Health

CDC Head Says 'We Could Drive This Epidemic to the Ground' If Everyone Wore Masks for 6 Weeks

CDC Director Robert Redfield said “over the next six weeks we could drive this epidemic to the ground” if everyone wore face masks during a media session in a county in North Carolina on Monday.
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Vulnerability of 1 in 3 Young Adults to Severe COVID-19 Linked to Smoking: Study

One third of young adults are at risk of severe COVID-19, and this vulnerability may be linked to smoking, according to new research published in the Journal of Adolescent Health on Monday.
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Drone Footage Shows Party Attended by Hundreds Traced to New Cluster of COVID-19 Cases

There were an estimated 400 people at a house party on 4th of July weekend in Missouri and at least five people who were at that party have reportedly tested positive for COVID.
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Nurses Ask to Be Included in Back to School Plans

There’s a call to include nurses in planning as Texas school districts make plans to reopen. The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has given guidance in their recommendations for how to open schools.
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Irwin Family Offers Glimpse at COVID-19 Lockdown in Zoo in Animal Planet Series

The Irwin family explained how the COVID-19 lockdown impacts the Australia Zoo. Steve Irwin’s wife and children are featured in an Animal Planet series.
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Nurse, 29, Dies After 26-Day Battle With Coronavirus

A nurse has died after a 26-day battle with COVID-19. The 29-year-old will be remembered as a massive fan of Disney. His sister posted a heartwarming tribute to Instagram.
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Teacher Dies of Coronavirus After Sharing Classroom With Colleagues Who Also Tested Positive

Three teachers in Arizona who shared a classroom for a summer school course all tested positive for COVID-19. One teacher has died from the deadly virus.
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Experts Say Faster COVID-19 Test Results Are Critical to Saving Lives, Restarting Economy

Faster results from COVID-19 tests could save hundreds of lives in Illinois and tens of thousands of lives nationally, said a Northwestern Medicine disease modeling expert.
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Woman Takes Job in Nursing Home to Be With Husband During COVID-19 Pandemic

During the coronavirus pandemic, many Americans are feeling lonely and anxious. A wife took a job to see her husband in a nursing home during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Doctor Says 30-Year-Old Coronavirus Patient Died After Attending ‘COVID Party’

A doctor from Texas shared the story of a 30-year-old patient who died after allegedly attending a “COVID party.” The incident happened in the city of San Antonio.
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