Wednesday July 8-th, 2020

Backgrounder: COVID-19 -- official name for disease caused by novel coronavirus Backgrounder: COVID-19 -- official name for disease caused by novel coronavirus

Tedros. With this, the overall confirmed cases on the Chinese mainland reached 44,653 by the end of Tuesday. Go for a diagnosis if you have travelled to China recently. At least 135 cases of infection have been confirmed on board, with the ill remo...

Latest Pharmacy News: UK confirms ninth case of coronavirus

Authorities in London confirmed the city's first case of coronavirus on Wednesday after a woman who caught the illness in China was diagnosed. BBNaija's Tacha Secretly Getting Married? Professor Chris Witty, chief medical officer for England , c...

Southern Wisconsin child dies from the flu Southern Wisconsin child dies from the flu

As to the presence of COVID-19, the official name of the new coronavirus , in Wisconsin, there's still only one confirmed case, which was in Dane County. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), those testing positive for the influenza v...

You should keep taking steps to prevent flu, coronavirus You should keep taking steps to prevent flu, coronavirus

Findley said last year, flu cases peaked on February 15 at 744 cases, but there's no way to know if we're getting close to this year's high mark. "There is still time to protect yourself and your loved ones this flu season", said Oliver. "The effec...

Texas' First Coronavirus Case Confirmed Among Passengers Quarantined in San Antonio Texas' First Coronavirus Case Confirmed Among Passengers Quarantined in San Antonio

According to KTXS, on February 13, the CDC says that a patient who was quarantined at JBSA-Lackland Air Force Base has been diagnosed with Coronavirus and is now in a local hospital there. Christopher Braden, deputy director of the CDC's National Cen...

Texas confirms first coronavirus patient, bringing total cases in U.S. to 15

All 50 states received testing kits from the CDC but a problem with the kits was discovered by multiple state labs, delaying the use of the kits, which enable testing samples away from the CDC's Atlanta headquarters. Though all cases identified in ...

Coronavirus: Rate of new cases and deaths surge under new diagnosis method

Thursday's changes follow the sacking of two top health officials in Hubei on Tuesday, the Communist Party secretary and director of the province's health commission. Japan has the second-highest number of cases due to a quarantined cruise ship docke...

UAE- Italian group mulls offer for NMC UAE- Italian group mulls offer for NMC

Private equity firm KKR has ruled out a bid for beleaguered hospital operator NMC Health , a day after the FTSE 100 company said it had been approached by the USA firm. The company said the board will make a decision about whether Shetty and Butti...

Justin Bieber Gives Shore Student $100,000 For Mental Health Work

Beiber, who Coker went to see in concert when she was 13, presented the check in person on February 7 on MTV in honor of Coker's work with Active Minds , a mental health awareness initiative with campus chapters across the nation. Bieber's manager...

Dr Reddy's to acquire Wockhardtsselect generics for Rs 1850 Dr Reddy's to acquire Wockhardtsselect generics for Rs 1850

Dr Reddy's paid Rs 800 crore to takeover a few products from UCB's portfolio which were also meant for areas like dermatology, respiratory diseases and for treatment in pediatrics. Wockhardt said its research and development centers located at Chikal...

CDC confirms 15th case of coronavirus in the United States CDC confirms 15th case of coronavirus in the United States

The CDC is also monitoring more than 30,000 people who have come to the US from China since mid-January. A NY pharmaceutical company says it could have an experimental treatment for COVID-19 in three to six months. A Chinese worker wears a protec...

World Health Organization gives official name to coronavirus, death toll crosses 1017

Tedros said the name had been chosen to avoid references to a specific geographical location, animal species or group of people in line with global recommendations for naming aimed at preventing stigmatisation. But the number of new infections nation...

China Reports Steep Rise in Virus Deaths, Infections China Reports Steep Rise in Virus Deaths, Infections

Before his experience in Shanghai, Ying served as the president of the provincial high court in eastern China's Zhejiang Province. The sudden jump in new cases raises questions about China's commitment to transparency, said Victor Shih, a speci...

Number of people with diabetes in Essex reaches 101800 Number of people with diabetes in Essex reaches 101800

In Harrow, 21,143 people, or 9.79 per cent of the town's population, are thought to have the condition, followed by Leicester where 30,656 have been diagnosed, meaning the city has the third-highest prevalence (9.37 per cent) in England. The charity ...

Thirteenth U.S. Coronavirus Case, First in an Evacuee Thirteenth U.S. Coronavirus Case, First in an Evacuee

Confirmed U.S. cases of this novel coronavirus reached 13, after a case was confirmed in an American evacuee out of Wuhan, China who is now being housed at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego . Chris Braden said in a statement . Lab ...

China's new coronavirus cases drop, but world still on alert

In another development, the Chinese Communist Party, led by Xi, has replaced Jiang Chaoliang as secretary of its Hubei Provincial Committee with Ying Yong, former Shanghai mayor, state-run media reported Thursday. But, it is better to over-report cas...

Some coronavirus testing kits sent around the world are not working properly

The C.D.C. announced last week that it had begun shipping about 200 kits to laboratories in the United States and roughly 200 more to labs in other countries. "At the time, they were relying on phone conversations to relay test results and the CDC ...

United Kingdom coronavirus heartbreak as baby youngest suspected case - family quarantined United Kingdom coronavirus heartbreak as baby youngest suspected case - family quarantined

Among those infected were five other United Kingdom citizens who stayed with Walsh at a ski resort in the French Alps, including a 9-year-old boy. The hospital is said to be operating as normal. It comes as public health authorities try to trace ...

Global death toll from coronavirus rises to 1,357

Worldwide experts, however, remain alarmed by the spread of the flu-like virus which has now killed more than 1,100 people, all but two in mainland China. China's censors had allowed criticism of local officials but have begun cracking down on report...

Vietnam quarantines commune of 10,000 over coronavirus Vietnam quarantines commune of 10,000 over coronavirus

Authorities in the northern province are battling to contain the disease which is quickly spreading. "As of February 13, 2020, we will urgently implement the task of isolation and quarantine of the epidemic area in Son Loi commune", a health mini...

Daily deaths from coronavirus in China top 200 for 1st time Daily deaths from coronavirus in China top 200 for 1st time

Another evacuee was diagnosed with the virus earlier this week, but CDC officials said it appeared the two had been separately exposed to the virus in China before arriving in the United States. Doctors who tried to share information early on were ...

China: Coronavirus Death Toll Stands at 1,118 China: Coronavirus Death Toll Stands at 1,118

Singapore has also anticipated a drop in tourism as the country has reported 45 cases of the virus. The patient was in isolation at a San Diego hospital, UC San Diego Health confirmed. The Diamond Princess, operated by Carnival cruises, has been qu...

Hubei Province Party Secretary Relieved of Duty

The spike in the death toll came a day after markets were cheered when China reported its lowest number of new cases in two weeks, bolstering a forecast by the country's senior medical adviser that the epidemic could end by April. The commission said...

Sherrod Brown Slams Trump's Cuts to Social Security Disability Insurance Sherrod Brown Slams Trump's Cuts to Social Security Disability Insurance

It gave the economy a boost, but only a temporary one. It's running about 2% now, according to private-sector economists. With 7 million unfilled jobs and historically low unemployment, now is the time to encourage able-bodied childless Americans to ...

Coronavirus death toll leaps in China's Hubei province Coronavirus death toll leaps in China's Hubei province

The announcement of the new death toll comes after China said Wednesday that the number of new cases had slowed for a second consecutive day. The previous record rise in the toll was 103 on February 10. Addressing scientists at the first worldwide ...

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