Monday January 24-th, 2022

NFL Invites 7500 Health Care Workers To The Super Bowl NFL Invites 7500 Health Care Workers To The Super Bowl

The NFL plans to recognize healthcare heroes on Super Bowl Sunday with a variety of tributes and special moments dedicated to their service - both in the stadium and during the television broadcast on CBS. The NFL said it is inviting some 7,500 vacci...

1,900 doses of Moderna vaccine destroyed after cleaner unplugs freezer in Boston 1,900 doses of Moderna vaccine destroyed after cleaner unplugs freezer in Boston

Erica Pan, MD, said the state had temporarily paused the use of one lot of Moderna's vaccine after reports that some employees at a San Diego vaccination center required medical attention after they were vaccinated, Moderna said in a statement .

Scientists anxious about Covid-19 variant discovered in South Africa Scientists anxious about Covid-19 variant discovered in South Africa

The 501Y.V2 variant has spread to nations in Europe, Asia and the Americas, as well as several other African countries, causing some states to impose restrictions on travel to and from South Africa . A separate study by Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE s...

Marine Atlantic confirms second positive case of COVID-19 Marine Atlantic confirms second positive case of COVID-19

The positive test is the first related to Marine Atlantic travel since the pandemic began. The Public Health Authority in Nova Scotia has already started contact tracing. He said health and safety precautions to protect against the spread of COVID-...

Britain reports record 1,610 daily Covid deaths Britain reports record 1,610 daily Covid deaths

There is often a lag in reporting new deaths after the weekend. Prime Minister Boris Johnson put England into a third national lockdown on January 5, closing bars, restaurants and most schools, and allowing only essential shops to open.

No evidence SA’s new COVID-19 variant is more severe - Karim No evidence SA’s new COVID-19 variant is more severe - Karim

In a new study, which has not yet been peer reviewed, researchers in South Africa tested the variant found there - called 501Y.V2 - against blood plasma from recovered Covid-19 patients. Director of the Rosalind Franklin Institute Professor James Nai...

Person learning resumes for students in KFL&A next week Person learning resumes for students in KFL&A next week

The Vancouver school board is increasing social activity for students at its 18 secondary schools. In media release Wednesday night, the Upper Canada District School Board said students in Grades 9 to 12 in the local health unit "will continue with...

HF region moves to less restrictive Tier 2 COVID-19 mitigation guidelines

On the first of the month, the rate stood at 13.2%. The department says 487,040 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered across the state, which is averaging 23,546 doses each day. Once a region moves into Tier 1 mitigations, indoor dini...

Biden will extend student loan payment deferrals until October

This was something he pledged to do on "day one", and he followed through on that promise. As part of the federal government's COVID-19 response, all federal student loan payments have been suspended since March. Normally, the amount of any debt th...

Care home residents prioritized: Alberta begins second doses of COVID-19 vaccine Care home residents prioritized: Alberta begins second doses of COVID-19 vaccine

The number of people tested on Monday was 8,258, resulting in a positivity rate of 5.6 per cent. Alberta's positivity rate has dropped below five per cent for the first time in almost 12 weeks thanks to the COVID-19 measures brought in late a year ...

Nobel Prize for Medicine awarded to trio behind hepatitis C discovery Nobel Prize for Medicine awarded to trio behind hepatitis C discovery

The work of Harvey J. Alter , MD, senior scholar at the Clinical Center's Department of Transfusion Medicine at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and one of the three 2020 Nobelists, demonstrated that an unknown virus was a common cause of chr...

Could You Catch Other COVID Variants If You've Already Had COVID? Could You Catch Other COVID Variants If You've Already Had COVID?

So far, almosthalf of the 773,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine the state has been allocated have been administered. The shipments were being transported by McKesson Corp., a healthcare distribution company contracted with the federal government to...

Los Angeles Becomes First County to Top 1 Million COVID-19 Cases Los Angeles Becomes First County to Top 1 Million COVID-19 Cases

The South Coast Air Quality Management District said in a press release Sunday that it is suspending certain permit conditions for crematoriums at the request of the county's medical-examiner coroner and public health department. The situation in...

COVID-19 vaccines delivered to Ottawa retirement home experiencing deadly outbreak COVID-19 vaccines delivered to Ottawa retirement home experiencing deadly outbreak

Unity Health previously ran a clinic on January 15 that provided the Pfizer vaccine to more than 50 seniors and 20 staff at the city-operated Scarborough Village Residence shelter. In surrounding regions, the Eastern Ontario public health unit report...

Records 465 new cases of COVID-19 and 12 more deaths Records 465 new cases of COVID-19 and 12 more deaths

Just over 71 per cent of all active cases in the health authority are within the central Vancouver Island area including communities like Nanaimo and Parksville. He had underlying conditions. Sheridan County has a total of 2,276 lab confirmed posit...

COVID-19 claims 12 lives in B.C., another 465 infections reported COVID-19 claims 12 lives in B.C., another 465 infections reported

Residents who are the age of 70 and older, along with healthcare workers, long-term care residents and first responders, are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Fayette County now leads northeast Iowa with 303 active COVID-19 cases, followed ...

Cut in supplies of Pfizer coronavirus vaccines to hit Canada, Europe too Cut in supplies of Pfizer coronavirus vaccines to hit Canada, Europe too

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is defending his government's ability to acquire COVID-19 vaccines as more provinces revise their vaccination schedules due to a temporary slowdown in production of the drug by Pfizer and BioNTech. The province says it...

Health secretary Matt Hancock self-isolating after suspected virus exposure Health secretary Matt Hancock self-isolating after suspected virus exposure

Throughout this period of time, he will be performing all his official duties from his residence. While it is not clear from Mr Hancock's statement if his isolation ends on Sunday or Monday , his period of quarantine suggests he was last in contac...

COVID-19 Fallout: US Faces ‘Dark Weeks Ahead’, Incoming CDC Head Warns COVID-19 Fallout: US Faces ‘Dark Weeks Ahead’, Incoming CDC Head Warns

But Biden's incoming CDC director believes the number of deaths could get much worse. "And we still yet haven't seen the ramifications of what happened from the holiday travel , from holiday gathering in terms of high rates of hospitalisations and t...

Scientists see new evidence S.African variant binds more readily Scientists see new evidence S.African variant binds more readily

Of the 873,475 frozen food samples randomly inspected by Chinese customs, only 13 returned positive results for the coronavirus , according to the agency.To try to prevent contaminated food causing infections, China has stepped up tracing capabiliti...

290 new COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths reported, 142 recoveries

One new death in the 80-plus age group was reported in the Far North East zone. Saskatchewan now has the highest reported rate of known active cases in Canada and the highest seven-day rolling average of new cases among Canadian jurisdictions, acco...

Contagious coronavirus variant identified in MI Contagious coronavirus variant identified in MI

The number of people who have reportedly died due to complications with the coronavirus grew past 2 million Friday, while the number of COVID-19 recoveries grew to over 67 million. The new strain is believed to be more contagious than others, thoug...

Trails for 24hr vaccinations to start in UK Trails for 24hr vaccinations to start in UK

A health worker vaccinates a resident at the Wimbledon Beaumont Care Home in London on Wednesday. Johnson's government is pinning its hopes on the vaccination program to end the crisis. Britain is now rolling out the vaccine to the most vulnerabl...

Official Beijing: US Spreads Conspiracy Theories about Coronavirus Origin Official Beijing: US Spreads Conspiracy Theories about Coronavirus Origin

Hua said, adding it "showed that some US politicians ignored public safety and lives, go against science and are obsessed with making propaganda about conspiracies and spreading "the political virus", the Party-run Global Times quoted her as saying...

Expert shares picture of increasingly common Covid symptom Expert shares picture of increasingly common Covid symptom

This symptom is becoming an increasingly common coronavirus symptom. Ever since the outbreak of the deadly COVID-19 pandemic, the symptoms of the infection are constantly evolving as well as increasing. Researchers are still studying COVID-19. Othe...

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