3M could make more N95 respirators in Ford factories

In addition, Ford and GE Healthcare are working together to expand production of a simplified version of GE Healthcare's existing ventilator design to support patients with respiratory failure or difficulty breathing caused by COVID-19. More..

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India has tremendous capacity in eradicating coronavirus pandemic
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

India has tremendous capacity in eradicating coronavirus pandemic

As maintained by the World Health Organisation, the number of cases across the world has crossed 3,30,000, while the death toll has surpassed 14,000. "We can change the trajectory of this pandemic ", Tedros sa...More..

Italy COVID-19 Deaths 651 in a Day, Total 5476
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Italy COVID-19 Deaths 651 in a Day, Total 5476

Health authorities have cautioned that it will be a few more days before they will know if Italy is at the beginning of a positive trend. Italy has reported 743 new coronavirus deaths, as cases increased by...More..

Australia's New South Wales sees big spike in coronavirus cases
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Australia's New South Wales sees big spike in coronavirus cases

The alarming discovery came in a study of the bug's terrifying spread in cruise ships , with the CDC calling for further study of the ships. There have been more than 43,000 confirmed cases in the United Sta...More..

NY converting Javits Center into 2,000-bed COVID-19 hospital
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

NY converting Javits Center into 2,000-bed COVID-19 hospital

In place of the automaker stages and vehicle turntables, the show floor will become home to four 250-bed hospital units, constructed by FEMA. Here, commuters wearing masks pass through New York City's Penn St...More..

Stay home for 3 months, United Kingdom tells 1.5M most at risk
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Stay home for 3 months, United Kingdom tells 1.5M most at risk

He says it is crucial that people understand that tomorrow the schools are closed for nearly all families. Britain will tell 1.5 million of its most vulnerable citizens they must stay at home for the next 12 ...More..

3M CEO: Our medical masks should not be showing up in stores
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

3M CEO: Our medical masks should not be showing up in stores

Shannon Sherman, a registered nurse in a recovery unit, says the administration is following federal guidelines to conserve resources, but nurses feel uncomfortable reusing masks that normally get thrown out ev...More..

Hantavirus Death In China Spooks Twitter: All You Need To Know
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Hantavirus Death In China Spooks Twitter: All You Need To Know

As the world grapples to fight the coronavirus pandemic that has killed over 16,000 globally, China's state-owned newspaper Global Times reported the death of a man who had tested positive for Hantavirus. A...More..

Inslee Announces
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Inslee Announces "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" Order

The directive calls for all residents to remain at home except for absolutely necessary activities, such as restocking essential supplies or accessing vital public services. Some local governments didn't wait f...More..

by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Over 59,138 Covid-19 cases in Italy, death toll rises to 5,476

The number of recoveries had also increased, with 408 more people cured by Monday, reaching a total of 7,432. There were just over 600 registered on Monday compared with 651 on Sunday. For most people, the new ...More..

Number of COVID-19 cases in B.C. rises to 472
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Number of COVID-19 cases in B.C. rises to 472

His government's priority now is to introduce corrective measures to support the province's economy, and on addressing businesses' and families' cash flow concerns. She didn't rule out that policing authorities...More..

Coronavirus outbreak: A little upset with China, says Donald Trump
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: A little upset with China, says Donald Trump

President Trump on Monday evening said it is imperative that Asian Americans do not experience harassment amid the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. "And do you think, using the term "Chinese virus", that puts...More..

Restaurants ordered to close dine-in services as total case number climbs
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Restaurants ordered to close dine-in services as total case number climbs

The total number of cases on Vancouver Island now sits at 30. "We have a cluster of a group of people in their 30s to 40s, and that mostly reflects healthcare workers who are involved in clusters and it also ...More..

Covid-19 survival time on surfaces depends on the material
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Covid-19 survival time on surfaces depends on the material

As part of continued efforts to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic caused by SARS-CoV-2 virus , researchers have used X-ray crystallography to reveal the structure of the SARS-CoV-2 main protease (SARS-CoV-2...More..

Trump Will Add U.K., Ireland To European Travel Suspension
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Trump Will Add U.K., Ireland To European Travel Suspension

The ban takes effect this Friday at midnight and will last for 30 days thereafter. Trump's top advisers had discussed potential new travel advisories on Europe during meetings at the White House on Wednesda...More..

COVID-19 cases in Virginia Beach jumps to 17
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

COVID-19 cases in Virginia Beach jumps to 17

The hardest-hit nations are China followed by Italy, the U.S., Spain, Germany, Iran and France. Submit it for publication at Fort Hunt Herald by completing the form here or emailing editor@forthuntherald.com...More..

B.C. government announces $5B relief plan amid COVID-19 outbreak
by | Monday, March 23, 2020

B.C. government announces $5B relief plan amid COVID-19 outbreak

Most of the people who have died of the disease in the province were residents of long-term care facilities, including the Lynn Valley Care Centre in North Vancouver and the Haro Park Centre Society in Vancouve...More..

Losing Sense of Smell and Taste Could Be a Symptom of Coronavirus
by | Monday, March 23, 2020

Losing Sense of Smell and Taste Could Be a Symptom of Coronavirus

According to them, many patients around the world who have tested positive for coronavirus are only showing symptoms of loss of smell and taste , while missing more commonly recognized symptoms of high feve...More..

Halton public health reporting 2nd coronavirus-related death in Ontario
by | Monday, March 23, 2020

Halton public health reporting 2nd coronavirus-related death in Ontario

Saturday's morning disclosure includes one more patient who has made a full clinical recovery, raising Ontario's total to six. Earlier on Saturday Ontario health ministry reported 59 new cases of COVID-19, br...More..

Three additional cases of COVID-19 reported in North Carolina
by | Monday, March 23, 2020

Three additional cases of COVID-19 reported in North Carolina

Gov. Roy Cooper said the private company LabCorp, which is based in Burlington, has also begun testing North Carolina patients for the coronavirus, but said the state does not know how many people the lab has t...More..

COVID-19: Ontario total passes 500, Ottawa confirms three more cases
by | Monday, March 23, 2020

COVID-19: Ontario total passes 500, Ottawa confirms three more cases

Ontario has tested 26,420 people for COVID-19 and 8,361 patients are now under investigation, while 17,634 have come back negative. "Because most cases are mild and undetected, I want to emphasize the import...More..

IN has first confirmed case of coronavirus, governor declares public health emergency
by | Monday, March 23, 2020

IN has first confirmed case of coronavirus, governor declares public health emergency

Holcomb declared a public health emergency to coordinate the state's response. "We can expect to see other cases in IN in the future", she said, though she emphasized that the state is "prepared for that poss...More..

Girl, 12, fighting for her life at Atlanta hospital after coronavirus diagnosis
by | Monday, March 23, 2020

Girl, 12, fighting for her life at Atlanta hospital after coronavirus diagnosis

Emma was diagnosed with pneumonia on March 15 and tested positive for Coronavirus on Friday. Anthony said that Emma had no pre-existing conditions and did not travel recently to any foreign country. Emma ha...More..

Coronavirus Aid Bill In Limbo After Procedural Vote Fails
by | Monday, March 23, 2020

Coronavirus Aid Bill In Limbo After Procedural Vote Fails

They argued the proposed aid package favored corporations over workers and health care providers, sending Republicans back to the negotiating table. "The only reason a deal couldn't get done is pure politics"...More..

by | Monday, March 23, 2020

Ontario confirms 47 new coronavirus cases, province at 8 resolved

He died on Saturday. The Province is now investigating 7,239 potential COVID-19 cases, with six resolved cases and two deaths so far. Health officials have reported the first COVID-19-related deaths in Toro...More..

Global COVID-19 Death Toll Exceeds 10000
by | Monday, March 23, 2020

Global COVID-19 Death Toll Exceeds 10000

The report reads like, "Our most significant conclusion is that mitigation is unlikely to be feasible without emergency surge capacity limits of the United Kingdom and U.S. Dr. John Tregoning, an expert in in...More..

World Health Organization reverses advice on ibuprofen and COVID-19, Report
by | Monday, March 23, 2020

World Health Organization reverses advice on ibuprofen and COVID-19, Report

The issue is being further investigated and more information will be made public when available, the FDA said. According to Science Alert , WHO spokesman Christian Linmeier said that the United Nations healt...More..

COVID-19 pandemic: 4 takeaways from the World Health Organization declaration
by | Monday, March 23, 2020

COVID-19 pandemic: 4 takeaways from the World Health Organization declaration

Maria Van Kerkhove, who heads the agency's emerging diseases and zoonosis unit, according to CNBC. "Do not just let this fire burn", he said. " It doesn't change what WHO is doing, and it doesn't change what ...More..

31 new COVID-19 cases in Alberta, no increase in North Zone
by | Monday, March 23, 2020

31 new COVID-19 cases in Alberta, no increase in North Zone

As concerns over COVID-19 continue to rise, the Alberta government is implementing some changes to protect the safety of vulnerable patients, the public as well as hospital workers. "Anyone who is ill with ev...More..

Digestive problems may be the first symptom of coronavirus, study finds
by | Monday, March 23, 2020

Digestive problems may be the first symptom of coronavirus, study finds

A new study published Wednesday in The American Journal of Gastroenterology claims that digestive issues-like diarrhea, vomiting, and abdominal pain-may be more common in those with COVID-19 than was once ...More..

Global coronavirus deaths top 10,000
by | Monday, March 23, 2020

Global coronavirus deaths top 10,000

The third worst-hit country in terms of fatalities is Iran (1,284). Iran has reported 1,556 deaths, followed by Spain's 1,378 France's 562, USA's 340 and UK's 233 deaths. Even if America cuts its rate of transm...More..

Ontario government calling on businesses to manufacture medical supplies
by | Sunday, March 22, 2020

Ontario government calling on businesses to manufacture medical supplies

Ford added the portal provides curriculum-based interactive learning tools and resources made in Ontario and in both official languages. "The Learn at Home initiative will help mitigate "learning loss" duri...More..

Six new cases of COVID-19 detected in Saskatchewan
by | Sunday, March 22, 2020

Six new cases of COVID-19 detected in Saskatchewan

The Regina Police Service (RPS) said it's working with the Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency and Public Health to determine details of enforcement if necessary. The closure of dental, optometrist, chiropractic,...More..

Coronavirus: Twitter bans 'unsafe' advice about the outbreak
by | Sunday, March 22, 2020

Coronavirus: Twitter bans 'unsafe' advice about the outbreak

This is an important measure for Twitter to take seeing as social media can be notorious for things like the spreading of misinformation. In its blog post , Twitter says that it will "require people to r...More..

Carteret County confirms fifth positive COVID-19 case
by | Sunday, March 22, 2020

Carteret County confirms fifth positive COVID-19 case

At a Saturday afternoon news conference in Pittsburgh, Dr. LuAnn Brink, Allegheny County Health Department's chief epidemiologist, said that tracing the contacts of the person who died had already been complete...More..