Nassau, Suffolk have high levels of COVID-19 spread, CDC says

Nassau, Suffolk have high levels of COVID-19 spread, CDC says

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday elevated both Nassau and Suffolk counties’ “community level” risk of COVID-19 transmission to high, with public health officials now urging Long Islanders to wear a mask indoors in all public locations. The change, which puts Long Island in the most high-risk designation, comes amid a steady … Read more

Wear a mask in these Michigan counties as COVID-19 surges

Overflow beds line the hallways in the emergency room at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital in Pontiac Monday, Jan.  24, 2022.

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends that people in 16 Michigan counties wear masks again in indoor, public places as the coronavirus surges and hospitalizations climb. The CDC updated its map Thursday evening that details community risk from COVID-19, showing all of metro Detroit now in the high-risk category as well … Read more

As COVID-19 surges again, Oregon officials say it’s now a ‘a mild virus,’ in most cases

As COVID-19 surges again, Oregon officials say it's now a 'a mild virus,' in most cases

The COVID-19 subvariant, omicron BA.2, is on the hunt according to Dr. Jennifer Vines, the Multnomah County health officer. “It’s finding people whose immunity has worn off from the original omicron wave, it’s finding people who have yet to be infected or encounter the COVID virus,” Vines said. “And it’s making them sick – not … Read more

Symptoms linger two years for some; inflammatory protein patterns may provide long COVID clues

Symptoms linger two years for some;  inflammatory protein patterns may provide long COVID clues

A medical worker prepares a syringe with a dose of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine during a visit of US Vice President Kamala Harris to a vaccination center in Chinatown, in Chicago, Illinois, US, April 6, 2021. Picture taken April 6, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Barria Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com … Read more

Younger residents leading the way as COVID rate in LA County rises – Daily News

Younger residents leading the way as COVID rate in LA County rises – Daily News

The daily number of COVID-19 cases reported in Los Angeles County continued growing on Thursday, May 12, prompting renewed warnings that younger residents are most likely to become infected and unvaccinated residents are most likely to become severely ill. County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer on Thursday reported 3,407 new COVID infections, along with nine … Read more

Sonoma County’s health officer optimistic climbing COVID cases will soon begin to drop. But not everyone’s so sure.

A health worker administers a dose of COVID-19 vaccine during a vaccination clinic in Reading. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Addressing the public on a Zoom conference Wednesday, Sonoma County health officials attempted to toe a delicate line. They spoke of “widespread transmission” of coronavirus in the community, while emphasizing that better days lie just ahead — and reminding everyone of the bad times that came before. “I still believe that we are in a … Read more

Children With Autism Exhibit Typical Joint Attention During Toy Play With a Parent

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Summary: Young children on the autism spectrum achieved joined attention similar to that of a neurotypical child when playing with their parents. Source: Cell Press For decades, autism research has relied on data collected during lab tasks or interviews with clinicians that are more constrained than the child’s day-to-day interactions with others. A study published … Read more