Thursday April 9-th, 2020

Thailand finds drug cocktail that seems to work against coronavirus

The medical team combined the anti-flu drug oseltamivir with lopinavir and ritonavir, anti-virals used to treat HIV . The Thai Ministry of Health is awaiting the full results of the studies to prove what has been discovered. Mr Anutin also announced...

Coronavirus outbreak not yet pandemic

Li noted how President Xi, in his meeting with Tedros, had said the coronavirus epidemic "is a devil - we can not let the devil hide". Hong Kong's first fatality was a 39-year-old man with an underlying illness who had visited China's Wuhan city, t...

Coronavirus: China admits 'deficiencies' in response to virus

China's nationwide death toll now stands at 425. It marked the second instance of person-to-person spread of the virus in the United States after another such case was reported last week in IL. The 2003 outbreak of the SARS virus, which Beijing ini...

British nationals told to leave China over virus risk

British Airways and Virgin Atlantic have already cancelled flights to and from China. Anthony May-Smith (above) was on an evacuation flight carrying 11 British nationals from Wuhan to RAF Brize Norton via France on Sunday and is now being cared ...

China virus: What we know about the fatalities China virus: What we know about the fatalities

Three districts in Hangzhou - including the area where the main office of Chinese tech giant Alibaba is based - made a decision to allow only one person per household to go outside every two days to buy necessities, affecting some three million peo...

Coronavirus outbreak: United Kingdom urges citizens to leave China Coronavirus outbreak: United Kingdom urges citizens to leave China

On Sunday night, the small party of evacuees were sent to join 83 British nationals already housed in Arrowe Park Hospital, but kept in a separate part of the facility. "It's correct that there is a further French flight that is expected back in Euro...

Belgium Confirms First Case of Coronavirus - Authorities Belgium Confirms First Case of Coronavirus - Authorities

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the flu-like virus a global emergency, although experts say much is still unknown about the pathogen including its lethality. China is in "urgent" need of medical masks and equipment for medical pers...

Thai claim new drug treating coronavirus 'successful' Thai claim new drug treating coronavirus 'successful'

Thailand will repatriate more than 100 people from Wuhan on February 4 after they pass medical screening in China, Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Chanvirakul said Sunday. The patient, who is 71 years old tested negative for ...

US House managers, Trump's lawyers clash in closing arguments US House managers, Trump's lawyers clash in closing arguments

The House managers and Trump's defence team will present up to four hours of closing argument on Monday. A separate swing-vote senator, Democrat Joe Manchin of West Virginia, suggested earlier Monday he may not vote to impeach Trump, although h...

China's Foreign Ministry Says US Should Not Overreact to Coronavirus Outbreak

Last week, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared a global health emergency over the outbreak . The Hospital Authority said Tuesday he had existing health conditions but did not give details. Medical teams from the People's Liberation Army...

Thailand sees benefit from using drug mixture on coronavirus Thailand sees benefit from using drug mixture on coronavirus

The drugs, originally used for HIV and influenza treatment, were a success according to a medical briefing given by Dr. Kriangsak Attipornwanich. The ministry was awaiting research results to prove the findings, according to a CNN report.

Non-citizen parents allowed to return home with Canadian children from Wuhan

Champagne said details are still being worked out, but the Chinese government said it will ensure families are not broken up in this process. Fabic said China will only allow Canadian citizens to leave. Entry to China with a Canadian passport is a ...

World Health Organization forecasts 81% cancer rise in poorer countries World Health Organization forecasts 81% cancer rise in poorer countries

Cancer is the second leading cause of death globally - it accounts for 1 in 6 deaths around the world . The survey led by The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) and conducted by IPSOS, asked respondents around the world to nominate whic...

Iowa caucuses officially underway for both Democrats and Republicans

A party official finally answered the phone in the middle of Sebastian's conversation with the CNN host, who urged him to let the network listen in as he reported the results. These voters were also likely to favor former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor P...

New York City observes the first suspected case of coronavirus, officials say New York City observes the first suspected case of coronavirus, officials say

The patient is under 40 years old and is in stable condition at the Bellevue Hospital Center in Manhattan, the New York City Department of Health said. The new coronavirus is a strain that has not been previously detected in humans. Many also have be...

Red meat, processed meat hike heart disease risk Red meat, processed meat hike heart disease risk

The study found that eating two servings per week of unprocessed red meat, processed meat or poultry was linked to a 3% to 7% higher risk of cardiovascular disease. One serving of processed meat equaled two slices of bacon, two small sausages or one ...

The latest from Pa. health officials on the coronavirus threat to residents The latest from Pa. health officials on the coronavirus threat to residents

SOMC has changed its visitation policy during the flu season. According to the report , 410 case samples tested since September 29 by the Massachusetts State Public Health Laboratory have confirmed 200 cases of B/Victoria influenza; one case of ...

CDC Director Warns More Coronavirus Cases Expected in US

All except one patient have travel history to Wuhan, China, the outbreak's epicenter, Nancy Messonnier, the USA health body's respiratory disease director, told reporters on a conference call. USA citizens who traveled to the rest of mainland China...

Coronavirus: Hong Kong Hospital Staff Strike to Demand China Border Closure Coronavirus: Hong Kong Hospital Staff Strike to Demand China Border Closure

Lam said in a briefing today that only two border checkpoints - at Shenzhen Bay and the bridge to Macau and Zhuhai - will remain open. There have been 15 confirmed cases of the virus in the city. "If there is no full border closure, there won't be ...

HIV Study Halted as Vaccine Fails Test in South Africa HIV Study Halted as Vaccine Fails Test in South Africa

It was based at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, but a review last month found the experimental HIV vaccine was ineffective. "The people of South Africa have made history by answering this important scientific question". "The rates of ...

Flu deaths reach 10K this season — CDC Flu deaths reach 10K this season — CDC

More than 10,000 people world wide have been infected with the virus, which originated in China. "Too often, national security and public health crises have led to the demonization of particular groups of people, and we are committed to ensuring th...

Flu and HIV Drugs Show Efficacy Against Coronavirus Flu and HIV Drugs Show Efficacy Against Coronavirus

A total of 19 confirmed cases of coronavirus have occurred in Thailand so far. A majority of them have been Chinese language guests. Treatment was discontinued in one patient who developed a rash. According to the report released, doctors involve...

California couple makes 11 confirmed coronavirus cases in US California couple makes 11 confirmed coronavirus cases in US

A second case of coronavirus has been confirmed in Santa Clara County , said Santa Clara County Public Health Department (SCCPHD) Director Sara Cody at a Sunday press conference. A second case involves a woman who arrived in the USA on January 2...

Government pledges £20 million to develop new coronavirus vaccine

It is important to remember that even if we are successful - and there can be no guarantee - there will be further challenges to navigate before we can make vaccines more broadly available. Dr Richard Hatchett, chief executive of CEPI, expressed "dee...

Republicans poised to defend Trump's acquittal, United States News & Top Stories

President Trump is expected to highlight the administration's accomplishment and maintain a positive message; Gillian Turner reports from the White House. House managers and the president's legal team are each delivering their closing arguments in t...

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