New COVID-19 outbreaks at 6 Greek organizations at Colorado universities; CU-Boulder tops 1,500 cases – The Denver Post

Six fraternities and sororities at three Colorado universities reported new COVID-19 outbreaks in the past week, while the University of Colorado Boulder’s community-wide outbreak grew to more than 1,500 confirmed cases. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment reported 1,503 confirmed cases of COVID-19 among CU Boulder students, with another 161 probable cases. The number of staff cases remained […]

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6 months after New Zealand’s first COVID-19 case, it’s time for a more strategic approach

Today marks six months since New Zealand’s first COVID-19 case was identified on February 26. So far New Zealand has been largely in reactive mode, initially during the first elimination stage which finished in early June and now in response to the ongoing Auckland outbreak. Given the vigorous response to controlling this current cluster, we have a good chance of […]

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‘Reborn’ Swiss to drop most virus restrictions on June 6

Switzerland announced Wednesday it would remove most of its remaining coronavirus restrictions on June 6, when all leisure and entertainment activities can resume if appropriate precautions are in place. “Switzerland is reborn,” President Simonetta Sommaruga told a press conference in Bern following a government meeting. “We now know that it is possible to control this virus,” she said, with the […]

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Coronavirus in Colorado, May 6: A look at the latest updates on COVID-19

As of today, Denverites are required to wear masks when entering businesses. As the order goes into effect, businesses are preparing to deal with enforcement. Meanwhile, other Colorado cities and counties have also adopted mask orders. Here’s a full list of where in Colorado masks are required in public. While some Denver businesses are allowed to reopen starting Saturday, restaurants […]

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There are 6 new possible symptoms of COVID-19, according to the CDC

When a new disease appears, health officials can’t really tell us what its symptoms are until enough people have come down with it, and this has proven true with COVID-19.  Back in January, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) listed just three possible symptoms of the novel coronavirus: fever, cough, and shortness of breath or difficulty breathing. NPR quoted the […]

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