Coronavirus 4 1 1 podcast

Coronavirus 4 1 1 podcast

Coronavirus 411 podcast provides daily updates, news, alerts, and information regarding the Corona virus COVID 19. Coronavirus 411 podcast collects Information from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) the World Health Organization (WHO) and other news sources. This information is meant to help people stay informed and updated about Coronavirus with just the facts.... Show More

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October 22, 2020 4 min

This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots… Just the facts… for October 22nd, 2020.


A volunteer in Brazil participating in a clinical trial of AstraZeneca’s vaccine died. However, the 28-year-old medic did not get the vaccine. He was given the placebo. It’s  not known how exactly he contracted the virus but he died from complications during the trial, which is continuing.


How close is too close? The CDC has re...

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This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots… Just the facts… for October 21st, 2020.


As cases in the U.S. surge, testing is still a problem. According to an NBC News analysis, testing rates have fallen in several states where cases are increasing. As many as 30 states and territories have seen cases increase more than 25% in the last two weeks. Only 21 saw increases in testing at or above that level during th...

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This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots… Just the facts… for October 20th, 2020.


The CDC said if any passenger doesn’t comply with wearing a mask while traveling on any form of public transport, kick them off. In fact, masks should be worn anywhere people gather to catch public transport. Many transportation services have seen some strong resistance to mask wearing.


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This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots… Just the facts… for October 19th, 2020.


The CDC says that while all other racial groups saw a decline in fatalities from May to August, the number of Hispanic Americans who died from the coronavirus increased. The U.S. Surgeon General says, "We do not think people of color are biologically or genetically predisposed to get COVID-19. But they have a higher incid...

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This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots… Just the facts… for October 16th, 2020.


An administrative member of the aviation company that charters aircraft for the Biden campaign has tested positive. And they flew with the former Vice President Monday and Tuesday. But the campaign says the two were never closer than 50 feet apart.


First it was hydroxychloroquine. Now the antiviral drug Remdesivir’s positive ...

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This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots… Just the facts… for October 15th, 2020.


First Lady Melania Trump said hers and the President’s teenage son Barron tested positive. He exhibited no symptoms and has since tested negative.


The Director of the CDC is not sounding encouraging about families getting together for Thanksgiving. He told the nation’s governors small household gatherings are becoming a growi...

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This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots… Just the facts… for October 14th, 2020.


A 25-year-old man in Nevada becomes the fifth known person in the world to contract the coronavirus on two separate occasions. In fact, he became more seriously ill after the second infection. He has recovered but reinfection casts doubt on the prospect of protective immunity and vaccines.


Speaking of vaccines, Johnson & J...

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This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots… Just the facts… for October 13th, 2020.


While the world waits for a coronavirus vaccine, Americans are increasingly saying don’t bother. A Gallup poll shows willingness to get such a vaccination has dropped 11 points, falling to only 50%. But at the same time, the percentage of Americans inclined to not go back to normal daily activities until there is a vaccine hi...

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This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots… Just the facts… for October 12th, 2020.


Australian scientists say the virus that causes Covid-19 can survive up to 28 days on surfaces. That includes phones, stainless steel, vinyl, and cash. The national science agency said they also found the virus survived longer at lower temperatures.


New York authorities have handed out over $150,000 in penalties since Friday i...

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This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots… Just the facts… for October 9th, 2020.


Researchers have used CRISPR gene-editing technology to create a test that detects the coronavirus in just 5 minutes. No expensive lab equipment needed, and tests could be run at doctor’s offices, schools, or office buildings. The tests work by identifying a sequence of RNA unique to the novel coronavirus.


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This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots… Just the facts… for October 8th, 2020.


An internal FEMA memo indicates the outbreak has infected 34 White House staffers and other contacts in recent days. And, according to the House Administration Committee, there are now 123 Legislative Branch employees or contractors who have tested positive — or are presumed positive.


Wisconsin health officials announced a field...

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This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots… Just the facts… for October 7th, 2020.


CNN reports the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, as well as several senior Pentagon leaders are quarantining. A top Coast Guard official tested positive and had been in contact with those now quarantined. The Pentagon is conducting additional contact tracing.


The FDA made it clear it must see two months of follow-up data a...

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This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots… Just the facts… for October 6th, 2020.


The CDC revised its guidance yesterday, acknowledging the virus can sometimes spread through airborne particles that can “linger in the air for minutes to hours” and among people who are more than 6 feet apart.


With the President returning to the White House, Chad Gilmartin, principal assistant press secretary, tested positive t...

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This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots… Just the facts… for October 5th, 2020.


Florida has gone the furthest in lifting restrictions, especially on restaurants. The role of ensuring safety has shifted to business owners and customers. Restaurants can operate at 100% with no restrictions and local governments can't limit indoor seating by more than 50%.


Quite the opposite in New York City. Mayor Bill de...

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This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots… Just the facts… for October 2nd, 2020.


President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have both tested positive for the coronavirus and have begun a quarantine. Speculation is they may have contracted it from aide Hope Hicks, who tested positive with symptoms and who traveled with the President on Air Force One and Marine One.

At home spit tests are not panning out yet...

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This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots… Just the facts… for October 1st, 2020.


Why does coronavirus hit some people so hard and others not? An international team of researchers is settling on one reason; in severe cases the body attacks one of its own immune defenses instead of attacking the virus. This happens mostly in men, which helps explain why they are often affected worse.


New York City Mayor Bill d...

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This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots… Just the facts… for September 30th, 2020.


South Korea, often hailed as having done one of the best jobs of containing the virus, has reported 113 new cases. That’s its first daily increase over 100 in 5 days as that country enters a holiday break officials fear might worsen transmissions.


San Francisco’s Mayor said that city will lift more coronavirus restrictions on...

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This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots… Just the facts… for September 29th, 2020.


It was announced the U.S. government will start distributing millions of rapid coronavirus tests to states this week. The idea is for governors to use them to reopen schools for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Tests will go to states based on population and can be used however governors see fit.


India’s confirmed...

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This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots… Just the facts… for September 28th, 2020.


More than 1,000 New Yorkers tested positive for COVID-19 in a single day. That’s the first time since June 5 the state has seen a daily number that high. An aide to Governor Andrew Cuomo stressed the new positive-case number came out of nearly 100,000 tests, compared to about 60,000 tests a day in June.


A COVID-19 vaccine wa...

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This is Coronavirus 411, the latest COVID-19 info and new hotspots… Just the facts… for September 25th, 2020.


EU officials urged member nations to move quickly to slow the latest wave of infections and try to avoid a repeat of broad lockdowns. The EU health commissioner said some countries are reporting more cases now than they did during the earlier pandemic's peak in Europe.


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