Latest Coronavirus Headlines

U Of M's Dr. Michael Osterholm Says COVID-19 Is In ‘Fall Surge’, Cites College Students On CampusUniversity of Minnesota’s infectious disease expert Dr. Michael Osterholm says the COVID-19 pandemic is just getting started.
Health Officials Announce Next Batch Of Cities To Have Free COVID-19 Testing Next WeekThe Minnesota Department of Health announced Friday the next cities to get free COVID-19 testing sites next week as part of the four-week push to track how the virus is spreading in the state.
University Of Minnesota Could Adjust Spring Break ScheduleUniversity of Minnesota students would still have a full week off, but by pushing the break back, they could do remote learning after the break and for the rest of the summer.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Nearly 1,200 Additional COVID-19 Cases Reported, With 6 More DeathsThe Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) updated COVID-19’s impact on the state Friday, reporting 1,191 additional positive cases and six more deaths.
'Unprecedented Demand' For Flu Shots Causing ShortageWith COVID-19 concerns and regular flu season warnings, health care providers say they're seeing an unprecedented demand for flu vaccines.
University Of Minnesota Officials To Discuss Delaying Spring Break Due To COVID ConcernsUniversity of Minnesota officials are considering pushing back 2021's spring break due to COVID-19 concerns.
If COVID Rates Continue Climbing, Experts Warn 'It Won't Be Too Long' Before In-Person Schooling Halts AgainHealth officials are also concerned about the growing number of COVID-19 cases in students.
Minnesota Dept. Of Health Offering Free Community Testing Sites For COVIDYou do need an appointment to get a test, but that's about it. The test is free and you don't need insurance or an ID.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: COVID-19 Cases Rise By 995; 3 Additional Deaths ReportedIn the last 24 hours, Minnesota added 995 more cases of COVID-19 to its tally of infections and three more deaths.
COVID In Minnesota: MDH Updates With 690 More Cases, 6 More DeathsThe Minnesota Department of Health says the state’s total number of confirmed coronavirus cases is at 92,100. Of them, about 83,500 no longer require isolation.
3 Brainerd High Schools Reverting To Distance Learning After COVID Cases GrowOfficials from Brainerd Public Schools say three high schools in the district will switch to full-time distance learning after a “proven and growing cluster” of positive COVID-19 cases surfaced.
CDC Releases COVID Halloween GuidelinesAs COVID-19 cases spike in states surrounding Minnesota, the CDC has released new guideline on how people should celebrate Halloween.
Chicago Places Wisconsin Residents On Quarantine List AgainChicago officials Tuesday told visitors from Wisconsin for the second time that they must remain in quarantine for two weeks if they visit the city.
Minnesota Listed As 3rd Happiest State In 2020Ranking states by happiness seems like a strange thing to do in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, the country’s politics are divisive as ever, and millions are without work.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: MDH Reports 10 Additional COVID-19 Deaths, 500+ CasesAs the fall season begins, Minnesota health officials are reporting 10 more COVID-19 deaths and 513 additional cases Tuesday.
Amid Soaring COVID Cases On Wis. Campuses, Gov. Evers Extends State’s Mask MandateFaced with soaring coronavirus cases across Wisconsin, particularly on college campuses, Gov. Tony Evers on Tuesday extended a statewide mask mandate until Nov. 21.
Delta To Resume Flights Between Twin Cities And Amsterdam; MSP Airport's 1st Transoceanic Route Since MarchDelta Air Lines will restart non-stop service between the Twin Cities and Amsterdam -- the first long-haul flight out of Minnesota since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
MDH: 'Armed Individuals' Threatened Minnesota COVID Survey TeamThe Minnesota Department of Health says “armed individuals” recently confronted health department workers who were conducting a survey in a residential neighborhood.
Some High School Programs Fear Low Participation In Restarted Football, Volleyball SeasonsIt will again be feeling more like fall when high schools' two most popular sports get back into action.
MSHSL Votes To Reinstate Fall Volleyball, Football SeasonsThe Minnesota State High School League board of directors voted Monday to reinstate both the fall football and volleyball seasons.
A Look At How Schools Are Responding To COVID-19 CasesThe Minnesota Department of Health said Monday that there have been 351 schools in the state that have had at least one COVID case.
MDH: First COVID-19 Saliva Testing Site To Open In Duluth This WednesdayThe Minnesota Department of Health announced it's open the state's first COVID-19 saliva testing site in Duluth this Wednesday. 
Coronavirus In Minnesota: COVID-19 Cases Rise By 937; 4 Additional Deaths ReportedMinnesota health officials reported 937 new COVID-19 cases on Monday and four additional deaths.
Minneapolis' Bardo Closes Amid Pandemic's Havoc On Restaurant IndustryAnother Twin Cities restaurant is closing in the midst of COVID-19’s devastation on the food and service industries.
Coronavirus In Wisconsin: 100,000+ Have Tested Positive Since Pandemic's StartThe Wisconsin Department of Health Services said Sunday that more than 100,000 people have tested positive for the coronavirus since the start of the pandemic.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: 2 More Deaths Reported As Total Number Of COVID-19 Cases Surpasses 90,000In the last 24 hours, Minnesota added 1,318 more cases of COVID-19 to its tally of infections and two more deaths.
Spyhouse Coffee Workers To Strike On SaturdayIt's been a little over a week since Spyhouse Coffee workers announced their intent to unionize, and on Saturday, employees say they will be executing a one-day unfair labor practice strike.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: MDH Reports 924 COVID-19 Cases, 13 DeathsOn Saturday, Minnesota Department of Health reported 924 cases of COVID-19 and 13 additional deaths, marking the second time in a week with double-digit deaths.
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Latest Health Headlines from CBS News

U.S. surpasses 7 million COVID-19 casesThe United States surpassed seven million reported cases of the coronavirus on Friday, more than any other country. Just days ago, the U.S. topped 200,000 deaths. Manuel Bojorquez reports.
Florida lifts all coronavirus restaurant restrictions statewide"There will not be limitations," Governor Ron DeSantis said Friday.
Company to pay $60 million for deceptive pelvic mesh marketingC.R. Bard failed to inform women of "serious and life-altering risks" related to permanent pelvic mesh devices.
Berkeley poised to ban junk food in store checkout aislesCalifornia city may become first in U.S. to prohibit displays of unhealthy snacks for shoppers waiting to pay.
What we know about Amy Coney Barrett's judicial abortion recordFour years ago on the campaign trail, then-candidate Donald Trump pledged that if he were elected, only "pro-life" justices would get his nomination for a seat on the Supreme Court.
TikTok "Benadryl Challenge" prompts FDA warning on overdosesAgency cites reports of teens hospitalized or dead from misuse of allergy medication in an attempt to get high.
Virginia governor and first lady test positive for COVID-19He said he is asymptomatic.
“Twindemic” concerns as COVID-19 cases rise and flu season loomsHealth experts say a surge in flu cases could overwhelm the health system already strained from the coronavirus pandemic. Meg Oliver reports.
Some sparkling water brands have PFAS chemicals, study findsPFAS, sometimes called "forever" chemicals, aren't federally regulated and may have adverse health effects.
Black physicians group to vet safety of COVID-19 vaccinesThe National Medical Association says African Americans don't trust the government when it comes to deadly virus.
Over 90% of Americans still susceptible to virus, CDC boss saysHis warning comes as President Trump continues to talk about so-called herd immunity.
CDC director warns 90% of U.S. population susceptible to COVID-19CDC Director Robert Redfield is urging Americans not to let their guard down after preliminary findings from a new nationwide antibody study showed about 90% of Americans are still susceptible to the virus. David Begnaud reports.
United rolling out COVID-19 testing program for passengersThe program will roll out in San Francisco for flyers bound for Hawaii.
Spanish flu survivor still plays tennis at 102Spanish flu survivor Evelyn Schroedl is living through another pandemic. But, at age 102, she’s COVID-free and still playing tennis. Chip Reid has her story.
Dr. Fauci spars with Rand Paul during coronavirus Senate hearingTop infectious disease experts delivered testimony about the U.S. pandemic response before a Senate committee Wednesday. Dr. Fauci went back and forth with Rand Paul, and accused the senator of distorting information. Mola Lenghi reports.
Fauci and Redfield say they expect COVID vaccine to be widely available by springAdministration health officials testified after the U.S. passed the grim milestone of 200,000 coronavirus deaths.
U.S. coronavirus death toll passes 200,000 as new cases riseOn Tuesday, the U.S. recorded more than 200,000 deaths due to the coronavirus. Even as the nation mourns the tragic loss of life, cases continue to rise in state across the U.S. David Begnaud reports.
United Kingdom imposes new restrictions as COVID-19 cases spikeNew coronavirus cases are skyrocketing across the U.K. and now Prime Minister Boris Johnson is rolling out new restrictions to slow the outbreak. Holly Williams reports.
U.K. leader tightens up COVID restrictions as virus surges back"This is the moment when we must act," Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned Britons as hit pubs and restaurants with new rules.
When will a coronavirus vaccine really be ready?Public health officials, drug companies and the White House keep offering conflicting timelines for when a vaccine will be approved and distributed to the American public.