CORONAVIRUS: News Update for Sept. 22nd

CORONAVIRUS: News Update for Sept. 22nd

Today’s news on the global pandemic.

The U.S. has surpassed 200,000 deaths. (Johns Hopkins)

The NFL has fined three coaches $100,000 each for not wearing masks on the sideline during Sunday’s games. (ESPN)

The CDC updated its guidelines regarding Halloween and recommends avoiding traditional trick-or-treating, indoor costume parties and haunted houses. (USA Today)

There are now more than 31.2 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 globally with more than 963,000 deaths. (Johns Hopkins)

In the U.S., there are more than 6.8 million confirmed cases with more than 199,800 deaths. (Johns Hopkins)

Advice on virus transmission vanishes from CDC website. (The New York Times)

Donald Trump incorrectly claims that coronavirus affects “virtually” no young people. (The Washington Post)

Signs of an “October vaccine surprise” alarm scientists. (NBC News)

Former Nashville council member skeptical of coronavirus dies of COVID-19. (People)

The CDC has updated its guidelines to say that COVID-19 may be spread through droplets created when an infected person “coughs, sneezes, sings, talks, or breathes.” (USA Today)