Médecine

China, WHO in talks on plans to trace coronavirus origin

China, WHO in talks on plans to trace coronavirus origin Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaks during a news conference after a meeting of the Emergency Committee on the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Geneva , Switzerland January 30, 2020. Dr. Michael Ryan, the WHO's emergencies chief, noted "gaps in the epidemiological landscape" and said it would be assessed what studies to conduct and what data t... [Full Article...]

Pubs and restaurants in Aberdeen ordered to close as local lockdown imposed

After First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced the reimposition of restrictoons in the city, including the closure of pubs and restaurants and curbs on travel, NHS Grampian issued a list of further premises they say have been visited in recent days by those infected. [Full Article...]

United States announces clinical trial of antibody treatment for COVID-19

United States announces clinical trial of antibody treatment for COVID-19 A stage-two study of the drug is expected to finish next month. ACTIV-2, established by NIH's Accelerating COVID-19 Therapeutic Interventions and Vaccines (ACTIV), is sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and Operation Warp Speed . [Full Article...]

COVID-19: No new deaths, 46 additional cases

COVID-19: No new deaths, 46 additional cases Over the weekend, the Government announced that it would commence Covid-19 testing at Irish airports in an attempt to control cases coming into the country from overseas. Consistent mask-wearing is critical to preventing the spread of COVID-19. The National Public Health Emergency Team (Nphet) said this evening that there have now been a total of 26,162 confirmed cases in this country and 1,763 ... [Full Article...]

Major League Baseball Commissioner Warns of Covid-19 Closure

Major League Baseball Commissioner Warns of Covid-19 Closure Front-line healthcare workers in the United States and Britain were more than three times as likely to report a positive COVID-19 test during the first few weeks of the pandemic, an analysis published Friday by The Lancet Public Health found. [Full Article...]

Mass COVID-19 vaccination in Russian Federation planned for October - Health minister

Mass COVID-19 vaccination in Russian Federation planned for October - Health minister Since then, the group achieved approval to test the vaccine in more volunteers, including high-risk people such as the elderly, children, and even cancer patients. At this point in the pandemic, establishing a vaccine is one of the most important steps towards controlling the outbreak. On Friday, the leading contagious illness specialist in the United States, Dr Anthony Fauci, stated he hoped th... [Full Article...]

Coronavirus vaccine: Sanofi, GSK reach virus vaccine deals with US, EU

Coronavirus vaccine: Sanofi, GSK reach virus vaccine deals with US, EU National Institutes of Health. The technology involved was originally used by Sanofi to create an influenza vaccine, and will now be supplemented by GSK's established pandemic adjuvant technology. And this morning the U.S. government has procured up to 100 million doses in an Operation Warp Speed deal worth $2.1 billion. "This announcement helps to ensure that millions of Europeans will have... [Full Article...]

‘Normality will return in December’: Duterte extends coronavirus curbs in Philippines

‘Normality will return in December’: Duterte extends coronavirus curbs in Philippines The Philippines said on Sunday it would reimpose a stricter lockdown in and around its capital for two weeks from midnight of August 4, as the country struggles to contain coronavirus infections that have jumped to more than 100,000 cases. The capital region, provinces south of it, and cities in the central Philippines have been under quarantine restrictions since June, limiting movements of the e... [Full Article...]

Authorities in Australian state of Victoria make masks compulsory for all

Authorities in Australian state of Victoria make masks compulsory for all Mr Andrews has previously indicated Victorian lockdown restrictions could be extended past the initial mid-August expiry if daily case numbers remain high. "We do so because they will help save and protect lives", Hunt said. The support by the federal government, ruled by a Liberal Party- led union, for the procedures by Victoria's Labor Party government reveals nationwide unity of message throu... [Full Article...]

New Saline County COVID-19 Cases

Of the 674 people who have tested positive for COVID-19 in Thurston County since the first case was reported March 11, 520 have "recovered" or are "recovering", according to the county website. The 10 people whose deaths in Dallas County were reported Saturday were a man in his 20s, a woman in her 30s, a woman in her 40s, a woman in her 50s, two men in their 60s and four people in their 80s, autho... [Full Article...]

Panel Recommends Oxford COVID Vaccine Partner For Phase 2,3 Human Trial

Panel Recommends Oxford COVID Vaccine Partner For Phase 2,3 Human Trial Dan H. Barouch, an immunologist, has worked for this vaccine since January after China exposed the viral genome. The vaccine used by J&J includes a common cold virus adenovirus type 26 or Ad26 for taking coronavirus proteins in the body cells, causing an enhancement in immune defense by the body against the virus. [Full Article...]

World Health Organization expects long-term response efforts against COVID-19

World Health Organization expects long-term response efforts against COVID-19 The World Health Organization (WHO) has extended its emergency of worldwide concern over the coronavirus pandemic for another three months, the WHO Emergency Committee said Saturday, following its meeting on July 31 that took place in Geneva, Trend reports citing TASS. [Full Article...]

Staff member at Burnaby long-term care home tests positive for COVID -19

Staff member at Burnaby long-term care home tests positive for COVID -19 Henry and Dix said the remaining people with COVID-19 are recovering at home in self-isolation. Of 278 active cases in B.C., five people are in hospital, including two in intensive care. In a written statement, officials announced there have been 50 newly discovered cases (including five epi-linked) in the past 24 hours throughout the province. [Full Article...]

Jordan grills Fauci on protests spreading coronavirus

Jordan grills Fauci on protests spreading coronavirus Here are some of the highlights from the hearing. "They've really got to jump all over that because if they don't then you might see the surge we saw in some of the Southern states", he told the AP. "I'm not going to opine on limiting anything ... I'm telling you what it is - the danger - and you can make your own conclusion about that". Discussing the key aspects that will help reduce in lag ... [Full Article...]

CDC: Hundreds of kids infected with coronavirus within days at overnight camp

CDC: Hundreds of kids infected with coronavirus within days at overnight camp Georgia has reported over 182,000 positive coronavirus cases with over 3,600 COVID-19 deaths as of Friday afternoon, Johns Hopkins University said. Interestingly, a greater portion of the youngest kids evaluated favorable: 51% amongst those age 6-10 years, 44% amongst those age 11-17 years, and 33% amongst those aged 18-21 years evaluated favorable. [Full Article...]

Fraser Health confirms coronavirus case Dania Home in Burnaby

The province confirmed 50 new cases of the virus, along with one new death at the Holy Family Hospital long-term care home in Vancouver. An outbreak on Haida Gwaii was declared by Northern Health on July 24. Community exposures continue to be seen across the province, for a list of community exposures events you can visit the government's website . Though it says we all love good times, you'r... [Full Article...]

Remdesivir Gets Lukewarm Endorsement From Experts in Covid Fight

Remdesivir Gets Lukewarm Endorsement From Experts in Covid Fight Gilead's second-quarter sales fell almost 10% from a year earlier to $5.1 billion, short of the average analyst estimate of $5.3 billion, according to Refinitiv. In the USA, product sales also decreased 7% to $3.8bn, which Gilead again attributed to COVID-19 disruption to its hepatitis C product sales, as well as lower sales of its pulmonary hypertension drug Letairis (ambrisentan) and chest pain ... [Full Article...]

Some Ontario parents, teachers balk at ‘underfunded’ back-to-school plan

Some Ontario parents, teachers balk at ‘underfunded’ back-to-school plan In addition to increased sanitation protocols, parents will have the final say to allow their children to attend in-person class or to opt for remote learning. Class sizes set by the province for elementary schools will not be reduced. Lecce initially expressed a preference for the hybrid model, which would see no more than 15 students in class attending on alternating days or weeks. [Full Article...]

Harvard researchers discover why COVD-19 causes loss of smell

Harvard researchers discover why COVD-19 causes loss of smell An worldwide team of researchers led by neuroscientists at Harvard Medical School (HMS) recently identified the olfactory cell types that are most vulnerable to infection by SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes Covid-19). The study noted: "In Italy, a large proportion of patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) presented with symptoms (71.4 percentage of 31 845 confirmed cases as of Ju... [Full Article...]

Horror day as Victoria sets new deadly virus record

Horror day as Victoria sets new deadly virus record As greater Melbourne passed the halfway point of a lockdown initially meant to last six weeks, Premier Daniel Andrews said the state would be stuck in "limbo" unless it could cut the infection rate. Specialist teams usually sent to disaster zones overseas are starting work in Victoria's aged care homes, where serious outbreaks have been reported. [Full Article...]


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