Medicine


All New York Schools Closed Till Summer - Maybe Longer All New York Schools Closed Till Summer - Maybe Longer
- May 03, 2020

NY also reported 831 new coronavirus cases Saturday, following a week that averaged roughly 900 new cases per day. Meanwhile, Cuomo revealed that the state has expanded its random antibody testing program to 15,000 samples, giving the clearest picture yet as to how many people have been infected and recovered, many without displaying symptoms. (more...)
Who is Tara Reade and what are her allegations against Joe Biden? Who is Tara Reade and what are her allegations against Joe Biden?
- May 03, 2020

She said the supposed documentation would include her contact information and general complaints against Biden, but nothing specifically about sexual assault or harassment. "I have read a lot about this current allegation", Whitmer said. Reade said she described her issues with Biden but "the main word I used - and I know I didn't use sexual harassment - I used 'uncomfortable.' And I remember 'retaliation'". (more...)
Afghan peace deal: US warns of responses if Taliban violence continues Afghan peace deal: US warns of responses if Taliban violence continues
- May 03, 2020

Pentagon officials recently announced they will no longer be releasing data on insurgent attacks carried out by the Taliban. Instead, RS gave only a short statement noting the Taliban had stepped up attacks in March, immediately after the signing of a U.S. (more...)
CDC adds 6 new COVID-19 symptoms CDC adds 6 new COVID-19 symptoms
- May 03, 2020

As days are passing by the list of symptoms associated with coronavirus is going on increasing. The council says people with a cough , shortness of breath or difficulty breathing should be reported as a likely case, but only if there is no other more plausible diagnosis. (more...)
Egypt contracts with Gilead to get remdesivir drug for COVID-19 patients Egypt contracts with Gilead to get remdesivir drug for COVID-19 patients
- May 03, 2020

The Food and Drug Administration ( FDA ) granted an emergency authorization for Gilead's remdesivir to treat the CCP virus, said President Donald Trump on Friday. Fauci said the drug would become a new standard of care for severely ill Covid-19 patients like those in this study. "It's the first authorised therapy for Covid-19, so we're really proud to be part of it", FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn said during the meeting. (more...)
Biden denies sex assault on former aide 27 years ago Biden denies sex assault on former aide 27 years ago
- May 03, 2020

Reade said she described her issues with Biden but "the main word I used - and I know I didn't use sexual harassment - I used 'uncomfortable.' And I remember 'retaliation'". He has said any such complaint would not be kept there. MacKinnon, who was a writer in the White House during the administrations of Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. (more...)
Lawrence County reports first case of COVID-19 Lawrence County reports first case of COVID-19
- May 03, 2020

Hopkins County has a 6th confirmed case of COVID-19, according to Hopkins County Emergency Management. There have now been 131 deaths from COVID-19 statewide. He is at home recovering. Of the 455 confirmed cases, 397 have recovered. This, like the first case reported earlier today, is one of the 3 pending tests in Hopkins County . (more...)
Coronavirus could continue to spread for 2 more years, new report states Coronavirus could continue to spread for 2 more years, new report states
- May 03, 2020

Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . A new report by the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP), Academic Health Center at the University of Minnesota, focuses on answering this very question. The occurrence of these waves may vary geographically and may depend on what mitigation measures are in place and how they are eased. However, the outbreak was not declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) until March 11, 2020. (more...)
BPL Plasma to Join Fight Against Coronavirus BPL Plasma to Join Fight Against Coronavirus
- May 03, 2020

It contains antibodies that can fight the virus. Incidentally, the first patient to act as a donor is one of HMC's own staff member, Dr Salman, working in the Cardiology Department, who was affected with the virus whilst on a duty nearly a month back and has since made a complete recovery. (more...)
FDA grants emergency use authorization for experimental COVID-19 drug FDA grants emergency use authorization for experimental COVID-19 drug
- May 03, 2020

Remdesivir also appeared to improve survival: 8% of remdesivir recipients died, compared with 11.6% of placebo recipients. In order to survive, viruses must find a host cell and take over the cell's replication process. Could other countries use remdesivir? . However, with the US FDA authorisation, its demand is likely to go up substantially. Experts also stressed that the emergency use is not the same as full approval. (more...)
Over 1 Million People Worldwide have Recovered from the Coronavirus
- May 03, 2020

NY state, the epicenter of the disease in the country, reported 23,384 deaths and 299,691 cases, followed by New Jersey with 6,771 and 116,365, respectively. Data compiled by a U.S. university shows the number of confirmed coronavirus infections in the United States has topped one million. The country's health authorities put its total number of cases at 10,765, with 247 deaths and 9,059 recoveries. (more...)
Joe Biden nets unlikely defenders amid Tara Reade allegations Joe Biden nets unlikely defenders amid Tara Reade allegations
- May 03, 2020

A recording of one of the interviews was deleted before Reade emerged in 2020 with new allegations against Biden, in keeping with the reporter's standard practice for disposing of old interviews. Biden appeared Friday to recognize the need to reinforce his commitment. Republicans have seized on the prospects of scouring Biden's records, showing aggressiveness that was harder for them four years ago while Trump was having to deny varying levels of sexual assault and harassment. (more...)
Queen say Queen say "You Are The Champion" to health workers
- May 03, 2020

Might, who turns 73 in July, made certain to say earlier generations' sacrifices throughout instances of worldwide strife: "Identical to our dad and mom, grandparents, and nice grandparents who fought for us in two world wars, these courageous warriors within the entrance line are our new champions". (more...)
White House blocks virus expert from testifying to Congress committee White House blocks virus expert from testifying to Congress committee
- May 03, 2020

Deere did say the White House would work with Congress to find a more "appropriate time" for Fauci to testify. Although the House is out of session next week on the recommendation of the Capitol physician, its committees are seeking to resume oversight, including remotely. (more...)
Contact tracing may help stop spread of COVID-19 Contact tracing may help stop spread of COVID-19
- May 02, 2020

Watson estimated that before the pandemic, there were 2,200 contact tracers in state health departments and she thinks they have identified about 30,000 potential contact tracers in states across the country, with the goal being 100,000 contact tracers nationwide to combat this pandemic. (more...)
TikTok, Gates pledge $20 million to help Africa tackle COVID-19
- May 02, 2020

Several claims have already been made, ranging from rushed trials that could endanger the life of the participants to the pseudo-fact that the best infectious diseases expert in the US has hindered the research process with the goal to boost the revenue collected by pharmaceutical companies. (more...)
China ‘Shuts Out’ WHO In COVID-19 Investigations China ‘Shuts Out’ WHO In COVID-19 Investigations
- May 02, 2020

George Hollings, a Rosewood Rest Home resident in his 80s, died in Christchurch's Burwood Hospital of the virus early this morning. Instead, Ryan said: "With regard to the origins of the virus in Wuhan - again and again to numerous scientists who looked at the sequences and looked at this virus, we are assured that this virus is natural in origin". (more...)
U.S. grants emergency approval for remdesivir for Covid-19 patients U.S. grants emergency approval for remdesivir for Covid-19 patients
- May 02, 2020

Experts have warned the drug - which was originally developed to treat Ebola, and is produced by Gilead pharmaceutical company in California - should not be seen as a "magic bullet" for coronavirus . The study also revealed why hydroxychloroquine is often found to have toxic effects on the heart. However, President Trump has been a vocal supporter of remdesivir as a potential treatment for the coronavirus. (more...)
Human Trial Results for Coronavirus Vaccine Expected to Be Released in June
- May 02, 2020

Bill Enright, CEO of Vaccitech, said: "We are delighted to facilitate this extensive collaboration in support of the development of the vaccine candidate in order to make it available as quickly as possible". "That's why we said we will go with this and that's why we are confident", Poonawalla told Reuters in a phone interview. Other firms working on a vaccine include Biological E, Indian Immunologicals and Mynvax, which are developing a vaccine each, while Zydus Cadila is developing two ... (more...)
Sale of cigarettes, other tobacco products now banned under Level 4 Sale of cigarettes, other tobacco products now banned under Level 4
- May 02, 2020

The minister said the government had received 20 000 submissions requesting clarity on what forms of exercise will be allowed during the Level 4 lockdown. This announcement brings great relief to thousands of South Africans who have been stranded in other provinces since lockdown regulations dated April 25 banned interprovincial travel. (more...)

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