Coronavirus live updates: Mexico confirms 1st case of someone with both COVID-19 and influenza

There were 44,614 new cases of COVID-19 identified in the United States on Sunday, according to a real-time count kept by Johns Hopkins University.

The latest daily tally is down by more than 10,000 from the previous day and falls well under the country’s record set on July 16, when there were 77,255 new cases in a 24-hour-reporting period.

An additional 400 coronavirus-related fatalities were also recorded Sunday, down from a peak of 2,666 new fatalities reported on April 17.

A total of 7,762,809 people in the United States have been diagnosed with COVID-19

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Elanco Confirms Date and Conference Call for Third Quarter 2020 Financial Results Announcement

Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (NYSE: ELAN) will announce its third quarter 2020 financial results on Friday, November 6, 2020. Elanco will also conduct a conference call on that day with the investment community and media to further detail the company’s performance.

The conference call will begin at 8:00 a.m. eastern time. Investors, media and the general public can access a live webcast of the conference call through the link that will be posted on Elanco’s website at https://investor.elanco.com/events-and-presentations/default.aspx. A replay will also be available on the website shortly following the call.

ABOUT ELANCO

Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (NYSE:ELAN) is a global leader in animal health dedicated to innovating and delivering products and services to prevent and treat disease in farm animals and pets, creating value for farmers, pet owners, veterinarians, stakeholders, and society as a whole. With nearly 70 years of animal health heritage, we are committed to helping our

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A New Study Confirms Remdesivir’s Effectiveness as a Coronavirus Treatment

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In a report published Oct. 8 in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers confirmed the benefits of remdesivir for treating people hospitalized for COVID-19.

Remdesivir, an antiviral drug, has emergency use authorization (EUA) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treating anyone hospitalized for COVID-19. That authorization means that doctors can prescribe the intravenous (IV) drug for people who are infected with SARS-CoV-2 and have been hospitalized. While the drug was initially authorized only for those who needed supplemental oxygen or ventilators to breathe, an expanded EUA from the FDA in late August reflects the growing belief among doctors that treating people who aren’t as sick might provide even more benefit—so now includes people with evidence of respiratory infections but don’t yet need supplemental oxygen or help from a ventilator.

Remdesivir works by stymieing the virus’s ability to make more copies of itself, and

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Hamilton Township Confirms Four Cases Of Legionnaires’ Disease

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Hamilton Township Division of Health has reported four confirmed cases of Legionnaires’ Disease, and two people have died.

The residents became ill between Aug. 18-24, the department said in a public statement last week. It’s not known exactly why the outbreak occurred, officials said.

The state Department of Health and the Hamilton Division of Health recently collected environmental samples from selected sites that may be connected to the disease, officials said.

The township has also hired an independent laboratory to conduct water sampling locations, and officials have identified the Mercerville section as sample location site.

The Health Division said it was working closely with state Department of Health to investigate the matter. Health officials said it’s difficult to determine the origin of the bacteria that infected town residents, but are working to identify potential sources of exposure.

Legionnaires’ disease is a form of pneumonia caused

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Public Health Confirms 18 New Deaths And 1,236 Positive Cases Of COVID-19

Los Angeles Public Health confirmed Saturday an additional 1,236 positive cases of COVID-19. Officials also confirmed 18 new deaths and a total of 715 current hospitalizations.

The latest COVID-19 counts come as health officials have been anticipating a rise in new COVID-19 positive cases and related deaths following the Labor Day holiday weekend. Their concerns are a result of spikes following the Memorial Day and Four of July holidays.

Officials have said that the county has not experienced that anticipated surge. In fact Saturday’s numbers show a decline from Friday’s new cases and deaths counts.

Even as numbers start to go down, officials warn that L.A. County residents, especially young adults, still need to practice caution when going out in public. From maintaining proper social distance and wearing masks in public places to avoiding large gatherings, residents play a role in minimizing the transmission and spread of COVID-19.

The latest

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Dept. of Health confirms over 1K new COVID-19 cases, brings statewide total to over 155K

The Pennsylvania Department of Health is confirming 1,029 new positive COVID-19 cases across the commonwealth today.

As of 12 a.m. on Sept. 26, state health officials say that 155,232 Pennsylvanians have been infected with the coronavirus.

Allegheny is reporting an increase of 102 cases.

The number of tests administered within the last 7 days between September 19 and September 25 is 182,437 with 5,520 positive cases. There were 26,337 test results reported to the department through 10 p.m., September 25. These results represent the total number of tests administered.

There are 8,103 total deaths attributed to COVID-19, an increase of 22 new deaths reported. County-specific information and a statewide map are available here.

There are 392 cases who have a positive viral antigen test and are considered probable cases and 645 patients who have a positive serology test and either COVID-19 symptoms or a high-risk exposure.

There are 1,830,292 patients

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