Wednesday July 8-th, 2020

Man's note to hospital staff who saved wife goes viral Man's note to hospital staff who saved wife goes viral

The man's identity is unclear at this time. "I peeked out the door and asked him how his wife was, he said 'Great, she is going home today, you are all incredible'". 'We couldn't do this without nurses, techs, residents, doctors, secretaries, regis...

Belgian cat 'infected by coronavirus' Belgian cat 'infected by coronavirus'

Belgian virologist Steven Van Gucht said during Friday's daily national coronavirus press conference that for the first time a cat was found infected by the coronavirus, Belgian national broadcaster VRT reports . The virus can be transmitted from ...

A British charity is training dogs to sniff out Covid-19 A British charity is training dogs to sniff out Covid-19

Medical Detection Dogs has successfully trained its dogs to detect cancer, Parkinson's and bacterial infections, through the sense of smell and is now looking for donations to help cover the costs of the intensive programme. LSHTM head of disease c...

Australia government says growth rate of coronavirus infection slows Australia government says growth rate of coronavirus infection slows

As of 8.30am Sunday, there are over 3,600 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Australia, and over 640,000 cases globally. Any Australian citizen or resident returning from the rest of the world, by ship or plane, will be forced to do this. Tens of th...

Boots opens coronavirus testing sites for frontline NHS workers Boots opens coronavirus testing sites for frontline NHS workers

Mr Gove said: "Today I can announce that the Prime Minister has brought together business, research institutes and universities in a new alliance to boost testing capacity for frontline workers". They are different from antibody tests, which can te...

Covid-19 transmission during pregnancy rare but possible Covid-19 transmission during pregnancy rare but possible

Due to the shortage of medical resources in Wuhan , many pregnant women choose to give birth in private hospitals. The second baby, born at 40 weeks' and 4 days' gestation, similarly began experiencing lethargy, fever and vomiting soon after being...

Joe Wicks to donate profits from YouTube PE sessions to NHS Joe Wicks to donate profits from YouTube PE sessions to NHS

In a post shared on Instagram, Wicks said the popularity of his videos had increased his advertising revenue "unlike anything I've seen or experienced on my channel before". Joe has also been approached by Channel 4 and the BBC to stream his workou...

UK PM Tests Positive for Covid-19 UK PM Tests Positive for Covid-19

The prime minister of the U.K. Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus after developing mild symptoms. A Downing Street spokesperson said in a statement that Mr Johnson, whose partner Carrie Symonds is pregnant, experienced mild sympt...

Rhode Island Announces First Two Deaths from Coronavirus Rhode Island Announces First Two Deaths from Coronavirus

According to Bloomberg News , military personnel and police officers are searching for individuals from NY who are seeking refuge in The Ocean State. "If you were in NY state, you left when you were told to shelter in place", Republican Gov. Ron DeS...

Ontario Government limits gatherings to 5 people, announces penalties for price-gouging Ontario Government limits gatherings to 5 people, announces penalties for price-gouging

While lauding businesses and people for their efforts during this crisis, Ford said there are "a few bad apples out there taking advantage of vulnerable people". You also don't have to put any personal information down. He encouraged Ontarians to r...

New York State pauses all New York State pauses all "non-essential" construction projects

The president's comments appear to be in response to New York's governor, Andrew Cuomo, who had called for 30,000 ventilators, explaining that state hospitals had only 4,000 in the system at the beginning of the outbreak. The new date, June 23, is ...

25-Year-Old Jersey Man In Critical Condition After Lab Loses Results 25-Year-Old Jersey Man In Critical Condition After Lab Loses Results

Ms Allard advised WPIX: "He had extremely excessive fever, again ache, and he was throwing up". His mother has since slammed health officials given National Basketball Association players have been granted access to tests but her son's testing ...

OHIO COVID-19 | 1,137 confirmed cases, 19 deaths OHIO COVID-19 | 1,137 confirmed cases, 19 deaths

Lucas County has 48 cases so far, with two deaths. Columbiana County reports five total cases with four hospitalizations and one death. Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. "Talking about GI upset, just feeling more tired than usual and sometim...

California Governor Gavin Newsom Orders a Halt to Evictions Statewide California Governor Gavin Newsom Orders a Halt to Evictions Statewide

The ban will be in place through May 31, 2020. Meanwhile, California has put a temporary freeze on evictions for people who are unable to pay rent due to the ongoing health crisis. Within five days, Los Angeles could see a surge in the coronavirus...

Florida boaters facing new rules under executive order Florida boaters facing new rules under executive order

The Florida Department of Health's report Friday evening brings the total number of cases to 3,198. " That's not acceptable here in the state of Florida". State leaders are urging residents who are 65 and older, along with those who have under...

Boston's Plastic Bag Ban Is Temporarily Lifted Boston's Plastic Bag Ban Is Temporarily Lifted

Stores will not be allowed to charge customers for recyclable paper bags, compostable plastic bags or single-use plastic bags. In New York, state Sen. Sununu's decision came soon after the free-market Josiah Barlett Center released a report layin...

Mnuchin: U.S. looking to get checks to Americans 'immediately' Mnuchin: U.S. looking to get checks to Americans 'immediately'

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin laid out details today of the Trump administration's plan to send Americans relief money as part of a massive stimulus package to blunt the impact of the novel coronavirus crisis. "Right after we finish this co...

Lawrence Police officer tests positive for COVID-19 Lawrence Police officer tests positive for COVID-19

Once the affected officer has been symptom-free for 72-hours without any medication, they will be cleared to return to work. The officer, who is in isolation, is experiencing mild symptoms and not required to be hospitalized, the post says.

Australians trial TB vaccine to fight coronavirus Australians trial TB vaccine to fight coronavirus

Remdesivir was originally developed by United States drug firm Gilead to treat ebola. But there is now no stock of remdesivir in Australia, so health authorities are hoping to have some delivered within the next 1-2 months to be trialled in some 50...

Coronavirus: Number of UK deaths rises above 1,000 Coronavirus: Number of UK deaths rises above 1,000

Critical care doctors and nurses will be prioritised first, with testing expected to follow for A&E staff, paramedics and Global Positioning System. The jump in deaths is the biggest day-on-day increase the United Kingdom since the outbreak began.

Colorado orders residents to stay at home as virus spreads Colorado orders residents to stay at home as virus spreads

Under the order, Colorado residents will still be able to leave their homes to get groceries and medicine. Polis says if people don't follow the order there will be a much worse economic disaster with greater disruption for a longer time. "Out genera...

Queensway Carleton Hospital staff make online plea for protective gear Queensway Carleton Hospital staff make online plea for protective gear

I thank OPG for their leadership and commitment to protecting Ontarians by making this donation of supplies for our frontline health care workers. Cabrera said city health authorities know this is a risky practice but they're imposing it because of...

Is the coronavirus a danger to pregnant and nursing women? Is the coronavirus a danger to pregnant and nursing women?

While traces of the virus that cause COVID-19 have not been detected in breastmilk, whether a woman can pass the virus to her child through breastfeeding remains unclear. Early evidence suggests that pregnant women with COVID-19 are not at hi...

Abbott Labs has 5-minute coronavirus test approved by FDA Abbott Labs has 5-minute coronavirus test approved by FDA

This same instrument is already used for flu and strep swabs. Norman Moore, Abbott's director of infectious diseases and scientific affairs, told Yahoo Finance that the device can also be used in parking-lot testing facilities now being used by urg...

GM building badly-needed ventilators in IN, surgical masks in Warren GM building badly-needed ventilators in IN, surgical masks in Warren

Yet he hadn't been forcing industries to make anything, saying they'd come forward on their own. But on Friday, his patience appeared to have run out with GM. Some can go to other countries if not that many are needed, he said. "But they'll make ...

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