Medicine


Australia awaits findings on cruise ship coronavirus outbreak Australia awaits findings on cruise ship coronavirus outbreak
- August 14, 2020

Mr Andrews said a woman in her 50s, two men in their 70s, two women and two men in their 80s, and one man in his 90s had died. "That's 51 that have been added - 51 that have been confirmed as an unknown, a mystery case, since yesterday's report ". (more...)
Coronavirus: Pakuranga College principal 'furious' after incorrect report of case Coronavirus: Pakuranga College principal 'furious' after incorrect report of case
- August 14, 2020

There are 48 active cases, 30 are linked to the community outbreak. Once again we are reminded of how tricky this virus is and how easily it can spread. 'One was an agency hire labour worker, who is not a direct employee, but works with us during busy times'. New Zealand's Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters had earlier suggested a breach in the quarantine system is responsible for the country's new coronavirus outbreak. (more...)
Biological E ties up with Janssen Pharmaceutica for COVID-19 vaccine production Biological E ties up with Janssen Pharmaceutica for COVID-19 vaccine production
- August 14, 2020

A small bottle labeled with a "Vaccine" sticker stands near a medical syringe in front of displayed " Coronavirus COVID-19" words in this illustration taken April 10, 2020. "We appreciate the confidence of the U.S. government in our mRNA vaccine platform and the continued support", Moderna CEO Stéphane Bancel said in a press release. (more...)
Chinese cities find virus in Brazilian chicken wings, Ecuadorian shrimp packaging Chinese cities find virus in Brazilian chicken wings, Ecuadorian shrimp packaging
- August 14, 2020

Health officials say they quickly traced people who may have touched the product, and all tested negative; similar products were cordoned off and also came back negative. In late July, Dalian city had reported the first case working at a seafood processing company. On imported foods, the FSA says the risk of contamination is still very unlikely because of the tight laws around businesses have to follow in order to bring goods in the UK. (more...)
RMWB reports three new cases, one recovered case of COVID-19
- August 14, 2020

Due to the testing capacity in the province, Hinshaw is asking Albertains who do not have symptoms and have not been in contact with someone who has tested positive to delay their testing until after September 1. A total of 58 cases were linked to the hospital, including staff, patients, people who have been discharged, deaths, and patients in the community. (more...)
COVID-19: Horgan announces plan to hire 500 temporary contact tracers COVID-19: Horgan announces plan to hire 500 temporary contact tracers
- August 14, 2020

Data from the provincial government shows that BC is above the threshold for new infections per case. Currently, eight individuals are hospitalized with COVID-19, five of whom are in intensive care. Health officials have said the majority of new cases involve young people in the Lower Mainland whose recent exposures have been linked to community events. (more...)
BC to hire 500 new contact tracers for COVID-19 BC to hire 500 new contact tracers for COVID-19
- August 14, 2020

The province says reducing the number of people with the flu will help alleviate the burden on provincial laboratory testing infrastructure, and protects acute-care capacity in B.C.'s hospitals as respiratory illness season approaches this fall. (more...)
European Union reserves 400 million doses of potential Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine European Union reserves 400 million doses of potential Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine
- August 13, 2020

It's the latest in a string of supply deals reached to stockpile the most advanced vaccines in testing. Moderna shares gained 8.5% to $74.80 in late trading in NY. Mr Fernandez said that the deal puts Argentina in a position of ease since the country would be able to get the vaccine when accessible and at a reasonable price. (more...)
World Health Organization urges people to delay routine dental work due to virus transmission World Health Organization urges people to delay routine dental work due to virus transmission
- August 13, 2020

After WHO released the guidance , ADA President Chad P. Gehani , D.D.S. said oral health is integral to overall health and explained that " dentistry is essential health care ", due to its role in "evaluating, diagnosing, preventing or treating oral diseases, which can affect systemic health". (more...)
First batch of Russian Federation covid vaccine in 2 weeks, mass production starts First batch of Russian Federation covid vaccine in 2 weeks, mass production starts
- August 13, 2020

Numerous world's regulatory health authorities require that a new vaccine has undertaken all the phases of trials in order to determine the potential short and long-term effects of the vaccine. But approving the vaccine without completing that last phase could prove harmful, both immediately and down the road. "The problem is, we know very little because the Russian authorities are not very transparent", Spahn said. (more...)
Donald Trump Signs Executive Order To Aide Unemployment & Defer Payroll Taxes Donald Trump Signs Executive Order To Aide Unemployment & Defer Payroll Taxes
- August 13, 2020

While Kudlow said Tuesday that it would take "about two weeks" for people to start receiving aid, Eliza Forsythe, a labor economist and assistant professor at the University of IL at Urbana-Champaign, told CNBC that, "It's not something that's going to be quick". (more...)
United Kingdom reports highest daily total COVID cases since June 21 at 1148 United Kingdom reports highest daily total COVID cases since June 21 at 1148
- August 13, 2020

But Health Secretary Matt Hancock last month ordered an urgent review into how Public Health England (PHE) calculates daily Covid-19 death figures. Figures for deaths in the country for the most recent week of data - 18 to 24 July 2020 - are estimated to drop by 75%, from 442 to 111. The UK's four chief medical officers agreed on the new system being the standard for calculating the numbers of coronavirus deaths in Britain. (more...)
China warns US against ‘playing with fire’ over Taiwan visit China warns US against ‘playing with fire’ over Taiwan visit
- August 13, 2020

Beijing slammed the visit Wednesday and said it "firmly opposes official exchanges between the United States and Taiwan under any pretext". "We always oppose relevant countries for having any form of official exchanges with Taiwan", said spokesman Zhao Lijian. (more...)
Coronavirus infection 5 times more likely among youth who vape, study finds Coronavirus infection 5 times more likely among youth who vape, study finds
- August 13, 2020

E-cigarettes filled with nicotine can harm health when people inhale the substance known to have thousands of toxic chemicals that can raise blood pressure, increase heart rate and harm the lungs , according to Johns Hopkins Medicine. Additionally, they say nicotine in e-cigarettes and combustible cigarettes can cause lung damage, which makes contracting COVID-19 more unsafe. The finding explains why they were at a heightened risk of receiving COVID-19 testing. (more...)
'Charmed' actress shows hair loss 'caused by COVID-19' 'Charmed' actress shows hair loss 'caused by COVID-19'
- August 13, 2020

Please take it seriously". The video shows Milano brushing her newly-washed hair with a clean brush. "Thought I'd show you what #Covid19 does to your hair", Milano captioned the clip. "I just want you to be aware that our testing system is flawed and we don't know the real numbers". The " Charmed " alum previously opened up about her COVID-19 experience, saying how "everything hurt" after she suffered from virus symptoms for 2 weeks. (more...)
Victoria announces eight more deaths, 278 new coronavirus cases Victoria announces eight more deaths, 278 new coronavirus cases
- August 13, 2020

A cluster of infections in Melbourne, the Victorian cash and Australia's next-largest town, forced authorities previous week to impose a night curfew, tighten limits on people's day by day actions and order massive pieces of state overall economy to near. (more...)
Florida's COVID-19 cases in children have increased 137% in past month Florida's COVID-19 cases in children have increased 137% in past month
- August 13, 2020

Areas in the Northeast, including New York City and New Jersey, had the lowest percentage increases in child infections in that timeframe. At current infection levels, children form 9.1 per cent of total cases across all age groups in the U.S., says the report. (more...)
Alberta Health reports two COVID-19 deaths in South Zone this weekend
- August 13, 2020

Alberta Health Services has said it plans to turn to the private sector to help double testing capacity, with daily tests expected to exceed 20,000 by September, when students return to school. Daily case numbers have varied widely in recent days. There were 108 identified on Aug. 7, 101 on Aug. 8 and 48 on Aug. 9. Another weekend in Alberta, another three-day coronavirus update. (more...)
Degree murder charge laid after doctor killed at Red Deer clinic Degree murder charge laid after doctor killed at Red Deer clinic
- August 13, 2020

He said Reynolds was a founder of the Village Mall Walk-in Clinic in Red Deer where they both worked. Mabiour is also charged with assault and assault with a weapon. Ohanjanians said he doesn't know how he and the other staff will return to work. Ohanjanians said he was at the clinic when Reynolds was attacked Monday morning. (more...)
Northern Health reaches 100 test-positive cases of COVID-19 Northern Health reaches 100 test-positive cases of COVID-19
- August 13, 2020

A total of 3,469 people who tested positive for the virus in the province have since recovered. The county had had 15 COVID-related deaths. I express my deepest condolences to the 20 families for the loss of their loved one. outside the office. The only requirement is a cell phone for QR code access. According to the data provided in the provincial epidemiological summary there are 912 lab-confirmed active cases of COVID-19 in Ontario, and 49 of those individuals are hospitalized. (more...)

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