Wednesday January 26-th, 2022

US reports more than 60,000 Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours US reports more than 60,000 Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours

The Maryland university's tally counted 3,009,611 confirmed infections and 131,594 fatalities in the U.S., while 936,476 people have recovered from the disease since it first appeared. More than 36.8 million tests have been done so far, but members o...

Central Zone with six active COVID-19 cases Central Zone with six active COVID-19 cases

The County of Northern Lights has seen its first publicly confirmed case of COVID-19. AHS announced Monday the Misericordia is now closed to new admissions and transfers for medical and surgical patients. The Edmonton zone continues to have the mos...

Edmonton hospital stops admitting patients due to COVID-19 outbreak Edmonton hospital stops admitting patients due to COVID-19 outbreak

The Province of Alberta has released new coronavirus numbers for the past weekend, finding 130 new cases over the span of three days. Another 17,106 tests have been done since the end of last week. While the emergency room remained open as of early M...

Hydroxychloroquine proves to be ineffective for COVID-19 prevention, study claims

The Lancet paper analyzed data, purported to be from COVID-19 patients in more than 600 hospitals around the world. Despite being promoted by US President Donald Trump as a "game-changer", the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine , unfortunately,...

President Trump says the USA is in a good place President Trump says the USA is in a good place

Dr. Anthony Fauci , director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Health conditions, wears a facial area covering as he listens for the duration of a Senate Health, Education and learning, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing in Washin...

Possibility of Airborne Transmission of COVID-19 can not be Ruled Out Possibility of Airborne Transmission of COVID-19 can not be Ruled Out

The officials at the organization on Tuesday finally admitted that COVID-19 may be airborne and that spread of the virus in the air can not be ruled out. "Where there's a challenge is how much of it is transmitted through the small droplets that ar...

5 new cases, 1 recovery 5 new cases, 1 recovery

California has seen 94,701 new cases since July 23. Orange County , which has the third-highest number of coronavirus cases in the state and the fourth most deaths, is also grappling with a surge in infections and hospitalizations in recent weeks....

NowMagazine: Ontario reports 112 new COVID-19 cases NowMagazine: Ontario reports 112 new COVID-19 cases

Meanwhile, testing has dropped. There are 123 people in hospital with COVID-19 - 35 in intensive care units. There is now 34 outbreaks at long-term care homes across the province which have made up the bulk of the deaths as well as Ontarians over t...

Florida Teen Dies After Mom Takes Her To COVID Party | 1290 WJNO Florida Teen Dies After Mom Takes Her To COVID Party | 1290 WJNO

She attended the church party with her mother, who had previously written Facebook posts against the mandatory use of face masks . "The report said her parents also gave her hydroxychloroquine ". The parents then tried putting the teen on an oxygen...

USA tops three million virus cases USA tops three million virus cases

The Maryland university's tally counted 3,009,611 confirmed infections and 131,594 fatalities in the U.S., while 936,476 people have recovered from the disease since it first appeared. Confirmed cases surpassed 100,000, and more than half of those in...

Trump 'Flexible' About Convention in Jacksonville Trump 'Flexible' About Convention in Jacksonville

On Tuesday, DeSantis refused to say whether he would lift the mandate for the convention, which would limit it to 7,500 people. President Trump is acknowledging that he may have to temper his expectations, adamant at times, that his acceptance spee...

World Health Organization says there is World Health Organization says there is "evidence emerging" that COVID-19 may be airborne

In a paper published for the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America by Renyi Zhang, Yixin Li, Annie L. Zhang, Yuan Wang, and Mario J. They said "there is every reason to expect" that the coronavirus beha...

New law allows all MA voters to cast ballots by mail

Secretary of State Bill Galvin said the office "is moving forward immediately to implement a new law that will allow all registered voters in MA to vote by mail this fall, with no excuse necessary", according to CBS Boston . Galvin's office will sen...

Chinese Authorities Suspect Case of Bubonic Plague in a Herder Chinese Authorities Suspect Case of Bubonic Plague in a Herder

Update: According to the BBC , a spokeswoman for the World Health Organization has said the case of bubonic plague is not now considered high risk. Last year, Mongolia also declared quarantine in Bayan Olgyi province in the west, after two pla...

World Health Organization to study 'emerging evidence' on COVID-19 airbone transmission World Health Organization to study 'emerging evidence' on COVID-19 airbone transmission

A WHO official said at a press conference that the risk of airborne transmission can not be totally ruled out, especially in crowded, closed or poorly ventilated indoor settings, adding the organization will continue to explore all potential infect...

New Cases Skyrocket As Test Positivity Rate Hits 11.6 Percent New Cases Skyrocket As Test Positivity Rate Hits 11.6 Percent

Additionally, the county now has no hospitalized cases and has not reported any COVID-19 deaths. There are 758 people now hospitalized with the virus in the state, easily the most since the pandemic began, up 100 people in just 24 hours - though some...

World Health Organization says bubonic plague outbreak in China is being 'well-managed' World Health Organization says bubonic plague outbreak in China is being 'well-managed'

The precautions against the plague are a reminder of the public health challenges facing Chinese authorities even as the country emerges from covid-19. It's being well managed . At the moment we are not... considering it high-risk but we are watc...

Melbourne goes into coronavirus lockdown for the second time Melbourne goes into coronavirus lockdown for the second time

Victoria as recently as last month had reported daily new cases in the single digits, but on Tuesday reported a record 191 new cases, of which only 37 were linked to known outbreaks. 'Daniel Andrews let the COVID genie out of the bottle with hotel qu...

No new COVID-19 cases in Nova Scotia No new COVID-19 cases in Nova Scotia

Since the traveller is still within his first 14 days in Canada where he is supposed to be self-isolating, Strang said he falls under federal jurisdiction. "If they are in self-isolation, they should be able to take a call... and there will be follow...

New Jersey primary: voting information, key races to watch and more New Jersey primary: voting information, key races to watch and more

Kennedy had 58.2% to Harrison's 28.4% with 42 percent of precincts reporting; Harrison conceded the race. NJ-2 Rep. Jeff Van Drew, a Republican who dramatically switched from being a Democrat during President Donald Trump's impeachment.

Fauci: Coronavirus situation 'really not good' Fauci: Coronavirus situation 'really not good'

Fauci, a key member of Trump's coronavirus task force, said the new cases are attributable to reopenings, which in some states have halted due to the resurgence of cases. Fauci also compared the United States to Europe on the handling of the pande...

Bubonic Plague Case Suspected In China Bubonic Plague Case Suspected In China

Level three warning is announced in China when a city has detected between one to 20 plague infections. The bubonic plague is spread by infected fleas , which are often present on rodents. "The plague natural foci, for example, in Transb...

Iowa's Grassley to skip GOP convention due to virus concerns Iowa's Grassley to skip GOP convention due to virus concerns

Rob Portman (R-Ohio) said, "We'll see what the situation is then in terms of what COVID-19 is that week", and Sen. After North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper refused to guarantee that he would allow a full arena to attend Trump's renomination speech,...

COVID-19 herd immunity might not be possible COVID-19 herd immunity might not be possible

Currently, herd immunity is hard to achieve without accepting collateral damage from many death-sensitive populations and overloading health systems", the report said. Around 70% to 90% of a population needs to be immune to protect the uninfected. He...

States Sue Education Department Over Allocation Of Pandemic Funds To Schools States Sue Education Department Over Allocation Of Pandemic Funds To Schools

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced the lawsuit, which was joined by Maine, New Mexico, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia. If states want to use Cares Act dollars on services that broadl...

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