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Apr 29 2020

United Kingdom issues warning over possible coronavirus-linked illness in kids

This represents 0.05% of all hospital deaths in England. Mr Hancock said: "A huge amount of people are doing everything they can and have done since the start of th...

Apr 29 2020

Coronavirus: Number of deaths in Cambridgeshire care homes reaches 27

The latest figures show there were 4,316 deaths involving COVID-19 in England and Wales registered up to April 17 that occurred outside hospitals. He also addressed V...

Apr 28 2020

How Boston Dynamics' robot-dog is helping COVID-19 patients

Thomas Oxley, a neurosurgeon at Mount Sinai Health System in NY, told CNN on Thursday . It's critical that stroke patients get treated immediately to avoid brain damage ...

Apr 28 2020

Not worth my ‘time and effort’

As the world runs out of words to account for or describe the unhinged rantings of President Donald Trump when it comes to his daily briefings on the coronavirus pande...

Apr 28 2020

How Ohio Will Reopen

The governor laid out safe business practices mandatory for businesses to remain open, including requiring face coverings, maintaining good hygiene and social distancing,...

Apr 27 2020

New information shows COVID-19 spread in USA earlier than initially believed

The details of the deaths could help public health officials better understand how the outbreak took hold in the United States. "It's been around for a while and it's pro...

Apr 27 2020

Biden predicts Trump will try to postpone U.S. election

The 77-year-old former vice president said it is "the only way he thinks he can possibly win". During the fundraiser, Biden also criticized Trump's response to the outb...

Apr 25 2020

Trump claims disinfectant remarks were 'sarcastic question to reporters'

Sky News host Chris Kenny says US President Donald Trump's latest COVID-19 update is freaky, very interesting and one which is certainly "worth a look". "But I don't th...

Apr 25 2020

Plasma therapy shows positive result on critical patient: hospital

In convalescent plasma therapy , the antibodies of a person who has recovered from the virus are taken and transfused into a sick person to help boost his or her immune ...

Apr 25 2020

Coronavirus vaccine: Germany approves first human trials

The permission for conducting human trials was given to a Mainz-based company BioNTech for its active substance, PEI announced . The PEI also claimed that "further...

Apr 25 2020

Ontario to request military help for long-term care outbreaks

His office later confirmed she has tested positive. One thousand have come forward as of Wednesday, he said, including around 350 doctors and 65 Forces members. Ontario h...

Apr 24 2020

Coronavirus: Nottinghamshire deaths by local authority - including in care homes

In a statement with the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the Government said, "It is anticipated that the number of deaths in care homes relating to Covid-19 reported by pr...

Apr 24 2020

CDC Director Warns Second Wave Of COVID-19 Will Be Even Worse

While there are available drugs and treatments for the flu, unlike the novel Coronavirus which still has no approved treatment or vaccine, it remains a deadly infection...

Apr 24 2020

Ontario Formally Asks Canada For Help

The province has also been responding to every escalated request for personal protective equipment (PPE) from LTC homes within 24 hours. That data is taken from a differe...

Apr 23 2020

Novartis, US drug regulator agree to malaria drug trial against COVID-19

The study showed about 28% of those who were given hydroxychloroquine plus usual care died. The analysis involved 368 men with COVID-19 in USA veterans hospitals. "We...

Apr 23 2020

Gunman kills 16 in Nova Scotia in Canada's worst mass shooting

Early on Sunday morning police identified 51-year-old Gabriel Wortman as the suspect in the "active shooter situation" with several victims, adding that he was considered...

Apr 22 2020

Interior BC residents warned after coronavirus outbreak at oilsands site

Dr. Henry also says there are five new deaths from the last two days, increasing the toll to 86. There are now no new outbreaks in long-term care homes, but 20 outbreak...

Apr 22 2020

Georgia to reopen some businesses as early as Friday, despite coronavirus concerns

But Graham thinks Atlanta should slow things down a little bit, pointing out that what happens in Georgia could affect his own state, South Carolina . Their workstatio...

Apr 21 2020

Swiss Pharma Giant Roche Plans to Start Selling Antibody Test in May

At least that is the theory. The World Health Organization issued a warning Friday about testing coronavirus, said there was no evidence of serological tests can indi...

Apr 21 2020

Coronavirus: Delivery of 84 tonnes of personal protective equipment for NHS delayed

A Department of Health spokesman said the guidance was to ensure that staff knew what to do to minimise risk if shortages did occur, and that the rules remained in line w...