Thursday July 9-th, 2020

Cash injection aims to increase surgeries by 80,000 in three years Cash injection aims to increase surgeries by 80,000 in three years

He said has also heard from medical students who are now looking at options to work outside the province once they graduate. His 19-page letter is signed by 568 other physicians from around the province. According to the Lethbridge and Medicine H...

Italy reports 49 more coronavirus deaths, toll at 197 Italy reports 49 more coronavirus deaths, toll at 197

This new policy will pose a problem to people who have travelled to Lombardi, Venetto, Emilia-Romagna, Marche and Piedmont regions in Italy; Daegu and Gyeongsangbuk-do in South Korea and Tehran, Qom and Gilan in Iran . Prime Minister Scott Mor...

First school closure in Sydney after a student tested positive for coronavirus

Their visit came a few days before it was confirmed a 50-year-old aged care nurse at the Dorothy Henderson Lodge facility tested positive for the virus. Health authorities traced the boy's contact with the disease through his mother, who works at a S...

Tiger Woods withdraws from the Players Championship at Sawgrass

The announcement by the 82-time PGA TOUR victor comes amid a longer than usual layoff after he cited back stiffness and opted not to play in this week's Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard, a tournament he has won eight times, most r...

Four more cases of the Coronavirus confirmed in Ireland Four more cases of the Coronavirus confirmed in Ireland

Health Minister Simon Harris said the process of tracing contacts with the infected person has begun. Around 80% of cases of Covid-19 will be a mild to moderate illness, close to 14% have severe disease and around 6% are critical. "Re-opening 18th ...

Indiana Reports First Case of Coronavirus, Governor Declares Public Health Emergency Indiana Reports First Case of Coronavirus, Governor Declares Public Health Emergency

IN is reporting its first case of coronavirus. The CDC is now working to identify all passengers on the patient's flight from Boston and anyone he came into close contact with during that time. "With the spread of COVID-19, the question has never bee...

Further coronavirus cases confirmed in NSW Further coronavirus cases confirmed in NSW

He is the state's fifth confirmed case of the virus with the four previous cases all having been discharged from hospital. Another locally-acquired case in Sydney is the 41-year-old sister of an infected man who recently returned from Iran , where...

Fifth coronavirus case confirmed in Illinois Fifth coronavirus case confirmed in Illinois

KWQC TV6 reports officials with the Illinois Department of Public Health and the Cook County Department of Public Health say the patient is in his 20's who flew to O'Hare Airport in Chicago earlier this month after traveling in Italy. Illinois' first...

Popular Rock Choruses to Sing While Washing Your Hands

According to the Centers for Disease Control ( CDC ), the virus can be spread person-to-person by standing in close contact to one another, coughing and sneezing. "But I'm exhausted of singing Happy Birthday and you probably are too, so I've done the...

Staff At Cork University Hospital Told To Self Isolate Staff At Cork University Hospital Told To Self Isolate

The above exemptions are limited to one person per patient only . "We are appealing to members of the public to co-operate with these necessary restrictions". General advice and information on COVID-19 for members of the public is available on www...

Can pets get coronavirus, and should owners take precautionary measures? Can pets get coronavirus, and should owners take precautionary measures?

But according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), there is no evidence that companion animals or pets such as dogs or cats can contract COVID-19. The Pomeranian's owner was infected with Wuhan coronavirus but the dog itself was not showing sy...

Bank notes could transmit Coronavirus

Why? Apparently, the Covid-19 coronavirus can survive on bank notes for up to several days , hence increasing the chances of infection for those who come into direct contact with bank notes. The WHO told the Telegraph that the coronavirus cou...

India restricts 26 pharma ingredients, drugs exports India restricts 26 pharma ingredients, drugs exports

Much of the fallout may still be hidden and is likely to play out over months. The six people have been kept in isolation and their samples are being sent to India's National Institute of Virology for confirmation, the government said. A high-level...

Ontario confirms 24th case of COVID-19; patient returned from Las Vegas Ontario confirms 24th case of COVID-19; patient returned from Las Vegas

The woman returned to Alberta on February 21 and isolated herself at her home in the Calgary region on February 28. She says they will be using this case to make any changes they need to make. Patients presenting symptoms including coughing or feve...

Bloomberg ends his 2020 campaign, throws support behind Biden Bloomberg ends his 2020 campaign, throws support behind Biden

He spent $528 million just on advertising, according to reports , with millions more on staff and organization. After Bloomberg withdrew from the presidential race, netizens started talking about endorsing Biden, while Donald Trump Jr tweeted...

Trump Says Atlanta Visit Canceled Over Coronavirus Concerns At CDC Trump Says Atlanta Visit Canceled Over Coronavirus Concerns At CDC

President Trump holds up the $8 billion coronavirus emergency funding bill after signing it at the White House as Health Secretary Alex Azar looks on. The legislation passed overwhelmingly in both the House of Representatives and the Senate in a...

South Korea Rebukes Japan's Plans to Impose Quarantine Over Coronavirus Outbreak South Korea Rebukes Japan's Plans to Impose Quarantine Over Coronavirus Outbreak

The government will also limit arrivals of planes from China and South Korea to Narita and Kansai global airports and ask the two nations to suspend operations of passenger ships to Japan. In the morning, the foreign ministry issued a strongly-wo...

Smartphones may make your headaches worse: AIIMS Smartphones may make your headaches worse: AIIMS

After asking the participants about their smartphone use, headache history and medication use, they found that smartphone users were more likely to use more pain medication but find less relief compared to those who didn't use smartphones. In additio...

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon had emergency heart surgery: memo JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon had emergency heart surgery: memo

The New York bank said Dimon was stricken Thursday morning by an acute aortic dissection . "He underwent successful emergency heart surgery to fix the dissection". Dimon had a health scare in July 2014, when he disclosed he was battling throat can...

Coronavirus: Seven new cases confirmed in Republic of Ireland Coronavirus: Seven new cases confirmed in Republic of Ireland

All six individuals are understood to be in isolation at the hospital in Dooradoyle. "Public health doctors are working hard to ensure our containment measures are operating effectively", he said. Following news of the positive test on Wednesday nigh...

U.S. CDC reports 129 coronavirus cases, including those under investigation

As more cases of the deadly novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19, continue to be reported across the world, it's important to know the symptoms. On its website, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers several recommendations for ...

Maine CDC to begin testing at state lab Maine CDC to begin testing at state lab

Minister for Health Simon Harris will be joining ministers from the 26 other European Union states to co-ordinate what they are doing in response to the coronavirus outbreak. "You want to test the right people at the right time", Shah said. The q...

First UK death in coronavirus outbreak: health authorities First UK death in coronavirus outbreak: health authorities

It's been revealed that the patient had "underlying health conditions" and had been "in and out of hospital" for reasons unrelated to coronavirus. A total of 116 people have now tested positive for virus in the UK. Another case was later confirmed ...

First Coronavirus death confirmed in UK First Coronavirus death confirmed in UK

A coronavirus patient has become the first in the United Kingdom to die from the disease. The hospital, in Reading , west of London , also issued a statement. A man, who has not been named, died on board a quarantined cruise ship in Japan on Frid...

School closes after student tests positive for COVID-19 School closes after student tests positive for COVID-19

The school is slated to provide further information over the weekend. Meanwhile, the high school is closed today to allow the school community and health officials to "work through a contact and containment strategy". The childcare centre, Bank...

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