Médecine

New coronavirus vaccine trial starts this week in the UK

Hancock confirmed, "I can announce the vaccine from the Oxford project will be trialed in people from this Thursday". Mr Hancock has said that usually vaccines of this nature take many years as they are "uncertain science" however this is an unprecedented time which has seen the entire country shut down. [Full Article...]

US FDA approves first in-home test for coronavirus

Stephen Hahn , FDA commissioner, said in a statement. The LabCorp kit includes a specific Q-tip-style cotton nasal swab for patients to use to collect their sample. So expect more at-home testing solutions to arrive in the future, pending FDA authorization. On March 21, federal regulators issued stern guidance which clarified that no home tests had yet been approved for use and warned cons... [Full Article...]

US CDC director warns second wave of COVID-19 likely "more devastating"

US CDC director warns second wave of COVID-19 likely CNN and other news outlets - including DailyMail.com - wrote up his comments given their high news value. Anthony Fauci speaks during the daily briefing of the White House Coronavirus Task Force on April 17. Siegel said he spoke to CDC Director Robert Redfield last week and that Redfield expects to have mass testing, including much faster results and antibody testing, by the fall. [Full Article...]

Autopsies Show First US Coronavirus Deaths Occurred in California

Autopsies Show First US Coronavirus Deaths Occurred in California The first USA death known to be from COVID-19 occurred on February 6 - almost three weeks before deaths in Washington state that were originally believed to be the country's first from the coronavirus, according to officials in Santa Clara County, Calif. [Full Article...]

Facebook Introduces Covid-19 Symptom Survey Map

Facebook is utilizing this data to make heat maps of COVID-19 symptoms on a county-by-county foundation throughout the conclusion of the USA. First, it was an intense loss of smell and taste . "If they have an unexplained rash and feel fine, they should make sure to get tested to see if they are a carrier of the infection or if they are asymptomatic". [Full Article...]

Is there a safe, proven treatment for coronavirus?

Is there a safe, proven treatment for coronavirus? Novartis has reached an agreement with USA regulators to proceed with a Phase III clinical trial of hydroxychloroquine in hospitalised patients with COVID-19 disease. The Medical University of SC health care system, based in Charleston, announced Wednesday it would begin participating in a national clinical trial studying the effectiveness of the drug in treating COVID-19 patients. [Full Article...]

More than 16 People were Killed in a Mass Shooting in Canada

More than 16 People were Killed in a Mass Shooting in Canada Nova Scotia RCMP commander Assistant Commissioner Lee Bergerman identified the deceased police officer as Constable Heidi Stevenson , a 23-year veteran of the force. More than five structures and cars were lit on fire during the shootings including homes in Portapique and Wentworth where police say some of the victims were found. [Full Article...]

Novartis : Proceeds With Trial for Hydroxychloroquine in Hospitalized Covid-19 Patients

Novartis : Proceeds With Trial for Hydroxychloroquine in Hospitalized Covid-19 Patients Over the weekend, one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies, Novartis (NYSE: NVS ) reached an agreement with USA regulators to begin treating hospitalized coronavirus patients with hydroxychloroquine. The VA researchers also implicitly criticized the Food and Drug Administration for issuing a rare emergency use authorization for hydroxychloroquine "despite limited and conflicting data"... [Full Article...]

NYC Mayor Announces No Public Events In June

NYC Mayor Announces No Public Events In June Rural stretches of northern New York are facing "a totally different situation" than densely settled New York City . "This one will speak to the rebirth of New York City". "This weighed on our members, board, and staff, knowing that we serve as a haven for vulnerable communities". " New York City is the birthplace of the modern LGBTQ rights movement", said de Blasio. [Full Article...]

Mnuchin 'Hopeful' On Imminent Deal For New Coronavirus Relief Funding

Mnuchin 'Hopeful' On Imminent Deal For New Coronavirus Relief Funding Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer also said he hoped an agreement with Republicans could be sealed as early as Sunday evening. Senate Democrats last week rejected a request by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., to give unanimous consent to legislation that would have added $250 billion to the Small Business Administration's Paycheck Protection Program. [Full Article...]

Officials in northern Saskatchean link coronavirus cases with travel to Alberta

Officials in northern Saskatchean link coronavirus cases with travel to Alberta Dr. Henry also says there are five new deaths from the last two days, increasing the toll to 86. We offer our condolences to everyone who has lost their loved ones. "We are not expecting any changes in April, we're looking at the middle of May if things continue to go as they've been going", Henry said. There are also 1,039 recovered cases across the province, but 104 are in hospital and 49 in c... [Full Article...]

4 new deaths, 105 new known cases of coronavirus confirmed in Alberta

4 new deaths, 105 new known cases of coronavirus confirmed in Alberta Of those, 21 have been in Calgary's McKenzie Towne Continuing Care Centre and another seven have been at the Manoir du Lac retirement home in McLennan in northern Alberta. A total of 488 cases are suspected of being acquired.in this manner. Health officials in Newfoundland and Labrador are reporting one new confirmed case of COVID-19, bringing the province's total to 242. [Full Article...]

Coronavirus Home Testing Kit Gets FDA Approval

Stephen Hahn said in a statement . Testing for the COVID-19 coronavirus , in addition to contact tracing to help health workers zero in on the virus' spread, will be significantly more important in the coming days as the Trump administration and state and local leaders around the U.S. [Full Article...]

COVID-19: Workers test positive after returning from Alberta oilsands outbreak

COVID-19: Workers test positive after returning from Alberta oilsands outbreak Henry said there are still outbreaks at 20 long-term care and assisted living facilities, and one in an acute care facility. She also said facility outbreaks have been resolved at a care home in Delta, as well as the provincial prison in the Okanagan. [Full Article...]

Graham On Georgia Reopening

Graham On Georgia Reopening Brian Kemp , Georgia's Republican governor, will allow gyms, hair salons, bowling alleys, tattoo parlors and massage parlors to reopen on Friday, followed on Monday by movie theaters and restaurants. People walk down Jacksonville Beach in Florida on April 19, 2020. But a model cited by the governor as "great news" last Friday from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation showed Georgi... [Full Article...]

China’s COVID-19 toll way ahead of US

China’s COVID-19 toll way ahead of US We need to go inside. Phase 1- Vulnerable people are to shelter in place. No more than 50 people should be gathering. Responding to pleas from governors for help from Washington in ramping up testing for the virus, Trump put the burden back on them: "The States have to step up their TESTING!" Addressing the media, President Trump said, "We are not number one; China is number one just so you ... [Full Article...]

COVID-19-related cases, deaths across Canada

COVID-19-related cases, deaths across Canada The latest modelling shows two types of outbreaks - community spread and long-term care spread - the latter of which seems to be growing. Peel Public Health says 16 residents have died in long-term care homes. The province is reporting 112 outbreaks at long-term care homes in Ontario, and 31 outbreaks at hospitals. "The implication is that our public health measures are working and we need to ... [Full Article...]

Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga & Best Moments From 'Together At Home' Special

Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga & Best Moments From 'Together At Home' Special It also urged people to stay safe. "They said: "$127.9 million for COVID-19 relief. There are 17 million people displaced in camps and shelters around the world including facilities here in the U.S., that impact is particularly devastating", said "Quantico" actor said."I have witnessed first-hand, some of the overcrowded, and unliveable conditions in refugee camps. [Full Article...]

Coronavirus: Care home confirms 20th death

Coronavirus: Care home confirms 20th death The study, conducted by the National Care Forum (NCF), adds to growing evidence that government figures severely underestimate the scale of the tragedy unfolding in care homes nationwide. "It's fair to say nursing homes have been ground zero" for the virus, Verma said, noting that the Life Care Center nursing home in Washington state became the first COVID-19 hot spot in the U.S. [Full Article...]

Don't rely on unapproved coronavirus tests, Brits told

Don't rely on unapproved coronavirus tests, Brits told White House coronavirus task force coordinator Deborah Birx also drew attention to the online sales of unreliable tests this month, saying they risked giving people "false reassurance". "Our immune systems remember, which normally prevents you from being infected by the same virus later on", he explained. The reopening phase of the coronavirus pandemic in Pennsylvania and across the US can not b... [Full Article...]


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