US surpassed 8 million recorded Covid-19 cases with one-week average of new daily cases moving above 53K

On Friday, US crossed 8 million registered coronavirus cases, a record that comes as daily rates are spiking, which specialists say is setting the nation up for a very tough winter. Johns Hopkins University says the nation has registered more than 8,008,000 cases. That total is likely a vast under-count, mainly because of a low… Read More US surpassed 8 million recorded Covid-19 cases with one-week average of new daily cases moving above 53K

People with blood type O may be less vulnerable to Covid-19 & have a reduced likelihood of getting severely ill

Among 473,654 individuals who were tested for coronavirus, only 38.4% with blood type O tested positive, even though, among a group of 2.2 million individuals who were not tested, that blood type made up 41.7% of the population, according to a Danish study. In another research, experts in Canada found that among 95 victims severely… Read More People with blood type O may be less vulnerable to Covid-19 & have a reduced likelihood of getting severely ill

Ex-director of CDC says another 20,000 coronavirus deaths by the end of October are “inevitable”

According to an ex-director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, another 20K coronavirus passings by the end of October are “inevitable”. The US registered 57,420 new Covid-19 cases on Friday, the highest count of new daily cases since August. 7.7 million+ individuals have been infected with the Covid-19 in the United States… Read More Ex-director of CDC says another 20,000 coronavirus deaths by the end of October are “inevitable”

The United States is averaging more than 46,000 new coronavirus infections each day

The United States is reporting more than 46K new coronavirus cases each day, up 12% from the previous week & more than double what the nation was seeing in June, as lockdown restrictions were easing. The number of cases reported in the US on Thursday was 57,191, which’s the highest in almost 2 months, &… Read More The United States is averaging more than 46,000 new coronavirus infections each day

CDC’s national ensemble forecast predicts US deaths from Covid-19 could reach 233K by the end of October

A United States national public health institute Centers for Disease Control & Prevention forecast that combines the data from many independent models predicts US passings from coronavirus could reach 233K by the end of October. A previous ensemble forecast reported there would be a total of 207K to 218K Covid-19 passings by the end of… Read More CDC’s national ensemble forecast predicts US deaths from Covid-19 could reach 233K by the end of October

The US Food & Drug Administration wants 2 months of safety data before authorizing coronavirus vaccine

On Tuesday, The United States Food & Drug Administration expressed clearly that it will need to see 2 months of follow-up data after volunteers get their 2nd dosage of vaccine as part of clinical trials testing potential Covid-19 vaccines. That would make it problematic, if not impossible, for any vaccine manufacturer to apply for emergency… Read More The US Food & Drug Administration wants 2 months of safety data before authorizing coronavirus vaccine

Some NYC schools to close beginning Tuesday as the city tries to get ahead of a worrisome spread of Covid-19

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Sunday stated temporarily shutting down all schools & nonessential businesses in 9 hot spot areas with high test positivity rates in Brooklyn & Queens starting from Wednesday, pending state approval. Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo permitted part of that proposal, allowing to shut down schools in… Read More Some NYC schools to close beginning Tuesday as the city tries to get ahead of a worrisome spread of Covid-19