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Ask Dr. Nandi: Should you wear a mask? US health officials re-examine guidance amid coronavirus crisis

Ask Dr. Nandi: Should you wear a mask? US health officials re-examine guidance amid coronavirus crisis

Official guidelines regarding wearing masks to reduce the spread of the coronavirus may be shifting. As of now, the CDC recommends that if you’re healthy, you [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Should you wear a mask? U...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Should you wear a mask? US health officials re-examine guidance amid coronavirus crisis

Ask Dr. Nandi: Should you wear a mask? US health officials re-examine guidance amid coronavirus crisis

Official guidelines regarding wearing masks to reduce the spread of the coronavirus may be shifting. As of now, the CDC recommends that if you’re healthy, you [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Should you wear a mask? U...→

Don’t fear a coronavirus spike — wear your mask and watch the real measures

Don’t fear a coronavirus spike — wear your mask and watch the real measures

Mainstream media are sounding the alarm about coronavirus cases spiking across the South and West. They’re distorting the facts to cause panic, instead of repo [...] Read full article: Don’t fear a coronavirus spike — wear yo...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Insecticide associated with death risk, study says

Ask Dr. Nandi: Insecticide associated with death risk, study says

In our Health Alert tonight, as annoying as summer bugs can be, you might want to think twice about using insect-killing chemicals. Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Insecticide associated wi...→

What to do — and not to do — to wear a face mask properly

What to do — and not to do — to wear a face mask properly

While wearing a mask properly may seem straight-forward and self-explanatory, experts say there are some common misconceptions and examples of misuse to be awa [...] Read full article: What to do — and not to do — to wear a f...→

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

As they have begun rolling back tough COVID-19 restrictions, Santa Clara health officials say they are carefully monitoring a 'worrisome' number of new cases w [...] Read full article: Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Off...→

South Korea health officials declare second wave of coronavirus

South Korea has seen 30 to 50 new cases a day, mostly in the densely populated capital city. Read full article: South Korea health officials declare sec...→

Suburban Nurse Gets COVID-19, Infects Her Family After Hospital Says Don't Wear Mask

Suburban Nurse Gets COVID-19, Infects Her Family After Hospital Says Don't Wear Mask

CHICAGO (CBS) — A south suburban nurse said she contracted COVID-19 at work, then five of her family members got the virus.... Her husband nearly died from the [...] Read full article: Suburban Nurse Gets COVID-19, Infects He...→

Homestead Hospital at Capacity, Baptist Health Officials Say

Homestead Hospital at Capacity, Baptist Health Officials Say

Baptist Health confirmed that its hospital in Homestead is at capacity, officials confirmed Tuesday. “Yes, we are at capacity at Homestead Hospital today,” Geo [...] Read full article: Homestead Hospital at Capacity, Baptist ...→

Head of Harvard Global Health Institute thinks the U.S. needs a mask policy ‘across the country’

Head of Harvard Global Health Institute thinks the U.S. needs a mask policy ‘across the country’

"Just as I can't walk into a retail store and light up a cigarette, I shouldn't be able to walk into a retail store without wearing a mask." Read full article: Head of Harvard Global Health Institute ...→

Health officials had to face a pandemic. Then came the death threats.

Health officials had to face a pandemic. Then came the death threats.

State and local health officials have found themselves at the center of regular news briefings amid the coronavirus outbreak, making them targets for harassmen [...] Read full article: Health officials had to face a pandemic....→

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Across the US, many people have taken issue with guidance from health officials -- as the act of wearing a mask to protect others during a pandemic has become [...] Read full article: Public Health Officials Resign Amid Thre...→

VIDEO: FL Man Who Refuses to Wear Mask Fights His Way into Walmart

VIDEO: FL Man Who Refuses to Wear Mask Fights His Way into Walmart

A Florida man who refused to wear a mask before entering a Walmart defiantly fought through the store after an employee denied him entry. Read full article: VIDEO: FL Man Who Refuses to Wear Mask F...→

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Local civil rights leaders called the resolutions a positive first step but emphasized that the county must push beyond symbolic gestures to uproot systemic ra [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County officials push to dec...→

Local officials across California balk at Newsom face mask order, say they won't enforce it

Local officials across California balk at Newsom face mask order, say they won't enforce it

Local governments and police departments in California have said in recent days that they will not enforce a mandate from Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom that peo [...] Read full article: Local officials across California balk a...→

Man refusing to wear mask fights his way into Walmart in Florida

Man refusing to wear mask fights his way into Walmart in Florida

A defiant shopper fought his way into a Florida Walmart after he was denied entry for refusing to wear a face mask, a viral video shows. The clip, which has be [...] Read full article: Man refusing to wear mask fights his way...→

Illinois health officials Sunday announced 658 new cases of COVID-19 and 23 addi [...]

Illinois health officials Sunday announced 658 new cases of COVID-19 and 23 addi [...]

Illinois health officials Sunday announced 658 new cases of COVID-19 and 23 additional deaths, bringing the total number of known cases to 136,762 and the deat [...] Read full article: Illinois health officials Sunday announc...→

Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COVID-19 Cases Among Adults Under 40

Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COVID-19 Cases Among Adults Under 40

Minnesota Department of Health officials said Wednesday there are roughly 100 new cases of COVID-19 of people in their 20s after a weekend of bar hopping on Ju [...] Read full article: Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COV...→

Despite surge warning from top health officials, Trump repeats coronavirus 'going away,' uses racist description

Despite surge warning from top health officials, Trump repeats coronavirus 'going away,' uses racist description

President Donald Trump continues to insist the virus is 'going away' and to use racist terms in describing it as he shifts his focus to the campaign trail. Read full article: Despite surge warning from top health of...→

To Wear a Mask Or Not?

To Wear a Mask Or Not?

As soon as parks reopened, Richard Thompson resumed playing recreational volleyball with his usual teammates at De Anza Cove on Mission Bay. While there was co [...] Read full article: To Wear a Mask Or Not?...→

Health officials issue COVID-19 warning to those who attended Waukegan basketball tourney

Health officials issue COVID-19 warning to those who attended Waukegan basketball tourney

The Lake County Health Department is encouraging people who attended a basketball tournament in Waukegan last week to self-quarantine at home until Sunday, Jun [...] Read full article: Health officials issue COVID-19 warning ...→

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro has 'constitutional obligation' to wear coronavirus mask, judge rules

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro has 'constitutional obligation' to wear coronavirus mask, judge rules

A Brazillian court has ordered President Jair Bolsonaro to wear a mask when out in public, ruling that he has a "constitutional obligation" to follow precautio [...] Read full article: Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro has 'constitutio...→

Judge orders Brazil’s president to wear mask in public

Judge orders Brazil’s president to wear mask in public

Federal Judge Renato Borelli ruled in a decision made public on Tuesday that Bolsonaro was subject to a fine of 2,000 reais ($387) a day if he continued to dis [...] Read full article: Judge orders Brazil’s president to wear ...→

Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health officials to testify at House hearing on COVID-19 response as infections spike in half of US states

Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health officials to testify at House hearing on COVID-19 response as infections spike in half of US states

With coronavirus cases rising in about half the states, Dr. Anthony Fauci returns to Capitol Hill on Tuesday at a fraught moment in the nation's pandemic respo [...] Read full article: Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health official...→

Fort Worth Mayor: ‘Y'All Wear A Mask'

Fort Worth Mayor: ‘Y'All Wear A Mask'

Tuesday night, Fort Worth city council members will hear several proposals for policy changes within the Fort Worth Police Department that have been put forwar [...] Read full article: Fort Worth Mayor: ‘Y'All Wear A Mask'...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Health Officials to Testify in Congress

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Health Officials to Testify in Congress

Dr. Anthony Fauci is scheduled to be among those who will answer questions about the government’s pandemic response. The University of Michigan plans to withdr [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Health Of...→

South Bay Hair Stylists Push Health Officials For Reopening Date

South Bay Hair Stylists Push Health Officials For Reopening Date

The owners of barbershops and hair and nail salons are expressing frustration and growing impatience with the Santa Clara County Public Health Department, crit [...] Read full article: South Bay Hair Stylists Push Health Offi...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: 'No-swab' COVID-19 saliva test begins trials in Britain

Ask Dr. Nandi: 'No-swab' COVID-19 saliva test begins trials in Britain

A study trial of a new “no-swab” test for COVID-19 is kicking off in Britain. Health officials there say participants are able to collect their saliva sample f [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: 'No-swab' COVID-19 saliva...→

MTA Announces Service Increases In Phase 2 As Ridership Grows; Officials Urge Riders To Wear 'Masks, Masks, Masks'

MTA Announces Service Increases In Phase 2 As Ridership Grows; Officials Urge Riders To Wear 'Masks, Masks, Masks'

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced service increases on subways and buses across the five boroughs as New York City progresses into Phase 2 re [...] Read full article: MTA Announces Service Increases In Phase...→

San Diego County Health Officials Reports Spike in Positive COVID-19 Cases

San Diego County Health Officials Reports Spike in Positive COVID-19 Cases

San Diego County health officials this weekend reported 310 new COVID-19 cases and no additional deaths, raising the region’s totals to 10,794 cases while the [...] Read full article: San Diego County Health Officials Report...→

In dealer ads, to wear a mask or not to wear a mask?

Showing masks is a key piece in dealerships' efforts to convey a dedication to safety and cleanliness. But some consumers see it as a political statement. Read full article: In dealer ads, to wear a mask or not to ...→

County Judge In Texas Says Man Slapped His Hand After Urging Him To Wear Mask At Lowe's

County Judge In Texas Says Man Slapped His Hand After Urging Him To Wear Mask At Lowe's

The man was berating a cashier at a Lowe’s for requiring him to wear a mask, when Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff intervened. Read full article: County Judge In Texas Says Man Slapped H...→

Rubio: ‘Everyone should just wear a d--- mask’ amid surge in coronavirus cases

Rubio: ‘Everyone should just wear a d--- mask’ amid surge in coronavirus cases

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., on Wednesday asserted that “everyone” should wear a mask to prevent the spread of coronavirus, as his state is among a number of stat [...] Read full article: Rubio: ‘Everyone should just wear a d---...→

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 and 38 additional fatalities, bringing the total number of known cases to 137,82 [...] Read full article: Illinois health officials on Tuesday ann...→

Brazil judge orders President Bolsonaro to wear a mask or pay a fine

Brazil judge orders President Bolsonaro to wear a mask or pay a fine

The judge's decision was made public after Jair Bolsonaro spent months ignoring social distancing guidelines while not wearing a mask. Read full article: Brazil judge orders President Bolsonaro ...→

Colorado drinking water tested for “forever chemicals” did not exceed limits, health officials say

Colorado drinking water tested for “forever chemicals” did not exceed limits, health officials say

State health officials on Tuesday announced that statewide water sampling found that no treated drinking water tested for toxic fluorochemicals, known as “fore [...] Read full article: Colorado drinking water tested for “fore...→

Video shows Florida man who refused to wear mask fighting his way into Walmart

Video shows Florida man who refused to wear mask fighting his way into Walmart

The video shows a masked employee trying to block the unidentified man from entering the store. It's unclear who filmed the video. Read full article: Video shows Florida man who refused to w...→

What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering Has COVID-19? Chicago Health Officials Break Down the Math

What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering Has COVID-19? Chicago Health Officials Break Down the Math

Health officials in Chicago say there’s a 5% chance that someone in a gathering of 10 people has an active COVID-19 infection – and that those odds rise sharpl [...] Read full article: What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering...→

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

The COVID-19 case total in San Diego County now sits just under 11,100 cases as the county has recorded two straight days of over 300 new positive tests. Read full article: San Diego County Health Officials Report...→

How to watch Dr. Fauci and other top health experts testify before House committee

How to watch Dr. Fauci and other top health experts testify before House committee

This hearing will be a hybrid of in-person and remote testimony by top health officials on the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: How to watch Dr. Fauci and other top hea...→

LA County Health Officials Say Community Transmission Increasing As 2,500 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

LA County Health Officials Say Community Transmission Increasing As 2,500 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

County public health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer announced 2,571 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 18 additional virus-related deaths, bringing countywide [...] Read full article: LA County Health Officials Say Community...→

CDC and MN health officials sound alarm: Drop in ER visits for heart attack and stroke is dangerous

Minnesota reported a 70-day low in COVID-19 deaths on Monday, but a new report suggests the pandemic may be indirectly responsible for the deaths of a large nu [...] Read full article: CDC and MN health officials sound alarm:...→

Coronavirus update: Los Angeles health officials aren't concerned about increased cases, here's why

Coronavirus update: Los Angeles health officials aren't concerned about increased cases, here's why

Despite increasing coronavirus cases in Los Angeles, California, health officials there say the outbreak has actually stabilized, pointing to metrics like deat [...] Read full article: Coronavirus update: Los Angeles health o...→

As NYC enters Phase 2, NYC Transit president urges riders to wear a mask

As NYC enters Phase 2, NYC Transit president urges riders to wear a mask

As New York City enters Phase 2 on Monday, the NYC Transit president is urging riders to wear a mask. Read full article: As NYC enters Phase 2, NYC Transit presi...→

Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No different than protests 'from a purely public health point of view'

Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No different than protests 'from a purely public health point of view'

 Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel called out the double standard of President Trump's critics who cited coronavirus concerns following his campaign [...] Read full article: Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No d...→

Don’t fear a coronavirus spike — wear your mask and watch the real measures

Don’t fear a coronavirus spike — wear your mask and watch the real measures

Mainstream media are sounding the alarm about coronavirus cases spiking across the South and West. They’re distorting the facts to cause panic, instead of repo [...] Read full article: Don’t fear a coronavirus spike — wear yo...→

County Judge In Texas Says Man Slapped His Hand After Urging Him To Wear Mask At Lowe's

County Judge In Texas Says Man Slapped His Hand After Urging Him To Wear Mask At Lowe's

The man was berating a cashier at a Lowe’s for requiring him to wear a mask, when Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff intervened. Read full article: County Judge In Texas Says Man Slapped H...→

What to do — and not to do — to wear a face mask properly

What to do — and not to do — to wear a face mask properly

While wearing a mask properly may seem straight-forward and self-explanatory, experts say there are some common misconceptions and examples of misuse to be awa [...] Read full article: What to do — and not to do — to wear a f...→

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 and 38 additional fatalities, bringing the total number of known cases to 137,82 [...] Read full article: Illinois health officials on Tuesday ann...→

To Wear a Mask Or Not?

To Wear a Mask Or Not?

As soon as parks reopened, Richard Thompson resumed playing recreational volleyball with his usual teammates at De Anza Cove on Mission Bay. While there was co [...] Read full article: To Wear a Mask Or Not?...→

South Korea health officials declare second wave of coronavirus

South Korea has seen 30 to 50 new cases a day, mostly in the densely populated capital city. Read full article: South Korea health officials declare sec...→

Colorado drinking water tested for “forever chemicals” did not exceed limits, health officials say

Colorado drinking water tested for “forever chemicals” did not exceed limits, health officials say

State health officials on Tuesday announced that statewide water sampling found that no treated drinking water tested for toxic fluorochemicals, known as “fore [...] Read full article: Colorado drinking water tested for “fore...→

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro has 'constitutional obligation' to wear coronavirus mask, judge rules

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro has 'constitutional obligation' to wear coronavirus mask, judge rules

A Brazillian court has ordered President Jair Bolsonaro to wear a mask when out in public, ruling that he has a "constitutional obligation" to follow precautio [...] Read full article: Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro has 'constitutio...→

Homestead Hospital at Capacity, Baptist Health Officials Say

Homestead Hospital at Capacity, Baptist Health Officials Say

Baptist Health confirmed that its hospital in Homestead is at capacity, officials confirmed Tuesday. “Yes, we are at capacity at Homestead Hospital today,” Geo [...] Read full article: Homestead Hospital at Capacity, Baptist ...→

Video shows Florida man who refused to wear mask fighting his way into Walmart

Video shows Florida man who refused to wear mask fighting his way into Walmart

The video shows a masked employee trying to block the unidentified man from entering the store. It's unclear who filmed the video. Read full article: Video shows Florida man who refused to w...→

Health officials had to face a pandemic. Then came the death threats.

Health officials had to face a pandemic. Then came the death threats.

State and local health officials have found themselves at the center of regular news briefings amid the coronavirus outbreak, making them targets for harassmen [...] Read full article: Health officials had to face a pandemic....→

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

The COVID-19 case total in San Diego County now sits just under 11,100 cases as the county has recorded two straight days of over 300 new positive tests. Read full article: San Diego County Health Officials Report...→

Fort Worth Mayor: ‘Y'All Wear A Mask'

Fort Worth Mayor: ‘Y'All Wear A Mask'

Tuesday night, Fort Worth city council members will hear several proposals for policy changes within the Fort Worth Police Department that have been put forwar [...] Read full article: Fort Worth Mayor: ‘Y'All Wear A Mask'...→

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Across the US, many people have taken issue with guidance from health officials -- as the act of wearing a mask to protect others during a pandemic has become [...] Read full article: Public Health Officials Resign Amid Thre...→

LA County Health Officials Say Community Transmission Increasing As 2,500 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

LA County Health Officials Say Community Transmission Increasing As 2,500 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

County public health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer announced 2,571 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 18 additional virus-related deaths, bringing countywide [...] Read full article: LA County Health Officials Say Community...→

South Bay Hair Stylists Push Health Officials For Reopening Date

South Bay Hair Stylists Push Health Officials For Reopening Date

The owners of barbershops and hair and nail salons are expressing frustration and growing impatience with the Santa Clara County Public Health Department, crit [...] Read full article: South Bay Hair Stylists Push Health Offi...→

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Local civil rights leaders called the resolutions a positive first step but emphasized that the county must push beyond symbolic gestures to uproot systemic ra [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County officials push to dec...→

MTA Announces Service Increases In Phase 2 As Ridership Grows; Officials Urge Riders To Wear 'Masks, Masks, Masks'

MTA Announces Service Increases In Phase 2 As Ridership Grows; Officials Urge Riders To Wear 'Masks, Masks, Masks'

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced service increases on subways and buses across the five boroughs as New York City progresses into Phase 2 re [...] Read full article: MTA Announces Service Increases In Phase...→

Man refusing to wear mask fights his way into Walmart in Florida

Man refusing to wear mask fights his way into Walmart in Florida

A defiant shopper fought his way into a Florida Walmart after he was denied entry for refusing to wear a face mask, a viral video shows. The clip, which has be [...] Read full article: Man refusing to wear mask fights his way...→

As NYC enters Phase 2, NYC Transit president urges riders to wear a mask

As NYC enters Phase 2, NYC Transit president urges riders to wear a mask

As New York City enters Phase 2 on Monday, the NYC Transit president is urging riders to wear a mask. Read full article: As NYC enters Phase 2, NYC Transit presi...→

In dealer ads, to wear a mask or not to wear a mask?

Showing masks is a key piece in dealerships' efforts to convey a dedication to safety and cleanliness. But some consumers see it as a political statement. Read full article: In dealer ads, to wear a mask or not to ...→

Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COVID-19 Cases Among Adults Under 40

Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COVID-19 Cases Among Adults Under 40

Minnesota Department of Health officials said Wednesday there are roughly 100 new cases of COVID-19 of people in their 20s after a weekend of bar hopping on Ju [...] Read full article: Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COV...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Insecticide associated with death risk, study says

Ask Dr. Nandi: Insecticide associated with death risk, study says

In our Health Alert tonight, as annoying as summer bugs can be, you might want to think twice about using insect-killing chemicals. Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Insecticide associated wi...→

Rubio: ‘Everyone should just wear a d--- mask’ amid surge in coronavirus cases

Rubio: ‘Everyone should just wear a d--- mask’ amid surge in coronavirus cases

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., on Wednesday asserted that “everyone” should wear a mask to prevent the spread of coronavirus, as his state is among a number of stat [...] Read full article: Rubio: ‘Everyone should just wear a d---...→

Despite surge warning from top health officials, Trump repeats coronavirus 'going away,' uses racist description

Despite surge warning from top health officials, Trump repeats coronavirus 'going away,' uses racist description

President Donald Trump continues to insist the virus is 'going away' and to use racist terms in describing it as he shifts his focus to the campaign trail. Read full article: Despite surge warning from top health of...→

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

As they have begun rolling back tough COVID-19 restrictions, Santa Clara health officials say they are carefully monitoring a 'worrisome' number of new cases w [...] Read full article: Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Off...→

Brazil judge orders President Bolsonaro to wear a mask or pay a fine

Brazil judge orders President Bolsonaro to wear a mask or pay a fine

The judge's decision was made public after Jair Bolsonaro spent months ignoring social distancing guidelines while not wearing a mask. Read full article: Brazil judge orders President Bolsonaro ...→

Health officials issue COVID-19 warning to those who attended Waukegan basketball tourney

Health officials issue COVID-19 warning to those who attended Waukegan basketball tourney

The Lake County Health Department is encouraging people who attended a basketball tournament in Waukegan last week to self-quarantine at home until Sunday, Jun [...] Read full article: Health officials issue COVID-19 warning ...→

Suburban Nurse Gets COVID-19, Infects Her Family After Hospital Says Don't Wear Mask

Suburban Nurse Gets COVID-19, Infects Her Family After Hospital Says Don't Wear Mask

CHICAGO (CBS) — A south suburban nurse said she contracted COVID-19 at work, then five of her family members got the virus.... Her husband nearly died from the [...] Read full article: Suburban Nurse Gets COVID-19, Infects He...→

Judge orders Brazil’s president to wear mask in public

Judge orders Brazil’s president to wear mask in public

Federal Judge Renato Borelli ruled in a decision made public on Tuesday that Bolsonaro was subject to a fine of 2,000 reais ($387) a day if he continued to dis [...] Read full article: Judge orders Brazil’s president to wear ...→

Head of Harvard Global Health Institute thinks the U.S. needs a mask policy ‘across the country’

Head of Harvard Global Health Institute thinks the U.S. needs a mask policy ‘across the country’

"Just as I can't walk into a retail store and light up a cigarette, I shouldn't be able to walk into a retail store without wearing a mask." Read full article: Head of Harvard Global Health Institute ...→

What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering Has COVID-19? Chicago Health Officials Break Down the Math

What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering Has COVID-19? Chicago Health Officials Break Down the Math

Health officials in Chicago say there’s a 5% chance that someone in a gathering of 10 people has an active COVID-19 infection – and that those odds rise sharpl [...] Read full article: What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering...→

Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health officials to testify at House hearing on COVID-19 response as infections spike in half of US states

Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health officials to testify at House hearing on COVID-19 response as infections spike in half of US states

With coronavirus cases rising in about half the states, Dr. Anthony Fauci returns to Capitol Hill on Tuesday at a fraught moment in the nation's pandemic respo [...] Read full article: Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health official...→

How to watch Dr. Fauci and other top health experts testify before House committee

How to watch Dr. Fauci and other top health experts testify before House committee

This hearing will be a hybrid of in-person and remote testimony by top health officials on the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: How to watch Dr. Fauci and other top hea...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Health Officials to Testify in Congress

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Health Officials to Testify in Congress

Dr. Anthony Fauci is scheduled to be among those who will answer questions about the government’s pandemic response. The University of Michigan plans to withdr [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Health Of...→

VIDEO: FL Man Who Refuses to Wear Mask Fights His Way into Walmart

VIDEO: FL Man Who Refuses to Wear Mask Fights His Way into Walmart

A Florida man who refused to wear a mask before entering a Walmart defiantly fought through the store after an employee denied him entry. Read full article: VIDEO: FL Man Who Refuses to Wear Mask F...→

CDC and MN health officials sound alarm: Drop in ER visits for heart attack and stroke is dangerous

Minnesota reported a 70-day low in COVID-19 deaths on Monday, but a new report suggests the pandemic may be indirectly responsible for the deaths of a large nu [...] Read full article: CDC and MN health officials sound alarm:...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: 'No-swab' COVID-19 saliva test begins trials in Britain

Ask Dr. Nandi: 'No-swab' COVID-19 saliva test begins trials in Britain

A study trial of a new “no-swab” test for COVID-19 is kicking off in Britain. Health officials there say participants are able to collect their saliva sample f [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: 'No-swab' COVID-19 saliva...→

Local officials across California balk at Newsom face mask order, say they won't enforce it

Local officials across California balk at Newsom face mask order, say they won't enforce it

Local governments and police departments in California have said in recent days that they will not enforce a mandate from Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom that peo [...] Read full article: Local officials across California balk a...→

Coronavirus update: Los Angeles health officials aren't concerned about increased cases, here's why

Coronavirus update: Los Angeles health officials aren't concerned about increased cases, here's why

Despite increasing coronavirus cases in Los Angeles, California, health officials there say the outbreak has actually stabilized, pointing to metrics like deat [...] Read full article: Coronavirus update: Los Angeles health o...→

San Diego County Health Officials Reports Spike in Positive COVID-19 Cases

San Diego County Health Officials Reports Spike in Positive COVID-19 Cases

San Diego County health officials this weekend reported 310 new COVID-19 cases and no additional deaths, raising the region’s totals to 10,794 cases while the [...] Read full article: San Diego County Health Officials Report...→

Illinois health officials Sunday announced 658 new cases of COVID-19 and 23 addi [...]

Illinois health officials Sunday announced 658 new cases of COVID-19 and 23 addi [...]

Illinois health officials Sunday announced 658 new cases of COVID-19 and 23 additional deaths, bringing the total number of known cases to 136,762 and the deat [...] Read full article: Illinois health officials Sunday announc...→

Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No different than protests 'from a purely public health point of view'

Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No different than protests 'from a purely public health point of view'

 Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel called out the double standard of President Trump's critics who cited coronavirus concerns following his campaign [...] Read full article: Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No d...→

Don’t fear a coronavirus spike — wear your mask and watch the real measures

Don’t fear a coronavirus spike — wear your mask and watch the real measures

Mainstream media are sounding the alarm about coronavirus cases spiking across the South and West. They’re distorting the facts to cause panic, instead of repo [...] Read full article: Don’t fear a coronavirus spike — wear yo...→

Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COVID-19 Cases Among Adults Under 40

Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COVID-19 Cases Among Adults Under 40

Minnesota Department of Health officials said Wednesday there are roughly 100 new cases of COVID-19 of people in their 20s after a weekend of bar hopping on Ju [...] Read full article: Minn. Health Officials See Uptick In COV...→

County Judge In Texas Says Man Slapped His Hand After Urging Him To Wear Mask At Lowe's

County Judge In Texas Says Man Slapped His Hand After Urging Him To Wear Mask At Lowe's

The man was berating a cashier at a Lowe’s for requiring him to wear a mask, when Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff intervened. Read full article: County Judge In Texas Says Man Slapped H...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Insecticide associated with death risk, study says

Ask Dr. Nandi: Insecticide associated with death risk, study says

In our Health Alert tonight, as annoying as summer bugs can be, you might want to think twice about using insect-killing chemicals. Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Insecticide associated wi...→

Rubio: ‘Everyone should just wear a d--- mask’ amid surge in coronavirus cases

Rubio: ‘Everyone should just wear a d--- mask’ amid surge in coronavirus cases

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., on Wednesday asserted that “everyone” should wear a mask to prevent the spread of coronavirus, as his state is among a number of stat [...] Read full article: Rubio: ‘Everyone should just wear a d---...→

What to do — and not to do — to wear a face mask properly

What to do — and not to do — to wear a face mask properly

While wearing a mask properly may seem straight-forward and self-explanatory, experts say there are some common misconceptions and examples of misuse to be awa [...] Read full article: What to do — and not to do — to wear a f...→

Despite surge warning from top health officials, Trump repeats coronavirus 'going away,' uses racist description

Despite surge warning from top health officials, Trump repeats coronavirus 'going away,' uses racist description

President Donald Trump continues to insist the virus is 'going away' and to use racist terms in describing it as he shifts his focus to the campaign trail. Read full article: Despite surge warning from top health of...→

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 and 38 additional fatalities, bringing the total number of known cases to 137,82 [...] Read full article: Illinois health officials on Tuesday ann...→

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

As they have begun rolling back tough COVID-19 restrictions, Santa Clara health officials say they are carefully monitoring a 'worrisome' number of new cases w [...] Read full article: Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Off...→

To Wear a Mask Or Not?

To Wear a Mask Or Not?

As soon as parks reopened, Richard Thompson resumed playing recreational volleyball with his usual teammates at De Anza Cove on Mission Bay. While there was co [...] Read full article: To Wear a Mask Or Not?...→

Brazil judge orders President Bolsonaro to wear a mask or pay a fine

Brazil judge orders President Bolsonaro to wear a mask or pay a fine

The judge's decision was made public after Jair Bolsonaro spent months ignoring social distancing guidelines while not wearing a mask. Read full article: Brazil judge orders President Bolsonaro ...→

South Korea health officials declare second wave of coronavirus

South Korea has seen 30 to 50 new cases a day, mostly in the densely populated capital city. Read full article: South Korea health officials declare sec...→

Health officials issue COVID-19 warning to those who attended Waukegan basketball tourney

Health officials issue COVID-19 warning to those who attended Waukegan basketball tourney

The Lake County Health Department is encouraging people who attended a basketball tournament in Waukegan last week to self-quarantine at home until Sunday, Jun [...] Read full article: Health officials issue COVID-19 warning ...→

Colorado drinking water tested for “forever chemicals” did not exceed limits, health officials say

Colorado drinking water tested for “forever chemicals” did not exceed limits, health officials say

State health officials on Tuesday announced that statewide water sampling found that no treated drinking water tested for toxic fluorochemicals, known as “fore [...] Read full article: Colorado drinking water tested for “fore...→

Suburban Nurse Gets COVID-19, Infects Her Family After Hospital Says Don't Wear Mask

Suburban Nurse Gets COVID-19, Infects Her Family After Hospital Says Don't Wear Mask

CHICAGO (CBS) — A south suburban nurse said she contracted COVID-19 at work, then five of her family members got the virus.... Her husband nearly died from the [...] Read full article: Suburban Nurse Gets COVID-19, Infects He...→

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro has 'constitutional obligation' to wear coronavirus mask, judge rules

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro has 'constitutional obligation' to wear coronavirus mask, judge rules

A Brazillian court has ordered President Jair Bolsonaro to wear a mask when out in public, ruling that he has a "constitutional obligation" to follow precautio [...] Read full article: Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro has 'constitutio...→

Homestead Hospital at Capacity, Baptist Health Officials Say

Homestead Hospital at Capacity, Baptist Health Officials Say

Baptist Health confirmed that its hospital in Homestead is at capacity, officials confirmed Tuesday. “Yes, we are at capacity at Homestead Hospital today,” Geo [...] Read full article: Homestead Hospital at Capacity, Baptist ...→

Judge orders Brazil’s president to wear mask in public

Judge orders Brazil’s president to wear mask in public

Federal Judge Renato Borelli ruled in a decision made public on Tuesday that Bolsonaro was subject to a fine of 2,000 reais ($387) a day if he continued to dis [...] Read full article: Judge orders Brazil’s president to wear ...→

Video shows Florida man who refused to wear mask fighting his way into Walmart

Video shows Florida man who refused to wear mask fighting his way into Walmart

The video shows a masked employee trying to block the unidentified man from entering the store. It's unclear who filmed the video. Read full article: Video shows Florida man who refused to w...→

Head of Harvard Global Health Institute thinks the U.S. needs a mask policy ‘across the country’

Head of Harvard Global Health Institute thinks the U.S. needs a mask policy ‘across the country’

"Just as I can't walk into a retail store and light up a cigarette, I shouldn't be able to walk into a retail store without wearing a mask." Read full article: Head of Harvard Global Health Institute ...→

What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering Has COVID-19? Chicago Health Officials Break Down the Math

What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering Has COVID-19? Chicago Health Officials Break Down the Math

Health officials in Chicago say there’s a 5% chance that someone in a gathering of 10 people has an active COVID-19 infection – and that those odds rise sharpl [...] Read full article: What Are the Odds Someone at a Gathering...→

Health officials had to face a pandemic. Then came the death threats.

Health officials had to face a pandemic. Then came the death threats.

State and local health officials have found themselves at the center of regular news briefings amid the coronavirus outbreak, making them targets for harassmen [...] Read full article: Health officials had to face a pandemic....→

Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health officials to testify at House hearing on COVID-19 response as infections spike in half of US states

Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health officials to testify at House hearing on COVID-19 response as infections spike in half of US states

With coronavirus cases rising in about half the states, Dr. Anthony Fauci returns to Capitol Hill on Tuesday at a fraught moment in the nation's pandemic respo [...] Read full article: Dr. Anthony Fauci, other health official...→

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

The COVID-19 case total in San Diego County now sits just under 11,100 cases as the county has recorded two straight days of over 300 new positive tests. Read full article: San Diego County Health Officials Report...→

Fort Worth Mayor: ‘Y'All Wear A Mask'

Fort Worth Mayor: ‘Y'All Wear A Mask'

Tuesday night, Fort Worth city council members will hear several proposals for policy changes within the Fort Worth Police Department that have been put forwar [...] Read full article: Fort Worth Mayor: ‘Y'All Wear A Mask'...→

How to watch Dr. Fauci and other top health experts testify before House committee

How to watch Dr. Fauci and other top health experts testify before House committee

This hearing will be a hybrid of in-person and remote testimony by top health officials on the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: How to watch Dr. Fauci and other top hea...→

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Across the US, many people have taken issue with guidance from health officials -- as the act of wearing a mask to protect others during a pandemic has become [...] Read full article: Public Health Officials Resign Amid Thre...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Health Officials to Testify in Congress

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Health Officials to Testify in Congress

Dr. Anthony Fauci is scheduled to be among those who will answer questions about the government’s pandemic response. The University of Michigan plans to withdr [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Health Of...→

LA County Health Officials Say Community Transmission Increasing As 2,500 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

LA County Health Officials Say Community Transmission Increasing As 2,500 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

County public health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer announced 2,571 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 18 additional virus-related deaths, bringing countywide [...] Read full article: LA County Health Officials Say Community...→

VIDEO: FL Man Who Refuses to Wear Mask Fights His Way into Walmart

VIDEO: FL Man Who Refuses to Wear Mask Fights His Way into Walmart

A Florida man who refused to wear a mask before entering a Walmart defiantly fought through the store after an employee denied him entry. Read full article: VIDEO: FL Man Who Refuses to Wear Mask F...→

South Bay Hair Stylists Push Health Officials For Reopening Date

South Bay Hair Stylists Push Health Officials For Reopening Date

The owners of barbershops and hair and nail salons are expressing frustration and growing impatience with the Santa Clara County Public Health Department, crit [...] Read full article: South Bay Hair Stylists Push Health Offi...→

CDC and MN health officials sound alarm: Drop in ER visits for heart attack and stroke is dangerous

Minnesota reported a 70-day low in COVID-19 deaths on Monday, but a new report suggests the pandemic may be indirectly responsible for the deaths of a large nu [...] Read full article: CDC and MN health officials sound alarm:...→

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Local civil rights leaders called the resolutions a positive first step but emphasized that the county must push beyond symbolic gestures to uproot systemic ra [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County officials push to dec...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: 'No-swab' COVID-19 saliva test begins trials in Britain

Ask Dr. Nandi: 'No-swab' COVID-19 saliva test begins trials in Britain

A study trial of a new “no-swab” test for COVID-19 is kicking off in Britain. Health officials there say participants are able to collect their saliva sample f [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: 'No-swab' COVID-19 saliva...→

Local officials across California balk at Newsom face mask order, say they won't enforce it

Local officials across California balk at Newsom face mask order, say they won't enforce it

Local governments and police departments in California have said in recent days that they will not enforce a mandate from Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom that peo [...] Read full article: Local officials across California balk a...→

MTA Announces Service Increases In Phase 2 As Ridership Grows; Officials Urge Riders To Wear 'Masks, Masks, Masks'

MTA Announces Service Increases In Phase 2 As Ridership Grows; Officials Urge Riders To Wear 'Masks, Masks, Masks'

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced service increases on subways and buses across the five boroughs as New York City progresses into Phase 2 re [...] Read full article: MTA Announces Service Increases In Phase...→

Coronavirus update: Los Angeles health officials aren't concerned about increased cases, here's why

Coronavirus update: Los Angeles health officials aren't concerned about increased cases, here's why

Despite increasing coronavirus cases in Los Angeles, California, health officials there say the outbreak has actually stabilized, pointing to metrics like deat [...] Read full article: Coronavirus update: Los Angeles health o...→

Man refusing to wear mask fights his way into Walmart in Florida

Man refusing to wear mask fights his way into Walmart in Florida

A defiant shopper fought his way into a Florida Walmart after he was denied entry for refusing to wear a face mask, a viral video shows. The clip, which has be [...] Read full article: Man refusing to wear mask fights his way...→

San Diego County Health Officials Reports Spike in Positive COVID-19 Cases

San Diego County Health Officials Reports Spike in Positive COVID-19 Cases

San Diego County health officials this weekend reported 310 new COVID-19 cases and no additional deaths, raising the region’s totals to 10,794 cases while the [...] Read full article: San Diego County Health Officials Report...→

As NYC enters Phase 2, NYC Transit president urges riders to wear a mask

As NYC enters Phase 2, NYC Transit president urges riders to wear a mask

As New York City enters Phase 2 on Monday, the NYC Transit president is urging riders to wear a mask. Read full article: As NYC enters Phase 2, NYC Transit presi...→

Illinois health officials Sunday announced 658 new cases of COVID-19 and 23 addi [...]

Illinois health officials Sunday announced 658 new cases of COVID-19 and 23 addi [...]

Illinois health officials Sunday announced 658 new cases of COVID-19 and 23 additional deaths, bringing the total number of known cases to 136,762 and the deat [...] Read full article: Illinois health officials Sunday announc...→

In dealer ads, to wear a mask or not to wear a mask?

Showing masks is a key piece in dealerships' efforts to convey a dedication to safety and cleanliness. But some consumers see it as a political statement. Read full article: In dealer ads, to wear a mask or not to ...→

Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No different than protests 'from a purely public health point of view'

Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No different than protests 'from a purely public health point of view'

 Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel called out the double standard of President Trump's critics who cited coronavirus concerns following his campaign [...] Read full article: Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No d...→