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A significant link has been found between air pollution and neurological disorders in the United States

From Harvard School of Public Health TH Chan October 19, 2020 Air pollution was significantly associated with an increased risk of hospital admission for several neurological disorders, including Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias in a large, long-term study of adults in the United States. Air pollution was significantly linked to an increased risk of hospital admission for several …

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One DuPage school district returns to remote while others linger while the number of virus cases increases

At least one major school district is returning to full-time distance learning for two weeks in response to the increase in COVID-19 cases in DuPage County, while several others say they will keep schools open. Elmhurst Unit District 205 will temporarily switch to online instructions only from Wednesday. The collapse comes two weeks after it became one of the first …

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Another Utah hospital is filling its intensive care unit, with another 1,168 coronavirus cases reported Monday.

As Utah continues to report new cases of coronavirus at unprecedented levels, a second hospital in Utah has filled its intensive care unit, forcing it to open – and staff – overflow beds. St. George’s Regional Medical Center Dixie filled its beds in intensive care on Sunday when southwestern Utah announced its largest number of hospitalizations in a week. “We …

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Macon County Public Health Identifies COVID-19 Cluster in Local Church

The district church has identified the COVID-19 cluster, according to health officials. The Macon County Department of Public Health posted on Facebook that the cluster was affiliated with God’s Franklin Church. The North Carolina Department of Public Health identifies a cluster of COVID-19 in the workplace, educational and other community settings as: “A minimum of 5 cases of disease or …

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States are finalizing their dissemination plans

CLOSE The pressure to create a coronavirus vaccine is increasing with each passing day, but it will take time for a safe vaccine to enter the market. USA TODAY Public health services say they are ready to take action as soon as a vaccine against COVID-19 is approved, but the attention is so great that it is still unknown that …

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DuPage County Health Dept promotes 100% distance learning

DUPAGE COUNTY, Ill. – As COVID-19 cases increase rapidly in the western suburbs of Chicago and elsewhere, DuPage County Health Department now recommends that schools switch to 100% distance learning. “Although distance learning is recommended, school staff are encouraged to use their judgment and experience to determine which populations of students should receive personal learning whose needs are less likely …

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10 countries reported their highest number of one-day cases last week

© Jeff Chiu / AP Dignity GoHealth worker Brandon Hastings uses Abbott ID Now rapid antigen testing machine for United Airlines passengers who took tests at the SFO COVID-19 rapid test site at San Francisco International Airport on Thursday, October 15, 2020 (AP Photo / Jeff Chiu) Covid-19 cases continue to rise across the country, and a leading infectious disease …

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A 20-year-old Colorado resident with a “mild” coronavirus case later developed a rare disease: officials

A 20-year-old Colorado man battling the new coronavirus later developed a rare but serious condition known as multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS-C), according to local health officials. The Boulder County resident suffered only mild symptoms of COVID-19 and “appears to have fully recovered,” county officials said in a news release. But three weeks later, the resident fell ill once again – …

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