Health

President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at the White House, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Associated Press
September 16, 2020 - 5:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Openly contradicting the government's top health experts, President Donald Trump predicted Wednesday that a safe and effective vaccine against the coronavirus could be ready as early as next month and in mass distribution soon after, undermining the director of the Centers for...
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Coronavirus test - Medical worker taking a throat swab for coronavirus sample from a potentially infected elder man with the isolation gown or protective suits and surgical face masks
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Mitch Kelly
September 11, 2020 - 4:22 am
A new “Stop, Swab & Go” COVID-19 testing site will be open Monday through Friday next week at Eldorado High School, 1139 Linn Lane, near Nellis and Washington, as an additional location to the existing three sites in the Las Vegas Valley and Mesquite.
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Blood vial of multisystem inflammatory syndrome patient
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Associated Press
September 09, 2020 - 7:57 am
Las Vegas-area health officials said Tuesday that eight children under age 14 who tested positive for COVID-19 since March were also diagnosed with a rare inflammatory condition linked with the coronavirus.
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A helper of local doctor Volker Eissing assists and register a swab sample for coronavirus testing at Eissing's temporary office located in a container on March 23, 2020
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Mitch Kelly
September 04, 2020 - 5:23 am
The City of Henderson in partnership with the Southern Nevada Health District will offer COVID-19 testing for no charge on September 4th and September 11th from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Heritage Park Senior Facility, located at 300 S. Racetrack Rd (at Burkholder).
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Snapshot of emergency text alert sent by Clark County on 9-1-20
Clark County, Nevada
Mitch Kelly
September 02, 2020 - 5:43 am
Many of us received an emergency text Tuesday afternoon, but it wasn’t because of an oncoming storm or an amber alert for a lost child.
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Parking garage set up for COVID-19 testing
Clark County Nevada
Associated Press
August 27, 2020 - 5:11 am
Health officials announced plans on Wednesday to expand coronavirus testing capacity in both northern and southern Nevada after the number of residents taking tests daily fell over the course of August.
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Mitch Kelly
August 26, 2020 - 6:40 am
University Medical Center says it will continue to operate its large-scale COVID-19 testing location at the Las Vegas Convention Center through the remainder of 2020,
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020 file photo, parents wait with children on the schoolyard for the start of their first day at a school in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. Just in time for back-to-school for millions of kids, the World Health Organization on Monday, Aug. 24, 2020 has issued guidance about mask-wearing by children, suggesting in particular that those aged 6 to 11 should wear them too in some cases to help fight the spread of the coronavirus. The WHO recommendations follow upon the widespread belief that children aged under 12 are not considered as likely to propagate the virus as much as adults. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File)
Associated Press
August 24, 2020 - 9:15 am
GENEVA (AP) — Just as millions of children are heading back to school, the World Health Organization says those aged 6 to 11 should wear masks in some cases to help fight the spread of coronavirus. The recommendations presented Monday follow the widespread belief that children under 12 are not...
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President Donald Trump speaks, accompanied by Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Stephen Hahn, center, during a media briefing in the James Brady Briefing Room of the White House, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020, in Washington.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Associated Press
August 23, 2020 - 6:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday announced emergency authorization to treat COVID-19 patients with convalescent plasma — a move he called “a breakthrough,” one of his top health officials called “promising” and other health experts said needs more study before it's celebrated. The...
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John McDevitt
August 19, 2020 - 9:44 am
Ever try to return a singed library book? Apparently, some Americans are. A misinformed method is igniting online, encouraging readers to microwave their leased books in order to kill any remnants of COVID-19.
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