Tuesday January 25-th, 2022

Moxie move: Fed rolls out massive $2.3 trillion economic backstop Moxie move: Fed rolls out massive $2.3 trillion economic backstop

Businesses have had difficulty getting banks to provide the loans. In addition, the Fed says it will lend $500 billion to struggling state and local governments, and will broaden some of its earlier lending programs to help big corporations.

Health Canada projects COVID-19 deaths could reach up to 22,000 Health Canada projects COVID-19 deaths could reach up to 22,000

Canada already has 19,291 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 435 confirmed deaths as a result of the disease. The federal government said it needed numbers from the provinces and territories in order to produce the most accurate models possible.

Costco to give priority access to first responders, healthcare workers

Earlier this month, Costco said it would only allow two people to enter its warehouses with a single membership card. Costco is finding a new way to say "thank you" to healthcare workers and first responders . on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thurs...

UK's COVID-19 death toll hits 7097 with record rise of 938 UK's COVID-19 death toll hits 7097 with record rise of 938

The National Health Service said the patients, who have died from the disease, were aged between 22 and 103-years-old. The latest numbers come as a Downing Street spokesperson confirmed that PM Boris Johnson, hospitalized suffering with the virus, ...

Louisiana newborn dies after coronavirus-positive mom gives birth prematurely Louisiana newborn dies after coronavirus-positive mom gives birth prematurely

A Louisiana newborn baby died of the coronavirus this week - after the illness caused the infected mom to give birth prematurely, according to a report. He said this is the first case of its kind that he's aware of in Louisiana, but after speakin...

5G and coronavirus: Here's why Google is removing these videos from YouTube 5G and coronavirus: Here's why Google is removing these videos from YouTube

In the same vein, WhatsApp is tightening its limits on message forwarding even further, in a bid to stem the spread of misinformation amid the coronavirus pandemic. Previously in the United Kingdom, it was reported that two mobile towers were ...

FDA approves first coronavirus antibody test in US FDA approves first coronavirus antibody test in US

If you had COVID-19 symptoms but couldn't get tested, there's a new product that could help you find out if you've had the virus. If you test positive, it indicates that you've either been recently infected or infected with the coronavirus.

Police Hunting For Teen Who Threatened To Infect Walmart Shoppers With Coronavirus

Officers went to Maradiaga's home, but have been unable to locate her. Officials said that her family is cooperating with their investigation and said they do not believe she is a threat to public health . Identified as Lorraine Maradiaga of Car...

Coronavirus: Fifteen die at care home during pandemic Coronavirus: Fifteen die at care home during pandemic

A nursing home in California where almost three dozen residents are infected with coronavirus has been evacuated after all but one staff member failed to show up to care for them. "There are no pending test results for the approximate 90-bed facility...

Britain reports record 938 Covid-19 deaths

In Scotland, the deaths of a further 70 people who tested positive for the virus have been registered in the past 24 hours, the first minister said. "I suspect that simple strategies might well turn out to be the best to use, but we'll see", Prof M...

Pets do not spread Covid-19 virus: Veterinary Services Dept Pets do not spread Covid-19 virus: Veterinary Services Dept

A second dog in Hong Kong tested positive for the Covid-19 virus in March after its owner was confirmed as being infected, the government said. The infection of the cat has not been confirmed. "The main route of transmission remains human to human". ...

Over 100 people recovered from COVID-19 in Saskatchewan Over 100 people recovered from COVID-19 in Saskatchewan

Another six people are receiving inpatient care - four in Saskatoon, one in Regina and one in the north. The Saskatchewan Health Authority released a number of scenarios on Wednesday based on factors such as current social distancing measures, test...

Researchers at University of Iowa studying potential COVID-19 vaccine

It is the first model to show the protein spikes on the virus surface which are prime targets for antibodies and vaccine research. "Even though the seasonal coronaviruses found in MI are related to the SARS-CoV-2 virus, we do not know whether that ...

A Texas woman was arrested for threatening to spread coronavirus, police say A Texas woman was arrested for threatening to spread coronavirus, police say

Police in Texas on Tuesday, April 7 arrested an 18-year-old accused of posting on social media that she tested positive for COVID-19 coronavirus and was "willfully spreading it." In a video seen by KXAS news in Texas, the woman appears to b...

'Pharma Bro' wants out of prison to research coronavirus 'Pharma Bro' wants out of prison to research coronavirus

Martin Shkreli , the former Turing Pharmaceuticals executive who became known as " Pharma Bro " arrives for the first day of jury selection in his federal securities fraud trial June 26, 2017 at United States District Court Eastern District of NY in ...

Oklahoma judge partially strikes down Stitt's abortion ban Oklahoma judge partially strikes down Stitt's abortion ban

Amesh Adalja. A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in New Orleans has overturned the decision of a lower court and affirmed the state's right to ban elective abortions during the current crisis situation.

Govt releases Covid-19 SOP, cases to be divided into 3 groups Govt releases Covid-19 SOP, cases to be divided into 3 groups

Among the three types of facilities, the first one is a COVID Care Centre (CCC) which shall offer care only for cases that have been clinically assigned as mild or very mild cases or COVID suspect cases. These may be set up in hostels, hotels, sc...

COVID-19 cases top 1.5 million worldwide: Johns Hopkins COVID-19 cases top 1.5 million worldwide: Johns Hopkins

State and local officials now acknowledge that the virus was nearly certainly in NY much earlier, the report said. Dr. Thomas R. Frieden , the former head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, estimated in a new report that if NY ad...

Colorado Girl Who Trailblazed Medical Marijuana for Seizures Dies of Coronavirus Colorado Girl Who Trailblazed Medical Marijuana for Seizures Dies of Coronavirus

Gupta told Cannabis Wire in September 2019, "When we talked about Charlotte, when we were representing that work, it was always around the medicinal aspect of this: Why couldn't this be studied like any other compound?" As documented by doctors, a C...

Keep pet cats indoors to limit spread of coronavirus, vets urge

Felines, in fact, should stay inside - but only if they feel like doing so, or if their owners need to stay strictly isolated. Dr Angel Almendros, a scientist from City University in Hong Kong, who is working on research surrounding the disease in ...

84 nursing home residents evacuated after employees don’t show up for work 84 nursing home residents evacuated after employees don’t show up for work

Almost 100 residents are being removed from a skilled nursing facility in Riverside County after more than a dozen employees missed two consecutive days of work, according to county officials. As the number of coronavirus cases grows in Californ...

Surgical, cotton masks found ineffective in filtering coronavirus Surgical, cotton masks found ineffective in filtering coronavirus

The study below is still in the early stages and involves mice, not people. Four weeks after the mice received the vaccine, they were exposed to a strain of the MERS virus, adapted to the mice to cause a lethal infection. So this is a very encourag...

IIL ties up with Oz university for COVID-19 vaccine IIL ties up with Oz university for COVID-19 vaccine

The drug that's being tested is a DNA vaccine called INO-4800, which showed promising results in preclinical studies involving animals. IIL is already working with Griffith University forconducting research and development ofZika virusvaccinewhic...

Here's How To Make A Government-Approved Face Mask At Home Here's How To Make A Government-Approved Face Mask At Home

They are tested according to a set of standardised test methods that aim to balance high filtration, adequate breathability and optionally, fluid penetration resistance. Depending on type of mask used, potential breathing difficulties. Strict hygie...

Island Beach State Park to Close Under New State Order Island Beach State Park to Close Under New State Order

Murphy previously ordered schools to close, non-essential businesses to shut down, and people to stay home except for essential trips. Local officials will still make the decision on whether or not to close municipal parks. "Some of my fondest memor...

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