Medicine


Horror day as Victoria sets new deadly virus record Horror day as Victoria sets new deadly virus record
- July 31, 2020

Regional Victoria now has 255 active cases, with 159 in six local areas around Geelong. "This increase is linked with multiple outbreaks across a range of settings in metropolitan Melbourne", the ministry said in a statement. Speaking in Melbourne this morning, Andrews said teams of healthcare workers and Australian Defence Force members are conducting door-to-door visits with all positive cases of the virus. (more...)
WHO warns partying youngsters not to 'let down guard' on COVID-19 WHO warns partying youngsters not to 'let down guard' on COVID-19
- July 31, 2020

He added: "We and other countries are detecting young people with COVID-19, in February we never noticed them". "One of the biggest mistakes that people make with epidemiological surveys is multiple hypothesis testing". She urged vigilance in applying measures to slow transmission that is spreading via mass gatherings. A new survey has found more evidence to suggest that people can become infected with COVID-19 through aerosol transmission, which could be prevented by wearing a mask. (more...)
More COVID-19 Deaths Reported in Starke, Marshall Counties More COVID-19 Deaths Reported in Starke, Marshall Counties
- July 31, 2020

In Thursday's report from the Indiana State Department of Health, Starke County reported one additional COVID-19 death to bring the total to seven while Marshall County had one additional COVID-19 death to increase that total to 21. Jackson County Public Health stressed the importance of people to taking preventative action to help prevent and slow the spread of COVID-19 - wearing a mask, practicing physical distancing, washing hands regularly, and frequently disinfecting surfaces that are ... (more...)
17 extra flights scheduled from Sydney to Brisbane, ahead of tighter borders 17 extra flights scheduled from Sydney to Brisbane, ahead of tighter borders
- July 31, 2020

It's also understood authorities are investigating whether the women had been at a party during their stay, broken up by authorities who discovered about 20 people gathered at a short-term rental in Melbourne's CBD and issued them fines equalling $30,000. (more...)
Mnuchin: Virus aid package soon, $1,200 checks by August Mnuchin: Virus aid package soon, $1,200 checks by August
- July 31, 2020

U.S. Senate Republicans will unveil their proposal next week for a fresh round of coronavirus aid, including more direct payments to Americans and a partial extension of enhanced unemployment benefits , Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday. (more...)
Brampton to enter Stage 3 of the province’s reopening plan Brampton to enter Stage 3 of the province’s reopening plan
- July 31, 2020

Thirty of those new cases were reported in Windsor-Essex, the only region that will remain in Stage 2 for the time being. The province wants to collect and examine data for at least another week before deciding whether the region can move ahead in the reopening process, Ahmed said, adding numbers for the region must fall closer to the provincial average. (more...)
Dr Fauci Gives Important Advice Amid Evidence Coronavirus Can Get Into Eyes Dr Fauci Gives Important Advice Amid Evidence Coronavirus Can Get Into Eyes
- July 31, 2020

That is "a surefire hint that you may be getting into the same sort of trouble with those states that the southern states got into trouble with", he said. On person tweeted: "I can just see it now...everyone walking around with swimming goggles plus a mask". Dr. Anthony Fauci and Dr. Deborah Birx held a private conference with the governors of Ohio, Tennessee, Kentucky, and IN to warn them that the transmissions rates of COVID-19 IN their states are starting to pick up. (more...)
Three-quarters of adults with COVID-19 have heart damage after recovery Three-quarters of adults with COVID-19 have heart damage after recovery
- July 31, 2020

Tomey said he and other doctors have tentatively linked cardiac problems in Covid-19 patients to some lingering symptoms of the disease. "The bottom line thus far is that children under 10 years of age are unlikely to drive outbreaks of Covid-19 in daycares and schools and that, to date, adults were much more likely to be the transmitter of infection than children", said study researcher Sarah Neil-Sztramko from the McMaster University. (more...)
Moderna enters P3 trials for COVID-19 vaccine Moderna enters P3 trials for COVID-19 vaccine
- July 31, 2020

The fact that the vaccine prevented the virus from replicating in the nose is seen as particularly crucial in preventing it from being transmitted onwards to others. AstraZeneca's vaccine candidate which is another frontrunner in the Covid-19 vaccine race is likely to be priced at $3 to $4 per dose, as per reports . (more...)
Virus isolation period to be increased from seven to ten days Virus isolation period to be increased from seven to ten days
- July 31, 2020

Now anyone who shows symptoms of Covid-19 - such as a fever, new and continuous cough or loss of taste and smell - has to isolate for a week, but this looks set to be increased. Extending the self-isolation period brings the U.K.in line with World Health Organization recommendations. The change was made on the "low but real possibility" people are still infectious 7-9 days after first showing symptoms, they added. (more...)
Covid-19 not necessarily changing with seasons: World Health Organization expert Covid-19 not necessarily changing with seasons: World Health Organization expert
- July 31, 2020

Moreover, Linda Bauld, Professor of Public Health at the University of Edinburgh, says using the second wave may not be an appropriate terminology as the virus has not gone away, and what is now being observed is the localized spikes of significantly high cases. (more...)
COVID-19 treatment: Her voice important COVID-19 treatment: Her voice important
- July 31, 2020

And of course Seth Meyers had to spend "A Closer Look" ranting about it on Wednesday. "We all hoped it was going to work". Another Immanuel claim, according to the Daily Beast , said that an Iluminati plan had been concocted by a "witch" to destroy the world using abortion, gay marriage, and children's toys. (more...)
Shorewood School District approves plan for virtual+ learning come fall Shorewood School District approves plan for virtual+ learning come fall
- July 31, 2020

School board members in NY are concerned that they might not be able to successfully fully or partially reopen schools without an infusion of cash from the state or federal governments. The board unanimously approved elementary students attending school in person full-time and voted 6-1 on both the middle school and high school plans where students will alternate in-person and distance learning. (more...)
Stick to basics to fight pandemic, World Health Organization says Stick to basics to fight pandemic, World Health Organization says
- July 30, 2020

Tedros said he will reconvene the Emergency Committee later this week to re-evaluate the pandemic and to advise him on how the organization should move forward. "We are not prisoners of the pandemic". So far, she said, laboratory samples are not showing high numbers of flu cases, suggesting a later-than-normal start to the season. (more...)
James O'Brien's reaction to Trump supporting James O'Brien's reaction to Trump supporting "alien DNA" doctor
- July 30, 2020

Giuliani and Immanuel discussed the doctor's claim that hydroxychloroquine is a cure for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus . But the guild said in a statement signed by its president on Tuesday, Olufemi Babalola, a professor of ophthalmology, that the claims are unsubstantiated and has no scientific evidence. (more...)
Herman Cain, Former GOP Presidential Candidate, Dies From COVID-19 Herman Cain, Former GOP Presidential Candidate, Dies From COVID-19
- July 30, 2020

Cain, once considered by Trump to run the Federal Reserve, is one of the highest-profile public figures to die from coronavirus . It's not clear when or where Cain was infected, but he was hospitalized less than two weeks after attending President Donald Trump's campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma . (more...)
Pet cat becomes first animal in the United Kingdom to catch Covid-19 Pet cat becomes first animal in the United Kingdom to catch Covid-19
- July 30, 2020

However, as part of a research program, the same sample was also tested for the novel virus and was ultimately positive. Daniella Dos Santos, President of the British Veterinary Association, stated: "Our advice to pet proprietors those have COVID-19-19 (or) who're self-isolating with signs remains to restrict contact with their own pets as a precautionary measure & to practice great hygiene, involving normal hand washing". (more...)
Uptick in Jobless Claims Suggests US Economy Could Be Slow to Recover Uptick in Jobless Claims Suggests US Economy Could Be Slow to Recover
- July 30, 2020

However, the hopeful signs in May and June have given way amid a resurgence of virus cases in July that has forced authorities in some states to reimpose restrictions. Private sector investment fell 49 percent, driven down by a 38.7 percent decline in residential investment, a 34.9 percent decline in commercial building investment, and a 37.7 percent decline in equipment investment. (more...)
German economy shrinks by record 10.1% in second quarter German economy shrinks by record 10.1% in second quarter
- July 30, 2020

It fell into recession in February. Economic vitality is said to have been revived in May, but with a renewed rise in the number of coronavirus cases throughout the country, especially in the Southern states, the economic resurgence has been halted , as acknowledged by Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell this week. (more...)
2020-21 US News Best Hospitals for Cancer
- July 30, 2020

Best Hospitals was produced by U.S. News with RTI International, a research organization based in Research Triangle Park, N.C. "But in these times, it's more important than ever that Kentuckians with complex health problems have a medical center they can come to for best treatment options possible", said Dr. (more...)

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