Wednesday January 26-th, 2022

Canada's fight against Covid-19 in critical stage' OTTAWA Canada's fight against Covid-19 in critical stage' OTTAWA

Health Canada's approval of the test also comes amid further warnings from the country's top doctor, who said that the virus continued to strain health-care systems despite a decline in average daily case counts from several hard-hit areas.

Calif. COVID-19 vaccine recipient dies hours after being vaccinated Calif. COVID-19 vaccine recipient dies hours after being vaccinated

California's Health Department has confirmed that the vaccine wasn't administered by themselves and there are various local, state and federal bodies looking into the matter. The inoculation drive was launched on January 16 at 77 vaccination sites ...

Fourteen More COVID Cases Reported Here Saturday Fourteen More COVID Cases Reported Here Saturday

A total of 197 people are in hospital in Saskatchewan related to COVID-19, including 35 people in intensive care. There were 3,252 COVID-19 tests processed in the province on Friday. Federal officials said in a news conference Thursday that they st...

United Kingdom variant of coronavirus may be more deadly: British PM Johnson United Kingdom variant of coronavirus may be more deadly: British PM Johnson

If the discovery that the new variant is more deadly, what difference will it make for individuals? Speaking at the government's latest Covid-19 press conference, Boris Johnson also revealed that the new virus is between 30 and 70% more transmiss...

573 new cases, 13 additional deaths 573 new cases, 13 additional deaths

They will now continue for an unknown amount of time. Hinshaw has previously said she doesn't want to open up too quickly because she's anxious about a rebound in cases. In the past 24 hours, another 16 new deaths were reported to the province. Fourt...

United States records 25 million total cases of COVID-19 United States records 25 million total cases of COVID-19

According to the Centers for Disease and Control Prevention , 20,537,990 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in the U.S.as of Sunday morning, despite there being almost double that amount of vaccines- 41,411,550 - that have been distribut...

COVID-19: 5 deaths in Outaouais and 2 in Ottawa COVID-19: 5 deaths in Outaouais and 2 in Ottawa

The federal government says it will deploy two Mobile Health Units (MHU) to the Greater Toronto Area in response to the province's request for assistance. Trudeau told a news conference in Ottawa that the mobile hospitals will provide up to 200 addit...

British PM says new virus variant may carry higher risk of death British PM says new virus variant may carry higher risk of death

Prime Minister Boris Johnson told reporters on Friday he has been informed the new variant "may be associated with a higher degree of mortality". Fears that it was driving a surge in United Kingdom cases ultimately led to school closures and the...

South African COVID-19 Variant Can 'Escape' Previous Strain Antibodies South African COVID-19 Variant Can 'Escape' Previous Strain Antibodies

The new variant is the main driver of the 2nd wave of COVID-19 in South Africa. He said: "I am going to be a bore about this because these are hard laboratory studies". Botswana, Zambia, Gambia and Kenya have detected a variant of the Covid-19 vi...

President Biden appears to remove Trump’s Diet Coke button from Oval Office President Biden appears to remove Trump’s Diet Coke button from Oval Office

It's an expansive decree that is a striking repudiation of an array of Trump-era moves that bulldozed LGBT + protections, from snarling regulation that forbade healthcare discrimination against trans people to snubbing the word "sexual orientatio...

UK COVID variant could be slightly deadlier, early evidence shows UK COVID variant could be slightly deadlier, early evidence shows

According to the British government's Chief Scientific Adviser Patrick Vallance, early evidence suggests the difference is between 10 deaths in 1,000 infected with the older variant to 13 or 14 in 1,000 infected with the new variant. Vallance stresse...

WHO, Pfizer strike Covax deal for 40 million Covid-19 vaccine doses WHO, Pfizer strike Covax deal for 40 million Covid-19 vaccine doses

In addition, according to CDC data, more than 2.4 million woman have gotten Moderna's shot, compared with 1.4 million men (an additional 125,000-plus people who got Moderna shots didn't record a sex.) Most of the anaphylactic reactions happened wit...

AstraZeneca warns of limited vaccine supplies to Europe AstraZeneca warns of limited vaccine supplies to Europe

He said the delivery of the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine had been on time and that there would be other vaccine deliveries. The company blamed " reduced yields at a manufacturing site within our European supply chain ". What to do with The procurement s...

What's next for the COVID-19 vaccine? What's next for the COVID-19 vaccine?

Pennsylvania hospitals began receiving shipments of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine the week of December 14 and Moderna COVID-19 vaccine the week of December 21. "Our goal is to vaccinate all Riverside patients (those in our primary care practic...

Public Health reports 92 new cases of COVID-19 in Waterloo Region Public Health reports 92 new cases of COVID-19 in Waterloo Region

The number of COVID-19 facility outbreaks in the area also went down by two to a total of 41. The number of people in hospital has declined by 11, the number of people in ICU has increased by 12, while the number of people on ventilators has increa...

AstraZeneca: Coronavirus vaccine deliveries to European Union reduced AstraZeneca: Coronavirus vaccine deliveries to European Union reduced

Additionally, the 80m further vaccines AstraZeneca had pledged to deliver between April and June may also not be possible to fulfill. But people familiar with the talks said the company may not provide even half of that amount, although they stre...

13 new COVID-19 cases identified on Vancouver Island 13 new COVID-19 cases identified on Vancouver Island

Nine more people have died of COVID-19, increasing the provincial death toll to 1,128. To date, 92,369 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC. There have been no new outbreaks in health-care facilities, but six have been declare...

Eli Lilly Touts Antibody Treatments for Preventing COVID in Nursing Homes Eli Lilly Touts Antibody Treatments for Preventing COVID in Nursing Homes

The study also looked at using bamlanivimab, which has received emergency use authorization in the USA, as a treatment for 132 participants (41 residents and 91 staff) who tested positive at the start. They are delivered via hourlong infusions when p...

55 of the 508 new COVID-19 cases identified in Northern Health 55 of the 508 new COVID-19 cases identified in Northern Health

Public Health Ontario has confirmed 244,932 cases of COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic, and reported 212,897 recoveries and 5,568 deaths, of which 3,274 were individuals living in long-term care homes. Earlier Friday, B.C. Premier John Horgan ...

United Kingdom hits highest vaccinations as Covid death toll reaches 95981 United Kingdom hits highest vaccinations as Covid death toll reaches 95981

England and Scotland announced new restrictions on January 4 to stem a surge in the disease fuelled by a highly transmissible variant of the coronavirus , which has led to record numbers of daily deaths and infections this month. The UK variant of...

Boris Johnson Delivers Bad News on UK Variant Boris Johnson Delivers Bad News on UK Variant

Patel stressed that "despite this sobering news, we still believe vaccines can work against these variants and be incredibly important, especially for those at high risk for dying from COVID". Prime Minister Boris Johnson said there could be furth...

Covid-19 infections 'may have risen' at start of current lockdown Covid-19 infections 'may have risen' at start of current lockdown

Nearly 5 million people have already received a first shot. Britain reported a record-high 1,820 COVID-19 deaths Wednesday and almost 40,000 new cases, according to the BBC , which is down from a peak of 68,000 new cases on January 8. Over the next ...

UnitedHealth’s Profit Slips As Health Care Visits Return UnitedHealth’s Profit Slips As Health Care Visits Return

Normal care patterns had resumed by the fourth quarter, the company said Wednesday, even as the health insurance business "continued efforts to provide support and relief efforts to correct economic imbalances caused by the pandemic". Revenue at the ...

Grundy and Linn County health departments receive shipments of COVID-19 vaccine Grundy and Linn County health departments receive shipments of COVID-19 vaccine

The province has rolled out the largest and most complex immunization plan in B.C. history. Local health experts determined that due to their high mortality and hospitalization rate that senior citizens are the highest priority group included in Pha...

Vaccine Won't Be in Every Pharmacy by Late February — CDC Director Vaccine Won't Be in Every Pharmacy by Late February — CDC Director

In mid-December, Trump administration Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar had told CNBC : "I believe by the end of February, the end of March, of course, depending on the decisions by our governors, but I believe we'll have enough supply o...

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