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More than half of U.S. now faces travel quarantine in New York tri-state region

The sun sets below the Manhattan Bridge on July 20, 2020 in New York City . Gary Hershorn | Corbis News | Getty Images New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont added 10 more states to their travel restrictions list Tuesday, now requiring people from 31 states to… Read More »

Coronavirus: More than 100 outbreaks tackled a week, says Matt Hancock

“Targeted action” is being taken against more than 100 local outbreaks of coronavirus every week, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said. Writing in the Daily Telegraph, Mr Hancock said increased testing meant officials could now be “targeted” in their response. His comments came after 73 cases of Covid-19 were confirmed at a farm in Herefordshire.… Read More »

Primary care physicians pushed to breaking point as more than half report no payments

Primary care physicians have been pushed to the breaking point in their response to the COVID-19 pandemic. A new survey conducted between May 8-11 by The Larry A. Green Center and the Primary Care Collaborative shows that 84% of clinicians report having severe or close to severe stress, and 28% say burnout is at an… Read More »

Coronavirus up to 100 times more infectious through eyes, airways than SARS: report

The eyes are a key point of infection for the novel coronavirus, a team of Hong Kong researchers said this week, detailing how the disease has higher rates of transmissibility through the eyes and airways when compared to H5N1, or the bird flu, and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). SARS-Cov-2, the virus that causes a COVID-19 infection, is nearly… Read More »