Coronavirus Live Blog 5.28.2020

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Yesterday’s headlines from 5.27 can be found here


Study shows virus can hang in the air for extended periods of time, even more so indoors. Wearing a mask drastically cuts down on virus transmission.

Masks seem to be helping lower the transmission rate. Possibly by 50%

Fauci implores everyone to wear a mask

Japan to begin human vaccine trials for a covid vaccine 

Coronavirus may never go away, even with a vaccine. Being vaccinated would protect an individual and to some extent those around them. Like smallpox, it could still leave pockets of virus transmission in the world without widespread global vaccination.

CDC issues new guidance on antibody testing: Interim Guidelines for COVID-19 Antibody Testing – Interim Guidelines for COVID-19 Antibody Testing in Clinical and Public Health Settings

Yale research: Sewage may predict coronavirus cases

How the coronavirus spreads in those everyday places we visit

Death toll has reached 100k in the US

A Gilead-Remdesivir Fix: The Ten Percent Solution

Coronavirus on the border: California hospitals overwhelmed by patients from Mexico. Most of the patients are US expats living in Mexico.

Vietnam says they have no cases, many doubt the figures but there has been no massive wave of deaths. Official death toll is zero

People in Columbia put out red flags to ask the govt. to bring them food during lockdown 

Santa Clara public health doctor bemoans CA reopening

7 bartenders and servers in Kenosha, WI test positive since reopen court ruling.

Rapid City, SD shuts down bus system after 3rd driver tests positive

Nevada to reopen casinos in a few weeks

Thirty-nine employees of Lusamerica Foods Inc., a wholesale seafood distribution plant in Morgan Hill, have been quarantined as a result of a Covid-19 outbreak there, the Santa Clara County health department reported today.

Tenants fear mass evictions as moratoria expire

Poll: Despite Trump’s endorsement, few voters support use of hydroxycholoroquine – Fewer than 1-in-4 voters support using the drug to treat the coronavirus, and only 11 percent say they’re likely to take it themselves.





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