The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it has no data to suggest the coronavirus is spread by mosquitoes or ticks.
COVID-19 is mainly spread from person to person through droplets that people vaporize when they talk, cough or sneeze. The World Health Organization says a mosquito bite will not give you the virus.
But why not, if mosquitoes can transmit other diseases?
Researchers say the virus would have to infect the mosquito and multiply inside for the mosquito to pass it on to humans. This did not happen when the researchers injected the virus into three species of mosquitoes.
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Here are some other headlines from today:
New York Fashion Week
Governor Cuomo announced that New York Fashion Week will take place September 13-17, 2020 in strict adherence to New York State health and safety guidelines, including outdoor events capped at 50 people and indoor events at 50% capacity and without spectators. New York Fashion Week will feature a mix of live and virtual fashion shows, presentations and programming, including live fashion shows, exclusive designer content and cultural programming. “New York is the fashion capital of the world and New York Fashion Week celebrates this city’s ingenuity and our unparalleled creative talent,” Governor Cuomo said. “When COVID-19 hit New York City, so many of our cherished events were forced to cancel or be postponed. The pandemic is far from over, but we are proud to help the organizer of the IMG event move forward with NYFW, strictly keeping safety, as always, is our top priority and we applaud them. hosts and all participating designers for their innovative New York Smart solutions that brought this event to life. ”
US territory added to tri-state quarantine list, 5 states removed
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that Alaska, Arizona, Delaware, Maryland and Montana have been removed from New York state’s COVID-19 travel advisory, while Guam has been added. The advisory requires people who have traveled to New York City from areas where the community is large to spread under quarantine for 14 days. Quarantine applies to anyone arriving from an area with a positive test rate greater than 10 per 100,000 population on a 7-day moving average or an area with a positivity rate of 10% or more on a moving average of 7 days.
NYC Launches School Ventilation Inspections
Just over two weeks before the start of the school year, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Chancellor of Schools Richard Carranza announced a new inspection effort to ensure that New York City public school buildings are safe for students. Inspections by newly formed school ventilation action teams began Tuesday morning and are expected to be completed by September 1. Rooms in a given building that do not pass inspection will not be used, the mayor said. All results will be posted on September 4. Classes are scheduled to start on September 10.
Increasing cases in New Milford, NJ
New Milford Borough authorities say there has been an increase in COVID-19 cases. A press release read: “Please note that this increase is not the result of our long term care (LTC) facility. In fact, CareOne / WoodCrest’s has been COVID-free for almost eight weeks. Our numbers have increased due to lack of social distancing, not wearing masks and people not self-quarantining or self-isolating when exposed to the COVID-19 virus. ”
Pandemic Exodus: Who moved where during COVD-19?
It’s a sad reality during the pandemic: people are leaving New York in record numbers, and moving companies are so busy they even refuse.
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