Tag Archives: Cases

Britain records nearly 4,000 new Covid-19 cases in highest daily total since MAY

Britain records nearly 4,000 new Covid-19 cases in highest daily total since MAY – but lack of testing at peak of crisis means resurgence of the disease is likely nowhere near levels seen during first wave in March and April The seven-day average is now 3,286 compared with 2,358 last Wednesday – a 40 per… Read More »

No End in Sight as U.S. Cases Pass 5 Million

Carlos Del Rio, MD, professor of Global Health and Epidemiology, Emory University, Atlanta Amesh Adalja, MD, senior scholar, The Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security in Baltimore Harry Heiman, MD, clinical associate professor of Health Policy and Behavioral Sciences at Georgia State University, Atlanta Tom Frieden, MD, president and CEO, Resolve to Save Lives, New… Read More »

Coronavirus Task Force’s Dr. Birx tells 9 cities ‘get on top of it’ as positive cases rise

White House coronavirus task force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx told several state and local officials in nine cities seeing an increase trend in positive COVID-19 cases to “get on top of it” this week, according to multiple reports. Birx warned the leaders of the nine cities — Atlanta; Omaha, Neb.; Boston; Kansas City, Mo.;  Portland, Ore.; Baltimore, Chicago, Detroit and… Read More »

Bubonic plague cases confirmed in China

Health News The Yersinia pestis bacterium responsible for bubonic plague (Photo: Adobe stock) Just when you thought there was only one communicable disease to worry about, here comes more news out of China about another one. This time, it’s the bubonic plague, a name that conjures up fear as it was also called the ‘Black… Read More »