Médecine

Pregnant women unlikely to transmit COVID-19 to newborns

Pregnant women unlikely to transmit COVID-19 to newborns Are new variants always a bad thing? Although there is no evidence that it causes more severe illness, it has been found to contain many mutations, one of which is now taking off in South Africa . A few cases with the new variant have to date been reported by Iceland, Denmark and the Netherlands and, according to media reports , in Belgium and Italy . [Full Article...]

New UK COVID-19 Virus Strain

New UK COVID-19 Virus Strain In fact, there have been more than seven million entries into Canada by air and land since the start of the pandemic. "We focused on the new variant of COVID-19 identified in the United Kingdom, and we have made a decision to implement new border restrictions in order to keep you - and people right across the country - safe", he wrote on Sunday evening. [Full Article...]

Cambridgeshire moves to Tier 4 on Boxing Day

The Black Country, Birmingham and Staffordshire are all staying in Tier 3, while Shropshire and Telford and Wrekin are staying in Tier 2 . Hampshire, with the exception of the New Forest, will also be moved into Tier 4. "I am delighted to be able to tell you that the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine developed here in the United Kingdom has submitted its full data package to the MHRA (Medicines and He... [Full Article...]

Trump threatens to reject long-awaited COVID relief bill

Trump threatens to reject long-awaited COVID relief bill Trump said he vetoed the annual National Defense Authorization Act, or NDAA, because it "fails to include critical national security measures, includes provisions that fail to respect our veterans and our military's history, and contradicts efforts by my administration to put America first in our national security and foreign policy actions". [Full Article...]

Covid-19: Kuwait commences vaccination campaign; Prime Minister to receive first shot

Covid-19: Kuwait commences vaccination campaign; Prime Minister to receive first shot The news comes almost a week after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration also authorized Moderna's coronavirus vaccine for emergency use in the United States. To date, 3,644 people have been vaccinated, majority health care workers in the Vancouver Coastal and Fraser Health regions. And, he predicted, Kansas will be "in pretty darn good shape" a year from now because of the vaccines. [Full Article...]

United Airlines Passenger Died from COVID-19, Passengers Still Not Notified

United Airlines Passenger Died from COVID-19, Passengers Still Not Notified A United Airlines passenger in the USA who fell ill on a flight from Orlando to Los Angeles a week ago died of acute respiratory failure and Covid-19, according to a coroner's report. Despite Hubbard's claim that the victim's wife told airline employees that he was COVID-positive, and that EMTs and nurses helping the man warned everyone to "get tested", United says the victim misled them to get ... [Full Article...]

Who is Conn. education commissioner Miguel Cardona, Biden’s choice for education secretary?

Who is Conn. education commissioner Miguel Cardona, Biden’s choice for education secretary? If confirmed by the Senate, Cardona would play a key role in reopening schools across the country that have been forced online amid the coronavirus pandemic . "We urge you to nominate Mr. Cardona as our next Secretary of Education". Throughout the Cabinet selection process, Biden has faced pressure to follow through on his pledge to nominate people who reflect the diversity of America. [Full Article...]

Covid-19: 68 new cases in Donegal, 938 nationally & 13 deaths

Covid-19: 68 new cases in Donegal, 938 nationally & 13 deaths While Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Dr Ronan Glynn, said: "The epidemiological situation reviewed today is the most serious it has been since last March". Dr Glynn said: "The epidemiological situation reviewed today is the most serious it has been since last March". Meanwhile, Dr Cillian De Gascun, worryingly announced that samples analysed over the weekend have suggested that the new highly tra... [Full Article...]

LA County surpasses 600K virus cases heading into holiday week

LA County surpasses 600K virus cases heading into holiday week Two hundred and thirty-one additional deaths were reported on Tuesday across the Commonwealth "for a total of 14,212 attributed to COVID-19", the department stated. To date, 31 Douglas County residents have died of COVID-19. There are now 231 active cases in the county. Critical COVID-19 data used by the state to group counties into tiers improved only marginally in Merced County during the la... [Full Article...]

Covid-19 Vaccine: Second purchase from AstraZeneca via Covax - Khairy

Covid-19 Vaccine: Second purchase from AstraZeneca via Covax - Khairy Malaysian's vaccine supply committee will identify ultra-cold storage facilities and aims to stagger distribution to ensure coverage in remote regions, ahead of the arrival of Pfizer's first shipment in February, Khairy said. In addition to the talks with Russia's Gamaleya Institute, the developer of the Sputnik V Vaccine, Malaysia is also in discussions with Chinese manufacturers Sinovac Biotech ... [Full Article...]

Hospitals in south-east cancel solutions as Covid situations surge

Hospitals in south-east cancel solutions as Covid situations surge For the duration of the initial wave of the pandemic , this variety peaked at 18,974 on April 12. The NHS in Kent confirmed on Friday evening that it would be putting a stop to some planned treatments across the region "due to the increase in Covid patients being treated". [Full Article...]

Here's all you need to know about UK's new covid strain

Here's all you need to know about UK's new covid strain The Pfizer vaccine requires a two-shot treatment and must be kept at temperatures below -70 degrees Celsius (-94 degrees Fahrenheit) to work effectively. "We're obviously looking closely", he said. The COVID-19 vaccines will be given to Malaysians for free. "It's in both our interests, both countries to ensure that we have flow, and of course there are European hauliers right now who want to b... [Full Article...]

La Suisse autorise le vaccin Pfizer, l'Italie reconfinée

La Suisse autorise le vaccin Pfizer, l'Italie reconfinée Il y a une semaine, l'autorisation de mise sur le marché du vaccin mis au point par Pfizer PFE.N et son partenaire allemand BioNTech BNTX.O avait été accordée par la FDA au lendemain de son approbation par ce comité consultatif. Les États-Unis restent le pays le plus touché tant en nombre de morts (313.660) que de cas recensés (17.465.147), suivis par le Brésil (185.650), l'Inde (145.136),... [Full Article...]

COVID vaccine: Pfizer applies for first approval in US

COVID vaccine: Pfizer applies for first approval in US It also includes solicited safety data on approximately 100 children aged between 12 and 15 years. Pfizer has reached a key safety milestone for its Covid-19 vaccine candidate, having collected two months' worth of follow-on safety data from the volunteers dosed in its late stage clinical trial. [Full Article...]

New coronavirus strain discovered in UK

New coronavirus strain discovered in UK By December, it had become the "dominant variant" in London. What has the United Kingdom determined about the variant? The UK informed the World Health Organization (WHO) of the new strain of the virus. They could even be less virulent. "This is an evolving situation with the virus mutation", Mrs Foster tweeted. Wales and Northern Ireland, which have their own devolved governments and in... [Full Article...]

England, Italy brace for Christmas lockdowns as Europe battles virus surge

England, Italy brace for Christmas lockdowns as Europe battles virus surge Moncef Slaoui told CNN's State of the Union programme. The pressure on the virus to evolve is increased by the fact that so many millions of people have now been infected. "By holding the line over the next few weeks, it is possible we can do so again, as we continue to roll out the vaccine to the most vulnerable". British virologist Julian Tang says, just like the annual flu shot, mutations... [Full Article...]

Allergic reaction seen in 6 who were vaccinated

People who have had a severe allergic reaction to any ingredient in a COVID-19 vaccine should avoid the vaccine formulation containing the ingredient, the CDC said. Two vaccines have been approved in the United States under emergency use authorisations. Later on Sunday, an expert committee will debate who should be next in line for early doses of the Moderna vaccine and a similar one from Pfiz... [Full Article...]

La mutation enregistrée au Royaume-Uni "hors de contrôle" — Coronavirus

La mutation enregistrée au Royaume-Uni Rejeté il y a encore quelques jours par Boris Johnson, un strict tour de vis est donné au relâchement qui était prévu pour permettre jusqu'à trois foyers de se retrouver pendant cinq jours autour de Noël. Avant l'Angleterre , le Pays de Galles et l'Irlande du Nord avaient déjà décidé de reconfiner juste après Noël, chaque nation du Royaume-Uni décidant de sa propre stratégie face à la crise san... [Full Article...]

First New Brunswick vaccinations begin at nursing home in Miramichi

First New Brunswick vaccinations begin at nursing home in Miramichi But some Twitter users weren't satisfied with that explanation. They expect to produce up to 50 million doses of vaccines in 2020 and up to 1.3 billion doses in 2021. This week, 900 more workers are eligible to be immunized, but there are still about 300 appointments left, the province said in a news release on Sunday morning. [Full Article...]

New COVID-19 Strain Forces London Into Emergency Lockdown

New COVID-19 Strain Forces London Into Emergency Lockdown Whitty said: "As a result of the rapid spread of the new variant, preliminary modeling data and rapidly rising incidence rates in the South East, [experts advising the government] now consider that the new strain can spread more quickly". She added: "We have seen evidence of the virus showing higher viral loads so there's more virus in the people we are detecting with this virus strain". [Full Article...]


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