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The Oregon ZIP codes with the most COVID cases, and other stats – KOIN.com

The Oregon Health Authority’s weekly report reveals the ZIP codes where coronavirus spread fastest in early October, which age groups were most affected, and ot…

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PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The Oregon Health Authority’s weekly report reveals the ZIP codes where coronavirus spread fastest in early October, which age groups were most affected, and other demographic information.
The map below shows which cities and neighborhoods had the most cases per 100,000 residents. Boardman had the highest density of cases, followed by Warm Springs, then Ontario. Ontario is home to Snake River Correctional Institution, which has the largest active workplace outbreak in th…

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Artificial Intelligence Model Detects Asymptomatic Covid-19 Infections Through Cellphone-Recorded Coughs « Machine Learning Times – The Predictive Analytics Times

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Originally published in MIT News, Oct 29, 2020.
Results might provide a convenient screening tool for people who may not suspect they are infected.
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.
But it seems those who are asymptomatic may not be entirely free of changes wrought by the virus. MIT researchers…

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There’s an important link between vitamin D and coronavirus – ClickLancashire

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The scientists advise healthcare professionals to check for and evaluate any skin-related symptoms of COVID-19 once the patient recovers. Besides, the research showed that men had lower vitamin D levels than women.
As for coronavirus, one study of 216 COVID 19 patients in a Spanish hospital found that 82% of them were deficient in vitamin D.
So, should everyone start taking vitamin D now even if it isn’t clear whether it might help with Covid-19?
The study found that patients with a vitamin D deficiency…

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There’s One Main Way to Contract COVID-19 When Grocery Shopping, CDC Says – Yahoo Lifestyle

Grocery shopping, while a necessity, has become one of the most anxiety-inducing activities in our daily pandemic-filled lives. From crowds that are…

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Grocery shopping, while a necessity, has become one of the most anxiety-inducing activities in our daily pandemic-filled lives. From crowds that are sometimes impossible to avoid to concerns surrounding what we should and shouldn’t be touching, the potential for contracting the coronavirus seems overwhelming. However, we can all breathe a collective (masked) sigh of relief, because the CDC is has provided clear, instructive safety guidelines that we can follow to ensure we’re staying as safe as…

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