Political Rallies In The Coronavirus Era? Ohio Health Officials Aren’t Worried

Ohio’s primary is scheduled for March 17, and as the presidential field has winnowed to two candidates in a tight race, Senator Bernie Sanders and former Vice President Joe Biden are likely to arrive in the Buckeye State to jockey for Ohio’s delegates. Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard is in the race as well, but her chances […]

The Conservative Campaign Against Safety

Conservatives have supported and extended Trump’s position. Writing in The Washington Post on March 25, the columnist Gary Abernathy claimed that both the stimulus plan passed by the Senate and the shelter-at-home proclamations had completed the nation’s march to socialism begun “incrementally decades ago.” “The delicate balance between freedom and risk was less than an […]

Commentary: Better global governance for public health needed to defeat pandemics

While globalization is not to blame for the current pandemic, the sudden strike of the new disease has indeed highlighted a thought-provoking reality: the existing global public health governance has fallen behind the need of the times, and should be upgraded accordingly.

Medical Fetish Site Donates Entire Stock of Scrubs After Being Contacted by ‘Desperate’ Health Officials

Healthy individuals only need to wear a mask if taking care of a sick person.Wear a mask if you are coughing or sneezing.Masks are effective when used in combination with frequent hand cleaning.Do not touch the mask while wearing it. Clean hands if you touch the mask.Learn how to properly put on, remove and dispose […]

Coronavirus Cases Exceed 100 In Riverside County, 8 Dead

Palm Springs officials on Tuesday ordered the immediate closure of all golf courses, trails and public parks within city limits. And new restrictions went into effect in Palm Springs barring all vacation rentals or hotel stays, unless they are related to COVID-19 response efforts. Violators can be fined $5,000 for their first offense, $10,000 for […]

1,000 Dead In Riverside County By May: New Coronavirus Models

“The expansion to the west was expected, since testing has been expanded on both sides of the county,” Jose Arballo, spokesman for the Riverside University Health System, told City News Service. “The numbers east and west will likely continue to grow, but since the west has a larger population, the numbers there will probably grow […]

Report: Confusion Surrounds L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Homeless Coronavirus Plan

The Times cited one anti-poverty activist: “It’s not a skill thing. It’s a will thing. … The emergency relief workers, they’re not interested or willing to staff the shelters because they are saying, ‘Hey, that is not a medical emergency.’”

Coronavirus in Kerala: Patient’s condition stable, says health minister

The health ministry officials have now begun contact tracing of the patient. This involves tracing whoever the student was in touch after she came back to Kerala. Once identified, they would be counselled and home quarantined. If needed, they would be isolated in the hospital.

‘Group of local vigilantes’ try to forcibly quarantine out-of-towners, officials say

An exchange between the roommates and some local residents “apparently didn’t go very well,” she said, adding that “a group of local vigilantes decided to take matters into their own hands, and barricade these guys into their rental property.”

Fake news on coronavirus: Punjab stops unauthorised officials from talking to press

The letter also states that a panel of experts will be appointed, known as the Corona Experts Advisory Group, who will be available to the media for comments or expert opinion, adding that “if a doctors considers him/herself an expert on the subject, he/she may first seek” authority or to be added to the Group.