Health


Some Victorians Banned from Crossing into NSW Some Victorians Banned from Crossing into NSW
- July 02, 2020

Police will be patrolling the streets and screening residents entering and leaving the postcodes. Daniel Andrews, the premier of Victoria, said he had asked Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison to divert worldwide flights away from the city for the next two weeks. (more...)
Gov. Gavin Newsom announces new restrictions ahead of July 4 weekend
- July 02, 2020

Newsom issued the order after much of the state's economy had cautiously reopened , operating under new guidelines that allowed for social distancing. Newsom also urged that residents refrain from holding family gatherings, which he said was one of the likely causes of the surge in new cases . Newsom says the new criteria could apply to 53 of the state's 58 counties. (more...)
Two new cases of coronavirus reported in Ellis Co Two new cases of coronavirus reported in Ellis Co
- July 02, 2020

In the first three weeks of June, the county recorded 164 total cases. Of Livingston County's 47 cases, 18 have been associated with Pontiac's ZIP code, 11 with Dwight's and six with Fairbury's. Lycoming County has had 187 positive cases to date, Clinton 80 cases, Sullivan five cases and Tioga 25 cases. The county had eight people hospitalized Wednesday, with 60 percent of its hospital beds occupied and 2.4 percent of beds occupied by COVID-19 patients. (more...)
Chinese scientists discover new swine flu with pandemic potential Chinese scientists discover new swine flu with pandemic potential
- July 02, 2020

Before the novel coronavirus pandemic , China had been battling the African swine fever that has infected pigs in the country since June 2018. "From the data presented, it appears that this is a swine influenza virus that is poised to emerge in humans", Edward Holmes, an evolutionary biologist at the University of Sydney, told Science magazine. (more...)
UC San Diego concerned about potentially unsafe new flu spreading in China UC San Diego concerned about potentially unsafe new flu spreading in China
- July 02, 2020

US' top physician and immunologist said that virus was not an "imminent threat" but it is "something we need to keep our eye on the just the way we did with in 2009 with the emergence of the swine flu ". Out of these samples, the researchers isolated 179 swine flu viruses, the majority of which belonged to the newly identified G4 strain. Scientists carried out an expansive surveillance in between 2011 and 2018, in ten of the largest pork-farming provinces of China. (more...)
First death associated with COVID-19 confirmed in Grand First death associated with COVID-19 confirmed in Grand
- July 02, 2020

The county reported 606 new cases and deaths of a Mansfield man in his 60s and Fort Worth women in their 50s and 60s. Thirty-nine of the previously reported confirmed cases have been removed from isolation. They are now in the beginning stages of the investigation and are working to identify individuals who were in contact with the cases. Meanwhile, state health officials also announced Tuesday that four additional New Mexicans had died due to complications from COVID-19, bringing the ... (more...)
Oklahoma voters approve Medicaid expansion at the ballot box Oklahoma voters approve Medicaid expansion at the ballot box
- July 02, 2020

Almost 200,000 low-income adult residents could gain health insurance if the measure is approved. "We won't shy away from bringing home federal dollars for transportation or federal dollars for storm damage, but for whatever reason, we've said, 'No, no, no, we don't want to bring these dollars home for health care, '" said Amber England, the SQ 802 campaign manager. (more...)
Gilead's $2340 price for coronavirus drug draws criticism Gilead's $2340 price for coronavirus drug draws criticism
- July 02, 2020

According to a CNN News , Gilead set a price of $390 per vial for the US government, which would include Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense hospitals, as well as other governments of developed countries. "As with many other aspects of this pandemic, we are in uncharted territory in pricing remdesivir". Although there is still room for debate on whether remdesivir's price is appropriate, Gilead said the "degree of speculation" over its costs are understandable. (more...)
SCOTUS Strikes Down Draconian Louisiana Abortion Law SCOTUS Strikes Down Draconian Louisiana Abortion Law
- July 02, 2020

And that, "The evidence also shows that opposition to abortion played a significant role in some hospitals' decisions to deny admitting privileges". "In fact, I believe it is irresponsible for them not to have such privileges". "Our fight to defend the lives of unborn children and protect women from the unsafe and unregulated abortion industry must continue in our nation's statehouses and courts", Scheidler said in a statement. (more...)
House Dems Pass Obamacare Expansion, Seeking to Draw Contrast With Trump House Dems Pass Obamacare Expansion, Seeking to Draw Contrast With Trump
- July 02, 2020

The bill's sponsor, Rep. Angie Craig, D-Minn., said the legislation would provide federal funding to states to lower the cost of premiums while expanding healthcare to more Americans and create a drug price negotiation mechanism named after Elijah E. (more...)
Grim warning from Fauci on USA corona outbreak Grim warning from Fauci on USA corona outbreak
- July 02, 2020

Fauci, who is 79 and has been director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases since 1984, said no other infectious disease "goes from 40% of the people having no symptoms, to some having mild symptoms, to some having severe, some requiring staying at home for weeks, some going to the hospital, some getting intensive care, some getting intubated, some getting ventilated and some dying". (more...)
DuPage County reports 52 COVID-19 cases Monday, including 2 deaths DuPage County reports 52 COVID-19 cases Monday, including 2 deaths
- July 02, 2020

The deceased included two individuals from McKinley County that were hospitalized and had underlying health issues. At least 338 patients have recovered from COVID-19, and there have been 3,310 negative COVID-19 tests. One of the previously announced cases was a duplicate. 41 of the 59 reported cases are now listed as recovered. According to data from DHHR, 540 cases are now active and 2,272 people have recovered. (more...)
Australia to lock down 300,000 in Melbourne suburbs after coronavirus spike Australia to lock down 300,000 in Melbourne suburbs after coronavirus spike
- July 02, 2020

In making the announcement, Premier of Victoria Daniel Andrews revealed that more than a thousand people, when asked, refused to be tested. Residents will be confined to their homes and only allowed out for grocery shopping, health appointments, work or caregiving, and exercise. (more...)
Governor Orders Closure of Indoor Operations in Santa Barbara County Governor Orders Closure of Indoor Operations in Santa Barbara County
- July 02, 2020

Nineteen counties are on that list, including Santa Barbara County. Newsom also said those watch list counties must close all bar operations. Beaches will also be closed on Fourth of July weekend in L.A. There is widespread concern among lawmakers in the state that the pandemic could worsen as people celebrate the July Fourth Holiday over the weekend - much like it did when people crowded beaches and outdoor spots during the Memorial Day weekend. (more...)
Oxford Vaccine For Coronavirus In Final Stages Of Clinical Trials Oxford Vaccine For Coronavirus In Final Stages Of Clinical Trials
- July 01, 2020

On Wednesday the BBC reported that human trials have already been started by the experts at the Oxford University. "As the world rallies to find health solutions, a South African endeavour for the development of an effective COVID-19 vaccine is testament to our commitment of supporting healthcare innovation to save lives", said Glenda Gray, President and CEO of the South African Medical Research Council, which is funding the project with support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. (more...)
Fauci urges Us residents to quit likely to bars 'right now' Fauci urges Us residents to quit likely to bars 'right now'
- July 01, 2020

In addition to his dire warning about social distancing, Fauci also said that he would not be shocked if the USA arrived at in excess of 100,000 new conditions of the virus a working day. " Donald Trump failed us ", the 77-year-old former vice president said in a speech in DE, where he unveiled an updated plan to tackle the pandemic calling for more testing and the hiring of 100 000 contract tracers. (more...)
Remdesivir Found to Improve COVID-19 Recovery in Trial Remdesivir Found to Improve COVID-19 Recovery in Trial
- July 01, 2020

Hospitals will be able to purchase the drug in amounts allocated by the HHS and state health departments. The United States has bought up virtually the whole supply of a drug that could shorten the recovery time of coronavirus patients. (more...)
Gilead sets United States price for COVID-19 treatment Gilead sets United States price for COVID-19 treatment
- July 01, 2020

That puts the total per patient treatment costs $US2,340 ($3,415) and $US3,120 ($4,553), respectively. However, he noted that "because of the way the U.S. The company said that it could have charged more based on the value the medicine provides, the typical approach drugmakers use in setting pricing for new and innovative therapies. (more...)
GOP Sen Suggests Trump Wear Mask GOP Sen Suggests Trump Wear Mask
- July 01, 2020

On Sunday, Alexander told CNN that it would " help " if the President wore a mask to stop the political debate surrounding the matter as coronavirus cases surge in several cities. McCarthy agreed and presented the idea of wearing patriotic masks on the Fourth of July. In April, Trump said he could not picture himself in a mask while greeting "presidents, prime ministers, dictators, kings, queens". (more...)
United States buys almost all stocks of coronavirus drug remdesivir
- July 01, 2020

The United States has bought almost all the available global supplies for the next three months of anti-viral drug remdesivir, one of two drugs that have proven to be effective against COVID-19. "The Trump administration is doing everything in our power to learn more about life-saving therapeutics for COVID-19 and secure access to these options for the American people", he added. (more...)

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