Central Coast Resident Is California's First West Nile Virus Death of 2021California on Friday reported a resident of San Luis Obispo County died from complications of the West Nile virus, the first fatality this year attributed to the mosquito-born microbe.
COVID: Masks, Social Distancing Slowed Spread Of Common Childhood IllnessesAll of the social distancing, handwashing and masking not only slowed down the prevalence of COVID-19 in kids, but also slowed down other childhood illnesses.
COVID: 'Racing Against Mutations' Researchers Find 2 New Virus Strains In CaliforniaIn addition to the United Kingdom virus strain that has forced stringent lockdowns, there are now two new strains on the West Coast, one in Southern California, and another in Northern California.
COVID MUTATION: Surges, Community Infections Driving Potentially Dangerous Variants Of CoronavirusPublic health specialists are raising a red flag about a strain of the coronavirus now circulating in the Bay Area and California.
COVID: World AIDS Day 40th Anniversary Marked As COVID Pandemic Recalls Darkest DaysSeveral prominent civic leaders and activists, many from the Bay Area, honored the hundreds of thousands of Americans who’ve lost their lives to both AIDS and COVID-19 during this year’s World AIDS Day on Tuesday. This year’s event marks 40 years since the first cases of AIDS were reported in the U.S. and also coincides with a new major virus - COVID-19.
California Records 194 New COVID Fatalities; State Death Toll Approaches 9,000California came close to setting another single-day record for coronavirus deaths with 194 recorded Thursday, just three short of the single-day mark set only 24 hours earlier.
California Sets New Record For Most COVID-19 Deaths In A DayThe state of California set a new single-day record for COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday with 197 confirmed fatalities from the deadly virus, according to the governor's office.
Bay Area Health Expert Predicts COVID-19 May Impact Our Lives For Years To ComeAs California set an alarming new record on Wednesday with nearly 13,000 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, a Bay Area health expert is making a grim prediction that COVID-19 may impact our communities for up to ten years.
Deadly Rabbit Disease Found In California For 1st Time; Does Not Affect HumansA highly contagious and deadly rabbit disease has been found in California for the first time, the state Fish and Wildlife Department said.
Speaker Pelosi Unveils $3 Trillion COVID-19 Aid Package For States, Cities, Workers, Individuals, USPSHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled a more than $3 trillion coronavirus aid package Tuesday, a sweeping effort with $1 trillion for states and cities, “hazard pay” for essential workers and a new round of cash payments to individuals.
HK Researchers Develop Antiviral Spray Coating Purported To Protect Surfaces From COVID-19 Up To 90 DaysResearchers at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) claim they have developed an antiviral coating that could protect surfaces from viruses such as the one that causes COVID-19 for as long as 3 months.
Coronavirus Update: Santa Clara County Reports 3 More Deaths, Bringing Toll To 13Health officials in Santa Clara County confirmed three new coronavirus deaths on Monday, raising the death toll from COVID-19 in the county to 13.
Coronavirus Pandemic: Santa Clara County Confirms 2 New DeathsHealth officials in Santa Clara County on Friday confirmed two new deaths from COVID-19, bringing the toll for the county to eight.
Coronavirus Update: Death Toll In Santa Clara County Rises To 6; State Cases At Nearly 600Health officials in Santa Clara County on Wednesday announced another new death from the coronavirus, bringing the toll in the county to six.
Coronavirus Update: Fifth Death In Santa Clara County ConfirmedHealth officials in Santa Clara County on Tuesday announced one new death from the coronavirus, bringing the toll in the county to five.