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Doctors And Media Torch Second Evasive Briefing On Trump's COVID Condition Doctors And Media Torch Second Evasive Briefing On Trump's COVID Condition
- October 07, 2020

CNN broadcast the images live, unaware that Trump had tweeted out that he was about to surprise supporters with a visit. The risk of COVID19 transmission inside is as high as it gets outside of medical procedures. On Monday morning they postponed a decision to later in the day on whether he could be discharged. Dooley quoted Trump as saying , "I feel like I could walk out of here today". (more...)
Benefit of the Common Cold? It May Prevent COVID Benefit of the Common Cold? It May Prevent COVID
- October 07, 2020

The probability of survival was also significantly higher in COVID-19 hospitalised patients with a previous positive test result for a common cold coronoavirus. Skin cells mixed with samples of corona virus and influenza virus A, which also spread through droplets and human contact. Therefore, the confirmation that these animals can be infected indeed is unfound. (more...)
PureGym asks for forgiveness after insensitive Slavery Workout Advertisement PureGym asks for forgiveness after insensitive Slavery Workout Advertisement
- October 07, 2020

But the assistant manager of the gym who originally posted the image then reposted it on his personal Instagram and defended the workout. "The twist to this is one rep of your first exercise, two of the second but before you move on to the third exercise which is also three reps you must start at the beginning to move on AND that's how the entire workout goes". (more...)
Ontario records 548 new COVID-19 cases Ontario records 548 new COVID-19 cases
- October 07, 2020

The government has faced criticism over the long lines at assessment centres where people have had to wait for hours for a COVID-19 test. However, it is the ninth straight day that cases in the province have surpassed 500. "That's why we're immediately authorizing the release of this funding to reinforce existing investments to improve physical distancing and remote learning and hire more staff, so our kids and teachers stay safe and healthy". (more...)
Two win Chemistry Nobel Prize for developing genome editing method Two win Chemistry Nobel Prize for developing genome editing method
- October 07, 2020

As so often in science , the discovery of these genetic scissors was unexpected. Doudna is the Director of the Max Planck Unit for the Science of Pathogens in Berlin. Charpentier published her research in 2011 and began working with Doudna to recreate the bacteria's genetic scissors, making the tool simpler for easier use and application to other genetic material. (more...)
Nobel Prize goes to discoverers of hepatitis C Nobel Prize goes to discoverers of hepatitis C
- October 07, 2020

Rice , both Americans, who contributed to the research on hepatitis C. Announcing the prize in Stockholm , the Nobel Committee noted that the trio's work helped explain a major source of blood-borne hepatitis that couldn't be explained by the previously discovered hepatitis A and B viruses . (more...)
Negative COVID-19 Cases In FDL County Approaching 25,000 Negative COVID-19 Cases In FDL County Approaching 25,000
- October 07, 2020

The state Department of Health reported 90,663 cases total with 2,165 deaths. Still, the percentage of tests in the Northeast that were coming back positive for the novel coronavirus remains very low, mostly in the 1%-2% range. All counties in Washington have cases. People the Public Health department considers "recovered" can still have ongoing health problems as a result of the illness. (more...)
World Health Organization chief: Covid-19 vaccine may be ready by year's end
- October 07, 2020

Pfizer Inc . (NYSE: PFE ) and BioNTech SE - ADR (NASDAQ: BNTX ) cemented their lead in the coronavirus vaccine race by beginning the rolling submission of the regulatory application in Europe. The companies have been granted fast-track review in the U.S. The duration of the review of the final application will depend on the proportion of data already assessed by EMA under the rolling review . (more...)
Covid-19 increased demand for mental health services, but disrupted them worldwide Covid-19 increased demand for mental health services, but disrupted them worldwide
- October 07, 2020

People who already suffered from pre-existing mental, neurological or substance use disorders - who are also at a higher risk of contracting the virus - face greater risks of developing severe outcomes or even dying. The Ministry of Health reported on Monday that two more people tested positive for Covid-19 in the Kingdom - a 27-year-old Frenchman staying in Siem Reap town and a 34-year-old Indian woman staying at a hotel in Phnom Penh. (more...)
Despite COVID-19 hospitalization, Trump remains active on Twitter Despite COVID-19 hospitalization, Trump remains active on Twitter
- October 07, 2020

Kanye's message of support follows Sunday's (October 04) news that President Trump could be released from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland as early as Monday. In the pandemic's earlier days, the false claim that COVID is comparable to the flu was a common refrain from Trump and his allies, who wished to downplay the severity of the virus . (more...)
White House Not Contact Tracing Potential Coronavirus Superspreader 'Rose Garden Massacre' White House Not Contact Tracing Potential Coronavirus Superspreader 'Rose Garden Massacre'
- October 07, 2020

On Monday, White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany became one of the most recent senior presidential staff to test positive , after several days of having tested negative . "The positive test is a good reminder for me and perhaps for all of how vigilant we need to be". Those who have tested positive were seated in the first few rows of the crowd. (more...)
Bristol-Myers Set to Acquire MyoKardia for $13 Billion Bristol-Myers Set to Acquire MyoKardia for $13 Billion
- October 07, 2020

The agreement comes after last year's acquisitions of Celgene for United States dollars 74 Billion , which joined two of the world's strongest cancer drug businesses in the largest pharmaceutical deal to ever go through. Bristol Myers recorded a 61% increase in total revenues to $10.1 billion for the second quarter of 2020 along with a 38% increase in adjusted EPS to $1.63. (more...)
Two drive-thru flu shot clinics set for Macon-Bibb County Two drive-thru flu shot clinics set for Macon-Bibb County
- October 07, 2020

For additional information on the flu, the vaccine and how to stay safe this flu season, visit http://www.ahn.org/services/primary-care/flu-shot.html or faqs.discoverhighmark.com/flu-shot/ . But treatments for the illnesses are very different, so people who get sick during the upcoming flu season may need to get tested for both. But it doesn't have to be unsafe. (more...)
First COVID-19 vaccine submitted to Health Canada for approval First COVID-19 vaccine submitted to Health Canada for approval
- October 07, 2020

On 6 September , a standard review process triggered a volunteer pause across all global trials after a participant in the United Kingdom trial experienced a serious adverse event. Earlier last month the CDC has asked states to be ready for "large-scale distribution" by November 1. If such a vaccine gets approved, what the vaccine does and doesn't do would need to be communicated very clearly, says Maria Bottazzi, a vaccinologist at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. (more...)
Trump’s return means more anxiety for White House reporters Trump’s return means more anxiety for White House reporters
- October 07, 2020

But in a statement, the Pentagon attributed the move to Ray's participation Friday in a meeting at the Pentagon with Milley and several service chiefs. Hampton said that White House officials did not inform her of the outbreak. USA president Donald Trump was discharged from hospital after contracting Covid-19. (more...)
Biden slams Trump over reassuring remarks on Covid-19 Biden slams Trump over reassuring remarks on Covid-19
- October 07, 2020

She also delivered an emotional pitch for Joe Biden , the presidential candidate of the Democratic Party. The former first lady noted that just like many Americans, her daughters are taking college classes virtually. As of Monday morning, Pence and Biden's running mate, Sen. It is unclear if the White House coronavirus task force has any plans to amend its strategy. (more...)
CDC: Coronavirus Can Sometimes Be Spread Through Air CDC: Coronavirus Can Sometimes Be Spread Through Air
- October 07, 2020

They said: "At this time, there is no indication of a general community need to use special engineering controls, such as those required to protect against airborne transmission of infections, like measles or tuberculosis, in the healthcare setting". (more...)
Redding law enforcement agencies selling Breast Cancer Awareness patches Redding law enforcement agencies selling Breast Cancer Awareness patches
- October 07, 2020

For example, Lebanese pop star Elissa has discussed her battle with breast cancer on social media, encouraging other women to speak up and others get tested. Another 27% of respondents said they were anxious about the effect the pandemic might have on their after care. For healthcare professionals, the message is that each case is unique, especially for those fighting metastatic breast cancer. (more...)
Full transcript of Donald Trump's address to the nation from Walter Reed Full transcript of Donald Trump's address to the nation from Walter Reed
- October 07, 2020

The fact of the matter is that he's doing really well". The changing, and at times contradictory, accounts created a credibility crisis for the White House at a crucial moment, with the president's health and the nation's leadership on the line. (more...)
Most hospitalized COVID-19 patients have neurological symptoms, study says
- October 07, 2020

The Northwestern University researchers said the "severity and persistence" of "neurologic manifestations" of the coronavirus is increasing, but their frequency "and associated risk factors remain unclear". The description can include problems with attention and concentration, loss of short-term memory, disorientation, stupor and "profound unresponsiveness" or a coma-like level of consciousness. (more...)

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