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Younger adults account for 20 percent of new COVID-19 cases

Younger adults account for 20 percent of new COVID-19 casesAmericans in their 20s now account for more cases than people in any other age group By Sarah D. Young of ConsumerAffairs September 25, 2020 People in their 20’s now account for 1 in 5 COVID-19 cases in the U.S., according to a new study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC said this age group surpassed all others in terms of groups with the highest percentage of confirmed cases over the summer. The agency said this was especially true in the southern regions, which were heavily impacted by spikes in cases in June. Health officials said the figures suggest younger adults likely contributed to community transmission of COVID-19. The emerging trend highlights the need to protect those who are more vulnerable to developing severe complications from COVID-19, the CDC said. “Younger individuals, who may not…


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HBCU leaders: Blacks should join COVID-19 vaccine trials

HBCU leaders: Blacks should join COVID-19 vaccine trialsAfrican-Americans are disproportionately impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Tiffany Cross and her panel of HBCU leaders explain their views on why and how black people can participate.Read more ….. Read More.MSNBC – The Latest | U.S. and World NewsSun, September 27, 20203 hours ago


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Argentina Is a COVID-19 Catastrophe

Argentina Is a COVID-19 CatastropheI want to briefly follow up on the catastrophic COVID-19 news out of Argentina. Here’s what their case rate looks like: Argentina’s case rate is higher than the worst resurgences in Europe (Spain and France) and far worse than any other country in South America. So what’s going on? Experts link the increase in cases to the easing of a nationwide lockdown amid rising economic and political pressure on center-left President Alberto Fernandez. Argentina’s quarantine has been in place for almost 170 days in various forms. It’s the same old story. No matter how successful you’ve been, when you ease the lockdown the virus roars back. ….. Read More.MOTHER JONES – Politics | Politics & GovernmentSun, September 27, 20206 hours ago


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COVID-19 in Minnesota: 4 new deaths, 1,077 more cases reported

COVID-19 in Minnesota: 4 new deaths, 1,077 more cases reportedSunday, the Minnesota Department of Health reported four new deaths from COVID-19, as well as 1,077 newly reported positive COVID-19 tests ….. Read More.KSTP-TV – St. Paul, MN – General News | U.S. & National NewsSun, September 27, 20207 hours ago


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Experts warn of ‘huge surge’ in COVID-19 cases in fall and winter months

Experts warn of ‘huge surge’ in COVID-19 cases in fall and winter monthsThe University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation’s COVID-19 model forecasts that daily death totals could surge from 765 to 3,000 by late December. ….. Read More.UPI – United States | United States NewsSun, September 27, 20203 hours ago


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Routine blood test may identify patients at risk for severe COVID-19, study finds

Routine blood test may identify patients at risk for severe COVID-19, study findsA routine blood test may help doctors and nurses identify COVID-19 patients at risk for severe illness and death, according to a study published Wednesday by JAMA Network Open. ….. Read More.UPI News – Health News | Health & WellnessWed, September 23, 20204 days ago


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