Monday January 24-th, 2022

United States approves Regeneron antibody treatment given to Trump

Regeneron said that initial doses will be made available to roughly 300,000 patients through a federal government allocation program. Leonard Schleifer, Regeneron's president and CEO, added the move was "an important step in the fight against COVID...

Air Canada welcomes Hawaii's initiative eliminating quarantine for Canadians Air Canada welcomes Hawaii's initiative eliminating quarantine for Canadians

Canada has officially joined the USA mainland and Japan in the state of Hawaii's Safe Travel program, which waives the mandatory quarantine for passengers who test negative for the coronavirus prior to their flight. You will have to quarantine for 14...

Covid-19: Four Further Deaths, 344 Additional Cases Covid-19: Four Further Deaths, 344 Additional Cases

Of the cases notified today, 127 are in Dublin, 46 in Cork, 26 in Louth , 22 in Donegal, 20 in Limerick and the remaining 103 cases are spread across 20 other counties. There have been 13 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours. Mr Martin s...

COVID-19 infection offers protection from reinfection for at least 6 months COVID-19 infection offers protection from reinfection for at least 6 months

A study published Friday by Oxford University ensures that people infected with coronavirus have little chance of returning to the disease in at least six months. Reinfection is indeed possible . From a non-peer reviewed study from King's Colle...

U.S. to discuss emergency use of Pfizer Covid vaccine U.S. to discuss emergency use of Pfizer Covid vaccine

Pfizer and its German partner, BioNTech, announced Wednesday that the vaccine was safe and 95% effective, and that it also worked well in older people and in preventing severe COVID-19. Like with other kinds of vaccines, mass producing them for th...

Northern Ireland's circuit breaker Coronavirus lockdown extended December restaurants pub closed Northern Ireland's circuit breaker Coronavirus lockdown extended December restaurants pub closed

The restrictions agreed by the executive late on Thursday are more severe than proposals that were vetoed by the DUP last week , prompting rivals to accused the party of a major U-turn. Meanwhile, the Department of Health has said Northern Ireland w...

COVID-19 vaccine could be distributed to public by spring COVID-19 vaccine could be distributed to public by spring

In a subgroup of 8,000 participants where side effects were observed, the only serious ones were fatigue and headache.The result puts the vaccine - which uses a genetic material known as mRNA to trigger an immune response - in pole position to win ap...

Britain may allow families to gather for Christmas as Covid cases flatten Britain may allow families to gather for Christmas as Covid cases flatten

Meanwhile Mr Hancock said he is increasingly hopeful of some kind of normality by spring, as he confirmed the UK's health regulator is assessing a coronavirus vaccine which could potentially be rolled out next month. Andrew Hayward, a member of t...

Alberta sets new daily high with 1105 COVID-19 cases Alberta sets new daily high with 1105 COVID-19 cases

With daily additional case counts now typically north of 500 - closer to 1,000 on several occasions - this means contact tracers would theoretically have to track down an additional 7,500 to 15,000 new people every day to warn them of potential expos...

Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine may be ready for use by December Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine may be ready for use by December

Moderna would then reportedly conduct a second analysis when 106 people get sick with the coronavirus. Also this week, Pfizer's CEO Albert Bourla revealed a similar timeline for its BioNTech-partnered COVID-19 vaccine, saying that the company ...

Infectiousness peaks early in Covid patients: Lancet study Infectiousness peaks early in Covid patients: Lancet study

Of the studies that also measured RNA viral load, these demonstrated a link between the success of isolating the live virus with viral load levels. The researchers assessed how much SARS-CoV-2 was detected between the mouth and the lungs at various...

Major terror ploy foiled, 4 Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists killed in Nagrota Major terror ploy foiled, 4 Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists killed in Nagrota

Director-General of Police Dilbagh Singh said, "by successfully eliminating all four terrorists of Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist outfit we have foiled an attempt made by the Pakistan based terrorist outfits to sabotage peaceful conduct of Distric...

Governor Gavin Newsom issues new stay at home order Governor Gavin Newsom issues new stay at home order

A nighttime curfew for all but essential workers would run from 10 p.m.to 6 a.m. Los Angeles County imposed new restrictions on businesses Tuesday and is readying plans for a mandatory curfew for all but essential workers if coronavirus cases kee...

Britain expects to roll out Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine before Christmas Britain expects to roll out Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine before Christmas

Following fast on the heels of Pfizer's announcement of its COVID-19 vaccine efficacy, Moderna is also sharing positive results from its Phase 3 trial on Monday. Moderna is planning for about 20 million doses in the U.S. by end December while Pfiz...

COVID-19: Mayo Clinic is Expanding its ICU Capacity in Rochester COVID-19: Mayo Clinic is Expanding its ICU Capacity in Rochester

As a result, across the Midwest, Mayo Clinics-which include clinics, hospitals, and other health care facilities that provide services to patients in Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin-has around 1,500 employees with work limitations due to staffers bein...

DR Congo declares end to recent Ebola outbreak DR Congo declares end to recent Ebola outbreak

The 11th outbreak took place in communities scattered across dense rain forests as well as crowded urban areas in the Equatorial Province, and this caused some logistical challenges, but despite this, medics still strived to react well: tirelessl...

Canada could see 60K daily COVID-19 cases by year-end, modelling predicts Canada could see 60K daily COVID-19 cases by year-end, modelling predicts

Dr. Officials predict that by November 30 the total death toll could be between 11,870 and 12,120, with the total cases between 366,500 and 378,600. Tam and Njoo said while schools are still fairly safe environments, if families have children in sc...

Education Minister: extended winter break not necessary Education Minister: extended winter break not necessary

According to Ford, Lecce "put his plan in front of the health table, Dr. Williams said no, the safest place for our kids (is school)". Lecce said the main focus of the government is protecting the progress that he believes has been made in schools ...

Oxford COVID Vaccine Safe, Effective, Especially in Older Adults Oxford COVID Vaccine Safe, Effective, Especially in Older Adults

The early trials tested whether the vaccine produced an immune response , and also monitored side effects, using two different dosages and vaccine schedules. We just don't know", she adds. He told the British Broadcasting Corporation ( BBC ) on ...

Danish Study Raises Questions on Efficacy of Mask Use Against Covid-19 Danish Study Raises Questions on Efficacy of Mask Use Against Covid-19

Earlier, "Telegraph" told whether you need to wear a protective mask when there is a patient with coronavirus at home. The study had a number of flaws, however, as the researchers acknowledged. "If you walk around any city in the US, some people are ...

Immunity to coronavirus could last for months, if not years, scientists find

The study, led by scientists at La Jolla Institute for Immunology at San Diego university in the U.S., assessed elements of the immune response including antibodies and T-cells, and found the "immune memory" may last for at least eight months.

Coronavirus is MOST infectious in the five days after symptoms first appear Coronavirus is MOST infectious in the five days after symptoms first appear

The study, carried out at St Andrews University, showed it was usually within five days of symptoms first appearing that people were most at risk of passing the virus on, highlighting the importance of identifying and isolating cases early.

Joe Biden wins Georgia, flipping the state for Democrats Joe Biden wins Georgia, flipping the state for Democrats

State officials said the certification of the Detroit-area vote will stand. Michigan's chief election officer said a post-election audit will be performed, though not to check "mythical allegations" of fraud. Trump lost MI by a wide margin. Trump...

'Miracle' twins born prematurely to mum while she was in coronavirus coma 'Miracle' twins born prematurely to mum while she was in coronavirus coma

The twins were cared for in the neonatal intensive care unit until they were 116 days old. Since being discharged from the hospital after almost three months in the ICU, Uke said the twins are "getting better" each day. 'The family are now all toge...

"State of Lung Cancer" 2020

For the first time, the report also examines cases within racial and ethnic groups. But the state was in the middle of the pack when it came to the early diagnosis of lung cancer and the five-year survival rate for people diagnosed with the...

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