Tuesday January 25-th, 2022

COVID-19 hospitalization levels up in B.C., 125 new cases

Statewide, there are 1,676 total overall student cases, 335 total teacher cases and 343 total staff positive cases. As San Marcos Consolidated ISD plans to bring some students back to in-person learning on October 5, the district is reporting one t...

BC announces 125 more cases of COVID-19 but no new deaths BC announces 125 more cases of COVID-19 but no new deaths

One of the new cases involves a child. The number of active cases rose to 142 on Thursday, in a metric that counts positive COVID-19 cases still in their 10-day isolation period. "Today's numbers show a continued decline in our 7-day positivity rat...

Britain reports over 7,000 new COVID-19 cases for second day

Experts have previously warned that describing the daily figure as a record could be "misleading" as it is not clear how many people were actually infected during the height of the first wave due to a lack of community testing at the time.

Cindy McCain Joins Advisory Board for Biden-Harris Campaign Transition Team Cindy McCain Joins Advisory Board for Biden-Harris Campaign Transition Team

John McCain , she's the latest in a list of high-profile supporters who have pledged to offer advice to the candidate should he win the election and move into the White House . Aides told The Journal that the advisory board met for the first time re...

Covid-19 test caused brain fluid leak in US patient Covid-19 test caused brain fluid leak in US patient

A certain case report that was published on Thursday, it stated that the University of Iowa doctors certainly noted that the woman's swab test alone was not 100% responsible for the leak. The people who suffer from extensive sinus and and/or have b...

3 new Covid-19 cases reported on Thursday

New cases were reported in almost all age brackets in the county, including two in residents 19 or younger, eight in their 20s, four in their 30s, six in their 40s, four in their 50s, two in their 60s and three in their 70s. Thursday's new cases, whi...

Transtasman travel: Aussie PM announcing plan open borders to Kiwis Transtasman travel: Aussie PM announcing plan open borders to Kiwis

However, she hinted travel the other way was still slightly further away, and would involve Australia having to meet a set of criteria she is setting. In a pre-budget speech on Thursday, Australian Prime Minister (PM) Scott Morrison identified space,...

COVID-19 cases rise to 63.9 lakh, death toll at 99,773 COVID-19 cases rise to 63.9 lakh, death toll at 99,773

On Tuesday, the number of recovered COVID-19 cases in India had crossed 51 lakh, which was the highest number of recoveries anywhere in the world. The study suggests that the spread of the pandemic in India, the second most affected country, may have...

Charles, Geneva, Elburn offer recommendations, guidelines for Halloween Charles, Geneva, Elburn offer recommendations, guidelines for Halloween

If you do not feel comfortable handing out candy this year, simply turn off your porch lights. Toms River has traditionally held trick-or-treat on October 30th, but this year, with the Downtown Toms River Halloween Parade being canceled due to ...

Study supports airborne spread of COVID-19 indoors Study supports airborne spread of COVID-19 indoors

The researcher studied a total of 438 COVID-19 patients, including 232 males. It was found that the higher the severity of coronavirus in male patients, the lower was the level of mean total testosterone. Hypogonadism , a condition meaning one's bo...

County COVID-19 cases falling County COVID-19 cases falling

Kendall County Coroner Jacquie Purcell confirmed September 3 there have been no new deaths related to COVID-19 within the county's borders, meaning the most recent death occurred outside of the county. Active cases Wednesday included 6,373 confirmed ...

Biden-Trump Debate Marred by Interruptions, Chaos: ‘That Was a S- Show’ Biden-Trump Debate Marred by Interruptions, Chaos: ‘That Was a S- Show’

Biden, seeking to eat into Trump's crucial support among blue collar voters, capitalized on bombshell revelations that the billionaire Trump managed to avoid paying nearly any federal income taxes for years. "He just couldn't keep up with two very br...

Regeneron's monoclonal treatment for Covid-19 shows promise in early trial Regeneron's monoclonal treatment for Covid-19 shows promise in early trial

The data has not been peer-reviewed. Only topline data was available in a news release from the company. The study data showed that patients who have low levels of virus, or who have already mounted an immune antibody response, are unlikely to be...

Health Unit Saying Getting Flu Shot More Important Than Ever

Among the 32% of respondents who said their child is unlikely to get the influenza vaccine, the most common reasons included concerns about side effects from the flu immunization and the belief the vaccine is not necessary nor effective. This is es...

MDH: 13 new COVID-19 deaths, state surpasses 100K cumulative cases MDH: 13 new COVID-19 deaths, state surpasses 100K cumulative cases

The Oregon Health Authority on Thursday reported one death and 363 new coronavirus cases, marking the first time since Friday that the state has exceeded 300 daily cases. Where the new cases are by county: Baker (1), Benton (4), Clackamas (25), Colu...

First patient cured of HIV dies of cancer First patient cured of HIV dies of cancer

Dr. Hütter had the notion that transplanting the marrow of a donor with a natural resistance to HIV could also defeat the virus in Brown's body, along with the leukaemia. "HIV treatment today possesses cure-level effectiveness in helping people livin...

COVID-19 may deplete testosterone, helping to explain male patients' poorer prognosis

On average, participant's testosterone levels drained by 30% post-infection to borderline unhealthy levels. The largest Covid-19 study in England to date has shown that around one in 200 people were infected with the virus, according to early re...

Get flu vaccine to help single out covid19 Get flu vaccine to help single out covid19

To that end, the province is considering novel approaches to mass immunization, including using existing drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites in Regina and Saskatoon to deliver the flu shot . It's partnering with health care, faith-based and community ...

Massive Cyber Attack Targets One Of The Largest US Healthcare Providers | KFI Massive Cyber Attack Targets One Of The Largest US Healthcare Providers | KFI

Universal Health Services has more than 400 locations, mostly in the US, and treats millions of patients a year. Universal Health Services (UHS), which operates hundreds of hospital locations in the United States, said Monday its computer network...

COVID-19 testing available at 4 Windsor and Chatham-Kent pharmacies

Starting on Tuesday, September 29, 2020, Shoppers Drug Mart at 416 St. Clair St.in Chatham will be booking appointments for COVID-19 testing for asymptomatic individuals only. Though Rexall has launched COVID-19 testing in Toronto-area and Ottawa pha...

New COVID-19 case reported in district New COVID-19 case reported in district

In a written statement, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and Stephen Brown, B.C.'s deputy health minister, said there are 1,284 active cases of people infected with the disease caused by the novel coronavirus in B.C., down 16 from Tuesday...

MT doctors say it's possible to get both coronavirus and flu vaccine

Public health experts fear winter will bring the seasonal flu on top of the coronavirus pandemic , and many parents, at least one survey suggests , aren't going to vaccinate their children against it. In fact, tomorrow my kids will be gettin...

Covid-19 may cause fall in men’s testosterone levels Covid-19 may cause fall in men’s testosterone levels

Recent evidence has demonstrated that MAIT cells are activated in response to RNA viruses, namely HIV and influenza virus. The authors state future studies should look at the concentration levels of ACE2 (Angiotensin-converting enzyme 2) - an enzym...

Pelosi, Mnuchin continue COVID-19 relief talks Pelosi, Mnuchin continue COVID-19 relief talks

With the election looming, there are political considerations on all sides. Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin spoke by phone for almost an hour Tuesday morning in hopes of breaking the long impasse - one that...

‘People are afraid’: Foothills nurse speaks out amid outbreak ‘People are afraid’: Foothills nurse speaks out amid outbreak

As of Sunday, five more patients and seven more staff contracted the virus in relation to the Foothills Hospital outbreak, with 25 patients and 25 staff cases since it began. Health officials are expected to provide more details on the outbreak Monda...

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