Wednesday January 26-th, 2022

Coronavirus outbreak: Manitoba announces 13 new cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus outbreak: Manitoba announces 13 new cases of COVID-19

The number of cases remains at 11 in the Prairie Mountain Health Region. "The current statistics may be a reflection of the effect strict social distancing measures have had and reaffirms that these measures must be continued". Brent Roussin and Mani...

Henry Ford Health: 1,075 COVID-19 patients discharged in last 30 days

The proteins that are removed are typically elevated during infections and can be associated with a "cytokine storm" that occurs in some COVID-19 patients, leading to severe inflammation, rapidly progressive shock, respiratory failure, organ failure ...

Coronavirus prompts CDC to extend ‘No Sail Order’ for cruise ships Coronavirus prompts CDC to extend ‘No Sail Order’ for cruise ships

The CDC's "No Sail" directive was first issued March 14. Start the day smarter. It also says: "Cruise ship operators are not allowed to disembark travelers (passengers or crew) at ports or stations, except as directed by the [Coast Guard], in ...

Clashes continue in Yemen despite ceasefire Clashes continue in Yemen despite ceasefire

The U.N. has described Yemen as the world's worst humanitarian disaster. The Saudi-led coalition fighting Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen announced a ceasefire on Thursday that could lead to the first direct peace talks between the two side...

Covid-19 death toll rises to four Covid-19 death toll rises to four

One was in a critical condition. Director of Public Health Caroline McElnay said the woman who died suffered from other age-related health conditions. The second cluster was a private party in Auckland where 35 cases have now been confirmed, origin...

NY nurses, lauded for virus efforts, find their tires slashed NY nurses, lauded for virus efforts, find their tires slashed

Exhausted nurses at New York-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital in Cortlandt were dealt more stress after a callous criminal slashed the tires on 22 vehicles outside the hospital, lohud.com reports . The hospital said that rather dwell on the incid...

Coronavirus vaccine may be six months away, lead researcher says

According to Gilbert, who is leading the research, the coronavirus vaccine is "just about possible if everything goes perfectly" by the beginning of the fall. She told the paper: "We don't want to get to later this year and discover we have a hig...

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson discharged from London hospital, won't immediately return to work Coronavirus: Boris Johnson discharged from London hospital, won't immediately return to work

The 55-year-old leader has since been making "very good progress" in his recovery and able to take short walks between periods of rest, according to Downing Street. (FILES) In this file photo taken on March 06, 2020 Britain's Prime Minister Boris Joh...

4 new COVID-19 deaths in Leeds-Grenville-Lanark 4 new COVID-19 deaths in Leeds-Grenville-Lanark

The DPH released the number of deaths at long-term care facilities for the first time on Friday. "Rehabilitation facilities and nursing homes present a challenge for health officials due to the age and health conditions of the residents, as well as...

Coronavirus: Mkhize urges South Africans to follow lockdown regulations Coronavirus: Mkhize urges South Africans to follow lockdown regulations

The graphs also pointed to the healthcare system's supply of ventilators and hospital beds, as well as Personal Protective equipment (PPE) that is critical to sustain the frontline's readiness to fight the "invisible enemy". "For this objective, the ...

IU Health seeks COVID-19 survivors to donate plasma for potential cure IU Health seeks COVID-19 survivors to donate plasma for potential cure

The plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients provides an anti-body that can work as a healing agent if transferred to someone with the virus. "At this point there are no vaccinations or proven medications to treat COVID-19", said Dr. Per Henry For...

Haryana: Drive-through COVID-19 testing facility launched in Gurugram Haryana: Drive-through COVID-19 testing facility launched in Gurugram

Since that day, the USA has reported an average of 1,894 deaths per day linked to the coronavirus. As of early Friday, the United States had more than 465,750 coronavirus cases, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. However, a PTI tally ...

Coronavirus vaccine could be ready in six months

A coronavirus vaccine could be available for the general public by September, an Oxford professor has claimed. However, The Times has reported that Professor Gilbert's team is ready to begin human trials in two weeks time, making it one of the ...

Myanmar has discovered 6 new strains of coronavirus bat Myanmar has discovered 6 new strains of coronavirus bat

The information prompted the World Health Organization to say it would look closer into the possibility of humans to pets transmission. The primary goal of the study is to identify which among the animals are vulnerable for the virus so that they c...

Uruguay transports Australians, New Zealanders from virus-hit cruise ship Uruguay transports Australians, New Zealanders from virus-hit cruise ship

The ship's operator Aurora Expeditions confirmed this week 128 of 217 people on board the Greg Mortimer , almost 60 per cent, had tested positive for the coronavirus . Once they have landed, the New Zealanders will be transferred to a flight home. ...

Meet 99-year-old veteran who survived coronavirus Meet 99-year-old veteran who survived coronavirus

He thanked nurses for the treatment he received when he left the hospital, saying: "It couldn't have been better". Albert Chambers, who will be 100 in July, and a WW2 veteran, has fought off Coronavirus thanks to the help of the team at Tickhill Ro...

Kentucky up to 1,840 COVID-19 cases, 94 total deaths Kentucky up to 1,840 COVID-19 cases, 94 total deaths

Anyone hoping to drive to and attend Easter church services in Kentucky is likely to find themselves under government orders to quarantine for 14 days due to the COVID-19 pandemic. "This is the only way we can ensure that your decision doesn't kill s...

Not China, majority of Americans were infected with coronavirus from this region Not China, majority of Americans were infected with coronavirus from this region

They found three distinct, but closely related, variants of Covid-19, which they called A, B and C. SARS-CoV-2 is believed to have spread from bats to humans. WCS/Handout via REUTERS THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. According to sc...

Shipment of hydroxychloroquine to USA likely to start next week: IPA Shipment of hydroxychloroquine to USA likely to start next week: IPA

Michael Ackerman said , "What disturbed me the most was when I was seeing not political officials say these medications are safe but seeing on the news cardiologists and infectious disease specialists say [hydroxichloroquine] is completely safe with...

California to move healthy nursing home residents to USNS Mercy California to move healthy nursing home residents to USNS Mercy

COVID-19 has been especially deadly for senior citizens, with a fatality rate of close to 15 percent in patients over the age of 80, according to a recent study. However, only 15 patients have been treated on the ship since its arrival, which might...

One of two new cases includes woman in Timmins seniors' residence

Catton said the health unit is declaring an outbreak at that home. A woman in her 90s in the Timmins area who the health unit believes contracted the virus through community exposure. Because the worker was identified as a close contact, she was al...

COVID-19: British scientist reveals when vaccine for Coronavirus could be ready

About promising plans said the head of the team of virologists from the University of Oxford Sara Gilbert. Sarah Gilbert, an Oxford University professor now leading Britain's most advanced search for a vaccine, said she was "80 per cent confiden...

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Now up to 21 in Chautauqua County Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Now up to 21 in Chautauqua County

Statewide totals continue to rise, with 17,887 confirmed cases and 596 deaths as of Friday afternoon, the release stated. That comes after one case - or 1.5% of 66 total confirmed cases - in that same age range was reported as of Tuesday, according ...

945 new Covid-19 cases in a day, the highest so far 945 new Covid-19 cases in a day, the highest so far

Stage 4 would be the widespread outbreak in which the disease becomes an endemic. The study also noted that Covid-19 positive cases were higher amongst males and patients over 40 years. While antibody tests are faster, they could generate false neg...

31 deaths confirmed at seniors' residence in Montreal's West Island 31 deaths confirmed at seniors' residence in Montreal's West Island

During his daily briefing, Legault said it was too soon to know how numerous deaths were due to COVID-19, but said at least five have been confirmed. He explained that a patient was sent from the residence to the Jewish General Hospital March 26 wi...

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