Tuesday January 25-th, 2022

West Berkshire residents urged to 'do their bit' and download app West Berkshire residents urged to 'do their bit' and download app

The new app will be available to those aged 16 years and above in multiple languages, including Indian languages such as Punjabi, Gujarati and Bengali. West Suffolk MP and health secretary Matt Hancock said the app's launch comes "at a tipping poin...

Virus may have mutated to resist masks Virus may have mutated to resist masks

David Morens, a virologist at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said the findings suggest that the virus may become more contagious and that this "may have implications for our ability to control it". "The suggestion is tha...

Seoul: North Korea's Kim Apologizes Over Shooting Death Seoul: North Korea's Kim Apologizes Over Shooting Death

North Korea's United Front Department, in charge of cross-border ties, sent a letter to South Korean President Moon Jae-in's office a day after Seoul officials said North Korean soldiers killed a South Korean before dousing his body in oil and sett...

Another Vestal School District Student Diagnosed with COVID-19 Another Vestal School District Student Diagnosed with COVID-19

All students will be screened and have their temperatures checked before entering the classroom, teachers, and staff will be tested for COVID-19 regularly, and everyone will be required to wear facial coverings. Lane told school board members it "is ...

Dengue may lead to some immunity against virus Dengue may lead to some immunity against virus

The study has yet to be peer-reviewed. Researchers from Duke University found areas in Brazil with lower coronavirus infection rates and slower case growth had severe outbreaks of mosquito-borne dengue fever in 2019 or 2020. "If that happened, ...

Cuomo Makes Big Move on Vaccine Cuomo Makes Big Move on Vaccine

Andrew Cuomo, pictured at a news conference earlier this month, said Thursday that "we're going to put together our own review committee headed by the Department of Health". On Wednesday, Trump said he may not approve any new, more stringent FDA stan...

Pence's airplane returns to New Hampshire airport after striking bird Pence's airplane returns to New Hampshire airport after striking bird

Pence, 61, was on the return flight to Washington, D.C., after speaking at a campaign event in Gilford, New Hampshire, earlier in the day. There were no reports of injuries or damage to the plane in the collision. Pence wrote on Twitter earlier Tue...

CDC changes, then retracts, web posting on how virus spreads CDC changes, then retracts, web posting on how virus spreads

But unfortunately, all this language is gone, it's been removed. The criteria for making such changes are now under review, he added. Despite several studies that have shown the novel coronavirus can spread through small particles in the air, the...

Construction worker dies after eating too much black licorice Construction worker dies after eating too much black licorice

The Massachusetts man died aged 54 after eating a bag and a half of licorice every day for several weeks, throwing his nutrients out of balance. The problem, according to a report from the Associated Press , lies in the consumption of glycyrrh...

Contact tracing app rollout hit by issues over phone compatibility Contact tracing app rollout hit by issues over phone compatibility

If a user reports in the app that they tested positive for covid-19, it will send an alert to other users who were in close contact over the last 14 days. Users can anonymously record if they test positive for the virus. Now a director of charity A...

COVID-19: 478 new cases reported in Ontario COVID-19: 478 new cases reported in Ontario

Ontario started rolling out its fall COVID-19 preparedness plan earlier this week, but to date the only concrete actions announced as part of the plan are an aggressive flu shot campaign and the expansion of testing to 60 pharmacies . Ontario is...

Push for flu shots part of Ontario COVID plan Push for flu shots part of Ontario COVID plan

You will soon be able to get tested for COVID-19 at pharmacies in Ontario. The change today comes as assessment centres across the province have been struggling with long-line ups. Toronto reported 102 new cases, Peel 79 and Ottawa 65. According ...

Thurston County announces 17th death, plus 9 new cases of COVID-19 Thurston County announces 17th death, plus 9 new cases of COVID-19

The new cases reported Wednesday raise the rolling number of total confirmed cases in the past two weeks in Benton County from 190 on Tuesday to 208 on Wednesday. Jackson County Public Health reported on Tuesday that a fifth person in the county has ...

Putin Vaunts Russian Coronavirus Vaccine at UN Putin Vaunts Russian Coronavirus Vaccine at UN

General Assembly debate, as reported by ANI". Putin stated that Russian Federation has got some demands from United Nations staff for inoculation against coronavirus with the country " s coronavirus vaccine. Mass trials of Sputnik-V vaccine have no...

CDC Finally Admits Coronavirus Spreads Through Air, Takes It Down Hours Later CDC Finally Admits Coronavirus Spreads Through Air, Takes It Down Hours Later

The health agency had said COVID-19 could spread through airborne particles that can remain suspended in the air and travel beyond six feet. They reflect new findings from recent studies . "What I can tell you is, we do feel the urgency of the...

Air industry urges rapid testing instead of quarantine Air industry urges rapid testing instead of quarantine

Worldwide travel has marked a 92 per cent decrease, compared to 2019 levels, even though almost a half year has passed, since a large share of countries imposed entry bans and other restrictions to stop the further spread of the deadly virus.

Fears taxi driver worked for nine days infected with coronavirus Fears taxi driver worked for nine days infected with coronavirus

Dr Chant said NSW Health were working with the ride share and taxi industry to introduce a check in system that could see passengers required to scan a QR code when they get in a vehicle, which would make them easier to trace if something were to go ...

Up to 60 pharmacies to begin COVID testing in Ontario by Friday

Now, more than 230 pharmacies are involved, he said. "Our government is doing everything it can to defeat this deadly virus, including delivering an unprecedented flu shot campaign to maintain capacity in our hospitals". What we don't know is how bad...

Sweden says Stockholm measures possible as COVID cases rise Sweden says Stockholm measures possible as COVID cases rise

Herd immunity is a condition in which a population is protected from disease because so many of them are not affected by it - because they are already infected with it or have been vaccinated - so that it can not spread. If it is not eliminated "we f...

Sen. Mitt Romney Backs Rapid Vote on Trump's Supreme Court Nominee Sen. Mitt Romney Backs Rapid Vote on Trump's Supreme Court Nominee

Murkowski did emphasize that she opposed the confirmation process occurring fast and close to the election. Lagoa, a Cuban-American born in Miami serving on the U.S. The president has met with Ms Barrett at the White House twice this week. While ...

Australia's Victoria state reports slight rise in new COVID-19 cases

The 14-day rolling case average for Melbourne is now below 30, and Premier Daniel Andrews said the city is now on track to further ease restrictions this weekend, with an announcement to be made on Sunday. The average for regional Victoria has also...

Covid-19 latest: 234 new cases and two deaths

It means there have only been low numbers of positive tests, if any, in Carlow and Kilkenny - or in Waterford which had been considered to be at risk of further restrictions. Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn said that while Donegal may be ...

Plastic face shields don't work at protecting you from coronavirus Plastic face shields don't work at protecting you from coronavirus

Masks , face shields, and gloves have become the new normal, and people are playing with different ideas to protect themselves in a world where isolation is hard, if not impossible. Makoto Tsubokura of Riken, the government-backed institution carryin...

Scientists may know about Covid vaccine by December, says Fauci Scientists may know about Covid vaccine by December, says Fauci

The Food and Drug Administration "must move quickly", Trump wrote in the tweet. "I think that was a political move more than anything else", he said. He added that during his 20-year career in the military, he was never aware of his colleagues' pol...

Most Brits think Boris Johnson's new COVID rules 'should go even further' Most Brits think Boris Johnson's new COVID rules 'should go even further'

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday announced new restrictive measures to tackle a sharp rise in the country's coronavirus cases. Speaking about the current trend of cases doubling every seven days, Sir Patrick said: "If - and that's ...

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