‘Your actions are jeopardizing public health!’: Last call in New Orleans as police disperse crowds

A handful of locals gathered with their dogs outside Toulouse Dive Bar, one of the few to stay open until the bitter end. Regulars were welcome, including street performers from Jackson Square who showed up dressed as zombies. Those seeking tourist drinks like hurricanes and hand grenades were turned away.

Criminals Exploiting Coronavirus Pandemic to Prey on Public, Health Workers

PARIS (AP) – Criminals are preying on a fearful public and disrupting the provision of medical care during the coronavirus pandemic by selling counterfeit products, impersonating health workers, and hacking computers as many citizens do their jobs online at home, European law enforcement agency Europol said Friday.

Woman passes coronavirus to her CAT as pet is taken ill with breathing problems, Belgium public health body says

In the Hong Kong cases, both dogs contracted the virus from their owners – while the first mutt that caught it died just two days after being released from mandatory quarantine on February 26.

US home health care companies tell aids in areas hard-hit by coronavirus to leave their patients as they warn the industry is on the ‘verge of collapse’ and desperately needs protective gear

Experts say that care programs designed for low-income homebound patients are poised to ‘collapse’ under the current pandemic. Pictured: Judie Shape acknowledges press photographers gathered outside as her daughter and son-in-law visit her at Life Care Center in Kirkland, March 17

Guam governor suspends public meeting rights due to virus

For most people, the new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia and death.

UN health agency settles in for long fight with virus

“At this point, no one can predict how long this epidemic is going to last,” Ryan said during a WHO news conference. “We are entering and moving to an uncertain future. … Many countries around the world are just beginning the cycle of this epidemic.”

Nebraska health officials confirm 2 COVID-19 deaths

“The family of this individual has our most sincere sympathies,” said County Health Director Dr. Adi Pour. “This new disease has been in our community for only a short while, but those with co-morbidities are at greater risk of complications.”

Santa Clara County Ramps Up Health Care Infrastructure As COVID-19 Cases Surge

Smith said that, because the federal government treated the outbreak as a regional pandemic in the beginning by telling public health departments to test only those who traveled to China or came into contact with someone who traveled to the country, they did not get the complete picture of how prevalent the virus was in […]

Health officials: 64 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Iowa

For most people, the new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia, and death.

Branford Coronavirus Update: Senior Home Safety Program Funding

Shoreline Village CT, a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization whose mission is to enable seniors to live independently in their own homes, is providing funding of up to $1,000 for seniors in Branford, Guilford, East Haven and Madison.