Jennifer Lee

March 10, 2020
Travel-Related COVID-19 Case Confirmed in San Diego County – NBC 7 San Diego

Travel-Related COVID-19 Case Confirmed in San Diego County – NBC 7 San Diego

A San Diego County resident who recently traveled overseas is the region's first presumptive positive COVID-19 patient, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) announced Monday. The patient, a woman in her 50s, developed symptoms while t…
March 10, 2020
San Jose Sharks respond to Santa Clara County’s ban on large public gatherings – SF Gate

San Jose Sharks respond to Santa Clara County’s ban on large public gatherings – SF Gate

Stefan Noesen #11 of the San Jose Sharks is congratulated by teammates after he scored a goal against the Toronto Maple Leafs in the third period at SAP Center on March 03, 2020 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) less Stefan…
March 10, 2020
Coronavirus toll mounts at Seattle-area nursing home – Los Angeles Times

Coronavirus toll mounts at Seattle-area nursing home – Los Angeles Times

As the deaths of their patients mounted, managers of the nursing home at the center of the U.S. coronavirus epidemic pleaded with authorities to send kits to test those who remained quarantined at the facility. Enough kits were finally delivered over the wee…
March 9, 2020
Coronavirus: Death toll, confirmed cases increase in Washington – KIRO Seattle

Coronavirus: Death toll, confirmed cases increase in Washington – KIRO Seattle

SEATTLE — The number of coronavirus cases continues to increase as more counties have been getting back test results. On Sunday, the death toll in Washington state reached 19 and the confirmed cases, reported by the Washington Department of Health, hit at le…
March 9, 2020
10 new virus cases in Bay Area; SF public schools cancel nonessential public events – San Francisco Chronicle

10 new virus cases in Bay Area; SF public schools cancel nonessential public events – San Francisco Chronicle

Ten new coronavirus cases were reported Sunday in the Bay Area, five each in Contra Costa and Santa Clara counties. The San Francisco Unified School District, meanwhile, announced that it will cease all nonessential public events for the next two weeks. This…
March 8, 2020
Can a face mask stop it spreading? Coronavirus facts checked – The Guardian

Can a face mask stop it spreading? Coronavirus facts checked – The Guardian

Claim: Face masks dont work Wearing a face mask is certainly not an iron-clad guarantee that you wont get sick viruses can also transmit through the eyes and tiny viral particles, known as aerosols, can penetrate masks. However, masks are effective at captur…
March 8, 2020
Coronavirus symptoms: what are they and should I see a doctor? – The Guardian

Coronavirus symptoms: what are they and should I see a doctor? – The Guardian

What is Covid-19 the illness that started in Wuhan? It is caused by a member of the coronavirus family that has never been encountered before. Like other coronaviruses, it has come from animals. Many of those initially infected either worked or frequently sh…
March 8, 2020
Vermont Has First Coronavirus Case, Health Department Says – Vermont Public Radio

Vermont Has First Coronavirus Case, Health Department Says – Vermont Public Radio

Vermont has its first confirmed case of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, the Health Department announced late Saturday. The department is awaiting confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control. The adult patient is hospitalized in an…
March 7, 2020
What went wrong with the coronavirus tests – The Washington Post

What went wrong with the coronavirus tests – The Washington Post

I feel like crap, said Schwartz, 60, of North Hills, Calif. I want to know, why cant I get this test? While the stories of people who are sick but cant get tested get widespread attention, President Trump presented the situation very differently on a Friday …