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One In 5 COVID Patients Develop Mental Illness Within 90 Days One In 5 COVID Patients Develop Mental Illness Within 90 Days
- November 11, 2020

In the 3 months following testing positive for COVID-19, 1 in 5 survivors were found to get a diagnosis of anxiety, depression, or insomnia, for the first time. Almost 6% of COVID-19 survivors were diagnosed with an illness such as anxiety, depression, and insomnia for the first time within 90 days, meaning they had about twice the risk of mental illness compared with patients with the flu or a fracture. (more...)
Tory to announce status of COVID-19 restrictions in Toronto Tory to announce status of COVID-19 restrictions in Toronto
- November 10, 2020

There were 29,125 tests completed in the last 24 hours and there are 422 people with COVID-19 in Ontario hospitals, including 82 in ICU. The news conference comes a day after the city's Medical Officer of Health Dr. You can find which schools are reporting cases on the province's website , when it is updated daily at 10:30 a.m. In a memo to the mayor and council, community and social services GM Donna Gray said that Ottawa Public Health has advised that the toddler program at the centre ... (more...)
High court seems likely to leave health care law in place High court seems likely to leave health care law in place
- November 10, 2020

As much as he has attacked the ACA, trying to cut related budgets and services, Trump has not yet offered alternatives that would cover those losing insurance if the law is struck down. In the dispute Tuesday, the court is considering if the individual mandate's $0 tax penalty does make the health care law as a whole illegal, or if the individual mandate can be severed from the rest of the ACA. (more...)
Quick turnaround Covid test could be 'major breakthrough' says Eustice Quick turnaround Covid test could be 'major breakthrough' says Eustice
- November 10, 2020

Lateral flow tests, with a turnaround time of under an hour - and as little as 15 minutes - have been available since Friday for people who live and work in Liverpool and do not have symptoms. It's hoped that it'll give local authorities a more accurate picture of the number of cases in their area and to build evidence looking at how well these tests can be delivered at scale. (more...)
AbCellera antibody gets US FDA EUA as monotherapy for COVID-19 treatment AbCellera antibody gets US FDA EUA as monotherapy for COVID-19 treatment
- November 10, 2020

However, the US FDA noted that bamlanivimab is not authorised for patients who are hospitalised due to Covid-19 or require oxygen therapy due to Covid-19. The study, which ran from July 17 to August 21, recruited a total of 467 patients, 452 of whom had their data used for the interim analysis. The White House, in an emailed statement, hailed the FDA's decision as "a major milestone". (more...)
COVID-19: Ontario reports 1,242 new cases, with 74 in Ottawa COVID-19: Ontario reports 1,242 new cases, with 74 in Ottawa
- November 10, 2020

The cumulative number is high and continues to increase, with several regions experiencing accelerated growth, Theresa Tam, Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, said in a statement on Sunday. Headwaters Healthcare receiving up to 6 total patient beds. Anyone planning a visit to a long-term care home in Peel Region, or any other region, is advised to contact the home in advance to get information on the home's visitor policy and any restrictions. (more...)
GOP Tries Again to Get High Court to Ax Obamacare GOP Tries Again to Get High Court to Ax Obamacare
- November 10, 2020

However, Kavanaugh voting in favor of severing that provision - coupled with the expectation that Chief Justice John Roberts will uphold the law, as he has in the first two challenges - would let the rest of the law go untouched. By contrast, just about all the actors in the health industry - from the American Medical Association, to hospitals across the country, to the insurance industry - have weighed in urging the Supreme Court to preserve the law. (more...)
Health dept. reports 94 new cases Monday in Nelson County Health dept. reports 94 new cases Monday in Nelson County
- November 10, 2020

Of those new cases, 260 were added Sunday, 270 added Monday. At least 3 Nelson County residents are hospitalized for treatment of the virus. The county's total caseload has reached 12,047 since mid-March, according to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. (more...)
Victoria reunited as 10th day straight of zero cases and deaths Victoria reunited as 10th day straight of zero cases and deaths
- November 10, 2020

As reported by 9 News , faith gatherings will be permitted to increase to 50 people outdoors and 20 inside, with the same limits applying to funerals. Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry chief executive Paul Guerra welcomed the easing of restrictions but said the government needs to plan for the return of functions, events and office workers. (more...)
Trudeau: Canada Has Confidence in Biden's Election Trudeau: Canada Has Confidence in Biden's Election
- November 10, 2020

Trudeau said he will continue to work with the current Trump administration until January 20, when Biden will be sworn in to office. Biden's campaign has said he would rescind the project's presidential permit. "Creating or imposing barriers on trade between Canada and the USA not only hurts Canada, but also hurts workers and companies in the United States", Trudeau said. (more...)
Watch Foo Fighters Debut Performance Of New Song Watch Foo Fighters Debut Performance Of New Song
- November 10, 2020

In any case, the band's new album is finally being released early next year. You can pre-order Foo Fighters upcoming album off of iTunes here ! The rock icon added: "Then there's " Medicine At Midnight ", that's our David Bowie's " Let Dance ". (more...)
New restrictions announced in USA states seeing Covid-19 surges New restrictions announced in USA states seeing Covid-19 surges
- November 10, 2020

A chart shows the new shutdown rules in areas around NY designated as micro-cluster zones. "But the numbers right now don't indicate that we're going to expand them right now". Erie County has an infection rate of 3.1 percent with the highest clusters in Buffalo. Cuomo said his administration would talk to elected officials in those areas over the weekend to come up with tailored regional strategies he could announce Monday. (more...)
Coronavirus vaccine 90% effective, say Pfizer and German company BioNTech Coronavirus vaccine 90% effective, say Pfizer and German company BioNTech
- November 09, 2020

To save time, the companies began manufacturing the vaccine before they knew whether it would be effective. This is also the same amount of time specified by the FDA for potential Emergency Use Authorization. The United States has the world's highest known number of Covid-19 cases and deaths with more than 10 million infections and over 237,000 fatalities. (more...)
COVID-19 test positivity rate in NYS focus areas trends lower: governor_china COVID-19 test positivity rate in NYS focus areas trends lower: governor_china
- November 09, 2020

Individuals who travel outside of New York State (and outside of the contiguous states) for less than 24 hours do not need to obtain a negative COVID-19 test prior to their arrival in New York, and they do not need to quarantine upon arrival in New York State. (more...)
Number of new Covid-19 cases drops again in Offaly Number of new Covid-19 cases drops again in Offaly
- November 09, 2020

As of midnight Saturday, November 7, the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) has been notified of 542 confirmed cases of Covid-19. Of the most recent cases, 64% are younger than 45 years, while the average age is 37 years. "This includes wearing a face mask where social distancing is hard, in shops and on public transport", Holohan said. However, it is also important that they are worn correctly and safely. (more...)
B.C. imposes two-week COVID restrictions in Metro Vancouver health regions B.C. imposes two-week COVID restrictions in Metro Vancouver health regions
- November 09, 2020

The communities of Hope, Bella Coola and the Central Coast are exempt. The new rules are in effect for a two-week period beginning Saturday at 10 p.m. As a general rule, no. Henry said that in those cases, it should be "one or two people that you are close with, who you considering your family, your bubble, your household". (more...)
Experts oppose treating Alzheimer's with the drug aucanumab Experts oppose treating Alzheimer's with the drug aucanumab
- November 09, 2020

Scientists and clinicians have been summoned at the request of the FDA to review evidence of adducumatic, a drug that targets a protein called amyloid-beta that builds up in the brains of people with Alzheimer's. The agency also gave panel members the option to vote undecided when typically it asks for yes or no answers. The therapy has had a tumultuous path to FDA consideration. (more...)
OH reports 5,546 new COVID-19 cases in a single day OH reports 5,546 new COVID-19 cases in a single day
- November 08, 2020

The number of hospitalized people has been rising, up from a seven-day average of about 275 in early October. Sherburne County added 133 new positive cases. Dr Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer at the Department of Health said: "The commitment to the spirit of the public health advice shown by people across Ireland since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic is to be commended". (more...)
French COVID-19 deaths top 40000 French COVID-19 deaths top 40000
- November 08, 2020

The new cases took the total number of confirmed cases to 1.66 million, close behind Russian Federation, which, with 1.73 million cases has the world's fourth-largest number after the U.S., India and Brazil. Data on contamination have been incomplete for several days, due to a computer traffic jam that hampered the reporting of test results. A week after the lockdown was implemented, the number of COVID-19 hospitalizations rose by 553 to 28,979, the smallest one-day increase in almost ... (more...)
Aspirin to be tested as potential COVID-19 drug in UK study Aspirin to be tested as potential COVID-19 drug in UK study
- November 08, 2020

The wider RECOVERY trial is based in 176 hospital sites across the United Kingdom and has so far recruited over 16,000 patients. Oxford University's Peter Horby, co-chief investigator of the Recovery trial, said the fact the medicine is safe, low-cost and widely available added to its appeal. (more...)

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