L.A. County Reports 20 New Covid-19 Deaths And 2,307 New Positive Cases – Deadline

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health reported 20 new deaths from Covid-19, as well as 2,307 new positive cases. COVID-19 Daily Update:December 4, 2021New Cases: 2,307 (1,534,720 to date)New Deaths: 20 (27,244 to date)Current Hospitalizations: 572 pic.twitter.com/WNAkDJlavM — LA Public Health (@lapublichealth) December 4, 2021 The number of deaths and confirmed cases reported … Read more

America’s Got Talent musician Jay Jay Phillips found dead at 30 from COVID-19

America’s Got Talent musician Jay Jay Phillips found dead at 30 from COVID-19 … as family reveals ‘he was unvaccinated’ America’s Got Talent star Jay Jay Phillips died from COVID-19 at the age of 30, according to TMZ on Friday The outlet reported that family members found the musician’s body at his home on Thanksgiving after … Read more

Trevor Noah Thinks Republicans Are Behaving Just Like COVID-19

GOP talking points on the pandemic have changed since former President Donald Trump’s 2020 election defeat, Noah noted on “The Daily Show.” Republicans — including the ex-president’s son Eric Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) — had predicted that COVID-19 would not be talked about after Election Day. Now, they claim Democrats are somehow using … Read more

Provinces enlisting therapy dogs to help kids get COVID-19 vaccine

Children turning up for their COVID-19 vaccine in Quebec last Friday were surprised to find not just the promise of a sticker at the end of the ordeal, but a waggy-tailed dog eager to be petted and potentially calm their fears over getting the shots. At least three provinces have been recruiting therapy dogs … Read more

Military service members face deadline to get COVID-19 vaccine or face disciplinary action​

Thousands of American service members are facing disciplinary action — up to dismissal —  if they are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Monday With vaccination deadlines looming, the two top Marines pleaded with the troops. “We need every single Marine in the unit to be vaccinated,” said General David Berger, U.S. Marine Corps Commandant. … Read more

Canada finds first cases of Omicron COVID-19 variant in Ontario. Here’s what we know

Canada has detected its first two cases of the Omicron COVID-19 variant. A statement from Ontario’s Ministry of Health confirmed that cases of the variant, recently declared as the novel coronavirus’ fifth variant of concern by the WHO, have been identified in Ontario. “Today, the province of Ontario has confirmed two cases of the … Read more

Simple New 10-Minute Test Accurately Detects COVID-19 Immunity

SMART researcher Hoi Lok Cheng (right) performs a rapid neutralizing antibody test on a lab prototype. He is a co-author on a new paper reporting the development of a 10-minute test to detect immunity to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19. Credit: Photo courtesy of SMART Paper-based blood test developed by SMART researchers can rapidly … Read more

L.A. County Reports 22 New Covid-19 Deaths And 624 New Positive Cases – Deadline

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health reported 22 new deaths from Covid-19, as well as 624 new positive cases. COVID-19 Daily Update:November 27, 2021New Cases: 624 (1,524,912 to date)New Deaths: 22 (27,121 to date)Current Hospitalizations: 556 pic.twitter.com/l3tO7Zu7qz — LA Public Health (@lapublichealth) November 28, 2021 The number of deaths and confirmed cases reported … Read more

Merck’s antiviral COVID-19 pill can reduce risk of death from the virus by 30%, study finds 

Merck’s antiviral COVID-19 pill can reduce risk of death from the virus by 30%, study finds A new antiviral COVID-19 pill can cut risk of hospitalization and death from Covid by 30%, a new study finds The data was published Friday, ahead of an FDA advisory meeting next week that will discuss its authorization A … Read more