Health

Epidemic concept COVID-19. Coronavirus Test Station. Medical worker in full protective gear takes sample from patient at a COVID-19 drive-thru test site.
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Mitch Kelly
October 13, 2020 - 5:25 am
Starting this week, the COVID-19 testing site at UNLV’s Thomas & Mack Center will adjust its hours of operation and offer testing on Sundays and Mondays to make testing available seven days a week between the UNLV site and the Las Vegas Cashman Center site.
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Associated Press
October 13, 2020 - 12:05 am
How long can I expect a COVID-19 illness to last? It depends. Most coronavirus patients have mild to moderate illness and recover quickly. Older, sicker patients tend to take longer to recover. That includes those who are obese, or have high blood pressure and other chronic diseases. The World...
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FILE - This September 2020 photo provided by Johnson & Johnson shows a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine being developed by the company. A late-stage study of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate has been paused while the company investigates whether a study participant’s “unexplained illness” is related to the shot, the company announced Monday, Oct. 12, 2020. (Cheryl Gerber/Courtesy of Johnson & Johnson via AP, File)
Associated Press
October 12, 2020 - 7:27 pm
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A late-stage study of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate has been paused while the company investigates whether a study participant’s “unexplained illness” is related to the shot. The company said in a statement Monday evening that illnesses, accidents and...
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A health worker wearing a protective medical equipment extracts a blood sample from a patient's finger to make an antibody test for patients suspected of being infected with for the coronavirus (COVID-19)
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Associated Press
October 12, 2020 - 5:15 am
Nevada health officials said they would resume the use of rapid “point of care” tests after federal health officials chided them for banning their use and accused them of violating federal law.
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Coronavirus written newspaper close up shot to the text.
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Associated Press
October 09, 2020 - 5:05 am
A state coronavirus task force voted Thursday to relax criteria for testing and positivity rates that counties must achieve to avoid being flagged as “elevated risk.”
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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 5, 2020 file photo, President Donald Trump holds his mask after removing it from his face as he stands on the Blue Room Balcony upon returning to the White House in Washington from the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. He announced he tested positive for the coronavirus on Oct. 2. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Associated Press
October 08, 2020 - 5:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday he doesn't think he's contagious anymore, but medical experts say that's impossible to know a week after his diagnosis with COVID-19. Most people with COVID-19 can stop isolating and be around others about 10 days after they first showed symptoms...
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A Marine is posted outside the West Wing of the White House, signifying the President is in the Oval Office, Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Associated Press
October 07, 2020 - 5:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday credited an experimental drug treatment with helping his recovery from COVID-19 and suggested his diagnosis could be a “blessing in disguise" in the nation's battle against the pandemic. But there is no way for the president or his doctors to...
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General overall aerial view of Las Vegas Raiders helmet and Wilson 2020 NFL The Duke official football at the Allegiant Stadium construction site.
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Mitch Kelly
October 07, 2020 - 8:04 am
ESPN is reporting that a member of the Las Vegas Raiders has tested positive for COVID-19.
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Epidemic concept COVID-19. Coronavirus Test Station. Medical worker in full protective gear takes sample from patient at a COVID-19 drive-thru test site.
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Mitch Kelly
October 07, 2020 - 5:07 am
As part of ongoing efforts to offer access to COVID-19 testing in neighborhoods throughout the Las Vegas Valley, local partners are offering free testing at Western High School this Friday, with testing happening at other area high schools over the next few weeks.
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Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak speaks during a news conference on the state's response to the coronavirus outbreak at the Grant Sawyer State Office Building on March 17, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada
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Associated Press
October 07, 2020 - 4:59 am
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak will be tested for coronavirus and work out of his Las Vegas office indefinitely after a positive COVID-19 test came back Tuesday for one of his staff members working at his office in the state Capitol in Carson City
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