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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 Los Angeles County is beginning to turn the corner in efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19, according to one of the county’s top health officer. “At least this week, we’re Read More…

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Rx REPORT: Eye health is critical during pandemic

From the onset of COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has warned the public that the virus could enter the body through the eyes and spread throughout the body through superficial blood vessels within the conjunctiva. The tissue that protects the eye from dust, debris, and infection-causing microorganisms is the conjunctiva.   “The Read More…

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Compton councilman tests positive for COVID-19

COMPTON — A coronavirus outbreak has been reported at Compton City Hall with City Councilman Isaac Galvan among several city employees who have contracted the virus. Compton City Manager Craig Cornwell has stopped short of mandating that all city employees be tested for the virus. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is only Read More…