Medicine


Russia Begins Final Trials of Sputnik V Coronavirus Vaccine
- September 11, 2020

The Government of Bangladesh will consider proposals of other companies if they want to conduct vaccine trials in Bangladesh, he added. The country's sovereign wealth fund said that more than one billion people would receive its COVID-19 vaccine "Sputnik-V" in the said period, reported Reuters citing the Interfax news agency. (more...)
European Union signs deal to acquire 200mn doses of potential COVID-19 vaccine European Union signs deal to acquire 200mn doses of potential COVID-19 vaccine
- September 11, 2020

The poll collected information from 1,199 USA adults and had a margin of error of "plus or minus 3 percentage points", officials say. Americans of all political stripes are losing faith in health officials and are sick of pandemic politics, according to a new poll which found less than half the country would take a Covid-19 vaccine if rolled out before November. (more...)
Americans twice as likely to get COVID-19 after eating at restaurants
- September 11, 2020

News of the CDC's report comes as restaurants continue their efforts top reopen in cities across the country. The CDC collected data on 314 Americans who got tested for coronavirus . Many social media posts claimed that the CDC reported that only 6 percent of people listed as coronavirus deaths actually died from COVID-19 since the other 94 percent had other serious illnesses. (more...)
Alberta Health Services declares COVID-19 outbreaks at two southern Alberta schools Alberta Health Services declares COVID-19 outbreaks at two southern Alberta schools
- September 11, 2020

The province reported 1,585 active cases, up from 1,403 the week before. Support Our Students Alberta, a non-partisan, non-profit public education advocacy group, has a COVID-19 tracker for kindergarten to Grade 12 schools on its website. (more...)
Stearns County Has 1 New COVID Case, 389 New Cases Statewide Stearns County Has 1 New COVID Case, 389 New Cases Statewide
- September 11, 2020

At the peak on July 16, 1,451 new cases were reported in a single day. As a public service, Shaw Media will provide open access to information related to the COVID-19 ( Coronavirus ) emergency. 10) issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia. There are 67 active cases with four new cases reported Thursday. (more...)
Canada's unions celebrate BC court rejection of private health care
- September 11, 2020

Steeves said MPA provisions prevent duplication of health care in B.C. through the emergence of a private healthcare system by restricting prices physicians can charge patients and the scope of private funding for healthcare. Dix said private clinics have played a small role when they are contracted to do day surgeries and previous year performed about 12,000 procedures out of 300,000 done in the public system. (more...)
Pa. COVID-19 county map Pa. COVID-19 county map
- September 11, 2020

The number of people in the ICU went up by one from the previous day at 138, while hospitalizations went down 5 at 257. Of those who have tested positive, 11% are first responders/health care workers. COVID-19 cases for September 10, 2020. Three people have died in the county. As a public service, Shaw Media will provide open access to information related to the COVID-19 ( Coronavirus ) emergency. (more...)
Mexico activates all possibilities to get vaccine against Covid-19 Mexico activates all possibilities to get vaccine against Covid-19
- September 11, 2020

Yesterday, Serum Institute of India (SII) also paused clinical trials of AstraZeneca Oxford COVID-19 vaccine candidate in the country. An effective vaccine for dengue fever, which infects as many as 400,000 people a year according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), has eluded scientists for decades. (more...)
Police in U.S. state of Utah shoot, wound autistic child Police in U.S. state of Utah shoot, wound autistic child
- September 10, 2020

Nationwide, police have seriously injured and killed scores of mentally ill people when called by relatives or bystanders to help, including in recent high-profile cases like that of Daniel Prude, a 29-year-old Black man who died of asphyxiation after NY police put a hood over his head during a mental health episode in March. (more...)
Amy Schumer shares Lyme Disease diagnosis Amy Schumer shares Lyme Disease diagnosis
- September 10, 2020

The new mum said she had been diagnosed with the bacterial infection over the summer and is now taking doxycycline - an antibiotic used to treat Lyme disease. Justin Bieber , Yolanda and Bella Hadid , Shania Twain , Avril Lavigne , Ben Stiller, and Kelly Osbourne have also been diagnosed with Lyme disease. (more...)
Clark County adds 21 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths Clark County adds 21 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths
- September 10, 2020

Allen Fire Department Chief Jonathan Boyd volunteered to participate in a COVID-19 vaccine trial study, The Dallas Morning News reported . The death occurred in September. A cabinet meeting is scheduled for today to discuss the possibility. However, he said the localised measures in Glasgow, Scotland or something similar might be considered. (more...)
British researchers design death risk tool for Covid-19 patients British researchers design death risk tool for Covid-19 patients
- September 10, 2020

COVID-19 patient undergoing muscle training for rehabilitation. Researchers in the COVID-19 "hot spot" in the Tyrolean region of Austria recruited consecutive coronavirus patients to their study . A second study found that COVID-19 patients recover faster if they begin rehabilitation as soon as possible after getting off a respirator or leaving intensive care. (more...)
Convalescent Plasma therapy ineffective in reducing COVID-19 deaths: ICMR study Convalescent Plasma therapy ineffective in reducing COVID-19 deaths: ICMR study
- September 10, 2020

The trial spanning April-July enrolled 464 hospitalised patients with "moderate" COVID-19 and administered convalescent plasma - antibodies derived from plasma filtered from the blood of those who have recovered from COVID-19 - on some of them. (more...)
COVID-19 Numbers as of 3:30 pm September 9 COVID-19 Numbers as of 3:30 pm September 9
- September 10, 2020

But there is no evidence of an outbreak in any school, where one child passed it on to another or an adult. All of the outbreaks are in the Vancouver Coastal Health or Fraser Health regions. The National Public Health Emergency Team will meet today to discuss the situation in Dublin and Limerick after the acting Medical Officer said he was "very concerned" with the numbers. (more...)
Officials offer reassurance after AstraZeneca pause Officials offer reassurance after AstraZeneca pause
- September 10, 2020

The UK drugmaker's vaccine candidate, developed with the University of Oxford, was in late-stage trials and had previously been described as the most advanced coronavirus vaccine candidate by the WHO. The U.S. trial is now taking place at 62 sites across the country, according to clinicaltrials.gov, a government registry, though some have not yet started enrolling participants. (more...)
COVID-19 outbreak declared at Henry Wise Wood High School COVID-19 outbreak declared at Henry Wise Wood High School
- September 10, 2020

The student attended the school for a limited time while asymptomatic. There were 16 COVID-19 cases identified in Manitoba on Wednesday, including 14 in Winnipeg. She said she's concerned with the rise in case numbers across the province. Alberta has 1,692 active cases of the novel coronavirus - the highest since May 9. (more...)
A looming twindemic? Experts suggest flu vaccination before COVID-19 vaccine A looming twindemic? Experts suggest flu vaccination before COVID-19 vaccine
- September 10, 2020

According to the BC Centre for Disease control, high dose trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine (HD TIIV) or FluzoneĀ® High-Dose, has quadruple the antigens as conventional flu vaccines . Think of getting the flu shot as a community initiative. "We absolutely will be pushing for vaccination to keep our population as healthy and strong as we can", she said. (more...)
Burton High School District 157 reports 11 positive COVID-19 cases Burton High School District 157 reports 11 positive COVID-19 cases
- September 10, 2020

The 16 schools with one case do not qualify. School Officials say East Hamilton Middle and High School, Soddy Daisy High School and Ooltewah High School will be closed due to the Coronavirus. Hinshaw added while there are 16 cases of the illness in 16 schools across Alberta, none met the requirement. "The risk is deemed low as physical distancing was maintained while at school and a mask was worn on the bus and in school the entire time", the province said. (more...)
COVID-19 vaccine trials ongoing in India: Serum Institute COVID-19 vaccine trials ongoing in India: Serum Institute
- September 09, 2020

The vaccine , designated AZD1222, is considered to be among the frontrunners in the race for an effective counter to the Covid-19 pandemic. A spokesperson told Stat News that the team will be looking thoroughly into the issue as the "standard review process triggered a pause to vaccination to allow review of safety data". (more...)
Coronavirus: Bolton restrictions were tightened as cases increased Coronavirus: Bolton restrictions were tightened as cases increased
- September 09, 2020

The law will apply both indoors and outdoors, and include private homes, as well as parks, pubs and restaurants. From Monday, this will be reduced to six, except for large families, weddings, funerals, organised team sports, workplaces and educational settings. (more...)

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