At least three strike teams, made up of staff from state labor, business, health, social services and agriculture agencies, will head to the Central Valley. Health and Human Services Secretary Mark Ghaly said the teams would assist with issues including preventing outbreaks in nursing homes, expanding contact tracing capacity, and improving public messaging around social distancing and wearing face coverings. … [Read more...] about California aims to tamp down coronavirus hot spots in hard-hit Central Valley
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AstraZeneca’s decision to place the trial on hold comes after a pledge from nine leading U.S. and European vaccine developers on Tuesday to uphold scientific safety and efficacy standards for their vaccines despite the urgency to contain the pandemic. … [Read more...] about Australia not worried about vaccine trial pause, cases rise in hot spot
Bolstering testing efforts could also help the state gain control over the virus, he said. Testing in Mississippi fluctuated in the spring and summer, with a record high of more than 16,000 tests conducted on a single day earlier this summer, but fewer than 10,000 have been performed daily in recent weeks, according to Johns Hopkins University. Mississippi is one of 33 U.S. states that does not currently meet the World Health Organization's testing positivity criteria for reopening, university researchers said. … [Read more...] about Next U.S. Coronavirus Hot Spot? Health Official Says Mississippi, Where Nearly 1 in 4 Tested Are Positive
Labor Day celebrants enjoy a day at McFadden Beach Monday, where families were able to distance while swimming, playing in the sand and fishing. Sea Rim and McFadden beaches both were a contrast to Bolivar Peninsula beaches throughout the weekend, which were packed as people enjoyed the final summer holiday. Photo taken Monday, September 7, 2020 Kim Brent/The Enterprise … [Read more...] about Photos: Beaches are hot spot for Labor Day summer farewell
Spike in mystery coronavirus infections hits Sydney as New South Wales records another 12 cases – and the worrying CBD cluster grows yet again New South Wales has recorded another 12 cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases in the state to 3,902. … [Read more...] about Urgent alert for MILLIONS of Australians in new hot spot suburbs to get tested for coronavirus NOW – even if they have a runny nose – so is your area on the list?