Wednesday January 26-th, 2022

Six new cases in Queensland amid fears of hospital outbreak Six new cases in Queensland amid fears of hospital outbreak

Member for Cairns Michael Healy in front of the Cairns Hospital. "In terms of where these cases have been acquired - 785 out of the 1,024 cases were overseas acquired - highlighting what's been said already that the majority of our cases are import...

Dunnellon sees two more COVID-19 cases Dunnellon sees two more COVID-19 cases

There has been one death in Catawba County as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. This unusually high number is a result of the Department of State Health Services electronic reporting system sending backlogged negative test results from the past t...

Why are nicotine patches being tested on coronavirus patients?

Scientists theorized nicotine could prevent the virus from infecting cells or that nicotine was preventing the immune system from overreacting to the virus. Additionally, with hospitals in many regions overwhelmed by coronavirus patients and "optiona...

Curve flattens in a month of lockdown Curve flattens in a month of lockdown

However, India managed to stay on a linear curve rather than witnessing an explosion of cases. The government on Thursday said India's case positivity average is 4.5%, even as testing increased 33 times in the last 30 days. According to a PTI tally b...

California confirms February 6 coronavirus death - may be first USA death California confirms February 6 coronavirus death - may be first USA death

The first known death from the virus in the United States was reported on February 29 in Kirkland, Washington, a Seattle suburb. "These three individuals died at home during a time when very limited testing was available only through the CDC",...

Trump signs order suspending immigration into US Trump signs order suspending immigration into US

The order only applies to individuals outside the country at the time of the order. Trump said his decision is essential to help Americans get back to work in an economy ripped apart by the coronavirus . Trump has also signed orders temporarily ...

France testing whether nicotine could prevent coronavirus

The team theorized that nicotine could prevent the virus from infecting cells or that nicotine was preventing the immune system from overreacting to the virus, reported The Guardian . "The effect is significant". We rarely see this in medicine'. T...

Coronavirus: Almost half of Irish Covid-19 deaths in care homes Coronavirus: Almost half of Irish Covid-19 deaths in care homes

In what it the highest figure of new cases confirmed in the space of 24 hours, it has been confirmed by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre that there are 936 more cases of COVID-19 in the country bringing the total figure to 17,607. Asked how ...

Beyoncé identifies groups receiving $6M in coronavirus aid

Queen Beyoncé and her BeyGOOD foundation have partnered with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's #startsmall to provide funding for organizations providing mental wellness services through a key national partnership with UCLA. "Thank you to BeyGOOD and Start...

Coronavirus: Hawking's family donate ventilator to hospital Coronavirus: Hawking's family donate ventilator to hospital

Prof Hawking was a ventilated patient and Royal Papworth hospital "was incredibly important" to him as it helped him in hard times, said Lucy, that was when the family thought that the hospital would be in the forefront in the fight against COVID-1...

'Testing, testing, testing': Epidemiologist weighs in on plan to re-open Saskatchewan

However, on Thursday, Saskatchewan's chief medical health officer Dr. Saqib Shahab said small gatherings between two or three households are likely OK. This phase will allow retail stores, and some personal services, to reopen. Golf courses will be...

Almost All Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients Had Another Illness Almost All Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients Had Another Illness

Almost 9 in 10 of those ventilated patients died. Of those placed on ventilators, 88 per cent died. The study found that 88 percent of the patients placed on the breathing aids at Northwell Health died, while overall about 20% passed on. During tri...

TTC laying off 1,200 workers as ridership, revenue plummet TTC laying off 1,200 workers as ridership, revenue plummet

TTC spokesperson Stuart Green said on Twitter that people who are impacted will receive benefits through the fall, when a review will happen. It says it had little choice but to implement a variety of "cost-saving measures", including the layoffs...

Latest Pharmacy News: MHRA approves Covid-19 vaccine trial Latest Pharmacy News: MHRA approves Covid-19 vaccine trial

Dr Amalina will be involved in recruiting healthy volunteers and vaccinating them in the upcoming weeks. Anutin also said that during the vaccine research and trials, Thailand will cooperate with various other countries including China and the Unit...

Experimental Virus Drug Remdesivir Failed In COVID-19 Human Trial Experimental Virus Drug Remdesivir Failed In COVID-19 Human Trial

According to reports from the Financial Times and Stat , the drug, called remdesivir , didn't make a significant difference in the amount of time it took patients to improve, or their likelihood of death. The company said it believes remdesivir...

Beyoncé Donates $6 Million Toward Mental Health Services For Essential Workers

Beyonce's charity isn't saying exactly where the money is going in Detroit and how much is going there, but we do know that the local organization her BEYGood charity supports is the National Alliance of Mental Illness of Oakland, Macomb and Wayne...

Province announces 71 new COVID-19 cases, total now at 1795 Province announces 71 new COVID-19 cases, total now at 1795

The number of new cases announced Thursday is more in line with where it had been on Monday and Tuesday, when the province announced fewer than 30 new cases confirmed through testing over the preceding 24-hour periods. "Twenty-eight employees tested ...

NY to investigate nursing homes violating coronavirus orders, Cuomo says NY to investigate nursing homes violating coronavirus orders, Cuomo says

The Democrat and Chronicle detailed some of those complaints on Monday in an article it published on the Hurlbut Nursing and Rehabilitation facility on East Henrietta Road. And families need to be notified within 24 hours if their relative tests po...

Coronavirus face masks will not be compulsory, public expected to be told Coronavirus face masks will not be compulsory, public expected to be told

Wearing masks is compulsory on public transport and in shops in Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia and NY. London mayor Sadiq Khan has said the capital should follow suit. But he suggested that there would be no change in policy until supplies of ...

More Good News on Remdesivir's Power to Treat COVID-19 More Good News on Remdesivir's Power to Treat COVID-19

The clinical trial, already at its phase 3, reported in medical business publication Stat, showed Remdesivir quickly treating severe COVID-19 patients, with nearly all being discharged in less than a week. Patients with moderate disease receive fiv...

School to remain closed, COVID-19 testing will increase School to remain closed, COVID-19 testing will increase

During an update from the Emergency Operations Center Walz announced the plan to test all symptomatic people, isolate confirmed cases, emphasize vulnerable populations, and expand public health surveillance. The partnership will also create a virtual...

Four COVID-19 deaths reported in northwestern Alberta Four COVID-19 deaths reported in northwestern Alberta

Deena Hinshaw has also confirmed that Alberta has its first COVID-19 case on a First Nation, Sucker Creek. "With respect to this particular nation, the greatest threat that is now impacting them is the flood that they're dealing with, and it is rea...

Illinois Gov. Pritzker extends stay-at-home order through end of May Illinois Gov. Pritzker extends stay-at-home order through end of May

NEW ESSENTIAL BUSINESSES: Greenhouses, garden centers and nurseries may re-open as essential businesses. Social distancing must be maintained in all activities. "It's projected that the peak death rate and peak resource needs would be nearly as high...

COVID-19: FDA OKs First At-Home Diagnostic Test COVID-19: FDA OKs First At-Home Diagnostic Test

Because initial quantities are limited, the at-home collection kits are now only available for purchase by individuals who fulfill the criteria. Hahn added that "we're going to see more of this [at-home tests] as we move forward". "We plan to make ...

Swedish capital has past virus peak say officials Swedish capital has past virus peak say officials

According to the modelling data, the officials assumed only about one in 1,000 cases were confirmed via testing with the model set to become more accurate as more data is fed into it after more tests. "In major parts of Sweden, around Stockholm, we h...

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