(CNN) A Covid-19 vaccine developed by the biotechnology company Moderna in partnership with the National Institutes of Health has been found to induce immune responses in all of the volunteers who received it in a Phase 1 study.

Submitted by mo2 on Tue, 07/14/2020 - 23:12

NEW YORK (AP) — A long-expected upturn in U.S. coronavirus deaths has begun, driven by fatalities in states in the South and West, according to data on the pandemic.

The number of deaths per day from the virus had been falling for months, and even remained down as states like Florida and Texas saw explosions in cases and hospitalizations — and reported daily U.S. infections broke records several times in recent days.

Submitted by mo2 on Sat, 07/11/2020 - 20:44

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced the first pediatric death associated with COVID-19 in South Carolina on Saturday.

Officials say the child was under the age of five and was from the Midlands region.

“Today, we mourn the loss of one of our children to this virus. It is heart-wrenching to lose a child under any circumstances, and especially so during a time when we have all lost so much already,” said Dr. Joan Duwve, DHEC Public Health Director.

Submitted by mo2 on Sat, 07/11/2020 - 20:44

(CNN) Internal documents from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that fully reopening K-12 schools and universities would be the "highest risk" for the spread of coronavirus, according to a New York Times report, as President Donald Trump and his administration push

Submitted by mo2 on Sat, 07/11/2020 - 20:37