Wednesday January 26-th, 2022

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine Tests Positive For The Coronavirus

He's the second governor known to have tested positive for the coronavirus . The governor plans to quarantine at his home in Cedarville for 14 days. DeWine says he doesn't know where he contracted the disease, but he has mostly stayed around his h...

Authors pull study in The Lancet flagging hydroxychloroquine risks

Although effectively steering against the trials of already-on-the-market low-priced drugs such as Chloroquine or Hydroxychloroquine may seem odd in a time of dire need, some are not surprised. Meanwhile, on Wednesday, researchers reported the resul...

COVID-19: 47 new cases, no additional deaths COVID-19: 47 new cases, no additional deaths

Forty-seven more people have been infected with COVID-19 in British Columbia, health officials announced Thursday, bringing the provincial total to 3,881 cases since the pandemic began. A community exposure notification has also been issued for Lions...

Moderna to charge $32 to $37 a dose for its COVID vaccine Moderna to charge $32 to $37 a dose for its COVID vaccine

The U.S. government will be guaranteed 100 million doses for $1.95 billion only if the vaccine is successful. But Procurement Minister Anita Anand will not yet say how much Canada is spending or how many doses of either vaccine candidate Canada w...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tests positive ahead of Trump visit Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tests positive ahead of Trump visit

According to a news release from the Governor's Office Dewine he is not showing any symptoms. I tested positive. I have no symptoms at this time. DeWine's office said Thursday he took the test as part of standard protocol before meeting Trump.

CDC: People are dying after drinking hand sanitizer CDC: People are dying after drinking hand sanitizer

Alcohol-based sanitizers such as those recommended to use to fight the spread of COVID-19 should only contain ethanol or isopropanol but some products have been found to contain methanol, leading to the recall of more than 100 sanitizer products.

United Kingdom coronavirus death toll increases by 89 to 46,299 United Kingdom coronavirus death toll increases by 89 to 46,299

Public Health England now counts the deaths of all people who have tested positive for Covid-19 among the coronavirus fatality total whether their death was related to the disease or not, an error which was noted in July, prompting the suspension ...

Trump administration announces $1 billion vaccine deal with Johnson & Johnson Trump administration announces $1 billion vaccine deal with Johnson & Johnson

That would be roughly in line with the $19.50 per dose that the U.S.is paying for the vaccine being developed by Pfizer Inc and German biotech BioNTech SE. Other drugmakers who have signed deals include Sanofi SA and Regeneron Inc. Canada wasn'...

Johnson & Johnson Secures $1B in Federal Vaccine Production Funding Johnson & Johnson Secures $1B in Federal Vaccine Production Funding

Under the terms of the agreement announced on August 5, 2020 , the USA government will own the resulting 100 million doses of vaccine and will provide approximately $1 billion to support the manufacturing demonstration project including the ability ...

United Kingdom excess deaths during Covid-19 outbreak down by 1500 United Kingdom excess deaths during Covid-19 outbreak down by 1500

The total number of Covid-19 deaths occurring in Wales up to 24 July was 2,504 - for deaths to be included in these figures, they must have been registered by 1 August. One person from West Berkshire has died with coronavirus recorded on their ...

Taste bud cells might not be coronavirus target, says study Taste bud cells might not be coronavirus target, says study

But over the weekend, a Vox article written by a primary care doctor in Washington D.C. laid out an imminent and frightening pandemic scenario, based. journal Science , suggest that fighting a common cold coronavirus can also teach a T cell to rec...

Top HHS official: Top HHS official: "We need to move on" from hydroxychloroquine

Anthony Fauci, and Dr. Deborah Birx. In an exclusive interview with " Meet the Press ", Giroir did not specifically mention the president, but he made clear that the scientific consensus is that the drug does not help treat the disease. After deman...

A 'Silver Bullet' Vaccine for COVID-19 Might Never Come, WHO Warns A 'Silver Bullet' Vaccine for COVID-19 Might Never Come, WHO Warns

Mr Ryan added: "The more we understand about the virus, the more surgical we can be in controlling it". As of Monday, there were more than 18 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 around the world, and almost 700,000 people have died, according to d...

Sanofi being investigated for manslaughter over epilepsy drug Depakine Sanofi being investigated for manslaughter over epilepsy drug Depakine

According to the report from Reuters on Monday, the charges related to Sanofi drug Depakine, which is known to have caused birth malfunctions in some cases. The court found that health officials knew about the risk of birth defects from Depakine al...

Canada strikes deals for vaccine candidates with Pfizer, Moderna Canada strikes deals for vaccine candidates with Pfizer, Moderna

Last month Public Services and Procurement Canada issued bids to supply 75 million syringes and other vaccine administration supplies like alcohol swabs and bandages, to be delivered by the end of October. "But we don't know yet", Tam said. "We wi...

County Officials 'Cautiously Optimistic' About COVID-19 Spread County Officials 'Cautiously Optimistic' About COVID-19 Spread

It is following the state's recommendations that counties with case rates at or above 200 cases per 100,000 residents aren't eligible. The state Department of Public Health released the guidelines for public, private and charter schools seeking p...

B.C.'s health ministry to outline new cases, deaths and outbreaks B.C.'s health ministry to outline new cases, deaths and outbreaks

That brings the province's total up to 35,747 resolved out of 39,714 total cases. Deputy Premier and Minister of Health Christine Elliott tweeted Wednesday morning that Ontario added 86 new cases over the last day. Provincial labs conducted 17,229 ...

Plymouth County Boy Becomes Massachusetts' First 2020 Case Of EEE Plymouth County Boy Becomes Massachusetts' First 2020 Case Of EEE

A person from Plymouth County, between 11 and 20 years of age, has contracted the rare but serious disease, officials said . This year, the first positive test for EEE in a mosquito came on July 1 in Orange. Those who survive are often left with se...

New coronavirus tests being rolled out in UK - how are they different? New coronavirus tests being rolled out in UK - how are they different?

Meanwhile, thousands of DNA test machines, which have already been used in eight London hospitals and can analyse nose swabs, will be rolled out across NHS hospitals from September. From next week nearly half a million LamPORE swabs will be availab...

Coronavirus: Lockdown restrictions reimposed in Aberdeen following spike Coronavirus: Lockdown restrictions reimposed in Aberdeen following spike

Sturgeon added that there had been 54 cases in the "significant outbreak", and that the cluster now involved community transmissions. More information on the affected areas can be found here. Sturgeon said the action would be reviewed in seven days...

Lilly starts late-stage study of coronavirus drug in nursing homes Lilly starts late-stage study of coronavirus drug in nursing homes

Some 40 percent of coronavirus deaths in the USA have been linked to nursing, retirement and long-term care facilities, and, short of a vaccine, finding treatments that could save the live of countless elderly Americans and their caretakers.

Covid-19 latest: 45 new cases reported Covid-19 latest: 45 new cases reported

Nationally, 8.2% of tests came back positive for the novel coronavirus, still higher than the 5% level that the World Health Organization considers concerning because it suggests there are more cases in the community that have not yet been uncovered....

Embryos could be vulnerable to covid-19 in second week of pregnancy Embryos could be vulnerable to covid-19 in second week of pregnancy

Since its founding in 1988 as an independent, nonprofit research organization, the Institute has made numerous advances leading toward its goal: life without disease. Coronavirus News Human Embryos can be Susceptible to Coronavirus During the Second...

Hyderabad Deccan Hospital loses permit for COVID-19 treatment due to overcharging Hyderabad Deccan Hospital loses permit for COVID-19 treatment due to overcharging

The office of the director of Public Health and Family Welfare has directed the management of Virinchi hospital to ensure treatment to patients who are now admitted there and charge them in accordance with government's fixed price-cap. They have to b...

CDC expects 2020 outbreak of life-threatening AFM in children CDC expects 2020 outbreak of life-threatening AFM in children

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that it "anticipates that 2020 will be another peak year for cases of acute flaccid myelitis ( AFM )". Most patients develop sudden arm or leg weakness, with the disease affecting the nervous...

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