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Virus testing, tracking still plagued by reporting delays

As part of the plan to restart its season next month, the NBA is preparing to test hundreds of players, coaches and others for the coronavirus each night inside a “basketball bubble” — a space at the Disney complex near Orlando, Florida, with extra protection against the disease.

US health officials estimate 20M Americans have had virus

U.S. officials estimate that 20 million Americans have been infected with the coronavirus since it first arrived in the United States, meaning that the vast majority of the population remains susceptible.

In watching for the resurgence, mind the data complexities

As every state now has reopened some element of society after full lockdowns became the norm in recent months, scientists and reporters are watching for a COVID-19 resurgence.

Fauci: Next few weeks critical to tamping down virus spikes

The next few weeks are critical to tamping down a disturbing coronavirus surge, Dr. Anthony Fauci told Congress on Tuesday — issuing a plea for people to avoid crowds and wear masks just hours before mask-shunning President Donald Trump was set to hold a campaign rally in one hot spot.

Riverside County to begin coronavirus antibody testing as part of prevalence...

Thousands of Riverside County residents will soon be contacted and asked to take part in a coronavirus antibody testing study being sponsored by county health officials.

Participate from Home: A Study on Heart Health and Detection of...

If you or someone you love is 65 and older, home is where you are likely spending most your time. And while at home, you can consider participating in the Heartline Study sponsored by the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson in collaboration with Apple.

COVID-19 Will Affect Food and Financial Security of Many for Years...

The complex food shopping patterns that financially insecure families employ have been upended by the COVID-19 crisis. While increasing the maximum benefit for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

Coronavirus testing returns to Blythe; other changes announced for test sites

Coronavirus testing is available again in Blythe for residents of the eastern Riverside County community who want to know whether they have contracted the virus.

FDA approves video game for treating ADHD in kids

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has for the first time approved a video game for treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children.

Coronavirus death rate is higher for those with chronic ills

Death rates are 12 times higher for coronavirus patients with chronic illnesses than for others who become infected, a new U.S. government report says.