Tuesday January 25-th, 2022

Figures reveal hospital trust caring for more than 600 coronavirus patients Figures reveal hospital trust caring for more than 600 coronavirus patients

Three of Devon's four hospital trusts have the lowest percentage of beds occupied by covid-19 patients in England. A further eight deaths were recorded at the Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust , which runs Sandwell General and City hospitals,...

Two deaths, 180 cases Two deaths, 180 cases

The province also declared an outbreak at Lynn Lake Hospital in Lynn Lake, Man. Lynn Lake, a small northwestern Manitoba town of fewer than 500 people, was already dealing with an outbreak of its own. There are 122 people in hospital with active CO...

Norway Adjusts Advice After Vaccine Deaths, But Isn’t Alarmed Norway Adjusts Advice After Vaccine Deaths, But Isn’t Alarmed

Moe said Health Minister Paul Merriman would be raising the "urgent matter" on a call with federal and provincial ministers on Friday morning. "This expansion work means that Pfizer is temporarily reducing deliveries to all countries receiving vacc...

Five key takeaways from Canada's latest COVID-19 projections Five key takeaways from Canada's latest COVID-19 projections

Elliott says the province had administered 189,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine as of 8 p.m. on Friday. Anyone else receiving the Pfizer vaccine were initially supposed to get a econd dose after 21 days, but will now see that timetable extended to a m...

13 more COVID-19 cases found on Vancouver Island 13 more COVID-19 cases found on Vancouver Island

Dr. Henry said more details will be known next week when the general population will be able to be vaccinated against COVID-19. There are 52 active outbreaks in long-term care facilities in B.C. The number of people vaccinated for the virus is now ...

B.C. seeking legal advice on limiting travel to the province B.C. seeking legal advice on limiting travel to the province

Health Minister Adrian Dix said it's important to remember that as B.C. examines the legality of limiting travel, residents need to think of their own actions. Michael Ballingall, Big White Resort's senior vice-president, said in a statement that the...

Mega COVID Vaccination Sites Open, One in Lower HV Mega COVID Vaccination Sites Open, One in Lower HV

The state of NY recently entered phase 1b in rolling out the coronavirus vaccine which is essentially for frontline workers and people over the age of 65. Figures provided by hospitals and healthcare facilities to the state showed a wide discrepa...

Recovered COVID-19 patients could still transmit the virus, warn scientists Recovered COVID-19 patients could still transmit the virus, warn scientists

However, the researchers said that even if a previously infected person has immunity , they may still be able to carry the virus and infect others, CBS News reported. If you got antibody treatment while you were sick, that could be a reason to del...

Ontario reports more than 3,000 new COVID cases today

Health authorities in western Quebec are reporting 43 new cases of COVID-19 but no more deaths. Of those patients, more than 397 are in intensive care, and 281 are breathing with the assistance of a ventilator. The weekly incidence rate in Ontario is...

DOJ failed to effectively manage consequences of 'zero tolerance' migrant detention policy DOJ failed to effectively manage consequences of 'zero tolerance' migrant detention policy

Department of Justice's inspector general. In that call, Sessions told the U.S. Attorneys, "we need to take away children; if care about kids, don't bring them in". The policy mandated children be separated from adults once detained by United States ...

Alberta eases some COVID-19 restrictions Alberta eases some COVID-19 restrictions

Alberta Health announced a number of new COVID-19 outbreaks reported to them within the past 24 hours and some involve dozens of active cases. Additionally, Albertans can once again gather outside while following social distancing guidelines and ma...

Ontario reports 3056 new COVID-19 infections, 51 more deaths Ontario reports 3056 new COVID-19 infections, 51 more deaths

The Province of Ontario has confirmed 2,998 new cases of COVID-19 this morning, bringing the total number of cases in the Province to 231,308. More than 400 deaths due to the virus have been recorded in the past week bringing the provincial total u...

Surviving Covid provides as good immunity as vaccine, new report finds Surviving Covid provides as good immunity as vaccine, new report finds

The next stage of the study will evaluate whether people who have recovered from COVID-19 could still carry and transmit the SARS-CoV-2 virus which causes it. The study did not examine evidence of immune responses from COVID vaccines, and the period ...

Trump administration accused of deception in pledging release of vaccine stockpile Trump administration accused of deception in pledging release of vaccine stockpile

But according to a Washington Post article published Friday morning, federal officials backtracked and are now claiming that the reserve has already been exhausted, despite the fact that we have not seen an increase in our allocations and despite P...

50 new COVID-19 deaths reported today, an additional 3498 cases notified 50 new COVID-19 deaths reported today, an additional 3498 cases notified

Of the newly confirmed cases, 38 are females and 28 are males, with ages ranging from one to 84 years. It comes as Chief Medical Officers in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland voice their concerns about the high levels of Covid-19.

BC reports first case of South African COVID-19 strain | iNFOnews BC reports first case of South African COVID-19 strain | iNFOnews

The outbreaks at Villa Cathay and Wingtat Game Bird Packers - both in the Vancouver Coastal Health region - have been declared over. "We don't believe that this has spread at all from these four cases", Henry said. It means the total has reached 59...

US Can't Get More Pfizer Vaccines Before June US Can't Get More Pfizer Vaccines Before June

While it also has another 300 million doses on reserve with the manufacturers of five other vaccine candidates, only Pfizer has won regulatory approval so far. The Food and Drug Administration determined in an extensive analysis of the first-ever...

Biden picks former FDA commissioner to lead United States vaccine effort Biden picks former FDA commissioner to lead United States vaccine effort

Kessler, who will lead Operation Warp Speed, has advised Biden's transition team on COVID-19. Psaki did not say what the new name will be. "It is crucial that Operation Warp Speed leverage its investments, relationships and authority to develop US ...

COVID positive woman breached hotel quarantine COVID positive woman breached hotel quarantine

When an ambulance arrived at the hotel to collect her father, the woman got in and accompanied him to Royal Brisbane Hospital, The Courier Mail reports. Queenslanders among the 147 people who stayed at the Grand Chancellor after December 30 have ...

Wholesale inflation down to 1.22% in December Wholesale inflation down to 1.22% in December

The Motilal Oswal report noted that the retail inflation data for last month was exactly in line with its expectation, but lower than market consensus of 5 per cent. Over the past 12 months, the all items index increased 1.4% before seasonal adjust...

Getting coronavirus may prevent against reinfection for months, preliminary study finds Getting coronavirus may prevent against reinfection for months, preliminary study finds

The study followed 20,000 healthcare workers, including 6,614 participants who had tested positive for antibodies. She stressed that the findings mean even if you believe you already had the disease and are protected, you can be reassured it is hig...

Minnesota Health Officials Expand Vaccine Eligibility

A new day also brings news of more Minnesotans vaccinated for COVID-19. "The state is making sure that providers have nothing holding them back from immediately using any and all vaccine they have available". "This vaccine rollout will vary across th...

AstraZeneca applies for European Union approval of its vaccine AstraZeneca applies for European Union approval of its vaccine

The Amsterdam-based regulator said that its assessment of the vaccine would "proceed under an accelerated timeline". Australian scientists have asked the government to review its coronavirus vaccination strategy, the Financial Times reported....

Oxford COVID-19 vaccine boss warns Australia against delaying immunizations Oxford COVID-19 vaccine boss warns Australia against delaying immunizations

The pharmaceutical industry has warned that deviating from proven dosing intervals for Covid-19 vaccines could undermine public confidence in the vaccine, even though an AstraZeneca executive has said he supports the strategy. Federal medical chiefs ...

Israel to start vaccinating prisoners next week Israel to start vaccinating prisoners next week

Last month, Ohana instructed prison officials to refrain from vaccinating inmates against COVID-19 until further notice, after a Palestinian official said that security prisoners were expected to soon begin getting shots. About 20% of the population ...

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