Tuesday January 25-th, 2022

ER staff being investigated for playing racist ER staff being investigated for playing racist "games" involving Indigenous patients

He has asked B.C.'s former children advocate, Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, to investigate the allegations. BC Minister of Health Adrian Dix responded to "serious" allegations of racist practices in the province's health care system involving care prov...

NEWS: Orange County Mayor Requires All People To Wear Masks in County --> --> NEWS: Orange County Mayor Requires All People To Wear Masks in County --> -->

This is obviously being done in a big to lower the chances of the virus being passed on between people. The state of Florida hit yet another milestone today with 3,207 new cases of coronavirus and 43 new deaths reported today by the Florida Departm...

United Kingdom government abandons NHS contact tracing app United Kingdom government abandons NHS contact tracing app

And even when it does finally arrive, it will likely only be useful for those who wish to report symptoms and request a test. The change was announced and confirmed by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) on 18 June. We have agreed to join...

Could an everyday childhood vaccine help against coronavirus? Could an everyday childhood vaccine help against coronavirus?

A vaccine to avert coronavirus might be months or even a long time away, but a workforce of researchers in the USA say an every day vaccine that is obtainable now may be utilised to assist avert the worst consequences of coronavirus infection.

Alberta adds 49 new cases of COVID-19, one death Alberta adds 49 new cases of COVID-19, one death

Of those, 222 are in the Calgary zone, 200 are in the Edmonton zone, two are in the Central zone, 30 are in the South zone and 33 are in the North zone.

World Health Organization testing interim data from COVID-19 trial on HIV drugs World Health Organization testing interim data from COVID-19 trial on HIV drugs

The sales agreement is in late-stage discussions. Eighteen people have been given an experimental vaccine, developed by the Russian Ministry of Defense, in collaboration with academics from Moscow's Gamalei Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiolog...

Wuhan study says there may be no herd immunity against the coronavirus Wuhan study says there may be no herd immunity against the coronavirus

The findings of the study, which has not been throgh a rigorous peer review process, were published on the pre-print website medRxiv . However, the study also revealed COVID-19's ability to cause lung abnormalities, even in asymptomatic patients, ...

Toilet flushing can spread coronavirus faster in air Toilet flushing can spread coronavirus faster in air

This will trap the toilet plume and potentially infectious particles in the toilet itself, where they belong. Chinese scientists calculate that flushing can propel a plume of spray up and out of the toilet bowl, reaching head height and beyond.

8 new cases of COVID-19 in B.C., no deaths 8 new cases of COVID-19 in B.C., no deaths

Bonnie Henry, meant to not compromise workplace safety or impact care. Henry said there were 190 active cases, with 10 of those in hospital, including five in intensive care. There have also been no new outbreaks of the virus at health-care facilitie...

New app warns of possible COVID-19 exposure New app warns of possible COVID-19 exposure

The Ontario government will be the first to link the app to the public health system so that once a person tests positive, the app can be notified if the person has the app downloaded and consents to the notification. "If I install the app and I go a...

FDA Approves First Medical Prescription Video Game FDA Approves First Medical Prescription Video Game

Food and Drug Administration. This is the first time a game has been approved as a therapeutic treatment by the FDA, who say it is created to be used as part of a wider treatment program. It will also be the first digital treatment for ADHD that wi...

Apple says the Hey email app was originally approved in error Apple says the Hey email app was originally approved in error

The app is meant to be central to the test-and-trace strategy but figures suggest this is far from ideal itself, with just 73 per cent of those who tested positive for the virus giving details of their close contacts. Officials said holding central...

Federal Law Now Protects LGBTQ Employees From Discrimination. But What's Next? Federal Law Now Protects LGBTQ Employees From Discrimination. But What's Next?

The 6-3 decision extended the definition of "discrimination on the basis of sex" in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to include sexual orientation and gender discrimination. "This is an enormous win for workers who just want to earn a living...

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain, AAP MLA Atishi test positive for coronavirus Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain, AAP MLA Atishi test positive for coronavirus

The 55-year-old minister was brought to the Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital (RGSSH) in the early hours of Tuesday and was administered a test for the novel coronavirus infection that morning, for which he tested negative. "Take care and ge...

Fauci casts doubt on football this fall Fauci casts doubt on football this fall

Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said in an interview with The Los Angeles Times that he would recommend the league finish its postseason before October. The NFL has proceeded with its offseason as if th...

Kate Middleton says feeling frustrated during pandemic is 'totally normal' Kate Middleton says feeling frustrated during pandemic is 'totally normal'

After being introduced, Kate thanked the students for attending virtually and highlighted what she would be addressing. Like the rest of us, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic hasn't been easy for Kate Middleton . She asked them what kindness means t...

United Kingdom announces return to campus plan

College of Art and Design in Boston, and the Mass. Officials said the nine campuses are finalizing plans to "promotes health and safety, while affording students the opportunity to pursue their educational goals". Gov. Baker, according to his own p...

Hundreds of millions of coronavirus vaccine doses could be ready for 2021 Hundreds of millions of coronavirus vaccine doses could be ready for 2021

That's the bad news. She said more study was needed to see whether hydroxchloroquine could prevent infection. The World Health Organization hopes hundreds of millions of doses of coronavirus vaccine can be produced this year and 2 bil...

Recruitment for HCQ solidarity trial stopped in India Recruitment for HCQ solidarity trial stopped in India

WHO's own data showed HCQ did not reduce mortality of hospitalised Covid-19 patients compared with the standard of care. But Dr. Soumya Swaminathan said there could still be a role for the drug in preventing people from catching COVID-19 in th...

Fauci: NFL season may not happen unless players are 'in a bubble'

But should there be any football played this season amid the coronavirus pandemic? " If there is a second wave, which is certainly a possibility and which would be complicated by the predictable flu season, football may not happen this year ", ...

WHO halts trial of hydroxychloroquine in Covid-19 patients WHO halts trial of hydroxychloroquine in Covid-19 patients

The dose was 6 milligrams and it was given either orally or by intravenous injection. So there are some caveats, but it seems like a very good group of people. "We hope the data on which these results are based will be published as soon as possible s...

Lilly takes AI-selected Olumiant into phase 3 for COVID-19 Lilly takes AI-selected Olumiant into phase 3 for COVID-19

The drug giant said it expects to enrol 400 patients in the trial, with data expected in the next few months. About 30% of patients with a common subtype of early breast cancer that the drug targets are at a high-risk of their cancer returning, des...

At Least 4 Rockets Explode Near US Embassy in Iraq’s Green Zone

Citing local sources, Al Arabia said that the rockets were fired from the area of the Al-Rashid camp. Four "Katyusha" rockets landed in Baghdad's Green Zone, according to Al Arabia, as sirens could be heard after the explosions from the United Stat...

Redondo Beach Gym to Reopen With Pods for Clients to Exercise Inside Redondo Beach Gym to Reopen With Pods for Clients to Exercise Inside

Sapsin told Business Insider that he came up with the idea for these pods after he asked customers to test out working out with masks and they said that they had found it hard to breathe. While Golden State fitness fanatics heed extensive state ...

One in five 'has underlying condition that increases severe Covid-19 risk' One in five 'has underlying condition that increases severe Covid-19 risk'

Using data from 188 countries, a modelling study estimated 1.7 billion people, 22 percent of the world population, have at least one underlying health condition that puts them at increased risk. About 45% of patients who had underlying health conditi...

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