Tuesday January 25-th, 2022

Booze may heighten risk of coronavirus, World Health Organization says Booze may heighten risk of coronavirus, World Health Organization says

Alcohol-based sanitizers can disinfect skin against the novel coronavirus but there is no evidence that alcohol can harm the virus in any way, the World Health Organization said. The UN agency noted that alcohol was responsible for 3 million deat...

United Kingdom coronavirus lockdown extended by 3 weeks

Speaking from the Prime Minister's residence of 10 Downing Street Thursday afternoon as he led the government's daily coronavirus response press conference, First Secretary of State Dominic Raab - in usual times the Foreign Secretary - said the gover...

Police find 17 bodies at New Jersey nursing home after anonymous tip Police find 17 bodies at New Jersey nursing home after anonymous tip

The police chief in Andover, Eric C. Danielson said, "They were just overwhelmed by the amount of people who were expiring". It's not clear exactly how the nurse became infected with Covid-19, however The Sun reported it was believed she was no...

Lagos records three coronavirus deaths Lagos records three coronavirus deaths

Britain on Thursday reported 861 deaths in the last 24 hours due to coronavirus taking the total number of deaths in the United Kingdom to over 13,700. The total number of registered coronavirus cases surged to 65,111 as 4,062 more people tested posi...

China, UN React to US Decision to Suspend Support for WHO China, UN React to US Decision to Suspend Support for WHO

No other organization can replace the WHO in slowing the spread of COVID-19 and "the world needs it now more than ever", Bill Gates himself said in a tweet . The tech mogul reacted to the US President's resolution to retain $500million in fundi...

TN sees decline in fresh Covid-19 cases: CM Palaniswami

So far, 11 doctors, including six government ones, have been infected with the virus and this number was less compared to other states like Delhi and Mumbai, he said. "This disease is a big challenge", the chief minister told a press conference after...

Mental Health Research Prioritized in Age of COVID-19 Mental Health Research Prioritized in Age of COVID-19

Lead author Emily Holmes from Uppsala University's department of psychology said that already we are dealing with "unprecedented uncertainty and major changes" in our lifestyle due to coronavirus. "We know people are struggling right now, and we want...

De Blasio Spox Claims Trump Minimizes COVID Deaths De Blasio Spox Claims Trump Minimizes COVID Deaths

The death toll from the coronavirus in the U.S.is nearing 31,000 on Thursday after President Donald Trump said the country passed its peak for new cases. Andrew Cuomo cited updated guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Reuters tally: USA coronavirus deaths approach 30000 Reuters tally: USA coronavirus deaths approach 30000

California Governor Gavin Newsom has said residents across the nation's most-populous state would likely be wearing masks in public for some time to come. The new research is based on data obtained between February 19 and March 2 at an intensive ...

Pregnant Ghanaian nurse dies of COVID-19 but baby ‘well’ after birth Pregnant Ghanaian nurse dies of COVID-19 but baby ‘well’ after birth

It's not clear exactly how the nurse became infected with Covid-19, however The Sun reported it was believed she was not infected by the virus while working at the hospital. David Carter, CEO, Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, in a s...

Drinking alcohol can make worse coronavirus, World Health Organization said in recommending limiting access

In a press release explains another factor in the increase, " "The Canadian drinking culture is one where alcohol use serves as a boundary between weekday and weekend, work and leisure - it marks a 'time out, with the ongoing threat of COVID-19, th...

GSK and Sanofi partner for COVID-19 vaccine GSK and Sanofi partner for COVID-19 vaccine

Johnson & Johnson is aiming to have 900 million doses of their vaccine ready for emergency use in 12 months, and are also testing two alternates at the same time. The UN chief called for the accelerated development of COVID-19 vaccine adding it must ...

Lagos doctor dies of coronavirus after contact with patient Lagos doctor dies of coronavirus after contact with patient

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, made this known via his Twitter handle on Thursday. 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 territ...

FDA authorizes new Covid-19 saliva test for emergency use FDA authorizes new Covid-19 saliva test for emergency use

A New Jersey coronavirus testing site is the first in the nation to offer the newly approved saliva test out of Rutgers University . The new saliva test developed by RUCDR and Accurate Diagnostic Labs has several significant advantages over the n...

Census suspends field work until June Census suspends field work until June

The suspension of field operations by the U.S. Census Bureau in response to Covid-19 has left almost 18 percent of New Mexico without the ability to easily participate in the 2020 Census. The survey determines how the state legislatures draw voting d...

Hydroxychloroquine Alleviated Symptoms, Did Not Cure Coronavirus Hydroxychloroquine Alleviated Symptoms, Did Not Cure Coronavirus

The latest research to add to these worries is a clinical trial from Brazil. The petitioner has pointed out that though the government has advised "off-label" treatment with HCQ and AZM for serious COVID-19 patients, they have failed to provide t...

Virginia Pastor Who Defied Protocol, Got Virus and Died Virginia Pastor Who Defied Protocol, Got Virus and Died

Church elder Bryan Nevers announced the bishop's death via live stream on Easter Sunday , posted on the church's YouTube page. In a Facebook post on Monday, the church asked people to "pray continually" for their "first family". "I just beg ...

J&J beats profit estimates but coronavirus fuels forecast cut J&J beats profit estimates but coronavirus fuels forecast cut

Its results will be viewed as a harbinger of things to come as the outbreak disrupts the global economy. The New Brunswick, N.J., company posted net income of $5.8 billion, or $2.17 a share, compared with $3.75 billion, or $1.39 a share, in the com...

California nursing home reports 154 virus cases, 8 deaths

The number of nursing home deaths due to coronavirus in the United States has surpassed 5,500, doubling since last week, reports NBC News . The county has now reported 15 deaths. Several other Bay Area care facilities also are tackling COVID-19 outb...

Coronavirus: 15 more COVID-19 cases reported from Mumbai's Dharavi area Coronavirus: 15 more COVID-19 cases reported from Mumbai's Dharavi area

She also had a two-year-old son. Mary Mo, as she was known by her colleagues and friends, is one of an alarming number of NHS workers in the United Kingdom who have paid the ultimate sacrifice to try and save the life of others stricken with the c...

'Too early' to lift United Kingdom lockdown but coronavirus outbreak peaking, minister says 'Too early' to lift United Kingdom lockdown but coronavirus outbreak peaking, minister says

Since March 23, United Kingdom citizens have only been allowed to leave their homes for essential work, exercise, and purchasing food or medicine. For now, extending the lockdown has wide public and political support. Critics have accused United Ki...

COVID-19: China approves human trials of two vaccines COVID-19: China approves human trials of two vaccines

Pharma giants Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline will join forces to work on a coronavirus vaccine they hope will enter clinical trials this year, potentially making it available in the second half of 2021. "It's the world's first novel coronavirus vaccine...

'Everybody wants answers': NSW launch probe into Ruby Princess fiasco 'Everybody wants answers': NSW launch probe into Ruby Princess fiasco

A spokesperson for the Dept of Foreign Affairs says they're aware of the case involving Irish citizens on board the Ruby Princess cruise ship , and said the Irish consulate in Sydney remains in contact with Irish citizens on the ship and with author...

Coronavirus: 34 new cases, one death in Karnataka Coronavirus: 34 new cases, one death in Karnataka

P-250, the 65-year-old patient, a resident of Chikkaballapur, was referred from a private hospital in Bengaluru Urban to COVID-19 designated hospital, on late evening of April 13 with complaint of H1N1 positive, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease ...

World Health Organization chief says 'regret' United States decision to halt funding to WHO World Health Organization chief says 'regret' United States decision to halt funding to WHO

The director general of the World Health Organization has said that the agency "is getting on with the job" despite the United States halting funding to the body. "It does not discriminate between nationalities, ethnicities or ideologies", Tedros sai...

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