Médecine

Scientists Claim Corona Is Airborne, Ask WHO To Revise Rules

Scientists Claim Corona Is Airborne, Ask WHO To Revise Rules José Jiménez , a chemistry and biochemistry professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder, told the Los Angeles Times that the idea of airborne transmission should not frighten people. It believes a change in the definition is needed so better methods of limiting spread can be tested. It says the virus primarily spreads through larger respiratory droplets, which don't travel as far, which... [Full Article...]

Missoula County now reporting 58 active COVID-19 cases

Bars and indoor dining remain off-limits as officials attempt to control the spread of the coronavirus. DHEC reported a new death in Beaufort County Monday, but data appear to match a death already reported Friday by the Beaufort County Coroner's Office. [Full Article...]

World Health Organization acknowledges 'evidence emerging' of airborne spread of COVID-19

World Health Organization acknowledges 'evidence emerging' of airborne spread of COVID-19 We actually don't know the answer for sure. Ryan added that the rise in case numbers has occurred at the same time the global COVID-19 death rate has remained stable, which suggests that frontline doctors and nurses may be treating patients earlier and saving more lives. [Full Article...]

Science ministry says COVID-19 vaccine unlikely before 2021, but retracts later

Striking an optimistic note, a letter by the Ministry of Science and Technology said there were more than 100 vaccine candidates in the world now, of which 11 were in human trials. Later in the day, however, this line was deleted. The ICMR's statement said the leaked letter "was meant to cut unnecessary red tape, without bypassing any necessary process, and speed up recruitment of participants". [Full Article...]

32 new coronavirus cases in Monroe County

32 new coronavirus cases in Monroe County Starke County remains at three recorded deaths and Pulaski County has one death. Birmingham and Jefferson County recently reinstated mask requirements and other measures, but the county's case count has still skyrocketed in recent days as confirmations of infection have lagged behind due to COVID-19′s incubation period. [Full Article...]

WHO discontinues hydroxychloroquine, lopinavir/ritonavir trial for COVID-19 treatment

WHO discontinues hydroxychloroquine, lopinavir/ritonavir trial for COVID-19 treatment The WHO's Solidarity Trial was established to find effective treatments for the coronavirus in hospitalized patients. According to World Health Organization , the solidarity trial investigators will stop the trials immediately. It noted, however, that the aforementioned results have not yet been peer-reviewed, and its recommendations do not affect any potential use of the drugs in non-hospita... [Full Article...]

JEE and NEET Postponed, New Dates Here

JEE and NEET Postponed, New Dates Here Main 2020 examination will be held from first September to 6 September, National Eligibility cum Entrance Test ( NEET) 2020 examination will be held on 13 September and JEE Advanced exam will be held on 27 September 27. Earlier, JEE Main and Advanced were scheduled to happen between July 18th and 23rd, and NEET on July 26th, which have been changed. However, as there hasn't been any official an... [Full Article...]

State And Local COVID Cases Continue To Rise; Local Hospitalization Mostly Steady

State And Local COVID Cases Continue To Rise; Local Hospitalization Mostly Steady Currently, there are more than 750 people with COVID-19 or suspected to have the virus in the state's hospitals. She majored in investigative reporting at the University of Missouri-Columbia and has a passion for bringing readers in-depth, complex stories that will impact their lives. [Full Article...]

Ontario reports 138 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday

Ontario reports 138 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday As of Sunday, there have been 1,665 confirmed cases in Windsor-Essex, including 995 people who have recovered. A total of 31,266 cases are considered resolved, which makes up 87.3 per cent of all confirmed cases. The new case at Riverside Place is a staff member. There are 150 people in hospital, with 39 in intensive care and 26 in intensive care on ventilators. [Full Article...]

Additional COVID-19 case reported in Lincoln County

Additional COVID-19 case reported in Lincoln County Lincoln County has had a total of nine confirmed COVID-19 cases, two of which are active. Dallas County turned in a one-day record of 708 new cases Friday, along with seven COVID-19 fatalities. There have been 2,907 COVID-19-related deaths reported in OH to date. Of those diagnosed, 228 are considered "recovered" or "recovering", while a total of 37 people have had to be at some point hospit... [Full Article...]

Coronavirus: 593 more Covid-19 cases diagnosed in Norfolk

Florida is among the southern and western states in the United States which has seen a huge surge with more than 169,000 cases. The four states hardest hit by this crippling spike - Arizona, California, Texas and Florida - again reported record numbers of new cases and hospitalizations. [Full Article...]

Indonesia seeking its own COVID-19 vaccine amid worry about access

Indonesia seeking its own COVID-19 vaccine amid worry about access The project has started Phase III of the human trials to assess how the vaccine works in a large number of people over the age of 18, and how well the vaccine works to prevent people from becoming infected and unwell with Covid-19. In fact, the registry details show that the phases are envisaged to be completed in 194 days or over 6 months. Zydus said, with its ZyCoV-D, it has successfully estab... [Full Article...]

BioNTech and Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine shows potential in trial

BioNTech and Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine shows potential in trial The small study triggered stronger immune responses in recipients. Dr. David Agus joined "CBS This Morning" with the latest on the global vaccine effort. It was first detected in China late a year ago. This vaccine, called BNT162b1, is the most advanced of the four. London shares closed higher on Thursday as signs of progress in developing a COVID-19 vaccine bolstered hopes of a post-pandemic ... [Full Article...]

China identifies new swine flu with pandemic potential

China identifies new swine flu with pandemic potential In the new study, the researchers analyzed almost 30,000 nasal swabs from pigs in slaughterhouses in 10 provinces in China collected between 2011 and 2018. China did not elaborate further on how many had been infected by G4. But it's important to understand that, as yet, there is no evidence of human-to-human transmission of this particular virus. [Full Article...]

Mutation causing COVID-19 to be more contagious

Mutation causing COVID-19 to be more contagious The study, titled, "Tracking changes in SARS-CoV-2 Spike: evidence that D614G increases infectivity of the COVID-19 virus" was supported by the Medical Research Council (MRC) part of UK Research & Innovation (UKRI); the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR); Genome Research Limited, operating as the Wellcome Sanger Institute; a Wellcome Trust Intermediate Clinical Fellowship (110058/Z/15/... [Full Article...]

California truck driver uploaded tragic Facebook post before dying of coronavirus

California truck driver uploaded tragic Facebook post before dying of coronavirus The 51-year-old, who suffered from diabetes, passed away on June 21 after he was rushed to the hospital when he experienced difficulty breathing, according to NBC Los Angeles . His family said Macias was upset but blamed himself for breaking quarantine, NBC News reported. "We should not have opened to begin with", she said. [Full Article...]

California's Newsom creates 'strike teams' to enforce business shutdowns amid coronavirus surge

California's Newsom creates 'strike teams' to enforce business shutdowns amid coronavirus surge And it includes major counties too, like Los Angeles , Ventura , Orange , and Sacramento . Officials in Los Angeles County closed beaches for the Fourth of July weekend before Newsom announced his restrictions and Fresno County in the state's Central Valley agricultural heartland had already ordered all bars to close. [Full Article...]

Researchers Find New Strain Of Flu In China With 'Pandemic Potential'

Researchers Find New Strain Of Flu In China With 'Pandemic Potential' Dr. Anthony Fauci , director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testified Tuesday that an emerging virus found in pigs in China shares traits with the 2009 Swine Flu and 1918 Pandemic Flu , and US public health officials are monitoring the disease. [Full Article...]

Gilead slaps multi-thousand-dollar price tag on coronavirus treatment remdesivir

Gilead slaps multi-thousand-dollar price tag on coronavirus treatment remdesivir The pharma giant said this price, which amounts to US$390 per vial, will be offered to all governments in developed countries around the world where remdesivir is approved or authorised for use. A file photograph shows Gilead Sciences headquarters in Foster City, California. Gilead had promised to donate the drug through June, but what the company would charge after that supply runs out has be... [Full Article...]

Coronavirus spike prompts big California about face on reopenings

Coronavirus spike prompts big California about face on reopenings That's why Newsom imposed the new restrictions for three weeks, giving "a little extra time" for infections to show up in testing and hospitalisations, Ghaly said. Coronavirus cases have surged over the past weeks, hitting four daily records in the last two weeks and prompting officials to order the shut down of indoor restaurants and bars in much of the state. [Full Article...]


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