Monday January 24-th, 2022

CDC issues warning on mysterious COVID-19-linked syndrome that affects children CDC issues warning on mysterious COVID-19-linked syndrome that affects children

Risk communication should emphasise that PIMS-TS is a rare condition and that its potential link with COVID-19 is neither established nor well understood. Rudolph Valentini, a pediatric nephrologist who also is the Detroit Medical Center's Group Ch...

CDC Issues Tools To Guide Reopening Of Schools, Businesses, Transit CDC Issues Tools To Guide Reopening Of Schools, Businesses, Transit

The direction comes after calls from lawmakers and state officials mounted for the CDC to weigh in on how regions should reopen their economies. "But only a steadfast reliance on basic public health principles, like test, trace, and isolate, will s...

Kids' COVID-Linked Ailment Is Not Your Typical Kawasaki Disease Kids' COVID-Linked Ailment Is Not Your Typical Kawasaki Disease

Researchers say the increase from 19 children over five years (2015 to 2019) to 10 children over two months (February 2020 to April 2020) was not due to an increase in hospital admissions. In New York , as many as 93 cases of children presenting wit...

Just how promising is Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine? Just how promising is Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine?

Drugmakers such as Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer Inc, which is working with Germany's BioNTech SE, are also working to develop vaccines for the novel coronavirus. There are about 90 vaccine candidates in clinical trials or development, Narasimhan sa...

Oxford coronavirus vaccine found `protective` in small monkey study Oxford coronavirus vaccine found `protective` in small monkey study

According to the researchers, "After exposure to the coronavirus, the vaccine protected the monkeys' lungs from harm and prevented the virus from forming and growing its copies in the body". Researchers have reported that by May 13, almost a thousand...

How Much Vitamin D Do You Need? How Much Vitamin D Do You Need?

The vitamin can also stimulate immune responses. But, the symptoms of a vitamin D deficiency can be very hard to spot. It helps your body absorb calcium, promotes bone growth and plays a role in your immune system . It also concluded that countr...

COVID-19 killed more people than cancer and dementia COMBINED in April COVID-19 killed more people than cancer and dementia COMBINED in April

Dementia killed 69,748 people in 2018, according to past statistics from the ONS, and COVID-19 has killed nearly half as many people in just two months. The statistics follow a dispute between the prime minister and Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer ove...

U.S. Faces 'Darkest Winter' If Pandemic Planning Falters: Whistleblower U.S. Faces 'Darkest Winter' If Pandemic Planning Falters: Whistleblower

Bright's testimony painted a bleak picture of a federal government that failed to adequately prepare for the pandemic and is still missing opportunities to obtain materials necessary for mass distribution of a vaccine and protecting health care w...

JUST IN: COVID-19 may never go away, says WHO JUST IN: COVID-19 may never go away, says WHO

According to Worldometre, Covid-19 has infected over 4.4 million people across the globe and has killed almost 300,000 people as of Thursday, May 14. Ryan said for Covid-19 to be eliminated, a highly effective vaccine will have to be produced and...

United Nations chief warns psychological suffering from virus is growing United Nations chief warns psychological suffering from virus is growing

Devora Kestel, director of the World Health Organization's (WHO) mental health department has said: "The isolation, the fear, the uncertainty, the economic turmoil - they all cause or could cause psychological distress". To help with this, the United...

Ontario confirms 329 new cases of coronavirus, 40 more deaths Ontario confirms 329 new cases of coronavirus, 40 more deaths

Of the deceased, 1308 were in long-term care, according to the Ministry of Long Term Care. The province has confirmed a total of 21,494 cases of COVID-19 in Ontario since January 15. Public Health Ontario reports that 814 deaths were in long-term c...

Webster County COVID-19 cases now 13 Webster County COVID-19 cases now 13

Another case of COVID-19 is confirmed in Jackson County. The county, as of Thursday, has more than 1,700 cases and 65 deaths. When ADPH retracted the first death announcement in April Brown said, "Coffee County EMA depends on the information provid...

Carilion studies whether past COVID patients can help current ones survive Carilion studies whether past COVID patients can help current ones survive

The two hospitals announced Wednesday they have joined a study aimed at determining if plasma from convalescent, or recovered, COVID-19 patients may benefit individuals now hospitalized with severe or life-threatening cases of coronavirus .

Serena Williams eager to return to tennis after lockdown break Serena Williams eager to return to tennis after lockdown break

On May 12, Serena shared a number of clips to her Instagram story, that includes the 23-time Grand Slam champion, 38, making use of make-up for an upcoming Zoom name. Venus won the match 6-1, 2-6, 7-6 after the sisters won the right to play. among...

Coronavirus droplets generated via talking can stay 12 minutes, study Coronavirus droplets generated via talking can stay 12 minutes, study

Their findings indicate that the droplets stay airborne for longer than eight minutes, and sometimes as long as 14 minutes. The results suggest that normal speaking in enclosed environments might carry a substantial risk of virus transmission, acco...

Cats can transmit COVID-19 to other cats, find researchers Cats can transmit COVID-19 to other cats, find researchers

As much as possible, pets belonging to people infected with SARS-CoV-2 should be kept indoors and contact with those pets should be avoided. Although the researchers did not administer the virus to the uninfected cats, one of them was shedding the ...

Black Light Experiment In Restaurant Shows How Fast Coronavirus Could Spread

It's hard to see how they can resume normal service before a vaccine is found, especially given the high profile cases of passengers contracting Covid-19 and being quarantined on cruise ships in the last few months. This time, the dishes were separ...

Trump to name former pharma exec to lead vaccine effort Trump to name former pharma exec to lead vaccine effort

Moncef Slaoui, seen on Capitol Hill in 2007, will serve as chief adviser on an effort to accelerate the development and distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine. With Operation Warp Speed , the administration plans to bring together pharmaceutical compani...

Coronavirus linked to rare 'Kawasaki-like' disease in children, Italian study finds Coronavirus linked to rare 'Kawasaki-like' disease in children, Italian study finds

The condition, rarely life-threatening if appropriately treated, requires immediate hospitalization of patients. Patients both before and after the coronavirus outbreak were treated with immunoglobulin, but 80 percent of children during the outbr...

All Retail Businesses Are Allowed To Reopen Next Week In Ontario All Retail Businesses Are Allowed To Reopen Next Week In Ontario

Also, marinas, boat clubs and public boat launches may open for recreational use and businesses that board animals will reopen. With the official start of stage one, a swath of other businesses across the province will be able to open, too, as of M...

WHO Warns Coronavirus Could Be Here to Stay

America needs to make a plan for failure. Ryan noted that vaccines exist for other illnesses, such as measles, that have not been eliminated. To date, the virus has infected over 4.3 million people with confirmed deaths surpassing nearly 300,000....

Inflammatory disease shows up among young Missouri patients Inflammatory disease shows up among young Missouri patients

Kawasaki disease causes the blood vessels to become inflamed and swollen, which can lead to complications in the blood vessels that supply blood to the heart (coronary arteries). Eight of the 10 children tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 antibodies. ...

Experiment showcases how quickly viruses can spread at buffets Experiment showcases how quickly viruses can spread at buffets

The resulting video , which went viral after being shared by Twitter-user Johnny Suputama, is hard to watch. Since the outbreak, several cruise ships, including the Diamond Princess and the SuperStar Aquarius, have fallen victim to infection clust...

Health Canada approves test to look for antibodies to COVID-19 Health Canada approves test to look for antibodies to COVID-19

The detection of these antibodies could help to indicate if a person has gained immunity against the virus. Initially only patients in hospital could get tests in the UK. "It was validated by Public Health England on May 7 and I anticipate it w...

"Coronavirus May Never Go Away", Says WHO Emergencies Chief Director

Mike Ryan, the World Health Organization emergencies director, stated on Wednesday that the virus that causes Covid-19 may change into endemic like HIV, warning towards any try and predict how lengthy it will maintain circulating. Further, Ryan sa...

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