Whereas the unfold began in cities, it is even reached remoted areas of the nation, now together with Molokai, Hawaii, regardless of steps to seal off the world put aside for sufferers with Hansen’s illness.
The Wall Street Journal:
A Year In, Covid-19 Cases Have Reached Every U.S. County
A yr in the past, well being authorities introduced the primary confirmed U.S. Covid-19 case in Snohomish County, Wash., close to Seattle. Lower than 11 months later, the virus reached an remoted Hawaiian enclave established greater than a century in the past for sufferers with leprosy, now known as Hansen’s illness. It seems to be the final county within the U.S. to report a coronavirus case, in accordance with a Wall Avenue Journal assessment of state information and information collected by Johns Hopkins College. (Kamp and Abbott, 1/21)
The Washington Post:
Coronavirus Detected In Hawaii’s Kalawao County, Previously The Last Virus-Free County In United States
The coronavirus has now reached each county in the US — even a distant Hawaiian outpost that was the final remaining holdout. Till lately, Kalawao County, which has lower than 100 residents and was used as a leper colony for many years, was the one county within the nation that hadn’t reported a single covid-19 case. However although it’s so remoted from the remainder of the world that fundamental provides need to be introduced in by barge every year, because the Wall Avenue Journal reported on Thursday, the virus nonetheless managed to make its manner there. (Noori Farzan, 1/22)
A Year Into The Covid Crisis, Scientists Explain What We Learned — And What We Got Wrong
[P]ublic well being consultants, medical doctors, scientists and leaders from trade and authorities say the previous yr has taught us loads in regards to the virus — and the way these classes could be utilized to attempt to sluggish the pandemic now. Their takeaways ranged from findings in regards to the virus itself, and the way it spreads — bear in mind after we had been all Clorox-wiping our groceries? — to reflections on our personal conduct, and the way it’s condemned us to ever-increasing an infection charges. (Tirrell, 1/21)
COVID-19 Timeline: It’s Been One Year Since The First Announced Case In The United States
It has been one yr since COVID-19 was first detected in the US. Here is an inventory of a number of key dates and occasions regarding the pandemic since then. (1/21)
Wuhan One Year After Lockdown
As Wuhan marks the primary anniversary of its unprecedented lockdown, town’s experiences are the reason for each hope and warning because the virus once more takes maintain within the nation the place it was first found. … The resurgence has rendered Wuhan’s anniversary particularly delicate for the ruling Chinese language Communist Get together (CCP). Sad with accusations that officers bungled the dealing with of the outbreak’s early phases and silenced whistle-blowers, the occasion has sought to rewrite the previous yr as a story of decisive braveness below strongman President Xi Jinping. (Campbell, 1/22)
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