Médecine

Manitoba records 85 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday

Manitoba records 85 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday Any person concerned about their exposure to or risk of having COVID-19 no longer has to call Health Links - Info Santé to be screened for a test. "What is certain, is that our response requires a collective effort". 25 cases in the Winnipeg health region. Toronto, Peel Region and Ottawa were placed under similar restrictions amid rising cases a week ago. As of Friday, an average of 2,310 ca... [Full Article...]

Irishman linked to 56 coronavirus cases after not isolating following trip overseas

Irishman linked to 56 coronavirus cases after not isolating following trip overseas Dr Mannix reports that the patient experienced mild symptoms but no temperature, and went out to socialise with friends. Countries like Britain, France have reimposed strong measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 as the fear of rising cases putting stress on the medical system grows. [Full Article...]

MN Reports 17 More COVID-19 Deaths, 3 in Local Counties

MN Reports 17 More COVID-19 Deaths, 3 in Local Counties In the period of September 5 to October 16, Ottawa Public Health reported 2,877 new laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa. 35 cases have been reported at Manatee County correctional facilities. Of Sunday's 501 cases, 396 are confirmed. The number of males infected is 5,765 compared to 6,512 females with 122 unidentified. The COVID-19 data released on Sundays are often lower due to... [Full Article...]

Cabinet ministers request emergency debate over Nova Scotia treaty dispute

Cabinet ministers request emergency debate over Nova Scotia treaty dispute The incident happened on Wednesday outside a lobster facility in New Edinburgh. More RCMP sent to N.S. . In addition to the new RCMP deployment on the ground, Sack said that he hopes there is increased enforcement on the water. A Supreme Court decision in 1999, known as the Marshall decision , ruled that Mi'kmaq people had an inherent right to fish outside of the commercial season for food o... [Full Article...]

Five more cases of Covid-19 in Leitrim

Five more cases of Covid-19 in Leitrim There were five additional deaths on Sunday, bringing the death toll to 934. Secretary of Health, Dr. Rachel Levine, Governor Tom Wolf, and other state officials are scheduled to address the continuing spike of new coronavirus cases at a press conference today starting at 12:30 p.m. [Full Article...]

Ontario reports 658 new COVID-19 cases; 5 new deaths

Ontario reports 658 new COVID-19 cases; 5 new deaths Ontario now has a total of 63,713 cases of COVID-19, including 54,686 that are considered resolved and 3,041 deaths. New Brunswick posted five new cases and Nova Scotia had two, both of which are said to be related to travel outside Atlantic Canada. [Full Article...]

SNL Takes Aim at the Fly-Infested Vice Presidential Debate

SNL Takes Aim at the Fly-Infested Vice Presidential Debate The insect landed on the vice president's head during the latter half of Wednesday's debate and remained there for almost two minutes, setting off a flurry of memes, jokes, and other reactions across social media. The fly even became the centerpiece of a " Saturday Night Live " sketch that played out as a freaky parody of the 1986 film "The Fly". The sketch showed Carrey as Mr Biden, sitting... [Full Article...]

Wolverine Watchmen Ty Garbin denied bail in Gov. Whitmer Kidnapping Case

Wolverine Watchmen Ty Garbin denied bail in Gov. Whitmer Kidnapping Case He allegedly brought night-vision goggles to aid surveillance of Whitmer's home. The eight men are members of the militia group Wolverine Watchmen or are associates of the group, the attorney general's office said . "At least some of the defendants participated in various demonstrations at the Michigan Capitol building over the past several months", the attorney general's office says. [Full Article...]

Your Blood Type May Predict Your Risk For Severe COVID-19

Your Blood Type May Predict Your Risk For Severe COVID-19 But the blood group is not a preferable criterion to assess the risk of an individual patient. A growing number of research show that blood type may play a vital role when it comes to getting infected with the deadly coronavirus. "Individuals with O blood type are between 9-18% percent less likely than individuals with other blood types to have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the da... [Full Article...]

Scientists determine that the blood group is resistant to Covid-19 infection

Scientists determine that the blood group is resistant to Covid-19 infection One study in particular found that blood type A or AB had a longer stay in the intensive care unit compared to those with type O blood. In the scientific journal Blood Advances , a special edition of the American Society of Hematology, the results of two new studies were published on October 14 - from specialists from Denmark and from Canada. [Full Article...]

Young, healthy people may not be vaccinated for Covid-19 until 2022

Young, healthy people may not be vaccinated for Covid-19 until 2022 This is the first time any "leading Western vaccine developer provided such a specific timeline", according to the Wall Street Journal . The FDA will require the vaccine to prove effective and safe, while Pfizer will have to demonstrate it is capable of producing large scale production. [Full Article...]

Bureau County reports 4th COVID-19-related death in past 7 days

Bureau County reports 4th COVID-19-related death in past 7 days New Mexico has now had a total of 34,290 COVID-19 cases. About 18% are recovering at home or at a long-term care facility, less than 1% are recovering at a hospital and the deceased make up 1.2% of all cases, according to county health data. [Full Article...]

US Supreme Court halts census in latest legal twist

US Supreme Court halts census in latest legal twist Tens of thousands of temporary census takers had been hired by the U.S. Census Bureau to knock on the doors of homes whose residents hadn't filled out their forms. "Every day has mattered, and the Supreme Court's order staying the preliminary injunction does not erase the tremendous progress that has been made as a result of the district court's rulings", said Melissa Sherry, one of the attorney... [Full Article...]

Pfizer won't seek Covid-19 vaccine approval before mid-November

For months, Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla had maintained that the company would know this month whether its BioNTech-shared COVID-19 vaccine works. Russian Federation has approved its second coronavirus vaccine, President Vladimir Putin announced Wednesday as the peptide-based shot developed by a Siberian biotech company readies for large-scale trials. [Full Article...]

Sen. Thom Tillis Ends Quarantine Following Positive Coronavirus Test

Sen. Thom Tillis Ends Quarantine Following Positive Coronavirus Test Tillis announced his positive test result almost a week after attending the September 26 White House event in which President Donald Trump announced Barrett's nomination to the Supreme Court. Tillis has said his symptoms were mild and ended within a few days of his virus announcement. According to a just-completed New York Times/Siena poll, Cunningham leads Republican Sen. [Full Article...]

Two Major COVID Trials Paused for Safety Issues

Two Major COVID Trials Paused for Safety Issues At the time that it put a pause on its testing, Johnson & Johnson's drug was in Phase III of its clinical trial, meaning that the company was attempting to confirm the safety and effectiveness that it had seen in its first two trials. Elsewhere, Russia's government in August approved a vaccine called Sputnik V-named after the Soviet space satellite-after researchers completed only small-scale te... [Full Article...]

USA man gets COVID-19 twice, raising questions about immunity

USA man gets COVID-19 twice, raising questions about immunity Researchers developed an antibody blood test that is accurate more than 99 percent of the time, and tested almost six thousand people in Pima County. A Nevada man has been reinfected with the coronavirus, the first documented case in the United States. [Full Article...]

Ontario reports 721 new cases of COVID-19, 170 in Peel

Ontario reports 721 new cases of COVID-19, 170 in Peel Premier Doug Ford said $1.37 billion will be spent to enhance contact tracing and testing. "As part of that plan, our government will continue to work collaboratively with public health units and provide additional staff and resources to support this important work". [Full Article...]

10 new Island Health COVID-19 cases confirmed over Thanksgiving long weekend

10 new Island Health COVID-19 cases confirmed over Thanksgiving long weekend There were three cases on Saturday, five cases on Sunday, nine cases on Monday, and 19 cases on Tuesday. "We are finding people who are positive with COVID-19 and while clearing the backlog meant an increase in the overall number of confirmed cases, the active cases and the per cent that are positive remain stable", Dr. [Full Article...]

New Positive Cases of COVID-19 in County Saturday Through Tuesday

New Positive Cases of COVID-19 in County Saturday Through Tuesday The county's recovery rate now sits at 97%. "Overall, Jackson County residents have been doing well at wearing masks, social distancing and limiting social gatherings", JCHD administrator Bart Hagston said. The last new case was reported October 6. The Virginia Department of Health processed 20,720 tests for a test positive rate of 5%. The upper threshold is set at 8%. [Full Article...]


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