should be altering their daily lives to avoid infection. As the disease known as COVID-19 has begun spreading locally in parts of the U.S., we’ve compiled answers to commonly asked questions submitted by our…Read more...
Tags: Science, Outbreaks, Pandemic, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2


Most U.S. States Have Conducted Fewer Than 50 Coronavirus Tests

President Trump’s coronavirus task force promised earlier this week that 1 million tests for the virus would be distributed to states by the end of the week, with Vice President Mike Pence insisting on Tuesday that “any American can be tested.” It’s Friday, and it’s safe to say none of that is true.Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Washington, Donald Trump, Pandemics, Trump, Mike Pence, Outbreaks, President Trump, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Coronavirus By State, Coronavirus Task Force


Remember This Photo

Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz took to the House floor on Wednesday to vote for the $8.3 billion coronavirus appropriations bill while wearing a gas mask. Gaetz appeared to be making fun of the crisis, even tweeting out a photo of himself in the mask. Whatever you do, remember this photo. Because it’s absolutely vital that…Read more...
Tags: Health, Florida, Science, House, World Health Organization, Fox News, Donald Trump, Dr Drew, Cnbc, Pandemics, Jim Cramer, Laura Ingraham, Matt Gaetz, Outbreaks, Gaetz, President Trump


How Deadly Is COVID-19?

With over 90,000 cases of the novel coronavirus confirmed worldwide and over 3,000 reported deaths—seven of which have been in the U.S.—scientists are zeroing in on how deadly the virus is and who is most at risk. The latest research suggests the fatality rate is anywhere between 1.4 and 2.3 percent, but the true…Read more...
Tags: Science, Virology, Outbreaks, Respiratory Diseases, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2


Twitter Tells Employees to Work From Home As Coronavirus Death Toll Climbs

Twitter has announced that employees are encouraged to work from home in an effort to stop the spread of a novel coronavirus that has infected at least 105 people in 15 states and killed six people in the U.S. The San Francisco-based social media company is believed to be the first major U.S. firm to announce a…Read more...
Tags: Health, South Korea, Twitter, Hong Kong, Japan, Science, US, San Francisco, Social Media, Disease, Jack Dorsey, Pandemics, South By Southwest, Outbreaks, Coronavirus, Covid 19


Many States Still Can't Test Locally For Coronavirus Despite Promises From Trump Regime

Alex Azar, secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), appeared on the Sunday political TV shows this weekend to reassure Americans that federal health authorities were prepared to tackle the coronavirus crisis, which has so far sickened at least 89 people in 12 states across the U.S. and killed…Read more...
Tags: South Korea, New York, Science, California, Cdc, Washington, Oregon, Fda, Donald Trump, Pandemics, Department of Health and Human Services HHS, Big Pharma, Eli Lilly, Outbreaks, Drug Companies, President Trump


Disturbing Letter About Life in COVID-19 Ward in China Is Abruptly Retracted

Earlier this week, British medical journal The Lancet published a brief correspondence from two Chinese medical aid workers who said they were currently fighting the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan. The letter, which describes extreme and intolerable working conditions inside the isolation wards, was suddenly retracted…Read more...
Tags: Science, China, Infectious Diseases, Wuhan, The Lancet, Outbreaks, Retractions, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2


20 Countries Report First Cases of Coronavirus This Week As Infections Skyrocket

Twenty countries have reported their first cases of the new coronavirus this week, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to over 82,000 in 50 countries since the outbreak began in December. At least 2,800 people have died worldwide.Read more...
Tags: Japan, Science, Greece, Georgia, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Italy, Oman, Finland, Croatia, Who, World Health Organization, Norway, Pandemics, Outbreaks


CDC Warns Coronavirus Outbreaks Likely to Hit U.S.

On Tuesday, health officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a dire warning: The U.S. will almost certainly not be spared from the outbreak of a new pneumonia-causing coronavirus that threatens to sweep across the globe. It’s only a matter of time before the virus will start to spread…Read more...
Tags: Science, Cdc, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Outbreaks, Pandemic, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2


Iran Denies Cover-Up After Lawmaker Contradicts Official Coronavirus Figures, Says 50 Dead

A member of Iran’s parliament announced on Monday that 50 people had died from the new coronavirus in the city of Qom and accused Iran’s Health Ministry of covering up the true extent of the outbreak in the country. The Health Ministry claims just 12 people have died in Iran from COVID-19, with 66 people sick from the…Read more...
Tags: South Korea, Science, China, Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Canada, Italy, Disease, Illness, Viruses, Bahrain, Kuwait, Pandemics, Qom, Health Ministry


Things Are Not Looking Good for Stopping the Coronavirus

The prospect that the new coronavirus, whose outbreak has been so far largely confined to China, could become a pandemic is seeming more likely today. This week, several countries have reported local clusters of the disease outside of mainland China, suggesting the virus is freely circulating there. Meanwhile, a new…Read more...
Tags: Science, China, Outbreaks, Wuhan Virus, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2


Moscow Using Facial Recognition to Enforce Coronavirus Quarantine of 2,500 Travelers from China

Moscow is using facial recognition technology to enforce a quarantine on thousands of people who arrived in Russia from China, over fears of the new coronavirus that has killed over 2,000 people worldwide, according to a new report from the Moscow Times. The news comes as the virus, which causes an illness dubbed…Read more...
Tags: Science, China, Russia, Moscow, Disease, Outbreaks, Sergei Sobyanin, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Moscow Using Facial Recognition


Trump Regime Overruled CDC, Flew Coronavirus-Infected Americans on Plane With Healthy People: Report

The U.S. State Department overruled the advice of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), choosing to bring 14 Americans who were infected with the new coronavirus back from Japan, according to the Washington Post. The new report raises serious questions about the U.S. government’s decisions at a time…Read more...
Tags: Japan, Science, Prisons, Washington Post, Cdc, China, Wuhan, Pandemics, U S State Department, Centers for Disease Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Anne Schuchat, Outbreaks, Gordon Chang, Diamond Princess, Coronavirus


2 Cruise Ship Passengers Die of Coronavirus, Raising Death Toll Outside China to 11

Two passengers from the Diamond Princess cruise ship currently docked in Yokohama, Japan have died from COVID-19, according to Japan’s public broadcaster NHK. They’re the first passengers from the cruise ship to die since it was put under quarantine on February 5, raising Japan’s death toll from the new coronavirus to…Read more...
Tags: Health, South Korea, Japan, Science, China, Iran, Disease, Yokohama Japan, Outbreaks, Diamond Princess, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2, Shincheonji Church of Jesus


Chinese Media Declares Hospital Director Dead From COVID-19, Then Alive, Then Dead Again

Liu Zhiming, the 51-year-old director of Wuchang Hospital in Wuhan, China, died at 10:54 AM local time Tuesday morning after being infected with coronavirus, according to the Wuhan Health Commission. Multiple Chinese state media outlets like the People’s Daily and Global Times reported Liu’s death yesterday but…Read more...
Tags: Health, Hong Kong, Japan, Science, China, Cambodia, Flu, Wuhan, Pandemics, Weibo, Liu, Yokohama, Hubei Province, Wuhan China, Outbreaks, Diamond Princess


China Using Drones in Increasingly Dystopian Ways to Combat Coronavirus Outbreak

Authorities in China have deployed drones to combat the spread of coronavirus in a variety of ways since the outbreak began, including disinfectant drones and drones that fly around with a loudspeaker to tell people they should keep their masks on. But there’s another way that police in China have started to use…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, China, Drones, Robots, Jetsons, Outbreaks, Children of Men, Tiktok, Coronavirus, Covid 19


China Reports 6 Health Workers Dead and 1,716 Sickened by Coronavirus

Health officials in China announced on Friday that the new coronavirus has sickened at least 1,716 health care workers and killed six. Roughly 87 percent of those health workers infected with COVID-19 were in Hubei province, the epicenter of the outbreak, according to Chinese state media outlet China Daily.Read more...
Tags: Japan, Science, China, Pneumonia, Hubei, Outbreaks, CGTN, Diamond Princess, National Health Commission, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Zeng Yixin, China Reports 6 Health Workers Dead


Cruise Ship Previously Rejected by Five Countries Over Virus Fears Will Finally Be Allowed to Dock

The Westerdam cruise ship will be allowed to dock in Cambodia, according to a new statement from cruise ship operator Holland America Line. The ship had previously been refused entry by five countries over concerns that passengers might have been infected with the new coronavirus that has killed 1,116 and sickened…Read more...
Tags: Cruises, Health, Japan, Science, China, Thailand, Cambodia, Who, World Health Organization, Outbreak, Viruses, Cruise Ships, Holland America, Carnival Cruises, Sihanoukville, Guam


There's Now an Official Name for the Wuhan Coronavirus Illness

The World Health Organization has finally come up with a name for the illness caused by a newly discovered coronavirus that’s infected at least 40,000 people and killed over 1,000 worldwide. Meanwhile, scientists elsewhere have coined a new name for the virus itself.Read more...
Tags: Science, Infectious Diseases, Who, World Health Organization, Outbreaks, Wuhan Virus, Coronavirus, Covid 19


Patient Did Not Spread Wuhan Virus Before Showing Symptoms, Experts Say

One of the scarier concerns about the Wuhan coronavirus may be overblown. This week, researchers appeared to debunk findings from last week that suggested the virus could spread from people not showing symptoms. Indeed, it seems the patient initially suspected of passing on the infection while asymptomatic did in fact …Read more...
Tags: Science, Infectious Diseases, Wuhan, Outbreaks, 2019 Ncov, Wuhan Virus, Coronavirus


That Video of Farts Captured by Thermal Cameras Looking For Coronavirus is Totally Fake

Have you seen that viral video of people farting in public, captured by China’s thermal imaging cameras that are on the hunt for coronavirus? It’s completely fake.Read more...
Tags: Health, Twitter, Science, Youtube, China, Social Media, Chinese communist party, Thermal Imaging, Airlines, Flights, Fake, Fakes, Ccp, Global Times, Outbreaks, Thermal Cameras


Delta, American, and United Cancel All Flights To and From China for Months as Coronavirus Death Toll Hits 213 [Updated]

Delta, American, and United airlines will cancel all flights to and from mainland China as the confirmed death toll from the new coronavirus hits 213 and the number of confirmed cases reaches almost 10,000 worldwide, with over 100,000 more patients under medical observation.Read more...
Tags: Science, Air Travel, China, Delta, Outbreak, Airlines, Flights, United, American, Hawaiian, Outbreaks, Wuhan Virus, Coronavirus, United Cancel All Flights


Delta and American Cancel All Flights to China for Months as Coronavirus Death Toll Hits 213

Delta and American airlines will cancel all flights to and from China as the confirmed death toll from the new coronavirus hits 213 and the number of confirmed cases reaches almost 10,000 worldwide, with over 100,000 more patients under medical observation.Read more...
Tags: Science, Air Travel, China, Delta, Outbreak, Airlines, Flights, United, American, Hawaiian, Outbreaks, Wuhan Virus, Coronavirus


Report: White House Considering Temporary Ban on All U.S.-China Flights Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

The White House is considering imposing a temporary ban on flights to and from China amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak centered in Hubei province, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday night, citing a person familiar with situation. The Washington Post and USA Today separately verified that such a ban was under…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Medicine, Washington Post, White House, China, Bloomberg, Infectious Diseases, Outbreak, Usa Today, Hubei, Outbreaks, Wuhan Virus, Coronavirus



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