Tuesday January 25-th, 2022

Gov. Abbott to address plan on Friday to re-open economy

Other governors in states such as Arkansas , Nebraska, and South Dakota have taken the approach of empowering their citizens with facts and allowing everyone to be personally responsible for what works for their individual health. Teachers will be a...

2nd health-care worker dies in Ontario after contracting COVID-19 2nd health-care worker dies in Ontario after contracting COVID-19

It's believed there are thousands more cases of COVID-19 than official figures indicate because many people with mild symptoms have not been tested and were asked to stay at home in self-isolation. Ford told reporters at an unrelated press conferen...

Who assessed the situation with coronavirus in Russian Federation Who assessed the situation with coronavirus in Russian Federation

The British government reported that as of Thursday, 13,729 people had died in United Kingdom hospitals after testing positive for the coronavirus . The government's response to the pandemic has been complicated by the absence of Prime Minister Bo...

Trump says China secretly has 'far higher' coronavirus death toll Trump says China secretly has 'far higher' coronavirus death toll

United Kingdom researchers at the University of Cambridge believe that the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus could have started as early as mid-September and originated further south than the Chinese city of Wuhan. U.S. intelligence officials are in...

Further jump in Covid-19 figure for Kildare Further jump in Covid-19 figure for Kildare

On Thursday evening, a further six cases were confirmed in the county bringing the total to 59. Eight people or nearly a third of residents at one old age psychiatric home who had tested positive COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, died over...

Acute Care Emergence in Columbus offering antibody testing for COVID-19 Acute Care Emergence in Columbus offering antibody testing for COVID-19

And while antibodies typically signal immunity, we don't know much about what immunity to this particular virus looks like. There is a major difference in how the COVID-19 test and the serology test is conducted, as the antibodies are detected thro...

Alberta closing K-12 schools immediately Alberta closing K-12 schools immediately

Hinshaw said parents and guardians should talk to their kids about the virus, even if it's daunting. "Now is the time for additional action", she said. The province also extended rules forbidding mass gatherings so they apply to places of worship a...

UK was too slow to react to the coronavirus outbreak, professor says UK was too slow to react to the coronavirus outbreak, professor says

When the COVID-19 pandemic first started, some people returning from infected areas were quarantined for 14 days to protect against the spread of the illness. A lockdown ordered on March 23 was extended Thursday for at least three more weeks. He ...

Ontario expands testing guidelines as COVID-19 deaths rise Ontario expands testing guidelines as COVID-19 deaths rise

Anson Place in Hagersville is the hardest hit long-term care home in the region, where COVID-19 is being blamed for the deaths of 19. It will now screen all symptomatic staff and residents, and asymptomatic close contacts of people with COVID-19.

Sweden's Princess Sofia dons scrubs to help healthcare Sweden's Princess Sofia dons scrubs to help healthcare

She regularly completes charity work as part of her role within the Swedish royal family . Royals around the globe have been finding ways to show their support during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic , including Princess Sofia of Sweden who has jo...

Safer at Home Order Extended to May 26 Safer at Home Order Extended to May 26

Public libraries will be able to provide curb-side pick-up of books and other library materials, Golf courses may open again, with restrictions including scheduling and paying for tee times online or by phone only. "Legislative Republicans are pla...

Oxford University scientists starting human trials for virus vaccine next week Oxford University scientists starting human trials for virus vaccine next week

Researchers are racing to develop and get the vaccines out to the market within the year which, according to a Bloomberg report , is a feat considering these vaccines take more than a decade to be made available for public consumption. Oxford Univer...

Enugu discharges last COVID-19 patient Enugu discharges last COVID-19 patient

The second patient was discharged on Thursday night, April 16, while the first patient had been discharged since Wednesday night, April 15, after testing negative, Daily Trust reports. They were part of the 23 patients that the hospital has been mana...

Wuhan death toll recount up 50% Wuhan death toll recount up 50%

In an apparent response to speculation over China's alleged cover-up or manipulation, the statement from the taskforce said the "timely revision" is a "response to public concerns and more importantly, a respect for every single life". "There are c...

COVID-19: Red Cross Seeks Recovered Virus Patients for Blood Donations COVID-19: Red Cross Seeks Recovered Virus Patients for Blood Donations

Henry Mwebesa, the Director General Health Services at the Ministry of Health. The treatment is available through a special program which allows so-called off-label treatments when there is no other approved treatment for a disease. According to th...

Early signs are encouraging for potential coronavirus drug Early signs are encouraging for potential coronavirus drug

The report, from the medical news publication Stat, cited a video made by a researcher at the University of Chicago who is helping conduct a trial of Gilead's drug remdesivir. We have very few that went out to 10 days, maybe three", she said. Mul...

Princess Sofia of Sweden volunteers at hospital amid coronavirus outbreak

The former model took a three-day medical emergency training course that will allow her to volunteer at Sophiahemmet Hospital, the royal court confirmed to Royal Central . The hospital is training up to 80 people a week to ease the burden on on do...

BC CDC reports two new COVID-19 deaths; cases rise by 14 BC CDC reports two new COVID-19 deaths; cases rise by 14

There are 120 patients hospitalized (-11), and 56 are critical or intensive care (-3). Across the border, there are 107 cases and six deaths in northern Alberta . There were no additional cases announced at the South Okanagan Correctional Centre, ...

United Kingdom coronavirus death toll could be 15% higher than previously shown United Kingdom coronavirus death toll could be 15% higher than previously shown

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 15 (ANI): Maharashtra on Wednesday reported 117 more COVID-19 cases, taking the state tally of virus-infected people to 2801, said the State Health Department. A London School of Economics report looking at five ot...

U.S. clears first saliva test to help diagnose coronavirus U.S. clears first saliva test to help diagnose coronavirus

Evidence is now available to the RWJBarnabas Health network, based in West Orange, N.J., which has partnered with Rutgers University. The announcement comes as communities across the US continue to struggle with testing to help track and contain th...

Alcohol and Marijuana Use Can Worsen Effects Of Coronavirus

Every year, there are at least 3 million alcohol-related deaths worldwide, according to WHO. Numerous businesses deemed "essential" nationwide during the COVID-19 pandemic are liquor stores and others like grocery stores that sell alcoholic beverag...

Oxford University to begin tests of its coronavirus vaccine on humans

According to reports , almost 70 " vaccine candidates" are being tested and at least three have moved to the human clinical trial stage. The virus first emerged in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, in China and has since spread across continents, witho...

Quebec premier pleads for doctors to help nursing homes ravaged by coronavirus Quebec premier pleads for doctors to help nursing homes ravaged by coronavirus

Paramedics transport a patient from Maison Herron, a long term care home in the Montreal suburb of Dorval, Que., on Saturday, April 11, 2020, as COVID-19 cases rise in Canada and around the world. The province reached a deal with federations repres...

We Might Be Socially Distancing Until 2022 We Might Be Socially Distancing Until 2022

A group of researchers at Harvard University's T.H. Chan School of Public Health warns that the United States may need to practice periodic social distancing through 2022. These new periods of isolation may be necessary until the development of a...

Turkey: COVID-19 patient tests negative after plasma Turkey: COVID-19 patient tests negative after plasma

Visit the BGR home page for more stories . They also modelled COVID-19 infectiousness profiles from a different sample of 77 transmission pairs' from publicly available data. . "This is part of a study to look at, one, does it help, and reaffirm ...

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