Health


Cats Can Become Infected With COVID-19 Cats Can Become Infected With COVID-19
- April 10, 2020

For their vaccine research, the researchers developed a MERS candidate comprising a PIV5 viral vector that expressed the MERS-CoV viral envelope S protein. The mice were split into three groups and immunised with a single intranasal dose of either the wild-type PIV5 or the genetically modified PIV5 vaccine candidate, or a single intramuscular injection of a vaccine containing an inactivated MERS virus. (more...)
5 new cases of coronavirus in Jackson County 5 new cases of coronavirus in Jackson County
- April 10, 2020

More than 300 females have tested positive for the disease as opposed to just under 300 men countywide. As of Thursday's tally from the Oregon Health Authority, six other Oregon counties besides Jefferson-including Baker, Coos, Gilliam, Harney, Lake and Wheeler counties had not yet reported any positive cases. (more...)
COVID-19: UK Prime minister, Boris Johnson moves from intensive care COVID-19: UK Prime minister, Boris Johnson moves from intensive care
- April 10, 2020

Thomas' Hospital. Mr. Johnson tested positive for COVID-19 on March 26 and had quarantined at his residence, but was admitted to the hospital on Sunday and moved to the ICU Monday after his symptoms worsened. Mr Raab added: "We don't expect to be able to say more on this until the end of next week". COVID-19 manifests similarly to the flu but, according to early statistics, is deadlier in some groups of people, especially the elderly and infirm. (more...)
CDC releases guidelines that could allow some to return to work CDC releases guidelines that could allow some to return to work
- April 10, 2020

The president said this is because no one can predict with all certainty when the threat from COVID-19 will subside. A third family member who had hugged Patient A1.1 at the funeral also got sick. In total, due to three events over the course of about three weeks, one person with COVID-19 likely spread it to 15 other people, including three who died. (more...)
Clinical trial begins for drug Trump called 'game changer' Clinical trial begins for drug Trump called 'game changer'
- April 10, 2020

Now, the CDC has redacted that information and replaced the first sentence on the website with this; "There are no drugs or other therapeutics approved by the U.S. (Ben Margot/AP Photo) Medical personnel move a deceased patient to a refrigerated truck serving as makeshift morgues at Brooklyn Hospital Center in New York City on April 9, 2020. (more...)
100K Canadians could die from COVID-19 100K Canadians could die from COVID-19
- April 10, 2020

Trudeau adds health experts say this could be the new normal until a vaccine is developed. And finally, the worst-case scenario, meaning no control efforts, would see a harrowing figure of up to 80 percent of people infected and over 300,000 Canadians dying from the virus. (more...)
The Antibody Tests are Coming The Antibody Tests are Coming
- April 10, 2020

That puts hope on the horizon. "SGTi-flex COVID-19 IgM&IgG" is already being distributed in many countries in the European Union and Asia, and in recent field tests in many renowned labs, including LMZ Dr. The test does yield some false positive and false negative results; backup testing is required for positive tests, and any negative test needs to be repeated in a few days, to be on the safe side. (more...)
84 nursing home residents evacuated after employees don’t show up for work 84 nursing home residents evacuated after employees don’t show up for work
- April 10, 2020

A total of 84 patients were being moved from the Magnolia Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Riverside after staff members did not show up to care for sick patients for the second day in a row, according to Riverside public health officials. (more...)
COVID-19: Second death in New Zealand confirmed COVID-19: Second death in New Zealand confirmed
- April 10, 2020

There were 29 new cases yesterday and Dr McElnay said the rise in new cases showed the country could not be too complacent. New Zealand's prime minister , Jacinda Ardern , said today she was cautiously optimistic about slowing the spread of the novel coronavirus as authorities reported the lowest number of new daily cases in two weeks. (more...)
Texas woman, 18, arrested after threatening to spread coronavirus, police say Texas woman, 18, arrested after threatening to spread coronavirus, police say
- April 10, 2020

She reportedly said , "I'm here at Walmart about to infest every (expletive), b/c if I'm going down, all you (expletive) are going down". Sharing a clip on Snapchat, the woman believed to be Maradiaga can be seen attending what appears to be a drive-thru testing site. (more...)
Another 6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week Another 6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week
- April 10, 2020

Thursday, April 9 at 7 p.m., New Jersey 101.5 is hosting a live discussion on surviving the coronavirus economy, and getting the help you need. According to recent data, the United States lost 10% of its workforce in only three weeks, with more than 6.6 million jobless claims made since March. (more...)
Henry: Stay home this long weekend Henry: Stay home this long weekend
- April 10, 2020

Bonnie Henry announced 45 new positives this afternoon. Sadly, two additional deaths have been reported, bringing the total to 50 in B.C. There are 135 people in hospital, down from yesterday's 138, and 61 patients in intensive care, down from Tuesday's 66. (more...)
10 easy steps to make your own face mask 10 easy steps to make your own face mask
- April 09, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control is now recommending the public wear cloth masks when out in places where it's hard to maintain social distancing, like the grocery store. Luckily, there is a quick way to make a mask at home using products you might already have laying around the house. Dr. Ryan Southworth, an emergency medicine physician in Casa Grande, Ariz., posted a YouTube video viewed more than 5 million times since March 22 showing a tight-fitting homemade mask sewed by his wife out of ... (more...)
Ontario confirms 483 new cases of coronavirus, announces new testing guidelines Ontario confirms 483 new cases of coronavirus, announces new testing guidelines
- April 09, 2020

Premier Doug Ford , Monte McNaughton, minister of labour, training and skills development, and Christine Elliott, deputy premier and minister of health, also laid out other measures to keep Ontario workplaces safe. The premier also said that a third of the people who have died so far of COVID-19 in the province were people living in six government-run seniors residences (CHSLD) in Quebec that have been hit hard by outbreaks of the virus. (more...)
Spain's coronavirus death toll rises by 932 in a day Spain's coronavirus death toll rises by 932 in a day
- April 09, 2020

He ordered bigger fines against violators. "The numbers look like it may be turning. And other places have made that mistake", Cuomo said as deaths in the USA neared 11,000, with over 365,000 confirmed infections. "There was no discount within the work", stated Maria Berardelli, a nursing coordinator at Pope John XXIII hospital. But Spain is experiencing a further slowdown in new infections, the country's Health Ministry reported on Monday. (more...)
COVID-19: Boris Johnson 'clinically stable', responding to treatment in ICU COVID-19: Boris Johnson 'clinically stable', responding to treatment in ICU
- April 09, 2020

Since Johnson was moved to intensive care , leaders around the world have sent well wishes to the British Prime Minister, with many describing him as "a friend" to their nations and wishing him a speedy recovery. "That review will be based on the evidence and the data provided by SAGE", said Sunak, referring to the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies. At today's #COVID19 update, Communities Minister @DeirdreHargey outlines further steps taken to protect people in our communities ... (more...)
Moxie move: Fed rolls out massive $2.3 trillion economic backstop Moxie move: Fed rolls out massive $2.3 trillion economic backstop
- April 09, 2020

The Federal Reserve will work with banks to give out up to $600 billion in four-year loans. Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference on May 1, 2019 in Washington, D.C. A record 16.8 million Americans have filed for unemployment since the coronavirus outbreak began. First-time claims for jobless benefits hit 6.6 million in the week ending April 4, a slight decrease from the previous week's count of 6.9 million, which was 219,000 more than the original ... (more...)
Recoveries again outnumber new cases of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan Recoveries again outnumber new cases of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan
- April 09, 2020

That's the total number of cases minus the number of people who have recovered and the number of people who have died. The model added the co-ordinated provincial approach for critical care patients from rural and north Saskatchewan to be admitted to urban sites when local ICU capacity was exceeded. (more...)
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...)

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