Monday January 24-th, 2022

Plasma therapy may not reduce mortality, suggests ICMR study Plasma therapy may not reduce mortality, suggests ICMR study

A trial by the India Council of Medical Research (ICMR) was conducted on 464 moderately-ill patients with breathing difficulties and oxygen saturation level of less than 93 per cent. Researchers from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) in the ...

Added benefit of COVID precautions: 'Pretty much non-existent' flu cases Added benefit of COVID precautions: 'Pretty much non-existent' flu cases

Although the novel virus is particularly alarming to families because it is so new and there are so few treatments to help ease symptoms, the Children's National Hospital report found that there is no "statistically significant difference" in the rat...

Two COVID-19 Deaths Reported Wednesday, Three New Cases Two COVID-19 Deaths Reported Wednesday, Three New Cases

One more Pierce resident has died of COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths to 156. In Douglas County, 1,037 out of the 1,772 cases are inactive or beyond the infectious period, according to Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health. This additi...

Three NSW emergency workers test positive

Two staff at Liverpool Hospital and one at Concord hospital are believed to have been infected by a doctor, who worked in the emergency departments at both hospitals. Chief Health Officer Kerry Chant said on Monday there was no evidence to suggest NS...

England bans gatherings of more than 6 as virus cases spike England bans gatherings of more than 6 as virus cases spike

Mr. Hancock said the new limit, which covers both indoor and outdoor gatherings and will come into force on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, will provide "more clarity" to people and is aimed at damping down a recent sharp spike in new coronavirus cases.

Potential COVID-19 exposure at a Winnipeg Tim Hortons Potential COVID-19 exposure at a Winnipeg Tim Hortons

The news comes as Green County Public Health confirms the county's second COVID-19 death. School board member, Highlander, says these closings are not ideal and that the board understands the impact that school closures have on parents and students...

Nine coronavirus vaccine makers pledge to 'stand with science'

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration defines an adverse event as one in which evidence suggests a possible relationship to the drug being tested. It is not yet clear whether the reaction was caused by the vaccine. Drug companies are racing against t...

Five new COVID-19 cases in Saskatchewan Five new COVID-19 cases in Saskatchewan

The Lloydminster and district subregion and the Cut Knife Wilkie zone have two cases apiece. One person is intensive care, while the other is receiving inpatient care. A Canadian Armed Forces number or interim federal health identification will also ...

LVMH Drops $16 Billion Tiffany Deal Over Trump Tariffs LVMH Drops $16 Billion Tiffany Deal Over Trump Tariffs

But Covid has since hammered the luxury goods industry, with sales expected to fall by as much as 35pc this year, raising questions over whether LVMH is overpaying. "This latest development represents nothing more than LVMH's most recent effort to av...

Jump in Coronavirus Cases in Britain is 'Concerning', Says Health Secretary Hancock Jump in Coronavirus Cases in Britain is 'Concerning', Says Health Secretary Hancock

He also confirmed that local lockdown measures were re-imposed in the English town of Bolton, where the rate of infection has risen to 120 confirmed cases per 100,000, the highest in the country. However, Mr Hancock insisted it was still safe for pup...

Kaley Cuoco Claps Back After Being Shamed for Wearing Mask During Workout Kaley Cuoco Claps Back After Being Shamed for Wearing Mask During Workout

Kaley Cuoco has spoken out after being shamed on social media for exercising in a face mask. A third fan wrote: "Don't use mask to exercise. CO2". "Take off the mask!" someone else said, with another commenting, "Why the mask.??" "I am protectin...

Russia Begins Final Trials of Sputnik V Coronavirus Vaccine Russia Begins Final Trials of Sputnik V Coronavirus Vaccine

The head of the state-run Gamaleya institute that developed the vaccine has also disclosed plans to develop a new vaccine that would double one's protection from both Covid-19 and the flu. AstraZeneca's is the first phase-three COVID-19 vaccine...

AstraZeneca pauses coronavirus vaccine trial, what does this mean for markets? AstraZeneca pauses coronavirus vaccine trial, what does this mean for markets?

The WHO is in the midst of rounding up support for a global coalition, called the ACT Accelerator, in the hope of fairly distributing vaccines, treatments and diagnostics for the new coronavirus to rich and poor countries alike. "The safety of th...

Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 drug trial paused as participant falls ill Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 drug trial paused as participant falls ill

The Commission reached a first agreement last month with AstraZeneca for at least 300 million doses of its potential vaccine, mirroring moves by the United States and other wealthy states to secure stock of effective COVID-19 vaccines. Nine biophar...

Matt Hancock blames British public for shortfall in coronavirus testing capacity Matt Hancock blames British public for shortfall in coronavirus testing capacity

The Health Secretary added, "We'll be stepping up the communications, making sure that people are reminded very clearly with clarity of the rules". Sarah-Jane Marsh, director of testing for NHS Test and Trace, insisted all testing sites had capacit...

Senate GOP Unveils Smaller CCP Virus Relief Bill, Voting Thursday Senate GOP Unveils Smaller CCP Virus Relief Bill, Voting Thursday

The bill also includes $105 billion for schools and $16 billion for expansion of coronavirus testing. McConnell, as he was walking to his office, told reporters that a vote on the bill is scheduled Thursday, Sept. Democrats had sought almost $1 t...

Rise in Covid-19 cases sees tighter new measures for Bolton Rise in Covid-19 cases sees tighter new measures for Bolton

Hancock told parliament, amid fears of a second wave of COVID-19 cases, that "just because we've come through one peak, it does not mean we can not see another one coming". "We can see the epidemic is taking off again". "Because as we've seen elsew...

Coronavirus: Heart and lung damage 'can fix itself' Coronavirus: Heart and lung damage 'can fix itself'

That was documented in a second study led by doctoral candidate Yara Al Chikhanie of Grenoble Alps University in France - another global ski destination - examining outcomes in 19 patients who had required mechanical ventilation for COVID-19.

Another Ipswich Hospital healthcare worker tests positive Another Ipswich Hospital healthcare worker tests positive

One is the sister of a student from Staines Memorial College in Redbank Plains who had previously tested positive. "That means there is some pressure on the capacity of the hospital". "She has, after hearing all of the messages about if you can't s...

Joe Biden Has an Unlikely New Ally Joe Biden Has an Unlikely New Ally

But given today's contentious political climate, Hill is not only going to vote for the democratic nominee, she has also vowed to work with him on gender issues if he becomes president. Apparently Hill was listening, and she now says that she believe...

Covid-19 can adversely affect hearts of children Covid-19 can adversely affect hearts of children

The rare disease is caused by infection with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus , the same pathogen responsible for the current COVID-19 pandemic . However, the coronavirus disease's light case doesn't guarantee that MIS-C won't be very serious or someti...

Daily cases of COVID-19 in Canada up 25 percent last week Daily cases of COVID-19 in Canada up 25 percent last week

PHAC also said labs across Canada tested an average of nearly 46,000 people daily over the past week, with 0.9 per cent testing positive. There have been 1,31,495 cases of COVID-19 in Canada, including 9,143 deaths, with the trend of increased case...

ME wedding now linked to three coronavirus deaths, at least 147 cases ME wedding now linked to three coronavirus deaths, at least 147 cases

Weddings are particularly high-risk , according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, because attendees often travel from outside the local area, which brings a risk of either introducing the coronavirus to local guests or spreading the ...

LabCorp: New Test Can Detect COVID-19 and Flu LabCorp: New Test Can Detect COVID-19 and Flu

In addition, it will be really important for everyone to get an influenza vaccine this year. "This is virtually a non-season", said Ian Barr, a professor of microbiology and immunology at the University of Melbourne. "We've never seen numbers like ...

Nightclubs ordered closed in B.C. over COVID-19 case spike Nightclubs ordered closed in B.C. over COVID-19 case spike

The province also recorded two additional deaths, both of them in long-term care homes. Today's update covered a four day reporting period after the long weekend. John Wray wrote that Vancouver Coastal Health COVID-19 tracers had contacted the affe...

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