Medicine


Dutch woman becomes first person to die after being reinfected with coronavirus Dutch woman becomes first person to die after being reinfected with coronavirus
- October 14, 2020

Researchers in the United States have confirmed a case of COVID-19 reinfection, suggesting that people who recover from the illness might not develop immunity . One patient was infected on 17 separate occasions over the study period. Shaman also studied the circulation of other coronaviruses , following 12 healthy individuals and proving they could be reinfected a second time. (more...)
Province to cut almost 11000 health-care jobs Province to cut almost 11000 health-care jobs
- October 14, 2020

Any cuts to health-care services or changes to health care more broadly, have become a flashpoint during the COVID-19 pandemic. In a press conference Tuesday morning, Shandro said the majority of jobs lost will come from outsourcing jobs in laboratories, housekeeping, food services, and laundry. (more...)
‘Circuit break’ would have prevented need for longer lockdown - Sage member ‘Circuit break’ would have prevented need for longer lockdown - Sage member
- October 14, 2020

In tier three, while bars and pubs will be forced to close (unless they can operate as a restaurant), local authorities will be able to decide whether or not hospitality, entertainment or leisure venues are able to open and welcome socially distanced audiences. (more...)
Johnson & Johnson pauses Covid-19 vaccine trial after participant suffers Johnson & Johnson pauses Covid-19 vaccine trial after participant suffers "unexplained illness"
- October 14, 2020

It was not immediately clear what the "unexplained illness" was, and the company said it is reviewing all relevant medical information before deciding whether to restart the study. This is not the only occasion a Covid-19 vaccine trial has been paused for safety concerns. Last month, the phase 3 trial of a vaccine candidate from AstraZeneca was put on hold after a British study participant developed a neurological illness. (more...)
Facebook (Sort of) Bans Anti-Vaccine Ads Facebook (Sort of) Bans Anti-Vaccine Ads
- October 14, 2020

In a marked departure from previous hands-off policy, Facebook will ban ads that discourage people from getting vaccinated. "Our goal is to help messages about the safety and efficacy of vaccines reach a broad group of people, while prohibiting ads with misinformation that could harm public health efforts", they continue. (more...)
VCU Study: COVID Death Count Too Low VCU Study: COVID Death Count Too Low
- October 14, 2020

So tracking excess deaths can offer researchers a useful metric for evaluating the real mortality impact of events like this viral pandemic. For every two deaths attributed to COVID-19 in the United States, a third American dies as a result of the pandemic, according to a study led by researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University . (more...)
Police boss urges ban on people from hotspots travelling into Wales Police boss urges ban on people from hotspots travelling into Wales
- October 14, 2020

Welsh ministers have asked for travel from areas with high rates of coronavirus in England to be restricted, to prevent people visiting parts of Wales where lockdowns are not in force and where rates are lower. Latest figures show the rate of incidents of Covid-19 in the past seven days in Wales was now more than 100 cases per 100,000 people. He has the power, he has the authority, what he lacks is the willingness. (more...)
United Kingdom ministers under fire for ignoring scientists' virus advice United Kingdom ministers under fire for ignoring scientists' virus advice
- October 14, 2020

Mr Johnson warned regional leaders who are resisting new restrictions in their areas that he could impose them regardless of their objections. The government ignored it, and now the second wave is in full swing across much of the United Kingdom. (more...)
Eli Lilly pauses COVID antibody trial, citing safety concern Eli Lilly pauses COVID antibody trial, citing safety concern
- October 14, 2020

Enrollment for Eli Lilly's late-stage trial of its monoclonal antibody treatment is being put on hold over potential safety concerns following a recommendation from US health regulators. The experimental drugs are concentrated versions of one or two specific antibodies that worked best against the coronavirus in lab and animal tests. (more...)
Dutch researchers report first death from COVID-19 reinfection Dutch researchers report first death from COVID-19 reinfection
- October 14, 2020

There have been 22 documented cases of COVID reinfection globally. ( Another case report that has not yet gone through peer review suggests reinfection may have occurred in Seattle, too.) It's significant for a couple reasons. One serious, confirmed reinfection out of more than 7.8 million COVID-19 cases in the U.S.is exceedingly rare. "Re-exposures are essential to build our immune system", Mina wrote. (more...)
Governor Cuomo Describes How Data is Used During the COVID-19 Pandemic Governor Cuomo Describes How Data is Used During the COVID-19 Pandemic
- October 14, 2020

In other states, he said , that type of positivity rate wouldn't mean much, since their numbers are generally higher than NY state's. That's down from many days last week when the rate in those areas was over 5%. So using the term outbreak, hotspot, or even cluster might be misleading compared to national data, since NY state numbers are better. Total, 33,294 people have died of confirmed or presumed virus instances since March based on knowledge from Johns Hopkins College, or 25,587 based ... (more...)
COVID-19 Lasts 28 Days On Mobile Phones and Money, Study Finds COVID-19 Lasts 28 Days On Mobile Phones and Money, Study Finds
- October 14, 2020

The man had a negative PCR test in July after the first infection, and genome sequencing in May and August showed two different strains of SARS-CoV-2. "Right now, we can only speculate about the cause of reinfection", Pandori added. "As more cases of reinfection surface, the scientific community will have the opportunity to understand better the correlates of protection and how frequently natural infections with SARS-CoV-2 induce that level of immunity", she said. (more...)
Luzerne County added 32 new coronavirus cases Luzerne County added 32 new coronavirus cases
- October 14, 2020

Henry said. Across B.C., 1,476 cases are now active with 77 people in hospital, 24 of whom are receiving intensive or critical care. The Virginia Department of Health processed 20,720 tests for a test positive rate of 5%. The Department of Health announced that an additional 1,569 residents in the state have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and another 27 people have died from COVID-19. (more...)
Selena Gomez Reveals She Went Through 'A Bit Of Depression' During Quarantine Selena Gomez Reveals She Went Through 'A Bit Of Depression' During Quarantine
- October 14, 2020

The 28-year-old singer, actress and producer - who recently launched The Rare Impact Fund alongside her beauty brand Rare Beauty , which aims to raise $100 million to help get people access to mental health care - has admitted she struggled when the U.S. (more...)
Winneshiek County nears 400 COVID-19 cases Winneshiek County nears 400 COVID-19 cases
- October 14, 2020

There are 20 people hospitalized in Clark County with COVID-19 and nine people hospitalized awaiting test results, according to Public Health. There's a lag between when local health departments send the information to the Department of Health. (more...)
COVID-19 patients might experience more severe symptoms on reinfection
- October 13, 2020

The Nevada case is the fifth confirmation of COVID-19 reinfection globally. He presented to a community testing event held by Washoe County Health District on April 18 and tested positive for COVID-19 for the first time. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified healthcare providers with any questions regarding a medical condition or general medical advice. (more...)
Coronavirus: Three deaths and 811 more cases confirmed in Ireland Coronavirus: Three deaths and 811 more cases confirmed in Ireland
- October 13, 2020

There is now a total of 44,159* cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Ireland since the beginning of the pandemic. The HPSC has been notified of 1 additional death related to COVID-19. As of 2pm on Monday, October 12 224 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 32 are in ICU. The spread of Covid-19 is a whole population issue, which is why we're appealing to every single individual, every single family, household, organisation, workplace, to act on public health advice. (more...)
Timely breast cancer diagnosis enhances chances of cure: Samina Alvi Timely breast cancer diagnosis enhances chances of cure: Samina Alvi
- October 13, 2020

Instead of labeled as taboo, she said, breast cancer must be dealt as a serious disease with its basic information to be spread among both among men and women. Regular monitoring is therefore recommended for women for early detection. Their Pink Month awareness campaign focuses on correcting misconceptions on this type of cancer, the role of the environment on well-being, promoting a healthy lifestyle, the importance of testing, etc. (more...)
Nobel Prize Awarded Jointly For Hepatitis C Discovery To Three Scientists Nobel Prize Awarded Jointly For Hepatitis C Discovery To Three Scientists
- October 13, 2020

Subsequent studies also demonstrated that the unknown infectious agent had the characteristics of a virus that at first was called "non-A, non-B" hepatitis. This helped prove hepatitis C virus alone could cause the unexplained cases of transfusion-mediated hepatitis. His work was instrumental in leading to the development of new diagnostic and therapeutic agents and providing the scientific basis for instituting blood donor screening programs that have decreased the incidence of ... (more...)
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Las Vegas to hold Strides Rides Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Las Vegas to hold Strides Rides
- October 13, 2020

Because it's something that you don't really think guys can have or be diagnosed with. "But the reality is breast tissue is breast tissue". Bowman was alerted when he discovered he had an inverted nipple. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide, both in the developed and developing countries. He says this can make it embarrassing for men to get the help they need. (more...)

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