Médecine

Coronavirus: 'Low confidence' over arrival of PPE from Turkey, says NHS boss

Coronavirus: 'Low confidence' over arrival of PPE from Turkey, says NHS boss A Department of Health spokesman said the guidance was to ensure that staff knew what to do to minimise risk if shortages did occur, and that the rules remained in line with global standards. Dr Rob Harwood, consultants committee chairman at the British Medical Association, said: "If it's being proposed that staff reuse equipment, this must be demonstrably driven by science and the best evidence -... [Full Article...]

World Health Organization insists it sounded coronavirus alarm from the start

World Health Organization insists it sounded coronavirus alarm from the start Dr. Tedros said "We are deeply concerned that the virus now appears to be gathering pace in countries that lack the capacity of many G20 countries to respond to it". "This virus is unsafe". The WHO said that since January 1 there were 15 staff from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. [Full Article...]

USA virus numbers now include probable cases without tests

USA virus numbers now include probable cases without tests This resulted in contamination of one of the test components that was needed in the highly sensitive detection process. The part of the test exposed to contamination was not necessary for detecting SARS-CoV-2, the Post reports. Now we've done more than 4 million, and we believe we will do more than 5 million by the end of this month, "Pence told". Pence added that the administration has esta... [Full Article...]

Colorado health care workers block antiquarantine protesters amidst coronavirus pandemic

Colorado health care workers block antiquarantine protesters amidst coronavirus pandemic In the end, she asks the nurse to "go to China". The rally made national and worldwide news, largely because of a scene in which health-care workers apparently tried to prevent mask-free folks from gaining access to the festivities. We offer twenty examples below - ten representing those who see participants as patriots, and ten expressing the opinion that they're complete morons. [Full Article...]

Ontario again reporting highest single-day increase in COVID-19 cases

Ontario again reporting highest single-day increase in COVID-19 cases The province has done 136,992 tests so far for the virus. Areas eligible for funding include, but are not limited to, researching the COVID-19 strain, developing a vaccine, enhancing testing procedures and improving modelling tools to help track the virus, according to the province's media release. [Full Article...]

Expert warns there is no guarantee of successful Covid-19 vaccine

Expert warns there is no guarantee of successful Covid-19 vaccine Meanwhile, India is testing out a multi-vaccine to boost the immune system in order to combat the coronavirus . "Then we'll move even faster from there, because it's pretty clear that the world is going to need 100s of millions of doses ideally by the end of the year to end this pandemic and let us out of lockdown safely". [Full Article...]

Together at Home Online Benefit Concert From Hawai'i

Together at Home Online Benefit Concert From Hawai'i Tonight sees the One World: Together At Home online concert take place. Lady Gaga , Taylor Swift , Jennifer Lopez , Shawn Mendes , Camila Cabello , Lizzo , Keith Urban , Celine Dion , and Alicia Keys are just the tip of the iceberg of talent that will be on display during this event. [Full Article...]

COVID-19 cases growth on a decline in India, says official

COVID-19 cases growth on a decline in India, says official It also recorded the highest number coronavirus casualty in the country as the death toll in the state went up to 211. "Aside from the districts I had mentioned earlier, 22 districts in 12 states have also not reported any positive case in the last 14 days", Lav Agarwal, joint secretary at the MoHFW said in today's press briefing in New Delhi . [Full Article...]

Here's why B.C. won't be supporting a herd immunity strategy

Here's why B.C. won't be supporting a herd immunity strategy Locally, that means multi-day concert events like Cariboo Rocks the North and the annual agricultural fair known as the B.C. Northern Exhibition, both scheduled for August at Exhibition Park, face a real danger of being canceled this summer. [Full Article...]

Rice County Has it's First COVID-19 Death

Rice County Has it's First COVID-19 Death According to the health department, once it was notified by the first positive individual, numerous measures, with guidance from the Indiana State Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, were implemented to minimize the risk of exposure to other employees. [Full Article...]

The uk register 888 new coronadødsfald

The uk register 888 new coronadødsfald A leading public health expert said Friday that Britain likely has the highest coronavirus death rate in Europe due to what he described as "system errors", while the government defended its record in responding to the pandemic. "So if you go back to what Sir Patrick Vallance said, which was you need to get 60% if the population to have the infection in order to have herd immunity, it implies th... [Full Article...]

Severe coronavirus patients recover quickly on experimental drug in Chicago study

Severe coronavirus patients recover quickly on experimental drug in Chicago study Some health authorities in the U.S., China and other parts of the world have been using Remdesivir , which was tested as a possible treatment for the Ebola outbreak, in hopes that the drug can reduce the duration of Covid-19 in patients. Remdesivir is still awaiting regulatory approval as a coronavirus treatment. All 125 patients have been given daily infusions of Remdesivir as treatment, STA... [Full Article...]

Province pledges $20 million for COVID-19 vaccine research

Province pledges $20 million for COVID-19 vaccine research Barbara Yaffe, Ontario's associate medical officer of health, venturing an estimate that 334 were long-term care residents. The province says a deal has been reached to purchase and distribute more than 21,000 iPads with free wireless data so students in need can continue to learn at home during COVID-19. [Full Article...]

Three Chinese Vaccines against COVID-19 are on the Way

Three Chinese Vaccines against COVID-19 are on the Way On 9, phase II clinical trial, which has a larger scale and introduces placebo control groups, started recruitment for volunteers. "We are thankful for BARDA's support to fund the accelerated development of mRNA-1273", Moderna CEO Stéphane Bancel said in a news release. [Full Article...]

COVID-19: 10 New Cases in Bossier Parish; April 17, 2020

COVID-19: 10 New Cases in Bossier Parish; April 17, 2020 That would suggest the actual number of confirmed is anywhere from 48,000 to 81,000. "The population prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in Santa Clara County implies that the infection is much more widespread than indicated by the number of confirmed cases ", the researchers concluded. [Full Article...]

239 new cases of COVID-19, no new deaths

239 new cases of COVID-19, no new deaths Now that the province has mandated expanded testing, Hinshaw said she understands that Albertans are concerned about the risk of infection at long-term care facilities. Kenney said that is part of the government's relaunch strategy that also includes "a very strong policy to build a wall of defence around out most vulnerable seniors, in particular those in continuing care facilities". [Full Article...]

Good news ! corona vaccine will be ready by September

Good news ! corona vaccine will be ready by September Six Indian companies are working on a vaccine for coronavirus . The global community of scientists and researchers working toward a coronavirus vaccine knows the stakes are high. The challenge that now arises is testing the vaccine even as virus infection rates vary. A complex process which will take many months. On the WHO's list, the remaining 67 vaccines are in the preclinical evaluati... [Full Article...]

Le virus Covid-19 est-il sorti d'un laboratoire de Wuhan?

Le virus Covid-19 est-il sorti d'un laboratoire de Wuhan? Conspué par la communauté scientifique pour ses positions radicales, notamment anti-vaccins, Luc Montagnier affirme que le virus résulte d'un " travail d'apprenti sorcier ". Outre ses théories sur les ondes électromagnétiques émises par l'ADN et sur les bienfaits de la papaye , qui lui ont attiré les moqueries, il s'est affiché en 2017 aux cotés du Pr Henri Joyeux, figure de proue des antiv... [Full Article...]

Turkey: COVID-19 patient tests negative after plasma

Turkey: COVID-19 patient tests negative after plasma More than 1,200 sites, 1,400 physicians and 800 patients nationwide have enrolled in a convalescent plasma program led by the Mayo Clinic. Mainly because there are a lot of efforts underway to determine whether it actually can help with efforts to combat the virus, including clinical trials for a number of different treatments, as well as single-patient treatment authorizations through what are kn... [Full Article...]

Gov. Abbott Issues Orders Outlining How To Reopen Texas Economy

Gov. Abbott Issues Orders Outlining How To Reopen Texas Economy Texas Governor Greg Abbott provides an update on the coronavirus outbreak and the state's handling of the potential spread of the disease on February 27, 2020. Abbott said schools would be closed for the remainder of the school year. Teachers will be allowed in the classroom for video instruction, administrative duties or to clean out classrooms. [Full Article...]


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