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Rep. Gomberg exonerated in sexual harassment investigation

Oregon House Representative David Gomberg has been cleared of wrongdoing by the House Special Committee on Conduct in regards to sexually harassing a woman who said she overheard him “joking” about a prostate cancer treatment at an annual industry dinner in 2019. House Speaker Tina Kotek According to an investigation into the harassment claims, the […]

Thousands of health care workers demand investigation of hospitals' coronavirus response
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Thousands of health care workers demand investigation of hospitals’ coronavirus response

Thousands of nurses and other health care workers from across the country called on the federal government Tuesday to investigate their employers’ mishandling of the coronavirus outbreak, their union said. The workers, who are members of the American Federation of Teachers, filed 40 complaints with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration alleging that hospitals were […]

Coronavirus live updates: China increases WHO funding as Australia PM Scott Morrison pushes investigation; U.S. jobless claims report due Thursday
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Coronavirus live updates: China increases WHO funding as Australia PM Scott Morrison pushes investigation; U.S. jobless claims report due Thursday

A Chinese citizen journalist who posted videos from Wuhan during the coronavirus outbreak reemerged online on Wednesday, claiming he was detained by police and forced to quarantine himself over a period of nearly two months. The disappearance of Li Zehua, who says he was ordered to hand over his devices to a friend, points to […]

Guidance on COVID-19 issued for UK rheumatologists
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COVID-19: Immune effects of rituximab require further investigation

medwireNews: A case report published in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases describes the experience of a rituximab-treated patient with anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis who developed severe COVID-19. The 52-year-old woman had granulomatosis with polyangiitis, and was undergoing treatment with prednisolone 15 mg/day and maintenance rituximab in March 2020. Five days after receiving rituximab 500 mg, the […]

Australia to Pursue Coronavirus Investigation at World Health Assembly | World News
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Australia to Pursue Coronavirus Investigation at World Health Assembly | World News

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia will push for an international investigation into the coronavirus pandemic at next month’s annual meeting of the World Health Assembly, the decision-making body of the World Health Organization (WHO), its prime minister said on Thursday. Australia wants the WHO to be strengthened and is suggesting introducing inspectors with the power to […]

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Livingston County News | COVID-19 cases reach 10 in Livingston County; health director explains investigation process

MOUNT MORRIS – The Livingston County Department of Health reported three additional confirmed cases this morning of the COVID-19 coronavirus in Livingston County. The total number of positive cases in the county is 10. All three individuals were tested separately at their respective medical providers’ offices and are currently at their private residences under mandatory […]

person to person transmission of COVID-19
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Investigation into first person to person transmission of COVID-19 in US – Medical News Bulletin

Declared as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO), the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is spreading at a rapid pace, and researchers are trying to quickly understand the pattern of spread. Recent research published in The Lancet focuses on the first occurrence of person-person transmission of COVID-19 in the United States. A woman returning […]

Public Health exists to keep the community safe and healthy | Local News
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Public Health exists to keep the community safe and healthy | Local News

With Klamath County having its first COVID-19 case, Klamath County Public Health (KCPH) officials would like community members to know more about the process of investigating local outbreaks. Throughout the year, Public Health investigates a number of disease outbreaks. Last fiscal year 696 investigations were conducted — for a variety of diseases — to help […]