Medicine


Supreme Court will take up challenge to Obamacare Washington Examiner Supreme Court will take up challenge to Obamacare Washington Examiner
- March 02, 2020

It will be the third time the Supreme Court has taken up Obamacare - also known as the Affordable Care Act - since it was passed in 2010. Chief Justice John Roberts in 2012 famously cast the decisive vote, siding with the court's liberal justices to uphold the law. (more...)
China's daily new confirmed, suspected COVID-19 cases on decline China's daily new confirmed, suspected COVID-19 cases on decline
- March 02, 2020

He added that the epidemic situation outside Hubei has shown positive signs. But gains in European stock markets were wiped out Monday after the OECD warning. As new battle fronts against the coronavirus opened with surprising speed around the globe, recovered patients left China's hastily built hospitals and isolation wards, freeing up patient beds in the city where the COVID-19 illness has hit hardest. (more...)
Will Pennsylvania’s primary election finally matter? Super Tuesday may provide an answer Will Pennsylvania’s primary election finally matter? Super Tuesday may provide an answer
- March 02, 2020

Today, congressional representatives are 20 years older than their voters. His decision came only a month after he won the delegate race in the Iowa caucuses , and his campaign hoped that victory would propel him to national front-runner status. (more...)
3 new coronavirus cases confirmed in Ontario, bringing total to 18 3 new coronavirus cases confirmed in Ontario, bringing total to 18
- March 02, 2020

After arriving in Toronto on February 26, 2020, a 34-year-old woman presented herself to Mackenzie Health on February 27, 2020, with a travel history to Iran. York Regional Health officials said they are waiting on tests from the husband and child. On Feb. 28, 2020, she went to an Ajax clinic with symptoms of a cough, body aches and chills. (more...)
Coronavirus: Spread of virus in United Kingdom 'likely' says Boris Johnson Coronavirus: Spread of virus in United Kingdom 'likely' says Boris Johnson
- March 02, 2020

Symonds is the first unmarried partner of an incumbent Prime Minister, and the first to move into Downing Street as well. Johnson and Symonds, an environmental campaigner and former Conservative party official, are expecting the birth of the child in the early summer. (more...)
Second US coronavirus death reported in Washington state Second US coronavirus death reported in Washington state
- March 02, 2020

According to the New York Times , researchers tracking the Seattle-area flu outbreak examined the genomes of two the coronavirus that infected two local residents and say the similarities between their genetic makeup suggest that the virus may have been spreading in the state for weeks. (more...)
Washington State Nursing Home on Lockdown After Coronavirus Cases Confirmed Washington State Nursing Home on Lockdown After Coronavirus Cases Confirmed
- March 02, 2020

The only two coronavirus deaths in the US have been in King County. Cases in Chicago and Rhode Island were also reported . OR so far has one confirmed case, a Washington County man who works in a Lake Oswego school. Hubei accounted for all of the 42 new deaths, while 32 people died in Wuhan. Not all four have been confirmed by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention testing, but they tested positive locally. (more...)
Israeli Researchers Make Breakthrough in Coronavirus Vaccine Israeli Researchers Make Breakthrough in Coronavirus Vaccine
- March 02, 2020

This discovery was identified as a by-product of MIGAL's development of a vaccine against IBV, a disease affecting poultry, which effectiveness has been proven in pre-clinical trials carried out at the Veterinary Institute. Katz added: 'The scientific framework for the vaccine is based on a new protein expression vector, which forms and secretes a chimeric soluble protein that delivers the viral antigen into mucosal tissues by self-activated endocytosis, causing the body to form antibodies ... (more...)
First person-to-person coronavirus transmission confirmed in Australia
- March 02, 2020

It comes one day after Scott Morrison announced a travel ban on Iran , which is facing a mass outbreak of COVID-19 with the highest number of deaths reported outside of China . A Queensland health official went a step further, saying an epidemic was expected. She too had returned from Iran. The federal government on Saturday advised Australians against travelling to Iran. (more...)
Florida declares public health emergency after two coronavirus cases Florida declares public health emergency after two coronavirus cases
- March 02, 2020

The patients, both adults from the Sunshine State's Gulf Coast, tested "presumptive positive" for COVID-19, Florida health officials said. One patient is now being monitored at Doctors Hospital of Sarasota. It comes as the first reported US death from the virus was reported in Washington state. There are now cases reported in Washington, Florida, California, Illinois, Rhode Island and NY. (more...)
TOP STORY: Winneshiek County Public Health says it's prepared for the coronavirus TOP STORY: Winneshiek County Public Health says it's prepared for the coronavirus
- March 02, 2020

The state plans to request that the CDC deploy a team to IL to support these efforts, and Governor JB Pritzker has requested that hospitals across the state implement additional testing to improve surveillance for the disease, the department said in a statement . (more...)
Coronavirus outbreak | Global death toll crosses 3,000, cases in Italy almost double Coronavirus outbreak | Global death toll crosses 3,000, cases in Italy almost double
- March 02, 2020

The new cases were concentrated in the central city of Wuhan, where the virus emerged late previous year, with 565 infections , or almost 99% of Saturday's total. Australia has reported 25 cases of coronavirus . By contrast, infections almost doubled over the weekend in Italy, Europe´s hardest-hit country with almost 1,700 cases. (more...)
South Korea reports surge in number of virus cases
- March 02, 2020

One of the first casualties of the ban was Sunday's Paris half-marathon, which has been cancelled, while a major four-day trade show in Cannes for property investors has been put back from March to June. There is a woman at the UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento who has the first known case of community spread in the United States. The death toll from the novel coronavirus outbreak in China rose to 2,872 on Sunday, according to the National Health Commission. (more...)
Global COVID-19 toll above 3000 with fresh cases in China mainland Global COVID-19 toll above 3000 with fresh cases in China mainland
- March 02, 2020

The overall confirmed cases on the mainland had reached 80,026 by the end of Sunday, including 32,652 patients who were still being treated, 44,462 patients who had been discharged after recovery, and 2,912 people who had died of the disease. (more...)
Sanders Is Looking to Knock Out Warren on Her Home Turf Sanders Is Looking to Knock Out Warren on Her Home Turf
- March 02, 2020

Michael Bloomberg had 13%, Pete Buttigieg was at 12% and Joe Biden at 11%, all within the margin of error of 4.4 percentage points. "There's not a must-win state for anyone". In a recent poll conducted by the University of MA, 32% of voters said they think Sanders is most likely nominee, far out-pacing Warren, who only had 6% believing she would win the nod. (more...)
Seattle, California Confirm Four More Cases, Spread To Be Expected
- March 02, 2020

He had underlying health conditions and died on 2/29/20. The announcement came soon after OR health officials on Friday confirmed they had a patient who tested positive for the disease in a case of "community spread". The subsequent patient, a teenager, had a disease mild enough to recover at home. Another 50 people from the nursing facility are being tested for the virus. (more...)
Ontario woman and her husband test positive for coronavirus Ontario woman and her husband test positive for coronavirus
- March 02, 2020

He was assessed and discharged home on the same day. January 27, 2020: The National Microbiology Lab in Winnipeg confirms that a man in quarantine in Sunnybrook Hospital is Canada's first documented case of the new coronavirus. Meanwhile, the British Columbia government has confirmed a case in the Vancouver Coastal Health region. She was tested and assessed at Southlake Regional Health Centre on Saturday, officials said. (more...)
CDC Defends Its Handling Of Coronavirus Case In California CDC Defends Its Handling Of Coronavirus Case In California
- March 02, 2020

US public health officials have identified four "presumptive" coronavirus cases believed to have emerged from community transmission of the infection, signaling a turning point in strategies needed to contain the disease in the United States. (more...)
Two new cases of coronavirus confirmed in King County on Sunday Two new cases of coronavirus confirmed in King County on Sunday
- March 02, 2020

At present, there are 72 confirmed or presumptive positive cases in the United States, according to the CDC . Forty seven of the USA cases are evacuees from China or the Diamond Princess cruise ship off Japan. when a man in his 30s was admitted to a hospital in Everett after returning from central China. Vice President Mike Pence announced that the Trump administration had authorized additional travel restrictions on Iran, expanding an existing Iran travel ban to include "any foreign ... (more...)
Coronavirus poses 'very high' global risk, World Health Organization warns Coronavirus poses 'very high' global risk, World Health Organization warns
- March 01, 2020

Meanwhile, an official report on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) released jointly by the World Health Organisation ( WHO ) and China's National Health Commission identified the infection as a zoonotic virus, meaning an infectious disease caused by bacteria, viruses, or parasites that spread from animals to humans. (more...)

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