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Chiefs' Duvernay-Tardif helping fight COVID-19 at long-term care facility Chiefs' Duvernay-Tardif helping fight COVID-19 at long-term care facility

It's a scene that "is totally inconceivable right now", Durernay-Tardif said in an essay published Monday by Sports Illustrated . "Adding a million people in the streets?" Piled up on top of each other? Drink and clap at temperatures below freezin...

Coronavirus: Gruesome discovery in moving truck outside funeral home Coronavirus: Gruesome discovery in moving truck outside funeral home

Visit Insider's homepage for more stories . Workers move bodies to a refrigerated truck from the Andrew T Cleckley Funeral Home in the Brooklyn borough of NY. "It's going to include our funeral directors, representatives from our morgues that are i...

Coronavirus Unlikely to Disappear: Chinese Scientists Coronavirus Unlikely to Disappear: Chinese Scientists

It's unlikely the new virus will disappear the way its close cousin SARS did 17 years ago, as it infects some people without causing obvious symptoms like fever. The constant lockdowns are unlikely to be effective in eliminating the virus, researcher...

Police called after NY funeral home puts bodies in unrefrigerated trucks

Some funeral homes have had to use refrigerated trailers, and others have converted chapels into temporary morgues, using high-powered air conditioners to chill the rooms. The home was able to obtain a larger, refrigerated truck later in the day, t...

COVID-19 Threatening Immunisation Gains In Africa, Experts Say COVID-19 Threatening Immunisation Gains In Africa, Experts Say

Nearly a quarter of the world's unimmunized or partially immunized children - about 4.5 million- live in South Asia. Measles are also a threat, if vaccination rates drop. The routine immunization sessions are continuing both in fixed and outreach...

LA County reaches 1,000 COVID-19-related deaths LA County reaches 1,000 COVID-19-related deaths

Upon further investigation, 11 cases reported earlier were not LA County residents. Individuals living in lower-income communities are three times more likely to die from COVID-19 than individuals living in wealthier communities, with the death rat...

Nigeria's COVID-19 Cases Surge By 195 to 1532 Nigeria's COVID-19 Cases Surge By 195 to 1532

Buhari also said he is sending more health workers and equipment to northwest Kano State, where the lockdown will remain in place because of an increase in covid-19 cases. "The only way we can understand the scale of COVID-19 is by testing", he had...

Coronavirus: Number of deaths in care homes in the area revealed Coronavirus: Number of deaths in care homes in the area revealed

The total number of United Kingdom coronavirus deaths was recorded between 2 March and 28 April and was around 17% higher than previous data showed, according to PHE. This is all based on cases where the doctor mentions coronavirus on the death c...

CDC reports 1,005,147 coronavirus cases, 57,505 deaths CDC reports 1,005,147 coronavirus cases, 57,505 deaths

An autopsy of the remains from the first known COVID-19 death in the USA has revealed that the person died from a ruptured heart triggered by the virus's attack, according to news reports. Before Ms Dowd was found dead "she had flu-like symptoms for ...

Coronavirus: UK death toll now second highest in Europe Coronavirus: UK death toll now second highest in Europe

The worst affected country in Europe is Italy, which has a total of 27,359 deaths so far although Italy was affected by the virus earlier than the UK. "Far from success, these latest figures are truly terrible", he added, referring to previously pu...

National capital now free of coronavirus National capital now free of coronavirus

The other 103 have now recovered, the territory's chief health officer Kerryn Coleman says. Meanwhile, the Northern Territory has become the first jurisdiction in Australia to outline a specific plan for easing coronavirus restrictions. "Even thoug...

NY doctor on Covid duty kills self NY doctor on Covid duty kills self

Dr. Breen did not have a history of mental illness, according to her father. Her father added the newspaper that the 49-year-old had contracted the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus , a type of novel coronavirus , but recovered. Mental health p...

No window visits allowed at Ottawa run long-term care homes No window visits allowed at Ottawa run long-term care homes

COVID-19 outbreaks have been declared at two City of Ottawa owned long-term care homes after staff members tested positive - the Garry J. Armstrong home and Peter D. "We know the lack of connection during the pandemic has been so hard for families an...

Oxford University Vaccine Protects Monkeys From COVID-19, Human Trials Underway Oxford University Vaccine Protects Monkeys From COVID-19, Human Trials Underway

For mores stories go to www.BusinessInsider.co.za . According to CBS News , "the vaccine takes the coronavirus' genetic material and injects it into a common cold virus that has been neutralized so it can not spread in people". Oxford Universit...

Britain widens its coronavirus testing scheme Britain widens its coronavirus testing scheme

Health secretary Matt Hancock said the government was on track to meet the goal of 100,000 tests a day and now had the capacity to carry out more than 70,000 tests a day. The home test will be delivered by Amazon within 24 hours, before being colle...

Costco Making Changes, Requiring Shoppers to Wear Face Masks Costco Making Changes, Requiring Shoppers to Wear Face Masks

Starting Monday, you will have to wear a mask if you want to go to Costco. However, this rule is not in effect for children under the age of 2, or for individuals who are unable to wear a face-covering due to a medical condition. The federal governme...

Coronavirus may keep coming back every year, say experts Coronavirus may keep coming back every year, say experts

Since asymptomatic people are carriers of the virus, it is hard to curb the spread of the outbreak, Chinese medical researchers said in Beijing on Monday. While many, including US President Donald Trump believes that the spread of coronavirus may s...

Coronavirus-antibody tests for sale online Coronavirus-antibody tests for sale online

In addition, both LabCorp and Quest stated that a positive serological test result alone is not enough to confirm that a person is immune to the novel coronavirus . Jay Wohlgemuth, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for Quest Diagnostic...

Patient Ombudsman seeks complaints about COVID-19 in Ontario's Long-Term Care Homes Patient Ombudsman seeks complaints about COVID-19 in Ontario's Long-Term Care Homes

Ontario health officials have stated previously that the province is now fighting two different disease processes. The second being the virus spread in long-term care homes and other congregate settings, which seems to be continuing to increase.

COVID-19 patients respond positively to remdesivir in major USA trial COVID-19 patients respond positively to remdesivir in major USA trial

Remdesivir is among dozens of treatments being tested against the coronavirus but was the farthest along in study. The drug remdesivir significantly reduces the time it takes for COVID-19 patients to recover, as compared with a placebo treatmen...

Community outbreak at Coquitlam poultry plant jumps to 46 infected Community outbreak at Coquitlam poultry plant jumps to 46 infected

We are the envy of the country", said Horgan in a press conference. "Most people are linked". The number of positive COVID-19 cases remains steady at 120 cases. Lead image: An illuminated heart honouring local health care workers on the side of a ...

Rare inflammatory syndrome seen in US child with Covid-19 Rare inflammatory syndrome seen in US child with Covid-19

It also shows blood parameters consistent with severe COVID-19 in children, it has been revealed. The link between Kawasaki disease and Covid-19 is unclear, but health care professionals have reassured parents that the risk of children becoming...

Company says drug proved effective against virus in USA study Company says drug proved effective against virus in USA study

The new data "offers a glimmer of hope" that remdesivir has an effect against COVID-19, but more scientific analysis is needed "comparing them to other studies of the drug that have shown mixed results", he said in a statement. "That means the drug w...

Gilead says remdesivir trials show improvement for COVID-19 patients

Gilead shares were up over 5% by lunchtime after the company reported patients who received the shorter dosing showed similar results as those receiving a 10-day course. Also on Wednesday, results were published by the * a ...

Karnataka govt relaxes lockdown for few services: Here's what's open, what's closed Karnataka govt relaxes lockdown for few services: Here's what's open, what's closed

Karnataka on Tuesday issued fresh orders on relaxation of the lockdown and the opening of shops and industries , but the new relaxations will not apply to the cities of Bengaluru and Mysuru. Karnataka also allowed construction of roads, irriga...

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