Health


Canada Projects Coronavirus Could Kill 11,000 to 22,000 Canada Projects Coronavirus Could Kill 11,000 to 22,000
- April 09, 2020

Among pediatric patients under the age of 18 in the United States, 73% had at least one of the three symptoms, compared to 93% of adults ages 18 to 64, said Lucy A. During that time, some provinces may be able to relax some of their public health measures, if they're at a different point in their curve, for example. (more...)
YouTube Bans All Conspiracy Theory Videos Claiming 5G Causes Coronavirus YouTube Bans All Conspiracy Theory Videos Claiming 5G Causes Coronavirus
- April 09, 2020

Some YouTube videos falsely claim there's a connection between COVID-19 and the new super-fast wireless technology. To stymie the spread of the idea that 5G is unsafe, the culture secretary Oliver Dowden will be meeting with social media platforms , to "to hammer this message home" that 5G isn't a health hazard to the public . (more...)
Charlotte's Web Namesake Charlotte Figi Passes From COVID Charlotte's Web Namesake Charlotte Figi Passes From COVID
- April 09, 2020

Over time, the seizures dropped from thousands a month to just a few. As an infant, Figi suffered from grand mal seizures from a severe form of epilepsy called Dravet syndrome . Charlotte became a young catalyst for medical marijuana patients around the globe in 2011, when she appeared on Sanjay Gupta's WEED documentary on CNN. (more...)
Texas teen accused of threatening to spread coronavirus is charged
- April 09, 2020

Maradiaga's bond was set at $20,000, and she was transferred to the Denton County Jail, police said. Carrollton police identified the teenager and said on Twitter that they were searching for her. She was charged with making a terroristic threat according to Texas Penal Code Sec. The teenager posted an earlier video online in which she claimed to have been tested for COVID-19 and was awaiting the results. (more...)
A California nursing home was evacuated after its staff didn't show up A California nursing home was evacuated after its staff didn't show up
- April 09, 2020

Several ambulances arrived at ManorCare Health Services in Palm Desert Wednesday where patients were dropped off after being evacuated from a nursing home in Riverside earlier in the day. No one at the facility could be reached for comment. Rehabilitation facilities and nursing homes present a challenge for health officials due to the age and health conditions of the residents, as well as their close proximity to each other. (more...)
Teen Who Said She Was Spreading Coronavirus Has Been Arrested Teen Who Said She Was Spreading Coronavirus Has Been Arrested
- April 09, 2020

Maradiaga is now being charged with making a terroristic threat, a third-degree felony, and was transferred to Denton County Jail, police said . "Another piece of footage purportedly showed her coughing into the camera, and saying that if the viewer wanted to get COVID-19 and "[censored] die", then call her. (more...)
31 nursing homes in 17 counties have reported coronavirus cases 31 nursing homes in 17 counties have reported coronavirus cases
- April 09, 2020

Those residents who are not infected are being transferred first, along with their personal belongings, public health officials say. "There are no pending test results for the approximate 90-bed facility", Public Health wrote in a press release. (more...)
Boris Johnson spends second night in ICU for coronavirus Boris Johnson spends second night in ICU for coronavirus
- April 09, 2020

Mr. Johnson, 55, was moved to the intensive care unit of St. Thomas' Hospital on Monday, almost two weeks after he tested positive for the virus and became ill. "There is a clear plan. the government and the cabinet are working together to implement that plan", Johnson's spokesman said. "All of our thoughts and prayers are with the prime minister at this time, with Carrie, and with his whole family", Raab said. (more...)
Federal guidance on COVID-19 and masks Federal guidance on COVID-19 and masks
- April 09, 2020

While medical-grade personal protective equipment (PPE) should still be reserved for doctors, nurses, and other medical personnel, Americans should strongly consider wearing fabric masks when grocery shopping, going to the pharmacy, or visiting a doctor-you can easily make your own face masks out of fabric and elastic, or you can fold a bandana or old T-shirt into a mask using rubber bands as straps. (more...)
Covid-19 hospitals in three orbits Covid-19 hospitals in three orbits
- April 09, 2020

This is why the three types of healthcare facilities would have separate areas for suspected and confirmed Covid cases. They should not be allowed to mix at any centre. Meanwhile, the Health Ministry on Tuesday issued a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) manual for the selected facilities dedicated for COVID-19. (more...)
U.S. reports highest coronavirus death toll in single day U.S. reports highest coronavirus death toll in single day
- April 09, 2020

More than 22,000 others have recovered from the disease. The United States has crossed 12,857 number of death and 5,489 come from NY. However during a press conference President Donald Trump said the United States might be getting to the top of the "curve". (more...)
United Kingdom coronavirus death toll rises by 786 United Kingdom coronavirus death toll rises by 786
- April 09, 2020

A total of 12,959 tests were carried out in the same period, the most carried out in a 24-hour period in the United Kingdom so far. In England, there have been 828 more deaths, with the total now 6,483. British health authorities announced on Wednesday that the United Kingdom -wide death toll from coronavirus rose by 938 in 24 hours, the largest rise on record. (more...)
COVID-19 antiviral: FDA oks human clinical trials for EIDD COVID-19 antiviral: FDA oks human clinical trials for EIDD
- April 09, 2020

Viral epidemiologists in the lab of Ralph Baric, PhD , William R. Kenan Jr. "FDA's prompt approval of our IND allows us to initiate human testing for EIDD-2801 as quickly as possible", said George Painter, Ph.D., director of the Emory Institute for Drug Development (EIDD) and CEO of DRIVE. (more...)
Pelosi says fourth coronavirus stimulus package could cost $1T Pelosi says fourth coronavirus stimulus package could cost $1T
- April 08, 2020

Top Republican and Democratic leaders agree Congress needs to act swiftly to add more money to the roughly $2 trillion bill , known as the CARES Act, President Trump signed on March 27. On an afternoon conference call with House Democrats, Pelosi told lawmakers at least another $1 trillion would be needed, according to a person unauthorized to discuss the call and granted anonymity. (more...)
Murphy closes all state parks and forests, all county parks Murphy closes all state parks and forests, all county parks
- April 08, 2020

Although residents are allowed to exercise outside under the governor's stay at home order, these closures are meant to further reduce instances of individuals gathering in groups and further the state's social distancing efforts. New Jersey's death toll from the coronavirus reached yet another grim milestone Wednesday, surpassing the number of Garden State residents killed in the Vietnam War. (more...)
Second potential COVID-19 vaccine in USA starts safety test Second potential COVID-19 vaccine in USA starts safety test
- April 08, 2020

About 20 institutions and companies are racing to develop a vaccine . The Foundation has already awarded $20million to three institutions in the U.S. Inovio expects quick enrollment in the study and safety results by late summer. In March, the first trial of a different Coronavirus vaccine on people began in Seattle which was developed by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Moderna Inc and then China also joined the race. (more...)
WhatsApp tightens sharing limits to curb virus misinformation WhatsApp tightens sharing limits to curb virus misinformation
- April 08, 2020

Starting today though, there is a limit of one chat at a time. This does not include messages that you've created or have been created by close contacts and is aimed primarily at messages that are going viral. Also, while WhatsApp is a great place to keep in touch with family and friends, it is not always the best place to get news and other important information. (more...)
Over 700 Employees At Detroit Hospital Test Positive For Coronavirus Over 700 Employees At Detroit Hospital Test Positive For Coronavirus
- April 08, 2020

The hospital has tested 318 employees, with 15 positive tests and 12 tests still pending results, as of Monday, April 6, hospital officials said. "If we are to test the whole population, you are going to see large numbers of people who are testing positive", Dr. (more...)
Asymptomatic children could play important role in coronavirus spread — CDC Asymptomatic children could play important role in coronavirus spread — CDC
- April 08, 2020

Among 149,082 cases for which age was known, 2,572 were children under 18, the report said. "Three deaths were reported among the pediatric cases included in this analysis; however, review of these cases is ongoing to confirm covid-19 as the likely cause of death", the study said. (more...)
YouTube to remove fake news conspiracy videos YouTube to remove fake news conspiracy videos "linking" COVID-19 to 5G
- April 08, 2020

Icke also claimed that an eventual COVID-19 vaccine would include "nanotechnology microchips" so humans could be controlled, and that Microsoft's Bill Gates should be incarcerated. Previously, the application had actually restricted such messages to being sent to 5 various conversations simultaneously - a restriction it had actually initial presented in 2018 to battle the spread of disinformation in India. (more...)

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