Thursday September 24-th, 2020

Coronavirus West Berkshire: Number of confirmed cases jumps by 20 Coronavirus West Berkshire: Number of confirmed cases jumps by 20

Wednesday's announcement marked the first time that the country reported more than 500 deaths in 24 hours from COVID-19, the highly infectious respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus . Commenting on the numbers, The Evening Standard newspa...

Health unit confirms nine deaths of Pinecrest residents due to COVID-19 Health unit confirms nine deaths of Pinecrest residents due to COVID-19

There have also been two additional deaths at the home since March 18 that were not related to COVID-19, the health unit issued in a release. Furthermore, 34 workers - more than half of the home's 66 staff members - have developed symptoms on Friday ...

Alberta reports record high number of COVID-19 cases Alberta reports record high number of COVID-19 cases

Premier Jason Kenney says the increase is tied to the processing of 4,500 backlogged tests which was due to a shortage of reagent in testing equipment. Alberta is dealing with community spread of the virus and counts 690 total cases of COVID-19 as of...

Prominent SA scientist Gita Ramjee dies of COVID-19-related complications Prominent SA scientist Gita Ramjee dies of COVID-19-related complications

She also spoke about her pride in having two successful sons and a successful husband - and her advice for younger women interested in a career in science: "Love of the job, passion, drive and tenacity are critical traits to have for scientific excel...

Australia injects $130bn wage package Australia injects $130bn wage package

Self-employed, part-time and casual workers are also eligible. Full time and part time employees, including stood down employees, are eligible to receive the JobKeeper Payment . The Government hopes keeping people in work will ensure businesses ca...

My Pillow CEO Switches Production from Bedding to PPE My Pillow CEO Switches Production from Bedding to PPE

Yesterday, during his nearly daily press briefing on the ongoing coronavirus pandemic , President Donald Trump welcomed to the stage multiple CEOs and company executives who would be utilizing their capital structure to manufacture in-demand medical...

WHO concerned as global death toll approaches 50000 WHO concerned as global death toll approaches 50000

Researchers at the University of Nebraska said the study highlighted the importance of personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers. "That's why we are continuing to work with governments and manufacturers to step-up the production an...

More ventilators will be delivered to NHS 'next week', Michael Gove promises More ventilators will be delivered to NHS 'next week', Michael Gove promises

He pledged that the first of thousands of new ventilators will be completed this weekend and delivered to the NHS next week. "From there, they will be rapidly distributed to the front line". Figures from the Department of Health showed 8,240 new test...

FDA requests all forms of Zantac be pulled from the market FDA requests all forms of Zantac be pulled from the market

FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research Director Janet Woodcock said those high levels weren't seen in "many samples that we tested". Now, the FDA has determined through new testing that NDMA does increase in stored samples at high temperature...

Man Admits Hiding Coronavirus Symptoms to Visit Wife Man Admits Hiding Coronavirus Symptoms to Visit Wife

The situation highlights the hard situations faced by hospitals and patients in the age of COVID-19. UR Medicine did not immediately respond to a request for comment late Tuesday, but Chip Partner, a spokesman for the medical center, told the De...

Uninsured Won't Be Able to Enroll in Obamacare Right Now Uninsured Won't Be Able to Enroll in Obamacare Right Now

Americans with employer-based health insurance who contract severe cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, could end up with out-of-pocket expenses that top $1,300, the Peterson-Kaiser Family Foundation Health System Tracker f...

Tesla To Supply FDA-Approved Ventilators Free Of Cost In U.S. Tesla To Supply FDA-Approved Ventilators Free Of Cost In U.S.

Musk said the ventilators are able to sent to anywhere that Tesla would deliver one of its electric cars . The announcement came just a day after Medtronic, a medical device company, released specifications for a basic ventilator model to any c...

Which are the Atypical COVID-19 Symptoms — Science Alert Which are the Atypical COVID-19 Symptoms — Science Alert

Sharma, Xie, and colleagues reported their findings in a paper titled, " Time Kinetics of Viral Clearance and Resolution of Symptoms in Novel Coronavirus Infection ". Scientists analysed data from patients to see how infectious they were and when - h...

Students Who Returned To US After Mexico Spring Break Have Coronavirus Students Who Returned To US After Mexico Spring Break Have Coronavirus

More than two dozen University of Texas at Austin spring breakers tested positive for COVID-19 following a spring break trip to Mexico , university and Austin public health officials said Tuesday. The university did not immediately reply to a ...

MSDH reports 90 new coronavirus cases, 4 new deaths MSDH reports 90 new coronavirus cases, 4 new deaths

For the third consecutive day, Jackson County has broken its record for the most new COVID-19 cases in a single day. The Weld County Department of Health and Environment early Tuesday evening reported two deaths and 42 new cases in its COVID-19 up...

Pet cat tests positive for COVID-19 virus in Hong Kong Pet cat tests positive for COVID-19 virus in Hong Kong

Animals contracting coronavirus was a hearsay till now. The cat has not shown any signs of disease , a spokesman for the AFCD said on Tuesday, adding that the department will continue to closely monitor the cat and conduct repeated testing.

Largest single day increase in COVID-19 cases in Ontario so far

Overnight, 4 more deaths were reported in Ontario for a total of 37 deaths. An update on local numbers is expected later Wednesday. Ontario health workers have tested 57,874 people for the virus and 3,135 are now under investigation and awaiting te...

Millions of Small Firms May Tap Virus Loan Program on Friday Millions of Small Firms May Tap Virus Loan Program on Friday

Businesses can borrow up to 250 percent of their average monthly payroll expenses, up to a total of $10 million. Loan payments will also be deferred for six months. Completed applications should be mailed to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Pro...

I Wouldn't Have Handled Coronavirus Any Better Even Without Impeachment I Wouldn't Have Handled Coronavirus Any Better Even Without Impeachment

And I think it diverted the attention of the government, because everything every day was all about impeachment. "The way I thought it would work best would be for those of us in the Senate to try to get started on a bipartisan basis and we were do...

COVID-19 deaths spike, Kelowna farm has outbreak COVID-19 deaths spike, Kelowna farm has outbreak

Five additional people passed away because of COVID-19 for a provincial total of 24. Notably, though, Henry said 507 people have fully recovered from the disease. However, she underscored that we are not past the peak of the pandemic. Dix said al...

Should you wear a homemade face mask? Should you wear a homemade face mask?

So, let's check out why n95 masks are essential these days. A new Washington Post report says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may soon urge Americans to cover their faces to control the spread of the virus. USA health officials s...

US Begins First Human Trial of Covid-19 Coronavirus Vaccine US Begins First Human Trial of Covid-19 Coronavirus Vaccine

There is always light after dark, and it seems that we may have come to the end of dark times as a vaccine for the novel coronavirus is now being tested in Seattle. The researchers were working on an investigational MERS vaccine targeting the spike...

Texas students contract coronavirus after spring break trip to Mexico

J.B. Bird, director of media relations for UT Austin, told KUT the 28 patients who tested positive for COVID-19 are UT students, adding that the university is working with APH to assist in contact tracing efforts. "A leisure vacation of any kind is...

Outbreak of COVID-19 at Stoney Creek nursing home Outbreak of COVID-19 at Stoney Creek nursing home

All resident test results have now been reported. Eisenstein says nursing homes and hospitals will have to work together to make sure patients stay safe. Health officials will meet today to consider actions for nursing homes during the pandemic. ...

Walmart to check employees’ temperatures, offer them masks and gloves Walmart to check employees’ temperatures, offer them masks and gloves

Stores have already installed plexiglass shields around cash registers, and will start making announcements reminding shoppers to stay six feet away from each other. Once all the locations receive the infrared thermometers, they will begin temperatur...

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