Monday January 24-th, 2022

Lockdowns saved many lives and easing them is risky, say scientists Lockdowns saved many lives and easing them is risky, say scientists

Research by Imperial College London, whose scientists are advising the British government on the virus, found that restrictions such as stay-at-home orders had worked to bring the epidemic under control. By comparing the number of observed deaths aga...

United Kingdom daily virus deaths drop to pre-lockdown level United Kingdom daily virus deaths drop to pre-lockdown level

Mr Hancock said:"The number of confirmed cases with a positive test yesterday was 1205 and that is the lowest since the end of March , and you can clearly see the seven-day rolling average also continuing to fall". Chairing Monday's Downing Street...

DuPage County reports 33 cases of COVID-19, 3 deaths, on Monday DuPage County reports 33 cases of COVID-19, 3 deaths, on Monday

There have been 16 deaths related to coronavirus in the county. The Wisconsin National Guard will be offering free drive-through COVID-19 testing June 10 in Stevens Point. Face coverings are not meant to protect the wearer from the coronavirus. A...

Spread of virus from people without symptoms is 'rare' Spread of virus from people without symptoms is 'rare'

The implication of this finding on global coronavirus policy could be vast: The US' Centres for Disease Control and Prevention cited the "potential for pre-symptomatic transmission" as a reason for the importance of social distancing. "Having said ...

Most regions outside Toronto-Hamilton area moving to Stage 2 of reopening Most regions outside Toronto-Hamilton area moving to Stage 2 of reopening

The regions who have not qualified to commence Stage 2 of reopening will stay in Stage 1 until a later date. All places of worship will also be able to reopen at up to 30 per cent capacity, with physical distancing measures in place. Also, recreati...

Authors of Hydroxychloroquine Study Retract Publication in Lancet Over Unverifiable Source Data Authors of Hydroxychloroquine Study Retract Publication in Lancet Over Unverifiable Source Data

In a June 5 update to its original press releaseexternal link , Zurich University Hospital department of cardiology said it was "only called in by Harvard Medical School to co-author the paper during the evaluation phase" and "was not involved in th...

Coronavirus pandemic is ‘far from over — WHO’s Tedros Coronavirus pandemic is ‘far from over — WHO’s Tedros

Despite some improvements in infection rates in Europe, the global Covid-19 situation is " worsening " yet again, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday during an online press briefing. "People can potentially infect themsel...

US COVID-19 deaths top 110,000 -- Johns Hopkins University US COVID-19 deaths top 110,000 -- Johns Hopkins University

The independent Worldometer website put the number of fatalities worldwide at 402,678, with 7,005,822 cases around the world. The country with the second highest death toll is the United Kingdom, with more than 40,500 people dead so far from the co...

Asymptomatic Virus Transmission 'Very Rare' Asymptomatic Virus Transmission 'Very Rare'

She said the focus should be on identifying and isolating people with COVID-19 symptoms and then tracking down anyone who they have been in contact with so they can quarantine. However, Ashish Jha, director of the Harvard Global Health Institute, exp...

Kentucky gov seeks better health care for black communities

While he campaigned on providing it to everyone, "as I've been trying to hear from those who have been giving voice on in inequality.it's time to give prioritization in black and African-American communities, so we are going to do that". The administ...

Americans Are Dangerously Inhaling, Ingesting, and Rubbing Bleach to Kill Coronavirus Americans Are Dangerously Inhaling, Ingesting, and Rubbing Bleach to Kill Coronavirus

The major takeaway from the CDC report is that many Americans do not know the inherent dangers in using cleaning solutions to prevent coronavirus and they are ignorant that possible death and hospitalization may occur from the non-recommended use o...

‘US’ current supply of Remdesivir to get exhausted by end of June’ ‘US’ current supply of Remdesivir to get exhausted by end of June’

The drug maker said its goal was to produce more than 140,000 treatment courses by the end of May, more than 500,000 treatment courses by October and more than 1 million by December. A senior government official said, "Over a dozen or so cases in p...

Would you like masks with that? Masks now available at drive-thrus Would you like masks with that? Masks now available at drive-thrus

The masks are free and no purchase is necessary. Health Minister Tyler Shandro said providing the masks will help the province move forward with reopening Alberta's economy as safely as possible amid that pandemic. "Our restaurant teams are ready t...

The COVID-19 pandemic is worsening globally: World Health Organization chief The COVID-19 pandemic is worsening globally: World Health Organization chief

Ryan also said infections in central American countries including Guatemala were still on the rise, and that they were "complex" epidemics. He said all actions taken by each country will require further examination in the future but that now, the glo...

Province reports 30 new COVID-19 cases, no deaths since Friday Province reports 30 new COVID-19 cases, no deaths since Friday

No one died of COVID-19 over the past three days. There have been 16 deaths related to coronavirus in the county. Mercer County has 111 total cases and six deaths with 1,986 negative tests, while Lawrence County has 85 total cases, eight deaths and...

Asymptomatic spread of coronavirus appears to be 'very rare' Asymptomatic spread of coronavirus appears to be 'very rare'

Maria Van Kerkhove , who leads the WHO's diseases and zoonosis unit, during a press briefing in Geneva, where World Health Organization is headquartered. The WHO's finding could drive down those fears, but Kerkhove cautioned that they're still in the...

Four more coronavirus cases reported in La Salle County Sunday Four more coronavirus cases reported in La Salle County Sunday

This follows the second highest single day total of 40 new cases from Saturday. 77866 - No new cases reported at this time. Over 300,000 tests have been reported to the Indiana State Department of Health since March. In total, IDPH reports 128,41...

COVID-19 outbreak declared over at Kanata retirement home COVID-19 outbreak declared over at Kanata retirement home

Ottawa Public Health continues to say the total number of cases in the city could be 5 to 30 times greater than the number of tested, laboratory-confirmed cases. The median age for deaths is 87. The county's COVID-19 risk has moved from green to ye...

Reebok To Cut Ties With CrossFit Over Founder's Racial Remarks Reebok To Cut Ties With CrossFit Over Founder's Racial Remarks

The original post, which stated "racism and discrimination are critical public health issues that demand an urgent response". I couldn't be more disgusted by a response to this horrific event. The CrossFit Games are scheduled to take place this Augus...

COVID-19 vaccine: What are the latest updates? COVID-19 vaccine: What are the latest updates?

At the time of the result, we will have the vaccine ready. "Some of us might end up getting a shot of a more traditional vaccine, which uses parts of an inactivated virus to stimulate immunity". " AstraZeneca is admirably committed to equitable gl...

AstraZeneca Approaches Rival Drugmaker Gilead about Potential Merger AstraZeneca Approaches Rival Drugmaker Gilead about Potential Merger

Gilead did not immediately respond to a request for comment. AstraZeneca's shares fell 2.8 per cent on the FTSE 100 as investors contemplated a large payout and questioned the rationale of a deal that would create a company with a combined marke...

New York School Budget Ballot Deadlines Extended New York School Budget Ballot Deadlines Extended

The US state of NY is reopening faster than expected due to the progress in various metrics in combating COVID-19. "Life is not about going back. And it's going to be different", Gov. In mid-March, Cuomo limited the number of people permitted to ga...

CrossFit founder, dropped by Reebok, apologizes about tweet CrossFit founder, dropped by Reebok, apologizes about tweet

Reebok , owned by Adidas, announced it would terminate its partnership as a main sponsor and licensee of CrossFit apparel . Noah Ohlsen , who placed second in last year's competition, announced he would be sitting out this year's games.

Study Says Lockdowns May Have Prevented 60 Million US Infections Study Says Lockdowns May Have Prevented 60 Million US Infections

Researchers involved in the second study, based at Imperial College London in the United Kingdom, found similar results in a study of 11 European countries. The report, while reviewing what worked and what made little difference, is clearly aimed at ...

EU's Michel Barnier slams United Kingdom over Brexit negotiations EU's Michel Barnier slams United Kingdom over Brexit negotiations

As a result of the surprise logjam, recent discussions between the sides on moving the negotiations into a new intensive phase of face-to-face talks between Barnier and his counterpart, David Frost, in July have become more hard. "We need to work int...

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