Monday January 24-th, 2022

Whitley County reports second COVID-19 related fatality Thursday Whitley County reports second COVID-19 related fatality Thursday

New cases have stayed under 100 for most of the month, having now reached triple digits just three times in August. Over 1.3 million tests have been completed in Minnesota. Officials said 11 of the cases are in isolation , with two hospitalized ...

New Study Says Honey Is Better For Colds Than Drugs New Study Says Honey Is Better For Colds Than Drugs

The researchers suggest honey might therefore provide an alternative when doctors want to prescribe something to safely treat upper respiratory tract symptoms. National Library of Medicine said. "[Honey] provides a widely available and cheap al...

USPS email tells managers not to reconnect sorting machines USPS email tells managers not to reconnect sorting machines

Can the agency ensure all mail-in ballots can get where they need to go? She said her office has received communications from people about how to return ballots without using USPS in November. In an August 18 letter, DeJoy said no further changes wou...

Orange County reports its first COVID-19 death of a child Orange County reports its first COVID-19 death of a child

The newest case was discovered in the southern Vancouver Island region, according to Island Health data . There are 309 people hospitalized with COVID-19, and 148 in the ICU, both totals are less than the previous day. Cases among the demographic ...

France Is Going to Make Masks Compulsory in Majority of Workplaces France Is Going to Make Masks Compulsory in Majority of Workplaces

They could only be eliminated when somebody is alone in a single office. There have been 1,013 virus outbreak clusters in France since it lifted lockdown restrictions in May - 25% of have been traced to workplaces, prompting the new mandate.

Democrat Joe Biden chooses Senator Kamala Harris for White House running mate Democrat Joe Biden chooses Senator Kamala Harris for White House running mate

Her selection also demonstrates that Biden is confident enough to choose a fierce competitor, and the visual of two former rivals joining forces will appeal to many. Trump's daughter, Ivanka, also gave $2,000 in 2013. After Floyd's death, she becam...

The Importance of Contact Tracing The Importance of Contact Tracing

Contact tracing apps are unlikely to be effective in reducing the spread of coronavirus (Covid-19) unless there is a large-scale uptake by the population and it is supported by other public health control measures, scientists have said. The Departmen...

Airbnb bans parties at rental properties worldwide amid coronavirus pandemic Airbnb bans parties at rental properties worldwide amid coronavirus pandemic

Airbnb enacted a slew of tighter restrictions previous year, including a global ban on party houses, which it defines as listings that "create persistent neighborhood nuisance". Airbnb said the coronavirus-related closure of bars and nightclubs has l...

FDA's Emergency Approval of Blood Plasma as COVID-19 Treatment on Hold FDA's Emergency Approval of Blood Plasma as COVID-19 Treatment on Hold

Both Fauci and Collins felt that the emerging data from the largest-of-its-kind study in the USA, conducted by Mayo Clinic , was not strong enough to issue an emergency approval for plasma therapy. (Photo: Lindsey Wasson/Reuters) Convalescent plas...

Children Are Silent, Fast Spreaders Of COVID-19 Virus, Shows New Study Children Are Silent, Fast Spreaders Of COVID-19 Virus, Shows New Study

Because so many kids with high viral loads show no symptoms, relying on body temperature checks or symptom monitoring won't be enough to keep teachers and other staff safe, Fasano and Yonker said. The researchers also studied a rare infection that ...

COVID-19 cases in Northern B.C. linked to Alberta prayer gathering COVID-19 cases in Northern B.C. linked to Alberta prayer gathering

Indoor social gatherings seem to be where a lot of the Edmonton transmission is happening, Hinshaw added. Two separate private parties were linked to 43 cases. "We must all continue to follow public health advice if we are going to continue to flatte...

Filgotinib isn't ready for U.S. market yet Filgotinib isn't ready for U.S. market yet

The FDA has requested data from the MANTA and MANTA-RAy studies before completing its review of the NDA. The MANTA and MANTA-RAy studies are created to assess whether filgotinib has an impact on sperm parameters. Galapagos plummeted as much as 28...

One-in-five Canadians doing little to stop spread of COVID-19 One-in-five Canadians doing little to stop spread of COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic stretches on into its sixth month, the summer is almost over and Canadians are now shifting their focus to flu season, fall and back to school preparations. Political beliefs also strongly correlate with how a person is categ...

No new COVID cases reported in South Zone No new COVID cases reported in South Zone

None of the new infections were in the South Health Zone and active cases fell from 39 to 33. Alberta Health Services has now classified the prayer gathering near Manning at the end of July as an outbreak of COVID-19. 48 Albertans are in hospital w...

Young people leading the spread of coronavirus, World Health Organization warns Young people leading the spread of coronavirus, World Health Organization warns

The WHO remains anxious that infections among younger people are rising globally, putting at risk elderly and sick people in densely populated areas with weak health systems. "In phase 1, doses will be allocated proportionally to all participating ...

Kilkenny nursing home staff member tests positive for Covid-19 Kilkenny nursing home staff member tests positive for Covid-19

A new independent report says the next wave of coronavirus could be even worse in nursing homes if major changes don't happen now. "One of the things Covid-19 is doing, it is shining a light on the weaknesses in our society". He said NPHET needs to...

Ex-US President Barack Obama lays into Trump in DNC speech Ex-US President Barack Obama lays into Trump in DNC speech

She says the pandemic has laid bare another central theme of her presidential campaign, that the nation's economic system "has been rigged to give bailouts to billionaires and kick dirt in the face of everyone else". Thursday, which is the starting t...

‘Healthy’ kids carry more virus than very sick adults ‘Healthy’ kids carry more virus than very sick adults

US students are returning to school in person and online in the middle of a pandemic , and the stakes for educators and families are rising in the face of emerging research that shows children could be a risk for spreading the new coronavirus .

Study Reveals How COVID-19 Smell Loss Differs From Common Cold Study Reveals How COVID-19 Smell Loss Differs From Common Cold

Lead researcher professor Carl Philpott said: "We found that smell loss was much more profound in the COVID-19 patients". Loss of smell and taste is more severe in Covid-19 patients than in patients with common colds and that could be due to the ...

India ramps up testing, reports record number of new Covid-19 cases India ramps up testing, reports record number of new Covid-19 cases

Health Ministry reports 69,652 new infections of the virus, setting yet another record for the number of infections registered in a single day and pushing the country's total past 2.8 million. Covid-19 illnesses and deaths are thought to be far high...

Study links COVID-19 to rise in childhood type 1 diabetes Study links COVID-19 to rise in childhood type 1 diabetes

Dr Logan added the connection between the coronavirus and Type 1 Diabetes could be found in the viral nature of both diseases, with children susceptible to developing seasonal viruses expected to be more likely to develop either disease. Data on ne...

World Health Organization calls for end to 'vaccine nationalism' World Health Organization calls for end to 'vaccine nationalism'

The global health agency also raised concerns that the pandemic's spread was being driven now by younger people, many of whom were unaware they were infected, posing a danger to vulnerable groups. He said countries should learn from initial stockpili...

When should you get a flu shot? When should you get a flu shot?

People also have told me they don't get flu shots because the vaccine is not "100% effective". Sanders says this year we need to aim for higher rates of vaccination. "And the only way we often know whether it's the flu or COVID is to do a test", ...

Two more new COVID-19 cases confirmed for Vancouver Island Two more new COVID-19 cases confirmed for Vancouver Island

In total, B.C. has seen 4,745 confirmed infections of the novel coronavirus and 198 deaths. There have been no new community outbreaks or health care outbreaks, however, there are now 9 active health care facility outbreaks. Anyone with symptoms of...

Catholic board to follow provincial model on masks in schools Catholic board to follow provincial model on masks in schools

According to a news release, school district officials have determined that delaying in-person "hybrid" instruction until October 5 is "in the best interest of the health and safety of our students, their families and our employees". "It's just reinf...

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