Public health challenge escalates as confirmed Covid-19 cases rises to 18

The Northern Ireland Health Department also confirmed that the latest three cases in Northern Ireland are all adults who had recently travelled from Italy and are linked to a previously confirmed positive case. The first case was confirmed last Satur... More..

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Coronavirus: Don't use vodka to sanitise hands
by | Saturday, March 07, 2020

Coronavirus: Don't use vodka to sanitise hands

It has been responding to people with the following statement: "Per the CDC, hand sanitizer needs to contain at least 60% alcohol". DiFurio wrote, "Tito's Vodka has spent the last 24 hours explaining to peopl...More..

B.C. now has nine cases of novel coronavirus
by | Saturday, March 07, 2020

B.C. now has nine cases of novel coronavirus

Last month, a B.C. woman in her 30s who travelled to Iran was diagnosed with novel coronavirus shortly after her return to Canada. She said the woman, who also has other health issues, started feeling exhau...More..

Australia confirms first community transmissions of coronavirus
by | Saturday, March 07, 2020

Australia confirms first community transmissions of coronavirus

Two men in their 30s had travelled from Iran, a man in his 50s had recently returned from Singapore, a woman in her 60s had been in South Korea and a second woman in her 60s had travelled from Japan. "In that c...More..

California Declares State of Emergency, Holds Cruise Ship Over Coronavirus
by | Saturday, March 07, 2020

California Declares State of Emergency, Holds Cruise Ship Over Coronavirus

More than 500 people were tested for the virus. Los Angeles officials announced six new confirmed travel-related cases in Los Angeles County, including three people who had been to Northern Italy, one of the ...More..

Coronavirus: how to wash your hands
by | Saturday, March 07, 2020

Coronavirus: how to wash your hands

The Coronavirus is known as Covid-19. Health officials around the world advise that deliberate, regular handwashing is one of the best weapons against the virus which causes a flu-like respiratory illnes...More..

Health Officials Report 9 Dead in US Coronavirus Outbreak
by | Saturday, March 07, 2020

Health Officials Report 9 Dead in US Coronavirus Outbreak

Elaine Herrick loved living at Life Care, her daughter said, and she didn't blame the staff for what happened, saying the facility needs more support from health officials. They were Life Care residents, one of...More..

Where are the coronavirus cases in the UK?
by | Saturday, March 07, 2020

Where are the coronavirus cases in the UK?

He said: "The patient, who was being treated at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, was an older patient who had underlying health conditions". In a statement, the trust said: "His family has been informed and our...More..

Florida awaits confirmation on fourth case of coronavirus
by | Saturday, March 07, 2020

Florida awaits confirmation on fourth case of coronavirus

Earlier in the day, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced an elderly man in Santa Rosa County, Florida was a "presumptive positive" for the virus. Florida authorities are announcing both people who have teste...More..

Washington state announces new coronavirus death, 15th in U.S.
by | Saturday, March 07, 2020

Washington state announces new coronavirus death, 15th in U.S.

As of Wednesday evening, 39 confirmed cases and 10 deaths had been confirmed in Washington state, according to the Department of Health . More than half of King County's residents who have tested positive ...More..

by | Saturday, March 07, 2020

USA coronavirus death toll rises to 14, most cases in Washington

Authorities said there were at least 70 confirmed COVID-19 virus cases, up from 39 on Wednesday. Officials in Los Angeles have signed proclamations of local emergencies after six new cases of the coronaviru...More..

Congress agrees on $8.3 billion bill to fund virus response
by | Saturday, March 07, 2020

Congress agrees on $8.3 billion bill to fund virus response

It devotes resources to fighting the coronavirus overseas, including $1.2 billion for programs including humanitarian assistance abroad and emergency evacuation of State Department employees. $100 million for h...More..

Coronavirus: Two more cases confirmed in NI
by | Saturday, March 07, 2020

Coronavirus: Two more cases confirmed in NI

The other had recent contact with a person elsewhere in the United Kingdom who has subsequently tested positive for Covid-19. There are over 95,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 worldwide in over 80 countries, ...More..

Alberta has 1st presumptive case of coronavirus
by | Friday, March 06, 2020

Alberta has 1st presumptive case of coronavirus

When asked how many close contacts there may be, she said "Any kind of specifics really aren't available at this time", in a press conference. Hinshaw said other Albertans were also on the voyage, and officia...More..

Seven New Coronavirus Cases Confirmed
by | Friday, March 06, 2020

Seven New Coronavirus Cases Confirmed

The patient is now being treated at Cork University Hospital (CUH), where all outpatient appointments on Friday (6 March) have been cancelled. A man with pre-existing health conditions has contracted the coro...More..

Seven More Confirmed Cases Of Coronavirus
by | Friday, March 06, 2020

Seven More Confirmed Cases Of Coronavirus

Other Cork hospitals are now working to help support CUH which boasts a total workforce of 3,000 and ranks as the busiest acute hospital outside Dublin. The Department of Health said it does not think a travel ...More..

Sydney High School Coronavirus Shutdown
by | Friday, March 06, 2020

Sydney High School Coronavirus Shutdown

In that case, the virus spread to a NSW woman in her 50s had not travelled outside of Australia recently. A 95-year-old woman has become the second person to die from the coronavirus in Australia, with six ...More..

Dog of coronavirus patient in Hong Kong tests positive for virus
by | Friday, March 06, 2020

Dog of coronavirus patient in Hong Kong tests positive for virus

The announcement has been confirmed by researchers from the College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences of the City University of Hong Kong and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), which have un...More..

Coronavirus: Drug shortage fears as India limits exports
by | Friday, March 06, 2020

Coronavirus: Drug shortage fears as India limits exports

Generally, India is considered to be a source of almost 20 per cent of the world's generic drug supply and drug-makers in the country are dependent on China for two-thirds of the chemical components needed to...More..

Schumer preparing $8.5 billion request for emergency coronavirus funding, source says
by | Friday, March 06, 2020

Schumer preparing $8.5 billion request for emergency coronavirus funding, source says

There are presently 15 individuals in the USA recognized by the public health and wellness system who have actually validated instances of COVID-19, the illness brought on by the brand-newcoronavirus There are ...More..

Suga: Govt. to explain quarantine to S.Korea
by | Friday, March 06, 2020

Suga: Govt. to explain quarantine to S.Korea

Seoul has previously summoned ambassadors from Vietnam and Singapore over similar travel restrictions. Japan also plans to suspend the existing visas for visitors from the two countries. It comes as New Zealand...More..

Two Cases Test Positive for Coronavirus in New Jersey
by | Friday, March 06, 2020

Two Cases Test Positive for Coronavirus in New Jersey

Our newsletter delivers the local news that you can trust. This morning, Mayor Mark J. Sokolich and Bergen County Executive James Tedesco led a Task Force meeting to discuss next steps, mobilizing resources a...More..

CRISPR Gene Editing Used to Restore Eyesight
by | Friday, March 06, 2020

CRISPR Gene Editing Used to Restore Eyesight

The Casey Eye Institute at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon, recently made medical history after performing the first in vivo , CRISPR gene-editing procedure created to treat blindness. S...More..

Wake County resident tests positive for coronavirus, first identified case in NC
by | Friday, March 06, 2020

Wake County resident tests positive for coronavirus, first identified case in NC

Roy Cooper during a March 3 press conference announcing the news. Additionally, at least 27 firefighters and two police officers are quarantined - some of whom are showing possible COVID-19 symptoms - after...More..

First person-to-person coronavirus transmission confirmed in Australia
by | Friday, March 06, 2020

First person-to-person coronavirus transmission confirmed in Australia

Australia now has 26 confirmed cases of the virus which emerged in Wuhan, a city in China's Hubei province. State health authorities have also moved to alert passengers who were on separate flights from As...More..

'Inexplicable': CDC stops disclosing two crucial COVID-19 indicators
by | Friday, March 06, 2020

'Inexplicable': CDC stops disclosing two crucial COVID-19 indicators

If soap and water aren't readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. CDC's FAQ section states, "It is not known whether the spread of COVID-19 will decrease when weathe...More..

First UK death linked to coronavirus is in Berkshire
by | Friday, March 06, 2020

First UK death linked to coronavirus is in Berkshire

Britain has so far registered 90 cases of coronavirus , also known as COVID-19, which started in China , but has held off from introducing measures to restrict movement or to cancel events for fear of hurtin...More..

by | Friday, March 06, 2020

New Hampshire Coronavirus Patient Breaks Quarantine to Attend Dartmouth Event

Though the man - an employee of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center - had been "directed to self-isolate", he attended an "invitation-only private event" on Friday, Feb. Following the event, the Vermont Heal...More..

Trump denies spreading coronavirus misinformation on
by | Friday, March 06, 2020

Trump denies spreading coronavirus misinformation on "Hannity"

In a clip shared to Twitter by Matt Rogers, Chief Strategist at Politidope , Trump can be heard saying "A lot of people will have this and it gets better very rapidly, they don't even see a doctor, they do...More..

Coronavirus: First person in United Kingdom dies after contracting virus
by | Friday, March 06, 2020

Coronavirus: First person in United Kingdom dies after contracting virus

The victim was an elderly patient who had underlying health conditions. "The patient has previously been in and out of hospital for non-coronavirus reasons", the hospital said in a statement. The trust is fol...More..

Carrie Underwood Launches Fit52 Fitness App
by | Friday, March 06, 2020

Carrie Underwood Launches Fit52 Fitness App

That's, till American Idol thrust her into stardom and message boards began taking a toll on her vanity. The criticism was one thing she normally ignored however this time it truly affected her lots. Howeve...More..

Super Tuesday: Biden's Big Night, Sanders' Stalls, Bloomberg's a Bust
by | Friday, March 06, 2020

Super Tuesday: Biden's Big Night, Sanders' Stalls, Bloomberg's a Bust

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. But Biden's surge has underscored just how many Democrats fear the prospect of a Sanders nomination. The balance of Super Tuesday's battlefield - with Biden winning at...More..

Sydney high school shut down after boy tests positive for coronavirus
by | Friday, March 06, 2020

Sydney high school shut down after boy tests positive for coronavirus

And health authorities are advising passengers who sat near a coronavirus- infected woman on a Doha-to-Sydney flight to immediately isolate themselves at home. "So it's nearly tripled just in a week", Mr Hazzar...More..

Mike Pence Hosts Press Briefing on Fight Against Coronavirus
by | Friday, March 06, 2020

Mike Pence Hosts Press Briefing on Fight Against Coronavirus

On Wednesday, Pence announced he will be travelling to Olympia on Thursday, where he's expected to meet with Governor Jay Inslee. The vice president reportedly made a decision to cancel plans to visit Wisconsin...More..

United States markets tumble after rate cut
by | Friday, March 06, 2020

United States markets tumble after rate cut

South Korea's Kospi gained 0.7% to 2,073.99. Hong Kong's Hang Seng shed 0.2% to 26,222.07. The virus-fueled volatility in world financial markets has extended into a third week as new cases and deaths rose gl...More..