Monday January 24-th, 2022

Joint inquiry into Nova Scotia mass killing will be called: AG Joint inquiry into Nova Scotia mass killing will be called: AG

Only one of the guns used in the attack was mentioned in a 2011 police bulletin about the gunman. Police confirmed an RCMP officer spoke to the gunman at his home several times. They want answers into how a man with a history of threats to police c...

Three new cases of COVID-19 reported in Boone County Three new cases of COVID-19 reported in Boone County

To date, 968 Hancock County residents have been tested for the virus, according to Hancock Public Health. There are no new deaths. No new deaths or cases at longterm care facilities in the county were reported Friday. Nursing homes, however, were h...

Latino girl of just 8 years died of coronavirus in North Carolina Latino girl of just 8 years died of coronavirus in North Carolina

Their parents had tested positive for the coronavirus early in the week and by the end of the week the sisters had tested positive. Morales said her sister endured a seizure Friday and was raced to the emergency clinic, as indicated by the report.

White House forces reporters to ditch social distancing White House forces reporters to ditch social distancing

Labor Department announced the unemployment rate fell to 13.3 percent in May, a surprising improvement in the nation's job market as hiring rebounded faster than economists expected in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic. White House spokesper...

Coronavirus: Two new cases in Winnipeg Friday brings total to 300 Coronavirus: Two new cases in Winnipeg Friday brings total to 300

The two new cases bring the province's total to an even 300 since the outbreak began in early March. A truck driver who travelled outside the province and a close contact of that person are the two new cases of COVID-19 announced in Manitoba on Fri...

Florida will move into Phase 2 on Friday Florida will move into Phase 2 on Friday

However, they can seek approval to enter into the second phase of reopening with a letter from the county mayor or administrator. "We'll work with the three southeast Florida counties to see how they're developing and whether they want to move into...

COVID-19 pandemic 'under control' in France: govt adviser COVID-19 pandemic 'under control' in France: govt adviser

The first scenario describes an "epidemic under control" as a result of almost two-month lockdown. The Covid-19 has caused 46 deaths in hospitals in France, bringing the balance sheet total 29 111 dead since the beginning of the epidemic, according...

World Health Organization encourages masks where physical distancing is hard World Health Organization encourages masks where physical distancing is hard

But in an update affecting healthcare workers, the WHO now recommends that in areas with widespread virus transmission, all people working in clinical areas of a health facility should wear medical masks - not just those dealing with patients with Co...

United Kingdom trial finds 'no benefit' from hydroxychloroquine for Covid-19 virus United Kingdom trial finds 'no benefit' from hydroxychloroquine for Covid-19 virus

A spokesperson for Surgisphere has said the company can not release details identifying the hospitals that reported the data used for the studies because of privacy agreements (Lovelace/Rattner, CNBC , 6/4; Canipe/Shumaker, Reuters , 6/2; Dix...

Zuckerberg says he will 'review' policies after employee backlash Zuckerberg says he will 'review' policies after employee backlash

In response, the tech mogul said Friday the company will be revisiting its policies against "threats of state use of force" and voter suppression efforts, as well as its current "binary" standard of either taking down or leaving up posts that may inc...

Virus: High blood pressure patients more likely to die Virus: High blood pressure patients more likely to die

The global team of researchers, led by Fei Li and Ling Tao of the department of cardiology at Xijing Hospital in Xian, China , studied the records of 2,866 patients treated in Wuhan, where the coronavirus epidemic was first noticed. "They should t...

South Korea approves remdesivir for virus patients South Korea approves remdesivir for virus patients

Joint Secretary in the ministry Lav Agarwal said the permission for remdesivir was given following due process based on the available evidence. This drug has been allowed only for a five-day dosage. Earlier, the drug had received an emergency authori...

Hancock County now has 6 'active' COVID-19 cases Hancock County now has 6 'active' COVID-19 cases

Numbers vary from state and health departments due to data lags. The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department has announced a 10th resident has died from COVID-19. The state reported 23 deaths at Bishop. But none of those were related to COVID-19...

World Health Organization recommends wider use of face masks to curb COVID-19 World Health Organization recommends wider use of face masks to curb COVID-19

Director-General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, listed new precautions on Friday at virtual news conference. "Governments should encourage the general public to wear masks where there is widespread transmission and physical distancing is hard, such a...

World Health Organization updates guidelines on wearing masks World Health Organization updates guidelines on wearing masks

British authorities said this week that face coverings would be compulsory on subways and other mass transit. World Health Organization announced that non-medical fabric masks must have at least three layers of different materials. "What we've do...

Hydroxychloroquine does NOT treat coronavirus, biggest study into the drug finds Hydroxychloroquine does NOT treat coronavirus, biggest study into the drug finds

The widely-cited article - which linked use of the antimalarial to higher rates of ventricular arrhythmia and death in COVID-19 patients - led to the suspension of a World Health Organization study of hydroxychloroquine last month, which restar...

High blood pressure might raise COVID-19 death risk High blood pressure might raise COVID-19 death risk

The team found that 4% of patients with high blood pressure died, compared to 1.1% of those with normal blood pressure. After adjusting for age, sex and other medical conditions, the researchers calculated that having high blood pressure increase...

Trump campaign demands story retractions on tear gas use Trump campaign demands story retractions on tear gas use

It's known that the chemicals can have both immediate and long-term health effects. Health experts have voiced worry that the demonstrations may help cause a dramatic increase in the transmission of the highly contagious coronavirus. "Last week, we...

Here's How Much a Mask Reduces Coronavirus Transmission Here's How Much a Mask Reduces Coronavirus Transmission

Whether it's mandated or not, social distancing can limit the spread of droplets that can contain the pathogen. The researchers have also shown through a review of studies on precautions against coronaviruses that multi-layered masks are more p...

Coronavirus: Face coverings will have to be worn on public transport Coronavirus: Face coverings will have to be worn on public transport

At the daily press briefing, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced that from June 15, face coverings will be mandatory for people on public transport in England. The reality is that due to social distancing the effective capacity of public trans...

TikTok Apologizes For Glitch That Altered Views On #BlackLivesMatter & George Floyd Hashtags TikTok Apologizes For Glitch That Altered Views On #BlackLivesMatter & George Floyd Hashtags

TikTok recently announced a series of actionable steps that the platform is taking to make TikTok an all-embracing platform. "Now we're seeing something similar on TikTok", said Kadisha Phillips, a social media strategist, who pointed to how rapi...

IVI ties up with SNUH for clinical trial of Covid-19 vaccine IVI ties up with SNUH for clinical trial of Covid-19 vaccine

Each of the companies' vaccines are at various stages of development but have been deemed the most promising by the United States government. Preparations at national and worldwide sites are already underway, he said. In the past two months, the comp...

People with high blood pressure twice as likely to die from coronavirus People with high blood pressure twice as likely to die from coronavirus

Healthcare workers transport a woman on a stretcher into an ambulance outside a geriatric facility after several cases were confirmed there, during the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Buenos Aires, Argentina May 7, 2020. However, And...

UK PM urges funding, global cooperation in virtual Global Vaccine Summit UK PM urges funding, global cooperation in virtual Global Vaccine Summit

President Uhuru Kenyatta is on Thursday expected to join 49 other Heads of State and representatives of 62 nations a Global Vaccine Summit hosted virtually by UK Prime Minister Borris Johnson . "The world is quite rightly focusing on responding to...

No coronavirus deaths in Devon and Cornwall's hospitals for 48 hours No coronavirus deaths in Devon and Cornwall's hospitals for 48 hours

NHS England has announced 85 new deaths of people who tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 26,614. Of the 108 new deaths announced on Monday, 13 occurred on May 31, 40 occurre...

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