Meatpacking Plants Accounted for 334,000 U.S. COVID Cases

TUESDAY, April 20, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Meatpacking plants were the source of an estimated 334,000 COVID-19 cases in the United States, according to a new study. It puts the economic toll stemming from those cases at $11.2 billion. And study author Tina Saitone, a livestock and rangeland economics cooperative extension specialist at the … Read more

Cases in Children Helping the Surge of COVID Variants

Michael Osterholm, PhD, director, Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy, The University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN Brian Peters, CEO of the Michigan Hospital Association, Lansing, MI Ruth Lynfield, MD, State Epidemiologist, Minnesota Department of Health, Saint Paul, MN Natasha Bagdasarian, MD, Senior Public Health Physician, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services, Ann Arbor, … Read more

CDC Director Warns of ‘Impending Doom’ as Cases Rise

“A lot of the spread is happening among younger people,” he said. “That’s the group that is moving around, kind of relaxing, getting infected.” The CDC is warning of impending doom because of potential covid spikes. Keep masking up, folks. — BrooklynDad_Defiant! (@mmpadellan) March 29, 2021 States are beginning to lift their COVID-19 … Read more