Health


UK Minister Quits In Protest Over Lockdown Trip Of Boris Johnson's Aide UK Minister Quits In Protest Over Lockdown Trip Of Boris Johnson's Aide
- May 27, 2020

He added: 'I'd have got on the front foot and said, "I apologise for all of those who followed my messages, I took bad decisions at the time and I understand how angry it's made a whole country feel, and please let's move on because we have bigger fish to fry"'. (more...)
COVID-19 cases in Douglas County remain at 63 COVID-19 cases in Douglas County remain at 63
- May 27, 2020

Columbus County is reporting 306 cases, 24 deaths. 18 of the 23 patients have recovered, with the rest in self-isolation. Tuesday, the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department announced a 54-year-old man tested positive for the coronavirus who is at home recovering. (more...)
WHO's hydroxychloroquine trial suspended pending safety data WHO's hydroxychloroquine trial suspended pending safety data
- May 27, 2020

Patients previously randomised to hydroxychloroquine treatment should continue to receive it until they finish their course of treatment, stated the Q&A. However, recruitment is being pursued in twice that many countries (35), including 400 hospitals. Executive investigators are aiming to uncover slowed disease progression or improved survival associated with any of the now observed drugs-or any new candidates added based on emerging evidence. (more...)
"A nightmare": Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli says he had coronavirus
- May 27, 2020

That was just over a month after the 61-year-old had tested positive for the virus. His wife and two children also had the virus, but they're all OK now. "We had a fever, then we were cold, and then we got a little bit of a cough". "And I tried to live it in a positive way with my loved ones", he added. (more...)
COVID-19 positive results decrease, but still 279 new cases COVID-19 positive results decrease, but still 279 new cases
- May 27, 2020

For weeks, Lake County has been alone among the southern OR counties for not having any confirmed cases of the coronavirus. Miller County held at 42 cases, Lafayette County at nine, and Pike and Nevada counties at four. According to the Oregon Health Authority website, there have been 1,378 total tests administered in Lincoln County. ISDH reported today 373 new cases, bringing the statewide total to 32,078. (more...)
COVID-19: Rats! CDC Issues Warning For 'Aggressive,' 'Hungry' Rats Amid Pandemic COVID-19: Rats! CDC Issues Warning For 'Aggressive,' 'Hungry' Rats Amid Pandemic
- May 27, 2020

As restaurants closed nationwide, the supply of food for some rodents was cut off, especially in dense, commercial areas. "Rodents rely on the food and waste generated by these establishments", their statement says . "As they look for food, people are noticing them more", Jim Fredericks, of the National Pest Management Association, told the publication. "I turn the corner, there's about 30 rats at the corner, feasting on something in the middle of the street", Charles Marsala of New Orleans ... (more...)
Coronavirus: UK authorises anti-viral drug remdesivir Coronavirus: UK authorises anti-viral drug remdesivir
- May 27, 2020

Under the pact, Gilead would also transfer the technology for the complex manufacturing process of the intravenous drug to these, and the sale would be royalty-free till an alternative medicine for covid-19 is found or if the World Health Organisation were to withdraw the status of "public health emergency of an worldwide concern" for the disease. (more...)
World Health Organization says hydroxychloroquine safety findings expected by mid-June World Health Organization says hydroxychloroquine safety findings expected by mid-June
- May 27, 2020

The WHO has paused the hydroxychloroquine arm of a global trial while it investigates safety concerns highlighted by published studies . On Friday the Lancet published a study that found Covid-19 patients who received hydroxychloroquine were dying at higher rates and experiencing more heart-related complications than other virus patients. (more...)
ONS figures reveal 11 more coronavirus deaths in Norfolk care homes
- May 27, 2020

This compares with 31,944 deaths of people testing positive for coronavirus reported by the Department of Health and Social Care for the same period. The Office for National Statistics stated on Tuesday there had been 53,960 extra deaths in England and Wales from the beginning of the outbreak to 15 May. (more...)
Xi seeks victory over Trump in race for a Covid-19 vaccine Xi seeks victory over Trump in race for a Covid-19 vaccine
- May 27, 2020

There are now several vaccines in clinical evaluation, and about 70 in pre-clinical evaluation. "These results provide strong evidence that the vaccine candidate will be highly immunogenic in humans, leading to protection from COVID-19 and thus helping to control the spread of this disease", the statement said. (more...)
World Health Organization suspends hydroxychloroquine clinical trial on COVID-19 patients World Health Organization suspends hydroxychloroquine clinical trial on COVID-19 patients
- May 26, 2020

The review will consider data collected so far in the Solidarity Trial and in particular robust randomised available data, to adequately evaluate the potential benefits and harms from this drug, he said. Trump first disclosed he was taking hydroxychloroquine on May 18, despite the repeated warnings about the drug for coronavirus . The Lancet-published research linked each of the four treatment regimens it took into consideration with lower in-hospital survival and higher frequency of ... (more...)
Sanofi finds M&A cure to CEO foot-in-mouth disease Sanofi finds M&A cure to CEO foot-in-mouth disease
- May 26, 2020

Sanofi and Regeneron's once close relationship has been become a little more distant over the last couple of years, and the process continued this week after Sanofi said it will trim its $12 billion stake in the United States biotech. Although it will discontinue accounting for its ownership in Regeneron and restate its 2019 earnings, Sanofi said it was still expecting earnings per share to grow by around 5% at constant exchange rates this year. (more...)
We’ll continue hydroxychloroquine clinical trials - NAFDAC We’ll continue hydroxychloroquine clinical trials - NAFDAC
- May 26, 2020

The drug's safety data is being reviewed by a monitoring board, and the trials have been put on hold, the World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told reporters. A controversial French doctor on Monday insisted he stood by his belief that anti-viral drugs hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine can help patients recover from the coronavirus, rejecting a study that indicated there was no benefit. (more...)
United States company Novavax to conduct human trials of `recombinant vaccine` in Australia United States company Novavax to conduct human trials of `recombinant vaccine` in Australia
- May 26, 2020

Novavax last month said it had identified a candidate, NVX-CoV2373, with which it planned to use its Matrix-M adjuvant to enhance immune responses. A researcher leading Thailand's push to manufacture a coronavirus vaccine says its aim is to make it cost-effective and accessible to Southeast Asia, and play a part in preventing a supply shortage globally. (more...)
Swann welcomes Remdesivir for treatment of Covid-19 Swann welcomes Remdesivir for treatment of Covid-19
- May 26, 2020

Gilead stock has jumped 13% in 2020 as investors grew optimistic on remdesivir's attainable as a Covid-19 remedy-even because the corporate acknowledged it would give away original doses and license it to generic drug makers royalty-free till the coronavirus crisis ends or one other remedy takes its place. (more...)
Coronavirus: Trump says he is taking unproven drug hydroxychloroquine Coronavirus: Trump says he is taking unproven drug hydroxychloroquine
- May 26, 2020

In an interview with the Sinclair Broadcasting network, Trump said he stopped a course of treatment of the anti-malaria drug, adding "and by the way, I'm still here". "I'm not going to get hurt by it, it's been around for 40 years for malaria, for lupus". And not because his doctor prescribed it, but because he "heard a lot of good stories" about it. (more...)
United States company begins human trial of COVID-19 vaccine in Australia United States company begins human trial of COVID-19 vaccine in Australia
- May 26, 2020

The protocol's two-dose trial regimen assesses two dose sizes (5 and 25 micrograms) with Matrix-M and without. Apart from pain at the injection site, close to half of the participants reported fever, fatigue and headaches, and about one in five had muscle pain. (more...)
World Health Organization suspends clinical trials of hydroxychloroquine amid safety concerns World Health Organization suspends clinical trials of hydroxychloroquine amid safety concerns
- May 26, 2020

And neither drug helped patients hospitalised with COVID-19, according to the study, which looked at the records of 96,000 patients across hundreds of hospitals. However, recruitment is being pursued in twice that many countries (35), including 400 hospitals. After much back and forth, the Maharashtra government on Monday made Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) a part of its Covid-19 treatment protocol. (more...)
Province announces 12 new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend Province announces 12 new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend
- May 26, 2020

She also noted the fact that B.C.'s Discover Campsite repeatedly crashed on Monday after opening up reservations for locals only. Across the province, there are 267 active cases of COVID-19, with 37 people in hospital and seven of them in critical or intensive care. (more...)
Human trials of potential coronavirus vaccine begin in Melbourne Human trials of potential coronavirus vaccine begin in Melbourne
- May 26, 2020

Dr Glenn said vaccine availability was a "very complex issue" but said the company was "committed to global access", which was why phase two trials would take place with thousands of volunteers in different countries. Research, Science and Innovation Minister Megan Woods, Health Minister David Clark and Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters today announced a $37 million COVID-19 vaccine strategy to enable New Zealand scientists to contribute to global research efforts and explore the ... (more...)

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