San Diego County hits another record with 497 new cases amid coronavirus outbreak

In all, the county has reported 13,334 positive coronavirus cases this year.
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Global tourism stands tolose up to $3.3tn, says UN;Ryanair pilots take pay cut to avoid job losses; touristflights to Greece resume; global casespass 10.5mAustralia: 73 new cases in MelbourneTrump silent as US records record one-day rise in casesCzech republic drops mask rule as Prague has street partyRussia rushes lockdown end as Lenin tomb reopens7.17pmBSTThe US has suffered 560 more deaths and registered another 43,644 cases, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has said, taking the respective totals to 127,299 and 2,624,873.7.00pmBSTContinue reading...
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Researchers claim apocalyptic movies prepared people for Covid-19 and made them more resilientCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFor those of you who whiled away hours on the sofa watching society crumble in the face of marauding zombies, deadly aliens and infectious diseases – it’s time to reap the rewards.Psychologists have found evidence that fans of apocalyptic movies – where global order is upturned – may be more resilient and better prepared to deal with the coronavirus pandemic than the rest of us.Continue reading...
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The UK government needs to be more rigorous and transparent with information if regional outbreaks of Covid-19 are to be containedIn the game of whack-a-mole, the target pops up in one location and, once hammered down, appears immediately somewhere else. The defining features of the exercise are randomness and futility, which makes it an unfortunate metaphor for Boris Johnson to use for his government ’s strategy when dealing with local Covid-19 outbreaks.The re-imposition oflockdown controls on Leicester is the first test of that approach and indications are not encouraging. The mayor, Sir Peter Soulsby, has complai...
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CONCLUSION: Renin-angiotensin system blockers or other antihypertensive medications do not increase the risk of COVID-19. Patients should not stop antihypertensive medications, including renin-angiotensin system blockers, because of concerns of COVID-19. PMID: 32597045 [PubMed - in process]
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Former health officials say the government is unfairly laying fault at the door of PHEExperts have accused ministers of shifting the blame for their own mistakes during the coronavirus crisis on to Public Health England, amid speculation that the agency may be scrapped.Downing Street on Wednesday failed to guarantee that PHE will survive in its present form as an executive agency of the Department of Health and Social Care when the government reviews its response to Covid-19.Continue reading...
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Attempts to suppress localised flare-ups hampered by failure to share detailed informationCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAttempts to contain regional outbreaks of coronavirus are being hampered by a failure to share comprehensive test results with local health authorities. Beyond Leicester, wherelockdown restrictionsare being reimposed, there are fears of further flare-ups, withBradford, Barnsley and Rochdale all recording high levels of infection. Testing capacity has expanded dramatically in recent months, so why are the results not being acted upon faster?Continue reading...
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ABSTRACT COVID-19 is a highly contagious disease caused by the coronavirus of severe acute respiratory syndrome 2 (SARS-CoV-2). In 2020, due to the outbreak, it was considered by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a pandemic. The infection caused by the novel coronavirus has high mortality in a small portion of the infected population, especially in elderly, immunosuppressed, diabetic, cardiac, and hypertensive individuals. Many infected are asymptomatic (and may be carriers) or present mild or moderate flu-like symptoms. The most severe clinical picture of COVID-19 is characterized by an inflammatory cytokine storm, w...
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EXCLUSIVE: In a scathing attack on the government-run body, Mr Davis claimed it had got 'every single task' wrong since the coronavirus outbreak began to spiral out of control.
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Experts say further investigation of link is urgently required and may be relevant to managing pandemicCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAir pollution is likely to be increasing the number and severity of Covid-19 infections, according to the UK government ’s expert advisers.In areport published on Wednesday, the experts said further investigation of the link between dirty air and the coronavirus pandemic was “urgently required” and may be relevant to how the pandemic is managed.Continue reading...
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The leaders of Spain and Portugal are marking the reopening of their land border, more than three months after shutting it because of the new coronavirus outbreak
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