Tuesday January 25-th, 2022

United States strikes an 'amazing deal' on remdesivir

The US Department of Health Services (HHS) announced on Monday it had secured more than 500,000 treatment courses of remdesivir from drugmaker Gilead Sciences for US hospitals until September. The US's decision to stockpile the drug means there will ...

Air New Zealand cancels passenger services to Melbourne

In a media statement the airline said due to Australian government restrictions it would not operate passenger services from Auckland to Melbourne from July 1 to July 14. New South Wales previously had an open-border arrangement, but with Victorian C...

Gilead Sciences : Remdesivir Becomes First Covid-19 Treatment Recommended for EU Authorization Gilead Sciences : Remdesivir Becomes First Covid-19 Treatment Recommended for EU Authorization

Several pharmaceutical companies around the world are also racing to develop a vaccine for the virus. It administered via injection into a vein. "This type of approval allows the Agency to recommend a medicine for marketing authorization with less ...

Michigan Bar Linked To At Least 85 New Coronavirus Cases Michigan Bar Linked To At Least 85 New Coronavirus Cases

According to the paper, an individual who went to Harper's and became infected came in contact with a friend who held a huge house party in Grosse Pointe Woods, where dozens of friends partied without masks and social distancing. 'Our oversight of th...

Trump administration seeks to end Affordable Care Act Trump administration seeks to end Affordable Care Act

The timing of threatening to repeal the bill - which would leave 23 million people without health insurance - couldn't be worse. Democrats then seized the Supreme Court which accepted, at the beginning of March, to re-examine Obamacare, which i...

Lululemon buys at-home exercise startup for $500 million Lululemon buys at-home exercise startup for $500 million

Yesterday, the athleisure retailer announced its first-ever acquisition : fitness startup Mirror for $500 million. "Lululemon management is confident, and we agree, that the investment in Mirror provides the Lululemon brand in-home access to both ex...

Aamir Khan confirms some of his staff members tested covid-19 positive Aamir Khan confirms some of his staff members tested covid-19 positive

The actor-filmmaker concluded his note thanking the BMC for their "prompt professional and caring manner in which they helped us", and also a suburban hospital's doctors, nurses and staff who were "very caring and professional with the testing proces...

Cole County confirms 11 active COVID cases Cole County confirms 11 active COVID cases

Thurston County's Department of Public Health and Social Services announced 12 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, tying with May 30 for the greatest single-day increase in cases for the county. There are nine active cases, 17 recovered. So far 2,553 p...

Choosing Face Masks Versus Face Shields Choosing Face Masks Versus Face Shields

Similarly, GOP Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday tweeted : "We must have no stigma, none, about wearing masks when we leave our homes and come near other people". "And I said - especially if I wear a mask and it opens up baseball, concerts...

California Governor Orders Los Angeles Bars to Close California Governor Orders Los Angeles Bars to Close

Newsom said the prospect of family gatherings, not just bars or demonstrations, this weekend has health officers anxious about the continued spread of the coronavirus. Health officials have said the decision was based on data related to the surge in ...

New swine flu strain with 'pandemic potential' identified in China New swine flu strain with 'pandemic potential' identified in China

But she noted that no one knew about the pandemic H1N1 strain, which jumped from pigs to people, until the first human cases surfaced in 2009. Dr. Researchers have called it G4 EA H1N1 and say it can be trapped and multiplied in the cells that li...

Coronavirus: Top doctor's 'very disturbing' warning as new epicentres emerge Coronavirus: Top doctor's 'very disturbing' warning as new epicentres emerge

The country reported more than 40,000 new Covid-19 cases on Friday, its biggest daily jump yet. "I would not be surprised if we go up to 100,000 a day if this does not turn around", he told the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pension...

Gilead Science releases pricing plan for COVID-19 drug Remdesivir Gilead Science releases pricing plan for COVID-19 drug Remdesivir

It has taken almost two months for Gilead to announce a price for the Covid-19 drug since it received emergency authorization from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat patients. This is below the US$5,080 per course recommendation by USA...

Leicester lockdown: City 'must stick together' after coronavirus surge Leicester lockdown: City 'must stick together' after coronavirus surge

Hancock said the seven-day infection rate in Leicester was three times higher than the next highest city. He said in a statement: "Clearly coronavirus does not adhere to lines on a map". How will it be enforced? While the exact area impacted...

Researchers dig into syndrome in children linked to COVID-19 Researchers dig into syndrome in children linked to COVID-19

Two U.S. research groups have reported finding almost 300 cases of an alarming apparent side effect of Covid-19 in children, a condition called multisystem inflammation syndrome, or MIS-C. These "hastily developed case definitions based on the most s...

Dr. Fauci Tells Senators The US Is Dr. Fauci Tells Senators The US Is "Going In The Wrong Direction"

Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) specifically urged Trump on Sunday to wear a mask in order to "help to get rid of this political debate", Axios' Jacob Knutson reports . "I think there was a lot of wishful thinking around the country that, "hey it's s...

Tuesday Halifax County COVID-19 update Tuesday Halifax County COVID-19 update

As of Monday, it had 951. As we start to rebound from the impact of COVID-19, many Montanans need financial help. Wright County also saw an increase of 12 cases for a total of 438 cases and four deaths. According to Leeanne Whisnant, Director of ...

COVID-19 outbreaks declared at 4 Edmonton restaurants COVID-19 outbreaks declared at 4 Edmonton restaurants

There are six cases that remain active in the rural hamlets. Anyone who's visited the restaurants in the last two weeks is encouraged to get a COVID-19 test. Case numbers in the province have been inching up in recent days. Across Alberta there a...

Fauci Frets That US Could See 100K New COVID Cases Daily

The hearing took place as Republican governors of newly hard hit states, including Texas and Florida, have been rescinding reopening plans in the face of surging cases of he virus that has killed at least 124,000 people in the US since February.

New Swine Flu New Swine Flu "Capable Of Triggering A Pandemic" Discovered In

The potentially risky strain of influenza is thought to be a blend of three flu strains and has already leapt to humans. "The Department of Agriculture through the Bureau of Animal industry (BAI) reminds the general public to report any unusual p...

The EU opens its borders, but not to Americans

Countries like Germany and Spain, horrified by the devastation of COVID-19, wanted to play it safe. Forty-six per cent of French respondents and 42 per cent of Germans said their views of the USA had worsened "a lot" as a result of the pandemic - t...

Fauci warns states are Fauci warns states are "skipping over" reopening checkpoints

Now, as some states see the number of cases tick up dramatically, political leaders are actually reversing some of those original reopenings. More than 2.5 million people have tested positive for the coronavirus in the United States and more th...

COVID-19: B.C. health officials reopening care homes to visitations COVID-19: B.C. health officials reopening care homes to visitations

On Vancouver Island, there have been 131 cases confirmed, while the Interior has seen 200 cases and the Northern Health region has seen 65 cases. "We have to remember when this virus is anywhere, the risk is everywhere". "Physical distancing saves li...

Murphy halts indoor dining resumption

But following numerous controversies centering on social distance compliance issues with outdoor dining and resurgences of coronavirus infections in several states, the indoor portions of New Jersey restaurants will remain closed for the time being.

AFL South Australia adds to AFL headaches with border news AFL South Australia adds to AFL headaches with border news

Worldwide flights into Victoria will also be diverted to other states and an inquiry will be held into the hotel quarantine process. Hundreds of thousands of people across Melbourne's north and west were ordered to stay at home Tuesday as Australia...

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