Health


Singapore rolls out Covid-19 vaccination exercise; NCID nurse gets first jab
- December 30, 2020

Singapore has approved the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, the first batch of which arrived on December 21. The first Covid-19 vaccine was given to a senior staff nurse, Sarah Lim, who carries out screening for suspected Covid-19 cases, from the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID),Channel News Asia reported . (more...)
LA residents can use their phones to provide COVID-19 vaccination proof
- December 30, 2020

It has placed an initial order of 80 million doses, with an option for 80 million more that will be exercised going forward. Delivery of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine has been delayed to eight European countries, including Malta, after a logistical problem arose regarding the temperature the doses need to be kept at. (more...)
Pfizer vaccine deliveries delayed
- December 30, 2020

The announcement came the same day that the health minister revealed that American pharmaceuticals giant Pfizer had delayed delivery of a new shipment of its vaccine - which it developed with German company BioNTech - by one day due to logistics problems related to refrigeration. (more...)
More than 50000 test positive for Covid in a single day More than 50000 test positive for Covid in a single day
- December 30, 2020

NHS England chief executive Sir Simon Stevens has warned that doctors and nurses are "back in the eye of the storm". NHS England data shows there has been a surge in patients across hospitals, with 20,436 beds are now occupied as of 28 December . (more...)
Coronavirus pandemic will not be the last, says World Health Organization chief Tedros Coronavirus pandemic will not be the last, says World Health Organization chief Tedros
- December 30, 2020

According to Newsweek , Ryan said that the COVID-19 pandemic is just "not necessarily the big one". Michael Ryan, WHO director of Global Alert and Response of the World Health Organization , looks on, prior to a press conference WHO headquarters in Geneva , Switzerland, May 2, 2009. (more...)
MDH: 36 new COVID-19 deaths, 988 newly reported cases in Minnesota MDH: 36 new COVID-19 deaths, 988 newly reported cases in Minnesota
- December 29, 2020

Of the new deaths, one person was in their 40s, two in their 50s, six in their 60s, 11 in their 70s, 13 in their 80s and eight in their 90s, according to the county health department. "The vaccination programme will focus on the priority groups in line with the recent decisions of Government in the first instance". The Florida Department of Health in Martin County said it will offer appointments as long as the COVID-19 vaccine supply is available. (more...)
Coronavirus Ireland: 765 more cases confirmed and one further death Coronavirus Ireland: 765 more cases confirmed and one further death
- December 29, 2020

The cases reported Tuesday are the most in two weeks, when the county reported 1,074 cases December 16. A total of 4,519 new coronavirus cases were reported, bringing the total number of cases in the Buckeye State since March to 675,044, with 523,494 recoveries. (more...)
European Union governments approve Brexit trade deal, says German foreign minister European Union governments approve Brexit trade deal, says German foreign minister
- December 29, 2020

Next year, the Council will adopt the decision on the conclusion of the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement, once the European Parliament has given its consent and once all procedures necessary for the entry into force have been completed, according to the release. (more...)
COVID-19 patients fill more than half of Arizona ICU beds COVID-19 patients fill more than half of Arizona ICU beds
- December 29, 2020

Meanwhile, another antibody is being tested in the hope that it will help people who can not benefit from vaccinations, such as those with weakened immune systems, or those at risk of contracting COVID-19 due to factors such as age or their health. (more...)
New Local Positive COVID-19 Cases Remain Low New Local Positive COVID-19 Cases Remain Low
- December 29, 2020

Presumptive deaths are those for which x-ray, scans, and clinical symptoms all point to COVID-19 but for which no positive test is on record. A total of 5,553,545 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since February 26. (more...)
Six Found Positive with New UK COVID-19 Strain Six Found Positive with New UK COVID-19 Strain
- December 29, 2020

All the patients have been kept in isolation in appointed health care facilities by the respective state governments. "Their close contacts have also been put under quarantine", the health ministry said. The new variant is responsible for the latest surge of cases in the UK. The 114 samples that had tested positive, so far, had been sent to 10 INSACOG labs, identified to be a part of the genomics sequencing consortium set up under the leadership of the National Centre for Disease Control ... (more...)
Number of vaccines administered in Wisconsin Number of vaccines administered in Wisconsin
- December 29, 2020

Mr Illa stressed that the best way to defeat the pandemic was for "everyone to be vaccinated". On Monday, Health Minister Salvador Illa stated that, Spain will system a registry of people who refuse to be vaccinated against the new strain and share it with other European Union member states, although it will not be made public. (more...)
Covid-19 vaccine rollout begins today at four Irish hospitals
- December 29, 2020

The first jabs will be administered at St James's Hospital where a 79-year old grandmother from Dublin will become the first person here to get the vaccine. "Because the second dose is so important, we are not leaving anything to chance". It is the first severe reaction publicly linked to Moderna's vaccine; at least 6 cases of similar reactions to the Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine are being investigated by U.S. (more...)
Alberta to provide update on COVID-19 pandemic response Alberta to provide update on COVID-19 pandemic response
- December 29, 2020

Since the announcement by United Kingdom health officials earlier this month that the new variant was a leading cause of infection in the southeastern part of England in recent weeks, the Canadian government and many within Europe have imposed a travel restriction on the United Kingdom. (more...)
Los Angeles County Testing For New COVID-19 Strain From Britain Los Angeles County Testing For New COVID-19 Strain From Britain
- December 29, 2020

The statewide death total is now at 5,160. Those numbers are up from 237,361 cases Sunday and 3,184 deaths on Thursday. Total, the county has reported 1,177 cases and 15 deaths. She confirmed that a public health laboratory has been conducting gene sequencing to test virus samples. Scientists are testing to determine if the more contagious strain of the Chinese coronavirus, hailing from the United Kingdom, has spread to Los Angeles County amid a surge in cases. (more...)
‘Super Gonorrhea’ on the rise due to Covid-19 ‘Super Gonorrhea’ on the rise due to Covid-19
- December 29, 2020

One reason the new strain is exploding is because most people aren't going to the hospital unless they come down with COVID-19 symptoms. According to the story by Forbes , the particular N. and because of this a lot of people have gone undiagnosed and untreated, which could have led to super gonorrhea spreading. The recently published report cited a U.S. (more...)
Province provides modified holiday data for COVID-19 cases from December 26
- December 29, 2020

On her Twitter feed, Hinshaw yesterday (December 27) said there were an estimated 500 new cases of the virus found among 6,900 laboratory tests. That's the first time there were less than 1,000 new cases in a day since mid-November, although lab tests were also down to 14,200. (more...)
765 cases of Covid 19 confirmed and one further death 765 cases of Covid 19 confirmed and one further death
- December 29, 2020

About 21% of the state's hospital beds are filled by COVID-19 patients, with 878 total admissions due to complications from the coronavirus. Earlier today Metro Nashville reported 507 additional cases. 64 per cent were under the age of 45, with the median age of today's cases being 34-years-old. Marshall and Starke counties each added four cases to their counts, while Pulaski County added two. (more...)
Pfizer to complete supply of COVID-19 vaccines to European Union by September Pfizer to complete supply of COVID-19 vaccines to European Union by September
- December 28, 2020

Leo Varadkar admitted he "wasn't sure" why there is a delay, despite many other European countries beginning their vaccine programme on Sunday. Meanwhile, Ireland's 10,000 doses will remain in cold storage until Tuesday at least after the HSE's chief executive Paul Reid said vaccination may start on the 29th, rather than the 30th as previously planned. (more...)
Los Angeles reports almost 30000 COVID-19 cases past two days Los Angeles reports almost 30000 COVID-19 cases past two days
- December 28, 2020

Director of Public Health Barbara Ferrer extended the department's "deepest sympathies" to families grieving the loss of a loved one. COVID-19 is out of control in Los Angeles County and other parts of California despite lockdowns and other efforts to stem the spread, with the state passing 2 million cases on Christmas Eve . (more...)

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