Monday January 24-th, 2022

Thai researcher eyes affordable, accessible coronavirus vaccine for SE Asia Thai researcher eyes affordable, accessible coronavirus vaccine for SE Asia

The vaccine utilizes a weakened common cold virus, called adenovirus type 5 (Ad5), to deliver genetic material that ultimately trains the immune system to fend off the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Only a subset of people in the new trial produced neutralizing...

Mother's Day gatherings boosted COVID-19 cases, health minister says Mother's Day gatherings boosted COVID-19 cases, health minister says

The Minister of Health added that there is still a "concern" with groups gathering that are too large and have had to "push back" considering lifting the restriction on the more than five person ban. The premier said mass testing is the province's be...

Thailand enters vaccine race with trials on monkeys Thailand enters vaccine race with trials on monkeys

Researchers in Thailand claim to have promising results with the vaccination on mice, and have begun testing on monkeys. Mr Gates said as of April 9, 115 different COVID-19 potential vaccines were being developed globally. The participants received...

COVID-19 in Sask COVID-19 in Sask

Bonnie Henry said these cases the province's total case count to 2,530. "We do know that people move, and we do know that with this virus, we are not catching everybody who has it [and] we know it is still in our communities". The latest update comes...

Ford urges Ontarians to get coronavirus tests, even if they're asymptomatic Ford urges Ontarians to get coronavirus tests, even if they're asymptomatic

Elliott said that on Mother's Day weekend people were "seeing families when there should not have been more than five people together". On May 15, Elliot said Ontarians could expect an upcoming announcement on expanding social gathering rules.

Chinese Expert Cautions Coronavirus 'Just the Tip of the Iceberg' Chinese Expert Cautions Coronavirus 'Just the Tip of the Iceberg'

Scientists think Covid-19 - which was first reported in the central Chinese city of Wuhan and has killed more than 340,000 people worldwide - originated in bats and could have been transmitted to people via another mammal. "It's an obvious difference...

Mohsin Khan will contribute in mother's work on the occasion of Eid Mohsin Khan will contribute in mother's work on the occasion of Eid

The holy month of Ramadan is here and even if the celebrations are limited this year, people have offered their prayers and are hoping that everything gets well soon. The actor mentioned he's fasting like yearly. Talking about the coronavirus , Mo...

USA will test vaccines on more than 100,000 people starting in July USA will test vaccines on more than 100,000 people starting in July

Meanwhile, a total of 2,928 people have recovered from the virus. The challenges in the development of a COVD-19 vaccine are unprecedented, and the ability to trigger these immune responses does not necessarily indicate that the vaccine will protec...

Coronavirus: Hospitals to temporarily manage 2 Ontario long-term care homes Coronavirus: Hospitals to temporarily manage 2 Ontario long-term care homes

But those who supported the other major federal parties were more strongly in favour of government control. CUPE's campaign will bring the stories of frontline workers in the long-term care sector into the public eye and bring together the growin...

Get tested, Ford urges Ontarians Get tested, Ford urges Ontarians

On Sunday morning, while condemning the large Toronto gathering, Ford said he's going to open testing to everyone in Ontario . If you feel you need a test, you'll be able to get a test. Ford promised the release of a "detailed testing strategy" in t...

China has a candidate vaccine that can kill the coronavirus in humans China has a candidate vaccine that can kill the coronavirus in humans

The vaccine effort is part of a public-private partnership called Accelerating Therapeutic Vaccines and Interventions COVID-19 (ACTIV) announced last month. But the United Kingdom government has repeatedly said there are no guarantees - and a vaccin...

Sees First Case of Rare Childhood Syndrome Linked to COVID-19 Sees First Case of Rare Childhood Syndrome Linked to COVID-19

One patient is under the age of 10 and the other is between 10 and 19 years old. Both received treatment at Seattle Children's Hospital and are now recovering. Public health officials said they will not release any additional information about the Wa...

Coronavirus breakthrough: Vaccine chief confirms United Kingdom will have Covid antidote in September Coronavirus breakthrough: Vaccine chief confirms United Kingdom will have Covid antidote in September

The study is set to progress to a second and third phase , which will involve testing up to 10,260 people and expanding the age of participants to include children and the elderly. In its resolution No. 39, series of 2020, the Inter-Agency Task For...

USA hairstylist served 84 while experiencing COVID-19 symptoms USA hairstylist served 84 while experiencing COVID-19 symptoms

Both stylists , as well as all their clients, wore masks. The woman served 84 customers and might have exposed them to the virus, along with seven co-workers. Those clients have been urged to watch out for symptoms. "But I'm going to be honest w...

Coronavirus Coronavirus " does not spread easily' via Contaminated Surfaces" — CDC Reverses Course

The new guidance did not include information for faith-based communities. "It may be possible that a person can get COVID-19 by touching a surface or object that has the virus on it and then touching their own mouth, nose, or possibly their eyes"...

Gay Nurse Shares Dramatic Toll COVID-19 Had On His Body Gay Nurse Shares Dramatic Toll COVID-19 Had On His Body

When asked by BuzzFeed about the toll COVID took his body and mind, along with the ordeals he faced due to contagion infection, Schultz said that it was one of the most frustrating parts. "I didn't even recognize myself", Mr Schultz told CNN ...

Britain signs deals for 10 million antibody tests from Roche and Abbott Britain signs deals for 10 million antibody tests from Roche and Abbott

Under pressure to increase testing options, the FDA in March essentially allowed companies to begin selling antibody tests as long as they notified the agency of their plans and provided disclaimers, including that they were not FDA-approved.

Covid pandemic halts vaccination for nearly 80 million children Covid pandemic halts vaccination for nearly 80 million children

World Health Organization and Unicef have now called for joint effort to safely deliver routine immunisation and proceed with vaccination campaigns against deadly vaccine-preventable diseases. Lockdowns and cutbacks in commercial flights have al...

No new cases of COVID-19 today

The total number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 remains at 1,154 and the combined total of confirmed and probable cases remains at 1,504. One person remains in Middlemore Hospital for Covid-19 treatment, but they are not in intensive care.

Thailand starts coronavirus vaccine trial on monkeys Thailand starts coronavirus vaccine trial on monkeys

But none of the participants reported serious reactions to the vaccine - the most common reaction was tenderness around the zone of injection (54%), fever , fatigue , headache and muscular aches . Ad5-nCoV is a genetically engineered vacci...

Coronavirus: AstraZeneca boss confident Covid-19 vaccine can succeed Coronavirus: AstraZeneca boss confident Covid-19 vaccine can succeed

An increasing number of therapies have yielded positive results, and researchers are quickly looking for two other treatment pathways that might work. Business Secretary Alok Sharma suggested half the United Kingdom population could be given the jab ...

United States hairstylist served 84 while experiencing COVID-19 symptoms United States hairstylist served 84 while experiencing COVID-19 symptoms

It is still unclear whether the hairstylist tested positive for COVID-19. The stylist at a salon franchise in Springfield served 84 clients and exposed seven coworkers, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department said Friday. The owners of th...

Province announces program to help apprentices, hospitality workers Province announces program to help apprentices, hospitality workers

Furness said community spread is "a very long process of investigation simply to come to the conclusion that there's no connection to be found", Furness said. The ministry also indicated there are now 2,252 confirmed cases among long-term care resi...

Covid-19: No new cases, just 27 active cases in New Zealand Covid-19: No new cases, just 27 active cases in New Zealand

Southwest Public Health, which oversees Elgin and Oxford Counties is reporting 71 confirmed cases. Four staff members in long-term care homes have died of the virus. Travel is the transmission source for 5.9 per cent of the province's cases, and co...

First Signs If A COVID-19 Vaccine Works Possible in Autumn: GAVI First Signs If A COVID-19 Vaccine Works Possible in Autumn: GAVI

The trial did not involve randomisation of participants and did not have a control arm. The results were published in the journal The Lancet . Most adverse reactions reported were mild or moderate in severity. The company stated that 45 particip...

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