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LA Suspends Environmental Regs on Crematoriums Over COVID-19 LA Suspends Environmental Regs on Crematoriums Over COVID-19
- January 20, 2021

Another surge of cases and deaths is expected following the holidays. With your help, we can continue to write the first draft of history in Los Angeles . "The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has confirmed that the growing backlog of cremation cases within the county constitutes a threat to public health", it reads. (more...)
Covid: Health secretary Matt Hancock self-isolating after app alert Covid: Health secretary Matt Hancock self-isolating after app alert
- January 20, 2021

The UK's Health secretary is self-isolating after being "pinged" by the NHS coronavirus app. Mr Hancock had Covid a year ago, but even those who have been infected before must isolate. The total number of coronavirus-related deaths in Britain now stands at 89,860, the data showed. More than four million people in the United Kingdom have received their first dose of a coronavirus vaccine , according to government figures. (more...)
Records 465 new cases of COVID-19 and 12 more deaths Records 465 new cases of COVID-19 and 12 more deaths
- January 20, 2021

Of the cases notified today, 701 are in Dublin, 204 in Cork, 102 in Waterford, 98 in Meath, 90 in Donegal and the remaining 806 cases are spread across all other counties. Of these, 329 individuals are now hospitalized with COVID-19, 70 of whom are in intensive care. The Province says there are 4,331 active cases of the virus, 329 people are hospitalized, 70 of whom are in critical or intensive care. (more...)
Temperature issues spoil COVID-19 vaccine shipments to 21 sites in MI Temperature issues spoil COVID-19 vaccine shipments to 21 sites in MI
- January 20, 2021

Don't miss important updates from health and government officials on the impact of the coronavirus in MI. The state said McKesson is working to repack additional vaccines to ship out as replacement doses for those that may be compromised, and the majority of the 21 shipments were resent on Monday night with the rest being sent Tuesday. (more...)
Canada will receive zero Pfizer vaccine deliveries during last week of January Canada will receive zero Pfizer vaccine deliveries during last week of January
- January 20, 2021

Burke said the clinic was administering the Moderna vaccine and the supply of Moderna is being reallocated by the province. "I am deeply disappointed at the situation we are now facing", said Kenney. Doug Ford said he was "very angry" at Canada's lack of vaccines and directly asked President-elect Joe Biden to help his northern neighbours solve the problem at a press conference today . (more...)
S Africa variant binds to cells 'readily' S Africa variant binds to cells 'readily'
- January 20, 2021

But Abdool Karim said there was as yet no answer to that question, although scientists around the world were working on it. Researchers believe this second variant started spreading around October after the first wave of infection, which was in July and August. (more...)
Ontario says it reaches milestone in fight against COVID Ontario says it reaches milestone in fight against COVID
- January 20, 2021

Legault said the Quebec government is anxious about new, more contagious COVID-19 variants from the U.K., Brazil and South Africa, calling the situation in U.K. In order to compensate for smaller shipments, health-care workers who received their first doses of the vaccine may have to wait much longer for the second dose, possibly up to the maximum 42 days allowed by Pfizer. (more...)
COVID-19 claims 12 lives in B.C., another 465 infections reported
- January 20, 2021

The data is published by the department as it comes in. The 20 new cases added on Monday bring the county total to 1,869. Cheyenne Regional Medical Center now has the most COVID-related hospitalizations, with 19 patients now being treated. (more...)
Covid-19: 2121 New Cases And Eight Additional Deaths Covid-19: 2121 New Cases And Eight Additional Deaths
- January 19, 2021

Last week Robin Swann warned we could see 1200 Covid positive inpatients but said that would be 'worst case scenario'. Of the cases notified yesterday: 1,065 cases were in Dublin, 306 were in Cork, 181 were in Galway, 180 were in Kildare, 160 were in Limerick and the remaining were spread across all other counties . (more...)
New COVID-19 cases drop in Ontario, Quebec New COVID-19 cases drop in Ontario, Quebec
- January 19, 2021

Quebec reported 1,634 new COVID-19 cases, which included about 200 from the previous day that weren't noted because of a delay. Of the 35 people in intensive care, there were 23 people who had active cases and 12 people who were no longer infectious but still needed critical care. (more...)
Ontario reporting lowest number of daily COVID cases in nearly three weeks Ontario reporting lowest number of daily COVID cases in nearly three weeks
- January 19, 2021

COVID-19 cases in Ontario must fall below 1,000 per day before lockdown measures can be lifted, the province's top doctor said Monday as he expressed cautious optimism that infection rates may have plateaued . Twenty-four new deaths reported, 14 of which were residents in long-term care. The number of active cases is at 28,621 - down from 28,893 yesterday. (more...)
New local COVID cases county appear to be slowing
- January 19, 2021

Clinton County has 6 hospitalized COVID-19 patients, Northumberland has 9 hospitalized COVID-19 patients, 1 in the ICU, none on ventilators and 3 available ICU beds. Pennsylvania hospitals began receiving shipments of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine the week of December 14 and Moderna COVID-19 vaccine the week of December 21. (more...)
California Calls for Pause on Moderna Vaccines Over Reports of Allergic Reactions California Calls for Pause on Moderna Vaccines Over Reports of Allergic Reactions
- January 19, 2021

While the state did not reveal the location where the reactions were reported, six people reported allergic reactions after receiving the vaccine at the vaccine super station at Petco Park on January 14. An acute allergic reaction was previously reported in Boston in December after a physician received a Moderna vaccine. Doses from Moderna Lot 041L20A are suspected of causing a "higher-than-usual number of adverse events" and should be shelved until a proper investigation can be ... (more...)
COVID-19 in Sask.: 2 deaths, 270 new cases on Saturday COVID-19 in Sask.: 2 deaths, 270 new cases on Saturday
- January 18, 2021

The total number of cases in Saskatchewan to date stands at 20,562. Please visit www.saskatchewan.ca/government/health-care-administration-and-provider-resources/treatment-procedures-and-guidelines/emerging-public-health-issues/2019-novel-coronavirus/cases-and-risk-of-covid-19-in-saskatchewan . (more...)
Hunt investigates Norway Pfizer concerns Hunt investigates Norway Pfizer concerns
- January 18, 2021

But it's just the kind of side effect that does worry authorities, because unlike severe allergic reactions or impacts on the elderly, it may be impossible to avoid, even if it's extremely rare. The TGA says it's working with European regulators to determine whether specific warnings about risks of vaccination in the very frail elderly or terminally ill should be applied to the Pfizer vaccine . (more...)
India flags off 'world’s largest' vaccination drive against Covid 19 pandemic India flags off 'world’s largest' vaccination drive against Covid 19 pandemic
- January 18, 2021

Many health workers and hospital staff shortlisted to be vaccinated on the first day of the campaign said they were relieved to be on the list. "The largest vaccination program ever, therefore there will be challenges", Guleria said. It is presented in multi-dose vials and can be stored at a temperature of 2-8-degree Celsius. The government has so far bought 11 million Covishield doses from the Serum Institute at a cost of 200 rupees ($2.73) each, excluding taxes. (more...)
Rapid blood test to detect severe disease risk of Covid patients Rapid blood test to detect severe disease risk of Covid patients
- January 18, 2021

Simon Clarke, Associate Professor in Cellular Microbiology, University of Reading, told the Science Media Centre. "This means even if you believe you already had the disease and are protected, you can be reassured it is highly unlikely you will develop severe infections but there is still a risk that you could acquire an infection and transmit to others". (more...)
Brisbane quarantine hotel evacuated as six cases are linked to cluster Brisbane quarantine hotel evacuated as six cases are linked to cluster
- January 18, 2021

A total of 226 hotel staff are being tested and isolated, along with the 147 former guests of the hotel. Under the "traffic light" system, anyone coming into Victoria from interstate must apply for a permit, with those entering from "orange" zones such as regional NSW required to be tested within 72 hours of their return. (more...)
NYC running out of supply of COVID-19 vaccines: mayor_china NYC running out of supply of COVID-19 vaccines: mayor_china
- January 17, 2021

Rubin declined to reveal the number of doses NYU Langone usually received, but said its three hospitals and 12 other locations in New York City and Long Island have vaccinated 36,000 people, and have the capacity to handle 5,000-7,000 a day. (more...)
United Kingdom coronavirus variant may be dominant in USA by March: CDC United Kingdom coronavirus variant may be dominant in USA by March: CDC
- January 17, 2021

As of January 13, 2021, approximately 76 cases of B.1.1.7 have been detected in 10 USA states, the CDC noted. The B.1.1.7 variant is believed to have first emerged in England in September, although it wasn't identified until last month. (more...)

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