Monday January 24-th, 2022

Ohio County announces four new positive COVID-19 cases Ohio County announces four new positive COVID-19 cases

The latest figures from the Department show a further eight confirmed positive cases of the coronavirus, bringing that total to 4,740. The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that a further three people with Covid -19 have...

Trump Pulls Republican National Convention From North Carolina Trump Pulls Republican National Convention From North Carolina

Finding a venue and throwing together an event in less than three months - all because the president wants to pretend the coronavirus threat has disappeared, reality notwithstanding - is probably going to be trickier than Team Trump realizes.

Tech advocacy group sues Trump over social media executive order Tech advocacy group sues Trump over social media executive order

In a tweet , Twitter said attempts to unilaterally erode the law could threaten the future of online speech. Mr. Zuckerberg told employees on a video chat that Facebook had conducted a thorough review and was right to leave the posts unchallen...

Lancet flags study that paused World Health Organization trial of HCQ for virus cure Lancet flags study that paused World Health Organization trial of HCQ for virus cure

The study's authors, led by Mandeep Mehra of the Brigham and Women's Hospital in the United States, looked at data from hundreds of hospitals between December and April and compared those who received either of the two drugs - with or without an an...

Study that claimed HCQ for treating Covid was 'dangerous' might be fraudulent Study that claimed HCQ for treating Covid was 'dangerous' might be fraudulent

Within days of publication, large randomized trials of the drugs , meant to prove or disprove the study's analysis, were halted, and the World Health Organization and several national governments changed Covid-19 policies and treatments accordingl...

Manchester United Linked With Shock Manchester City Star Manchester United Linked With Shock Manchester City Star

However, the Premier League champions are set to appeal their ban at the Court of Arbitration for Sport over three days early next week, starting on Monday, June 8. The England global has also been heavily linked with Spanish giants Real Madrid, ...

KIMS doctors taste success with plasma therapy KIMS doctors taste success with plasma therapy

A 63-year-old male from Hubballi (P-373) agreed to donate plasma for treatment. The claims come after the first patient to be administered the convalescent plasma (CP) therapy in the state succumbed to his comorbidities on May 14. "We counselled th...

Pfizer's Ibrance misses the mark in early breast cancer Pfizer's Ibrance misses the mark in early breast cancer

The treatment, Ibrance , was being tested along with the standard of care for early breast cancer in men and women, against standard of care alone, the company said on Friday. Pfizer Inc. shares were down 7% to $35.59 in afternoon trading. "We ar...

Trump says Republican convention will not be held in North Carolina Trump says Republican convention will not be held in North Carolina

The convention is scheduled for Monday, August 24 through Thursday, August 27. The president tweeted North Carolina's governor would not guarantee Republicans could use the venue "as originally anticipated and promised". "We also await answers to...

Geary County Health Department announces 1st COVID-19 related death Geary County Health Department announces 1st COVID-19 related death

Some 1,100 people have died of the disease in the state. Data reported is cumulative over the course of this outbreak. The second new case is a 56-year-old Bardstown woman. Jay Inslee's reopening plan on pause. Dare County has worked with the individ...

McDonald's Drive-Thru at Wyboston to open at 11am McDonald's Drive-Thru at Wyboston to open at 11am

Six of the chain's Peterborough restaurants have already reopened and the only ones left behind are the Cromwell Road and Ely Leisure Village stores in the Fens. Fewer employees than usual will be working at its United Kingdom restaurants, and they w...

Coronavirus is getting weaker, leading Italian doctors announce Coronavirus is getting weaker, leading Italian doctors announce

Dr. Alberto Zangrillo , the head of intensive care at the San Raffaele hospital in Milan, told Italian media Sunday that Italy has beaten the coronavirus and it is counterproductive to keep attention focused on it. Globally, 360,412 people have di...

New Ebola outbreak in northwestern Congo New Ebola outbreak in northwestern Congo

It's unclear how Ebola flared up again in the western part of Congo, but the World Health Organization says that: "New outbreaks of Ebola are expected in the Democratic Republic of the Congo given the existence of the virus in an animal reservoir i...

Telford residents urged to follow NHS test and trace guidelines Telford residents urged to follow NHS test and trace guidelines

He criticised the way in which the figures are presented at the daily Downing Street briefings, with the headline total including not only the tests carried out but also those which have been posted out for home testing but not yet conducted.

Longtime Rep. Steve King ousted in Iowa's Republican primary Longtime Rep. Steve King ousted in Iowa's Republican primary

King, a nine-term incumbent, had a long history of comments that were widely condemned as racist , bigoted and xenophobic. The New York Times calls King's defeat "most likely the final political blow to one of the nation's most divisive electe...

IL announces 974 additional cases of COVID-19 IL announces 974 additional cases of COVID-19

Person County has surpassed 50 COVID-19 cases as of Tuesday, according to the county Health Department. Both are from Council Bluffs. By ages, the 50-59-year-old group has the most cases with 322, followed by 40-49 (278), 30-39 (230), 20-29 (222) 60-...

Everything You Should Know About Antibody Testing for COVID-19 Everything You Should Know About Antibody Testing for COVID-19

The EU and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the U.S., both recently validated an antibody test developed by the healthcare and medical device company, Abbott Laboratories. In other words, the test would show that less than half of those te...

Seoul approves remdesivir as virus treatment Seoul approves remdesivir as virus treatment

Remdesivir is now approved in Japan as a treatment for patients infected with COVID-19. That said, it must be noted that the medicine, which is administered as an injection, has been approved for a maximum 5-day regimen. In the phase 3 trial, a gro...

Trump says he’s pulling Republican National Convention from Charlotte Trump says he’s pulling Republican National Convention from Charlotte

The party had sought a guarantee this week that it would be able to hold a full convention, with hotels and restaurants at full capacity and 19,000 participants in the arena. Around 700 COVID-19 patients are now hospitalized. The coronavirus pand...

Another COVID-19 case reported in Winneshiek County

In Allamakee County, there are 120 positive cases and 88 recovered cases. Currently, the county has had 24 positive cases, and 21 of those cases have recovered. Four more cases were confirmed Tuesday. Of all tests conducted in Pennsylvania, 399,361...

Health Minister 'deeply sorry' over COVID-19 death error Health Minister 'deeply sorry' over COVID-19 death error

NURSES are demanding the Queensland Deputy Premier, Chief Health Officer and a Labor MP apologise to the Rockhampton aged care nurse who had been linked to the now disproved Blackwater coronavirus case. With new infections now largely under control, ...

Four more COVID-19 cases push county past 50 Four more COVID-19 cases push county past 50

The department states that of the total eight cases recorded in the county, one current individual is hospitalized, one is now isolated at one, five have recovered and one has died. Locally in central Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Department of Hea...

Ebola: Congo declares new epidemic Ebola: Congo declares new epidemic

New outbreaks of Ebola are expected in the Democratic Republic of the Congo given the existence of the virus in an animal reservoir in many parts of the country, said WHO. "The country is also in final phase of battling Ebola in eastern DRC, CO...

Distancing and masks cut Covid-19 risk, says largest review of evidence Distancing and masks cut Covid-19 risk, says largest review of evidence

First review of all available evidence including 172 observational studies looking at how physical distancing , face masks , and eye protection affect the spread of COVID-19, SARS , and MERS in both community and healthcare settings across 1...

Care home Covid deaths may be 'under-reported', suggests PHE review Care home Covid deaths may be 'under-reported', suggests PHE review

This work underlines that being black or from a minority ethnic background is a major risk factor. People who are ethnically classed as Chinese, Pakistani, Indian, " other Asian ", Caribbean or " other black " also encounter much worse health outc...

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