Tuesday January 25-th, 2022

Bishop calls on HSE to 'urgently' meet needs of Galway nursing home Bishop calls on HSE to 'urgently' meet needs of Galway nursing home

Nursing Homes Ireland says staffing remains the biggest issue in the fight against Covid-19. "The HSE sent us a nurse and a carer last night, it took the pressure off". Patricia McGowan is the Director of Nursing at Nightingale Nursing Home, and sh...

Ontario reporting 978 new COVID-19 cases today, six new deaths Ontario reporting 978 new COVID-19 cases today, six new deaths

Those bring the number of schools with a reported case to 514 out of Ontario's 4,828 publicly funded schools. There are 292 new cases in Toronto, 186 in Peel, 87 in Ottawa and 72 in York Region. The other regions in province reporting more than 10 ...

Toronto's Sunnybrook Hospital declares COVID-19 outbreak in surgical unit Toronto's Sunnybrook Hospital declares COVID-19 outbreak in surgical unit

Four patients remain in hospital and one has been discharged. The hospital says it has implemented outbreak control measures, including increased surveillance, testing, and enhanced cleaning measures. Speaking to CP24 on Friday morning, Mayor John To...

Human Protein Found to Make Coronavirus Highly Infectious Human Protein Found to Make Coronavirus Highly Infectious

The researchers tested various oral and nasopharyngeal rinses - including a 1% solution of baby shampoo, a neti pot, peroxide sore-mouth cleansers, and common household mouthwashes - to determine how well they inactivated human coronaviruses .

Lagging in polls, Trump uses debate to defend himself Lagging in polls, Trump uses debate to defend himself

Current polls show Trump trailing in most national polls by a 6 to 10 percent margin and trailing in three key states that he won in 2016: Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and MI - though Trump did outperform poll numbers during the 2016 election.

Jimmy Kimmel shares raw moments from his son's hospital experience Jimmy Kimmel shares raw moments from his son's hospital experience

While discussing coverage for people with preexisting conditions, the late-night host shared a video his wife, Molly McNearney , created about their 3-year-old son Billy's journey. "But the Republican party - and that includes the president and me...

Coronavirus Ireland: four further deaths and 859 new cases Coronavirus Ireland: four further deaths and 859 new cases

There have been 8,654 deaths in Pa. attributed to COVID-19 since the pandemic started, including 29 reported today. Neighboring Pierce County reported 109 new cases on Saturday and one death. That's up 3,338 cases and 35 deaths from the day before,...

October already sets record for most cases October already sets record for most cases

Asked about President Donald Trump's claim that the United States was "rounding the turn" on the pandemic during Thursday night's presidential debate, Azar told CNN that Trump was trying to provide hope to Americans waiting for a vaccine. But despite...

As spike continues, India's Covid tally crosses 78L-mark As spike continues, India's Covid tally crosses 78L-mark

The total cases reached 2,50,061, including 19,554 active cases, 2,19,152 recoveries and 10,016 deaths, according to the Municipal Corporation Greater Mumbai. - Recovery rates in many of north eastern states are among the are lowest in the country: M...

Tomorrow Is World Polio Day Tomorrow Is World Polio Day

In a 2020 report, the World Health Organization said even though polio cases have decreased by over 99 percent, failure to eradicate polio could result in as many as 200 000 new cases every year, within 10 years, all over the world. Our speaker at Be...

Fauci Says Nationwide Face Mask Rule May Be Needed Fauci Says Nationwide Face Mask Rule May Be Needed

As coronavirus cases reached a new high on Friday in the US, Dr. Anthony Fauci now believes a mask mandate is necessary to stop the spread of the virus. Fauci made the remark in response to being asked about the policy President Trump's rival...

COVID-19 contact tracing: new 'close contact' definition COVID-19 contact tracing: new 'close contact' definition

Health departments rely on the CDC's guidance to conduct contact tracing. And the correctional officer reported no other known close contacts to individuals infected with COVID-19 outside work, and no travel outside Vermont during the 14 days bef...

South Korea Investigates 13 Deaths After Flu Shots South Korea Investigates 13 Deaths After Flu Shots

KDCA said a thorough investigation is under way to find the exact cause of the recent deaths, as well as epidemiological investigations, including autopsies, into nine cases. "Considering no major severe adverse effects have been reported from a sp...

Malaysia's Covid-19 vaccine supply expected in Q1 next year Malaysia's Covid-19 vaccine supply expected in Q1 next year

Besides, Bharat Biotech , an indigenously developed vaccine candidate by Zydus Cadila Ltd is also in Phase 2 of human clinical trials. Shortly after AstraZeneca's announcement, Johnson & Johnson said it was preparing to resume recruitment fo...

Westmoreland County reports 72 new coronavirus cases, 1 death Westmoreland County reports 72 new coronavirus cases, 1 death

The DuPage County Health Department on Saturday reported a single-day record 517 new cases of COVID-19 in the county, with no deaths. The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 6,161 new confirmed cases Saturday, the highest single day inc...

What the U.S. CDC’s New Definition of ‘Close Contact’ Really Means What the U.S. CDC’s New Definition of ‘Close Contact’ Really Means

It has many public well being implications, underscoring the significance of masks carrying, increasing the remit of contact tracers, and doubtlessly affecting pointers for self-quarantining and who must be examined after publicity. Crystal Watson ...

Minister Allard in isolation after positive COVID-19 test Minister Allard in isolation after positive COVID-19 test

The pilot project, which Premier Jason Kenney said will be the first of its kind in Canada, is to start November 2 and will be voluntary. An outbreak of COVID-19 at a Calgary jail has now jumped to 55 cases, a notable increase after the outbreak wa...

Canada invests up to $173 million in made-in-Quebec vaccine Canada invests up to $173 million in made-in-Quebec vaccine

Twelve new deaths were reported - four over the past 24 hours, six between October 16 and 21, and another two on unknown dates. Residents of Quebec City and Chaudière-Appalaches must follow public health's COVID-19 protocols or risk losing health-c...

Record 978 new cases of C-19 counted Saturday, 348 in City Record 978 new cases of C-19 counted Saturday, 348 in City

The majority of cases were found in Ontario's four COVID-19 hotspots, which are now in a modified Stage 2. There are 733 more resolved cases. Of today's new deaths, two were long-term care residents. Saturday's new cases represent a notable increase ...

Trump casts vote ahead of campaign blitz in battleground states Trump casts vote ahead of campaign blitz in battleground states

When asked who he voted for, the President said he voted for "a guy named Trump". More than 50 million people have already voted in the election either by mail or in person, according to the U.S. Trump, who is now trailing Biden in the polls, vo...

US Covid-19 deaths could hit half million by February US Covid-19 deaths could hit half million by February

U.S. Health Secretary Alex Azar attributed the increase in cases nationwide to behavior of individuals, saying household gatherings have become a "major vector of disease spread". The number of hospitalized coronavirus patients in the Midwest reach...

Health District hosting two no-cost community flu vaccine clinics Health District hosting two no-cost community flu vaccine clinics

Mark Escott, Interim Austin-Travis County Health Authority. Medical Officer of Health Dr. Kit Young Hoon says unfortunately due to COVID-19 they aren't doing any drop-in clinics this year. "You often hear the phrase let's roll up our sleeves and ge...

Ontario reports record-high 978 new COVID-19 cases, six new deaths Ontario reports record-high 978 new COVID-19 cases, six new deaths

Across Ontario, there are 6,821 active cases. Toronto had 292 new cases Friday, Peel 186, Ottawa 87 and York 72. One worker died Wednesday after testing positive the day before, but Olymel says it's unclear whether the worker's death was caused b...

CDC: Trick or Treating and Other Halloween Activities CDC: Trick or Treating and Other Halloween Activities

Commissioned by HI-CHEW and conducted by OnePoll, the survey found that Americans are eager to maintain a sense of normalcy this Halloween but will be taking precautions to stay safe. "We're hoping to bring the spirit of Halloween to American famil...

AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine trial to resume in US_china AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine trial to resume in US_china

United States medical company Johnson & Johnson is preparing to resume clinical trials of its coronavirus vaccine after testing of the new drug was halted on 12 October due to an "unexplained illness" in one of the study participants, the compa...

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