Indian Traveler Tests Positive After Landing In Australia
CANBERRA, Australia — Just one traveler who returned to Australia on board a repatriation flight from India has tested positive for coronavirus. About half of the 150 passengers have turned away after testing positive or being deemed close contacts of positive cases. Pain acknowledged being blocked must be “desperately disappointing” but said health authorities were working to get those who tested positive onto future charter flights. “It’s expected that some of those people who tested positive will return negative tests (next time).”Howard Springs is a locality in the Northern Territory of Australia. The Litchfield Council is a local government area of the Northern Territory of Australia on the eastern and southeastern outskirts of the Darwin-Palmerston urban area.thewestsidegazette.com
FIU and Curative launch walk-up COVID-19 testing on campus
FIU is partnering with Curative to expand COVID-19 testing by opening an on-campus walk-up testing station for students, faculty and staff. The testing station is located in front of the Student Health Center at MMC. Please note this testing station is a walk-up only; there is no designated parking in the vicinity. The mobile testing station augments access to COVID-19 testing that is already taking place by appointment at the Student Health Clinic and at FIU Health. The FIU testing station will be staffed by Curative.communitynewspapers.com
Who is a good candidate for genetic testing, and how can it help those at risk for certain cancers?
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DeSantis says coronavirus testing is free in Florida; lab in Hialeah charges $150
Ron DeSantis said COVID-19 testing during the coronavirus pandemic is free of charge in Florida, the Larkin Community Hospital’s Cardiotropic Labs has been charging $150 per test. Dr. Jack Michel, the CEO of Larkin Community Hospital, released a statement on Friday saying the lab has charged the city of Hialeah and federal prisons for tests. She said her son was experiencing coronavirus-like symptoms when he decided to go get tested outside of the Larkin Community Hospital campus in Hialeah. Michel said Larkin Community Hospital is cooperating with local and state authorities. Here is Larkin Community Hospital’s statement:Dr. Jack Michel, the CEO of Larkin Community Hospital:There appears to be some kind of misunderstanding regarding the services provided by Cardiotropic Labs, a Larkin Community Hospital subsidiary.
DeSantis remains concerned about flights coming from New York’s coronavirus hot zone
Ron DeSantis said he was very concerned about the increase in flights from New York’s hot zone to Florida. DeSantis said airlines struggling through the shutdown were not eager to put a stop to the flights. “It is just reckless, reckless behavior,” DeSantis said about people who are choosing to travel from New York to Florida as they flee the devastating effects of the outbreak. DeSantis said Florida’s hot zone is in Miami-Dade and Broward counties. DeSantis estimates more than 40,400 people have already lost their jobs in Florida.
Here is where to get tested for coronavirus in South Florida
As authorities move to support more testing in an effort to contain the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, more testing locations are opening up. MIAMI-DADE COUNTY: Here is the government’s list of both drive-through and walk-in testing sitesBROWARD COUNTY: Here is the government’s list of both drive-through and walk-in testing sitesMONROE COUNTY: Here is the government’s list of both drive-through and walk-in testing sitesPALM BEACH COUNTY: Here is the government’s list of both drive-through and walk-in testing sitesTESTING DATA: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is filing regular reports on testing around the nation here and the Florida Department of Health is filing regular reports on testing in the state here. THE MAP (Drive-through testing sites only)
How genetic testing helped one family fight cancer
How genetic testing helped one family fight cancer Knowing your family history can be critical when it comes to assessing your cancer risk. CBS News Correspondent Bigad Shaban shows us how one family used that knowledge to make some serious medical choices.cbsnews.com