Médecine

Trump vows aid to airline, cruise ship industries

Trump vows aid to airline, cruise ship industries The US death toll from the coronavirus climbed to 12 on Thursday, with all but one of the victims in the north-western US state of Washington . "This was something that we were thrown into and we're going to handle it, we have been handling it very well", Trump told reporters. [Full Article...]

Vanderbilt suspending in-person classes due to coronavirus

Vanderbilt suspending in-person classes due to coronavirus The Cambridge-based university says it hopes to have the transition completed by Monday, March 23. In a message posted to the University's Coronavirus Update page , Provost Carol Fierke said there are no plans to cancel classes or move courses to an online format. [Full Article...]

First Cases Of Coronavirus Reported In Pennsylvania

First Cases Of Coronavirus Reported In Pennsylvania The cases were reported in Wayne and Delaware Counties which are both on the eastern side of the state. "I want to remind everyone to follow the CDC COVID-19 prevention guidelines, and if you have symptoms stay at home and call your healthcare provider", said Dr. [Full Article...]

Threat of a pandemic has become very real — WHO's Tedros

Threat of a pandemic has become very real — WHO's Tedros Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told reporters at a conference call in the organisation's Geneva headquarters Monday. But he added that it could be the first controlled pandemic in history as decisions taken by governments, businesses and individuals could change the course it took. [Full Article...]

Coronavirus: Italy in 'massive shock therapy' pledge to offset virus impact

Coronavirus: Italy in 'massive shock therapy' pledge to offset virus impact In Iran, state television said the virus had killed another 43 people, pushing the official toll to 237, with 7,161 confirmed cases. There is a sense in Italy that the country is facing its greatest emergency since World War II. More than three-quarters of the country's surviving virus patients have been released from treatment. Albania and Brunei announced their first cases of COVID-19, and... [Full Article...]

China: New infections below 100 for 2 days in row

China: New infections below 100 for 2 days in row The agency confirmed 44 new cases of the COVID-19 disease caused by the new coronavirus as at the end of March 7, a decline from 99 the previous day. China has reportedly confirmed 23 new deaths from the coronavirus outbreak, the lowest recorded since the epidemic originated in December. Ding said Friday that some have questioned if it was necessary for so many people in Wuhan to be quarantine... [Full Article...]

School closes after student tests positive for COVID-19

School closes after student tests positive for COVID-19 NSW chief health officer Dr Kerry Chant said the government is "prepared to take whatever action is in the best interests of the students and staff and the broader community" and could close the school for up to two weeks. Australia's travel ban has now been extended to South Korea, as well as China and Iran, while travellers from Italy will be subject to stringent checks. [Full Article...]

Father, sister of coronavirus patient violate self-quarantine to attend school event

Father, sister of coronavirus patient violate self-quarantine to attend school event The daughter attends Villa de Shane at Oak Hills School. Page claimed the man took his other daughter to a school function. Villa Duchesne canceled classes on Monday after receiving word of the student's connection with a coronavirus patient. [Full Article...]

Coronavirus: 206 people test positive in UK

Coronavirus: 206 people test positive in UK One of the new cases was only confirmed after the person had died, according to the statement. California Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency as the number of cases of the novel coronavirus rose to 53 and the state recorded its first death - an elderly patient who tested positive for COVID-19 after disembarking a cruise ship . [Full Article...]

New and Improved Songs to Sing to Time Your Coronavirus Hand Washing

New and Improved Songs to Sing to Time Your Coronavirus Hand Washing It's recommended you avoid shaking hands with others and touching your face, mouth and eyes. 'Rinse your hands well under clean, running water, ' the guide advises. "You're not removing any of the germs". "Long nails are not entirely ideal during an outbreak simply for the reason that they take longer to clean", says Dr. [Full Article...]

PM defends gov’t response to COVID-19 outbreak, warns against knee-jerk reactions

PM defends gov’t response to COVID-19 outbreak, warns against knee-jerk reactions Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada won't ban foreign travellers arriving from countries grappling with COVID-19 outbreaks, adding that "knee-jerk reactions" won't help to stop the spread of the virus. Freeland said there may also be micro-economic impacts on individuals who may have to say home because they are sick, or even be quarantined. They are all enrolled in four classes that admin... [Full Article...]

Joe Biden Projected Winner of Tennessee Democrat Primary

Joe Biden Projected Winner of Tennessee Democrat Primary Biden has already been seen as victor in North Carolina, Virginia, and Alabama, where there are a total of 261 pledged delegates to July's Democratic National Convention (DNC) at stake. Bloomberg repeated his criticism of Sanders that the self-described democratic socialist can't win and said he finds it "offensive" that Sanders supported a brokered convention in 2016 when Hillary Clinton had th... [Full Article...]

United States virus death toll hits 11; feds investigate nursing home

United States virus death toll hits 11; feds investigate nursing home One death has been recorded in California . Two additional cases involved people who had come in touch with a relative who was the virus and the final was that the airport screener. This includes waiving cost-sharing for emergency room, urgent care or provider office visits when the objective of the visit is to be screened and tested for COVID-19. [Full Article...]

MI gets more testing kits for coronavirus

MI gets more testing kits for coronavirus The test was conducted in Colorado and is considered "presumptive positive". Results from the state's presumptive case have been sent to the CDC for additional testing. He said that their use would help protect health workers who are at the frontlines working tirelessly to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Nepal. Mainland China, where the outbreak started, reported 99 new confirmed cases but abo... [Full Article...]

Coronavirus claims woman in UK

Coronavirus claims woman in UK Despite various reports, the family says although the 83-year-old tested positive for COVID-19, "it has not been confirmed what his cause of death was". He added there was "absolutely no need" for individual people "to go round buying more than they need". It comes after 21 people on the Grand Princess tested positive for the illness . [Full Article...]

Seven New Cases Of Coronavirus In The Republic Of Ireland

By the end of Friday, 107 confirmed cases including two deaths had been reported in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR), 10 confirmed cases in the Macao SAR, and 45 in Taiwan, including one death. Staff at the Public Health Agency are working to identify contacts the individual may have had. Dr Tony Holohan, chief medical officer with the Department of Health, is appealing for orga... [Full Article...]

Vatican reports first case of coronavirus in Vatican City

Vatican reports first case of coronavirus in Vatican City The discovery brought the epidemic to the heart of the capital of Italy, the worst-hit European country. "The Directorate of Health and Hygiene is informing the appropriate Italian authorities and meanwhile the planned health protocols have been activated", the spokesman added. [Full Article...]

Progressives Urge Elizabeth Warren to Rally Behind Bernie Sanders

Progressives Urge Elizabeth Warren to Rally Behind Bernie Sanders Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) are going all in on the MI presidential primary, a keystone 2020 contest and the biggest delegate prize since Biden's surprising surge this week. "In this campaign, we have been willing to fight, and, when necessary, we left plenty of blood and teeth on the floor", she said. What remains to be seen is whom, if anyone, Sen. [Full Article...]

8 fast facts on the new coronavirus

8 fast facts on the new coronavirus A Chinese study said the average period of symptom onset was 5.4 days for adults and 6.5 for children. Myth: You can get the new coronavirus from Corona beer. Droplets spread the virus. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency UU. It is also less deadly than MERS or Ebola. Like the flu, it is a respiratory disease, meaning it primarily affects the lungs. [Full Article...]

Coronavirus: UK now has 90 confirmed cases

Coronavirus: UK now has 90 confirmed cases Overall, current figures show 80 cases in England, six in Scotland, one in Wales and three in Northern Ireland. "Eight contracted the virus in the United Kingdom and it is not clear whether they contracted it directly or indirectly", said Whitty. [Full Article...]


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