Medicine


Have your say: Will England’s second national lockdown end on December 2? Have your say: Will England’s second national lockdown end on December 2?
- November 03, 2020

MPs will vote on the measures in the House of Commons on Wednesday after Boris Johnson insisted the lockdown will only last a month. "The Prime Minster faced a backlash from some Conservative MPs who accused Mr Johnson of allowing himself to be 'bounced" into a national lockdown before giving regional restrictions "time to work". (more...)
Oklahoma reports 1,084 new coronavirus cases; 9 more deaths Oklahoma reports 1,084 new coronavirus cases; 9 more deaths
- November 03, 2020

The number of infections is thought to be far higher because many people have not been tested, and studies suggest people can be infected with the virus without feeling sick. However, they designed one model to have an exponentially declining distribution of contacts, while the other model had a fat tail in which some people had many contacts. (more...)
Pharmacies cancel flu shot appointments as supplies run out Pharmacies cancel flu shot appointments as supplies run out
- November 03, 2020

Vaccine supply is determined and allocated by the Ministry of Health. If you've booked in to get a flu shot at your local Rexall in recent days, you may have found yourself one of a number of residents who have had their appointments unexpectedly cancelled by the pharmacy. (more...)
Biden condemns bus incident and Trump fan behaviour at his home Biden condemns bus incident and Trump fan behaviour at his home
- November 03, 2020

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Sunday denounced the alleged harassment of one of his campaign buses by Donald Trump supporters on a Texas highway, in an incident the Federal Bureau of Investigation confirmed it is investigating. (more...)
Coronavirus: Two Further Deaths, 552 New Cases In Ireland Coronavirus: Two Further Deaths, 552 New Cases In Ireland
- November 03, 2020

That brings the total number of cases confirmed in Minnesota to 150,672. There have been two further deaths associated with the virus in the past 24 hours. "We are working collectively to achieve suppression, but it is too early to ease our efforts". Offaly now has the fifth lowest Incidence Rate in the country. (more...)
Biden Campaign Cancels Texas Event After Trumpers Swarm Bus Biden Campaign Cancels Texas Event After Trumpers Swarm Bus
- November 02, 2020

Republican pollster Bill McInturff said Mr. Trump has the potential to overperform on Tuesday. "He's not a big guy", Trump said of Biden at one point in criss-crossing Pennsylvania during a four-rally day. Farah touted Trump's foreign and domestic policy achievements, asserting that Trump is "doing the job - not hosting celebrity get-togethers like we saw under the Obama-Biden administration". (more...)
Coronavirus transmission at home 'common,' over 50% household contacts infected, CDC finds
- November 02, 2020

While many reported no symptoms throughout the seven-day daily follow-up period. Carlos G. Grijalva, study co-author and associate professor of Health Policy at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in the United States said: "We observed that, after a first household member became sick, several infections were rapidly detected in the household". (more...)
Coronavirus: Two deaths and 552 new cases confirmed in Ireland Coronavirus: Two deaths and 552 new cases confirmed in Ireland
- November 02, 2020

These were the details of the news Covid warning: cases fall but don't let go of your guard for this day. Ireland's 14-day incident rate per 100,000 of the population has fallen to 268.7. Cavan remains the county with the highest 14-day incident rate in the country at 645.9. Dr De Gascun pointed out while Dr Holohan has stated the aim of Level 5 was to get to under 100 cases a day, "as a society we want to get the number down as low as possible". (more...)
New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed Nationally; 15 In Clare New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed Nationally; 15 In Clare
- November 02, 2020

There were 37 new positive cases of the disease, the ministry revealed in it's clinical management summary of October 31. Public Health confirms 21 new COVID-19 cases in Waterloo RegionThe restrictions were first put in place for Toronto, Peel and Ottawa on Friday, but have now been extended after the province recorded 407 new cases on Saturday - the most in a 24-hour stretch since June 2. (more...)
474 fresh Covid cases, one death reported in state
- November 02, 2020

The research was carried by the International League of Dermatological Societies and the American Academy of Dermatology. The study also added that the symptom is mild in nature and disappears in weeks. Topping the list of provinces and cities with the most number of additional COVID-19 cases are Benguet (with 188), Davao City (with 166), and Rizal (with 119). (more...)
Covid-19 cases in Dublin rise in last 24 hours Covid-19 cases in Dublin rise in last 24 hours
- November 02, 2020

Of the cases notified this Sunday, 63% are under 45 years of age with a median age of 36. The region has one new death, with a total of 121 people dead from COVID-19. 17 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours. See the Covid-19 Dashboard for more. There are nine people now in hospital with COVID-19, with one more patient being added to the total from Saturday. (more...)
The coronavirus raging in Europe is a different variant The coronavirus raging in Europe is a different variant
- November 01, 2020

Since each variant has its own genetic signature, it can be traced back to its place of origin. All viruses naturally mutate as they spread through populations. "The rapid rise of these variants in Europe highlights the importance of genomic surveillance of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic.it is imperative to understand whether novel variants impact the severity of the disease". (more...)
Covid-19: England braces for new four-week lockdown Covid-19: England braces for new four-week lockdown
- November 01, 2020

Johnson said in a news conference that the projections based on current numbers suggest a catastrophic situation for the country should they not take these drastic lockdown steps, reports the BBC . New national lockdown restrictions will go into effect across England Thursday and last for a month. "Because the regional approach is one that, wherever possible, we want to take because again we recognise it may be the case in the future that having reduced R below 1, having reduced national ... (more...)
Trump leads Biden in Iowa Trump leads Biden in Iowa
- November 01, 2020

He referred to Biden as his friend and the next president of the United States. FGN6 US-TRUMP-REPUBLICANS Donald Trump predicts massive win for Republicans in November 3 polls Butler: US President Donald Trump has predicted a massive win for the Republicans in the November 3 elections, saying the margin would be much bigger than what the party had received four years ago. (more...)
Pennsylvania reports 2510 new covid-19 cases, 28 deaths Pennsylvania reports 2510 new covid-19 cases, 28 deaths
- November 01, 2020

The Clay County Health Department reported nine new cases late Thursday night. The test positivity rate in the county for the week that began October 18 was 9.3%, the same as the week of October 11, the health department data shows. Cloud's COVID-19 saliva testing site at the River's Edge Convention Center. The fatality is a woman in her 70s with underlying health conditions. Since the pandemic began, there have been 14,381 confirmed cases in B.C. (more...)
Employees in food stores with increased risk of COVID without symptoms Employees in food stores with increased risk of COVID without symptoms
- November 01, 2020

Out of that group of patients, men had lower vitamin D levels than women. Among 224 total suspected cases and 90 laboratory-confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 39 countries with information on symptom duration, the median duration of symptoms was 12 days. (more...)
Covid toes: Scientists discover red and swollen feet as new symptom Covid toes: Scientists discover red and swollen feet as new symptom
- November 01, 2020

The drug was said to show promise this summer in helping to reduce the viral load as well as alleviate symptoms in trials involving non-hospitalized patients being treated for COVID-19, and specifically in those patients who had not mounted their own immune response to SARS-COV-2. (more...)
'Stay at home': England back in lockdown 'Stay at home': England back in lockdown
- November 01, 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has introduced a system of local restrictions for England based on levels of infection . "You must stay at home, you must only leave home for education, work if you can not work from home, recreational exercise with one person from another household or your household, and to escape injury or harm, to shop for food and essentials or provide care for vulnerable people as a volunteer", he said, adding that this lockdown would be less "restrictive" than the ... (more...)
Alberta sets new daily record with 622 COVID-19 cases Alberta sets new daily record with 622 COVID-19 cases
- November 01, 2020

The other four deaths were all in the Alberta Health Services Edmonton zone. In her update on Thursday, October 29, Dr. Deena Hinshaw started by thanking Albertans for getting their flu shots. Speaking Thursday, Hinshaw reiterated that the province's focus at this time was to strike "a hard, but necessary balance when responding to COVID-19". (more...)
Solano residents found with Covid-19 and flu Solano residents found with Covid-19 and flu
- November 01, 2020

Once a patient hits the hospital, COVID-19 is five times deadlier , according to a recent study in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report . The American Lung Association is calling on all Americans, but especially those aged 50 or older to get a flu vaccine as it remains the best way to protect yourself and your community from the flu. (more...)

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