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Minnesota Reports 3,021 New COVID-19 Cases and 20 Deaths Minnesota Reports 3,021 New COVID-19 Cases and 20 Deaths
- November 01, 2020

The total number of positive cases in the country stands at 38,431. Statewide, the cumulative totals are now 2,457 and 148,472 respectively. The Kendall County Health Department reported 63 new cases on Friday, Oct. "We are working collectively to achieve suppression, but it is too early to ease our efforts". "We know that many people in this community are our essential workers who have kept our province going over this pandemic, whether it's in health care, long-term care, schools, ... (more...)
Supermarket workers at heightened risk of Covid-19 infection Supermarket workers at heightened risk of Covid-19 infection
- November 01, 2020

Troponin tests measure cardiac-specific troponin in the blood to identify heart injuries. The most common COVID-19 symptoms that can persist for months include fatigue , cough, shortness of breath , headache and joint pain. The scientists further stated that this study confirms that COVID-19 infection can affect different organs and systems of the body and skin could be a way to evaluate the residual inflammation after the viral load is cleared. (more...)
Employees in food stores with increased risk of COVID without symptoms Employees in food stores with increased risk of COVID without symptoms
- November 01, 2020

Of all the patients, the median duration of symptoms in COVID-19 long haulers was 12 days. In California, Latinos make up about 39 percent of the population but account for 55 percent of confirmed COVID-19 cases amid the pandemic . Last month, a study from researchers in Boston found that patients over 40 were over 50 percent less likely to die from the infection if they had sufficient levels of vitamin D. (more...)
This Weird COVID Symptom Could Last Five Months, Study Shows This Weird COVID Symptom Could Last Five Months, Study Shows
- November 01, 2020

Freeman, MD, PhD, director of Global Health Dermatology at MGH said . The OCTA Research Group, composed of professors from University of the Philippines and University of Santo Tomas, estimates that COVID-19 cases in the Philippines will reach 380,000 to 410,000 by the end of this month. (more...)
England To Return To Lockdown In Coming Days : Coronavirus Updates England To Return To Lockdown In Coming Days : Coronavirus Updates
- November 01, 2020

The list of countries on the continent re-implementing stringent new restrictions on people's lives is fast expanding as Europe experiences a dizzying spike in Covid-19 cases, leading to widespread exasperation and sometimes violent protests. (more...)
Province stops asymptomatic COVID-19 testing Province stops asymptomatic COVID-19 testing
- November 01, 2020

In her update on Thursday, October 29, Dr. Deena Hinshaw started by thanking Albertans for getting their flu shots. "For Edmonton and Calgary specifically: remember there is a mandatory 15 person limit for social gatherings, including parties", she said. (more...)
How to tell if you have the flu or COVID-19 How to tell if you have the flu or COVID-19
- November 01, 2020

Now, more than ever is protecting yourself from the flu crucial in order to avoid illnesses that may be confused with COVID-19 amid the pandemic. Like COVID-19, no one can out run the flu. "While the flu and Covid-19 are two different viruses, it is important to ensure you are protected against the seasonal flu this year". "What we see from the hospitalization side of things is that the very old, the very young and pregnant women tend to be hospitalized more often when it comes to the flu", ... (more...)
Early voting in USA election tops 90 million Early voting in USA election tops 90 million
- November 01, 2020

Biden made his first joint appearance of the campaign with his former boss Barack Obama - probably the most popular Democrat in the country - in Flint, Michigan as they scramble to boost turnout in a state Trump carried by a razor-thin margin in 2016. (more...)
New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed Nationally; 8 In Clare New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed Nationally; 8 In Clare
- November 01, 2020

Neighboring Lackawanna County has 3,846 cases and 219 deaths; Monroe County has 2,069 cases and 135 deaths. Of the total, 12,448 coronavirus cases stem from health care workers. Through the quality assurance process, two previously reported cases were reclassified as suspect cases and removed from the total number of COVID-19 cases. (more...)
NY requires coronavirus testing for out-of-state travel NY requires coronavirus testing for out-of-state travel
- November 01, 2020

Once in NY, travelers will be required to quarantine for three days before getting another test. If the second test taken at least four days after arrival is also negative, "you can go about your business", Cuomo said in a telephone conference with reporters. (more...)
State's Friday COVID-19 Case Count Exceeds 3,000, All-Time High State's Friday COVID-19 Case Count Exceeds 3,000, All-Time High
- November 01, 2020

On Saturday, DHHS reported an additional 46 deaths. Another 50 earlier cases that weren't previously reported were also apparently added to the official count, as the Indiana Department of Health keeps working through a backlog. Six patients at Lawrence's hospital had COVID-19 on Friday, one more than Thursday. Starke County Health Nurse Frank Lynch explains that earlier in the week, the state had counted the death of a nursing home resident in Marshall County that had occurred in July, ... (more...)
Covid-19: PM says 'Now is the time to take action' Covid-19: PM says 'Now is the time to take action'
- October 31, 2020

The U.K. reported more than 21,900 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, bringing the country's total to more than 1 million. Boris Johnson's promise to increase the UK's Covid-19 testing capacity to 500,000 per day by the end of October looked set to be met, as the latest capacity figures stood at 480,000. (more...)
Coronavirus mutation unfold throughout Europe Coronavirus mutation unfold throughout Europe
- October 31, 2020

But the virus has spread rapidly back through Europe in recent weeks in a resurgence that has forced national leaders to introduce painful new restrictions on social activities. The variant has also been found in France, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Norway, and Sweden. A team of worldwide scientists has closely monitored the coronavirus through its genetic mutations. (more...)
Worry fans of Selena Gomez for your health, use intravenous Worry fans of Selena Gomez for your health, use intravenous
- October 31, 2020

I cant imagine what it is like to live with such a awful autoimmune disease . sending you so much love and hugs. "I've had so many dreams about creating places that people could go to". "There's a lot at stake", added the senator, 56, before talking about how she and former vice president Joe Biden plan to fight for people like Gomez - and Harris' own sister - who live with lupus . (more...)
Pelosi says she hopes for stimulus deal in lame duck session Pelosi says she hopes for stimulus deal in lame duck session
- October 31, 2020

According to the Washington Post , the latest $1.8 trillion proposal on the table for Pelosi and Mnuchin provides a weekly $400 boost to unemployment benefits; $1,200 stimulus checks to millions of Americans and $1,000 for dependents; $300 billion in state and local funding; new funding for testing and contact tracing; more funding for the Payroll Protection Program; and likely some liability protections for businesses . (more...)
COVID-19: Singapore confirms 12 new cases, all imported COVID-19: Singapore confirms 12 new cases, all imported
- October 31, 2020

A September retrospective study by the University of Chicago found a similar association after evaluating 489 patients whose vitamin D levels were measured a year before being tested for COVID-19. Vitamin D deficiency has been connected to several health conditions including obesity and less resilience to the flu. However, that finding may be at least somewhat explained by the fact that people who may most need vitamin D supplementation, like older folks at risk for fractures, are also ... (more...)
Public Health records three more local COVID-19 cases Public Health records three more local COVID-19 cases
- October 31, 2020

Three new cases reported in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Public Health's region. With the data correction, Toronto reported 420 new cases, Peel had 169 cases and York had 95. In an October 29 statement, Premier Doug Ford's office said that the guide "will make it easier for shoppers to find made-in-Ontario products, while supporting local businesses and manufacturers". (more...)
Coronavirus 'running riot' as Boris Johnson considers new national lockdown Coronavirus 'running riot' as Boris Johnson considers new national lockdown
- October 31, 2020

They argue more stringent action is needed nationwide "sooner rather than later" after a study by Imperial College London found that nearly 100,000 people are catching COVID-19 every day in England. He added: "We have quickly breached the reasonable worst-case scenario, we are further ahead in this phase of the epidemic than many have assumed". (more...)
Officials Reveal Offence Felt From White House Statement Officials Reveal Offence Felt From White House Statement
- October 31, 2020

White House officials say that the administration has successfully ended the COVID-19 pandemic. "The great work the Trump Administration is doing to end the pandemic is a top priority and worthy of highlighting", she wrote. " White House claiming victory for "ending the pandemic", which is blatantly untrue". Saturday marks the all-time high in daily reported United States coronavirus cases - topping a record set Friday. (more...)
Vitamin D Deficiency Common in COVID-19 Patients Vitamin D Deficiency Common in COVID-19 Patients
- October 31, 2020

Vitamin D is a hormone produced by the kidneys, which controls blood calcium concentration and affects the function of the immune system. The research by the International League of Dermatological Societies and the American Academy of Dermatology found that this new symptom can develop chilblain-like inflammation on the feet of the patient that can last for months and typically develops within a week to four weeks after contracting Covid-19. (more...)

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