Thursday July 9-th, 2020

Coronavirus: How bad are Brits at washing their hands (particularly men)? Coronavirus: How bad are Brits at washing their hands (particularly men)?

News of the coronavirus can be scary, but it's always important to keep in mind to wash your hands and not be filthy animals. The CDC's hand washing guide follows WHO's guidelines - which include 11 steps. Rinse your hands well under clean, r...

Texas Man Tests Positive For Coronavirus In Fort Bend County Texas Man Tests Positive For Coronavirus In Fort Bend County

The individuals that tested positive, a man and woman, are now hospitalized said Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo. These are the second and third confirmed cases reported in the Houston metropolitan area; Fort Bend County reported a presumptive pos...

Second Coronavirus Fatality Confirmed In Australia After Elderly Woman Dies Second Coronavirus Fatality Confirmed In Australia After Elderly Woman Dies

NSW Health confirmed on Wednesday evening that a 78-year-old female resident at the facility also tested positive. The case of the woman, who was living at BaptistCare's Dorothy Henderson Lodge at Macquarie Park west of Sydney, takes the number of ...

Elderly patient becomes first person in United Kingdom to die from coronavirus Elderly patient becomes first person in United Kingdom to die from coronavirus

I offer my honest condolences to their family and friends and ask that their request for privacy is respected. Earlier on Thursday, England's Chief Medical Officer, Professor Chris Whitty, said he is expecting more cases to be confirmed " over the ...

First CRISPR gene editing done inside human body, scientists say First CRISPR gene editing done inside human body, scientists say

The people in this study have Leber congenital amaurosis, caused by a gene mutation that keeps the body from making a protein needed to convert light into signals to the brain, which enables sight. In one day, she had three calls from families se...

Takeda launches development of coronavirus drug Takeda launches development of coronavirus drug

Takeda aims to develop an anti-SARS-CoV-2 polyclonal hyperimmune globin, a plasma-derived drug, which will harness the blood of coronavirus patients who have recovered from their infections. "Plasma-derived therapies are critical, life-saving medicin...

1 murder charge, 3 deaths loom over Durst as trial opens 1 murder charge, 3 deaths loom over Durst as trial opens

The 76-year-old defendant has been behind bars since March 14, 2015, when he was taken into custody in a New Orleans hotel room hours before the airing of the final episode of the HBO series, which examined the 1982 disappearance of Kathie Durst and ...

China coronavirus infections spike in central city of Wuhan China coronavirus infections spike in central city of Wuhan

More than 95,400 people around the world have now contracted the novel coronavirus - now officially called the SARS-CoV-2 virus, Covid-19 is the name of the disease - with South Korea, Italy and Iran being the top three countries outside China wi...

Coronavirus fears prompt new federal warning against travel to Iran Coronavirus fears prompt new federal warning against travel to Iran

She did not show symptoms during travel but became ill at home. It's not too early for community leaders to start preparing for more cases worldwide. Commanders have been warned to reconsider large gatherings among its forces. "It's now aparent t...

How to watch the South Carolina Democratic debate How to watch the South Carolina Democratic debate

Former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg , Senator Elizabeth Warren , Senator Bernie Sanders and former Vice President Joe Biden discuss an issue during the tenth Democratic 2020 presidential debate at the Gaillard Center in Charleston, South Ca...

Coronavirus: First death from virus confirmed in Britain Coronavirus: First death from virus confirmed in Britain

Earlier on Thursday, Downing Street said it is "highly likely" that coronavirus will now spread in a "significant way". Britain has recorded its first death in the new coronavirus outbreak, England's chief medical officer Chris Whitty said on T...

Coronavirus claims first victim in UK

Health officials believe that the person who died on Thursday contracted the disease in the United Kingdom and they have already begun tracing people the victim had contact with. On Tuesday there were just 51 confirmed cases in the United Kingdom how...

Facebook gives World Health Organization free ads to combat coronavirus Facebook gives World Health Organization free ads to combat coronavirus

Alongside actively educating users about the coronavirus, Facebook will also be fighting back against misinformation and hoaxes. Recently, Google made an announcement that it shall provide all its G Suite customers with free access to advanced Ha...

New Jersey man hospitalized for coronavirus is first case in the state New Jersey man hospitalized for coronavirus is first case in the state

The man, who's in his 30s, has been hospitalized in Bergen County since Tuesday. It now heads to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for confirmatory testing. "The Borough of Fort Lee is prepared to preserve the health, safety and welfare ...

Molson Coors confirms noose was once placed on mass shooter's locker Molson Coors confirms noose was once placed on mass shooter's locker

Employees had the option to return to work if ready on Monday, March 1 but operations remained on hold at Miller Brewery Wednesday, March 4 with speculation growing over what prompted an employee to open fire at the campus near 41st Street and State ...

North Carolina reports first case of coronavirus in Wake County North Carolina reports first case of coronavirus in Wake County

Roy Cooper announced the case at a Tuesday press conference, the results of which were based off of state testing, according to The News and Observer . Last month, Governor Cooper established the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Task Force to support th...

Health officials stress importance of routine colorectal cancer screenings

Colon cancer screening kit . Colorectal cancer screening saves lives. About 9 out of every 10 people whose colorectal cancers are found early and treated appropriately are still alive five years later. Participants in the screening should return ...

No new coronavirus cases in Ontario today, but 102 cases under investigation No new coronavirus cases in Ontario today, but 102 cases under investigation

Anyone with underlying conditions like hypertension, heart disease or a respiratory illness could see their condition deteriorate should they contract COVID-19. "There is only one close contact and they both stayed pretty close to home (on their retu...

WeChat 'censored coronavirus-related messages' since January 1st

YY was found to have added 45 keywords to its blacklist on 31 December 2019, all of which made reference to the, at the time unknown, virus that displayed symptoms similar to SARS. Sites inclusive of Google and Wikipedia are banned - and it's not new...

Carrie Underwood's New Book Is Out Now Carrie Underwood's New Book Is Out Now

After reading not-so-nice comments about her body online, she made a decision to swap quesadillas and pasta out of her meal plan and start hitting the elliptical. In the book, the singer shares recipes and journals her healthy lifestyle practices. ...

World Health Organization says coronavirus is deadlier than seasonal flu, doesn't spread as easily World Health Organization says coronavirus is deadlier than seasonal flu, doesn't spread as easily

It can be contained - which is why we must do everything we can to contain it. "Some countries are looking for cases of COVID-19 using surveillance systems for influenza and other respiratory diseases". South Korea now has 5,328 cases, according to ...

India suspends visas to nationals of 4 more countries as coronavirus spreads India suspends visas to nationals of 4 more countries as coronavirus spreads

Visas granted by March 3 to nationals of Italy, Iran, South Korea, Japan has been suspended. With coronavirus spreading rapidly in many parts of the world, the Indian Bureau of Immigration (BoI) on Tuesday issued a fresh set of "travel and visa res...

Pence to tour coronavirus mask plant in Washington amid outbreak Pence to tour coronavirus mask plant in Washington amid outbreak

Pence said he'll be in Olympia to meet with Gov. Jay Inslee as the state ups its coronavirus response. 27 cases were confirmed in the state, including 10 deaths, following reports of a new virus fatality on Wednesday. On Saturday, Pence announced t...

The newest coronavirus cases around Australia

The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Australia now stands above forty, with 22 in NSW. Another resident, a 82-year-old man, has also been hospitalised after testing positive for the virus on Tuesday. "Her travel details are being obtained and ...

Novel coronavirus death rate higher than first thought, World Health Organization says Novel coronavirus death rate higher than first thought, World Health Organization says

The WHO estimated that only this March will require 89 million chinstraps, 76 million gloves and 1.6 million protective glasses. He went on to say that less than 1 percent of the individuals who contract the virus are completely asymptomatic.

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