Thursday September 24-th, 2020

Manitoba starts to see community transmission of COVID-19 Manitoba starts to see community transmission of COVID-19

He also announced 24 new positive tests for the disease, bringing the province's total to 127 cases. To date the total number of deaths related to the pandemic in Manitoba remains at one. Public health is also advising people to remain within or cl...

Everyone should wear face 'masks' in public, CDC now recommends Everyone should wear face 'masks' in public, CDC now recommends

On Friday, Dr. Anthony Fauci said , "The better part of valor when you're out and you can't maintain that six-foot distance is to wear some type of facial covering". Simone Conceicao said once she heard the news, she put on her homemade mask for her...

Newsom: Nearly 11,000 residents have COVID-19; 901 patients in ICU Newsom: Nearly 11,000 residents have COVID-19; 901 patients in ICU

Local governments and community partners will also provide essential behavioral health and medical care services as needed. These emergency protective measures will protect public health by isolating the medically vulnerable, thinning out the shelt...

For the first time, United Kingdom coronavirus daily deaths exceed 500

The health ministry said that 41,903 people have tested positive for the virus in the United Kingdom and a total of 183,190 people have been tested. "On Tuesday, the announced death toll was 381, the day before that it was 180 - you can see how fas...

Ontario projects 3000 to 15,000 coronavirus deaths under current measures

Provincial health experts said as many as 100,000 Ontario residents could have died over the course of the pandemic had the province not taken early measures. There are also test results pending for another 10 staff and two residents. Ontario wil...

Confirmed COVID-19 cases reach 38,168 in UK, death toll exceeds 3,600 Confirmed COVID-19 cases reach 38,168 in UK, death toll exceeds 3,600

Here are three questions he did not answer. However, the United Kingdom has yet to identify a reliable test for antibodies to the virus. Volunteers are asked by Global Positioning System if they want to take part, and Prof Van Tam praised the "fant...

Concern About Rising Numbers Of Coronavirus Cases In Nursing Homes Concern About Rising Numbers Of Coronavirus Cases In Nursing Homes

Nursing homes have been a concern since the virus began spreading in the United States. It later said the correct number was nine because "the person was never admitted to the facility". "We are ensuring that residents with the illness get the specia...

Loss of smell and taste, key symptoms of the Covid-19 Loss of smell and taste, key symptoms of the Covid-19

By March 31, the Covid Symptom Tracker App had more than 1.8 million users sign up to log their symptoms, or lack thereof, daily. KCL lead researcher Professor Tim Spector said people who can't smell or taste should self-isolate to prevent furthe...

Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield Eliminates COVID-19 Co-Pays

This benefit will be for fully insured employer groups, individual market qualified health plans and Medicare Advantage members. We want people to get the medical care they need to fight this insidious virus. Waiving prior authorizations for diagno...

Ventilators: Nigeria Approaches Elon Musk for Help Ventilators: Nigeria Approaches Elon Musk for Help

The plea was a response to Musk's tweet announcing that his company had free ventilators for hospitals within Tesla delivery regions. Bashir Ahmad, President Muhammadu Buhari's assistant on New Media, amplified the ministry's appeal through his...

British Health Secretary Matt Hancock sets goals for overcoming coronavirus

There is a record to show that innovative businesses started in the United Kingdom have this potential, but that beyond a certain level of success the companies tend to migrate to the USA where venture capital and buyers are in more ready supply.

NY state's virus deaths jump to more than 1,900 NY state's virus deaths jump to more than 1,900

Cuomo warned that people were "going to die in the near term" due to a lack of ventilators and hospital beds and called for resources from across the United States to be deployed to NY to help it deal with the growing crisis in the state - the epicen...

New York Governor Says State's Ventilator Stockpile Will Last 6 Days New York Governor Says State's Ventilator Stockpile Will Last 6 Days

The state has 102,863 confirmed infections, including 14,810 people who have been hospitalized with 3,731 individuals being treated in intensive care. "If a person comes in and needs a ventilator and you don't have a ventilator, the person dies". "We...

Do Face Masks Really Protect Against the Coronavirus? Do Face Masks Really Protect Against the Coronavirus?

The best thing to do is avoid such spaces and stay home as much as possible. "You can use a scarf". The reason given for the change is the significant number of people who have the disease but no symptoms. People should not be lulled into a false...

United States officials engage in heated debate over face mask recommendation United States officials engage in heated debate over face mask recommendation

Homemade face coverings are what some officials in other USA locations are urging people to wear. They found that some were better at filtering than off-the-shelf surgical masks but others were barely better than wearing no mask at all. "You should b...

B.C. reports six new COVID-19 related deaths; 55 new cases B.C. reports six new COVID-19 related deaths; 55 new cases

Six additional deaths have been announced , including two on Vancouver Island, bringing that total to 31. Elsewhere in B.C., there have been 72 cases of COVID-19 recorded in the Island Health region, 121 in the Interior Health region and 17 in...

Thousands Clap for Carers across the district Thousands Clap for Carers across the district

This week, parents are being encouraged to get their kids to make as much noise as possible and make a bigger sound than last week. Twitter user Amanda Polley said: "Well done Ipswich, you didn't let us down!" The Clap For Our Carers campaign o...

Target apologizes for selling face masks amid shortage Target apologizes for selling face masks amid shortage

At least 35 people from a single nursing home in Kirkland, Washington have died so far . This infographic shows the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases by state. In fact, masks of any kind aren't recommended for healthy people . "Facemasks may...

FDA approves first serology test for coronavirus FDA approves first serology test for coronavirus

This type of test, which is known as a serology test, would look for antibodies in the blood. But in issuing what is known as an Emergency Use Authorization for the new test, the FDA signaled that the benefits of using the new blood test outweigh...

Seven more confirmed Highland coronavirus cases as national death toll rises Seven more confirmed Highland coronavirus cases as national death toll rises

Bauer has secured a one-hour special with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon for broadcast across the Hits Radio and Greatest Hits networks in Scotland. Current testing is only reliable in confirming someone has coronavirus, but both the Scottish and U...

Google to Publish User Location Data to Help Governments Tackle Virus Google to Publish User Location Data to Help Governments Tackle Virus

We will release these reports globally, initially covering 131 countries and regions. Additionally, Google states that it is collecting and providing the data while following strict privacy guidelines. Now, Google has released data that sho...

United Kingdom virus peak to come sooner than expected - Hancock United Kingdom virus peak to come sooner than expected - Hancock

The number of people with the virus who have died in the United Kingdom has risen by 569, taking the total to 2,921 as of 17:00 BST on Wednesday . Britain on Thursday pledged to increase testing for the disease to 100,000 daily tests by the end of...

A Look At The Conflicting, And Confusing, Information Around Wearing Masks A Look At The Conflicting, And Confusing, Information Around Wearing Masks

So, assuming your employees and friends aren't healthcare workers on the front lines of the pandemic, they may not be able to buy masks, and you may not be able to buy masks for them. Newsweek has reached out the CDC to ask about their recommendatio...

Coronavirus cases top 1 million globally; deaths cross 50,000 Coronavirus cases top 1 million globally; deaths cross 50,000

Dr. Deborah Birx, the State Department immunologist advising the White House on its response to COVID-19, said Tuesday that China's numbers influenced assumptions in other countries about the nature of the contagion. Meanwhile, Italy crossed 1 la...

FDA Wants All Ranitidine Products Off the Market FDA Wants All Ranitidine Products Off the Market

US health regulators are telling drugmakers to immediately pull their popular heartburn drugs off the market after determining that a contamination issue with the medications poses a greater risk than previously thought. Its new testing indicates the...

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