Health


Long Beach hospitals begin experimental convalescent plasma therapy for COVID-19 Long Beach hospitals begin experimental convalescent plasma therapy for COVID-19
- May 30, 2020

The SANBS is well positioned to collect this product as they already collect a similar product, source plasma, daily. This convalescent plasma is being evaluated as treatment for patients with serious or immediately life-threatening COVID-19 infections, or those judged by a healthcare provider to be at high risk of progression to severe or life-threatening disease. (more...)
Coronavirus started spreading in the U.S. in January, CDC says Coronavirus started spreading in the U.S. in January, CDC says
- May 30, 2020

Local health departments keep tabs on flu activity be collecting samples and keeping from people who get tested for flu and sharing the results with the CDC . Once the World Health Organization announced, on January 14, that coronavirus was spreading from person-to-person in China, it became likely that it would only be a matter of time before it made its way with travelers to other parts of the world. (more...)
Hershey Medical Center continues participation in national remdesivir trial Hershey Medical Center continues participation in national remdesivir trial
- May 30, 2020

Roche meanwhile says it is close to completing the target enrolment of 450 subjects in its phase 3 trial of Actemra in severe COVID-19, and results should be available in the summer. The pharmaceutical corporation Roche has a hope that by combining the two in a global study of 450 hospitalised patients worldwide, it will be able to offer doctors a one-two punch against the disease that has so far stricken 5.8 million people and killed almost 360,000. (more...)
Ontario mulls regional reopening path amid increased testing data Ontario mulls regional reopening path amid increased testing data
- May 30, 2020

Two-thirds of the province's cases are in the Greater Toronto Area. Ontario has added another 344 cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. Targeted Campaigns: detecting and containing cases by expanding asymptomatic surveillance for vulnerable populations, including in long-term care homes and other shared living spaces like shelters and group homes, as well as targeted testing of workplaces in priority sectors which work with priority populations and where it may be hard to physically ... (more...)
Normal People's Paul Mescal is raffling off that famous chain Normal People's Paul Mescal is raffling off that famous chain
- May 29, 2020

The actor revealed that raising mental health awareness is hugely important to him. You can win Normal People Connell's iconic chain in a raffle. "Suicide and depression are themes directly linked to Normal People especially around episodes 9 and 10 which is why I want to help those in similar situations", he commented. (more...)
Children's Wisconsin identifies suspected cases of rare inflammatory condition Children's Wisconsin identifies suspected cases of rare inflammatory condition
- May 29, 2020

The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said on Tuesday it launched an investigation after two suspected cases of MIS-C involving an 11-year-old boy and a four-year-old girl were reported on Monday. Teresa Everson said everyone needs to be wearing masks in public and following social distancing recommendations to avoid being the cause of infection and illness in others. (more...)
Asymptomatic Coronavirus Patients Could Be Contagious For Shorter Period Asymptomatic Coronavirus Patients Could Be Contagious For Shorter Period
- May 29, 2020

William Schaffner, an infectious disease expert at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, who wasn't involved with either study , told NBC News . Eight passengers had to be evacuated to receive care and one died while the others were flown home. He said the findings emphasised the pressing need for accurate global data on how many people had been infected. (more...)
Ontario reports 344 new COVID-19 cases, 41 more deaths Ontario reports 344 new COVID-19 cases, 41 more deaths
- May 29, 2020

This is an increase from Wednesday's 15,133 and Tuesday's 9,875 completed tests. "The reality on the ground is different in every part of the province", Ford said at Queen's Park on Friday. Ford was asked if inspectors refused to go into the long-term care homes and the answer was yes. Earlier today, Toronto Mayor John Tory said he believes that the Ontario government should take a more regionalized approach to restarting the economy; one that he concedes would likely mean that the ... (more...)
Samsung Health lands on 2020 Smart TVs Samsung Health lands on 2020 Smart TVs
- May 29, 2020

Samsung announced that the Samsung Health platform is now available on 2020 Samsung Smart TV models. As so many of us discovered that staying at home is sometimes the best thing we can do and common things like training have moved in the living room, Samsung wants to make the whole concept much more convenient. (more...)
Federal Trial of Remdesivir Enters New Phase Federal Trial of Remdesivir Enters New Phase
- May 29, 2020

At present, and due to limited supplies, priority will go to adults and adolescents who meet certain clinical criteria and are considered to have the greatest likelihood of gaining the most benefit from the drug. The United States and Japan have already authorised emergency use of the drug, and Europe is considering following suit. The release said DSHS reviewed the distribution methodology with the Infectious Disease Task Force Rapid Assessment Subcommittee, Texas Hospital Association, and ... (more...)
Toronto releases map of COVID-19 neighbourhood hot spots throughout the city Toronto releases map of COVID-19 neighbourhood hot spots throughout the city
- May 29, 2020

TPH also reported 800 people died after contracting the virus. "This is about human beings who've tested positive - fellow Torontonians who live with us in our city and who live in areas that have been affected more so, perhaps, than others". (more...)
Two COVID-19 deaths in B.C., outbreak over at Mission prison Two COVID-19 deaths in B.C., outbreak over at Mission prison
- May 29, 2020

Sadly, another person has died from the virus, bringing the total number of deaths in B.C.to 162. Elsewhere in the province, the Fraser Health region has recorded 1,267 cases, Interior Health has had 194 cases and there have been 63 cases in the Northern Health region. (more...)
#SSMB27: Is Mahesh Babu Starrer Titled Sarkar Vaari Paata? #SSMB27: Is Mahesh Babu Starrer Titled Sarkar Vaari Paata?
- May 29, 2020

This new film is likely to be titled "Sarkar Vaari Paata" (Auction rate fixed by the Government). Rajamouli was recently in the news when thousands of his fans demanded that he should make a film on the Epic. Well, the insane fans of Mahesh are eagerly waiting for May 31 for the big announcement. Mahesh Babu's Next Film Is A Political Drama? :- Superstar Mahesh Babu is left delighted with the super success of Sarileru Neekevvaru . (more...)
30 groups of India making vaccine of corona virus 30 groups of India making vaccine of corona virus
- May 29, 2020

We have to have a distribution system ready. Vaccine efforts in India were divided into four categories-mRNA (one component of the genetic material of the virus is injected), attenuated (a weak version of the virus), vector backbone and adjuvant vaccines. (more...)
Farmers market restrictions relaxed, no new COVID-19 cases on Vancouver Island Farmers market restrictions relaxed, no new COVID-19 cases on Vancouver Island
- May 29, 2020

The province recorded nine new cases in the past 24 hours, for a total of 2,558 cases since the virus that has caused a global pandemic was first identified in B.C.in late January. "We'll have the data we need to determine our timing for further actions", Dr. Henry said. Henry said research from Australia and New Zealand suggests children are more likely to be infected with COVID-19 from an adult than vice versa. (more...)
CVS Health opens driv-thru testing site in Grand Rapids on Friday CVS Health opens driv-thru testing site in Grand Rapids on Friday
- May 29, 2020

They will be given a test kit and instructions while a CVS Pharmacy team member observes to ensure that the self-swab is completed correctly. Tests are sent to a third-party lab for processing, with results available in about three days. On Tuesday, Whitmer signed an executive order expanding qualifications for who can receive a COVID-19 test without a prescription and who can approve for a test to be administered. (more...)
GSK to produce 1 billion doses of coronavirus vaccine booster in 2021 GSK to produce 1 billion doses of coronavirus vaccine booster in 2021
- May 28, 2020

Viral vector manufacturing company Advent has announced it has produced 13,000 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine candidate to be used in clinical trials by the University of Oxford. "We said earlier in the year that there was an 80 per cent chance of developing an effective vaccine by September". For this objective, it is necessary for a small number of study participants to develop Covid-19. (more...)
World Health Organization warns of COVID-19 'second peak' as lockdowns ease World Health Organization warns of COVID-19 'second peak' as lockdowns ease
- May 28, 2020

In a virtual press briefing Monday, Dr. Michael Ryan of the WHO said that although cases are on their way down in many countries, the world is still "right in the middle of the first wave, globally". "We have to start working with our European partners to retake the freedom of movement in European territories", Arancha Gonzalez Laya told Cadena SER radio. (more...)
Coronavirus: Ghana to decide on Hydroxychloroquine usage Coronavirus: Ghana to decide on Hydroxychloroquine usage
- May 28, 2020

An worldwide HCQ trial led by the University of Oxford has also been paused, Britain's pharmaceutical regulator said on Wednesday, less than a week after the trial started. Metz said there were no early signs of safety problems in their trial but said the sample size is too small and it's too soon to tell. The French government on Wednesday banned doctors from administering hydroxychloroquine in treating patients with COVID-19 in the country. (more...)
Traveling safely to avoid COVID-19 Traveling safely to avoid COVID-19
- May 28, 2020

It can not be assumed that individuals with truly positive antibody test results are protected from future infection, according to the CDC. It is also possible that the antibody levels in people could sometimes disappear over time and go undetected. (more...)

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