Health


No new COVID-19 deaths reported for Monroe County No new COVID-19 deaths reported for Monroe County
- July 28, 2020

A total of 4,370 people with the virus have been hospitalized, which is 43 more than Friday. Among the areas seeing the highest increases are Allegheny County, which is reporting an increase of 180 cases, and Philadelphia County with an increase of 166 cases. (more...)
Alberta's curve 'no longer flat', Hinshaw says, with active cases at 1,430 Alberta's curve 'no longer flat', Hinshaw says, with active cases at 1,430
- July 28, 2020

The last time she updated Albertans, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, the province's chief medical officer of health, said she was "very concerned" by the trend and characterized the numbers as a "wake-up call" for every Albertan. "We know that touching one's face, especially with unwashed hands is a significant risk factor for picking up the virus if there is someone who's infectious in that environment". (more...)
MOH comments on Niagara's increasing COVID-19 numbers MOH comments on Niagara's increasing COVID-19 numbers
- July 28, 2020

There have been 12 new cases confirmed. And while Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis declared last week that, "We're definitely trending in a better direction", on Saturday his state surpassed NY in confirmed cases at 414,511, with 5,894 deaths. There have been a total of 108,264 cases of covid-19 in Pennsylvania since the beginning of the pandemic in March. The Pennsylvania Department of Health announced 839 new cases of covid-19 on Monday. (more...)
First Phase 3 Coronavirus Vaccine Trial Begins In The US First Phase 3 Coronavirus Vaccine Trial Begins In The US
- July 27, 2020

Moderna said on Sunday it had received an additional $472 million in additional funding from the government's Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority that would be used to support its late-stage clinical development including the expanded Phase 3 study. (more...)
Cases in India surge to 14,35,453 as death toll reaches 32,771 Cases in India surge to 14,35,453 as death toll reaches 32,771
- July 27, 2020

The UN health agency said more than half of the new confirmed infections were reported in North and South America, with almost 70,000 new cases reported in the United States and over 67,000 in Brazil. Officials said recoveries have outnumbered active COVID-19 cases by more than 4 lakh and the recovery rate has touched a new high of almost 63.92%. Maharashtra happens to be in the first state in the country which capped the treatment charges for COVID-19. (more...)
UK Plans to Fight Obesity With Ad Bans and Calorie Labels UK Plans to Fight Obesity With Ad Bans and Calorie Labels
- July 27, 2020

Mr Johnson said: "I've always wanted to lose weight for ages and, I think like many people, I struggle with my weight - I go up and down". "If we all do our bit, we can reduce our health risks". The campaign - unveiled as part of the government's new Obesity Strategy - encourages adults to introduce changes that will help them work towards a healthier weight, with a suite of free tools and apps supporting people to eat better, drink less alcohol and get active. (more...)
Hopeful Volunteers Taking Part in Trials of COVID Vaccine Hopeful Volunteers Taking Part in Trials of COVID Vaccine
- July 27, 2020

Moderna said on Sunday it had received an additional $472 million in additional funding from the government's Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority that would be used to support its late-stage clinical development including the expanded Phase 3 study. (more...)
Major COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Gets Underway With 30000 Volunteers
- July 27, 2020

The US is driving coronavirus vaccine development with a $1 billion investment. "We are pleased to have started the Phase 3 COVE study", CEO at Moderna Stephane Bancel said in a statement. The vaccine uses synthetic messenger RNA ( mRNA ) to inoculate against the coronavirus. The vaccine is still in its trial period and its full scope of safety and efficacy has yet to be realized. (more...)
Bunnings mask woman seen arguing with Australia Post staff in new video Bunnings mask woman seen arguing with Australia Post staff in new video
- July 27, 2020

While the science shows it's an effective way of limiting the risk of coronavirus transmission, there are some in the community that refuse to wear them, citing ambiguous defenses such as right of freedom and human rights. Angry lady yelling about your rights, you are not being discriminated against because of any of the reasons you listed. "No, I am allowed to do this and you're discriminating against me". (more...)
Frustration as St Basil's aged care coronavirus outbreak grows Frustration as St Basil's aged care coronavirus outbreak grows
- July 27, 2020

The federal Department of Health is now assisting the operation and staffing of an aged care facility in Melbourne's north, as cases linked to the centre reach 69 on Wednesday. Now 48 of the 150 residents in the facility have caught the virus, along with 27 members of staff bringing the total to 73 staff members and residents who have tested positive for COVID-19. (more...)
COVID-19: No new deaths and 12 new cases confirmed COVID-19: No new deaths and 12 new cases confirmed
- July 27, 2020

However, this morning the Ministry of Health told 1 NEWS it had been advised of a case reported by South Korean health authorities. 43 new cases were hospitalized, bringing the total number of people hospitalized to 4,370. None of those cases are receiving hospital-level care for COVID-19 with all active cases confined to managed isolation and quarantine facilities. A Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade spokesperson said the ministry is aware of the case, but "has not been contacted for ... (more...)
Australian state records daily virus record, warns of lockdown extension Australian state records daily virus record, warns of lockdown extension
- July 27, 2020

From June until 23 July, 66 residential aged care services in Victoria have had at least one confirmed Covid-19 case, either a resident or care worker. Melbourne, the capital of Victoria, has spent the last two weeks under strict lockdown. "The virus is deeply embedded within the community in Victoria", Dr Coatsworth told Nine's Today program. (more...)
Allegheny County reports 146 new coronavirus cases, 1 new death Allegheny County reports 146 new coronavirus cases, 1 new death
- July 27, 2020

The county's Health and Human Services department also reported 18 new COVID-19 deaths . Yellowstone County had the most new cases Sunday with 29, followed by Flathead County with 16 new confirmed cases. An EMT delivers a COVID-19 testing kit to drivers at the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science in South Los Angeles. MTN News counts the updated data individual counties report throughout a given day. (more...)
Texas hospital overwhelmed by coronavirus may send some patients home to die Texas hospital overwhelmed by coronavirus may send some patients home to die
- July 27, 2020

Predatory pricing by private hospitals providing OVID-19 treatment in Delhi has led to financial exploitation of patients and families during the ongoing pandemic. In a complaint addressed to the hospital administration on July 11, Mayanka wrote: " At the time of my mother's admission on 24 June, my family was not informed about the rates fixed for COVID-19 treatment by the Delhi Government. (more...)
Government considers drive-through flu-jab clinics in plan to double winter vaccinations Government considers drive-through flu-jab clinics in plan to double winter vaccinations
- July 27, 2020

The NHS will get in contact with those who are eligible. More than 30 million people will receive the flu vaccination during this flu season as part of the most comprehensive flu programme in United Kingdom history, which is set to be rolled out this winter according to a government announcement. (more...)
An Unknown Salmonella Outbreak has Infected Over 100 People in 15 States An Unknown Salmonella Outbreak has Infected Over 100 People in 15 States
- July 27, 2020

It's worth noting that no deaths have been reported. The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S. CDC ) is also investigating an outbreak of Salmonella Newport illnesses that have a similar genetic fingerprint to illnesses reported in this outbreak. (more...)
Ontario logs 137 new cases of COVID-19, four deaths
- July 27, 2020

There are 11 new cases in the community and six cases are under investigation. Out of the cases reported by Ottawa Public Health on Sunday, half were tied to people under 30: three are under the age of 10, two are teenagers and another eight are in their 20s. (more...)
Mayors of Saskatchewan cities split on COVID-19 case reporting Mayors of Saskatchewan cities split on COVID-19 case reporting
- July 26, 2020

In west central region, there are 93 total cases (active and recovered): 76 are on 10 colonies and 17 are in the general community. Martensville Mayor Kent Muench said he was "comfortable" with case reporting and noted the province's chief medical health officer, Dr. (more...)
Chinese COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Shows Promise
- July 26, 2020

However the SII's application to the Drug Controller General of India is partly premised on promising data on the vaccine candidate generated in the United Kingdom. On Tuesday, Michael Ryan, the head of emergencies at the World Health Organisation, hailed "good news" from two COVID-19 vaccine candidates in early human trials, but warned that there was a long way to go. (more...)
Farm COVID case spike has Premier seeing red
- July 26, 2020

Ottawa is reporting 28 cases with Windsor-Essex reporting 33. In a tweet, Minister of Health Christine Elliott noted that the majority (66 per cent) of new cases are people under the age of 40. The number of recovered patients in the province is now 34,359. Ontario processed almost 29,000 tests over the last day. Fourteen of those regions recorded zero cases. (more...)

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