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Category Archives: Coronavirus

Newsom Announces California’s Plan to Distribute COVID-19 Vaccine

Newsom Announces California’s Plan to Distribute COVID-19 Vaccine

AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File Governor Newsom held a virtual press conference Monday afternoon to address the coronavirus pandemic and California’s plan to distribute the coronavirus vaccine. California has 1.29 million doses of the vaccine with 611,500 additional doses on the way and has already administered 454,306 doses. #COVID19 UPDATE: – New cases today: 29,633 – Average…MORE

How phones can alert you to COVID-19 exposure

How phones can alert you to COVID-19 exposure

North Carolina’ s cell phone app contact tracing SlowCOVIDNC is shown on Friday, Dec. 4, 2020, in Charlotte, N.C. An analysis shows that few Americans are utilizing contact tracing technology launched in a host of U.S. states and territories. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) More than 8.1 million people in the U.S. have turned their iPhones and…MORE

How California is Going to Distribute its First COVID-19 Vaccines

How California is Going to Distribute its First COVID-19 Vaccines

Daniel Kim/The Sacramento Bee via AP, Pool, File “This is not a marathon anymore, this is a sprint” This was California Governor Gavin Newsom’s message Thursday as promising developments in COVID-19 vaccines are beginning to reveal an end to this global pandemic. Last month, in anticipation of several breakthroughs, the state announced a board of…MORE

Biden Includes UCSF Doctors in the COVID-19 Transition Advisory Board

Biden Includes UCSF Doctors in the COVID-19 Transition Advisory Board

AP Photo / Andrew Harnik President-elect Joe Biden named 13 health experts to his Transition COVID-19 Advisory Board on Monday. Biden is advancing his plans for presidency despite Trump’s refusal to accept the election results.The coronavirus has spread at alarming rates in the U.S. in recent weeks. Biden’s statement reports new cases are rising in…MORE

COVID-19 Daily Update: May 19, 2020

COVID-19 Daily Update: May 19, 2020

President Donald Trump speaks with reporters after meeting with Senate Republicans at their weekly luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 19, 2020. Standing behind Trump are Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., from left, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). COVID-19 data sharing with law enforcement…MORE

COVID-19 Daily Update: May 18, 2020

COVID-19 Daily Update: May 18, 2020

Moderna: Early coronavirus vaccine results are encouraging An experimental vaccine against the coronavirus showed encouraging results in very early testing, triggering hoped-for immune responses in eight healthy, middle-aged volunteers, its maker announced Monday. Study volunteers given either a low or medium dose of the vaccine by Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Moderna Inc. had antibodies similar to those…MORE