Médecine

Pound falls as Boris Johnson taken to intensive care for COVID-19

Pound falls as Boris Johnson taken to intensive care for COVID-19 Despite continuing to show symptoms of Covid 19 - such as a cough and high temperature - Mr Johnson, 55, has resolved to continue spearheading the government's response to the health crisis from his flat above Number 11. He tweeted at lunchtime that he was in "good spirits" , but at around 7pm local time he was moved to the ICU ward, according to a statement from Downing Street. [Full Article...]

US Surgeon General posts tutorial on making your own face mask

US Surgeon General posts tutorial on making your own face mask Drops play a very important role - you have to wear a mask, because when you talk, there are always drops coming out of your mouth. Americans are even suggested to make homemade face masks to help lessen the shortage of N95 or surgical masks in the stores, which are meant for those in the medical profession. [Full Article...]

Novel COVID-19 vaccine shows efficacy in mice

Novel COVID-19 vaccine shows efficacy in mice The severe acute respiratory syndrome associated coronavirus (SARS-CoV) caused a worldwide epidemic almost 20 years ago and was contained using public health strategies, without a successful vaccine or targeted therapy. In addition to developing the vaccine, the Pittsburgh team came up with a new approach to drug delivery - using a microneedle array, which boosts potency. [Full Article...]

More than 7,000 NHS staff now tested for coronavirus, says Matt Hancock

More than 7,000 NHS staff now tested for coronavirus, says Matt Hancock However, the UK's Health Secretary Matt Hancock revealed that no leading industrial nation has yet identified a test which is accurate enough for use. In an unusually detailed press conference following several days of criticism of the government's strategy, Hancock also attempted to confront claims that the United Kingdom is lagging behind the responses to the disease in other European countrie... [Full Article...]

New York Might Be Very Near or at Coronavirus Peak, Governor Says

New York Might Be Very Near or at Coronavirus Peak, Governor Says On ventilators, he said the state had ordered 17,000 but there was not enough supply in the federal stockpile to meet this growing demand across the state. -The governor says there have been 85,000 volunteers who have come forward to help, including 22,000 from out of state. Cuomo said "rapid testing will be the answer" to the stop the spread of the virus. [Full Article...]

Ontario reports 462 new cases of virus, including 14 more deaths

Had Ontario taken no action, the impact of COVID-19 would have risen to an estimated 300,000 cases and an estimated death toll of 6,000 people. And, 11.7% of cases were hospitalized and 67 deaths have been reported - there may be a reporting delay for deaths. [Full Article...]

COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals on Chinese mainland

COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals on Chinese mainland HANOI - Vietnam's Ministry of Health on Friday morning confirmed six new cases of COVID-19 infection, raising the total confirmed cases in the country to 233. Wuhan alone reported 51 new asymptomatic cases and said 705 people who had the virus but showed no symptoms remained under medical observation. In the USA, now the global epicentre of the outbreak , the number of deaths from the disease j... [Full Article...]

Unemployment Claims Set Another Discouraging Record In Mass.

Unemployment Claims Set Another Discouraging Record In Mass. During the Great Depression from 1929 to 1933, the United States unemployment rate peaked at 24.9% - a figure that economists and officials fear could now be topped due to the coronavirus pandemic . He continued: "The internal dynamics inside the report are a sober, clear-eyed precursor to what is going to be the largest bloodletting in the labor market since the 1929-1933 period of the Great Dep... [Full Article...]

Matt Hancock sets target of 100,000 coronavirus tests a day

Matt Hancock sets target of 100,000 coronavirus tests a day He said he had also suffered a "bit of a cough" and lost half a stone in weight. Health Secretary Matt Hancock took the chance this evening to personally thank every single person who was staying at home to help the war effort. Hancock is said to be continuing with social distancing measures to make sure that he does not contract the virus again. A version of the latter has yet to be appro... [Full Article...]

State issues Health Mandate No. 10 regarding face masks

State issues Health Mandate No. 10 regarding face masks Michael Fraser, chief executive officer of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), issued the following statement today on the use of face coverings by the general public to prevent the spread of COVID-19. "Cloth face coverings fashioned from household items or made at home from common materials at low cost can be used as an additional, voluntary public health measure"... [Full Article...]

Google introduces COVID-19 Community Mobility Reports

Google introduces COVID-19 Community Mobility Reports Like how traffic jams or traffic measurements are detected on Google Maps , the new reports will also use "aggregated, anonymised" data from users who have turned on their location. NY accounted for more than 93,000 patients at the time of this writing, out of America's more than 245,000 cases. Transit stations , which cover metro stops and bus and train stations. [Full Article...]

USA expected to recommend masks in hot spots

USA expected to recommend masks in hot spots Theresa Tam said masks may even tempt people to touch their faces more often and therefore, increase their risk of infection. Each person in your home should have a mask - absolutely no sharing. The outbreak of coronavirus has seen a surge in demand for surgical masks to cover the mouth and nose, and they are a common sight on United Kingdom streets. [Full Article...]

Record de 1169 morts aux États-Unis en 24h

Record de 1169 morts aux États-Unis en 24h De manière surprenante, les femmes sont nettement plus atteintes par cette anosmie et cette différence liée au sexe est significative sur le plan statistique. Le nombre de contaminations au nouveau coronavirus a atteint 75.795 cas à New York tandis que le nombre de morts a bondi de 30% du jour au lendemain atteignant désormais 1.550, a indiqué M. [Full Article...]

Government seeks to dispel myths on April 5 lighting appeal

Government seeks to dispel myths on April 5 lighting appeal Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju earlier said that while it is the BCCI which decides on cricketing matters, the pandemic is something which has a direct effect on the loves of the citizens of the country. He however said, it is necessary to continuously monitor and maintain social distancing as much as possible. Cricketers form a major chunk of the participating list. [Full Article...]

B.C. reports six more COVID-19 fatalities

B.C. reports six more COVID-19 fatalities The majority of B.C.'s total positive tests for COVID-19 have been found in the Lower Mainland, with 525 recorded in Vancouver Coastal Health and 386 in Fraser Health . "This is not the time to travel", she said. "This is our flattening of our curve, and we are hopeful that that will continue", Henry said. Canadians returning from global travel are legally required to self-isolate for 14 da... [Full Article...]

Dr. Birx: Civilians Wearing Masks May Get ‘False Sense of Security’

Dr. Birx: Civilians Wearing Masks May Get ‘False Sense of Security’ So far during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has advised Americans to only wear a face mask out in public if they are sick. It essentially says anyone may be a considered a carrier, whether they have symptoms or not. So you don't need the same amount of protection. "But you should put some sort of face covering on when you do expect to encounter people"... [Full Article...]

Democrats eye potential infrastructure package

Democrats eye potential infrastructure package The jaw-dropping figure doubled last week's record, which itself quadrupled the previous mark. Neal warned that when it comes to infrastructure , Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, has been "less enthusiastic", but said the President's tweet may help win over some reluctant supporters. [Full Article...]

Ontario and Windsor Release COVID-19 Projections

Ontario and Windsor Release COVID-19 Projections The gap in testing makes it even more important that people stay home except for essential trips for groceries, medication and walking the dog. That's why you'll never see a paywall on FingerLakes1.com. When they do, he said , they must make sure they keep a distance of at least two metres from anyone they're not now living with. As such, Ontario is investing $12 million into what Ford called "... [Full Article...]

Another death, more cases of COVID-19 in Kane County announced Wednesday

Another death, more cases of COVID-19 in Kane County announced Wednesday The service member self-isolated in their home and it was determined the service member had no contact with anyone besides who was living in the household. More information can be found through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's website , the Kansas Department of Health and Environment's website or the Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health website . [Full Article...]

World Health Organization concerned over 'rapid escalation' of COVID-19 cases — MAP

World Health Organization concerned over 'rapid escalation' of COVID-19 cases — MAP Globally, more than 44,000 people have died, about 900,000 have been diagnosed with the virus , and some 190,000 have recovered, according to data collected by Johns Hopkins University. He added that World Health Organization, along with UNICEF and the International Federation of Red Cross, has also released new guidelines to help developing countries adopt practices like physical distancing an... [Full Article...]


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