Category Archives: Health

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer Provides 5th Update on COVID-19

ORLANDO, Fla. – (FNN NEWS) – Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer joined Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings and local officials Wednesday evening at the Orange County Board of County Commissioner Chambers to provide an update on efforts to ensure a coordinated response to suppress the spread of COVID-19 within the community. “Each day, and seemingly every hour, we’re making difficult decisions…

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AP: Coronavirus Vaccine Test Opens with 1st Doses

SEATTLE (AP) — U.S. researchers gave the first shot to the first person in a test of an experimental coronavirus vaccine Monday — leading off a worldwide hunt for protection even as the pandemic surges. With a careful jab in a healthy volunteer’s arm, scientists at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Research Institute in Seattle begin…

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White House Moves to Protect Trump, Staff Against Virus

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House put in place new measures Monday to protect President Donald Trump and his staff during the coronavirus outbreak, including taking the temperature of anyone who enters the complex, such as visitors and members of the press corps. The steps expanded on screenings the White House began on Saturday for anyone who gets…

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Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson Test Positive for Coronavirus

NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Hanks and his actress-singer wife Rita Wilson have tested positive for the coronavirus, the actor said in a statement Wednesday. Hanks said the couple were in Australia and felt tired, with colds, body aches and slight fevers. “To play things right, as is needed in the world right now, we…

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France closes the Louvre as virus spreads to new fronts

PARIS (AP) — Coronavirus cases surged in Italy, and France closed the world-famous Louvre Museum as the epidemic that began in China sent fear rising across Western Europe, threatening its tourism industry. The virus has spread to more than 60 countries, and more than 3,000 people have died from the COVID-19 illness it causes. New…

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