Monday January 24-th, 2022

Tassie outbreak blamed on dinner party Tassie outbreak blamed on dinner party

Professor Brendan Murphy on Tuesday told a select committee of New Zealand MPs that of 49 hospital-linked cases over the weekend, a lot of them went to an "illegal" party of medical workers. He said Australia's flattened curve was due to social dista...

Doctor dies of COVID-19 in Lagos Doctor dies of COVID-19 in Lagos

As of April 14, 2020, a total of 373 cases of COVID-19 had been confirmed in 19 states across Nigeria and the federal capital territory (FCT). "There were no racial or socioeconomic differences in how people perceived the seriousness of the COVID...

New Coronavirus Cases in Mumbai, Tally 1,936, Two Deaths New Coronavirus Cases in Mumbai, Tally 1,936, Two Deaths

They were in quarantine after three patients admitted at the hospital had tested positive earlier.Now, a total of 35 staff members of the hospital have tested positive for the virus. Almost 70 residents and staff are infected. Tamil Nadu is third o...

Douglas County health director anticipates COVID-19 peak at end of April Douglas County health director anticipates COVID-19 peak at end of April

The percentage of people 60 to 69 with COVID-19 is at 21 percent. Northumberland County has eight more COVID-19 positive cases, but the rest of the Valley only saw one new case. On Wednesday afternoon, KDHE's online map stated that the number of ca...

Manitoba politicians debate new emergency powers in reduced legislature

It will be a temporary measure used to try to avoid layoffs, similar to what is being done in the private sector, Pallister said. Under a hypothetical plan, Pallister said the work week could be reduced to two or three days, with workers going on E...

Two healthcare workers in Kilkenny die after testing positive for COVID-19 Two healthcare workers in Kilkenny die after testing positive for COVID-19

The state's health department states that Indore accounts for most of these deaths, where 37 patients of novel coronavirus breathed their last. The state has reported 3,000 COVID-19 cases already, with most of these coming from Mumbai followed by Pun...

United Kingdom coronavirus death toll could be 15pc higher than projected United Kingdom coronavirus death toll could be 15pc higher than projected

Earlier Tuesday, the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) warned Britain " s economy could shrink by 35 percent in the second quarter, and the unemployment could rise by more than 2 million to 10 percent during that period of time. "The latest comp...

Ghanaian-born pregnant nurse dies of Covid-19 after childbirth Ghanaian-born pregnant nurse dies of Covid-19 after childbirth

But doctors have been unable to tell just yet if the baby girl tested positive for the virus. According to doctors her symptoms got worse after it was thought that she was recovering leading to her death. "It's time to look out/after our own and ...

More COVID-19 Deaths in Rhode Island More COVID-19 Deaths in Rhode Island

The new deaths bring the state's overall toll from the virus to 80. This was the second death at that facility, Alexander-Scott said. Almost 200 people remain hospitalized with the disease. At this time, specific penalties are not in place for violat...

Doctor in Hyderabad assaulted by Covid patient's son Doctor in Hyderabad assaulted by Covid patient's son

The blood of those who have recovered from COVID-19 may contain antibodies that are able to fight and control the virus, the press release states. 'Today we celebrate as local resident Mrs Kesavan heads home after recovering from COVID-19 - the fir...

Mom With COVID-19 Gives Birth Under Medically Induced Coma Mom With COVID-19 Gives Birth Under Medically Induced Coma

Yanira Soriano, 36, went to the hospital with difficulty breathing and contractions when she was 34 weeks pregnant . She also lost her pregnant belly and gained a newborn daughter, while doctors kept her unconscious so that her body could fight a ...

Recovered COVID-19 patient donates plasma Recovered COVID-19 patient donates plasma

Luke's Infectious Disease Section Chief Dr. Peter Ender said. The convalescent plasma therapy is now being used in many countries and regions worldwide. UPMC has already referred about a dozen recovered donors as of April 15. To be eligible to dona...

Trump's withdrawal of World Health Organization funding described as a Trump's withdrawal of World Health Organization funding described as a "crime against humanity"

However, US President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that he was putting the funding on hold, pending a 60- to 90-day review into the WHO's role in "severely mismanaging and covering up the spread of the coronavirus". By Jan. 20 Chinese offic...

Coronavirus leads to nursing home deaths in Mount Olive, Louisburg and Clayton

Richard Feifer, Genesis chief medical officer, said in a statement emailed to the News & Observer. "By the time you have a positive test result, many may have already been exposed". The presence of two or more cases is considered an outbreak. Overa...

COVID-19: Pregnant Ghanaian nurse dies of Coronavirus COVID-19: Pregnant Ghanaian nurse dies of Coronavirus

The very high levels of mortality across England and Wales recorded by the ONS confirmed data from Public Health England last week that deaths were far higher than normal levels. Caroline Abrahams, of Age UK, suggested that 'the current figures are a...

State health official warns of COVID-19 antibody testing dangers State health official warns of COVID-19 antibody testing dangers

At-home antibody testing for COVID-19 is the subject of ample debate among the scientific and medical community, with some seeing it as a necessary step in the process of selectively re-opening parts of the economy through verification of individuals...

WHO Head Says He Regrets Trump's Decision to Halt U.S. Funding WHO Head Says He Regrets Trump's Decision to Halt U.S. Funding

He also took a swipe at President Donald Trump for withdrawing USA funding for the World Health Organization , saying it could have a " devastating impact ". In the following months the virus spread killing more than 130,000 people and triggerin...

Nebraska COVID-19 Cases Surpass 900 With 20 Deaths Nebraska COVID-19 Cases Surpass 900 With 20 Deaths

At least one of the new cases was in Genoa, according to zip code data from the county health department. Ninety-one Jackson County cases are women, and 101 are men, per the health department. No new inmate deaths have occurred at the prison due to...

NY governor orders residents to wear masks NY governor orders residents to wear masks

While Trump said some parts of the country may see a gradual restart even before the target date of May 1, some of the country's coronavirus hot spots reported a spike in deaths on Tuesday, as governors from NY to California urged caution and the n...

Alberta reports 126 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths

The data feed is expected to be restarted by Thursday's update. There are now 44 hospitalizations from COVID-19, including 10 in ICU. That eligibility has since been expanded to the entire province. All but 10 of Tuesday's cases were in the Calgary...

Pregnant nurse dies after testing positive for coronavirus Pregnant nurse dies after testing positive for coronavirus

Angela Primachenko, who works as a respiratory therapist, says the last several weeks have been a blur. His daughter, Mar-Gerie Crawley, told WTVR that he had a pre-existing condition that causes inflammation of the intestines, so she wasn't too ...

Philippines reports 14 new coronavirus deaths, 230 more infections Philippines reports 14 new coronavirus deaths, 230 more infections

The move comes as the United Kingdom government had come under pressure for not taking the deaths in care homes, for the elderly and vulnerable, fully into account in the mounting COVID-19 death toll. At the same time, almost half (46.6%) of deaths r...

Google announces steps to help combat COVID-19 misinformation in India #64638 Google announces steps to help combat COVID-19 misinformation in India #64638

We don't know if Google business profiles of all healthcare professionals are verified, and a report by the Wall Street Journal previous year had found out that hundreds of thousands of fake listings appear on Google Maps every month. "In additio...

B.C. tops 1,500 coronavirus cases as province reports 3 new deaths B.C. tops 1,500 coronavirus cases as province reports 3 new deaths

Health officials also reported 27 new confirmed cases of the virus on Tuesday, bringing the province's total to 1,517. The man, in his 60s, died at home in the Interior Health region. Guidelines from the B.C. Centre for Disease Control limit testing ...

Homemade coronavirus masks: Tips to wash your face covering properly Homemade coronavirus masks: Tips to wash your face covering properly

Wearing a simple cloth face covering may also help prevent spread of COVID-19 by people who may have the virus but are not yet showing symptoms (asymptomatic transmission) or do not know it. Even if masks do not become the norm, it is quite possible ...

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