Tuesday January 25-th, 2022

What can a COVID-19 antibody test tell me? What can a COVID-19 antibody test tell me?

Due to expanded COVID-19 diagnostic testing availability, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (MDHSS) is encouraging providers to test both symptomatic and asymptomatic individuals, if the clinician's medical judgment determines i...

Richmond company gets huge federal medicines contract Richmond company gets huge federal medicines contract

The U.S Department of Health and Human Services said it had awarded a four-year, $354 million contract to privately-held Phlow Corp to make COVID-19 drugs, other essential drugs and their ingredients. The raw ingredients will be manufactured at U...

West Suffolk Hospital confirms death of coronavirus patient West Suffolk Hospital confirms death of coronavirus patient

The NHS figures announced on Monday mean the Covid-19 death toll in the region's hospital is now at 2,202. A further five people have died at the University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust, taking the total to 863. NHS England releases updated figur...

Ontario schools not reopening until September Ontario schools not reopening until September

The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care said there are now 189 active LTC outbreaks province-wide, following the resolution of 85. In exchange, the group says it has adjourned its injunction motion. "Why chance it for a few weeks?" "We recogniz...

Visual Studio Live Share Will Now Let You Share Running Apps Visual Studio Live Share Will Now Let You Share Running Apps

The Redmond giant is also adding support for admins to create custom templates so they can fine tune the workspace creation process across their company. Microsoft is adding Skype TX interoperability to Teams. The new capabilities in Visual Studio ...

Coronavirus data chief who designed Florida's interactive COVID-19 dashboard is fired Coronavirus data chief who designed Florida's interactive COVID-19 dashboard is fired

Florida had 45,684 confirmed cases of the virus and 2,052 related deaths, as of Monday. The dashboard has been a one-stop shop for researchers, the media and the public to access and download tables of COVID-19 cases, testing and death data to ana...

More than 42,000 people have died from COVID-19 in the UK

On Monday, the government's UK-wide total stood at 34,796 deaths and 246,406 cases. The latest ONS figures show the daily total of Covid-19 deaths in care homes in England and Wales has not been higher than 300 since 29 April, and no higher than 20...

COVID-19: Low numbers reported as Phase Two starts up COVID-19: Low numbers reported as Phase Two starts up

BC's Restart Plan begins on Tuesday, which Dr. Henry says may be hard for some British Columbians. Henry said there are no new outbreaks in health-care settings or the community. Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said Monday that resident...

Family out for ride finds almost $1 million in road Family out for ride finds almost $1 million in road

Schantz ran over the object with her vehicle and pulled over to get the object off the road. The object turned out to be a mail bag, which she put in her vehicle along with a second bag that was nearby. The Schantzes returned the money. "You find a b...

Coronavirus: Seven more people in north die from Covid-19 Coronavirus: Seven more people in north die from Covid-19

Together these figures mean 42,883 deaths have been registered in the United Kingdom where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate, including suspected cases. The ONS figures show 121,002 deaths were registered in England and Wales between Ma...

New data shows coronavirus causes a quarter of all care home deaths

The ONS's data shows that 33,841 people died with the coronavirus between March 1 and April 30 in England and Wales. He said he thought relatives of people in care homes should be told by the homes how many infections and COVID-related deaths the...

United Kingdom defends its care home coronavirus 'protective ring' United Kingdom defends its care home coronavirus 'protective ring'

The unpublished study, shared only with care home operators, reportedly used genome tracking to investigate COVID-19 outbreaks in care homes. "We will keep working to strengthen the protective ring that we have cast around all of our care homes".

AstraZeneca Aiming For 30M UK Covid-19 Vaccine Doses By September AstraZeneca Aiming For 30M UK Covid-19 Vaccine Doses By September

CSL told News Corp its vaccine subsidiary Seqiris was already working with the University of Queensland and could produce its world leading COVID-19 vaccine candidate. A United Kingdom trial to develop a coronavirus vaccine, if successful, could deli...

Coronavirus deadliest in New York City's black and Latino neighbourhoods, data shows Coronavirus deadliest in New York City's black and Latino neighbourhoods, data shows

The data shows for the first time a breakdown on the number of deaths in each of the city's more than 60 ZIP codes. Data from the state's health department updated on May 17 shows that Hispanic residents (29 percent of the population) make up 34 ...

Moderna's Israeli top medical officer: We've shown today that our vaccine works Moderna's Israeli top medical officer: We've shown today that our vaccine works

Earlier this month, President Donald Trump said he felt very confident that the USA would have a vaccine to fight the new coronavirus by 2021. On Monday, biotech company Moderna announced its incomplete findings from a Phase 1 clinical tri...

UK Claims Coronavirus Vaccine Ready by September UK Claims Coronavirus Vaccine Ready by September

However, BAT's experimental vaccine isn't found on the list of potential vaccine makers database for COVID-19 by World Health Organisation. However, Professor Robin Shattock, head of mucosal infection and immunity at Imperial College London, said h...

9th straight day of new COVID-19 cases under 400 9th straight day of new COVID-19 cases under 400

There are now 1,606 cases in Brampton, 88 in Caledon and 1,773 in Mississauga. The Quebec government is reporting 79 new deaths due to COVID-19, bringing the province's total of 3,562. The province's public health agency has reported 910 deaths of ...

B.C.’s coronavirus update May 18, 2020 B.C.’s coronavirus update May 18, 2020

Of those, 47 people are hospitalized, with 12 people being treated in critical care, or ICUs. According to health officials there are no new health care or community outbreaks to report today, with an additional outbreak being declared over in the Fr...

Only 112 COVID-19 cases still active in South Health Zone Only 112 COVID-19 cases still active in South Health Zone

Indoor gatherings are still limited to 15 people or fewer. They have been required to put measures in place to limit the spread of the virus. There have been 196,309 people tested for COVID-19 and a total of 213,078 tests performed by the lab.

"Just like HIV, coronavirus may never go away" - World Health Organization chief says

More than 100 potential vaccines are being developed to counter the deadly virus, but experts have still not found any vaccine that could immune the body against Covid-19. The only human disease that has been eradicated has been smallpox . Mea...

Small groups allowed to meet in Northern Ireland Small groups allowed to meet in Northern Ireland

And she outlined other areas which will be relaxed as soon as the necessary regulations are in place and that is being worked up this evening (Monday). The devolved government's decision on Monday to ease the measures meant both jurisdictions on the ...

UK COVID-19 deaths rise to 34,796 as another 160 patients die UK COVID-19 deaths rise to 34,796 as another 160 patients die

The plan isn't totally insane: dogs have already been trained to detect certain cancers , and if they could be used to detect the virus in asymptomatic people, they could serve as an "early warning measure", the department said. The trial will estab...

ICMR releases revised strategy for COVID -19 testing ICMR releases revised strategy for COVID -19 testing

Apart from symptomatic healthcare workers, frontline workers who are involved in containment and mitigation of Covid-19 should also be tested. All hospitalised patients who develop influenza-like symptoms shall also be tested for the virus, accordi...

WHO States 8 Covid-19 vaccine candidates in clinical trial WHO States 8 Covid-19 vaccine candidates in clinical trial

A total of eight vaccine candidates for Covid-19 are in the clinical trial while another 110 are in various stages of development across the globe, according to World Health Organisation (WHO) data. Food and Drug administration (FDA) for the vaccine,...

China's Wuhan conducted 113,609 COVID-19 tests on May 15 China's Wuhan conducted 113,609 COVID-19 tests on May 15

Also on Sunday, 18 new asymptomatic cases including two from overseas were reported in China, taking the total number under medical observation to 448, the NHC said. China's National Health Commission (NHC) on Sunday said five of the new coronaviru...

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