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Next Presidential Debate Will Be Virtual Amid Trump's Battle With COVID Next Presidential Debate Will Be Virtual Amid Trump's Battle With COVID
- October 08, 2020

Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) and Vice President Mike Pence squared off during the only vice presidential debate of the election cycle. When Biden spoke to reporters on Thursday, he did not seem so sure of what Trump might end up doing. Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said Sunday the Trump administration would no longer report on the number of infections linked to the White House outbreak. (more...)
Officials Announce 611 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases And Five Deaths Officials Announce 611 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases And Five Deaths
- October 08, 2020

There is now a total of 40,086* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland. Speaking earlier today, HSE CEO Paul Reid said trends in the spread of Covid-19 "continue to be a strong concern" for the HSE but said Ireland's hospital system is "challenged, but not overwhelmed". (more...)
World Mental Health Day Support Available in Kent World Mental Health Day Support Available in Kent
- October 08, 2020

The pandemic has taken a big toll on mental health. World Mental Health Day is organized by the World Federation for Mental Health. "Mental health hasn't yet had this movement - and it's up to us to build it". Mental health affects every single Ontarian one way or another, especially as COVID-19 concerns rise. We want to see mental health put on an equal footing with physical health. (more...)
Even mild Covid-19 infections can make people sick for months Even mild Covid-19 infections can make people sick for months
- October 08, 2020

The team noted neurologic symptoms based on a review of clinical notes, diagnostic studies, and physician-documented diagnoses taken during the patients' hospitalizations. Dr. Richard Temes, overseer of the Center for Neurocritical Care at Northwell Health in Manhasset, New York, said that despite the fact that the examination analyzed patients at clinics in the Chicago region, the outcomes are appropriate broadly on the grounds that COVID "doesn't regard limits, fringes or topography". (more...)
Will Not Participate In Virtual Presidential Debate: Donald Trump Will Not Participate In Virtual Presidential Debate: Donald Trump
- October 08, 2020

In 1960, the third presidential debate between Richard Nixon and John F. Kennedy was broadcast with the two candidates on opposite coasts. "That's not what debating is all about", he said in an interview with Maria Bartiromo on the Fox Business Network. (more...)
Trump pledges again that China will Trump pledges again that China will "pay" for the spread of coronavirus
- October 08, 2020

US President Donald Trump has once again threatened China on the Coronavirus pandemic. "This was a blessing in disguise ", Trump said, adding that his use of the medication from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc had allowed him to experience first-hand how effective it could be. (more...)
Nobel Prize In Literature Awarded to U.S. Poet Louise Glück Nobel Prize In Literature Awarded to U.S. Poet Louise Glück
- October 08, 2020

The Nobel Prize in Literature Award, which is considered the world's pre-eminent literary award, is bestowed annually to well-deserving authors that have produced the best work in the field of literature from a different region of the world. (more...)
70% breast cancer patients seek treatment when too late
- October 08, 2020

Although many women get an annual mammogram for breast cancer screening, leading organizations have issued screening guidelines that recommend women at average risk aged 55 years and older can be screened every 2 years. "The National Bowel Cancer Screening Program involves home test kits, sent to eligible participants who return them by mail". However, colonoscopies and surgeries declined by 57 per cent and 16 per cent respectively, according to Bowel Cancer Australia. (more...)
Victoria records 11 new cases of COVID-19, but no new deaths
- October 08, 2020

Regional Victoria's 14-day average is sitting at 0.4, up from 0.3 a day earlier. Testing is continuing in response to the Chadstone Shopping Centre outbreak and a related outbreak at the Oddfellows Café in Kilmore. "There will be some changes, the exact nature of those changes we will need to look at". There is also a new case in Mildura, though the premier noted it was a "very low positive" result. (more...)
Halton reports 32 new COVID-19 cases, 583 across Ontario Halton reports 32 new COVID-19 cases, 583 across Ontario
- October 08, 2020

Elliott says 60 per cent of today's cases are in people under the age of 40. Forty-one patients are now in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) with COVID-19. The decision was made, in part, to help labs clear the backlog of test samples, which at its highest grew to more than 92,000. Only 15 per cent of positive cases are being reported to Ottawa Public Health within 48 hours of testing. (more...)
Testing continues after COVID-19 case in Kilmore
- October 08, 2020

Its budget assumes the country will be able to contain COVID-19 outbreaks by the end of the year, the majority of its inter-state borders will be reopened, and a vaccine will be developed in 2021. There are two active cases in Mitchell Shire and zero in Strathbogie Shire. The increase in mystery cases comes as authorities try to tackle a growing outbreak connected to a butcher in Melbourne's Chadstone shopping centre . (more...)
Dozens of Mammals at Risk of COVID Infection Dozens of Mammals at Risk of COVID Infection
- October 08, 2020

They aim to prove that the relief of pain is the reason behind the unrelenting spread of the virus. A new study carried out by the researchers from the University of Arizona in the United States has found that the coronavirus can relieve pain . (more...)
Eli Lilly says its monoclonal antibody cocktail is effective against Covid-19 Eli Lilly says its monoclonal antibody cocktail is effective against Covid-19
- October 08, 2020

Last Friday, President Trump was treated with the Regeneron monoclonal antibodies. Eli Lilly and Company announced the partial results Wednesday in a news release; they have not yet been published or reviewed by independent scientists. About 5.8% of patients given placebo required hospitalization or an emergency room visit versus 0.9% of those given the antibodies. That difference, however, was just barely statistically significant. (more...)
I haven’t received my mail-in ballot yet. What should I do? I haven’t received my mail-in ballot yet. What should I do?
- October 08, 2020

Pictured behind the glass, are Tammy Moore and Gary Phillips, with the Gallia County Board of Elections Office, assisting with early in-person voting on Tuesday. "New Jersey voters have already received news of the changes to the November 2020 general election". But other agencies anticipate providing less frequent updates. (more...)
Faces more important for people than dogs, study shows Faces more important for people than dogs, study shows
- October 08, 2020

Research suggests that how "you" look is a very hoomun thing. Even though dogs gaze into man's eyes, dog brains may not process faces as human brains do. Regarding differences, the study found no brain areas in dogs that encode whether the viewed image is a face or a back-of-the-head - whereas in humans this is a crucial distinction. (more...)
US President Donald Trump leaves hospital to return to White House US President Donald Trump leaves hospital to return to White House
- October 08, 2020

The President said he now feels better "than I did 20 years ago". While Trump has maintained that he is doing well, Dr. Brian Garibaldi, a physician on Trump's medical team, revealed Sunday that the U.S. President Trump drove past supporters in a motorcade outside of Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., on Sunday. However he said that Mr Trump would "not entirely be out of the woods" for some time and would have to be monitored carefully throughout the rest of this week and the ... (more...)
Kildare has 31 new Covid-19 cases Kildare has 31 new Covid-19 cases
- October 08, 2020

Covid-19 is spreading in our community in a very worrying manner. 111 in Dublin, 51 in Donegal, 41 in Cork, 32 in Clare and the remaining 197 are located across 20 counties. According to the deputy chief medical officer, Dr Ronan Glynn, "trends in case numbers and incidence are now being reflected in indicators of disease severity". (more...)
Indoor alcohol sales banned in pubs, cafes and restaurants across Scotland Indoor alcohol sales banned in pubs, cafes and restaurants across Scotland
- October 08, 2020

Cafes without a licence to sell alcohol will be allowed to open until 6pm, the First Minister said, to counter social isolation. Restaurants within hotels will be able to serve people after these hours, but without alcohol . Health Protection Scotland (HPS) figures released by the Scottish Government on Wednesday indicate 1,054 new cases were registered overnight. Of the new cases, 410 are in Greater Glasgow and Clyde, 195 in Lanarkshire and 190 in Lothian. (more...)
Over 80% of hospitalized coronavirus patients experience neurological symptoms, study finds Over 80% of hospitalized coronavirus patients experience neurological symptoms, study finds
- October 07, 2020

The Northwestern Medicine system consists of one academic medical center and nine other hospitals in the Chicago area. His physicians have made no indication that the president has experienced any major neurological symptoms. The neurologic symptoms are probably explained by " inflammatory and immune system responses " that can affect the brain and other organs. An artist's impression of a nerve cell. (more...)
BC NDP release election platform BC NDP release election platform
- October 07, 2020

If elected, the NDP is pledging a one-time, $1,000 recovery benefit for families with a household income under $125,000 a year, with a sliding scale to $170,00. "This is great news for Kamloops, but it's also great news for improved health care", Anna Thomas, the B.C. NDP candidate for Kamloops-South Thompson said in a release. (more...)

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