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Louisiana governor says progress against coronavirus has been wiped out in past three weeks

“We have a statewide pandemic. It’s no longer one or two regions,” Edwards told reporters in Baton Rouge. Edwards’ announcement comes as the United States passed 3 million coronavirus cases. Louisiana’s health department reported 1,891 new cases Wednesday, 95% of which are from community spread, according to Edwards. Data from Johns Hopkins University shows the… Read More »

Cornell Says It’s Safer To Bring Students Back To Campus, Will Resume Classes September 2

TOPLINE Cornell University said that it planned to resume classes on campus this September after university researchers projected it was safer to resume classes with a mix of in-person and online learning, a claim that is controversial among outside epidemiologists. CORNELL UNIVERSITY, ITHACA, NEW YORK – 2015/10/10: Samuel Curtis Johnson Hall, School of Management …… Read More »

Investors are missing out on black founders with great companies, says Incredible Health CEO

Incredible Health’s founders Iman Abuzeid and Rome Portlock. Source: Nico Zurcher When Iman Abuzeid was raising her last round of financing, she stepped into a Silicon Valley venture firm in business casual attire and was immediately mistaken for a Postmates delivery driver.  Abuzeid, who trained as a physician before enrolling in a business degree in… Read More »

Washington state choir practice deemed coronavirus ‘superspreader event,’ report says

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. A Washington state choir practice that saw one symptomatic person infect nearly 87 percent of those who attended, was officially deemed a “superspreader event,” according to a report published on Tuesday. Of the 61 Skagit Valley Chorale members who attended the… Read More »

Coronavirus has infected more than 9,000 US health care workers, CDC says

NEW YORK – Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Between 10 percent and 20 percent of U.S. coronavirus cases are health care workers, though they tended to be hospitalized at lower rates than other patients, officials reported Tuesday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported… Read More »

Trump says decision on reopening economy is the biggest he has ever faced

President Trump said he faced the biggest decision of his life as he considers how and when to lift social distancing restrictions credited with vastly reducing the number of deaths that will result from the novel coronavirus. Trump last month said he hoped to have the country open by Easter Sunday. Instead, churches will stand… Read More »