Medicine


Potential COVID-19 related syndrome is emerging in children Potential COVID-19 related syndrome is emerging in children
- May 02, 2020

Veran told Franceinfo news radio he had received an alert from Paris concerning "about 15 children of all ages", adding that other cases had been reported in Spain, Italy and Switzerland. Kawasaki disease , on the other hand, is most commonly seen in children under age five and is characterised by swollen arteries throughout the body that can show up as distinctive skin rashes. (more...)
Alberta launches new contact tracing app to fight COVID-19 pandemic
- May 02, 2020

No other personal or health information is required. They will simply state that the user had come in contact with a COVID-19 positive person. But, such interviews are entirely dependent on patient's memories and willingness to disclose information. (more...)
Britney Spears reveals: ‘I burnt my gym down’ Britney Spears reveals: ‘I burnt my gym down’
- May 02, 2020

According to Spears, the blaze claimed all of her equipment aside from two pieces, as well as the surrounding structure. "I had two lights on and... well, one thing led to another, and I burned it (the gym, red.) down". Oops! She did it again. She went on to reveal that pining for her other half seems to have had an unexpected impact in that she's slimmed down to the point where her clothes no longer fit. (more...)
AstraZeneca teams with Oxford on COVID-19 vaccine AstraZeneca teams with Oxford on COVID-19 vaccine
- May 02, 2020

At this rate, they are looking at 30-40 million doses produced by September or October. Data from this phase of testing could be available from the University's Jenner Institute as early as mid-June. Professors at the University of Oxford told the BBC , the partnership with AstraZenca allows a potential vaccine to be manufactured on a global level. (more...)
Remdesivir Drug Demonstrates Promising Results in Phase 3 Trial for COVID-19 Remdesivir Drug Demonstrates Promising Results in Phase 3 Trial for COVID-19
- May 02, 2020

The chief executive of Gilead Sciences Inc, maker of the experimental coronavirus drug remdesivir, said on Friday he expected the Food and Drug Administration to act quickly over the company's application for approval. FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn, speaking with Trump, said the drug was being cleared for emergency use in hospitalized patients. Like Remdesivir, it's an antiviral drug that was originally developed to treat a different viral disease - on this occasion, malaria. (more...)
Headache to chills: 6 new coronavirus symptoms found by U.S. health body Headache to chills: 6 new coronavirus symptoms found by U.S. health body
- May 02, 2020

On the World Health Organization webpage, the symptoms of COVID-19 are mentioned as fever, dry cough, tiredness, aches and pains, nasal congestion, sore throat and diarrhoea. One of the difficulties in controlling the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus outbreak has been the vague and varying symptoms exhibited by those infected. As of Monday afternoon, the global COVID-19 case tally was approaching 3 million people , with at least 206,803 dead. (more...)
State To Launch Privately-Run Contact Tracing Call Center State To Launch Privately-Run Contact Tracing Call Center
- May 02, 2020

Responding to a question of whether 500 tracers are enough to adequately serve Indiana's population of more than 6.7 million Hoosiers, Box said the state is relying on existing state and local health departments and public health students to provide additional support, and can hire more tracers if needed. (more...)
FactCheck: What's the latest on coronavirus deaths? FactCheck: What's the latest on coronavirus deaths?
- May 02, 2020

The UK Government has faced heavy criticism for only including deaths in hospitals in its daily tally. Suffolk County Council officials said they knew of 363 virus-related cases across 69 care home providers as of this afternoon - an increase on the 265 reported last week. (more...)
Sask. adds 17 COVID-19 cases, La Loche care home resident dies Sask. adds 17 COVID-19 cases, La Loche care home resident dies
- May 01, 2020

Lloydminster, a city on the Saskatchewan-Alberta boundary, is also dealing with an outbreak of 13 cases tied to its hospital, where there has been transmission in both patients and staff. COVID-19 patients will still be admitted to Lloydminster Hospital. He said he has asked for more testing to be done in and around La Loche and the health authority is in process of deploying up to 100 new staff to do the testing and contact tracing. (more...)
New York Schools Won't Reopen This Academic Year New York Schools Won't Reopen This Academic Year
- May 01, 2020

On April 11, New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio announced schools in the city would remain closed through the end of the academic year , though Governor Cuomo later said the mayor did not have the authority to close them. Only time will tell if the coronavirus pandemic that made it so very bad will fade in May. "I've said from day one, you will not have uniform policies across all the states, but knowing what other states are going to do, because as a state can have a significant effect ... (more...)
Donald Trump Highlights DHS Study: Coronavirus Suffers in Heat or Sunlight Donald Trump Highlights DHS Study: Coronavirus Suffers in Heat or Sunlight
- May 01, 2020

Trump tweeted that he no longer sees a goal in holding his coronavirus task force press conferences at the White House , as the media, he claimed, "asks nothing but hostile questions and then refuses to report the truth or facts accurately". (more...)
Coronavirus: Higher death rate in poorer areas, ONS figures suggest Coronavirus: Higher death rate in poorer areas, ONS figures suggest
- May 01, 2020

The second one is that correlation doesn't essentially suggest causation: being deficient doesn't immediately motive you to die of Covid-19, or make you much more likely to catch it. In China, for example, 50% of men smoke, compared to 5% of women, according to earlier research, and smoking is thought to be tied to more severe cases of the disease. (more...)
Will County sees 123 more coronavirus cases, 4 more deaths Will County sees 123 more coronavirus cases, 4 more deaths
- May 01, 2020

The trend of new cases is shown in the second chart in the chart box. Come Friday, one man in IL will be exempt from the governor's extended stay-at-home executive order: Republican state Rep. Cabello's four-count complaint asks the court to issue a judgment that Pritzker lacks the legal authority to require residents to self-isolate or quarantine. (more...)
'Clear disparity' between ethnic groups in virus deaths 'Clear disparity' between ethnic groups in virus deaths
- May 01, 2020

Men from minority groups are more likely to be affected by the shutdown. Household savings were lower than average among people of black African, black Caribbean or Bangladeshi descent. Pakistani men are 90 per cent more likely to work in healthcare roles than their White British counterparts and while the Indian ethnic group makes up just 3 per cent of the working age population of England and Wales, they account for 14 per cent of doctors. (more...)
Nancy Pelosi: States, cities seek $1T to avoid layoffs from virus Nancy Pelosi: States, cities seek $1T to avoid layoffs from virus
- May 01, 2020

Pelosi acknowledged the federal government may not be able to provide that much. Pelosi's announcement sets up an intense clash with Senate Republicans as Congress begins to debate its next steps in responding to the pandemic. Congressional leaders staked out priorities for the next, fifth round of aid, even as key senators joined their House colleagues in sounding alarms over the health risks of reopening the U.S. (more...)
Cancer deaths in United Kingdom may surge with coronavirus disrupting treatment Cancer deaths in United Kingdom may surge with coronavirus disrupting treatment
- May 01, 2020

The call for people to seek help as soon as they believe it is necessary follows a sharp drop in the number of cancer referrals as patients are not contacting their doctor. "We have to divide the type of cancers". However, those with blood and lung cancer at any stage were more likely to die from COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, than those with other cancer. (more...)
Fauci warns U.S. leagues may have to cancel seasons Fauci warns U.S. leagues may have to cancel seasons
- May 01, 2020

Results of the test are based on the first 460 patients from the 1,063 studied. "That means the drug would likely be effective over longer-term use", he said. Only eight percent of those taking remdesivir died from the disease, as opposed to 11 percent of those taking the placebo (dummy) drug. During a recent White House meeting with President Donald Trump , Dr. (more...)
Oxford vaccine shows promise in animal test Oxford vaccine shows promise in animal test
- May 01, 2020

Scientists at Oxford University say they are confident that a vaccine for COVID-19 will be widely available by September - long before health officials anticipated . Now, they have received promising news suggesting that it might. The monkeys that were not vaccinated all got sickened by the deadly virus, according to researchers. (more...)
Remdesivir: New findings on coronavirus drug 'highly significant'
- May 01, 2020

In recent years, we have been studying its impact in hemorrhagic fever viruses such as Ebola , Marburg and Nipah viruses as well as other coronaviruses such as SARS and MERS. The dramatic announcement by Dr. Anthony Fauci in the Oval Office on Wednesday prompted concerns among scientists that the USA administration was raising hopes about a coronavirus treatment before sharing the full data with researchers. (more...)
Gilead's remdesivir speeds COVID-19 recovery in U.S. trial Gilead's remdesivir speeds COVID-19 recovery in U.S. trial
- May 01, 2020

If you feel like you're suffering whiplash from the new, conflicting study data on Gilead Sciences' experimental coronavirus drug, remdesivir, you're not alone. (Saag couldn't obtain the remdesivir for himself because he wasn't sick enough to qualify for studies or compassionate use.) "If remdesivir can work in people with advanced disease, even if it's not dramatic, that gives me hope that the drug could be used earlier in the course of infection and have even better results, and that's ... (more...)

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