Italy deaths jump by almost 800 from coronavirus

Almost one billion people around the world were confined to their homes as U.S. states implemented stay-at-home orders similar to those in Europe , and as deaths from the global coronavirus pandemic surged towards 13,000. The Mediterranean cou... More..

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COVID-19: Officials say health workers will be protected, equipped
by | Sunday, March 22, 2020

COVID-19: Officials say health workers will be protected, equipped

Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix also announced 77 new cases of the disease, bringing B.C.'s total to 348. Additionally, five more cases were admitted to hospital and the province now has 27 people in hos...More..

Remaining cruise ship passengers return to Wisconsin
by | Sunday, March 22, 2020

Remaining cruise ship passengers return to Wisconsin

More than 100,000 people have now been tested for coronavirus across Australia , with more than 900 confirmed cases. The cruise was shortened after visiting Napier, for weather reasons, and the ship return...More..

by | Sunday, March 22, 2020

Current COVID-19 Vaccine Efforts

Its skeleton is very different from that of known corona viruses. Some people develop severe COVID-19 and need to be hospitalised. Eli Lilly will use AbCellera's platform to zero in on those antibodies that...More..

COVID-19: Some countries have flattened the coronavirus curve
by | Saturday, March 21, 2020

COVID-19: Some countries have flattened the coronavirus curve

Instead of "SARS-CoV-2", the World Health Organization has opted for using the terms "the virus responsible for COVID-19" or "the COVID-19 virus" when identifying the novel coronavirus in reports to the pub...More..

Coronavirus infects seven members of a single family, killing four
by | Saturday, March 21, 2020

Coronavirus infects seven members of a single family, killing four

Three of the four are in critical condition. Over the last week, large sectors of the United States economy have shut down as tens of millions of Americans have been told to stay home and self-quarantine. "It's...More..

Dog who was declared coronavirus-free dies in Hong Kong
by | Saturday, March 21, 2020

Dog who was declared coronavirus-free dies in Hong Kong

In a reply to the Post , a spokesman for the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department said: "The owner expressed that she did not wish for her dog to undergo postmortem to confirm its cause of ...More..

COVID-19 communities to be kept under wraps, public health officer says
by | Saturday, March 21, 2020

COVID-19 communities to be kept under wraps, public health officer says

About two dozen healthcare workers in B.C. have also been infected with COVID-19, said Henry, but none have had a severe illness. "As the number of cases increases and the pressure on our health-care system i...More..

COVID-19 scams are spreading like the virus
by | Saturday, March 21, 2020

COVID-19 scams are spreading like the virus

The majority of incidents reported relate to online shopping scams where members of the public have ordered and paid for personal protective equipment, which has then never arrived. Mike Haley, chief executiv...More..

by | Saturday, March 21, 2020

'You are not invincible,' WHO warns world youth on coronavirus

The city of Wuhan registered no new cases of COVID-19 in 24 hours - for the first time since reporting its first case in December in an outbreak that has gone on to infect more than 250,000 people around the wo...More..

Mnuchin keen to seen $1,000 paid to each American adult
by | Saturday, March 21, 2020

Mnuchin keen to seen $1,000 paid to each American adult

Support for cash payments to households was rising among lawmakers in Washington, as a method to underpin the country's economy, which is being brought to its knees by the ongoing response to the Covid-19 co...More..

by | Saturday, March 21, 2020

Old drug, new tricks? Fish tank additive may treat coronavirus

U.S. listed shares of Bayer AG bayry rose 3% in trading on Thursday afternoon after it said it had donated three million tablets of Resochin, a chloroquine product, to the U.S. "Currently not approved for use i...More..

Italy Calls In Army To Hardest-Hit Region As Coronavirus Deaths Spike
by | Saturday, March 21, 2020

Italy Calls In Army To Hardest-Hit Region As Coronavirus Deaths Spike

Italy's Lombardy region governor Attilio Fontana has emphasised that the country needs more soldiers than allocated to enforce an emergency lockdown to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus . Italy rema...More..

Digestive symptoms prominent among COVID-19 patients
by | Saturday, March 21, 2020

Digestive symptoms prominent among COVID-19 patients

The finding comes from a descriptive, cross-sectional multicenter study in China by investigators at the Wuhan Medical Treatment Expert Group for COVID-19, published Wednesday in The American Journal of Gastro...More..

Do Not Take Ibuprofen for COVID-19 Symptoms
by | Saturday, March 21, 2020

Do Not Take Ibuprofen for COVID-19 Symptoms

While Health is trying to keep our stories as up-to-date as possible, we also encourage readers to stay informed on news and recommendations for their own communities by using the CDC , WHO , and their local ...More..

Boris Johnson tells pubs to close
by | Saturday, March 21, 2020

Boris Johnson tells pubs to close

The chancellor has also said the government will pay 80% of wages for employees who are not working, up to £2,500 a month. "For now, at least physically, we need to keep people apart". Following Mr Johnson'...More..

Almost A Third Of Coronavirus Cases In Ireland Are Under 34
by | Saturday, March 21, 2020

Almost A Third Of Coronavirus Cases In Ireland Are Under 34

The National Public Health Emergency Team has made available an analysis of the 271 cases notified as of midnight on March 16. There are still less than 5 confirmed cases in Donegal with the highest concentra...More..

Young adults under 44 are big part of US coronavirus hospitalizations
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

Young adults under 44 are big part of US coronavirus hospitalizations

While a CDC report on Wednesday confirms that seniors are most at risk at developing a serious illness from the coronavirus, the virus also poses a risk to younger adults, according to the guidance. A total of ...More..

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Shares Up 13% on Covid-19 Treatment
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Shares Up 13% on Covid-19 Treatment

Many critically ill Covid-19 patients develop acute respiratory distress syndrome, as their immune system kicks into overdrive. The biotech giant's approach involves creating antibodies to the virus that coul...More..

Italy's virus toll tops 4,000 after new one-day record
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

Italy's virus toll tops 4,000 after new one-day record

As of Friday, Italy now has more than 47,000 cases of Covid-19, with almost 3,000 of those classified as critical. Emergency Commissioner Angelo Borelli said a lot of people at home did not require hospital...More..

Coronavirus Can Remain Infectious in Air for Hours
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

Coronavirus Can Remain Infectious in Air for Hours

The stability of SARS-CoV-2 in aerosols and on surfaces likely contributes to transmission of the virus in health care settings, according to the NIH. A new study provides important information about the stab...More..

Alberta releases location, age stats for COVID-19
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

Alberta releases location, age stats for COVID-19

She underscored the virus is very unsafe, as evidenced by the number of deaths. "As heartbreaking as this is, it was expected", she said. This man was admitted in the ICU in the Edmonton zone on March 12 an...More..

Coronavirus Striking Plenty of Young People, Too
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

Coronavirus Striking Plenty of Young People, Too

Since February 12, 4,226 COVID-19 cases were reported in the United States; 31% of cases, 45% of hospitalizations, 53% of ICU admissions, and 80% of deaths occurred among adults aged ≥65 years with the highest ...More..

ICE will temporarily postpone most arrests amid coronavirus pandemic
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

ICE will temporarily postpone most arrests amid coronavirus pandemic

The announcement also says that DHS' investigative arm, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), would "continue to carry out mission critical criminal investigations and enforcement operations as determined nec...More..

Digestive symptoms are common in COVID-19 patients, study reveals
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

Digestive symptoms are common in COVID-19 patients, study reveals

Researchers affirmed that the new findings will help doctors in detecting the virus. The coronavirus is known to affect the lungs and cause pneumonia, but new evidence from China suggests some patients ...More..

CDC research shows COVID-19 death rates in the U.S. so far
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

CDC research shows COVID-19 death rates in the U.S. so far

Younger people may be more likely to experience a milder form of the disease but that does not mean they can not end up with severe COVID-19-associated illness requiring hospitalization. The CDC's report fou...More..

Italy Nears Gruesome Milestone: More COVID-19 Deaths Than China
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

Italy Nears Gruesome Milestone: More COVID-19 Deaths Than China

Italy reported another 427 deaths overnight, surpassing China in the overall death toll of the coronavirus pandemic. Confirmed coronavirus cases from January 20. So far the virus has infected more than 21...More..

How long does coronavirus last on surfaces? - 20-Mar
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

How long does coronavirus last on surfaces? - 20-Mar

Let's explain immediately so that they are not confused. The study was first published on a medical preprint website last week before being peer-reviewed, and drew a lot of attention, including some critici...More..

Dental offices urged to suspend all non-emergency services
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

Dental offices urged to suspend all non-emergency services

In addition, many health-care providers in community settings have not been able to secure a reasonable supply of PPE that would be required to actively treat COVID-19 cases. The Saskatchewan statement echoes...More..

Wall Street ekes out gains as Fed steps in
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

Wall Street ekes out gains as Fed steps in

The velocity of this market drop has led to investors liquidate stocks and unrelated asset classes such as gold to cover margin calls. The virus' impact on jobs was also in focus as official data showed the n...More..

Man in 50s is Ontario's 2nd coronavirus death; first in Halton
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

Man in 50s is Ontario's 2nd coronavirus death; first in Halton

The 43 cases represent the biggest daily increase in confirmed cases since Ontario's first positive case in the outbreak back on January 25. Health officials say one of the indeterminate cases is in a hospital....More..

Italy coronavirus tragedy: Death toll overtakes China as nation records 3,405 deaths
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

Italy coronavirus tragedy: Death toll overtakes China as nation records 3,405 deaths

Officials also sought help with cremations after the local crematorium was unable to keep up. The contagion is also badly damaging Italy's economy, which had already been on the brink of recession before the ...More..

FDA testing coronavirus treatments including chloroquine, plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

FDA testing coronavirus treatments including chloroquine, plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients

Repeatedly during the call, governors said they were having difficulty securing supplies, including the materials needed to process tests, with some sounding panicked. This was disclosed by President Donald ...More..

BioNTech SE's COVID-19 vaccine attracts investment
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

BioNTech SE's COVID-19 vaccine attracts investment

Once regulators clear the vaccine, Fosun will sell it in China, with BioNTech retaining rights for the rest of the globe, the German group said, adding that it was aiming to begin testing on humans from late ...More..

Coronavirus Hits Older People Hardest. But Millennials, Gen Xers Can Be Vulnerable
by | Thursday, March 19, 2020

Coronavirus Hits Older People Hardest. But Millennials, Gen Xers Can Be Vulnerable

In fact, the data shows that almost 40 percent of sick patients who were hospitalized in the United States were aged 20 to 54, although their risk of dying was significantly lower than older Americans. "Then ...More..