Monday January 24-th, 2022

Covid-19: United Kingdom cases moving in the right direction, top scientist says Covid-19: United Kingdom cases moving in the right direction, top scientist says

Concerns have been raised over the number of intensive care unit (ICU) beds in hospitals but Sir Richard said there should not be an overall increase in demand above the number of beds now available. In a further development, Sir Patrick said he coul...

Congress, White House pursue next coronavirus bill Congress, White House pursue next coronavirus bill

U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) announced Tuesday a proposal to reward, retain and recruit essential workers with a pay increase. But it isn't just healthcare workers. The race is on for lawmakers looking to get their priorities included in the ...

Coronavirus: How to Make Your Own Cloth Face Mask at Home Coronavirus: How to Make Your Own Cloth Face Mask at Home

It also advised health authorities to be clear about the goal of wearing facial masks in the event this is mandated for the community, and to communicate that the item was not protective against Covid-19. Though we went over a few of these tips ...

Covid-19 and your pets

This is doubly so if you and the rest of your pets' caretakers are healthy. While the situation is still being evaluated, all major health organizations, including the CDC and the World Health Organization, have stated that there is no evidence...

Over 700 Hospital Workers in Detroit Area Test Positive for Coronavirus Over 700 Hospital Workers in Detroit Area Test Positive for Coronavirus

The 700-plus cases amount to around 2 percent of the hospital system's 31,600 employees. The health system includes six hospitals in the Detroit area. These figures indicate MI has the third-highest number of confirmed infections in the Unite...

CDC: Asymptomatic children could play important role in coronavirus spread

COVID-19 cases, relatively few children with COVID-19 are hospitalized, and fewer children than adults experience fever, cough, or shortness of breath", the report said. Data on hospitalizations was available for 745 pediatric cases, with the authors...

Almost 1M Canadians apply for emergency COVID-19 benefits on Day 1 Almost 1M Canadians apply for emergency COVID-19 benefits on Day 1

Also in question are the estimated 862,000 unemployed Canadians who are not eligible for either the CERB or EI benefits, largely because they were already out of work heading into the crisis. As of Monday evening, Government House Leader Pablo Rodrig...

United Kingdom coronavirus death toll rises by 786 United Kingdom coronavirus death toll rises by 786

The foreign secretary also issued a short statement about Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who remains in intensive care under "close monitoring" , Downing Street said on Tuesday evening. "Another minister, junior health minister Nadine Dorries said: "...

Recovered Coronavirus Patients Sought For Experimental Treatment Recovered Coronavirus Patients Sought For Experimental Treatment

Researchers have explored the effects of convalescent plasma (CP) therapy on 10 adult patients with severe COVID-19, aged 34-78 years. "In part, probably through testing of the blood of those people who now have antibodies to the sickness", Mayor S...

Without Quarantine, A COVID-19 Patient Can Infect 400: Health Ministry

With preventive measures in place, the possibility of the infection can be reduced to an average of just two-and-a-half persons per patient in the same period, Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Health Lav Agarwal said. In Karnataka, Medical Educ...

When does NHS volunteering start — NHS volunteer guidance When does NHS volunteering start — NHS volunteer guidance

Volunteers are now being paired up with vulnerable people in their local area to perform the tasks they have signed up to do. Dubbed the "National Help Service", volunteers have been tasked mostly with helping the UK's 2.5 million vulnerable indivi...

Coronavirus updates: Lockdown could be tightened if people flout rules Coronavirus updates: Lockdown could be tightened if people flout rules

Mr Hancock said: "If you don't want us to have to take the step to ban exercise of all forms outside of your own home, then you've got to follow the rules". He refused to be drawn on how long the United Kingdom would remain in lockdown, however, he...

COVID-19: USA death toll passes 10,000 marker COVID-19: USA death toll passes 10,000 marker

However, African Americans make up just 14.6% of the state's population. NY is the state worst-hit by the pandemic with more than 5,400 deaths. Data from Chicago officials on Monday showed that black residents make up 52% of coronavirus infecti...

Canada's top doctor changing advice on general public wearing masks Canada's top doctor changing advice on general public wearing masks

The order had previously been issued as a recommendation. The role both play in driving the pandemic is not yet known. With an eye on dwindling personal protection equipment (PPE) stores, public health officials in Ontario and Canada have general...

Plasma Therapy Offers New Treatment Option To COVID-19 Patients Plasma Therapy Offers New Treatment Option To COVID-19 Patients

By giving patients plasma or serum from patients who have developed antibodies to a particular virus or bacteria, an infected patient is given a massive boost to their adaptive immune system, which confers passive immunity. Meanwhile, on how he was i...

Ontario confirms 379 new cases of coronavirus, 21 more deaths Ontario confirms 379 new cases of coronavirus, 21 more deaths

His passing brings the region's total number of deaths to five. The province says that over 4,500 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Ontario and that over 150 residents have died of it. There are 1,802 cases that are considered resolved, meaning...

Coronavirus deaths in England rise by 758 to 5,655 Coronavirus deaths in England rise by 758 to 5,655

According to Johns Hopkins coronavirus resource center's live tracker, 48,451 people have been infected with COVID-19 in the UK. The grim increase came as Prime Minister Boris Johnson was treated in a London hospital for coronavirus, the UK's fir...

U.K. PM Boris Johnson in intensive care with worsening coronavirus symptoms U.K. PM Boris Johnson in intensive care with worsening coronavirus symptoms

But Britain does not have a formal constitutional role of deputy prime minister, and experts said Raab would need the support of the rest of the cabinet to make any big decisions. Mr Raab said earlier there was an "incredibly strong team spirit" behi...

Canada angry over 'unacceptable' US move to block face masks Canada angry over 'unacceptable' US move to block face masks

Ford said Ontario, the most populous of Canada's ten provinces, would run out of personal protective equipment in a week. Ford initially said that a shipment of three million masks was turned around at the border, and that after a conversation wi...

India says it will ship hydroxychloroquine to the U.S. India says it will ship hydroxychloroquine to the U.S.

Dr. Anthony Fauci , the top USA infectious disease officials, has warned publicly and privately against promoting the drug absent studies showing its effectiveness, and "behind the scenes, career health officials have raised even stronger warnings ...

EXPLAINED: What to know about 5G, COVID-19 and your security EXPLAINED: What to know about 5G, COVID-19 and your security

Many social media and internet platforms have already taken some steps to stem the spread of misinformation surrounding coronavirus, banning content that references fake treatments and cures and highlighting reliable information in search and in feed...

Boris Johnson Received Some Oxygen Support, Not On Ventilator, Says Minister

Earlier on Monday, Johnson had said he was in good spirits and Raab had told a news conference that the prime minister was still running the government, although Raab also said he had not spoken to him directly since Saturday. Earlier on Monday, PM...

Chris Hemsworth Offering Guided Meditation to Help Kids with Stress & Anxiety Chris Hemsworth Offering Guided Meditation to Help Kids with Stress & Anxiety

A six-week free trial is available for those who sign up before April 5. Hemsworth said that a friend suggested doing guided meditations with his children, which he was initially skeptical of because "my kids are allergic to sitting still".

Coronavirus: India eases Hydroxychloroquine export restrictions on humanitarian grounds Coronavirus: India eases Hydroxychloroquine export restrictions on humanitarian grounds

Several aides later said they were unfazed by Navarro's outburst, given he has them regularly. However, he said using hydroxychloroquine does not work. Adm. Brett Giroir, who is leading COVID-19 testing efforts in the US, said he was "very optimist...

Africa could lose 20 million jobs due to coronavirus Africa could lose 20 million jobs due to coronavirus

But according to Reuters, the AU study entitled, "Impact of the coronavirus on the Africa economy", paints two scenarios which shows that Africa's GDP will now shrink. However, Africa's major tourism spots like Seychelles, Cape Verde, Mauritius a...

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