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1/7/2021 California vaccine committee prioritizes seniors in next wave The Mercury News California is changing its COVID-19 defense strategy to offer the vaccine earlier to a broader segment of the elder population, protecting the most medically vulnerable populations.Elaborating on guidelines outlined by Gov. Gavin Newsom earlier this week, on Tuesday during California ’s community vaccine advisory committee meeting, Dr. Robert Schechter unveiled criteria that elevate people in two groups: ages 50 and 64, and 65 to 74 years old.The ...
1/7/2021 Coronavirus tracker: California counties reported 44,253 new cases, 456 new deaths The Mercury News California reported 44,253 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of people who have been infected to 2,494,255, according to California public heath websites.There were also 456 new deaths reported in California, bringing the total number of people who have died in the state to 27,466.An additional 456 patients were admitted into California hospitals, making for 22,820 hospitalizations statewide.RELATED: What public health leaders mean by ‘0 ...
1/7/2021 CDC reports 22 California cases of coronavirus variant first identified in UK The Mercury News By Michael Nedelman CNN At least 52 cases of a coronavirus variant first identified in the UK have been found in the United States, according to data posted Wednesday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.This includes at least 26 cases in California, 22 cases in Florida, two cases in Colorado, and one case each in Georgia and New York.CDC says this does not represent the ...
1/7/2021 California health leaders want 1 million vaccinations in 10 days The Mercury News One million vaccinations over the next 10 days.That’s the working goal of one of California ’s COVID-19 vaccination planning groups, which convened Wednesday, Jan. 6, and echoed Gov. Gavin Newsom’s desire this week to speed up the state’s mass vaccination campaign .California currently is in the first stage – Phase 1A – of the drive, which sent a first wave of shots to hospitals and ...
1/7/2021 Outbreak: US registers highest death numbers so far The Mercury News ... very day the mob attack on the Capitol laid bare some of the same, deep political divisions that have hampered the battle against the pandemic.The virus is surging in virtually every state, with California particularly hard hit. Skyrocketing deaths and infections there are threatening to force hospitals to ration care and essentially decide who lives and who dies.“Folks are gasping for breath. Folks look like they’re drowning ...
1/7/2021 Calls rise to use 25th Amendment to remove Trump. Here's how that works. Chicago Tribune ... and removing him from office under the 25th Amendment.It is not the first time detractors have sought Trump’s ouster through invocation of the amendment. Early in his term, Rep. Zoe Lofgren of California introduced a resolution urging Trump to seek a medical and psychiatric evaluation to determine his fitness for office, with an eye on the law governing presidential succession.Advertisement The proposal went nowhere.Many Democrats took ...
1/7/2021 COVID-19 surge forces Sundance Film Festival to cancel drive-in screenings Chicago Tribune ... the Sundance Film Festival has canceled plans to hold in-person drive-in screening events as part of the 2021 festival. The events were to have taken place at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California , and the Mission Tiki Drive-In in Montclair, California . The 2021 Sundance Film Festival is scheduled to run from Jan. 28 to Feb. 3. This year’s event was already drastically altered from previous years ...
1/7/2021 LA County hospitals forced to make 'tough decisions' as Covid kills someone about every 15 minutes CNBC ... div /div /div div div class="InlineImage-imageEmbedCaption" An ambulance crew waits with a patient outside the Coast Plaza Hospital emergency room during a surge of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in Los Angeles, California , December 26, 2020. /div div class="InlineImage-imageEmbedCredit" David Swanson Reuters /div /div /div /div div class="group" p The Covid-19 outbreak is so bad in Los Angeles County, ambulances have to wait hours ...
1/7/2021 Buyers and sellers increasingly pessimistic about the housing market CNBC ... style="height:100%" class="lazyload-placeholder" /div /div /div div div class="InlineImage-imageEmbedCaption" A sign is posted in front of new homes for sale at Hamilton Cottages on September 24, 2020 in Novato, California . /div div class="InlineImage-imageEmbedCredit" Justin Sullivan Getty Images /div /div /div /div div class="group" p After a strong surge in home sales over the past six months, suddenly consumers are concerned about the ...
1/6/2021 Keck Medicine of USC Administers 4,500 Vaccinations spectrumnews1.com ... vaccines on handThe next phase will include other essential workers and seniors ages 75 and upVaccines should protect people from the new strain of COVID-19 found in several different states including California Common side effects to the vaccine are a sore arm and a very low grade fever After months of coming in close contact with patients known to have the coronavirus, Hosn joins about 4,500 other ...
1/6/2021 SCUSD Recognizes Student Mental Health in New Resolution accesslocal.tv ... harm are in parody.” Resolution No. 3175 ’s purpose is to recognize mental health as a valid reason for an absence as well.Sacramento has been overdue for this type for change. A California Healthy Kids Survey of SCUSD students from 2011-2013 concluded that one in five students have seriously considered suicide within the past twelve months. Another survey by the Mental Health Services and Oversight and Accountability Commission ...
1/6/2021 Grammy Awards Postponed Amid Covid-19 Concerns The Wall Street Journal ... Grammys was working with medical experts to ensure artists and fans were safe. “I can definitely tell you there won’t be 17,000 fans there,” he said.But since then, the U.S.—and California and Los Angeles County in particular—has seen a surge in coronavirus cases that gathered strength after Thanksgiving and the December holidays. On Monday, the U.S. reported 180,477 new infections, according to data compiled by ...
1/6/2021 California's Covid Woes The Wall Street Journal ... the country’s biggest Covid hot spot. Politicians believed their strict lockdowns and mask mandates would defeat the virus, but they didn’t, and the latest infection surge has exposed deep problems.Hospitalizations in California have increased seven-fold since early November and are nearly three times higher than at the summer peak. California Gov. Gavin Newsom justified reimposing a lockdown in mid-November based on projections that the state ...
1/6/2021 Hospitals struggle to keep up in COVID-19 hotspot California Philly Tribune Hospitals struggle to keep up in COVID-19 hotspot California BRIAN MELLEYEmergency medical technicians sanitize an ambulance strecher after transporting a patient at Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center in Los Angeles on Tuesday. — AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes Damian Dovarganes SaveLOS ANGELES — California is so swamped by coronavirus cases that the state has ordered those with room to accept patients from others that have maxed out ...
1/6/2021 In Los Angeles County, 'the virus is virtually everywhere' PBS In Los Angeles County, ‘the virus is virtually everywhere’ Jan 5, 2021 6:45 PM EST Leave a comment AudioThe United Kingdom is in the midst of a lockdown, as the U.S. faces a surge in hospitalizations from COVID-19. The coronavirus has been particularly bad In Los Angeles County, California , where the daily death toll is nearing 400 and hospitals are running short on supplies. Dr. Christina Ghaly ...