Monday January 24-th, 2022

TRIBUTE: We remember COVID-19 victims TRIBUTE: We remember COVID-19 victims

In total, there were 18,516 deaths provisionally registered in the week ending April 10 - 7,996 deaths more than the five-year average and the highest weekly total since 2000. There have been 31,348 confirmed cases in MI of the coronavirus , which h...

Sen. Leahy looking ahead to other relief bills Sen. Leahy looking ahead to other relief bills

Mitch McConnell said Tuesday he won't consider another coronavirus stimulus package until the Senate reconvenes May 4, even though Donald Trump is pushing for another major relief bill and urging his party to support it. On Tuesday t...

Breast implants saved woman shot in chest Breast implants saved woman shot in chest

It was one of a handful of documented instances in medical journals where breast implants have saved a person's life - and the first instance where a silicone implant had actually changed the trajectory of a bullet, according to the authors.

Coronavirus has mutated into at least 30 different strains, Chinese study finds Coronavirus has mutated into at least 30 different strains, Chinese study finds

More than 30 different mutations of the virus were detected, of which 19 were previously undiscovered. The study was written by a team including Professor Li Lanjuan, one of China's top scientists who was reportedly the first expert to prop...

Autopsies Show First US Coronavirus Deaths Occurred in California

Santa Clara County's medical examiner says a person who died on February 6 has posthumously tested positive for COVID-19. The autopsy results suggest that there could be numerous other uncounted deaths that occurred during the early weeks of its sp...

FDA OKs First At-Home Coronavirus Test

This reissued EUA for LabCorp's molecular test permits testing of a sample collected from the patient's nose using a designated self-collection kit that contains nasal swabs and saline. LabCorp said that it would first make the tests available to h...

Coronavirus: Nottinghamshire deaths by local authority - including in care homes Coronavirus: Nottinghamshire deaths by local authority - including in care homes

In Scotland, there were 237 deaths in care compared with 596 in hospitals and 128 at homes and in other non-institutional places, according to the National Records of Scotland . The NYT reports: "The first report of a coronavirus-related death in t...

United Kingdom coronavirus deaths in hospitals rise by 828 to 17337

However, the figures suggest the number of coronavirus-related deaths is far higher. The national picture reflected in the ONS figures is that almost 20 per cent of coronavirus deaths have occurred outside hospitals including in care homes .

Germany to start first clinical tests on coronavirus vaccine Germany to start first clinical tests on coronavirus vaccine

The research team is composed of scientists from laboratories and institutes affiliated with the Chinese Academy of Sciences and health authorities, including the Key Laboratory of Human Disease Comparative Medicine, Key Laboratory of Infection and I...

Coronavirus: Bay Area deaths in February were first in U.S. Coronavirus: Bay Area deaths in February were first in U.S.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the first fatality due to coronavirus complications in the United States on February 28. Two deaths on February 6 and February 17 were not initially thought to have been COVID-19-related, but furt...

More than a thousand coronavirus-related care home deaths registered - ONS

The latest ONS figures show that of 9,869 Covid-19 deaths to 10 April, less than 11% happened in care homes. Figures gathered from care homes by the Guardian this week show the actual death toll is considerably higher , while Care England and the ...

CDC director warns second wave of coronavirus might be 'more difficult' CDC director warns second wave of coronavirus might be 'more difficult'

Simultaneous respiratory outbreaks would heighten the demand for medical resources like ventilators and protective equipment, putting a tremendous strain on the health care system. In the coming summer months, USA health officials need to persuade Am...

NYC Mayor Announces No Public Events In June NYC Mayor Announces No Public Events In June

State data shows that almost 14,000 New Yorkers have died since the state's first coronavirus case was reported on March 1. Numerous other cities in the USA and Europe have announced either the cancellation or postponement of their 2020 Pride event...

Coronavirus: Facebook launches UK Covid-19 symptom survey

The survey is controlled by CMU and individual responses are not shared with Facebook. If you have seen a prompt to take a coronavirus survey on your Facebook feed, it's in the name of science. And, by comparison, Manhattan (New York County) has ...

Accidents Involving Cleaning Products Are Way Up Accidents Involving Cleaning Products Are Way Up

Visit BGR's homepage for more stories . They should also wear eye and skin protection, ensure they are cleaning with adequate ventilation, and keep chemicals out of reach of children. She called an ambulance and was hospitalized, treated with oxyge...

NIH Covid-19 treatment guidelines warn against drug combo pushed by Trump NIH Covid-19 treatment guidelines warn against drug combo pushed by Trump

Liver and kidney problems are also common among very sick patients, with one report that 15% of patients with critical disease need an intense form of dialysis known as continuous renal replacement therapy. Dr. Stephen Hahn, commissioner of the FDA ...

Trump Slams GOP Governor Over Coronavirus Testing Trump Slams GOP Governor Over Coronavirus Testing

Trump wasn't done: Later in the briefing, referring to Hogan's Monday announcement that his state had acquired 500,000 COVID-19 tests from a South Korean company, Trump said Hogan could have simply called Vice President Mike Pence and "saved a l...

United Kingdom made political decision not to join European Union procurement scheme -senior official

However, the official later made a U-turn when he wrote to the committee to say he had been "incorrect" and reverted to the Government's defence that the scheme was not initially joined because of a "communication problem". "It was a political decisi...

UK's COVID-19 death toll can be 40% higher than govt's figures

New figures from the Office for National Statistics show the number of deaths from Covid-19 could be 41% higher than previously reported in England and Wales . The Scottish First Minister said hospital figures there appeared to be stabilising and th...

U of Minn. to Freeze Tuition Next School Year U of Minn. to Freeze Tuition Next School Year

Several regents expressed a desire for the U to take a step further in aiding students by considering a tuition reduction. "We've heard from many students whose concerns over the pandemic are making the decision to leave home for college more hard".

Coronavirus vaccine United Kingdom human trials set to start

Professor Alice Gast, President of Imperial College London , said: "The success of Robin Shattock and his Imperial team in designing a self-amplifying RNA vaccine from a piece of genetic code and moving to human trials within six months is incredible...

DOH reports 1st COVID death in Warren County DOH reports 1st COVID death in Warren County

Health officials on Tuesday announced another 46 new cases of the novel coronavirus were reported in Will County. The death of Putnam County residents emphasizes even more the importance of social distancing and other standard precautions to help s...

Coronavirus second wave may be even worse: US health chief

The chief of the CDC warned that there could be a second wave of coronavirus that is much worse than the first, but Dr. Deborah Birx shot down the possibility when questioned by reporters Tuesday. "We're going to have the flu epidemic and the coronav...

NY's Cuomo says Trump agrees to help expand coronavirus testing NY's Cuomo says Trump agrees to help expand coronavirus testing

Andrew Cuomo said in a press conference on Tuesday. The state is seeing improvements in the number of new COVID-19 cases with less than 500 deaths in a single day reported on Sunday, which is the lowest number since since April 2. We have said w...

Santa Clara County Reports Coronavirus-Related Deaths Happened Earlier Than Previously Believed Santa Clara County Reports Coronavirus-Related Deaths Happened Earlier Than Previously Believed

We've all put a lot of hope in antibody tests which could show how widespread the immunity is in the overall population, but increasingly, it is becoming apparent that most (or all) antibody tests aren't performing accurately. California , like the...

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