Médecine

United Kingdom confirms first two cases of coronavirus

United Kingdom confirms first two cases of coronavirus They will join 83 patients now at the Wirral hospital following their rescue from the embattled Hubei province, where last night the number of deaths jumped to 294. "The report of the first two cases diagnosed positive for [coronavirus] in the U.K.is not surprising and was nearly inevitable", said Professor Paul Hunter, a professor in medicine at the University of East Anglia. [Full Article...]

First patients arrive at Wuhan coronavirus hospital built in just 10 days

First patients arrive at Wuhan coronavirus hospital built in just 10 days The outbreak took its toll on Chinese shares when financial markets reopened on Monday following the Lunar New Year holiday. Washington has ordered the departure of all non-emergency USA personnel and their family members from the city of Wuhan in Hubei province, where the virus originated. [Full Article...]

Trump impeachment trial closing arguments: five key takeaways

Trump impeachment trial closing arguments: five key takeaways Senators acknowledge the House Democratic managers have essentially proven their case, that Trump abused power and obstructed Congress, by leveraging US military aid to push Ukraine to investigate political rival Joe Biden to thwart the 2020 election . [Full Article...]

California man tests positive for coronavirus, 7th USA case

California man tests positive for coronavirus, 7th USA case This comes just hours after the CDC issued a 14-day mandatory quarantine order Friday for the roughly 200 passengers who were flown to March Air Reserve Base from Wuhan, China, where the deadly coronavirus was first detected. The man never got sick enough to be hospitalized and had contact with few people, she said. Dr. Cody explained that after he began to feel ill, he traveled to both a lo... [Full Article...]

1st case of coronavirus in Northern California confirmed

1st case of coronavirus in Northern California confirmed The vast majority of the cases and all the deaths have been in China. White House officials announced on Friday that it will temporarily bar foreigners from entering the U.S. Cody added that it was fortunate that the victim came into contact with "very few people" upon his return. "Although we understand this case may raise concern, it doesn't change the risk for the general public". [Full Article...]

Man shot by police in terror-related incident

Man shot by police in terror-related incident London police say officers shot and killed a suspect in a terrorism-related stabbing incident that injured two people. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said after the latest incident: "Tomorrow (Monday) we will announce further plans for fundamental changes to the system for dealing with those convicted of terrorism offences". [Full Article...]

Trump Asked Bolton To Join Ukraine Pressure Campaign In Early May

Trump Asked Bolton To Join Ukraine Pressure Campaign In Early May The drama came as Republican Sen. Yovanovitch was ousted after Trump and Giuliani, carried out a smear campaign against her based on false allegations that she was anti-Trump. That meeting never happened, ' he said. Giuliani had initially planned on traveling to Ukraine to meet with Zelensky in early May. Former White House Chief of Staff Gen. [Full Article...]

Coronavirus Kills 259 In China, Around 12,000 People Infected

Work is complete on one of two makeshift hospitals to help with overloaded hospitals in Wuhan, and a 1,400-member staff from China's military will begin treating patients at the 1,000-bed facility tomorrow, Xinhua, China's state news agency, reported. [Full Article...]

Coronavirus: What we know about first death outside China

Coronavirus: What we know about first death outside China The 1st confirmed case and the 2nd confirmed case are close contacts. People wear face masks as they wait at Hankou Railway Station on January 22, 2020 in Wuhan, China. In China, there have been 11,821 confirmed cases as of Saturday and 259 people have died. The Philippines reported the first death outside of China from a new coronavirus, deepening global fears about an epidemic that has claimed... [Full Article...]

China slams U.S. travel controls as virus toll spikes further

The local health commission of Hubei province, the epicenter of the epidemic, earlier on Saturday reported 45 new deaths from the outbreak on Friday, bringing the total to 249. Biden said Trump had rolled back progress on global health oversight that occurred when he was vice president from 2009 to 2017. El Salvador and Guatemala also announced blanket restrictions on people who have recently be... [Full Article...]

Two patients have tested positive for coronavirus in the UK

Two patients have tested positive for coronavirus in the UK One of the two patients in England who tested positive for coronavirus is a student at the University of York. The Department of Health declined to say where in England the first cases were from but it is understood they are not in the Wirral area, where a special facility has been set up to quarantine Britons evacuated from China. [Full Article...]

Fourth case of novel coronavirus confirmed in Canada

Fourth case of novel coronavirus confirmed in Canada Officials say she didn't have any symptoms when she returned to Canada, only left her home to go to hospital, and staff there wore protective gear. Details of the third confirmed case were released earlier this afternoon by Dr. The appearance comes three days after officials in Toronto warned against the rise of racism and xenophobia against Chinese Canadians as fears of the virus spread. [Full Article...]

United States declares virus 'emergency,' bans travelers from China

Americans returning from China will be allowed into the country, but will face screening at select ports of entry and required to undertake 14 days of self-screening to ensure they don't pose a health risk. In addition, the USA government will enforce a two-week mandatory quarantine period for Americans returning from Hubei province, where the outbreak originated. [Full Article...]

Coronavirus/Chine : Le bilan s'alourdit à 213 morts et 10.000 cas de contamination

Coronavirus/Chine : Le bilan s'alourdit à 213 morts et 10.000 cas de contamination Le bilan national de l'épidémie de pneumonie virale en Chine est passé à 259 morts. Dans un contexte de forte inquiétude à l'étranger, un avion transportant quelque 200 Français de Wuhan a atterri vendredi près de Marseille (sud de la France). [Full Article...]

U.S. to evacuate diplomats, private citizens from Wuhan

U.S. to evacuate diplomats, private citizens from Wuhan Travel agencies were ordered to cancel group tours nationwide. The U.S. State Department said late on January 25 that it was chartering a flight for early next week to evacuate staff from its consulate in Wuhan. Thus, in France , continue to follow the 10 patients that were hospitalized with suspected coronavirus. The local health agency is monitoring people who have had close contact wit... [Full Article...]

Flu Poses a Greater Threat Than the Coronavirus in the US

Flu Poses a Greater Threat Than the Coronavirus in the US During the 2018-2019 flu season, the latest with complete data available, 45.3% of adults and 62.6% of children received flu shots, according to the CDC . Gonzalez says those who have passed away are patients 60 and older and have underlying health conditions. Healthcare-associated transmission has also been reported . [Full Article...]

World Health Organization says prepare for local outbreaks; China slams U.S. control

World Health Organization says prepare for local outbreaks; China slams U.S. control Following the USA government's declaration that the coronavirus is a public health emergency , stock markets immediately plunged by more than 600 points . Nancy Messonnier, director of the CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, told reporters on Friday that experts' understanding of the virus was still evolving. [Full Article...]

Vietjet suspending flights, SIA cuts capacity to China

Vietjet suspending flights, SIA cuts capacity to China Delta Air Lines said it would halt all flights to China through April 30, with the suspension starting February 6 to provide service to those travelers who want to leave China amid the growing health scare. "Until that date, we will continue to operate select flights to help ensure our USA based employees, as well as customers, have options to return home ..." "I feel a little bit sorry for p... [Full Article...]

Coronavirus disrupts global sports events throughout China

Coronavirus disrupts global sports events throughout China Queensland health authorities are trying to track down everyone who was on the Tiger Airways flight from Melbourne to the Gold Coast on January 27. Last week, the group declined to declare a public health emergency of worldwide concern, but that could change tomorrow. [Full Article...]

Lamar Alexander Explains Decision Against Trial Witnesses

Lamar Alexander Explains Decision Against Trial Witnesses But then Lisa Murkowski of Alaska announced she would be voting against witnesses, and if that weren't disappointing enough, she had to pour salt in our collective wound with an astoundingly stupid statement justifying her decision. If the chamber votes against witnesses, lawmakers could vote as soon as Friday night on whether Trump should be convicted and removed from office. "The vote today ... [Full Article...]


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