Medicine

COVID-19: Committee on Vaccine Administration to Meet on Aug 12

In his opening remarks at the media briefing on COVID-19 on August 3, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the WHO Director-General told reporters that serology studies ...


Trump Executive Action on Unemployment Insurance Deliberately Leaves Out Poorest

But just as Trump claims that his handling of the pandemic itself has been a story of unmitigated success, when he performed a signing ceremony before a crowd...


Almost 100K Children in US Test Positive in 2 Weeks

While children represented only 8.8 percent of all cases in states reporting cases by age, over 338,000 children have tested positive for COVID-19 since the ons...


Nagasaki marks 75 years since atomic bombing

U.N. Undersecretary-General and High Representative for Disarmament Affairs Izumi Nakamitsu said in a message to the Nagasaki Peace Memorial that the world "m...


Russian Federation to register world's first vaccine against COVID-19

This is the testing part and is extremely important. People who believe face masks are bad for people's health and do not reduce the spread of the virus wer...


MA reports 1st human West Nile virus case

The dead birds found in Davis that tested positive for West Nile were a black-crowned night heron found east of the city on July 30 and a California scrub jay f...


Weed is not good for your heart, studies say

He added, "It is also vitally important that people only use legal cannabis products because there are no controls on the quality or the contents of cannabis pr...


Coronavirus: Canada reports 220 new cases, 6 more deaths

For the first time in months, the province is also reporting fewer than 1,000 active cases of COVID-19 Ontario-wide. There were four new deaths, including o...


88 new cases of COVID-19 in Ontario: MoH

Ottawa recorded 13 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday. By April 8, the province had completed 84,601 COVID tests and confirmed 5,276 positive coronavirus cases, for...


Liberty University's Falwell Taking Leave of Absence

Liberty University president Jerry Falwell Jr. has agreed to take an "indefinite leave of absence" as president and chancellor of the college. But Falwell ...


Researchers Project Nearly 300K COVID-19 Related Deaths in USA by December

Christopher Murray said in a news release. Early Friday data indicated that the top five U.S. states with rising cases are California, Florida, Texas, Georg...


Ontario reports fewer than 100 COVID-19 cases for 6th straight day

The total number of lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ontario now stands at 39,967, including 2,784 deaths and 36,131 recoveries. "Today, more than 1,500 peo...


Astra Inks Oxford Vaccine Production Deal with China's Kangtai

Johnson & Johnson is utilizing adenovector technology, which provides a quick and rapid way to develop vaccines, developed by Janssen Pharmaceutical, to its ful...


Manitoba reports 17 new COVID-19 cases on Friday

The cluster in Brandon, a small city about 200 kilometres west of Winnipeg , started with someone who travelled east of Manitoba and did not self-isolate "perf...


Coronavirus: Malaria drug hydroxychloroquine 'does not save lives'

Its withdrawal is seen as a boost to backers of the decades-old anti-malarial drug, who include US President Donald Trump and his Brazilian counterpart Jair...


No New COVID-19 Cases In Clare; 98 Confirmed Nationally

People should not use public transport unless necessary. In the past 2 weeks, 226 cases, mainly in meat plants, have come from these three counties, nearly ha...


COVID-19: House parties contributing to spike in B.C. cases

The update came on the same day Henry announced that 47 new cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in the province. With Friday's cases, officials noted tha...


Queenslanders Making a Last-Minute Dash Across the Border to Return Home

But your health comes first". NSW shares a border with the State of Victoria, which on Wednesday posted record-high daily infections and deaths with 725 new c...


Ohio Governor Latest Member of GOP to Test Positive for COVID19

As news broke of DeWine's positive test result . The First Lady is not showing any symptoms. "We feel confident in the results from Wexner Medical Center"....


Cuomo: Schools can reopen in the fall

Cuomo also advised districts to set up at least three discussions or forums for parents and teachers. Parents, too, have struggled to decide whether to send t...


BC reports 47 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths

Health officials in British Columbia are reporting 47 new COVID-19 cases in the province along with two new outbreaks at healthcare facilities. There are no new...


Australia’s Melbourne enters new 6-week coronavirus lockdown

Victoria also confirmed 471 new cases in the past 24 hours, compared to a record 725 announced on Wednesday. "We've flattened that curve once, we'll flatten...


D11 releases updated back to school plan

More information regarding Staggered Start will be sent to parents by the end of next week. Edmonton Public Schools board chairwoman Trisha Estabrooks said on...


COVID-19 vaccine developer eyeing doses for less than $40

The World Health Organization Thursday warned against "vaccine nationalism", saying vaccine-hogging richer countries would not be safe coronavirus havens if p...


USA signs $1 billion vaccine deal with Johnson & Johnson

The US government on August 5, 2020 announced a new $1 billion investment in a COVID-19 vaccine being developed by Johnson & Johnson, guaranteeing 100 million d...


Moderna says discussing supply deals with countries for COVID-19 vaccine

To date, BARDA has provided approximately $456 million for clinical trials and other vaccine development activities under an existing, long-term partnership wit...


Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tests positive for coronavirus

Later on Thursday, Trump is due to attend fundraising events at a Cleveland-area yacht club and at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey. A sin...


Embryos could be vulnerable to COVID-19 in second week of pregnancy

The new study shows that some people who have never been infected with SARS-CoV-2 have immune responses to it because they've been exposed to what are essential...


WCDSB asking parents to complete return to school survey

Lightfoot said the union's position didn't force the city's hand. With COVID-19 cases also breaking out at schools in IN and Georgia , the unions said ther...


Ontario confirms 86 new cases of COVID-19

There have been no new deaths from the virus in the past day for a total of 195 while a total of 3,273 have recovered. "We need to make sure that these new ca...


Colonial School Board to revisit reopening plan, 100% virtual to be considered

On in-person learning days, students will remain in one classroom for all four core subjects and on remote learning, students will engage in a full day of up to...


Massachusetts Sees First EEE Case Of The Year

Only a few humans cases reported in the United States every year. A male under the age of 18 was infected with Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus in ...


NYC health commissioner quits, citing Bill de Blasio's failures on coronavirus

Beginning on Thursday, the mayor's Public Engagement Unit - civilians, not police - will be intercepting travelers at Penn Station, the primary entry point to t...


Britain to Issue Coronavirus Tests that Give Results within 90 Mins

A second company, DnaNudge, said it will provide 5.8 million tests along with processing equipment for hospitals in a deal worth about £161 million (Dh765m).Som...


No new deaths but 50 more confirmed cases

He said the rise in the number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 was being driven by clusters of cases all around the country and eight of these clusters were "qui...