"This is a party held by somebody diagnosed by the COVID virus and the thought is to see if the virus is real and to see if anyone gets infected", she told WOAI, and told KSAT that "Someone will be diagnosed with the disease and they'll have a party to invite their friends over to see if they can beat the disease".
Dr. David Strain of the University of Exeter Medical School, who was not part of the study, called the findings "not surprising" given previous coronavirus cases and the fact that researchers knew very little about the disease upon it's insurgence.
While in the hospital, Appleby said that just before he died, he looked at his nurse and said, 'I think I made a mistake, I thought this was a hoax, but it's not'. Chief Medical Officer of Methodist Healthcare Dr. Jane Appleby spoke about a heartbreaking moment she had with the patient.
The patient ended up severely ill, and sadly died in hospital after contracting the deadly virus.
This incident in Bexar County near San Antonio is just one of an ongoing spike of cases, and Appleby chose to speak out to attempt to convince people - particularly younger people - that they are not invincible.
She said the rate of positive tests is 22 per cent.
Sudbury’s unemployment rate edges upwards to 9.4%
The June job gains were almost evenly split between new full-time work (488,000) and new part-time gigs (465,000). Statistics Canada said the majority of the jobs - 20,000 - were full-time positions.
"It doesn't discriminate and none of us are invincible", Appleby said. A new study shows that some coronavirus patients suffered either temporary brain dysfunction, strokes, nerve damage or other serious brain effects.
"We're seeing things in the way Covid-19 affects the brain that we haven't seen before with other viruses", said Michael Zandi, a senior author on the study and a consultant at the institute and University College London Hospitals NHS foundation trust.
Appleby wants people - especially younger people - to understand the seriousness of the disease. Wear your mask, ' Appleby said.
San Antonio recorded 923 new infections on Friday.
Potentially fatal COVID-19 complications in the brain including delirium, nerve damage and stroke may be more common than initially thought, a team of British-based doctors warned Wednesday.
Texas, Florida and California are among numerous states experiencing a second wave of coronavirus infections.