Medicine


Asymptomatic Virus Transmission 'Very Rare' Asymptomatic Virus Transmission 'Very Rare'
- June 09, 2020

Ghebreyesus said that 75 percent of the reported Covid-19 cases came from just ten countries, and the most affected regions were South America and South Asia. Dr. Ashish Jha, the director of Harvard's Global Health Institute, said in response to Dr. Van Kerkhove's anaylsis, "Asymptomatic spread is Achille's heal of this outbreak". (more...)
Ontario adopts regional approach to second stage of reopening Ontario adopts regional approach to second stage of reopening
- June 09, 2020

Williams said. Ontario is getting ready for patio season by removing some regulations and restrictions on bars and restaurants. The regions who have not qualified to commence Stage 2 of reopening will stay in Stage 1 until a later date. (more...)
Researchers retract controversial study on hydroxychloroquine that poses a great risk Researchers retract controversial study on hydroxychloroquine that poses a great risk
- June 09, 2020

Lancet's "expression of concern", which is a means to alert readers about the integrity of a paper, followed several scientific questions being raised about the data for 96,000 patients that was reported in the paper by its author Mandeep Mehra. (more...)
RCMP say gunman behind mass killing in Nova Scotia was 'injustice collector' RCMP say gunman behind mass killing in Nova Scotia was 'injustice collector'
- June 09, 2020

Investigators have yet to reveal key details about the shooting rampage, which started late on April 18 and continued for the next 13 hours across northern and central Nova Scotia. Campbell confirmed the fifth weapon was Cst. It ended when he was shot and killed by police the next day. "We do not believe that Cst". "While constable Stevenson's and the gunman's vehicles collided, we do not believe that constable Stevenson rammed the gunman's vehicle", says Campbell. (more...)
Coronavirus situation around the world `worsening`, warns WHO Coronavirus situation around the world `worsening`, warns WHO
- June 09, 2020

They're following asymptomatic cases, they're following contacts and they're not finding secondary transmission onward. She added, more research and data are needed to "truly answer" whether the coronavirus can be widely spread through asymptomatic carriers. (more...)
World Health Organization says pandemic 'far from over' as daily cases hit record high World Health Organization says pandemic 'far from over' as daily cases hit record high
- June 09, 2020

That might change things moving forward but for the time being, Van Kerkhove said that they're still monitoring the transmission among asymptomatic and presymptomatic people. 'These findings also suggest that to control the pandemic , it might not be enough for only persons with symptoms to limit their contact with others because persons without symptoms might transmit infection, ' the CDC reported. (more...)
People are gargling bleach, drinking household cleaners to avoid coronavirus People are gargling bleach, drinking household cleaners to avoid coronavirus
- June 09, 2020

In late April, Trump asked researchers throughout among his coronavirus job force instructions whether placing disinfectant into the bodies of individuals contaminated with the infection may assist clear the illness, scary health specialists. (more...)
Gov. DeSantis Says Bars, Movie Theaters Can Reopen Friday Gov. DeSantis Says Bars, Movie Theaters Can Reopen Friday
- June 09, 2020

The news comes as most of the state is set to move into Phase 2 of the governor's reopening plan on Friday. "The virus isn't gone", DeSantis mentioned with Wednesday's announcement. Calls have been increasing for DeSantis to reopen bars, which include nightclubs and social clubs. The task force had recommended 50-percent capacity for restaurants at the start of Phase I, with movie theaters, concert halls, bowling alleys, auditoriums and casinos being allowed to operate at 75 percent ... (more...)
Supply of promising COVID-19 drug will soon run out Supply of promising COVID-19 drug will soon run out
- June 09, 2020

An investigation by The Wall Street Journal , published last Friday, found that the number of U.S. patients requiring the drug outnumbered available supplies by two to one. After the coronavirus pandemic took off, the pharmaceutical company set a goal of producing more than 500,000 treatment courses by October, more than 1 million by December and several million in 2021 if needed. (more...)
Asymptomatic spread of coronavirus appears to be 'very rare' Asymptomatic spread of coronavirus appears to be 'very rare'
- June 09, 2020

The WHO has also stated that in areas with known community transmission the public should also use medical masks . In addition, home caregivers and health workers should wear masks when dealing with those affected as well as wearing other protective gear. (more...)
Two new COVID-19 cases, two new deaths reported in Ottawa Monday Two new COVID-19 cases, two new deaths reported in Ottawa Monday
- June 09, 2020

Of those hospitalized, four were in intensive care. The number of active cases now totals 183, with 16 of those cases in hospitals, and four of those in ICU. Depending on what happens in the next week or two, the province may be ready to move into Phase 3 of its B.C. Restart Plan, which would allow additional travel and hospitality-based businesses to reopen, she said. (more...)
MI reports 121 new coronavirus cases, four new deaths Sunday MI reports 121 new coronavirus cases, four new deaths Sunday
- June 09, 2020

The number of cases has increased 129 from yesterday, when there were 58,870 statewide cases. The state says there have been 5,673 coronavirus deaths in MI. The good news, however, MI reports 42,041 have recovered from COVID-19. Those numbers are updated weekly, on Saturday, with numbers through Friday. (more...)
W.H.O.: Asymptomatic Coronavirus Spread Is ‘Very Rare’ W.H.O.: Asymptomatic Coronavirus Spread Is ‘Very Rare’
- June 09, 2020

The organization's announcement comes at a time where some researchers shared concerns that the disease could be hard to contain due to asymptomatic infectious people, CNBC reported . The CNBC story did say that Van Kerkhove acknowledged there has been some evidence that asymptomatic carriers have spread the virus within nursing homes and households. (more...)
Brazos County reports 21 new cases of COVID-19 Brazos County reports 21 new cases of COVID-19
- June 09, 2020

This follows the second highest single day total of 40 new cases from Saturday. DeKalb County Rehab and Nursing Center is still reporting three positive cases, all among employees, and Bethany Rehabilitation & Health Care Center now is reporting two positive cases, both of which are employees. (more...)
Reebok To Cut Ties With CrossFit Over Founder's Racial Remarks Reebok To Cut Ties With CrossFit Over Founder's Racial Remarks
- June 09, 2020

On Sunday , June 7, after Reebok announced the end of its corporate partnership with CrossFit, several other gyms followed suit, with others considering cancellation. I apologise for that". Executives at CrossFit did not respond to a request for comment Monday. Meanwhile, Noah Olsen, who finished second in the 2019 CrossFit Games announced on Instagram that he is declining his invite to this year's Games. (more...)
'UK is backtracking on commitments in all areas,' says Barnier 'UK is backtracking on commitments in all areas,' says Barnier
- June 09, 2020

However, Copa-Cogeca, Celcaa and FoodDrinkEurope are urging this to be reconsidered, and for a temporary agreement to be put in place in 2021 if a deal isn't reached this year. While the Government insists it is not a "no deal" Brexit because of the Withdrawal Agreement brokered previous year, business leaders are very concerned about leaving without a trade agreement on January 1. (more...)
Brit Scientists 'Near Breakthrough' on COVID-19 Treatment Brit Scientists 'Near Breakthrough' on COVID-19 Treatment
- June 09, 2020

The Oxford vaccine Around 1,000 Britons have already been vaccinated in a smaller phase one trial, with results expected soon. At the time of the result, we will have the vaccine ready. American companies are also moving forward with vaccine development. The Lancet cited example of the Ebola vaccine that secured US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval last year, 43 years after the deadly virus was discovered and noted that vaccinologists made little headway with a vaccine against ... (more...)
Brazil stops reporting coronavirus totals Brazil stops reporting coronavirus totals
- June 08, 2020

The first COVID-19 death was reported on January 10 in Wuhan, China but it was early April before the death toll passed 100 000, according to the Reuters tally of official reports from governments. The website where data is typically compiled has also been taken down. "It's a historic decision", said Congressman Alessandro Molon, whose PSB party filed the suit that resulted in the decision. (more...)
NY To Allow Outdoor Graduations As Virus Restrictions Ease NY To Allow Outdoor Graduations As Virus Restrictions Ease
- June 08, 2020

And if we continue this trajectory, we'll be able to do that. It all depended on what we all did. And honestly, I hope it's the last time we will ever need a curfew in New York City. Californa the numbers are going up, Florida the numbers are going up. Retailers like Coach, Kate Spade, Ulta Beauty, and Tiffany and Co. told Bloomberg that they either haven't specified plans for reopening, or won't turn the lights back on immediately. (more...)
COVID-19: Bleaching Food, Gargling Cleaners COVID-19: Bleaching Food, Gargling Cleaners
- June 08, 2020

Only 35% knew bleach shouldn't be mixed with vinegar, and just 58% knew that it's risky to mix bleach with ammonia. Almost 20% said they washed fruits and vegetables with bleach, and about the same percentage used household disinfectants on their skin. (more...)

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