Tuesday January 25-th, 2022

Coronavirus: UK deaths pass 47000 today

The Government yesterday acknowledged a further 121 fatalities, taking the current official total to 36,914. The ONS said next week's figures will be a better representation of any trend, as it will not include bank holidays. The number of deaths...

England to launch coronavirus 'test and trace' system as lockdown eases England to launch coronavirus 'test and trace' system as lockdown eases

It is how we will be able to protect our friends and family from infection, and protect our NHS. "Because if we don't make this work, then the only way forward is to keep the lockdown", Hancock said. If the contact themselves then falls ill, they boo...

Coronavirus: UK authorises anti-viral drug remdesivir Coronavirus: UK authorises anti-viral drug remdesivir

Texas has sent an additional case of the antiviral drug remdesivir to CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital. Remdesivir is now part of clinical trials worldwide, including in the United Kingdom, with current data showing that it can shorten recovery time by ...

Employers Should Not Rely on Antibody Tests to Reopen — CDC Employers Should Not Rely on Antibody Tests to Reopen — CDC

Also, "the presence of antibodies can not be equated with an individual's immunity from SARS-CoV-2 infection", the agency added. An antibody test might show if you had COVID-19 in the recent past, which most experts think gives people some protecti...

Aids activist and playwright Larry Kramer, 84, dies

He was 84 years old. Aids Coalition to Unleash Power (Act Up) became an global organization aiming to end the Aids pandemic but retaining its grassroots style and Act Up New York tweeted on Wednesday: "Rest in power to our fighter Larry Kramer "...

Human trials of potential coronavirus vaccine begin in Melbourne Human trials of potential coronavirus vaccine begin in Melbourne

Victoria's Parliamentary Secretary for Medical Research, Frank McGuire, said the trial was a significant step forward in the race for a coronavirus vaccine . "The challenges in the development of a COVD-19 vaccine are unprecedented, and the ability ...

'Deeply disturbing' report into Ontario care homes released 'Deeply disturbing' report into Ontario care homes released

What the military found is a result of failures on all those fronts. As the military helps out in care facilities, they are voicing their concern about what's going on in these places. There have been more than 200 COVID-19 outbreaks in Ontario l...

Ontario confirms 292 new COVID-19 cases, 32 more deaths Ontario confirms 292 new COVID-19 cases, 32 more deaths

The recovery rate is increasing at nearly 77-percent. Ontario has completed 644,547 tests so far for the virus. The number of daily tests has consistently remained well below the provincial capacity of 20,000, but Wednesday's report stated an upt...

Novavax Leaps on Vaccine Trials Novavax Leaps on Vaccine Trials

Further trials are needed to tell whether the immune response it elicits effectively protects against SARS-CoV-2 infection. Also Read: China's "Batwoman": Coronavirus 'Just Tip of the Iceberg, ' More Pandemics May Arrive "Administering our vaccin...

Another 460 new cases of COVID-19 in Ontario Another 460 new cases of COVID-19 in Ontario

That trend predates the province's Stage 1 of reopening launched on May 19, Health Minister Christine Elliott said. Ford himself said during a press conference last week that such a spike might be normal if testing numbers had risen to full capac...

Dr. Fauci says sports can return if fans are removed from equation Dr. Fauci says sports can return if fans are removed from equation

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey backed the plan this week and said that all 30 Major League Baseball teams would be welcome in his state should the go-ahead be given from the necessary authorities. His suggestion was to get players tested and sequest...

Bell rings but trading floor chaos subdued as NYSE reopens Bell rings but trading floor chaos subdued as NYSE reopens

The NYSE is owned by Intercontinental Exchange, based in Atlanta, Georgia. Pedestrians walk past the New York Stock Exchange as the building opens for the first time since March on May 26, 2020. This would permit manufacturing, construction and cur...

After Moderna, CanSino Biologics claims positive results in early trials After Moderna, CanSino Biologics claims positive results in early trials

The company added it will inject doses of 5 and 25 micrograms. "This is one of the largest opportunities or obligations to distribute vaccines globally", Erck said on CNBC. Dr. Suchinda Malaivitjitnond, director of the National Primate Research Cen...

PAHO growing concerns with the accelerating pandemic in Brazil, Peru and Chile PAHO growing concerns with the accelerating pandemic in Brazil, Peru and Chile

The United States has logged almost 100,000 deaths as of Tuesday, according to Johns Hopkins University, which accounts for the majority of the approximately-143,000 deaths resulting from COVID-19 throughout North and South America, according to the ...

Young people's mental health suffering during lockdown says charity Young people's mental health suffering during lockdown says charity

Internally, SAFC continues to offer any and all support required to players and staff alike throughout what is an incredibly challenging period for us all. You can find lots of useful information on their website . "Breaking Boundaries 2020 was cr...

'First wave' of COVID-19 not over, World Health Organization official says 'First wave' of COVID-19 not over, World Health Organization official says

President Trump said he is taking - from its global study into experimental COVID-19 treatments. "We're still very much in a phase where the disease is actually on the way up". Prime Minister Scott Morrison said he spoke with his New Zealand counte...

NY governor floats infrastructure projects to reboot economy NY governor floats infrastructure projects to reboot economy

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New York State is going to "supercharge" the reopening statewide. To keep up to date with coronavirus developments in NYC, sign up for Patch's news alerts and newsletter . "We want that economy to come roaring back", C...

Coronavirus crisis: Queensland man becomes Australia’s youngest COVID-19 victim Coronavirus crisis: Queensland man becomes Australia’s youngest COVID-19 victim

Mrs Rix has only been leaving home for necessities, such as appointments and grocery shopping, but said she would be taking extra precautions from now on. Paramedics who attended the scene last night have since been placed into isolation. "If anyon...

France Bans Treatment of Covid-19 with Hydroxychloroquine After WHO Warning France Bans Treatment of Covid-19 with Hydroxychloroquine After WHO Warning

British medical journal The Lancet has reported that patients getting hydroxychloroquine had increased death rates and irregular heartbeats, adding to a series of other disappointing results for the drug as a way to treat Covid-19. "You had a st...

United Kingdom minister resigns over Boris Johnson's top aide's controversial lockdown trip United Kingdom minister resigns over Boris Johnson's top aide's controversial lockdown trip

The groundswell of Scottish Tory opposition came amid questions over Mr Carlaw's leadership, with some of his senior colleagues attacking him over his "craven" support for the Prime Minister. County Durham's three Conservative MPs issued a joint stat...

France pledges 8 billion euros for auto industry France pledges 8 billion euros for auto industry

His proposal, which came during a visit to the Valeo auto factory in Etaples, includes €1bn to provide grants of up to €7,000 to encourage people to buy electric vehicles. Renault and Nissan have scheduled an announcement today that is expected to a...

County reports 38th case of COVID-19 County reports 38th case of COVID-19

Columbus County is reporting 306 cases, 24 deaths. The county's ninth case came eight days after the eighth case was announced on May 16, which was preceded by the seventh confirmed case two days prior. Officials now say that the patient was a resi...

World Health Organization suspends hydroxychloroquine clinical trial on COVID-19 patients World Health Organization suspends hydroxychloroquine clinical trial on COVID-19 patients

A paper in the Lancet , a peer-reviewed medical journal, showed that people taking the drug were at higher risk of death and heart problems than those that were not. This was announced by the WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus yesterday...

Covid-19: Gilead eyes studies on combination of remdesivir with other drugs Covid-19: Gilead eyes studies on combination of remdesivir with other drugs

Remdesivir is now part of clinical trials worldwide, including in the United Kingdom, with current data showing that it can shorten recovery time by approximately four days. Innovation minister Lord Bethell said: "This shows fantastic progress". For ...

County reports ninth case of COVID-19 over weekend County reports ninth case of COVID-19 over weekend

New Hanover County is reporting 163 cases, 4 deaths. "We knew that Lake County was not immune to COVID-19 and we have been expecting this". Seventy-eight of those patients have recovered, 27 are isolated at home, and four are hospitalized.

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