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US COVID Cases, Deaths Shatter Previous Records US COVID Cases, Deaths Shatter Previous Records
- December 03, 2020

It initially reported 3,157 new deaths on that day, but revised the number down due to a "tech glitch", a JHU representative tells NPR. "There are 100,226 people now hospitalised with COVID-19 in the U.S. He predicted deaths could reach "close to 450,000" by February if Americans fail to take more health precautions, such as wearing a mask. On Wednesday, Mayor Eric Garcetti told residents to "hunker down" through the winter. (more...)
US Surpasses 100,000 Coronavirus Hospitalizations : Coronavirus Updates
- December 03, 2020

The new tally of 2 731 fatalities raises the overall known death toll in America to 273 181 since the pandemic started late previous year. The surging hospitalizations likely foreshadow an increase in the number of deaths due to COVID-19 to come in the wake of the Thanksgiving holiday when millions of Americans traveled and gathered indoors. (more...)
CDC outlines ways to shorten COVID-19 quarantine times CDC outlines ways to shorten COVID-19 quarantine times
- December 03, 2020

The head of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned the country faces "rough times" amid a deepening Covid-19 pandemic that is putting the healthcare system at risk of collapse. New cases rose by about 200,000, setting another new record, and the number of hospitalized COVID patients passed 100,000 for the first time, having more than doubled from a month ago. (more...)
United Kingdom first country to roll out Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine United Kingdom first country to roll out Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine
- December 03, 2020

Each patient will get two doses for fullest effect, which means the state will be able to vaccinate 75,000 people. The government has said it was in final talks with global drugmakers including AstraZeneca, Pfizer Inc and Johnson & Johnson over their experimental vaccines, and launched a preliminary review of AstraZeneca's product in October for potential fast-track approval. (more...)
CDC to shorten COVID-19 quarantine to 10 days, 7 with test CDC to shorten COVID-19 quarantine to 10 days, 7 with test
- December 03, 2020

It said both options require the individual to be symptom-free. The KDHE said residents should check with their local health departments regarding the quarantine recommendations specific to their county. It said counties may choose to opt into the shortened quarantine period, either 10 or 7 days with testing, or continue with the 14 day quarantine period. (more...)
16 more COVID-19 related deaths, 656 new cases in B.C. 16 more COVID-19 related deaths, 656 new cases in B.C.
- December 03, 2020

I know many, many people are doing all they can to make sure that we can help each other to get through this COVID-19 response. "We know there's a hockey team in the Interior Health Region that travelled to Alberta and has come back and now there are dozens that have been affected as it has spread in the community", she added. (more...)
USA facing USA facing "most hard time" amid COVID-19 surge: CDC head
- December 03, 2020

The conclusion is based on blood donations from the Red Cross from nine states, including Washington , Oregon, California, Connecticut, Iowa, Massachusetts, Michigan, Rhode Island and Wisconsin. To better understand how often false positives occur, the researchers will look at blood samples from prior years to see whether they, as expected, would not show antibodies for SARS-CoV-2, Stramer tells the Times . (more...)
Care home residents top the list for newly approved Covid-19 jab Care home residents top the list for newly approved Covid-19 jab
- December 03, 2020

Pfizer said it has developed shipping containers that use dry ice to keep the vaccines cold. Those who receive it will need a a second dose 21 days later to receive full protection. Professor Martin Green, Care England chief executive, said: "I think it will be hard for the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to be used in care homes because of the difficulty of storage and the low temperatures required". (more...)
Britain to start vaccination against COVID-19 next week Britain to start vaccination against COVID-19 next week
- December 03, 2020

Matt Hancock appeared on GMB (Credit: ITV) What did Piers Morgan say on GMB? He told MPs: 'The way to persuade people to have the vaccine is to line up the entire government, its ministers and their loved ones and get them to take it first, then make celebrities use their status to support the vaccination drive'. (more...)
'Tidal wave' of COVID-19 feared as Alabama hospitals fill up 'Tidal wave' of COVID-19 feared as Alabama hospitals fill up
- December 03, 2020

Only 11% of the state's intensive care beds were available Monday, according to the Alabama Hospital Association, and the remaining spaces could be filled as more patients are admitted than leave hospitals. The Coronavirus has rattled the health community across the globe with many working on the vaccine development while others continuing research on the susceptibility of the deadly virus. (more...)
Nurse on Leave After Mocking COVID Precautions Nurse on Leave After Mocking COVID Precautions
- December 03, 2020

A nurse in OR has been put on administrative leave after posting a video on TikTok that suggested she doesn't follow safety guidelines to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The hospital has been on the Oregon Health Authority's list of workplaces with the highest number of employee-related cases since May and trails an Amazon facility and three state prisons. (more...)
India coronavirus cases stay below 50k for 25th straight day India coronavirus cases stay below 50k for 25th straight day
- December 03, 2020

Of the total COVID-19 cases, 336 individuals are hospitalized, 76 of whom are in intensive care. Since the pandemic began, B.C. has seen a total of 33,894 cases of COVID-19. Meanwhile, Royal City Manor, Saanich Peninsula Hospital, West Coast General Hospital are all dealing with new outbreaks. "I think it is all our responsibility to each other about whether what we're doing is for our own needs and recreation or whether we can postpone this travel". (more...)
COVID found in United States weeks before China reported first case in 2019 COVID found in United States weeks before China reported first case in 2019
- December 03, 2020

People may wondered if they experienced symptoms from COVID-19 in the USA long before the virus was identified by public health officials. Covid-19 was identified in China weeks later and the first case in the US was officially identified in January, according to the study published by the government . (more...)
United States health agency shortens quarantine recommendations following coronavirus exposure United States health agency shortens quarantine recommendations following coronavirus exposure
- December 02, 2020

COVID-19 positive cases were present in the USA in December 2019, weeks before China reported the first cases, a study has found. The blood samples were from nine states across the U.S. It's not the first evidence showing the virus could have existed or infected people outside China before 2020. "We know from several studies that if you're ... (more...)
India recorded largest reductions in malaria cases in South-East Asia between 2000 India recorded largest reductions in malaria cases in South-East Asia between 2000
- December 02, 2020

The WHO report states that greater impact of malaria has been observed, especially in Africa. López-Gatell has scolded the media for "being alarmist" about the pandemic and bristled at criticism that the Mexican government is undercounting COVID-19 deaths or providing contradictory and weak advice on wearing masks. (more...)
'IT'S FANTASTIC': In world first, United Kingdom approves Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine 'IT'S FANTASTIC': In world first, United Kingdom approves Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine
- December 02, 2020

In total, the British government has secured 357 million doses of seven separate COVID-19 vaccines. Over the almost four hour meeting, the committee discussed in detail who within these two priority groups would get access first when doses are limited early on. (more...)
BioNTech-Pfizer vaccine will be sent by plane or ferry to UK BioNTech-Pfizer vaccine will be sent by plane or ferry to UK
- December 02, 2020

The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is one of several expected to gain regulatory approval in the coming weeks as similar reviews are completed. British regulators also are considering another shot made by AstraZeneca and Oxford University. The company also says it has agreed to work with other vaccine makers to ensure there is sufficient supply and a range of vaccines, "including those suitable for global access". (more...)
Ontario reports slight increase in COVID-19 cases with more testing Ontario reports slight increase in COVID-19 cases with more testing
- December 02, 2020

Over the most recent weekend, malls in communities such as Vaughan and Markham attracted visitors eager to take advantage of Black Friday sales, it says. Ontario put in place the latest lockdown measures on November 23. "However, as we have seen around the world, lockdowns are a hard but necessary step to stop the spread, safeguard the key services we rely on and protect our health system capacity", Ms. (more...)
United Kingdom health secretary: COVID-19 'back under control' United Kingdom health secretary: COVID-19 'back under control'
- December 02, 2020

It came as it emerged that Mr Johnson will be forced to rely on Labour to get coronavirus restrictions through Parliament with up to 100 Conservatives unhappy about the tiers system, a Cabinet minister admitted. Matt Hancock will lead tonight's No10 press conference at 5pm with an update on mass testing - which the Government hope will let areas break free of the tightened regulations of tiers 2 and 3. (more...)
Singapore Woman Gives Birth To Baby With Antibodies Against Virus Singapore Woman Gives Birth To Baby With Antibodies Against Virus
- December 02, 2020

Céline Ng-Chan, 31, returned to Singapore last March infected with Covid-19. "It is still unknown whether the presence of these antibodies in a newborn baby confers a degree of protection against COVID-19 infection, much less the duration of protection", Tan Hak Koon, chairman of the Obstetrics and Gynecology division at KK Women's and Children's Hospital, told Reuters . (more...)

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