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COVID-19 Weekly Update – 11/19/2020

COVID-19 Weekly Update – 11/19/2020

Virus Update The country has seen a spike in cases, which has been expected because of the transition of the seasons and last week’s election.  There are concerns amongst elected officials in Dallas and Tarrant County with a dramatic spike in cases, as well as...

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COVID-19 Weekly Update – 11/3/2020

COVID-19 Weekly Update – 11/3/2020

Virus Update COVID-19 may be mutating, become more contagious, and present serious health risks for pregnant women.  A Houston, TX study with 5,000 novel coronavirus patients saw a genetic mutation in the virus that may make the virus more contagious (University of...

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COVID-19 Weekly Update – 10/27/2020

COVID-19 Weekly Update – 10/27/2020

Virus Update      Across the United States, COVID-19 seems to increase its presence as the seasons transition.  Last Friday, the United States experienced the highest number of new COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic (Wan and Dupree, 2020).  The winter...

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COVID-19 Weekly Update – 10/20/2020

COVID-19 Weekly Update – 10/20/2020

COVID-19 Trends in Texas Texas net new daily COVID-19 cases have remained consistent over the past two weeks.  Net new daily COVID-19 cases have fluctuated between 4,000 and 6,000 new daily cases across the state of Texas (Google, n.d.).  The forecasts of new weekly...

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COVID-19 Weekly Update – 10/12/2020

COVID-19 Weekly Update – 10/12/2020

COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are on the rise for majority of the United States.  Five states have seen more than a 50% increase in new cases, 26 others have seen an increase between 10-15% in the past week, three states have seen a decrease, and 16 states...

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COVID-19 Weekly Update – 10/6/2020

COVID-19 Weekly Update – 10/6/2020

      As of October 5, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated guidance on how COVID-19 spreads via airborne transmission.  The small droplets and particles of the virus can linger in the air for minutes to hours, which is a similar...

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COVID-19 Weekly Update – 09/21/2020

COVID-19 Weekly Update – 09/21/2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) modified its guidelines on the transmission of SARS-Cov-2 (also known as Corona Virus and COVID-19).  The modified guidelines, which were removed, state that COVID-19 can travel more than six feet, as well as the...

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