Médecine

One hundred Italian doctors have died of the novel coronavirus - International

One hundred Italian doctors have died of the novel coronavirus - International A nursing home in Beaver County, Pennsylvania is operating under the presumption that all of its patients and staff members are COVID-19 positive. "Nationwide, all of our health care workers are considered heroes and they rightly are". Soon after testing, the staffing problems began. But by Wednesday morning, there weren't enough substitutes available and Kaiser, the public health officer, o... [Full Article...]

New COVID-19 vaccine undergoing clinical trials

New COVID-19 vaccine undergoing clinical trials Authorities in Wuhan suspended all outgoing transportation services, including trains and airplanes on January 23, one day ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday during which almost one-third of the 1.4 billion Chinese population was expected to travel home and overseas. [Full Article...]

Ontario's COVID-19 toll hits 5769 cases, 201 deaths

Ontario's COVID-19 toll hits 5769 cases, 201 deaths Ontario confirmed 550 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, an 11.6 per cent increase that brings the provincial total to 5,276 . Patients who are transferring from hospitals to long-term care facilities should be tested prior to the transfer and even if they do not show symptoms, they should remain under a 14-day self-isolation period. [Full Article...]

Red Cross seeking recovered COVID-19 patients to donate plasma

Red Cross seeking recovered COVID-19 patients to donate plasma Kerala has got the crucial approval from the Indian Council of Medical Research for testing plasma transfusion as a mode of treatment for critical COVID-19 patients in the state. According to researchers, the plasma infused in 10 severe adult patients in Wuhan in China was well-tolerated and could significantly increase or maintain the neutralizing antibodies at a high level and patients showed i... [Full Article...]

Help with COVID-19 patients or lose job

Help with COVID-19 patients or lose job Dr. Adnan Munkarah, the chief clinical officer at the hospital, said in a statement that further testing is likely to diagnose more positive cases among the employees. "We are following CDC guidelines and asking staff to stay home when they are sick and/or have COVID-19 symptoms", Beaumont Health media relations director Mark Geary told CNN. [Full Article...]

Those Gloves May Give You False Sense of Security

Those Gloves May Give You False Sense of Security So she made a decision to share a video on Facebook to demonstrate how quick and easy it is to spread germs at a grocery store with the use of paint. To illustrate how cross-contamination works, Lixey put on a pair of gloves and used paint while pretending to be at the grocery store. Using paint, she then shows how germs are already on her gloves by touching one item. [Full Article...]

Brazilian President thanks India for ‘timely assistance’ in allowing export of Hydroxychloroquine

Brazilian President thanks India for ‘timely assistance’ in allowing export of Hydroxychloroquine Will not be forgotten! Trump further tweeted by tweeting to PM Modi that in this fight, Modi is helping not only India but also humanity. India has removed bans on Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) after facing pressure and perhaps a prospect of retaliation by the USA and President Donald Trump . [Full Article...]

Three people die due to Covid-19 in Pune

Three people die due to Covid-19 in Pune The latest figures count newly-confirmed deaths of hospital patients who have Covid-19, reported up until 5pm on Tuesday. The youngest person to die so far was a five-year-old child who had underlying health conditions. Separate data from Britain's official statistics office published earlier on Tuesday showed the majority of coronavirus deaths in England in the week ending March 27 occurred i... [Full Article...]

COVID-19 : entre 1263 et 8860 décès d'ici la fin du mois

COVID-19 : entre 1263 et 8860 décès d'ici la fin du mois Les différents tableaux montrent des courbes avec soit un scénario catastrophe, soit un scénario bien contrôlé, d'ici au 30 avril; cependant la trajectoire du Québec s'arrête toujours au 7 avril et il est impossible de savoir à quoi elle pourrait ressembler dans les prochaines semaines. [Full Article...]

How to properly wear a face mask in public

How to properly wear a face mask in public Face coverings are especially important in areas where social distancing may be hard, such as grocery stores and pharmacies. Over the weekend, the Centers for Disease Control in the United States recommended the use of cloth masks for anyone making trips outside. [Full Article...]

Cat owners can let their pets out during lockdown

Cat owners can let their pets out during lockdown However, BVA president Daniella Dos Santos said that "as a precaution, for pet owners who have COVID-19, or who are self-isolating, we are recommending that you keep your cat indoors if possible, during that time". Still, keeping good hygiene is key in disease prevention, Dos Santos noted, and it's important to thoroughly wash hands if your kitty likes to stroll outside. [Full Article...]

Leo Varadkar returns to medicine and joins frontline's fight against Covid-19

Leo Varadkar returns to medicine and joins frontline's fight against Covid-19 In March, health minister Simon Harris launched a recruitment drive for the country's struggling health service to tackle the coronavirus outbreak with a stark message: "Your country needs you". As of Monday, there are almost 5,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Ireland and 158 deaths. Senior government sources said decisions around easing restrictions here will be based on public health advice... [Full Article...]

Researchers at University of Iowa studying potential COVID-19 vaccine

Researchers at University of Iowa studying potential COVID-19 vaccine When the team gave the drug as a treatment after 12 to 24 hours of the start of the infection, EIDD-2801 was found to reduce the lung damage and weight loss in mice. The research team, led by Professor Max Crispin, studied the structure of the glycans covering the surface of a mimetic of a viral spike using equipment previously purchased through a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation t... [Full Article...]

À New York, le tigre d'un zoo infecté — Coronavirus

Nommé Nadia, l'animal aurait contracté le Covid-19 auprès d'un gardien malade, mais qui ne présentait aucun symptôme . "Bien qu'ils aient montré une diminution de l'appétit, les félins du zoo du Bronx se portent bien sous les soins vétérinaires, et sont radiants, alertes et interactifs avec leurs gardiens", a déclaré le zoo. [Full Article...]

Whatcom County Public Health Officials Recommend Wearing Cloth Masks in Public

Whatcom County Public Health Officials Recommend Wearing Cloth Masks in Public This doesn't mean you should simply go without. Many people have already been sewing them up at home as a last resort for healthcare workers , but anyone can quickly make a cloth face mask with just a couple of items - and there's no sewing involved. [Full Article...]

Nigerian athletes get Tokyo 2021 lifeline

Nigerian athletes get Tokyo 2021 lifeline The athlete's village, which was originally being built for the July 2020 Olympic Games, may be turned into a temporary hospital for patients battling the coronavirus . The new date has kept my dream alive. There are numerous events that had been cancelled or postponed in response to the Covid-19 outbreak. With the exception of the marathon and 50 kilometres race walk, for which the deadline is... [Full Article...]

Province recruiting retired, internationally trained healthcare workers in fight against coronavirus

Province recruiting retired, internationally trained healthcare workers in fight against coronavirus Employers can register with the portal listing needed positions and healthcare professionals can register and list availability. Registrants will receive an email notification if matched. "Woodbridge together with the Automotive Parts Manufacturers' Association has been working at an unprecedented pace to retool their factories and get the required approvals to manufacture masks for our front line... [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson Moved Into Intensive Care for Coronavirus Treatment

Boris Johnson Moved Into Intensive Care for Coronavirus Treatment On Sunday night, on the advice of his doctor, the 55-year-old was admitted to hospital for tests in what his office said was a "precautionary step". His symptoms are believed to include a high temperature, Sky News reports. Colleagues said he had been coughing and "looked increasingly rough" during the past week, pointing out he had not taken any rest, trying to emulate his personal hero Winst... [Full Article...]

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson taken to hospital

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson taken to hospital British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to hospital for tests after showing persistent symptoms of coronavirus 10 days after testing positive for the virus. Johnson's hospitalisation was announced shortly after the Queen's address to the nation, in which she told Britons to steel themselves for challenging weeks ahead under lockdown. [Full Article...]

Coronavirus: Britons go on rampage, destroy 5G masts over 'baseless' conspiracy theory

Residents in the United Kingdom have burnt some masts over claims that coronavirus is linked with 5G technology. When asked by a reporter about the so called "theory" that 5G telecommunications masts could play a role in the spread of the disease, British Cabinet Officer Minister Michael Gove said: "That is just nonsense, unsafe nonsense as well". [Full Article...]


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