Médecine

MI reports 3,271 new cases of COVID-19, 18 deaths

Before that, the most cases reported in the United States on a single day had been 77,362 on July 16. Wisconsin also recorded the third-highest number of deaths caused by the virus Wednesday, at 45, raising the death toll since the pandemic began in Wisconsin to 1,897. [Full Article...]

Philadelphia police shooting of Black man sparks unrest

Philadelphia police shooting of Black man sparks unrest The shooting occurred in a predominantly Black neighborhood in west Philadelphia . Philadelphia's district attorney has launched an investigation. Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw later visited the scene and said she spoke directly with some of the community members who live near the residential street where officers killed Wallace. [Full Article...]

Dona Ana leads NM counties for new virus cases

Since the end of September, the rate has been increasing much faster - going from 6.75% to its current 11.27%. There were 12 new deaths reported Sunday, Oct. Using only the state figures Saturday, the Upper Peninsula has had 4,970 confirmed COVID-19 cases to date and 92 deaths. There are now 1,023 COVID-19 patients hospitalized, up from 986 and there were 11 new virus-related fatalities. [Full Article...]

Lilly antibody drug fails in study of hospitalized Covid-19 patients

Lilly antibody drug fails in study of hospitalized Covid-19 patients Lilly said it intends to request emergency use authorization (EUA) from the FDA for its dual antibody therapy as soon as November. However, investigators found that there was no significant difference in outcomes between patients getting Lilly's drug and those receiving a placebo. [Full Article...]

AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine is looking especially promising for the elderly

AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine is looking especially promising for the elderly About 500 volunteers in Wales have taken part in a coronavirus vaccine trial, developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University. Several dozen coronavirus vaccines are in the works around the globe, with AstraZeneca's one of many undergoing clinical testing. [Full Article...]

817 new cases of COVID-19 in B.C. over the weekend

817 new cases of COVID-19 in B.C. over the weekend Cases have nearly doubled since October 9 in the Delta, Surrey and Langley areas. Dr. Bonnie Henry says gatherings are now limited to those in an immediate household, plus their safe six - although in some homes even six guests may be too many. [Full Article...]

Boots set to launch 12-minute coronavirus testing service

Boots set to launch 12-minute coronavirus testing service The retailer has also launched a 48-hour testing service which is now available in 10 stores across London, Birmingham, Manchester, Edinburgh and Glasgow, with plans to extend the programme to more than 50 outlets across the nation. Mr James said he hoped the price could be lowered in future as more people get tests and as new technology makes the process cheaper. He said: "We're yet to have... [Full Article...]

Global COVID-19 cases top 42 million, deaths cross 11 lakh-mark

Global COVID-19 cases top 42 million, deaths cross 11 lakh-mark The 151 cases for the week of October 19-25, included 24 cases announced on Sunday, according to Thurston County Public Health and Social Services . Half of Illinois' 102 counties were moved to the "warning level" for COVID-19 on Friday by the state's department of public health. [Full Article...]

17 people die in South Korea after flu vaccination

17 people die in South Korea after flu vaccination Thirty-six people, including a 17-year-old boy, have died from the flu vaccine since last Friday. The head of the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA), Jeong Eun-kyeong, said at a press briefing that his agency is now carrying out thorough investigations into the deaths of nine people. [Full Article...]

No new cases of Covid-19 in New Zealand today

No new cases of Covid-19 in New Zealand today The Ministry of Health says all day six testing of the worldwide fishing crew at a border hotel in Christchurch has also concluded and there are no new cases to report. All of the fatalities reported today occurred in the past 24 hours. The standing total of Covid-19 cases in Ireland since the first outbreak of the virus is 57,128, and 1,882 deaths have been recorded. [Full Article...]

Coronavirus Ireland: Four deaths and 859 new cases of Covid-19 announced

Coronavirus Ireland: Four deaths and 859 new cases of Covid-19 announced According to Johns Hopkins University data analyzed by The Associated Press, Nevada's seven-day rolling averages for daily new cases rose from 487 on October 9 and 712 on Friday while the positivity went from 14.4% to 15.1% The state's rolling average of daily deaths fell from 6.9% to 4.4%. [Full Article...]

After illness: Johnson & Johnson continues to test corona vaccine

After illness: Johnson & Johnson continues to test corona vaccine J&J said on Friday that the security board, called an Information and Wellbeing Checking Board, has suggested that the drugmaker continue trial enrollment in the wake of finding no proof that the vaccine made the volunteer become sick. The company said in the release on Thursday that results from late-stage trials are expected later this year, depending on infection rates where the trials are be... [Full Article...]

Mike Pence’s continued campaigning questioned by health experts

Mike Pence’s continued campaigning questioned by health experts This also comes as coronavirus cases are surging across the country, and five members of Vice President Mike Pence's staff have tested positive. US Vice-President Mike Pence planned to press ahead with campaigning including a Sunday (Oct 25) trip to the battleground state of North Carolina after multiple close aides tested positive for the coronavirus , as the pandemic remained front a... [Full Article...]

USA virus deaths 'could hit 500,000' by Feb

USA virus deaths 'could hit 500,000' by Feb The total United States caseload reported Friday was 83,757, topping the 77,362 cases reported on July 16. Sixteen states also hit one-day records Friday. The United States has the most cases in the world at 8.5 million and the most fatalities with 224,000 lives lost. US Surgeon General Jerome Adams warned that the number of hospital admission was also growing, but at the same time he said... [Full Article...]

AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine trial to resume in US_china

AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine trial to resume in US_china The interruption raised concerns about the prospects of one of the fastest-moving shots and highlighted the hurdles researchers face when developing a vaccine . Such temporary halts of drug and vaccine testing are relatively common: In research involving thousands of participants, some are likely to fall ill. [Full Article...]

President Donald Trump casts his ballot early and in-person in Florida

President Donald Trump casts his ballot early and in-person in Florida Elections Project . After emerging from voting early in-person in Florida , President Trump continued to try to cast doubt on mail-in voting, saying his chosen method was "much more secure". Former president Barack Obama will campaign in Florida, making his second appearance on behalf of his former vice-president after a stop in Pennsylvania on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

UK Begins Controversial Coronavirus Challenge Trial

UK Begins Controversial Coronavirus Challenge Trial Meanwhile, on Tuesday it was announced that volunteers in the United Kingdom could be exposed to the new coronavirus in controlled settings in a bid to speed up vaccine development. The U.K. government ispreparing to invest $43.4 million (33.6 million pounds) in the study. They will be carried out under strict conditions at the Royal Free Hospital in London and will feature healthy young adult... [Full Article...]

Providers ramp up flu shots to avoid double pandemic

Providers ramp up flu shots to avoid double pandemic Leading by example, Mayor John Tory, the City's Medical Officer of Health, Doctor Eileen de Villa, and Board of Health Chair Joe Cressy, are all rolling up their sleeves to get their flu shot on Thursday morning. She said, "I think it's great because I tried to go through our health plan and that's over a month out, and we wanted to get it sooner. We ordered 700,000 more shots this year from las... [Full Article...]

Coronavirus: CDC changes definition of ‘close contact’

That includes multiple, but brief, encounters, one or two minutes at a time. "A primary objective of contact tracing is to identify persons with higher risk exposures and therefore higher probabilities of developing infection, which can guide decisions on quarantining and work restrictions", stated the CDC. [Full Article...]

AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson resume United States trials of COVID-19 vaccines

AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson resume United States trials of COVID-19 vaccines A volunteer in Brazil's clinical trial of COVID-19 vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University has died, the Brazilian health agency Anvisa announced on Wednesday while adding that the trial will continue. In response to multiple reports about one of its participants experiencing transverse myelitis, AstraZeneca told CNN that it was still investigating and had not arrived ... [Full Article...]


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