Remdesivir Approved By FDA As First COVID-19 Treatment DrugRemdesivir, an antiviral medicine given to hospitalized patients through an IV, was approved by U.S. regulators on Thursday as the first drug to treat COVID-19.
COVID-19 Could Force Iconic Midtown Church To Shut Its Doors For GoodThe coronavirus pandemic has taken down restaurants, small businesses and now, maybe even churches. The Midtown Collective, also known as the First Baptist Church, is facing a financial crisis after months of closure.
Yolo County Uses CARES Funding For Rental Assistance ProgramYolo County announced Friday that it is using a portion of its CARES Act funding for a new rental assistance program for those at the greatest risk of non-payment of rent and to offset landlords' lost revenue needed to provide housing services.
COVID Vaccine Trials Lacking Minority ParticipantsResearch is underway across the country as pharmaceutical companies launch COVID-19 vaccine trials, but while the clock is ticking on these clinical trials, exactly who participates in them is equally important.
Trump Begins Remdesivir Therapy While Spending The Night In The HospitalPresident Donald Trump will be taken to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, according to the White House.
Medical Experts Say Weight, Gender More Important Than Age In Trump's COVID FightResidents in Sacramento have mixed reactions after hearing that President Donald Trump was transported to Walter Reed Medical Center to be evaluated for his coronavirus diagnosis.
Coronavirus Hospitalizations Could Surge In October In CaliforniaCalifornia has begun to see concerning upticks in coronavirus data after a sustained period of decline, the state's top health official said Friday, urging people to renew efforts to prevent spread.
Flu, COVID Could Overwhelm Hospitals In Fall, Winter, California SaysA severe flu season this fall and winter could overwhelm California hospitals that are preparing for an uptick in COVID-19 cases as the economy further reopens, officials said Thursday. They urged people to get vaccinated to prevent that from happening.
Updated CDC Guidance Acknowledges Coronavirus Can Spread Through The Air"Airborne viruses, including COVID-19, are among the most contagious and easily spread," the CDC site now says.
California To Pause Unemployment Claims For 2 WeeksCalifornia will not accept new unemployment claims for the next two weeks as the state works to prevent fraud and reduce a backlog as more than 2 million people are out of work statewide during the coronavirus pandemic, officials said late Saturday.
Coronavirus Death Toll Hits 15,000 Mark In CaliforniaCalifornia’s death count from the coronavirus surpassed 15,000 on Sunday even as the state saw widespread improvement in infection levels.
Up To 51% Of All School Employees At Increased Coronavirus Risk, Study FindsSchool districts across the country are navigating how to reopen safely amid the deadly coronavirus pandemic, and the results of a new study could make those decisions more difficult.
CDC Updates, Again, Guidelines On Testing People Without Coronavirus SymptomsThe new language rolls back controversial changes made to the CDC's site last month. It once again stresses that anyone who has been in contact with an infected person should be tested for coronavirus.
More Than Half Of Businesses That Closed During The Pandemic Won't Reopen, Yelp SaysAbout 60% of businesses that have closed during the coronavirus pandemic will never reopen, and restaurants have suffered the most, according to new data from Yelp.
Gov. Newsom Signs Laws Protecting California Workers From COVID-19California companies must warn their workers of any potential exposure to the coronavirus and they must pay their employees workers compensation benefits if they get sick with the disease under two laws Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Thursday.