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In N.Y.C.’s Coronavirus Surge, a Frightening Echo of the 1918 Flu

This spring, death rates rivaled those seen during the country’s deadliest pandemic, a new study finds. “What 1918 looked like is basically this.”
Tags: News, New York City, Epidemics, Influenza, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Nancy, Howard, Markel, Health and Mental Hygiene Department (NYC, Deaths (Fatalities, JAMA Network Open, Your-feed-science, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Influenza Epidemic (1918-19, Disease Rates, Tomes


Public health leaders in California, nationwide leaving jobs amid pandemic pressures

Nearly a dozen state and local health leaders, including a pair in Orange and San Bernardino counties, have retired or resigned since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic under the crushing responsibility of serving as the often vilified public face in the fight against the virus. The departures in California mirror a nationwide trend in which dozens of top health officers have left formerly low-key positions after they were thrust into the white-hot, polarizing spotlight of the coronavirus pandem...
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Health Experts Warn About Perils of New Virus Data Collection System

An administration shift is putting a burden on hospitals and undercutting the integrity of data on the pandemic, current and former members of a federal advisory panel said.
Tags: News, Hospitals, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Trump, Health and Human Services Department, Donald J, Kadlec, Azar, Michael T, Government Contracts and Procurement, Osterholm, Alex M II, Robert P, American Hospital Assn, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Secretive Palantir Technologies is preparing to go public. But behind the cloak-and-dagger image, insiders and investors say, it's struggled to build a steady revenue model.

Palantir Technologies, one of the oldest unicorns in Silicon Valley, will face new levels of scrutiny when it finally reveals its financial information ahead of a public listing expected early this fall. The Peter Thiel-backed startup built its reputation as a secret purveyor of government spy technologies, supplying near-magical tools to law enforcement and military clients around the globe. But behind the scenes, Palantir has struggled to build the type of steady, recurring revenue model tha...
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The Virus Is Killing Young Floridians. Race Is a Big Factor.

The number of younger adults in the state who died of the disease quadrupled last month, as rising numbers of them tested positive.
Tags: Florida, News, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Deaths (Fatalities, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Disease Rates


Secretive data-analytics firm Palantir Technologies has thrived in the shadows, but a coming IPO could poke holes in its most valuable asset — its reputation

Palantir Technologies, one of the oldest unicorns in Silicon Valley, will face new levels of scrutiny when it finally reveals its financial information ahead of a public listing expected early this fall. The Peter Thiel-backed startup built its reputation as a secret purveyor of government spy technologies, supplying near-magical tools to law enforcement and military clients around the globe. But behind the scenes, Palantir has struggled to build the type of steady, recurring revenue model tha...
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Palantir Technologies is preparing to go public. But behind the cloak-and-dagger image, insiders and investors say, it's struggled to build a steady revenue model.

Palantir Technologies, one of the oldest unicorns in Silicon Valley, will face new levels of scrutiny when it finally reveals its financial information ahead of a public listing expected early this fall. The Peter Thiel-backed startup built its reputation as a secret purveyor of government spy technologies, supplying near-magical tools to law enforcement and military clients around the globe. But behind the scenes, Palantir has struggled to build the type of steady, recurring revenue model tha...
Tags: Google, Facebook, UK, Ebola, Microsoft, Navy, California, Washington Post, Cdc, Ebay, Saudi Arabia, Stanford, Nsa, White House, China, Virginia


The Virus Is Killing Young Floridians. Work, Not Partying, Is Often to Blame.

The number of younger adults in the state who died of the disease quadrupled last month, as rising numbers of them tested positive.
Tags: Florida, News, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Deaths (Fatalities, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Disease Rates


Do teenagers spread coronavirus more than young children?

Experts suspect greater social contact among teenagers spreads Covid-19 more quickly, but the science is unclearCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe extent to which children are able to transmit coronavirus, and the difference between the vulnerabilities of younger children and teenagers to the disease, has been a subject of scientific interest as the pandemic has unfolded.A South Korean study published in a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention journal in July fo...
Tags: Science, Children, World news, Infectious Diseases, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Coronavirus outbreak


What Do We Do About a Neighbor Who Breaks Distancing Rules?

The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on how to respond when your neighbor keeps having large gatherings during the pandemic — and more.
Tags: News, Masks, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Seattle (Wash, Quarantines


What do Trump's executive actions mean for $600 unemployment aid?

After Congress failed to agree on a new stimulus package, the president issued four measures to assist Americans. Here’s what you need to knowDonald Trump unveiled four executive actions meant to bolster the economy on Saturday after Congress failed to reach an agreement on a new coronavirus stimulus package.Trump praised himself for stepping up with the actions, saying that they will “take care, pretty much, of this entire situation”, but the reality is – of course - more complicated. Here is w...
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Trump Considers Banning Re-entry by Citizens Who May Have Coronavirus

Under the proposal, the government could block a citizen or legal resident’s entry if an official “reasonably believes” the person had been exposed to or was infected with the communicable disease.
Tags: News, Mexico, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Trump, Homeland Security Department, Americans Abroad, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Immigration and Emigration, Citizenship and Naturalization, Quarantines, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


ICE Is Making Sure Migrant Kids Don’t Have COVID-19—Then Expelling Them to ‘Prevent the Spread’ of COVID-19

This article first appeared at ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Since March, the Trump administration has pushed thousands of migrant children back to their home countries without legal screenings or protection, citing the risk that they could be carrying COVID-19 into the United States. But by the time the children are boarded on planes home, they’ve already been test...
Tags: News, Congress, Cdc, Mexico, United States, Aclu, CBP, Customs, Guatemala, Central America, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, San Antonio, Latin America, Caribbean, Flores, Abbott


Red Onions Sold At Trader Joe’s, Ralphs Recalled Over Salmonella

COMMERCE (AP) – A limited quantity of red and yellow onions sold at grocery chains Trader Joe’s and Ralphs in the West are being recalled in relation to an ongoing salmonella outbreak, Progressive Produce LLC said Monday. Thomson International Inc., the California company identified by the Food and Drug Administration as the likely source of the outbreak, supplied affected onions to Progressive Produce, the company said. Progressive Produce said the recalled onions are normally sold loose in bul...
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Citrus Flavoring Is Weaponized Against Insect-Borne Diseases

The E.P.A. has approved nootkatone, which is found in cedars and grapefruit. It repels ticks, mosquitoes and other dangerous bugs for hours, but is safe enough to eat.
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Is In-Person Voting Really Unsafe?

The fear in Wisconsin was clear. The coronavirus pandemic was still relatively new in early April as the Wisconsin governor's late attempt to delay the fast-approaching primary election was thwarted by a GOP court challenge. And even with a crucial state supreme court seat on the line, along with the presidential primary, some Democrats worried that asking people to head to the polls on election day could be a major health risk.  Four months later, as other states have also taken a similar b...
Tags: Florida, New York, News, Kentucky, Milwaukee, Georgia, Joe Biden, Gop, United States, Wisconsin, Biden, Donald Trump, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Jones, Trump, University Of Georgia


Salmonella Cases Linked to Onions Increase to Nearly 900

Grocery chains, including Publix and Giant Eagle, have recalled onions supplied by Thomson International and products that may contain the onions.
Tags: News, Food And Drug Administration, Onions, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Publix, Giant Eagle, Public Health Agency of Canada, Walmart Stores Inc, Kroger Company, Food Contamination and Poisoning, States (US, Salmonella (Bacteria, Thomson International


More than 12,000 crew members remain on cruise ships months after industry halted in March

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention extended its no-sail order to the end of September, complicating crew members' journeys off the ship.
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Salmonella outbreak linked to onions expands to hundreds of people sickened in 43 states

A salmonella outbreak caused by onions is expanding and has infected 640 people from 43 states. At least 85 of them have been hospitalized, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
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Experts Say US Isn’t Doing Enough To Contain Virus As Nation Nears 5 Million Cases

(CNN) — The US inched closer to 5 million cases of COVID-19 on Saturday as experts warned the country is still not doing enough to contain the spread of the coronavirus. “We need to take ownership of this and implement a federal plan by which we bring every state to containment by October,” said Dr. Peter Hotez, a professor and Dean of Tropical Medicine at the Baylor College of Medicine, adding that some states have been able to do that already. “But other parts of the country have a lot of work...
Tags: Health, Florida, Texas, Congress, Cdc, White House, US, Los Angeles, Georgia, Cnn, United States, Illinois, Donald Trump, Usaid, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Rajiv Shah


What to Do When Covid Doesn’t Go Away

Lessons for coronavirus long-haulers from my own experience with chronic illness.
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C.D.C. Closes Some Offices Over Bacteria Discovery

The move highlights the risk of Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks when buildings are reopened after coronavirus lockdowns.
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Coronavirus live news: UK recalls home tests over safety concerns as Indian health workers strike

Ten of thousands demand better pay and protection as cases rise in the Philippines, Greece and ItalyTrump poised to intervene in relief plans after talks break down‘We’re still so tired’: European doctors brace for second wave‘Very dead’: army and police patrol the deserted streets of coronavirus-stricken Melbourne 3.16pm BST Hispanic and black children in the US are far more likely to be hospitalized with Covid-19 than white children, a new study published by the Centers for Disease Control...
Tags: UK, New York, Science, US, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Brazil, Rio De Janeiro, Melbourne, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Edward Helmore, Tom Phillips, Guardian US, Jair Bolsonaro, Bolsonaro


How summer camps adapted to COVID-19 (and everything else)

The ballfields are quiet. The lake is placid. The bunks/cabins are empty without towels and bathing suits hung out to dry. For summer camps, this summer season has been rife with challenges, including the difficult decision not to open.But challenge and change are not new to camps. Over the past century, camps have adapted – often proactively – with innovations that enhance campers’ biopsychosocial development. While camps have long offered enjoyment, adventure, and respite for both children and...
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Salmonella outbreak linked to onions expands to hundreds of people sickened in 43 states

A salmonella outbreak caused by onions is expanding and has infected 640 people from 43 states. At least 85 of them have been hospitalized, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
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Salmonella outbreak linked to onions expands to 43 states

A salmonella outbreak caused by onions is expanding and has infected 640 people from 43 states. At least 85 of them have been hospitalized, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
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State Department lifts global coronavirus travel advisory

The State Department on Thursday lifted its Level 4: Do Not Travel advisory, issued on March 19 in order to encourage Americans against traveling overseas amid the coronavirus pandemic.Instead of a blanket travel advisory, the State Department said it will release country-specific guidelines "in order to give travelers detailed and actionable information to make informed travel decisions. This will also provide U.S. citizens more detailed information about the current status in each country. We ...
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With Old Allies Turning Against Her, Birx Presses On Against the Coronavirus

Dr. Deborah L. Birx, the White House coronavirus response coordinator, has found herself a woman without a country, denounced by Democrats and called “pathetic” by the president.
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C.D.C. Warns Against Drinking Hand Sanitizer

Four people died and nearly a dozen others were poisoned after swallowing alcohol-based hand sanitizer, federal health officials said.
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