San Diego County declares local health emergency to aid coronavirus response
While there has been no local transmission of the virus, declaration can help provide more resources for quarantine operations.In an area of L.A. with large Asian and Latino populations, reactions to the outbreak are varied. More Coverage Doctors fight coronavirus outbreak with drugs that target HIV, malaria and Ebola Advertisement “To be clear, today’s action does not signify any increase in risk to the residents of San Diego County,” Fletcher said. It’s not the first time that the county has declared a local health emergency to help it process an infectious disease threat. On Sept. 1, 2017, the county board made a similar declaration during a local hepatitis A outbreak that killed 20 and sickened nearly 600. In that case, the county used additional authority to order the City of San Diego to begin an aggressive street-cleaning effort and direct and fund a massive hepatitis A vaccination effort which saw the outbreak recede within just a few months. Though the hepatitis outbreak and the current coronavirus situation have an emergency declaration in common, they’re far from the same. Hepatitis A is vaccine preventable but was spreading throughout the community, bridging from the homeless to intravenous drug users and striking some outside those communities along the way. By comparison, there is no evidence that a single case of novel coronavirus has spread from one person to another in the region. Read more: L.A. Times Health
I hope they get the funds. We need full thrust coronavirus in L.A, S.F, S.D, Orange, Alameda, San Mateo counties. Fewer people live peacefully.
Second coronavirus case confirmed in San DiegoLike the first, the infected patient is an evacuee hospitalized at the UC San Diego Health System shortly after arriving at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar on Friday. Globally, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that the flu kills 290,000 to 650,000 people per year. Way to put critical health information behind the paywall, guys. Well done... Well..its start from China. China Need to stop eating everything that Moves
Watch: UC San Diego health experts provide updates on coronavirus patientsOn Tuesday, CDC officials said an evacuee from Wuhan was re-committed to UC San Diego Health for further medical care and isolation after being accidentally released due to a mishandling of test results.
For first time, San Diego aquarium successfully breeds rare type of sea dragonThe inch-long fish appear to be healthy and have had their first meal at Birch aquarium. onlyc_bass5 mactavish Beautiful 😍 Wow
Listen: Diego Luna on Why It Took ‘Months’ to Sign Onto ‘Narcos: Mexico’Diego Luna explains what finally convinced him to take on the role of an infamous cartel leader in NarcosMexico: “I realized [the showrunner] wanted to talk about the system and not a character, about a system that allows these characters to exist” It’s amazing! as a Mexican I must say it makes me wish it was only pure fiction. It depicts the painful situation in a perfect way. I almost feel guilty by watching it, always wondering if by doing so I am passively promoting the humanization and even idolization of thugs.
Coronavirus fears expose a cultural divide over masks in the San Gabriel ValleyIn an area of L.A. with large Asian and Latino populations, reactions to the outbreak are varied.
Cal State San Marcos executives leave university on eve of critical auditPresident Ellen Neufeldt declines to discuss specific reasons for the changes. These institutions are run by a bunch of thugs... all over San Diego. AudiOfficial or unofficial road trip... The nearby PalomarCollege president also resigned today.