Tuesday January 25-th, 2022

Scientists Reveal Potency and Evasiveness of Coronavirus

The study , which has not been peer-reviewed and is posted on the bioxriv repository , notes that oculuar cells, including conjunctiva, "are susceptible to infection by SARS-CoV-2". It is also mentioned that the result depends on the severity of th...

Coronavirus Treatment: Llama Antibodies Could Prevent COVID-19 Infection, Study Reveals Coronavirus Treatment: Llama Antibodies Could Prevent COVID-19 Infection, Study Reveals

Llamas would not need to be sacrificed for their antibodies. The group began four years ago looking into antibodies that might counter the Sars virus, which spread in 2003, and the Mers virus that flared up in 2012. They attached two copies of...

Health Ministry issues fresh guidelines for discharging COVID-19 patients

At the time of discharge, the patient will be advised to follow home isolation for seven days as per the guidelines. Until now, under the ministry's guidelines set in mid-March, patients could be discharged only after they had tested negative twice...

Australia's biggest state to ease lockdown from Friday

All it means is we have done well to date". Despite the welcome news of relaxed restrictions, the tone of Berejiklian's media briefing was undeniably stern as she urged people across the state not to be complacent in the coming weeks. We want to ad...

Viral conspiracy theory video tests companies' misinformation policies Viral conspiracy theory video tests companies' misinformation policies

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 medical co...

Mental Health Association offering video visits amid COVID-19 crisis Mental Health Association offering video visits amid COVID-19 crisis

La Plata County has reported no positive cases of COVID-19, but health officials advise residents act as though it is present in the county. Since Colorado's first case, governments, schools and entire industries have shut down. Having something ...

Ontario experiences drop in growth rate of COVID-19 cases Ontario experiences drop in growth rate of COVID-19 cases

The province says 961 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, with 195 being treated in intensive care units. See today's report below, followed by yesterday's. Forty-seven deaths have been reported in Brampton and one death has been reported in Caledo...

Coronavirus-related deaths in Northern Ireland care homes rises to 45% Coronavirus-related deaths in Northern Ireland care homes rises to 45%

The letter asks those agencies to direct states - which have received billions of dollars for increased testing - to give priority to long-term care facilities. Senator Pennacchio criticized the administration for taking extra care of prisoners bef...

Dr. Anthony Fauci, CDC Director and FDA Chief All in Self-Isolation

Three prime USA public well being officers on the forefront of the Trump administration's battle in opposition to the Covid-19 outbreak went into self-quarantine Saturday for the subsequent two weeks after "low-risk" publicity to the lethal virus v...

Only seven new COVID-19 cases in South Health Zone Saturday Only seven new COVID-19 cases in South Health Zone Saturday

The total number of cases grew to 6,157 with 4,204 recovered cases accounting for more than double the 1,837 active, according to an update from the province. There has been one more recovery from COVID-19 in Fort McMurray, bringing the total amount ...

5-year-old dies from severe illness linked to coronavirus 5-year-old dies from severe illness linked to coronavirus

At least 3,000 USA children are diagnosed with Kawasaki disease each year. Both are rare inflammatory diseases. Typically, Helen Devos Children's Hospital will only diagnose a handful of each illness every year, or every few years. Symptoms are s...

Triple antiviral drug shows early promise in COVID-19 trial Triple antiviral drug shows early promise in COVID-19 trial

The open-label trial from Yuen and colleagues was comprised of adult patients hospitalized for COVID-19 from six Hong Kong hospitals, and assigned to either the combination therapy (lopinavir 400 mg and ritonavir 100 mg every 12 hours, ribavirin 40...

Potential coronavirus vaccine moves step closer toward approval, Moderna says Potential coronavirus vaccine moves step closer toward approval, Moderna says

The potential vaccine, which was developed by researchers at Moderna and the National Institutes of Health, became the first candidate to enter a phase 1 human trial in March. Phase two trials evaluate the drug's effectiveness and look for any side...

Ontario reports lowest number of new COVID-19 cases in a month Ontario reports lowest number of new COVID-19 cases in a month

Ontario has recorded a significant spike in the number of new COVID-19 cases as the death toll in the province surpassed 1,500. The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care reported three more outbreaks at long-term care (LTC) facilities contributing ...

New Bill Would Forgive Medical School Debt for COVID-19 Health Workers New Bill Would Forgive Medical School Debt for COVID-19 Health Workers

You can cheer for them from your doorstep , supply them with new shoes or order them pizza. Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney from NY has introduced the Student Loan Forgiveness for Frontline Health Workers Act . A medical worker's dream of loan forg...

Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments on Contraception Coverage Case Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments on Contraception Coverage Case

There's the interest in ensuring women's access to health care and preventive services, which is also a critical interest. This isn't the first time Barr has suggested a total strike down of the Affordable Care Act could lead to repercussions at t...

Third child in NY dies of illness linked to coronavirus, Cuomo says Third child in NY dies of illness linked to coronavirus, Cuomo says

Other symptoms associated with it include fever, skin rash, and gland swelling. With temperatures around the freezing mark and a traces of snow reported in Manhattan's Central Park, transit officials said they also would provide a limited numbe...

Coronavirus Spreaders: Some People Believe Acquiring COVID-19 Will Give Them Immunity Coronavirus Spreaders: Some People Believe Acquiring COVID-19 Will Give Them Immunity

They informed health investigators that they figured they would be able to quickly recover from the virus, apparently not considering that they could then spread it to others more vulnerable to serious health effects or death. Dr. Paul Pottinger from...

COVID-19 virus originates from nature, animal research underway — World Health Organization expert COVID-19 virus originates from nature, animal research underway — World Health Organization expert

Embarek further said that the most important aspect of understanding how the virus evolved and how it adapted to humans was to 'get hold of the virus before it adapted to humans'. However, German intelligence reports have raised doubts over Ponpio'...

No easing of NSW virus restrictions yet No easing of NSW virus restrictions yet

At the time of writing, more than 3,600 people remain in various stages of quarantine accommodation across NSW hotels and serviced apartments, with many thousands more completing mandatory stays in other Australian cities. Despite the unwelcome news,...

Abbott Laboratory's antibody blood test demonstrates Abbott Laboratory's antibody blood test demonstrates "excellent performance" researchers say

SE Texas ER & Hospital can now perform COVID-19 antibody testing in-house using the Cellex antibody test. Antibody tests can tell if someone previously has been infected with the virus, regardless of whether they exhibited symptoms. In the revi...

FDA clears first home saliva test for coronavirus

Brooks said the tests should be used only by people who have COVID-19 symptoms. The diagnostic, gene-editing tool first works to detect the virus through a nasal or oropharyngeal swab or fluid sampling from airways in the lungs. "This combines th...

Japan approves first antiviral drug remdesivir Japan approves first antiviral drug remdesivir

In a statement sent to the media on Saturday, the drug manufacturer referred to reports ran by several outlets on Friday which said that Eskayef Pharmaceuticals was the first Bangladeshi company to produce the drug used to treat coronavirus pat...

WHO To Launch Covid-19 App With Bluetooth-Based Contact Tracing WHO To Launch Covid-19 App With Bluetooth-Based Contact Tracing

A Financial Times article published yesterday says that the requirement for the developers to investigate switching to a the Apple/Google standard follows concerns about whether the app will work properly, worries from privacy campaigners about the N...

Pubs and cafes reopen doors to dine-in customers Pubs and cafes reopen doors to dine-in customers

All Queenslanders are also allowed to gather in homes with five people, gather in a public space with up to 10 people, dine in at restaurants, pubs, clubs, RSLs and cafes with a maximum of 10 people. While The Guardian says they are not suggesting ...

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