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Bay Area's 4th COVID surge on track to 'worsen' in next 3 weeks, UCSF doctor says

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In the beginning of July, on average 231 new daily COVID cases were reported across the Bay Area. A mere three weeks later on July 21, that daily average is 978 new COVID cases.
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Chicago health officials see spike in Legionnaire's cases; Nearly 50 reported in July

Chicago health officials see spike in Legionnaire's cases; Nearly 50 reported in July

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CHICAGO - Health officials in Chicago announced Friday they are tracking an uptick in Legionnaire's disease.
In the first three weeks of July, the Chicago Department of Public Health said 49 cases have been reported. It is an increase from 16 cases last year and 13 in 2019, during the same time period.
Illinois reports 7,983 new cases of COVID-19, 47 deaths over past week
Among the 49 people with Legionnaires' disease, 15 were admitted to the ICU and two individuals died.
CDPH said when buildings are shut down for long period of times, as seen with the coronavirus pandemic, the legionella...
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GALLERY: 1st Olympic medals awarded for skateboarding's debut at Tokyo Games

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GALLERY: 1st Olympic medals awarded for skateboarding's debut at Tokyo Games

GALLERY: 1st Olympic medals awarded for skateboarding's debut at Tokyo Games

Skateboarding made its debut as an Olympic sport at the 2020 Tokyo Games. See some of the best images from the men's street competition. Read more ...