Medicine


Research: Covid-19 increases risk of development of mental disorders Research: Covid-19 increases risk of development of mental disorders
- November 16, 2020

One in five people who survive COVID-19 will be diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder within 90 days, according to a study examining the pandemic. While physical symptoms and side effects of COVID-19 have been widely researched and reported about, there haven't been many studies that talk about the mental effects of this virus . (more...)
Oregon, New Mexico order lockdowns, as coronavirus cases surge across US Oregon, New Mexico order lockdowns, as coronavirus cases surge across US
- November 16, 2020

The number of deaths has now risen to an average of 1,000 per day. The virus has killed 245555 people nationwide, According to a NBC News tally . The death toll from the corona virus in Texas could reach 20,000 on Sunday because the state report is about 100 deaths daily. (more...)
Ontario reporting over 1,200 new COVID-19 cases and 29 deaths Ontario reporting over 1,200 new COVID-19 cases and 29 deaths
- November 16, 2020

Sunday's case count, while lower than the single-day peak of 1,585 recorded a day earlier, continued the trend of daily tallies surpassing the 1,000 mark seen over the past week. The majority of cases of COVID-19 since September have been among people under 60, but most deaths have been among the elderly. Between one out of every three and one out of every four long-term care residents who contract COVID-19 in Ontario have died, Stall said. (more...)
U.S. COVID-19 cases cross 11 million as pandemic intensifies U.S. COVID-19 cases cross 11 million as pandemic intensifies
- November 16, 2020

For that reason, the researchers assume there are 10 times more cases than are being reported, but they note that "in places with more testing availability, that rate may be lower". Midwestern states have the most red-colored counties no matter the event size. Events with 25 people cause the map to bleed more red-colored counties, with Wyoming, Texas , Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota seeing major boosts in risk levels. (more...)
Dr. Fauci on Thanksgiving gatherings: 'keep the mask on’
- November 16, 2020

The renowned immunologist was asked by CNN host Jake Tapper , "how problematic is it for the fight against the coronavirus if the NIH and your agency and other government experts are not able to begin communicating with President-Elect Biden's team?" "You want to just essentially keep going - and that is what transition is, so it certainly would make things go more smoothly if we could do that". (more...)
WHO registers one-day record in new COVID-19 cases WHO registers one-day record in new COVID-19 cases
- November 16, 2020

The virus claimed the lives of two more people in BC, for a total of 290 deaths in BC. The county's positive rate, which is announced every Tuesday, actually dropped from 3.6% this week to 3.3%, and the daily case rate per 100,000 population dropped from 6 to 5.6. (more...)
Trump cites Biden victory on Twitter, still presses false rigging claims Trump cites Biden victory on Twitter, still presses false rigging claims
- November 15, 2020

On 14 November, thousands (the president put the number at hundreds of thousands) of Trump supporters gathered for a demonstration dubbed the Million MAGA March in the USA capital to back the Republican president and denounce the projected results of the presidential election. (more...)
R rate for Covid-19 drops across the UK, Sage scientists say R rate for Covid-19 drops across the UK, Sage scientists say
- November 15, 2020

Because of the sustained level of transmission the total number of people infected at any one time - now thought to be 654,000 up from 618,700 a week earlier - has continued to increase. In contrast, King's College London's Zoe study stated the infection rate was now 0.9 according to their latest data. The next two weeks will be "absolutely crucial" if England's lockdown is to end as planned on 2 December, a government scientific adviser has said . (more...)
Measles deaths in '19 found to hurtle to a 23-year peak Measles deaths in '19 found to hurtle to a 23-year peak
- November 15, 2020

So far, cases of measles in 2020 worldwide aren't looking to be as high as they were a year ago, possibly in part because of increased physical distancing due to the covid-19 pandemic. A vial of measles vaccine is checked at a field logistics base run by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in the town of Boso-Manzi in Mongala province in the Democratic Republic of Congo February 27, 2020. (more...)
Walmart Offering Pet Insurance Coverage | KFI AM 640 Walmart Offering Pet Insurance Coverage | KFI AM 640
- November 15, 2020

Walmart Pet Care also encompasses the retailer's existing Walmart PetRx in-store and online pharmacy services, launched in 2019. Rover is a pet service app and website that provides access to trusted neighborhood pet care from over 300,000 providers in communities across the USA offered in a range of budgets. (more...)
Accuracy of Rapid COVID-19 Test May Be Lower Than Previously Suggested Accuracy of Rapid COVID-19 Test May Be Lower Than Previously Suggested
- November 15, 2020

Badu told her followers she wasn't exhibiting any symptoms, but took the test as a precautionary measure ahead of a livestream performance with her band. Further, the study included few people over 65 years of age, suggesting the need for further evaluation of the test in older ages when risk of severe coronavirus disease 2019 is higher. (more...)
Costco Changes Mask Policy And It Affects People With Medical Conditions Costco Changes Mask Policy And It Affects People With Medical Conditions
- November 15, 2020

Get the full story in the video above. " This updated policy may seem inconvenient to some, however, we believe the added safety is worth any inconvenience ". "If a face shield is used, make sure it is long, wraps around the sides of the face, and preferably has a drape along the bottom that can catch droplets and keep them from getting out". (more...)
Erykah Badu Tests Positive & Negative For COVID-19 Simultaneously Erykah Badu Tests Positive & Negative For COVID-19 Simultaneously
- November 15, 2020

SMH. Rapid Test. $$$$ smh, ' the post concluded. "Same test", she wrote. The tests are mandatory so as to ensure the safety of all band and crew members. Anyone who tests positive after a lateral flow test must self-isolate along with their household immediately and their contacts will be traced, in the same way as those who do so after a regular swab test. (more...)
Sputnik V vaccine is 92% effective against coronavirus, says Russian Federation Sputnik V vaccine is 92% effective against coronavirus, says Russian Federation
- November 15, 2020

As of yet, Russian researchers are saying that there were no unexpected adverse events and that no safety issues with the vaccine have been recorded. Russia's announcement came a day after Pfizer and BioNTech made a similar disclosure with their experimental COVID-19 vaccine. The interim outcomes are based upon data from over 16,000 initial clinical trial participants who were given both shots of Sputnik V, a two-dose vaccine, claims the RDIF (Russian Direct Investment Fund), who has been ... (more...)
Alberta records 1026 new COVID-19 cases Alberta records 1026 new COVID-19 cases
- November 15, 2020

We can't afford to wait. Ten Albertans have passed away from the virus in the last 24 hours bring the total to 393. A woman in her 70s, another in her 80s and a man in his 80s, all linked to the outbreak at the Edmonton General Continuing Care Centre, bringing the number of deaths at that centre to 28. (more...)
MI governor seeks shutdown of Enbridge Line 5 MI governor seeks shutdown of Enbridge Line 5
- November 14, 2020

Earlier on Friday, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced that her government is moving forward with a plan to shut down Canadian energy giant Enbridge's Line 5 pipelines through the Straits of Mackinac, citing the threat of oil spills that may devastate the environment and economy. (more...)
Covid-19 hospitalisations fall compared to start of Level Five Covid-19 hospitalisations fall compared to start of Level Five
- November 14, 2020

As of midnight Friday, the HPSC has been notified of 456 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland. Eleven additional hospitalisations have been reported in the past 24 hours. Public health officials in the U.S. announced over 152,000 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, the first day over 150,000 since the pandemic began, an alarming record that came just over a week after the country first experienced 100,000 cases in a single day. (more...)
118 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Luzerne County; 5,531 statewide 118 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Luzerne County; 5,531 statewide
- November 14, 2020

Like much of the rest of the country, the surges are driven by people gathering with friends and family, say health officials from Washington to Maine. The national rate for the same period is 41.5 per 100,000, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . North Dakota has the highest rate in the United States, at 169.2 Hawaii is the lowest, at 7. (more...)
44,879 New Coronavirus Cases, India's Coronavirus Tally To 87,28,795 44,879 New Coronavirus Cases, India's Coronavirus Tally To 87,28,795
- November 14, 2020

Delhi remained on top of the list of states with highest single-day case numbers, followed by Kerala , Maharashtra, West Bengal and Haryana, together accounting for 54 per cent of all cases in the last 24 hours. However, since then, the cases have been rapidly rising in the state, which has also been the biggest contributor to daily infections several times in this period, the report added. (more...)
Pfizer to supply Israel with vaccine for 4 million people Pfizer to supply Israel with vaccine for 4 million people
- November 14, 2020

Pfizer and its partner BioNTech SE confirmed the deal in a statement and said it would not disclose financial details but deal terms would be tied to the timing of delivery and the volume of doses provided. In televised remarks, Netanyahu said the agreement marked "a great day for Israel", adding, "The goal is for the vaccine supply to start in January and increase in the months thereafter". (more...)

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