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COVID-19 surge tied to household spread more than schools and nursing homes, official says – VC Star

COVID-19 surge tied to household spread more than schools and nursing homes, official says – VC Star

Editor's note: The Star is making this story free to readers due to public health concerns related to coronavirus. Please consider a digital subscription to The Star so we can continue doing this important work. Household transmissions and large gatherings appear to be driving forces in the COVID-19 surge that has pushed Ventura County back into the purple tier, officials said Tuesday. For the week ending Oct. 31, 36% of the county's COVID cases involved more than one infected person at the same address in a sign the virus is being passed from one family member to another, said Dr. Robert Levin, Ventura County public health officer. Nearly 10% of the cases involved large gatherings, Levin said at a meeting of the Ventura County Board of Supervisors. The county's surge began in late Octobe...
Heres why mouthwash is not going to save you from coronavirus – CNN

Heres why mouthwash is not going to save you from coronavirus – CNN

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Just 12 Minutes of Intense Exercise Is Enough to Change Biomarkers in Your Blood – ScienceAlert

Just 12 Minutes of Intense Exercise Is Enough to Change Biomarkers in Your Blood – ScienceAlert

Short bursts of exercise have more of an impact on our bodies than you might think: a new study shows that just 12 minutes of intense activity is enough to significantly change the biomarkers of metabolic health in people's blood.   Researchers analysed the reactions of 411 middle-aged men and women to 12 minutes of "vigorous" exercise, finding that the exercise had an effect on more than 80 percent of circulating metabolites in the participants' blood. These metabolites can act as indicators of cardiometabolic, cardiovascular, and long-term health, suggesting that even a short hit of activity is enough to benefit some of the body's key biological processes. "Much is known about the effects of exercise on cardiac, vascular and inflammatory systems of the body, but our study provides ...
279 new COVID-19 cases announced by NH health officials, 2 additional deaths – WMUR Manchester

279 new COVID-19 cases announced by NH health officials, 2 additional deaths – WMUR Manchester

THAT ADDS UP TO 28 PERCENT OF ALL THE CASES REPORTED IN THE STATE SINCE MARCH. 279 NEW CASES TONIGHT MARKS THE FOURTH STRAIGHT DAY OF DECLINING NUMBERS SINCE NEW HAMPSHIRE'S DAILY RECORD WAS SET ON FRIDAY. BUT THE áCURRENT CASE COUNT CONTINUES TO BREAK DAILY RECORDS... WITH 3,551 PEOPLE NOW ACTIVELY FIGHTING COVID-19. <ZOOMó0, 8:13-8:23 OUR NUMBERS ARE NOT TRENDING IN A GOOD DIRECTION AND WE REALLY HAVE TO DOUBLE DOWN ON THE BASICS AND I KNOW FOLKS ARE FATIGUED FROM HEARING IT BUT FACE COVERINGS DO WORK.> THE DAILY PERCENTAGE OF POSITIVE TESTS DROPPED FROM 4 POINT 3 PERCENT YESTERDAY... TO 2 POINT OH PERCENT TODAY. 77 PEOPLE ARE BEING TREATED IN HOSPITALS... THAT NUMBER HAS DOUBLED SINCE NOVEMBER FIRST. <CLIP 2377, 15:39-15:45 IT CAN ALL BE MANAGED ...
TODAY in SUPES: Board Discusses How to Confront Anti-Mask Patrons and How to Market Humboldt County Cannabis – Lost Coast Outpost

TODAY in SUPES: Board Discusses How to Confront Anti-Mask Patrons and How to Market Humboldt County Cannabis – Lost Coast Outpost

Screenshots from Tuesday’s virtual meeting (clockwise from top left): First District Supervisor Rex Bohn, Second District Supervisor Estelle Fennell, Third District Supervisor Mike Wilson; Fourth District Supervisor Virginia Bass, Humboldt County Health Officer Dr. Teresa Frankovich and Fifth District Supervisor Steve Madrone. ### COVID and cannabis: Those two familiar topics were the main objects of discussion at Tuesday’s meeting of the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors. With the coronavirus, the focus was on the recent spike in cases across the country, the state and here in Humboldt County. The board’s conversation touched on the tense social exchanges that can occur when customers refuse to wear masks while patronizing local businesses.  With cannabis, the board heard ...