Wednesday January 26-th, 2022

Outbreak declared at Calgary high school after second case reported

Health officials will contact students and staff at the two schools who have been identified as being in close contact with any of the confirmed cases. Wilford and Henry Wise Wood High School last week. An outbreak is declared when there are two or...

Trump officials interfered with CDC reports Trump officials interfered with CDC reports

Days after President Donald Trump admitted to knowingly downplaying the Covid-19 pandemic in his statements to the public, new reporting late Friday revealed that Trump political aides have been reviewing-and in some cases altering-weekly CDC reports...

"Twin Pandemic": Health officials concerned with flu season starting and COVID-19

John Lynch, a board-certified physician and medical director of infection control at the University of Washington's Harborview Medical Center. In Japan, the health ministry is preparing 31.2 million flu shots, up seven percent from past year and th...

COVID-19 vaccine trials resume in UK COVID-19 vaccine trials resume in UK

Not only is it a race against time like one rarely seen in the recorded human history, it is also a test of mankind's scientific achievements till date. "These are the usual steps that should be taken whenever a potentially unexplained disease is pre...

Thiem beats Zverev to win US Open for first Grand Slam title Thiem beats Zverev to win US Open for first Grand Slam title

Thiem, who was troubled by an Achilles problem suffered during his semi-final victory over Daniil Medvedev, appeared to be moving well enough but he was up against a player who looked to be on a mission to finish things off. "I wish you would have mi...

CDC Links Dining Out to Increased COVID Risk CDC Links Dining Out to Increased COVID Risk

Throughout the pandemic, Dr. Anthony Fauci has taken a firm line against the idea of eating in restaurants or hanging out in bars or coffee shops (via Restaurant Business ). The CDC's study said they observed no other "significant differences" in ...

Health chief under police protection after death threats

AMA Queensland president Chris Perry said the state's doctors "believe in the science of the Chief Health Officer, we believe Qld should follow the advice of the Chief Health Officer and if she says the borders should stay closed, we think they shoul...

Canada reports no new COVID-19 deaths, first time since March Canada reports no new COVID-19 deaths, first time since March

Theresa Tam, Canada's Chief Public Health Officer. March 10 was the date of a government briefing note prepared for Hajdu, reported by the CBC, which incorrectly told her that with only 12 reported cases in Canada, the risk of COVID-19 spreading ...

Police posted outside home of Qld's top doctor after death threats Police posted outside home of Qld's top doctor after death threats

He said the state will not back down on its funeral protocol. Meanwhile, the Hollywood celebrity Tom Hanks jetted to the Gold Coast to get a luxury resort quarantine, along with AFL officials are still lounge by the pool into their COVID-bubble bef...

Dr. Hinshaw shares COVID-19 update for September 11 Dr. Hinshaw shares COVID-19 update for September 11

Friday'Major issues' with contact tracing, says charity volunteer notified nine days after close contactA Meals on Wheels volunteer is questioning Alberta Health Services' contact-tracing protocols after it took nine days for him to find out he was a...

We need to strengthen poor to end poverty: PM Modi We need to strengthen poor to end poverty: PM Modi

The Prime Minister expressed satisfaction that in many states of the country including Madhya Pradesh projects worth about Rs 23 thousand crores have been completed under PM Garib Kalyan Abhiyan. Funds for all these houses constructed under PMAY-G ar...

Big Ten members ‘confident’ return to play plan will be approved Big Ten members ‘confident’ return to play plan will be approved

The person said the meeting broke up without the presidents and chancellors voting and with no set plans for them to reconvene. The person, speaking on condition of anonymity because the Big Ten was not planning to make any announcements about its ...

Oxford University says coronavirus vaccine trials will resume Oxford University says coronavirus vaccine trials will resume

A laboratory technician supervises capped vials during filling and packaging tests for the large-scale production and supply of the University of Oxfords COVID-19 vaccine candidate, conducted on a high-performance aseptic vial filling line on Septemb...

COVID-19 Numbers as of 3:25 pm September 11 COVID-19 Numbers as of 3:25 pm September 11

There is one new death reported, said the county Health Department, for a total of 85. The additional death being reported today was a 78-year-old woman who was a resident of the Sunnyvale. Deaths at the three facilities as of September 4 total...

Michael Bloomberg Donates $100 Million to Defeat Trump in Florida Michael Bloomberg Donates $100 Million to Defeat Trump in Florida

The Republican National Committee said it expected to raise $18 million, which would be shared by Trump's campaign, the committee and several state GOP committees. When asked if the focus of his effort will be Latino voters, one Bloomberg adviser sai...

Wildfire Smoke Leaves Air Quality at 'Unhealthy' Levels in Washington State

Vancouver now has a rating of 196 on the US air quality index (AQI), not far behind Portland, which has an index level of 218. MyNorthwest reported that most of western Washington was experiencing "very unhealthy to hazardous conditions".

3,497 new cases in 24 hours as Covid resurges across UK 3,497 new cases in 24 hours as Covid resurges across UK

This would mean every 10 people with coronavirus goes on to infect another 17. The survey reveals that outside of hospitals and nursing homes, about one in 1,400 people in England had the coronavirus last week - averaging 39,700 and 27,100 over...

Ontario reports 232 new COVID-19 cases, a second day exceeding 200 Ontario reports 232 new COVID-19 cases, a second day exceeding 200

This brings to the number of cases since the beginning of the pandemic to 44,300. As Ontario students return to school, we are developing new and innovative ways to combat COVID-19 in the classroom, including this webpage , which is just one way...

Trump has ‘no conception’ of national security, says Biden Trump has ‘no conception’ of national security, says Biden

He extended the "unwavering love, support and devotion of all Americans" to family members of 9/11 victims. Friday marks the 19th anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks on the United States. The two arrived in Manhattan at the World Trade C...

Connecticut West Nile Cases Jump To 4 This Year Connecticut West Nile Cases Jump To 4 This Year

The mosquitoes were collected on September 3 and Environmental Health staff conducted the confirmatory test on the mosquitoes at the Health Department. One had a diagnosis for West Nile fever and the other case was discovered through blood donor scre...

AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccine Trials Resume in UK

One such vaccine is being developed by AstraZeneca, which has had to pause global trials after an unexplained illness in a participant in Britain. "The UK committee has concluded its investigations and recommended to the MHRA that trials in the U...

Oxford, AstraZeneca to resume coronavirus vaccine trial Oxford, AstraZeneca to resume coronavirus vaccine trial

Their vaccine has cleared phase 1 and 2 human trials and progressed to the third phase where it is being tested on participants internationally. AstraZeneca, a front-runner in the race for a COVID-19 vaccine, said in a statement on September 8 t...

Coronavirus cases on the rise in England Coronavirus cases on the rise in England

And a study of thousands of people in England found that the number of cases in the North and among young people doubled every seven to eight days. A warning has been issued urging people not to party this weekend ahead of coronavirus restriction...

AstraZeneca resumes Covid-19 vaccine trials in the UK AstraZeneca resumes Covid-19 vaccine trials in the UK

Meanwhile, AstraZeneca CEO Pascal Soriot expressed hopes that the company would soon resume the trials after reviewing the cause of the illness in the patients and that the company is still aiming for the Oxford COVID-19 vaccine by the year-end.

Clark County records 40 new COVID-19 cases, one new death

This is the fourth death in Gallatin County related to COVID-19, and will be included in tomorrow's state update. No one is now hospitalized with the virus in Interior Health. Bonnie Henry was asked about the approach health officials take when it ...

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