Médecine

Coronavirus : aux Etats-Unis, une distanciation sociale pourrait être nécessaire jusqu'en 2022

Coronavirus : aux Etats-Unis, une distanciation sociale pourrait être nécessaire jusqu'en 2022 Mais même dans ce cas, il est possible que des mesures ponctuelles de distanciation sociale soient nécessaires jusqu'en 2022 . Cette modélisation repose toutefois sur une part d'aléas, puisque le Covid-19 est un nouveau coronavirus et qu'il comporte encore des variables inconnues, comme la durée pendant laquelle une personne contaminée est ensuite immunisée ou sa durée de vie sur des objets. [Full Article...]

Nearly 100 care homes record Covid-19 outbreaks in just 24 hours

Nearly 100 care homes record Covid-19 outbreaks in just 24 hours Amid the rising coronavirus COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra, the state government has said in a press release that the total number of coronavirus positive patients in Maharashtra has jumped to 2,334 and 160 people have died due to COVID-19 in the state so far. [Full Article...]

144 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in H-N

144 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in H-N That's an increase of 13 cases from the previous day. The toll at senior care facilities - which is thought to undercount the actual tally because only a minority of residents have been tested - represents almost 45 percent of all coronavirus-related deaths in MA. [Full Article...]

China approves clinical trials for two inactivated COVID-19 vaccines

China approves clinical trials for two inactivated COVID-19 vaccines Though scientists are racing to find effective vaccines - 70 are now in development, three of which have already entered human trials, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) - there is to date no cure for the virus. China subsequently shared the genome sequence with the World Health Organization, the USA and other countries, setting off the race to develop the vaccine . [Full Article...]

Nursing home deaths soar past 2,600

Nursing home deaths soar past 2,600 Like, when are you going to tell us we're exposed to it?' There have now been 22 residents who have died at the facility since the outbreak was first reported last month. A woman in her 80s and a 51-year-old man died in Plattsburgh on Friday , April 10 due to COVID-19. "We are deeply concerned about every long-term care resident, facility staff member, and their families, who have been touched ... [Full Article...]

Province launches study into effects of HCQ for COVID-19

Province launches study into effects of HCQ for COVID-19 Alberta is now in the process of doubling its ventilator supply by the end of April to ensure the health care system can support the provincial response. "I told them to go big", Kenney said. On Sunday, Alberta reported 82 new cases and four new deaths from COVID-19, bringing the province's totals to 1,651 and 44, respectively. [Full Article...]

PM Modi requests businesses not to layoff employees amid coronavirus pandemic

PM Modi requests businesses not to layoff employees amid coronavirus pandemic The government has chose to extend the restriction on domestic transport services-railways, flights and interstate buses-across the country till May 3. This would help poor daily wage earners and those working in agriculture, he said. One user said the address was useful for Modi politically. "Keeping in view emergent situation", it said. [Full Article...]

Le Festival d'Avignon est annulé — Coronavirus

Les conditions ne sont plus aujourd'hui réunies pour que se déroule la 74e édition , écrit le comité dans un communiqué , après avoir pris acte des déclarations du Président de la République . La première édition en 1939 fut elle reportée en 1946 en raison de la seconde guerre mondiale. Cannes, dont Spike Lee devait être président, peut-il se résumer cette année à un festival en ligne? "Le fes... [Full Article...]

Another triple digit increase for Mississippi COVID-19 cases

Another triple digit increase for Mississippi COVID-19 cases The patient, like the two others who died, was in her 80s, the Meadow View Health and Rehabilitation in Harrisonville said in a statement. "Because clearly care homes are one of the areas where there are large numbers of vulnerable people and that is an area of risk and therefore we would very much like to have much more extensive testing". [Full Article...]

Problems emerge from Singapore's Covid-19 contact-tracing app

Problems emerge from Singapore's Covid-19 contact-tracing app The companies Apple and Google say the technology will not share the identities of coronavirus-infected people and that it will not collect user-location data. The health secretary assured the public that this app will hold personal details securely, and these will not be held any longer than necessary. In the meantime, Apple and Google are giving public health authorities access to the techno... [Full Article...]

ICMR wants in on study of efficacy of plasma therapy

ICMR wants in on study of efficacy of plasma therapy Jeff Yorio, a hematologist and oncologist at Texas Oncology who helped get the programme started in Austin. Meanwhile, experts are also counselling those recuperated patients if they are willing to donate their blood the same. The Philippine General Hospital earlier said it screened some 65 COVID-19 survivors to see if they were fit to donate blood for coronavirus patients. [Full Article...]

Cuomo says he wants NY 'to reopen as soon as possible'

Cuomo says he wants NY 'to reopen as soon as possible' Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced he signed more executive orders after reporting over 730 more deaths for the sixth straight day. "I think the governor has done a very good job during this crisis", de Blasio said. Across the country, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday reported 554,849 cases of the coronavirus and said the number of deaths had risen to 21,942. [Full Article...]

Bernie Sanders endorses former rival Biden for president

Bernie Sanders endorses former rival Biden for president Casey Steinau, president of the state party, said Sanders, along with US Senator Elizabeth Warren and Federal Representative Tulsi Gabbard, who have also suspended their campaigns, asked to be included in the counts. Numerous comments during the video congratulated one or the other for the show of solidarity. She said Sanders needed space to decide what to do next. [Full Article...]

Large donation of malaria drug being tested in coronavirus fight

Large donation of malaria drug being tested in coronavirus fight South Dakota reported 138 new cases of COVID-19 overnight, including dozens among employees of Smithfield Foods, some of whom were hospitalized. Dr Shashank Joshi, dean of Indian College of Physicians, said, "There have been no clinical trial to prove HCQS works, but it could prevent a cytokine storm in mild to moderate cases". [Full Article...]

COVID-19 Outbreak Confirmed In Another Maine Long-Term Care Facility

COVID-19 Outbreak Confirmed In Another Maine Long-Term Care Facility A worker at an Anglicare's aged care facility went to work while she had symptoms of an illness for six days, she later tested positive for coronavirus. Crew members are also banned from returning to their ships without approval. This led to the testing of all residents and staff which confirmed the additional cases. [Full Article...]

Ontario reporting 421 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 today

Ontario reporting 421 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 today Over the weekend, a care home in the province of Quebec, where 31 people have died, was placed under investigation. That brings the province to a total of 7,470 cases, including 291 deaths and 3,357 cases that have been resolved. The organization that manages the facility says multiple other cases of the virus have appeared at other shelters in the city. But while hospitals are being spared fr... [Full Article...]

Explained: How effective are face masks in protecting against infections

Explained: How effective are face masks in protecting against infections Trump said . Here are five places you can look for a cloth mask to buy when going outside during the pandemic . The CDC said you can safely clean your reusable mask with soap and water, or by putting it in your washing machine. If everybody wears masks, that can assist restrict transmission and publicity. Improvised masks were popular among those shoppers who were wearing one. [Full Article...]

South Carolina COVID-19 deaths rise to 80

South Carolina COVID-19 deaths rise to 80 Dr Illingworth, a local GP and a director of the home, said staff were "struggling to deal with the impact of these deaths". "The council are supporting the staff at the home and offering support to the relatives of all those affected during this very hard period". [Full Article...]

FDA Authorizes Blood Purification Device for COVID-19

FDA Authorizes Blood Purification Device for COVID-19 Blood plasma and other specimens for future research will be collected through the UCLA Blood and Platelet Center by appointment only and donors will have to meet all standard blood donor screening requirements. Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Kerala, has obtained a go-ahead for taking a bold step to provide innovative treatment to patients suffering from COVID... [Full Article...]

Michigan Stay At Home Order Bans 'Travel Between Two Residences'

Michigan Stay At Home Order Bans 'Travel Between Two Residences' Whitmer is also encouraging people to limit the number of household members running errands, such as going to buy necessary supplies from grocery stores. "This doesn't mean everything will go back to normal on May 1". "I'm directing flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of those we have lost to this bad virus", Governor Whitmer said. [Full Article...]


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