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Health Officials Plead For Californians To Avoid Thanksgiving GatheringsWith California desperately battling an out-of-control coronavirus surge, the state's health secretary is urging families to avoid gathering for Thanksgiving.
California Doctors Report Increase In Rare STD Complications Amid COVID-19 PandemicHealth officials say they are seeing an increase in rare and severe complications from untreated gonorrhea in recent months.
For Every 1 COVID Related Death, 9 People In US Left Grieving, Study SaysHow much of an effect has COVID had on the inhabitants of planet Earth? The coronavirus pandemic has taken the lives of 1.3 million people across the globe and left many more people to grieve their loss.
‘We Are Now Moving Backwards, Not Forwards’: Gov. Newsom Pulls ‘Emergency Brake,’ Imposes New COVID RestrictionsCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom said he’s pulling the state’s “emergency brake” as coronavirus cases surge in the state.
'Getting To Be Too Much:' 2020 Piling On Stressors, Rain Dumping More On Seasonal BluesIf the gloomy skies have you feeling down, you're not alone. 
Sacramento County Health Director Takes Questions From Frustrated Business Owners"For the love of God, please don't gather with family and friends from elsewhere just this one Thanksgiving and Christmas."
UC Davis First In Region For Rapid Test That Detects COVID-19 And FluWith COVID cases on the rise and flu season in full swing, there’s a new UC Davis-developed test that detects both – and it’s fast.
California Surpasses Grim Milestone Of 1 Million COVID-19 CasesCalifornia has become the second state — behind Texas — to eclipse a million known COVID-19 cases. The grim milestone in a state of 40 million comes as the U.S. has surpassed 10 million infections.
San Joaquin County ICUs Operating At 104 Percent CapacityIn a report released Thursday detailing coronavirus-related hospitalizations, San Joaquin County said that its intensive care units are operating at 104 percent capacity.
Pfizer Says Early Analysis Shows Its Covid-19 Vaccine Is 90% EffectiveDrugmaker Pfizer said Monday an early look at data from its coronavirus vaccine shows it is more than 90% effective -- a much better than expected efficacy if the trend continues.
Doctor Explains Why You Should Avoid Thanksgiving, Christmas Gatherings: 'Not Worth The Risk'Dr. Mallika Marshall warns against large family gatherings this year due to the risk of spreading COVID-19.
US Breaks Global Daily Coronavirus Case Increase RecordThe US reported 99,321 new COVID cases on Friday, marking the highest single-day increase recorded for any country.