Monday January 24-th, 2022

Coronavirus: Health Secretary says it will take 'weeks' to fix testing chaos Coronavirus: Health Secretary says it will take 'weeks' to fix testing chaos

She told the BBC that more testing slots and home testing kits were being made available as demand had risen and most people didn't need to travel more than 10 miles. The latest government figures show that 220,000 tests are processed each day even t...

COVID cases confirmed across Alberta, two in South Zone COVID cases confirmed across Alberta, two in South Zone

Lester B. Pearson High School, Calgary. The school is scheduled to be open on Wednesday and letters have been sent home to parents. According to new numbers from the Province of Alberta , there was a decrease of 47 for active cases within the pr...

Scientists discover antibody that 'neutralizes' virus that causes coronavirus Scientists discover antibody that 'neutralizes' virus that causes coronavirus

Can Be A Preventive Measure As Well? Peter Horby, professor of emerging infectious diseases and global health at the University of Oxford and chief investigator of the trial, said: "We have already discovered that one treatment, dexamethasone, ...

Province launches more Primary Health Care Networks

The previous Liberal government promised to link every person to a doctor by 2015 but had to abandon the plan as unachievable even after spending millions-of-dollars to try to court new physicians. "About 17 per cent of people in British Columbia rep...

Local Health Unit Confirms Second COVID-19 Community Cluster Local Health Unit Confirms Second COVID-19 Community Cluster

He would only say the recent close contact cases are "related to a few social gatherings". To date, 38 confirmed cases are linked to the first community cluster. "The second wave resulted in millions of deaths", said Ahmed. It's the first case to...

Ontario confirms 251 new COVID cases today Ontario confirms 251 new COVID cases today

Most cases appear to be in the Toronto, Peel, York and Ottawa regions, according to health officials. Ford addressed a question on the deficit and paying down the province's debt from the pandemic - saying efforts to cut red tape and regulations, a...

COVID-19 Numbers as of 3 pm September 15

In the north, there are seven people in hospital and all are in ICU. The number of patients in intensive care also increased to 20, from 15. One new health care outbreak was reported in the Vancouver Coastal Health region. About 82% of people who h...

Whistleblower nurse alleges mass hysterectomies at U.S. immigration detention centre Whistleblower nurse alleges mass hysterectomies at U.S. immigration detention centre

Following some devastating revelations from a nurse-turned-whistleblower at a Georgia immigrant detention center (as shared with the Intercept earlier this week) about concerns over medical practices at the center during the global pandemic, the full...

United Kingdom warned virus test shortages harming health system United Kingdom warned virus test shortages harming health system

Hospital heads have warned that a lack of coronavirus testing for NHS staff is leading to staff absences and services at risk. Chris Hopson, chief executive of NHS providers, a membership organisation for NHS trusts, said: "It's clear that there ...

Antibody fragments may be exceptionally effective against SARS-CoV-2 Antibody fragments may be exceptionally effective against SARS-CoV-2

What Do The Researchers Say About The Discovery Of The Antibody? Convalescent plasma - blood plasma taken from patients who have recovered from SARS-CoV-2 and therefore contains anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies - is now being tested in clinical trials...

Coronavirus: 3 deaths and 357 new COVID-19 cases today Coronavirus: 3 deaths and 357 new COVID-19 cases today

It comes as another person has died with the virus and there were 255 new cases. It's understood, members of the Cabinet were advised to restrict their movements on foot of guidance from the Acting Chief Medical Officer. But in Dublin this will be ...

Apple One bundle includes Apple Music, Apple TV+, Apple Arcade and more Apple One bundle includes Apple Music, Apple TV+, Apple Arcade and more

What's in Apple One and when will Apple release the bundles? Apple Music, Apple TV+ , Apple Arcade , and 50GB of iCloud storage are part of Apple One Individual . Unlike Prime, Apple is offering several variations at different prices. By bun...

Yoga, chyawanprash for recovered patients Yoga, chyawanprash for recovered patients

The Union ministry of health and family welfare has recommended that patients who have recovered from COVID-19, particularly those who experienced acute illness from the coronavirus infection, make consuming a daily dose of the Ayurvedic preparat...

Air quality advisory for OR extended through Thursday Air quality advisory for OR extended through Thursday

A healthy dose of rain in some areas of B.C. on Monday night helped clear out some of the wildfire smoke hanging over the province, but the air quality has returned to the risky levels seen since last week. Much of northern Idaho is in the very unhea...

Pandemic preparedness panel slams collective failure to heed warnings By Pandemic preparedness panel slams collective failure to heed warnings By

Previous year the panel published its inaugural report, warning the world was chronically unprepared for a global health crisis. The first GPMB Report issued last September had warned of the threat of a respiratory pathogen that could kill millions...

Alberta's top doctor hopes for more targeted contact tracing in schools Alberta's top doctor hopes for more targeted contact tracing in schools

About 21 of those schools are in Calgary and at least six are in Edmonton. Alberta has adopted a "very cautious" approach to reporting COVID-19 outbreaks in schools, and has so far not found a single case that was transmitted within a school settin...

How many COVID-19 cases were recorded in B.C How many COVID-19 cases were recorded in B.C

The county has averaged about 24 new cases per day over the last 14 days, according to a 14-day moving average graph updated weekdays by the health department. The Ministry further said Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Tam...

Victoria Recorded 0 Coronavirus Deaths Overnight For The First Time Since July Victoria Recorded 0 Coronavirus Deaths Overnight For The First Time Since July

Check your state's restrictions on gathering limits. The one case with an unknown source in regional Victoria was from September 1. Mr Andrews celebrates with his father Bob after winning the Victorian state election in November 2014. I don't think...

AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine trial in USA remains on hold

Now we will go to 16 years old", he said . Britain has struck agreements with a number of pharmaceutical firms developing vaccines against the novel coronavirus in order to ensure it has access to an effective innoculation, including BioNTech, P...

Pfizer, BioNTech to expand Covid vaccine Phase 3 trial

The vaccine being developed by Oxford and AstraZeneca is widely perceived to be one of, if not the strongest contender among the dozens of coronavirus vaccines in various stages of testing around the world. The trials also assess effectiveness by t...

Democrats to probe whether officials meddled with CDC data Democrats to probe whether officials meddled with CDC data

Jim Clyburn and his Democratic colleagues wrote in a letter to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar and CDC director Robert Redfield. He reviewed Caputo's comments and said his "ravings" aren't a surprise, saying Caputo has pushed "d...

AstraZeneca, Oxford University resume clinical trials of COVID-19 vaccine AstraZeneca, Oxford University resume clinical trials of COVID-19 vaccine

A prolonged delay in the U.S. trial could slow access to the vaccine in the US. "Adverse reactions in these sorts of trials do occur and this does not necessarily mean that there is a major problem with the vaccine". Dr. Charlotte Summers, a lecturer...

'Exposure risk': Student at Burlington elementary school tests positive for COVID-19

The Peel District School Board, for instance, says it had to push back live online classes because 10,000 students signed up for virtual learning in the past week. Other phases includes a hybrid model of in-person and virtual learning and returning a...

BC announces 132 new COVID-19 cases BC announces 132 new COVID-19 cases

No deaths were recorded, meaning the provincial death toll from the coronavirus remains at 213. There has been one new health-care facility outbreak at Evergreen Hamlets long-term care facility. One new health-care facility outbreak has been iden...

Canada Reports Zero Covid Deaths for First Time in Six Months Canada Reports Zero Covid Deaths for First Time in Six Months

Canada also reported 702 new cases of the disease in the same span, bringing the overall number of cases the country has reported in the past several months to 135,626 cases on Friday, Reuters reports. Regions including British Columbia have impos...

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