Médecine

Authors of Hydroxychloroquine Study Retract Publication in Lancet Over Unverifiable Source Data

Authors of Hydroxychloroquine Study Retract Publication in Lancet Over Unverifiable Source Data While some of the participants were asked to take pills of hydroxychloroquine for five days, others were given a placebo - in this case, a vitamin, reported The Washington Post . However, with questions arising over the authenticity of the study and its findings , World Health Organization resumed the trials. However, there is a pressing need to test both experimental therapies and existin... [Full Article...]

George Floyd death: Australians rally against mistreatment of Aboriginal people

George Floyd death: Australians rally against mistreatment of Aboriginal people Footage showed hundreds streaming toward the US Embassy on foot and by vehicle, hooting and honking horns. While scenes in Sydney were mostly peaceful, as the large numbers dwindled and moved towards Central Station there were some clashes with police. [Full Article...]

8-year-old North Carolina girl dies after getting coronavirus

8-year-old North Carolina girl dies after getting coronavirus On Friday, Yoshi had a seizure and was rushed to a healthcare facility. He finally succumbed to the complications of the virus on Monday, and now Her family urges parents to take the illness seriously . They are also asking businesses to wipe down surfaces also to continue to limit the number of people who inside at a time. The girl's elementary school principal, Victoria Creamer, said in a s... [Full Article...]

UK COVID-19 deaths top 40000 as another 357 patients die

UK COVID-19 deaths top 40000 as another 357 patients die The Scottish government figures also show that 15,621 people have tested positive for Covid-19, an increase of 18 on Saturday June 6. Another 204 COVID-19 patients have died in Britain as of Friday afternoon, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 40,465, the British Department of Health and Social Care said Saturday. [Full Article...]

New COVID-19 cases statewide on Saturday, 2 new UP cases reported

New COVID-19 cases statewide on Saturday, 2 new UP cases reported Telangana recorded 129 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, and also seven deaths, taking the death toll to 99 in the state. But the biggest concern for authorities continues to be Greater Hyderabad which reported 110 positive cases, while the remaining cases poured in from Adilabad, Rangareddy, Medchal, Sanga Reddy and Khammam districts. [Full Article...]

RECOVERY trial to stop enrolling patients to 'ineffective' hydroxychloroquine arm

RECOVERY trial to stop enrolling patients to 'ineffective' hydroxychloroquine arm The US president, Donald Trump was among those who backed the drug before any high-quality trial evidence had been published. About 26 per cent of patients in the trial getting the drug died, compared with about 24 per cent receiving standard care. [Full Article...]

AG Bill Barr: Antifa ‘Instigating’ Violence at George Floyd Protests

AG Bill Barr: Antifa ‘Instigating’ Violence at George Floyd Protests Barr said most protesters were peaceful demonstrators, but the Justice Department has found evidence that "extremist agitators" were hijacking protests to "pursue their own separate and violent agenda". military on the streets of Washington "alarming". On Thursday, Barr defended the administration's actions and blamed extremist groups for instigating violence over the past week. [Full Article...]

8th Positive Case of COVID-19 in Effingham County

8th Positive Case of COVID-19 in Effingham County There are 435,122 people who have tested negative, according to the health department. Twenty of the positive cases reported Thursday were in Cass County, which has been the epicenter of the state's coronavirus outbreak. Updated municipality data was not yet provided on the county site. The number of coronavirus deaths in long-term care facilities has surpassed 4,000, according to the new health d... [Full Article...]

World Health Organization to resume Hydroxychloroquine Coronavirus trials

World Health Organization to resume Hydroxychloroquine Coronavirus trials A few days back, World Health Organization had implemented a temporary pause on the trial after the study in The Lancet said that the drug could increase mortality among COVID-19 patients. "We have concluded that there is no beneficial effect of hydroxychloroquine in patients hospitalised with COVID-19", the statement said. This is the latest installment in the long-running hydroxychloroq... [Full Article...]

What the World Health Organization recommends on face masks

What the World Health Organization recommends on face masks But in an update affecting healthcare workers, the WHO now recommends that in areas with widespread virus transmission, all people working in clinical sections of a health facility should wear medical masks - not just those dealing with patients with Covid-19. [Full Article...]

AstraZeneca to increase COVID-19 vaccine supply

AstraZeneca to increase COVID-19 vaccine supply The Vaccine Alliance, backed by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation kicked off its operations in 2000 to improve access to new and underused vaccines for children living in the world's poorest countries. He said pharmaceutical companies had been working together to try to secure the required production capacity. The coronavirus pandemic has killed more than 380,000 people since it emerged in Chi... [Full Article...]

World Health Organization updates guidelines on wearing masks

World Health Organization updates guidelines on wearing masks The UK largely followed the same line until the transport secretary, Grant Schapps, announced on Thursday that face masks on public transport would be compulsory in the UK, with fines for those who disobeyed. While some countries and US states have recommended or mandated the wearing of face coverings in public, the World Health Organization had previously said there was not enough evidence for ... [Full Article...]

Trump administration selects five coronavirus vaccine candidates as finalists

Trump administration selects five coronavirus vaccine candidates as finalists Dr. Fauci said two or three more phase 3 trials may launch in late summer, creating a pool of vaccine candidates for possible manufacture and distribution. Dr. Anthony Fauci , director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, says he has hopes that a couple hundred million doses of a coronavirus vaccine will be available at the beginning of next year. [Full Article...]

Trump campaign demands story retractions on tear gas use

Trump campaign demands story retractions on tear gas use Well, they're going to be coughing more, they're going to be spreading all those droplets over the place, they're going to be shouting with pain. Because of how such chemicals are created to irritate the body's airways, it could also making protesters more susceptible to infection. [Full Article...]

Fauci Has Good News, Not as Good News on Vaccine

Fauci Has Good News, Not as Good News on Vaccine The US is planning massive clinical trials involving 100,000 to 150,000 volunteers in total, with the goal of delivering an effective vaccine by the end of this year. In a live Q&A with the Journal of the American Medical Association , he said, "Then, by the beginning of 2021, we hope to have a couple hundred million doses". [Full Article...]

Sun Pharma begins phase 2 trial of potential covid-19 drug

Sun Pharma begins phase 2 trial of potential covid-19 drug The plant-derived drug was initially developed for dengue, but considering its broad antiviral effect in in-vitro studies, the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI), in April, allowed Sun Pharma to run trials for covid-19. The company has been developing the phytochemical-based drug to treat dengue for the last four years in collaboration with the Department of Biotechnology and International C... [Full Article...]

Hydroxychloroquine failed to prevent healthy people from getting COVID-19 in trial

Hydroxychloroquine failed to prevent healthy people from getting COVID-19 in trial However, that study itself inspired backlash, as almost 150 doctors signed an open letter blasting the observational research for relying exclusively on registry analysis rather than on a randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial . "The executive group will communicate with the principal investigators in the trial about resuming the hydroxychloroquine arm of the trial". An independent audit... [Full Article...]

Minnesota's Sunday COVID-19 numbers

Minnesota's Sunday COVID-19 numbers The 257 new cases continue an upward trend in new reported infections over the last week. This leaves 486 active confirmed cases in North Dakota. The death count was the lowest in two weeks, and the daily case count was the lowest in the state since late April, but whether they reflect a trend is unclear. [Full Article...]

IL health officials report 113 new coronavirus deaths statewide

IL health officials report 113 new coronavirus deaths statewide McHenry County now has had 1,636 cases of COVID-19 and 74 deaths, according to the MCDH. Statewide, almost 22,000 cases of novel coronavirus have been confirmed since January. Among local ZIP codes, Woodstock (60098) has the highest number of cases in McHenry County with 290, followed by Crystal Lake (60014) with 225. All other ZIP codes have five or fewer cases. [Full Article...]

The Lancet casts doubt over hydroxychloroquine study

The Lancet casts doubt over hydroxychloroquine study Boulware's study involved 821 people in the United States and Canada living with someone diagnosed with COVID-19 or at high risk of getting it due to their job - doctors, nurses, ambulance workers who had significant exposure to a sick patient while not wearing full protective gear. [Full Article...]


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