Medicine


PM Modi lays foundation stone of light house projects PM Modi lays foundation stone of light house projects
- January 01, 2021

Now the vaccine is on the horizon. He said that "dawai bhi aur kadaai bhi" should be our mantra for 2021. Don't be under the illusion that there will be no need for restrictions once the vaccine arrives. Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister remembered the efforts of the millions Doctors, Health Workers , Scavengers and other Frontline corona warriors who have constantly put their lives at stake to protect humanity. (more...)
Virus Vaccine Distributed at Site of First Deadly Cluster Virus Vaccine Distributed at Site of First Deadly Cluster
- January 01, 2021

The Seattle Times reports Monday was the first day long-term care facilities could receive vaccines under a federal partnership with CVS and Walgreens, which is handling shots for most of the state's approximately 4,000 long-term care facilities. (more...)
Canada Has Announced A New Rule For Travellers After Quebec's Request Canada Has Announced A New Rule For Travellers After Quebec's Request
- December 31, 2020

Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc says cabinet ministers decided Wednesday morning to quickly enact the new requirements. The new rule does not replace Canada's mandatory 14-day quarantine period for global travellers, which remains in force. (more...)
Covid-19: Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine approved for use in UK Covid-19: Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine approved for use in UK
- December 31, 2020

Hundreds of thousands of people in the United Kingdom have already received at least one shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. European Union red tape is literally costing lives'. How does the vaccine differ from others? Though cheaper and easier to distribute than rival shots, the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine has been plagued with uncertainty about its most effective dosage ever since data published last month showed a half-dose followed by a full dose had a 90% success rate while two ... (more...)
WHO, Marking Year Since Covid Began, Urges Fair Vaccine Distribution WHO, Marking Year Since Covid Began, Urges Fair Vaccine Distribution
- December 31, 2020

He also said the pandemic has "highlighted the intimate link between the health of humans, animals and planet", and warned that climate change is making earth less habitable. WHO Senior Advisor Bruce Aylward said the world had made huge scientific progress to address the coronavirus crisis, including developing vaccines at record speed. (more...)
First responders in central Lake County voluntarily receive COVID-19 vaccine First responders in central Lake County voluntarily receive COVID-19 vaccine
- December 31, 2020

The day after Christmas, 3,100 people in Summit County received their first rounds of the COVID-19 vaccine. Tarrant County has created a website where people can find out when they're eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. Both are mRNA-based vaccines, taking advantage of the way cells make proteins in order to trigger an immune response and build immunity to Covid-19. (more...)
Health Secretary Hancock confirms tightening of UK Covid-19 restrictions Health Secretary Hancock confirms tightening of UK Covid-19 restrictions
- December 31, 2020

The return of secondary school pupils in York and North Yorkshire . after the Christmas break. will be delayed further. There are more people in hospitals with COVID-19 now than at the first peak of the outbreak in April. In England's Tier 4, most people are advised to stay home, barred from mixing with the members of other households either indoors or out, nonessential shops are shut and restaurants and bars can only offer takeout. (more...)
Colorado Guardsman has first reported US case of mutated virus
- December 31, 2020

The new variant was responsible for 62% of Covid-19 infections in London in the week ending December 9, up from 28% in early November, according to Paul Hunter, a professor of medicine at the University of East Anglia's Norwich School of Medicine. (more...)
Ontario sets new record high as daily COVID-19 cases near 3,000 Ontario sets new record high as daily COVID-19 cases near 3,000
- December 31, 2020

Retired Gen. Rick Hillier, who is leading the province's COVID-19 vaccination program, says the drug will be distributed to long-term care and retirement homes . There are no specifics on which communities are among those who will be taking part in the task force in the north. He said March would be the end of Phase One, and moving into Phase Two during April, May and June he is expecting five million doses a month to arrive. (more...)
Vulnerable Georgia Republican senators announce support for $2,000 Covid checks Vulnerable Georgia Republican senators announce support for $2,000 Covid checks
- December 30, 2020

Also appearing in a Fox News interview later Tuesday, Perdue said he was "delighted to support the president in this $2,000 - it's really a $1,400 increment over what we've already done, and I think with a vaccine coming, I think this is absolutely appropriate. (more...)
Unauthorized vaccines administered in NY Unauthorized vaccines administered in NY
- December 30, 2020

ParCare Community Health Network has previously posted on their Facebook page that they've been "authorized to distribute the COVID vaccine for people who fall under certain criteria and the vaccines will be made available on a first come, first serve basis". (more...)
First known case of new COVID-19 strain detected in US First known case of new COVID-19 strain detected in US
- December 30, 2020

Switzerland has documented five cases of a coronavirus variant from Britain and two cases of a South African variant, a Swiss health ministry official said on Tuesday. Congress also needs to fund more testing and help pay for protective equipment for healthcare workers, Biden added. More than 40 countries including India have banned travel to and from the United Kingdom, a move several researchers said was necessary in the view of the rapid spread of the new strain, which was first ... (more...)
United Kingdom approves Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine United Kingdom approves Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine
- December 30, 2020

Several experts have said that the new approach could help get more people vaccinated in a shorter space of time. He said: "This is a moment to celebrate British innovation - not only are we responsible for discovering the first treatment to reduce mortality for COVID-19, this vaccine will be made available to some of the poorest regions of the world at a low cost, helping protect countless people from this bad disease". (more...)
Portugal: Madeira registers 18 cases of new strain of SARS-CoV-2 Portugal: Madeira registers 18 cases of new strain of SARS-CoV-2
- December 30, 2020

So far, only 114 have been found positive. In all, 107 samples were tested in 10 labs. Meanwhile, Uttar Pradesh confirmed its first case of the mutant strain with a two-year-old girl, who recently returned to Meerut with her parents from the United Kingdom, was found to be infected with it. (more...)
Trump's $2000 checks stall in Senate as GOP blocks vote Trump's $2000 checks stall in Senate as GOP blocks vote
- December 30, 2020

He has, however, continued to advocate for increasing payments to $2,000, which Democrats are largely on board with. "There is no good reason for Senate Republicans to stand in the way", Schumer said. Despite the president's opposition to the bill, 322 representatives voted to override Trump's veto on the NDAA, including some of his most loyal Republican members such as Reps. (more...)
British vaccine raises hopes of an end to Covid-19 pandemic British vaccine raises hopes of an end to Covid-19 pandemic
- December 30, 2020

According to the data , it was the dosing regimen that used fewer doses that proved more effective. Companies like Pfizer and Moderna have been leading the charge on vaccinations for COVID-19, with Pfizer previously claiming their COVID-19 vaccine is 90% effective. (more...)
Health officials say Illinois COVID-10 deaths tops 16,000 Health officials say Illinois COVID-10 deaths tops 16,000
- December 30, 2020

Mason County reported a total of 38 new cases, representing new cases since December 24. In December thus far, there have been 260,885 cases and 4,970 deaths reported. Sheridan County has a total of 2,057 lab confirmed positive cases, an increase of zero cases in the past 24 hours. The Regina site at the International Trade Centre at Evraz Place was already open seven days a week, but is expanding its hours and will be opening each day at 11:30 a.m. (more...)
'Significantly more contagious' COVID-19 variant from United Kingdom has hit the US 'Significantly more contagious' COVID-19 variant from United Kingdom has hit the US
- December 30, 2020

Elbert County is a mainly rural area of rolling plains at the far edge of the Denver metro area that includes a portion of Interstate 70, the state's main east-west highway. The case has been identified in Colorado , that state's governor, Jared Polis , said in a statement issued late Tuesday afternoon, December 29. (more...)
LA residents can use their phones to provide COVID-19 vaccination proof
- December 30, 2020

Sarah Lim, 46, is part of the team that screens suspect Covid-19 cases. "Among the first to receive the vaccine will be, very appropriately in ICU staff nurse, a staff nurse from the Covid Ward; a junior doctor and an allied health professional as well", Professor MacCraith said. (more...)
History-making grandmother receives second Pfizer vaccine dose
- December 30, 2020

Registered nurse Nikki Galanakis, 28, is given the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at Martin Luther King Jr. In trials, doses of up to 100 microgrammes were administered without serious side effects - above the 30 microgramme dose that is now standard, a company spokesperson said. (more...)

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