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Ontario reports 391 new COVID-19 cases today Ontario reports 391 new COVID-19 cases today
- May 17, 2020

There are 185 or 186 outbreaks now underway in long-term care homes, depending on the source of the information. Peel Public Health says 138 residents have died in long-term care homes. Today's update states there were 17,768 tests processed in a single day with a backlock of 10,565 tests awaiting results. No new deaths are reported, keeping the province's total at 55. (more...)
Health Chief's Heartless Comments On NYPD SOS Causes Anger Health Chief's Heartless Comments On NYPD SOS Causes Anger
- May 17, 2020

Witnesses who were at the Brooklyn meeting said the mayor instructed Barbot to address the NYPD's request and provide the cops with the safety gear they requested, the report said. It has also come under the spotlight that when the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency came to know about the situation, they provided the NYPD with Tyvek suits and disinfectant. (more...)
Fearing second wave, China's Wuhan ramps up coronavirus tests Fearing second wave, China's Wuhan ramps up coronavirus tests
- May 17, 2020

Fears of a second wave of infections flared over the weekend, after Wuhan reported a cluster of infections, the first since a virtual lockdown on the city was lifted on April 8, raising fears of a second wave. The commission will publish the 14 May figures later on Friday. Recent outbreaks in northeastern Heilongjiang province and Jilin city have contributed to fears of other secondary outbreaks in China. (more...)
Coronavirus vaccine testing done using monkeys is successful Coronavirus vaccine testing done using monkeys is successful
- May 17, 2020

The People's Vaccine call for being available to all free of charge and in all countries. An open letter signed by over 140 global leaders and experts urged governments and worldwide partners to ensure that when a safe and effective vaccine is developed, "it is produced rapidly at scale and made available for all people, in all countries, free of charge". (more...)
Carilion studies whether past COVID patients can help current ones survive Carilion studies whether past COVID patients can help current ones survive
- May 17, 2020

Donald Perry, a Fort Bragg civilian employee, recently recovered from COVID-19 and donated his plasma. In short, the study will examine blood plasma from people who have recovered as a potential treatment for those who are sick. "So, it's a matter of the appropriate donor donating their plasma and it being used on someone who is being treated for COVID-19", says Peter MacDonald, the director of donor relations Atlantic for Canadian Blood Services. (more...)
Oxford University Succeeded: Coronavirus Vaccine Is Almost Ready Oxford University Succeeded: Coronavirus Vaccine Is Almost Ready
- May 17, 2020

And injecting the vaccine, which contains a weakened version of the virus, did not cause Covid-19 to form in the monkeys. According to the researchers, "After exposure to the coronavirus , the vaccine protected the monkeys' lungs from harm and prevented the virus from forming and growing its copies in the body". (more...)
Obama renews his attack on President Trump's Covid-19 response Obama renews his attack on President Trump's Covid-19 response
- May 17, 2020

Although Obama didn't directly name President Trump , he has previously criticized the administration's response as plagued by selfishness. Former President Barack Obama will give a virtual commencement address to graduating high school seniors across the country Saturday night during a televised event hosted by National Basketball Association star LeBron James . (more...)
'This virus may never go away,' WHO says 'This virus may never go away,' WHO says
- May 17, 2020

Living with the specter of coronavirus long term is a possibility without an effective vaccine with wide distribution. "I think it is important that we're realistic and I don't think anyone can predict when or if this disease will disappear". (more...)
COVID-19 safety plan required for reopening businesses, Henry says COVID-19 safety plan required for reopening businesses, Henry says
- May 17, 2020

Bonnie Henry said public health teams continue to provide support for community outbreaks in the poultry sector, at the Mission Institution and with those connected to the Kearl Lake work camp in Alberta. She said grocery stores are going a great job following the guidelines and preventing the spread. Over 1,900 people have fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the recovery rate to about 79 per cent. (more...)
Pakistan's Ferozsons to begin producing COVID-19 drug remdesivir Pakistan's Ferozsons to begin producing COVID-19 drug remdesivir
- May 17, 2020

He said Pakistan will also be able to export the medicine to 127 countries facing Coronavirus pandemic. The Special Assistant said Pakistan is among the five countries with which the United States company has signed licensing agreement for manufacturing the drug. (more...)
France says coronavirus death toll rises to 27625 France says coronavirus death toll rises to 27625
- May 17, 2020

While in medical facility, the young boy checked favorable for Covid-19, though he really did not reveal any type of signs and symptoms of the unsafe infection, which has actually now eliminated greater than 304,000 as well as contaminated practically 4.5 million individuals around the world. (more...)
Singer Adele ‘embarrassed’ about weight loss, say sources Singer Adele ‘embarrassed’ about weight loss, say sources
- May 16, 2020

As for her love life, the second supply additionally pressured that she's not actively looking for love as she's slightly targeted 'on being her finest self - but when something comes from that relationship-wise, then so be it'. She must have felt, 'You know what, I'm going try to lose some weight.' For whatever reason, health, I'm sure, and you know what, she looks absolutely fantastic. (more...)
Governor Cuomo Mandates New Yorkers to Wear Masks in Public Governor Cuomo Mandates New Yorkers to Wear Masks in Public
- May 16, 2020

Cuomo said the descent was clear in numbers including state hospitalizations, three-day averages of the hospitalization rate, and the number of intubations. The governor also noted that the continued slowing down of infections was key to the plans to reopen the economy. He said that the state doesn't know the total number of people who were infected with the coronavirus. (more...)
Black light experiment shows how easily virus like Covid-19 can spread Black light experiment shows how easily virus like Covid-19 can spread
- May 16, 2020

Marianna University School of Medicine to show how easily germs can spread. Most surfaces were revealed to be covered in a layer of flourescent paint, indicating where the "cough droplets" from the infected individual had managed to be transferred, with the hands of many participants showing the same glow-in-the-dark residue! The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says regular, thorough hand washing for at least 20 seconds is one of the best ways to prevent the spread of ... (more...)
These Are the States Reporting Cases of Coronavirus-Linked Child Inflammatory Syndrome These Are the States Reporting Cases of Coronavirus-Linked Child Inflammatory Syndrome
- May 16, 2020

Doctors in Italy announced Thursday that they found evidence connecting the illness to COVID-19 after finding coronavirus antibodies in the majority of infected children. Rudolph Valentini, a pediatric nephrologist who also is the Detroit Medical Center's Group Chief Medical Officer. The syndrome seems to be rare and can vary in severity, doctors said. (more...)
Vitamin D supplementation a key factor in COVID-19 severity Vitamin D supplementation a key factor in COVID-19 severity
- May 16, 2020

A new study conducted by Northwestern University (NU) in the US shows COVID-19 patients with severe vitamin D deficiency are twice as likely to experience severe complications, including death. Many studies have proven that vitamin D deficiency also exposes the body to the proliferation of cancerous cells in the blood and increases the risk of falling ill. (more...)
Thurston County COVID-19 cases swell to 125 Thurston County COVID-19 cases swell to 125
- May 16, 2020

There now are 59 COVID-19 deaths in McHenry County. Out of the 58 cases, one is probable, meaning the person has symptoms of COVID-19 and came into contact with someone with a positive case, but has not yet been tested. Washington state has more than 17,000 cases and almost 1,000 deaths tied to the disease, according to the state Department of Health . This is Coffee County's second "first" death. (more...)
Prestigious Medical Journal Blasts Trump's COVID-19 Response, Calls for New Leadership Prestigious Medical Journal Blasts Trump's COVID-19 Response, Calls for New Leadership
- May 16, 2020

Washington Post journalist Christopher Ingraham called the editorial a "scathing indictment" of the Trump administration's approach to the pandemic. Dr. The WHO criticized the travel restrictions implemented by the USA on China in its effort to help halt the spread of the virus, restrictions that Dr. (more...)
The UK railway ticketing worker dies for Covid-19 after being spat The UK railway ticketing worker dies for Covid-19 after being spat
- May 16, 2020

Mujinga, 47, was working on the concourse at Victoria Station in London on March 22 when she and a colleague were assaulted by a man who claimed to have the coronavirus , according to The Guardian . "I thought she might be asleep, but the doctor to phoned me to tell me she had died". "She was a caring person and would take care of everybody". "She gave her friendship to many people". (more...)
WHO issues warning of mental health crisis sparked by coronavirus pandemic WHO issues warning of mental health crisis sparked by coronavirus pandemic
- May 16, 2020

It enables us to lead rich and fulfilling lives and to participate in our communities. "He explained that even though there is an overall team catering to Covid-19 related issues, the task force at the district level who are designated to visit homes of recovered patients and their community, can not execute their duties because they do not have the "necessary support". (more...)

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