Health


Sweden sees increase in coronavirus infections, fall in deaths Sweden sees increase in coronavirus infections, fall in deaths
- June 04, 2020

It's Sweden's high death rate that has made Tegnell rethink his approach, as he acknowledged that too many Swedes had died prematurely due to the epidemic. The country reported 4,468 fatalities and more than 38,500 cases, according to the US-based Johns Hopkins University data. However, despite the admission that things could have been done differently, the scientist said it is hard to know which specific measures within the policy of lockdown have been responsible for fewer deaths. (more...)
Based Moderna Begins Phase 2 Human Trials for Coronavirus Vaccine Based Moderna Begins Phase 2 Human Trials for Coronavirus Vaccine
- June 04, 2020

A few hundred volunteers will be involved in that part of the trial. Fauci, a member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, made his comments during a live question and answer session with the Journal of American Medical Association. (more...)
NYC police union in Twitter flap over Chiara de Blasio tweet NYC police union in Twitter flap over Chiara de Blasio tweet
- June 04, 2020

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at the U.S. Conference of Mayors' Winter Meeting, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, in Washington. Cuomo's remarks infuriated the New York Police Department's highest-ranking uniformed member, Chief of Department Terence Monahan. (more...)
President Bush: Floyd Protests Call to Examine Nation's Failures President Bush: Floyd Protests Call to Examine Nation's Failures
- June 04, 2020

Floyd, a black man, died after a white Minneappolis police officer knelt on his neck for eight minutes. From the East Coast to the West, journalists covering the widespread protests in the U.S. The two-term president sympathized with the "repeated violation" of African Americans' rights without a response from institutions, but he also called for demonstrators to maintain peace. (more...)
Anti-Malaria Drug Touted By Donald Trump Ineffective At Preventing COVID-19 Anti-Malaria Drug Touted By Donald Trump Ineffective At Preventing COVID-19
- June 04, 2020

Side effects were more common with hydroxychloroquine than with the placebo - 40.1 percent versus 16.8 percent - but no serious adverse reactions were reported. The ICMR has been providing a weekly dose of hydroxychloroquine to its healthcare workers treating covid-19, as prophylaxis, or as a preventive measure. (more...)
Scientists have 'serious doubts' over study used to discredit malaria drugs Scientists have 'serious doubts' over study used to discredit malaria drugs
- June 04, 2020

Thailand is also still using hydroxychloroquine in its treatment of Covid-19 patients, and India and Venezuela continue to use the drug as a preventative measure. Even before the study some countries had stopped using hydroxychloroquine for Covid-19 patients. "However, the first reported symptoms of the disease as cluster of cases of pneumonia were recorded on December 31, 2019, in Wuhan China, it was only on January 5 that the World Health Organization published the first news of the ... (more...)
COVID-19 antibody testing available in St. Marys COVID-19 antibody testing available in St. Marys
- June 04, 2020

There are no Covid-19 antibody testing kits available in the United Kingdom for home use, Andy Morling, from the government's medicines and healthcare products regulatory agency, said. COVID-19 testing as well as antibody testing are available at Winona Health. In other words, the test would show that less than half of those testing positive would truly have antibodies. (more...)
Hydroxychloroquine coronavirus trials to resume Hydroxychloroquine coronavirus trials to resume
- June 04, 2020

Among the critics of the study to sign the letter last week were several academics from the University of Oxford and Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit (MORU) in Bangkok, which had been conducting the global "COPCOV" trial of hydroxychloroquine as a treatment of COVID-19. (more...)
Cattaraugus County Confirms 70th and 71st COVID-19 Cases Cattaraugus County Confirms 70th and 71st COVID-19 Cases
- June 04, 2020

A week ago, the Parnall Correctional Facility outside Jackson had 191 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with more than 1,000 test results pending. So far, there are 132 confirmed cases linked to Firestone. The McHenry County Department of Public Health reported 23 new cases of COVID-19 and three additional deaths attributed to the virus Wednesday. "NPHET will proceed to submit recommendations to the Minister for Health". (more...)
Test and Trace boss Baroness Dido Harding: I can’t TalkTalk about figures… Test and Trace boss Baroness Dido Harding: I can’t TalkTalk about figures…
- June 04, 2020

The head of a cross-party parliamentary health committee piled fresh pressure on the government, criticising the system's head, Dido Harding, for failing to give appropriate data. If they test positive, they must continue to stay at home for seven days or until their symptoms have passed. "It's really important that everyone understands how the scheme works and people do the right thing and self-isolate if they are contacted by NHS test and trace". (more...)
United Kingdom says virus-related deaths rise to 48,000 United Kingdom says virus-related deaths rise to 48,000
- June 04, 2020

The number of people dying each week linked to coronavirus has dropped to its lowest levels in England and Wales since March, figures show. In total since the start of the pandemic, more than 25,000 excess deaths have now occurred in care homes in England and Wales. (more...)
Sweden Should Have Done More for Combating Coronavirus: Health Chief Claims Sweden Should Have Done More for Combating Coronavirus: Health Chief Claims
- June 04, 2020

State epidemiologist Anders Tegnell of the Public Health Agency of Sweden listens during a daily news conference on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) situation, in Stockholm, Sweden June 3, 2020. Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, who has promised an inquiry into the handling of the pandemic, did not immediately respond to a request for comment, but Health and Social Affairs Minister Lena Hallengren hit back. (more...)
Trump admin selects 5 coronavirus vaccine candidates as finalists Trump admin selects 5 coronavirus vaccine candidates as finalists
- June 04, 2020

Fauci still worries about how much protection they'll confer. The vaccine will be tested in Brazil on 2,000 volunteers, who will be recruited starting this week, said the Federal University of Sao Paulo, which is coordinating the study. The Trump administration has selected five companies, including Moderna Inc MRNA.O , AstraZeneca Plc AZN.L and Pfizer Inc PFE.N , as the most likely candidates to produce a vaccine for the novel coronavirus, the New York Times reported on Wednesday, citing ... (more...)
Trump says Republicans ‘forced’ to seek new state to host national convention Trump says Republicans ‘forced’ to seek new state to host national convention
- June 04, 2020

Republican governors of Tennessee, Florida and Georgia said they would be interested in hosting a full-scale convention if North Carolina fell through. Roy Cooper's reluctance to allow 19,000 delegates to pack the Spectrum Center arena. Forest if he thinks North Carolina is ready for thousands of people to be at one event together. (more...)
U of M study shows hydroxychloroquine not effective for COVID-19 prevention U of M study shows hydroxychloroquine not effective for COVID-19 prevention
- June 03, 2020

Researchers reviewed data from 172 studies assessing the effectiveness of masks, distancing, eye protection and other measures in preventing transmission from patients with confirmed or probable Covid-19, Middle East respiratory syndrome or severe acute respiratory syndrome, known as SARS. (more...)
Facebook in turmoil over refusal to police Trump’s posts Facebook in turmoil over refusal to police Trump’s posts
- June 03, 2020

Trump, in an attempt to regulate social media platforms where he has been criticized, said last week he will introduce legislation that may scrap or weaken a law that has protected internet companies, including Twitter and Facebook . Aggravated over the modest reality check, Trump threatened to shut down social media companies. Twitter's first warning for Trump last week said his claims on a post about mail-in ballots were false and had been debunked by fact-checkers. (more...)
When are McDonald's reopening in Stevenage and North Herts When are McDonald's reopening in Stevenage and North Herts
- June 03, 2020

Last week the company said that it would reveal the locations of the restaurants that were to open their doors on the day of each reopening to help manage demand. "We encourage you to use contactless payment methods and cap your spend at £25". Fewer employees than usual will be working at its United Kingdom restaurants, and they will be observing social distancing restrictions. (more...)
Coronavirus: WHO resumes trial of hydroxychloroquine after examining safety concerns Coronavirus: WHO resumes trial of hydroxychloroquine after examining safety concerns
- June 03, 2020

The authors of the study said neither drug should be used to treat Covid-19 outside of clinical trials and said randomised clinical trials were needed. "We will update this notice as soon as we have further information". Among the critics of the study to sign the letter last week were several academics from the University of Oxford and Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit (MORU) in Bangkok, which had been conducting the global "COPCOV" trial of hydroxychloroquine as a treatment ... (more...)
Trump says RNC leaving North Carolina, blames Democratic governor Trump says RNC leaving North Carolina, blames Democratic governor
- June 03, 2020

North Carolina faces an upward trend in its virus cases, reporting about 29,900 cumulative cases and 900 deaths as of Tuesday . The Republican National Committee holds a media walkthrough for the 2020 Republican National Convention, at the Spectrum Center Arena in Charlotte, N.C., on November 12, 2019. (more...)
Second wave of Covid-19 'not inevitable' Second wave of Covid-19 'not inevitable'
- June 03, 2020

Since May 18, the total number of COVID-19 related deaths from the county has remained at 22, according to county health data. There were three new cases in recovery reported during that same timeframe. Tuesday , when the state still had only 42 positives recorded from Ohio County, 25 of those positive cases were female, 17 were male. One additional COVID-19 case was confirmed today in Hardin County, and one new case in LaRue County. (more...)

« previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621 622 623 624 625 626 627 628 629 630 631 632 633 634 635 636 637 638 639 640 641 642 643 644 645 646 647 648 649 650 651 652 653 654 655 656 657 658 659 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 680 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688 689 690 691 692 693 694 695 696 697 698 699 700 701 702 703 704 705 706 707 708 709 710 711 712 713 714 715 716 717 718 719 720 721 722 723 724 725 726 727 728 729 730 731 732 733 734 735 736 737 738 739 740 741 742 743 744 745 746 747 748 749 750 751 752 753 754 755 756 757 758 759 760 761 762 763 764 765 766 767 768 769 770 771 772 773 774 775 776 777 778 779 780 781 782 783 784 785 786 787 788 789 790 791 792 793 794 795 796 797 798 799 800 801 802 803 804 805 806 807 808 809 810 811 812 813 814 815 816 817 818 819 820 821 822 823 824 825 826 827 828 829 830 831 832 833 834 835 836 837 838 839 840 841 842 843 844 845 846 847 848 849 850 851 852 853 854 855 856 857 858 859 860 861 862 863 864 865 866 867 868 869 870 871 872 873 874 875 876 877 878 879 880 881 882 883 884 885 886 887 888 889 890 891 892 893 894 895 896 897 898 899 900 901 902 903 904 905 906 907 908 909 910 911 912 913 next »