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An HIV vaccine trial has ended in disappointing failure An HIV vaccine trial has ended in disappointing failure
- February 04, 2020

U.S. health authorities said Monday they were halting a trial in South Africa of an experimental HIV vaccine after it proved ineffective at preventing the infection. This trial wasn't the only investigation into approaches to prevent HIV. "This is one of the most challenging viruses around to create a vaccine to protect, and this was a harsh reminder that this virus is smarter right now than we are in terms of developing a vaccine", he said. (more...)
USA confirms 11th nCoV case; 82 awaiting test results
- February 04, 2020

Two people have died outside mainland China since the outbreak began. "The virus will continue to expand, given the explosive nature we've seen in China", said Messonnier. The death toll is now at 425 in China, an increase of around 65 from Sunday. Airlines around the world have stopped flights to parts of China. Chinese data suggest that the new virus, while much more contagious than SARS, is significantly less lethal, although such numbers can evolve rapidly. (more...)
Alternative Treatment to Corona Virus from Thailand: 'AIDS and Flu Medicines Work' Alternative Treatment to Corona Virus from Thailand: 'AIDS and Flu Medicines Work'
- February 04, 2020

Kriangska Atipornwanich, a lung specialist at Rajavithi, told reporters. The team's approach, which used large doses of the flu drug oseltamivir combined with HIV drugs lopinavir and ritonavir, improved the conditions of several patients at the Rajavithi Hospital in Bangkok . (more...)
Canadians returning from Wuhan to be quarantined in motel at CFB Trenton
- February 04, 2020

Passengers who are showing symptoms will not be able to leave China and there will be medical screenings by both Chinese authorities and Canadian Forces personnel who will be on board the flight. Our plan is focused on ensuring the health and safety of all Canadians", states Minister of Health Patty Hajdu. Hajdu assured the people arriving will be housed in a "dignified manner" while in quarantine. (more...)
WHO forecasts 81% cancer jump in poorer countries WHO forecasts 81% cancer jump in poorer countries
- February 04, 2020

The survey led by The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) and conducted by IPSOS, asked respondents around the world to nominate which issues they believed Governments should be addressing when it comes to cancer. There are now 164 million users of smokeless tobacco, 69 million smokers, and 42 million smokers and chewers in India. "Incidence rates are also increasing for cancer types associated with overweight and obesity and lower levels of physical activity, such as ... (more...)
President Trump wins 2020 Iowa Republican caucus
- February 04, 2020

The NEP, a consortium of news organizations including Reuters that runs election-day polling through Edison Research, found most caucus-goers were simply looking for a victor instead of someone who agrees with them on the issues. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., in fifth. Of course, these internal numbers from the candidates' own teams are questionable and incomplete. "I've been on hold for over an hour to report the results", tweeted Shawn Sebastian, the caucus secretary for Story County Precinct ... (more...)
CDC confirms 5 new cases of coronavirus; 2nd case of P2P spread CDC confirms 5 new cases of coronavirus; 2nd case of P2P spread
- February 04, 2020

The CDC estimates so far this season there have been 19 million flu illnesses, 180,000 hospitalizations and 10,000 flu deaths across the country. Even an "ordinary" flu season can be calamitous. Generally seen later in most flu seasons, the early predominance of influenza B has made this season a particularly harsh one for young people across the country. (more...)
Disha Patani reveals her experiences during her very first breakup Disha Patani reveals her experiences during her very first breakup
- February 04, 2020

The starlet, who is presently busy with the promos of her approaching romantic - thriller, Malang was inquired about her meaning of love in among the interviews. I love those feeling of those butterflies on the first day. I like being active and I have to do something constantly, or else I feel depressed. Disha Patni said, 'I am looking for a special person who can make me feel like a special girl.' Malang is directed by Mohit Suri. (more...)
Health officials: Two people in Oklahoma test negative for coronavirus Health officials: Two people in Oklahoma test negative for coronavirus
- February 04, 2020

Results from the CDC were announced Friday by the Porter County Health Department. On the risk of the virus coming to Nigeria, NCDC said, "The risk assessment conducted by World Health Organization places the country at High Risk, meaning that there is a high chance of an infected person (traveller) coming into Nigeria". (more...)
There are now eleven confirmed Coronavirus cases in the U.S. There are now eleven confirmed Coronavirus cases in the U.S.
- February 04, 2020

It is believed he transferred the virus to his wife, who had not been to China. So far, six other cases of the virus have been reported in the us, including two cases in Southern California, two in IL, one in Arizona and one in Washington state. (more...)
Multiple Republicans agree: Trump's guilty, but it doesn't matter
- February 03, 2020

Leading Republicans took to the talk show circuit Sunday to defend their expected acquittal of U.S. President Donald Trump at his Senate trial next week - despite offering sharp criticism of his role in the Ukraine scandal. Crow, one of the seven members of the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives who have argued the case against the president in the Senate, said impeachment was an "extraordinary remedy" to be used in only "rare instances of grave misconduct". (more...)
US Senate Holds Closing Arguments in Donald Trump Impeachment Trial US Senate Holds Closing Arguments in Donald Trump Impeachment Trial
- February 03, 2020

Ernst told CNN that Trump's request to Ukraine for the politically tinged investigations was "not what I would have done". Trump's lawyers, and the president himself, argue he did nothing wrong and that his actions do not rise to the level of an impeachable offense. (more...)
First patients admitted to new China coronavirus hospital built in 10 days
- February 03, 2020

In China , the outbreak continues to spend. According to the CDC , 2019-nCoV has been confirmed in almost 30 countries including Australia, Cambodia, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Spain, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Russia, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, The Republic of Korea, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vietnam. (more...)
More Than 240 Calls To Coronavirus Helpline In York More Than 240 Calls To Coronavirus Helpline In York
- February 03, 2020

Professor Sharon Peacock said PHE is contacting people who had close contact - defined as being within two metres of the infected person for 15 minutes - with the pair. The spokesman confirmed the University of York continues to operate normally. The University is continuing to monitor the situation closely in order to provide advice to students. (more...)
Britain working on flight home for citizens in coronavirus-hit Wuhan Britain working on flight home for citizens in coronavirus-hit Wuhan
- February 03, 2020

The UK confirmed its first two cases of coronavirus infection this morning, after the World Health Organization (WHO ) declared the outbreak a global emergency yesterday. Still on health, Osagie Ehanire, the minister of health, on Tuesday , January 28, confirmed that only in 2020, Nigeria has recorded 41 deaths and 258 cases of Lassa fever outbreak in not less than 19 states. (more...)
DE resident tests negative for Novel Coronavirus - 47abc DE resident tests negative for Novel Coronavirus - 47abc
- February 03, 2020

In a release, the Health Department says it has regularly participated in situational briefings with the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services' Division of Public Health, and with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The incubation period is so long that people may not know where or when they picked it up. You can not get the flu from the flu shot, but immunity usually takes about two weeks to develop. (more...)
China reports H5N1 bird flu outbreak in Hunan province China reports H5N1 bird flu outbreak in Hunan province
- February 03, 2020

Meanwhile, China's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs has said in a statement that the highly pathogenic bird flu outbreak occurred in a farm in the Shuangqing district in Hunan province which has killed more than half of the chickens in the farm. (more...)
San Francisco Bay Area reports 1st coronavirus case San Francisco Bay Area reports 1st coronavirus case
- February 03, 2020

She said she was not surprised that Santa Clara County might have the first confirmed case because it is the most populous county in the Bay Area, and many residents travel internationally for business or personal reasons. The man left home twice to seek outpatient care at a local clinic and a hospital. Anyone who has had contact with the man and his household members will undergo a 14-day quarantine . (more...)
China confirms outbreak of bird flu in Hunan province China confirms outbreak of bird flu in Hunan province
- February 03, 2020

According to a report from Reuters 4,500 chickens died on the farm where the outbreak occurred. Hunan borders Hubei province, the epicenter of the outbreak of the coronavirus known as 2019-nCoV. The death toll has increased to 304 and close to fifteen thousand people are said to be infected. "The consequences for public health could be very serious", the WHO said. (more...)
More than 300 dead from coronavirus with 14,300 cases confirmed
- February 03, 2020

There were another 2,103 cases detected in Hubei, the epicenter of the outbreak, taking the total in the province to 11,177 as of February 2, state television reported. The health department noted that the woman is stable and under quarantine. His close contacts have been identified and are being monitored for symptoms. (more...)

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