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Overnight retreat spurred 116 coronavirus cases after student developed symptoms: CDC report

An overnight retreat in Wisconsin this summer involving 152 high school-aged boys, counselors and staff resulted in 116 coronavirus infections after one student who had tested negative for the virus a week prior to the trip began exhibiting symptoms shortly after arrival. According to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) case report, the… Read More »

Latest snapshot of the coronavirus impact

LATEST DEVELOPMENTS * Victoria recorded five new cases on Thursday, all linked to Melbourne’s northern suburbs outbreak, and no further deaths. * It keeps the state’s death toll at 817 and the national figure at 905, with only one death in the past week. * The outbreak in Melbourne’s north has forced some 500 people… Read More »

HHS invests $480 million in Cue Health to boost manufacturing of rapid coronavirus test

Source: Cue Health The U.S. is investing $ 481 million in California-based start-up Cue Health to boost manufacturing of its coronavirus test that produces results in about 20 minutes and without needing to be processed at a lab, U.S. agencies announced Tuesday. Cue, which is backed by Johnson and Johnson among other investors, will increase… Read More »