Tuesday January 25-th, 2022

Pa. Health Dept. Implements Travel, Mask Mitigation Efforts Pa. Health Dept. Implements Travel, Mask Mitigation Efforts

The state is reporting more than 5,000 new infections per day, up more than 115% in just two weeks. Masks are now required indoors wherever people from different households are gathered - even if they are physically distant, the state health secr...

Northeastern shares travel guidance for Thanksgiving break Northeastern shares travel guidance for Thanksgiving break

They can return to in-person classes and other activities after that test comes back negative, the email says. SUNY is requiring all students to test negative for COVID-19 before leaving on break. "Our contact tracing team reports several patterns co...

Beyond Meat unveils two new versions of its Beyond Burgers Beyond Meat unveils two new versions of its Beyond Burgers

The new burgers are created to mimic the types of beef traditionally offered by meat companies to give consumers more choice when it comes to plant-based alternatives. Both new burgers will be lower in calories and have overall less fat than 80/20 be...

Killed in Helicopter Crash, Including Marlborough Army Officer Killed in Helicopter Crash, Including Marlborough Army Officer

The soldiers were part of the worldwide force of peacekeepers in the Sinai Peninsula monitoring the 1978 peace treaty between Egypt and Israel. On the day of the crash, the MFO said at that point there were no signs of an attack and it appeared to ha...

Dolly Parton Adds Pandemic Hero To List Of Accomplishments

Country music legend Dolly Parton is being praised online after helping fund research for a COVID-19 vaccine developed by Moderna that was found it to be 94.5% effective against the virus, according to preliminary data. "I am making a donation ...

COVID-19 gargle test now available for adults in southwest B.C. COVID-19 gargle test now available for adults in southwest B.C.

We have one new health-care facility outbreak at Tsawaayuss-Rainbow Gardens in the Island Health region. There are 198 individuals now hospitalized with COVID-19, 63 of whom are in intensive care. That ban also applies to indoor competitions and ga...

Final results show Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine has 95% success rate Final results show Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine has 95% success rate

The FDA did not respond to requests for comment. The final analysis comes just a week after initial results from the trial showed the vaccine, developed with German partner BioNTech SE, was more than 90% effective. V K Paul, member-health, NITI A...

New covid-19 cases reported at Hempfield Area School District New covid-19 cases reported at Hempfield Area School District

The decision to continue with remote learning was made in consultation with the Warren County Health Department , the executive county superintendent and district COVID Response Team with support from the school board, Troxell said. Averill Park sch...

A Deadly Virus Type Discovered in Bolivia A Deadly Virus Type Discovered in Bolivia

It can spread through direct contact with infected rodents or indirectly through the urine or feces (droppings) of an infected rodent. Scientists working within the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ) announced that a new type o...

More than 300 people exposed to COVID-19 at super-spreader wedding More than 300 people exposed to COVID-19 at super-spreader wedding

The news comes after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in a report used as a cautionary example a notorious superspreader wedding reception in ME in its effort to advise against large gatherings as coronavirus cases rise throughout...

Pitkin County's restrictions to increase but what color level remains elusive Pitkin County's restrictions to increase but what color level remains elusive

Level Purple is meant for counties that have such strained hospital capacity there is extreme risk of being overrun. Under the new Level Purple, no indoor or outdoor dining will be allowed. Other counties like Adams face a similar statistic with on...

Six New COVID-19 Cases in Mason County Tuesday Six New COVID-19 Cases in Mason County Tuesday

Clayton County reports 840 total cases, 4 deaths, 389 recoveries, and 447 active cases. One week ago, the County had 638 cases. The county now has a total of 951 cases and 13 deaths. PDHD is now reporting a cumulative total of 2,796 cases and 33 deat...

FDA OKs 1st rapid virus test that allows results at home FDA OKs 1st rapid virus test that allows results at home

The kit, which is authorized for prescription use only, uses nasal swab detection and can produce the results in 30 minutes or less. "We continue to demonstrate unprecedented speed in response to #COVID19", tweeted FDA commissioner Stephen Hahn.

COVID-19 Hospitalizations, Deaths Jump In North Carolina COVID-19 Hospitalizations, Deaths Jump In North Carolina

It identifies viral hotspots, specifically counties seeing cases and positive tests on the rise. In response, state health officials unveiled a new county COVID-19 alert system created to pinpoint hot spots and offer targeted recommendations to red...

Pfizer's Coronavirus Vaccine Is 95% Effective, Updated Analysis Finds : Shots Pfizer's Coronavirus Vaccine Is 95% Effective, Updated Analysis Finds : Shots

In just a week, both Moderna and Pfizer have announced that they have developed effective vaccines against COVID-19 - but how long will it be before everyone has access to them? In quick succession, several worldwide pharmaceutical companies have r...

Immunity to the Coronavirus may last years, new data hint Immunity to the Coronavirus may last years, new data hint

The study backs up what previous research has shown to date but adds the weight of being the longest and most comprehensive on the subject, the Times said. But antibodies aren't the only line of defence our immune system has. The La Jolla team f...

Biden names nine close campaign aides for key White House posts Biden names nine close campaign aides for key White House posts

Biden named Ron Klain as his Chief of Staff. "America faces great challenges, and they bring diverse perspectives and a shared commitment to tackling these challenges and emerging on the other side a stronger, more united nation", Biden said in a s...

Mouthwash effective against COVID-19 suggests Cardiff University study Mouthwash effective against COVID-19 suggests Cardiff University study

A new study is suggesting that mouthwash may not only be an aid in freshening breath and reducing cavities, but it may also be a player in eradicating COVID-19. Dr. Richard Stanton also told BBC that the latest study "adds to the emerging litera...

Australia to spend $726 million underwriting country's biggest vaccine plant Australia to spend $726 million underwriting country's biggest vaccine plant

It will be funded through a joint venture between the Federal Government, who are putting $1 billion towards the project, and Seqirus - a subsidiary of biotech company CSL - which will contribute $800 million. The new facility is also designed with...

Covid immunization: Pfizer to start pilot program in four U.S. states Covid immunization: Pfizer to start pilot program in four U.S. states

The four states - Rhode Island, Texas, New Mexico, and Tennessee - were selected for the program due to their differences in overall size, diversity of populations and immunization infrastructure, the drugmaker said in a statement. Sources claimed ...

United begins pre-departure COVID tests United begins pre-departure COVID tests

The rapid Abbott Now COVID-19 test, which is administered by Premise Health, was offered at a testing facility at the Newark United Club. The airline provided the rapid tests to every passenger over 2 years old to make sure that everyone on board t...

Amazon opens online pharmacy, shaking up another industry Amazon opens online pharmacy, shaking up another industry

But Prime members who do not have insurance can also buy generic or brand name drugs from Amazon for a discount. In morning trading, shares of CVS Health Corp fell 5 percent. Amazon has officially launched Amazon Pharmacy , and with it, its hopes ...

Nurse Says Some Dying COVID Patients Still Don't Believe Disease is Real Nurse Says Some Dying COVID Patients Still Don't Believe Disease is Real

The city of Woonsocket, SD is less than 700 people but one of their citizens is not only helping on the front lines of the COVID-19 battle in the state, but she is also putting the nation on alert to the current situation in South Dakota. A South Dak...

India's Serum says produced 40 m doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine India's Serum says produced 40 m doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

The SII has already manufactured 40 million doses of the vaccine , under the at-risk manufacturing and stockpiling license from the Drugs Controller General of India. Poonawalla mentioned it was "just impossible" for numerous world to make use of at...

Nobel Prize in medicine awarded to hepatitis C pioneers Nobel Prize in medicine awarded to hepatitis C pioneers

The discovery of Hepatitis C virus revealed the cause of the remaining cases of chronic hepatitis and made possible blood tests and new medicines that have saved millions of lives. Recognizing that too many patients were at risk of being infected wit...

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