Medicine


ER doctor loses custody of daughter because of coronavirus fears ER doctor loses custody of daughter because of coronavirus fears
- April 15, 2020

Anthony is responsible for her disappearance and related homicide which was determined to have occurred on March 21, 2020", police said in a news release. But there was no CDC center in Belle Glade. David Anthony is 6-foot-7, according to jail records. A police officer went to the hospital and was told Mrs Anthony wasn't a patient there, but the officer found her Mini Cooper with her purse in the parking lot, the station reported. (more...)
Donald Trump will not fire Anthony Fauci over United States coronavirus response comments Donald Trump will not fire Anthony Fauci over United States coronavirus response comments
- April 15, 2020

Fauci said his public role is important but conceded that the duration of those briefings - Monday's ran for almost two-and-a-half hours - was "really draining" and that doesn't even count preparation and waiting for it to start. Those included the closure of school buildings on March 13 and a stay-home order for all state residents on March 23. On those kinds of orders, Trump said during Monday's briefing, "That's because I let that happen". (more...)
Clark County adds 19 coronavirus cases and one death over weekend Clark County adds 19 coronavirus cases and one death over weekend
- April 15, 2020

The Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department said on its website the case count likely is low because the Washington Disease Reporting System experienced slow Electronic Laboratory Reporting System uploads and then went offline for emergency maintenance. (more...)
Coronavirus: Actual death rate from COVID-19 '50% higher' than government numbers Coronavirus: Actual death rate from COVID-19 '50% higher' than government numbers
- April 15, 2020

Also during the briefing, Chancellor Rishi Sunak said that care home residents and workers "have absolutely not been forgotten" and pointed to the need for data that is "consistent and accurate and timely". Almost half of all deaths in London are being caused by coronavirus , figures have revealed. Charities say the virus is causing "devastation" in their sector, with the United Kingdom government under pressure to give more information about deaths in care homes. (more...)
Cuomo says he wants NY 'to reopen as soon as possible' Cuomo says he wants NY 'to reopen as soon as possible'
- April 15, 2020

New York City , the epicenter of theCovid-19 pandemic in the U.S., now alone has over 100,000 novel coronavirus cases, more than the confirmed cases in China and the United Kingdom, according to the official data. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) told a briefing Sunday he's coordinating with the governors of New Jersey and CT on when to ease coronavirus restrictions, adding he wants to reopen non-essential businesses and public places "as soon as possible". (more...)
CDC finds that COVID-19 could travel on shoes CDC finds that COVID-19 could travel on shoes
- April 14, 2020

Last week, Korea's Centers for Disease Control said there were 51 "re-confirmed cases" of COVID-19 in the country. The country last week also recorded a new case of Ebola - just days before the United Nations was due to announce an end to that outbreak. (more...)
China starts testing coronavirus vaccine on 500 people in phase 2 China starts testing coronavirus vaccine on 500 people in phase 2
- April 14, 2020

Though scientists are racing to find effective vaccines - 70 are now in development, three of which have already entered human trials, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) - there is to date no cure for the virus. China now has three different clinical trials for three possible coronavirus vaccines in the works. "It's the world's first novel coronavirus vaccine to initiate Phase II clinical studies". (more...)
US Diplomats Warned in 2018 of Wuhan Bat Lab Virus Danger US Diplomats Warned in 2018 of Wuhan Bat Lab Virus Danger
- April 14, 2020

Battling the highest number of coronavirus related deaths and infections globally, the U.S. has been found of providing $ 3.7 million grant to the Wuhan-based laboratory carrying out research on virus derived from bat caves. The mammals were captured more than 1,600 kms away in Yunnan province. Her findings indicated that the new virus was related to horseshoe bats found in Yunnan and that it was like SARS. (more...)
144 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in H-N 144 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in H-N
- April 14, 2020

British Columbia Conservative MP Marc Dalton has deleted a tweet asking whether it is time to start reopening businesses if most of the deaths from COVID-19 in this country are older people in long-term care homes . There are 144 lab-confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Haldimand and Norfolk counties as of Monday morning. He also said it had lost one member of staff to the virus. (more...)
CDC: Coronavirus could possibly spread from soles of shoes CDC: Coronavirus could possibly spread from soles of shoes
- April 14, 2020

The most common first sign of a COVID-19 infection remains fever, but fatigue and loss of smell and taste follow as other very common initial symptoms", explained study researcher Carol Yan from UC San Diego". According to the study, there is a high prevalence and unique presentation of certain sensory impairments in patients positive with COVID-19. The latest info from CDC has updated some of the facts that have been circulating, and they suggest that COVID-19 is spreading more than ... (more...)
UK COVID-19 Deaths Rise To 778, Total Count Crosses 12,000-Mark UK COVID-19 Deaths Rise To 778, Total Count Crosses 12,000-Mark
- April 14, 2020

The United Kingdom's true death toll from the novel coronavirus far exceeds estimates previously published by the government, according to broader official data that include deaths in the community such as in nursing homes. The number of tests for COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, has also risen by 14,982 to 382,650, although this figure includes some patients being tested a few times. (more...)
Philippines' coronavirus cases top 5,000, 20 more deaths Philippines' coronavirus cases top 5,000, 20 more deaths
- April 14, 2020

This brings the total number of Covid-19 deaths to 247. According to the study, there is a high prevalence and unique presentation of certain sensory impairments in patients positive with COVID-19. "The DOH urged the public to exercise discretion when sharing information and to verify first through DOH's official channels and legitimate sources". (more...)
Thailand reports 28 new Covid-19 cases, 2 new deaths Thailand reports 28 new Covid-19 cases, 2 new deaths
- April 14, 2020

Deborah de los Angeles filed suit Friday against Life Care Centers of America Inc.in the early March death of her mother, Twilla Morin, The Seattle Times reported. The ONS said: "The figures published on Gov.uk are valuable because they are available very quickly and give an indication of what is happening day by day. (more...)
Kildare Covid-19 cases rise by 44 Kildare Covid-19 cases rise by 44
- April 14, 2020

Clare. That's a rise of three on the previous day's figure for the county. To date, 124 people who tested positive have sadly died. Speaking on Monday morning, HSE Chief Executive Paul Reid said today's backlog figure of 11,000 would be "reduced completely" by the end of this week. (more...)
Coronavirus vaccine could be ready by September, says Oxford professor Coronavirus vaccine could be ready by September, says Oxford professor
- April 14, 2020

With medical experts fearing that lifting lockdown measures will lead to a fresh surge in infections, a return to normal life relies heavily on finding a vaccine that works . Sara Gilbert announced that the talks about the launch of the vaccine against coronavirus in production is already underway with the British government, but at the moment the exact date is unknown. (more...)
China approves trials for 2 more coronavirus vaccines China approves trials for 2 more coronavirus vaccines
- April 14, 2020

The adenovirus vector vaccine against COVID-19 developed by China's Academy of Military Medical Sciences has previously been approved and is now in the second phase of clinical trials. "Vaccination of subjects during the first phase of clinical trials and the recruitment of volunteers for the second phase of clinical trials began on April 9", Wu said. (more...)
Anti-viral drug may stop replication of coronavirus: ICMR Anti-viral drug may stop replication of coronavirus: ICMR
- April 14, 2020

Of the 53 patients whose data proved usable, 68 per cent had improved and 53 per cent had been taking off their ventilators. But by the same token, about one-third did not - including seven who died, out of the first 53 patients receiving remdesivir as "compassionate use" for whom data were analyzed. (more...)
Figures show hundreds of COVID-19 deaths in United Kingdom care homes Figures show hundreds of COVID-19 deaths in United Kingdom care homes
- April 14, 2020

The West Midlands had the next highest proportion (22.1 percent), followed by north-west England (19.6 percent) and south-east England (17.9 percent). MacDonald said it's there will likely be another increase in positive cases pending additional confirmations of those who have symptoms, noting testing criteria was recently expanded. (more...)
Two more deaths linked to COVID-19 at Almonte long-term care home Two more deaths linked to COVID-19 at Almonte long-term care home
- April 14, 2020

The state data also falsely reported that 30 adult care facility residents had died in Wyoming County, despite the fact Wyoming County has reported only three total deaths. In terms of protecting Americans from the disease, nursing homes and similar facilities should be top priorities. The administrator at the Bobcaygeon, Ont., nursing home battling a coronavirus outbreak delivered some "hopeful news" Monday, reporting no new deaths for the fourth consecutive day. (more...)
Province to provide daily COVID-19 update Province to provide daily COVID-19 update
- April 14, 2020

On Friday, Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw announced stronger measures to control outbreaks in continuing care facilities, including restricting staff to one site only, and mandating the use of personal protective equipment for staff. (more...)

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