Medicine


Coronavirus crisis: WA records one new case of COVID-19 Coronavirus crisis: WA records one new case of COVID-19
- July 12, 2020

COVID-19 causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks for most people. The recent increase of cases is a reflection of continued community spread, increased testing capacity and accessibility, according to the health department. (more...)
Nizamabad: Handling of body of deceased Covid patient, probe ordered Nizamabad: Handling of body of deceased Covid patient, probe ordered
- July 12, 2020

She pointed out that numerous new patients are younger individuals. Exemptions to this are children under 5 years old, those who have a medical reason to forgo wearing a mask, those engaging in religious activity at a place of worship, and people eating or drinking at food service business. (more...)
Colorado researchers to conduct clinical trial for potential coronavirus vaccine Colorado researchers to conduct clinical trial for potential coronavirus vaccine
- July 12, 2020

Read the full story via The Denver Post . The second group, who received the vaccine just a few days after the first, will receive a booster injection on July 13. Participants who have been diagnosed with active COVID-19 or recovered from a COVID-19 infection are not eligible to participate in the study. "Indeed, our researchers have helped develop vaccines which provide protection against communicable diseases such as meningitis, Ebola, yellow fever and a number of other common health ... (more...)
UM supports Harvard lawsuit seeking to stop deportation of some worldwide students UM supports Harvard lawsuit seeking to stop deportation of some worldwide students
- July 12, 2020

Global students pay full tuition, allowing universities to give more generous financial aid to domestic students. The University of Minnesota on Thursday announced it would support a lawsuit challenging new federal immigration rules that could potentially force some worldwide students to leave the country . (more...)
Coronavirus Now Linked To Possible Brain Damage Coronavirus Now Linked To Possible Brain Damage
- July 12, 2020

Chief Medical Officer of Methodist Healthcare Dr . Jane Appleby spoke about a heartbreaking moment she had with the patient. "He didn't really believe". "We are now pooling data from individual patients all around the world, so that we can get a more complete picture". 1240 people are hospitalized. (more...)
Virus patient dies after attending Covid-19 Virus patient dies after attending Covid-19 "hoax" party
- July 12, 2020

The patient became critically ill after attending the party. "The thought is people get together to see if the virus is real and if anyone gets infected", Appleby said. 'People will come in initially and they don't look so bad, ' she said, but their oxygen levels and lab tests tell a different story. 'My plea to our community and especially all of our young folks in the community is to take it seriously. (more...)
DCGI gives nod for use of Itolizumab for Covid DCGI gives nod for use of Itolizumab for Covid
- July 12, 2020

Inflammatory markers complicate Covid-19 patient's condition and lead to it's deterioration. "We will need larger studies to validate these findings". "But treatment needs to be based on strong evidence". The approval of the drug as a form of restricted emergency treatment for COVID-19 patients comes at a time when the number of coronavirus cases in the country is increasing at an alarming rate. (more...)
Could your blood type indicate severity of COVID-19 Could your blood type indicate severity of COVID-19
- July 12, 2020

On Tuesday, a total of 22,448 tests were conducted, including 8,795 RT-PCR tests and 13,653 rapid antigen tests, the bulletin said. Appleby called it a 'concerning increase'. Wear your mask, ' Appleby said. With the highest single-day spike of 26,506 COVID-19 cases and 475 deaths reported in the last 24 hours, the total number of COVID-19 cases in India reached 7,93,802 on Friday , according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. (more...)
Disney World reopens as US virus death toll surges Disney World reopens as US virus death toll surges
- July 12, 2020

While Disney was the most anticipated park to reopen , it was the last to finally let in guests. On Saturday, the queues for Peter Pan's Flight and It's a Small World snaked out of their buildings into the open-air walkway, where riders waited in groups spaced 6 feet apart. (more...)
The Return Of The Bubonic Plague? The Return Of The Bubonic Plague?
- July 12, 2020

According to the United States' (US) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ), when it comes to the bubonic plague, "patients develop sudden onset of fever , headache, chills, and weakness and one or more swollen, tender and painful lymph nodes (called buboes)". (more...)
Survey launched for B.C. Indigenous peoples as racist 'game' investigation continues Survey launched for B.C. Indigenous peoples as racist 'game' investigation continues
- July 11, 2020

Racism exists across the health-care system with Indigenous people seeking care often asked irrelevant questions about whether they are intoxicated or addicted to substances, Turpel-Lafond said. She added that some health-care workers may be "minimizing complaints based on allegations of addiction". Turpel-Lafond and her team, which includes former provincial health officer Dr. (more...)
Florida just reported record-high 120 COVID-19 deaths Florida just reported record-high 120 COVID-19 deaths
- July 11, 2020

The state has been faced increasing calls from statewide media outlets, as well as concerned Florida residents and organizations like the COVID Tracking Project , to make those statistics available. As the worst outbreaks in the United States continue to heat up, issues with testing availability and access have once again arisen in almost every aspect of the testing supply chain, according to a report of ABC News. (more...)
How do you get COVID-19? World Health Organization just updated its transmission list How do you get COVID-19? World Health Organization just updated its transmission list
- July 11, 2020

This means the coronavirus could be spread through tiny droplets called aerosols that linger in the air for long periods of time. Benedetta Allegranzi, head of the WHO's infection prevention and control committee said on Tuesday, July 7 that the possibility of airborne spread in closed, crowded, poorly ventilated settings could not be ruled out. (more...)
Walgreens opening doctor offices at hundreds of its drugstores Walgreens opening doctor offices at hundreds of its drugstores
- July 11, 2020

That resulted in a hit of $700 million (€617.42 million) to $750 million (€661.53 million) to sales and weighed the most on its Retail Pharmacy International unit. Prospects for Walgreens " business the the united kingdom "are now significantly gloomier than these were at the beginning of the year, ' Saunders wrote . (more...)
Canada: Unemployment Rate falls to 12.3% in June vs. 12% expected Canada: Unemployment Rate falls to 12.3% in June vs. 12% expected
- July 11, 2020

In June there were an additional 22,000 full-time jobs and 10,000 part-time jobs in the province. The addition of almost a million jobs brings the unemployment rate to 12.3 per cent. By last month, some 3.1 million were affected by the pandemic, including 1.4 million who weren't at work due to COVID-19. "Restart does not mean a full rehire", she said". (more...)
Coronavirus: Republic of Ireland's R number rises back to one Coronavirus: Republic of Ireland's R number rises back to one
- July 11, 2020

All of the 23 newly-confirmed cases last night were people under 45 years of age, with 15 under the age of 25. In an update this Friday evening the National Public Health Emergency Team said there have been 589 confirmed cases of the disease in Limerick since the outbreak began. (more...)
Dr. Fauci says sports can return if fans are removed from equation Dr. Fauci says sports can return if fans are removed from equation
- July 11, 2020

Major sports like baseball and college and pro football can return by the time summer heads toward the fall, in the view of Dr. Anthony Fauci . "Nobody comes to the stadiums". If people only transmitted when they felt sick, "that would be much easier", he said . Players and others involved would regularly be tested for COVID-19. (more...)
Reports 57 new COVID-19 cases in 2 days Reports 57 new COVID-19 cases in 2 days
- July 11, 2020

Capital Bengaluru saw the highest single-day rise with over 1,300 fresh cases in the last 24 hours. The death occurred while the county is seeing a surge of Covid cases in recent weeks that county health authorities say is largely a result of community spread - when one infected person unwittingly infects another. (more...)
No COVID-19 Vaccine Possible Before 2021, Parliament Panel Told No COVID-19 Vaccine Possible Before 2021, Parliament Panel Told
- July 11, 2020

Potential vaccines for the coronavirus have entered phase 3 of clinical trials, but in order to move forward volunteers are needed. The WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, said, "Indeed, our researchers have helped develop vaccines". (more...)
World Health Organization pair head to China for virus origin scoping mission World Health Organization pair head to China for virus origin scoping mission
- July 11, 2020

Maria Van Kerkhove , technical lead on the COVID-19 pandemic at the World Health Organization , said on Friday that airborne transmission of the coronavirus had always been a concern but that droplets appeared to be the most common infection route. (more...)

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