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Health Care Japan approves Gilead Sciences' remdesivir as COVID-19 drug
Author: 0 Japan approves Gilead Sciences' remdesivir as COVID-19 drug

Close coordination of remdesivir manufacturing will be critical. With no other approved treatments for Covid-19, interest in the drug is growing around the world. Japan's health ministry has approved remdesivir as the country's first antiviral drug to treat coronavirus patients. Gilead said it is in negotiations with companies to, under voluntary licenses, produce remdesivir through at least 2022, and with Medicines Patent Pool to license the drug in developing countries.

Health Care United Kingdom outpaces Italy with Europe's highest official virus death toll
Author: 0 United Kingdom outpaces Italy with Europe's highest official virus death toll

Stripe said the ONS had recorded a total of around 42,000 "excess deaths" - how many more people have died in total than would normally be expected - in the past five weeks. The latest ONS figures for the week ending 24 April show there were 21,997 deaths, which is 11,539 more than the average for that week. Worldwide comparisons are not flawless because countries count deaths in different ways and with varying levels of accuracy.

Health Care Children's illness may be linked to Covid-19
Author: 0 Children's illness may be linked to Covid-19

He said, "The problem is that the symptoms of Covid-19 and Kawasaki disease overlap, and we're anxious that parents of kids who have a fever may not want to bring them into the hospital for fear of Covid, but it could be Kawasaki disease and it won't get treated".

Author: 0 100K Americans may die from COVID-19

The US President, Donald Trump , has vowed to bring US pharmaceutical manufacturing back to America, making specific reference to Ireland. He added: "This is a very terrible thing we're fighting". He said he did not believe he posed a risk to others. "It's wonderful to watch people over a laptop, but it's not like being at a church", President Trump says.

Author: 0 'End of the beginning' of fight against COVID-19

The number of positive COVID-19 is 121 inmates and 13 staff. COVID-19 has claimed three lives over the past two days, bringing the death total to 117. The public transit provider saw revenue drop $75 million in April due to COVID-19 fears. "Physical distancing has made a difference", Dr. Henry said during an epidemiology presentation today, May 4, that looked at how B.C.

Health Care Lawrence County reports first case of COVID-19
Author: 0 Lawrence County reports first case of COVID-19

The county reported 7,851 negative tests and 1,229 People Under Monitoring. In other statistical categories, the discrepancies were stark: Black people accounted for almost 40% of the people hospitalized for COVID-19 since the epidemic began.

Health Care LifeShare Texarkana takes first COVID-19 plasma donations
Author: 0 LifeShare Texarkana takes first COVID-19 plasma donations

Plasma is harvested with a process called apheresis, which extracts the liquid component of the blood and returns red blood cells and platelets to the donor. This plasma is transfused into COVID-19 patients whose bodies are not producing enough of their own antibodies against the virus, in an attempt to support the patients fighting the disease.

Health Care US FDA moving with 'lightning speed' on Gilead's COVID-19 drug
Author: 0 US FDA moving with 'lightning speed' on Gilead's COVID-19 drug

Meanwhile, the FDA in an email statement to Reuters, reiterated it was in talks with Gilead about making the drug available to patients as quickly as possible. Remdesivir is given to patients through a vein one time each day for up to 10 days depending on recommendations of healthcare providers, according to the FDA.

Health Care White House blocks Fauci from attending House hearing
Author: 0 White House blocks Fauci from attending House hearing

Hollander said the panel was informed by an administration official Fauci's testimony was blocked by the White House . Although the House is out of session next week on the recommendation of the Capitol physician, its committees are seeking to resume oversight, including remotely.

Health Care Oxford researchers have reportedly received promising news about their coronavirus vaccine
Author: 0 Oxford researchers have reportedly received promising news about their coronavirus vaccine

However, Serum is not the only Indian company that is working on vaccine for coronavirus. Paradoxically, the growing success of efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, may present yet another hurdle. Donors are now spending tens of millions of dollars to start the manufacturing process at facilities in Britain and the Netherlands even before the vaccine is proven to work, said Sandy Douglas, 37, a doctor at Oxford overseeing vaccine production.

Health Care Alberta reports two new deaths, 216 more COVID-19 cases
Author: 0 Alberta reports two new deaths, 216 more COVID-19 cases

He said the government and public health officials will be closely watching several measures including: the number of hospitalizations; the number of intensive care admissions; and the rate of growth of COVID-19 cases, including confirmed cases as a percentage of testing.

Health Care ONS reveals rising in COVID-19 care home deaths
Author: 0 ONS reveals rising in COVID-19 care home deaths

In week 15 ( April 10), care home deaths made up 26.6 per cent of all deaths, which has risen to 32.7 per cent of all deaths in Week 16 (April 17). The ONS tweeted: "There is a difference in the numbers because we include all deaths where COVID-19 was mentioned on the death certificate, even if only suspected, and we include deaths that happened in hospital and the community".

Health Care British minister: Children are dying of the new disease under the coronaepidemi
Author: 0 British minister: Children are dying of the new disease under the coronaepidemi

Testing: The daily testing capacity is now at 73,000, the health secretary said. A hospital worker cleans an ambulance outside St Thomas' hospital in London, England, on April 1, 2020. How will the £60,000 death in service payment work? Prof Whitty added: "This is a very rare situation but I think it is entirely plausible that this is caused by this virus, at least in some cases".

Health Care Most New York Coronavirus Patients Suffered From Comorbidities
Author: 0 Most New York Coronavirus Patients Suffered From Comorbidities

The new coronavirus appears to cause the blood to clot in unusual ways, leading to strokes . Dr. Thomas Oxley, a neurosurgeon at Mount Sinai Health System in NY, and colleagues who have spoken to CNN said they have treated five patients below the age of 50 who all had mild symptoms of Covid-19 or were asymptomatic.

Author: 0 1st COVID-19 death in United States earlier than previously reported

Dr. Cody's opinion was echoed by Dr. Ashish K. Jha, director of the Harvard Global Health Institute. Eighty-eight of them died and 175 are hospitalized. "In other words, all of the country monitors flu-like illness generically, over time". "This tells us that yes, we were definitely missing cases". Previously, the first known possible instance of community spread of novel coronavirus in the U.S.

Health Care Ontario reports another 634 new cases of COVID-19 today
Author: 0 Ontario reports another 634 new cases of COVID-19 today

There have been at least 516 deaths in long-term care - including one personal support worker - amid outbreaks at 132 facilities, according to data from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. Ontario's Associate Chief Medical Officer says long-term care homes have become the province's priority in the fight against the virus. Canadian Armed Forces operational help is en route to five long-term care homes in Ontario, expected to arrive this weekend, after the province made the request ...

Health Care COVID-19: Germany to start tests on virus vaccine
Author: 0 COVID-19: Germany to start tests on virus vaccine

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said there are about 20 different potential COVID-19 vaccines now in development. This vaccine, referred to as BNT162b1 by the developers, is a so-called RNA vaccine , which means that it contains an mRNA strand that is the code for a disease-specific antigen.

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