Thursday September 24-th, 2020

Cruise Ship with COVID-19 Passengers Cruise Ship with COVID-19 Passengers

There are still multiple people waiting to return to Wisconsin after being on the cruise ship and were quarantined in Texas and California. The passengers have been under U.S. All passengers have been advised they are "considered a close contact" a...

Ontario COVID-19 cases increase; another death

Ontario reported 59 new cases of novel coronavirus on Saturday morning. In the province, two COVID-19 patients were previously reported to have died - a 77-year-old Barrie, Ont. Chief Public Health Officer of Canada Dr. Theresa Tam said the dail...

Third person dies of COVID-19 in Ontario

On Friday, Toronto's Medical Officer of Health Dr. Eileen de Villa said Toronto had 161 active cases of COVID-19, including a homeless person, a paramedic and a resident of a Scarborough seniors' home. The most recent case is in a woman in her 30s fr...

Stopping the Spread of COVID-19 Stopping the Spread of COVID-19

Some people develop severe COVID-19 and need to be hospitalised. This research, led by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, evaluated the stability of SARS-CoV-2 and SARS-CoV-1 in aerosols and on various surfaces, and estimate...

World Health Organization developing about 20 vaccines against Covid-19 World Health Organization developing about 20 vaccines against Covid-19

It is the first time that vaccine using the mRNA technology has not reached the market yet. A vaccine , on the other hand, would be beneficial because it would prevent the disease and symptoms. According to Dr. Wei, the vaccine was developed ...

FDA approves first rapid coronavirus test FDA approves first rapid coronavirus test

The test is created to work on any of the company's more than 23,000 automated worldwide testing systems. The authorization was made Friday and tests will begin shipping next week, according to a statement from California-based Cepheid, the compa...

First two COVID-19 cases confirmed for Grande Prairie

The province did not report any new cases of recovery, meaning three people are healthy after previously testing positive for the virus. Johnson said they're not aware of anyone who has no fixed address who has been diagnosed with COVID-19.

Sask. reporting 17 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, provincial total at 44 Sask. reporting 17 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, provincial total at 44

Public health says they are continuing their contact investigation in relation to the new cases. In a statement provided to CBC News, AHS said they have directly contacted any individual considered exposed to these cases, and these individuals ar...

Three Members of the Same NJ Family Die After Contracting CCP Virus Three Members of the Same NJ Family Die After Contracting CCP Virus

Four more of her 11 children have been hospitalized, three of them in critical condition. About 20 other relatives are being quarantined in their homes, The New York Times reported . In a follow-up post late Wednesday night, she said she also learne...

2 dogs test positive, quarantined for coronavirus in Hong Kong 2 dogs test positive, quarantined for coronavirus in Hong Kong

The South China Morning Post added that the miniature mammal was repeatedly tested for the virus via nasal, oral and blood samples before returning home. The department said neither dog showed any signs of disease, and added that it's not believe...

Google launches a coronavirus info hub to keep you up to date

According to a blog statement issued by the company, the website will be available in other languages and countries in the near future. There would also be access to Twitter accounts of civic and health groups which can keep people abreast of the lat...

‘You are not invincible’: World Health Organization chief warns youth amid Coronavirus outbreak ‘You are not invincible’: World Health Organization chief warns youth amid Coronavirus outbreak

The coronavirus outbreak was first recorded in China in December. "One of the things that we are learning is that although older people are the hardest-hit, younger people are not spared". He stressed solidarity between countries as well as between...

COVID-19: Provincial health officer says enforcement underway to prevent spread COVID-19: Provincial health officer says enforcement underway to prevent spread

Bonnie Henry. Additionally, some two dozen health care workers in B.C. have tested positive for COVID-19, Henry said. To help stem further spread of the virus, Henry also announced a province-wide order for all restaurants to move to take-out and...

Health agencies: No evidence ibuprofen worsens coronavirus Health agencies: No evidence ibuprofen worsens coronavirus

In line with European Union national treatment guidelines, healthcare professionals can continue prescribing (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) NSAIDs (like ibuprofen) for patient use, as per locally approved product information, it said.

Ontario confirms 58 new coronavirus cases, bringing total to 369 active Ontario confirms 58 new coronavirus cases, bringing total to 369 active

Last night, York Region reported a woman in her 30s in Vaughan as its first community-acquired COVID-19 case , in which the source of transmission in unknown. Chief Public Health Officer of Canada Dr. Theresa Tam said the daily confirmed cases coun...

WHO's Tedros: Young people are not invincible against coronavirus

It asked members of the public not to wear medical face masks unless they are looking after sick people, to ensure they are available for doctors and nurses. "And 12% in intensive care in Italy are under the age of 50". "Solidarity is the key to de...

Men twice as likely to die from coronavirus than women, expert says Men twice as likely to die from coronavirus than women, expert says

The results of the statistics have found that there were less than 1,000 of these deaths that were females. Almost 60 percent of diagnoses have been in men, according to Italy's top health research agency, Istituto Superiore di Sanità. In many co...

Old drug, new tricks? Fish tank additive may treat coronavirus

The drug is also used to treat arthritis or lupus, and the shortages could threaten the health of patients who rely on it. "They have gone through the approval process - it has been accepted". At a Thursday press briefing , President Donald Trump...

Singapore reports two deaths from coronavirus, first fatalities in country Singapore reports two deaths from coronavirus, first fatalities in country

They were a 75-year-old female Singaporean, and a 64-year-old Indonesian man, the island's health ministry said. More than 10,000 people have died of COVID-19 around the world. In a Facebook post after the two deaths were announced, Prime Ministe...

Coronavirus: Doctors struggle to cope with high influx of patients in Italy Coronavirus: Doctors struggle to cope with high influx of patients in Italy

The volunteer task force will be made up of doctors from all parts of Italy. The country's largest cities had so far been relatively lightly hit by the outbreak, but there are now 3,804 people infected in Milan, its financial hub, and the surroundi...

Ontario rolls out online learning plan for students Ontario rolls out online learning plan for students

On Friday, Premier Doug Ford and Minister of Education, Stephen Lecce, said the program, called Learn at Home , will be launched immediately. Numerous online activities are from TVO, the province's public broadcaster, whose television schedule is ...

Prime Minister announces United Kingdom lockdown starting tonight Prime Minister announces United Kingdom lockdown starting tonight

We are telling cafes, pubs, bars and restaurants to close tonight as soon as they reasonably can and not reopen tomorrow . "To ensure everything possible to reduce the risk of infection for both our customers and colleagues, we will be introducing ...

Changes ot train services at Honiton and Axminster Changes ot train services at Honiton and Axminster

David Statham, managing director at Southeastern, said: "Like many of us, Southeastern train crew and station teams can't work from home, and some of them are also dealing with personal or family issues related to coronavirus". "Divisions should keep...

USA begins first clinical trial of COVID-19 vaccine USA begins first clinical trial of COVID-19 vaccine

Prof. Adrian Hill, director of Oxford's Jenner Institute, told the Guardian that if the trials go smoothly, researchers will begin a larger trial to see how effective it is at protecting people from coronavirus . In fact, the company has nine othe...

Blood types more at risk of infection Blood types more at risk of infection

Another limitation of the study was that it did not provide a clear explanation about the phenomenon, such as the molecular interaction between the virus and different types of red blood cells, Gao said. This meant Type-A blood was most common amon...

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