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Jamaica not using antimalarial drug to treat COVID-19 patients

Jamaica not using antimalarial drug to treat COVID-19 patients According to a report published on Sunday in the Telegraph , Covid-19 patients at St. Bartholomew's Hospital in London and the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital are being treated with hydroxychloroquine, an antimalarial drug first developed in the 1950s. [Full Article...]

84 nursing home residents evacuated after employees don’t show up for work

84 nursing home residents evacuated after employees don’t show up for work De los Angeles accuses Life Care, its parent company, and senior executives at the Kirkland facility of "failing to disclose material facts" to relatives and residents at the home, so that her mother would be lulled into staying at the facility "in an environment, and under the care of individuals and entities, risky to her health and safety". [Full Article...]

Centre likely to extend lockdown by two weeks

Centre likely to extend lockdown by two weeks The video conference was held to take states' feedback on whether the 21-nation-wide lockdown be extended beyond April 14 to stem the tide of the infections. However, some MSME industries falling under the green zone - in the districts where there is no COVID-19 case - will be allowed to function with in-house lodging facilities for employees with proper maintenance of social distance. [Full Article...]

War veteran, 99, recovers from Covid-19

War veteran, 99, recovers from Covid-19 Rita Reynolds, a 99-year-old great grandmother from Stockport, recovered from the virus last week. Nurses at Tickhill Road Hospital in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, made a socially-distanced "guard of honour" for Albert Chambers as he left. [Full Article...]

COVID-19 infects Farmington nursing home

De los Angeles never got to see or talk to her mother during that time and discovered her mother's condition and death through voicemails left by nurses at the care home. A list of recommendations that CANHR sent Newsom on Friday also proposes ordering nursing homes with no cases to refuse to take in any new residents, ensuring that all nursing home staff have appropriate protective equipment incl... [Full Article...]

Stranded Kiwi cruise passengers depart Montevideo for home

Stranded Kiwi cruise passengers depart Montevideo for home Project Apollo, an innovations committee set up to help the league get back on track after the season was cut short after round two, said it had been given the go-ahead to resume training and playing. Pearce pointed to the flattening of the curve as justification for optimism, but deputy chief medical officer Paul Kelly expressed scepticism about whether the league could start up again as early as... [Full Article...]

Two more people die of Covid-19 in New Zealand

He was one of the cluster of virus cases from the Rosewood aged care facility, as with the death recorded on Friday. McElnay said because of the "underlying vulnerabilities" of that group, further deaths or serious illness couldn't be ruled out. [Full Article...]

CDC extends No Sail Order for cruise ships

CDC extends No Sail Order for cruise ships Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . Even as the last passengers disembarked the Coral Princess, the latest cruise ship in the U.S. The Costa Luminosa was simply one of many many cruise ships to expertise an outbreak of coronavirus final month. The CLIA added the potential impact of the order includes a $51 billion loss to the American economy and 343,000 lost jobs, if the ... [Full Article...]

Mount Sinai Study: Coronavirus in NYC Came ‘Predominately’ from Europe

Mount Sinai Study: Coronavirus in NYC Came ‘Predominately’ from Europe Ever since the novel coronavirus broke out in the United States with NY as the epicentre in February, scientists have been searching for an answer their questions - how the deadly virus made its way to America. The travel data shows 759,493 people entered the U.S. from China before President Trump's travel ban on 31 January. Medical experts say it can not be known how many travelers may have b... [Full Article...]

49 nouveaux décès au Québec pour un total de 289

49 nouveaux décès au Québec pour un total de 289 Legault. La santé publique a recensé jusqu'à maintenant 11 677 cas d'infection à la COVID-19, soit une hausse de 765 cas depuis hier. Quant au nombre de patients aux soins intensifs, on en compte 221, une augmentation de 25. Je vous rassure que rien n'est décidé. Il croit que certaines personnes pourraient retourner au travail et que des écoles pourraient rouvrir "dans les prochaines semaines ou... [Full Article...]

Cats and ferrets can catch coronavirus, study finds

Cats and ferrets can catch coronavirus, study finds It is for this reason that social distancing, stay-at-home policy, and other strict measures are implemented across the globe to control the spread of the virus. China's strict public health interventions brought the first wave of COVID-19 in the country to an end - but authorities need to be proactive to prevent a second, more destructive wave without herd immunity through immunizations, Hong Kon... [Full Article...]

88 new COVID-19 cases, 8 deaths reported in Mississippi

88 new COVID-19 cases, 8 deaths reported in Mississippi Twenty-five percent of the cases are people between age 50 and 59, while 22 percent are people 40 to 49. The Chelsea at Brookfield in White Township now has 26 COVID-19 cases: 19 residents and seven staff members, officials said. Charles County Public Health Information Hotline from 8 a.m.to 8 p.m. daily at 636-949-1899. More than 300 females have tested positive for the disease as opposed to ... [Full Article...]

CDC: Essential workers can return to work if they are asymptomatic

CDC: Essential workers can return to work if they are asymptomatic USA hospitals that tap into the federal government's $2 trillion stimulus package must pledge not to send "surprise" medical bills to COVID-19 patients they've treated, the White House said Thursday. While the new type of coronavirus (COVID-19) spreading from China all over the world continues to take thousands of lives every day, a group of researchers from Aalto University in Finland have pr... [Full Article...]

Wyomingites encouraged to wear masks

Wyomingites encouraged to wear masks Following the CDC's updated face-covering recommendation last week, there was a surge in homemade mask production. Most New Yorkers are adhering to health guidelines banning public gatherings but anyone who sees someone flouting the rules should report it through the city's 311 call system, de Blasio said . [Full Article...]

Virus modelling estimates 11,000 to 22,000 Canadian deaths if physical distancing continues

Virus modelling estimates 11,000 to 22,000 Canadian deaths if physical distancing continues Once Canada gets through the first wave, some economic activity will start up again, he said. Public health controls and surveillance would have to continue so "the chains" of the virus wouldn't "reignite", said Dr. As for a worst-case scenario, the Chief Public Health Officer was pressed strongly but maintained that because these projections have limitations as to how they relate to real-time; ... [Full Article...]

OU Medicine Announces New Clinical Trial to Treat COVID-19 Patients

OU Medicine Announces New Clinical Trial to Treat COVID-19 Patients In this treatment, the patients showed improve oxygen levels and a drop in the amount of virus in a person's body as a reaction. A local COVID-19 survivor donated blood Thursday, hoping her antibody-filled plasma can help people suffering from the coronavirus . [Full Article...]

Ford Fed Up With Speed of COVID-19 Testing

Ford Fed Up With Speed of COVID-19 Testing The total number of people who have been infected with the 2019 novel coronavirus in Ontario now stands at 5,759, representing an increase of 9.2 per cent overnight with 88,698 now tested across the province in total. But there is good news to report, the province says 2,574 patients have recovered and over 88,000 people have tested negative. As well, 673 people remained hospitalized. [Full Article...]

Our Pets and COVID-19: Can We Infect Each Other?

Our Pets and COVID-19: Can We Infect Each Other? China's strict public health interventions brought the first wave of COVID-19 in the country to an end - but authorities need to be proactive to prevent a second, more destructive wave without herd immunity through immunizations, Hong Kong-based researchers said in a study published Wednesday in The Lancet . [Full Article...]

Why did recommendation on wearing face masks change?

Why did recommendation on wearing face masks change? Hilary Fairbrother, an emergency medicine physician. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are hard to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies), especially in areas of significant community-based transmission. [Full Article...]

Police Arrest Texas Teen For Threatening To Spread COVID-19

Police Arrest Texas Teen For Threatening To Spread COVID-19 A Carrollton police spokesperson said officers on Sunday went to Maradiaga's home but she was not there. "If you want to get the coronavirus and (expletive) die, call me", she says. "I'll meet you up, and I will shorten your life". Police in the Dallas suburb of Carrollton began a search Monday for an 18-year-old woman who posted videos on social media about intentionally spreading COVID-1... [Full Article...]


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