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Big Ten Conference postpones football season, other fall sports due to coronavirus Big Ten Conference postpones football season, other fall sports due to coronavirus
- August 11, 2020

Reports yesterday suggested the Big Ten was leaning towards postponing their fall sports - including football - amid the worldwide coronavirus pandemic. © APWF FILE - In this June 4, 2019, file photo, Minnesota Vikings chief operating officer Kevin Warren talks to reporters after being named Big Ten Conference Commissioner during a news conference in Rosemont, Ill . (more...)
Russian Federation approves world's first coronavirus vaccine, Putin announces Russian Federation approves world's first coronavirus vaccine, Putin announces
- August 11, 2020

Sputnik 1 is the name of the world's first satellite. The Moscow-based Association of Clinical Trials Organizations (ACTO), a trade body representing the world's top drugmakers in Russian Federation this week urged the health ministry to postpone approval until that final trial had been successfully completed. (more...)
Sanjay Dutt Discharged From Hospital, Returns Home In Style! Sanjay Dutt Discharged From Hospital, Returns Home In Style!
- August 11, 2020

He took to Twitter to share the information regarding his health. Sanjay Dutt also took to his social media accounts to announce taking a short break so that he can focus on his medical treatment. The result came negative, and the following day, a swab test was conducted. He has two sisters - Priya Dutt and Namrata Dutt. The Sadak 2 actor tested negative for COVID-19 and returned to the hospital after two-days stays in the hospital on August 10. (more...)
Wales announces largest ever flu vaccine programme Wales announces largest ever flu vaccine programme
- August 11, 2020

Hancock argued that increasing the number of flu vaccinations would help the NHS cope with a potential surge in Covid-19 cases. The increase in flu jabs comes as the Government begins to plan for the winter months, amid fears the United Kingdom could see a second spike of coronavirus. (more...)
Masks mandatory for Quebec students Grade 5 and up Masks mandatory for Quebec students Grade 5 and up
- August 11, 2020

A man wears a face mask as he walks along a street in Montreal, Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Canada and around the world. Schools will reopen this fall and students will be allowed to go mask-less in their classrooms. Helene Boudrages, head of an association representing Montreal school administrators, said she was satisfied with the remote learning option for students who have health issues. (more...)
Almost 100k children got COVID-19 in last two weeks of July Almost 100k children got COVID-19 in last two weeks of July
- August 11, 2020

Nearly 100,000 American children tested positive for Covid-19 in the last two weeks of July, raising concerns for many USA schools which planned to reopen this month. Underlying conditions for children with COVID-19 often include obesity, asthma and neurological conditions. Cases per 100,000 children have also risen from 13.3 on April 16, to 446.5 on July 30. (more...)
Medical masks best, cotton good, bandanas worse: droplet study Medical masks best, cotton good, bandanas worse: droplet study
- August 11, 2020

Researchers tested coverings ranging from the kind worn by healthcare professionals to neck fleeces and knitted masks . A computer algorithm was used to count the droplets, researchers said in the study . The team also emphasized that wearing a mask is a simple yet effective way to stem the spread of COVID-19. So he turned to colleagues in the Duke Department of Physics : Could someone test various masks for him? There is little evidence regarding the transmission of small aerosolized ... (more...)
Negotiations Remain Stalled After Trump’s Moves on COVID-19 Relief Negotiations Remain Stalled After Trump’s Moves on COVID-19 Relief
- August 11, 2020

The Trump administration is contemplating a measure that would temporarily block USA citizens and permanent residents from coming back to the United States if it is believed they have COVID-19, a senior US official told Reuters on Monday. (more...)
Russian Federation to register world`s first COVID-19 vaccine next week Russian Federation to register world`s first COVID-19 vaccine next week
- August 11, 2020

He added that once the vaccine is launched medical professionals and senior citizens will be the first to get vaccinated. Only 53% of Britons would be certain or very likely to get vaccinated against COVID-19, researchers at King's College London (KCL) and Ipsos Mori found. (more...)
Face masks mandatory in Ireland from today Face masks mandatory in Ireland from today
- August 10, 2020

The mandatory wearing of face coverings comes into effect following an announcement by An Taoiseach, Micheál Martin last week that the nation would not be moving into phase 4 of reopening. "Our shopping experience is changing, and we ask customers to be respectful and considerate when the new rules come into force today". We are grateful to retailers for their constructive work on promoting the benefits of face coverings. (more...)
Fears As China Announces New Virus Amid COVID-19 Pandemic — SFTS Fears As China Announces New Virus Amid COVID-19 Pandemic — SFTS
- August 10, 2020

After that, 23 cases of the virus were confirmed in the Anhui Province, East China. Around 27 people have fallen ill with the bug in Anhui Province, with seven deaths and a further 37 in Jiangsu Province, reports the country's state-run Global Times . (more...)
Covid-19 cases among USA children jumped 40% in late July Covid-19 cases among USA children jumped 40% in late July
- August 10, 2020

The report, released by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children's Hospital Association, stated in those two weeks, there was a 40% boost in kid cases throughout the states and cities that were studied. In total, the report said 338,982 children have been sickened with the virus in the USA, and half of the US states reported more than 5,000 confirmed cases in children. (more...)
Russian Federation hints at how the world's first covid vaccine will work Russian Federation hints at how the world's first covid vaccine will work
- August 10, 2020

The trials are extremely important. Russia's Deputy Health Minister Oleg Gridnev on Saturday confirmed the development. The junior health minister said that medical professionals and senior citizens will be the first to get vaccinated. (more...)
City in China Issues Warning after Bubonic Plague Patient Dies City in China Issues Warning after Bubonic Plague Patient Dies
- August 10, 2020

The Health Commission has said that the area in which this infected person lived has been sealed, and medical monitoring has been issued on seven sides. The statement reads in part: "Experts remind the general public: you should maintain good personal hygiene habits, try to avoid going to epidemic areas and spots, and if you have fever, cough and other related symptoms, you should go to the designated medical institution in time". (more...)
Third Sydney school closed after positive coronavirus case, new health alert issued Third Sydney school closed after positive coronavirus case, new health alert issued
- August 10, 2020

Five cases reported to 8 pm last night are linked with Tangara School for Girls. Four of today's new cases have been linked to previously confirmed outbreaks at funerals in Bankstown and surrounding suburbs. The total number of cases in NSW is now 3,686. One of the new cases is a returned overseas traveller in hotel quarantine. Six cases have been associated with the Thai Rock Restaurant in Potts Point. (more...)
Christian County, Ky. reports seventh COVID-19 death Christian County, Ky. reports seventh COVID-19 death
- August 10, 2020

Vacaville added 14 cases to bring its total to 675, and Suisun City eclipsed 300 cases with six more for a count of 303. The unincorporated area of the county held steady at 12 cases. To support local journalism, please subscribe . A seventh COVID-19 death has been confirmed in Christian County, Kentucky. The report, the CDC said, highlights the need for greater awareness among healthcare providers, as distinguishing patients with MIS-C from those with acute COVID-19 and other ... (more...)
State reports 1st human case of West Nile Virus State reports 1st human case of West Nile Virus
- August 10, 2020

Mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus have been found in Markham, Ont., public health officials confirm. "Although the chance of being bitten by an infected mosquito is rare, residents are advised to take precautions when outside in the early morning and evening to prevent mosquito bites and reduce the chance of getting West Nile virus". (more...)
Smoking or vaping cannabis could trigger heart attacks and palpitations Smoking or vaping cannabis could trigger heart attacks and palpitations
- August 10, 2020

Although cannabis has therapeutic benefits for people dealing with muscle pains, nausea, opioid addiction and age-related diseases such as Parkinson's, the American Heart Association said Wednesday that no known benefits exist for cardiovascular diseases , which it says involves numerous "concerning health implications" of the drug. (more...)
Biden Risks Alienating Young Black Voters After Race Remarks
- August 09, 2020

Whitmer traveled to DE, as first reported by The Associated Press , for Biden's first known in-person meeting with a potential running mate. A spokesperson for Whitmer also declined to weigh in on the report, telling ABC News "We don't discuss the governor's personal schedule". (more...)
Johnson & Johnson : Receives Vaccine-Manufacturing Deal From US Johnson & Johnson : Receives Vaccine-Manufacturing Deal From US
- August 09, 2020

It is being told that one dose of this vaccine is costing around $ 10. According to the US Department of Health, if the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is included in the vaccine campaign, it can also be free. The medicine is the first treatment with proven benefit against COVID-19. Under the agreement, J&J will manufacture and deliver its SARS-CoV-2 investigational vaccine in the US, according to a statement by the health-care giant on Wednesday. (more...)

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