Thursday, August 13, 2020

Coronavirus

Companies test antibody drugs to treat, prevent COVID-19

MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer With a coronavirus vaccine still months off, companies are rushing to test what may be the next best thing:...

1,393 new COVID-19 cases, four deaths reported by county Tuesday

Jeff Pack Staff Writer Riverside University Health System reported 1,393 new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday and four new deaths. In all, 43,376 have tested positive for...

711 new coronavirus cases, 29 new deaths in Riverside County

RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Riverside County health officials today reported another 711 confirmed COVID-19 infections and 29 additional coronavirus deaths. The aggregate number of cases recorded...

RivCo health officer says county’s COVID-19 case rate must drop before state will accept TK-6 reopening waivers

Riverside County’s public health officer said Thursday that while the county intends to participate in the waiver process that could allow some TK-6 schools...

764 new coronavirus cases, 18 new deaths in Riverside County

Riverside University Health System reported 764 new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday and 18 new deaths. In all, 38,977 have tested positive for the virus...

Aging in the time of COVID-19: Social distancing or social isolation?

Dr. Diane Darby Beach Fallbrook Foundation for Senior Care Everyone hears and understands the cry for social distancing given the coronavirus pandemic the world has been...

Antibody testing study indicates COVID-19 infections fairly widespread

A randomized COVID-19 antibodies study by Riverside County health officials showed indications that the virus may have infected more than 100,000 Riverside County residents,...

2nd US virus surge hits plateau, but few experts celebrate

MIKE STOBBE and NICKY FORSTER Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — While deaths from the coronavirus in the U.S. are mounting rapidly, public health experts...

Can you get the coronavirus twice?

The Associated Press Can you get the coronavirus twice? Scientists don't know for sure yet, but they believe it's unlikely. Health experts think people who had COVID-19...

Virus vaccine put to final test in thousands of volunteers

LAURAN NEERGAARD and MICHAEL HILL AP Medical Writer The world's biggest COVID-19 vaccine study got underway Monday with the first of 30,000 planned volunteers helping...