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Connecticut election worker tests positive for coronavirus

An election worker in New Haven, Connecticut, has tested positive for the coronavirus, leading to a dozen other workers being quarantined By PAT EATON-ROBB and DAVE COLLINS Associated Press November 4, 2020, 9:37 PM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article An election employee in New Haven, Connecticut, has tested positive… Read More »

Coronavirus infects the mouth. Could that explain patients’ taste loss?

The coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 can infect cells in the mouth, which may spur the virus’s spread both in the body and to other people, according to a preliminary study. In the new study, posted Oct. 27 to the preprint database medRxiv, researchers predicted which mouth tissues might be most vulnerable to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.… Read More »

New York Gov. Cuomo ends coronavirus quarantine list, requires travelers to get tested instead

New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks at a news conference on September 08, 2020 in New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is ending a requirement for travelers from places with a high amount of coronavirus cases to quarantine for two weeks upon arriving in the state. Instead,… Read More »

Pence to continue campaigning after ‘close contact’ staff contract coronavirus

Loading the player… While a number of people in Mike Pence‘s inner circle recently tested positive for COVID-19, the vice president reportedly has no plans to cancel his scheduled campaign events with the General Election drawing within a week away. Pence apparently does not plan to self-quarantine to be sure not to spread coronavirus under… Read More »

Coronavirus: Children behind rising demand for tests in England

Demand for coronavirus tests has almost trebled among young children in England this month – but only 1% were found to have the virus, figures show. In the first two weeks of September, more than 200,000 under-nines were tested, according to government’s test-and-trace programme. That is nearly three times as many as in the previous… Read More »