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Province to outline more details of its fall COVID plan Province to outline more details of its fall COVID plan
- September 25, 2020

There are two assessment centres in Windsor and one in Leamington. "'Can't' will not define us", he said . "If we laid it all down at once, the message isn't going to get out to the people". Ottawa's previous single-day high came back on April 29, when OPH reported 76 new cases of COVID-19. The provincial government released the first part of the plan on Tuesday, which included a $70M flu shot campaign, the largest in Ontario's history. (more...)
Boris Johnson announces new coronavirus restrictions to tackle fast-spreading second wave Boris Johnson announces new coronavirus restrictions to tackle fast-spreading second wave
- September 24, 2020

And from Monday, weddings will be limited to a maximum of 15 people. Large parts of the United Kingdom are already under a partial lockdown or curfew and the prime minister says hefty fines and penalties will be handed out to those who break the rules. (more...)
COVID-19: 91 new cases reported in B.C. with no deaths COVID-19: 91 new cases reported in B.C. with no deaths
- September 24, 2020

It also raised the state's seven-day rolling average of new COVID-19 cases to 135, according to a Journal analysis. Willow Crest Nursing Pavilion in Sandwich remained at 66 total cases of the viral respiratory disease, with 13 deaths in residents. (more...)
CDC acknowledges importance of air ventilation, farther spread of COVID-19 particles CDC acknowledges importance of air ventilation, farther spread of COVID-19 particles
- September 24, 2020

The CDC previously said the virus can spread through aerosols as well but later deleted and updated without any announcement. As per the CDC's now reverted guidance , the tiny particles could remain suspended in the air and could travel beyond six feet - the recommended social distancing rule. (more...)
Ontario's new COVID-19 cases hit 478, highest since May
- September 24, 2020

Health Minister Christine Elliott says parts of the plan are now being implemented, including increased testing capacity. The provincial government is taking new steps to expand COVID-19 testing in Ontario, but Northern Ontario is not included in the first phase. (more...)
Announces 91 more cases of COVID-19 but no new deaths
- September 24, 2020

O'Brien is down the list at 15th with only 14.4 percent of ordered tests coming back positive for COVID-19. The DeKalb County Health Department on Wednesday announced seven new cases of COVID-19 as the total number of cases rose to 1,544, and Gov. (more...)
'An ambitious plan': Reaction to the government's throne speech 'An ambitious plan': Reaction to the government's throne speech
- September 24, 2020

The PMO says it will address "the urgency of fighting COVID-19 as we face down the prospect of a 2nd wave of the virus". Blanchet also called the federal government's green recovery plan vague and a reiteration of the promises made in the 2019 throne speech . (more...)
HS students in quarantine HS students in quarantine
- September 23, 2020

New Canaan Public Schools says 53 students at New Canaan High School are now in quarantine. "We know that you may find this concerning but we are continuing to monitor the situation and working closely with Public Health England". The school further advised if your child develops symptoms of Covid-19, they must not come to school and should remain at home for at least ten days from the date when their symptoms appeared. (more...)
Donald Trump to nominate female judge for Supreme Court Donald Trump to nominate female judge for Supreme Court
- September 23, 2020

I think that, you know, both for Sen. I think I can say that. Ruth Bader Ginsburg is being called a resolute champion for justice and a trailblazer for women's rights by U-S senator Kirsten Gillibrand of NY. I have to say. "A very talented, very intelligent woman", the President said, adding that a final name had not been zeroed in on. McKinnon wasn't the only actress who portrayed Ginsburg to gave the late Supreme Court justice a shout-out Saturday. (more...)
Majority of Brunei Alzheimer's, dementia sufferers undiagnosed Majority of Brunei Alzheimer's, dementia sufferers undiagnosed
- September 23, 2020

Alzheimer's disease is a progressive, degenerative brain disease, and several changes occur in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease. For patient with dementia, 90 per cent of them are Alzheimer dementia and vascular dementia. "However, HIV targets the central nervous system very early in illness and this results in HIV-associated dementia in the long term", Dr Nhlabathi said. (more...)
Ontario to announce fall COVID-19 plan today
- September 23, 2020

On Tuesday, the premier announced that as part of the province's plan to curb a second wave of the virus, Ontario has ordered more than five million doses of the flu vaccine, 700,000 more than were ordered previous year. Ford said his government is determined to have as much vaccine as needed. "(People) clearly stated over and over again that the government needed to have a plan for the second wave and it needed to be communicated clearly", he said. (more...)
CDC suddenly pulls guidance about coronavirus spreading through tiny aerosol particles CDC suddenly pulls guidance about coronavirus spreading through tiny aerosol particles
- September 23, 2020

However, the change in the guidelines was quickly reversed, with the CDC issuing a correction which blamed the update on an "error". Airborne viruses are among the most contagious, and the CDC warned that poorly-ventilated places increase the risk of spreading. (more...)
Public Health England urges flu uptake in Norfolk to avoid 'double threat' Public Health England urges flu uptake in Norfolk to avoid 'double threat'
- September 23, 2020

The government was to provide free flu shots to around 19 million people, or 37 percent of the country's population. Adding to woes, however, the KDCA on Tuesday announced that it would temporarily halt its free flu shot program, as some vaccine bottles were mishandled. (more...)
Breast Cancer Drug Shows Promise to Change Prostate Cancer Treatment Breast Cancer Drug Shows Promise to Change Prostate Cancer Treatment
- September 23, 2020

In addition, the median duration of treatment with Lynparza was 24.6 months versus 13.9 months with placebo. Prostate cancer is the second-most common type of cancer in men worldwide, while ovarian cancer is the fifth most common cause of cancer death in Europe. (more...)
Covid 19 coronavirus may increase risk of neurological conditions including Parkinson's disease Covid 19 coronavirus may increase risk of neurological conditions including Parkinson's disease
- September 23, 2020

Furthermore, Nicolelis also said that previous studies have shown that people who have been exposed to dengue fever in the most recent past have actually tested falsely positive to the virus even if they haven't been exposed to it. His group is now pushing for a nationwide screening program, very similar to this sole Australia has for bowel cancer, even in an effort to capture prospective instances premature. (more...)
County Watching for Surge in COVID-19 Cases County Watching for Surge in COVID-19 Cases
- September 23, 2020

That marks a six-percent increase over a week earlier, the United Nations health agency said, adding it is also " the highest number of reported cases in a single week since the beginning of the epidemic ". Tuesday's fatalities brought the number of deaths reported since the pandemic's start to 140. Using a $1.9 million contract with federal grant money, the state of Pennsylvania has developed a new app with Ireland-based developer NearForm Ltd. (more...)
Trials For Russia's Vaccine To Start In India In Next Few Weeks Trials For Russia's Vaccine To Start In India In Next Few Weeks
- September 23, 2020

The vaccine was developed by the Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology along with the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) last month. Meanwhile, another vaccine from Russian Federation is expected to be registered by October 15. Though Operation Warp Speed, the Trump administration's effort to accelerate vaccine development, has said that any COVID-19 vaccine must be at least 50 percent effective in order to be approved, the FDA has so far not released the detailed ... (more...)
Ontario's COVID-19 second-wave strategy to be outlined Tuesday: Ford Ontario's COVID-19 second-wave strategy to be outlined Tuesday: Ford
- September 22, 2020

The province is also reporting 52 new COVID-19 cases related to schools, including at least 26 among students. The Ministry of Education confirmed a rise in the number of schools with a reported case - 116, up from 75 on Monday - out of 4,828 schools. (more...)
Kingsville high school reports COVID-19 case: GECDSB Kingsville high school reports COVID-19 case: GECDSB
- September 22, 2020

Track every case of COVID-19 at a Waterloo Region school on our COVID-19 tracker. The school district will decide later Monday if classes will resume this week. Clemens Mill staff have said they will continue to take direction from public health and will provide further updates as necessary. "We have been working with the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit by providing lists of students and staff who may have been in contact with the individual", wrote Toews. (more...)
Mayor of London wants capital in lockdown as early as Monday Mayor of London wants capital in lockdown as early as Monday
- September 22, 2020

Mr Hancock told Sky News viewers today that the country "is at a tipping point". "Please think very carefully about your actions - strictly follow social distancing rules, regularly wash your hands and wear a face covering to help reduce the spread of the virus". (more...)

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