Médecine

Third phase of Sputnik V trials starts in Russian Federation

Third phase of Sputnik V trials starts in Russian Federation Scott Morrison said there were "no guarantees" these vaccines would prove successful. He sttaed that the vaccine will be tested by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC ) when it arrives Nigeria. The government said the agreements it had secured allowed for more orders to be negotiated and for doses to be donated or on-sold, without mark-ups, to other countrie... [Full Article...]

Melbourne lockdown to stay as arrests made over Covid protests

Australian officials today extended a strict virus lockdown of the country's second-biggest city by two weeks, saying new cases had not dropped enough to prevent another spike. We have to take steady and safe steps out of lockdown to find that COVID normal , ' Mr Andrew said on Sunday. "In fact, it is absolutely selfish for people to be out there protesting", he told reporters. [Full Article...]

WHO Relents, Changes Guidelines to Use Steroids in Severe Covid-19 Cases

WHO Relents, Changes Guidelines to Use Steroids in Severe Covid-19 Cases Although steroids are not believed to be useful in the early stages of COVID-19 infections, the pooled data shows that these medications have efficacy for patients whose condition has significantly worsened. Dexamethasone's benefits for COVID-19 critical illness were replicated in a Brazilian randomized trial, while a World Health Organization-sponsored patient-level meta-analysis of ongoing ran... [Full Article...]

Nigeria receives world's 1st COVID-19 vaccine from Russian Federation

Nigeria receives world's 1st COVID-19 vaccine from Russian Federation Australia said in August it had signed a preliminary agreement with AstraZeneca for enough doses for its population of almost 26 million, which would be manufactured locally by pharmaceutical company CSL. Large clinical trials are now underway to test the vaccines, with the Oxford vaccine now in a phase 3 trial of 30,000 people, and preliminary results expected to be available in December. [Full Article...]

WHO Strongly Recommends Steroid Medications to Treat Severe Cases of Coronavirus

WHO Strongly Recommends Steroid Medications to Treat Severe Cases of Coronavirus No new positive COVID-19 cases were reported in Haldimand Norfolk on Saturday morning. Dr Todd Rice, a critical care physician and an associate professor of medicine at the University of MI, said that the new analysis should dispel any remaining doubt on administering steroids to critical COVI-19 patients. [Full Article...]

NYC delays school opening 11 days under deal struck with teachers

NYC delays school opening 11 days under deal struck with teachers The decision by de Blasio came after he said he reached an agreement with the teacher's unions - the United Federation of Teachers and Council of School Supervisors & Administrators. With 1.1 million students, New York City is the largest school district in the country, and the only big-city school system planning to reopen for in-person teaching this month. [Full Article...]

Ex-Marine wins Democratic primary for Joe Kennedy III's seat

Ex-Marine wins Democratic primary for Joe Kennedy III's seat Joe Kennedy III in MA. Without Ocasio-Cortez, she said, "I think it would've been a much harder effort to make him into the Ed Markey people see in this race, which is very different from the Ed Markey people in MA have seen in 44 years". [Full Article...]

Iran continues to expand stockpile of enriched uranium: IAEA

Iran continues to expand stockpile of enriched uranium: IAEA Lavrov said Washington has lost all its rights by withdrawing from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Asked by Tasnim about Sergei Lavrov's idea of Russian mediation between Iran and the United States for direct negotiations, Vaezi said, "We have no intention of negotiating with Americans, and we have declared our stance very clearly". [Full Article...]

Coronavirus: Widespread vaccination not expected till mid-2021, says WHO

Coronavirus: Widespread vaccination not expected till mid-2021, says WHO The vaccine is named Sputnik-V in homage to the world's first satellite, launched by the Soviet Union. The Russian coronavirus vaccine will be studied in several healthcare institutions in Belarus simultaneously, BelTA learned from the Healthcare Ministry's Telegram channel. [Full Article...]

Russian vaccine safe, induces antibody response in small human trials: Lancet Study

Russian vaccine safe, induces antibody response in small human trials: Lancet Study Despite limitations in the trials, the peer-reviewed data bolster Russia's prospects in the race with the U.S., China and Europe to secure a vaccine, following widespread skepticism. Some health experts warned against its use as the "Sputnik V" vaccine - named in homage to the world's first satellite launched by the Soviet Union - had not completed its phase-three trial, which involves wide-scale ... [Full Article...]

Dr. Fauci Pleads For Vigilance During Labor Day To Avoid Coronavirus Surge

Ralph Brinkhaus, leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU/CSU conservative parliamentary bloc, said Musk was satisfied with the progress of Tesla's alliance with vaccine developer CureVac. And I'm cautiously optimistic, although, you know, you can never guarantee when you're dealing with vaccines. "That's not November 3". Dr. Fauci explained that he is adamantly against closing up schools and se... [Full Article...]

CDC tells states to get ready for November 1 vaccine distribution

CDC tells states to get ready for November 1 vaccine distribution A CDC spokesman confirmed the contents of the letter. The draft report proposed by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine said when the potential COVID-19 vaccine is approved for public use, it would be distributed across the U.S.in four phases, first given to healthcare workers and vulnerable Americans. [Full Article...]

Indoor dining in New Jersey to resume with limited capacity beginning Friday

Indoor dining in New Jersey to resume with limited capacity beginning Friday Murphy also said Monday he'd extend the looser restriction on indoor weddings, funerals, memorial services, and religious and political activities protected under the First Amendment - now at 25 percent or 100 people - to 25 percent or 150 people. [Full Article...]

'Black Panther' Star Letitia Wright Shares Powerful Eulogy For Chadwick Boseman

'Black Panther' Star Letitia Wright Shares Powerful Eulogy For Chadwick Boseman You showed me how to be better, honour objective, and create legacy. Just three days after the tragic passing of Chadwick Boseman , the tributes are still pouring in, with his Black Panther co-star Michael B. "Is this your king!?" Though unconnected and planned before Boseman's death , the Fortnite and Marvel crossover event has brought forth a massive Black Panther monument that feel... [Full Article...]

U.S. Won't Join WHO-Led Coronavirus Vaccine Effort, White House Says

U.S. Won't Join WHO-Led Coronavirus Vaccine Effort, White House Says In early July, the Trump administration announced it was pulling out of the WHO . Participants will be randomly assigned to the investigational vaccine group or the placebo group, and neither the investigators nor the participants will know who is assigned to which group. [Full Article...]

CDC has not reduced the death count for COVID-19

CDC has not reduced the death count for COVID-19 Someone coming to the hospital with COVID-19 would certainly have the virus listed as a primary diagnosis, but if they then required a ventilator, respiratory failure would also be listed as a cause of death. "Congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, any kind of lung disease, obesity, if you're morbidly obese, they have a hard time surviving", said Harris. [Full Article...]

Nevada lab confirms 1st coronavirus reinfection in the US

Nevada lab confirms 1st coronavirus reinfection in the US One of his parents, who the man lived with, also tested positive for the virus . On May 31, he sought care for fever , headache, dizziness, cough, nausea and diarrhea. During his second infection the patient remained asymptomatic but nevertheless, had a high viral load that gradually declined and he developed antibodies to the virus. [Full Article...]

Gulftimes : Shortcoming in Russian, Chinese Covid-19 vaccines

Gulftimes : Shortcoming in Russian, Chinese Covid-19 vaccines Last month, the government signed similar deals with US companies Pfizer and Moderna that would give Canada access to up to 76 million more doses. Vaccines based on peptides, or tiny units of proteins, have been approved for other diseases, including hepatitis B. However, Maryland-based Novavax has never before brought a vaccine to market. [Full Article...]

AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine candidate begins late-stage U.S

AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine candidate begins late-stage U.S In late June, a 5,000-patient phase 3 trial with AZD1222 began in Brazil, an ideal location to run a coronavirus vaccine study. Trials are also planned for Japan and Russian Federation. AstraZeneca said it anticipated results "later this year, depending on the rate of infection within the clinical trial communities". In total, Phase 3 clinical trial for AZD 1222 will enroll up to 50,000 par... [Full Article...]

94% of US COVID-19 Deaths Involved Underlying Medical Conditions — CDC

That is not at all the same thing as saying only 6% of reported Covid-19 deaths "actually died " from Covid-19. Searching the same day for "Jenna" shows Trump also retweeted conservative media outlet Gateway Pundit's version of the claim . [Full Article...]


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