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Pa. reports more than 10,000 total coronavirus-related deaths, 6,759 new cases Pa. reports more than 10,000 total coronavirus-related deaths, 6,759 new cases
- November 26, 2020

The Spanaway man had underlying health conditions. The update comes one day after the province announced a record-breaking 941 new cases of COVID-19 in just a single day. Health care facilities are not our first line of defense but rather our last. Please think of yourself, our community as a whole, and especially our health care providers, and make responsible decisions in line with public health guidance. (more...)
Vegans at higher risk of bone fractures - Oxford study Vegans at higher risk of bone fractures - Oxford study
- November 26, 2020

Researchers found that vegans had a 43% greater risk of bone fractures , and specifically higher risk of hip, leg, and vertebrae fractures, than people who ate meat and dairy. Compared with people who ate meat, vegans with lower calcium and protein intakes (on average) had a 43 percent higher risk of fractures anywhere in the body, researchers have warned. (more...)
Moe 'quite troubled' by Trudeau's comments about vaccines Moe 'quite troubled' by Trudeau's comments about vaccines
- November 26, 2020

He could not confirm when Canadians will begin getting vaccinated. This caused a flurry of questions levelled at Trudeau during question period on Wednesday, with the opposition slamming the government's handling of vaccine procurement. That vaccine, developed in partnership with Oxford University, is also among the least complicated to roll-out, because unlike the other vaccines, this one can be stored and transported at normal fridge temperatures. (more...)
European Union drug regulator could rule on COVID-19 vaccines by year end European Union drug regulator could rule on COVID-19 vaccines by year end
- November 26, 2020

Pfizer vaccine is expected to be approved on December 10 by US health authorities, he said. AstraZeneca also revealed that the volunteers who got two full doses showed 62% efficacy against coronavirus . They claimed UP has raised the demand of at least four crore vaccines in first phase. "We bought the vaccine". The country of almost 129 million people has also signed up to the Covax mechanism, which is backed by the World Health Organization and aims to facilitate poor countries' ... (more...)
How are pubs impacted by Christmas bubble rule? How are pubs impacted by Christmas bubble rule?
- November 26, 2020

And people aged over 65 in care homes will not be able to join their families for Christmas under the new guidance. On Tuesday, it was agreed that between December 23 and 27 a maximum of three households will be able to form a bubble together and celebrate the Christmas period together. (more...)
State hits single-day record for Covid-19 cases
- November 26, 2020

For the second straight day , the highest daily number of new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Kentucky. "We've got more than 10,000 students quarantined right now just based on the last two weeks alone". According to NKY Health , 9,183 people across Boone, Kenton, Campbell and Grant counties have tested positive for COVID-19, and 116 people locally have died of the virus. (more...)
Ford has Ford has "serious problems" with Auditor General's report criticizing government
- November 26, 2020

The report also contended that "auditors were also concerned that laboratory testing, case management and contact tracing for COVID-19 were still not all being performed in Ontario in a timely enough manner to contain the spread of the virus". (more...)
'America is back', says Biden as he introduces new national security team 'America is back', says Biden as he introduces new national security team
- November 25, 2020

Biden also said he would spend the critical first three months of his presidency rolling back Trump's executive orders related to the environment, among other things. And we have Avril Haines, who is deputy director at the Central Intelligence Agency and a deputy national security advisor. Canada welcomes the choice of John Kerry as new USA climate envoy but will press Washington not to cancel permits for an oil pipeline he opposes, Ottawa's ambassador to the United States said on Tuesday. (more...)
Two Provinces Just Announced They're Backing Out Of The Atlantic Travel Bubble Two Provinces Just Announced They're Backing Out Of The Atlantic Travel Bubble
- November 25, 2020

The four Atlantic provinces formed their so-called bubble in July to allow residents to travel freely within the region, while those visiting from outside were required to isolate for 14 days. For now, New Brunswick will not be making any changes to its participation in the Atlantic travel bubble . One of them is the first case of a child in school contracting COVID-19. (more...)
Could cocoa improve cognitive function? Could cocoa improve cognitive function?
- November 25, 2020

The researchers measured the oxygenation levels in the frontal cortex of the participants during this challenge. Flavanols , a sub-group of plant flavonoids, are present in cocoa, grapes, apples, tea, berries and other foods. "Improvements in Oxygenation levels during Carbon dioxide challenge might be linked to cognitive performance outcomes. It also further suggests that flavanols might be particularly beneficial during cognitively demanding tasks". (more...)
Ontario reporting 1534 new COVID-19 cases, 14 new deaths
- November 25, 2020

With an additional person in Ottawa passing away, the death toll from COVID-19 now stands at 367 residents. A majority of the new deaths were from people 80-years and older and half were in long-term care settings. Both Peel and Toronto are set to enter the lockdown phase of the province's new COVID-19 measures starting Monday. There were 140 COVID-related deaths confirmed this week, which is up from 112 last week. (more...)
#Election2020: Loeffler to return to campaign after negative COVID-19 test #Election2020: Loeffler to return to campaign after negative COVID-19 test
- November 25, 2020

Republican candidate for U.S. Senate , Sen. A test Saturday came back inconclusive and Sunday's test came back negative, Loeffler's campaign said. Loeffler took a rapid COVID-19 test Friday evening that came back positive, a day after she campaigned with Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. (more...)
941 cases of COVID-19 in B.C., 29 in Northern Health 941 cases of COVID-19 in B.C., 29 in Northern Health
- November 25, 2020

There are now 284 people in hospital, up from 198 last Tuesday. An additional 10,283 people are now under active public health monitoring due to exposure to known cases of the virus. Officials with the province opted to renew the record-breaking declaration as a measure meant to help with the fight to flatten the COVID-19 curve. (more...)
Ford Announces Task Force To Roll Out COVID-19 Vaccine
- November 25, 2020

There are 1,082 more resolved cases and almost 27,100 tests completed since the last daily report. In his media briefing today, Ford said they being deployed as quickly as possible, "These new rapid tests are game-changers in the fight against COVID-19". (more...)
Oxford Covid vax shows strong immune response in older adults Oxford Covid vax shows strong immune response in older adults
- November 25, 2020

Dr Opas Kankawinphong, acting director of the DDC, said that the government would spend 3.7 billion baht to prepare for the vaccine's transportation and storage, and its monitoring system as well as on a far-reaching campaign to raise public awareness about how to get the vaccine. (more...)
India plans immediate production of Oxford vaccine to combat Covid-19 India plans immediate production of Oxford vaccine to combat Covid-19
- November 25, 2020

Unlike the Pfizer jab, the vaccine from AstraZeneca can be kept at normal fridge temperatures, making it easier to store and distribute. Prompted by a reporter, Dr. However that vaccine is an mRNA vaccine, which is more expensive and harder to transport than the Oxford-AstraZeneca option. "There are plenty of people who should be ahead of the queue rather than me and those who need it more should be ahead of me and those like me before we get it". (more...)
38 new COVID-19 deaths, 6,423 new cases reported by MDH 38 new COVID-19 deaths, 6,423 new cases reported by MDH
- November 25, 2020

Neighboring Lackawanna County has 4,823 cases and 230 deaths; Monroe County has 2,967 cases and 138 deaths. Approximately 14,070 of our total cases are among health care workers. Mask-wearing is required in all businesses and whenever leaving home. There are 13,617 individuals who have a positive viral antigen test and are considered probable cases and 643 individuals who have a positive serology test and either COVID-19 symptoms or a high-risk exposure. (more...)
COVID-19 patients Possess Resistance for Half a Year, Research finds COVID-19 patients Possess Resistance for Half a Year, Research finds
- November 25, 2020

Scientists have developed a new therapy for influenza virus infections that may also prove effective against many other pathogenic virus infections, including HIV and Covid-19. He said all three were OK and did not develop code-19 symptoms. The results revealed that staff with antibodies were less likely to test positive for Covid-19, with just 3 health care workers developing the virus without symptoms, and 3 without symptoms. (more...)
COVID-19 Spike May Send Los Angeles County Into Lockdown COVID-19 Spike May Send Los Angeles County Into Lockdown
- November 25, 2020

The discussion will come one day after the county announced a single-day record 6,124 new coronavirus infections. "We send wishes for healing and peace", County Health Director Barbara Ferrer said. Ferrer said she had no insight on what the board might decide to do on Tuesday. The Board of Supervisors is set to convene on Tuesday morning. "They're elected and in fact they can make a lot of different decisions as a board". (more...)
What we know about AstraZeneca’s head-scratching vaccine results What we know about AstraZeneca’s head-scratching vaccine results
- November 25, 2020

Now I am coordinating a large crowd-sourced worldwide effort to better understand the scope and severity of COVID-19 in cancer patients. Combining the data from the two arms of the trial produced an overall efficacy for the vaccine of 70 percent. (more...)

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