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Health Care Clare records 6 new COVID-19 cases
Author: 0 Clare records 6 new COVID-19 cases

Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 2,984 cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Coastal Health region, 4,254 in the Fraser Health region, 203 in the Island Health region, 511 in the Interior Health region, 266 in the Northern Health region and 86 cases of people who reside outside of Canada.

Health Care Lafayette County long-term care facility sees more than 50 COVID-19 cases
Author: 0 Lafayette County long-term care facility sees more than 50 COVID-19 cases

That marks a six-percent increase over a week earlier and " the highest number of reported cases in a single week since the beginning of the epidemic ", the United Nations health agency said. The Americas, however, still account for half of all reported cases and 55 percent of global deaths. In Europe, however, the death count crossed 4,000 over a seven-day period, showing a 27 per cent increase compared to the previous period.

Health Care CDC acknowledges importance of air ventilation, farther spread of COVID-19 particles
Author: 0 CDC acknowledges importance of air ventilation, farther spread of COVID-19 particles

Aerosol scientists have found evidence - including "spread" events such as choir practices that infected many people - that the virus can be spread through tiny respiratory particles. The debate about this topic on social media has been heated to say the least, in some cases the aggression of those opposed to wearing masks beyond belief, and the argument over whether we should have to wear masks for our own protection (and the protection of others) will run for some time yet.

Health Care U.S. CDC Reports 198,099 Deaths From Coronavirus
Author: 0 U.S. CDC Reports 198,099 Deaths From Coronavirus

An example of these small particles is aerosols, which can be produced "even when a person breathes". "In general, indoor environments without good ventilation increase this risk". Earlier, the website said "people without symptoms may be able to spread the virus", to now saying "people who are infected but do not show symptoms can spread the virus to others".

Health Care Latin American nations plan to join COVAX vaccine facility after deadline
Author: 0 Latin American nations plan to join COVAX vaccine facility after deadline

Covax , an global initiative to support the discovery, manufacture and fair distribution of COVID-19 vaccines for 1 billion people by the end of 2021, has sought firm commitments from countries by this month. Besides these, two vaccine candidates developed by Indian companies, Bharat Biotech and Zydus Cadila, are now undergoing combined phase-1 and phase-2 trials.

Author: 0 European Union seals second Covid deal

Peru's foreign ministry said on Saturday it managed to sign the binding agreement on Friday and will get access to 12 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines through COVAX , a scheme for pooled procurement and equitable distribution of eventual vaccines.

Health Care Oxford vaccine trials paused
Author: 0 Oxford vaccine trials paused

As of this morning, however, it had not received the green light from regulators in the US, South Africa or Brazil to restart late-stage trials in these countries; and was not able to comment on when this was likely to be. The researchers said that they will take around 30 volunteers for the trials and the vaccine shot will be given in the form of a mist or aerosol. Coronavirus vaccines being developed in China may be ready for use by the general public as early as November, an official ...

Health Care MS coalition forms to fight flu, urges flu shot
Author: 0 MS coalition forms to fight flu, urges flu shot

This will hinder efforts in hospitals to identify suspected COVID-19 cases. However, there are better and worse times of year to get your annual flu shot. They stress that influenza vaccination for all people above six months old is vital to prevent flu infection, especially this season when coronavirus and flu might co-circulate.

Health Care Apple looks to widen the gap with all new Apple Watch models
Author: 0 Apple looks to widen the gap with all new Apple Watch models

Apple Watch SE features the same accelerometer, gyroscope, and always-on altimeter as Apple Watch Series 6 , and with the latest motion sensors and microphone, it offers robust health and safety capabilities including fall detection, Emergency SOS, global emergency calling, and the Noise app.

Health Care Pfizer could have working Covid-19 vaccine before the end of 2020
Author: 0 Pfizer could have working Covid-19 vaccine before the end of 2020

The late-stage clinical trial for AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine will be suspended in the USA for at least several more days, Reuters reported Monday, citing a source familiar with the matter. Russian Federation is one of the few other countries to authorise the use of an experimental vaccine, making its own "Sputnik V" vaccine mandatory for certain groups including teachers.

Health Care Palmer High School closes due to COVID-19 case
Author: 0 Palmer High School closes due to COVID-19 case

Palmer High School will be closed on Tuesday due to a COVID-19 case in the school, according to Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District spokeswoman Jillian Morrissey. "We'll do that with a task force, or a team of people, that includes our school board and other health officials in the community and our administrative team", said Moore.

Health Care What's the status of Oxford Astra Zeneca trials in India, other countries
Author: 0 What's the status of Oxford Astra Zeneca trials in India, other countries

Johnson & Johnson was one of nine companies to commit last week to uphold scientific standards in the race for a COVID-19 vaccine amid rising concerns that safety and efficacy standards might slip in the rush to halt the pandemic. "And then, of course, it is the regulator's job to issue a license or not". " Clinical trials have begun in Moscow ", Murashko said, adding that the ministry had also created " the world's first mobile application " that allows participants to " report on their ...

Health Care Skip Bayless: No sympathy for Dak Prescott's depression
Author: 0 Skip Bayless: No sympathy for Dak Prescott's depression

Bayless said Thursday that he has no sympathy for Prescott because he's supposed to be the leader of an National Football League team. TW: mental illness and suicide . I don't think Dak's teammates are going to look at things any differently because he was depressed over that, who wouldn't be? "Because our adversities, our struggles, what we go through is always gonna be too much for ourselves and maybe too much for even one or two people, but never too much for a community or too ...

Health Care Dining Out Linked to Increased COVID-19 Risk
Author: 0 Dining Out Linked to Increased COVID-19 Risk

Teresa Murray Amato, who heads emergency medicine at Long Island Jewish Forest Hills, a hospital in New York City. "In addition to dining at a restaurant, case-patients were more likely to report going to a bar/coffee shop, but only when the analysis was restricted to participants without close contact with persons with known COVID-19 before illness onset", the scientists added.

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