Medicine


Three new positive cases of COVID-19 found in women under 20 Three new positive cases of COVID-19 found in women under 20
- September 29, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Health says there were 936 new confirmed cases and 7 more deaths Sunday. Following analysis by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre, it has emerged that there were 15 new cases in Clare on Saturday and not the 12 initially reported. (more...)
Mass vaccinations, One Health bolsters fight against rabies Mass vaccinations, One Health bolsters fight against rabies
- September 29, 2020

Evidence of animal to human transmission via the bites or scratches of cats, wolves, jackals, mongoose and monkeys have been found in the country but bat rabies has not been conclusively reported. If you have reason to believe that you, someone you know, or your pets have come into contact with an animal you believe has rabies or another animal that potentially has rabies, please call your local DHEC Environmental Affairs Office during normal business hours. (more...)
Amy Coney Barrett 'will undo' Ruth Bader Ginsburg's legacy: Sen. Kamala Harris Amy Coney Barrett 'will undo' Ruth Bader Ginsburg's legacy: Sen. Kamala Harris
- September 29, 2020

Her name is Helen Alvare. One of the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's favorite cases was an obscure case that originated in chancery court in rural Benton County in north Mississippi. McDuff told Mississippi Today said he had always heard that the Benton County case was one of Ginsburg's favorites and said he was pleased when he read the New York Times obituary validating her fondness for the case. (more...)
Quebec reports 698 new COVID-19 cases, seven more deaths Quebec reports 698 new COVID-19 cases, seven more deaths
- September 29, 2020

Shops can remain open. Dube added that if the government orders bars to close, that decision may incentivize people to gather indoors in private settings, making contact tracing more hard. "Unfortunately, we have to tell people the situation is now critical ", he said. "We're going to announce it in the coming days because I think we've arrived at that point". (more...)
Coronavirus: 390 new COVID-19 cases, 21 in Galway Coronavirus: 390 new COVID-19 cases, 21 in Galway
- September 29, 2020

The good news came as the regional case count rose by three over the weekend - as did the number of people who have recovered. Mr Martin said the next two weeks are going to be critically important, as the country works to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus. (more...)
Orthodox Jewish Man Verbally Assails NY Health Official in COVID-19 Tirade Orthodox Jewish Man Verbally Assails NY Health Official in COVID-19 Tirade
- September 29, 2020

The positive rate had previously been at one percent for several days. Coronavirus infection rates have increased at "an alarming rate" in several NY neighbourhoods, particularly among the Orthodox Jewish community in Brooklyn, city health authorities warned yesterday, threatening to sanction certain schools if they fail to comply with anti-virus regulations. (more...)
Dr. Fauci Warns: Don't Go Here
- September 29, 2020

There's certainly parts of the country that are doing well. "You don't want to be in a position like that as the weather starts getting cold". When asked about Florida Governor Rick DeSantis" decision to reopen bars and restaurants at full capacity over the weekend, Fauci said it was "very concerning'. (more...)
New COVID-19 cases decline third day in a row New COVID-19 cases decline third day in a row
- September 29, 2020

At 4 p.m., Johns Hopkins University reported 7,104,943 COVID-19 cases in the United States. The number of Covid 19 cases in Ireland has risen by 430 in the latest figures released this evening. In addition, 33 are under domestic traveler quarantine for having arrived to Chautauqua County from a state listed on the NY state travel advisory. Of today's figures, some 209 cases were confirmed in Dublin which is now under Level 3 restrictions. (more...)
CDC director on pandemic: 'We're nowhere near the end'
- September 29, 2020

Scott Atlas , a neuroradiologist with no public health or infectious diseases experience. The head of a top USA government health agency contradicted President Donald Trump upbeat assessment of the coronavirus pandemic, saying "We're nowhere near the end", NBC News reported on Monday. (more...)
Canada's daily COVID-19 cases continue to rise_china Canada's daily COVID-19 cases continue to rise_china
- September 28, 2020

The government pledged an additional $220 million to the COVAX Advance Market Commitment, which will go towards purchasing vaccine doses for low- and middle-income countries. Theresa Tam during a news conference on the COVID-19 pandemic on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. This latest development came days after Trudeau announced that a second coronavirus wave has started in the country amid concerns over a possible national lockdown. (more...)
The difference between COVID 19 and Influenza The difference between COVID 19 and Influenza
- September 28, 2020

Most common concerns include side effects and that the vaccine may not be effective. "A key challenge for public health officials is how to reach parents who do not routinely seek seasonal flu vaccination for their child", Clark said. (more...)
Supreme Court nominee Barrett readies for meetings this week on Capitol Hill Supreme Court nominee Barrett readies for meetings this week on Capitol Hill
- September 28, 2020

If confirmed she would become only the fifth woman to sit on the nine seat supreme court. Republicans believe the fight ahead will boost voter enthusiasm for Trump and Senate Republicans at serious risk of losing their majority. President Trump is trying to throw out the Affordable Care Act. He added: "Maybe they would do it in a different way". Maybe they would give it back to the states. (more...)
Almost 500 new cases of COVID-19 cases in Ontario today Almost 500 new cases of COVID-19 cases in Ontario today
- September 28, 2020

The largest number of cases are being reported in the province's "hotspots" where in recent weeks a surge in cases has been recorded. Sunday's number is the highest single day numerical increase since April 24th, according to provincial statistics. (more...)
Minnesota reports more than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases Minnesota reports more than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases
- September 28, 2020

But a spokesperson for the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) says "a series of troubling incidents" caused the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to pull its teams and halt the project. - Explore how COVID-19 transmission and infection rates differ among regions in Minnesota. For most people, the new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks. (more...)
US Senate to battle over Trump's pick for Supreme Court
- September 28, 2020

Now, in 2020, if she is confirmed, Barrett would likely be a sixth conservative vote on the court, making it plausible that there will be a majority to overturn Roe v. Bush, opposed Trump as early as 2015, when he supported former Florida governor Jeb Bush (R) for president and told NBC News's Chuck Todd that Trump was "an embarrassment to the country". (more...)
Coronavirus: No deaths, 23 new Galway cases today Coronavirus: No deaths, 23 new Galway cases today
- September 28, 2020

There has been a total of 1,802 Covid related deaths in Ireland, while there has been 34,990 confirmed cases since the beginning of the outbreak. As of Friday, the county's rolling COVID-19 test positivity rate stood at 5.7%, well below the Illinois Department of Public Health's threshold of 8%. (more...)
Wisconsin reports 2,817 new COVID-19 cases, 7 deaths Wisconsin reports 2,817 new COVID-19 cases, 7 deaths
- September 28, 2020

Additionally, seven more people have died since Friday. Tony Evers declared a new public health emergency . However, that number of daily positive tests in a state of more than 19 million people still puts NY in a much better position than many other states. (more...)
US City Warned Of Brain-Eating Microbe In Tap Water US City Warned Of Brain-Eating Microbe In Tap Water
- September 28, 2020

According to the CDC website, the first deaths from naegleria fowleri found in tap water from treated USA public drinking water systems occurred in southern Louisiana in 2011 and 2013. The advisory is reportedly still in effect until the authority's water system has been flushed and deemed safe to be use again after water samples prove it is safe. (more...)
United Kingdom says test result issue on England`s COVID-19 app resolved United Kingdom says test result issue on England`s COVID-19 app resolved
- September 27, 2020

The app asks people to enter a code that they receive after being tested, which is used to identify whether the individual tested positive or not. The Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC) on Saturday night that developers had fixed the flaw after "working urgently" to tackle the issue, which left people in England whose tests were carried out at the privately run "lighthouse labs" able to input results but not those in NHS settings. (more...)
COVID-19: Ontario reports 435 new cases on Saturday
- September 27, 2020

On Friday, Toronto's Medical Officer of Health Dr. Eileen de Villa, said that an outbreak was reported at Glen Park Public School. In addition, the health unit said one of the restaurants has served food buffet style, which is prohibited under provincial regulations because of the pandemic. (more...)

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