Médecine

MCG offers to host first Test after COVID-19 outbreak at Adelaide

MCG offers to host first Test after COVID-19 outbreak at Adelaide According to reports, the cluster of cases broke out after a cleaner at a quarantine hotel was exposed to the virus. Thousands of people have been tested since it was discovered. The two players were airlifted from Adelaide to Sydney (the capital of New South Wales). "What this does is reinforce for us how contagious the disease is and how unexpectedly cases and outbreaks can arise". [Full Article...]

COVID-19: FDA Approves First Rapid At-Home Test

COVID-19: FDA Approves First Rapid At-Home Test The test is authorized for at-home use in patients over 14 who are suspected of having COVID-19 by their health care provider. The prescription-only test can be used at home by people ages 14 and older, though it is available to all ages when given in a doctor's office, clinic or emergency room, with the swabbing being performed by a trained healthcare provider. [Full Article...]

Clark Rises To 4th Highest Ranking Member Of U.S. House Leadership

Clark Rises To 4th Highest Ranking Member Of U.S. House Leadership She is widely expected to win. Democrats on Wednesday elected Rep. Katherine Clark the assistant House Speaker for the 117th Congress , making the MA congresswoman the fourth-highest ranked member of the House of Representatives. As speaker, Pelosi, 80, sets the agenda in the House and is second in line for the presidency should there be a vacancy. Pelosi has led her caucus since 2003. [Full Article...]

Pennsylvania expands mask mandate as coronavirus cases rise

Pennsylvania expands mask mandate as coronavirus cases rise Rachel Levine announced Tuesday afternoon. Dr. Levine says anyone traveling to Pennsylvania must have a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours prior to entering the state, "If you do not have your test result when you come to Pennsylvania, then you need to quarantine until you get a negative test result". [Full Article...]

COVID-19 in B.C

COVID-19 in B.C In a release, IH says the number of cases associated with that outbreak now stands at 10. The new cases are largely clustered in the Lower Mainland, with 484 recorded in the Fraser Valley, 177 in Vancouver Coastal, 18 in Interior Health, 16 in Island Health, 21 in Northern Health and one case in a person who resides outside of Canada. [Full Article...]

On-campus students receive gifts for taking COVID-19 tests

On-campus students receive gifts for taking COVID-19 tests Due to the pandemic, students who have traveled home during the break are advised to stay home until the following spring semester. "This way exposed student will not be returning to campus and putting others at risk". UI second-year Sydney Uhlman, who works at Burge Residence Hall, said she felt unsafe returning home for Thanksgiving Break given the large amount of people she interacts with while... [Full Article...]

Beyond Meat launching 2 burger options

Beyond Meat launching 2 burger options While the latest iterations won't hit shelves in the U.S. until early 2021, the company is unveiling the Beyond Burgers at an exclusive preview in Los Angeles November 18-20, where you can reserve a slot to try the burgers. "Just as you can find different varieties of ground beef, consumers will now have more choice to satisfy their individual nutritional needs and preferences". [Full Article...]

Biden has words for Trump on his refusal to concede

Biden has words for Trump on his refusal to concede The case doesn't involve an accusation of fraud or an irregularity, the court said. Rudy Giuliani , President Trump's personal attorney, considers there to be "more than enough evidence" to go to the U.S. Trump lost the Democratic bastion of Philadelphia by more than 470,000 votes. Trump responded to the poll on Twitter, writing: "This was a rigged election". [Full Article...]

Pfizer to start Covid-19 immunization pilot program in four US states

Moderna Inc became the second U.S. pharmaceutical company to release data from a large study of its experimental vaccine, saying it was 94.5 percent effective against COVID-19. The 95 cases included 15 adults aged 65 or over, and 20 participants from diverse communities including 12 people who identified as Hispanic, 4 Black Americans, 3 Asian Americans and 1 person who was multiracial. [Full Article...]

Moderna's Covid-19 Vaccine Is 94.5% Effective in Early Results, Firm Says

Further, of 11 severe cases of COVID-19, none were found among those who received the actual vaccine candidate. Both the Moderna and Pfizer Covid-19 vaccines are among the most advanced in development in the West, along with candidates from AstraZeneca PLC, Johnson & Johnson and Novavax Inc. [Full Article...]

Newsom pulls 'emergency brake'; El Dorado County moved into purple tier

Newsom pulls 'emergency brake'; El Dorado County moved into purple tier With Kern County now considered in the purple tier by the state, according to the state's guidelines, the following regulations will be put in-place. The health equity metric was not used for this week's tier assignment from the State as there has been no forward movement for any county. [Full Article...]

J&J starts two-dose trial of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate

J&J starts two-dose trial of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate The news came exactly one week after Pfizer and German pharmaceutical company BioNTech said that their coronavirus vaccine had proven 90% effective, which was heralded as an unexpected bit of good news that sent stock markets soaring. The independent National Institutes of Health-appointed Data Safety Monitoring Board found that 90 of the positive COVID-19 cases were in patients who received a... [Full Article...]

Covid-19 : Sanofi annonce son vaccin pour le mois de juin 2021

Covid-19 : Sanofi annonce son vaccin pour le mois de juin 2021 Sanofi France, l'un des laboratoires qui travaille aujourd'hui à la réalisation d'un vaccin anti-coronavirus CoVid-19, progresse pas à pas dans le protocole de test, indique Le Parisien . " Si tout continue à bien se passer, nous commenceront à délivrer le vaccin à la fin de cette année", a-t-il assuré sur la BBC, en ajoutant " notre but est de délivrer plus de 300 millions de doses de vacci... [Full Article...]

South Australia Hit by Growing Cluster of Covid-19 Cases

South Australia Hit by Growing Cluster of Covid-19 Cases The state of South Australia is on high alert after 17 cases of coronavirus were identified - its first community transmission cases since April. Victoria state, which also borders South Australia, reported no new cases today. Such facilities are used by incoming travelers and local residents who can't safely quarantine at home. Victoria accounts for most of Australia's almost 28,000 coronavirus... [Full Article...]

Province Confirms 1396 New Cases of COVID-19 This Morning

Province Confirms 1396 New Cases of COVID-19 This Morning The single-day increase is four cases away from Waterloo Region's highest report on April. 17. There has also been one more death due to the virus in Ottawa . People wear face masks as they walk along a street in Montreal, Nov. 15, 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Canada and around the world. Peel region is also seeing an increase compared to the day before with 392 new cases, up... [Full Article...]

Moderna Says its COVID-19 Vaccine is 94.5% Effective

Moderna Says its COVID-19 Vaccine is 94.5% Effective Anthony Fauci reacted to the Moderna news on the TODAY show. Taking to Twitter, Biden said the news is "further reason to feel hopeful" but at the same time he urged Americans to continue to practice social-distancing. More vaccines may also be on the way: There are a dozen coronavirus vaccine candidates in late-stage trials globally. All along, we have known that each day matters. [Full Article...]

BC sees record single day COVID-19 increase with 617

BC sees record single day COVID-19 increase with 617 However, Henry said, "these activities can be replaced with the individual exercise of practice and drills", as B.C. similarly permitted prior to the province's restart of its sports programs, so long as it "allows everyone to maintain safe physical distancing". [Full Article...]

World Health Organization in talks with Russian institute on Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine

World Health Organization in talks with Russian institute on Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine In comparison, the results of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine , which Pfizer said could prevent 90% of people from getting the virus, were based on a study involving 43,500 people. Novavax, one of several companies working on a coronavirus vaccine with financial support from the Trump administration's Operation Warp Speed, said its tests produced "robust antibody responses", with higher antibod... [Full Article...]

Early data shows Pfizer/BioNTech Covid vaccine could be 90pc effective

Early data shows Pfizer/BioNTech Covid vaccine could be 90pc effective Initial results from a phase-three trial involving more than 43,000 people has returned what looks to be a promising step towards an effective Covid-19 vaccine. This was in comparison to participants who had only received a placebo. People will need two doses of the jab, meaning not enough shots have been secured for the entire United Kingdom population. [Full Article...]

McHenry County reports 239 new COVID-19 cases on Friday

McHenry County reports 239 new COVID-19 cases on Friday The national 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 people is now 129, which is down from 135 on Thursday. The county reported a new single-day high of 62 cases on Tuesday, 47 on Wednesday and 51 on Thursday, according to Thurston County Public Health and Social Services . [Full Article...]


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