Friday July 10-th, 2020

The FDA warns Purell about false claims about hand sanitizer The FDA warns Purell about false claims about hand sanitizer

Hand sanitizer such as Purell is alcohol based which means it helps kill germs on your hands. However, that's not a claim that's proven in the FDA's eyes, so advertising it presents a problem for the regulatory body. "Uncompromising Integrity is a ...

WHO Cautions Against Travel, Trade Restrictions as It Declares Coronavirus Emergency

The World Health Organization ( WHO ) has declared an worldwide health emergency in response to the rapid spread of a new coronavirus in China , but simultaneously advised against restricting travel or trade to the country even as many countries w...

Coronavirus: Dog face mask sales skyrocket in China Coronavirus: Dog face mask sales skyrocket in China

Conflicting messages have sowed confusion over how to protect against an epidemic that has claimed over 200 lives in China and spread to over 20 countries, with some experts saying wrong handling of masks could even increase infection risk.

China’s coronavirus death toll rises to 213, health officials say China’s coronavirus death toll rises to 213, health officials say

The ban will also apply to those transiting Singapore , a major travel hub. "We are suspending flights to China until February 2", the additional secretary of aviation, Abdul Sattar Khokhar, told Reuters on Friday, saying Pakistan's Civil Av...

Two patients have tested positive for coronavirus in the UK

Originating in the Chinese city of Wuhan, the new coronavirus has claimed at least 213 lives - all in China - and spread to almost twenty countries. In Wuhan, China, a new strain of the virus made the jump from animals to humans. The WHO's direct...

First confirmed United Kingdom coronavirus victims in 'stayed at hotel in Yorkshire'

Experts say there is significant evidence the virus is spreading among people in China and have noted with concern instances in other countries - including the United States, France, Japan, Germany, Canada, South Korea and Vietnam - where there have ...

Coronavirus Outbreak Coronavirus Outbreak "Very Well Under Control" In US, Says Donald Trump

With 9,692 confirmed cases [nhc.gov.cn] - almost 10,000 as of January 31, 2020 [Johns Hopkins Data] - the deadly Wuhan coronavirus has now surpassed SARS. Why is this outbreak more hard to stop than Sars? Dr. Tedros stressed that the declaration...

Taiwan: Vegetarian diet linked to lower risk of urinary tract infections Taiwan: Vegetarian diet linked to lower risk of urinary tract infections

For the unversed, UTI is common in women, which occurs in the bladder, causing pelvic pain, increased urge to urinate, pain with urination et al. Escherichia coli bacteria cells. The overall UTI risk for men was 79 percent lower than for women, r...

RESULTS IN: Coronavirus ruled out in Ottawa case RESULTS IN: Coronavirus ruled out in Ottawa case

Barbara Yaffe said the first patient confirmed remains in hospital in stable condition while the second patient is at home in isolation. The two cases confirmed in Toronto, which were also the first two in Canada, are a married couple in their 50s ...

WHO declares nCoV public health emergency amid virus spread WHO declares nCoV public health emergency amid virus spread

With new cases being reported overseas, anti-China sentiment is emerging in some places and manufacturers are scrambling to meet demand for protective masks. Public Health Wales said there was "insufficient evidence" to suggest there was any benefi...

Death toll in China's coronavirus soars to 213, confirmed cases reach 9692 Death toll in China's coronavirus soars to 213, confirmed cases reach 9692

World Health Organization declares International Emergency following outbreak of novel Coronavirus from China. China said it has full confidence and capability to win the fight against the epidemic. "We have full confidence and capability to win ...

UK Reports First Two Cases Of China Coronavirus, Say Health Officials

Chris Whitty, Chief Medical Officer for England, insisted the country was "extremely well-prepared" and that officials were working with the World Health Organization and others "to ensure we are ready for all eventualities ". "So far we have not ...

Rescued owl was 'too fat to fly' Rescued owl was 'too fat to fly'

A bird organisation in Britain was taken by surprise when it learnt the reason why the owl rescued by them was unable to fly. In fact, when staff at the sanctuary - which is based Stonham Aspal - weighed their new feathered friend, they discovere...

Hong Kong prepares for the spread of coronavirus

But the institution added: "The solid credit profiles of casino operators... should enable them to withstand this pressure". The figures were reported on Friday by the Macao Government Tourism Office. As such, the HA chief urged the government to act...

Coronavirus outbreak: State department issues 'do not travel' advisory for China Coronavirus outbreak: State department issues 'do not travel' advisory for China

The Japanese Foreign Ministry on Friday urged its citizens not to travel to China because of the possibility of the further spread of a new virus. Authorities say travelers should expect restrictions to be put in place with little or no advance not...

US advises against travel to China; virus declared emergency

In other worldwide developments, China's surge of cases continues, India and the Philippines reported their first cases, and a handful of affected countries reported more cases, majority linked to travel, but a few involving local transmission.

WHO declares global virus emergency as death toll hits 213

Global stock markets have been pummelled after corporate giants including Toyota, IKEA, Starbucks, Tesla, McDonald's and others temporarily froze production or closed large numbers of outlets in China. Ghebreyesus praised China's speed on detected th...

Test for coronavirus in Ottawa patient comes back negative

The man, in his 50s, went to Sunnybrook Hospital in an ambulance the following day and remains there in stable condition. The province's two confirmed case are a middle-aged couple who returned to Toronto from the Wuhan area of China last week.

Australia defends Christmas Island virus plan

Ms. Chan later named the wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping, Peng Liyuan, as a World Health Organization goodwill ambassador for tuberculosis and AIDS, The Wall Street Journal reported . Four Chinese provinces, including Shandong and Heilongjiang ...

WHO declares coronavirus a global health emergency WHO declares coronavirus a global health emergency

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO director-general, said the organization "doesn't recommend - and actually opposes" restrictions on travel or trade with China. Australia and New Zealand had been amongst others organising related operations. "The mai...

1st Person-To-Person Spread Of Coronavirus Has Occurred In U.S., CDC Says

The organisation does not recommend limiting trade and movement due to the virus outbreak. Eighteen other countries have since reported cases, as scientists race to understand how exactly the virus is spreading and how severe it is. In other US...

Coronavirus victim was on flight to Queensland with 171 others Coronavirus victim was on flight to Queensland with 171 others

The latest woman was a member of a tour group travelling with the 44-year-old man confirmed to have the virus in Queensland yesterday. FIS officials said they were "very pleased" with the venue, organisation and snow conditions. It was previously a...

For 1st time in 4 years, U.S. life expectancy rises For 1st time in 4 years, U.S. life expectancy rises

However, that figure is a 4 percent decline from 2017, the year of the most drug overdoses in the United States. Infants born 2018 are called to reside, normally, 1 month more than those born 2017, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (...

First case of direct transmission of coronavirus confirmed in US - CDC

This transmission of the virus makes the USA the fifth country where the infection is now spreading through human-to-human contact, joining China, Germany, Japan, and Vietnam. However, Zeng said that he could not rule out other factors, such as "so...

Officials confirm negative test result for Ottawa coronavirus case Officials confirm negative test result for Ottawa coronavirus case

The World Health Organization officially declared the novel coronavirus to be "a public health emergency of worldwide concern", on Thursday. More than 7,700 people in China have been diagnosed with the new coronavirus and 170 of them have died.

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