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England will have month-long national lockdown, announces Boris Johnson

England will have month-long national lockdown, announces Boris Johnson What makes the measures different from the ones introduced during the last lockdown is the fact that schools and universities will remain open (much to the dismay and protestations of their employees) as will construction and manufacturing sites. [Full Article...]

Coronavirus in Pa.: More than 2,500 new cases reported as surge continues

Tarrant County health officials reported 674 confirmed cases and no new deaths Saturday. The 63 additional cases reported Friday brings the total number of COVID-19 cases in the county to 2,895, with 2,184 as listed in recovery, according to the health department. [Full Article...]

Another COVID-19 Death Reported in Starke County

Another COVID-19 Death Reported in Starke County Most patients with COVID-19 don't need to be hospitalized. The province has now added at least 200 coronavirus cases to its total for 10 straight days. As of Friday's update, there are 24 outbreaks in long-term care and assisted-living facilities in B.C., as well as two in acute-care facilities. Just under 30% of cases in the county are Caucasian and about 18% are Latino. [Full Article...]

Covid toes: Can the side effects of coronavirus turn your feet purple?

Covid toes: Can the side effects of coronavirus turn your feet purple? The findings also reveal that vitamin D-deficient COVID-19 patients had a "greater prevalence" of hypertension and cardiovascular disease and also ended up having longer hospital stays than patients not deficient in the vitamin. The committee also recommended that a study of the drug in patients who aren't hospitalized be continued without modification, the company said. Despite its importance... [Full Article...]

20% Of Grocery Store Workers Had COVID But Many Showed No Symptoms

20% Of Grocery Store Workers Had COVID But Many Showed No Symptoms A new analysis of COVID "long haulers" has found that they may have skin symptoms for months-including the unusual phenomenon "COVID toes", which one man had for nearly six months. Regeneron said it remains blinded to the data - meaning it does not know which patients have received the drug and which have not - and is implementing the recommendations. [Full Article...]

Covid-19: Seven new cases all in managed isolation

Covid-19: Seven new cases all in managed isolation The patients were matched to controls from another dataset by the scientists. The study also found that patients with lower vitamin D levels had raised serum levels of inflammatory markers like ferritin, a blood protein that contains iron, and troponin, a complex of proteins found in skeletal and heart muscles. [Full Article...]

Coronavirus: Confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United Kingdom surpass one million mark

Coronavirus: Confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United Kingdom surpass one million mark Grijalva, study co-author and associate professor of Health Policy at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in the US. The Prime Minister said, during a Downing Street press conference, that he was sorry about the hardship that businesses have already endured this year. [Full Article...]

England poised for second lockdown as protests and soaring infections sweep Europe

England poised for second lockdown as protests and soaring infections sweep Europe Everything except essential shops and education settings could be closed under the new measures, the paper said, but no final decisions are believed to have been made. Johnson said the government had to make "incredibly difficult" judgments during the pandemic. In September, Mr Johnson warned of the "disastrous" economic consequences of a second national lockdown. [Full Article...]

Chinese mainland reports 33 new COVID-19 cases, including 6 locally transmitted

Chinese mainland reports 33 new COVID-19 cases, including 6 locally transmitted The findings also reveal that vitamin D-deficient COVID-19 patients had a "greater prevalence" of hypertension and cardiovascular disease and also ended up having longer hospital stays than patients not deficient in the vitamin. The Spanish research is not alone in suggesting that vitamin D might be beneficial in protecting hospitalized individuals from adverse outcomes. In addition to not estab... [Full Article...]

80 percent of COVID-19 patients have vitamin D deficiency

So, should everyone start taking vitamin D now even if it isn't clear whether it might help with Covid-19? Hospital In El Centro, California Copes With Area's Rise In Coronavirus Infections EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA - JULY 28: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) A nurse cares for a coronavirus (COVID-19) patient in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at El Centro Regional Medical Center in hard-hit Imperial County o... [Full Article...]

Cognitive disorders may increase the risk of severe Covid-19

Cognitive disorders may increase the risk of severe Covid-19 The UK ONS estimates that 1 in 100 people in England have had covid-19; up from 1 in 130 the week before. Grocery store workers - particularly those who interact with customers - are at serious risk of infection by the coronavirus , according to a new study in the journal Occupational and Environmental Medicine . [Full Article...]

Nancy Pelosi Will Seek Another Term As House Speaker

Nancy Pelosi Will Seek Another Term As House Speaker Pelosi told CNN the White House changed "55% of the language" on the testing and tracing measure. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ended any hopes of a Covid-19 relief bill before the Election Day, blaming the White House for failing "miserably" in a letter to House Democrats on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Coronavirus: 6 deaths and 866 COVID-19 cases today

Diepenbrock said it is his understanding that KDHE is trying to reduce barriers to testing to enhance awareness of the disease in Kansas. Campbell County is also seeing a spike in new cases with 64 reported Thursday. On Thursday evening, the Department of Health announced that 866 new cases were known across the Republic of Ireland. However, the BBC has reported there has been a 49% drop in ... [Full Article...]

Joe Biden holds edge over Donald Trump in Florida

Joe Biden holds edge over Donald Trump in Florida Biden holds a comfortable lead in national polls, which also show a public increasingly dismayed by Trump's handling of the largest public health crisis in USA living memory. In addition to donations to external groups, employees at "hedge funds, private equity, and other investment-type firms donated close to $20 million directly to Biden's campaign". [Full Article...]

Some Covid-19 patients experience lasting skin problems

Some Covid-19 patients experience lasting skin problems In April, the team set out to collect as many recordings of coughs as they could, including those from Covid-19 patients. Legault reminded Quebecers that it's important for non-essential businesses to remain closed for the time being, regardless of whether or not owners are strictly following COVID-19 health guidelines. [Full Article...]

Minnesota reports 15 more COVID-19 deaths, 2178 infections

Minnesota reports 15 more COVID-19 deaths, 2178 infections As of 2pm today 341 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 38 are in ICU. Tuesday marked the seventh day in a row that B.C. recorded more than 200 cases in a 24-hour period. There has been 19 new clusters in childcare facilities and a further 46 in schools , the same number as the previous week. As of Wednesday, more than 2.7 million COVID-19 tests have been completed in Minnesota. [Full Article...]

Philadelphia braces for more unrest after police fatally shoot black man

Philadelphia braces for more unrest after police fatally shoot black man Over 200 demonstrators marched through the streets on Tuesday night and reached Penn's campus at approximately 8:00 p.m. near 40th and Locust streets, marking the second night of protests. Meanwhile, Mr Wallace's family lawyer said that they had called for an ambulance - not police - to help deal with Walter Wallace's mental issues. [Full Article...]

New study shows COVID-19 antibodies drop rapidly after infection

The study reported that those who didn't report a coronavirus history saw their antibodies drop 64 per cent. The study found there was no change in antibody positivity in healthcare workers between June and September. World Health Organisation spokesman Tarik Jasarevic said that uncertainty over how long immunity would last and the fact most people had never had antibodies against the ... [Full Article...]

Over 42k people enrolled in Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine trial

Over 42k people enrolled in Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine trial She said the country has focused on potential vaccines that would protect people 65 and older, as the greatest amount of coronavirus fatalities in the United Kingdom occur among this group. This effect was partially offset by increased demand for the Prevnar-13 vaccine for pneumonia "resulting from greater vaccine awareness for respiratory illnesses", the company said. [Full Article...]

Researchers say COVID-19 antibody levels have fallen rapidly in the UK

In England , more than 350,000 people have so far taken an antibody test as part of the REACT-2 study. The decline was largest in people aged 75 and above compared to younger people, and also in people with suspected rather than confirmed infection, indicating that the antibody response varies by age and with the severity of illness. [Full Article...]


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