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COVID-19 Outbreak In Pacific Northwest Seafood Industry As Season Ramps Up

COVID-19 Outbreak In Pacific Northwest Seafood Industry As Season Ramps Up

File photo of a seafood processing plant in Kodiak, Alaska. The industry faces an outbreak of COVID-19 just as salmon and pollack fishing seasons are ramping up. MARION OWEN/ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption toggle caption MARION OWEN/ASSOCIATED PRESS File photo of a seafood processing plant in Kodiak, Alaska. The industry faces an outbreak of COVID-19 just…
New Ebola outbreak flares up as measles, COVID-19 rage in DRC

New Ebola outbreak flares up as measles, COVID-19 rage in DRC

Enlarge / Health workers operate within an Ebola safety zone in the Health Center in Iyonda, near Mbandaka, on June 1, 2018. A new outbreak of Ebola has ignited in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which is still trying to stamp out an Ebola outbreak from 2018—and is now also battling a massive measles…
COVID-19 Outbreak Overwhelms Yemeni City Of Aden

COVID-19 Outbreak Overwhelms Yemeni City Of Aden

In Yemen's hospitals, the medical staff have become the patients. With the beds filled, sick members of the public are turned away, and aid groups say a "catastrophe" is unfolding. SCOTT SIMON, HOST: Doctors Without Borders says that a catastrophe is unfolding in the Yemeni city of Aden. Doctors and aid workers talk of hospitals…
CDC says its testing fail didn’t hurt US response. Experts disagree

CDC says its testing fail didn’t hurt US response. Experts disagree

Enlarge / Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), attends an event about coronavirus vaccine development in the Rose Garden of the White House on May 15, 2020 in Washington, DC. Covid-19 Coverage View more stories The botched rollout of COVID-19 testing did not cripple the country’s early response to…
100,000 Americans dead—and counting—as COVID-19 ravages US

100,000 Americans dead—and counting—as COVID-19 ravages US

Enlarge / Transporter Morgan Dean-McMillan prepares the body of a COVID-19 victim at a morgue in Montgomery county, Maryland, on April 17, 2020. Covid-19 Coverage View more stories More than 100,000 people in the United States have died from COVID-19 according to several pandemic-tracking efforts—and the pandemic is far from over. As the country reached the…
11 million tests in 10 days: Wuhan lines up after COVID-19 cluster

11 million tests in 10 days: Wuhan lines up after COVID-19...

Enlarge / Medical workers take swab samples from residents (L) to be tested for the COVID-19 coronavirus, in a street in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province on May 15, 2020. - Authorities in the pandemic ground zero of Wuhan have ordered mass COVID-19 testing for all 11 million residents after a new cluster of…
COVID-19 linked to 30-fold increase in rare childhood inflammatory disease

COVID-19 linked to 30-fold increase in rare childhood inflammatory disease

Enlarge / Boston Medical Center Child Life Specialist Karlie Bittrich sees to a baby while in a pediatrics tent set up outside of Boston Medical Center in Boston on April 29, 2020. Covid-19 Coverage View more stories Evidence is stacking up to support a link between COVID-19 and a rare, mysterious inflammatory disease in children,…
Reports of mass graves as Latin America becomes new pandemic epicenter

Reports of mass graves as Latin America becomes new pandemic epicenter

Enlarge / Nursing professionals light candles to honor the 84 nurse victims of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country amidst the coronavirus pandemic on May 12, 2020 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Covid-19 Coverage View more stories As deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic begin to plateau and slowly decline in some parts of Europe and the United States,…
CDC guide to reopening was trashed by the Trump admin. It just leaked

CDC guide to reopening was trashed by the Trump admin. It...

Enlarge / Signage stands outside the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S, on Saturday, March 14, 2020. Covid-19 Coverage View more stories Public health experts at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have leaked their recommendations on how to safely reopen businesses amid the COVID-19 pandemic—after officials…
COVID-19 wallops meat plant workers; shortages hit shelves, fast food

COVID-19 wallops meat plant workers; shortages hit shelves, fast food

Enlarge / Smithfield Foods pork plant in South Dakota is closed indefinitely in the wake of its coronavirus outbreak. Covid-19 Coverage View more stories Meat- and poultry-processing facilities have become hotspots for COVID-19 outbreaks, with cases spreading in over 100 plants across the country. Federal and state public health researchers reported Friday, May 1, that…

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