Monday January 24-th, 2022

AHS says some surgeries postponed due to ‘illegal job action’ AHS says some surgeries postponed due to ‘illegal job action’

Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE) vice-president Kevin Barry of the Northwest Region said that AUPE is proud of health-care workers for standing up to the government. They had 68 per cent of laundry jobs throughout the province contracted ...

Run Clinical Trial of Eli Lilly Antibody Therapy to End

In the study, a very high dose of Lilly's antibody was used, yet there was no indication that it was effective. In contrast to the hospital trial results, a trial in this group of patients has produced promising results in September. This means each ...

Almost 1.4% of Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients Suffer Stroke Almost 1.4% of Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients Suffer Stroke

They now recommend that every stroke patient admitted to hospital is tested for COVID-19 for that reason. In addition to managing your risks, Elkind advises everyone to be ready to save a life by remembering the most common signs of stroke - FAST F...

Six further deaths, 675 new cases of Covid-19 Six further deaths, 675 new cases of Covid-19

The total number of positive cases now stands at 37,216. The incidence rate of Covid-19 in Limerick is now higher that the national average, the Department of Health has confirmed. In its latest Covid-19 update, the department has confirmed that ei...

Physician gives warning, advice for trick-or-treating this Halloween Physician gives warning, advice for trick-or-treating this Halloween

Other events heading into Halloween weekend should be thought of differently as well. One of them is the tradition of trick-or-treating. Firebreaker lockdown will make trick or treating "tricky" in Wales. However, it would appear that trick or ...

Wild vampire bats socially distance when sick, study suggests Wild vampire bats socially distance when sick, study suggests

Remarkably, social distancing as a response to disease isn't a behavior exclusive to humans. Also in the animal kingdom this tactic is getting through, for example among vampire bats . The researchers came to a striking discovery. On average, co...

COVID-19 Vaccine Must Jump Through An Extra Hoop On West Coast COVID-19 Vaccine Must Jump Through An Extra Hoop On West Coast

The doubts were significant enough to come up in the presidential debates, with Joe Biden saying he would "trust scientists", but Trump's word alone wouldn't be enough to make him take a vaccine. The requirement applies to the vast majority of privat...

Canadian COVID-19 cases still on sharp rise Canadian COVID-19 cases still on sharp rise

Tam said. That's because some patients might have died before getting tested for the coronavirus. Most of the deaths - more than 90 per cent - have been reported in Quebec (6,172 deaths) and Ontario (3,103). The death toll has also climbed much mor...

CDC: More People Say They Are Wearing Masks CDC: More People Say They Are Wearing Masks

And as temperatures fall, social activities move indoors and families gather for the holidays (against the advice of many public health officials), the odds that younger Americans expose their more vulnerable elders to the virus will go up.

Republicans won't be easy to maintain Senate majority Republicans won't be easy to maintain Senate majority

Senate Republicans faced defeat in Colorado, Maine, Arizona and possibly North Carolina. Seats are meant to be safer in GeorgiaIowa and Montana seem far from safe. The court is due to hear a challenge to the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamaca...

Manitoba piloting rapid COVID-19 testing for healthcare workers Manitoba piloting rapid COVID-19 testing for healthcare workers

The death at Parkview Place is the 19th linked to the Edmonton Street personal care home where provincial data shows 31 staff members and 86 residents have tested positive for COVID-19. Non-medical masks must be worn outside the home. The chief pro...

Artificially Sweetened Drinks Not Heart Healthier Than Sugary Beverages Artificially Sweetened Drinks Not Heart Healthier Than Sugary Beverages

Until now, the study says artificial sweeteners have been considered a healthier choice than soft drinks and other beverages with a high volume of sugar . For the goal of the study, artificially sweetened drinks were defined as those containing non-...

New study suggests COVID-19 immunity is 'waning,' researchers say New study suggests COVID-19 immunity is 'waning,' researchers say

IgG antibodies develop later, and often indicate a past infection. Kroger announced Wednesday it will soon begin offering COVID-19 rapid antibody testing at all of its pharmacies - starting now in two states. The latest findings, part of the govern...

Anthony Fauci: U.S. May See ‘Semblance of Normality’ Only in 2022 Anthony Fauci: U.S. May See ‘Semblance of Normality’ Only in 2022

Fauci added that it has been painful to watch such divisiveness to be centered around a public health emergency. "What I would settle for, and all of my colleagues would settle for, is the primary endpoint to prevent clinically recognizable disease...

Trump Ends COVID-19 Pandemic, according to White House Release Trump Ends COVID-19 Pandemic, according to White House Release

The seven-day average of new cases is almost 70,000, a record number that is only expected to get worse. The United States is reporting an average of 70,000 new coronavirus cases a day, with the average daily case count climbing up 41% percent over...

Dwayne Johnson left bleeding after gym accident Dwayne Johnson left bleeding after gym accident

Johnson later stated he was caught throwing 50 pound chains ... and said the wound was bad enough to need stitches. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is no stranger to working hard in the gym. for this day. And in case you were wondering, The Rock said...

Calgary, Edm see new coronavirus restrictions as cases reach record highs Calgary, Edm see new coronavirus restrictions as cases reach record highs

A total of 1,440 new cases of coronavirus were detected over the weekend, resulting in Saturday and Sunday breaking records for most new cases seen in one day at 572 and 504. The bylaw was triggered when Wood Buffalo reached 51 confirmed cases of COV...

Fauci: Use Masks Even After COVID-19 Vaccine Is Ready Fauci: Use Masks Even After COVID-19 Vaccine Is Ready

He said the country never reduced its nationwide baseline of new cases to below 10,000 per day before some states began reopening, bringing the peak between 30,000 to 70,000 per day. Fauci and Dr. Kathleen Neuzil, director of the Center for Vaccine ...

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

At the same time, he said, "just because we see it sloping down a little bit doesn't mean we let our guard down". This marks a slight uptick from Tuesday's report of 58 new cases. Elliott said Wednesday the numbers in Halton were low compared to th...

Philadelphia imposes curfew amid unrest over police killing of Black man Philadelphia imposes curfew amid unrest over police killing of Black man

Wallace advanced toward the officers, who then fired several times, said police spokesperson Officer Tanya Little. Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw said 91 people were arrested during the unrest , including 11 on charges of assaulting police ...

COVID-19 causes 'chronic' cognitive deficits equivalent to brain aging 10 years COVID-19 causes 'chronic' cognitive deficits equivalent to brain aging 10 years

The impairments included memory gaps, attention issues and problems with simple functions. The worst of the cases, meanwhile, showed cognitive impacts comparable to the "average 10-year decline in global performance between the ages of 20 to 70".

Antibody Defense Against Covid Wanes Over Time, Study Suggests Antibody Defense Against Covid Wanes Over Time, Study Suggests

The antibody is one of the markers of a certain moment when the infection occurred. The meaning of the drop is immunity is still uncertain with other parts of the immune system, including T-cells potentially playing a role in killing infected host ...

Asymptomatic Covid patients lose antibodies more rapidly, says study Asymptomatic Covid patients lose antibodies more rapidly, says study

The new research tested 365,104 adults, across three rounds of testing between June and September. "People who were hospitalized showed deficits in global performance on a large to medium scale", the study reported. London had the highest proportion ...

COVID cases continue to go up in Chippewa County COVID cases continue to go up in Chippewa County

While there have been no new deaths recorded today, the number of people hospitalized has grown to 84. Contributing to those numbers are school exposures and outbreaks. As a public service, Shaw Media will provide open access to information related...

US CDC reports 224221 total deaths from coronavirus US CDC reports 224221 total deaths from coronavirus

CDC researchers who analysed the survey results said the older age group "might be more concerned" about the pandemic because of the potential risks to their health. Unsurprisingly, people who reported wearing a face mask also reported practicin...

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