Monday January 24-th, 2022

Apple helped Stanford create a COVID-19 screening app for first responders Apple helped Stanford create a COVID-19 screening app for first responders

Late last month, Apple released a free COVID-19 app that includes a screening tool from the CDC that tells you whether you need to self isolate, see a doctor or get tested. It found it's able to conserve resources and supplies by screening people t...

CLIA responds to CDC 'No Sail' order CLIA responds to CDC 'No Sail' order

A case study in Chicago demonstrated the importance of social distancing in containing the spread of the coronavirus . The CDC conducted a similar investigation into how those aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship that had docked in Japa...

France reports first decrease in coronavirus intensive care patients France reports first decrease in coronavirus intensive care patients

The measures have been extended until April 15. France is to further extend a lockdown ordered to slow the spread of the coronavirus, with President Emmanuel Macron to again address the nation next week, the French presidency said Wednesday.

Do homemade face mask protect you from the virus? Do homemade face mask protect you from the virus?

The CDC offers several tutorials for making homemade faces masks , with or without sewing, on its website. Cleaning and care of cloth face masks is critical, the CDC says. The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control advised on 6 Apr...

COVID-19 death toll at Bobcaygeon nursing home reaches 26 COVID-19 death toll at Bobcaygeon nursing home reaches 26

Staff in the home are working tirelessly to implement new measures, and staffing levels are being increased, Carr said. This news comes after four people died yesterday at the same home. "After these thorough investigations, we learned that these d...

A California nursing home was evacuated after its staff didn't show up

It's unclear why, exactly, they went AWOL, but with a deficit of nursing assistants, 40 ambulances had to move patients to other facilities - a process that took several hours. "I spoke to a nurse this morning, early". Across the country, nursing h...

Timelapse video released of Nightingale Hospital in Bristol Timelapse video released of Nightingale Hospital in Bristol

The T-shirts will bear the slogan "We are the NHS". A spokesperson revealed they are sourcing, packing and delivering the individual care packs for male and female patients, which each contain a t-shirt, jumper, joggers, knickers or boxers and sock...

OBI collects first units of plasma for COVID-19 treatment OBI collects first units of plasma for COVID-19 treatment

Dennis Williams, associate professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine in University of Kentucky's College of Medicine and medical director of the Kentucky Blood Center . Blood Assurance will be collecting plasma in Williamson County on Tuesdays an...

Delta County announces first death associated with COVID-19 Delta County announces first death associated with COVID-19

Positive COVID-19 results from the prisons in Jackson County are not included in the health department's data. The remaining 29 deaths occurred in March, including one on March 5. Almost 150,000 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in New York ...

828 more people have died from Covid-19 in England 828 more people have died from Covid-19 in England

As of April 8, the United Kingdom has reported more than 55,000 confirmed cases of Covid-19 since the pandemic began, and is now one of the worst-hit countries in Europe. The latest increase came amid a growing sense that the United Kingdom lockdown ...

401 people infected with COVID-19 in Chicago prison 401 people infected with COVID-19 in Chicago prison

The jail has created a quarantine "bootcamp" to keep detainees that are infected separate from the rest of the jail population. A federal judge, however, denied a motion to order the immediate release of medically vulnerable detainees to prevent th...

Royal Caribbean responds to CDC Coronavirus announcement

According to the order, Redfield "finds that cruise ship travel exacerbates the global spread of covid-19, and that the scope of this pandemic is inherently and necessarily a problem that is worldwide and interstate in nature and has not been contr...

How to keep your coronavirus face mask clean How to keep your coronavirus face mask clean

With the devastating shortage of N95 medical masks, it's crucial that the public saves the surgical masks for our frontline healthcare workers. While the use of medical masks can prevent the spread of droplets from an infected individual to someone...

Clare's COVID-19 Total Nears 70 As Two New Cases Confirmed Clare's COVID-19 Total Nears 70 As Two New Cases Confirmed

Chief Medical Officer Doctor Tony Holohan said that social distancing measures in the country will remain in place for a prolonged period of time. The Department of Health reports that the median age of those who have died is 84. According to the m...

Vietnam mulls plasma use for critically ill Covid-19 patients Vietnam mulls plasma use for critically ill Covid-19 patients

Earlier, Biocon head Kiran Mazumdar Shaw had tweeted to Telangana IT Minister KT Rama Rao requesting for a blood bank to be set up dedicated exclusively for studying the use plasma of recovered individuals to treat those who are still ill. "This is a...

Over 62,000 defective masks sent to Toronto long-term care workers Over 62,000 defective masks sent to Toronto long-term care workers

Of those boxes, 1,252 were distributed to employees working in long-term care homes across the city. On Sunday, a truckload of 3 million N95 masks which were manufactured by 3M and destined for Ontario was halted at the border by USA officials, On...

Confirmed Ontario COVID-19 cases top 6,200 Confirmed Ontario COVID-19 cases top 6,200

The total number of people who have been infected with the 2019 novel coronavirus in Ontario now stands at 5,759, representing an increase of 9.2 per cent overnight with 88,698 now tested across the province in total. As of Friday morning, April 10...

Andrew Cuomo: New York Deaths ‘Effectively Flat’ for Two Days Andrew Cuomo: New York Deaths ‘Effectively Flat’ for Two Days

At the governor's request, President Donald Trump approved the use of the temporary 2,500-bed hospital built by the Army Corps of Engineers at New York's Jacob Javits Convention Center exclusively as a facility for COVID-19 patients. Despite hopefu...

Coronavirus now leading cause of death in US

The virus is the cause of 1,970 deaths in the USA per day, according to a graph published Tuesday by Dr. Maria Danilychev, based in San Diego, Calif. Now, that death toll has almost doubled and is nearing 100,000 combined deaths from the respirator...

Sanofi offers 100 mln doses of hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 fight

A clinical trial to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine, an antimalarial drug, for the treatment of adults hospitalized with COVID-19 has begun in the United States, according to a release of the National Institutes of Healt...

PCB to conduct online fitness tests of Pakistan players, drills include 'Yo-Yo' PCB to conduct online fitness tests of Pakistan players, drills include 'Yo-Yo'

All cricket in Pakistan has been suspended since March 15 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Asked about the World Test Championship being put on hold and how that will impact the five-day competition, he said: "All teams will get due time to play all m...

Final Fantasy VII Remake producer Yoshinori Kitase launch message Final Fantasy VII Remake producer Yoshinori Kitase launch message

Thus, this trailer basically hints at a future PC release. Hello everyone, I am Yoshinori Kitase from Square Enix. This could also explain why this particular footage looks so crisp, without any aliasing or shimmering. So, and similarly to Death St...

Reigning Miss England returns as doctor to fight Covid-19 Reigning Miss England returns as doctor to fight Covid-19

Recently she has put her pageant life on hold and returned to the National Health Service (NHS) front lines as a doctor. The NHS is adapting to rising cases of Covid-19 in the United Kingdom through staff redeployment and asking recently retired do...

One hundred Italian doctors have died of coronavirus One hundred Italian doctors have died of coronavirus

An estimate of 30 nurses and nursing assistances have also died of COVID-19. According to FNOMCeO President Filippo Anelli, the list of deceased doctors includes several who came out of retirement to help fight the spread of the virus. The total nu...

Doctor who warned prime minister about PPE dies with COVID-19 Doctor who warned prime minister about PPE dies with COVID-19

On March 18, as the United Kingdom was reversing away from its herd immunity strategy, Dr Chowdhury sent a message on Facebook to Boris Johnson urging the United Kingdom government to invest in more PPE. by using appropriate PPE and remedies". In a...

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