Coronavirus Live Blog 8.11.2020

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“40% of people with coronavirus have no symptoms. Might they be the key to ending the pandemic?”

You can disinfect N95 masks in a pressure cooker.

Children Can Get Severe COVID-19, CDC Says — Especially Black And Hispanic Children

9 test positive at GA high school from viral crowded hall photo

Hawaii governor reimposes restrictions as coronavirus cases rise – The island state has seen a steady incline in new coronavirus cases.

Massachusetts governor pauses reopening, reimposes some coronavirus restrictions

CA’s top health official: Glitch fixed but there’s a backlog of up to 300,000 records  California Human Services Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly said Friday the state’s coronavirus pandemic is improving and the downward trends are real, despite a technical glitch in the data-reporting system that caused a lag in collecting test information for days.

Virus spikes take North Dakota tribes ‘back to square one

Fauci says cases could be brought under control by November if more precautions were taken, cites Arizona as an example.

Mayo’s plasma program shows first signs of COVID-19 benefit Promising results come amid dwindling supplies and American Red Cross call for plasma donors.

30 people with covid, 5 hospitalized after attending funeral of someone who died of covid

Birx warns 9 cities, California’s central valley about increasing coronavirus cases

L.A. Mayor Garcetti authorizing power and water shutoffs at houses and businesses hosting large parties

“Coronavirus updates: Bay Area county to start paying infected people to quarantine

California COVID-19 death toll surpasses 10,000

What percentage of Californians have had COVID-19?

How coronavirus devastated Texas’s vulnerable borderlands – The pandemic has overwhelmed hospitals in the state’s lowest-income, primarily Hispanic communities.

Almost 100 people in Ohio were infected with coronavirus after man attended church service

Over 100 students quarantined in Mississippi school district after several individuals tested positive for Covid-19

The Death of a Mississippi Teacher From COVID-19 Increases Fears of an Outbreak as Schools Reopen

Nine Important Things We’ve Learned about the Coronavirus Pandemic So Far – Some early public health messages about COVID-19 have been overturned

Common colds train the body to recognize Covid-19

LA doctors say better treatments are helping more people survive covid

Health care workers 3 times as likely to get covid even with proper PPE

Survivors of Covid-19 show increased rate of psychiatric disorders, study finds

“Why surviving the virus might come down to which hospital admits you

‘The Virus Infects The Heart Itself’: Cardiologist Says COVID-19 Linked To Variety Of Cardiovascular Ailments

Health Experts to F.D.A.: Make Your Vaccine Deliberations Public

Vaccine for COVID-19 will need outside expert review, U.S. regulator says

Hong Kong third wave: how worried should you be about the wet market Covid-19 clusters, and do they really compare to Wuhan or Beijing?

City of Brussels: Tougher mask rules needed if COVID-19 cases keep rising – Brussels minister president says: ‘We are now in the phase of sanctions. Respect the rules.’

Germany to launch mandatory coronavirus tests for ‘high-risk’ arrivals from Saturday

India hits 2 million coronavirus cases as deaths pass 41,000

Vietnam turns Danang stadium into field hospital amid virus outbreak

Africa’s cases of COVID-19 top 1 million: Reuters tally

Havana back on lockdown as coronavirus rebounds

Medieval ‘wine windows’ are reopening, reviving Italian plague tradition

Japan: Record COVID-19 cases nationwide as

Ireland reports highest number of new COVID-19 cases since early May

Africa’s cases of COVID-19 top 1 million: Reuters tally

Strip mall clinic in Houston shut down by authorities for conducting covid antibody tests that were marketed as covid infection tests.

A growing side effect of the pandemic: Permanent job loss – More jobs are disappearing for good, dashing hopes of a rapid economic rebound.

Double-digit unemployment. Increased hours of child care. Lost hours and benefits. In three months, women lost a decade’s worth of economic advancement. How long will it take to catch back up?

Yes, Unemployment Fell. But The Recovery Seems To Be Slowing Down

Pandemic winners; Vet clinics

C.D.C. Closes Some Offices Over Bacteria Discovery The move highlights the risk of Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks when buildings are reopened after coronavirus lockdowns.

Anti-maskers explain themselves – “If I’m going to get Covid and die from it, then so be it”: What it’s like to be against masks.

Law professors explain how to cross-examine COVID-19 deniers – Do the prep, stay calm and… lead the witness

COVID-Induced Anxiety: Some Tips for Staying Sane During Insane Times

‘Screw COVID’: 250,000 Bikers to Defy Common Sense for Nine Days at Sturgis Rally

“For richer and poorer, Uncle Sam’s coronavirus response widened the gulf – Experts say there are strong reasons to believe less-well-to-do business owners have suffered disproportionately and gotten less help from the government during the crisis.”

Private company that runs new student housing on college campuses pressured universities into reopening in person classes with fewer restrictions.

The Death of a Mississippi Teacher From COVID-19 Increases Fears of an Outbreak as Schools Reopen

250 students and staff quarantined in Georgia school district after one week of school

IL school district attempts to require students to follow dress code while doing remote school from home.

“Everything You Need to Know About the National Coin Shortage

Shopper who coughed on a cancer patient at Florida Pier 1 arrested on assault charge

The rich are fighting over the dwindling supply of mansions in the Hamptons.

Congressmen suggests US Capitol should have covid testing

Ohio governor tests positive for COVID-19 ahead of Trump’s visit

Unpresidented: “Two decades of pandemic war games failed to account for Donald Trump – The scenarios foresaw leaky travel bans, a scramble for vaccines and disputes between state and federal leaders, but none could anticipate the current levels of dysfunction in the United States.”

Trump: COVID-19 vaccine may be ready ‘right around’ Election Day

Trump hosted a press conference where he repeated falsehoods at his New Jersey golf club with dozens of not socially-distanced attendees present 

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