NSW records 22 new coronavirus cases, Premier Gladys Berejiklian confirms

Nearby St Agatha's Catholic Church in Pennant Hills is also undergoing deep cleaning after a parishioner who visited last Wednesday and Thursday tested positive to the virus, as is PharmaSave Pharmacy in Cherrybrook after an infected employee worked ... More..

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COVID-19: U.S. Schools are back in session
by | Tuesday, August 11, 2020

COVID-19: U.S. Schools are back in session

At least 380,174 total child Covid-19 cases reported as of August 6. State-level populations for children were estimated with data from the US Census Bureau. However, COVID-19-related hospitalizations and death...More..

President Trump: Democrats might be more inclined to make a deal now
by | Tuesday, August 11, 2020

President Trump: Democrats might be more inclined to make a deal now

Democrats and some Republicans criticized the president's executive actions after the coronavirus relief negotiations broke down on Capitol Hill between the Trump administration and Democratic leaders, ...More..

Covid-19 crisis: Russian Federation to register worlds first vaccine on Wednesday
by | Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Covid-19 crisis: Russian Federation to register worlds first vaccine on Wednesday

He added that once the vaccine is launched medical professionals and senior citizens will be the first to get vaccinated. The clinical trials for this vaccine began on June 18 with 38 volunteers , out of...More..

Almost 100k children got COVID-19 in last two weeks of July
by | Monday, August 10, 2020

Almost 100k children got COVID-19 in last two weeks of July

Nearly 100,000 children in the USA were sickened with the coronavirus in the last two weeks of July, according to a new report. "Check with the Office of Foreign Affairs or Ministry of Health of Guam or the...More..

Russian Federation reveals how world's first Covid vaccine will work
by | Monday, August 10, 2020

Russian Federation reveals how world's first Covid vaccine will work

Russia's Deputy Health Minister Oleg Gridnev on Saturday confirmed the development. The inoculation has been developed jointly by the Gamaleya Research Institute and the Russian Defence Ministry. "While ...More..

Two cities in China's Inner Mongolia issue plague alert after two deaths
by | Monday, August 10, 2020

Two cities in China's Inner Mongolia issue plague alert after two deaths

Though the tests of all residents of the village including the close contacts of the victim have tested negative, the administration has still put a total 35 close and secondary contacts under quarantine. All v...More..

Clark County COVID-19 cases top 2000; one new death reported
by | Monday, August 10, 2020

Clark County COVID-19 cases top 2000; one new death reported

Public Health doesn't report counts on Saturday or Sunday but the July 6 report of 107 cases brought the county's total to 1,008. Bonnie Henry and B.C. The county topped 1,000 cases on the Fourth of July week...More..

West Nile Virus found in Davis
by | Monday, August 10, 2020

West Nile Virus found in Davis

Halton has confirmed its first human case of West Nile virus this year. When present, WNV symptoms tend to include fever and flu-like illness. West Nile virus is transmitted to humans via the bite of infect...More..

Preston becomes latest United Kingdom city to face virus lockdown
by | Sunday, August 09, 2020

Preston becomes latest United Kingdom city to face virus lockdown

She added: "The Government must act now to reassure people in the Preston area that they are managing this serious outbreak". Preston's new restrictions came into force at midnight and mean residents can not ...More..

United States to Pay Johnson and Johnson $1 Billion for COVID-19 Vaccine
by | Sunday, August 09, 2020

United States to Pay Johnson and Johnson $1 Billion for COVID-19 Vaccine

New York, Global healthcare company Johnson & Johnson has reached a $1 billion deal with the U.S. government for manufacturing and delivery of 100 million doses of its Covid-19 vaccine that is being tested. a...More..

BAD BUZZ: West Nile virus found in York Region
by | Sunday, August 09, 2020

BAD BUZZ: West Nile virus found in York Region

Dr. Paul Auwaerter, clinical director of the division of infectious diseases at Johns Hopkins Hospital, told Yahoo Life that because the two diseases do share similar symptoms, "people are just assuming they ...More..

Jerry Falwell Jr. will take an indefinite leave of absence from Liberty
by | Sunday, August 09, 2020

Jerry Falwell Jr. will take an indefinite leave of absence from Liberty

Falwell, who has emerged as a prominent supporter of Trump in evangelical Christian circles - an important constituency for the president - came under fire in April in a lawsuit brought by Liberty University st...More..

4 new COVID-19 cases reported in Greenup County
by | Saturday, August 08, 2020

4 new COVID-19 cases reported in Greenup County

Over 1,500 people are now self-isolating in every health authority, including Vancouver Island as a result of potential COVID-19 exposure. Officials noted that the next update in Whitley County would occur Mo...More..

Now Bunya Virus emerges in China, leaves 60 infected
by | Saturday, August 08, 2020

Now Bunya Virus emerges in China, leaves 60 infected

She suffered from the virus and showed the onset of the symptoms like cough and fever . After a mo of medication, she has been discharged from that hospital (3). There is still no specific vaccine for SFTSV i...More..

County focuses on COVID disparities in affluent communities
by | Saturday, August 08, 2020

County focuses on COVID disparities in affluent communities

There are now 371 active cases in the province, with 11 people in hospital as a result, and five of these in intensive care. Twenty-seven of Ontario's 34 local public health units reported five or fewer cas...More..

CDC predicts outbreak this month of rare childhood paralysis linked to virus
by | Saturday, August 08, 2020

CDC predicts outbreak this month of rare childhood paralysis linked to virus

It is not known how the COVID-19 pandemic and the social distancing measures may affect the circulation of viruses that can cause AFM, or if COVID-19 will impact the health care system's ability to promptly r...More..

Moderna Prices COVID Vaccine Higher than Others
by | Saturday, August 08, 2020

Moderna Prices COVID Vaccine Higher than Others

UK-based Oxford University, which has partnered with pharma maker AstraZeneca is also in its Phase III of testing, which is also being outsourced to countries like Brazil, US and India. As Japan procures vacc...More..

Wearing masks could save 67,000 lives by December 1, updated model shows
by | Saturday, August 08, 2020

Wearing masks could save 67,000 lives by December 1, updated model shows

The model projects with inconsistent use of masks, the U.S. death toll for the coronavirus will be up to 295,000 by December 1, an increase from the current figure of 158,000, per Johns Hopkins University d...More..

Ottawa Looks To Secure Potential COVID-19 Vaccines
by | Saturday, August 08, 2020

Ottawa Looks To Secure Potential COVID-19 Vaccines

The vaccines will be put into the general population for the first time in phase 3, after previous trials have focused on safety, immunogenicity and immune response in a small number of humans, said the World H...More..

by | Saturday, August 08, 2020

Study on safety of malaria drugs for coronavirus retracted

The authors of these studies retracted their findings because independent auditors weren't able to access all the information needed to verify the data. In a statement , published on 5 June 2020, Peter Horby...More..

Liberty Chancellor Falwell takes indefinite leave of absence
by | Saturday, August 08, 2020

Liberty Chancellor Falwell takes indefinite leave of absence

The executive committee of the university's Board of Trustees made the request on behalf of the entire board, according to a news release from the university . A North Carolina congressman with connections to ...More..

COVID-19: 69 More Cases And five Deaths
by | Saturday, August 08, 2020

COVID-19: 69 More Cases And five Deaths

These are Clare, Cork, Donegal, Galway, Limerick, Louth, Meath and Wexford. Residents of Kildare, Offaly and Laois will not be permitted to travel outside of their counties except for in limited circumstances...More..

Cuomo expected to announce New York's school reopening plan amid coronavirus pandemic
by | Saturday, August 08, 2020

Cuomo expected to announce New York's school reopening plan amid coronavirus pandemic

Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza also unveiled updated school reopening plans this week, which requires teachers and students to be in masks the whole day. "If the parents don't send their students, then you...More..

by | Friday, August 07, 2020

More COVID-19 Cases in Mason County

According to a news release, the number of cases in Mason County is now 214 with 49 active cases and three hospitalizations (one hospitalized in the County). But anyone who develops symptoms, even if they're ...More..

Eli Lilly's Virus Antibody Drug Starts Testing in Nursing Homes
by | Friday, August 07, 2020

Eli Lilly's Virus Antibody Drug Starts Testing in Nursing Homes

Alexander Stemer, an infectious disease expert and co-chair of Symphony Care Network's COVID-19 task force. The study will center on facilities that have had a recently diagnosed case of COVID-19 and are at r...More..

Response to Doug Ford's commitment to keeping class sizes big in September
by | Friday, August 07, 2020

Response to Doug Ford's commitment to keeping class sizes big in September

As for distancing, the SickKids report said for elementary and middle school students, a "one metre separation between desks in the classroom may be a reasonable balance to achieve beneficial effect from distan...More..

Novavax says COVID-19 vaccine could be approved by year-end
by | Friday, August 07, 2020

Novavax says COVID-19 vaccine could be approved by year-end

Novavax , Moderna , Pfizer , Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca and GlaxoSmithKline have all received funding from the federal government's Operation Warp Speed Program to develop Covid-19 vaccines, and two mor...More..

Telemedicine provider Teledoc to spend $18.5B on Livongo
by | Friday, August 07, 2020

Telemedicine provider Teledoc to spend $18.5B on Livongo

According to the merger agreement, each share of Livongo will be exchanged for 0.5 shares of Teladoc Health and will involve a cash payment of United States dollars 11.3 per share. Livongo saw the same , wit...More..

by | Friday, August 07, 2020

Queensland to close borders to NSW and ACT

WARWICK businesses are bracing for the fallout from the State Government's snap decision to shut Queensland's borders to NSW. "If you seek an exemption to attend the funeral of a direct family member, we can'...More..