Medicine


DHHR Confirms: W.Va. Child Died Of The Flu DHHR Confirms: W.Va. Child Died Of The Flu
- February 14, 2020

For the last reporting week released, there were no cases of H3N2 reported - only the third week this flu season that has been the case. The person from Maine who was tested for the novel coronavirus has tested negative, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention. (more...)
CDC confirms 15th U.S. coronavirus case under quarantine at JBSA-Lackland CDC confirms 15th U.S. coronavirus case under quarantine at JBSA-Lackland
- February 14, 2020

Officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the error occurred after it issued a negative finding Sunday on a large batch of specimens tested on people quarantined at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego . (more...)
Virginia Department of Health reports first pediatric flu death of the season Virginia Department of Health reports first pediatric flu death of the season
- February 14, 2020

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported 19 million cases of the flu nationwide this year, with 180,000 hospitalizations. A teenager in Virginia's Northern region has died from complications associated with influenza. Typical symptoms are the traditional fever, headache, body aches, chills, tiredness, weakness, cough, runny eyes, stuffy nose and sore throat. "The effectiveness varies, but on average is 60 per cent effective", Loeb said. (more...)
Some coronavirus testing kits are defective, CDC says
- February 14, 2020

The CDC lab did not realize the specimens were from the Miramar patients. When asked about Trump's tweet, Messonnier said most respiratory viruses are indeed seasonal, but COVID-19 is a new disease that health officials have been observing for only 6 weeks, so it's premature to make assumptions on whether it will continue to circulate into the spring and summer. (more...)
Cuomo says he'll ask Trump to reverse move on Global Entry Cuomo says he'll ask Trump to reverse move on Global Entry
- February 14, 2020

The governor and the president are expected to sit down together at the White House at 3 pm to discuss the Trump administration's ban on New Yorkers from taking party in the Trusted Traveler Program - that speeds up the process for citizens returning to the U.S. (more...)
United States confirms 14th case of coronavirus with patient in San Diego United States confirms 14th case of coronavirus with patient in San Diego
- February 13, 2020

The overwhelming majority of cases and all but one death have been in China , where the virus' new strain originated, and most worldwide cases, including 13 in the USA, involve people who recently traveled to that country. Officials said the quarantine and travel restrictions have "slowed the arrival of the virus" in the United States . An American did die from the virus in Wuhan. (more...)
Latest Surge of Infections Drives Beijing to Oust Top Hubei Party Officials Latest Surge of Infections Drives Beijing to Oust Top Hubei Party Officials
- February 13, 2020

The rise in the toll more than doubled the prior provincial daily record of 103 set on Monday, while the number of new cases soared by 14,840 - also a daily record - to a total of 48,206 cases. On board another cruise ship, the Diamond Princess, 44 more people have tested positive for COVID-19. All nine women were in their third trimester and had tested positive for the virus. (more...)
NBC Los Angeles: CDC Confirms Second Coronavirus Case in San Diego County NBC Los Angeles: CDC Confirms Second Coronavirus Case in San Diego County
- February 13, 2020

The officials received a text as they approached the base that said it was an important message, Braden said, indicating how close the infected woman was to mixing with other evacuees. 'We're looking into what's wrong.We think that the issue at the stage, can be explained by one reagent that isn't performing as it should, consistently, ' she said, referring to one the substances used in the kit. (more...)
Glitch delays COVID-19 tests for states as first evacuees cleared
- February 13, 2020

A fifteenth American has coronavirus, U.S. officials announced Thursday. A second case of novel coronavirus has been confirmed in the U.S. among evacuees from China , the U.S. The US Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS's) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) will expand an existing partnership with New Jersey-based Janssen Research & Development, part of Johnson & Johnson, HHS said yesterday in a news release. (more...)
President Trump's budget calls for $11.7 billion foreign aid cut President Trump's budget calls for $11.7 billion foreign aid cut
- February 13, 2020

The State Department announced on Monday that President Donald Trump's FY 2021 budget requests almost 41 billion U.S. dollars for the State Department and U.S. Despite the deep cuts, the budget plan acknowledges that the proposal would fail to eliminate the deficit over the next decade. U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi holds a news conference after the impeachment of President Donald Trump ended in acquittal, at the Capitol, Washington, February 6, 2020. (more...)
Coronavirus death toll jumps by record 242 in just one day
- February 13, 2020

Chinese state media tabloid Global Times reported that an " inspection " was carried out by the central government in Hubei and " a number of local officials have been questioned and punished for failing to fulfill their duties in the prevention and control work ". (more...)
Ontario's third coronavirus case 'resolved,' officials say
- February 13, 2020

The student in her 20s never went to campus after returning to London and sought treatment at University Hospital. Her symptoms subsided in three days, but she remained in self-isolation until two tests 24 hours apart returned negative for the virus. (more...)
Coronavirus 'super-spreader' Steve Walsh released from hospital Coronavirus 'super-spreader' Steve Walsh released from hospital
- February 13, 2020

He said one of those completed a locum shift at Worthing A&E last week and, as a precaution, the hospital has now "sent home for self-isolation a number of their staff from various departments of the hospital". Mr Walsh is also linked to five further cases of coronavirus in the United Kingdom, including the doctor working at the Brighton surgery. "It's good to be back with my family and I would ask you please to respect our privacy from this point on". (more...)
Trump rally crowd chants 'lock her up' for Nancy Pelosi Trump rally crowd chants 'lock her up' for Nancy Pelosi
- February 13, 2020

The crowd of thousands in Manchester coalesced into chants of "lock her up". The crowd responded by chanting, "Lock her up!" Trump continued, "I'm speaking and a woman is mumbling terribly behind me, angry, there was a little anger back there". (more...)
Coronavirus death toll leaps, communist party chiefs removed amid epidemic Coronavirus death toll leaps, communist party chiefs removed amid epidemic
- February 13, 2020

Shanghai Mayor Ying Yong has been appointed as the new secretary of the Hubei Provincial Committee of the Communist Party of China , replacing Jiang Chaoliang, the official Xinhua news agency said without explaining why Jiang was removed. The WHO has been able to track down the source of transmission in all but eight of the 441 cases of the virus outside China, its head of emergencies Michael Ryan said. (more...)
The World Health Organization Named The New Coronavirus The World Health Organization Named The New Coronavirus "COVID-19"
- February 13, 2020

A total of 48,206 cases of COVID-19 are now being treated in Hubei province alone, a lot of them in the city of Wuhan. Hundreds of infections have been reported in dozens of other countries and territories, but only two people have died outside mainland China: one in Hong Kong and another in the Philippines . (more...)
Corona virus havoc: demise toll in China crosses 1000 Corona virus havoc: demise toll in China crosses 1000
- February 13, 2020

Of the dramatic jump in figures Thursday, it said the new classification accounted for 13,332 of the cases and just over half the new death toll. "Presumably, there are deaths which occurred in people who did not have a lab diagnosis but did have a CT". (more...)
Coronavirus cases rise sharply as 242 people die in a single day
- February 13, 2020

The demise toll from the lethal corona virus in China has crossed 1,000 and up to now 42,708 circumstances have been confirmed. The patient, who was not identified, was among a group of people who returned from China on a State Department chartered flight, the agency said . (more...)
Steve Walsh discharged from hospital after recovering from coronavirus Steve Walsh discharged from hospital after recovering from coronavirus
- February 13, 2020

The patient has been transferred to a specialist NHS centre at Guy's and St Thomas' in London . "So we don't have enough evidence at this stage to say that it is spreading in London - we have had an introduction of the virus to London from an individual that has travelled from China but as yet, no reported human-to-human transmission as a result of this new case". (more...)
Mislabeled sample led to release of San Diego coronavirus patient Mislabeled sample led to release of San Diego coronavirus patient
- February 13, 2020

The newly confirmed patient was one of 65 people aboard a State Department-chartered flight from China that arrived at Miramar on Friday, according to the CDC . The equipment should be reserved for healthcare personnel treating patients with COVID-19 and close contacts - such as immediate family members - of confirmed cases. (more...)

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