Monday January 24-th, 2022

Frozen chicken coronavirus positive? China says yes Frozen chicken coronavirus positive? China says yes

China has claimed that a sample of chicken wings imported from Brazil has tested positive for coronavirus , according to a Bloomberg report . Virus tests of people who have possibly come into contact with the product, and tests of related pr...

Health officials provide COVID-19 update at 3 p.m. Health officials provide COVID-19 update at 3 p.m.

Three staff members have been infected nearly four months after another outbreak at the jail was declared over on April 20. Currently, there are 1,878 people in self-isolation. Laboratory testing is also said to be in good condition, with health of...

COVID-19: Edmonton home to vast majority of new cases reported Wednesday

Dr. Hinshaw says she is thrilled to see the number of tests, as it not only a powerful tool that she says helps limit the spread of COVID-19, but potentially protects people from infection. The number of hospitalizations in Alberta from COVID-19 has ...

BC to hire 500 new contact tracers for COVID-19 BC to hire 500 new contact tracers for COVID-19

There are now eight people in hospital for treatment of COVID-19, five of whom require intensive care. British Columbia's COVID-19 numbers continue to trend in the wrong direction. "The instances we are observing now reflect exposures from a 7 days...

World Health Organization urges people to delay routine dental work due to virus transmission

The WHO said urgent or emergency oral health care may include "interventions that address acute oral infections; swelling; systemic infection; significant or prolonged bleeding; severe pain not controllable with analgesia; oral health-care interventi...

Wear Mask, No Kissing: How to Have Sex during Coronavirus Wear Mask, No Kissing: How to Have Sex during Coronavirus

The sexual health charity said research showed 84% of people abstained from sex with anyone they did not live with during lockdown, but it is now "not realistic to ask people to avoid sex indefinitely". A sexual health charity has offered tips to peo...

Argentina, Mexico to produce AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine Argentina, Mexico to produce AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

More than 80,000 people have been exposed to its vaccine vector which is the carrier that makes the vaccine work. The government can also acquire up to an additional 400 million doses of the vaccine. mRNA-1273 is a novel lipid nanoparticle (LNP)-enca...

Delay routine dental checkups in areas of COVID spread Delay routine dental checkups in areas of COVID spread

Gehani said. The California Dental Association (CDA) and the American Dental Association (ADA) voiced their disagreement with WHO's recommendations to delay dental care due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic though it meant mainly to reduce...

Johnson insists it will be safe for England's schools to reopen Johnson insists it will be safe for England's schools to reopen

But guidance now suggests all pupils should attend school full-time. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has insisted that getting all children back to school full-time in September is the "right thing for everybody". He added: "I'm afraid you are going...

World Health Organization doubts safety of Russian vaccine against Covid-19 World Health Organization doubts safety of Russian vaccine against Covid-19

Officials have said that the vaccine, developed by Moscow's Gamaleya Institute, would be administered to people, including doctors, on a voluntary basis in the final trial. "It seems our foreign colleagues are sensing the specific competitive advanta...

Australia records its deadliest day during pandemic Australia records its deadliest day during pandemic

The deaths bring the state's death toll to 275 and the national figure to 360. The latest deaths are two women and one man in their 70s, six women and five men in their 80s, five men and one woman in their 90s and one woman in her 100s. "I am const...

Young People Who Use E-Cigarettes at Higher Risk of Contracting Coronavirus Young People Who Use E-Cigarettes at Higher Risk of Contracting Coronavirus

E-cigarettes filled with nicotine can harm health when people inhale the substance known to have thousands of toxic chemicals that can raise blood pressure, increase heart rate and harm the lungs , according to Johns Hopkins Medicine. Additionally...

United Kingdom slashes official COVID-19 death toll by more than 5,000 United Kingdom slashes official COVID-19 death toll by more than 5,000

The DHSC said that the new methodology follows the recommendation of the four United Kingdom chief medical officers that a "single consistent" measure should be adopted across the four countries. Now the new method of calculating deaths would give "c...

Florida sheriff bans masks for deputies, with some exceptions Florida sheriff bans masks for deputies, with some exceptions

The city council for Ocala, which is in Marion County, recently passed an emergency ordinance requiring masks inside businesses, but Mayor Kent Guinn vetoed it on Monday, arguing it would be too hard to enforce. Woods added that deputies working sp...

Australia suffers deadliest day of coronavirus pandemic, cases rise Australia suffers deadliest day of coronavirus pandemic, cases rise

The Department of Health and Human Services announced 278 new cases and eight deaths for the previous 24-hour period. The figure is up from the 19 deaths recorded on both Monday and Tuesday, and brings the state's overall death toll to 267.

Remdesivir to be produced in McPherson by Pfizer; Gilead seeking FDA approval Remdesivir to be produced in McPherson by Pfizer; Gilead seeking FDA approval

The treatment has got the US health regulator's approval for emergency use in hospitalized patients with severe COVID-19. This filing is the last part of a rolling submission with the FDA that the company began in early April and could lead to a ...

US CDC reports 5119711 coronavirus cases US CDC reports 5119711 coronavirus cases

That said, the newest data showed children now represent 8.8% of all USA cases, and that 6 states have already surpassed 15,000 total pediatric cases. By August 6, at least seven states were reporting more than 15,000 cases in kids alone. Severe sy...

257 new coronavirus cases were detected in Alberta over the weekend

Alberta reported five more COVID-19 deaths and 257 new cases of the illness over the three-day period from Friday to Sunday. Neither were from continuing care facilities. Daily case numbers have varied widely in recent days. Hinshaw said the deci...

Biden raises $26M in 24 hours after VP announcement Biden raises $26M in 24 hours after VP announcement

Harris is seen as a vote-catcher for Biden . "In response, I made a $5,000 contribution to Ms. Harris" campaign - the highest level of sponsorship listed in the invitation - and Ivanka attended the event together with some of Trump Org.'s other to...

Meigs reports two COVID-19 deaths Meigs reports two COVID-19 deaths

More than 2.4 million COVID-19 tests have been conducted in Ontario since the virus reached Ontario in late January. Friday's victim was a 68-year-old male, and last Wednesday's victim was an 81-year-old male. The province processed over 24,500 tests...

4 new COVID-19 cases in London area Wednesday 4 new COVID-19 cases in London area Wednesday

Ontario has reported 2,787 deaths related to COVID, which is 6.9 per cent of all lab-confirmed cases. I express my deepest condolences to the 20 families for the loss of their loved one. Hidalgo County is now administering free COVID-19 walk-up testi...

Jokowi: COVID-19 Threat Remains until All Get Vaccinated Jokowi: COVID-19 Threat Remains until All Get Vaccinated

Moderna's deal with the United States only pays out in full if the drugmaker hits certain timing benchmarks for vaccine delivery. Almost a dozen different COVID-19 vaccines are in various stages of development throughout the world, including in ...

Degree murder charges in death of Red Deer doctor Degree murder charges in death of Red Deer doctor

Deng Wil Luol Deng, who lives in South Sudan but knows Mabiour from the South Sudanese community in Red Deer, said he is shocked by the allegations. Maria Rodriguez, who dropped off flowers, had been a patient of the doctor for 13 years. Gerald Gro...

Why has the Covid-19 daily death toll been revised? Why has the Covid-19 daily death toll been revised?

The coronavirus death toll in England is to be revised down by more than 5,000 following concerns that nearly one in 10 fatalities should not have been included in the official figure. Someone who recovered from Covid-19 in March and died in a moto...

‘Sputnik V’: All about Russia’s COVID vaccine and its availability ‘Sputnik V’: All about Russia’s COVID vaccine and its availability

Dmitriev revealed Moscow has named the coronavirus vaccine " Sputnik V ", after the Soviet satellite. On Wednesday it was announced that a Phase 3 trial involving more than 2,000 people in Russian Federation and several Middle Eastern and Latin...

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