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Coronavirus : la demande de vaccins contre la grippe pourrait être plus forte

Coronavirus : la demande de vaccins contre la grippe pourrait être plus forte Or, le croisement des deux virus (virus de la grippe saisonnière et le coronavirus ) au cours de la saison automnale et hivernale va augmenter doublement le risque , notamment pour les personnes vulnérables souffrant de maladies chroniques. [Full Article...]

Kingsville high school reports COVID-19 case: GECDSB

Kingsville high school reports COVID-19 case: GECDSB Toews reminded parents to keep students home if they show any symptoms. Muskogee Public Schools has confirmed 3 people have tested positive in the district. All students in the class at Huron Heights are self-isolating and will need to get tested, according to Dr. Emili. "Isolation would come into play if the contact became symptomatic". [Full Article...]

B.C.'s health ministry to reveal latest cases, deaths, outbreaks

B.C.'s health ministry to reveal latest cases, deaths, outbreaks In order for the county to move to the next tier, and relax some of the business closures, the case rate would have to be below seven cases per 100,000 residents. The decline was driven by the Americas, long the hardest-hit region, where new deaths were 22 percent lower than a week earlier, and by Africa where new deaths dropped 16 percent. [Full Article...]

CDC acknowledges importance of air ventilation, farther spread of COVID-19 particles

CDC acknowledges importance of air ventilation, farther spread of COVID-19 particles In the original change, the CDC cited "growing evidence that droplets and airborne particles can remain suspended in the air and be breathed in by others, and travel distances beyond 6 feet ". Until now, he said, agency scientists have said that the virus is transmitted through the air when droplets shoot out of one person's mouth or nose in the form of projectiles, directly infecting another p... [Full Article...]

CDC changes, then retracts, its take on coronavirus spread

CDC changes, then retracts, its take on coronavirus spread In interviews, CDC officials have also acknowledged growing evidence that the virus can in some cases also spread via even smaller, aerosolized particles or droplets that spread over a wider area. "While the current (coronavirus) specific research is limited, the results of available studies are consistent with aerosolization of virus from normal breathing", according to the letter , written by D... [Full Article...]

CDC Says Recommendations About Airborne Transmission of Coronavirus Were 'Posted in Error'

CDC Says Recommendations About Airborne Transmission of Coronavirus Were 'Posted in Error' Those states are Alabama, Arkansas, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and Wisconsin. The CDC has updated guidelines again for testing Americans who do not have coronavirus symptoms. "We're at a time that we need far more testing, not less". [Full Article...]

US CDC updates guidelines on testing asymptomatic people

US CDC updates guidelines on testing asymptomatic people According to the CDC , these particles can be inhaled into the nose, mouth, airways, and lungs and cause infection. Despite several studies that have shown the novel coronavirus can spread through small particles in the air, the CDC page now says that Covid-19 is thought to spread mainly between people in close contact - about 6 feet - and "through respiratory droplets produced when an infect... [Full Article...]

CDC Says Coronavirus Could Spread Through Air

CDC Says Coronavirus Could Spread Through Air While the CDC has not called for any new action to address the airborne threat of a virus that has now killed almost 200,000 Americans, experts said the change should help to shift policy and public behavior. The website was changed over the weekend, according to multiple media reports , to reflect these updates to the guidance. That is down from a peak of 2,806 daily deaths recorded on April... [Full Article...]

HHS Posted Controversial Testing Guideline On CDC Site Without Proper Scientific Review

HHS Posted Controversial Testing Guideline On CDC Site Without Proper Scientific Review Previously, the CDC page Govit-19 was mainly thought to spread about 6 feet between those in close contact - and "by respiratory droplets formed when the victim coughs, sneezes or speaks". "Airborne viruses, including COVID-19, are among the most contagious and easily spread ", the site now says. Spread from touching surfaces is not thought to be the main way the virus spreads. [Full Article...]

CDC - again - changes COVID-19 guidelines. Now asymptomatic people need a test

CDC - again - changes COVID-19 guidelines. Now asymptomatic people need a test The CDC also added that if you have pending COVID-19 test results, you should self-quarantine/isolate at home and "stay separated from household members". "That was a doc that came from the top down, from the HHSand the task force", a federal official, who wished to remain anonymous, told the publication. [Full Article...]

Four new cases of Covid-19

Four new cases of Covid-19 Baker said each option was concerning for different reasons, and questioned whether there should be further rules for people leaving managed isolation. The man developed symptoms 21 days after arriving in New Zealand . To date, 27 people have died from complications due to COVID-19 in the republic. [Full Article...]

When will COVID-19 vaccines be generally available in the U.S.?

When will COVID-19 vaccines be generally available in the U.S.? Covax , an worldwide initiative to support the discovery, manufacture and fair distribution of COVID-19 vaccines for 1 billion people by the end of 2021, has sought firm commitments from countries by this month. The Health Ministry and UNICEF signed on Wednesday an agreement on the procurement of COVID-19 vaccine under the COVAX Facility, a global COVID-19 vaccine allocation plan co-led by the... [Full Article...]

Fearing supply shortfall, European Union wants to buy more COVID vaccines

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said that agreements with other companies will be concluded soon to contribute to a diversified portfolio of promising vaccines, based on various types of technologies. It will be coupled with an adjuvant, a substance that acts as a booster to the vaccine, made by GSK. Together with the Member States and the European Medicines Agency, the Commis... [Full Article...]

AstraZeneca Reveals Why Its COVID-19 Vaccine Was Halted

AstraZeneca Reveals Why Its COVID-19 Vaccine Was Halted According to a statement by AstraZeneca , an independent investigation into the event was concluded and it advised the UK's medical regulator the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) that it was safe to resume the trial. [Full Article...]

MDH Reports 13 More COVID-19 Deaths, One in Sherburne County

MDH Reports 13 More COVID-19 Deaths, One in Sherburne County Currently, 59 individuals are hospitalized with COVID-19, 20 of whom are in intensive care. As of Friday morning, Butler Memorial Hospital is treating five patients for the coronavirus, with no one in the ICU. Children under two years of age should not wear a face covering. The county's testing positivity rate continued to drop-to 5%, down from 9.4% a week ago. [Full Article...]

Rich Nations Hoarding Potential Covid-19 Vaccine Doses, Warns Oxfam

Rich Nations Hoarding Potential Covid-19 Vaccine Doses, Warns Oxfam The Commission has privately warned EU governments not to buy vaccines through COVAX, European officials have told Reuters , as the global procurement scheme could result in the EU having a small share of shots as its population is only 450 million of the world's almost 8 billion people. [Full Article...]

1 positive test result reported from COVID-19 pop-up testing

1 positive test result reported from COVID-19 pop-up testing The Laurel County Health Department reported 15 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, 11 new cases Wednesday, seven new cases Tuesday, five new cases Monday, seven new cases Sunday, and six new cases Saturday. No new outbreaks were reported, although a second one at Royal Arch Masonic Home, long-term care facility, has been declared over. Schools continue to issue alerts when an exposure has ... [Full Article...]

Trump and Biden to campaign in Minnesota as early voting begins

Trump and Biden to campaign in Minnesota as early voting begins A lot of them were about COVID-19: Trump's mishandling of the pandemic , his thoughts on mandating a vaccine, how to get Americans back to work, etc. But the grilling from the crowd, which was chosen by CNN and included many Democrats, was still defined as "less hostile" compared with what Donald Trump faced just a few days before. [Full Article...]

Ontario reporting over 400 new COVID-19 cases

Ontario reporting over 400 new COVID-19 cases Ford promised stiff penalties for anyone who hosts or attends an illegal gathering, adding that a party host could be fined $10,000. Ford clarified that the restrictions do not apply to events or gatherings held in "staffed businesses" or facilities such as movie theatres, banquet halls, gyms or convention centres. [Full Article...]

Roche's Actemra helps keep coronavirus patients off ventilators despite earlier trial flop

Roche's Actemra helps keep coronavirus patients off ventilators despite earlier trial flop Though the company said it will share the data with the FDA and other health authorities, the drug's regulatory path remains unclear, to say the least, what with a lack of showing on the key marker of death rate-and that previous trial failure. [Full Article...]


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