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When to wear a coronavirus face mask in public When to wear a coronavirus face mask in public
- April 07, 2020

Harrist was clear that the state health department is still urging residents to stay home as much as possible. Since there have been cases of asymptomatic carriage though, many have pushed for broad mask use as a precautionary measure. (more...)
UK PM Boris Johnson admitted to intensive care for coronavirus treatment UK PM Boris Johnson admitted to intensive care for coronavirus treatment
- April 07, 2020

Downing Street on Sunday insisted Johnson's hospital admission was a " precautionary step " taken because had "persistent symptoms " ten days after testing positive for coronavirus . When asked if the Prime Minister would spend more nights in the hospital, Jenrick said, "He'll obviously take the advice from the doctors and nurses in the hospital who are doing those tests". (more...)
How to make, use and other instructions — CDC face masks
- April 06, 2020

They say that 'cloth face coverings fashioned from household items or made at home from common materials at low cost can be used as an additional, voluntary public health measure, ' but warn that they should not be used on children under the age of two, anyone who has breathing difficulties or anyone 'unconscious, incapacitated or otherwise unable to remove the mask without assistance'. (more...)
Google Doodle urges people to ‘stay home, save lives’ during coronavirus pandemic Google Doodle urges people to ‘stay home, save lives’ during coronavirus pandemic
- April 06, 2020

Save Lives: "Help Stop Coronavirus ", the search engine shows each alphabet indulging in some activity - from reading a book to playing the guitar, to talking over the phone to working out at home. "Sick? Call the helpline". Google also shared a list of Dos and Don'ts during the coronavirus pandemic on the webpage. Cover your nose and mouth with a disposable tissue or flexed elbow when you cough or sneeze. (more...)
MTSU alum leads opening of Samaritan Purse's coronavirus field hospital in NYC MTSU alum leads opening of Samaritan Purse's coronavirus field hospital in NYC
- April 06, 2020

Chair of the NYC Council health committee - says they'll soon need to begin "temporary interment".in which he says trenches will be dug for 10 caskets in a line. Hospitals have begun using refrigerator trucks as temporary morgues as the COVID-19 death toll has reached almost 3,000 people in New York City, the epicenter of the outbreak in the United States. (more...)
FDA Authorizes 1st Antibody Test That Looks for Past Coronavirus Infections FDA Authorizes 1st Antibody Test That Looks for Past Coronavirus Infections
- April 06, 2020

Antibody tests (also known as serology tests) have several advantages over PCR tests, according to National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director Anthony Fauci, MD, one of the leading voices in the federal COVID-19 response. (more...)
Nurse shows how coronavirus can spread even while wearing gloves Nurse shows how coronavirus can spread even while wearing gloves
- April 06, 2020

She then pretends to clean a shopping trolley before grabbing some toilet paper. If shoppers get a phone call or a text message, germs can spread to a cellphone. She then puts on some gloves and imitates touching a package which has germs on it - using green paint as "germs". "There's no point in wearing gloves if you're not going to wash your hands every time you touch something", said Lixey. (more...)
Homemade Masks Not Recommended by Local Health Unit Homemade Masks Not Recommended by Local Health Unit
- April 06, 2020

Dr Lam said the wearing of masks, regardless of its type, will reduce droplet spread, as the major route of spread is still person-to-person via droplets. "So it's voluntary, you don' should be doing it". "Wash your hands and (practice) physical distancing ". But the president suggested it might make him look foolish as he communicated with world leaders. (more...)
Anti-parastic treatment used on cattle may help in COVID-19 fight Anti-parastic treatment used on cattle may help in COVID-19 fight
- April 06, 2020

Reports said the next step is to determine the correct human dosage, to make sure the level used in vitro is safe for humans. The drug was previously shown to have been effective against a wide variety of viruses, including HIV, dengue, influenza and the Zika virus, the study claimed. (more...)
YouTube will suppress any videos linking coronavirus COVID-19 to 5G YouTube will suppress any videos linking coronavirus COVID-19 to 5G
- April 06, 2020

While it's not clear who exactly is behind the attacks, the culprits don't appear to be checking for the presence of actual 5G - one attack in Birmingham wrecked a tower that provided LTE access at most. "It beggars belief that some people should want to harm the very networks that are providing essential connectivity to the emergency services, the NHS, and rest of the country during this hard lockdown period", wrote United Kingdom chief executive Nick Jeffery. (more...)
Boris Johnson admitted to hospital with coronavirus Boris Johnson admitted to hospital with coronavirus
- April 06, 2020

The virus causes mild to moderate symptoms in most people, but for some, especially older adults and the infirm, it can cause pneumonia and lead to death. Others are pointing out that hospital admission as a "precautionary step" is either overkill or too late. Dr Jarvis, who is not Johnson's doctor, added: "Given he is staying in charge of the Government, that suggests to me that he probably has moderate disease but that, as a precaution, he is being taken in to check the oxygen levels in ... (more...)
Trump Trump "Hopeful And Sure" British PM Will Recover From Coronavirus
- April 06, 2020

This is a precautionary step, as the prime minister continues to have persistent symptoms of coronavirus 10 days after testing positive for the virus. Symonds, who is pregnant, said she was now "on the mend". Earlier this week, Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, had also tested positive for the contagious virus. (more...)
COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Shows Promise in First Peer-Reviewed Research COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Shows Promise in First Peer-Reviewed Research
- April 06, 2020

The potential vaccine uses a needle patch design, called a microneedle array, to increase its potential potency. " We knew exactly where to fight this new virus ", said Andrea Gambotto , associate professor of surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and co-senior author of the study, in a statement . (more...)
Woody Harrelson latest star sharing coronavirus conspiracy theories tied to 5G
- April 06, 2020

While there is no scientific explanation for the claims being made here, one critical thing that these conspiracy theories fail to explain is how Covid-19 is also spreading to countries such as India, Japan, Pakistan and Iran where the infrastructure for 5G networks doesn't exist. (more...)
Coronavirus: UK's Youngest victim is aged just five years old Coronavirus: UK's Youngest victim is aged just five years old
- April 06, 2020

The previous youngest well-known target was an obviously health 13- year-old kid, Ismail Mohamed Abdulwahab, that passed away in medical facility on Monday. Health Secretary Matt Hancock has warned against any relaxation in social distancing, saying: "If we do, people will die". But he said that was dependent on people staying at home. (more...)
Fighting COVID With Homemade Masks Fighting COVID With Homemade Masks
- April 06, 2020

A 1-year-old Columbia County boy is among the latest to be hit with covid-19, local health officials said Sunday. This appears to be a U-turn from the organisation's initial advice to only wear a mask if one was sick and there was no need for people who were healthy to wear them. (more...)
Taoiseach returning to medicine one day a week Taoiseach returning to medicine one day a week
- April 05, 2020

He was officially removed from Ireland's medical register in 2013. The Taoiseach comes from a medical family. According to The Times , the taoiseach is the son of a doctor and a nurse. Like in different global locations, Ireland has inspired folks to name to talk with physicians about their signs and to be assessed as as to if or now not they have got COVID-19, the illness brought about by way of coronavirus. (more...)
Coronavirus may spread through normal breathing: US scientists Coronavirus may spread through normal breathing: US scientists
- April 05, 2020

Anthony Fauci, head of infectious diseases at the National Institutes of Health, told Fox News the guidance on masks would be changed "because of some recent information that the virus can actually be spread even when people just speak, as opposed to coughing and sneezing". (more...)
Jane Fonda joins TikTok and relives her iconic 80s workout routine Jane Fonda joins TikTok and relives her iconic 80s workout routine
- April 05, 2020

Fonda's classic 1982 workout video , " Jane Fonda's Workout ", sold more than 17 million copies and was one of the best-selling VHS videos of all time. "The future needs you", she added. "Join us this Friday alongside @ JaneFonda and @ FireDrillFriday to keep the pressure on politicians to adopt a Green New Deal, end new fossil fuels, and enact a just transition to a renewable economy that protects workers and communities", Greenpeace USA wrote in an Instagram caption. (more...)
Money for vulnerable; millions of masks on the way to Canada Money for vulnerable; millions of masks on the way to Canada
- April 05, 2020

Manufacturing giant 3M says there are significant humanitarian implications of ceasing N95 mask supplies to health care workers in Canada and Latin America, where 3M is a critical supplier of respirators. "It's like one of your family members (says), 'OK you go starve and we'll go feast on the rest of the meal.' I'm just so disappointed right now", Ford said Saturday. (more...)

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