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Health official ‘cautiously optimistic’ about latest coronavirus numbers

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — With the county representing smaller shares of the state's coronavirus cases and deaths, Los Angeles County's public health director...

Rx REPORT: The link between COVID-19 and depression

By Marie Y. Lemelle, Contributing Writer More than 4.7 million Americans have been infected with COVID-19, according to the Johns Hopkins University COVID-19 global tracking map....

Health official praises public as COVID-19 numbers start to drop

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — The county’s public health director says the closure of bars and elimination of indoor dining, along with cooperation from...

Fauci encourages Blacks to take part in COVID-19 clinical tests

By Stacy Brown, NNPA Newswire WASHINGTON — African Americans should participate in clinical trials to find a cure for the coronavirus, Dr. Anthony Fauci told a...

Rx REPORT: How COVID-19 can damage lungs

By Marie Y. Lemelle, Contributing Writer As a radiologist for the Medical Center Radiologist serving the Sentara Hospital System and Bon Secours Hospital System, Dr. Jose...

Health Official Says Some Positive Data Seen In COVID-19 Stats

LOS ANGELES — Rising coronavirus cases and fatalities remain concerning — with four dozen more deaths confirmed July 23 — but there are signs...

County To Spend $1.2 Billion In Coronavirus Relief

LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors voted July 21 to approve a spending plan for $1.22 billion in federal and state coronavirus...

Coronavirus-Related Hospitalizations Continue Record Pace In County

LOS ANGELES — For the fourth time in the past week, Los Angeles County reported a record number of COVID-19 patients in area hospitals...

Workplaces Are Major Source Of COVID-19 Cases, Official Says

LOS ANGELES — For the second time in three days, Los Angeles County set a daily record July 16 for new coronavirus cases and...

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By Marie Y. Lemelle, Contributing Writer Face masks have become part of our daily attire and protection against the spread of COVID-19. Medical experts predict that...

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From City News Service LOS ANGELES — Lorenzo Soria, president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association that annually presents the Golden Globe Awards, has died...

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