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Only one new case of COVID-19 reported by health unit



a sign on the side of a building: The sign outside the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit offices on Ouellette Avenue on March 19, 2020.


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The sign outside the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit offices on Ouellette Avenue on March 19, 2020.

There was only one new local confirmed case of COVID-19 on Saturday reported by the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit.

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The origin of the case is unknown as it remains under investigation.

The health unit has added two locations for possible potential virus exposure. The Bridging North America Corporate office at 35 Prospect Ave. between Sept. 14 to 18 and Movati Athletic fitness club at 650 Division Rd. on Sept. 16 and 17.

Overall, there have now been 2,645 confirmed cases of the virus in the local area with 76 deaths. Among those cases 2,493 are now listed as resolved.

One retirement home remains listed as having an outbreak, but no schools or workplaces.

Meanwhile, COVID-19 numbers continue to spike in the GTA and Ottawa areas.

The province overall reported

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OMRF, OU Medicine team up to create local COVID-19 test

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – The COVID-19 pandemic forced a testing supply shortage across the country early on. 

Oklahomans saw that firsthand months ago, when our state simply did not have enough COVID-19 tests to go around. 

Doctors tell KFOR that clinical laboratories across the US were all trying to get their hands on the same testing supplies at the same time. 

“We felt like the test needed to be out there and we were having trouble getting reagents for the normal tests” said Joel Guthridge, with the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation. 

So researchers with the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation teamed up with OU Medicine to come up with a way to create a test right here in our state. 

They say they also partnered with the Fluidigm Corporation.

“We had equipment that we thought would be ideal for this,” said Guthridge. 

The unique equipment helped to create a local COVID-19

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Arthroscopy and Sport Medicine Devices Market 2020 Research Report With COVID-19 Update, Growth Strategy and Industry Development to 2026

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Sep 17, 2020 (Profound via COMTEX) —
A recent report provides crucial insights along with application based and forecast information in the Global Arthroscopy and Sport Medicine Devices Market. The report provides a comprehensive analysis of key factors that are expected to drive the growth of this market. This study also provides a detailed overview of the opportunities along with the current trends observed in the Arthroscopy and Sport Medicine Devices market.

With increasing cases of obesity all over the globe, a need for conducting an in-depth study about this healthcare issue led to the development of this report. Increasing binge eating and consumption of junk foods, neglect towards regular exercise, rising levels of stress, are key market drivers. The report discusses more information about these subjects, with a focus on the rising need for Arthroscopy and

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Keto diet could be beneficial for elderly COVID-19 patients

A recent study by researchers at Yale School of Medicine, New York University Langone Health and Washington University School of Medicine, claims that the ketogenic diet (high fat, low carbohydrate diet) is capable of mitigating clinical outcomes of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in elderly people by improving immune-metabolic functions and reducing inflammation. The study is currently available on the bioRxiv* preprint server.

Since the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic, several studies have identified age as the strongest risk factor associated with a high mortality rate in patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection. In the United States, about 80% of COVID-19 related deaths occurred in people who were more than 65 years old.

In general, the activity of the immune system is compromised in older adults because of age-related impairment in B cell and T cell activation together with inflammasome-induced low-grade systemic inflammation. However, studies investigating COVID-19

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ClinOne Partners with CQuentia to Add COVID-19 and Comprehensive Precision Medicine Testing to Their Suite of Clinical Trial Operating Services and Virtual Trials

DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today ClinOne announced a strategic partnership with CQuentia to bring focused and personalized molecular testing to clinical trial patients. ClinOne’s mission is to simplify and accelerate clinical trials for those conducting, participating in and benefiting from clinical studies in onsite, remote, and strictly virtual settings. “Our goal is to increase patient access to life changing clinical trials, while continually analyzing operations and developing workflows and capabilities to minimize our clients’ costs,” explains Rob Bohacs, ClinOne’s CEO. Partnering with a laboratory such as CQuentia, provides a depth of diagnostic testing that expands ClinOne’s offering and brings comprehensive lab solutions directly to the patients.

ClinOne continuously evaluates the market for innovative companies and products to add to its suite of e-clinical technologies. “CQuentia is a thought leader in genomic testing and a natural fit, given their comprehensive COVID-19 testing capabilities offered at or near patients’ homes,” explains Dr. Elizabeth

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Fla. Dentist’s Bid For COVID-19 Loss Coverage Axed


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A Florida federal judge handed a win to Allied Insurance Co. of America, freeing the insurer from having to pay for a dental clinic’s claimed COVID-19 related losses, holding that the policy’s virus exclusion clearly bars coverage.

U.S. District Judge John L. Badalamenti tossed Mauricio Martinez, DMD, P.A.’s suit seeking coverage for losses stemming from state-mandated closures because of COVID-19 Tuesday, holding that the dental practice’s alleged losses are not covered by the policy, which expressly

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Stanford Medicine experts advise school districts on COVID-19 tests | News Center

Kong was motivated to reach out to schools when she saw how parents of school-age kids were struggling with campus closures and a lack of child care.

“We heard a lot of the talk during back-to-school planning about how you set up classrooms, handwashing, masking,” she said. “But we didn’t hear about testing. For schools, that’s not what they normally do; they didn’t know how to think about it. So we put it out there that we have capacity, and we’re happy to work with schools and districts on this.” 

Jennifer Fralick, administrative director of pathology and clinical labs at Stanford Health Care; Megan Bliss, director of strategic operations; Yvonne Maldonado, MD, professor of pediatrics and of health research and policy; Nancy Ewen Wang, MD, professor of emergency medicine; and James Zehnder, MD, professor of pathology and of medicine, have also been working with Kong to respond to local districts’

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Aging for Amateurs: During COVID-19, it’s still important to visit the dentist | Columnists

Four weeks ago, I wrote a column on places you won’t see me during the COVID-19 pandemic. One place that was conspicuously absent was the dentist. I hadn’t done enough research to comment on the issue of whether to seek dental care in this difficult time, but I believe I have now.

After reviewing the American Dental Association and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention websites and talking with several local dentists, including my own family dentist, Dr. Keith Kirkland, I’m comfortable recommending regular visits for preventive care (cleaning and evaluation for tooth and gum problems) every six months, as usual.



Aging for Amateurs: Where you won’t see me during the pandemic

Of course, emergency care for dental trauma or severe pain is also recommended when needed. Talk to your dentist if you have particular concerns with visiting.

You will likely find your dentist’s office looking a little different to allow for social distancing in the waiting room

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Temporal dynamics in viral shedding and transmissibility of COVID-19

SARS-CoV-2, the causative agent of COVID-19, spreads efficiently, with a basic reproductive number of 2.2 to 2.5 determined in Wuhan1,2. The effectiveness of control measures depends on several key epidemiological parameters (Fig. 1a), including the serial interval (duration between symptom onsets of successive cases in a transmission chain) and the incubation period (time between infection and onset of symptoms). Variation between individuals and transmission chains is summarized by the incubation period distribution and the serial interval distribution, respectively. If the observed mean serial interval is shorter than the observed mean incubation period, this indicates that a significant portion of transmission may have occurred before infected persons have developed symptoms. Significant presymptomatic transmission would probably reduce the effectiveness of control measures that are initiated by symptom onset, such as isolation, contact tracing and enhanced hygiene or use of face masks for symptomatic persons.

Fig. 1: Transmission of infectious diseases.
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COVID-19

As of April 23, 2020, there are a total of 39,254 positive cases
and 1,562 deaths
in California
. 

The California Department of Public Health is committed to health equity and collecting more detailed racial and ethnic data that will provide additional understanding for determining future action. Health outcomes are affected by forces including structural racism, poverty and the disproportionate prevalence of underlying conditions such as asthma and heart disease among Latinos and African American Californians. Only by looking at the full picture can we understand how to ensure the best outcomes for all Californians.

The differences in health outcomes related to COVID-19 are most stark in COVID-19 deaths. We have nearly complete data on race and ethnicity for COVID-19 deaths, and we are seeing these trends. Overall, for adults 18 and older, Latinos, African Americans and Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders are dying at disproportionately higher levels. The proportion

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