Médecine

COVID-19 pandemic caused 18 percent spike in USA deaths

COVID-19 pandemic caused 18 percent spike in USA deaths With the US death toll at more than 127,000, by far the highest in the world, the June 29-30 poll found that 81% of American adults said they are "very" or "somewhat" concerned about the pandemic, the most since a similar poll conducted May 11-12. [Full Article...]

House Votes To Expand ACA For First Time Since 2010

House Votes To Expand ACA For First Time Since 2010 Combat inequity in health coverage faced by communities of color by expanding more affordable coverage to vulnerable populations and fighting the maternal mortality epidemic by requiring states to extend Medicaid or CHIP coverage to new mothers for a full year post-partum. [Full Article...]

Covid-19: Oxford University's vaccine developers encouraged by results

Covid-19: Oxford University's vaccine developers encouraged by results The guidance , titled "Development and Licensure of Vaccines to Prevent COVID-19", describes the agency's current recommendations regarding the data needed to facilitate the manufacturing, clinical development, and approval of a COVID-19 Coronavirus vaccine . [Full Article...]

At Alabama COVID Parties, Infection Comes with Cash

At Alabama COVID Parties, Infection Comes with Cash She said she recently learned of the behavior and informed the city council of the parties occurring in the city. McKinstry said party organizers purposely invited guests who tested positive for COVID-19. McKinstry blasted the students for putting people at risk. "We're trying to break up any parties that we know of", McKinstry told ABC News . "It's nonsense", McKinstry added. [Full Article...]

American Back To Packing Planes

American Back To Packing Planes This change in American Airlines' policy also comes at an inopportune time, shall we say. "We don't think it's the right message". Redfield fielded questions from Sen. Most major airlines are now operating flights at a capped maximum of passengers, to help ensure that passengers aren't crowded inside like sardines at a time when we're all supposed to be doing our best to socially distance from... [Full Article...]

La Chine minimise le risque d'une nouvelle pandémie de grippe porcine

La Chine minimise le risque d'une nouvelle pandémie de grippe porcine Une nouvelle sorte de grippe porcine apparue en Chine est devenue plus contagieuse pour l'homme et doit être surveillée de près dans l'hypothèse où elle deviendrait un éventuel virus à risque pandémique, selon une étude réalisée par des chercheurs chinois et publiée dans une revue scientifique américaine. [Full Article...]

Four more cases in Bureau County

Four more cases in Bureau County Here is a summary of new cases and other COVID-19 stats reported Tuesday by health officials across Nebraska & Iowa. 60 in Northumberland County, eight in Montour County, eight new cases in Union County, and two new cases in Snyder County in the past two weeks. [Full Article...]

California Governor Suspends Indoor Dining At Los Angeles Restaurants Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

California Governor Suspends Indoor Dining At Los Angeles Restaurants Amid Coronavirus Pandemic Gov. Newsom also recommends that firework shows in communities on the state's watch list should be canceled. Other counties include Contra Costa, Fresno, Glenn, Imperial, Kern, Kings, Los Angeles, Merced, Orange, Riverside, Sacramento, San Bernardino, San Joaquin, Santa Clara, Solano, Stanislaus, Tulare, and Ventura. [Full Article...]

In a surprise, Court smacks down Louisiana abortion restrictions

The state said the law is to protect patients' health in case of emergencies but abortion providers said it impinges on the right to access reproductive and abortion services. "The Louisiana law imposes a burden on access to abortion just as severe as that imposed by the Texas law". The Texas law struck down in 2016 said the admitting privilege provision did not have a medical benefit. [Full Article...]

Britain imposes local lockdown in city of Leicester after Covid-19 flare-up

Britain imposes local lockdown in city of Leicester after Covid-19 flare-up The changes will require new legislation to be drafted before they can be implemented. Matt Hancock has said the government would take further action in locking down Leicester if necessary, after restrictions were tightened again following a local outbreak. [Full Article...]

USA kept off European Union 'safe list' for resumption of non-essential travel

USA kept off European Union 'safe list' for resumption of non-essential travel The EU extended its ban on travelers not just from the US but from other big countries, such as Russia, Brazil and India, all of which are seeing rapidly rising caseloads . In contrast, aside from a notable recent outbreak tied to a slaughterhouse in western Germany, the virus' spread has generally stabilized across much of continental Europe. [Full Article...]

Victoria reports 64 new infections, Queensland shuts its border

Victoria reports 64 new infections, Queensland shuts its border Victoria records 64 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday when compared to 75 news infections reported on Monday. "It will be deeply painful and damaging for those businesses involved", Andrews said on Tuesday. The double-digit increases in the number of new cases of coronavirus in Victoria extend into the 15 straight day. The Victorian state government requested all flights be diverted to other states ... [Full Article...]

Vaccine candidate shows promise in human trials: CNBG

Vaccine candidate shows promise in human trials: CNBG A coronavirus vaccine candidate that showed promise in the early stages of clinical trials has been approved for use with China's military. The company says that the formula; known as Ad5-nCoV, is now limited to use by military personnel, and can not be offered to a broader population without the approval of the Logistics Support Department, the division of the Central Military Commission ... [Full Article...]

New Positive COVID-19 Case in Johnson County

New Positive COVID-19 Case in Johnson County There is now one active COVID-19 case in Bureau County and three active cases in Marshall County, according to Laurie Geuther, communicable disease nurse for Bureau, Putnam and Marshall County Health Department. In all, the county has reported 13,334 positive cases of the coronavirus this year. You can find an active map of confirmed COVID-19 cases county by county here, COVID-19 cases in Misso... [Full Article...]

Douglas County reports 159 new cases

Douglas County reports 159 new cases This week saw an increase of 1.6 percent; 937 cases confirmed on June 11 to 994 on Thursday. Public officials at the Bureau, Putnam, Marshall County Health Department are in the beginning stages of the investigation and are working to identify individuals who were in contact with the case. [Full Article...]

Starbucks pulling ads from Facebook and other social-media platforms

Starbucks pulling ads from Facebook and other social-media platforms The policy changes come during a growing ad boycott campaign, called " Stop Hate for Profit ", that was started by several USA civil rights groups after the death of George Floyd, to pressure the company to act on hate speech and misinformation. [Full Article...]

House votes to make D.C. the 51st state

House votes to make D.C. the 51st state Washington received $500 million for its pandemic response, compared with the $1.2 billion the federal government accorded to each of the 50 states. If Washington, DC were a state "its residents would be protected from the kind of civil rights violations we saw in Lafayette Square", said Representative Steny Hoyer , the number two Democrat in the House. [Full Article...]

Trial starts with Imperial College London coronavirus vaccine

Trial starts with Imperial College London coronavirus vaccine Groups including the vaccine alliance GAVI are also working to buy doses for poor countries and AstraZeneca has agreed to license its vaccine to India's Serum Institute for the production of 1 billion doses. Around 300 healthy participants are expected take part in this trial. In a trial on rhesus macaques, a single dose of the vaccine was found to be effective in preventing pneumonia but unable... [Full Article...]

Australia's Victoria struggles to contain coronavirus

Australia's Victoria struggles to contain coronavirus Emergency text messages are being sent to residents in Keilor Downs and Broadmeadows, where there is a large proportion of fresh cases, urging them to get tested. It means that Victoria has seen a double-figure day-on-day increase in coronavirus cases for 11 consecutive days. Our case numbers are increasing so when you look at our overall epidemiological curve there will be, and I'm hoping very ... [Full Article...]

World Health Organization chief: All African countries now have coronavirus lab testing capacity

World Health Organization chief: All African countries now have coronavirus lab testing capacity Tedros also told a news briefing he backed Saudi Arabia's decision to ban pilgrims from overseas from attending the annual Haj pilgrimage to help limit the spread of the virus. "Patients with severe and critical Covid-19 can not get enough oxygen into their blood by breathing normally". Medical oxygen is created by using concentrators which extract and purify oxygen from the air. [Full Article...]


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