Monday January 24-th, 2022

Concern over fresh spike in virus cases in Galway

This would mean people would not be allowed to leave the county except for essential purposes. It's expected NPHET will say the capital should be moved fully to level three restrictions from it's current position at level 2. If that happens it will...

Moderna reveals detailed plans for Covid-19 clinical trial Moderna reveals detailed plans for Covid-19 clinical trial

In March of this year, Moderna gave the first injection of the experimental vaccine to a volunteer in Seattle, Washington. According to a slide being presented at the meeting, Moderna's trial is only likely to generate clear positive results at the...

Ontario reduces social gatherings in select regions, increases fines Ontario reduces social gatherings in select regions, increases fines

According to the provincial webpage tracking COVID-19 in schools, there are now 18 Ottawa schools with at least one confirmed case: 10 schools in the French Catholic board, four in the French public board and four in the English Catholic board.

China: Over 3000 test positive for brucellosis after leak at biopharmaceutical factory China: Over 3000 test positive for brucellosis after leak at biopharmaceutical factory

Health officials in Lanzhou city said 3 245 people contracted the disease, which can bring about fever, joint pain and headaches . Another 1,401 people have tested as "preliminarily positive". The Lanzhou Health Commission also designated 11 public h...

Roche drug reduces need for mechanical ventilation in COVID-19 patients Roche drug reduces need for mechanical ventilation in COVID-19 patients

But now, the Swiss pharma's option has staged a comeback-sort of. The company meant to share the data with the US Food and Drug Administration and other worldwide health authorities, he said . Approximately 85 per cent of the 389 patients were from ...

Coronavirus deaths in kids echoes toll in adults, CDC says Coronavirus deaths in kids echoes toll in adults, CDC says

Of these cases, 15 were confirmed to have MIS-C, an inflammatory condition linked to Covid-19. Out of total deaths of under-21, 12 deaths have been of children under the age of 1, and almost half of the deaths were of children between the age of 18...

Latest CDC forecast projects 218,000 COVID-19 deaths by October 10 Latest CDC forecast projects 218,000 COVID-19 deaths by October 10

Although children are far less likely to die from coronavirus than adults, they can still be affected by its symptoms, such as PMIS . Previous research has inferred that there is a palpable tie between COVID-19 and stillbirths, including a British ...

Mouth wash test coming for school kids in B.C. Mouth wash test coming for school kids in B.C.

Younger children, especially, don't take well to the nasal swab so this will make it easier to collect those samples. "Today, a new made-in-B.C. sample collection program has been launched for all K-12 students across the province", Dr. "Dr. Henry ...

Trump administration wrote controversial USA agency guidelines on testing Trump administration wrote controversial USA agency guidelines on testing

The Infectious Diseases Society of America, which works closely with the CDC, also strongly criticized the recommendation . In Thursday's report , a federal official told the Times that the guidelines came from the HHS and the White House ...

Judge blocks Postal Service changes that slowed mail delivery Judge blocks Postal Service changes that slowed mail delivery

The state attorneys general also said that, 'DeJoy has abandoned the Postal Service's longstanding commitment to treat all Election Mail under First Class delivery standards.' Some election mail sent by election officials is sent by marketing mail, w...

This Antibody Therapy Can Cut Covid-19 Hospitalisation Risk This Antibody Therapy Can Cut Covid-19 Hospitalisation Risk

Many scientists hope that monoclonal antibodies will prove to be powerful treatments for COVID-19, but they are hard and expensive to manufacture, and progress has been slow. Reese, M.D., executive vice president of research and development at Amgen...

Second UK lockdown? Covid hospital admissions doubling every eight days Second UK lockdown? Covid hospital admissions doubling every eight days

Facing MPs at the Commons Liaison Committee, the prime minister said he thought second period of strict stay-at-home measures would be "completely wrong" for the country and that the government would do "everything in our power" to prevent it.

Record high 165 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in B.C. Record high 165 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in B.C.

New reports are released each Friday. A total of 2,949 people in B.C. are under public health monitoring due to their proximity to confirmed cases of COVID-19, Henry said Thursday. Eighty-six people who reside outside Canada are also included in ...

UAE Approves Emergency Use of China-Made Covid-19 Vaccine UAE Approves Emergency Use of China-Made Covid-19 Vaccine

Oxfam calculated the combined production capacity of these five vaccine candidates at 5.9 billion doses , enough for three billion people given that all five future vaccines are highly likely to require two doses . As of Wednesday, the company ha...

Pitt scientists developing drug to prevent, treat COVID-19 Pitt scientists developing drug to prevent, treat COVID-19

The University of Pittsburgh announced in a press release that students from its medical school had isolated the smallest biological molecule yet that "completely and specifically neutralizes" SARS-CoV-2. His team has since discovered antibodies ...

23 soldiers, 31 militants killed in clashes in Afghanistan 23 soldiers, 31 militants killed in clashes in Afghanistan

Tolo noted that the Taliban had not issued any officials statements regarding the attacks. Fierce fighting between Afghan forces and the Taliban killed an unspecified number of people in a restive eastern province, officials said on Thursday, as ne...

Human Case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis Reported in LaPorte County Human Case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis Reported in LaPorte County

In the year 2014, there were more than 44,000 reported cases of dengue fever, which was the highest ever number of dengue infections per year in the historical records. Anyone who thinks they may be experiencing these symptoms should contact a medi...

Over 41,000 health workers in Africa infected with COVID-19

She said the figure accounts for 3.8 per cent of all reported COVID-19 cases in the region. In April, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that health-care workers accounted for 11 percent to 16 percent of covid-19 cases duri...

Biden says he believes president has 'legal authority' to implement mask mandate Biden says he believes president has 'legal authority' to implement mask mandate

The president has previously taken credit for sending the National Guard into the city to deal with an outbreak of violence following the shooting - something the state's Democratic governor had already done by the time Mr Trump called for it.

Donald Trump disparages his own scientists, promises vaccine very soon

Asked to respond to the open disagreements between U.S. President Donald Trump and the director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention over the effectiveness of masks and when a coronavirus vaccine might be available, Dr.

Mask not more effective than vaccine, says Trump Mask not more effective than vaccine, says Trump

For a vaccine to be "fully available to the American public, so we begin to take advantage of vaccine to get back to our regular life ", Redfield said , "I think we are probably looking at late second quarter, third quarter 2021". Even among those ...

Secretary of State addresses cost, voter fraud concerns for November election Secretary of State addresses cost, voter fraud concerns for November election

They see having to freshly apply for an absentee ballot , rather than automatically getting sent one in the post , as an extra secure step in the voting process. "Voters also do not need to add postage", Takahashi said. Even if it's postmarked on...

One White House staff member tested positive for COVID-19 One White House staff member tested positive for COVID-19

He said: "It's not anybody that was near me. While the ACA remains in force, President Trump's Administration is supporting the case pending before the U.S. In May it was revealed that a personal valet for Trump, who among other tasks serves the Pres...

Staff member at Yaphank elementary school tests positive for COVID-19 Staff member at Yaphank elementary school tests positive for COVID-19

Mary's County. Students will practice remote learning while the building is disinfected. They're still seeing the loss of some of their in-class teachers to go over to the Hub. Halloran similarly pointed to the district's health screening protocols...

Seven deaths now linked to wedding in Millinocket area Seven deaths now linked to wedding in Millinocket area

So, as the weather gets colder and people start staying inside more, the Maine CDC is concerned about a spike in COVID-19 cases. Residents at Maplecrest Rehabilitation and Living Center accounted for 39 cases tied to the wedding and six of the seve...

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