Wednesday January 26-th, 2022

COVID-19 death toll touches 1,783; number of cases climb to 52,952 COVID-19 death toll touches 1,783; number of cases climb to 52,952

At least 1,981 COVID-19 deaths have been reported so far, 17,847 patients have recovered, according to the government data. "Thus, around 29.91 per cent patients have recovered so far", a senior health ministry official said. In the last week, In...

New York child dies from rare disease linked to COVID-19 New York child dies from rare disease linked to COVID-19

Dr. Gewitz said symptoms appeared between two weeks and over a month after exposure to COVID-19. Health experts in NY are still trying to figure out whether the syndrome is linked to COVID-19, as not all 73 children tested positive for coronavir...

13 more COVID-19 cases, 19 people in hospital 13 more COVID-19 cases, 19 people in hospital

The $50 million program provides 15 per cent of a small or medium business' sales revenue from April 2019 or February 2020, up to $5,000. On a related Facebook page used to update the community on COVID-19, the region's medical health officer blame...

Researchers identify monoclonal antibody to neutralise COVID-19 Researchers identify monoclonal antibody to neutralise COVID-19

Leibniz Institute for Primate Research has now shown that the activation sequence for entry of SARS coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) into lung cells is cleaved by the cellular enzyme furin. Co-lead author Prof Frank Grosveld, of Erasmus Medical Centre ...

Social Media Giants Fight Against a Documentary with Coronavirus Conspiracy Theories

The video is titled Plandemic and is pushing misinformation about COVID-19 and how people are transmitting the virus which Novoselic is condemning on Twitter. New copies and links to the clip continue to circulate on social media, some of which ...

COVID-19: ECOWAS clears air on approving herbal medicine for treatment COVID-19: ECOWAS clears air on approving herbal medicine for treatment

As COVID-19 spreads across Africa and leaders put their countries in lockdown, President Rajoelina last month launched the herbal remedy that he claimed could prevent and cure the disease. "We are advising the government of Madagascar to take this pr...

Study finds blood thinners may help patients with severe COVID-19 infections Study finds blood thinners may help patients with severe COVID-19 infections

His team found that the big risk with the use of blood thinners - bleeding - was low in the group of patients studied. "We are excited about these preliminary results that may have a positive impact on COVID-19 patients and potentially give them ...

WHO Scientist: Coronavirus originated in bats and can infect cats WHO Scientist: Coronavirus originated in bats and can infect cats

The AP reported that Ben Embarek is focused on "reducing the risk of disease transmission from animals to humans ", because then the conditions of "overcrowded markets could be addressed in many cases by improving hygiene and food safety standards"....

US approves at-home saliva-based virus test

Using our technology and healthcare platform, we are working with RUCDR Infinite Biologics to make their saliva test available to the public and businesses across the nation. So far, the new saliva tests have already been made available to the RWJB...

NY kids have rare inflammatory disease linked to coronavirus NY kids have rare inflammatory disease linked to coronavirus

Similar cases have also been reported from the United Kingdom and the World Health Organisation's Emergencies Programmes Executive Director Mike Ryan said that doctors had been alerted to wathc for it and researchers to look into it. Dr Sanjay Pate...

Chinese Researchers Find COVID-19 Material in Sperm of Infected Men

Because the study is not a long-term study; it is still not known that for how long the virus may remain in semen or if men can spread it to their partners during sex. Sheena Lewis, a professor of reproductive medicine at Queen's University Belfast, ...

Chinese scientists detect coronavirus in the semen of infected men

Many types of viruses that aren't typical STIs have also been found in semen in the past. Authorities believed the coronavirus mainly spreads from droplets produced when infected people cough, which are inhaled by people nearby. According to ...

L.A. County Announces Reopening of Certain Stores, Public Spaces on Friday L.A. County Announces Reopening of Certain Stores, Public Spaces on Friday

Face coverings will be mandatory at the trails and golf courses. Stage 2 later will feature the reopening of other low-risk businesses such as offices, libraries, museums and outdoor recreation. "Do what you need to do to make sure that you are safe ...

Availability of more non-alcoholic drinks may cut alcohol consumption Availability of more non-alcoholic drinks may cut alcohol consumption

Our study investigated whether altering the availability of non-alcoholic compared to alcoholic drink options would similarly impact people's choices. The authors caution that as the study measured hypothetical drink selection online, results may dif...

Coronavirus researcher killed over dispute about 'intimate partner': cops Coronavirus researcher killed over dispute about 'intimate partner': cops

He suffered gunshots wounds to his head, neck, torso, and extremity. Another man, Hao Gu , was found dead in his auto near Liu's home of an apparent suicide, according to news reports . As reported by NBC News , the 37-year-old was a research ...

Researchers report 'unprecedented cluster' of inflammatory problems in children amid pandemic Researchers report 'unprecedented cluster' of inflammatory problems in children amid pandemic

At Thursday's state briefing, when asked about the syndrome, Department of Health Medical Director Edward Lifshitz said that the public should be aware that "this is a very rare disease and we're still learning about how it's associated with COVID".

1700 coronavirus deaths added to tally in NY nursing homes 1700 coronavirus deaths added to tally in NY nursing homes

The death toll at the facility - the site of the state's deadliest outbreak since the pandemic began - has more than quadrupled in the past two weeks. Health and Human Services announced new policies on February 6 to prepare health care facilities fo...

COVID-19 outbreak declared by Health Authority at Saputo Plant in Saskatoon COVID-19 outbreak declared by Health Authority at Saputo Plant in Saskatoon

Out of the 25 new cases, 22 were reported in and around La Loche. Canada's chief public health officer says a COVID-19 outbreak gripping Saskatchewan's far north is an area of concern. The Saskatchewan Health Authority declared an outbreak at the ...

Social media giants remove video with 'unsubstantiated' virus claims

The video , an nearly 30-minute clip from a film known as " Plandemic Movie" or " Plandemic Documentary", spreads debunked conspiracy theories about the coronavirus and features a discredited biologist who has for years been "lionized by the medica...

Up to 190,000 African deaths of coronavirus Up to 190,000 African deaths of coronavirus

Moeti added. The numbers would overwhelm the available medical capacity in much of of the continent , the organisation warns citing a new study. Africa , which has most of its population under 20 years old, may be experiencing a slower rate of ...

How a llama could help find a corona cure How a llama could help find a corona cure

Then the new virus came and it became potentially more crucial, more important", said Xavier Selens, joint leader of the Belgian team. The scientists, from Belgium's VIB-UGent center for medical biotechnology and the University of Texas at Austin, ...

54 residents at Medford nursing home die from coronavirus 54 residents at Medford nursing home die from coronavirus

The rising death toll at the Courtyard Nursing Care Center, a 224-bed facility located in Medford that sits behind a hospital, has escaped widespread public notice for weeks, The Boston Globe reported Monday. The letter asks those agencies to d...

Five more cases of COVID-19 confirmed in London-area Five more cases of COVID-19 confirmed in London-area

Eighteen previously-reported outbreaks are now over - most recently resolved are outbreaks in the A4 area of The Ottawa Hospital's Civic Campus, and the Association intégration sociale d'Ottawa group home. Ontario has seen a total of 19,121 cases of ...

Walla Walla County now says no coronavirus parties occurred

Those taking part in such gatherings are deliberately exposing themselves to the virus in the hope of contracting it and developing immunity, similar to the idea behind so-called "measles parties", which health officials have warned in the past are ...

Coronavirus panic: Children infected with deadly new disease linked to COVID-19 Coronavirus panic: Children infected with deadly new disease linked to COVID-19

Dr. Katie Schafer, a general pediatrician who has a private practice in Birmingham, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit, said that because there were still many unknowns about the condition, parents of children who have symptoms should take them to pedia...

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