Medicine


Doctors find possible case of COVID-19 reinfection in U.S. Doctors find possible case of COVID-19 reinfection in U.S.
- September 02, 2020

The findings strongly suggested the patient was infected twice, with two slightly different versions of the coronavirus, rather than having a prolonged infection with a single virus . The finding could affect how the world attempts to limit the spread of the coronavirus while eagerly awaiting an effective vaccine . These new reinfections provide important new data as experts rush to figure that out. (more...)
Masks with valves ineffective against Covid Masks with valves ineffective against Covid
- September 02, 2020

The news will be disappointing to those looking for an alternative to regular face masks. Siddharth Verma said: "As students return to school and university, some have wondered whether using facial shields is more convenient and easier to wear for a long time". (more...)
Health Officials Urge Public: Still Get Your Flu Shot Health Officials Urge Public: Still Get Your Flu Shot
- September 02, 2020

Any fears about the vaccination making the immune system weaker and more susceptible to contracting the virus are unfounded, doctors said. "That's when flu and everything is going to be more prevalent", Chaplin said. Dozens of moms and dads headed to the State House Sunday to protest the brand-new student flu shot mand consumed.Earlier this month, health authorities revealed that all trainees 6 months old through college will be required to get the vaccine by the end of the year. (more...)
Class sent home from Dublin school after positive COVID-19 case Class sent home from Dublin school after positive COVID-19 case
- September 02, 2020

The parents of the ill student will be encouraged to get their child tested for COVID-19. When can you return to school after testing positive? "They do all the contacting - I wouldn't place the burden on any principal or on any board of management or indeed staff within the school environment". (more...)
European Union joins global framework to distribute vaccines European Union joins global framework to distribute vaccines
- September 02, 2020

Opposing this route, Dr Soumya Swaminathan, chief scientist of WHO, said scientists around the world are united in a call that the approval of a vaccine must be based on data from phase-3 clinical trials . The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which gives regulatory approval to drugs, has also stated that it could grant suitable vaccine candidates emergency authorisations before the completion of phase 3 trials. (more...)
Trudeau announces COVID-19 vaccine deals with two more U.S. producers Trudeau announces COVID-19 vaccine deals with two more U.S. producers
- September 02, 2020

Trudeau confirmed Canada's new partnership with Johnson & Johnson and Novavax via Twitter , on August 31. "Their most recent vaccine tests show promising results", Trudeau said on Monday . Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday that the federal government has reached deals with US vaccine producers Novavax and Johnson & Johnson to secure sufficient quantities of their respective COVID-19 candidates to immunize every Canadian. (more...)
MA voters to decide Markey, Kennedy primary fight MA voters to decide Markey, Kennedy primary fight
- September 02, 2020

Ed Markey, running on promising a new generation of leadership. While the two agree on many policies, each has tried to paint the other as out of touch on key issues. The LGBTQ Victory Fund, which has endorsed Morse, has recently denounced attacks against Morse, including a recent push poll, that have attempted to exploit the controversy. (more...)
CDC: 94% of US COVID-19 Deaths Involved Underlying Medical Conditions CDC: 94% of US COVID-19 Deaths Involved Underlying Medical Conditions
- September 01, 2020

According to CBS , Trump's retweet said that "the CDC "quietly updated the Covid number; to show a small fraction of all deaths - 6% - from the coronavirus were 'actually" a result of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus". (more...)
'Superheroes' needed to manage COVID-19 as province heads into flu season 'Superheroes' needed to manage COVID-19 as province heads into flu season
- September 01, 2020

John and 530 km north of Prince George. Health officials announced one new health-care outbreak at a long-term care home in the Fraser Health region, while declaring two other health-care outbreaks - in Fraser Health and Vancouver Coastal Health - over. (more...)
AstraZeneca bolsters COVID-19 vaccine supply with new deal AstraZeneca bolsters COVID-19 vaccine supply with new deal
- September 01, 2020

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is willing to fast-track a COVID-19 vaccine as quickly as possible, the Financial Times reported him as saying in an interview published on Sunday. The trial primarily is created to determine if AZD1222 can prevent symptomatic COVID-19 after two doses. A recombinant COVID-19 vaccine with the modified defective adenovirus as the vector is also undergoing phase-3 trials. (more...)
Twitter Flags GOP Congressman's Edited Video of ALS Activist Twitter Flags GOP Congressman's Edited Video of ALS Activist
- September 01, 2020

In actuality, Barkan interrupted Biden throughout the dialog to ask "Can we agree that we are able to redirect a number of the funding?" "You owe the entire disability community an apology", Barkan tweeted on Sunday afternoon. Biden and Ady Barkan , a Democratic activist. Barkan speaks with computer-generated voice. It should be removed. "Now." House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said, "Congressman Scalise must take his doctored video down and apologize immediately". (more...)
COVID-19 cases in Africa hit 1.2M, deaths near 30,000
- September 01, 2020

They are "contributing" conditions, many of which can be brought about by the virus. The tweet said, incorrectly, that the CDC had updated their numbers to "admit that only 6%" of the country's coronavirus deaths "actually died from COVID", according to CNN . (more...)
90 percent of countries experience disruption to health services - WHO survey 90 percent of countries experience disruption to health services - WHO survey
- September 01, 2020

First , local outbreaks of coronavirus should not be allowed to intensify, given that it can spread very rapidly among groups of people. "Explosive outbreaks" have been linked to gatherings of people at stadiums, nightclubs, places of worship and other crowds, where the respiratory virus can spread easily among clusters of people, Tedros said. (more...)
Colorado Springs School District 11 employee tests positive for COVID-19 Colorado Springs School District 11 employee tests positive for COVID-19
- September 01, 2020

The National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) said the Government should temporarily scrap fines for parents who do not send their children back to class due to fears around coronavirus. Mr Williamson said it was "generally accepted" that children's health and wellbeing is more at risk if they do not go to school. The teachers' union NASUWT said there was still "considerable work" to be done around how the Government meant to ensure schools followed its own safety guidance. (more...)
Justin Trudeau Just Reserved Millions Of Possible COVID-19 Vaccines For Canadians Justin Trudeau Just Reserved Millions Of Possible COVID-19 Vaccines For Canadians
- September 01, 2020

According to Dr Rao, the blood samples collected from the volunteers who had received the vaccine were to determine the effectiveness of the vaccine in terms of the level of antibodies developed. Therefore the government is investing $126 million to establish a new biomanufacturing facility at the Human Health Therapeutics Research Centre in Montréal. (more...)
FDA Spokesperson Removed From Position After 2 Weeks FDA Spokesperson Removed From Position After 2 Weeks
- August 31, 2020

Prior to his appointment, Miller had expertise in numerous authorities positions. Since Miller was set up at the FDA by the White House workers workplace, any choice to eliminate her as an appointee would need to be authorized by that workplace. (more...)
In Pittsburgh, Biden To Blame Trump For Violence Nationwide In Pittsburgh, Biden To Blame Trump For Violence Nationwide
- August 31, 2020

A new super PAC with the goal of aiding President Donald Trump's reelection is set to launch this week, with the backing of several prominent Republican donors including casino tycoon Sheldon Adleson and Home Depot founder Bernie Marcus. (more...)
Cat drugs may fight coronavirus in humans, study says Cat drugs may fight coronavirus in humans, study says
- August 31, 2020

The drugs, dipeptide-based protein inhibitors, referred to as GC376 and GC373, are created to treat cats with feline infectious peritonitis, a potentially fatal illness caused by another type of coronavirus, feline enteric coronavirus (FCoV), according to a press release about the study . (more...)
Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children associated with COVID-19
- August 31, 2020

In a commentary, published on the study , scientists, including Roberta L. DeBiasi from the The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in the USA, said children may play an important role in the COVID-19 transmission. (more...)
Ontario reports 112 new COVID-19 cases, one new death Ontario reports 112 new COVID-19 cases, one new death
- August 31, 2020

With an nearly 13% increase in the average daily case count to 425 cases being reported across Canada daily over past week, we are keeping a very watchful eye for any increases in COVID-19 severity, such as increased hospitalisations, critical care admissions and deaths. (more...)

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