Coronavirus Live Blog 9.9.2020


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AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine study paused after one illness

“Covid-19 vaccine trial participant had serious neurological symptoms, but could be discharged today, AstraZeneca CEO says

Statnews Tracker webpage with covid19 Drug/Vaccine info

“Acute transverse myelitis associated with SARS-CoV-2: A Case-Report

“Covid-19 vaccine makers are pushing back against pressures to deliver by Election Day – The CDC wants hospitals to prepare to deliver a vaccine by November, but vaccine makers are pledging not to rush approval.”

Vaccine CEOs issue safety pledge amid Trump’s quest for pre-election approval

COVID Hypoxemia: Finally, an Explanation — Mt. Sinai team uncovers a compelling mechanism 

Italy’s Bergamo is calling back coronavirus survivors. About half say they haven’t fully recovered.

Dentists see a “pandemic” of cracked teeth due to stress and bad work from home ergonomics

A New Theory Asks: Could a Mask Be a Crude ‘Vaccine’? Scientists float a provocative — and unproven — idea: that masks expose the wearer to just enough of the virus to spark a protective immune response.

Drugs that fight diabetes and obesity may treat Covid-19

Pharmacists will be able to administer Covid-19 vaccine to anyone 3 and older, surgeon general says

“Experts project autumn surge in coronavirus cases, with a peak after Election Day

Your Evening Briefing: U.S. Covid Toll May Reach 620,000 This Year

Another big event starts up in South Dakota as infections from Sturgis motorcycle rally rise

South Dakota dismisses ‘elite class of so-called experts,’ carries on with state fair after Sturgis rally fueled COVID-19 surge

The 63-page report from the IZA Institute of Labor Economics claims the Sturgis Motorcyle Rally led to an increase in COVID-19 cases in South Dakota and across the county, while costing billions in heathcare costs.

“The Cost of Herd Immunity in the U.S. – — Likely involves more than a million deaths; “That cannot be our price

PSU football doctor clarifies comments on percentage of COVID-positive athletes with myocarditis

CDC’s Shah warns Maine could lose grip on COVid-19 With York County cases growing, Maine could lose grip on

New York school district delays start of year after mass resignations, leaves of absence

Colleges’ dilemma: Fight outbreaks or send sick kids home – About 20 percent of colleges plan to open exclusively or primarily in person, according to a tracker from Davidson College in North Carolina.

Professor Dies of Coronavirus During Zoom Lecture

U.S. needs 193 million Covid-19 tests per month to reopen schools and keep up with pandemic, new report says

Yes, COVID-19 Kills Younger Adults, Too — “A life-threatening disease for people of all ages

One in five young adults hospitalized for Covid-19 need intensive care, research shows

UK police deal with thousands of potential Covid-19 quarantine breakers

Brazil reports 30,168 coronavirus cases, 682 deaths

India Coronavirus Cases Surpass 4 Million

Portugal sees highest daily increase in coronavirus cases since May

Netherlands records highest daily Covid-19 infections in months

Canada frets over rising coronavirus cases as schools start to reopen

Keir Starmer warns UK’s test-and-trace system on ‘verge of collapse’ Ministers concede lack of laboratory capacity for tests could take fortnight to resolve

Coronavirus: Social gatherings above six banned in England from 14 September

Death knell sounds for some of Japan’s oldest department stores

Airlines banned more than 700 passengers over mask violations

7 Ways the Pandemic Has Changed How We Shop for Food Oranges and frozen foods are being snapped up. Shelves have fewer choices. And customers are steering their carts in surprising new directions.

Harvest of shame: Farmworkers face coronavirus disaster – Agricultural counties across the U.S. face high rates of Covid-19, a POLITICO analysis reveals.

Disneyland workers accuse park of COVID cover-up

college football: OU football: Lincoln Riley says Sooners will not release further COVID testing data for competitive reasons

Football Is Coming To Three Of The Power Five Conferences. COVID-19 Is Already There.

Emails show HHS official trying to muzzle Fauci – Emails obtained by POLITICO show Paul Alexander instructing press officers and others at the National Institutes of Health about what Fauci should say during media interviews.

Trump admits he knew all along how dangerous covid was and that he purposely played down the risks. He did this in an interview with Bob Woodward and Woodward has it on tape.

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