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Flu shot associated with fewer coronavirus cases, researchers suggest

Researchers at Michigan Medicine say they found an association between the flu shot and fewer, less severe coronavirus cases. The study, which reviewed medical charts for more than 27,000 patients, also found that nobody included in the data tested positive for both viruses at the same time. “It is possible that patients who receive their… Read More »

No new local COVID-19 cases in Victoria

Victoria has recorded no new local coronavirus cases as thousands of people turned out to get tested after another hotel quarantine worker tested positive. The health department said 12,816 Victorians were swabbed at testing stations across the state on Monday, with no locally acquired cases reported in the past 24 hours. The health department also… Read More »

Australia records zero new community virus cases

Not a single locally-acquired coronavirus case has been recorded around Australia, but south west Sydney’s cluster continues to worsen. “Advice just in from the National Incident Centre – Zero community transmission cases today Australia wide – the 1st national zero community transmission day since June 9,” Health Minister Greg Hunt tweeted on Sunday. “Thankyou to… Read More »

Overnight retreat spurred 116 coronavirus cases after student developed symptoms: CDC report

An overnight retreat in Wisconsin this summer involving 152 high school-aged boys, counselors and staff resulted in 116 coronavirus infections after one student who had tested negative for the virus a week prior to the trip began exhibiting symptoms shortly after arrival. According to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) case report, the… Read More »