Médecine

Novavax begins coronavirus vaccine clinical trial

Novavax begins coronavirus vaccine clinical trial Novavax received its largest ever investment of $388 million from the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness and Innovations (CEPI), which was co-founded and set up in November 2017 with funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation . The programs will leverage rapid response platforms already supported by CEPI as well as new partnerships. In a similar vein to the vaccines used to against dise... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom to reopen thousands of shops in easing of coronavirus lockdown

United Kingdom to reopen thousands of shops in easing of coronavirus lockdown The Prime Minister has set out plans for outdoor markets and vehicle showrooms will to be able to reopen from 1 June, as soon as they are able to meet the Government's Covid-19 secure guidelines to protect shoppers and workers. The federal government was releasing brand-new assistance for shops to make sure that they fulfill the required social distancing as well as health criteria, he stated. [Full Article...]

Face au Covid-19, la chloroquine pourrait s’avérer bien plus néfaste qu’efficace

Face au Covid-19, la chloroquine pourrait s’avérer bien plus néfaste qu’efficace Alors que plusieurs pays comme le Brésil parient sur l'usage de la chloroquine et de son dérivé, l'étude recommande de ne pas administrer ces traitements en dehors des essais cliniques . Dépassant largement le terrain politique, l'hydroxychloroquine est devenue un sujet de débat public et politique très médiatisé, suscitant des discussions enflammées en famille et dans les médias et de féro... [Full Article...]

Ontario COVID-19 numbers jump, 460 new cases reported today

Ontario COVID-19 numbers jump, 460 new cases reported today A report by the armed forces on five of the worst-affected Ontario homes revealed residents left in soiled diapers as well as "significant fecal contamination", cockroaches and ants in patient rooms. Southlake Regional Health Centre will manage River Glen Haven Nursing Home in Sutton, a 119-bed facility where there have been 20 deaths and 54 confirmed cases. [Full Article...]

Donald trump said the lack of positive qualities in Joe Biden

Donald trump said the lack of positive qualities in Joe Biden Biden , 77, is part of the group of elderly people whom the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say are at a higher risk for serious symptoms if COVID-19 is contracted . Charlamagne invited Joe Biden back to the show, saying he had more questions ahead of the election. "You can't act like this is the most important election ever but run a campaign from your basement, not make so... [Full Article...]

WHO announces it will temporarily suspend hydroxychloroquine trials for COVID-19 treatment

WHO announces it will temporarily suspend hydroxychloroquine trials for COVID-19 treatment Hydroxychloroquine has been touted by President Donald Trump and he even revealed he took the medication for two weeks as a prophylactic. The U.S. President has said he was taking the drug to help prevent infection. Swaminathan said. Head of the World Health Organization emergencies program, Dr. Mike Ryan has stated that the decision to suspend trials had been taken out of an abundance of caution. [Full Article...]

Inflammatory syndrome linked to COVID-19 found in young adults

Inflammatory syndrome linked to COVID-19 found in young adults The condition is accompanied by Kawasaki-like symptoms such as skin rashes and fever , as well as other symptoms not typically observed in Kawasaki patients such as abdominal pain , a drop in blood pressure, slowed cardiac contractions and toxic shock, he said. [Full Article...]

Two more COVID-19 vaccines move towards Phase 2 human trials

A team from Oxford University in charge of developing a coronavirus vaccine said a decline in the infection rate will make it harder to prove if it has been successful. Asked if people in Britain will be among the first to get the vaccine, Mr Soriot said: 'Yes, we have actually received an order from the British Government to supply 100 million doses of vaccine, and those will go to the Britis... [Full Article...]

Ford "frustrated" by lack of testing

Ford I have not seen one". "I was sitting at the health table this morning and what I have asked and what I want because there is a difference between what I want and what is going to happen and hopefully it is going to happen because I have confidence in Public Health and I have confidence in Ontario Health". [Full Article...]

New information released in Wood County COVID death

New information released in Wood County COVID death Officials said there are 362 Iowans now hospitalized and 9,186 Iowans have recovered (54.7%). The total number of fatalities from the disease was 444 as of Saturday morning, an increase of 26 since the same time on Friday morning. It was second only to the record of 404 new cases on May 8 in Mississippi. This includes testing reported by the State Hygienic Lab and other labs. The state said on... [Full Article...]

Sassoon doctors pull off Pune’s first nCoV plasma therapy recovery

Sassoon doctors pull off Pune’s first nCoV plasma therapy recovery A positive test "does not equate to infectiousness or viable virus", a joint research paper by Singapore's National Centre for Infectious Diseases and the Academy of Medicine, Singapore said. In the U.S., many hospitals require patients test negative for the virus twice to be considered recovered from COVID-19. They called the exact period after which a patient with COVID-19 becomes contagious... [Full Article...]

Outbreaks account for 58 COVID-19 cases within EOHU

Outbreaks account for 58 COVID-19 cases within EOHU Along with the new cases on Saturday, 27 more people have died after contracting the respiratory virus, increasing Ontario's death toll to 2,048. The region continues to experience an upward trend in COVID-19 cases, as Ontario health officials confirmed 460 new cases on Sunday, the highest climb since May 8. [Full Article...]

Lancet study: HCQ may harm patients

However, science is responding with evidence to the contrary, and a massive study of hydroxychloroquine reveals that the drug does more harm than good. The researchers acknowledged observational studies can not account for unmeasured confounding factors but added, "our findings suggest not only an absence of therapeutic benefit but also potential harm with the use of hydroxychloroquine or chloro... [Full Article...]

Anti-malaria drug taken by Trump linked to coronavirus death risk

Hydroxychloroquine is the most controversial in the latter group, and all thanks to the comments and actions of a single man who has been convinced of the efficacy of the drug in the fight against COVID-19. The president - who has previously suggested potential coronavirus cures such as injecting disinfectant - cited "calls" and "good stories" as his evidence of hydroxychloroquine's success. [Full Article...]

No new cases of COVID-19 today

Nine cases are still being monitored by public health staff. "Therefore, there is still a risk for people to become ill with COVID-19 and pass the illness on to others". The Health Department is contacting persons (contact tracing) who may have been in contact with the individual and advising them of the self-isolation requirements within the next 24 hours. [Full Article...]

35 percent of coronavirus patients could be asymptomatic, CDC says

35 percent of coronavirus patients could be asymptomatic, CDC says The spread is believed to occur mainly "through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes", the site says. It also notes that 0.4 percent of those who do show symptoms will die from the SARS-CoV-2 virus. "The virus is thought to spread mainly from person to person". How easily a virus spreads from person to person can vary. However, the CDC website had altere... [Full Article...]

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany inadvertently reveals Trump's bank account information

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany inadvertently reveals Trump's bank account information Trump, a Republican, made his announcement during a hastily arranged press conference at the White House, where he didn't take questions. The CDC reportedly drafted guidance for reopening businesses, churches, and other places of public accommodation earlier in May, but on May 7, AP reported that the Trump administration had shelved a 17-page CDC report that included an "Interim Guidance for... [Full Article...]

Coronavirus: Ontario announces funding for 15 research projects aimed at COVID-19

Coronavirus: Ontario announces funding for 15 research projects aimed at COVID-19 Premier Doug Ford says the approach that started in Windsor will be expanded starting with certain sectors this weekend. "We are investing nearly $2 million to create a virtual action centre to help impacted workers upgrade their skills as we gradually and safely reopen the economy", Ford said. [Full Article...]

Superdrug now selling coronavirus antibody tests for £69

Superdrug now selling coronavirus antibody tests for £69 They will initially be offered to NHS staff and care workers but some patients will be able to request them via their doctors. "The UK government has arranged supplies of these tests on behalf of the devolved administrations and each devolved nation is deciding how to use its test allocation and how testing will be prioritised and managed locally". [Full Article...]

CDC Issues New Guidance on Coronavirus on Surfaces

CDC Issues New Guidance on Coronavirus on Surfaces They cautioned that if somebody touched a surface contaminated with the virus and then touched their face or mouth, they could get infected. Example after example has shown the microbe's affinity for density. Right-wing social media exploited the website tweaks this week. "This is not thought to be the main way the virus spreads, but we are still learning more about this virus". [Full Article...]


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