Monday January 24-th, 2022

Coronavirus risk lowered for this blood type, studies suggest Coronavirus risk lowered for this blood type, studies suggest

As part of the study, the team of researchers gathered Danish health registry data from more than 473,000 individuals tested for COVID-19 and compared it to data from a control group of more than 2.2 million people, as per a report by news agency IAN...

Remdesivir did not cut COVID hospital stay or mortality Remdesivir did not cut COVID hospital stay or mortality

Results from the WHO's highly anticipated Solidarity trial, which studied the effects of remdesivir and three other potential drug regimens in 11,266 hospitalized patients, found that none of the treatments "substantially affected mortality" or reduc...

Sen. Blumenthal objects to confirmation hearings for SCOTUS pick ahead of election Sen. Blumenthal objects to confirmation hearings for SCOTUS pick ahead of election

And they are operating in an environment marked by the hostility of earlier battles. Republicans have been pushing to confirm Barrett before Election Day, which would lock in a 6-3 majority on the nation's highest court for a generation. "Let's keep ...

Blood type may affect severity of COVID-19 infection, new study suggests Blood type may affect severity of COVID-19 infection, new study suggests

Which blood types put coronavirus patients in danger? One of the new studies specifically found that COVID-19 patients with Type O or B blood spent less time in an intensive-care unit than their counterparts with Type A or AB. In the second ...

Bureau County reports 4th COVID-19-related death in past 7 days Bureau County reports 4th COVID-19-related death in past 7 days

This week saw the beginning of several free COVID-19 testing events in the county, with testing available to anyone - regardless of symptoms. Pettis County added 22 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, bringing the total number of cases to 1,417,...

Pettis County COVID-19 hospitalizations increase

The county had an adjusted average of 6.1 new cases per 100,000 people per day - 1 point higher than the previous week. Three patients at Lawrence's hospital had COVID-19 on Thursday, one more than Wednesday. Lawrence Reynolds, health advisor to Fl...

Ice Cube Clarifies Stance On Trump After Helping Campaign Ice Cube Clarifies Stance On Trump After Helping Campaign

Both parties contacted me. "Dems said we'll address the CWBA after the election", Cube tweeted on Wednesday. The rap legend has called for both political parties to take action to fix the devastation done to the Black community by promoting a ...

Facebook to ban anti-vaccination ads Facebook to ban anti-vaccination ads

Last month, they also made a decision to stop groups that give other Facebook users health advice, as these groups can become unsafe vectors for disinformation and can lead people to believe things that aren't true about the medical community or me...

Scientists debunk Covid-19 herd immunity as a ‘dangerous fallacy’ Scientists debunk Covid-19 herd immunity as a ‘dangerous fallacy’

The World Health Organization has been warning for months that herd immunity for Covid-19 was impossible without untold casualties. As a second Covid-19 wave batters Europe, several countries have reintroduced controls on movement and implemented r...

Coronavirus: Five more deaths and 1,095 new cases in Ireland Coronavirus: Five more deaths and 1,095 new cases in Ireland

BC now has 1,476 active cases, with 77 people in hospital, 24 of whom are in critical or intensive care. There have been an additional ten new cases of Covid-19 in the Northern Health region, bringing the total to 341. However, there continue to be...

Covid alert level: London and Essex to move into Tier 2 restrictions Covid alert level: London and Essex to move into Tier 2 restrictions

As of midnight Friday, Londoners will be prohibited from mixing with other households in homes and other indoor settings, including hospitality venues, after the United Kingdom government agreed with London mayor Sadiq Khan that the city required...

Nicola Sturgeon backs Mark Drakeford on Covid-19 travel restrictions within UK Nicola Sturgeon backs Mark Drakeford on Covid-19 travel restrictions within UK

Mr Drakeford noted he had received support from Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon for the travel ban, adding: "Now is the time for the Prime Minister to do the same thing". The chief executive of the Welsh NHS, Dr Andrew Goodall, said he wo...

Trump, Biden To Hold Competing Town Halls Instead Of Debate Trump, Biden To Hold Competing Town Halls Instead Of Debate

After the cancellation of the second presidential debate, President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden have officially lined up competing town hall events instead. The first debate between the two men last month was watched by an estimated...

West Linn preschool dealing with COVID-19 outbreak West Linn preschool dealing with COVID-19 outbreak

There have been no additional outbreaks of COVID-19 in the health-care system or in the broader community since Henry's last update on Tuesday, and an outbreak at St. Ontario reported 721 new COVID-19 cases today, out of some 32,200 tests. Public a...

Russian Federation says it's registered 2nd COVID-19 vaccine, working on a 3rd Russian Federation says it's registered 2nd COVID-19 vaccine, working on a 3rd

In August, Russia became the first country in the world to register the vaccine against COVID-19, created by the Gamaleya Institute. Russian Federation said this week that late-stage clinical trials for its first vaccine, Sputnik V , has start...

Covid deaths in Europe, USA exceed official figures Covid deaths in Europe, USA exceed official figures

The pandemic has directly or indirectly led to 225,000 COVID-19 deaths in the USA, whether those people died of COVID-19 itself or an issue linked to the pandemic, such delaying care over fears of going to hospitals amid outbreaks, a new study finds....

Dutch woman becomes first person to die after being reinfected with coronavirus Dutch woman becomes first person to die after being reinfected with coronavirus

The woman, who was 89, had a rare bone marrow type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma called Waldenström's macroglobulinemia. The researchers say the woman tested positive for COVID-19 after being hospitalized with symptoms earlier this year, and was released...

First case of Covid-19 reinfection death reported First case of Covid-19 reinfection death reported

The authors also confirmed that the patient had no immunological disorders, nor was he taking any immunosuppressive drugs. Roughly four separate cases of coronavirus reinfections were confirmed in the Netherlands, Hong Kong, Belgium and Ecuador.

Virginia voter registration portal restored after fiber cut caused outage Virginia voter registration portal restored after fiber cut caused outage

The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law had sought the extension, saying voters would be "absolutely disenfranchised" without it. A federal court has granted to extend Virginia's voter registration deadline by 48 hours after the state's D...

Letting virus ‘run free’ with eye to herd immunity is ‘unethical’ Letting virus ‘run free’ with eye to herd immunity is ‘unethical’

He pointed out that for measles, for instance, it is estimated that if 95 percent of the population is vaccinated, the remaining five percent will also be protected from the spread of the virus. "Herd immunity is achieved by protecting people from a ...

Coronavirus in Quebec: 844 new cases, 20 more hospitalizations Coronavirus in Quebec: 844 new cases, 20 more hospitalizations

According to the study , a man aged 25 in Nevada was infected with two separate strains of SARS-CoV-2 within 48 hours and tested negative between the infections, indicating previous exposure to the virus may not guarantee total immunity .

Ontario reports 721 new cases of COVID-19, 170 in Peel Ontario reports 721 new cases of COVID-19, 170 in Peel

Premier Doug Ford says Ontario will have 500 more contact tracers and case managers on the ground by mid-November. "It really weighs on you". Ontario reported another 721 cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday , marking a slight decline from the number ...

Vaccine can knock down state's 40000 annual flu cases Vaccine can knock down state's 40000 annual flu cases

UB has been operating an on-campus flu clinic sponsored by Health Services throughout October and November. The vaccine is provided by the Virginia Department of Health. Anyone can get the flu jab, but only people in a group listed above are entitl...

Two more COVID deaths reported on Thanksgiving Monday including woman over 100 Two more COVID deaths reported on Thanksgiving Monday including woman over 100

Additionally, the province is recording 97 new COVID-19 cases Saturday. The cases were previously identified. Manitoba reported 77 new probable cases of COVID-19 ( coronavirus ) on Monday, bringing the provincial total to 2,655. Manitoba Health a...

France reimposes Covid state of emergency with Paris under 9pm curfew France reimposes Covid state of emergency with Paris under 9pm curfew

A decree was presented to the Council of Ministers on Wednesday, restoring the state of health emergency throughout France. Download the EWN app to your iOS or Android device. In the region of Ile-de-France, the rate of positive tests is close ...

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT