Medicine


Negative COVID-19 Cases In FDL County Approaching 25,000 Negative COVID-19 Cases In FDL County Approaching 25,000
- October 07, 2020

Some of the recent spike may be due to delayed presentation from the Labor Day holiday, she said. As for active cases, 1,353 people are now battling the disease, and roughly 83 per cent of all those who have had COVID-19 in B.C. People the Public Health department considers "recovered" can still have ongoing health problems as a result of the illness. Of the 12 new cases reported Monday, 10 related to Cliffview while the other two are still under investigation. (more...)
President Trump blasts Biden's proposed abortion policies President Trump blasts Biden's proposed abortion policies
- October 07, 2020

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over the weekend announced the full senate will not return until October 19, mentioning that hearings already this year have included lawmakers participating remotely. Meanwhile, an outside group advocating for conservative judges announced on Tuesday a 15-member team of pro bono legal professionals who will be conducting rapid response and other campaign-style support for Barrett's confirmation. (more...)
COVID-19 vaccine may be ready by year-end, says WHO's Tedros
- October 07, 2020

The rolling review format provides opportunities to file additional data before the complete application. Each cycle typically requires a two-week review. In pre-market trading Tuesday, Pfizer shares were adding 1.22% to $37.20 and BioNTech was advancing 9.79% to $88.60. Moscow has already received requests for one billion doses of the vaccine from at least 20 countries, but the authorities have noted that Russian Federation has to attend to its own people first. (more...)
Health minister says Canadians 'can make a difference' by celebrating Thanksgiving virtually Health minister says Canadians 'can make a difference' by celebrating Thanksgiving virtually
- October 07, 2020

There have been five more COVID-19 deaths in the province, bringing the total deaths since the beginning of the pandemic to 2,980. It was the second straight day Quebec reported more than 1,000 new cases, after staying below that threshold since early May. (more...)
COVID-19 Disrupting Mental Health Services in Most Countries, WHO Survey Finds COVID-19 Disrupting Mental Health Services in Most Countries, WHO Survey Finds
- October 07, 2020

Mark Allan, commercial director for United Kingdom insurance at Bupa, said: "The pandemic has increased the urgency for organisations to develop wellbeing strategies that promote positive mental health , particularly as workforces are dispersed across the country, workloads are changing, and job security is uncertain for many". (more...)
Trump Covid post deleted by Facebook and hidden by Twitter Trump Covid post deleted by Facebook and hidden by Twitter
- October 07, 2020

Facebook spokesperson Andy Stone confirmed the company removed the post for breaking its rules on COVID-19 misinformation. Since United States President Donald Trump tested positive for coronavirus , some Twitterati have expressed doubt about the diagnosis while others - seeing him as a symbol of hate and division - have wished him death. (more...)
Did this White House event cause a virus outbreak? Did this White House event cause a virus outbreak?
- October 07, 2020

On Monday, White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany became one of the most recent senior presidential staff to test positive , after several days of having tested negative . He was seen meeting with Barrett on Wednesday while neither wore a mask. While this seems like good news for Democrats, there are still a number of other ways opposing Senate leaders could push back: For example, if McConnell decides to slightly delay voting, or replace Senators Lee and Tillis on the ... (more...)
BMS picks up cardiovascular specialist MyoKardia for $13.1bn BMS picks up cardiovascular specialist MyoKardia for $13.1bn
- October 07, 2020

Until the market closes the stock will likely sell around 5 million shares but MYOK itself could disappear after the deal is done. Bristol Myers Squibb Co (N:) said on Monday it would buy MyoKardia Inc (O:) for about $13 billion to bolster its portfolio of heart disease treatments, ahead of the potential loss of sales exclusivity of some of its blockbuster drugs. (more...)
Defying critics, Trump says Americans are learning to live with COVID-19 Defying critics, Trump says Americans are learning to live with COVID-19
- October 07, 2020

Now, there's evidence suggesting that masks may remain a familiar sight in flu season, even in the hopefully not too distant future where the coronavirus in under control. We are focusing our efforts especially on communities of color, which bear a disproportionate burden in terms of serious flu illness, and which continue to experience disparities in flu vaccination coverage. (more...)
USA panel urges govt to join WHO-led Covid-19 vaccine facility USA panel urges govt to join WHO-led Covid-19 vaccine facility
- October 07, 2020

Reports said the process for approval is underway, it could take less than 6 months to distribute the vaccine, but the timeline could be even quicker than that. Companies are working closely with scientists at the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and public health experts to achieve the shared commitment to testing and developing vaccines in strict accordance with sound scientific principles and with high ethical and safety standards, said a letter penned by BIO to US secretary of ... (more...)
Ontario records 548 new COVID-19 cases Ontario records 548 new COVID-19 cases
- October 07, 2020

The premier later tweeted that he would be celebrating only with members of his household. "This is unbelievable. I'm getting chills just talking about this". "It's better this way, very safe", she said. But some said they were having trouble getting appointments. Yes, 10 is the max for indoors but that doesn't mean you should go to ten. (more...)
Coronavirus: Doctors' letter of concern about rising Covid cases Coronavirus: Doctors' letter of concern about rising Covid cases
- October 07, 2020

When asked why, staffers generally say they don't wear a mask because they tested negative that day, said CBS News correspondent Weijia Jiang. In Ohio, a "Women for Trump " group gathered indoors - many maskless and not distanced - to pray for the president's recovery. (more...)
Michelle Obama brands President Trump 'racist' in scalding video Michelle Obama brands President Trump 'racist' in scalding video
- October 07, 2020

Music and travel writer Paul Gibbins said he inferred from the statement that Biden wants to be running for president again in four years, not, " I want these girls here when they're of legal age ". "They're enormously valuable to the American people, and I think he'll make every effort to make it". "As a Black woman who has - like the overwhelming majority of people of colour in this nation - done everything in my power to live a life of dignity, and service, and honesty, the knowledge ... (more...)
Covid-19 can spread in poorly ventilated, enclosed spaces: US CDC Covid-19 can spread in poorly ventilated, enclosed spaces: US CDC
- October 07, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now publicly acknowledging people can be infected with the coronavirus through airborne transmission , especially in enclosed spaces with inadequate ventilation. The agency said that guidance had been a "draft" that was " posted in error ". In July, after 239 researchers from 32 countries signed an open letter urging the World Health Organization to accept the possibility that aerosols played a major role in spreading the virus, the ... (more...)
Redding law enforcement agencies selling Breast Cancer Awareness patches Redding law enforcement agencies selling Breast Cancer Awareness patches
- October 07, 2020

In the last three decades, the five-year breast cancer survival rate has risen to 88 per cent, according to Sarah Eccleston, signature program specialist with CCS. "People who are at high risk should get breast MRIs and mammograms annually after the age of 30". Ten or more years after their DCIS diagnosis, women who had breast-sparing surgery only had a 1.2% risk of recurrent DCIS and an 11.8% risk of invasive breast cancer. (more...)
White House acknowledges Trump's condition had been worse than revealed White House acknowledges Trump's condition had been worse than revealed
- October 07, 2020

Biden, who has taken a far more cautious approach to in-person events, had two negative tests on Friday. Hours earlier, Trump's medical team reported that his blood oxygen level dropped suddenly twice in recent days and that they gave him a steroid typically only recommended for the very sick. (more...)
Covid-19 Patients: Nearly One-Third Had Altered Mental State
- October 07, 2020

His physicians have made no indication that the president has experienced any major neurological symptoms. The study included data from medical records on 509 Covid-19 patients who were hospitalized across nine hospitals and an academic medical center within the Northwestern Medicine Healthcare system in the Chicago area between March and April. (more...)
United Kingdom records 12594 new coronavirus cases and 19 deaths United Kingdom records 12594 new coronavirus cases and 19 deaths
- October 07, 2020

Health Secretary Matt Hancock outlined the need to contain these new cases on university campuses. The problem is widely thought to be connected to the file size limitations on Excel spreadsheets used in the test-and-trace program. Meanwhile, official figures reveal London is now seeing more than 1,000 new Covid cases per day. This is up from 246.4 per 100,000 in the seven days to September 25. (more...)
Ireland seeing Ireland seeing "significant escalation" in COVID-19 cases - International
- October 07, 2020

A total of 726 new cases were confirmed by the North's department of health on Saturday - the second highest number in one day after a record high of 934 infections were reported on Friday. Forty per cent are confirmed to be associated with outbreaks or are close contacts of a confirmed case, while 68 cases have been identified as community transmission. (more...)
India plans to vaccinate 25 crore people against COVID by July India plans to vaccinate 25 crore people against COVID by July
- October 07, 2020

Meanwhile, European Medicines Agency (EMA) said on Thursday it has started reviewing data on AstraZeneca and Oxford University's potential Covid-19 vaccine , in real-time, the first of such moves aimed at speeding up any approval process in the region for a vaccine . (more...)

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