Tuesday January 25-th, 2022

One new case of COVID-19 confirmed for Vancouver Island One new case of COVID-19 confirmed for Vancouver Island

That was set to expire this month, but has now been extended by B.C.to match the changing length of federal COVID-19 aid programs, said Simpson. Just three long-term-care outbreaks - Holy Family Hospital in Vancouver, Maple Hill in Langley and Tabo...

COVID-19 in Minnesota: MDH reports 569 new cases, 3 additional deaths COVID-19 in Minnesota: MDH reports 569 new cases, 3 additional deaths

Yesterday, the state reported 3 new deaths. Caroline Abrahams, the charity director at Age UK, said the deaths of older people during the coronavirus crisis have been "catastrophic". All regions except the north-west, the East Midlands and the nort...

Fauci: We're 'Still Knee-Deep in the First Wave'

According to The New York Times , states like Texas and Idaho also saw record-high case counts recorded over a single day on Monday. U.S. infectious disease chief Anthony Fauci says the reopening of businesses is leading to a surge in the numb...

Novel coronavirus has existed worldwide before emerging in China: Oxford University expert Novel coronavirus has existed worldwide before emerging in China: Oxford University expert

Previously, Spanish researchers detected the coronavirus in samples taken from wastewater collected in Barcelona in March 2019, and their counterparts in Italy also found traces of the virus in the sewage of Milan and Turin last December.

China leads COVID-19 vaccine race, at ‘war-time speed’ China leads COVID-19 vaccine race, at ‘war-time speed’

Many other countries, including the USA, are coordinating closely with the private sector to try to win the vaccine development race, and China faces many challenges, the report said. Groups, including the vaccine alliance Gavi, are also working to b...

Coronavirus: US govt announces effective disinfectant products Coronavirus: US govt announces effective disinfectant products

Since new viruses can't always be tested right away, the agency has " Emerging Viral Pathogens " guidance that allows manufacturers to submit data that show their products are effective against "harder-to-kill viruses" than COVID-19. Mixing of bleach...

DeVos rejects part-time reopening for schools amid pandemic DeVos rejects part-time reopening for schools amid pandemic

Ron DeSantis ordered schools in his state to reopen next month. President Donald Trump on Tuesday launched an all-out effort to reopen schools this fall, arguing that some are keeping schools closed not because of the coronavirus pandemic, but...

WHO Reviewing Report On Airborne Transmission of Coronavirus WHO Reviewing Report On Airborne Transmission of Coronavirus

England is embarking on perhaps its biggest lockdown easing yet as pubs and restaurants have the right to reopen for the first time in more than three months. In the agency's latest update on the virus that first emerged in Wuhan, China previous ...

Covid vaccine: Nod for human trials marks beginning of end, says Centre

It is mentioned in this letter that ICMR and Bharat Biotech India Limited, a private pharmaceutical company, are jointly developing a vaccine against the novel coronavirus , SARS-CoV-2. The antibodies produced by the vaccine can completely neutral...

Science Ministry retracts statement after saying COVID-19 vaccine unlikely before 2021

There will be two vaccine dosage of three micrograms and six micrograms, and a placebo. In phase 1, Bharat Biotech plans to enroll 375 people for the clinical trials scheduled that are scheduled to start next week and 750 people will enroll in ...

Saving HIV drugs risk running out as COVID-19 hits supplies Saving HIV drugs risk running out as COVID-19 hits supplies

At the start of a week of virtual International AIDS Conferences, the United Nations said the world was already way off course in its plan to end the public health threat even before Covid-19. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO director-general, said th...

Gagandeep Kang quits Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, Faridabad Gagandeep Kang quits Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, Faridabad

Kang is known world over for her inter-disciplinary research in transmission, development and prevention of enteric infections, with a special focus on their pathology in children in India. "I have resigned. I am planning to leave next month". "We ar...

PM to lead nationwide clap to celebrate health service — NHS anniversary PM to lead nationwide clap to celebrate health service — NHS anniversary

Both Sir Kier and Charles paid tribute to the NHS in separate messages on Sunday. "The current pandemic means that the NHS-and the entire country-has been through the most testing time in the service's history", the royal announced in his video add...

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals begins COVID-19 antibody cocktail late-stage trial Regeneron Pharmaceuticals begins COVID-19 antibody cocktail late-stage trial

Sanofi and Regeneron said they plan to publish the full results of the study in a peer-reviewed journal. The drug, called REGN-COV2, is a combination of two antibodies that block the coronavirus' "spike protein" which it uses to invade human ce...

Asthma Does Not Seem to Increase the Severity of COVID-19 Asthma Does Not Seem to Increase the Severity of COVID-19

The researchers caution that more experiments are needed to establish how long this immunity remains and that it is still unclear how it will last in humans - the world will need to wait months or even years to know if the millions of people infected...

Australia rushing to implement permit system before coronavirus-sparked border closure Australia rushing to implement permit system before coronavirus-sparked border closure

The border will be closed from late Tuesday. Some flights and train services will continue for travelers who are given permits and exemptions, Berejiklian said. Violators are subject to a fine of 11,000 Australian dollars ($7,630) and up to six month...

Mylan’s remdesivir gets DCGI’s emergency authorisation for covid-19 treatment Mylan’s remdesivir gets DCGI’s emergency authorisation for covid-19 treatment

The drug will be launched under the brand name DESREM in India and will be available to patients in July at a price of Rs 4,800, which is, reportedly, over 80 per cent less than the price at which the branded version of this product will be available...

53 new COVID-19 cases reported in Beaufort County Monday; 1,510 total 53 new COVID-19 cases reported in Beaufort County Monday; 1,510 total

The county has had a total of 2,863 cases and 90 deaths since the beginning of the outbreak. Grays Harbor County has gone one week without a new case of COVID-19. Out of the county's 5,447 known cases, nearly 3,000 cases are still active. No Ne...

McPherson County: 84 confirmed COVID-19 cases; 76 recovered McPherson County: 84 confirmed COVID-19 cases; 76 recovered

Snohomish County has the second highest number of deaths at 176. "A tougher way to control and prevent spread of COVID-19". Beaufort County's seven-day average of new daily coronavirus cases was 52 Monday. About 69% of hospital beds statewide were ...

Coronavirus: Australia closes busiest interstate border Coronavirus: Australia closes busiest interstate border

In response to a spike of COVID-19 cases in Melbourne, authorities in Australia have closed the borders between the country's two most populous states - Victoria and New South Wales . New South Wales is issuing daily crossing permits for residents...

239 scientists sign letter calling on World Health Organization to admit it 239 scientists sign letter calling on World Health Organization to admit it

Once these droplets leave the carrier, World Health Organization believes that they quickly fall to the ground. These include settings in which procedures that generate aerosols are performed; endotracheal intubation; bronchoscopy; open suctioning;...

UNAIDS Report: Inequality and Coronavirus Risk a Decade of HIV Progress UNAIDS Report: Inequality and Coronavirus Risk a Decade of HIV Progress

The report said the COVID-19 pandemic, which emerged in China in January, has already "seriously impacted" the AIDS fight, with lockdowns and travel and trade disruptions delaying or halting HIV treatment and testing services. At the IAS confere...

County reports 12 new COVID-19 cases from weekend County reports 12 new COVID-19 cases from weekend

No Nelson County patients are hospitalized at present. As of 12:00 AM June 1, 2020, the Department of State Health Services will perform all COVID-19 case investigation and contact tracing activities for Collin County's local health authority.

When you lose your sense of smell When you lose your sense of smell

They found that 113 of the patients - about two-thirds - reported loss of taste and/or smell up to two weeks before they tested positive. One of the first symptoms can become a lifetime problem for some of Coronavirus survivors, i.e. Although adjus...

Why There’s No Simple Answer to Whether the Coronavirus Is Airborne Why There’s No Simple Answer to Whether the Coronavirus Is Airborne

Scientists have found when the virus is present in droplets, it remains able to infect people for at least three hours. The need to wear face mask becomes imperative amid findings that the coronavirus is spreading through the air. For example, if t...

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