Monday January 24-th, 2022

Chinese premier delivers speech at global vaccine summit Chinese premier delivers speech at global vaccine summit

President Paul Kagame has said that the world can not accept the new coronavirus pandemic to cause double damage, calling on leaders from different sectors to support efforts aimed at developing needed vaccines. "As a result child mortality has conti...

N95 or cotton masks? The fashion wars begin N95 or cotton masks? The fashion wars begin

It can be confusing knowing just when to wear a mask and which type to choose, but Dr Anna Hemming , former doctor of the Queen , has shared her advice to help. Before putting on a mask, clean your hands well with soap and water. Some of us may get...

Kinston High School holds graduation ceremonies Kinston High School holds graduation ceremonies

Fremont Union High School District is honoring its graduates Thursday, June 4, with activities that only make sense during COVID-19. After receiving the diploma, a recessional route was planned with members of the community out to cheer them on.

Should I Get Tested For Coronavirus Just For The Heck Of It? Should I Get Tested For Coronavirus Just For The Heck Of It?

Ten of the 42 kinds of antibody-based tests validated by the National Institute of Virology in Pune are manufactured in India. What does this mean? Therefore, if someone at day 10 has positive antibodies, they may still be infective. India now has it...

White House picks five COVID vaccine candidates for Warp Speed initiative White House picks five COVID vaccine candidates for Warp Speed initiative

He said that large-scale clinical trials of "several" vaccines will start in July. Britain's AstraZeneca will be able to deliver 2 billion doses of its potential coronavirus vaccine this year and next, double the previous numbers, thanks to deals...

No new COVID-19 cases in northern BC No new COVID-19 cases in northern BC

Genomic tracing of different strains of the novel coronavirus show most infections are linked to variations that have been traced to Europe and Eastern Canada. "We can tell where it's come from by how many changes there are in the genetic pattern, an...

Coronavirus: WHO resumes trial of hydroxychloroquine after examining safety concerns Coronavirus: WHO resumes trial of hydroxychloroquine after examining safety concerns

All participants were randomly assigned to receive either hydroxychloroquine - which is certified for use against malaria, rheumatoid arthritis and lupus - or a placebo, within four days. "Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence", Nissen said....

COVID-19 patients recovering quickly after getting experimental drug remdesivir COVID-19 patients recovering quickly after getting experimental drug remdesivir

STAT reported that patients in the Phase III trial experienced rapid recoveries from fever and respiratory symptoms. Gilead, however, cautioned that "the totality of the data need to be analyzed in order to draw any conclusions from the trial", in...

Another Daily Jump in COVID-19 Case Numbers in Marshall County Another Daily Jump in COVID-19 Case Numbers in Marshall County

The breakdown of all COVID-19 infections by health region is: • 905 in Vancouver Coastal Health; • 1,332 in Fraser Health; • 127 in Island Health; • 195 in Interior Health; and • 64 in Northern Health. Data reported is cumulative over the course of t...

Northam Says Accomack County Can Move to Phase 2 Friday Northam Says Accomack County Can Move to Phase 2 Friday

Virginia's hospital bed capacity remains stable, the percentage of people hospitalized with a positive or pending COVID-19 test is trending downward, no hospitals are reporting PPE shortages, and the percent of positive tests continues to trend downw...

Congo reports new Ebola outbreak Congo reports new Ebola outbreak

But officials say it is in its final stages. The worst outbreak of Ebola took place mainly across three West African countries between late 2013 and early 2016, when almost 30,000 people were infected and more than 11,000 died. This is the 11th ...

Flathead County sees high voter turnout for primary election Flathead County sees high voter turnout for primary election

Since last fall, Lehman and other election directors have been urging the legislature to give them more time to start processing ballots before Election Day (currently, they have to wait until polls open). Tom Wolf on Monday. Counties have until ...

COVID outbreak at Norfolk Country farm grows, 164 test positive COVID outbreak at Norfolk Country farm grows, 164 test positive

When they arrived this year, they were required to self-isolate for 14 days. Adding to the challenge is the language barrier that makes communication challenging. Jason Burgess, Norfolk County's chief administrative officer, defended the cards ...

Architect of Sweden's coronavirus approach admits shortcoming Architect of Sweden's coronavirus approach admits shortcoming

Tegnell is the brains behind Sweden's controversial approach to fighting the virus, and the government of Stefan Lofven has deferred to the epidemiologist in its official response to the pandemic. Political pressure has also forced the Swedish govern...

Trump administration selects five coronavirus vaccine candidates as finalists Trump administration selects five coronavirus vaccine candidates as finalists

Dr. Anthony Fauci offered some hopeful comments Tuesday amid the coronavirus pandemic: By the end of the year, the USA should have 100 million doses of one of the candidate COVID-19 vaccines, he said during a live Q&A. That might mean people wo...

NY curfew lengthened as looting rips through Big Apple NY curfew lengthened as looting rips through Big Apple

Andrew Cuomo publicly criticized Mayor Bill de Blasio's response. New York City buses and subways should look different when the city begins to ease coronavirus restrictions next week, with hand sanitizer in the stations and social distancing ...

Hydroxychloroquine fails to prevent infection in those at high risk, trial shows Hydroxychloroquine fails to prevent infection in those at high risk, trial shows

Hydroxychloroquine did not prevent healthy people exposed to COVID-19 from getting the disease caused by the coronavirus , according to a study being published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine . The study, conducted by researchers ...

Germany Suspends Anti-malaria Drug Study for Covid-19 Germany Suspends Anti-malaria Drug Study for Covid-19

The UK's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Authority, for example, has halted a trial of hydroxychloroquine in older people with COVID-19 and another preventive study , although a separate UK trial of the drug in COVID-19 patients is co...

Ibuprofen tested as coronavirus treatment Ibuprofen tested as coronavirus treatment

Now, it may keep patients off ventilators. The team is conducting the Liberate trial to confirm their expectations for human results. The trial, called Liberate , involves the randomized distribution of ibuprofen to half of the patients in the s...

Test and Trace boss Baroness Dido Harding: I can’t TalkTalk about figures… Test and Trace boss Baroness Dido Harding: I can’t TalkTalk about figures…

With the current COVD-19 infection and what we know about the virus, the test might not find antibodies depending on when infected and when tested. What is an antibody test? The serology IgG antibody test , a blood test, indicates whether some...

Covid-19: World Health Organization confirms resumption of HCQ trial Covid-19: World Health Organization confirms resumption of HCQ trial

Tedros said WHO's safety committee reviewed mortality data and decided "there are no reasons to modify the trial protocol". Other treatments in the trial, including the experimental drug remdesivir and an HIV combination therapy, are still being te...

86 positive COVID-19 tests on trawler that stopped in Bellingham 86 positive COVID-19 tests on trawler that stopped in Bellingham

The American Dynasty sailed back to the Port of Seattle over the weekend and American Seafoods worked with the King County Health Department to move the rest of the infected employees to a quarantine facility in the area, Lagoni said. But the son of ...

Coronavirus: Coroner tests show Queensland miner's death not caused by COVID-19 Coronavirus: Coroner tests show Queensland miner's death not caused by COVID-19

But late on Monday, the coroner advised subsequent tests had returned negative results. "I am upset this has caused distress to this man's partner and his family". She said the results were compromised by one sample contaminated with excessive bloo...

Reuters tally: UK COVID-19 death toll surpasses 50,000 Reuters tally: UK COVID-19 death toll surpasses 50,000

This combines the death certificate data from England and Wales, which was released on Tuesday by the Office for National Statistics (ONS ), with past figures for Scotland and Northern Ireland, and recent deaths in English hospitals. Some 64% of dea...

Trump admin selects 5 coronavirus vaccine candidates as finalists Trump admin selects 5 coronavirus vaccine candidates as finalists

According to Forbes, Moderna is looking to start phase 3 trials by July for its vaccine candidate named mRNA-1273. "This is a randomized controlled phase III study to determine the safety, efficacy ... "I'm cautiously optimistic that with the mul...

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