Health


European Union reviewing Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in real time European Union reviewing Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in real time
- October 07, 2020

The Centre estimates to receive and utilise 40-50 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccine to inoculate 20-25 crore people by July next year and is preparing a format for state governments to submit by the end of this month a list of priority populations, health minister Harsh Vardhan said on Sunday. (more...)
Trump criticized for leaving hospital to greet supporters Trump criticized for leaving hospital to greet supporters
- October 07, 2020

The level now stands at 98%, Trump's medical team said. Bloomberg: "What Happens If Trump Is "Unable" to Govern" - "Now that President Donald Trump has tested positive for Covid-19, the Department of Justice is nearly certainly focusing on the 25th Amendment, which provides for the transfer of presidential authority to the vice president". (more...)
Linked Syndrome Seen in Kids Found in Adults Linked Syndrome Seen in Kids Found in Adults
- October 06, 2020

The brand-new CDC report recognizes around 2 lots cases of MIS-A. All of the patients had either a positive COVID-19 test or positive antibody test. "Most children with MIS-C have fever lasting several days and may show symptoms of irritability or decreased activity, abdominal pain without another explanation, diarrhea, vomiting, rash, conjunctivitis, lack of appetite, red or cracked lips, red or bumpy tongue, or swollen hands and feet". (more...)
This is the #1 Sign You Have COVID, Says Study This is the #1 Sign You Have COVID, Says Study
- October 06, 2020

The team studied 590 volunteers who experienced a new loss of smell or taste, and they tested 567 of them for Covid-19. The study is first of its kind to explore the symptom of loss of taste and smell as one of the preliminary symptoms of the virus. (more...)
Alberta reports 3 deaths linked to COVID-19, 122 new cases Alberta reports 3 deaths linked to COVID-19, 122 new cases
- October 06, 2020

North zone: 104 cases, up two. The Edmonton Zone, which includes the City of Edmonton and surrounding area, continues to have the highest number of active cases with 832. Unknown: one case, down from five. Four new schools reported outbreaks including Monsignor E.L. Doyle Elementary School in Calgary, Aldergrove School in Edmonton, Queen Elizabeth School also in Edmonton and J Percy Page School in Edmonton. (more...)
Joe Biden tests negative for Covid-19 Joe Biden tests negative for Covid-19
- October 05, 2020

The Clinic's statement doesn't make clear when the candidates and those traveling with them had tested negative . "They didn't arrive 'til Tuesday afternoon. McDaniel maintained that she does not support a potential change that would cut the microphone of either candidate if they break the rules. Donald Trump tweeted out the positive test results on early Friday morning after White House counselor Hope Hicks, a close aide to him, had tested positive for COVID-19. (more...)
GOP 'full steam ahead' on Barrett after Trump test GOP 'full steam ahead' on Barrett after Trump test
- October 05, 2020

In a statement , White House spokesman Judd Deere said Barrett is tested daily for the coronavirus and was last with the president on the day she was nominated. She had last met with President Trump on Saturday, and has since tested negative for coronavirus. "Like so many other Utans, I will now spend part of 2020 working from home ", he said. (more...)
COVID-19 assessment centres moving to appointment model COVID-19 assessment centres moving to appointment model
- October 05, 2020

Ontario is reporting 732 new cases of COVID-19 - the highest daily increase since the start of the pandemic. The order will also halt social circles from expanding into larger groups. Currently, a restaurant can have up to 75 people indoors with only six individuals allowed at a table. To reduce strain on the health care system, Ford announced 155 assessment centres will also no longer take walk-in testing requests as of Tuesday, Oct. (more...)
Covid-19: Pfizer CEO pushes back against Trump claim on vaccine timing Covid-19: Pfizer CEO pushes back against Trump claim on vaccine timing
- October 05, 2020

Director of the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci confirmed in a statement last week that there are now four COVID-19 vaccine candidates undergoing Phase 3 clinical testing in the US, which are being developed by Johnson & Johnson, Moderna, Pfizer and AstraZeneca. (more...)
80 additional COVID-19 cases reported in Flathead County 80 additional COVID-19 cases reported in Flathead County
- October 03, 2020

A total of 7,695 people who tested positive have now recovered. The province recorded 82 cases Thursday and set a record the previous day with more than 10,000 COVID-19 tests in one day, while Henry said cases are leveling off. Two women have died in Northern Health from COVID-19, one in their 70s and one in their 60s, an elder with the Nak'azdli Whut'en First Nation. Currently, 32% of medical/surgical beds are available and 44% of ICU beds. (more...)
With U.S. Election In Offing, Facebook Tightens Political Ad Bans With U.S. Election In Offing, Facebook Tightens Political Ad Bans
- October 03, 2020

The source-free ads claimed that accepting refugees into the U.S. would increase Americans' risk of contracting COVID-19, and that policies put forth by Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden would welcome refugees from Syria, Somalia and Yemen by "700%". (more...)
ICDDR,B chosen among 5 global labs to assess COVID-19 vaccines ICDDR,B chosen among 5 global labs to assess COVID-19 vaccines
- October 02, 2020

The United States should opt into the World Health Organisation-led Covax facility for Covid-19 vaccine distribution, an independent expert panel tapped by top U.S. But with more than 320 Covid-19 vaccine candidates in the works, Saville said, the many differences in data collection and evaluation methods are an issue. (more...)
363 new cases, 1 death
- October 02, 2020

The county has a known total of 77,631 cases and 1,415 deaths. According to the Illinois Public Health Department's daily county testing data , which is on a three-day lag, DeKalb County had a daily positivity rate of 7.1% Monday, up from 6.9% the day prior. (more...)
COVID-19 in B.C COVID-19 in B.C
- October 02, 2020

There have been no new community outbreaks, although there continue to be community exposure events around the province. He tested positive September 15 and died September 24 at Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center. Public health is actively monitoring 3,202 people across the province, who are in self-isolation due to COVID-19 exposure. A total of 7,695 people who tested positive have now recovered. (more...)
Joe Biden Releases Latest Tax Returns Ahead Of Debate With Trump
- October 02, 2020

Biden and other Democrats have decried Trump's nomination of a new justice given Republicans' refusal to consider President Barack Obama's selection following the 2016 death of Antonin Scalia. There was also anger directed to Wallace for failing to challenge Trump on the remark. " Would you shut up, man? " he said at one point, before calling Trump "unpresidential". (more...)
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals : says its COVID-19 treatment reduces viral levels, improves symptoms Regeneron Pharmaceuticals : says its COVID-19 treatment reduces viral levels, improves symptoms
- October 02, 2020

The FDA can authorize emergency use of a drug before completing its review for a formal approval. The trial is included in a larger research program that is studying the cocktail for treating hospitalized patients and for preventing infections in those who have been exposed to COVID-19 patients. (more...)
McHenry County reports 32 COVID-19 cases, one additional death
- October 02, 2020

The newest figures were released by the Department of Health this evening. In total, the state has now reported 2,049 COVID-19 deaths and 100,200 infections, including 89,980 people who have recovered to the point that they are no longer risks for spreading the virus. (more...)
Kiwis travelling to Australia will still have to quarantine on return - PM Kiwis travelling to Australia will still have to quarantine on return - PM
- October 02, 2020

That means that New Zealanders returning from travel to Australia would still need to go into quarantine. However, she hinted travel the other way was still slightly further away, and would involve Australia having to meet a set of criteria she is setting. (more...)
Super-spreaders may have triggered Covid-19 pandemic in India, finds study Super-spreaders may have triggered Covid-19 pandemic in India, finds study
- October 02, 2020

India's daily Covid-19 cases in September. They said the proportion of deaths to the number of infected people, known as the case-fatality ratio (CFR), spanned 0.05 per cent at ages 5 to 17 years to 16.6 per cent at ages exceeding 85. A small group of super-spreaders were responsible for nearly two-thirds of India's coronavirus cases , according to new research into how the disease spread in the world's second-most populous nation. (more...)
Growth in Covid-19 infections may be slowing in England Growth in Covid-19 infections may be slowing in England
- October 02, 2020

According to the study , more than half - 51.1% - of the male patients suffered from hypogonadism (defined as a condition in which the body doesn't produce enough testosterone), with levels of less than 300 ng/dl - several, in fact, had testosterone levels of less than 100 ng/dl. (more...)

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