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Governor Abbott: Stay at Home order to expire April 30th Governor Abbott: Stay at Home order to expire April 30th
- April 28, 2020

Phase one, which begins Friday, will not only allow restaurants, malls, retail shops, and movie theatres to open, but churches, museums, and libraries as well. Before the big announcement of what businesses would be able to reopen, Abbott had lots of positive things to say about how Texans, and Texas as a whole, are handling the pandemic. (more...)
DeWine unveils plan to reopen OH businesses over next three weeks DeWine unveils plan to reopen OH businesses over next three weeks
- April 28, 2020

If a COVID-19 case is suspected in a business, it must be reported immediately and the health department will quickly locate everyone who had possible contact with the patient. "It's just as unsafe as it's ever been". OH has seen a decrease in cases over the last week. Gatherings of 10 people or less will be mandatory. The first step to reopening OH during the COVID-19 pandemic will involve reopening non-emergency medical facilities. (more...)
No schedule for Ontario's reopening
- April 28, 2020

The downward trend in new cases comes as Premier Doug Ford unveils the province's roadmap to re-opening. "The framework is about how we're reopening, not when we're reopening". In deciding how to proceed through the stages, the government will look at four key categories. Only 437 new cases of the 2019 novel coronavirus were confirmed through Ontario's integrated Public Health Information System on Saturday, according to the Ministry of Health's dedicated COVID-19 web portal. (more...)
Warning over potential coronavirus-related syndrome in United Kingdom children Warning over potential coronavirus-related syndrome in United Kingdom children
- April 28, 2020

A serious coronavirus-related "inflammatory syndrome" is emerging among young people, according to a new report. Both messages said: "The cases have in common overlapping features of toxic shock syndrome and atypical Kawasaki Disease with blood parameters consistent with severe COVID-19 in children". (more...)
CDC adds 6 new possible symptoms of coronavirus, including chills, headache CDC adds 6 new possible symptoms of coronavirus, including chills, headache
- April 28, 2020

A study of European COVID-19 patients found that between 85.6% and 88% of patients "reported olfactory and gustatory dysfunctions, respectively". Shortness of breath was later changed to "shortness of breath or difficulty breathing" by the body. (more...)
Coronavirus immunity has no evidence; Second infection is still possible, says WHO Coronavirus immunity has no evidence; Second infection is still possible, says WHO
- April 27, 2020

The world health body cautioned governments against issuing "risk-free certificates" and "immunity passports" to recovered persons and then asking them to re-join the public workforce. "We understand the intention of trying to see who can go safely back to work or who could be eventually risk-free of infecting other people", World Health Organization spokesman Tarik Jaserevic told Al Jazeera. (more...)
NHS England alerts United Kingdom doctors to coronavirus-linked inflammatory symptoms in children
- April 27, 2020

A statement added: "Over the weekend, Pics members received an email alert from NHS England highlighting a small rise in the number of cases of critically ill children presenting with an unusual clinical picture". The fact that a signal like this is sent out does not mean that there is confirmed statistical evidence of a clinical trend, according to experts. The cause of this inflammatory syndrome in kids is still not clear. (more...)
Director Tedros Says ‘World Should Have Listened’ to WHO’s Coronavirus Warnings Director Tedros Says ‘World Should Have Listened’ to WHO’s Coronavirus Warnings
- April 27, 2020

Although technically true that there is no evidence of immunity, this is only because COVID-19 is so new that it hasn't been thoroughly studied yet. COVID-19 is a disease caused by the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus , a novel coronavirus that emerged from mainland China past year. (more...)
Serum Institute to initiate COVID-19 vaccine trial in few weeks
- April 27, 2020

Even when September arrives, however, there is no guarantee the vaccine will have worked. The potential COVID-19 vaccine which was developed at Oxford University's Jenner Institute is an adenovirus vaccine vector (ChAdOx1). "Our team has been working closely with Dr Hill ( professor Adrian Hill) from Oxford University, and we are expecting to initiate production of the vaccine in two-three weeks and produce five million doses per month for the first 6 months, following which, we hope to ... (more...)
Florida coronavirus cases push past 32,000. Death toll increases to 1,088 Florida coronavirus cases push past 32,000. Death toll increases to 1,088
- April 27, 2020

Miami-Dade County saw 219 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19, raising the county total to 11,570. The state Department of Health does not now measure "recovery", and doesn't expect to have such a designation anytime in the near future, adding that the definition of recovery is a contested issue. (more...)
UK Covid-19 patients begin donating plasma to help others UK Covid-19 patients begin donating plasma to help others
- April 27, 2020

CNN has additional details after five patients under 50 at the Mount Sinai Health System were treated for sudden strokes despite not having clear signs of a COVID-19 infection. Most of these patients have no past medical history and were at home with either mild symptoms (or in two cases, no symptoms) of Covid. All of them tested positive for the novel coronavirus, and among them postponed calling the ambulance. (more...)
Coronavirus: Trump 'has done more than any other U.S. president' Coronavirus: Trump 'has done more than any other U.S. president'
- April 27, 2020

I don't know about that, but I am a hard worker and have probably gotten more done in the first 3 1/2 years than any President in history . "The people who know me and know our country's history, says, I am the most hard working president in history". (more...)
Over 1000 people have now died from Covid-19 in Ireland Over 1000 people have now died from Covid-19 in Ireland
- April 27, 2020

Therefore, there have now been 1,014 confirmed Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland. Two previously reported deaths have also been denotified today. The State's total number of confirmed cases now stands at 19,262 as of 1pm this Sunday, April 26. (more...)
Takeaways and exercise, but no alcohol under level 4 lockdown Takeaways and exercise, but no alcohol under level 4 lockdown
- April 27, 2020

However, staff will not be allowed to travel to and from their places of work over weekends. Components for vehicles undergoing emergency repairs where such vehicle is used by a person engaged in essential services work. He stressed that the 21-page list was still being canvassed with business and labour and would, thus, be finalised, together with all other Level 4 regulations, during the course of the coming week. (more...)
Six new symptoms for coronavirus are added by CDC Six new symptoms for coronavirus are added by CDC
- April 27, 2020

The CDC this week added to its list of coronavirus symptoms on its website. According to the CDC guidelines, a patient can show these symptoms within two to 14 days after exposure to Covid-19. "Anyone can catch COVID-19 and become seriously ill", according to WHO. They've learned the disease attacks more than just the respiratory system - it actually has the potential to attack the entire body, ABC News Chief Medical correspondent Dr. (more...)
COVID-19 Tracing App Gets More Than A Million Downloads Overnight COVID-19 Tracing App Gets More Than A Million Downloads Overnight
- April 27, 2020

A photo illustration shows a new COVIDSafe app by the Australian government as seen on an iPhone in Sydney on Monday. There were significant questions marks in the lead up to the launch - from whether bluetooth or Global Positioning System would be utilised, how private the data collection would be and whether the app would be mandatory. (more...)
‘Profound correlation’: Doctors believe Covid-19 causing strokes in young ‘Profound correlation’: Doctors believe Covid-19 causing strokes in young
- April 27, 2020

Thomas Oxley, a neurosurgeon at Mount Sinai Health System in NY, told CNN . "Our report shows a seven-fold increase in incidence of sudden stroke in young patients during the past two weeks". "The fact that in this small, preliminary study that it appears the virus that causes COVID-19 doesn't show up in the testes or semen could be an important finding", said Dr. (more...)
Covid 19 coronavirus: World Health Organization warns countries against handing out 'immunity passports' Covid 19 coronavirus: World Health Organization warns countries against handing out 'immunity passports'
- April 27, 2020

It said there is now no evidence that people who have recovered from Covid-19 and have antibodies are protected against a second infection. Chile's government has said it will go ahead with a controversial plan to issue certificates to people who have recovered from Covid-19. (more...)
Tennant Calls For All Mail-In Ballots for General Election Tennant Calls For All Mail-In Ballots for General Election
- April 27, 2020

Here are commonly asked questions about this election and guidance for residents on how to vote safely and conveniently. Once ballots are received back in the Clerk's office they are secured in the vault until they can be counted. Wisconsin's chief elections official, Meagan Wolfe, says voters should not wait until then, because processing or postal delays could make it hard to receive and return the ballot by May 12. (more...)
Is the coronavirus leading to strokes in young people? Doctors weigh in Is the coronavirus leading to strokes in young people? Doctors weigh in
- April 27, 2020

Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Dr. Oxley and colleagues tested five patients at the hospital, all with mild symptoms, and noted that they all tested positive for the virus, with two delaying in calling an ambulance. Dr. Oxley also said that it's uncommon for young people to have strokes, especially those in the large vessels in the brain. That is because it is the type of medical condition that could lead to complications that aren't associated with COVID-19, including sudden strokes ... (more...)

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