Covid-19

Where is this swab Going?

Where is this swab Going?

By Barbara A Walsh, The Maine Monitor —

As she drops the cotton swabs between the tiny teeth on the conveyor belt chain, Irene Chase cannot help but wonder, “Where is this one going today?”

“Is it going to a hospital, or the armed forces, or is it going to a foreign country?” Chase silently muses.

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Maine’s COVID-19 vaccination rate among highest per population in US

Maine’s COVID-19 vaccination rate among highest per population in US

State CDC director warns it’s a “matter of time” before the variant strain of COVID-19 is detected in Maine.

About 46,600 Mainers were vaccinated as of Friday, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention. That represents nearly 3.5 percent of the state’s population. At least 3,271 of those vaccinated have received their second dose.

In comparison, 28,400 Mainers have had confirmed or probable cases of COVID-19, as of Friday. More than 1,100 have been hospitalized and 426 have died

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Artificial Intelligence Model Detects Asymptomatic Covid-19 Infections Through Cellphone-Recorded Coughs.

Artificial Intelligence Model Detects Asymptomatic Covid-19 Infections Through Cellphone-Recorded Coughs.

Asymptomatic people who are infected with Covid-19 exhibit, by definition, no discernible physical symptoms of the disease. They are thus less likely to seek out testing for the virus, and could unknowingly spread the infection to others.

A new AI model identified 98.5 percent of coughs from people confirmed with Covid-19, and of those, it accurately detected all of the asymptomatic coughs.

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Flu Shot Demand High. Supplies Limited!

Flu Shot Demand High. Supplies Limited!

With Covid-19 People are becoming very concerned with their health. This is causing more people than normal to get their regular flu shots. If you're considering one this year you should probably get it soon! Normal dosage shots are still available from multiple...

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WATCH -Protecting Yourself and Your Family From CoVid-19

WATCH -Protecting Yourself and Your Family From CoVid-19

This is a very informative video on preventing and dealing with covid. Worth watching if you haven’t seen it. And please pass it on if you feel it’s of value.

The goal of this video is simply to circulate credible and helpful information on this topic.

Weill Cornell fellow of pulmonology, Dr. David Price, in New York City, shares information in a Mar. 22 Zoom call with family and friends on empowering and protecting families during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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