Tuesday January 25-th, 2022

Coronavirus: Australia sends 1,000 army personnel to Victoria to fight outbreak Coronavirus: Australia sends 1,000 army personnel to Victoria to fight outbreak

More than 1,300 officials are now combing "hotspot" suburbs in Melbourne to carry out a massive testing "blitz". Victoria has recorded another 33 coronavirus cases, as the defence force is brought in to bolster efforts to stop the spread of COV...

Coronavirus testing: Anthony Fauci says task force 'seriously considering' new strategy Coronavirus testing: Anthony Fauci says task force 'seriously considering' new strategy

The possible new strategy is called "pool testing", which would have a group of samples combined into one pool that is then tested. "I mean, you can make all the diagrams you want, but something doesn't work". Fauci said traditional methods of fight...

Wide study shows child coronavirus deaths 'extremely rare' Wide study shows child coronavirus deaths 'extremely rare'

Researchers noted that the study was hospital-based, so might not be an accurate reflection on the impact of the virus on children and teenagers in the wider community, and it's likely that the statistics would improve if patients who weren't admitte...

11 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed, three more deaths 11 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed, three more deaths

Professor Philip Nolan, chair of the NPHET epidemic projections group, said the number of patients being placed in intensive care units, the number of cases each day and the number of people dying is falling. He also said he is concerned that the pub...

For every coronavirus case reported, 10 likely went unannounced — CDC

Redfield is pictured during a hearing of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce on Tuesday. Millions of Americans have probably had the virus without knowing it. The changes mean that more people are considered to be at high risk for severe COV...

Vaccine alliance finds manufacturing capacity for 4 bln doses of coronavirus vaccines Vaccine alliance finds manufacturing capacity for 4 bln doses of coronavirus vaccines

The results of the tests, which were conducted on people who were injected with the vaccine, and who received two doses of it during a period of 28 days, indicated a positive antibody transformation rate of 100%. Therefore, scientists have chosen to ...

New York City 2020 Marathon Canceled Due To Coronavirus New York City 2020 Marathon Canceled Due To Coronavirus

Although infection rates and death tolls have declined significantly in the New York City region, "this was really the only decision", Capiraso said . As she crossed the line in Central Park in 2 hours, 28 minutes, 23 seconds as the first American...

World's second-deadliest Ebola outbreak is declared over World's second-deadliest Ebola outbreak is declared over

The largest Ebola outbreak in history killed more than 11,300 people between 2013 through 2016 in West Africa. Ebola virus disease is a deadly disease transmitted to people from wild animals and then spread through direct contact with bodily fluids...

Trump administration urges Supreme Court to revoke Obamacare Trump administration urges Supreme Court to revoke Obamacare

The department did not mention the virus in its report, but it came the same day as the release of federal data showing that almost half a million people signed up for health care coverage through the ACA during the pandemic that has cost millions Am...

Lansing School District approves $160 million 2020-21 budget Lansing School District approves $160 million 2020-21 budget

Plainfield School District 202 will buy 10,000 laptops this summer for $4.05 million to bolster the district's Remote Learning system for next school year. The board of education in Oakland, California, has voted to abolish its own police force, join...

New Details About Student Service Grant New Details About Student Service Grant

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today announced the launch of the Canada Student Service Grant (CSSG), but students say it falls short. In order to qualify to take part in this program, participants must be 30 years of age or younger; a Canadian ci...

Birthday party leaves 18 in Texas family with coronavirus Birthday party leaves 18 in Texas family with coronavirus

A family from Texas in the USA organised a surprise birthday party for a family member that ended with 18 of them being diagnosed with coronavirus . "But during that brief time, somehow the other 18 family members are now infected". While Carole is ...

Minnesota Surpasses 1,400 COVID-19 Related Deaths Minnesota Surpasses 1,400 COVID-19 Related Deaths

There are 336 people in the hospital today with coronavirus and 162 of them are in the ICU. Ehresmann issued a reminder to wear masks and practice social distancing.

Ontario Nail Salon Gets COVID-19 Outbreak Just Weeks Into Stage 2 Ontario Nail Salon Gets COVID-19 Outbreak Just Weeks Into Stage 2

Kieran Moore. "At this time, the salon will be closed until it is safe to reopen". Residents with symptoms and those who the health team deem are at high risk, will be tested for COVID-19 and quarantine orders served. Before reopening, the nail s...

Coronavirus US: IHME predicts 60k more deaths by October Coronavirus US: IHME predicts 60k more deaths by October

The nationwide surge of almost 36,000 new cases on Tuesday marked the highest since a record 36,426 new US infections recorded on April 24. "These factors are vital in our projections and highlight how many lives can be saved", Murray said.

Texas Halts Reopenings as Spike in Virus Cases Reported Texas Halts Reopenings as Spike in Virus Cases Reported

According to a press release , businesses that have already re-opened under previous mandates can continue to operate "under the minimum standard health protocols provided by the Texas Department of State Health Services". When asked if he still con...

Even asymptomatic COVID-19 patients can contaminate environment Even asymptomatic COVID-19 patients can contaminate environment

Most tests measured both IgG and IgM, but some measured a single antibody or combinations of the three antibodies. Cochrane researchers from universities across the world led by experts from the University of Birmingham searched through the 11,000 ...

Teacher in B.C.'s Lower Mainland tests positive for COVID-19

The update comes a day after the province announced it will move to Phase 3 of its plan to restart the economy. "We anticipated and planned for this potential", she said. Henry noted that Thursday was the last day of in-class learning in the provin...

Another 189 cases of COVID-19 reported in Ontario Another 189 cases of COVID-19 reported in Ontario

Several states set single-day COVID-19 case records this week, including Arizona, California, Mississippi, Nevada, Texas and Oklahoma. Further, 10 reported no new cases at all. But until global travel can "significantly resume", the loss in annual ...

OR county exempts non-white people from wearing face coverings in public OR county exempts non-white people from wearing face coverings in public

The county's exemption diverged from Oregon Gov. Kate Brown's mask guidance , which requires residents in seven counties to wear masks in indoor public spaces without exemptions for people of colour. And yet we know face coverings can help people st...

Carly Fiorina, Ted Cruz’s 2016 Running Mate, is Voting For Biden Carly Fiorina, Ted Cruz’s 2016 Running Mate, is Voting For Biden

Trump has criticized the cost and coverage under Obamacare and has been promising since his 2016 campaign to replace it with a better plan. She won't be doing the same in 2020. I think he's demonstrated that through his life. "And I think character c...

US Texas halts economic reopening as COVID-19 cases increase US Texas halts economic reopening as COVID-19 cases increase

According to the governor, businesses that are permitted to open under the previous phases can continue to operate at the designated occupancy levels and under the minimum standard health protocols provided by the state Health Services. Some hospit...

1 new case of COVID-19 in Manitoba's Southern health region

Since the pandemic began, there have been 970 cases in Vancouver Coastal Health, 1,504 in Fraser Health, 131 in Island Health, 199 in Interior Health and 65 in Northern Health. Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry announced 20 new COVID-19 case...

CDC broadens guidance on Americans facing risk of severe Covid-19 CDC broadens guidance on Americans facing risk of severe Covid-19

Robert Redfield said during a media telebriefing. The latest data compiled and released by Johns Hopkins University shows that, as of Thursday afternoon, there have been around 2.4 million confirmed cases in the U.S. In fact, an analysis in th...

COVID-19 asymptomatic patients infect surrounding surfaces, study claims COVID-19 asymptomatic patients infect surrounding surfaces, study claims

The studies were often small, did not use the most reliable methods, and results were often incomplete, Cochrane said in its 310-page report. Such hopes are unrealistic, said Jon Deeks, a professor of biostatistics at the University of Birmingham who...

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