Second US study for COVID-19 vaccine uses skin-deep shots
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Second US study for COVID-19 vaccine uses skin-deep shots

U.S. researchers have opened another safety test of an experimental COVID-19 vaccine, this one using a skin-deep shot instead of the usual deeper jab

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Some doctors moving away from ventilators for virus patients
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Some doctors moving away from ventilators for virus patients

Health officials around the world are pushing to get more ventilators to treat coronavirus patients, but some doctors actually are moving away from using the machines

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Blessing restricts hospital visitors in most cases

Blessing Hospital announced that effective Thursday it will not allow face-to-face visits and instead replace them with electronic visits in an effort to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

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Community transmission of COVID-19 is 'very, very likely' says local public health officials

A new report by a group of University of Texas at Austin researchers details how COVID-19 is spreading silently through American cities and towns, including in communities where only a handful of residents have tested positive for the virus.

Pritzker: Illinois 'scouring the globe' for protective equipment
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Pritzker: Illinois 'scouring the globe' for protective equipment

Adams County up to 11 confirmed cases of coronavirus; Pike County announces third case

What to know about malaria drug and coronavirus treatment
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What to know about malaria drug and coronavirus treatment

Some politicians and doctors are sparring over whether to use an old malaria drug called hydroxychloroquine against the new coronavirus

As thousands join, few rules for California Health Corps
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As thousands join, few rules for California Health Corps

Tens of thousands of retired health care workers and medical and nursing students are signing up for the newly established California Health Corps

Virus is mostly mild and rarely fatal for US kids, data show
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Virus is mostly mild and rarely fatal for US kids, data show

The first nationwide report on COVID-19 in U.S. children suggests that while the virus usually is mild and rarely fatal in kids, some do require hospital treatment

Adams County announces four new COVID-19 cases
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Adams County announces four new COVID-19 cases

Four new cases of COVID-19 were announced Sunday by the Adams County Health Department.

No COVID-19 testing at home yet but quicker options coming
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No COVID-19 testing at home yet but quicker options coming

Home testing for the new coronavirus may sound like a good idea, but U.S. regulators say itís still too risky