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Coronavirus outbreak detected at Waldo County church – Portland Press Herald – Press Herald

Brooks Pentecostal Church in Brooks, Maine has at least 17 cases of COVID-19, the Maine CDC said Saturday night.

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The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention has found a coronavirus outbreak at a Waldo County church, possibly linked to a “fellowship rally” that the congregation held between Oct. 2 and Oct. 4.
Brooks Pentecostal Church, in Brooks, Maine, has at least 17 cases of COVID-19 among its worshippers, the health agency said Saturday night.
Contact tracing is underway, and the Maine CDC asked potential contacts of infected people to cooperate.
“Close contacts can help limit potential sprea…

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Doctors: Sudden rise in COVID-19 cases locally ‘alarming’ – WLWT Cincinnati

For the first time in months, doctors are using words like “alarming” and “concerning” to describe the increasing number of COVID cases appearing across the reg…

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CINCINNATI —For the first time in months, doctors are using words like alarming” and concerning to describe the increasing number of COVID cases appearing across the region.
In the last week or so, weve seen a dramatic uptick in the number of cases being diagnosed in the Cincinnati area, said Medical Director for Infectious Diseases at Tri-Health Hospitals Dr. Stephen Blatt. And thats being reflected in the number of patients being admitted to our hospital as well.
As the number of cases rise …

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COVID-19 Statistics | Oct. 19, 2020 – Lost Coast Outpost

COVID-19 Daily Report for Humboldt County, Oct. 19, 2020

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A Humboldt County resident in their 30s who tested positive for COVID-19 has died.
Humboldt County Health Officer Dr. Teresa Frankovich expressed her sympathies to this individuals family and friends. To those who have been impacted by this loss, our thoughts are with you, she said. 
Ten new cases of COVID-19 have been reported since Friday, bringing to 554 the total number of confirmed cases in Humboldt County.  
For the most recent COVID-19 information, visit cdc.gov or cdph.ca.gov. Local …

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Significant Link Found Between Air Pollution and Neurological Disorders in US – SciTechDaily

Air pollution was significantly associated with an increased risk of hospital admissions for several neurological disorders, including Parkinson’s disease, Alzh…

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ByHarvard T.H. Chan School of Public HealthOctober 19, 2020
Air pollution was significantly associated with an increased risk of hospital admissions for several neurological disorders, including Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and other dementias, in a large, long-term study of US adults.
Air pollution was significantly associated with an increased risk of hospital admissions for several neurological disorders, including Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and other dementias, …

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