Thursday September 24-th, 2020

Washington state officials confirm first coronavirus death in U.S. Washington state officials confirm first coronavirus death in U.S.

Arkansas is monitoring 11 travelers with daily check-in and guidance, according to the Arkansas Department of Health. A Washington state health official revealed that the risk to the general public is increasing, but they do not feel that transmiss...

3 new cases of coronavirus reported in Ontario 3 new cases of coronavirus reported in Ontario

She went to a clinic on Friday and the Durham Region Health Department contacted Lakeridge Health Ajax-Pickering hospital. She was wearing a mask when she arrived at the hospital. However, the first three cases announced have been resolved as each ...

2 more people in NYC being tested for coronavirus

So far, a total of 10 people have been tested in New York City for coronavirus, with no positive cases yet. As state and city officials made their announcements, officials in Washington state said a person has died of COVID-19, the first such death...

Traveler returning from Italy is RI’s 1st presumptive case of coronavirus

The Department of Health said the case, a person in their 40s, is presumed positive and will have to be confirmed by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, news station WCAU reported . But that number is expected to grow, and health agen...

Coronavirus poses 'very high' global risk, World Health Organization warns Coronavirus poses 'very high' global risk, World Health Organization warns

The tally of deaths in mainland China is now 2,870, the National Health Commission said. As coronavirus cases spread overseas, Beijing is starting to raise its guard to avoid a resurgence of the outbreak through travellers from other countries.

Israeli Scientists Working on Possible Coronavirus Vaccine Israeli Scientists Working on Possible Coronavirus Vaccine

Israel's Minister of Science and Technology, Mr. Ofir Akunis, commented: "Congratulations to MIGAL on this exciting breakthrough. I'm assured that there'll be additional speedy progress, enabling us to present a wanted response to the grave global CO...

Coronavirus: 12 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in the UK

Three of the new patients are close contacts of the first known COVID-19 case to be transmitted within the United Kingdom by the Surrey resident in Haslemere. He added that the UK Health Ministry is making plans in case the situation gets worse. Th...

Vice President Pence says just one American with coronavirus still in hospital Vice President Pence says just one American with coronavirus still in hospital

Scott Rivkees provided members of the Senate Health Policy Committee with an update on the latest available information regarding COVID-19 along with an overview of the extensive preparedness efforts now being led by the Florida Department of Healt...

House approves bill to ban sale of flavored e-cigarettes House approves bill to ban sale of flavored e-cigarettes

The bill now moves to the Senate. The bill would also ban menthol cigarettes and online sales of electronic cigarettes and restrict advertising and marketing of those products, the news outlet reported. However the divisions it spawned amongst Demo...

Australia's first coronavirus fatality as man dies in Perth

His wife also tested positive for the virus but is in a stable condition. Dr Robertson said the man's family was also able to speak to him on Saturday night by phone or through the glass in the isolation unit before he died this morning. All four o...

President Obama Demands TV Stations Halt Anti-Joe Biden Commercial President Obama Demands TV Stations Halt Anti-Joe Biden Commercial

Jim Clyburn, the third-ranking Democrat in the House of Representatives, announced at an event in North Charleston, South Carolina , that he was endorsing the White House bid of the 77-year-old former vice president. He needs a victory in SC after...

People in Washington State Nursing Home with Coronavirus Symptoms, 2 Test Positive People in Washington State Nursing Home with Coronavirus Symptoms, 2 Test Positive

Jay Inslee said the person who died was a man from Washington state. The Washington state resident who died had not been previously confirmed to have COVID-19, according to officials. The first case of "unknown" origin in California was regis...

Coronavirus epidemic surges in South Korea as cases exceed 3,000 Coronavirus epidemic surges in South Korea as cases exceed 3,000

South Korea , which is grappling with the largest outbreak of the virus outside China , has urged citizens to stay indoors warning of a "critical point" in the spread of the infection. Those efforts come as the number of deaths and new infections ha...

Advisory issued against China, South Korea travel Advisory issued against China, South Korea travel

These developments "are clearly of concern", Tedros told reporters in Geneva . Trump said Democrats want him to fail and argued that steps he's taken so far have kept cases to a minimum and prevented virus deaths in the U.S. the total number of ...

BC announces new case of coronavirus in visitor from Iran BC announces new case of coronavirus in visitor from Iran

She in isolation at home with a relatively mild case, while a small number of her close contacts are also in isolation. "Vancouver Coastal Health is actively investigating", he said. Saturday's announcement is the third case to be reported in Canad...

First Australian death due to the coronavirus confirmed in Perth

His wife is stable and remains in hospital. The chief medical officer insisted the man's death did not change the status of COVID-19 in Australia. The risk from such "brief interactions" is said to be "incredibly low". US President Donald Trump sai...

The US has reported its first coronavirus death The US has reported its first coronavirus death

The woman, who is in her 40s, was admitted to the hospital Thursday and is in stable condition, the center said. The Santa Clara County patient was diagnosed with a locally administered test developed by the CDC. She is older and has chronic healt...

First U.S. Death in Coronavirus Outbreak Reported in Washington State

Thus far, approximately 27 of about 108 facility residents and 25 of about 180 staff have some symptoms and are being tested, Duchin told reporters. This past week, though, four new cases, in California, Oregon and Washington , were the first in the...

Drugmaker Moderna’s new coronavirus vaccine ready for clinical trials Drugmaker Moderna’s new coronavirus vaccine ready for clinical trials

As reported by an worldwide media channel, the therapeutics and vaccines company produced the vaccine at their facilities in Massachusettes before sending the vials of the medicine, named mRNA-1273, to begin the Phase 1 clinical trial with 20 to 25...

First United State coronavirus death confirmed in King County

The other is an female resident of the facility in her 70s, and is in serious condition at the same hospital, local health authorities said. "The best thing people can do to help is remain informed and take routine health precautions", Gov.

Russian Federation restricts Iran, South Korea travellers over coronavirus

Other major provinces and cities have also reported some infections, with Seoul's accumulated cases rising to 62. Untraceable virus cases or confirmed cases that are in the process of having their origins tracked down stood at 717, accounting for 4...

HRH Duke of Cambridge and football legends champion mental health

The film is narrated by HRH The Duke of Cambridge and features a number of high-profile figures from across football, many of whom will feature in the Emirates FA Cup third round . Duncan Selbie, chief executive of PHE, said the new film was "a fa...

Budget 2020 - Alberta Health over budget but promising more surgeries Budget 2020 - Alberta Health over budget but promising more surgeries

Alberta's new provincial budget allocates no new funding to student aid and infrastructure projects while decreasing overall funding to the Ministry of Advanced Education . While the University of Calgary didn't announce any job cuts immediately fol...

Quebec reports first presumptive case of coronavirus Quebec reports first presumptive case of coronavirus

The province's chief medical officer of health announced the new diagnosis on Friday. The patient is a man in his 80's who showed up at Scarborough General Hospital on February 27 after returning on February 20 from Egypt. The husband of this woman...

World Health Organization raises global risk alert to 'very high', but no pandemic yet World Health Organization raises global risk alert to 'very high', but no pandemic yet

The death occurred in Washington state, where two new cases emerged on Friday night, including a high school student and a woman in in King County in her 50s who had recently traveled to South Korea. The virus has proliferated around the glob...

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